AQW 3055/22-27 – Ammonia Strategy

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to provide an update on the Ammonia Strategy for Northern Ireland. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: My Department has developed a comprehensive Ammonia Strategy which I am currently finalising for publication. The draft Ammonia Strategy will propose a … Continue reading AQW 3055/22-27 – Ammonia Strategy

AQW 2862/22-27 – NI Housing Executive pay dispute

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities what steps she is taking to resolve the pay dispute between the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and the Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance and Unite. Minister for Communities: I have no input into the negotiations or agreement of the pay awards for Housing Executive … Continue reading AQW 2862/22-27 – NI Housing Executive pay dispute

AQW 2895/22-27 – Cost-of-living crisis

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities to outline the immediate measures her Department is considering to mitigate the impact of the cost-of-living crisis. Minister for Communities: The cost-of-living crisis is having major impact, particularly on those who are already struggling financially. I am deeply frustrated that the continued absence of … Continue reading AQW 2895/22-27 – Cost-of-living crisis

AQW 3054/22-27 – Sexual Orientation Strategy

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities for an update on the development of the Sexual Orientation Strategy. Minister for Communities: My Department continues to lead a significant programme of work in the co-design of the Executive’s four social inclusion strategies including the Sexual Orientation (LGBTQI+) Strategy. The drafting of the … Continue reading AQW 3054/22-27 – Sexual Orientation Strategy

AQW 2863/22-27 – Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities (i) whether she plans to re-open the Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme; and (ii) for a timeframe when it will re-open. Minister for Communities: The cost of living crisis is having major impact, particularly on those who are already struggling financially. I am deeply frustrated … Continue reading AQW 2863/22-27 – Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme

AQW 2817/22-27 – Installation of solar panels

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities whether she intends to introduce mandatory installation of solar panels to all newly constructed social dwellings. Minister for Communities: Increasing the energy efficiency of homes is a vital way of mitigating the effects of climate change, reducing fuel poverty and improving health. Therefore the … Continue reading AQW 2817/22-27 – Installation of solar panels

AQW 2703/22-27 – Primary school enrolment rates

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education to detail the current enrolment rates relative to capacity for each primary school in Mid Ulster. Minister of Education: Please see the table below for information on actual and approved enrolments for each primary school in the Mid Ulster constituency. The information relates to the 2021/22 school census exercise … Continue reading AQW 2703/22-27 – Primary school enrolment rates

AQW 2705/22-27 – Social housing waiting lists

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the number of people on social housing waiting lists in (i) Cookstown; (ii) Magherafelt; (iii) Maghera; (iv) Stewartstown; and (v) Coalisland, broken down by (a) type of home required; and (b) number of bedrooms required. Minister for Communities: The Housing Executive has … Continue reading AQW 2705/22-27 – Social housing waiting lists