McGlone: British government must return EU act of good faith

SDLP Rural Communities Spokesperson Patsy McGlone has said the British government must return the EU’s act of good faith in negotiations over the Protocol. Mr McGlone was speaking after the EU extended grace periods around the sale of veterinary medicines to the North from Britain. Mr McGlone said the move would be a relief to … Continue reading McGlone: British government must return EU act of good faith

AQW 4188/22-27 – Farm Sustainability Payment

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs how long the Basic Payment Scheme to farmers is guaranteed for. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: As confirmed in the Future Agricultural Policy Decisions for Northern Ireland which I announced on 24 March 2022, a Farm Sustainability Payment … Continue reading AQW 4188/22-27 – Farm Sustainability Payment

AQW 4047/22-27 – Energy Bills Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy when an Energy Bills Support Scheme will be available for businesses. Minister for the Economy: A UK-wide Energy Bill Relief Scheme for businesses has recently been announced by the UK Government. It will apply from 1st October for an initial period of 6 … Continue reading AQW 4047/22-27 – Energy Bills Support Scheme

AQW 3966/22-27 – Funding for Gortgonis Centre, Coalisland

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities to detail (i) why the decision was made to withdraw funding for the new leisure, health and well-being hub at Gortgonis Centre, Coalisland; and (ii) who was consulted regarding this decision. Minister for Communities: A decision has not been made to withdraw funding for … Continue reading AQW 3966/22-27 – Funding for Gortgonis Centre, Coalisland

AQW 3190/22-27 – Housing waiting list in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the number of applicants on the housing waiting list in Mid Ulster, broken down by their preferred area of choice. Minister for Communities: The Housing Executive has provided the following table detailing the waiting list figures for Mid Ulster broken down by … Continue reading AQW 3190/22-27 – Housing waiting list in Mid Ulster

AQW 4100/22-27 – NI Supply Teacher Register

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education what urgent measures are being taken to resolve issues with the NI Supply Teacher Register to ensure full and prompt payment to teachers. [Priority Written] Minister of Education: The majority of the issues encountered in respect of the introduction of the new NI Supply … Continue reading AQW 4100/22-27 – NI Supply Teacher Register

AQW 4187/22-27 – Replacement for the European Social Fund

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what urgent measures are being taken to establish funding to replace the loss of the European Social Fund Programme. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance: The British Governments centralised approach to the replacement of EU Funds has crystallised a significant loss of spending power for … Continue reading AQW 4187/22-27 – Replacement for the European Social Fund

AQW 3302/22-27 – Waiting lists for domiciliary care packages

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health how many additional staff would be required to be employed by each Health and Social Care Trust to fully clear the current waiting lists for domiciliary care packages. Minister of Health: The Department does not hold information on how many additional staff would be … Continue reading AQW 3302/22-27 – Waiting lists for domiciliary care packages