AQW 25782/17-22 – Compensation payments for delays in developing the ports of entry infrastructure

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to detail on the firms and companies paid a total of £361,000 by his Department in compensation for lack of progress in developing the ports of entry infrastructure. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The compensation payments referred to … Continue reading AQW 25782/17-22 – Compensation payments for delays in developing the ports of entry infrastructure

AQW 19122/17-22 – Project Stratum

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what rural proofing has been undertaken in relation to the costs to consumers of the delivery of Project Stratum. Minister for the Economy: Project Stratum aims to improve broadband connectivity for homes and businesses throughout Northern Ireland. The rural proofing conducted for this … Continue reading AQW 19122/17-22 – Project Stratum

McGlone Welcomes £10million for Rural Roads Recovery

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed confirmation that the majority of the £12million Roads Recovery Fund will be spent on rural roads. The Infrastructure Minister, the SDLP’s Nichola Mallon, confirmed in a recent Assembly Written Answer to the Mid Ulster MLA that £10miilion of the £12million fund will be directed to rural … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes £10million for Rural Roads Recovery

AQW 14586/17-22 – Rural Roads Recovery Fund

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure (i) for an update on the rural roads fund; and (ii) to detail where this additional money will be spent within Mid Ulster. Minister for Infrastructure: As the Member is aware, I announced an investment of £75m in the structural maintenance of the road … Continue reading AQW 14586/17-22 – Rural Roads Recovery Fund

AQW 13309/17-22 – Electric Vehicles in Rural Areas

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what steps she is taking to support the transition to electric vehicles in rural areas. Minister for Infrastructure: The Road to Zero Strategy outlines how the UK Government will support the transition to zero emission road transport and reduce emissions from conventional vehicles during … Continue reading AQW 13309/17-22 – Electric Vehicles in Rural Areas

McGlone Welcomes Progress on Project Stratum

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed progress on Project Stratum to deliver improved broadband in rural areas. Fibrus Networks was recently announced as the preferred partner in the project to roll out full fibre broadband to 78,750 rural homes and businesses in the north by March 2024. Project Stratum represents an investment … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes Progress on Project Stratum

McGlone: SDLP deliver on the A6

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone joined Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon as she opened the final 5 kilometre stretch of the A6 Randalstown to Castledawson dualling scheme to traffic for the first time today. Mr McGlone said that the opening demonstrated the SDLP commitment to regional economic and infrastructure balance and will form a critical … Continue reading McGlone: SDLP deliver on the A6

AQW 7718/17-22 – Ports Infrastructure

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for his assessment of the infrastructure that will be required at ports in Northern Ireland under the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The Official Controls Regulation (OCR) requirements are part of domestic law as … Continue reading AQW 7718/17-22 – Ports Infrastructure