AQW 15325/17-22 – Covid-19 Productive Investment Capital Grant

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy (i) whether the Covid-19 Productive Investment Capital Grant has been closed prematurely due to a shortage of funds; and (ii) what bid for additional funds have been made in order that the grant may be reopened. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: The … Continue reading AQW 15325/17-22 – Covid-19 Productive Investment Capital Grant

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 10090/17-22 – Economic recovery

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what plans are in place to ensure that additional resources allocated to economic recovery. Minister for the Economy: In June of this year I published ‘Rebuilding a Stronger Economy’, a framework to build a more competitive, inclusive and greener economy that delivers higher … Continue reading AQW 10090/17-22 – Economic recovery

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

McGlone welcomes £10m pot for rural roads

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has welcomed a commitment from Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon to support rural communities across the North by introducing a new £10m rural roads fund. Patsy McGlone MLA said, "SDLP Minister Mallon has carefully crafted her capital budget to ensure that no one is left behind. The Infrastructure Minister has … Continue reading McGlone welcomes £10m pot for rural roads

AQW 1969/17-22 – Road Safety County Tyrone

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what measures her Department will take to improve (i) the road surface; and (ii) road safety at the junction of the Farlough, Edendork and Coalisland Roads, County Tyrone. Minister for Infrastructure: A junction improvement The A45 Coalisland Road/ C623 Farlough Road junction has been … Continue reading AQW 1969/17-22 – Road Safety County Tyrone

Written Answer AQO 107/17-22 – Regional Economic Imbalance

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what plans she has to address regional economic imbalance through investment in infrastructure. AQO 107/17-22 Minister for Infrastructure:  There has been an historical underinvestment in many parts of the north which has created a need to rebalance the economy to enhance lives and create … Continue reading Written Answer AQO 107/17-22 – Regional Economic Imbalance