AQW 2271/22-27 – Animal cruelty offenders register

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Justice what discussions she has had with the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs on the development of a banned animal cruelty offenders register. Minister of Justice: Policy responsibility for the welfare of animals sits with the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs … Continue reading AQW 2271/22-27 – Animal cruelty offenders register

AQO 2521/17-22 – Anti-social Behaviour Legislation

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Justice for an update on the development of new legislation to tackle anti-social behaviour, following the 2018 consultation Anti-social Behaviour Legislation in Northern Ireland. Minister of Justice: Responsibility for anti-social behaviour (ASB) legislation sits across a number of Government Departments and my officials are currently … Continue reading AQO 2521/17-22 – Anti-social Behaviour Legislation

AQO 2393/17-22 – People trafficking in Northern Ireland

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Justice what measures are being considered to raise public awareness of the continuing incidents of people trafficking in Northern Ireland. Minister of Justice: Equipping Northern Ireland to identify and eradicate modern slavery and human trafficking is a key priority for my Department. My clear commitment … Continue reading AQO 2393/17-22 – People trafficking in Northern Ireland

McGlone: Careful management needed for Prisoner release scheme

SDLP Justice Spokesperson Patsy McGlone MLA has said that careful management of a scheme to release some prisoners early as a result of the coronavirus crisis is needed following an announcement by the Justice Minister today. Mr McGlone said that there must be robust support plans in place for anyone released to ensure that they … Continue reading McGlone: Careful management needed for Prisoner release scheme