AQO 3184/17-22 – Progress on the A6 project

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure to outline progress on the A6 project. Minister for Infrastructure: The 14.7km A6 Randalstown to Castledawson scheme fully opened to traffic in May 2021. In addition, construction of the new 25.5km section of dual carriageway between Drumahoe and Dungiven, which includes a bypass of … Continue reading AQO 3184/17-22 – Progress on the A6 project

AQW 29564/17-22 – Accidents A6 Roundabout Castledawson

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure how many accidents have occurred at the roundabout on the A6 at Castledawson, in the last two years. Minister for Infrastructure: The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is the authority responsible for gathering information associated with road traffic collisions. They periodically share relevant … Continue reading AQW 29564/17-22 – Accidents A6 Roundabout Castledawson

McGlone welcomes Minister Mallon’s bid to extend concessionary fares scheme

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed a bid by SDLP Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon to extend the concessionary fares scheme. The current scheme provides free and half fare travel on public transport, via a SmartPass, for several groups of people, including children, senior citizens and some people with disabilities. Minister Mallon is … Continue reading McGlone welcomes Minister Mallon’s bid to extend concessionary fares scheme

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: 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

AQO 830/17-22 – Ministerial Advisory Panel on Infrastructure

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure for an update on the Ministerial Advisory Panel. Minister for Infrastructure: The Ministerial Advisory Panel on Infrastructure was established to consider how an Infrastructure Commission for Northern Ireland might support more effectively the long term planning and development of relevant infrastructure here. The Panel … Continue reading AQO 830/17-22 – Ministerial Advisory Panel on Infrastructure