AQW 2272/22-27 – Footpath weed control

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure (i) when his Department plans to commence footpath and roadside weed spraying in Mid Ulster; and (ii) how many times will this exercise be carried out this year. Minister for Infrastructure: My officials have advised that our environmental contractor commenced weed spraying in Mid … Continue reading AQW 2272/22-27 – Footpath weed control

AQW 2137/22-27 – Lead in drinking water

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure following a study conducted by Queens University that found elevated levels of lead in drinking water, does he intend to conduct water safety tests in homes across Northern Ireland to ascertain whether drinking water is safe for human consumption. Minister for Infrastructure: Conducting water … Continue reading AQW 2137/22-27 – Lead in drinking water

AQW 2274/22-27 – Charging stations for electric vehicles in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what plans are in place to install new charging stations for electric vehicles, particularly rapid chargers, in Mid Ulster. Minister for Infrastructure: The current electric vehicle public charge point network is owned by the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) and is operated on a commercial … Continue reading AQW 2274/22-27 – Charging stations for electric vehicles in Mid Ulster

AQW 2200/22-27 – Road resurfacing programme for Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure to detail (i) his Department’s resurfacing programme for Mid Ulster for the current financial year; and (ii) a commencement date for each scheme. Minister for Infrastructure: Details of the finalised resurfacing programme for Mid Ulster, for the 2022/23 financial year will be included in … Continue reading AQW 2200/22-27 – Road resurfacing programme for Mid Ulster

AQW 2115/22-27 – Drinking water piping

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure (i) what areas in Northern Ireland have drinking water piped to homes using lead piping; and (ii) what plans his Department has to upgrade this piping. Minister for Infrastructure: The status of areas in Northern Ireland which have drinking water piped to homes using … Continue reading AQW 2115/22-27 – Drinking water piping

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