AQW 2225/22-27 – Apprenticeships in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy how many people are enrolled in an apprenticeship in Mid Ulster, broken down by (i) sector; and (ii) gender. Minister for the Economy: My Department provides funding through the ApprenticeshipsNI (AppsNI) and Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLA) programmes for the delivery of off the … Continue reading AQW 2225/22-27 – Apprenticeships in Mid Ulster

AQW 2628/22-27 – Telecommunications infrastructure in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what plans are in place to improve the telecommunications infrastructure in Mid Ulster. Minister for the Economy: Telecommunications policy is a reserved matter, led by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) across the UK. The Department for the Economy (DfE) … Continue reading AQW 2628/22-27 – Telecommunications infrastructure in Mid Ulster

AQO 2849/17-22 – Skills and labour shortages in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy to outline the current skills and labour shortages in Mid Ulster. Minister for the Economy: Skills and general labour shortages are being experienced right across the UK and Northern Ireland. Particular issues are coming to the fore as the economy builds further momentum … Continue reading AQO 2849/17-22 – Skills and labour shortages in Mid Ulster

AQW 15829/17-22 – Coronavirus Restrictions Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy, given the current restrictions on opening of businesses and premises, for her assessment of the practice of allowing three working days to collect additional supporting evidence and lodge an appeal against a decision on eligibility to the Coronavirus Restrictions Business Support Scheme. Minister … Continue reading AQW 15829/17-22 – Coronavirus Restrictions Business Support Scheme

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

AQW 14791/17-22 – Large Tourism and Hospitality Business Support scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy, pursuant to AQW 10876/17-22, when her Department will contact businesses with application forms for the new £26.1 million support scheme for large hospitality and tourism businesses impacted by COVID-19 regulations, which was launched on 21 January 2021. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: … Continue reading AQW 14791/17-22 – Large Tourism and Hospitality Business Support scheme

AQW 13995/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy, pursuant to AQW 13200/17-22, what measures are being taken by her Department to ensure prompt payments due under the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme are made. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: I refer the Member to the reply I gave to AQW … Continue reading AQW 13995/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

AQW 13200/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what measures are being taken by her Department to ensure prompt payments under the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: I would refer the Member to the reply I gave to AQW 9788/17-22. ENDS