McGlone recommits to Animal Cruelty Register

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has recommitted to campaigning for an all island Animal Cruelty register, following a positive response from Minister Poots. The Mid Ulster MLA said, "I submitted a written Assembly question some weeks ago asking for an update on the issue of an animal cruelty register, which the SDLP have been … Continue reading McGlone recommits to Animal Cruelty Register

AQW 4506/17-22 – Animal cruelty register

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline the progress made on the introduction of an animal cruelty register. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: As I have previously indicated, I am open to the possibility of creating a register of those convicted of animal … Continue reading AQW 4506/17-22 – Animal cruelty register

AQW 4406/17-22 – COVID-19 resources

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for a breakdown of (i) all COVID-19 resources bids made by his Department; and (ii) allocations received by his Department. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: In March, a £105m support package was submitted to the Department of Finance … Continue reading AQW 4406/17-22 – COVID-19 resources

AQW 4405/17-22 – Implementation of the Ireland protocol

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for his assessment of the implementation of the Ireland protocol. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: From 1 January, the greater the deviation between the UK and the EU in terms of trading arrangements, tariffs and SPS rules, the … Continue reading AQW 4405/17-22 – Implementation of the Ireland protocol

McGlone leads delegation to meet Minister Creed

SDLP Agriculture Spokesperson Patsy McGlone MLA led a delegation to Dublin to meet Michael Creed TD Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to discuss a number of concerns facing the Agri-food sector in the mouth of Brexit. Mr McGlone was pleased to receive assurances by the Minister that the EU27 will not be move … Continue reading McGlone leads delegation to meet Minister Creed

AQW 7624/16-21 – Brexit: Impact on Border Communities

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline Executive discussions with particular regard to border communities and how they may be affected by Brexit. (AQW 7624/16-21) Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs:  This issue is being considered as part of a detailed assessment of the potential … Continue reading AQW 7624/16-21 – Brexit: Impact on Border Communities

AQW 7623/16-21 – Brexit: Ensuring an All-Ireland Approach to the Processing of Dairy Products

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline the specific efforts made since the EU referendum to ensure an all-island approach to the processing of dairy products. (AQW 7623/16-21) Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs:  This issue is being considered as part of a detailed assessment … Continue reading AQW 7623/16-21 – Brexit: Ensuring an All-Ireland Approach to the Processing of Dairy Products

AQW 7523/16-21 – Securing Access for the Fishing Industry in European Waters

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline the considerations given to secure access for the fishing industry to European waters, in the event of Brexit. (AQW 7523/16-21) Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs:  This issue is being considered as part of a detailed assessment of … Continue reading AQW 7523/16-21 – Securing Access for the Fishing Industry in European Waters