AQW 10608/17-22 – Financial Support for Businesses for Christmas and New Year periods

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what contingency is being made for financial support for sectors that will be substantially affected by restrictions in the run up to the Christmas and New Year periods. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance: My Department's Localised Restrictions Support Scheme will be extended to provide … Continue reading AQW 10608/17-22 – Financial Support for Businesses for Christmas and New Year periods

AQW 10014/17-22 – SEUPB Post-Brexit

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what discussions he has had with the British and Irish Governments on the way in which the SEUPB will operate post-Brexit. Minister of Finance: The SEUPB role is to implement the current PEACE IV and INTERREG VA programmes and to develop and implement the … Continue reading AQW 10014/17-22 – SEUPB Post-Brexit

AQW 8577/17-22 – Freeport status

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what discussions she has had with (i) the UK Government; (ii) Executive colleagues; and (iii) Northern Ireland port authorities regarding freeport status. Minister for the Economy: The UK Government’s Freeports policy is being developed by Her Majesty’s Treasury and as such is being … Continue reading AQW 8577/17-22 – Freeport status

AQW 8576/17-22 – Freeport proposals

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what independent research she has (i) commissioned; and (ii) consulted on regarding the role that freeports can play in incentivising international trade, boosting innovation and regenerating disadvantaged areas post-Brexit. Minister for the Economy: I want to ensure that the emerging UK Government Freeport … Continue reading AQW 8576/17-22 – Freeport proposals

AQW 9488/17-22 – Public Inquiry into the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance how many disciplinary proceedings have been initiated in the NI Civil Service on foot of the findings of the Report of the Independent Public Inquiry into the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme. Minister of Finance: There were ten matters of disciplinary proceedings initiated in … Continue reading AQW 9488/17-22 – Public Inquiry into the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme

AQW 8575/17-22 – Freeport status

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what discussions they have had with (i) Executive colleagues; and (ii) others regarding freeport status for Northern Ireland ports. Minister of Finance: The policy on Freeports is being developed by the Treasury. Following consideration of the Treasury’s position with Executive colleagues in August, I … Continue reading AQW 8575/17-22 – Freeport status

AQW 6493/17-22 – Manufacturing Industries Support

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what applications she made to the Department of Finance for funding to support manufacturing industries with an Net Asset Value above £15,000. Minister for the Economy: The Executive has provided an unprecented level of support to businesses since the start of the COVID-19 … Continue reading AQW 6493/17-22 – Manufacturing Industries Support

AQW 7529/17-22 – Support package for arts and culture

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what measures have been taken to allocate the £33 million support package for arts and culture. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance: At the Executive meeting on 24th September 2020, the Executive agreed to allocate £29 million to DfC for cultural recovery. Given that the … Continue reading AQW 7529/17-22 – Support package for arts and culture