McGlone: there can be no doubt that we face a climate emergency

SDLP Environment Spokesperson, Patsy McGlone urged senior Departmental officials to treat the climate crisis with the severity it deserves and not to play to the flawed politics of a DUP Minister. The Mid Ulster MLA commented, "Minimisation of the climate crisis and the confusion that ensued from Minister Poots, based on an official briefing, is … Continue reading McGlone: there can be no doubt that we face a climate emergency

AQW 3813/17-22 – Civil Service Staff Coronavirus Outbreak

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance, in light of the coronavirus outbreak and in the interests of staff welfare, what health and disability audit has been undertaken of staff in the Civil Service in order that people with particular health vulnerabilities may work from home. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance:  … Continue reading AQW 3813/17-22 – Civil Service Staff Coronavirus Outbreak

AQW 499/17-22 – Civil Service pay

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what measures he is taking to address issues in relation to Civil Service pay. Minister of Finance: NICS pay awards in the past decade were determined in a challenging financial environment. The non-ring fenced Resource DEL block grant has reduced in real terms by … Continue reading AQW 499/17-22 – Civil Service pay

AQW 7475/16-21 – Voluntary Exit Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister for Communities to outline (i) the roles his Department are currently recruiting for and at what grades; and (ii) whether any of these positions have previously been held by staff that left their roles under the Voluntary Exit Scheme. (AQW 7475/16-21) Minister for Communities:  (i) As of … Continue reading AQW 7475/16-21 – Voluntary Exit Scheme