AQO 2521/17-22 – Anti-social Behaviour Legislation

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Justice for an update on the development of new legislation to tackle anti-social behaviour, following the 2018 consultation Anti-social Behaviour Legislation in Northern Ireland. Minister of Justice: Responsibility for anti-social behaviour (ASB) legislation sits across a number of Government Departments and my officials are currently … Continue reading AQO 2521/17-22 – Anti-social Behaviour Legislation

AQO 2132/17-22 – COVID-19 recovery plan

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister to outline a timetable for the publication and implementation of the Executive’s COVID-19 recovery plan. First Minister and deputy First Minister: There are three key programmes of work in the Executive’s roadmap to Recovery: lifting restrictions; short to medium term recovery; … Continue reading AQO 2132/17-22 – COVID-19 recovery plan

AQW 21673/17-22 – Independent Environmental Protection Agency

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs when will he establish the Independent Environmental Protection Agency, as agreed in New Decade, New Approach. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: I believe that good environmental governance is about focusing on environmental outcomes and taking a strategic approach … Continue reading AQW 21673/17-22 – Independent Environmental Protection Agency

McGlone raises serious issues with high street voucher access

Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has expressed concern that some people could struggle to access the high street voucher scheme and has called for urgent action from Stormont Ministers. Anyone over the age of 18 can apply for a £100 pre-paid card through the NI Direct website. While applications … Continue reading McGlone raises serious issues with high street voucher access

AQW 21674/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what assurances has he sought that the funding for boundary regulatory inspection capability work relating to the Brexit Protocol, that his Department returned to the UK Treasury, will be available when required. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: DAERA … Continue reading AQW 21674/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

McGlone: Strategic Plan needed for Sustainable Future

Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said that rural communities need a strategic plan to build a sustainable path to economic recovery. The SDLP spokesperson on Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs was speaking after this week’s Assembly debate on the 2021-22 budget. Mr McGlone said, “The one-year roll-over budget … Continue reading McGlone: Strategic Plan needed for Sustainable Future

AQW 15638/17-22 – Halting work on the new permanent border control posts

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had with Executive colleagues and others (i) before; and (ii) after his unilateral decision to halt work on the new permanent border control posts required by the Withdrawal Agreement. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: … Continue reading AQW 15638/17-22 – Halting work on the new permanent border control posts

AQW 15639/17-22 – Legal advice on preparations for the new permanent border control posts

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what legal advice he has sought should he fail to make the preparations for the new permanent border control posts at ports of entry required by the Withdrawal Agreement. [Priority Written] Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: My officials … Continue reading AQW 15639/17-22 – Legal advice on preparations for the new permanent border control posts