AQW 2464/22-27 – Care Packages

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health to detail the number of people waiting for (i) a new care package; and (ii) an increased care package, in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. Minister of Health: Information provided by the Northern HSC Trust indicates that as at 4th July 2022, … Continue reading AQW 2464/22-27 – Care Packages

McGlone welcomes progress of Irish language legislation

SDLP Irish Language Spokesperson Patsy McGlone has welcomed the progress of Irish language legislation at Westminster. The legislation, which also includes protections for Ulster Scots, has passed through the House of Lords. Mr McGlone paid tribute to the work of Irish language campaigners and said the progress marked an important step on securing long overdue … Continue reading McGlone welcomes progress of Irish language legislation

AQW 1082/22-27 – Teacher Training Funding

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy when a decision will be made on funding for teacher education places across the four Initial Teacher Education providers. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: I have already written to the Education Minister to advise that my Department is content to fund the … Continue reading AQW 1082/22-27 – Teacher Training Funding

McGlone: Animals will suffer without cruelty register

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has said that animals will suffer if an animal cruelty register is not introduced in the North. He was speaking after DAERA Minister Edwin Poots said a register was not possible for legal and financial reasons. The SDLP has been campaigning for an All Island Animal Cruelty Register, with … Continue reading McGlone: Animals will suffer without cruelty register

AQW 805/22-27 – Housing Executive Housing Grants

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the budget implications for provision of Housing Executive Housing Grants. [Priority Written] Minister for Communities: In the ongoing absence of a functioning Executive and an agreed Executive Budget, my Department is operating within a constrained Contingency Planning Envelope. ENDS

AQW 909/22-27 – Tourism NI Budget

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy when a capital budget will be made available to Tourism NI for new projects in 2022/23. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: The Draft 22-25 Budget has not been approved by the Executive and therefore my Department had only been able to initially … Continue reading AQW 909/22-27 – Tourism NI Budget

AQW 626/22-27 – Cost of Living support package

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance how the Cost of Living support package announced by the Chancellor on 26 May 2022 will be distributed. Minister of Finance: The package of measures announced by the Chancellor on 26th May included the following financial support: - £650 for those on low income … Continue reading AQW 626/22-27 – Cost of Living support package

AQW 215/22-27 – Dr Tamara Bronckaers

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs when all the photographic and video evidence relating to the Industrial Tribunal between his Department and Dr Tamara Bronckaers will be published. [Priority Written] Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The legal processes surrounding this Tribunal are still continuing … Continue reading AQW 215/22-27 – Dr Tamara Bronckaers