McGlone Meets Department for the Economy Officials on Project Stratum

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has met with Colin Lewis, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Department for the Economy to discuss the implementation of Project Stratum and improvements in accessibility to broadband provision in rural areas. The Mid Ulster MLA met with the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Department’s headquarters in Netherleigh, Belfast. … Continue reading McGlone Meets Department for the Economy Officials on Project Stratum

SDLP seeks DVA Meeting over MOT Fiasco

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said the long waiting times for MOT appointments currently experienced by motorists is unacceptable. The party is seeking an urgent meeting with the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) to resolve the issue. Mr McGlone said, "The SDLP have requested an urgent meeting with DVA to put an … Continue reading SDLP seeks DVA Meeting over MOT Fiasco

McGlone: Concern at Proposed Closure of Foyle Hilton Meat Processing Facility in Cookstown

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has expressed concern at the sudden announcement of the proposed closure of the Foyle Hilton meat processing facility in Cookstown. Mr McGlone said, "The announcement by Foyle Food Group of the proposed closure of the Foyle Hilton meat processing facility in Cookstown by the end of August will … Continue reading McGlone: Concern at Proposed Closure of Foyle Hilton Meat Processing Facility in Cookstown

McGlone: No Deal Brexit Would Cause Chaos for Agricultural Sector

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has warned that a No-Deal Brexit would devastate the local economy and cause chaos for the food and agricultural sector. The SDLP Spokesperson on Agriculture was speaking as the British Government published proposals for leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. Mr McGlone said,  "The British Government’s proposals … Continue reading McGlone: No Deal Brexit Would Cause Chaos for Agricultural Sector

McGlone Seeks Meeting with DAERA over Brexit Preparations

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, is to meet with the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to discuss their preparations for Brexit and beyond 29th March. The Mid Ulster MLA is also to raise the issue of nuclear waste dumping following the publication of video broadcasts by Radioactive … Continue reading McGlone Seeks Meeting with DAERA over Brexit Preparations

SDLP members vote to establish formal policy partnership with Fianna Fáil

SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone, has welcomed the development by the party membership who voted overwhelmingly in favour of establishing a formal policy partnership with Fianna Fáil at a special conference in Newry on Saturday. SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone commented, "The SDLP has a strong history of making tough decisions in the interests of the people … Continue reading SDLP members vote to establish formal policy partnership with Fianna Fáil

McGlone: A Partnership for a New Ireland

Mid Ulster SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone has expressed his support for proposals put forward by the leadership of the SDLP and Fianna Fáil at the recent partnership launch in Belfast.  McGlone added, "politics is changing across these islands, old responses to new challenges will no longer cut it. Politics has moved onto new ground and … Continue reading McGlone: A Partnership for a New Ireland

McGlone: Continued Political Uncertainty Risks Chaos and Economic Devastation

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster Patsy McGlone has warned that the continued uncertainty over political developments on Brexit and Stormont risks devastating the local economy and causing chaos for the food and agricultural sector. The SDLP Spokesperson on Agriculture was speaking as the British Prime Minister Theresa May began the latest attempt to get approval … Continue reading McGlone: Continued Political Uncertainty Risks Chaos and Economic Devastation