McGlone: Minister has missed opportunity to set out vision for future of farming

SDLP Agriculture Spokesperson Patsy McGlone MLA has branded statutory rules introduced by the AERA Minister today as a ‘missed opportunity’ to set out a bold new vision for farming and rural communities. The Mid Ulster MLA said that Brexit has already cost farming communities £50m in loss of Rural Development and Bovine TD eradication funds. … Continue reading McGlone: Minister has missed opportunity to set out vision for future of farming

AQW 12230/17-22 – Rural Development Funding

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what is the anticipated shortfall in funding as a consequence of the exit from the EU. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: In relation to future Rural Development funding, Northern Ireland will lose out on £34 million of funding … Continue reading AQW 12230/17-22 – Rural Development Funding

AQW 10012/17-22 – Farm safety

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what actions his Department is taking to highlight the importance of farm safety. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Agriculture is our most dangerous industry and has consistently held a poor safety record in relation to deaths and serious … Continue reading AQW 10012/17-22 – Farm safety