McGlone: Knockloughrim suspected murder deeply shocking

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said that the suspected murder of a woman in Knockloughrim is deeply shocking. The Mid Ulster MLA said, "The news that the death of a woman in Knockloughrim is being treated as suspected murder is deeply shocking. "My thoughts at this moment are with the woman’s family … Continue reading McGlone: Knockloughrim suspected murder deeply shocking

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

McGlone urges public to wear face coverings in hospitals

SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone has urged hospital patients and their visitors to wear face coverings when required. It comes after the British Medical Association said doctors has noticed an increasing number of people refusing to wear masks or get tested for coronavirus before attending hospital appointments or visits. The Mid-Ulster MLA said, "It is very … Continue reading McGlone urges public to wear face coverings in hospitals

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 10310/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy when applications will open to Part B of the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: An online eligibility checker and guidance notes for Part B of the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme opened on 18 November 2020. The … Continue reading AQW 10310/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

AQW 8994/17-22 – Self-isolation Support Grant

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities what measures she is taking to introduce a self-isolation support grant for people on low income. [Priority Written] Minister for Communities: On 25 March Minister Hargey responded swiftly to the pandemic by introducing a non-repayable Discretionary Support COVID19 living expenses grant where a person … Continue reading AQW 8994/17-22 – Self-isolation Support Grant

AQO 631/17-22 – Office of Identity and Cultural Expression

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister for an update on the establishment of the Office of Identity and Cultural Expression. First Minister and deputy First Minister: TEO officials continue with preparatory work, to legislate for core elements of the Rights, Language and Identity proposals contained in the … Continue reading AQO 631/17-22 – Office of Identity and Cultural Expression

McGlone Calls for COVID-19 Self-Isolation Support Grant

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has called on the Communities Minister to introduce a self-isolation support grant for people on low incomes who cannot work from home. Mr McGlone said, "At present, workers on low incomes in the private sector who have to self-isolate because of COVID-19, and cannot work from home, are … Continue reading McGlone Calls for COVID-19 Self-Isolation Support Grant