McGlone: still work to do to ensure access to Self Employed Scheme

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone has said there is still work to do to ensure that the Self Employed Scheme online portal is fully inclusive and Irish passports are accepted as a means of ID. Mr McGlone commented, "The SDLP have been pushing the Finance Minister and British Government officials to secure improvements … Continue reading McGlone: still work to do to ensure access to Self Employed Scheme

AQW 4687/17-22 – Online identification for the Self Employed Income Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance, pursuant to AQW 4092/17-22, for an update on the resolution of online identification verification problems with the Self Employed Income Support Scheme for holders of an Irish Passport and a Northern Ireland Driver Licence. Minister of Finance: My Department has worked closely with HMRC … Continue reading AQW 4687/17-22 – Online identification for the Self Employed Income Support Scheme

McGlone: telemedicine could provide important support for health service

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone has received a reply to a Priority Written Assembly question he asked to Health Minister, Robin Swann, providing an update on telemedicine capacity. The Mid Ulster MLA said, "These are unprecedented times and our health service is working tirelessly to keep us safe and fight back against COVID-19. … Continue reading McGlone: telemedicine could provide important support for health service

AQW 3973/17-22 – Increased application of telemedicine

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what assessment has been made of the increased application of telemedicine in order to maximise the use of existing spare capacity in certain disciplines of acute and chronic hospital medicine. [Priority Written] Minister of Health:  Remote monitoring services have been used by Trusts prior to … Continue reading AQW 3973/17-22 – Increased application of telemedicine

McGlone: telemedicine capacity must be increased

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone has submitted a written Assembly question to Health Minister, Robin Swann, to ask for an update on our telemedicine capacity. The Mid Ulster MLA said, "These are unprecedented times and our health service is working tirelessly to keep us safe and fight back against COVID-19. They deserve our … Continue reading McGlone: telemedicine capacity must be increased

AQO 428/17-22 – Electronic voting in Assembly

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Assembly Commission what plans it has to introduce technology for Member electronic voting in Plenary sittings. Assembly Commission: The Standing Orders of the Assembly do not currently provide for electronic voting by Members. Standing Order 26 provides that the Speaker shall judge whether or not a question … Continue reading AQO 428/17-22 – Electronic voting in Assembly