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All questions, asked by Stewart Dickson to all Ministers, during the 2020-2021 session


 
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AQW 16925/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy, pursuant to AQW 15611/17-22 and due to the proximity to the end of the financial year, whether delays in payment risk funding for the scheme. [Priority Written]

26/03/2021 To be answered by 07/04/2021 Directors; Covid 19; Regulation; Grants; Payments
AQW 16924/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what actions she is taking to encourage caravan park owners to reduce site fees in line with any COVID-19 financial support received.

26/03/2021 To be answered by 14/04/2021 Caravan sites; Caravans; Fees and charges; Covid 19; Grants
AQW 16923/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy (i) for her assessment of the comment that Northern Ireland has an extremely complex structure of energy governance as stated in a recent University of Exeter Report on Energy governance for the Northern Ireland energy transition; and (ii) whether the upcoming Energy Strategy will address this issue.

26/03/2021 To be answered by 14/04/2021 Energy; Electricity generation; Reviews; Management
AQW 16922/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy (i) what support is available for small manufacturers to adapt to the COVID-19 Pandemic; and (ii) whether she is planning to bring forward further support.

26/03/2021 To be answered by 14/04/2021 Manufacturing industries; Small businesses; Covid 19; Finance
AQW 16921/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy when the review of the Caravans Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 will commence.

26/03/2021 To be answered by 14/04/2021 Reviews; Legislation; Caravans
AQO 1797/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure for an update on the York Street Interchange.

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11/03/2021 Answered on 22/03/2021 Belfast North; Regeneration; Urban areas
AQW 16781/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy when (i) AQW 15383/17-22; and (ii) AQW 15610/17-22 will be answered.

24/03/2021 To be answered by 12/04/2021 Assembly questions; Administrative delays; Grants; Covid 19; Regulation
AQW 16780/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy for an update on the number of Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme applications (i) approved; (ii) rejected; and (iii) currently being assessed.

24/03/2021 To be answered by 12/04/2021 Covid 19; Regulation; Business; Grants; Administration
AQW 16596/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Communities, pursuant to AQW 15965/17-22, for an estimate of the number of Housing Executive houses in East Antrim requiring remedial work; and the timescale and projected costs.

19/03/2021 To be answered by 07/04/2021 Northern Ireland Housing Executive; Housing stock; Insulation; East Antrim
AQW 16595/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what consideration has been given in regards to Invest NI contributing its expertise to mainstream Executive Departments, to assist with good practice on the implementation of programmes and project management, as recommended in the Non-Domestic RHI Scheme Inquiry Report.

19/03/2021 To be answered by 07/04/2021 Invest NI; Departmental coordination; Advisory services; Government departments
AQW 16509/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (i) whether the trees on the former drill site in Woodburn Forest are showing above average mortality; (ii) when was the last inspection of the site carried out; (iii) whether any areas of concern were noted; and (iv) if so, what actions have been put in place to address those areas of concern.

18/03/2021 To be answered by 02/04/2021 Forests; Trees; East Antrim; Inspections
AQO 1767/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health for an update on any engagement with independent healthcare providers to reduce waiting lists, specifically around diagnosis and treatment.

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04/03/2021 Answered on 16/03/2021 Private sector; Health and social care trusts; Waiting times; Patients; Medical treatments
AQW 16424/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what actions she is taken to ensure resilience in the Northern Ireland electricity grid against the possibility of more severe weather events in the future as a result of climate change.

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16/03/2021 Answered on 24/03/2021 Electricity generation; Electric cables; Weather; Climate change
AQW 16423/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure (i) to outline the water supply and wastewater capacity issues that exist in the Larne area; and (ii) how Northern Ireland Water is working to resolve these capacity issues.

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16/03/2021 Answered on 26/03/2021 East Antrim; Water supply; Water treatment; Northern Ireland Water
AQW 16422/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs pursuant to AQW 15709/17-22, (i) for an estimate of the costs to his Department associated with halting work; and (ii) what advice was sought prior to the decision to halt construction work.

16/03/2021 To be answered by 01/04/2021 Government departments; Brexit; Borders; Construction; Procurement
AQW 16421/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy, pursuant to AQW 15385 17-22, to outline the practical steps she has taken to reduce frictions, and their outcomes to date.

16/03/2021 To be answered by 01/04/2021 Government departments; Brexit; Regulation; Trade
AQW 16275/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health what actions he is taking with Executive colleagues to decarbonise public buildings.

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12/03/2021 Answered on 23/03/2021 Departmental coordination; Carbon emissions; Government departments; Buildings
AQW 16274/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Finance why hospitality businesses paying domestic rates have not been able to avail of a rates holiday; and whether he will consider extending the rates holiday to such businesses.

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12/03/2021 Answered on 23/03/2021 Rebates; Non-domestic rates; Hospitality industry; Business
AQO 1806/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Justice for an update on tackling paramilitary activity and crime in East Antrim.

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11/03/2021 Answered on 23/03/2021 East Antrim; Organised crime; Terrorism; Crime
AQW 16206/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, with regards to the proposed Islandmagee Caverns Gas Storage Project, for an update on whether he plans to bring the marine construction licence to the Executive Committee for consideration as it is a cross-cutting matter.

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11/03/2021 Answered on 22/03/2021 Planning permission; East Antrim; Natural gas; Storage
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