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All questions, asked by Stewart Dickson to all Ministers, during the 2019-2020 session


 
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AQW 6026/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what action she will take to support and adequately fund local Further and Higher Education institutions to ensure opportunities for young people, as well as maximising the economic benefits of these institutions. [Priority Written]

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18/08/2020 Answered on 02/09/2020 Finance; Further education; Higher education; Budgets; Covid 19
AQW 6025/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy whether she will implement a financial support scheme for individual businesses forced to close due to COVID-19 cases amongst staff or customers.

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18/08/2020 Answered on 02/09/2020 Government assistance; Business; Covid 19; Rates and rating; Rebates
AQW 6024/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Finance for an update on progress in making her Department a Living Wage employer as set out in New Decade, New Approach.

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18/08/2020 Answered on 02/09/2020 Standard of living; Pay; Programme for Government; Pay settlements; Civil service
AQW 6023/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what action the Department is taking to widen participation in Higher Education in Northern Ireland.

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18/08/2020 Answered on 02/09/2020 Departmental responsibilities; Higher education; Access; Equality; Reviews
AQW 6022/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy for an update on a tourism recovery plan for Northern Ireland.

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18/08/2020 Answered on 02/09/2020 Tourism; Covid 19; Economic policy; Economic activity; Advisory bodies
AQW 5940/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy whether she will provide support to businesses that have thus far received little or no assistance from COVID-19 Business Support Schemes.

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28/07/2020 Answered on 31/07/2020 Covid 19; Business; Government assistance; Self-employed; Economic activity
AQW 5939/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, pursuant to AQW 5336/17-22, whether staff are recruited directly by his Department, or by an agency.

28/07/2020 To be answered by 12/08/2020 Covid 19; Staff; Testing; Recruitment
AQW 5938/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, pursuant to AQW 5336/17-22, how regularly staff are tested for COVID-19.

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28/07/2020 Answered on 18/08/2020 Covid 19; Staff; Testing; Diagnosis; Diseases
AQW 5937/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health, pursuant to AQW 5336/17-22, what is the extent of the historical test results; and how long is it expected to take to update.

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28/07/2020 Answered on 13/08/2020 Covid 19; Testing; Diagnosis; S; Medical records
AQW 5936/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health to outline the current capacity for daily testing of COVID-19 in Northern Ireland.

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28/07/2020 Answered on 18/08/2020 Covid 19; Testing; Laboratories; S; Procurement
AQW 5857/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure whether the dualling of the Dargan Viaduct will be prioritised as part of the future proofing of the York Street Interchange project.

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27/07/2020 Answered on 10/08/2020 Development plans; Construction; Investment; Belfast North
AQW 5856/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy for a timescale for the completion of her Department's review into Postgraduate Education in Northern Ireland.

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27/07/2020 Answered on 31/07/2020 Postgraduate education; Reviews; Finance; Loans; Public consultation
AQW 5855/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health what support and guidance his Department is providing to travellers returning to Northern Ireland and required to quarantine for 14 days, as a result of a change in quarantine exemption rules.

27/07/2020 To be answered by 11/08/2020 Tourism; Covid 19; Regulation
AQW 5854/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health whether he intends to widen the groups of people eligible for the flu vaccine this year; and to whom and how will it be distributed.

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27/07/2020 Answered on 21/08/2020 Influenza; Vaccination; Primary health care; Schools; Older people
AQW 5853/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure how her Department will avoid further delay to the York Street Interchange project whilst also ensuring the project is future proof.

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27/07/2020 Answered on 05/08/2020 Programme for Government; Belfast North; Reviews; Capital investment; Infrastructure
AQW 5743/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what process her Department uses to ensure that all policies and legislation proactively enables inclusion and equity, particularly for people with disabilities and black and ethnic minority persons.

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21/07/2020 Answered on 31/07/2020 Policy; Legislation; Disability; Ethnic groups; Minority groups
AQW 5742/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health what additional support his Department is providing to dental practices during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure they can (i) adequately meet the financial cost associated with the procurement of additional personal protective equipment and reduced patient capacity; and (ii) obtain the required personal protective equipment.

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21/07/2020 Answered on 20/08/2020 Covid 19; Dentistry; Protective clothing; Equipment; Finance
AQW 5741/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure, pursuant to AQW 5118/17-22, (i) where the project currently sits in regards to her departmental priorities; and (ii) whether she can provide a timeline for the project.

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21/07/2020 Answered on 03/08/2020 Roads; Belfast North; Development plans; Urban areas; Programme for Government
AQW 5740/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure, pursuant to AQW 5118/17-22, (i) how she will determine if the project is fit for purpose; (ii) what areas may not be fit for purpose currently; and (iii) how these can be remedied.

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21/07/2020 Answered on 04/08/2020 Roads; Belfast North; Urban areas; Public consultation; Construction
AQW 5739/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy for an update on her plans for the future of the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme.

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21/07/2020 Answered on 10/09/2020 Renewable heat incentive scheme; Government assistance; Regulation; Cost effectiveness
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