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Questions Search Results

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


 
Note: [R] indicates a registered declaration of interest
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AQW 9370/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy, following the Chancellors announcement of additional financial support to businesses in the hospitality, accommodation and leisure sector in high alert level areas in England, whether she will be seeking the full Barnett consequentials from this to expand the COVID-19 Restrictions Business Support Scheme. [Priority Written]

23/10/2020 To be answered by 02/11/2020  
AQW 9369/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what work her Department has undertaken in producing a long-term, comprehensive economic strategy to be endorsed by the wider Executive.

23/10/2020 To be answered by 09/11/2020  
AQW 9368/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy how her Department will review the effectiveness and future role of the Economic Advisory Group, following the initial twelve month period, as indicated in the terms of reference.

23/10/2020 To be answered by 09/11/2020  
AQW 9367/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what support she is providing to supply chain operators for airport-based retail, considering the ongoing impact of COVID-19 restrictions on travel.

23/10/2020 To be answered by 09/11/2020  
AQO 1036/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy how she will ensure that future COVID-19 financial support schemes do not exclude sole traders and others that have not been able to access support previously.

22/10/2020 To be answered on 09/11/2020 Covid 19; Self-employed; Grants
AQW 9267/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health what action he is taking to ensure that patients are able to contact their GP for advice and care during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Priority Written]

22/10/2020 To be answered by 30/10/2020 General practitioners; Telephone services; Covid 19; Patients
AQW 9266/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure what action her Department is taking to ensure that people that have had driving tests cancelled as a result of additional COVID-19 restrictions, will be prioritised for rebooking when possible.

22/10/2020 To be answered by 06/11/2020 Driving tests; Covid 19; Regulation; Administrative delays
AQW 9265/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what action her Department is taking to ensure that the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland is adequately resourced to undertake its enforcement role in regards to COVID-19 mitigation measures.

22/10/2020 To be answered by 06/11/2020 Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland; Finance; Covid 19; Regulation; Enforcement
AQW 9065/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy whether her Department is progressing plans to reform the employment contracts of further education college lecturers.

20/10/2020 To be answered by 04/11/2020 Further education; Teachers; Contracts; Employment; Reform
AQW 9064/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy whether she is committed to maintaining the current terms and conditions for further education college lecturers.

20/10/2020 To be answered by 04/11/2020 Further education; Teachers; Contracts; Employment
AQW 9063/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what actions her Department is taking to promote digital inclusion in Northern Ireland.

20/10/2020 To be answered by 04/11/2020 Government departments; Digital technology; Information and communications technology
AQW 9062/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Finance whether she will consider producing a digital inclusion strategy for Northern Ireland.

20/10/2020 To be answered by 04/11/2020 Government departments; Digital technology; Information and communications technology
AQW 8806/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what financial support she will provide to businesses impacted by additional COVID-19 restrictions; and what is the timeframe for distributing such support. [Priority Written]

15/10/2020 To be answered by 23/10/2020 Covid 19; Business; Regulation; Finance
AQW 8805/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what support her Department will provide to food hospitality businesses to facilitate a move to a delivery or take away model, in the context of additional COVID-19 restrictions.

15/10/2020 To be answered by 30/10/2020 Hospitality industry; Covid 19; Regulation
AQW 8804/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy whether her Department will publish advice to businesses, permitted to continue operation, on following additional COVID-19 restrictions.

15/10/2020 To be answered by 30/10/2020 Business; Covid 19; Regulation; Advisory services
AQW 8803/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what financial support her Department will provide to Further and Higher Education institutions and students to facilitate a recommended move to distance learning.

15/10/2020 To be answered by 30/10/2020 Higher education; Further education; Covid 19; e-learning
AQW 8802/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy how she will ensure that future COVID-19 business support schemes do not unfairly exclude sole traders, and those who have previously been unable to avail of support.

15/10/2020 To be answered by 30/10/2020 Covid 19; Finance; Regulation; Self-employed
AQW 8651/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what actions she will take in response to the Northern Ireland Audit Office report into the Northern Ireland Renewables Obligation scheme, which identifies a significant risk that some investors may be achieving a higher financial return than was required to encourage the adoption of the various supported technologies.

13/10/2020 To be answered by 28/10/2020 Northern Ireland Audit Office; Renewable energy; Payments; Cost effectiveness
AQW 8650/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy for her assessment of the levels of return for anaerobic digesters as part of the Northern Ireland Renewables Obligation scheme; and whether these represent value for money.

13/10/2020 To be answered by 28/10/2020 Northern Ireland renewables obligation; Electricity generation; Fertilisers; Renewable energy
AQW 8649/17-22 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to detail the number of requests sent by her Department to HMRC or the Treasury, seeking access to tax data in order to assist those excluded from business support schemes.

13/10/2020 To be answered by 28/10/2020 HM Revenue and Customs; Grants; Covid 19; Evidence
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