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All questions, asked by Eamonn McCann to the Minister for Communities during the 2016-2017 session


 
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AQO 961/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities, pursuant to AQW 4374/16-21, to outline his Department's scrutiny of discussions by the Strategic Investment Board and the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in relation to the transfer of ownership of housing executive buildings.

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12/01/2017 Answered on 24/01/2017 Ministers; Strategic Investment Board; Property transfer; Northern Ireland Housing Executive; Housing stock; Reform; Government departments
AQW 8650/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether he will ensure the Women’s Centres Childcare Fund will continue to be funded through his Department, in financial year April 2017 to March 2018.

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06/12/2016 Answered on 15/12/2016 Voluntary organisations; Women; Child care; Finance; Government departments
AQW 6070/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline (i) how many people have been sanctioned while on Steps 2 Success; (ii) the average sanction period; and (iii) the longest sanction period.

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25/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016 Employment schemes; Enforcement; Social security benefits; Sanctions
AQW 6039/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline any sanctions his Department plans to impose on Steps 2 Success private contractors that fall short of the performance standards expected in relation to getting people into, and staying in, a job.

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24/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016 Employment schemes; Contracts; Procurement; Performance standards; Employment
AQW 6015/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities , in relation to the young people that have moved out of the NEET category within the last year, how many (i) have returned to Job Seekers Allowance; (ii) moved onto Steps 2 Success; or (iii) moved onto a zero hour contract.

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24/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016 Young people; Employment schemes; Social security benefits; Employment; Vocational training; Conditions of employment
AQW 5978/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the (i) overall projected costs of the Steps 2 Success programme; and (ii) spending to date of each of the three private contractors leading the scheme.

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24/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016 Employment schemes; Expenditure; Government departments; Contracts; Costs
AQW 5977/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the average cost of creating a job through Steps 2 Success.

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24/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016 Expenditure; Job creation; Government departments; Employment schemes
AQW 5655/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline the steps his Department is taking to support people affected by the bedroom tax when the mitigation fund is exhausted in 2020.

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19/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016 Taxation; Government assistance; Welfare state; Reform; Fresh Start; Social housing
AQW 5654/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline the steps his Department is taking to support families with more than two children that, as a result of the benefit cap, will see their benefits reduced when the mitigation fund is exhausted in 2020.

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19/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016 Taxation; Government assistance; Welfare state; Reform; Families; Children
AQW 5653/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to oultine his plans to support people with a disability that are not awarded a Personal Independence Payment after the one year's mitigation payment has ended.

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19/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016 Government assistance; Disability; Personal Independence Payments; Fresh Start; Finance
AQW 4907/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the public money spent by the Executive in the last five years on subsidising the upgrade of (i) Windsor Park; (ii) Kingspan Stadium; (iii) Casement Park; and (iv) Brandywell Stadium.

10/10/2016 Question Withdrawn  
AQW 4906/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the public money spent by the Executive in each of the last ten years on subsidising the upgrade of (i) Windsor Park; (ii) Kingspan Stadium; (iii) Casement Park; and (iv) Brandywell Stadium.

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10/10/2016 Answered on 25/10/2016 Government departments; Expenditure; Sportsgrounds; Football; Rugby; Gaelic Athletic Association; Belfast; Foyle; S
AQW 4601/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline how the regulations accompanying the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 take account of the lack of adequate and accessible child care in the region.

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04/10/2016 Answered on 12/10/2016 Welfare state; Reform; Child care; Legislation; Universal credit
AQW 4600/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline how the regulations accompanying the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 take account of the difficulties faced by unemployed people from the most disadvantaged parts of Northern Ireland who are over 50 years of age, are more likely to have no qualifications and be in poor health.

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04/10/2016 Answered on 19/10/2016 Welfare state; Reform; Unemployment; Older people; Disadvantaged; Universal credit
AQW 4423/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities whether (ii) the terms of any transfer of ownership of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) buildings be subject to approval by the Executive; and (iii) the terms of any transfer of ownership of NIHE buildings be reported to and subject to Assembly approval.

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03/10/2016 Answered on 18/10/2016 Northern Ireland Housing Executive; Property transfer; Social housing; Ownership; Assets
AQW 4422/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities how the regulations accompanying the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 take account of high levels of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, as a region emerging from conflict.

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03/10/2016 Answered on 10/10/2016 Welfare state; Reform; Mental health services; Diagnosis; Post-traumatic stress disorder; Social security benefits
AQW 4374/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities what discussions he has had with the (i) Strategic Investment Board; and (ii) Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) regarding the proposed transfer of ownership of NIHE buildings.

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30/09/2016 Answered on 18/10/2016 Ministers; Strategic Investment Board; Property transfer; Northern Ireland Housing Executive; Housing stock; Government departments
AQW 4373/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities (i) to whom ownership of the Northern Ireland Housing Executives (NIHE) buildings will be transferred; (ii) whether NIPSA has been consulted about the proposed transfer of ownership of the NIHE buildings; (iii) whether representatives of NIHE tenants have been consulted about the proposed transfer of ownership of the buildings.

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30/09/2016 Answered on 18/10/2016 Meetings; Ministers; Strategic Investment Board; Property transfer; Northern Ireland Housing Executive; Housing stock; Trade unions; Staff; Tenants
AQW 4371/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for Communities what reports they have received from the Stategic Investment Board regarding the proposed transfer of ownership of Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) buildings; and what is the purpose of the proposed GIS mapping of NIHE buildings.

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30/09/2016 Answered on 18/10/2016 Ministers; Strategic Investment Board; Property transfer; Northern Ireland Housing Executive; Housing stock; Assets; Digital mapping

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