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Question Results

Written questions on the subject Invest NI


 
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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.

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19/03/2021 Answered on 30/03/2021
AQW 16210/17-22 Mr Justin McNulty
(SDLP - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to detail (i) all the land plots and acres owned or controlled by Invest NI which are not currently utilised, by location across Northern Ireland; (ii) the towns and locations where there are additional lands needed; and (iii) the areas where Invest NI is currently engaged with prospective investors for the development of lands under its control.

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11/03/2021 Answered on 24/03/2021
AQW 16209/17-22 Mr Justin McNulty
(SDLP - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to detail (i) the number of inquiries received by Invest NI for foreign direct investment, by constituency in each month from January 2019 to March 2021; and (ii) how her Department and Invest NI are marketing Northern Ireland as a location with a competitive advantage over Britain and the Republic of Ireland since the introduction of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

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11/03/2021 Answered on 30/03/2021
AQW 15905/17-22 Mr Chris Lyttle
(APNI - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Finance whether the budget will cover the lost EU funding shortfall for Invest NI.

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05/03/2021 Answered on 15/03/2021
AQW 15904/17-22 Mr Daniel McCrossan
(SDLP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to detail (i) the investment; (ii) jobs created; and (iii) jobs promoted by Invest NI in West Tyrone, in each of the last three years.

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05/03/2021 Answered on 22/03/2021
AQW 14729/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to detail the rationale and background for Invest NI Expected Credit Loss January 2021 monitoring bid of £12.7 million.

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15/02/2021 Answered on 26/02/2021
AQW 14159/17-22 Mr John Stewart
(UUP - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy how much of Invest NI's landbank remains undeveloped.

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05/02/2021 Answered on 18/02/2021
AQW 9547/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy for her assessment of (i) Invest NI’s spending programmes for this financial year; (ii) the likelihood that these will be fully spent within the financial year; and (iii) what prospects there are for underspends from these programmes to become available for reallocation for additional COVID-19 business support packages in the current financial year.

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02/11/2020 Answered on 18/11/2020
AQW 8042/17-22 Ms Martina Anderson
(SF - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy for a breakdown on the number of jobs Invest NI have created in 2020, by each Assembly Constituency.

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01/10/2020 Answered on 13/11/2020
AQW 8041/17-22 Ms Martina Anderson
(SF - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy for a breakdown on the number of jobs Invest NI have supported in 2020, by each Assembly Constituency.

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01/10/2020 Answered on 13/11/2020
AQW 7762/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy whether she will instruct Invest NI to ensure that companies obtaining financial assistance have a sufficiently independent relationship with their auditors and that auditor independence is not compromised, for example, by the auditor being dependent on that client for the majority of their income.

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28/09/2020 Answered on 13/10/2020
AQW 7393/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to provide details of programmes and information supplied by Invest NI to potential investors of (i) the benefits of locating in Derry; (ii) the high quality of life in the city and surrounding area; and (iii) the excellent broadband connectivity in the city.

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22/09/2020 Answered on 06/10/2020
AQW 7380/17-22 Dr Caoimhe Archibald
(SF - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what actions she will take to address the findings in the NI Audit Office Report on Invest NI, which stated that there was potentially £13.5 million paid out in ineligible payments by Invest NI to businesses during the Small Business Grant Scheme.

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22/09/2020 Answered on 13/10/2020
AQW 7048/17-22 Dr Caoimhe Archibald
(SF - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for the Economy how the Invest NI Innovation Fund has helped in terms of supporting business to manufacture personal protective equipment and perspex screens.

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16/09/2020 Answered on 05/10/2020
AQW 6069/17-22 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what plans Invest NI has to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland around the world.

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18/08/2020 Answered on 02/09/2020
AQW 5821/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy, pursuant to AQW 5196 17-22, to detail (i) whether Invest NI asks, monitors and records the reasons why inward investors chose particular locations for investment; (ii) whether Invest NI asks, monitors and records the reasons why inward investors do not chose other locations; and (iii) if Invest NI does not do this, why it does not.

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21/07/2020 Answered on 04/08/2020
AQW 5644/17-22 Mr John O'Dowd
(SF - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to detail (i) what measures Invest NI put in place to support local textile firms to bid for personal protection equipment (PPE) contracts during the COVID-19 crisis; (ii) what criteria was used to identify local companies which may have been of assistance in providing PPE; and (iii) how many local companies, from all sectors which received Invest NI assistance or were contacted by Invest NI, were awarded PPE contracts.

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09/07/2020 Answered on 27/07/2020
AQW 5339/17-22 Mr John O'Dowd
(SF - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister for the Economy how many Invest NI-backed jobs have been created in Upper Bann in this last 5 years, broken down by (i) year; (ii) location; and (iii) total investment in each project.

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30/06/2020 Answered on 09/07/2020
AQW 5234/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to detail (i) the total grants awarded by Invest NI to foreign direct investors that had not previously invested in Northern Ireland,; and (ii) the total monies loaned by Invest NI to foreign direct investors that had not previously invested in Northern Ireland; in each constituency, in each of the last three years.

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25/06/2020 Answered on 10/07/2020
AQW 5233/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to detail (i) the total grants awarded by Invest NI to foreign direct investors that had not previously invested in Northern Ireland; and (ii) the total monies loaned to companies by Invest NI to foreign direct investors that had not previously invested in Northern Ireland; in each council area, in each of the last three years.

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25/06/2020 Answered on 09/07/2020
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