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Weekly Written Questions Answered

Monday 24 October 2016 - Friday 28 October 2016

There were a total of 588 questions for written answer answered week ending 28/10/2016


 
Note: [R] indicates a registered declaration of interest
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AQO 565/16-21 Mr Eamonn McCann
(PBPA - Foyle)
To ask the Minister for the Economy how many young people are regarded as not in education, employment or training.

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13/10/201628/10/2016
AQO 563/16-21 Mr George Robinson MBE
(DUP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for the Economy how he is improving trade links with the United States of America.

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13/10/201628/10/2016
AQO 562/16-21 Mr Nelson McCausland
(DUP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to outline the efforts being made to boost the number of visitors from the Republic of Ireland.

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13/10/201628/10/2016
AQO 560/16-21 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for the Economy for his assessment of the importance of Northern Ireland continuing to participate in the European Single Market.

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13/10/201628/10/2016
AQO 559/16-21 Dr Stephen Farry
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for the Economy, in relation to the co-ordination between schools and Further Education colleges, how he plans to work with the Minister of Education on the development of a strategy for 14 to 19 year olds.

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13/10/201628/10/2016
AQO 553/16-21 Mrs Rosemary Barton
(UUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for an update on the implementation of the capital element of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme.

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13/10/201626/10/2016
AQO 551/16-21 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, in light of the recent pollution by NI Water of the Annsborough River, how her Department will ensure that those responsible are held accountable.

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13/10/201626/10/2016
AQO 550/16-21 Mr Nelson McCausland
(DUP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline how her Department is working with local councils to increase the amount of domestic waste being recycled.

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13/10/201626/10/2016
AQO 549/16-21 Mrs Jo-Anne Dobson
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs how many of the recommendations in the Going for Growth Strategy have either been, or are in the process of being, delivered.

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13/10/201626/10/2016
AQO 547/16-21 Ms Nichola Mallon
(SDLP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs whether she has considered establishing an independent environment agency.

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13/10/201626/10/2016
AQO 546/16-21 Mr Keith Buchanan
(DUP - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs how many farmers have received advance payments for the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme.

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13/10/201626/10/2016
AQW 6058/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice whether she will order a serious case review into the alleged further offending of convicted sex offender Frank Massey, including why allegations were able to go on for five months. [Priority Written]

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25/10/201627/10/2016
AQO 548/16-21 Mr Jonathan Bell
(DUP - Strangford)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline how recent changes in the Euro to Sterling exchange rate are helping to improve returns for local farmers.

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13/10/201626/10/2016
AQO 557/16-21 Mr Steven Agnew
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for the Economy, further to his statement in the Assembly on 11 October, and in the absence of an air transport strategy, to outline how decisions are made regarding support for new routes, such as a direct link to the Middle East.

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13/10/201628/10/2016
AQO 538/16-21 Mr Adrian McQuillan
(DUP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline the benefits of the Community Festivals Fund.

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13/10/201625/10/2016
AQO 537/16-21 Ms Paula Bradshaw
(APNI - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities what community benefit commitments were included in the tender from the successful contractor for the Windsor Park redevelopment.

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13/10/201624/10/2016
AQO 536/16-21 Ms Nichola Mallon
(SDLP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities for his assessment of the impact of the cap on the Local Housing Allowance.

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13/10/201625/10/2016
AQO 533/16-21 Mr Ross Hussey
(UUP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Communities what consideration is being given to the introduction of an online facility for completion of Personal Independence Payment applications.

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13/10/201625/10/2016
AQO 529/16-21 Mr Thomas Buchanan
(DUP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice for an update on the progress made on addressing the ongoing issue of fuel laundering.

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13/10/201625/10/2016
AQO 528/16-21 Ms Carla Lockhart
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice how many arrests and convictions have been made in relation to dissident activity since 2014.

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13/10/201625/10/2016
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