Ian Milne: Go raibh mile maith agat, a LeasCheann Comhairle. What is the likelihood for further funding for cycling in the years ahead?
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a LeasCheann Comhairle. Déanaim comhghairdeas leat as an phost nua.. Will the d'Hondt system be used in the transfer of powers to the local authorities to allocate positions to the committees?
Ian Milne: 4. asked the Minister for Regional Development for an update on progress on the Castledawson to Randalstown section of the A6. (AQO 3912/11-15)
Ian Milne: Thanks very much for your answer, Minister. Will you give us an update on the Cookstown and Magherafelt bypasses?
Ian Milne: 4. asked the Minister for Social Development when the last glass-fronted fires will be removed from Northern Ireland Housing Executive properties. (AQO 3927/11-15)
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat. I thank the Minister for his answer. Can he guarantee that future budgetary restrictions will not impact on the Housing Executive's ability to replace that form of heating?
Ian Milne: I beg to move That this Assembly recognises the particular difficulties experienced by hill farmers; and calls on the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to bring forward additional measures to support the sustainability of farming on lands classified as less-favoured areas. Go raibh míle maith agat, a Phríomh-LeasCheann Comhairle. Tá áthas mór orm bheith anseo i lár na...
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a Cheann Comhairle. As a Bellaghy man, I would just like to put on record the sense of local pride that Seamus Heaney brought not just to the people of Bellaghy but to the people of County Derry and Ireland. I extend my sincere condolences to the Devlin and Heaney families and say, "Thank you for your great work".
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a LeasCheann Comhairle. As a member of the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development, I support the motion. I would like to talk about two specific issues. First, as part of the review of tree disease, concern has been expressed, both in the Committee and at the stakeholders' event, about the fact that the Chalara action plan remains in draft form, in contrast...
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a Cheann Comhairle. What is the current assessment of fodder stocks?
Ian Milne: 6. asked the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to outline what proposals are in place for issuing net licences for Lough Neagh in the next 12 months. (AQO 4522/11-15)
Ian Milne: Gabhaim buíochas leis an Aire as a freagraí go dtí seo. What is DCAL doing to establish a fishing management plan for Lough Neagh?
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a Cheann Comhairle, Ba mhaith liom mo bhuíochas a thabhairt don Aire go dtí seo. Minister, in paragraph 6, you refer to discussions on banning wild animals in travelling circuses. Will you elaborate on that?
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a Cheann Comhairle. What training is provided to PE staff to ensure that they coach sport safely?
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a LeasCheann Comhairle. I welcome this opportunity to speak on the important issue of farm safety. Members will be aware that fatalities on the farm account for over 50% of work-related deaths here in the North. In real terms, in 2012-13, 11 out of 19 work-related deaths were farm accidents. Behind each fatality lies an immeasurable loss and a family devastated. ...
Ian Milne: 7. asked the Minister for Social Development for his assessment of the independent review of the work capability assessment carried out by Dr Paul Litchfield. (AQO 4681/11-15)
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a LeasCheann Comhairle. I thank the Minister for his answer. As the Minister is aware, there is a lot of concern regarding the assessment process. Can he reassure us that protections have been put in place to ensure that people are treated properly during and after the assessment?
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a Cheann Comhairle. I welcome the opportunity to speak on this very important legislation. The Bill will lead to the transformation and restructuring of local government. It will enable the creation of the 11 new district councils and introduce new governance arrangements, which will protect the rights of all people and provide fair, transparent and effective...
Ian Milne: Go raibh maith agat, a LeasCheann Comhairle. I, too, welcome the opportunity to support the motion. Although, thankfully, this has not been highlighted as a major problem in the area that I represent, I recognise that there are a number of concerns surrounding the practices of some private car-parking companies. Therefore, as we approach the Christmas shopping period, when you can...
Ian Milne: 1. asked the First Minister and deputy First Minister, in light of Mr Justice Treacy’s judgement on Friday that said that Minister Poots’s decision to ban blood donations from gay men was “irrational” and in breach of the ministerial code, what steps the First Minister, as the DUP nominating officer, will take on the matter. (AQT 201/11-15)