Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  Troika statement on continued delay in South Sudan peace process – (Foreign Secretary condemns North Korea missile test ~ UK sends experts to support Ecuador earthquake recovery ~ FCO:  UK Concerned About Political Intimidation in DRC ~ FCO:  British Ambassador to Albania, Nicholas Cannon addressed a conference on higher education funding ~ 100 days to Rio: Team GB hero urges Olympic fans to stay safe ~
FS visits Colombia to reaffirm UK support for peace process ~ UK-Oman Joint Working Group Statement ~ FS statement on Syrian peace talks & ongoing violence ~ FS visits Cuba)

DIFD:  UK to double donations to new appeal - announcement on anniversary of Nepal earthquakes

10DS:  PM statement at press conference with President Obama – (PM call with Dutch PM Mark Rutte ~ 10DS:  PM meeting with members of the G5: 25 April 2016 ~ 10DS:  On Europe even we can agree: for British workers it’s better in - article by David Cameron and Brendan Barber)

Hillsborough inquest verdict: PM's statement ~ Home Office:  Determinations & findings of the Hillsborough inquests

HM Treasury:  Tax transparency progress hailed by Chancellor – (HMT:  New £180m to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine ~ HMT:  Global Islamic finance summit confirms UK as lead Western hub)

Cabinet Office:  Digital transformation in government & blockchain technology ~ CO:  Government explores blockchain technology to improve public services – (CO:  Update on a new clause to be inserted into grant agreements ~ CO:  Digital Marketplace - Transforming how small businesses sell services to government)

DfE:  The importance of the curriculum – (DfE:  Register to buy tablet devices for your school)

BIS:  Government pledges to act on employment rules that could be stifling British innovation – (BIS:  National Innovation Plan - call for ideas ~ BIS:  TTIP: Separating myth from fact)

CLG:  Local Council Tax support schemes: an independent review

DCMS:  Cold callers to be forced to display phone numbers under new Government plans

DfT:  Statement - Vehicle emissions testing programme findings

Defra:  New animal movement rules to cut red tape and boost resilience