Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  Statement on violence in Burundi – (FCO:  Baroness Anelay welcomes opening of Human Rights Council ~ FOC:  Euro 2016 - fans already preparing for tournament in France ~ FCO:  Alternatives to EU Membership ~ FCO Minister opens Seminar on Freedom of Religion & Economic Prosperity ~ FCO:  "This resolution is a step change.  It contains some of the toughest measures the Security Council has ever taken " ~ FS welcomes strong Resolution on North Korea ~ Minister celebrates increase in Pakistani Chevening Scholars ~ FCO:  Mr Lidington meets Archbishop Gallagher)

DIFD:  Justine Greening visits Mary’s Meals to announce UK aid match funding

HM Treasury:  Homebuyers save hundreds of £ms from stamp duty reform – (HMT:  Government one step closer to introducing new State Pension this year)

Cabinet Office:  The growth of social investment in the UK - Rob Wilson speech

Home Office:  Investigatory Powers Bill published – (HO:  Further joint action between UK and France in Calais region)

BIS:  £204m fund for UK universities to train future science leaders and boost quantum research – (BIS:  A positive case for Britain’s future in a reformed EU ~ BIS:  Government going further to cut red tape by £10bn)

DECC:  Reforms to Capacity Market to improve energy security for families and businesses – (techUK:  DECC sets out carbon-cutting objectives in new 5 year plan ~ DECC:  What the Government is doing to secure investment in clean, secure & affordable energy)

DfT:  Hidden disabilities and air travel – (DfT:  Government plan to boost south-east transport infrastructure)

DfE:  Government drive to help more children become confident readers

ScotGov:  26,000 Modern Apprenticeships for year ahead – (ScotGov:  £50m backs drive to build more homes ~ ScotGov:  Promoting leadership & equality ~ ScotGov:  Energy efficiency heating up for public sector ~ ScotGov: New benefits agency for Scotland ~ ScotGov:  Funding for low carbon heating ~ ScotGov:  Apprenticeships key to public sector ~ ScotGov:  Cross party consensus on post study work ~ ScotGov:  Council tax reform ~ ScotGov:  VAT cut for tourism industry ~ ScotGov:  LFASS cash support ~ ScotGov:  Delivering an economic vision for Scotland ~ ScotGov:  £10m to boost youth music ~ ScotGov:  FM’s Reading Challenge ~ ScotGov:  Additional flood funding available)

WAG:  £37m EU-backed investment to unlock potential of young people in Wales – (Welsh Government continues to deliver on its promise to give 36,000 children a Flying Start in life ~ WAG:  Flagship reform to planning process underway ~ Wales leads the way in Green Growth ~ WAG:  New plan to tackle child sexual exploitation in Wales ~ All-Wales National Action Plan to Tackle Child Sexual Exploitation (scroll down) ~ WAG:  New autism service for Wales to be established)

Wales Office:  Amended Wales Bill will deliver a stronger devolution settlement

NIA:  Speaker welcomes public to Assembly Women's Week events – (NIA:  Committee finds Department figures for surplus school places don't add up ~ NIA:  Holistic Approach Needed to Help Homeless Says Committee)