Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary statement on Syria sanctions – (FCO:  British High Commissioner's speech at the TEDxAccraWomen event ~ FCO:  UK to welcome President Santos for Colombia State Visit ~ FCO:  UK elected to the UN Human Rights Council ~ FCO:  Foreign Secretary co-hosts meeting on Libya ~ FS welcomes election of new President of Lebanon ~ FCO:  Colombian state visit: PM and President Santos' press statements ~ FCO: UK pledges new support for Colombian peace process ~ FCO:  Nigeria needs to part of the global green economy ~ FCO:  Baroness Anelay promotes human rights on first visit to South Asia ~ Minister for the Middle East statement on settlement units in East Jerusalem ~ FCO:  Exercise GUMA SUN)

DIFD:  UK team of health experts to tackle global disease outbreaks

10DS:  High Court ruling on Article 50: statement – (10DS:  Diwali 2016 - Theresa May's message ~ 10DS:  PM calls with Chancellor Merkel and President Juncker: 4 November 2016)

Cabinet Office:  Minister launches electoral canvass pilot in bid to save up to £20m – (CO’s fraud initiative has saved nearly £200m for the taxpayer ~ PC&PE:  Concentrix 'meltdown' highlights risks in tackling benefit fraud & error)

HM Treasury:  Britain’s cyber security bolstered by world-class strategy ~ Chancellor speech: launching the National Cyber Security Strategy -  (HMT:  Pound won’t be ‘round’ much longer)

Home Office:  Government seeks views on press regulation issues

DWP:  Work & health plan to help disabled people into employment ~ NHS England supporting new trials to help disabled people and those with long term conditions into work

BEIS:  Government announces review into electronic voting for industrial action ballots ~ TUC: Government review into union electronic balloting welcome

DCMS:  English Churches and Cathedrals Sustainability Review

CLG:  New £20m fund now open to help victims of domestic abuse

DfE:  Safeguarding unaccompanied asylum-seeking and refugee children – (DfE:  Government's proposals for a new regulator for social workers)

DfT:  New National Rail Security campaign starts today: 'See it. Say it. Sorted.' – (DfT:  Major motorcycle safety milestone reached ~ DfT:  Government announces new rail franchise for Inter City West Coast with the introduction of High Speed 2 services)

Defra:  Free fishing for children – (Defra:  Asian hornet outbreak contained in Gloucestershire & Somerset)

ScotGov:  Council Tax Base up 1.5% in 2016 – (ScotGov:  Living Wage set at £8.45 ~ ScotGov:  Inaction jeopardising Islands’ renewables funding ~ ScotGov:  Social Security consultation ends ~ ScotGov:  Scotland welcomes refugees ~ ScotGov:  EU funds guaranteed ~ ScotGov:  Minister puts segregated cycling on road to success ~ ScotGov:  Offensive Behaviour Act ~ ScotGov:  Parliament backs fairer council tax ~ ScotGov:  Tackling domestic abuse ~ ScotGov:  Tackling climate change)

WAG:  Statement by the FM: High Court Ruling on UK Government triggering Article 50 ~ WAG:  Statement by the Counsel General: Intervention in Appeals to the Supreme Court - Article 50 and EU Exit

WAG:  New National Network of Excellence for Mathematics to be created – (WAG:  New national survey to get the views of teachers & support staff in Wales launched ~ WAG:  Plans in place for winter travel ~ WAG:  New management measures for scallop fishing in Cardigan Bay ~ WAG:  Mark Drakeford sets out timetable for local government reform ~ ScotGov:  Clarity on quotas)

Wales Office:  UK Government passes power to set teachers' pay to Cardiff Bay

Let’s improve safety on your roads