Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary statement on Syria peace talks – (FCO:  Minister for Africa condemns latest attacks in Lake Chad region)

DIFD:  Justine Greening - no Syrian child should miss out on an education – (DIFD:  Government makes public support for Syria go twice as far ~ DIFD:  UK partners with Jimmy Carter to eradicate Guinea Worm)

10DS:  PM - Time to tear down the barriers at elite universities ~ BIS:  Javid meets universities to discuss improving social mobility ~ Review of racial bias & BAME representation in Criminal Justice System announced – (PM calls with the Emir of Qatar and the Prime Minister of Canada ~ 10DS:  Prime Minister's statement on EU renegotiation: 3 February 2016 ~ UK to invest an extra £1.2bn supporting Syria and the region)

Cabinet Office:  Plan to end inequality in the public sector ~ Addressing inequality in the public sector and beyond: Matt Hancock speech ~ CO:  Government pledges to cut offices by 75% by 2023)

HM Treasury:  Spending Review & Autumn Statement 2015 - key announcements – (HMT:  Help to Buy - ISAs opened every 30 seconds across UK ~ HMT;  £40m government guarantee paves way for brand new student village in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire)

DH:  Junior doctor contract negotiations

Home Office:  Immigration Health Surcharge extends to Australia and New Zealand – (Home Secretary: Police & Crime Commissioners are here to stay)

DfE:  £80m to boost support for special educational needs – (DfE:  Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016 ~ National Teaching Service pilot gets underway ~ Thousands of parents benefit from 30 hours' free childcare early ~ Publication of reformed GCSE and A level content for 2017)

BIS:   Government and industry unite to drive UK rail growth – (BIS:  High streets & city centres to benefit from Sunday trading devolution)

DfT:  Driverless cars technology receives £20m boost – (DfT:  Leading change in the rail industry)

CLG:  Ministers call on construction industry to invest & build home grown talent – (CLG:  Date proposed for Manchester mayoral elections ~ CLG:  Boost for aspiring self-builders)

DCMS:  UK Government protects funding for Welsh broadcaster S4C – (DCMS:  Broadband pilot schemes driving competition for superfast rollout contracts)

ScotGov:  Tackling problem drug use – (ScotGov:  End to automatic prison release ~ ScotGov:  Tackling unlicensed commercial fishing ~ ScotGov:  Education Bill ~ ScotGov:  Scholarships for international students ~ ScotGov:  Improved route for cyclists & walkers ~ ScotGov:  Living Wage for care workers ~ ScotGov:  Tackling funeral poverty ~ ScotGov:  Lobbying proposals enhanced ~ ScotGov:  Carers Bill ~ ScotGov:  Tackling Female Genital Mutilation ~ Scotland's National Action Plan to Prevent & Eradicate FGM ~ ScotGov:  First commitment to recycling charter ~ ScotGov:  Swinney - "Billions in potential cuts are no 'molehill'")

WAG:  Planning authorities get new powers to manage impact of HMOs – (WAG:  74% of people in Wales now aware of new organ donation system ~ WAG:  Bill to boost Wales’ natural resources to become law ~ WAG: 
Minister urges teaching profession to engage in Welsh Government’s New Deal
~ WAG:  Call for UK Government to protect vulnerable tenants)

Wales Office:  Let's concentrate on delivery not powers, says Wales Office Minister

Northern Ireland Assembly:  Stewartstown Road Regeneration Project Shining Example Says Committee