Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO and Reunite highlight impact of child abduction – (Baroness Anelay welcomes conclusions of Human Rights Council ~ Minister for Asia condemns attack in Bangladesh ~ Minister for the Middle East condemns attack in Baghdad ~ Foreign Secretary's Eid ul-Fitr message ~ FCO Minister condemns bombings in Saudi Arabia ~ FOC:  Joint statement on Libya)

DIFD:  World Food Prize 2016 awarded to DFID-funded scientists – (DIFD:  Britain to help 175,000 girls in world’s poorest countries get an education)

HM Treasury:  Statement from the Chancellor and main British banks & building society on maintaining support for households & businesses – (Statement from the Chancellor & international investment banks on London as a world leading financial centre)

Cabinet Office:  £80m boost for Life Chances Fund to transform lives across the UK – (CO:  Improving the way government shares data to transform public services ~ CO:  IPA annual report on major government projects shows improvements)

DfE:  Government launches National Transfer Scheme for migrant children – (DfE:  National database of governors ~ DfE:  EU referendum result - update ~ DfE:  Nicky Morgan’s vision for children’s social care & social work ~ DfE:  New primary school tests show schools rising to the challenge ~ DfE:  Schools financial health checks)

BIS:  Membership of Recall Review Steering Group

Home Office:  Sharia law review issues calls for evidence

DfT launches £60m competition to support sustainable travel - (DfT:  Transport Secretary announces proposed site for Operation Stack lorry area ~ DfT:  Free electric vehicle parking space for thousands in Milton Keynes)

DCMS:  Historic opportunity for councils to shape their financial future – (DCMS:  Whitehall must not be the default destination for repatriated EU powers)

DCLG:  Businesses rate appeals reform set to streamline the system

DECC:  CCC report and government response on the compatibility of UK onshore petroleum with meeting the UK’s carbon budgets ~ CCC: Exploitation of onshore petroleum requires three key tests to be met

ScotGov:  Reassurance for EU students – (ScotGov:  Sea change ~ ScotGov:  Protection for EU citizens’ rights ~ ScotGov:  Delivery of rail projects in Scotland ~ ScotGov:  Reassurance following EU referendum ~ ScotGov:  Survivor support meeting ~ ScotGov:  Abuse survivor meeting)

CBI Scotland statement following First Minister meeting

WAG:  Economy Secretary announces North Wales summit – (WAG:  New law to transform ALN experience in Wales ~ WAG:  Environment & Agriculture round-table discussion on EU withdrawal ~ WAG:  Mark Drakeford sets out his plans for Welsh tax powers ~ WAG:  New campaign to get children ready to start school ~ WAG:  £3m available for coastal communities in Wales ~ WAG:  EU students & staff welcome at Welsh Universities ~ WAG:  New approach to support Valleys investment announced ~ WAG:  £4m for flood affected communities in Wales ~ WAG:  Communities & Children’s Secretary sees how homes improve lives in Merthyr Tydfil ~ WAG:  Summit to drive opportunities of Northern Powerhouse across border to North Wales)

Wales Office:  Alun Cairns: now is the time to build a confident Wales for life beyond the EU – (WO:  Secretary of State Speech to National Assembly for Wales)

NIA:  Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme mistakes must never be repeated, says Committee