Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  Minister for Europe on first official visit to Cyprus – (FCO:  UK and The High Negotiations Committee of The Syrian Opposition ~ FCO:  "Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option" ~ FCO:  Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson condemns North Korea nuclear test ~ FCO:  Importance of addressing sexual exploitation and abuse in peacekeeping ~ FCO:  The 3Ps of peacekeeping)

DIFD:  Minister Wharton emphasises Britain’s support in Nigeria – (DIFD:  UK supports Dr Kim’s World Bank presidential bid ~ DIFD:   Minister Rory Stewart concludes Asia visit to promote peace, security and prosperity in the region)

10DS:  G20 Summit: PM Commons statement – 7 September 2016 – (10DS:  PM to set out plans for schools that work for everyone ~ First Paralympic GB medals at the Rio Paralympics 2016: PM message ~ 10DS:  PM meeting with Donald Tusk: 8 September 2016 ~ 10DS:  Britain, the great meritocracy: PM's speech)

Department for International Trade:  Establishment of Australia-UK trade working group

HM Treasury:  Chancellor meets City leaders to discuss Britain’s financial services industry – (HMT:  Tax-Free Childcare: Top things childcare providers should know ~ HMT:  Autumn Statement 2016 date confirmed)

Department for Exiting the European Union:  Strengthening UK-Ireland relations ahead of EU exit negotiations – (DEEU:  David Davis visits Ireland to strengthen commercial ties ahead of EU exit negotiations)

Defra:  Microbead ban announced to protect sealife – (Defra:  New plan for stronger flood defences)

Home Office:  First anniversary of government commitment to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees

DfT:  More efficient lorries cut road congestion and improve air quality – (DfT:  Even before the first train runs, HS2 can benefit Scotland)

CLG:  New Bill will boost growth and housebuilding ~ LGA responds to the publication of the Neighbourhood Planning Bill

DfE:  Pupils across England start intensive lessons in Mandarin – (DfE:  Thousands more children to benefit from anti-bullying app)

ScotGov:  Funding to tackle food poverty – (ScotGov:  Delivering on our promises ~ ScotGov:  FM sends Paralympic good luck message ~ ScotGov:  FM updates parliament on EU ~ ScotGov:  Employment support programmes from April 2017 ~  ScotGov:  Additional £500m for education ~ ScotGov:  Language boost for refugees ~  ScotGov:  Tackling climate change ~ ScotGov:  Engagement to implement named person ~ ScotGov:  Community right to buy ~ ScotGov:  BBC Charter)

Scotland Office:  Scottish Secretary Meets Highland Businesses Ahead of Brexit

WAG:  New plans to tackle harm caused by substance misuse launched – (WAG:  FM wishes good luck to Welsh sporting stars in Rio de Janeiro Paralympics ~ WAG:  ‘Bee Friendly’ and create a hive of activity for pollinators ~ WAG:  FM sets out his vision for post-Brexit Wales)

Wales Office:  Secretary of State welcomes announcement about S4C Funding – (Wales Office:  Wales: an "open, dynamic trading nation" ready for a post-Brexit world)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, begins an intensive 2 day visit to US – (NIA:  Secretary of State's speech to Washington Chamber of Commerce)

HMRC:  Financial Secretary to the Treasury on a tax service for the 21st century – (HMRC:  Taxman brings in billions of tax upfront from tax avoiders)
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