Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary statement at EU Foreign Affairs Council – (FCO:  Review of British Antarctic Territory Legislation - post consultation ~ FCO:  Partnership in prosperity ~ FCO:  'The UK aims to have smart meters in place by 2020' ~ Statement on Government of Israel’s decision to expand settlements in the West Bank ~ FCO:  'Legal scenario on emerging vistas of crimes against women in India' ~ FOC:  'The UK is the largest G20 investor in India' ~ FCO:  Super Priority Visa Service launched in Astana from 22 March 2016 ~ FCO:  Minister for Europe comments on the pardoning of political prisoners in Azerbaijan)

DIFD:  Justine Greening statement on 5 years of conflict in Syria – (DIFD:  Greening: UN panel ‘major step' towards closing gender gap)

10DS:  PM announces new support to improve the life chances of millions – (10DS: Commonwealth Day 2016: PM message)

HMT:  Budget 2016 - some of the things we've announced ~ HMT:  Chancellor’s Budget delivers for Northern Ireland

Cabinet Office:  Government publishes new plans to make the UK a global social investment hub – (CO:  Government response: Independent review of UK economic statistics

DfE:  Nicky Morgan unveils new vision for the education system

Defra:  Fish free to roam our rivers could boost biodiversity ~ The Rivers Trust

DfT:  Statement to Parliament: - Rail reform; the Shaw Report

National Infrastructure Commission:  Put HS3 at the heart of a High Speed North - Adonis

ScotGov:  Austerity - £100bn loss to UK economy ~ £1bn UKG Budget hit for Scotland ~ ScotGov:  Empowering our islands ~ ScotGov:  Air Passenger Duty ~ ScotGov:  UK indecision biggest risk to O&G jobs  - (ScotGov:  New dawn for land reform ~ ScotGov:  Land reform bill passes stage 3 ~ ScotGov:  Proposals to widen university access ~ ScotGov:  Scotland Bill ~ ScotGov:  £1bn saving for small business ~ ScotGov:  Private Tenancies Bill passed)

Scottish Secretary:  Budget – key points for Scotland

Wales Office:  Chancellor sets out a Budget that delivers for Wales' next generation – (WO:  £17m investment to make Wales a global leader in statistics & data)

NIA:  Speaker hosts lecture on Easter Rising – (NIA:  Committee finds serious flaws in Housing Executive's dealings with private developers)

DWP:  Personal Independence Payment consultation response announced

RoSPA:  Hampshire children protected from cleaning product injuries in RoSPA campaign – (RoSPA - 20,000 families in Northern Ireland to get child choking and poisoning advice)

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