Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary welcomes Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruling – (FCO launches its University Roadshow ~ FS condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals ~ FS sends condolences on the death of Boutros Boutros Ghali ~ FCO Minister visits New Zealand ~ FS welcomes arrival of aid to Syria ~ FCO:  Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UAE, the UK and the US)

DIFD:  UK Social Mobility - Lessons Learnt from International Development – (DIFD:  UK leads humanitarian response to food crisis in Malawi)

Home Office:  Help for victims of forced marriage & honour-based violence ~ After all these years they still don’t realise? ~ Karma Nirvana – (Home Office launches child abuse whistleblowing helpline ~ HO:  Consultation on a new child sexual exploitation definition ~ HO:  International action needed to tackle terrorism ~ EU News:  Sharing terrorism lists is a key step in heading off terrorists ~ EU News:  Cracking down on terrorist financing)

DfE:  New classic books in schools initiative launched – (DfE:  Primary school teacher assessment deadline changed)

CLG:  Green light given to over 80 pocket parks – (CLG:  Help to Buy creates surge in new homes built & bought ~ CLG:  Record business rates predicted as devolution revolution kicks off ~ CLG:  Fast track applications to speed up planning process and boost housebuilding ~ CLG:  Brandon Lewis - We are turning around the housing market)

Defra:  Bluetongue risk: farmers urged to remain vigilant

DWP:  PM - Improve mental health treatment to get thousands more back to work – (DWP:  UK employment reaches record high ~ DWP:  Disability Action Alliance: a new long term strategy)

BIS:  Government committed to product safety

DCMS:  Government Commitment to Protect Children from Online Pornography

DfT:  Government gives £915,000 boost to water rescue charities

ScotGov:  The education business – (ScotGov:  Fiscal Framework ~ ScotGov:  £60m to boost youth employment ~ ScotGov:  Support for students ~ ScotGov:  Adult harm & exploitation ~ PC&PE:  UK Government must take post-study visa problems seriously ~ ScotGov:  Future vision for health & social care ~ ScotGov:  Benefits support for cancer patients ~ ScotGov:  Agreement to strengthen cross-Border cooperation ~ ScotGov:  Helping Syrian students ~ ScotGov:  Helping lone parents ~ ScotGov:  Community voices could face restrictions ~ ScotGov:  Fiscal framework - latest)

WAG:  Over £100,000 for Wales’ ancient monuments – (WAG:  Natural Resources Minister announces £419,953 for local community projects ~ ScotGov:  £2m boost for farming ~ WAG:  Countdown to compulsory dog microchipping ~ WAG:  New figures show school attendance at highest recorded level)

Wales Office:  Stephen Crabb - “Let’s get Wales on the runway and show the world what we have to offer”

NIA:  Flood Prevention is Key Says Agriculture Committee