Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  COBR meeting on the situation in Turkey: 17 July 2016 – (Foreign Secretary reaffirms UK commitment to Gibraltar ~ FS statement on the 2nd anniversary of MH17 ~ FS statement on the dissolution of Al Wefaq in Bahrain ~ FCO:  "We expect Iran to play a positive and responsible role on the significant issues which face the region" ~ FCO:  Government consults with civil society groups on UN peacekeeping ~ FS to host series of international meetings in London ~ FS attends EU Foreign Affairs Council ~ FCO:  Baroness Anelay promotes human rights & gender equality in Vienna at the OSCE ~ 'UK-India collaboration on urbanisation, energy and climate change' ~ FCO:  Alok Sharma statement on North Korea missile testing ~ FCO:  "How we work has a direct bearing on the impact that we have in the real world" ~ FCO:  Joint statement on Yemen ~ FCO hosts screening of Oscar-winning ‘A Girl in the River’)

DIFD:  Community sponsorship scheme launched for refugees in the UK – (DIFD;  Ebola medal: changes to eligibility requirements ~ DIFD:  UK to provide new help to Iraqis persecuted by Daesh)

10DS:  PM to visit Wales to underline her strong personal support for the union – (10DS:  Full list of new ministerial and government appointments: July 2016 ~ PM phone call with the President of the European Council: 19 July 2016 ~ PM statement in Berlin: 20 July 2016)

Cabinet Office:  Written ministerial statement on English language requirement: July 2016 – (CO:  British-Irish Council holds extraordinary summit in Cardiff)

DfE:  Schools funding

Home Office:  Minister opens Police Now Summer Academy – (HO:  New funding for victims of sexual abuse announced)

Defra:  Bluetongue vaccine now available for farmers in Britain

DWP:  Reforming welfare & work – (DWP:  Improving the payments system for citizens, business & government)

ScotGov:  First Minister meets the PM – (ScotGov:  Enterprise & skills review ~ ScotGov:  Flood protection for 10,000 homes ~ ScotGov:  Eradicating child poverty ~ Research excellence in Scotland continues ~ ScotGov:  Flexible early learning & childcare ~ ScotGov:  Fund for sporting equality ~ ScotGov:  British-Irish Council to discuss EU)

WAG:  M4 Project inquiry date set – (WAG:  Discussions on EU withdrawal top of Royal Welsh agenda ~ WAG:  FM makes case for Wales in meeting with PM ~ WAG:  Environment & Rural Affairs Secretary welcomes productive talks on EU exit at Royal Welsh ~ Wales & Northern Ireland Ministers discuss Brexit impact at Royal Welsh Show ~ WAG:  £27m EU-backed investment to boost prospects of young people in Wales ~ WAG:  ‘Brexit’ top of the agenda as Cabinet Secretary meets UK Farming Minister at Royal Welsh)

Wales Office:  Welsh Secretary pledges to provide stability for Welsh rural economy – (WO:  Wales Office leads action to tackle mobile not spots with warning: "Wales can't get left behind" ~ WO:  Alun Cairns hails buoyant economy as unemployment hits lowest level in a decade)

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