Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary condemns attack in Indian-administered Kashmir – (Minister for Africa concerned at violence in DRC ~ FCO expresses concern over conduct of Russian Duma elections ~ FS statement on Syria ~ Tobias Ellwood, Minister for Middle East & Africa, calls on DRC government to set election date ~ FS bilateral meeting with Russian Foreign Minister ~ FCO:  "There can be no political process without a genuine ceasefire" ~ FCO:  Communiqué on the Situation in Yemen)

DIFD:  First countries set to benefit from funding to ensure children get an education in times of crisis – (DIFD:  Priti Patel statement on aid convoy attacks in Syria ~ DIFD:  Priti Patel drives new international action to tackle the forgotten humanitarian crisis in Yemen ~ DIFD:  UK scales up Iraq humanitarian support ahead of Counter-Daesh offensive in Mosul ~ FCO:  Britain calls on United Nations members to help keep air passengers safe ~
DIFD:  UK & private sector to help the world’s poorest women into better jobs ~ DIFD:  Priti Patel address to the Global Fund's Fifth Replenishment Conference: 17 September 2016 ~ DIFD:  Lifesaving UK investment in Global Fund announced)

10DS:  PM calls for a new global approach to respond to unmanaged migration – (10S:  PM urges international action to stamp out modern slavery ~ DFID:  PM pledges new UK support to help tackle migration crisis ~ PM meeting with Defence Chiefs: 22 September 2016 ~ 10DS:  PM seeks UN action to make air travel safer)

HMT:  Ambitious businesses in Scotland open their doors to future opportunities

DfE:  Nick Gibb - the role of academy directors in school improvement

Home Office:  £1m funding boost to fight organised crime in the north-east ~ North East Regional Special Operations unit (NERSOU) - (HO:  Joint statement by the governments of the UK and Germany)

DfT:  Maritime critical to UK’s future success

DCMS:  2016 Olympic & Paralympic Heroes to be celebrated in Manchester & London on 17 & 18 of October

Defra:  UK ban on modern day ivory sales

ScotGov:  Future of the BBC – (Scotland’s Paralympians congratulated ~ ScotGov:  UK Government must act to support jobs in Scotland ~ ScotGov:  World leaders on openness and transparency ~ ScotGov:  Loans to help make warmer homes ~ ScotGov:  Scotland’s first Accessible Travel Framework unveiled ~ ScotGov:  Refocusing national qualifications ~ ScotGov:  Scotland leading on the world stage ~ ScotGov:  Tackling hate crime)

Scottish Office:  David Mundell - The case for the union: now stronger than ever speech

WAG:  Homecoming event for Welsh Olympic and Paralympic heroes announced – (WAG:  Caernarfon to Bontnewydd Bypass draft Orders exhibited ~ WAG:  FM unveils 5-year plan to take Wales forward ~ WAG:  Welsh teacher training revamp underway to raise school standards ~ WAG:  Council tax reductions will continue to protect the most vulnerable ~ WAG:  New term means digital skills on par with reading & maths in Welsh curriculum – Kirsty Williams ~ WAG:  Carl Sargeant talks childcare with parents ~ WAG:  Staycations lead to a busy summer for Welsh tourism ~ WAG:  Local insight key for Valleys Taskforce)

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