Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  Opportunity for UK citizens in Finland to register to vote in the EU Referendum – (FCO:  Response to UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria report ~ Foreign Secretary statement on Syria Cessation of Hostilities ~ Minister for Africa speech at UK-Sierra Leone Trade & Investment Forum ~ FCO:  Britain in the World: An Engaged Nation ~ FCO:  Baroness Anelay’s speech on Women’s Rights in Afghanistan)

DIFD:  Changes to official aid rules – (DIFD:  UK & GSMA partner on mobile technology to fight global poverty)

10DS:  PM statement on the fiscal framework for Scotland: 23 February 2016 ~ HM Treasury:  Historic new Scotland funding deal agreed ~ IFG:  Statement in response to Scotland fiscal framework announcement)

10DS:  PM speech at O2 on the EU referendum: 23 February 2016 – (10DS: PM Commons statement on EU reform & referendum: 22 February 2016 ~ 10DS:  PM video teleconference with President Obama, Chancellor Merkel and President Hollande)

Cabinet Office:  New single departmental plans set out how government will deliver its priorities by 2020 ~ IFG - Response to Single Departmental Plans

Home Office launches new visa waiver system in Kuwait

BIS:  Business Secretary announces new business broadband review

DfE:  5 things you need to know about changes to primary assessment – (DfT:  Landmark education bill completes passage through Parliament ~ DfE:  Nicky Morgan speech to the Association of Colleges)

CLG:  New body to secure investment for Tees Valley – (CLG:  Business boom is key to driving the Northern Powerhouse, says minister ~ CLG:  Housing starts and completions hit 7-year high)

DfT:  New highway delivering boost to South Devon economy – (DfT:  Trains, planes, buses and brains ~ DfT: 
The case for the Buses Bill

Defra:  Environment Minister addresses the National Farmers' Union Conference

ScotGov:  PlayTalkRead kicks off football tour – (ScotGov:  Joint Exchequer Committee Communique ~ ScotGov:  FM's response to agreement at the European Council ~ ScotGov:  Prosperity, not austerity ~ ScotGov:  £10.3bn for Local Government ~ ScotGov:  Democratic participation fund for disabled people ~ ScotGov:  Protecting the BBC for the next decade ~ ScotGov:  Discretionary Housing Payments ~ ScotGov:  Digital & entrepreneurial success ~ ScotGov:  Make things last & save ~ ScotGov:  Homes blueprint ~ ScotGov:  Tackling wildlife crime ~ ScotGov:  £500m funding for childcare expansion ~ Sturgeon:  Tax powers must be used for a purpose ~ Plan to deliver thousands of homes ~ ScotGov:  Keeping children safe ~ ScotGov:  Better maternity rights ~ EHRC Scotland welcomes action on pregnancy and maternity discrimination ~ ScotGov:  Fiscal Framework Agreement)

WAG:  Energy Efficiency efforts boosted by Welsh Government – (WAG:  £450,000 for innovative projects to reduce motorcyclist casualties)

NIA:  Joint Statement from the NI Assembly and the Independent Review Panel – (NIA: Northern Ireland Events Company failure the worst scandal since devolution)