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Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Independent investigation into Surrey Police's decision to return firearms to John Lowe
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 11:15

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is independently investigating the decision of Surrey Police to return licensed guns to a man who went on to kill two women.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Independent investigation into Surrey Police's decision to return firearms to John Lowe
Welsh Government news
Jane Hutt welcomes £2bn EU funding for Wales
Welsh Government
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 11:10

The announcement of £2bn of EU funding for Wales over the next seven years is good news for Wales and will have a real impact on the Welsh economy, Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt said yesterday.

 

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Jane Hutt welcomes £2bn EU funding for Wales
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
1000 buildings in UK cities to get free public Wi-Fi
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 11:05

Over 1000 public buildings in cities across the UK will be transformed into free Wi-Fi hotspots.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
1000 buildings in UK cities to get free public Wi-Fi
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Caroline Thomson appointed to the Board of the Shareholder Executive
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 10:25

The former BBC Chief Operating Officer Caroline Thomson has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Shareholder Executive.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Caroline Thomson appointed to the Board of the Shareholder Executive
Scottish Government news
Innovation Centre launches
Scottish Government
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 10:20

The Data Lab, Scotland’s new Data Science innovation centre, will play a key role in helping companies take advantage of the business growth opportunities from better use of data.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Innovation Centre launches

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Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Government should not spend more than it earns on public services - CBI
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 10:15

The Government should establish a new fiscal rule once the deficit has been eliminated ensuring that public spending never outstrips revenue receipts, according to a new CBI report. 
 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Government should not spend more than it earns on public services - CBI
Department for Transport news
Wiltshire making the switch to electric vehicles
Department for Transport
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 10:10

Baroness Kramer sees government-funded infrastructure for plug-in vehicles.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Wiltshire making the switch to electric vehicles
Economic and Social Research Council news
Ageing exhibition kicks off 2014 Festival
Economic and Social Research Council
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 10:05

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is launching its biggest ever Festival of Social Science with an exhibition highlighting the opportunities and challenges posed by an ageing population.

Economic and Social Research Council | Official News Release
Ageing exhibition kicks off 2014 Festival
FSCS news
Redcar & Cleveland Money Tree & Glen Credit Union payments in the post
FSCS
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 09:25

Payments have now been made to more than 800 members of Redcar & Cleveland Money Tree & Glen Credit Union ('Redcar & Cleveland CU'), the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) says.

FSCS | Official News Release
Redcar & Cleveland Money Tree & Glen Credit Union payments in the post
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Armed Forces Covenant: Part 5: military casualties report published
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 09:20
Department for Communities and Local Government news
54,000 homeowners created through Help to Buy
Department for Communities and Local Government
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 09:15

New figures show Help to Buy is helping more people onto the property ladder and getting more homes built.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
54,000 homeowners created through Help to Buy
EU News news
Agreement’ with the UK on using EU Structural and Investment Funds in 2014-2020
EU News
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 09:10

The EC has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with the UK setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country. The agreement paves the way for investing 11.8bn in total Cohesion Policy funding over 2014-2020 (current prices, including European Territorial Cooperation funding and the allocation for the Youth Employment Initiative). The UK also receives 5.18bn for rural development and 243m for fisheries and the maritime sector.

EU News | Official News Release
Agreement’ with the UK on using EU Structural and Investment Funds in 2014-2020
Welsh Government news
New report sees progress being made in tackling substance misuse
Welsh Government
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 09:05

The ‘2014 Substance Misuse Annual Report’, published yesterday, outlined the progress being made to tackle substance misuse throughout Wales.

 

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New report sees progress being made in tackling substance misuse
Department of Energy and Climate Change news
Edward Davey opens West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 08:10

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey opened West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm yesterday, an important contribution to our energy infrastructure.

Department of Energy and Climate Change | Official News Release
Edward Davey opens West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm
Ministry of Defence news
Forces medics bid farewell to Bastion
Ministry of Defence
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 08:05

Troops in Afghanistan have been supported by a team of expert medics dedicated to providing the best care for their wounded colleagues.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Forces medics bid farewell to Bastion
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UNICEF - One Goal: Helping to protect children from the danger of malaria
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 07:40
10 Downing Street news
PM meeting with the Emir of Qatar: October 2014
10 Downing Street
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 07:10

David Cameron welcomed the Emir of Qatar to Downing Street recently.

 

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM meeting with the Emir of Qatar: October 2014
Scottish Government news
Protecting Scotland’s Health Service
Scottish Government
Friday 31 October 2014 @ 07:05

Health Secretary Alex Neil yesterday pledged to continue protecting Scotland’s NHS following an Audit Scotland report on its performance and long term plans.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Protecting Scotland’s Health Service

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