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HM Treasury news
Equitable Life Payments Scheme payouts pass £990 million
HM Treasury
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 12:20

The government’s Equitable Life Payments Scheme (ELPS) has now issued over £990.5 million worth of payments.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Equitable Life Payments Scheme payouts pass £990 million
Department of Energy and Climate Change news
Moving? Your solar can move with you
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 12:15

Businesses will be able to take their solar panels with them when they relocate under proposed changes planned by government.

Department of Energy and Climate Change | Official News Release
Moving? Your solar can move with you
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA - Government urged to simplify emergency funding with councils ready for flooding
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 11:40

Councils are prepared for the threat of flooding this winter but need government to simplify the way it distributes emergency recovery cash to ensure it reaches local areas as quickly as possible.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA - Government urged to simplify emergency funding with councils ready for flooding

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Department for Communities and Local Government news
Government action to help eliminate violence against women and girls
Department for Communities and Local Government
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 11:25

The government yesterday (25 November 2014) announced a £10 million fund to support women’s refuges in 100 areas across England.

 

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Government action to help eliminate violence against women and girls
Consumer Council for Water news
More homes risk being caught cold this winter by a burst water pipe
Consumer Council for Water
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 11:21

MORE households risk being caught cold this winter by not protecting their home’s water pipes from the threat of freezing temperatures.

 

Consumer Council for Water | Official News Release
More homes risk being caught cold this winter by a burst water pipe
Ministry of Defence news
Thousands of forces families put down roots
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 11:15

More than £28 million has been loaned to armed forces families to enable them to buy their first homes or to move up the property ladder.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Thousands of forces families put down roots
Financial Conduct Authority news
FCA publishes terms of reference for credit card market study
Financial Conduct Authority
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 11:10

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has yesterday published the terms of reference for a credit card market study. The FCA announced the market study in April 2014 after its own research showed that the credit card market was not working well for some consumers.

 

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
FCA publishes terms of reference for credit card market study
Welsh Government news
Day to raise awareness of violence against women
Welsh Government
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 11:05

Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews AM will mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and White Ribbon Day at three events.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Day to raise awareness of violence against women
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA - Chewing gum manufacturers urged by councils to pay for clear-up of gum-spattered streets
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 10:40

Chewing gum manufacturers must help pay for the multi-million pound cost of removing discarded gum from streets say councils, who warn the problem is becoming "a plague on the country's pavements".

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA - Chewing gum manufacturers urged by councils to pay for clear-up of gum-spattered streets
Think Tanks news
IPPR - ‘Great North Plans’ to transform the Northern economy unveiled
Think Tanks
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 10:35
Scottish Government news
More new homes for Scotland
Scottish Government
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 10:30

The number of new homes built in Scotland is at its highest level for over three years, new figures have shown.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
More new homes for Scotland
Care Quality Commission news
Tell us about your care – Care Quality Commission announces new partnership with The Silver Line
Care Quality Commission
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 10:25

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) yesterday marked the launch of a new partnership with The Silver Line helpline to help reach out to even more elderly people who are cared for in their homes and in residential care.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Tell us about your care – Care Quality Commission announces new partnership with The Silver Line
Transport for London news
Argos goes Underground
Transport for London
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 10:20

Leading digital retailer Argos has teamed up with Transport for London (TfL) to launch its first Underground store at Cannon Street Tube station.

Transport for London | Official News Release
Argos goes Underground
Information Commissioner's Office news
ICO response to the Ministry of Justice’s announcement of their triennial review of the Information Commissioner’s Office
Information Commissioner's Office
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 10:15

The ICO has issued the following statement in response to the Ministry of Justice’s announcement of a triennial review of the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
ICO response to the Ministry of Justice’s announcement of their triennial review of the Information Commissioner’s Office
National Audit Office Press Releases news
Departmental Overview: The performance of the Home Office 2013-14
National Audit Office Press Releases
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 10:10

This Departmental Overview is one of 17 we are producing covering our work on each major government department. It summarises our work on the Home Office 2013-14.

National Audit Office Press Releases | Official News Release
Departmental Overview: The performance of the Home Office 2013-14
Department for Transport news
Car clubs cash awards
Department for Transport
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 10:05

Winning bidders for car club funding announced by transport minister.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Car clubs cash awards
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
WWF report reveals the shocking state of England's chalk streams
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 09:40

Over three quarters of England’s unique chalk streams are failing to meet the required ‘good ecological status’ threatening some of the country’s most precious and irreplaceable countryside according to a report by WWF-UK.  

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
WWF report reveals the shocking state of England's chalk streams
Think Tanks news
IEA- European Commission refuses to pay for ‘ad hominem attack’
Think Tanks
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 09:35

The European Commission has refused to fund a series of articles published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) which attacked critics of minimum pricing, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills has confirmed.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IEA- European Commission refuses to pay for ‘ad hominem attack’
UK Trade & Investment  news
Chinese students to help UK businesses
UK Trade & Investment
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 09:25

Chinese-speaking students are to be placed with UK companies to help them break into the Chinese market or find new investment.

UK Trade & Investment | Official News Release
Chinese students to help UK businesses
Home Office news
G6 Paris
Home Office
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 09:20

This written ministerial statement was laid in the House of Commons by Theresa May and the House of Lords by Lord Bates of Langbaurgh (25 November 2014).

Home Office | Official News Release
G6 Paris
Ofcom news
UK children top up TV hours with online viewing
Ofcom
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 09:15

New Ofcom research published yesterday reveals the extent to which children are topping up traditional live TV viewing by watching online video clips and catch-up TV.

Ofcom | Official News Release
UK children top up TV hours with online viewing
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Liberia
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 09:10

Mr David Belgrove OBE has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Liberia.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Liberia
Welsh Government news
Minister commissions review of local authority spending
Welsh Government
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 09:05

An independent review of administrative costs across all local authorities in Wales is being commissioned by Public Services Minister, Leighton Andrews.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Minister commissions review of local authority spending
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Wales Audit Office - Auditing bodies unite to produce good practice guide on whistleblowing
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 08:40

A good practice guide for workers and employers of the public sector has been produced jointly by the four supreme audit agencies of the UK, including the Wales Audit Office.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Wales Audit Office - Auditing bodies unite to produce good practice guide on whistleblowing
Think Tanks news
JRF - Young, working and renting: Report reveals changing picture of UK poverty
Think Tanks
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 08:35
Department for Work and Pensions news
Welfare revolution rolls out to families: Universal Credit to be in a third of Jobcentres by spring
Department for Work and Pensions
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 08:10
Ministry of Defence news
Ministry of Defence confirms future submarine basing plan
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 08:05

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has confirmed that two Trafalgar Class submarines will move from Devonport to Clyde.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Ministry of Defence confirms future submarine basing plan
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Unicef UK hosts Child Rights Partners event to mark the 25th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 07:40

Unicef UK recently hosted an all-day event, as part of their Child Rights Partners programme, which explored the use of a child rights-based approach as a tool for transforming policy and practice in public services.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Unicef UK hosts Child Rights Partners event to mark the 25th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Think Tanks news
Chatham House - Imports of illegal timber fall in five key countries
Think Tanks
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 07:35

Estimated imports of illegal wood-based products into France, Japan, the Netherlands, the UK and the US have declined since 2010, research by Chatham House has found

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Chatham House - Imports of illegal timber fall in five key countries
HM Treasury news
Border Force and HMRC working together to keep our borders safe
HM Treasury
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 07:09

Exchequer Secretary visits Heathrow Airport to see how Border Force and HMRC are controlling imports and exports at our borders.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Border Force and HMRC working together to keep our borders safe
Scottish Government news
Recorded crime reaches 40 year low
Scottish Government
Wednesday 26 November 2014 @ 07:05

Recorded crime in Scotland has reached a record 40 year low, according to official statistics published yesterday.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Recorded crime reaches 40 year low

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