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EU welcomes a new WTO fund to support developing countries' customs reforms
EU News
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:25

The EU has welcomed tthe announcement by the WTO that it will set up a fund to help Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement. The deal, approved last December by the WTO's 159 members at the time, aims to streamline customs procedures around the world.

EU News | Official News Release
EU welcomes a new WTO fund to support developing countries' customs reforms
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CCC welcomes confirmation of the Fourth Carbon Budget
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:20

The Committee on Climate Change welcomes the government’s decision not to change the fourth carbon budget, following its advice last year.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CCC welcomes confirmation of the Fourth Carbon Budget
Ministry of Defence news
Light Dragoons deploy to Bosnia ahead of autumn elections
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:15

Nearly 100 UK soldiers have travelled to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to help maintain stability ahead of the October elections.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Light Dragoons deploy to Bosnia ahead of autumn elections
Department for Work and Pensions news
Boost for Remploy Employment Services
Department for Work and Pensions
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:10

Remploy Employment Services will become independent of government so it can expand its business to help even more disabled people into work.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Boost for Remploy Employment Services
10 Downing Street news
PM hosts Girl Summit 2014: a future free from FGM and child and forced marriage
10 Downing Street
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:05

The government announced new action and funding to protect millions of girls from female genital mutilation and forced marriage.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM hosts Girl Summit 2014: a future free from FGM and child and forced marriage

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WWF - Climate efforts undermined by EU’s coal addiction, new report reveals
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:35

[Brussels, Belgium] CO2 emissions from coal power plants in the EU are undermining climate efforts, reveals the “Europe’s Dirty 30” report, released yesterday by CAN Europe, WWF, the European Environmental Bureau, the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and Climate Alliance Germany [1].

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
WWF - Climate efforts undermined by EU’s coal addiction, new report reveals
Office for National Statistics news
Public Sector Finances, June 2014
Office for National Statistics
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:25

This is the first estimate of the June 2014 public sector finances (financial year 2014/15). Financial year 2013/14 data have also been updated. These estimates will continue to be revised as more data become available.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Public Sector Finances, June 2014
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
New Chairman of the Environment Agency announced
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:20
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Triennial review of VisitBritain and VisitEngland announced
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:15

Tourism agencies reviewed as part of wider Cabinet Office work on non-departmental public bodies

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Triennial review of VisitBritain and VisitEngland announced
HM Treasury news
Equitable Life Payments Scheme payments pass £970 million
HM Treasury
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:10

The government’s Equitable Life Payments Scheme (ELPS) has now issued £973 million worth of payments.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Equitable Life Payments Scheme payments pass £970 million
Arts Council England news
Department for Education to increase investment in Music education hubs
Arts Council England
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:05

The Department for Education has announced it will increase the funding it gives to the Arts Council to deliver music education by £18 million.

Arts Council England | Official News Release
Department for Education to increase investment in Music education hubs
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
WWF Cymru : Welsh ministers face questions after UK commits to action on climate change
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 08:35

Responding to the UK Government’s announcement yesterday that it will adopt the recommendations of the Committee on Climate Change on the Fourth Carbon Budget, WWF Cymru praised Ministers in London for making the right decision for Wales’ energy security, its economy, its consumers and the environment.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
WWF Cymru : Welsh ministers face questions after UK commits to action on climate change
Welsh Government news
EU-backed revamp of Llandudno station an asset to town’s economy, says Jane Hutt
Welsh Government
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 08:10

The refurbished train station in Llandudno will become an integral part of the town’s tourism and business economy, Finance Minister Jane Hutt said

Welsh Government | Official News Release
EU-backed revamp of Llandudno station an asset to town’s economy, says Jane Hutt
Environment Agency news
New Chairman of the Environment Agency announced
Environment Agency
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 08:05

Sir Philip Dilley appointed as new Chairman of Environment Agency.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
New Chairman of the Environment Agency announced
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
WWF - Government risks creating loopholes for landlords on energy efficiency
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 07:40

Commenting on the proposals announced yesterday by the Government on minimum energy efficiency standards for privately rented homes, WWF warned that loopholes risked offering a blanket exemption from the plans to a significant number of landlords.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
WWF - Government risks creating loopholes for landlords on energy efficiency
Think Tanks news
Policy Exchange - Jobcentres face competition call: Think-tank wants employment service to be split up and made to compete with private sector
Think Tanks
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 07:35

"Jobcentres should be split up, with their employment arms forced to compete against private sector and voluntary providers and the remaining services rebranded as Citizen Support, a think-tank has recommended.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Policy Exchange - Jobcentres face competition call: Think-tank wants employment service to be split up and made to compete with private sector
Department for Education news
Join us to reflect on the First World War
Department for Education
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 07:10

1000 free places to attend Scotland’s Drumhead Service on Sunday Aug 10.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Join us to reflect on the First World War
Department for Education news
More funding to help thousands of extra children enjoy music
Department for Education
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 07:05

Education Minister Nick Gibb announces £18 million of additional funding to boost music education.

Department for Education | Official News Release
More funding to help thousands of extra children enjoy music

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