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Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA - Flooding: New survey reveals 30,000 tonnes of household goods dumped in landfill sites
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 12 February 2016 @ 09:40

The equivalent to almost 30,000 tonnes of water-damaged household goods have had to be dumped in landfill sites after the winter floods, new research reveals.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA - Flooding: New survey reveals 30,000 tonnes of household goods dumped in landfill sites
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Fiscal framework must be true to principles of Smith Commission
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Friday 12 February 2016 @ 09:25

The Scottish Affairs Committee's report warns that the fiscal framework must not leave Scotland with risks it does not have sufficient powers to mitigate.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Fiscal framework must be true to principles of Smith Commission
Competition & Markets Authority news
Online review sites commit to improve practices
Competition & Markets Authority
Friday 12 February 2016 @ 09:20

Five online review sites have committed to improvements that will give people a more complete picture when making buying decisions.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Online review sites commit to improve practices
Office for National Statistics news
Chapter 3 – Offences involving the use of weapons
Office for National Statistics
Friday 12 February 2016 @ 09:15

In the year ending March 2015, there were 7,866 offences in which firearms were involved, a 2% increase compared with the previous year. This is the first increase in offences involving firearms in 10 years. Offences involving knives or sharp instruments also rose by 2% over the same period (to 26,374).

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Chapter 3 – Offences involving the use of weapons
EU News news
Mergers: EC approves Staples' acquisition of Office Depot, subject to conditions
EU News
Friday 12 February 2016 @ 09:10

Following an in-depth review, the EC has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of office supplies distributor Office Depot by Staples, subject to conditions.

EU News | Official News Release
Mergers: EC approves Staples' acquisition of Office Depot, subject to conditions
Welsh Government news
Care and support in Wales is changing: giving you more of a say over the things that matter to you
Welsh Government
Friday 12 February 2016 @ 09:05

Care and support in Wales is changing. From April 6, people will have more say about how social services assess and deliver their care and support.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Care and support in Wales is changing: giving you more of a say over the things that matter to you

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Department for Communities and Local Government news
Boosting productivity in rural areas
Department for Communities and Local Government
Friday 12 February 2016 @ 08:10

A new Rural Planning Review will look to reduce regulatory burdens in support of new homes, jobs and innovation.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Boosting productivity in rural areas
Monitor news
Monitor and NHS England seek views on 2016/17 NHS payment system
Monitor
Friday 12 February 2016 @ 08:05

Monitor and NHS England have yesterday published their proposals for the 2016/17 national tariff.

Monitor | Official News Release
Monitor and NHS England seek views on 2016/17 NHS payment system
Scottish Government news
Public health review
Scottish Government
Friday 12 February 2016 @ 07:05

A new public health strategy will be drawn up to help to focus efforts to make Scotland a healthier place.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Public health review

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