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Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC outlines investigation involving former MPS Commissioner Lord Stevens
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 10:25

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating whether there was a failure of top rank or very senior police officers including, but not limited to, the former Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) commissioner Lord (John) Stevens to provide full, frank and truthful information on the issue of corruption to the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry in 1998.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC outlines investigation involving former MPS Commissioner Lord Stevens
Wales Office news
Welsh Secretary: Queen’s Speech boosts engines of growth and rewards hard work
Wales Office
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 10:20

Stephen Crabb yesterday (27 May) said the Queen’s Speech will strengthen Wales’ place within the UK and put working people centre-stage.

Wales Office | Official News Release
Welsh Secretary: Queen’s Speech boosts engines of growth and rewards hard work
Ofcom news
Half of UK homes turn to tablets - in just five years
Ofcom
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 10:15

The tablet computer has established itself as a must-have device in just five years with more than half of UK homes now owning one.

Ofcom | Official News Release
Half of UK homes turn to tablets - in just five years
Scottish Government news
New record for Scottish food exports
Scottish Government
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 10:10

Scotland’s Food Secretary Richard Lochhead yesterday (Wednesday 27 May) announced that Scottish food exports have surpassed the £1.1 billion mark for the first time, with total food and drink exports valued at £5.1 billion in 2014.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
New record for Scottish food exports
EU News news
EU and Switzerland sign historic tax transparency agreement
EU News
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 10:05

The EU and Switzerland have signed a historic new tax transparency agreement, which will significantly improve the fight against tax evasion.  Under the agreement, both sides will automatically exchange information on the financial accounts of each other's residents from 2018. 

EU News | Official News Release
EU and Switzerland sign historic tax transparency agreement

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Transport for London news
Crackdown on touting in the capital
Transport for London
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 09:25

TfL'S latest enforcement action to stamp out illegal minicab and taxi activity has resulted in around 330 private hire drivers reported for failing to comply with regulations.

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
Crackdown on touting in the capital
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary news
Cleveland police custody – generally positive
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 09:20

Police custody in Cleveland was generally positive, but needed to make some further improvements, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary. Yesterday they published the report of an unannounced inspection.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary | Official News Release
Cleveland police custody – generally positive
Office for National Statistics news
Regional Gross Disposable Household Income (GDHI), 1997 to 2013
Office for National Statistics
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 09:15

Figures quoted in this statistical bulletin are at current prices, which include the effects of price changes (inflation).

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Regional Gross Disposable Household Income (GDHI), 1997 to 2013
Met Office news
Awards for Met Office staff at the Royal Meteorological Society ceremony
Met Office
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 09:10

Six Met Office staff were honoured at this year's Royal Meteorological Society awards.

Met Office | Official News Release
Awards for Met Office staff at the Royal Meteorological Society ceremony
Welsh Government news
Cardiff cyber security specialist opens office in Australia to meet growing international demand for its services
Welsh Government
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 09:05

An IT consultancy that specialises in providing cyber security solutions to businesses and governments has opened an office in Australia and expanding operations in Cardiff to meet the growing international demand for its services.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Cardiff cyber security specialist opens office in Australia to meet growing international demand for its services
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Update on investigation involving MPS Commander and others following Mark Ellison QC review
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 08:09

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigation into the conduct of Metropolitan Police (MPS) Commander Richard Walton (then an acting Detective Inspector) and former MPS officers Robert Lambert and Colin Black is ongoing. Mr Lambert and Mr Black were a Detective Inspector and Commander at the time.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Update on investigation involving MPS Commander and others following Mark Ellison QC review
techUK news
The role of big data and cloud computing in the EU's DSM is assured
techUK
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 08:05

The European Commission has published the long awaited Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy.

techUK | Official News Release
The role of big data and cloud computing in the EU's DSM is assured
EU News news
EU budget: backlog of unpaid bills on the way of phasing out
EU News
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 07:10

The Council on 26 May 2015 participated in a meeting with the European Parliament and the Commission to discuss the issue of the outstanding bills in the EU budget.

EU News | Official News Release
EU budget: backlog of unpaid bills on the way of phasing out
Scottish Government news
Benefits of the Living Wage
Scottish Government
Thursday 28 May 2015 @ 07:05

Reduced absenteeism and better staff retention highlighted by new report.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Benefits of the Living Wage

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