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Scottish Government news
Eid Mubarak
Scottish Government
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 16:30

First Minister sends Eid Mubarak greetings.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Eid Mubarak
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Government should accept ban on pollinator-harming pesticides
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 16:25

The Government’s draft National Pollinator Strategy envisages further research on the impact of pesticides on pollinators, but it needs to be transparent and subject to independent controls or it will not command public confidence, the Environmental Audit Committee warn. Some of this research will be paid for by pesticide manufacturers.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Government should accept ban on pollinator-harming pesticides
Information Commissioner's Office news
Digital marketing company receives £50,000 penalty for bombarding people with nuisance calls
Information Commissioner's Office
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 16:20

The Information Commissioner’s Office has served digital marketing company Reactiv Media Limited with a £50,000 fine after an investigation discovered they had made unsolicited marketing calls to people who had registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Digital marketing company receives £50,000 penalty for bombarding people with nuisance calls
10 Downing Street news
Eid al-Fitr 2014: Prime Minister's message
10 Downing Street
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 16:15

David Cameron has recorded a video message for Eid al-Fitr to wish Muslims in the UK and around the world "Eid Mubarak".

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Eid al-Fitr 2014: Prime Minister's message
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Death of British national in Air Algerie crash
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 16:10

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office can sadly confirm that a UK national died in the recent Air Algerie crash. Our thoughts are with his family.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Death of British national in Air Algerie crash
Ministry of Defence news
Business leader to get better deals for MOD contracts
Ministry of Defence
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 16:05

Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology announces appointment of the chair of body to oversee single-source MOD procurement.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Business leader to get better deals for MOD contracts
Office for National Statistics news
Index of Private Housing Rental Prices, April to June 2014
Office for National Statistics
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 15:25

Private rental prices paid by tenants in Great Britain rose by 1.0% in the 12 months to June 2014.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Index of Private Housing Rental Prices, April to June 2014
Home Office news
Immigration Minister announces new improvements to the visa system in China.
Home Office
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 15:20

James Brokenshire is currently in Beijing to promote the UK’s visa service to key tourism and business partners.

Home Office | Official News Release
Immigration Minister announces new improvements to the visa system in China.
Department for Transport news
It's good to share - but not lifejackets
Department for Transport
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 15:15

They say it's good to share – but a rescue in the Humber proved that doesn't apply to lifejackets.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
It's good to share - but not lifejackets
Department for Education news
£20 million funding to help children adopted from care
Department for Education
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 15:10

An extra 10,000 schoolchildren adopted from care to benefit from additional pupil premium money.

Department for Education | Official News Release
£20 million funding to help children adopted from care
Department for International Development news
UK assistance to Gaza this week reaches £7 million
Department for International Development
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 15:05
Information Commissioner's Office news
Big data ‘not a game played by different rules’, says regulator
Information Commissioner's Office
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 14:25

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has set out how big data can – and must – operate within data protection law.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Big data ‘not a game played by different rules’, says regulator
10 Downing Street news
World Hepatitis Day 2014: David Cameron’s message
10 Downing Street
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 14:20

The Prime Minister has issued a statement for World Hepatitis Day 2014.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
World Hepatitis Day 2014: David Cameron’s message
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary joins other ministers in call for extended ceasefire in Gaza
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 14:15

Philip Hammond attended talks on 26 July with Laurent Fabius, John Kerry and other ministers from across Europe, Turkey and Qatar to discuss ongoing violence in Gaza

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary joins other ministers in call for extended ceasefire in Gaza
Department of Health news
PHE advice on staying mosquito-bite free this summer
Department of Health
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 14:10
Ministry of Defence news
DIO awards estates contracts
Ministry of Defence
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 14:05

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded regional prime contracts valued at £958 million.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
DIO awards estates contracts
Office for National Statistics news
Retail Sales, June 2014
Office for National Statistics
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 13:25

In June 2014, the quantity bought in the retail industry increased by 3.6% compared with June 2013 and by 0.1% compared with May 2014. The quantity bought also increased in Q2 2014 compared with Q2 2013, by 4.5%.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Retail Sales, June 2014
Department for Transport news
Coastguard safety appeal as hot weather continues
Department for Transport
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 13:25

Glorious sunshine and hot temperatures has seen the Coastguard deal with more than 2,500 incidents in the past month alone.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Coastguard safety appeal as hot weather continues
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC begins an independent investigation after a man dies following an incident involving the Metropolitan Police Service
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 13:20

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has begun an independent investigation after a man died following an incident involving the Metropolitan Police Service in Islington

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC begins an independent investigation after a man dies following an incident involving the Metropolitan Police Service
Department for International Development news
British ministers comment on deaths at UN school
Department for International Development
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 13:15

Foreign and International Development Secretaries react to deaths at UNWRA school in Gaza.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
British ministers comment on deaths at UN school
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Koi herpesvirus disease outbreak confirmed in Staffordshire
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 13:10

Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed in koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) at Bonehill Mill Fishery, Staffordshire

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Koi herpesvirus disease outbreak confirmed in Staffordshire
HM Treasury news
‘Five Treasuries’ conference concludes
HM Treasury
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 13:05

Conference involving the heads of the Australian, Canadian, Irish, New Zealand and United Kingdom treasuries concluded last week.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
‘Five Treasuries’ conference concludes
Department of Health news
Enhanced support for local tobacco control
Department of Health
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 12:25

Public Health England re-launches the CLeaR assessment with new support for local organisations.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Enhanced support for local tobacco control
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA consults on draft order for audit changes
Competition & Markets Authority
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 12:20

The CMA has published a draft order for consultation following the CC’s investigation into the supply of statutory audit services, which was published last year.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA consults on draft order for audit changes
Department for Work and Pensions news
Health and Work Service supplier announced
Department for Work and Pensions
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 12:15

The government’s new Health and Work Service in England and Wales will be delivered by Health Management Limited, a MAXIMUS company, it was announced last week (25 July 2014).

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Health and Work Service supplier announced
Economic and Social Research Council news
Professor Jane Elliott has been appointed as Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the Economic and Social Research Council
Economic and Social Research Council
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 12:10

Professor Jane Elliott has been appointed as Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Economic and Social Research Council | Official News Release
Professor Jane Elliott has been appointed as Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the Economic and Social Research Council
Ministry of Defence news
Defence Secretary thanks troops for supporting Commonwealth Games
Ministry of Defence
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 12:05

Michael Fallon has met military personnel who are supporting Police Scotland to make the Glasgow Commonwealth Games a success.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Defence Secretary thanks troops for supporting Commonwealth Games
HM Treasury news
Mersey Gateway Bridge will be free to use for Halton residents, Chancellor announces
HM Treasury
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 11:25

The 100% discount scheme will allow the residents of Halton to use the New Mersey Gateway Bridge for free.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Mersey Gateway Bridge will be free to use for Halton residents, Chancellor announces
Home Office news
Home Secretary announces new Inspector of Constabulary
Home Office
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 11:20

Chief Constable Mike Cunningham has been appointed as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary.

Home Office | Official News Release
Home Secretary announces new Inspector of Constabulary
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary saddened by AH5017 plane crash
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 11:15

Foreign Secretary sends condolences to those affected by the crash of flight AH5017 and offers UK assistance.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary saddened by AH5017 plane crash
Department for International Development news
Call to charities working to end female genital mutilation and child marriage
Department for International Development
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 11:10

Charities with the best ideas on how to end female genital mutilation and child marriage to benefit from match funding from the UK government.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Call to charities working to end female genital mutilation and child marriage
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Vince Cable seeks disciplinary actions for Comet administrators
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 11:05

Business Secretary Vince Cable announced that the Insolvency Service has referred the administrators of failed high street retailer Comet to their regulatory body.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Vince Cable seeks disciplinary actions for Comet administrators
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Tribunal fees have been a “huge victory” for Britain’s worst bosses, says TUC
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 10:25

Employment tribunal fees have been a huge victory for Britain’s worst bosses, according to a new TUC report published to mark the one year anniversary of the new charges.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Tribunal fees have been a “huge victory” for Britain’s worst bosses, says TUC
Department for Transport news
Community rail plan for East Suffolk and the Tyne Valley
Department for Transport
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 10:20
Ministry of Defence news
D-Day veterans to be awarded the Legion d'Honneur
Ministry of Defence
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 10:15

The French government is to recognise D-Day veterans with the country's highest honour.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
D-Day veterans to be awarded the Legion d'Honneur
Ministry of Justice news
Children will be seen and heard in Family Courts
Ministry of Justice
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 10:10

Children will be given a greater voice in the family justice system so they can tell judges how they feel and what they think about the family disputes they are involved in.

Ministry of Justice | Official News Release
Children will be seen and heard in Family Courts
Insolvency Service news
Vince Cable seeks disciplinary actions for Comet administrators
Insolvency Service
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 10:05

Business Secretary Vince Cable announced that the Insolvency Service has referred the administrators of failed high street retailer Comet to their regulatory body.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
Vince Cable seeks disciplinary actions for Comet administrators
Office for National Statistics news
Index of Services, May 2014
Office for National Statistics
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 09:56

The Index of Services increased by 3.3% in May 2014, compared with May 2013. All of the four main components of the services industries increased in the most recent month, compared with the same month a year ago.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Index of Services, May 2014
Department for Work and Pensions news
Health and Work Service supplier announced
Department for Work and Pensions
Monday 28 July 2014 @ 08:09

The government’s new Health and Work Service in England and Wales will be delivered by Health Management Limited, a MAXIMUS company, it was announced on Friday (25 July 2014).

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Health and Work Service supplier announced

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