General News (Archive)

MoD:  UK troops support UN mission in Somalia – (MOD drives £100m savings through new fleet management contract ~ UK considering further support to fight against Daesh)

LGA:  ‘Scores on the doors' food hygiene ratings must be mandatory, say councils – (LGA:  Flooding - Councils call for new measures to protect homes & businesses ~ LGA:  Councils respond to PAC committee report on extending right to buy ~ LGA responds to Money Advice Trust and Stepchange Report on Council Tax arrears ~ LGA responds to PM announcement on unaccompanied asylum seeking children in Europe)

BIS:  UK’s £200m Polar Research Ship named in honour of Sir David Attenborough

ESRC:  Research Councils launch action plan to drive cultural change in equality, diversity & inclusion – (ESRC:  Green, healthy & happy)

HEFCE to allocate £3.7bn to 344 universities & colleges for 2016-17

STFC:  Research Councils launch action plan to drive equality, diversity & inclusion

TfL:  Step into May – (TfL:  A walk in the park)

EHRC comments on gender segregation at school in Luton – (EHRC welcomes Government announcement to make taxis accept & assist wheelchair users)

Ofgem:  Switching increases as customers respond to savings of up to £325

Arts Council England:  Pop up radio station celebrates Bristol’s music culture – (ACE:  CMS Select Committee - The Arts Council and the wider cultural landscape)

Land Registry:  New addresses for applications & correspondence from 27 May

techUK:  What the tech sector needs to know about Gender Pay Gap reporting

Environment Agency:  Water release at Wimbleball Reservoir to help young salmon

Unicef UK response to the IDC report, 'Crisis in Yemen' – (Unicef UK response to growing pressure to support unaccompanied child refugees in Europe ~ Unicef:  Pupils Gear Up To Bring Change For Syria’s Children ~ Unicef UK Launches Resources To Help School Children Understand The Refugee Crisis)

RoSPA:  Cover it, fence it or, even better, fill it - warm weather prompts pond safety advice)