Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  "The eyes of the world are on the Security Council" – (Foreign Secretary confirms 5 Britons have died in Canada boat tragedy ~ FCO:  Hugo Swire's speech at Brazilian Embassy Amazon Day ~ UK holds meeting of representatives from the Global Coalition against ISIL ~ FCO:  UK Foreign Secretary begins Gulf tour on security and extremism ~ Foreign Office Minister responds to EU Commission Work Plan 2016 ~ Foreign Secretary's Clean Energy Future speech)

10 Downing Street:  UK and China start global fund to tackle drug resistant infections – (10DS:  PM announces new measures to eradicate gender pay inequality ~ TUC:  Gender pay gap reporting is a start but we need to see action to close gap too ~ EHRC welcomes Government’s measures to tackle gender pay gap ~ Roundtable held at Number 10 to tackle discrimination ~ CIPD invited to 10 Downing Street to champion diverse recruitment and progression at work ~ DfE:  Delivering real equality ~ DfE:  Lord Davies: FTSE 350 boards should be 33% female by 2020 ~ CBI response to Lord Davies report ~ EHRC:  Commission comments on Lord Davies report ~ DfE:  Nicky Morgan: Lord Davies review on women on boards)

Cabinet Office:  Public service transformation - Matt Hancock speech – (CO:  Nominations for Social Value Awards open ~ CO:  UK government leads the way in tackling corruption in sport)

HMT:  Infrastructure at heart of Spending Review as Chancellor launches National Infrastructure Commission

CLG:  Day-to-day running of Tower Hamlets to return to the council

DWP:  MPs must help 'open doors' for disabled jobseekers – (DWP:  Universal Credit now available in over 60% of jobcentres in the UK)

BIS:  Government and Tata steel to provide support to Scunthorpe steel workers & local economyBIS:  New innovation centre in Leicestershire will create 750 jobs ~ BIS:  UK confirmed as one of the top places in the world to do business ~ BIS:  Business Secretary to put steel top of Brussels agenda ~ BIS:  UK calls for emergency steel meeting granted ~ BIS:  Fair deal for tied pub tenants under new government proposals)

DH:  UK and China start global fund to tackle drug resistant infections – (DH:  Breast Cancer Care’s bucket list campaign ~ DH:  Health Secretary outlines measures for greater patient power ~ DH:  Doctors & nurses required to report FGM to police ~ We owe them a ‘Duty of care’ ~ Stoptober 2015 concludes)

DfE:  PM announces new measures to eradicate gender pay inequality – (DfE:  National teacher recruitment drive gets underway ~ DfE:  Lord Davies: FTSE 350 boards should be 33% female by 2020 ~ DfE:  Children’s residential care review to transform lives)

Home Office:  Police Innovation Fund 2016/17 – (Home Office:  New duty puts onus on big businesses to improve transparency in supply chains)

DECC:  UK and China sign the Clean Energy Partnership ~  CCC:  New low-carbon electricity generation is cost-effective option for UK power sector investment in 2020s and beyond ~ DECC:  Ferrybridge multifuel 2 power station)

DCMS:  New scheme to protect cultural sites from destruction

ScotGov:  Mackerel agreement reached ~ Defra:  Mackerel agreement & support for fisheries affected by Russian ban – (ScotGov:  Steel talks ~ ScotGov:  Scottish Steel Task Force ~ ScotGov:  Helicopter black box call ~ ScotGov:  Families punished by cuts ~ ScotGov:  Access to employment ~ ScotGov:  Research strategy & genomics fund announced ~ ScotGov:  Climate change challenge ~ ScotGov:  Modern universities ~ ScotGov:  Raising attainment ~ Education (Scotland ) Bill ~ ScotGov:  Consumer & competition policy report)

WAG:  £1.4m for SuRNICC in North Wales announced by First Minister – (WAG:  Deputy Minister seeks expert advice for Agriculture board ~ WAG:  Independent group heralds success of flagship £100m regeneration programme ~ £5m Invest to Save Funding will generate £3m of annual savings - Jane Hutt ~ WAG:  Feed in Tariff changes will overshadow Welsh efforts to tackle climate change, warns Minister ~ WAG:  Final report of Review of Designated Landscapes in Wales published ~ WAG:  Deputy Minister sets out future priorities for apprenticeships in Wales ~ WAG:  Final report of Review of Designated Landscapes in Wales published)

Wales Office:  Stephen Crabb "The world won't wait for Wales"

NIA:  Committee welcomes plan to aid refugees

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