Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary welcomes Syrian opposition agreement in Riyadh – (FS statement on the attack in Egypt ~ FS statement on Chennai Six verdict ~ FCO:  International Trade Secretary announces new roles to boost trade around the globe ~ FCO:  Rory Stewart returns from Zimbabwe ~ FCO:  Minister for Africa Rory Stewart in Kenya ~ FCO:  Minister Field summons North Korean Ambassador after missile launch ~ FCO:  Looking ahead to the UK-China High-Level People to People Dialogue 2017)

DIFD:  The UK steps up to lead global drive to tackle violence against girls & women – (DIFD:  Penny Mordaunt: Extra UK aid gives a future to persecuted Rohingya ~ DIFD:  Foreign Secretary hosted meeting on Yemen ~ DFID:  UK aid to help over half a million people at risk of slavery)

10DS:  PM meeting with Prime Minister Yildirim: 27 November 2017 – (1DS:  PM speech at DrugFam reception ~ 10DS:  PM statement following meeting with Prime Minister al-Abadi of Iraq ~ 10DS:  UK ramps up counter-terror effort in Iraq as Daesh caliphate crumbles)

Cabinet Office:  Real progress on Brexit talks says First Secretary

Home Office:  Review into harassment & intimidation near abortion clinics – (HO:  Consultation on further safeguards on investigatory powers launched ~ HO:  Home Office announces extension to deadline for Grenfell Tower survivors to access leave to remain)

DfT:  New THINK! road safety campaign launched to help cut child deaths – (DfT:  New powers for police to address illegal & unsafe use of drones ~ DfT:  Drones update, 27 November 2017 ~ DfT:  Strategic vision for rail ~ DfT:  The future of the Great Western franchise ~ DfT:  Better journeys for South Eastern rail passengers)

DfE:  Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016 – (DfE:  Universities Minister breaks ground at the Dyson Institute ~ DfE:  Justine Greening hosts first ever DfE Skills Summit ~ Justine Greening: Speech at DfE Skills Summit ~ DfE:  £45m boost for young people with SEND)

CLG:  Community-led housing – (CLG:  Government looks at consumer redress across the housing sector)

DCMS:  Better Broadband Scheme extended for another year – (DCMS:  Celebrate your shortlisted 2021 UK City of Culture City)

DWP:  Number of workless households falls by 49,000 in a year – (DWP:  Free helplines for Universal Credit claimants ~ DWP:  Strategy seeks 1m more disabled people in work by 2027 ~ DWP:  Master trust pension schemes consultation ~ DWP:  New employment programme begins in England and Wales)

ScotGov:  Moorland management – (ScotGov:  Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop writes to the EC & UK Government on 2023 European Capital of Culture ~ ScotGov:  Preventing violence against women ~ ScotGov:  Call for full Brexit analysis ~ ScotGov:  Schools for the Future milestone ~ ScotGov:  Gender representation on public boards ~ ScotGov:  Named person panel)

WAG:  Google for Education to be rolled out in Welsh schools next year – (Wales calls on UK Government to do more to support onshore wind & solar development ~ WAG:  FM meets with First Secretary ~ WAG:  Pioneer schools report shows journey of improvement ~ WAG:  New teaching standards for FE & work-based learning workforce)

OSSW:  UK & Welsh Governments meet to advance Brexit talks

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