Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary statement on the death of Fidel Castro – (FCO:  'Building the closest possible ties between the UK and India' ~ Minister for the Middle East concerned by settlement plan in East Jerusalem ~ FCO:  Baroness Anelay opens conference on tackling the stigma of sexual violence ~ FS pledges UK support for Afghanistan on his first visit to the country ~ FS welcomes strong international response on North Korea ~ FCO: 
Brits urged to get travel insurance for winter sports abroad
~ FCO:  Alok Sharma visits Hong Kong for political and trade talks ~ Minister for Africa welcomes signing of the Accra Declaration)

DIFD:  New support boosts Britain’s lead in global drive to tackle violence against girls and women – (DIFD:  UK to create more jobs in poorest countries through new CDC Bill ~ DIFD:  Reviews set out UK vision for an open, modern development system)

10DS:  PM: Historic summit will strengthen UK-Poland ties – (10DS:  UKEF and Bank of Ireland partner to offer government-backed finance ~ 10DS:  PM meeting with Prime Minister Beata Szydło of Poland: 28 November 2016 ~ 10DS:  PM call with President-elect Donald Trump: 29 November 2016 ~ 10DS:  World Aids Day 2016: Theresa May's message)

Cabinet Office:  How the University of Sheffield is getting more students to register to vote

BEIS:  Government launches review of corporate governance ~ IPPR:  Government must be bolder on top pay and corporate governance ~ TUC hits out at “disappointing” plans to tackle corporate misbehaviour – (BEIS:  EU nationals remain eligible for postgraduate support from UK’s Research Councils)

DIT:  Joint statement by the Minister of State for Trade Policy and Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism & Investment

CLG:  2,000 new homes and thousands of jobs in Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester

DCMS commitment to Information Management Assessment programme – (DCMS:  Housing agency refocus to help get more homes built ~ DCMS:  New strategy to help public library service prosper in the 21st century ~ LGA responds to new report about the future of libraries – (DCMS:  1,600 responses to Museums Review call for evidence)

DfT:  English regions to benefit from transport investment worth £3bn – (DfT:  Government pledges £290m boost for low emission vehicles ~ DfT:  UK and Scottish governments announce historic agreement on maritime safety ~ DfT:  THINK! drink drive campaign targets young men digitally this Christmas)

Home Office:  Investigatory Powers Bill receives Royal Assent ~ (Home Secretary's College of Policing speech on vulnerability)

DfE:  New funding for school improvement

DWP:  More than 15m people now have the security of a workplace pension, thanks to automatic enrolment – (DWP:  Advice for pensioners in Yemen)

ScotGov:  Assessing children’s progress – (ScotGov:  FMs of Scotland & Wales discuss Brexit ~ ScotGov:  Brexit hits households hard ~ ScotGov:  Supporting victims of sexual assault ~ ScotGov:  Brexit funding threat ~ ScotGov:  Tackling gender stereotyping ~ ScotGov:  FM’s address to Seanad ~ ScotGov:  New tax powers ~ ScotGov:  New routes into teaching ~ ScotGov:  Clarity for students over immigration needed ~ ScotGov:  Extending FOI to landlords ~ ScotGov:  Violence against women ~ ScotGov:  Minimum age of criminal responsibility ~ Scotland set for new trade alliances ~ ScotGov:  Transforming the lives of disabled people)

WAG:  Landfill disposals tax to be introduced in Wales – (WAG:  90% of Welsh farmers to receive Basic Payment Scheme payments on first day ~ WAG:  £30m and new housing supply pact to deliver 20,000 homes)

NIA:  Economy Committee Commends 'NI Year of Food and Drink' Success

Northern Ireland Office:  British Irish Parliamentary Assembly speech, November 2016

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