Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO Minister marks International Day for Victims of Torture – (FS on Government response to Tunisia attack ~ FCO:  Angelina Jolie Pitt joins Baroness Anelay to chart next steps on tackling sexual violence ~ FCO:  Minister condemns Argentine attempts to destroy Falklands economy ~ UK welcomes renewed US-Cuba relationship)

10DS:  PM announces employment support for armed forces community – (Mobile phone roaming charges set to end ~ Cheaper mobile calls & open internet: MEPs and ministers strike informal deal ~ PM meeting with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, 2 July 2015)

HMT:  Government confirms Tax-Free Childcare launch date as it welcomes judgment from Supreme Court – (HMT:  Tax-Free Childcare: 10 things parents should know)

DfE:  Nicky Morgan speaks about the importance of school governance – (Hundreds of ‘coasting’ schools to be transformed ~ Help to up-skill childcare staff before they reach the frontline ~ DfE:  New safeguarding advice for schools & childcare providers)

Defra:  Food hubs to drive rural food revolution

DCMS:  Returning troops can get Britain building

DH:  New social contract between the public, health & care services

DWP:  Government to strengthen child poverty measure ~ JRF response to changes to the Child Poverty Act

MoJ: Repeat knife offenders face new minimum prison term

ScotGov:  Fund to transform empty homes – (ScotGov:  Discussion on review of Out-of-Hours services ~ ScotGov:  Tackling social problems ~ ScotGov:  Tunisia terror attack ~ ScotGov:  UK must reconsider stance on migrants ~ New air ambulances will enhance patient care ~ ScotGov:  Positive impacts of procurement unveiled ~ £4m investment in cancer care ~ ScotGov:  No wasted opportunities ~ ScotGov:  Moral obligation to help migrants ~ FM comments on Tunisia deaths ~ ScotGov:  Domestic abuse protection goes national ~ ScotGov:  Climate Change Minister signs international agreement ~ Focus on raising attainment)

WAG:  £10m to improve NHS care for major health conditions – (WAG:  £22m of funding for Environment & Sustainable Development organisations in Wales ~ Minister unveils details of £7.6m for young people’s mental health services ~ Minister accepts ‘Successful Futures’ recommendations in full ~ Professor Donaldson’s report on curriculum & assessment arrangements – Successful Futures ~ WAG:  Minister announces plans for a smooth transition to Welsh taxes ~ Wales replaces the axed UK Independent Living Fund)

Secure Government Data storage: The importance of protecting the device and not just the network