Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary statement on the continued Gulf tensions – (FCO:  New booklet published on its historic ban on homosexuality ~ FS statement on North Korea missile test ~ Minister of State for Asia & the Pacific summons DPRK ambassador ~ FS supports announcement on MH17 ~ FCO:  UK and Ukraine co-host international conference to support a prosperous future for Ukraine ~ FCO:  Ukraine Reform Conference: Foreign Secretary's opening speech)

DIFD:  CDC launch new strategy to boost long-term prosperity in Africa and South Asia

10DS:  Increased protection for holidaymakers booking package holidays online – (10DS:  PM call with HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia ~ 10DS:  PM call with Greek Prime Minister Tsipras: 5 July 2017 ~ 10DS:  PM call with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi: 4 July 2017)

Cabinet Office:  Businesses get on board with Prompt Payment Code

CLG:  Independent Recovery Taskforce for Kensington and Chelsea council ~ CLG:  Expert panel on safety meets for the first time ~ DCMS:  Protection from prosecution for unlawful subletting at Grenfell Tower ~ CLG:  Update on Grenfell Tower fire and fire safety ~ CLG:  Grenfell rehousing ~ CLG:  Expert panel recommends further tests on cladding & insulation)

HM Treasury:  Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund launch: Exchequer Secretary speech

Home Office:  Refugees of all nationalities fleeing Syria are now eligible for resettlement in the UK – (Home Office hosts joint summit on ‘acid attacks’)

HO:  Amber Rudd's speech on tackling violence against women & girls ~ NHS Digital:  Annual statistical publication for FGM shows 5,391 newly recorded cases during 2016-17 ~ Home Secretary awards £17m to tackle violence against women & girls

DfE ministerial portfolios announced – (DfE:  Primary school tests show schools rising to the challenge ~ DfE:  Justine Greening: Speech at the Business &  Education Summit ~ DfE:  Britain needs a skills revolution)

CLG:  £2.3bn investment in infrastructure for new housing

Change of name for DCMS – (DCMS:   #CultureisDigital – have your say

Defra:  UK takes key step towards fair new fishing policy after Brexit

DfT:  Transport investment strategy – (DfT:  Government launches transport investment plan for Britain)

DWP:  Delivering a more efficient and modern employment service – (DWP:  Views on proposed improvements to Funeral Expenses Payments sought)

ScotGov:  Giving children space to grow – (ScotGov:  Improving student support ~ ScotGov:  Recycling for the future ~ ScotGov:  Poverty advisor’s report ~ ScotGov:  Defence base closures ~ ScotGov:  Culture Secretary heads to Irish capital ~ ScotGov:  Public sector pay cap ~  ScotGov:  Regenerating coastal communities)

WAG:  Have your say in the development of potential new Welsh taxes – (WAG:  Drive to improve education at heart of Estyn review ~ WAG:  Residents’ safety & peace of mind is my priority, says Carl Sargeant ~ WAG:  £4.2m to boost teaching of Welsh ~ WAG:  Welsh public sector to be carbon neutral by 2030 ~ WAG:  Free Weekend bus travel across Wales ~ WAG:  Greece is the word for Circular Economy nations)

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