Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  UK welcomes EU-Kosovo Stabilisation & Association Agreement – (FCO:  Minister for Europe statement on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict ~ FCO:  James Duddridge Minister for Africa visits Ghana ~ FCO: 
Baroness Anelay responds to Amnesty International report on death sentences & executions worldwide
~ FCO: 
UK concern at treatment of prisoners in Burundi
~ FCO:  UK announces new £4m programme to support Ghana's general elections ~ FCO:  Minister for Central Asia visits Turkey and Uzbekistan ~ FCO:  London Metal Exchange at World Copper Conference in Chile ~ Bizarre requests from Brits abroad ~ FS visits Hong Kong ~
Launch of EU project Enhancing Criminal Justice in Kazakhstan)

PC&PE:  FCO needs to raise the profile of human rights ~ FS comments on the Foreign Affairs Committee report on human rights

10DS:  Britain's choice: economic security with the EU, or a leap into the dark – (10DS:  PM meeting with Welsh First Minister: 5 April 2016 ~ 10DS:  Government responds to public desire for EU facts)

BIS:  New public sector boost for UK steel – (BIS:  New consultation launched on energy cost relief for industry ~ BIS:  Steel industry: Business Secretary Sajid Javid to meet Tata Group chairman ~ BIS:  Business Secretary confirms formal Tata Steel sale process)

HM Treasury:  New State Pension for millions of new pensioners – (HMT:  New tax year: changes coming into effect in 2016 ~ HMT:  Extended tax averaging for farmers starts)

DfE:  Next steps for delivering landmark childcare offer unveiled – (DfE:  £200m to transform life chances of vulnerable young people ~ DfE:  Reception baseline comparability study published)

DWP announces extra support for armed forces spouses and civil partners to help protect their State Pension)

CLG:  New £1.5m funding to bring communities together

WAG:  £600,000 to improve accessibility to Wales’s National Parks – (WAG looks forward to legendary year for tourism in 2017 ~ WAG:  Statement from FM of Wales following meeting with the PM on Tata Steel ~ WAG:  New fund to help Welsh companies develop TV programmes for international audiences)

Wales Office:  Welsh Secretary statement following Downing Street meeting on steel

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