Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary at EU Foreign Affairs Council – (Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood statement on Israel’s Land Regularisation Bill ~ FCO:  UK Minister condemns Russia’s Domestic Violence law ~ FS congratulates President Farmajo on his victory in the Somali presidential elections ~ FCO concerned at conviction of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny ~ FCO:  Minister for North Africa statement on the closure of the Nadeem Centre in Egypt)

DIFD:  UK steps up work to protect women & girls from trafficking and provide winter care for vulnerable refugees – (DIFD:  Patel: Syria progress at risk without new push in 2017 ~ DIFD in the News ~ DIFD:  Statement from Priti Patel on UN Yemen appeal ~ NAO:  Investigation into the DIFD’s approach to tackling fraud)

10DS:  PM meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: 6 February 2017

BEIS:  Business Secretary and TUC host corporate governance roundtable  - (BEIS:  Government ministers kick off industrial strategy engagement programme in North West)

BEIS:  Government announces boost for UK commercial space sector ~ DfT:  Commercial spaceflight

DIT:  UK firms secure lucrative ‘green’ construction contract with government support

HM Treasury:  Savers to be able to access £1,500 tax-free for pension advice

Cabinet Office:  Government announces efficiency savings for 2015/16 – (CO:  Government at your service: Ben Gummer speech)

GDS:  The future of public service - Government Transformation Strategy launched ~ techUK:  Government Backs Digital Transformation for Public Services ~ CO:  Government at your service: Ben Gummer Op-Ed

Home Office:  Fire service reform must go further & faster: article by Brandon Lewis

DfE:  Government launches first sale from the student loan book – (DfE:  Preferred candidate for Chair of Office for Students announced ~ DfE:  Education Secretary visits Derby on opportunity areas tour ~ DfE:  Nick Gibb: the importance of high-quality arts education

CLG:  Housing white paper: statement ~ CLG:  Government announces ambitious plan to build the homes Britain needs ~ LGA:  Councils respond to Housing White Paper

DExEU:  Ministers meet Overseas Territories to engage in Brexit process

DWP:  Separated parents working together on child maintenance arrangements

DCMS:  Government publishes annual progress report on ‘Sporting Future’

ScotGov:  Wild fisheries – (ScotGov:  Common Agricultural Policy update ~ ScotGov:  Child poverty ~ ScotGov:  Future of farming ~ ScotGov:  Teaching makes people ~ ScotGov:  Scotland’s views must feature in Article 50 letter ~ ScotGov:  Avian influenza ~ ScotGov:  Child Poverty Bill published)

WAG:  £10m for regeneration of town centres – (WAG:  “Obvious benefits” to Third Menai crossing ~ WAG:  Cabinet Secretary announces support to help Welsh fishermen access £ms of European funding ~ WAG:  Plans for £20m investment to help those with Additional Learning Needs announced ~ WAG:  £20m to build homes fit for the future ~ WAG:   Cabinet Secretary confirms £18m of funding for Glastir Advanced)

Office of the Secretary of State for Wales:  Welsh language to be used in local election ballot papers

Governance, Risk and Compliance: Creating an Effective Business Case for a GRC Platform