Policy Statements and Initiatives

FCO:  The UK-Nigeria relationship is one of strong partnership – (FCO:  "The men and women of UN policing put their lives on the line to protect the most vulnerable as their communities emerge from conflict" ~ FS’s comment on UN Security Council Presidential Statement on Burma ~ FS’s statement on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and update on the campaign against Daesh ~ FCO:  UK is focused on boosting regional trade & connectivity ~ FCO:  "We must speak with one voice to condemn the use of chemical weapons" ~ FCO:  56th Special Session of OPCW Executive Council ~ FS visiting Washington to reaffirm UK commitment to the Iran nuclear deal ~ Minister for the Middle East statement on Iranian involvement in Yemen)

DIFD:  UK aid stops ‘untold horror’ of child pneumonia deaths in Syria this winter – (DIFD:  Statement from International Development Secretary Priti Patel ~ PX:  Global Britain, Global Solutions - How British R&D can transform international development)

10DS:  PM's speech to the CBI conference: 6 November 2017 – (DExEU:  Brexit Secretary reaffirms UK's commitment to shared goals ~ 10DS:  Ministerial appointments: 9 November 2017 ~ 10DS:  PM will meet with leaders of European business organisations)

Home Office:  More detail provided on new settled status for EU citizens

DExEU:  David Davis ‘Our determination to face shared threats will not diminish’

DIT:  New legislation to prepare UK for future trade & customs policy

CLG:  Statement on the Grenfell Recovery Taskforce Report – (CLG:  Communities Secretary takes action on council publications ~ CLG:  £18m extra funding for council services)

DfE:  Relationships & Sex Education for the 21st Century – (DfE:  Robert Goodwill: speech to Nursery World Business Summit)

DfT:  Community rail stations of the future to be shaped by new blueprint for success – (DfT:  Getting ready for the automated car revolution)

Defra:  Exercise Tempest tests the Environment Agency flood response ahead of winter – (Defra:  Bright future for Forestry Commission in England)

ScotGov:  International development support – (ScotGov:  Living wage rises to £8.75 ~ ScotGov:  £15m for affordable housing ~ ScotGov:  Cross-border rail improvements planned ~ ScotGov:  Resilience Week ~ ScotGov:  Scots encouraged to prepare for severe winter weather ~ ScotGov:  Preparing for all conditions ~ ScotGov:  Brexit talks ~ ScotGov:  Pardon for gay men convicted under abolished laws ~ ScotGov:  Fire safety consultation ~ ScotGov:  Action on cyber-resilience ~ ScotGov:  Help to build own home ~ ScotGov:  Tackling child poverty ~ ScotGov:  Tackling fuel poverty ~ ScotGov:  Leading the way on climate change)

WAG:  Carl Sargeant ~ WAG:  Statement by the FM of Wales Carwyn Jones - Carl Sargeant – (WAG:  Welsh transport network ready for Winter)

OSSW:  Every part of Wales must flourish after Brexit

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