Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  Minister for Europe statement on Nadiya Savchenko – (FS visits Afghanistan ~ FCO:  Joint communiqué on fifth UK-Vietnam Strategic Dialogue ~ FCO:  London hosts fifth UK-Vietnam Strategic Dialogue ~ Minister for Africa visits Tanzania ~ FCO Minister condemns violence in Israel and OPTs)

DIFD:  Justine Greening - UK will match fund CARE International campaign ~ Government Legal Department:  Tipping the scales for women in justice - working for equality in Sierra Leone

10DS:  PM announces UK deployment for NATO mission in Aegean Sea to tackle migrant crisis – (10DS:  PM meeting with Turkish Prime Minister: 7 March 2016)

HM Treasury:  Senior bankers to face jail for reckless decisions – (HMT:  Pay awards for over a million public sector workers)

Cabinet Office:  Government digital board leads the way with a 50/50 gender split – (CO:  Matt Hancock opens Civil Service Fast Track apprenticeships scheme)

DfE:  Fairer school funding plan revealed – (PX:  Give teachers career breaks to stop them quitting, say heads)

DfT:  New £5m school bike training programme to create safe and confident young riders

CLG:  8 seaside communities receive extra funding to create jobs – (CLG:  Community Rights hit a landmark 5,000 uses ~ New £3.6m programme to help communities take control of their local pub)

DECC:  Biggest ever investigation into energy market builds on what government is doing to keep bills down

ScotGov:  Stronger roots – (ScotGov:  Renewables could boost Scottish islands ~ ScotGov:  Homelessness prevention plan ~ ScotGov:  Making university campuses safer ~ ScotGov:  Early reading support for refugee families ~ ScotGov:  Government Expenditure & Revenue Scotland 2014-15 ~ ScotGov:  Foundations of Scottish economy strong – FM ~ ScotGov:  Green funding boost ~ ScotGov:  Tackling food poverty ~ ScotGov:  Lobbying Bill ~ Bill)

WAG:  £10m to boost employment prospects of young people with learning disabilities and/or learning difficulties ~ WAG:  Wales Bill - “The Bill we could still deliver together”; Carwyn Jones ~ WAG:  First ever Welsh Tax legislation passed ~ WAG:  Final Welsh Government Budget includes extra £5m for flood risk management in 2016-17 ~ WAG:  4 weeks to go until microchipping change ~ WAG:  New scheme launched to help public sector save money and become more energy efficient)

NIA:  Social Development Committee Visit Coleraine and Cloughmills

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