Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  UK disputes UN working group opinion on Julian Assange – (FCO:  UK welcomes resumption of coordinated military operations in DRC ~ FS condemns North Korea’s missile launch ~ FS’s Lunar New Year message ~ FCO:  North Korea Ambassador summoned over missile technology launch ~ FS statement on meeting the leader of the Syrian Higher Negotiations Committee ~ Minister for Africa visits Senegal ~ FCO:  British Embassy Kabul Strategic Programme Fund 2016-17 ~ FCO:  Six Monthly Report to Parliament on Hong Kong - July-December 2015 ~ FCO:  UK/Azerbaijan foreign policy dialogue)

DIFD:  Justine Greening statement to Parliament on Syria

10DS:  PM outlines plan for reform of prisons ~ 10DS:  PM calls for rethink of treatment of pregnant women in prison – (10DS:  Chinese New Year 2016: David Cameron’s message ~ Lord Maude resignation letter and PM's response)

HM Treasury:  Government could save hundreds of £ms by ending public sector redundancy give away ~ TUC slams plan to reduce redundancy payments for sacked public sector workers)

Cabinet Office:  Government announces new clause to be inserted into grant agreements – (CO:  Minister thanks York’s community organisations for help during floods – (HM Treasury:  Government takes aim at pension freedom barriers ~ CO:  Digital heavyweights to advise government)

Home Office:  Restricting the use of police cells for those experiencing a mental health crisis – (Home Secretary launches new joint fraud taskforce ~ Home Office:  Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to remain as Commissioner of Metropolitan Police for further year ~ HO:  Government introduces Policing & Crime Bill ~ Policing & Crime Bill 2016)

CLG:  Government showcases North as financial services hotspot – (CLG:  Final local government finance settlement 2016 to 2017 ~ CLG:  Greg Clark confirms historic 4-year settlement for local government ~ LGA Responds to Local Government Finance Settlement ~ CLG:  Heseltine launches panel of experts to kick-start estates regeneration ~ CLG:  Boosting productivity in rural areas ~ CLG:  Limited powers returned to Rotherham council)

BIS:  Business Secretary steps up fight to end discrimination – (BIS:  Extended Sunday trading due in the autumn ~ BIS:  Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications ~ BIS: Universities told to reach out to students from poorest neighbourhoods under new guidance)

DfE:  Pupil Premium Awards 2016 launched

DECC:  Getting smart with your energy – (DECC:  Review of Tidal Lagoons ~ DECC:  Evaluation of Renewable Heat Incentive)

DfT:  New funding for south west rail study – (DfT:  New Buses Bill to deliver a better deal for the public)

Defra:  Call for Farming Recovery Fund applications – (Deadline 01 April 2016)

ScotGov:  Fiscal Framework papers will be published – (ScotGov:  New plan for long term oil & gas industry growth ~ ScotGov:  Fisheries funding ~ ScotGov:  Vulnerable hit by housing benefit cuts ~ ScotGov:  Supporting people towards jobs ~ ScotGov:  Wild Fisheries consultation ~ ScotGov:  All Refugees in Scotland Receiving English Language Training ~ ScotGov:  Scottish Refugee Doctors Project ~ ScotGov:  Let’s talk about maths ~ ScotGov:  Councils secure full share of £10.3bn ~ ScotGov:  Protecting our seas ~ ScotGov:  Supporting women in science ~ ScotGov:  Tackling loneliness ~ ScotGov:  Employee savings schemes ~ ScotGov:  Tail docking consultation ~ ScotGov:  Support for child abuse survivors ~ ScotGov:  Language interest grows ~ ScotGov:  Strengthening community justice ~ Community Justice (Scotland) Bill ~ ScotGov:  Income tax freeze ~ ScotGov:  Governments unite to defend independence of the BBC)

WAG:  Minister provides extra funding to reach out to missing voters – (WAG:  Welsh fund to support disabled people to live independently to continue ~ WAG:  Proposed new service to provide SPECS to children in Wales’ special schools ~ WAG:  £19m investment in Welsh housing)

NIA:  Speaker announces ‘Assembly Women's Week’ – (NIA:  Committee Publishes Report on the Addressing Bullying in Schools Bill ~ NIA:  Committee Bill set to ease complaints process against public bodies)

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