Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FS condemns missile attack on Saudi Arabia from the border with Yemen – (FCO:  World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 - UK involvement ~ FCO:  Saeed Al Tayer addresses UK companies on UAE’s vision towards sustainability ~ Minister contributes to Kosovo campaign on sexual violence ~ FCO:  Adventure calling ~ Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood comments on the situation in Mosul, Iraq ~ FCO:  Magna Carta and the Commonwealth)

10 DS:  PM calls for 'wake-up to the threat from disease outbreak' – (Statement by David Cameron and Barack Obama ~ PM meeting with Prime Minister al-Abadi of Iraq ~ Ebola medal for over 3,000 heroes)

HM Treasury:  Chancellor to begin sales of government’s RBS stake – (HMT:  Government sells 15% of shares in Royal Mail at 500p per share)

Home Office:  Anderson Report and the parliamentary consideration of investigatory powers – (Home Office:  PM announces Migration Advisory Committee

DIFD:  UK and US join forces to boost natural disaster warning systems

BIS:  Government to begin selling remaining Royal Mail shareholding

DWP:  Universal Credit now available at 50% of all Scottish Jobcentres – (DWP:  Justin Tomlinson, Minister for Disabled People, writes about the recent Personal Independence Payment (PIP) ruling)

DH:  Hospital productivity report shows how NHS can make large savings – (DH:  Government announces Monitor and Trust Development Authority move to single leadership to deliver increased support to hospitals)

DfE policy fellowship – (Edward Timpson and Lorraine Pascale mark Foster Care Fortnight ~ Nick Gibb: the social justice case for an academic curriculum)

DECC:  Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project gets green light on planning

CLG:  Statement on Maldon district council's local plan – (1,000 new homes for private rent in London)

Environment Agency:  Rod licence money to fund yet more improvements to fisheries

techUK:  Response to 'A Question of Trust' by David Anderson QC

ScotGov:  Onshore wind support must stay – (Funding boost for street parties ~ ScotGov:  FM calls for unity on budget cuts ~ Cross party steering group on post study work visa ~ ScotGov:  Scotland Bill changes proposed ~ ScotGov:  Call to increase UK climate ambition ~ Opening up education ~ ScotGov:  Pension fund millions to build new homes ~ ScotGov:  Scotland’s voice must be heard in EU Referendum ~ Climate change action heats up ~ ScotGov signals planning modernisation ~ Scotland on track for 2020 climate targets ~ ScotGov:  Additional funding for female offenders ~ Improving children's wellbeing ~ ScotGov:  Sensory bus success ~ ScotGov:  Can you #MakeThingsLast ~ ScotGov:  Plans to widen scope of FOI legislation)

WAG:  Radical new law to improve the health of the nation – (WAG:  Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board placed in special measures ~ Health Minister sets out detail of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board special measures ~ WAG:  New Powers for Public Procurement for the Welsh Economy ~ Welsh Government awards over £16m for CSOs ~ WAG:  New plans to embed digital competence into curriculum ~ WAG:  New rights for young people in foster care to stay with their foster families after 18)

Wales Office:  Secretary of State and councils to push forward with City Deal – (WO:  Secretary of State meets council leaders to shape vision for Cardiff City Deal)

NIA:  Statement from the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission

UKCES:  Government boost to help low paid workers progress in their careers

Preventing Unwanted Sensitive Data Acquisition on Government Networks