Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  UK welcomes new EU Syria sanctions listings – (FS meets French, German & US counterparts and EU High Rep on Iran ~ FCO:  FS celebrates young people on Commonwealth Day ~ FS welcomes new Sri Lankan Foreign Minister to UK ~ FS visits India ahead of Gandhi statue unveiling ~ FCO:  Public invitation to attend unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament Square ~ FCO:  Fijian families to attend Afghanistan Commemoration Service ~ FCO:  2015/16 Prosperity Fund (2nd round) ~ FCO:  Annual Human Rights report 2014)

10DS:  Commonwealth Day 2015 - David Cameron's message

DCMS:  Indian Troops contribution to First World War honoured – (DCMS:  Government to set Tourism bodies targets to spread growth across UK)

DIFD:  UK matches Red Nose Day funds raised by UK schools – (DIFD:  Minister visits Manchester to thank UK Ebola workers)

CLG:  Flag of the Commonwealth flies in Westminster – (CLG:  A digital remedy will make a healthy high street ~ CLG:  New support for social tenants who want to work ~ Communities Minister celebrates English language learners in Bradford ~ CLG:  More than 105,000 troubled families turned around saving taxpayers an estimated £1.2bn ~ CLG:  Tenants safer under new government measures ~ CLG:  Support for housebuilding doubles ~ CLG:  Library funding boost to help more entrepreneurs ~ Government fund to support thousands more custom builders ~ Launch of Great British High Street competition 2015)

ScotGov:  Investment in NHS estate – (ScotGov:  Sustainable 24/7 NHS Update ~ Sustainability & Seven Day Services Taskforce Interim Report ~ ScotGov:  Greater gains from more fiscal control ~ ScotGov:  Alternative to austerity~ Alcohol & junk food – end advertising before 21:00 ~ ScotGov:   New Adoption Register website launched - Families found for vulnerable children ~ ScotGov:  Preventing female genital mutilation ~ Edinburgh a world leader on family nurse partnership ~ ScotGov:  New shipping service reduces HGVs on Scotland’s trunk roads ~ Motorway improvements project reaches major milestone ~ ScotGov:  Swift action needed on welfare ~ ScotGov:  Call to keep Smith promises ~ Shares of £107m allocated to local authorities ~ ScotGov:  Mental health innovation)

WAG:  Minister demands a climate of accountability & delivery – (WAG:  New report says there is an undeniable need to reform teacher training in Wales ~ WAG:  ‘SORTED’ providing excellent support for young people and community ~ WAG:  Statutory climate change targets to form part of Environment Bill ~ £50m to tackle substance misuse in Wales in 2015-16)

WO:  Wales Office Minister calls for export of more Welsh programmes to boost the economy

DfT:  Government delivers on parking promises to help local shops – (DfT:  Regulation change to support children with disability ~ DfT:  Farmers set to benefit from increase in tractor weights and speeds ~ DfT:  New plans to boost motorcyclist safety ~ DfT:  £65m funding for ultra-low emission cities and green buses ~ Highways England to take over motorways and major A roads)

DfE:  PM announces landmark wave of free schools – (DfE:  Members of new commission on assessment without levels announced ~ Parents to get complete picture of child’s development ~ DfT:  New sports coach website launched for primary schools ~ DfE:  Major push to get more maths & physics teachers into our classrooms ~ DfE:  Surrey college to train young cybersecurity experts announced ~ DfE:  First aid training to be made compulsory for new nursery recruits ~ DfE:  Highest proportion of young people in education or training)

DWP:  New cash for innovative family support projects – (DWP:  EU jobseekers barred from claiming Universal Credit ~ DWP:  New measures to support more disabled people into work ~ DWP:  Millions more saving thanks to Automatic Enrolment)

HO:  Home Secretary launches alternative place of safety pilot – (HO:  No let-up in drive to combat 'legal highs' ~ Home Secretary announces statutory inquiry into undercover policing ~ HO:   Police disciplinary hearings to be held in public ~ Justice must be seen to be done)

CESG:  Minister for the Cabinet Office announces new initiatives for young people in cyber security

DH:  Review into medical innovation and technology: further details – (DH:  Parents to get complete picture of child’s development ~ First patients diagnosed through genome sequencing)

DECC:  UK expertise can drive climate change action

BIS:  Government departments sign up to ‘green revolution’ – (BIS:  PM announces rollout of flagship degree apprenticeships)
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