Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  The UK and Egypt sign Memoranda of Understanding – (FCO:  Why Magna Carta remains a foundation of our common law inheritance ~ Foreign Secretary congratulates Sierra Leone on eliminating Ebola ~ "The whole Security Council is committed to the territorial integrity & sovereignty of Bosnia and Herzegovina" ~ FS welcomes Burma’s peaceful elections ~ FCO:  Minister for Europe responds to EU Annual Enlargement Package ~ FS’s statement on the return of Karl Andree to the UK ~ FCO:  More than £9bn in commercial deals agreed during Prime Minister Modi visit ~ FCO:  Sharm el-Sheikh: government statement 13 November 2015)

DIFD:  UK government funding to further international work of Scottish medics – (DIFD:  UK & Ghana sign prison transfer agreement)

10DS:  Government plans to make sure no-one is left behind on broadband access ~ techUK welcomes recognition of importance of UK connectivity – (PM meeting with Taioseach Enda Kenny ~
10DS:  PM's speech on Europe ~ Diwali 2015: David Cameron's message ~ 10DS:  UK steps up counter-smuggling efforts ~ PM announces 2017 UK-India Year of Culture ~ 10 DS:  New funds to help tackle causes of migration ~ UK-India Defence and International Security Partnership)

HM Treasury:  George Osborne sets out his priorities for the Spending Review ~ HMT:  Spending Review & Autumn Statement 2015 - everything you need to know ~ NHS Confed: Letter to Treasury urges for critical leap of logic in upcoming spending review – (HMT:  Prison building revolution announced by Chancellor & Justice Secretary ~ HMT:  Government creates new body to help manage & deliver major projects for UK economy ~ HMT:  More than £9bn in commercial deals agreed during Prime Minister Modi visit)

DECC:  UK-India partnership on energy & climate change agreed

HMRC announces next step in its 10-year modernisation programme to become a tax authority fit for the future

CO:  Cabinet Office Minister meets Glasgow local government & business leaders – (CO:  New ministerial group created to drive through digital reforms ~ Secure digital transformation IA15: Matt Hancock speech ~ Cabinet Office:  Impact Readiness Fund round 2: £1.5m)

Home Secretary lights the touch paper on the next stage of radical reform of the Home Office – (HO:  Measures to introduce mandatory right to work checks on taxi & private hire drivers)

CLG:  A slice of the Big Apple coming to a neighbourhood near you – (CLG:  New funding to crack down on rogue landlords and tackle 'beds in sheds' ~ Britain building again as new homes rise by a quarter)

DfE:  Nicky Morgan: raising ambition for all – (New design & technology GCSE will inspire next top designers)

Defra:  Boost for bees thanks to new projects for pollinators – (Bovine TB biosecurity plan and information hub launched)

BIS:  Opening up the roads - the government’s commitment to innovation

DfT:  Update on government action - vehicle emissions testing programme – (Contactless payments and Oyster to make travel to & from Gatwick Airport seamless ~ DfT:  Regions to be offered legal powers to transform transport ~ DfT:  A driving test fit for the 21st century)

DCMS:  Wales "punching well above its weight on the global sporting stage" say UK Government Ministers

ScotGov:  Supporting Scottish Studies – (ScotGov:  Electronic training collars ~ ScotGov:  Energy capacity warning ~ ScotGov:  Planning for the future ~ ScotGov:  Croft House Grant Scheme ~ ScotGov:  Stronger trade union relations ~ ScotGov:  Budget date 16 December ~ ScotGov:  Call Handling report published ~ ScotGov:  University governance ~ ScotGov:  Bill consent could be withheld ~ Additional £450,000 to target gender violence ~ ScotGov:  Tackling violence against women & girls ~ ScotGov:  Protect partnership working ~ ScotGov:  Working with Scotland’s cities ~ ScotGov:  Pressing the case for renewable heat)

WAG:  New £39m fund will bolster Wales’ world-class scientific research capacity – (WAG:  Campaign to tackle domestic abuse of young people launched ~ Veterans’ rehabilitation project gets cash boost ~ WAG:  £6m EU-backed investment to tackle long-term unemployment for over 25’s in East Wales ~ The final countdown to the change in Wales’ organ donation law begins ~ ScotGov:  Greenspace funding ~ Wales first to provide 24/7 support for people at the end of their lives)

NIA:  Committee Supports Greater Penalties to Protect Animal Welfare

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