Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson statement on Syria deal – (FCO Minister Sir Alan Duncan arrives in Argentina for bilateral talks ~ FS meets Aung San Suu Kyi in London ~ FCO:  Joint statement on Libya ~ FS meets Iraqi Foreign Minister ~ FCO:  "This resolution is just one more milestone in Colombia’s long journey towards peace." ~ FCO:  UK allocates RM4.85m Prosperity Fund for projects in Malaysia ~ FCO:  UK & Argentina agree joint statement on areas of mutual cooperation ~ FCO:  UK set to protect 4m square kilometres of ocean ~ FCO:  UK pledges £20m for landmine clearance from the Falkland Islands ~ FCO:  "We cannot afford to repeat history.")

10DS:  PM phone call with Chancellor Merkel: 13 September 2016 – (10DS:  PM meeting with Burmese State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi: 13 September 2016 ~ PM meeting with Emir of Qatar: 15 September 2016)

Cabinet Office:  Boundary reform is essential for modern democracy – (CO:  Independent review to deliver fair and equal parliamentary boundaries)

Cabinet Office:  Government Digital Service announces plans to run a national digital academy

HM Treasury:  Pensions Dashboard prototype to be ready by spring 2017 – (HMT;  8 ways banking has been made easier)

DfE:  Building a school system that works for everyone – (DfE:  Nick Gibb: the importance of education research ~ DfE:  More choice as over 80,000 new free schools places created)

Home Office announces support for groups tackling extremism

DCMS:  Government delivers £80m boost to help give young people the best start in life

DCMS:  BBC Charter to safeguard future while delivering transparency for licence fee payers ~ Wales Office:  Secretary of State welcomes BBC Charter renewal ~ ScotGov:  BBC Charter improves, but must go further ~ PC&PE:  Joined-up approach needed to safeguard future of BBC World Service

DWP:  Pensioners to benefit from reforms to long service cap – (DWP:  New funding model for supported accommodation)

DExEU:  David Davis chairs business roundtable with the UK's leading retailers

DfT:  Rail freight strategy: 13 September 2016

CLG:  Understanding our differences: the importance of inter-faith dialogue

ScotGov:  Social Security - Make your views heard – (ScotGov:  Making Maths Count final report ~  ScotGov:  Consultation - Scotland’s Land ~ ScotGov:  Support for Young Farmers ~  ScotGov:  50/50 by 2020 takes centre stage ~ ScotGov:  More affordable housing approved ~ ScotGov:  School decisions to be taken at school level ~ ScotGov:  Housing boost for the islands ~ ScotGov:  Ministers call on all parties to support Scotland’s place in EU ~ ScotGov:  Farm support ~ ScotGov:  End to council tax discount for second homes ~  ScotGov:  Action on funeral poverty ~ ScotGov:  Council ward boundaries agreed ~ ScotGov:  Climate Week)

WAG:  New Port Talbot Transport Hub gets green light – (WAG:  Historic Bill to introduce the first Welsh tax in almost 800 years ~ WAG:  Free access to European single market ‘a must’ for Wales’ economic future – Carwyn Jones ~ WAG:  Cabinet Secretary urges people to have their say on air & noise pollution ~ Welsh Government moves to protect rights of public service workers in Wales ~ WAG:  Ready, Set, Recycle)

Wales Office:  Secretary of State for Wales hosts reception for Swansea City Deal team – (WO:  Minister delivers speech on importance of transport in Wales)

Northern Ireland Assembly:  Committee criticises delays in issuing blue badges

Northern Ireland Office:  UK-Ireland treaty brings end to paramilitarism a step closer
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