Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  UK welcomes further humanitarian pause in Yemen conflict – (FS condemns disturbances at Srebrenica Memorial ~ FS welcomes Libya agreement ~ FCO:  Baroness Anelay launches climate change risk assessment ~ FS welcomes nuclear deal with Iran)

10 DS:  PM calls for Defence Review to look at tackling threat of extremism ~ RUSI:  Independent Surveillance Review Publishes Report - 'A Democratic Licence to Operate’ ~ 10 DS:  PM - My one nation government will close the gender pay gap ~ Prime Minister's statement on Iran's nuclear programme ~ 10 DS:  Villiers: Women can drive Northern Ireland economic recovery ~ 10 DS:  PM call with His Majesty the Sultan of Oman: 15 July 2015 ~ PM meeting with Prime Minister Yatseniuk of Ukraine: 15 July ~ PM call with King Salman of Saudi Arabia: 16 July 2015)

Cabinet Office:  Open Government Partnership - UK national action plan 2015 launch – (CO:  New funding announced to increase government support for youth social action ~ Completing the move to Individual Electoral Registration ~ EC:  Government announcement on electoral registration system could make it harder for some to vote in May 2016 polls)

HM Treasury:  National Living Wage - women and those based outside London to be biggest winners – (Summer Finance Bill 2015 legislates new tax changes ~ HM Treasury:  Lloyds share sales raise over £13bn for the taxpayer ~ Chancellor unveils more than £6bn of support for UK SMEs & infrastructure projects to unlock EU financing ~ Making mortgages work for every stage of life)

DIFD:  UK to stay the course in Sierra Leone – (DIFD:  Tax generation key to ending poverty ~ UK boosts support for businesses to create jobs in the world’s poorest places ~ DIFD:  Annual results of Britain's international development investment 2014-15)

DH:  Health Secretary sets out ambition for a 21st century NHS – (DH:  Making healthcare more human-centred and not system-centred ~ DH:  Jeremy Hunt announces new measures to improve safety across NHS)

BIS:  Productivity plan launched ~ Fixing the foundations: HEFCE response to Government’s productivity plan – (BIS:  New legislation to make strike laws fair for working people ~ BIS:  One Nation Science ~ Javid launches new drive to cut red tape)

DCMS:  Government begins debate on the future of BBC – (DCMS:  Industry experts to advise government on BBC Charter Review ~ DCMS:  Independent review on TV licence enforcement published ~ DCMS:  New plan to drive tourists beyond London)

DfE:  New £10,000 grants to continue drive to eliminate illiteracy – (DfE:  Parents to receive more help choosing secondary schools ~ DfE:  GCSE & A level subject content consultation)

Home Office sets out pay award for police officers – (Home Secretary announces water cannon decision)

Defra:  Government Chemist staff behind Virtual Food Authenticity Network

CLG:  Cornwall to be first county to gain historic new powers

HMRC:  Offshore tax evaders to face tough new criminal sanctions

DECC:  Government defines Protected Areas for shale developments

ScotGov:  UK Budget ‘encourages inequality’ – (ScotGov:  English votes for English laws ~ ScotGov:  Police call handling to be urgently reviewed ~ New Scallop Conservation Measures ~ ScotGov:  Power to the people)

WAG:  Opening up the great outdoors – (New meningitis vaccines to be introduced in Wales ~ WAG:  Landmark Bill paves the way for first Welsh taxes in 800 years ~ New employment arrangements for trainee GPs in Wales ~ Live Fear Free campaign asks – ‘Think you know what’s happening in your street?’ ~ We cannot promote Wales from behind a desk says FM ~ WAG:  Rent Smart Wales - Countdown begins to new landlord registration & licensing scheme ~ Welsh poultry owners urged to be vigilant to avian influenza ~ WAG:  New suicide prevention plan to support most vulnerable ~ Talk to Me 2 ~ New campaign promotes positive parenting ~ Welsh Government to revolutionise Rural Communities)

Wales Office:  Lord Bourne: “It is time to settle the constitutional debate in Wales for the long term”

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