Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FS Statement on the Situation in Lebanon – (FCO:  Defence Minister reaffirms UK commitment to European security ~ FCO:  "The UN needs to recognise that Kosovo today is not the same country as it was when UNMIK first arrived" ~ FCO:  Sexual violence abuses against the Rohingya in Burma ~ FCO expresses concern at deteriorating situation in Yemen ~ FCO:  UK & Ireland can strengthen ties via Brexit ~ FS statement on UNSC vote to extend the mandate for the Joint Investigative Mechanism ~ FCO:  "It’s clear that Libya now faces a simple choice: a future of stability and security or a return to a past of violence and uncertainty")

DExEU:  David Davis' closing remarks at the end of EU exit negotiations on 9-10 November – (DExEU:  New Bill to implement Withdrawal Agreement ~ DExEU:  David Davis' speech at UBS)

10DS:  PM meeting with European business organisations – (10DS:  PM speech to the Lord Mayor's Banquet 2017 ~ 10DS:  PM meetings with EC President Tusk and President Macron of France)

Cabinet Office:  Minister announces accessibility improvements to voter registration service – (CO:  Government to set out proposals to reform care and support)

Home Office:  Government doubles exceptional talent visa offer – (HO:  Joint statement by the governments of France and the UK ~ HO:  Research Services: here to help)

DfE:  Healthy eating guidance published for the early years sector – (DfE:  Plans to further boost teacher recruitment & development ~ DfE:  Research partner announced for children’s social care project ~ DfE:  Nick Gibb: school business professionals play a vital role ~ DfE:  Government announces landmark campaign to inspire next generation of engineers ~ DfE:  Consultation on disadvantaged entitlements under Universal Credit)

DCMS:  Industry-led review details plans to increase social impact investments in the UK

Defra:  Environment Secretary sets out plans to enhance environmental standards – (Defra:  UK ratifies new agreement to tackle global warming ~ Defra:  UK Government introduces measure to safeguard water supply for England & Wales)

DfT:  Government fully committed to Operation Stack solution – (DfT:  Highways England is geared up for winter ~ DfT:  North set to become first region in country to get new transport powers from government ~ LGA:  Devolve Industrial Strategy powers & funding or risk leaving areas to fail, say councils)

CLG:  Sajid Javid's speech on the housing market – (CLG:  More homes delivered as government outlines housing vision)

HM Treasury:  Communities to decide how to spend shale cash windfall – (HMT:  PM & Chancellor technology roundtable at Downing Street ~ 10DS:  PM tech reception: "We all have our part to play – let’s work together to achieve it.")

ScotGov:  Scotland’s youth take the lead in 2018 – (ScotGov:  Brexit negotiations ~ ScotGov:  State of Economy report ~ ScotGov:  Living Wage Nation ~ ScotGov:  The rise of the north ~ ScotGov:  UK budget must support economic growth ~ ScotGov:  The spirit of St Andrew ~ ScotGov:  Alcohol minimum unit pricing to go ahead ~ ScotGov:  Tackling climate change on a global level ~ ScotGov:  £3.6m for climate change projects)

WAG:  Bumper £2.3bn building fund for schools & colleges – (WAG:  “Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility” ~ WAG:  Projects which Get Creative with Cymraeg announced ~ WAG:  Winter resilience is coming with extra beds, Choose Well and My Winter Health Plan ~ WAG:  Water protocol to protect consumers – and devolution settlement ~ WAG:  Rise in new affordable homes welcomed ~ WAG:  Small & rural schools set to benefit from £2.5m funding)

OSSW:  Incoming UK Ambassadors visit Wales

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