Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  Hugo Swire welcomes Chilean President to Chile Day 2016 in London – (FCO:  UK national plan on business and human rights update ~ FS’s statement on international meeting on Libya ~ FCO:  British High Commissioner speech at British Council's schools programme launch ~ FS statement on EgyptAir flight MS804)

DIFD:  Justine Greening statement on Syrian authorities refusal to allow aid into Daraya – (DIFD:  Justine Greening joins British students to fundraise for Syria’s children ~ DIFD:  Birmingham businesses tell United Nations how gender equality is done ~ DIFD flies the rainbow flag)

10DS:  Government delivers on manifesto to build economic security and life chances for all – (10DS:  Queen's Speech 2016 ~ 10DS:  Biggest shake-up of prison system announced as part of Queen's Speech)

HM Treasury:  Latest Lloyds dividend payment takes total recovered for taxpayers to over £16.8bn – (HMT:  Government underlines its commitment to establish the National Infrastructure Commission via primary legislation)

Cabinet Office:  Queen's Speech explainer

Home Office:  Immigration Bill receives Royal Assent – (Home Secretary's speech on the threat of serious organised crime ~ Home Secretary's Police Federation 2016 speech ~ New Home Office legislation features in Queen’s Speech)

CLG:  Landmark Housing & Planning Bill receives Royal Assent

DfE:  Schools tackling disadvantage celebrated at Pupil Premium Awards

BIS:  Top apprentices to star in government campaign to get young people learning & earning – (BIS:  New universities to deliver choice & opportunity for students ~ BIS:  Experts call for employers & universities to do more to address STEM skills shortages ~ BIS:  John Kingman to lead creation of new £6 billion research & innovation body ~ BIS:  Higher Education & Research Bill to deliver choice & opportunity for students)

ScotGov:  Air weapon licensing campaign launches – (ScotGov:  FM on Queen’s Speech ~ ScotGov:  DFM gets to work on education)

Scotland Office:  Queen's Speech 2016 - What it means for Scotland

Rural Payments Agency:  Over 85,500 applications for 2016 BPS submitted by deadline

WAG:  Statement by the First Minister of Wales: Moving Wales Forward – (WAG:  Taking Wales Forward)

Wales Office: Alun Cairns welcomes launch of new S4C High Definition service