Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

FCO:  Modern slavery: The UK makes common cause with the Holy See – (FS hosts talks with European foreign ministers ~ FCO:  UK sponsors East Africa Standby Force map exercise ~ FCO:  Minister for Europe statement on journalist's death in Malta ~ FCO:  New Sanctions Bill introduced in House of Lords ~ FS statement on settlement units in the West Bank ~ FCO:  Joint communiqué between Mexico and the UK: October 2017)

DIFD:  International Development Secretary sets out UK commitment to jobs & prosperity in the world’s poorest countries – (DIFD:  Anti-Slavery Day 2017)

10DS:  Declaration by the Heads of State & Government of France, Germany and the UK – (10DS:  PM call with Taoiseach Varadkar: 16 Oct 2017 ~ 10DS:  PM's open letter to EU citizens in the UK ~ 10DS:  PM's European Council press statement: 20 October 2017)

Cabinet Office:  Government outlines plan to become the UK’s most inclusive employer by 2020 – (Cabinet Office:  Progress made at EU talks with devolved governments ~ CO:  How team with cardboard boxes for desks saved taxpayer £60m)

Home Office announces package of measures to tackle violent crime – (HO:  Modern Slavery Taskforce agrees new measures to support victims ~ Home Office:  Consultation launched on laws around antique firearms)

DExEU:  David Davis' update to the House of Commons on EU negotiations)

Defra:  A new era for marine science - Green light for new Cefas headquarters in Lowestoft)

DWP customer phone lines to become Freephone

DCMS:  Government pledge £16m to tackle drug dependency and support children in care

HMT:  £Multi-bn boost for Scotland’s railways ~ ScotGov:  Minister calls for Holyrood to unite on rail deal

CLG:  Crackdown on unfair managing agents ~ CLG:  Regulation of the managing agent market – (CLG:  A beacon for the black business leaders of tomorrow)

DfT:  Boost for electric & driverless car industry as government drives forward green transport revolution – (DfT:  Road funding via the National Productivity Investment Fund and the Large Local Majors fund)

DfE:  Jo Johnson calls for free speech to be protected on campus – (DfE:  Nick Gibb: The importance of knowledge-based education ~ DfE:  New route into classroom for aspiring teachers)

ScotGov:  Hate has no home in Scotland – (ScotGov:  Stopping nuisance calls ~ ScotGov:  150 years of friendship between Scotland & Canada ~ ScotGov:  Progress at Brexit meeting ~ ScotGov:  Trade links with Canada must be protected after Brexit ~ ScotGov:  Scottish National Investment Bank)

WAG:  JMC crucial opportunity to re-set relationship with Devolved Administrations – (WAG:  New rules to ensure rented homes are fit for human habitation ~ Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 – Fitness for human habitation ~ WAG:  Changes to early entry exams announced ~ WAG:  Mark Drakeford in Brussels to meet Guy Verhofstadt MEP ~ WAG:  £215,000 to improve adoption services ~ WAG:  We must continue to tackle Hate Crime – Cab Sec ~ WAG:  Maximum tuition fee in Wales will remain £9,000 ~ WAG:  Ken Skates leads partners in push for greater road safety in Wales ~ WAG:  Devolution – the age of the recycling revolution)

OSSW:  Welsh Secretary calls on Welsh Government to crackdown on rogue landlords

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