Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Office welcomes renewed Cyprus settlement talks – (FCO Minister opposes sentence of former Egyptian President Morsi ~ FS condemns bomb attack in Kabul ~ FCO Minister comments on Guyana election results ~ Temporary closure of Visa Application Centre in Podgorica ~ FCO:  Minister for Africa visits Mozambique ~ Minister for Middle East & North Africa visits Morocco ~ FCO Minister welcomes UN consultations intended to restore peace process in Yemen)

DFID:  Women & girls receive support as Britain helps rebuilding efforts in Nepal

10DS:  7-day a week NHS – (10DS:  PM on plans for a 7-day NHS ~ NHS Confed. response to the PM's speech on 7-day working ~ Machinery of government: Shareholder Executive and UK Financial Investments ~ Knighthood conferred on Eric Pickles)

HM Treasury:  Government creates new company to deliver record asset sales programme

Cabinet Office:  New Application Checker service to help prevent fraud

Home Office:  PM pledges to control & reduce immigration

BIS:  Sajid Javid outlines ambitious Enterprise Bill – (BIS:  Support for small business - government plans)

DfE:  Number of young people not in work or education in England falls to 10 year low

ScotGov:  Support for female apprenticeships – (Fund for new medicines doubles ~ ScotGov:  Plans to transform water charges ~ Help to Buy almost fully subscribed ~ ScotGov:  New funding for active & independent living ~ ScotGov:  Reducing barriers to employability ~ ScotGov:  FM - UK energy policy needs Scottish voice ~ ScotGov:  Innovation to boost future economic activity ~ Scotland Can Do ~ Funding increase awarded to GPs ~ Reducing Stroke risk)

WAG:  Reduce your dementia risk – (WAG:  New measures to improve autism services in Wales ~ Interim autism delivery plan ~ WAG:  Minister committed to helping farmers through SAF process ~ WAG:  £108m investment in social housing ~ WAG:  Toddler talk - New resources to improve children’s language skills ~ Flying Start ~ WAG:  FM holds talks to strengthen long term relationship between the Eagle and the Dragon ~ £6.7m investment in new IT system to integrate NHS & social services in Wales ~ WAG:  Love your library, cherish your church, partial to your pub? Consultation to protect community facilities launched ~ Welsh coast helping to boost tourism ~ WAG:  Wales sets UK example using culture to tackle poverty ~ £7.6m funding boost for children & young people’s mental health services in Wales ~ 10,000 Safer Lives Project exceeds target

Dstl:  Achieving the strategic edge through people: 2040