Policy Statements and Initiatives (Archive)

Foreign Secretary attends the June 2017 EU Foreign Affairs Council – (FCO:  Angelina Jolie visits British military team in Kenya ~ FCO:  "Support for a 2-state solution is the only way to ensure a just & lasting resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." ~ FCO:  "Afghanistan needs to be united now more than ever. Afghanistan needs to be looking to the future in hope, not in fear." ~ FCO:  "Questions on the British Indian Ocean Territory have long been a bilateral matter between the UK and Mauritius" ~ FCO:  Lord Ahmed welcomes conclusions of UN Human Rights Council ~ Foreign Secretary statement on Gulf tensions)

DIFD:  Priti Patel - UK efforts save more lives in Somalia and Ethiopia – (DIFD:  Message from Rory Stewart, Minister for Africa ~ DIFD:  UK tackles deadly migration crisis in Central Mediterranean)

10DS:  PM Commons statement on Grenfell Tower: 22 June 2017 ~ 10DS:  Support for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster~ 10DS:  Details of Grenfell Tower Residents’ Discretionary Fund ~ 10DS:  PM chairs third meeting of the Grenfell Tower Recovery Taskforce ~ CLG:  Communities Secretary statement: safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire ~ 10DS:  Cabinet meeting statement: 20 June 2017 ~ CLG:  First new homes secured for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster ~ DCMS:  Government and utility companies announce package of support for Grenfell victims ~ BEIS:  Department responds to police identification of Hotpoint fridge freezer involved in Grenfell Tower fire)

10DS:  European Council June 2017: PM's press statement ~ 10DS:  Government to confirm 2-year Parliament to deliver Brexit & beyond ~ 10DS:  PM press conference with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: 19 June 2017 ~ HM Treasury:  Mansion House 2017: Speech by the Chancellor of the Exchequer ~ 10DS:  PM statement following Queen's Speech: 21 June 2017)

Cabinet Office:  Queen's Speech 2017

Home Secretary statement: Finsbury Park incident – (CLG:  Lord Bourne statement following terror attack in Finsbury Park ~ Home Secretary and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg discuss the online terrorist threat ~ HO:  Security Minister visit to Lebanon)

DExEU:  David Davis' opening remarks at the start of EU exit negotiations in Brussels ~ DExEU:   Secretary of State David Davis' statement following the opening of EU exit negotiations ~

DfE:  Justine Greening speaks at Social Mobility Employer Index launch – (DfE:  Universities rated in Teaching Excellence Framework)

Defra:  Environment Secretary Michael Gove sets out new approach for UK fishing – (Defra:  Ozone air pollution alert)

DCMS:  Statement on the proposed Sky plc / 21st Century Fox Inc. merger ~ Ofcom reports to Government on proposed Fox/Sky merger

CLG:  Over a quarter of a million new homeowners thanks to Help to Buy

ScotGov:  More women on public boards – (ScotGov:  Fair funding for schools ~ Audit Scotland:  Testing times for colleges from challenging finances & targets ~ ScotGov:  Increasing attainment ~ ScotGov:  Supporting children & families ~ ScotGov:  Council Tax collection improves and almost half a million are supported through Council Tax Reduction ~ ScotGov:  Social Security Bill ~ ScotGov:  Protecting the marine environment ~ ScotGov:  Queen’s Speech – more Brexit clarity needed ~ ScotGov:  Strengthening Scotland’s economy ~ ScotGov:  The rural economy’s future ~ ScotGov:  £10m for affordable housing ~ ScotGov:  Comment on cladding & high rise buildings)

Scotland Office - Queen's Speech 2017: What it means for Scotland

WAG:  New drive to connect Welsh pupils with coding – (WAG:  New commission with responsibility for higher & further education in Wales to be created ~ WAG:  Finance Secretary confirms commitment to new communities scheme as Landfill Disposal Tax Bill progresses ~ WAG:  Strengthened approach to tackling bovine TB in Wales announced ~ WAG:  Carl Sargeant outlines steps being taken following Grenfell Tower fire ~ WAG:  Child poverty still on Welsh Government agenda ~ WAG:  Celebrating digital skills in Welsh teaching ~ WAG:  Focus of Brexit negotiations must be on securing transitional deal)