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EU News news
2018 EU budget: jobs, investments, migration challenge and security
EU News
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 11:30

The EU institutions have reached an agreement on the 2018 EU budget– a reflection of the political priorities of the Juncker Commission.

 

EU News | Official News Release
2018 EU budget: jobs, investments, migration challenge and security
Transport for London news
New entrance opens as Bond Street station upgrade is complete
Transport for London
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 11:25

Entrance on north side of Oxford Street provides step-free access for the first time at this key West End location.

Transport for London | Official News Release
New entrance opens as Bond Street station upgrade is complete
Ministry of Defence news
New Defence Secretary recognises Scots defence role
Ministry of Defence
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 11:20

The new Defence Secretary was briefed on how Scotland benefits from and contributes to UK defence and National Security in Edinburgh recently.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
New Defence Secretary recognises Scots defence role
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
European Union (Withdrawal) Bill report released
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 11:15

The recent report on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill follows a short inquiry to examine aspects of the Bill in order to inform the Committee and Report Stage.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
European Union (Withdrawal) Bill report released
10 Downing Street news
Record boost to R&D and new transport fund to help build economy fit for the future
10 Downing Street
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 11:10

The UK will see its biggest ever increase in research and development investment and a new fund to transform transport connections within city regions across the country, the PM announced on Monday 20 November.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Record boost to R&D and new transport fund to help build economy fit for the future
Welsh Government news
Further £4.5m funding boost for Ebbw Vale
Welsh Government
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 11:05

A further £4.5m will be invested in Ebbw Vale by the EU and Welsh Government to attract entrepreneurs and new businesses to the area.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Further £4.5m funding boost for Ebbw Vale

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EU News news
UN climate conference makes progress on Paris Agreement implementation
EU News
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 10:30

This year's climate conference,COP23, concluded last week with steps forward to ensure global climate action through implementation of the Paris Agreement.

 

EU News | Official News Release
UN climate conference makes progress on Paris Agreement implementation
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Committees publish Bill to end exploitation in the gig economy
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 10:25

The Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees publish a joint report and draft Bill to close the loopholes that allow companies to use bogus "self-employment" status as a route to cheap labour and tax avoidance, saying the law must not allow willingness to exploit workers to be a competitive advantage.

 

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Committees publish Bill to end exploitation in the gig economy
Buckingham Palace news
Appointment of Black Rod
Buckingham Palace
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 10:20

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Miss Sarah Clarke as Lady Usher of the Black Rod, Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain and Serjeant at Arms of the House of Lords.

Buckingham Palace | Official News Release
Appointment of Black Rod
National Infrastructure Commission news
Adonis: New infrastructure can bring first new towns for half a century and billions to national economy
National Infrastructure Commission
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 10:15

A ground-breaking new deal between Whitehall and local leaders in one of the most economically-important parts of the country could add hundreds of billions of pounds to the national economy each year and lead to the first new towns in the UK for half a century, Lord Adonis said recently.

National Infrastructure Commission | Official News Release
Adonis: New infrastructure can bring first new towns for half a century and billions to national economy
Department for Exiting the European Union news
David Davis' update to the House of Commons on EU negotiations
Department for Exiting the European Union
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 10:10
Scottish Government news
Attitudes to young people
Scottish Government
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 10:05

Year of Young People to challenge negative stereotypes.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Attitudes to young people
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing report published
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 09:25

Environment, Foods and Rural Affairs Committee publishes report into 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing as Ranjit Singh Boparan confirms wide-ranging food standards commitments in writing.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing report published
AXELOS news
ITIL® Perceptions
AXELOS
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 09:20

Blog posted by: Barry Corless – global product director (service management), Global Knowledge, 17 November 2017,

AXELOS | Official News Release
ITIL® Perceptions
National Ombudsmen news
Ombudsman highlights the power of complaints to improve social care
National Ombudsmen
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 09:15

The impact of an individual complaint in improving care services for others is being highlighted in a new report by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.

National Ombudsmen | Official News Release
Ombudsman highlights the power of complaints to improve social care
HM Treasury news
Sir Michael Barber report into improving value in public spending published
HM Treasury
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 09:10

The Public Value Review calls for a sharper results culture in public services.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Sir Michael Barber report into improving value in public spending published
Welsh Government news
Packaging company creates 250 jobs in Wrexham
Welsh Government
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 09:05

Hotpack Packaging LLC, a Dubai based packaging company, is expanding its operation into Wrexham with the creation of more than 250 jobs, following support from the Welsh Government and the Development Bank of Wales.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Packaging company creates 250 jobs in Wrexham
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Farmers set for increased payments as the Rural Payments Agency confirms BPS 2017 entitlement and greening rates
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 08:10
Scottish Government news
‘One Card’ library pass
Scottish Government
Monday 20 November 2017 @ 08:05

Pilot gives access to more than 120 libraries – and 1.6 million books.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
‘One Card’ library pass

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