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Ministry of Defence news
Defence Secretary meets with NATO Allies on board HMS Queen Elizabeth as Carrier Strike Group visits Italy
Ministry of Defence
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 12:38

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has met with counterparts from Italy and Turkey on board HMS Queen Elizabeth during his first visit to the Carrier Strike Group since its departure from Portsmouth in May.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Defence Secretary meets with NATO Allies on board HMS Queen Elizabeth as Carrier Strike Group visits Italy
10 Downing Street news
PM Boris Johnson's remarks at the first session of the G7 Summit: 11 June 2021
10 Downing Street
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 12:33

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's opening remarks at the first session of the G7 Summit on the 11 June 2021.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM Boris Johnson's remarks at the first session of the G7 Summit: 11 June 2021
Innovation Agency news
Funding for three Liverpool health projects
Innovation Agency
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 12:25

Three Liverpool project bids backed by the Innovation Agency have won funding to help integrate innovative health products into everyday practice.

Innovation Agency | Official News Release
Funding for three Liverpool health projects
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA to have key oversight role over Google’s planned removal of third-party cookies
Competition & Markets Authority
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 12:20

Following an investigation, the CMA has secured commitments from Google to address concerns about Google’s proposal to remove third-party cookies on Chrome.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA to have key oversight role over Google’s planned removal of third-party cookies
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
BME women almost twice as likely to be on zero-hours contracts as white men, TUC and ROTA find
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 12:15

The TUC and Race on the agenda (ROTA) have today (Monday) warned that structural racism in the labour market is trapping Black and minority ethnic (BME) workers on low pay and in insecure work.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
BME women almost twice as likely to be on zero-hours contracts as white men, TUC and ROTA find
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government news
UK to chair international holocaust remembrance alliance
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 12:10

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick confirmed the UK will chair the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance in 2024.

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government | Official News Release
UK to chair international holocaust remembrance alliance
Scottish Government news
Expanding the national vaccination programme
Scottish Government
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 12:05

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Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Witness appeal after man seriously injured in Wigan collision
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 11:33

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured during a police pursuit in Wigan.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Witness appeal after man seriously injured in Wigan collision
techUK news
UK and US Strengthen Cooperation over Emerging Threats
techUK
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 11:25

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden agreed a number of steps to enhance the world’s strongest bilateral defence and security partnership.

techUK | Official News Release
UK and US Strengthen Cooperation over Emerging Threats
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
UK and EU agreement on catch levels for 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 11:20

Agreement covers catch limits for 70 shared fish stocks worth approximately £333m in fishing opportunities to the UK fleet.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
UK and EU agreement on catch levels for 2021
National Cyber Security Centre news
Wanted: Cyber security innovators to help secure UK networks
National Cyber Security Centre
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 11:15

Call open for pioneering companies to apply for new NCSC for Startups initiative.

National Cyber Security Centre | Official News Release
Wanted: Cyber security innovators to help secure UK networks
Ministry of Defence news
UK and US Strengthen Security Cooperation over Emerging Threats
Ministry of Defence
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 11:10

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden agreed a number of steps to enhance the world’s strongest bilateral defence and security partnership.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
UK and US Strengthen Security Cooperation over Emerging Threats
Welsh Government news
We must keep following the science, says new Climate Change Minister
Welsh Government
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 11:05

The new Minister for Climate Change has said that the Welsh Government’s new Programme for Government will have a central focus on the environment while warning “we will all need to do much more to reduce our carbon emissions over the next 10 years than we have in the last 30.”

Welsh Government | Official News Release
We must keep following the science, says new Climate Change Minister
Government Communications Service news
5 steps to building generational change
Government Communications Service
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 10:25

Blog posted by: Alex Aiken, Executive Director, Government Communication, 10 June 2021.

Government Communications Service | Official News Release
5 steps to building generational change
Arts Council England news
Arts and Creativity transform prisoners’ wellbeing
Arts Council England
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 10:20

Led by Soft Touch in Leicester, and supported with £97,505 of National Lottery Project Grants funding, ‘Unlocked’ used arts, creativity and the CHIME (Connectiveness, Hope, Identity, Meaningfulness, Empowerment) model of recovery to enhance the wellbeing of those in prison and serving a community sentence.

Arts Council England | Official News Release
Arts and Creativity transform prisoners’ wellbeing
Ministry of Defence news
UK and Montenegro underline shared commitment to NATO on Carrier Strike Group visit
Ministry of Defence
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 10:15

Coinciding with the visit of HMS Richmond, sailing from the UK Carrier Strike Group, Lady Goldie held high-level meetings to discuss NATO and regional security.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
UK and Montenegro underline shared commitment to NATO on Carrier Strike Group visit
Department for Education news
More high-quality degree alternatives to boost adult skills and job prospects
Department for Education
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 10:10

Multi-million-pound investment to allow more people to gain higher level technical skills.

Department for Education | Official News Release
More high-quality degree alternatives to boost adult skills and job prospects
Scottish Government news
New services to help find cancer sooner
Scottish Government
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 10:05

A new initiative to speed up cancer diagnosis and provide GPs with an alternative route to urgently refer patients has been launched.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
New services to help find cancer sooner
EU News news
EU-U.S Joint statement on the humanitarian emergency in Tigray
EU News
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 09:25

EU-U.S Joint statement given recently (10 June 2021) on the humanitarian emergency in Tigray.

EU News | Official News Release
EU-U.S Joint statement on the humanitarian emergency in Tigray
Civil Service news
Preview of Civil Service Live
Civil Service
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 09:20

Blog posted by: Brian Stanislas MBE, Posted on: 11 June 2021 – Categories: Diversity and inclusion.

Civil Service | Official News Release
Preview of Civil Service Live
NHS England news
Three in four people with a learning disability receive NHS annual health check
NHS England
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 09:15

Three quarters of people with a learning disability aged 14 and over have received an annual health check two years ahead of an NHS Long Term Plan target.

NHS England | Official News Release
Three in four people with a learning disability receive NHS annual health check
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
IOPC recommendations following Fishmongers’ Hall terror attack being implemented nationally by police forces
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 09:10

National recommendations to improve police management of terrorism offenders are being implemented following two of our investigations, carried out after the terrorist attack by Usman Khan at Fishmongers’ Hall.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
IOPC recommendations following Fishmongers’ Hall terror attack being implemented nationally by police forces
Welsh Government news
“Support Wales by holidaying at home this year” – Health Minister
Welsh Government
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 09:05

As Wales kicks off their Euro 2020 campaign recently (12 June 2021), Health Minister Eluned Morgan has urged people to holiday at home this summer.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
“Support Wales by holidaying at home this year” – Health Minister
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
UK and US agree to strengthen ties in science and technology
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 08:10

Partnership will help progress the principles enshrined in the new Atlantic Charter agreed by the Prime Minister and President Biden.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
UK and US agree to strengthen ties in science and technology
Scottish Government news
Councillors' code of conduct revision: consultation analysis
Scottish Government
Monday 14 June 2021 @ 08:05

Analysis of responses to the consultation on possible revisions to the Councillors’ Code of Conduct.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Councillors' code of conduct revision: consultation analysis

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