Policy Statements and Initiatives

Further education: learning difficulties and disabilities reforms

Launch of Criminal Justice Board to tackle hate crime in Wales

World leaders sign global agreement to help beat hunger

Chancellor hails ‘next big step in the relationship between Britain and China’ – (Chancellor announces simplified visa applications for Chinese visitors ~ CBI comments on visa process for Chinese visitors)

River maintenance pilots begin

Local people first in line for council homes

Global Handwashing Day: Britain supports water & sanitation access to 4m in DRC

Badger cull - piloting controls on bovine TB – (Badger cull extension application in Gloucestershire)

New reforms to increase diversity of coroners

Jobseekers to start signing new Claimant Commitment

Almost £9m allocated to help heat homes

New central government communication service to save money and raise standards

UK Government move will “severely restrict” Assembly’s powers to deal with anti-social behaviour – First Minister

Lord Nash calls for more academy sponsors

New PF2: Government delivers new approach for investment in public infrastructure

Joint Ministerial Committee communiqué: October 2013 – (FM to tell PM: 'Scotland's people deserve better' - Hyslop: ‘Scotland won’t slam door on foreign students’)

Government review of ombudsman landscape is ‘timely and welcomed’

Respecting the Arctic, promoting UK interests

A brighter future for hardworking tenants

New strategic communication services framework will deliver savings

UK hosts Open Government Partnership Summit - (Bright Spots of open government to be recognised at global summit)

GOV.UK - 1 year old and improving all the time

Government moving forward with pension fund consolidation

A new social contract for carers after COVID-19: An interview with the IPPR