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Press release: Bolstered Fisheries Bill and £37m boost for UK fishing industry

Michael Gove today announced a strengthening of the law and new money to ensure the UK’s fishing industry prospers as we become an independent coastal state.
10 December 2018, 12:15 am

Press release: New measures to tackle international money laundering

Package of measures to increase transparency and tackle corruption unveiled today.
10 December 2018, 12:15 am

News story: Education Secretary vows to boost vulnerable children’s outcomes

Help for teachers and social workers to help tackle poorer outcomes of children in need of help and protection from social care
10 December 2018, 12:15 am

News story: Health and Social Care Secretary bans fax machines in NHS

Matt Hancock has banned the NHS from buying fax machines and has ordered a complete phase-out by April 2020.
9 December 2018, 8:00 am

Speech: Supporting Montenegro in combatting corruption

Ambassador Alison Kemp spoke at the XII National Anti-Corruption Conference in Podgorica.
8 December 2018, 6:12 pm

Speech: UK update on the Western Balkans London Summit

Ambassador Alison Kemp spoke at the Western Balkan’s Foreign Minister’s meeting.
8 December 2018, 5:57 pm

Speech: Successful cyber security relies on strength of our partnerships

Ambassador Alison Kemp spoke at the National Awareness Raising Round Table in Podgorica on the topic of cyber security.
8 December 2018, 5:44 pm

Speech: UK perspective on evidence based policy planning

Ambassador Alison Kemp spoke about the importance of evidence based policy planning and its impact on Montenegrin EU integration.
8 December 2018, 5:30 pm

Press release: Climate Change Minister visits Poland for UN conference on climate change

Minister Mark Field visited Poland on 6-8 December to discuss Paris Agreement commitments and green innovation at the UN climate change conference.
8 December 2018, 1:09 pm

Press release: James Brokenshire unveils action plan to combat rough sleeping

Communities Secretary unveils the government’s next steps to help people off the streets and meet its target to end rough sleeping for good by 2027.
8 December 2018, 9:00 am

News story: Matt Hancock orders review into over-prescribing in the NHS

The review will focus on patients who take multiple medicines, to ensure patients are receiving the most appropriate treatment for their needs.
8 December 2018, 12:15 am

Press release: UK Statement on Allegations of Chemical Weapons Use in Aleppo

A statement from the UK on Allegations of chemical weapons use in Aleppo, Syria.
7 December 2018, 8:24 pm

News story: IP and BREXIT: The facts

Facts on the future of intellectual property laws following the decision that the UK will leave the EU.
7 December 2018, 5:44 pm

Press release: Bluetongue virus detected and dealt with in cattle in Yorkshire

No threat to human health or food safety
7 December 2018, 5:23 pm

Press release: The sound of Mars

A UK instrument has captured the first sounds ever recorded directly from Mars.
7 December 2018, 5:20 pm

Press release: Overseas Territories meet in London for annual Joint Ministerial Council

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon hosted political leaders from UK Overseas Territories on 4-5 December
7 December 2018, 4:45 pm

Press release: Charity Commission intends to order a veterans charity to wind up

Afghan Heroes: notice of intention to order charity to wind up
7 December 2018, 4:33 pm

Speech: Baroness Stowell’s speech at the NACVA Annual Conference 2018

Charity Commission Chair spoke to the theme of the conference: Forging Community
7 December 2018, 3:34 pm

News story: ESFA extends Schools Resource Management Adviser pilot

ESFA is extending its School Resource Management Advisers pilot, which found £35 million of savings and revenue generation opportunities, to August 2020.
7 December 2018, 2:48 pm

Speech: Exchequer Secretary speech: Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association Trustee Conference

The Exchequer Secretary, Robert Jenrick’s speech at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) Trustee Conference 2018.
7 December 2018, 2:10 pm