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Review finds family ties ‘utterly indispensable’ to rehabilitation of female offenders

New report supports Ministry of Justice’s emphasis on community alternatives and use of technology to boost rehabilitation of female offenders.
17 June 2019, 11:15 pm

Education Secretary confirms T Level roll-out from September 2020

Second wave of FE providers announced to teach T Levels from 2021 – bringing the total to over 100.
17 June 2019, 11:15 pm

Education Secretary challenges misconceptions of disadvantage

Education Secretary Damian Hinds speech at Reform on what disadvantage looks like today and why, based on the latest analysis and evidence.
17 June 2019, 8:16 pm

PM and Chancellor meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Hu: 17 June 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor Philip Hammond met Chinese Vice Premier Hu in Downing Street.
17 June 2019, 7:17 pm

£230M boost for British beef as China agrees market access

British beef could be served on Chinese dinner plates by the end of the year, following an agreement reached between China and the UK.
17 June 2019, 7:02 pm

APPOINTMENTS TO THE EQUALITY COMMISSION FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has made appointments to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.
17 June 2019, 6:07 pm

Measures to end unequal mental health treatment kickstarted by PM

Prime Minister Theresa May hosts mental health and community leaders in Downing Street following independent review of Mental Health Act.
17 June 2019, 5:56 pm

Escalation is not in the long-term interest of any of the parties

Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council briefing on Yemen
17 June 2019, 4:59 pm

Big wins for British businesses as Vice Premier Hu Chunhua visits

Deals between British and Chinese companies worth more than £500 million were announced today, during a visit to the UK by Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua.
17 June 2019, 4:25 pm

Listeria cases being investigated

An investigation is underway into cases of listeria linked to sandwiches.
17 June 2019, 4:17 pm

Lift off for new investment in UK SMEs to develop new aerospace technology

Business Minister announces new investment for UK small and medium businesses (SMEs) to develop new solutions to UK aerospace challenges at Paris Airshow.
17 June 2019, 4:11 pm

Lord Ahmad visits Serbia to promote Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict campaign

Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN and The Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, has travelled to Serbia to discuss progress on justice and accountability in the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI).
17 June 2019, 4:08 pm

PM’s meeting with the President of Afghanistan: 17 June 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May had a bilateral meeting with the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani.
17 June 2019, 4:01 pm

PM’s meeting with the President of Colombia: 17 June 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May had a bilateral meeting with the President of Colombia, Iván Duque.
17 June 2019, 3:45 pm

Northern healthcare firms target new opportunities in Africa

Health sector businesses from the Northern Powerhouse could benefit from new export opportunities across Africa thanks to a recent trade mission led by DIT.
17 June 2019, 3:24 pm

£230M boost for British beef as China agrees market access

British beef could be served on Chinese dinner plates by the end of the year, following an agreement reached between China and the UK.
17 June 2019, 3:23 pm

One of a kind Victorian ceramic crab at risk of export

Arts Minister Rebecca Pow has stepped in to stop the export of a unique work by the Martin Brothers
17 June 2019, 3:20 pm

Tenth Economic and Financial Dialogue held between the UK and China

The tenth Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD) between the UK and China took place in London today (June 17).
17 June 2019, 2:52 pm

Mine Clearance, Conservation and Economic Development in Angola

Secretary of State for International Development Rory Stewart speaking on demining at Halo Trust event in Chatham House.
17 June 2019, 2:49 pm

Restrictions to be extended on products containing plasticising chemicals

Restrictions on phthalates will come into force on 22 July 2019 for most electrical and electronic equipment (EEE).
17 June 2019, 2:37 pm