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Government pledges £500 million to bring back historic rail lines, improving connectivity for communities across the country

New investment to drive forward reversal of the Beeching era cuts.
28 January 2020, 12:15 am

Boost to successful government rough sleeping programme

£112 million funding for councils to help get people off the streets and into accommodation.
28 January 2020, 12:01 am

Yemen – escalation of violence: Minister for the Middle East statement

The UK Minister for the Middle East has released a statement on the recent surge in violence in Yemen.
27 January 2020, 8:57 pm

Foreign Secretary meets family of Harry Dunn, 27 January 2020

Following a meeting with the family of Harry Dunn, the Foreign Secretary has issued a statement.
27 January 2020, 8:52 pm

PM speech at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's speech at the Holocaust Memorial Day service 2020.
27 January 2020, 8:26 pm

Government response to the Cairncross Review

Series of measures will help secure the future of the UK’s free and independent press
27 January 2020, 5:40 pm

Wuhan coronavirus: Health Secretary’s statement to Parliament

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock updated Parliament on Wuhan novel coronavirus.
27 January 2020, 5:15 pm

Rochdale firm enjoys exporting success thanks to UKEF support

UKEF's Export Working Capital Scheme helped Forrest Fresh Foods, a wholesale distributor of food and drinks, begin exporting.
27 January 2020, 4:56 pm

British Embassy hosts 2018-2019 class of Chevening scholars

The British Ambassador to Guatemala, Nick Whittingham, hosted a Welcome Back Reception at his residence on 23 January in honour of returning Chevening scholars.
27 January 2020, 4:40 pm

2/2020: Council Tax information letter – 24 January 2020

This letter confirms MHCLG will not be making any further changes to the Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Prescribed Requirements) (England) Regulations 2012 ahead of 2020 to 2021.
27 January 2020, 4:35 pm

Secretary of State announces re-appointment of Independent Reviewer

Secretary of State renews appointment of Independent Reviewer
27 January 2020, 4:30 pm

Response to the Department for Transport consultation on green number plates for ultra low emission vehicles

Surveillance Camera Commissioner response to the 'Introduction of green number plates for ultra low emission vehicles' consultation by the Department for Transport.
27 January 2020, 4:14 pm

Amanda Spielman speaking at the Royal Opera House

Amanda Spielman spoke at the Headteachers’ Symposium on Creativity and Education about arts subjects in schools and initial teacher education.
27 January 2020, 4:07 pm

Dstl Fellow Appointed to OPCW Scientific Advisory Board

Dstl Fellow Dr Noman Govan has been appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
27 January 2020, 3:44 pm

Email change to improve customer security

The email addresses we use to contact customers are changing.
27 January 2020, 3:05 pm

More than £5 billion secured after crackdown on multinational companies diverting profits

The extra tax is due to reforms introduced in 2015 to tackle profit diversion.
27 January 2020, 1:00 pm

Open letter: GCSE tier entry guidance

Letters to schools and colleges from Chief Regulator Sally Collier about making appropriate entries for tiered GCSEs in 2020.
27 January 2020, 12:51 pm

Information and events for British citizens in France

The British Embassy in Paris has been holding meetings across France to update British citizens working and living in the country and answering their questions regarding Britain's departure from the European Union.
27 January 2020, 12:33 pm

British nationals in Hubei Province: Foreign Office statement

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has issued an update to British nationals living in Hubei Province, China following the outbreak of Wuhan coronavirus.
27 January 2020, 12:19 pm

Lord Hodge named Deputy President of the Supreme Court

The Queen has approved the appointment of Rt Hon Lord Hodge as Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
27 January 2020, 12:00 pm