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UK Government committed to historic Welsh funding floor

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Wales Office Minister Alun Cairns today reaffirmed the UK Government’s commitment to introducing a funding floor for the very first time alongside the Spending Review.
Mr Cairns spoke during a House of Commons debate on the Barnett formula – the system which determines the level of central UK Government funding that the devolved administrations receive.
Mr Cairns

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Impact Readiness Fund round 2: £1.5 million funding announced

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Tapestry works with older people in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, helping sufferers of dementia with home care and meal deliveries. The social enterprise benefitted from a £25,000 grant during the first Impact Readiness Fund (IRF) round in February 2015. This enabled Tapestry to secure a further £46,000 of grant funding, allowing the social enterprise to focus

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Defence Secretary welcomes employment pilot for veterans

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has today welcomed the launch of a pilot scheme designed to assist Armed Forces veterans in finding jobs that best match their skills and experience.
Initiated by Barclays, the Veterans Employment Transition Support programme (VETS) is a partnership of leading companies and charities. It will support the Ministry of Defence and Career

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Further financial help given to property owners affected by HS2

Comments Off | 01-18-2015

An extensive package of compensation and assistance for property owners along the London to Birmingham route of High Speed 2 (HS2) wasintroduced by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin today (16 January 2015).
From today, owner-occupiers of homes and small businesses between generally 60 metres and up to 120 metres from the line in rural areas can submit an

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