Posts Tagged ‘announcement’

Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Comments Off | 02-21-2016

The governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the Libyan Presidency Council’s February 14 announcement of a Government of National Accord Cabinet. We take note of the spirit of openness and reconciliation embodied in this Cabinet. It is not easy to choose the path

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Partner selected for Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to help improve services

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

NHS Improvement Chief Executive Jim Mackey has welcomed the announcement by Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that they have decided to enter into a long-term partnership with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Sherwood Forest – which provides services for patients at Kings Mill, Newark and Mansfield Community hospitals as well as at Ashfield Health Village

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UK pledges £115m as PM calls on EU to provide more aid for Syrian conflict

Comments Off | 01-18-2016

This includes a further £100 million in response to the Syria conflict and £14.5 million to tackle migration challenges more widely.
The announcement comes as the Prime Minister attends an emergency meeting of the European Council, where he will call on other EU leaders to provide new funding to help meet urgent humanitarian

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Details of £1.8 billion Midlands’ roads plan

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

The investment will see improvements and repairs along a series of motorways and A roads between now and 2021, giving road users simpler, faster and more reliable journeys. It will also boost the area’s economy and help to bring the country closer together.
The work is part of the government’s ‘Road Investment Strategy’ to triple levels

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Poole local authority school improvement inspection

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

The aim of these inspections is to assess the contribution of local authorities to improving education in England. Inspectors examine the effectiveness of local authorities’ statutory duty to promote high standards in schools and among other providers so that children and young people achieve well and fulfil their potential.
Ofsted carried out an inspection of the

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CMA publishes final determinations on electricity distribution appeals

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

In March, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that it had granted permission to (i) Northern Powergrid (Northeast) Limited and Northern Powergrid (Yorkshire) plc (together ‘NPg’) to appeal against Ofgem’s decision to modify its 2 licences; and (ii) British Gas Trading Limited (BGT) to appeal against Ofgem’s decision to modify the licences of 10 distribution

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Roads Minister sees plans for investment in the north

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones will visit Carlisle and Newcastle upon Tyne today, Monday 28 September 2015, to discuss proposals to create a new dual carriageway to link Cumbria to the north east.
Last week Highways England appointed a joint venture led by WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff to undertake a study which will examine the case for turning

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Contractor announced for £2.4 million improvements in Bedfordshire

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

Improvements on the A421, M1 and A5 have moved a step closer today (Monday 28 September) with the appointment of a contractor for the scheme.
Interserve Construction Ltd contractors for Highways England will be carrying out a package of works on the A421, the M1 at junction 13 and the A5 through Milton Keynes and Dunstable.
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£10m Internet of Things competition for UK cities launched

Comments Off | 07-19-2015

UK cities and businesses are being encouraged to apply for a £10m fund in a competition that will revolutionise the way the Internet of Things (IoT) benefits citizens by offering environmental improvements, economic opportunities, and more efficient and effective delivery of services such as transport, healthcare and energy.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

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Details of £150 million roads plan for Cumbria and north Lancashire

Comments Off | 07-19-2015

The investment will see improvements and repairs along a series of motorways and major A roads between now and 2020, giving road users simpler, faster and more reliable journeys. It will also boost the area’s economy and help to bring the country closer together.
The work is part of the government’s ‘Road Investment Strategy’ to triple

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