Posts Tagged ‘attended’

UK to invest an extra £1.2 billion supporting Syria and the region

Comments Off | 02-4-2016

The UK will invest at least an extra £1.2bn in international aid to support Syria and the region, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today.
The pledge was made on the day high-level representatives from 70 countries and international organisations around the world were due in London to debate support for the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis.
His Royal Highness

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Minister starts construction of £83 million military logistics site

Comments Off | 10-17-2015

The state of the art 80,000 square metre building will store food, clothing, general and medical supplies and bring the military’s logistics, commodities and support services up to the standard of industry best practice.
It will also deliver more efficient and effective processes across the supply chain through better storage and streamlined distribution, enhancing the level

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£35 million Rembrandt painting at risk of leaving the UK

Comments Off | 10-17-2015

One of Rembrandt’s greatest late portraits is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £35 million.
In order to provide a last chance to save it for the nation, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on a painting by

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Government to make price comparisons easier for supermarket shoppers

Comments Off | 10-17-2015

The government is to look into ways supermarket price comparisons can be made simpler for shoppers, Consumer Minister Nick Boles announced today (15 October 2015).
The plans are set out in the government’s response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) investigation into a super-complaint made by Which? alleging misleading pricing practices in the groceries market.
The Department for

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Certification Officer: general announcements and latest decisions

Comments Off | 10-17-2015

Ritson v National Union of Teachers (NUT)
Mr Edward Ritson made six complaints alleging that the NUT breached its rules in relation to the nomination procedure followed by its Sefton Branch for local officers and committee. Following a settlement between the parties, Mr Ritson withdrew his complaints, which were dismissed by the Certification Officer upon withdrawal.
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Herefordshire company fined £18,000 for illegal storage of waste

Comments Off | 06-2-2015

Good morning, and thank you for inviting me to speak at this event. It is very good indeed to be back!
During the election campaign my party asked for five more years to finish the job. We are delighted to have been granted that opportunity … and I am personally delighted to be back as the

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Financial Secretary on the government’s business taxation plans

Comments Off | 06-2-2015

Good morning, and thank you for inviting me to speak at this event. It is very good indeed to be back!
During the election campaign my party asked for five more years to finish the job. We are delighted to have been granted that opportunity … and I am personally delighted to be back as the

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Written Ministerial Statement on the Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs (Defence) and General Affairs Councils

Comments Off | 06-2-2015

Mr Lidington said:
My Right Honourable Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Mr Philip Hammond) attended the Foreign Affairs Council, and My Right Honourable Friend the Secretary of State for Defence (Michael Fallon) attended the Foreign Affairs Council (Defence), and they both attended a joint session with Foreign and Defence Ministers. I

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£3 million funding to boost low carbon heating

Comments Off | 03-11-2015

More people will have their homes and businesses heated by renewable, sustainable or recoverable energy sources thanks to extra £3 million of funding awarded to 55 local authorities across England and Wales today.
The new funding will support 74 low-carbon heat projects designed to provide more efficient heat to buildings and potentially lower heating bills in

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5 million patients to benefit from new era of patient care

Comments Off | 03-11-2015

269 groups of nurses, doctors and other health and social care staff from across the country put forward their ideas for how they want to redesign care in their areas, and then helped choose the first 29 of the most innovative plans.
Drawing on a new £200 million transformation fund and tailored national support, from April the vanguards

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