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Sajid Javid showcases the Midlands Engine to Chinese investors

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

Business Secretary Sajid Javid today (26 February 2016) will oversee the signing of commercial UK-China contracts in Birmingham with the Chinese Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng.
This is part of the UK-China 12th Joint Economic and Trade Commission (JETC) to boost cooperation and understanding between the 2 countries.
The UK attracts up to a third of all

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£3 million resurfacing schemes near Doncaster

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

Contractors for Highways England will be resurfacing 8 miles of the northbound carriageway on the A1(M) between Blyth and Tickhill and another 8 miles on the northbound A1 between Barnsdale and Darrington – the equivalent of the area covered by 26 football pitches.
As part of the two schemes, 2,500 reflective road studs will be replaced

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January 2016 Market Trend Data

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

The regional data indicates that:

London experienced the greatest increase in its average property value over the last 12 months with a movement of 13.9%
Wales experienced the greatest monthly growth with an increase of 3.7%
the North East saw the lowest annual price growth with an increase of 0.2%
the North East also saw the most significant monthly

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UK Social Mobility: Lessons Learnt from International Development

Comments Off | 02-22-2016

Introduction
Good afternoon.
It’s a real pleasure for me to have the opportunity to speak to you today under the auspices of the Centre for Social Justice.
This is an organisation dedicated to putting social justice at the heart of British politics and policy.
And it’s great to be speaking here at 2nd Chance, which does fantastic work giving

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New highway delivering boost to South Devon economy

Comments Off | 02-22-2016

new £110 million highway expected to create hundreds of new jobs in south Devon
the 3.5 mile road between Torbay and Newton Abbot also expected to boost tourism
Roads Minister Andrew Jones opens highway expected to carry 35,000 vehicles a day

A new £110 million bypass that is expected to carry 35,000 vehicles a day has been opened,

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Fees changes in April

Comments Off | 02-22-2016

Plans to drive growth, create jobs and secure the economic future of Tees Valley took a major step forward today (19 February 2016) as local leaders were put in pole position to transform the former SSI steelworks site.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine revealed plans would go full-steam ahead for a new Mayoral Development Corporation

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Government launches review to improve university research funding

Comments Off | 12-16-2015

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson today (16 December 2015) launched a UK-wide review of university research funding to cut red tape so that universities can focus more on delivering the world-leading research for which the UK is renowned.
Following the decision to protect the £4.7 billion annual science and research budget in real terms during

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Hospitals get £1.8 billion for sustainability and transformation

Comments Off | 12-16-2015

The money will also help challenged hospitals to achieve financial balance while focusing on changing the way they provide high quality care for patients, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today.
This helps fulfil the NHS’s own plan for the future, which the government promised to fund at the election with an additional £10 billion by

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UK boosts global efforts against illegal wildlife trade

Comments Off | 08-9-2015

Up to £5 million of UK Government funding will made available to initiatives around the world to help tackle the cruel trade in rhino horn, elephant ivory and other illegal wildlife products, Defra Minister Rory Stewart will announce today.
Poaching is rife in parts of Africa, with 1,293 rhinos killed last year and over 20,000 elephant

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Regional airports asked to bid for up to £56 million funding for new routes over next 3 years

Comments Off | 01-22-2015

This ‘start up aid’ will be made available from the Regional Air Connectivity Fund, which was announced by the government in June 2013 and is open to airports with fewer than 5 million passengers per year. This fund has already been partly distributed to support strategic routes to London from Newquay and Dundee but is

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