Posts Tagged ‘Commonwealth’

Government to donate VAT on X Factor charity single

Comments Off | 12-14-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that the government will donate VAT on sales of the X Factor winner’s charity single.
Profits from sales of the single will be donated to two children’s charities, Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase.
In recognition of the support both charities provide through their work with children

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Responsible Investment in Burma Speech by the RT Hon Hugo Swire MP

Comments Off | 09-8-2014

Thank you to Rob Bratby for his kind introduction and to Olswang Asia LLP for hosting this today’s event.
I am delighted to be back in Singapore. This is my second trip here as the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s Minister of State for Asia. As part of my portfolio I am also the Minister responsible

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Foreign Secretary: My priorities are security, economy and Europe

Comments Off | 07-17-2014

Speaking today, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:
I am honoured and privileged to be given the opportunity to serve as Foreign Secretary.
I pay tribute to the achievements of my predecessor, William Hague, who put this country back on the international stage. He has built new and stronger relationships around the world, whether with traditional allies such

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