Posts Tagged ‘considered’

Final local government finance settlement 2016 to 2017

Comments Off | 02-11-2016

Mr Speaker,
I am pleased to report to the House my response to the consultation on theprovisional local government financial settlement for the next financial year.
I have considered all 278 responses to the consultation; my ministers and I have met with local government leaders of all types of authority, from all parts of the country.
I have listened

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UK risks losing £5m portrait by Rembrandt apprentice

Comments Off | 01-26-2016

A portrait by one of Rembrandt’s most talented apprentices is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £5,189,000 (plus VAT of £137,800), Culture Minister Ed Vaizey announced today.
The government has placed a temporary export bar on Portrait of a

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Changes to the rules for company and business names

Comments Off | 02-2-2015

The UK government response to the Company and Business Names: Red Tape Challenge consultation was published on 4 October 2013.
The consultation sought views on the future of names regulations in general and invited comments on the options for improving and simplifying them. It considered the need to maintain the current regulations which, primarily, set out rules

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£2.3 million of improvements for the A36 near Bath

Comments Off | 01-30-2015

The £2.3 million scheme, on a three mile section of the A36 between Brassknocker Hill and Hantone Hill, is being carried out to correct geotechnical faults in the bank underneath the road that are resulting in damage to the road surface.
While the work is taking place it will be necessary to close the road completely

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More than 6 million searches of new wills archive

Comments Off | 01-27-2015

Tens of thousands of people have gone online to buy copies of the wills of family members, famous names and historical figures by using the new digital service.
The archive contains more than 41 million wills held by the Probate Registry since 1858 when the documents became public records.
It includes the last wishes of leaders and

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£2.3 million of improvements for the A36 near Bath

Comments Off | 01-27-2015

The £2.3 million scheme, on a three mile section of the A36 between Brassknocker Hill and Hantone Hill, is being carried out to correct geotechnical faults in the bank underneath the road that are resulting in damage to the road surface.
While the work is taking place it will be necessary to close the road completely

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Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations in the United Kingdom with Unpaid Parking Fines over £1,000: 2013

Comments Off | 07-17-2014

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Mark Simmonds):
In 2013, 5662 unpaid parking fines incurred by Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations in the United Kingdom were brought to our attention by councils. These totalled £541,599.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has held face-to-face meetings with a number of missions about outstanding parking fine

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Flexible working rights extended to more than 20 million

Comments Off | 06-30-2014

Up until now, the right has only been available for carers, or people who look after children.
This has now been extended to all employees.
Today’s extension of the right to request the chance to work flexibly means more than 20 million employees can now benefit.
Flexible working helps people balance their work with responsibilities, keeping more people

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