Posts Tagged ‘economic plan’

£200m roadbuilding investment on course to deliver Central Bedfordshire economic boost

Comments Off | 03-6-2016

The 2 linked projects, which are a key part of the government’s long term economic plan for Bedfordshire, are passing their one year milestone this spring and will be completed in spring 2017.
The 2.8 mile, £162million A5-M1 Link scheme is being delivered by Highways England, while the £38million, 1.8 mile Woodside Link

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Northampton pair ordered to pay over £700 for illegally poaching fish

Comments Off | 03-15-2015

Krzysztof Mozdzen and Grzegorz Wojciechowski were each fined £105, ordered to pay costs of £256.94 with a victim surcharge of £20. Forfeiture of their equipment and fish was also approved by the court.
Environment Agency Fisheries Enforcement Officers were patrolling the River Severn at Deerhurst, Gloucestershire overnight on 12 July 2014 as part of Operation Stone

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M6 junction to close for weekend as £4.1 million project nears completion

Comments Off | 03-15-2015

The Highways Agency scheme at junction 26 of the M6, which links the motorway to the M58 and A577, will see an extra lane added to the northbound side of the link road between the M6 and the A577 Orrell Road.
An extra lane is also being added to the end of the southbound exit slip

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UK submarine industry to benefit from £285m investment in successor programme

Comments Off | 03-15-2015

The release of funding for the design work is within the existing Successor programme’s £3.3 billion Assessment Phase. The funding forms part of the MoD’s commitment to spending £163 billion on equipment and equipment support over the next 10 years to keep Britain safe. That includes new strike fighters; more surveillance aircraft; hunter killer submarines;

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Long term economic plan for London announced by Chancellor and Mayor of London

Comments Off | 02-24-2015

The Chancellor and Mayor of London today set out their six-point long term economic plan for London showing what has been delivered, what is underway and what more can be done to make the city prosperous in the long term.
In a speech at the Tate Modern, the Chancellor and the Mayor set out the detailed

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Creative Industries now worth £8.8 million an hour to UK economy

Comments Off | 01-16-2015

Growth of almost ten per cent in 2013, three times that of wider UK economy
Accounted for 1.7 million jobs in 2013, 5.6 per cent of UK jobs
2015 set to be another bumper year for UK creative output

New figures published today reveal that the UK’s Creative Industries, which includes the film, television and music industries, are

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Chancellor meets with employees at growing science innovator LGC in Teddington

Comments Off | 01-2-2015

Chancellor George Osborne today (2 January 2015) visited LGC in Teddington to meet with some of their employees and learn more about how the government’s long-term economic plan has helped the business grow over the last 5 years.
The Chancellor visited LGC, which is a leading international life sciences measurement and testing company, and which employs

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Government unveils £2 billion in cumulative savings as public bodies are cut by a third

Comments Off | 11-11-2014

Over £2 billion has been saved cumulatively since 2010 through reforming and abolishing public bodies – with plans on track to reach the forecasted £2.6 billion by May 2015 – Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude today announced.
These savings have been achieved through a top-to-bottom review of over 900 public bodies, abolishing at least

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First wave of projects for £1 billion programme to help unlock 200,000 homes

Comments Off | 08-16-2014

Eric Pickles today (15 August 2014) announced the first wave of projects to benefit from a £1 billion scheme that will unlock or accelerate the provision of over 200,000 new homes across the country.
The Communities Secretary published a shortlist of 36 large-scale housing projects in line to receive a share of £850 million of funding

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PM announces multi-million pound boost for British food industry

Comments Off | 07-22-2014

£400 million of potential new business for the British food industry was announced today (21 July) by Prime Minister David Cameron and Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss, as part of the government’s long-term economic plan to back British businesses.
The Prime Minister, who will today meet farmers and businesses at the Royal Welsh Show, announced that from

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