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Minister welcomes destruction 200 tonnes of Syrian chemical stockpiles

Comments Off | 06-1-2015

Commenting on the destruction of 200 tonnes of Syrian chemical stockpile by the UK, Tobias Ellwood said:
Last year, the UK accepted the task of destroying 200 tonnes of the declared Syrian chemical stockpile: part of an extraordinary international effort to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons programme. The final stage of the destruction operation in the UK

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New Prime Minister’s Official Spokesperson announced

Comments Off | 06-1-2015

Helen Bower has been appointed as the Prime Minister’s Official Spokesperson. She replaces Jean-Christophe Gray. Mr Gray will shortly take on a new role in Whitehall.
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Helen Bower is currently the Prime Minister’s Deputy Official Spokesperson. She has previously been the Prime Minister’s Chief Foreign Affairs Spokesperson and Head of Media at UKREP in

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Rural fuel price cut begins

Comments Off | 06-1-2015

People living across seventeen of the UK’s most rural communities will be able to benefit from a 5 pence per litre fuel price cut from today.
The government’s rural fuel rebate scheme will allow 125,000 people living in the selected areas, who currently face some of the highest fuel prices in the country despite depending on

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High street could be boosted by £212 billion ‘purple pound’ by attracting disabled people and their families

Comments Off | 08-27-2014

Thousands of high street businesses could effectively be turning away the custom of 1 in 5 people by not attracting disabled people, the Minister for Disabled People Mark Harper said today (27 August 2014).
Research from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has shown disabled people find shopping the most difficult experience for accessibility, followed

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Armed forces training gets £250 million boost

Comments Off | 06-10-2014

Defence minister Dr Andrew Murrison has announced that a new £250 million Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration will provide world class facilities for our armed forces and will bring together the training for key support roles from each of the services onto one site for the first time.
The new college will cover such

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