Posts Tagged ‘enough’

Connecting employers to schools, and young people to careers

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Thank you for that very kind introduction, Christine [Hodgson, Chair of the Careers and Enterprise Company].
It’s a great pleasure to be here today at the launch of this brand new programme connecting schools and employers, and young people and careers. Only this morning, I was lucky enough to visit Baylis Court School in Slough which

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The first ever Capacity Market auction official results have been released today

Comments Off | 01-2-2015

Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, has now officially confirmed the results of the first ever Capacity Market Auction, which is great news for consumers as fierce competition drove costs down below expected levels.
The result from the auction that closed late on Thursday 18 December ensures that enough of our existing

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£6 billion funding to tackle potholes and improve local roads

Comments Off | 12-26-2014

A record £6 billion will be spent on tackling potholes and improving local roads between 2015 and 2021, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today (23 December 2014).
The investment amounts to £976 million a year, enough to fix around 18 million potholes across the country.
It is the first time councils have been given locked-in funding over

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Road investment strategy

Comments Off | 12-2-2014

Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about our plan to invest £15 billion in England’s strategic road network.
It is a new, 5-year, funded plan.
Backed by significant reform to make sure it happens.
New schemes.
New action.
Set out in one investment plan for the first time ever.
This is a fundamental change for the better.
And we

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

Comments Off | 09-8-2014

Introduction
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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World’s biggest tidal array to bring energy and jobs boost to North Scotland

Comments Off | 08-22-2014

The world’s biggest tidal array is to be built in North Scotland bringing jobs and energy security to the Pentland Firth region, it’s been announced today.
The UK Government has provided £10 million worth of grant funding to the Meygen project, which will provide enough electricity to power 175,000 homes and provide up to 100 jobs

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Bidding opens for £200 million to build homes on brownfield land

Comments Off | 08-13-2014

Councils across the country can now team up with developers and bid for government assistance to build thousands of new homes on previously-developed land, Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis announced today (13 August 2014).
Mr Lewis published the bidding criteria for a share of £200 million that will help create 10 housing zones on brownfield land

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