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Thousands get ready to claim Basic Payment Scheme 2015

Comments Off | 01-21-2015

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) is inviting thousands more farmers and landowners throughout England to take the first online step towards claiming this year’s new scheme payments.
RPA CEO Mark Grimshaw, speaking at the NFU Council on Tuesday (20 January), announced a significant ramping up of the numbers invited to register on the new rural payments

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FCO minister deeply concerned by Russian convoy entering Ukraine

Comments Off | 08-23-2014

In response to reports that a Russian convoy has entered Ukraine without the Government of Ukraine’s consent or the involvement of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Minister for Europe David Lidington said:
I am deeply concerned that this Russian convoy has entered Ukrainian territory without the consent of the Ukrainian government. This is

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Broadband boost for rural Scotland

Comments Off | 07-18-2014

More than 90,000 homes and businesses in 18 local authority areas across Scotland will be next to get fibre broadband in the latest phase of the £410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael welcomed the news, describing it as an important step in connecting communities.

Find out which communities will benefit from the

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Deputy Prime Minister unveils £100 million Rolls-Royce factory

Comments Off | 06-10-2014

£45 million for development of next-generation engines announced.
A new £100 million Rolls-Royce aerospace factory will be officially opened today (5 June 2014) by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Business Secretary Vince Cable.
The facility will make more than 2,500 fan and turbine discs a year – essential parts of a plane’s engine, which will power

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Pension savings – 9 million newly saving or saving more, says Pensions Minister

Comments Off | 04-13-2014

Around 9 million pension savers will save for the first time or save more, due to reforms of workplace pensions with the introduction of automatic enrolment, around one million more than previously forecast.
Latest evidence on opt outs has resulted in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) greatly reducing its forecast from a cautious initial

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