Posts Tagged ‘extra’

East Riding’s roads get £16.7 million maintenance boost

Comments Off | 02-2-2016

An extra £16.7 million is being provided to improve roads and stop potholes appearing across East Riding, Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced today (2 February 2016).
The A1079, A63 and A161 will all benefit in the first 12 months of the 5 year maintenance work on East Riding council’s 233 miles of A roads.
Delivering extra targeted

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UK Government announces Scotland Bill amendments

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

Government amendments laid today (Monday 2 November) to strengthen Scotland Bill.
New amendment on carers will give Scottish Parliament extra flexibility.
Multi-billion pound tax and benefit powers will make Holyrood one of the most powerful devolved parliaments in the world.

The UK Government will today (Monday) lay a package of substantive amendments to the Scotland Bill which will strengthen

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Prime Minister to see first hand how UK aid is helping most vulnerable Syrian refugees

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

The Prime Minister will visit Lebanon today to see first hand how UK aid is helping the most vulnerable people who have been driven from their homes in Syria. While there, as the UK’s aid contribution reaches £1 billion, he will outline the details of the extra £100 million package to help Syrian refugees, including

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Funding boost to safeguard Cornish language announced

Comments Off | 03-18-2015

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Communities Minister Stephen Williams today (13 March 2015) announced that the government is investing an extra £150,000 to help promote and develop the Cornish language.
The Cornish language is the only language in England recognised under the Council of Europe’s Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.
Recognising this unique status, the

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Cutting edge low carbon energy projects get £5 million funding boost

Comments Off | 11-29-2014

Companies developing cutting edge low carbon energy projects in generation, efficiency and storage – such as capturing carbon emissions or turning buildings into power stations – have the chance to bid for an extra £5 million of funding in the fourth round of the Government’s Energy Entrepreneurs’ Fund (EEF).
Today also sees 19 projects being awarded

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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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Eastbourne to receive £2 million from government after pier fire

Comments Off | 08-3-2014

Up to £2 million to help Eastbourne’s tourism industry recover from the loss of their pier earlier this week, was announced today by the Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne on a visit to the town.
The blaze broke out on Wednesday afternoon severely damaging around a third of the structure

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