Posts Tagged ‘funded’

£372 million investment for Hawk support sustains 700 UK jobs

Comments Off | 03-28-2016

The fleet of Hawk TMk1 and TMk2 aircraft are used by the UK armed forces for military flying training prior to conversion onto frontline fast jet aircraft, such as Typhoon or the future F35 Lightning II, and for a variety of other Royal Navy and Royal Air Force training requirements. They

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Media reports on UK aid projects: setting the record straight

Comments Off | 03-28-2016

DFID statement
A number of recent newspaper articles have reported claims that misrepresent or inaccurately portray projects supported by the Department for International Development (DFID), or focus on projects that are no longer funded.
UK aid is spent where it is most needed and is subject to rigorous internal and external checks and

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Catterick villagers invited to discuss new £6m flood protection scheme

Comments Off | 03-3-2016

Construction of a £6 million water storage reservoir to protect Catterick Village and the A1 motorway from flooding will start this Spring.
Details of the Environment Agency scheme, which is jointly funded with Highways England and North Yorkshire County Council, will be outlined at a public drop-in meeting at the Booth Memorial

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Danny Alexander appointed as Vice-President of new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Comments Off | 02-6-2016

The President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Jin Liqun has today (5 February) appointed the UK’s Danny Alexander for a key role in the bank’s leadership, as Vice-President and Corporate Secretary, and member of the executive management team.
The Chancellor also confirmed that the UK has secured agreement that it will lead a constituency of AIIB

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£25m in 16 to 18 apprenticeship growth awarded and 16 to 18 traineeship growth update

Comments Off | 02-6-2016

More young people than ever before are choosing an apprenticeship. To support this demand, we are pleased to announce an additional £25m for colleges and training providers to deliver 16 to 18 apprenticeships.
This funding will support the growth of apprenticeships and demonstrates the government’s commitment to achieving 3 million high quality apprenticeship starts by 2020.
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Government boost for jet engines with £10 million investment for next generation technology

Comments Off | 02-6-2016

Business Minister Anna Soubry today (5 February 2016) announced thatLoughborough University has been awarded nearly £10 million of government funding to create a new open access National Centre of Excellence in Gas Turbine Combustion Aerodynamics. The centre will allow UK industry to access state-of-the-art facilities and will lead research and technology development in gas turbine

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Government to review NHS funding of nursing in care homes

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

Registered nursing care for residents, who are assessed to be eligible, in nursing homes is funded by the NHS. The rate payable for this financial year is currently £112.00 a week per resident.
This review will consider whether the rate paid is reflective of the costs of providing this important service and supports high quality out-of-hospital

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Wave energy converters: apply for business funding

Comments Off | 06-17-2015

Wave Energy Scotland is seeking applications from businesses for 100%-funded SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) development contracts for novel wave energy converter devices.
Devices should be specifically focused on the prime mover and structure that captures the energy of the wave.
Wave Energy Scotland is part of Highlands and Islands Enterprise and was set up to support and

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Burnley Hospital allocated £15.6 million by government

Comments Off | 04-3-2015

The government has agreed in principle to allocating £15.6 million to refurbish Burnley General Hospital, subject to a normal business case assessment, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has announced.
The funding will be used to greatly improve the hospital’s surgical centre, as well as create a new outpatients unit and ophthalmology centre.
Once the business

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£5.75 million driver information improvements near completion

Comments Off | 04-3-2015

Improvements worth more than £5.75 million – with extended CCTV coverage of the region’s motorways and new electronic variable message signs (VMS) – are being delivered by the Highways Agency as part of the Government’ £317 million pinch point programme.
Work on installing new electronic signs and CCTV cameras – which will give Highways Agency traffic

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