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Second Permanent Secretary with responsibility for borders and immigration appointed

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Mr Robbins will have responsibility for immigration and free movement policy, and oversight of the borders, immigration and citizenship system. He was previously Director General for Civil Service Reform at the Cabinet Office.
Home Secretary Theresa May said:
I am delighted to welcome Oliver Robbins to the Home Office as Second Permanent Secretary. Olly’s wealth of experience

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New Scotland Bill is first to be debated in House of Commons

Comments Off | 06-9-2015

The legislation bringing new devolved powers to the Scottish Parliament will take a significant step forward when it has its Second Reading in the House of Commons today.
The Scotland Bill, which is a key part of the UK Government’s Legislative Programme announced in the Queen’s Speech, will be debated in Westminster this afternoon.
This will be

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Smart-home business bought by British Gas for £65 million

Comments Off | 06-9-2015

AlertMe was founded in 2006 and has developed a market-leading Internet of Things platform that connects devices in UK and US homes and allows corporate partners to offer remote monitoring and control.
It has won support from Innovate UK for several projects, including a Smart award for market analysis at an early stage of the company’s

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Second Scottish built Royal Navy warship moves closer to service

Comments Off | 06-9-2015

Steel was cut on HMS Medway today at a ceremony in Glasgow. The vessel is one of three OPVs, and part of a programme that has protected more than 800 Scottish jobs. It will be used by the Royal Navy to undertake tasks in support of UK interests both at home and abroad. They are

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