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UK Government committed to historic Welsh funding floor

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Wales Office Minister Alun Cairns today reaffirmed the UK Government’s commitment to introducing a funding floor for the very first time alongside the Spending Review.
Mr Cairns spoke during a House of Commons debate on the Barnett formula – the system which determines the level of central UK Government funding that the devolved administrations receive.
Mr Cairns

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Impact Readiness Fund round 2: £1.5 million funding announced

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Tapestry works with older people in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, helping sufferers of dementia with home care and meal deliveries. The social enterprise benefitted from a £25,000 grant during the first Impact Readiness Fund (IRF) round in February 2015. This enabled Tapestry to secure a further £46,000 of grant funding, allowing the social enterprise to focus

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Defence Secretary welcomes employment pilot for veterans

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has today welcomed the launch of a pilot scheme designed to assist Armed Forces veterans in finding jobs that best match their skills and experience.
Initiated by Barclays, the Veterans Employment Transition Support programme (VETS) is a partnership of leading companies and charities. It will support the Ministry of Defence and Career

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British Ports Assocation: smaller ports fund

Comments Off | 04-4-2014

I am delighted to have been invited back to the British Ports Association’s annual lunch.
Because the BPA represents the full breadth of ports, harbours, terminal operators and port facilities across the country you are an important and influential voice in government and beyond.
And I would like to thank Andrew for that kind introduction and congratulate

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