Posts Tagged ‘Intelligence’

Procurement tips to boost competition and the Northern Ireland economy

Comments Off | 06-3-2015

Government contracts account for over £2.5 billion of public expenditure in Northern Ireland every year and the seminars led by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on 5 June will help buyers and suppliers understand how competition law works for taxpayers and consumers.
John Kirkpatrick, CMA Senior Director Research, Intelligence and Advocacy, said:
Fair competition in public procurement benefits

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“The protection of journalists, both in conflict or in peace, is an essential tenet of any functioning society”

Comments Off | 05-31-2015

Thank you Minister, Mr President, for convening this open debate.
I welcome the adoption of Resolution 2222, the first in nine years on this important issue, and congratulate you on the leadership Lithuania has shown in moving the issue forward.
I would like to thank the Deputy Secretary-General for his insightful briefing, and Secretary-General Deloire and Ms.

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Household income increases in Wales

Comments Off | 05-31-2015

Wales saw the biggest increase in disposable household income of any region of the UK between 2010–13, according to newly-released figures published today (27 May).
Disposable income per head in Wales grew by 7% over the period, ONS statistics show.
Secretary of State for Wales Stephen Crabb said:
Rewarding work by helping people keep more of the money

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Casting the net on illegal fishing in Yorkshire

Comments Off | 05-31-2015

Anglers in Yorkshire are being reminded to ensure they abide by national and local byelaws as enforcement officers crack down on illegal fishing.
During the Bank Holiday weekend, from 23 to 25 May, Environment Agency fisheries enforcement officers checked 473 anglers at 29 separate locations across Yorkshire using local knowledge and intelligence to catch offenders.
During these

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Minister for Portsmouth opens new £4 million Maritime Intelligence Centre

Comments Off | 11-17-2014

new centre will develop unmanned autonomous boats and submarines
3,700 permanent jobs set to be created thanks to new progress on City Deal
Highbury College to form part of first national UK Shale College

Minister for Portsmouth Matthew Hancock will today (17 November 2014) officially open a new cutting edge centre for research into unmanned autonomous boats, submarines

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