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Responsible Investment in Burma Speech by the RT Hon Hugo Swire MP

Comments Off | 09-8-2014

Introduction
Thank you to Rob Bratby for his kind introduction and to Olswang Asia LLP for hosting this today’s event.
I am delighted to be back in Singapore. This is my second trip here as the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s Minister of State for Asia. As part of my portfolio I am also the Minister responsible

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David Willetts welcomes Universities Week with £48 million investment in biomedical research

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

David Willetts today (9 June 2014) used his speech at Bournemouth University to announce £48 million of new investment in biomedical research.
More than 70 cutting edge research projects have been chosen. They include a revolutionary blood test which can identify Alzheimer’s, a potential new gene therapy for Parkinson’s Disease, a new approach for treating cancerous

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£15.6 million transport boost for Crewe

Comments Off | 06-2-2014

Work on the Crewe Green Link Road can start following government agreement to fund the scheme.
The Department for Transport will fund up to £15.6 million of the £26.4 million scheme which will provide vital transport links to Basford, an important site for local employment opportunities. The scheme will also include a new bypass to the

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Transport Secretary visited a major infrastructure investment project in Birmingham

Comments Off | 04-22-2014

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited Birmingham New Street today (22 April 2014) to see progress on a £600 million project to transform it into one of the country’s flagship rail stations and help highlight more than 200 more infrastructure projects due to start this year.
The Transport Secretary was given a tour of redevelopment works, which

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£375m fund to promote development though science and innovation announced

Comments Off | 04-10-2014

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has launched a £375 million fund to promote economic development though science and innovation at the University of Sao Paulo on the final day of his visit to Brazil.
The newly named ‘Newton Fund’, will improve the science and research capabilities of emerging powers and strengthen ties with Britain.
The £375

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Government unlocks £194 million of college investment

Comments Off | 03-28-2014

Skills and Enterprise Minister Matthew Hancock today (27 March 2014) announced that 22 colleges will invest £194.3 million in the building of new state of the art facilities. This will include the building of specialist construction centres, advanced engineering facilities and cutting edge design departments across the country.

The total investment includes £113.8 million of government

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