Posts Tagged ‘involved’

£369 million MOD Hercules support deal sustains 1,200 UK jobs

Comments Off | 12-31-2015

The Hercules aircraft – one of the RAF’s workhorses – are a vital part of its transport fleet, carrying troops, supplies and equipment in support of operations around the world. Recently, they have been involved in humanitarian relief efforts in Iraq, Nepal and South Sudan.
The support contract plays a crucial role in maintaining the aircraft’s

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Hugo Swire speaks on investment in Mongolia

Comments Off | 07-12-2015

It is a great pleasure to join you in this wonderful setting of Asia House – and for me personally, a great honour to welcome Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg back to London.
Just over a year ago I was in Mongolia and saw for myself the breath-taking scenery of which Mongolians are rightly very proud.
This included

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Greg Clark tells Local Government Association “take power now”

Comments Off | 07-12-2015

Communities Secretary Greg Clark today (2 July 2015) told councils they are on the brink of a once in lifetime opportunity to be masters of their own destiny.
Speaking at the Local Government Association annual conference in Harrogate, Mr Clark called on all cities, towns and counties to be ambitious in their proposals to take power and

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Government confirms Tax-Free Childcare launch date as it welcomes judgment from Supreme Court

Comments Off | 07-12-2015

The government today (Wednesday 1 July) welcomed a judgment from the Supreme Court that found the government’s proposals for delivering Tax-Free Childcare to be clearly lawful.
It also confirmed that, as a direct result of the legal challenge, the scheme is now expected to launch from early 2017. The existing Employer‑Supported Childcare scheme will remain open

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European Council June 2015: David Cameron’s speech

Comments Off | 07-10-2015

Before I start, let me comment briefly on the appalling events that have taken place in France and Tunisia. Our hearts all go out to the victims of these appalling terrorist acts. I spoke to President Hollande at the European Council and offered my sympathy and our solidarity with the French people at this time.

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New case study shows how MHRA helps Fujifilm future-proof manufacturing facility

Comments Off | 07-10-2015

A new case study on how we helped FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (Fujifilm) future-proof a mammalian cell culture manufacturing facility in Billingham, UK, is out now.
The process for the manufacture of this cell culture is the basis for developing and manufacturing monoclonal antibodies as well as other biotechnology products that tackle illnesses such as cancer and

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Public exhibition for A404 Bisham roundabout pinch point improvement

Comments Off | 06-12-2015

Drivers, business owners and local residents are invited to find out more about proposed options to improve the Bisham roundabout as part of a public consultation which starts on Friday June 19.
The Bisham roundabout lies on the A404 between the M4 and M40 near Maidenhead in Berkshire and suffers from significant congestion at peak times.
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Government announces Monitor and Trust Development Authority move to single leadership to deliver increased support to hospitals

Comments Off | 06-12-2015

Today the Secretary of State is announcing the move to a single leader of Monitor and the Trust Development Authority (TDA), the organisations who are together responsible for providing increased support to hospitals to continue to improve care and boost efficiency.
The NHS, along with Monitor and TDA, have risen to the challenge presented by the

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Civil news: exceptional funding guidance in non-inquest cases

Comments Off | 06-10-2015

The Lord Chancellor is publishing revised guidance on civil legal aid funding in non-inquest cases.
The guidance was published on 9 June 2015 and is available on the exceptional funding pages on GOV.UK – see below.
It takes into account the conclusions of the Court of Appeal in the case of Gudanaviciene and others versus the Director

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Minister to represent NZ at UN Food and Agriculture conference

Comments Off | 06-1-2015

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy leaves for Europe today to represent New Zealand at the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations’ (FAO) Biennial Conference in Rome.
The FAO is an inter-governmental organisation with 194 member nations. Its aims include thesustainability of natural resources while driving economic and social progress.
“As a country founded on our

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