Posts Tagged ‘promote’

£390,000 improvements for trans-Pennine route at Stainmore, Cumbria

Comments Off | 06-5-2015

Resurfacing, new road markings and new road studs as well a new arrangement to help minimise inconvenience to road users during future maintenance will be delivered in 3 projects which start on Wednesday (10 June).
All the work will be delivered between Brough and Stainmore along a section of the route just west of the border

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Mr Fallon praises French relationship ahead of joint exercise

Comments Off | 06-5-2015

During his first visit to Paris since the General Election, Mr Fallon met key personnel including his counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian for discussions about the UK’s continuing global role and shared global threats.
There was also focus during this visit on the upcoming UK Strategic Defence and Security Review, with the Defence Secretary reassuring French colleagues

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Essex to benefit from success regime

Comments Off | 06-5-2015

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens today announced in a speech at a major health conference that Essex would be one of 3 areas in England where local health and care organisations will work more closely together to make improvements for patients as part of the new Success Regime.
The regime is a collaboration between Trust

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Signing of new law in Russia which could hamper work of NGOs

Comments Off | 05-25-2015

Minister for Europe, David Lidington, has expressed deep concern about the adoption of a law which could hamper the ability of international human rights non-governmental organisations (NGO) to work in Russia and support Russian civil society.
Following President Putin’s signing of a law allowing foreign and international non-governmental organisations operating in Russia to be labelled “undesirable”

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Foreign Secretary attends Egypt Economic Development conference in Sharm el-Sheikh

Comments Off | 03-18-2015

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond led a British delegation to Sharm el-Sheikh for the ‘Egypt the Future’ conference on Friday 13th March. A large range of British investors were represented including, BP, Vodafone, Barclays and BG Group.
BP will tomorrow sign a $12 billion investment deal in the West Nile Delta, the single largest investment deal in

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Schools given £5 million to work with local nurseries

Comments Off | 03-18-2015

Young children across the country are set to benefit from the best possible start in life thanks to a brand-new initiative backed by £5 million of government funding to boost the quality of early years education.
The funding announced today (29 January 2015) will be awarded to more than 60 teaching schools across the country who

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Funding boost to safeguard Cornish language announced

Comments Off | 03-18-2015

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Communities Minister Stephen Williams today (13 March 2015) announced that the government is investing an extra £150,000 to help promote and develop the Cornish language.
The Cornish language is the only language in England recognised under the Council of Europe’s Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.
Recognising this unique status, the

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Foreign Secretary: My priorities are security, economy and Europe

Comments Off | 07-17-2014

Speaking today, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:
I am honoured and privileged to be given the opportunity to serve as Foreign Secretary.
I pay tribute to the achievements of my predecessor, William Hague, who put this country back on the international stage. He has built new and stronger relationships around the world, whether with traditional allies such

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UK and China agree £2 billion digitial media link-up

Comments Off | 06-2-2014

Creative companies from the UK and China are set to benefit from £2 billion worth of trade and investment opportunities, Vince Cable announced today (29 May 2014).
As part of an 8 day visit to China, the Business Secretary was in Qingdao, known as the ‘Cannes of China’, to formally launch the Global Digital Media and

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