Posts Tagged ‘provision’

Recovery fund for flood-affected farmers opens

Comments Off | 12-20-2015

An emergency fund to help farmers affected by Storm Desmond to restore damaged agricultural land launches today (Friday 18 December 2015), Farming Minister George Eustice announced.
Flood-affected farmers in Cumbria, Lancashire and Northumberland who have suffered uninsurable losses can apply for Farming Recovery Fund grants of up to £20,000 via the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) to

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Inheritance Tax Exemption for WWII Victims extended

Comments Off | 12-20-2015

Compensation payments from the Child Survivor Fund for victims of the Holocaust will be added to the current list of schemes exempt from inheritance tax, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke confirmed today.
Payments from nine compensation and ex-gratia schemes for survivors of atrocities during World War II have been exempt from inheritance tax

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Schools revenue funding settlement for 2016 to 2017

Comments Off | 12-20-2015

Today I am announcing details of school revenue funding for 2016 to 2017. My announcement includes the dedicated schools grant (DSG), the education services grant (ESG) and the pupil premium.
The distribution of the DSG to local authorities will continue to be set out in 3 spending blocks for each authority: a schools block, a high needs

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UK Transport Minister opens new £7 million search and rescue base at Prestwick Airport

Comments Off | 12-20-2015

UK government Minister of State for Transport Robert Goodwill opened a new £7 million coastguard search and rescue (SAR) helicopter base at Prestwick Airport during a visit to Scotland today (17 December 2015).
The minister officially launched the new civilian SAR service at Prestwick Airport, which will be operated on behalf of the UK Coastguard by Bristow

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First wave of projects for £1 billion programme to help unlock 200,000 homes

Comments Off | 08-16-2014

Eric Pickles today (15 August 2014) announced the first wave of projects to benefit from a £1 billion scheme that will unlock or accelerate the provision of over 200,000 new homes across the country.
The Communities Secretary published a shortlist of 36 large-scale housing projects in line to receive a share of £850 million of funding

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New £50m fund to help most disadvantaged 3- and 4-year-olds

Comments Off | 06-30-2014

Three- and four-year-olds from low-income families are to benefit from a new £50 million fund unveiled today helping to prevent them falling behind before they have even started school.
The new early years pupil premium, worth over £300 per pupil, is designed to narrow the attainment gap between young children from low-income families and their peers,

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