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Chancellor announces closer ties with Brazil on infrastructure and financial services

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

The Chancellor George Osborne and Brazilian Finance Minister Joaquim Levy have today reached a number of agreements to build on the economic relationship between the UK and Brazil – focussing on infrastructure, financial services and supporting the delivery of Rio 2016.
The agreements, made at the first UK-Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD) in London, represent

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GOV.UK reaches 1 billion visits

Comments Off | 10-20-2014

Launched 2 years ago, GOV.UK brings together government services and information online. As the first ever single domain for government, it replaced DirectGov, Business Link and over 250 separate department and agency websites.
GOV.UK makes it easier for everyone to find information about government services and policies in one place and in a clear, consistent and transparent

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£10 million Chinese thoroughbred horse deal announced

Comments Off | 09-12-2014

UK thoroughbred and jump horses can now be exported to China after a crucial agreement was reached with the Chinese authorities helping grow our £7 billion equine industry, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss announced today.
Initially worth up to £10 million a year for the UK economy, the new Export Health Certificate will allow for the export

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Superfast broadband reaches 1 million more homes and businesses

Comments Off | 08-9-2014

The government’s rollout of superfast broadband has reached more than 1 million homes and businesses across the UK.
The £1.7 billion nationwide rollout is firmly on track to extend superfast broadband to 95% of UK homes and businesses by 2017. The rate at which the fibre technology is being rolled out under the programme is rapidly

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New deal could unlock £75 million investment in Salford’s council homes

Comments Off | 06-2-2014

Council tenants in Salford could benefit from up to £75 million investment in their homes, under the terms of a new deal announced today (28 May 2014).
Housing Minister Kris Hopkins gave the green light for Salford City Council to transfer ownership of its social homes to Salix Homes – by writing off the council’s £65.1

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