Posts Tagged ‘refugees’

£600,000 study to explore East of England transport scheme

Comments Off | 09-16-2015

Highways England has appointed Arup to carry out a study into improving the A1 from its junction with the M25 to Peterborough. In particular, it will look at the case for improving the non-motorway section linking the two parts of the A1(M) to motorway standard.
The strategic study, which is part of the government’s Road Investment

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John Manzoni speaks about increasing commercial capability in the Civil Service

Comments Off | 09-16-2015

In this video John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet Office, explains to potential Fast Stream applicants why increasing commercial capability is the Civil Service’s highest priority.

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Syria refugees: UK government response

Comments Off | 09-16-2015

In the first 6 months of 2015, more than 220,000 people were detected crossing the Mediterranean to Europe. Many of these are fleeing the conflict in Syria: the conflict has killed over 220,000 and forced more than 11 million to flee their homes.
The UK government is taking part in the UN’s programme to resettle refugees

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Prime Minister to see first hand how UK aid is helping most vulnerable Syrian refugees

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

The Prime Minister will visit Lebanon today to see first hand how UK aid is helping the most vulnerable people who have been driven from their homes in Syria. While there, as the UK’s aid contribution reaches £1 billion, he will outline the details of the extra £100 million package to help Syrian refugees, including

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Commission report on transitional arrangements regarding free movement of workers from Croatia

Comments Off | 06-1-2015

What is free movement of workers?
It is one of the fundamental freedoms of the EU. It includes the right of every EU citizen to move freely to another Member State and:
-       look for a job in another EU country;
-       work there without needing a work permit;
-       reside there for that purpose with their family members;
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Syrian refugee crisis: EU Trust Fund launches first response programmes for €40 million, helping up to 400,000 people in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq

Comments Off | 06-1-2015

Today, the new EU regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis, held its first board meeting and adopted European response programmes for € 40 million. It will provide aid to 400,000 Syrian refugees and host communities in need in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq, focusing on education, livelihoods and food security targeting especially

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