Posts Tagged ‘specialist’

Details of £1.8 billion Midlands’ roads plan

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

The investment will see improvements and repairs along a series of motorways and A roads between now and 2021, giving road users simpler, faster and more reliable journeys. It will also boost the area’s economy and help to bring the country closer together.
The work is part of the government’s ‘Road Investment Strategy’ to triple levels

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Poole local authority school improvement inspection

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

The aim of these inspections is to assess the contribution of local authorities to improving education in England. Inspectors examine the effectiveness of local authorities’ statutory duty to promote high standards in schools and among other providers so that children and young people achieve well and fulfil their potential.
Ofsted carried out an inspection of the

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CMA publishes final determinations on electricity distribution appeals

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

In March, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that it had granted permission to (i) Northern Powergrid (Northeast) Limited and Northern Powergrid (Yorkshire) plc (together ‘NPg’) to appeal against Ofgem’s decision to modify its 2 licences; and (ii) British Gas Trading Limited (BGT) to appeal against Ofgem’s decision to modify the licences of 10 distribution

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Roads Minister sees plans for investment in the north

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

Roads Minister Andrew Jones will visit Carlisle and Newcastle upon Tyne today, Monday 28 September 2015, to discuss proposals to create a new dual carriageway to link Cumbria to the north east.
Last week Highways England appointed a joint venture led by WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff to undertake a study which will examine the case for turning

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Contractor announced for £2.4 million improvements in Bedfordshire

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

Improvements on the A421, M1 and A5 have moved a step closer today (Monday 28 September) with the appointment of a contractor for the scheme.
Interserve Construction Ltd contractors for Highways England will be carrying out a package of works on the A421, the M1 at junction 13 and the A5 through Milton Keynes and Dunstable.
The

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BIS statement on NAO ‘Overseeing financial sustainability in the further education sector’ report

Comments Off | 07-22-2015

We are committed to developing a further education system which creates a productive, innovative and competitive workforce for the 21st century. The NAO report correctly highlights where we have already taken action to provide young people with the skills they need and to deliver greater value for money within the sector. Furthermore we are already implementing

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Regulator to investigate A&E and finances at South West London Foundation trust

Comments Off | 07-22-2015

The health regulator is concerned because some patients are waiting too long for A&E treatment and the trust is predicting a £8.8 million deficit for this financial year.
The trust provides emergency, clinical and specialist services to 350,000 people across Kingston, Richmond, Roehampton, Putney and East Elmbridge. However, it has been increasingly failing to see patients in A&Ewithin

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£2.85 million announced for families bereaved by homicide

Comments Off | 06-10-2014

Thousands of people bereaved by homicide will be able to access unprecedented levels of expert support, following the award of the £2.85 million Homicide Service grant.
The Homicide Service has been specifically designed to help families cope with the loss of a loved one through murder or manslaughter, and will ensure a range of emotional, practical

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