Posts Tagged ‘through’

Government sells further 1% shareholding in Lloyds

Comments Off | 09-26-2015

The government has sold a further 1% shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group through the trading plan launched in December, taking the total raised for the taxpayer to £15 billion and reducing the government’s shareholding to below 12%.
All sales are used to reduce the national debt.
Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne said:
It’s fantastic news that we’ve

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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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Boost for Londoners as red tape slashed on short term lets

Comments Off | 05-27-2015

Housing Minister Brandon Lewis welcomed the law change, which brings the capital into line with the rest of the country.
He said the measures, introduced in the last Parliament, will free homeowners from the “bureaucratic headache” of applying for planning permission just to rent their home out for a few weeks.
Bringing London up to speed with

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£800,000 investment for cycling and tourism in Yorkshire

Comments Off | 02-22-2015

Yorkshire will get £800,000 to help market the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire to international visitors and build new cycling facilities in the region, the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced today.
£300,000 of funding will be invested by Welcome to Yorkshire on international marketing to promote the Tour de Yorkshire and the region generally to overseas

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Thames Water fined £220,000 for river pollution in Surrey

Comments Off | 02-22-2015

In a case brought by the Environment Agency, Thames Water Utilities Limited (Thames Water) were fined £220,000 and ordered to pay costs of £27,500 at Guildford Crown Court on 16 February for polluting the River Blackwater, a tributary of the River Loddon in Surrey.
Thames Water was found guilty of breaching its environmental permit by allowing

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Gold mining investment company in provisional liquidation following Insolvency Service investigation

Comments Off | 02-14-2015

IPR Capital Ltd sold partnerships in a limited partnership that it wholly controlled, IPR Capital Mining 06 LP, to members of the public via a network of sales agents. The role of the provisional liquidator is to protect assets in the possession or under the control of the company pending the determination of the petition.

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£5 million to improve access to Port of Immingham

Comments Off | 02-14-2015

A vital link road to improve access to the Port of Immingham and removeHGV traffic travelling through the nearby town will be built thanks to nearly £5 million government funding announced today, Friday 13 February 2015.
The A18/A180 link road will be used by traffic coming from across Lincolnshire and the UK.
The road will provide much-needed

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Cutting edge low carbon energy projects get £5 million funding boost

Comments Off | 11-29-2014

Companies developing cutting edge low carbon energy projects in generation, efficiency and storage – such as capturing carbon emissions or turning buildings into power stations – have the chance to bid for an extra £5 million of funding in the fourth round of the Government’s Energy Entrepreneurs’ Fund (EEF).
Today also sees 19 projects being awarded

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£45,000 new funding for victims to use restorative justice

Comments Off | 11-22-2014

Victims of crime will be supported by £45,000 of funding designed to help them move forward by meeting their offenders and repair the harm caused by their experiences, Justice Minister Mike Penning has announced.
Three organisations will share the funds, which are part of the almost £30 million being provided to give victims access to restorative justice (RJ) throughout England and Wales up

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Government unveils £2 billion in cumulative savings as public bodies are cut by a third

Comments Off | 11-11-2014

Over £2 billion has been saved cumulatively since 2010 through reforming and abolishing public bodies – with plans on track to reach the forecasted £2.6 billion by May 2015 – Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude today announced.
These savings have been achieved through a top-to-bottom review of over 900 public bodies, abolishing at least

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