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25 July

FOI release: FOI release: telecommunications and internet services

FOI 0554-16 answers questions about the telecommunications, internet services and WAN (wide area network) contracts. Some information is withheld under section 40 (personal information) of the Freedom of Information...

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Corporate report: Royal Armouries Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: Royal Armouries Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return ...

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Guidance: Guidance on application for UK visa as Tier 4 student

Updated: Updated guidance.

Use this guidance if you want detailed information on applications under Tier 4 (General) and Tier 4 (Child).

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Corporate report: Imperial War Museum Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: Imperial War Museum Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return...

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Corporate report: National Gallery Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: National Gallery Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return...

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Corporate report: The Wallace Collection Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: The Wallace Collection Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a...

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Consultation outcome: Directive 2014/90/EU and equipment standards for domestic ships

Updated: Public feedback uploaded

To seek views on the transposition approach and comments on the draft statutory instrument. To enquire on equipment to be included in the draft MSN
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FOI release: FOI release: friendly settlement cases settled in ECHR

FOI 0533-15 releases the numbers of friendly settlement cases for the European Court for Human Rights (ECHR) dealt with by the FCO from 2010 to 2015

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 11:37, 25 July
Decision: Didi Nwe Organisation: Inquiry report

A statement of the results of a commission inquiry into Didi Nwe Organisation (registered charity number 1139558).

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Guidance: Visa information to visit the United Kingdom

A new online application service has launched for customers in MADAGASCAR applying for a visa to visit the United Kingdom.

Access UK Online Application Service

...

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Transparency data: Military court centres court listings

Updated: Added Military court centre listings: 25 July to 5 August 2016

In line with the government’s Transparency and Open Data initiative, the Military Court Service is to publish the court listings for...

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Guidance: Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening programme: laboratory handbook

Updated: 2016 to 2017 laboratory handbook uploaded

This handbook should be read in conjunction with the service specification and programme standards for Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening...

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Guidance: Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening programme handbook

This handbook informs and supports best clinical practice in providing the NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening Programme in England.

It was developed with screening coordinators and clinical...

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Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Updated: Added Dartmoor firing times week commencing 25 July 2016

The firing times are presented in 2 file formats. The PDF format is web browseable and accessible on mobile devices such as Blackberry’s...

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FOI release: FOI release: amount paid to Breakthrough Media

FOI 0193-16 releases amounts paid to Breakthrough Media 2012 to 2014. Some information is withheld under section 24 (national security) and section 27 (international relations) of the Freedom of Information ...

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Decision: Low emission bus scheme, 2016 to 2017: successful bidders

List of the winning funding bids for buses and infrastructure being funded under the Low Emission Bus Scheme (LEBS for 2016 to 2017).

Funding of £30 million is being made available for local...

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FOI release: FOI release: meetings at Chevening Estate and Carlton Gardens

FOI 0240-16 provides a link to gov.uk that gives details of the meetings between Philip Hammond and invited guests at Chevening Estate. Information about the meetings held at Carlton Gardens is withheld as it...

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Corporate report: Companies House: annual report and accounts, 2015 to 2016

This report sets out the activities and achievements of Companies House from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016. It covers:

the strategic report the directors’ report the remuneration report Companies...
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Guidance: Housing Benefit adjudication circulars 2016

Updated: Revised HB circular A7/2016: Amended dates in example 1 below paragraph 15.

Adjudication circulars provide advice, guidance and information on Housing Benefit to local authority staff. They update...

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Guidance: Tregantle firing times

Updated: Tregantle firing times 15 to 28 August 2016

The ‘firing times’ are presented in 2 file formats. The PDF format is web browseable and accessible on mobile devices such as Blackberrys, smart phones...

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Statutory guidance: Environment Agency rod fishing byelaws: north east region

Updated: An update has been made to the guidance to include an additional national byelaws and some associated amends to a regional byelaw.

Rod fishing byelaws are statutory rules put in place by the Environment...

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FOI release: FOI release: private security company contracts

FOI 0272-16 releases the value of contracts awarded to private security companies since 2012. Some information is withheld under section 24 (national security) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

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Guidance: Thames concordat: working with the Port of London Authority

The Thames Concordat is an agreed way of working between the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the Port of London Authority (PLA).

It sets out that the principles in the Coastal Concordat Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 11:34, 25 July

Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: causative agents report

Updated: Added bulletin for week 29, 2016.

This report compares the current week’s data on statutory notifications of causative agents to that of the previous 5 weeks.

For historical data, email...

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Guidance: 2014/15 National Tariff Payment System: responses to questions

Updated: We've published responses to enquiries sent in August 2015 to March 2016

This guidance is not intended to replace the ‘2014/15 National Tariff Payment System’, which remains the main source...

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Guidance: Cyber primer

Updated: Added 2nd edition.

Cyber Primer is an important part of the people and training strand of the Defence Cyber Programme and reinforces the importance of coordinated cross government activity.

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Guidance: HMRC exchange rates for 2016: monthly

Updated: The 'August 2016: monthly exchange rates' has been added to the page.

You should use these exchanges rates if you have to convert any foreign currency to sterling for customs and VAT purposes. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 11:32, 25 July

FOI release: FOI release: Guests of Government or State visits

FOI 0327-16 concerns foreign delegations from Afghanistan (4 to 6 December 2014), Singapore (20 to 24 October 2014) and Ireland (8 to 11 April 2014) on Guests of Government or State visits and gives the number...

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Decision: Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Mark Andrew Poulter

When place of employment known

The Secretary of State does not make these decisions herself. They are made by a senior official on the recommendation of an independent panel.

Teacher...
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Corporate report: Tate Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: Tate annual report and accounts 2015 to 2016.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return to an Address...

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Corporate report: Natural History Museum Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: Natural History Museum Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a...

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Form: Advanced learner loans facility: change request form

Updated: Updated functionality of advanced learner loans facility: change request form 2016 to 2017 for Excel 2007.

2015 to 2016

The Operational Performance Management Rules describe the process...

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Press release: Planned road works in West Midlands: weekly summary for Monday 25th July to Sunday 31st July 2016

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21st July 2016 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All...

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Press release: Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: weekly summary for Monday 25 to Sunday 31 July 2016

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 22 July but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement...

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Guidance: Malaysia - Bereavement pack

This bereavement pack in Malaysia has been prepared for British nationals who require information on death in Malaysia.

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vols 13 and 14: State Pension Credit: staff guide

Updated: Published revised DMG volume 13 chapters 77 and 78 - annotated to DMG memo 18/16.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that...

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vol 2: International subjects: staff guide

Updated: Revised DMG Vol 2 Ch 7 Part 6: SDA, SPC, WB/Bereavement Benefit and Winter Fuel Payments [072960 to 073259] - annotated to DMG memo 18/16.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about...

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: memos: staff guide

Updated: Added DMG memo 18/16: SPC temporary absence from Great Britain.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate and...

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Open consultation: England Coast Path from Gretna to Allonby: comment on proposals

On 25 July 2016, Natural England submitted a report to the Secretary of State for the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) setting out our proposals for improved access to the Cumbrian...

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Transparency data: DFID government e-payments framework transactions May 2016

DFID publishes details of all spending over &pound;500 using a GPC (departmental debit card) on a monthly basis.

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Transparency data: DFID government e-payments framework transactions May 2016 travel

DFID publishes details of all spending over &pound;500 using a GPC (departmental debit card) on a monthly basis.

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Guidance: Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette, 2016

Updated: Published July 2016 gazette

The Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette is published monthly by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

It provides information on practices and procedures ...

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FOI release: FOI release: details of ambassadors and high commissioners to the UK

FOI 0860-15 gives a link to gov.uk where the names of our ambassadors, high commissioners and contact details are given. A link is also given to the FCO’s 2015 annual report that gives the number of people employed...

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National Statistics: Latest wholesale fruit and vegetable prices

Updated: Updated weekly prices.

Weekly and monthly publications give the average wholesale prices of selected home-grown horticultural produce. The prices are national averages of the most usual prices ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:41, 25 July
FOI release: Telecommunications and internet services

FOI 0554-16 answers questions about the telecommunications, internet services and WAN (wide area network) contracts. Some information is withheld under section 40 (personal information) of the Freedom of Information...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:40, 25 July
Guidance: Teacher misconduct: forthcoming professional conduct hearings

Updated: Forthcoming hearing notice added for Mr Asif Khan, Mr Zachary Franklin Waters and Mr James King, and hearing notice removed for Mr Mark Andrew Poulter and Mr Richard Charles Merrett.

Details of...

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Corporate report: Royal Armouries Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: Royal Armouries Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return ...

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Guidance: Guidance on application for UK visa as Tier 4 student

Updated: Updated guidance.

Use this guidance if you want detailed information on applications under Tier 4 (General) and Tier 4 (Child).

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:37, 25 July
Corporate report: Imperial War Museum Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: Imperial War Museum Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return...

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Corporate report: National Gallery Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: National Gallery Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return...

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Corporate report: The Wallace Collection Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016

This document contains the following information: The Wallace Collection Annual Report and Accounts 2015 to 2016.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:33, 25 July
Consultation outcome: Directive 2014/90/EU and equipment standards for domestic ships

Updated: Public feedback uploaded

To seek views on the transposition approach and comments on the draft statutory instrument. To enquire on equipment to be included in the draft MSN
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:33, 25 July
FOI release: FOI release: friendly settlement cases settled in ECHR

FOI 0533-15 releases the numbers of friendly settlement cases for the European Court for Human Rights (ECHR) dealt with by the FCO from 2010 to 2015

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:33, 25 July
Decision: Didi Nwe Organisation: Inquiry report

A statement of the results of a commission inquiry into Didi Nwe Organisation (registered charity number 1139558).

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:32, 25 July
Guidance: Visa information to visit the United Kingdom

A new online application service has launched for customers in MADAGASCAR applying for a visa to visit the United Kingdom.

Access UK Online Application Service

...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:32, 25 July
Transparency data: Military court centres court listings

Updated: Added Military court centre listings: 25 July to 5 August 2016

In line with the government’s Transparency and Open Data initiative, the Military Court Service is to publish the court listings for...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:32, 25 July
Guidance: Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening programme: laboratory handbook

Updated: 2016 to 2017 laboratory handbook uploaded

This handbook should be read in conjunction with the service specification and programme standards for Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:32, 25 July
Guidance: Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening programme handbook

This handbook informs and supports best clinical practice in providing the NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening Programme in England.

It was developed with screening coordinators and clinical...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:32, 25 July
Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Updated: Added Dartmoor firing times week commencing 25 July 2016

The firing times are presented in 2 file formats. The PDF format is web browseable and accessible on mobile devices such as Blackberry’s...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:32, 25 July
FOI release: FOI release: amount paid to Breakthrough Media

FOI 0193-16 releases amounts paid to Breakthrough Media 2012 to 2014. Some information is withheld under section 24 (national security) and section 27 (international relations) of the Freedom of Information ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:31, 25 July
Decision: Low emission bus scheme, 2016 to 2017: successful bidders

List of the winning funding bids for buses and infrastructure being funded under the Low Emission Bus Scheme (LEBS for 2016 to 2017).

Funding of &pound;30 million is being made available for local...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 10:31, 25 July
FOI release: FOI release: meetings at Chevening Estate and Carlton Gardens

FOI 0240-16 provides a link to gov.uk that gives details of the meetings between Philip Hammond and invited guests at Chevening Estate. Information about the meetings held at Carlton Gardens is withheld as it...

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Press release: Suffragan Bishop of Tewkesbury: Robert Wilfrid Springett

The Queen has approved the nomination of the Venerable Robert Wilfrid Springett, BTh, MA, Archdeacon of Cheltenham, in the Diocese of Gloucester, to the Suffragan See of Tewkesbury, in the Diocese of Gloucester...

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Press release: Kurdish charity misapplied funds

The Charity Commission (‘the commission’) today published a report of its inquiry into Didi Nwe Organisation (‘the charity’). The charity was registered on 29 December 2010 and had objects to assist Kurdish...

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Press release: UK Government supports Scottish games industry

Minister Andrew Dunlop is travelling to Dundee for a roundtable with the Dundee-based UK Games Fund (UKGF) and video games companies based in the city.

Dundee’s hi-tech cluster is the heart of Scotland...

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News story: Government awards £30 million funding for cleaner, greener bus journeys

Bus passengers will benefit from cleaner, greener journeys thanks to &pound;30 million of government funding confirmed today, Monday 25 July 2016, by Transport Minister Andrew Jones.

Bus operators...

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Guidance: Malaysia - Bereavement pack

This bereavement pack in Malaysia has been prepared for British nationals who require information on death in Malaysia.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:48, 25 July
Guidance: Leases: determination (PG26)

Updated: Section 2.1.2 has been amended to make clear when the applicant needs to provide evidence to remove a form A restriction on surrender of a lease.

This guide gives you information about the different...

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Guidance: Extension of leases (PG28)

Updated: Section 2.3 has been amended to make clear when the applicant needs to provide evidence to remove a form A restriction on surrender of a lease.

Agreements for the extension of leases are common...

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Guidance: Exempting documents from the general right to inspect and copy (PG57)

Updated: A reminder to make sure prejudicial information has been removed from other documents has been added to section 2.

This guide, aimed at legal practitioners, companies and private individuals, gives...

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vols 13 and 14: State Pension Credit: staff guide

Updated: Published revised DMG volume 13 chapters 77 and 78 - annotated to DMG memo 18/16.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:44, 25 July
Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vol 2: International subjects: staff guide

Updated: Revised DMG Vol 2 Ch 7 Part 6: SDA, SPC, WB/Bereavement Benefit and Winter Fuel Payments [072960 to 073259] - annotated to DMG memo 18/16.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about...

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: memos: staff guide

Updated: Added DMG memo 18/16: SPC temporary absence from Great Britain.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate and...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:43, 25 July
Open consultation: England Coast Path from Gretna to Allonby: comment on proposals

On 25 July 2016, Natural England submitted a report to the Secretary of State for the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) setting out our proposals for improved access to the Cumbrian...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:32, 25 July
Transparency data: DFID government e-payments framework transactions May 2016

DFID publishes details of all spending over &pound;500 using a GPC (departmental debit card) on a monthly basis.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:31, 25 July
Transparency data: DFID government e-payments framework transactions May 2016 travel

DFID publishes details of all spending over &pound;500 using a GPC (departmental debit card) on a monthly basis.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:31, 25 July
Guidance: Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette, 2016

Updated: Published July 2016 gazette

The Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette is published monthly by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

It provides information on practices and procedures ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:31, 25 July
Guidance: Travel advice for the Manchester City football game on 28 July in Shenzhen

If you are a British National and you plan to travel to Shenzhen to watch the football game between Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund on 28 July you should read the following travel advice.

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FOI release: FOI release: details of ambassadors and high commissioners to the UK

FOI 0860-15 gives a link to gov.uk where the names of our ambassadors, high commissioners and contact details are given. A link is also given to the FCO’s 2015 annual report that gives the number of people employed...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:31, 25 July
National Statistics: Overseas travel and tourism, monthly provisional results: May 2016

Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.

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National Statistics: Latest wholesale fruit and vegetable prices

Updated: Updated weekly prices.

Weekly and monthly publications give the average wholesale prices of selected home-grown horticultural produce. The prices are national averages of the most usual prices ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:31, 25 July
News story: Cold water shock short film

The MCA commissioned the eye-opening film in a bid to reduce drowning fatalities across the UK; Coastguard statistics reveal that on average around 50 people die of alcohol-related drowning around the coast of...

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Press release: PM to visit Northern Ireland: 25 July 2016

The Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Belfast today to meet Northern Ireland’s First and deputy First Ministers.

Following similar meetings in Edinburgh and Cardiff, the PM will emphasise her ...

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24 July

Raising the bar – what makes a good 21st century trustee?
TPR has today published a discussion paper that continues the debate about how best to drive up standards of pensions trusteeship.
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TPR welcomes publication of report on BHS
TPR is determined to achieve the best possible outcome for members of the BHS pension scheme and PPF levy payers.
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Press release: Foreign Office Minister Alok Sharma visits India

Alok Sharma makes India his first official visit since being appointed UK Minister for Asia, travelling to Delhi today and then Mumbai after just a week in his new role.

Mr Sharma will hold talks with...

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Government response: Secretary of State on Belfast church arson attack

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire said:

I am shocked and saddened to hear of the disgraceful attack on Saintfield Road Presbyterian Church and hall.

My thoughts ...

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23 July

Press release: Foreign Office Minister statement on Kabul attack

Minister Sharma said:

I condemn in the strongest terms the appalling attacks on peaceful protestors in Kabul, which have killed dozens of civilians and injured several hundred more. We extend our deepest...

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News story: Brokenshire condemns Crumlin pipe bomb

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire said:

This was a viable device with the potential to injure seriously or worse. It certainly caused disruption for people in Crumlin today. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 20:30, 23 July

Press release: PM phone call with UN Secretary-General: 22 July 2016

A Downing Street spokesperson said:

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the Prime Minister yesterday to congratulate her on her appointment.

The Secretary-General said it...

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Official Statistics: Tabulation Tool questionnaire: statistical notice

Updated: Published a note that the questionnaire seeking views on planned changes to the Tabulation Tool has now closed.

The questionnaire seeking views on planned changes to the Tabulation Tool has now...

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Official Statistics: Tabulation Tool questionnaire: statistical notice

Updated: Published a note that the questionnaire seeking views on planned changes to the Tabulation Tool has now closed.

The questionnaire seeking views on planned changes to the Tabulation Tool has now...

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Research and analysis: Laboratory reports of hepatitis A and C: 2015

Updated: HPR 10(24) annual report uploaded

Laboratory reports of hepatitis A and C reported to Public Health England.

Earlier years’ quarterly data

For 2014 data (and a link to archived reports...

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Press release: Foreign Secretary statement on the Munich attack

The Foreign Secretary said:

I am shocked and appalled by the terrible attack unfolding this evening in Munich, and the loss of life. My thoughts are with those injured and the families of those killed...

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22 July

Research and analysis: Sentinel surveillance of blood borne virus testing in England: 2015

This sentinel surveillance study began in 2002 with the aim of gathering information on testing for hepatitis C within sentinel laboratory services, to inform local and national healthcare planning and help reduce...

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Research and analysis: Herpes zoster (shingles) immunisation programme: vaccine coverage data

Updated: Added shingles vaccine coverage report and data tables for September 2015 to May 2016.

For previous reports see the archive of older data.

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Research and analysis: Laboratory reports of hepatitis A and C: 2015

Updated: HPR 10(24) annual report uploaded

Laboratory reports of hepatitis A and C reported to Public Health England.

Earlier years’ quarterly data

For 2014 data (and a link to archived reports...

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Research and analysis: Health Protection Report volume 10 (2016)

Updated: HPR 10(24) news uploaded

Health Protection Report (HPR) is a weekly bulletin containing a digest of health protection news and regular reporting from Public Health England on infections (routine...

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Research and analysis: Sentinel surveillance of blood borne virus testing in England: 2015

This sentinel surveillance study began in 2002 with the aim of gathering information on testing for hepatitis C within sentinel laboratory services, to inform local and national healthcare planning and help reduce...

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Research and analysis: Herpes zoster (shingles) immunisation programme: vaccine coverage data

Updated: Added shingles vaccine coverage report and data tables for September 2015 to May 2016.

For previous reports see the archive of older data.

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