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25 May

Transport Update (Mark Harper)

This statement confirms that it is necessary to extend the deadlines for decisions on the following three applications made under the Planning Act 2008:

The A122 (Lower Thames Crossing) Development Consent...

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Delivering on Carbon Budgets (Claire Coutinho)

Earlier this week we were proud to be able to announce that we had decided to forego the option to carry forward any over-performance from the third carbon budget to the fourth carbon budget. Following that, ...

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Oil and Gas Overlaps with Offshore Wind Projects (Claire Coutinho)

The North Sea Transition Authority have announced three tranches of licences from the 33rd Oil and Gas Licensing Round. Production from these licences will support our world class oil and gas industry and help...

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Shipbuilding Credit Guarantee Scheme (Alan Mak)

The Shipbuilding Credit Guarantee Scheme (SCGS) is a finance instrument that provides guarantees to banks in respect of loans made to vessel owners and operators seeking to place orders at UK shipyards. The scheme...

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Departmental Contingent Liability Notification (Growth Guarantee Scheme) (Kevin Hollinrake)

I am tabling this statement for the benefit of Honourable and Right Honourable Members to bring to their attention the details of the Growth Guarantee Scheme (GGS), which will replace the Recovery Loan Scheme...

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Companies House, Public Targets 2024-25 (Kevin Hollinrake)

I have set Companies House the following targets for the year 2024-25:

Use our new powers to ensure companies on the register have a legitimate address - in particular, by taking action against identity...
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24 May

Pet Abduction Bill becomes law
Pet Abduction Bill becomes law
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Infected Blood Compensation body and Victims and Prisoners Bill become law
Infected Blood Compensation body and Victims and Prisoners Bill become law
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Leasehold reforms become law
Leasehold reforms become law
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Consultation on digital markets competition regime guidance
Consultation on digital markets competition regime guidance
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Updated CMA transparency and disclosure statement, including new overseas investigative assistance guidance
Updated CMA transparency and disclosure statement, including new overseas investigative assistance guidance
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Levelling Up Partnership funding confirmed
Levelling Up Partnership funding confirmed
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New Maritime and Coastguard Chair appointed
New Maritime and Coastguard Chair appointed
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New Chair appointed to The Royal Parks Board.
New Chair appointed to The Royal Parks Board.
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Six new trustees appointed to the Theatres Trust board.
Six new trustees appointed to the Theatres Trust board.
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POST OFFICE (HORIZON) CONVICTIONS QUASHED
POST OFFICE (HORIZON) CONVICTIONS QUASHED
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Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Act receives Royal Assent
Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Act receives Royal Assent
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Correspondence: Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Act 2024: open letter to postmasters
Correspondence: Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Act 2024: open letter to postmasters
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Farming Recovery Fund expanded
Farming Recovery Fund expanded
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A1 in Northumberland – Morpeth to Ellingham development consent decision announced
A1 in Northumberland – Morpeth to Ellingham development consent decision announced
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Secretary of State announces Boundary Commission re-appointment
Secretary of State announces Boundary Commission re-appointment
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Anglian Water Services Ltd convicted in case brought by Environment Agency

It is two and a half years since we announced the launch of a major investigation into potential widespread non-compliance by water and sewerage companies at wastewater treatment works.

This is...

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Making the move to digital for training logs

In our April special notice (02.24), we set out the changes we’re making to how you need to record your annual training going forwards. Since the 2022/2023 training and assessment year finished in April...

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Railway stations awarded Access for All accessibility funding
Railway stations awarded Access for All accessibility funding
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Consultation on the proposed variation to the commitments in respect of Meta’s use of advertising data
Consultation on the proposed variation to the commitments in respect of Meta’s use of advertising data
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David Bolt appointed as interim ICIBI from 3 June 2024
David Bolt appointed as interim ICIBI from 3 June 2024
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Development consent order deadlines and designation of National Networks National Policy Statement
Development consent order deadlines and designation of National Networks National Policy Statement
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GCA responds to reappointment
GCA responds to reappointment
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New Chair of the Consumer Council for Water appointed
New Chair of the Consumer Council for Water appointed
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Interim Chair of Joint Nature Conservation Committee appointment extended
Interim Chair of Joint Nature Conservation Committee appointment extended
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Anglian Water Services Ltd convicted in Environment Agency case
Anglian Water Services Ltd convicted in Environment Agency case
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Fisheries and Seafood Scheme re-opens following high demand
Fisheries and Seafood Scheme re-opens following high demand
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Environment Agency explains that pollution in Windermere is reducing but more needs to be done to tackle all sources of pollution, not just sewage

In my role I get asked about water quality on Lake Windermere a lot. There are confusing messages and pictures being shared with the public which tend to over simplify the sources of pollution in the lake and...

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High court ruling on Farming Rules for Water

Today (24th May) the High Court has rejected all claims that the Environment Agency has failed to effectively enforce its Farming Rules for Water (FRfW).

In his ruling, Justice Dove found no fault...

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How sharing your experience helps to improve the Digital Registration Service

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HM Land Registry’s Digital Registration Service (DRS) was launched in 2021 to enable customers to submit their applications online. We now process just over 1.5 million ...

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Latest statement in response to small boat crossings
Latest statement in response to small boat crossings
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George from RPA's Grants Service tells us about the training course at the Allerton Project

George from RPA’s Grants Service team talks about the two-day training course he attended at the Allerton Project in Leicestershire. The Allerton Project is a 320 hectare demonstration farm which researches...

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News story: Heather Baily’s term as Chair of the SIA has been extended
News story: Heather Baily’s term as Chair of the SIA has been extended
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Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Mark Sands 26 March 2024
Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Mark Sands 26 March 2024
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Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Samantha Warburton 29 January 2024
Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Samantha Warburton 29 January 2024
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Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Samantha Warburton 29 January 2024 - 2
Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Samantha Warburton 29 January 2024 - 2
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Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Tracey Whittaker 28 February 2024
Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Tracey Whittaker 28 February 2024
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Insolvency Service Government Procurement Card transactions - April 2024 to March 2025
Insolvency Service Government Procurement Card transactions - April 2024 to March 2025
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Insolvency Service spend - April 2024 to March 2025
Insolvency Service spend - April 2024 to March 2025
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Meet the Modern Civil Service: Carol Bernard

 

Carol Bernard, Executive Director, Line Management Capability.

What does A Modern Civil Service mean to you?

It means a number of things. I'm part of the Government People Group so...

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Manila, call for bids for FY 2024/25: modern slavery
Manila, call for bids for FY 2024/25: modern slavery
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Escalating conflict in Myanmar: joint statement by UK and partners
Escalating conflict in Myanmar: joint statement by UK and partners
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New excavation unearths Roman taste for oysters
New excavation unearths Roman taste for oysters
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TRA finds scrapping e-bike tariffs could save UK 51m per year
TRA finds scrapping e-bike tariffs could save UK £51m per year
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Notice to improve: Weston College of Further and Higher Education
Notice to improve: Weston College of Further and Higher Education
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Companies House makes progress on implementing reforms
Companies House makes progress on implementing reforms
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Bridgwater angler forced to pay nearly 500 for no rod licence
Bridgwater angler forced to pay nearly £500 for no rod licence
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Frome angler’s failure to buy rod licence costs him 349
Frome angler’s failure to buy rod licence costs him £349
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New members appointed to the Natural England board
New members appointed to the Natural England board
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British Ambassador promotes economic development and environment protection in Quetzaltenango
British Ambassador promotes economic development and environment protection in Quetzaltenango
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New appointments to the Marine Management Organisation board
New appointments to the Marine Management Organisation board
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Next phase of work to reduce metal mine pollution due to start
Next phase of work to reduce metal mine pollution due to start
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Appointments made to National Park Authority and National Landscape boards
Appointments made to National Park Authority and National Landscape boards
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Draft determinations for water companies

The economic regulator of the water sector Ofwat has confirmed it will delay its publication of water company draft determinations until 11 July 2024.

Previously due to be published on 12 June, the new...

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Our Natural Health Service

Natural England’s Chief Operating Officer, Oliver Harmar, Senior Occupational Health Therapist, Tracy Metcalf and the Care Trust’s Chief Executive, Therese Patten.

By Esther Smith, Senior Adviser, Health...

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Tips and insights for applying to the Online Education Accreditation Scheme

A year has passed since the Department for Education (DfE) launched the Online Education Accreditation Scheme (OEAS). The scheme provides a route for providers of full-time online education to ...

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RPC provides greater transparency on Government Impact Assessments

The Regulatory Policy Committee assesses the quality of Government Impact Assessments (IAs). We publish our opinions on IAs, which state whether the department’s estimate of the direct costs of the measure and...

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Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023: progress report
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023: progress report
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Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Yiannis Koumettou 18 April 2024
Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Yiannis Koumettou 18 April 2024
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SIA business plan: 2024 to 2025
SIA business plan: 2024 to 2025
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Insolvency Practitioner Sanctions: Adam Boys 28 February 2024
Insolvency Practitioner Sanctions: Adam Boys 28 February 2024
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Insolvency practitioner sanctions: David Rankin 29 January 2024
Insolvency practitioner sanctions: David Rankin 29 January 2024
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Charity Commission Business Plan 2024 to 2025
Charity Commission Business Plan 2024 to 2025
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AI and Public Standards: 2024 AI seminar summary note
AI and Public Standards: 2024 AI seminar summary note
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Environment Agency charge proposals for boat registration from January 2025
Environment Agency charge proposals for boat registration from January 2025
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Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee annual report 2023
Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee annual report 2023
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Holocaust Memorial Bill: note of promoter’s position for House of Lords Select Committee
Holocaust Memorial Bill: note of promoter’s position for House of Lords Select Committee
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Data protection in a borderless digital landscape

Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) have become an increasingly important policy priority for governments, multilateral organisations, and the data privacy expert community. PETs refer to a range of digital...

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Sea Cadets Sefton lead the way with Armed Forces Covenant signature
Sea Cadets Sefton lead the way with Armed Forces Covenant signature
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Manila, call for bids for FY 2024/25: Int'l Programme Fund
Manila, call for bids for FY 2024/25: Int'l Programme Fund
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Eleven years of bankruptcy restrictions for former electrician who abused covid loan scheme
Eleven years of bankruptcy restrictions for former electrician who abused covid loan scheme
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Licensed drug testing continues at music festivals this summer
Licensed drug testing continues at music festivals this summer
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DBS business plan: 2024 - 2025
DBS business plan: 2024 - 2025
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COVID-19 loan guarantee schemes repayment data: December 2023
COVID-19 loan guarantee schemes repayment data: December 2023
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Insolvency Practitioner Sanctions: Paul Robert Appleton 21 March 2024
Insolvency Practitioner Sanctions: Paul Robert Appleton 21 March 2024
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National Citizen Service Trust Annual Business Plan 2024 to 2025
National Citizen Service Trust Annual Business Plan 2024 to 2025
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Joint Statement: EU-UK Financial Regulatory Forum, May 2024
Joint Statement: EU-UK Financial Regulatory Forum, May 2024
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Did you know...? The Operational Delivery Profession

The Operational Delivery Profession (ODP) is the Civil Service’s largest profession, with its members making up over half of the Civil Service workforce. They provide services to millions of citizens ...

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Draft affirmative coming for Global Combat Air Programme International Government Organisation (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2024
Draft affirmative coming for Global Combat Air Programme International Government Organisation (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2024. See other results for details.
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Regulator investigates community drop-in centre over governance concerns
Regulator investigates community drop-in centre over governance concerns
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Chief Coroner HHJ Thomas Teague KC looks back on his career

His Honour Judge Thomas Teague KC formally retires as Chief Coroner of England and Wales today (24 May 2024). He talks about his long career as a barrister, judge and Chief Coroner.

Can you introduce...
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Personal data breaches- FOI2024/10926
Personal data breaches- FOI2024/10926
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UK Space Agency Register of Board Members’ Interests
UK Space Agency Register of Board Members’ Interests
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Finance (No.2) Bill (Baroness Vere of Norbiton)

I have made a statement under Section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998 that, in my view, the provisions of the Finance (No.2) Bill are compatible with the convention rights.

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Dentistry Update (Lord Markham)

My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister for Public Health, Start for Life and Primary Care (Andrea Leadsom MP) has made the following Written Statement:

On 7 February 2024 the government published our report: Faster...

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Disease Control Framework for Bluetongue Virus Serotype 3 in England in 2024 (Mark Spencer, Member, Pet Abduction Bill Committee)

Defra is publishing its framework for managing an outbreak of bluetongue virus serotype 3 (BTV-3) in England.

Bluetongue is a disease affecting ruminants (such as cattle, sheep and deer) and camelids...

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Dentistry Update (Andrea Leadsom, Member, Tobacco and Vapes Bill Committee)

On 7 February 2024 the government published our report: Faster, simpler and fairer: our plan to recover and reform NHS dentistry, to accelerate the recovery of NHS dentistry from the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan...

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Contingencies Fund Advance (Maria Caulfield)

I hereby give notice of the Department of Health and Social Care’s intention to seek a Contingencies Fund Advance to make the recently announced interim infected blood payments.

The Minister for the...

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Support for Taiwan’s meaningful engagement with the WHO in 2024
Support for Taiwan’s meaningful engagement with the WHO in 2024
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Open access restriction at Willyshaw Rigg (2): how to comment
Open access restriction at Willyshaw Rigg (2): how to comment
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Putting consumers first: empowering and protecting energy consumers
Putting consumers first: empowering and protecting energy consumers
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23 May

Evento celebra parceria UK-Brasil na ciência e anuncia fundo ISPF
Evento celebra parceria UK-Brasil na ciência e anuncia fundo ISPF
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Five new non-executive directors appointed to Homes England Board
Five new non-executive directors appointed to Homes England Board
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African countries have huge potential but sustainable development also depends on peace and security: UK statement at the UN Security Council
African countries have huge potential but sustainable development also depends on peace and security: UK statement at the UN Security Council
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Hoads Wood waste clearance: ministerial direction
Hoads Wood waste clearance: ministerial direction
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