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20 August

News story: Royal Navy leads international efforts to seize drugs worth £400M

The UK and France commanded a multinational naval task force which has scored eight drugs busts over the period, seizing 1.75 tonnes of narcotics worth nearly £400m, including 265kg of heroin and 455kg...

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News story: Tough new measures to protect savers from pension scams

The government has today (20 August 2017) confirmed new measures to protect private pension savers from the threat of unscrupulous pension scammers.

The measures will include:

a ban on cold calling...
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19 August

Press release: ICC Arrest Warrant for Major Mahmoud al-Werfalli in Libya: Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America

The governments of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the announcement on August 17 by the Libya National Army (LNA) that it will investigate reports of unlawful killings in Benghazi. ...

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Press release: Minister appalled by developments in Venezuela

The Minister for Europe and the Americas, Sir Alan Duncan, said:

I am utterly appalled by the decision of the sham-democratic Constituent Assembly in Venezuela to remove legislative powers from the...

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Press release: 'Aid workers should never be targets' - Priti Patel

Today, 19 August, is World Humanitarian Day. Thanking aid workers from across the UK and around the world, International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, said:

Today we thank the men and women who...

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News story: One million Help to Buy: ISAs opened

More than one million Help to Buy: ISAs have now been opened, helping first-time buyers across the UK save towards their first home. First-time buyers have saved over £1.8 billion in their ISAs...

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18 August

Guidance: Grenfell Tower fire: handling immigration cases

Updated: Updated guidance published.

This guidance tells UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) and Immigration Enforcement (IE) how to consider the immigration status of those affected by the Grenfell Tower...

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Research and analysis: The role of culture, sport and heritage in place shaping

The place-making research was undertaken by Trends Business Research and NEF Consulting Ltd, and commissioned through the CASE joint strategic research programme led by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media...

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Research and analysis: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) surveillance: biannual updates

Updated: HPR 11(29) report uploaded.

For numbers of CJD case reports, readers should consult data provided by the National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit.

These reports were published...

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Research and analysis: Staphylococcus aureus: annual trends in voluntary surveillance

Updated: HPR 11(29) report (2016 data) uploaded.

This publication covers voluntary reports of S. aureus bacteraemia. Analyses are stratified by age, gender and geographical region, and include trends in...

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Research and analysis: Health Protection Report volume 11 (2017)

Updated: HPR 11(29) news and infection reports uploaded.

Health Protection Report (HPR) comprises routine reports on infections (microbiological and epidemiological data and associated commentary) together...

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Guidance: Material measures type exam certificates (length and capacity)

Updated: Certificate UK/0126/0046 has been updated to revision 22

A list of certificates issued to manufacturers of material measures of length and capacity under the Measuring Instruments Directive. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:35, 18 August

Guidance: Apprenticeship standard: accounting and taxation professional

Updated: Updated apprenticeship standard

This document is relevant to:

employers wanting to recruit an apprentice training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available...
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Guidance: Housing Benefit general information bulletins 2017

Updated: Added HB bulletin G8/2017.

Housing Benefit (HB) bulletins provide general information, updates and reminders on HB and other areas of the Department for Work and Pensions to local authority staff...

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Promotional material: Modern slavery: resources for industry

Updated: Factsheets and posters updated.

Reporting suspicions of modern slavery

If you suspect modern slavery, you can report it in a number of ways. Use the modern slavery website or call 0800...

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Guidance: Giving evidence in court

Updated: Updated guidance published.

UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance for how it prepares and gives evidence in court, and what it expects when it gives evidence, and the rules of evidence. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:35, 18 August

Guidance: Chapter 1a: applications for fee waiver and refunds

Updated: Updated guidance published.

The Home Office has completed a review of its ECHR application fee waiver policy in light of the judgment of the Administrative Court in the case of R (Carter) v Secretary...

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Regulation: Notice of proposed amendments (NPA) documents

Updated: NPA 17/20 has been published proposing amendments to the RA 4800 series and the RA 4900 series which closes for comments on 22/09/2017.

If consultation is to be undertaken on an amendment to the...

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FOI release: FOI release: pay equality

FOI 0545-17 relates to the salaries of FCO employees

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FOI release: FOI release: staff expenses process

FOI 0554-17 relates to the FCO’s staff expenses process

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FOI release: FOI release: Operation Tempura

FOI 0656-17 relates to Operation Tempura, an independent police investigation in the Cayman Islands into allegations of corruption within the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), which ran from September...

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Guidance: British citizenship: automatic acquisition

Updated: Updated guidance published.

This guidance tells Home Office staff how to consider whether an individual has an automatic claim to British citizenship.

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Guidance: Claims management regulation: direct marketing guidance

Guidance for authorised claims management companies to make sure your direct marketing activities comply with the rules.

This document covers:

Buying or renting data, leads and referrals Supplying...
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Guidance: Grenfell Tower fire: handling immigration cases

Updated: Updated guidance published.

This guidance tells UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) and Immigration Enforcement (IE) how to consider the immigration status of those affected by the Grenfell Tower...

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Guidance: Claims management companies: Plevin guidance

Guidance for authorised claims management companies to make sure you understand the rules and expectations in handling cases relating to Plevin.

This document covers:

Clarity and transparency ...
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Guidance: CMR Bulletin 32

Claims management regulation (CMR) business bulletin number 32 contains guidance and information about:

Direct marketing Rules and guidance in relation to Plevin Misleading price indications Pre...
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Research and analysis: The role of culture, sport and heritage in place shaping

The place-making research was undertaken by Trends Business Research and NEF Consulting Ltd, and commissioned through the CASE joint strategic research programme led by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:33, 18 August
Research and analysis: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) surveillance: biannual updates

Updated: HPR 11(29) report uploaded.

For numbers of CJD case reports, readers should consult data provided by the National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit.

These reports were published...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:33, 18 August
Research and analysis: Staphylococcus aureus: annual trends in voluntary surveillance

Updated: HPR 11(29) report (2016 data) uploaded.

This publication covers voluntary reports of S. aureus bacteraemia. Analyses are stratified by age, gender and geographical region, and include trends in...

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Press release: Key reforms mean big difference to sight impaired

Changes brought in by the Department of Health after a recommendation from the Minister for the Constitution, will allow local authorities to use records for those with vision impairments to support participation...

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

Updated: Added revised DMG volume 2, chapter 7, parts 2 and 6. Annotated to DMG memo 16/17.

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

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Guidance: HS2 Phase One Traffic Management Plan

Updated: Attachment and detail section updated

The Route-wide Traffic Management Plan (RTMP) ensures that the project will be delivered in line with relevant Phase One undertakings and assurances, the Environmental...

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Corporate report: DVLA Business Plan 2017 to 2018

Updated: Added PDF - progress against performance up to June 2017

Our plans for 2017 to 2018 include:

introducing a new online system for motor manufacturers and dealers to first register a vehicle...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:40, 18 August
Form: Request by an individual for information from their driving record (D888)

Updated: Updated PDF.

Fill in the D888 form to get a copy of your driver record. You need to sign and date the form.

Online service

View your driving licence information online - you don...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:40, 18 August
Guidance: Nigeria – Prisoner Pack

Updated: Nigeria Prisoner Pack Updated

This guide aims to explain the legal and prison system to British Nationals who are imprisoned. You can also read about how to apply for a transfer back to a UK prison...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:40, 18 August
Guidance: Manorbier range firing/flying notice

Updated: Added Manorbier firing times September 2017.

The firing times presented in PDF format are web browseable and accessible on mobile devices such as Blackberrys, smart phones and tablets.

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Guidance: Regulated payment systems appeals rules: CMA65

These rules govern appeals that may be made to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) under section 79 of the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 (the Act) in respect of certain decisions made by...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:39, 18 August
Guidance: Regulated payment systems appeals guide for participants: CMA66

This guide has been prepared to assist participants involved in appeals to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) of decisions of the Payment Systems Regulator under the Financial Services (Banking Reform...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:39, 18 August
Consultation outcome: Regulated payment systems appeals: rules and guide

Updated: Consultation response published.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is consulting on draft rules of procedure to govern appeals that may be made to it under section 79 of the Financial...

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FOI release: FOI release: aid to Sultanate of Oman

FOI 0471-17 relates to UK aid to the Sultanate of Oman since 2014

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FOI release: FOI release: guests at Chevening House

FOI 0519-17 relates to a list of guests at Chevening House since 13 July 2016.

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FOI release: FOI release: diplomatic service Fast Stream

FOI 0544-17 relates to the diplomatic service Fast Stream

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Map: RDPE Growth Programme rural maps

If you want a grant under the RDPE Growth Programme you should consult the relevant map to find out if your project is in an eligible rural area.

The maps are titled and organised according to ...

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Notice: HR2 9SJ, Mr Philip Whittal and Mrs Jennifer Whittal trading as PSJ Whittal: environmental permit issued

The Environment Agency publish permits that they issue under the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED).

This decision includes the permit and decision document for:

Operator name: Mr Philip Whittal...
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Guidance: Material measures type exam certificates (length and capacity)

Updated: Certificate UK/0126/0046 has been updated to revision 22

A list of certificates issued to manufacturers of material measures of length and capacity under the Measuring Instruments Directive. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:39, 18 August

Guidance: High hedges: complaining to the council

Updated: Updated guide.

This guide explains the powers that local authorities have to deal with disputes between neighbours about high hedges. It also explains how home owners and occupiers can complain...

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Guidance: Apprenticeship standard: accounting and taxation professional

Updated: Updated apprenticeship standard

This document is relevant to:

employers wanting to recruit an apprentice training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:39, 18 August
Guidance: Housing Benefit general information bulletins 2017

Updated: Added HB bulletin G8/2017.

Housing Benefit (HB) bulletins provide general information, updates and reminders on HB and other areas of the Department for Work and Pensions to local authority staff...

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Guidance: Over the garden hedge

Updated: Updated guide.

A leaflet on how to settle your hedge differences without involving the local authority. This process must be attempted before a complaint can be made to your local authority. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:39, 18 August

Promotional material: Modern slavery: resources for industry

Updated: Factsheets and posters updated.

Reporting suspicions of modern slavery

If you suspect modern slavery, you can report it in a number of ways. Use the modern slavery website or call 0800...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:39, 18 August
Guidance: Giving evidence in court

Updated: Updated guidance published.

UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance for how it prepares and gives evidence in court, and what it expects when it gives evidence, and the rules of evidence. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:39, 18 August

Guidance: Chapter 1a: applications for fee waiver and refunds

Updated: Updated guidance published.

The Home Office has completed a review of its ECHR application fee waiver policy in light of the judgment of the Administrative Court in the case of R (Carter) v Secretary...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:39, 18 August
Regulation: Notice of proposed amendments (NPA) documents

Updated: NPA 17/20 has been published proposing amendments to the RA 4800 series and the RA 4900 series which closes for comments on 22/09/2017.

If consultation is to be undertaken on an amendment to the...

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Regulation: Notice of proposed amendments (NPA) reference table

Updated: NPA 17/20 has been published proposing amendments to the RA 4800 series and the RA 4900 series which closes for comments on 22/09/2017.

If consultation is to be undertaken on an amendment to the...

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FOI release: FOI release: pay equality

FOI 0545-17 relates to the salaries of FCO employees

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Notice: SY5 7LQ, Mr Alistair Merrick: environmental permit application advertisement

The Environment Agency consults the public on certain applications for waste operations, mining waste operations, installations, water discharge and groundwater activities. The arrangements are explained in its...

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Notice: PE32 2RJ, Ms Jane Souster-Dolby: environmental permit application advertisement

The Environment Agency consults the public on certain applications for waste operations, mining waste operations, installations, water discharge and groundwater activities. The arrangements are explained in its...

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Notice: TQ13 0DZ, Haulfryn Group Limited: environmental permit application advertisement

The Environment Agency consults the public on certain applications for waste operations, mining waste operations, installations, water discharge and groundwater activities. The arrangements are explained in its...

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Notice: CT4 6DA, Quinn Estates Limited: environmental permit application advertisement

The Environment Agency consults the public on certain applications for waste operations, mining waste operations, installations, water discharge and groundwater activities. The arrangements are explained in ...

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Notice: IP12 2AJ, Sudbourne Park Developments Ltd: environmental permit application advertisement

The Environment Agency consults the public on certain applications for waste operations, mining waste operations, installations, water discharge and groundwater activities. The arrangements are explained in its...

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FOI release: FOI release: staff expenses process

FOI 0554-17 relates to the FCO’s staff expenses process

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Guidance: Atypical age admissions letters: funding for local authorities

Updated: Updated figures to show the 2017 to 2018 funding allocation.

Funding allocations are for 2017 to 2018 and are based on projected pupil data at a cost of 20p per pupil.

Atypical age admissions...

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FOI release: FOI release: Operation Tempura

FOI 0656-17 relates to Operation Tempura, an independent police investigation in the Cayman Islands into allegations of corruption within the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), which ran from September...

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Guidance: Genuine HM Revenue and Customs contact and recognising phishing emails and texts

Updated: This guidance has been updated to include information on the current HMRC Customer Survey calls and letters.

Phishing is the fraudulent act of emailing a person in order to obtain their personal...

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Guidance: British citizenship: automatic acquisition

Updated: Updated guidance published.

This guidance tells Home Office staff how to consider whether an individual has an automatic claim to British citizenship.

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Guidance: Accreditation of GCSEs, AS and A levels for teaching from 2017

Updated: Update to A level media studies, AQA, 5th submission due.

The timetable shows the dates by which exam boards have to send their specifications to Ofqual for consideration. As we receive and accredit...

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Welsh Rugby Union Player Banned for Failing to Submit a Sample
Graham Hale banned from all sport for one year
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Press release: Terrorist attacks in Spain: Foreign Office statement

A Foreign Office spokesman said:

Our thoughts are with the victims of these terrible attacks and the people of Spain.

We are currently assisting a small number of British people affected ...

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Government response: DFID in the News

Updated: Updated on 18 August 2017 with response to Guardian coverage of Sierra Leone mudslide.

Emergency response to Sierra Leone flooding – 18 August 2017

There has been widespread media coverage of ...

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Press release: Young people to benefit from new mental health awareness course

Thousands of teenagers will receive additional support to improve their mental health as part of a new youth initiative, the Prime Minister announced on 17 August.

On A Level results day, Prime Minister...

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Press release: Nominations open for 2017 awards celebrating police volunteers

Nominations for the 24th annual Lord Ferrers Awards to recognise the outstanding contribution of Special Constables, Police Support Volunteers and Volunteer Police Cadets opened today (Friday 18 August).

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Press release: Councillors see plans for reducing flooding in Mytholmroyd

A guided walking tour of Mytholmroyd to share plans for the new &pound;30m flood alleviation scheme proposed for the village has been hosted for ward councillors.

They were invited to meet the Environment...

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Transparency data: Senior Officials Quarterly Returns April - June 2017

Senior Officials Quarterly Returns April - June 2017

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FOI release: FOI release: UK, US, EU banks and Iran

FOI 0555-17 relates to the meeting between the then Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, the then US Secretary of State John Kerry and Chief Executive Officers of major UK and European Union banks about carrying...

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Promotional material: Shingles vaccination: eligibility poster

Updated: Added a new poster for shingles vaccination eligibility by age.

Prior to April 2017, shingles vaccine was offered routinely to individuals aged 70 years with a phased catch up programme based on...

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FOI release: FOI release: repatriation of victims of forced marriage (2)

FOI 0042-17 relates to the repatriation of victims of forced marriage for 2016

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Guidance: Registration as a British citizen: children

Updated: Updated guidance published.

This guidance tells Home Office staff about the registration of a minor as a British citizen by entitlement and discretion.

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Guidance: Afghanistan: country policy and information notes

Updated: Note on security situation published.

Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make...

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Form: Application for certificate showing right of abode

Updated: Guidance updated.

Use ‘Form ROA’ to apply for a certificate of entitlement showing you have the right to live and work in the UK, or ‘right of abode’.

Use ‘Guide ROA’ to find out what ...

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FOI release: FOI release: complaints by British nationals detained in Dubai

FOI 0088-17 relates to complaints by UK citizens imprisoned in Dubai, suffering from inhuman or degrading treatment from 2011

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Policy paper: Northern Ireland Prison Service 2016 to 2017 pay award

Details of the Northern Ireland Prison Service 2016 pay award, which has been duly noted by the Prison Service Pay Review Body.

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Notice: HG4 3LT, Mr Oliver Potter, Mrs Susan Potter and Mr Adrian Potter: environmental permit application advertisement

The Environment Agency consults the public on certain applications for waste operations, mining waste operations, installations, water discharge and groundwater activities. The arrangements are explained in its...

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FOI release: FOI release: issuing consular birth certificates and Japan

FOI 0139-17 relates to staff guidance for issuing consular birth certificates and Japan

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: memos: staff guide

Updated: Added DMG memo 16/17: AA, DLA (care), WFP and CA, effect of recent UT decision regarding the past presence test (PPT) and GSL.

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

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

Updated: Added revised DMG volume 2, chapter 7, parts 2 and 6. Annotated to DMG memo 16/17.

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 14:36, 18 August
Guidance: HS2 Phase One Traffic Management Plan

Updated: Attachment and detail section updated

The Route-wide Traffic Management Plan (RTMP) ensures that the project will be delivered in line with relevant Phase One undertakings and assurances, the Environmental...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:35, 18 August
Corporate report: DVLA Business Plan 2017 to 2018

Updated: Added PDF - progress against performance up to June 2017

Our plans for 2017 to 2018 include:

introducing a new online system for motor manufacturers and dealers to first register a vehicle...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:35, 18 August
Form: Request by an individual for information from their driving record (D888)

Updated: Updated PDF.

Fill in the D888 form to get a copy of your driver record. You need to sign and date the form.

Online service

View your driving licence information online - you don...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:35, 18 August
Guidance: Nigeria – Prisoner Pack

Updated: Nigeria Prisoner Pack Updated

This guide aims to explain the legal and prison system to British Nationals who are imprisoned. You can also read about how to apply for a transfer back to a UK prison...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:34, 18 August
Guidance: Manorbier range firing/flying notice

Updated: Added Manorbier firing times September 2017.

The firing times presented in PDF format are web browseable and accessible on mobile devices such as Blackberrys, smart phones and tablets.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:34, 18 August
Guidance: Regulated payment systems appeals rules: CMA65

These rules govern appeals that may be made to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) under section 79 of the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 (the Act) in respect of certain decisions made by...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:34, 18 August
Guidance: Regulated payment systems appeals guide for participants: CMA66

This guide has been prepared to assist participants involved in appeals to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) of decisions of the Payment Systems Regulator under the Financial Services (Banking Reform...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:34, 18 August
Consultation outcome: Regulated payment systems appeals: rules and guide

Updated: Consultation response published.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is consulting on draft rules of procedure to govern appeals that may be made to it under section 79 of the Financial...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:34, 18 August
FOI release: FOI release: aid to Sultanate of Oman

FOI 0471-17 relates to UK aid to the Sultanate of Oman since 2014

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:34, 18 August
FOI release: FOI release: guests at Chevening House

FOI 0519-17 relates to a list of guests at Chevening House since 13 July 2016.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:34, 18 August
FOI release: FOI release: diplomatic service Fast Stream

FOI 0544-17 relates to the diplomatic service Fast Stream

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Map: RDPE Growth Programme rural maps

If you want a grant under the RDPE Growth Programme you should consult the relevant map to find out if your project is in an eligible rural area.

The maps are titled and organised according to ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:33, 18 August
Notice: HR2 9SJ, Mr Philip Whittal and Mrs Jennifer Whittal trading as PSJ Whittal: environmental permit issued

The Environment Agency publish permits that they issue under the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED).

This decision includes the permit and decision document for:

Operator name: Mr Philip Whittal...
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Roundtable meeting: Opportunities for sharing and linking data

Statistics on crime and on justice are used a lot — inside and outside of government —but more could be done to look at crime and justice from the perspective of its effect on people and organisations. Increasing...

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Roundtable meeting: Sharing information on crime statistics across the UK

Crime statistics are well used and highly valued across the UK by people and organisations inside and outside of government. Producer organisations’ resources are stretched at a time when information needs...

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