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03 May

Speech: "A Hospital should be a safe haven, not a target."

Thank you Mr President,

I join others in thanking the Secretary-General, the ICRC and Médecins Sans Frontières for their important briefings today. This chamber is far removed from the harrowing realities...

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Independent report: Evaluation of DFID’s Humanitarian Response to Typhoon Haiyan

Updated: DFID Management Response to ITAD Evaluation of the UK’s Humanitarian Response to Typhoon Haiyan added.

The evaluation focuses on both the initial response in the first 3 to 4 months, which constituted...

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Correspondence: BHS entering into administration

Business Secretary Sajid Javid writes to The Insolvency Service to order an immediate investigation into the circumstances surrounding BHS Plc going into administration.

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Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Members of the public can ask the Attorney General to examine very low sentences handed down by Crown Courts in England and Wales within 28 days of sentencing under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme (ULS). Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 20:33, 3 May

Transparency data: Factsheet: The UK's humanitarian aid response to the Syria crisis

Updated: Factsheet updated as of 29 April 2016

This update is correct as of 10 March 2016. Further updates will be published as the situation changes.

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Transparency data: MOD: spending over £25,000, January to December 2016

Updated: Updated the January 2016 edition.

MOD publishes details of all departmental spending over £25,000 on a monthly basis.

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Regulation: Rent Standard Guidance

Updated: Updated the explanatory note for making a formal application for an exemption to the rent reductions in the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016.

The Rent Standard Guidance expands upon the Rent Standard...

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Guidance: LRS: monthly headline report

Updated: LRS monthly headline report for April 2016 uploaded on 3 May 2016.

This report shows summary counts of 40 report lines that are grouped into 7 sub-sets as trends for the last 6 months.

...

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Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

Updated: Daily update of the unclaimed estate list

The Division publishes a list of unclaimed estates which have been recently referred, but not yet administered, and historic cases which have been administered...

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Guidance: Civil legal aid application forms: supporting guidance

Updated: Civil representation guidance on proceedings codes and standard wordings for post-April 2013 certificates updated.

Find guidance on making new legal aid applications - to use with forms CIVAPP1...

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Transparency data: New school proposals

Updated: Updated ‘Recently established schools under section 6A’ to show the agreed sponsor for a new primary free school in Northamptonshire.

‘Local authorities seeking proposers’ contains details of all...

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Decision: Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Ms Tuesday Nathan

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 reference number: 0963382 ...
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Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Updated: Added new firing times for the period commencing 2 May 2016.

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

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Notice: D17 9LY, Veolia ES (UK) Limited: environmental permit issued

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

This decision includes the permit & decision document for:

Operator name: Veolia ES (...
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Corporate report: Northern Ireland Office Disability Action Plan 2016-2019 Response to Consultation

In October 2015, the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) published a consultation paper on its new Disability Action Plan. The consultation invited comments on the contents and commitments contained in the draft Disability...

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Guidance: Holcombe Moor firing times

Updated: Added Holcombe Moor firing times for the period 14 to 20 May 2016.

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

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Independent report: Evaluation of the Statebuilding Grant and the Palestinian Governance Facility

Updated: DFID Management Response: Evaluative review of the Statebuilding Grant and the Palestinian Governance Facility added

This evaluative review attempts to answer three main questions:

to what...
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Independent report: Evaluation of DFID’s Humanitarian Response to Typhoon Haiyan

Updated: DFID Management Response to ITAD Evaluation of the UK’s Humanitarian Response to Typhoon Haiyan added.

The evaluation focuses on both the initial response in the first 3 to 4 months, which constituted...

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Correspondence: BHS entering into administration

Business Secretary Sajid Javid writes to The Insolvency Service to order an immediate investigation into the circumstances surrounding BHS Plc going into administration.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:31, 3 May
Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Members of the public can ask the Attorney General to examine very low sentences handed down by Crown Courts in England and Wales within 28 days of sentencing under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme (ULS). Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:31, 3 May

News story: Graduate opportunities: Highways England

Successful candidates will be rewarded with a guaranteed job on completion – and the chance to interview for a promotion. They’ll also develop the skills and knowledge needed to gain chartered status.

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News story: Imaging techniques to identify food adulteration: proof of concept using pasta

Scientists from the Government Chemist programme have recently published a peer-reviewed paper in the journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences describing the application of imaging techniques as non-destructive...

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News story: Illegal dyes in food and spices: screening method for 19 dyes

A new paper in the Journal of the Association of Public Analysts describes a general screening method for the detection of 19 synthetic dyes in 5 different food products.

Synthetic dyes have been...

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News story: Tenders invited for the supply of animal health and technical support services

Updated: The publication date for the Invitation to Tender has been changed to 9 May 2016. As a result, the date for the London clarification question and answer session is now 23 May 2016.

Agricultural...

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Press release: Business Secretary fast tracks investigation into BHS administration

An immediate investigation into the circumstances surrounding BHS going into administration has been ordered today (3 May 2016) by the Business Secretary Sajid Javid.

Mr Javid has instructed the Insolvency...

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Press release: Highways England offers traffic advice for Badminton Horse Trials

The prestigious equestrian event attracts the world’s premier 3 day eventers to the Duke of Beaufort’s Badminton House grounds in South Gloucestershire.

Cross country day at Badminton attracts crowds ...

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Statistical data set: FE data library: apprenticeships

Updated: New file titled Apprenticeships by geography and sector subject area: achievements 2005/06 to 2014/15 uploaded on 3 May 2016.

This statistical data set provides information on apprenticeships through...

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Official Statistics: Benefit expenditure and caseload tables 2016

Updated: Changed the definition of Income Support (Incapacity) expenditure for years 2000/01 to 2003/04 that is used in the GB Welfare table, Table 3a, and Incapacity Benefits table. Some figures in these tables...

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Research and analysis: Bluetongue virus (BTV-8) in France

Updated: Added the latest situation assessment updated.

A preliminary outbreak assessment and further updates on the situation for bluetongue virus (BTV-8) in France.

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Guidance: Tregantle firing times

Updated: Added Tregantle firing times for the period 23 May to 5 June 2016.

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

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Guidance: Military low flying: air weapons ranges activity

Updated: Added short notice pre-deployment training for Donna Nook 4 May 2016.

The MOD is aware of the disturbance that can be caused to local residents by activity at the UK air weapons ranges. In order...

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Research and analysis: Lumpy skin disease in Bulgaria and Greece

Updated: Added an updated situation assessment for lumpy skin in south east europe.

A preliminary outbreak assessment and a further update on the situation for lumpy skin disease in Bulgaria and Greece...

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Research and analysis: ACRE advice: research on the effect of adding long chain polyunsaturated acids to the diet of cabbage white butterflies

Advice of the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE) to the government on the implications of the Hixson et al study (2016).

ACRE sees no reason to change its original advice...

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Promotional material: 2016 national curriculum tests for key stages 1 and 2: information for parents

Updated: Leaflet updated to reflect the removal of the requirement to administer the KS1 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test in 2016.

This information is for parents with a child at primary school...

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Research and analysis: Local reference rents, listed by BRMA and property size (April 2016)

For releases prior to October 2014 see the National Archives website.

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Policy paper: Enterprise Bill: delegated powers memorandum

Updated: Added supplementary delegated powers memorandum.

This memorandum identifies the provisions of the Enterprise Bill which grant powers to make delegated legislation. It explains in each case why ...

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Guidance: Jamaica and Bahamas - Consular Fees

Updated: Updated fees as at 3 May 2016

Fees are non-refundable, subject to change and an official receipt must be given for all fees.

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Statistical data set: Vessel lists 10 metres and under

Updated: May 2016 data added

Vessel lists include details of administrative port, home port, port letters and number, vessel name, Registry of Shipping and Seamen number and overall length.

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Statistical data set: Vessel lists over 10 metres

Updated: May 2016 data added

Vessel lists include details of administrative port, home port, port letters and number, vessel name, Registry of Shipping and Seamen number and overall length.

<...
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Transparency data: Factsheet: The UK's humanitarian aid response to the Syria crisis

Updated: Factsheet updated as of 29 April 2016

This update is correct as of 10 March 2016. Further updates will be published as the situation changes.

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Transparency data: MOD: spending over £25,000, January to December 2016

Updated: Updated the January 2016 edition.

MOD publishes details of all departmental spending over &pound;25,000 on a monthly basis.

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Regulation: Rent Standard Guidance

Updated: Updated the explanatory note for making a formal application for an exemption to the rent reductions in the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016.

The Rent Standard Guidance expands upon the Rent Standard...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:33, 3 May
Guidance: LRS: monthly headline report

Updated: LRS monthly headline report for April 2016 uploaded on 3 May 2016.

This report shows summary counts of 40 report lines that are grouped into 7 sub-sets as trends for the last 6 months.

...

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Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

Updated: Daily update of the unclaimed estate list

The Division publishes a list of unclaimed estates which have been recently referred, but not yet administered, and historic cases which have been administered...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:33, 3 May
Guidance: Civil legal aid application forms: supporting guidance

Updated: Civil representation guidance on proceedings codes and standard wordings for post-April 2013 certificates updated.

Find guidance on making new legal aid applications - to use with forms CIVAPP1...

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Transparency data: New school proposals

Updated: Updated ‘Recently established schools under section 6A’ to show the agreed sponsor for a new primary free school in Northamptonshire.

‘Local authorities seeking proposers’ contains details of all...

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Decision: Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Ms Tuesday Nathan

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 reference number: 0963382 ...
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Notice: DY3 4DA, Himley Environmental 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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Guidance: Payroll Giving: approved agencies

Updated: Amendment to document.

This is a list of organisations that can help you to promote Payroll Giving in the workplace, whether using a professional fundraising organisation, staff champions or a ...

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Notice: LE17 5NR, TR and PD Baker: 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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Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Updated: Added new firing times for the period commencing 2 May 2016.

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

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Notice: TW4 6BH, The Wet Waste Company Limited: environmental permit application advertisemen

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: WN4 8PF, Arcadis (UK) 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: MK44 1AE, Bedfordia Farms 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: S80 3HA, Notts Recycling 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: D17 9LY, Veolia ES (UK) Limited: environmental permit issued

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

This decision includes the permit & decision document for:

Operator name: Veolia ES (...
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Corporate report: Northern Ireland Office Disability Action Plan 2016-2019 Response to Consultation

In October 2015, the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) published a consultation paper on its new Disability Action Plan. The consultation invited comments on the contents and commitments contained in the draft Disability...

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Notice: WR8 0PF, CEMEX UK Materials 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: TA21 0AX, Wessex Water 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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Guidance: Accreditation of GCSEs, AS & A levels for teaching from 2016

Updated: Updated the table to show the progress of accreditation.

This document shows which specifications from exam boards have been accredited for teaching from September 2016 or, where the specification...

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Guidance: Holcombe Moor firing times

Updated: Added Holcombe Moor firing times for the period 14 to 20 May 2016.

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

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Independent report: Evaluation of the Statebuilding Grant and the Palestinian Governance Facility

Updated: DFID Management Response: Evaluative review of the Statebuilding Grant and the Palestinian Governance Facility added

This evaluative review attempts to answer three main questions:

to what...
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Speech: Going Global conference 2016: Matt Hancock speech

My sincere gratitude to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and Sir Ciarán Devane, Chief Executive of the British Council, for welcoming me here today at the opening of Going Global.

I am ...

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Press release: Superspan gantries arrive on M62 for smart motorway project

The overhead gantries, which will carry message and variable speed limit signs, are being installed over the next 6 weeks with the first being erected across the M62, between junction 19 at Heywood and junction...

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News story: Two weeks left for farmers to apply for BPS 2016

With around 61.5 percent of anticipated applications already submitted or in progress, the new online claim elements of the Rural Payments service are working well for tens of thousands.

Farmers are ...

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Press release: Appointment of His Honour Judge Brian Barker CBE QC

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Rt. Hon Theresa Villiers MP today announced the appointment of His Honour Judge Brian Barker CBE QC to the dual role of Chair of the Northern Ireland Committee on Protection...

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Press release: Graduate opportunities: Highways England

Successful candidates will be rewarded with a guaranteed job on completion – and the chance to interview for a promotion. They’ll also develop the skills and knowledge needed to gain chartered status.

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Speech: Mental health pilots: where next?

Thank you Miranda [Wolpert, Reader in Evidence-Based Practice and Research at University College London, and Director of the Evidence-Based Practice Unit] for inviting me to join you at this event today. I am...

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Guidance: Medical appointments outside the detention estate

Updated: Updated DSO 07/2012.

Detention service order on how UK Visas and Immigration handle medical appointments outside the detention estate.

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Corporate report: DVLA business plan 2015 to 2016

Updated: Further information added about new annual report and accounts being published in June 2016.

We are in the second year of the simpler, better, safer Strategic Plan and we have already delivered...

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Guidance: Statistical releases: timetable for twelve months ahead

Updated: Releases for April 2017 added.

DECC’s timetable of statistical releases for twelve months ahead; all releases are National Statistics unless indicated otherwise. The timetable will be updated at...

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Guidance: Intellectual Property Office: how to pay us

Updated: Exchange rate &pound;1= 1.4014 Swiss Francs as of 1 May 2016.

All Intellectual Property Office fee bearing forms should be accompanied with a supporting fee sheet.

The following...

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Correspondence: Government response to the review of the surveillance camera code of practice

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner (SCC) carried out a review of the surveillance camera code of practice in 2015.

The documents above outline:

the government’s response to the review...
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Correspondence: Joint statement on beneficial ownership information

Updated: Updated document to include Iceland

Over 20 countries have joined the UK-led pilot to automatically share ownership information for companies. As such their tax and law enforcement agencies will...

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Guidance: Digital Outcomes and Specialists call-off contract

Updated: Added accessible ODT version of call-off contract

This contract is an agreement between a public sector buyer and a Digital Outcomes and Specialists supplier.

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Policy paper: Armed Forces Covenant: 2015 to 2020

Updated: Updated sections: The covenant in communities and The covenant in businesses.

This documents provides information on what action we will be taking and how these committments are being supported...

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Guidance: What does the Armed Forces Covenant mean for communities?

Updated: updated the Armed forces covenant for communities.

Community covenants by region:

Two Northern Ireland councils have recently signed the armed forces community covenant Armagh City...

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Form: Rabies post exposure risk assessment form and calendar

Updated: Updated (v16) to include ability to choose category III for primate exposures to head or neck.

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Guidance: Charities: fit and proper persons test

Updated: Change of Central Authorisation team address.

The ‘fit and proper persons’ test is concerned with ensuring that charities are not managed or controlled by individuals who present a risk to the...

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Guidance: Social Value Act: information and resources

Updated: Updated timescale of paper to be published

The Public Services (Social Value) Act requires commissioners who procure services to consider social, economic and environmental benefits.

This...

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Guidance: Financial sanctions, Belarus

Updated: Updated EU regulations: 29 October 2015 and 25 February 2016

In 2006, the European Union imposed restrictive measures, which included among other matters, a freeze on the funds of President Lukashenko...

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Guidance: Otterburn firing times

Updated: Added new firing times for the period 16 to 31 May 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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Guidance: How to apply for a Covenant Fund grant

Updated: Updated the expressions of interest form and guidance.

Thank you for your interest in the Covenant Fund.

We are currently closed to applications but will open again in May 2016.

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Promotional material: IPO events calendar

Updated: New event OHIM workhop (17 May 2016) added.

There are numerous events throughout the UK and abroad which have an intellectual property or business focus. The calendar is updated regularly so keep...

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Guidance: Competition law redress: CMA55

This guidance explains the redress options available to victims of competition law breaches.

The guidance reflects the changes in the law made by the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) as well as those due...

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Statistical data set: FE data library: apprenticeships

Updated: New file titled Apprenticeships by geography and sector subject area: achievements 2005/06 to 2014/15 uploaded on 3 May 2016.

This statistical data set provides information on apprenticeships through...

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Guidance: Local partnership opportunities with Jobcentre Plus

Updated: Updated contact information for Jobcentre Plus District Managers in the following areas: Leicestershire and Northamptonshire, Birmingham and Solihull, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, Kent, Greater Manchester...

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Official Statistics: Benefit expenditure and caseload tables 2016

Updated: Changed the definition of Income Support (Incapacity) expenditure for years 2000/01 to 2003/04 that is used in the GB Welfare table, Table 3a, and Incapacity Benefits table. Some figures in these tables...

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Guidance: PSN Quality of Service (QoS) specification

Updated: QOS.4 text in DNSP obligations clarified in April 2016. This was only a text change - the intent behind the obligation has not changed.

Read this document to find about:

the PSN DiffServ...
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Research and analysis: Bluetongue virus (BTV-8) in France

Updated: Added the latest situation assessment updated.

A preliminary outbreak assessment and further updates on the situation for bluetongue virus (BTV-8) in France.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:33, 3 May
Guidance: Tregantle firing times

Updated: Added Tregantle firing times for the period 23 May to 5 June 2016.

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

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:33, 3 May
Guidance: Military low flying: air weapons ranges activity

Updated: Added short notice pre-deployment training for Donna Nook 4 May 2016.

The MOD is aware of the disturbance that can be caused to local residents by activity at the UK air weapons ranges. In order...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:33, 3 May
Research and analysis: Lumpy skin disease in Bulgaria and Greece

Updated: Added an updated situation assessment for lumpy skin in south east europe.

A preliminary outbreak assessment and a further update on the situation for lumpy skin disease in Bulgaria and Greece...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:33, 3 May
Research and analysis: ACRE advice: research on the effect of adding long chain polyunsaturated acids to the diet of cabbage white butterflies

Advice of the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE) to the government on the implications of the Hixson et al study (2016).

ACRE sees no reason to change its original advice...

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Guidance: Offshore disclosure facilities: Liechtenstein

Updated: Regislations and disclosures and Yield stats documents updated to reflect monthly updates of the LDF Helpdesk.

The Liechtenstein disclosure ran from 1 September 2009 until 31 December 2015. It ...

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Promotional material: 2016 national curriculum tests for key stages 1 and 2: information for parents

Updated: Leaflet updated to reflect the removal of the requirement to administer the KS1 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test in 2016.

This information is for parents with a child at primary school...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:32, 3 May
Research and analysis: Local reference rents, listed by BRMA and property size (April 2016)

For releases prior to October 2014 see the National Archives website.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:32, 3 May
Policy paper: Enterprise Bill: delegated powers memorandum

Updated: Added supplementary delegated powers memorandum.

This memorandum identifies the provisions of the Enterprise Bill which grant powers to make delegated legislation. It explains in each case why ...

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Guidance: Jamaica and Bahamas - Consular Fees

Updated: Updated fees as at 3 May 2016

Fees are non-refundable, subject to change and an official receipt must be given for all fees.

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Statistical data set: Vessel lists 10 metres and under

Updated: May 2016 data added

Vessel lists include details of administrative port, home port, port letters and number, vessel name, Registry of Shipping and Seamen number and overall length.

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