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20 October

Guidance: Action after a bail hearing or decision

Updated: New guidance published for use on and after 20 October 2014.

UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance for how it decides the actions that are necessary after a bail hearing or decision. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:31, 20 October

Guidance: Reconsiderations

Updated: New guidance published for use on and after 20 October 2014.

UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance for how it decides what to do when an applicant believes a Home Office temporary or permanent...

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Guidance: Action before and during a bail hearing or decision

Updated: New guidance published for use on and after 20 October 2014.

UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance for how it decides the actions that are necessary before and during a bail hearing or ...

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Guidance: Appeals

The Immigration Act 2014 brought in fundamental changes to the appeal process. The new appeals system is being introduced in phases. Annex A provides guidance on transitional arrangements.

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Guidance: Applications from overstayers (non family routes)

Updated: New guidance published for use on and after 20 October 2014.

UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance for how it considers applications for further leave to remain made on or after 9 July ...

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Policy paper: Immigration Rules part 1: leave to enter or stay in the UK

Updated: New version published for use on or after 20 October 2014.

This covers:

people coming to or staying in the UK general provisions on leave to enter and entry clearance proving the right...
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Policy paper: Immigration Rules: introduction

Updated: New version published for use on or after 20 October 2014.

This contains an explanation of who’s covered by the Immigration Rules, dates of effect and definitions/interpretations of the terms...

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Policy paper: Immigration Rules part 9: grounds for refusal

Updated: New version published for use on or after 20 October 2014.

This covers general grounds for refusing entry clearance, including:

refusing leave to enter for someone that has an entry clearance...
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Policy paper: Immigration Rules appendix AR: administrative review

This explains the process of an administrative review, which examines whether the decision of an application is wrong because of a case-working error.

It covers:

what an administrative review is...
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Policy paper: Immigration Rules part 6A: the points-based system

Updated: This document is to be used on or after 20 October 2014.

This covers the 4 main routes of the points-based system:

Tier 1 high value migrants (exceptional talent, general, entrepreneur, ...
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Guidance: Tribunal procedure rules

New procedure rules will come into force alongside the Immigration Act 2014 on 20 October 2014. This guidance does not cover every change in the rules, instead it focuses on key issues that presenting officers...

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Policy paper: Immigration Rules part 13: deportation

Updated: This document is to be used on or after 20 October 2014.

This explains how deportation orders are raised and enforced, and includes:

the process for deporting family members arrangements...
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Guidance: Chapters 46 to 62: detention and removals

Updated: New guidance to be used on or after 20 October 2014.

Enforcement instructions and guidance documents on detention and removals used by UK Visas and Immigration.

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

Updated: A new version of this guidance has been published for use on or after 20 October 2014.

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

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Press release: PHE launches local authority liver disease profiles

Public Health England has today (20 October 2014) launched the Liver Disease Profiles which reveal significant variation in mortality across the country.

Liver disease is the only major cause ...

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19 October

Press release: British aid flight carrying medical supplies for Ebola treatment facility lands in Freetown

This was the UK’s sixth aid flight and carried almost £900,000 worth of medical equipment needed for the 92 bed treatment facility in Kerry Town, including blood banks, centrifuges and protective equipment...

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Research and analysis: Bangladesh Inclusive Growth Diagnostic - June 2014

The Inclusive Growth Diagnostic identifies the binding constraints that deter households and firms in Bangladsh from making investments and taking risks that would significantly increase their incomes. The analysis...

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Guidance: Celebrating Bonfire Night

This guide sets out a few simple measures that can help you celebrate Bonfire Night safely.

It includes safety tips for hosting and enjoying your own safe fireworks party, and on having a safe bonfire...

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Press release: Subsidies for solar farms to be cut to help safeguard farmland

Farmers will lose their right to claim subsidies for fields filled with solar panels under new plans to ensure more agricultural land is dedicated to growing crops and food. The move will help rural communities...

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Press release: Government backs 'Great British tradition' of Bonfire Night

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles today (19 October 2014) celebrated the important role Bonfire Night plays in bringing Britain together across colour, class and creed as he published a common sense community...

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Research and analysis: Bangladesh Inclusive Growth Diagnostic - June 2014

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress over the past two decades, lifting millions out of poverty and sustaining expanding levels of economic growth. These achievements have been realized despite major internal...

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Press release: Children's relationship with separated parents to be emphasised by new law

The change, which comes into force on Wednesday (22 October), will encourage parents to be more focused on children’s needs following separation and the role they each play in the child’s life. The new law will...

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18 October

Press release: Foreign Secretary welcomes appointment of new Iraqi Ministers

The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:

I welcome the appointment in Iraq of new Interior and Defence Ministers as well as the appointment of Kurdish ministers to key posts in the new Iraqi government...

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News story: Joint statement on Libya by the governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and United States

We condemn the crimes of Ansar al-Sharia entities, and the ongoing violence in communities across Libya, including Tripoli and its environs. Libya’s hard fought freedom is at risk if Libyan and international...

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Form: Give notice of closure: UK establishment of an overseas company (OS DS01)

Form OS DS01 should be used to give notice to Companies House of closure of a UK establishment of an overseas company.

The continuation page is optional. Use it if you need to provide more details. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:30, 18 October

Guidance: Information for healthcare workers: Ebola in pregnancy

This guidance is aimed at clinical staff undertaking direct care of pregnant patients; it is a supplement to guidance for acute trusts and primary care, which contain more specific information on assessing patients...

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Press release: Government Ministers mark Anti Slavery Day

On Monday 20 October the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will host an event to mark Anti Slavery Day at which Foreign Office Minister of State Baroness Anelay and Home Office Minister for Modern Slavery and Organised...

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Policy paper: Joint statement of the inter-departmental ministerial group on modern slavery

Since the IDMG’s last publication in October 2013, all UK administrations have made considerable progress in tackling this issue and establishing the UK as a true world leader in the fight against modern slavery...

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News story: UK Government is delivering the vow

One month on from Scotland’s democratic decision to remain part of the UK, Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has said the UK Government has hit the ground running on its pledge to devolve further powers ...

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News story: Pensions guidance providers unveiled

Expert and respected guidance providers Citizens Advice will provide free and impartial face to face pension guidance from April, the Chancellor has announced today (Saturday 18 October).

People who wish...

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Press release: Ebola virus: PM calls on European Council for action

The Prime Minister has called on European leaders to agree on an ambitious package of measures to tackle the Ebola crisis when they meet in Brussels next week.

In a letter to the President of the European...

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17 October

Guidance: Ebola: advice and risk assessment for educational, childcare and young persons’ settings - Updated 17th October 2014

Updated: Updated guidance for Ebola: advice and risk assessment for educational, early years, childcare and young persons’ settings

This guidance provides an algorithm for the assessment of unwell children...

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Policy paper: Pension Schemes Bill 2014 to 2015: Commons Committee stage information note

We introduced the Pension Schemes Bill to Parliament on 26 June 2014. The Bill begins the House of Commons Committee stage of its passage through Parliament on 21 October 2014.

This note gives ...

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Guidance: FAQs for the Community Life Survey and supporting documents

Updated: Added link to 2013 to 2014 survey data.

The Community Life Survey has been commissioned by the Cabinet Office to track the latest trends and developments across areas that are key to encouraging...

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Research and analysis: Community Life Survey 2013 to 2014: technical report

The Community Life Survey has been commissioned by the Cabinet Office to track the latest trends and developments across areas that are key to encouraging social action and empowering communities.

Read...

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Form: Dadabhai Naoroji Awards: nomination form

Updated: Added link to 2014 award winners.

On 26 August 2014 the Deputy Prime Minister launched the Dadabhai Naoroji Awards. These 3 new annual awards celebrate the work of individuals who have ...

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Press release: Dadabhai Naoroji Awards presented for the first time

The Dadabhai Naoroji Awards are bestowed by the British government for services to UK-India relations.

The awards were judged by ministers following nominations from the public in 3 categories: commerce...

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Statement to Parliament: Gifting of non-lethal equipment to Ukraine

The Minister for Europe (Mr David Lidington): The UK is committed to supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity. The situation in eastern Ukraine remains extremely fragile despite...

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News story: ISIL: UK government response

Updated: Updated with humanitarian response overview PDF attachment

On Friday 26 September the Prime Minister spoke in Parliament on the UK’s role in tackling ISIL in Iraq (Islamic State of Iraq and the...

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Guidance: Ebola virus disease: managing patients who require assessment in primary care

Updated: Revised version (v3) uploaded.

Information for primary care on managing patients who require assessment for Ebola virus disease.

The updated version of this document corrects outdated hyperlinks...

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Guidance: Money Advice Service review: terms of reference and membership

Updated: List of members of independent consultative panel published

The Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Andrea Leadsom, has today (30 May 2014) launched an independent review of the Money Advice Service...

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Form: CNA 1: Application form
Cost

£400

Fee sheet

Fee payable forms must be accompanied with a completed fee sheet.

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Form: CNA 2: Notice of defence
Cost

£150

Fee sheet

Fee payable forms must be accompanied with a completed fee sheet.

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Form: CNA 3: Notice of giving evidence
Cost

£150

Fee sheet

Fee payable forms must be accompanied with a completed fee sheet.

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Form: CNA 4: Request for a hearing to be appointed
Cost

£100

Fee sheet

Fee payable forms must be accompanied with a completed fee sheet.

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Form: CNA 5: Request for an extension of time
Cost

£100

Fee sheet

Fee payable forms must be accompanied with a completed fee sheet.

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Form: CNA 6: Request for security for costs
Cost

£150

Fee sheet

Fee payable forms must be accompanied with a completed fee sheet.

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Form: CNA 7: Appointment or change of agent or contact address
Cost

Nil

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Promotional material: Army Reserve: publicity materials

Updated: New posters uploaded

Army Reserve posters, leaflets and images for local authorities and the civil service to use in their publicity material.

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Guidance: Penally Gallery Range firing notice

Updated: Added new firing times for November 2014.

The firing notice (sometimes referred to as firing times) for the Penally Gallery Range is presented in PDF format. The PDF format is web browseable and...

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Policy paper: Financial sanctions, Afghanistan

Updated: Updated with latest Afghanistan Notice (Reg 1057/2014)

In 1999 the United Nations required all member states to freeze the assets, prevent the entry into or the transit through their territories...

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Policy paper: Current list of designated persons, Al-Qaida

Updated: Updated with notice Al-Qaida (Reg 1058/2014)

UN Security Council Resolution 1267 (1999) and subsequent related Resolutions requires all member states to freeze the assets, prevent the entry...

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Policy paper: Financial sanctions: consolidated list of targets

Updated: Lists updated due to Afghanistan Notice (Reg 1057/2014), Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Reg 1059/2014), Al-Qaida (Reg 1058/2014).

HM Treasury is responsible for the implementation and administration...

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Policy paper: Financial sanctions, North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)

Updated: Updated with latest notice Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Reg 1059/2014)

In 2006 the United Nations imposed restrictions on a range of goods from entering or leaving the North Korea...

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Guidance: Wessex Centre Prospectus

Updated: Updated prospectus with current phone numbers.

The Wessex Centre is one of 15 centres in England. This centre is part of the South of England region.

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Research and analysis: Proteeae: voluntary reporting

These reports provide information on incidence trends, age and sex distribution, geographical distribution and antimicrobial susceptibility in reported cases in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Research and analysis: Enterobacter and related organisms: voluntary reporting

These reports provide information on trends, patient demographics and geographical distributions, as well as antimicrobial susceptibility among bacteraemia isolates.

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Guidance: Venezuela – List of lawyers and translators

Updated: lists separated

The following lists of English speaking lawyers and translators/interpreters have been prepared for the convenience of British Nationals who require legal advice and/or translation...

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Research and analysis: Health Protection Report volume 8 (2014)

Updated: HPR 8(40) 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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Speech: Celebrating 'Join In' and the volunteering legacy of London 2012

It’s a great privilege to have the opportunity so early in my tenure as the Minister for Civil Society to talk about the legacy of the Olympics and the Paralympics, because in my view there have been few...

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Press release: Traffic Bulletin: A14 Girton to Histon overnight closures update

Road users are advised of a planned road closure which is necessary to prepare the carriageway for an additional lane in each direction, as work on the scheme to improve the A14 between Girton and Histon progresses...

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Press release: A36 Upton Lovell Junction Improvements

Work at the Manor Road junction will mostly be carried out during the day but some overnight closures of the A36 will also be required. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation 24 hours a day throughout ...

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Press release: Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 20 October–Sunday 26 October 2014
M20 junctions 5 to 6, Maidstone, Kent: Pavement investigation

Lane one of the Londonbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, on Friday 24 October.

M20 junctions 9 to 8, Ashford, ...
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Press release: Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: Weekly summary for Monday 20 October – Sunday 26 October 2014
M27 junction 5 Eastleigh, Hampshire: Junction improvement

Narrow lanes and a reduced speed limit will be in place while junction improvement work takes place. For further details of this scheme visit the Highways...

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Press release: Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 20 October - Sunday 26 October
M1 junction 6a, Hertfordshire: Electrical work

The southbound link road to the clockwise M25 will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 20 October. A clearly signed diversion route will be in place...

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News story: RFA Argus deploys to Sierra Leone

RFA Argus sailed from Falmouth this morning with Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA), Royal Navy personnel and Royal Marines, along with 3 Merlin helicopters, aircrew and engineers from 820 Naval Air Squadron. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:30, 17 October

Press release: Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 20 - Sunday 27 October 2014
New work A14 Brampton to Ellington, Cambridgeshire: Ditch clearance

Work to clear the ditch of vegetation and silt on the A14 between Brampton Hut and Ellington village will starts on 20 October for approximately...

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Press release: Planned roadworks in the East Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 20 October to Sunday 26 October
M1 junction 16 to 19, Northamptonshire: Central reserve work

From 4 August to 3 June 2015 there will be carriageway, lane or hard shoulder closures in place on both carriageways. These will be from 8pm to 6am...

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Press release: Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 20 October 2014 – Sunday 27 October 2014
A30 Stowford, nr Launceston – Drainage works

24hr westbound lane closure Sun to Fri and 50mph speed limit (28 Sept – 7 Nov)

A30 Kennards House, nr Launceston – Verge works

Lane closure on westbound exit...

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Press release: Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Banes, Wiltshire, West Dorset. Weekly summary for Monday 20 October – Sunday 26 October 2014
Bristol

No planned works

Gloucestershire M5 Junction 11a – Junction 12: Bridge repairs

Narrow lanes with a width restriction of 5 metres, contraflows and speed restrictions will be in place during the...

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Press release: Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 20 October to Sunday 26 October
M1 junction 28 to 31 and 32 to 35a, Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire/Yorkshire: Smart Motorway

Until spring 2015 there will be various restrictions in place to allow for the construction of the Smart Motorway. These...

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Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

Updated: Daily update of the unclaimed estates list

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

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Guidance: Children in need census 2014 to 2015: specification

Updated: Updated the validation rules spreadsheet to version 1.1. The document contains a description of the changes.

These documents are for local authorities returning children in need census data...

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International treaty: [MS] Protocol to the treaty on a nuclear-weapon-free zone in Central Asia

Published title: Protocol to the Treaty on a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Central Asia

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Guidance: Common basic data set (CBDS): database

Updated: Updated the common basic data set (CBDS) database with 13 October 2014 version.

The CBDS is a file containing definitions for common data items used in software systems in schools and local authorities...

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FOI release: Response to Freedom of Information request on Civil Procedure Rules

Response to an Freedom of Information request regarding questions on CPR 3APD7.5.

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Guidance: Military low flying: RAF operational low flying training timetable

Updated: Added new timetable for 27 to 31 October 2014,

A list of timetables for operational low flying (OLF) training by RAF fast jets and Hercules aircraft. These timetables cover 3 tactical training ...

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Guidance: Salisbury Plain Training Area (SPTA) newsletter

Updated: Added November newsletter.

The Salisbury Plain Training Area (SPTA) newsletter provides news and updates about current and planned activities concerning training and access on the plain.

Paths...
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Policy paper: Defence business plan: small and medium-sized enterprises

Updated: Added updated Case studies.

The MOD values the important contribution small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), make to the MOD both as direct suppliers and as participants in the defence supply...

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Guidance: Defence Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Centre (DCBRNC)

Updated: Removed course information for Defence medic CBRN course.

DCBRNC provides a wide range of CBRN training courses with a variety of training facilities, which can be configured to suit the user’s...

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Guidance: Castlemartin firing notice

Updated: Added new firing times for November 2014 in CSV and PDF formats.

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: C to D signed pledges: armed forces corporate covenant

Updated: Added DX Network Services Limited.

About the corporate covenant

The corporate covenant is a voluntary pledge made by organisations who wish to demonstrate their concrete support for the armed ...

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Transparency data: NHS Pension Scheme: consultee list

Under the Public Service Pensions Act 2013, section 21 (2), the Department of Health has to publish a list of the organisations or stakeholders that we would usually expect to consult under subsection (1). Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:31, 17 October

Transparency data: DH staff and salary data on 1 April 2014

Information on posts occupied by:

permanent members of staff fixed-term appointees inward secondees an interim or consultant where they are filling a permanent post

Also included are details of...

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Notice: BA2 7DG, Mr David Curwen, Mr James McPhee, Mr Jeffery Savage, Mr Patrick Dawson: Environmental permit application advertisement

The Environment Agency consult the public on certain applications for waste operations, mining waste operations, installations, water discharge and groundwater activities.

These notices explain:

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Guidance: Code of conduct for operational PFI/PPP contracts

Updated: list of signatories updated

The voluntary code of conduct sets out the basis on which public and private sector partners agree to work together to make savings in operational Public Private Partnership...

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Policy paper: UK blood safety and the risk of varient Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

This document gives the government’s response to a Science and Technology Select Committee report on blood safety. It sets out the government’s commitment to evidence-based and cost effective ways to reduce the...

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Notice: EX36 3LT, Mr Peter Delbridge: Environmental permit application advertisement

The Environment Agency consult the public on certain applications for waste operations, mining waste operations, installations, water discharge and groundwater activities.

These notices explain:

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Notice: TR10 9ED, Mr David Trethewey: Environmental permit application advertisement

The Environment Agency consult the public on certain applications for waste operations, mining waste operations, installations, water discharge and groundwater activities.

These notices explain:

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FOI release: £270 million additional floods funding

Floods funding EIRs: clarity on how much of the additional &pound;270 million floods funding has been reallocated from within existing Defra budget and which spending programmes have been reduced as a result...

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FOI release: FOI responses released by MOD: week commencing 13 October 2014

Updated: Added FOI response for MOD ISP contract with KBR in Afghanistan, number of women in the RN, Nimrod Review report.

Ministry of Defence (MOD) Freedom of Information (FOI) responses released during...

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NERC researchers recognised with top geoscience awards
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) has awarded four NERC-funded researchers major prizes in recognition of their outstanding work in the field of geosciences.
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"We have to utilise the expertise of our champions" Kelly Sotherton on life after retirement
Olympic bronze medallist Kelly Sotherton talks about life after retirement and why athletes need to be retained in elite sport
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News story: Army officers lead the way on the future of engineering

Earlier this month, Major Oli Morgan and Major Pip Lines were awarded for their work skills on the high-tech SSC project.

The Bloodhound project aims to inspire young people into careers in science, technology...

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Press release: Fire services improvement fund - public get a win-win: better local services and at lower cost

Fire Minister Penny Mordaunt today (17 October 2014) announced the winners of a &pound;75 million fund which will improve frontline services and save taxpayers over &pound;300 million.

The Fire...

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Speech: Investment in the national transport infrastructure

Good evening everyone.

And thanks for that welcome.

I’m delighted to be back in Birmingham. And back at the ICC. Just a couple of weeks after the Conservative party conference. I spend a lot of...

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News story: Crime news: court drop-in sessions on changes to applications

London providers gain the option of using the online CRM14 eForm in November 2014 in tandem with responsibility for processing legal aid applications transferring across to the Legal Aid Agency.

The transfer...

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Press release: DWP to recruit new Pensions Ombudsman and Deputy Pensions Ombudsman

Tony King, the current Ombudsman, will stand down from his post in late spring 2015. Jane Irvine’s second term as Deputy Ombudsman ends next autumn.

Minister for Pensions, Steve Webb said:

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News story: Nominations open for Sun Military Awards

The countdown to the 2014 Millies began with public nominations opening for the ‘Support to the Armed Forces’ category today (Friday).

The award recognises an organisation, individual, or a group that...

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Press release: Traffic Bulletin: M1 to be closed overnight for repairs

These closures will allow for the completion of existing emergency resurfacing, with additional closures being put in place to enable the safe removal and replacement of the central reserve barrier.

The...

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