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11 December

Press release: Justice secretary plans to put education at the heart of youth justice
Two ‘secure schools’ to be launched – alongside new measures to monitor progress in English and maths, health and behaviour. £15 million to boost frontline staff by 20 percent and improve safety ...
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10 December

FOI release: FOI release: Khartoum process

FOI 0733-16 releases correspondence between the British embassy in Khartoum and the Sudan Unit in the FCO concerning the EU-Horn of African migration route initiative otherwise known as the Khartoum process. ...

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FOI release: FOI release: bonuses paid to staff

FOI 1013-16 provides a table giving the number and value of performance related pay and in-year bonuses paid to staff by grade 2009 to 2016.

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FOI release: FOI release: Italy’s Rai TV

FOI 0995-16 releases correspondence to the FCO’s press office from Italy’s Rai TV. Some information is withheld under section 40 (personal information) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

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FOI release: FOI release: FCO projects with SIU Bahrain

FOI 0907-16 explains that the FCO has one project with the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), implemented through the Northern Ireland Cooperation Overseas (NI-CO) that commenced financial year 2015 to 2016 and...

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FOI release: FOI release: child sexual abuse inquiry

FOI 0998-16 answers various questions about the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA)

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FOI release: FOI release: immigration report on Eritrea

FOI 0197-16 releases internal communications about the Danish Immigration Service report on Eritrea in 2014. Some information is withheld under section 27 (international relations) and section 40 (personal information...

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FOI release: FOI release: Vodafone Safaricom Kenya

FOI 0215-16 releases one email about Vodafone Kenya’s investment in Safaricom 2005 to 2008

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FOI release: FOI release: Wilton Park and film productions

FOI 0225-16 responds to various questions about film and television productions at Wilton Park, an executive agency of the FCO

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FOI release: FOI release: IT equipment disposal

FOI 0310-16 answers various questions on the disposal of laptops and computers

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FOI release: FOI release: pension contributions

FOI 0080-16 provides links to the FCO annual reports for 2013 to 2015 where this information can be found

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FOI release: FOI release: Chinese state visit

FOI 0727-16 releases details of the number of guests in accommodation for the nights of the Chinese state visit. Some information is withheld under section 24 (national security) and section 43 (commercial interests...

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FOI release: FOI release: Khartoum process

FOI 0733-16 releases correspondence between the British embassy in Khartoum and the Sudan Unit in the FCO concerning the EU-Horn of African migration route initiative otherwise known as the Khartoum process. ...

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FOI release: FOI release: bonuses paid to staff

FOI 1013-16 provides a table giving the number and value of performance related pay and in-year bonuses paid to staff by grade 2009 to 2016.

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FOI release: FOI release: Italy’s Rai TV

FOI 0995-16 releases correspondence to the FCO’s press office from Italy’s Rai TV. Some information is withheld under section 40 (personal information) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

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FOI release: FOI release: FCO projects with SIU Bahrain

FOI 0907-16 explains that the FCO has one project with the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), implemented through the Northern Ireland Cooperation Overseas (NI-CO) that commenced financial year 2015 to 2016 and...

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FOI release: FOI release: child sexual abuse inquiry

FOI 0998-16 answers various questions about the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA)

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FOI release: FOI release: immigration report on Eritrea

FOI 0197-16 releases internal communications about the Danish Immigration Service report on Eritrea in 2014. Some information is withheld under section 27 (international relations) and section 40 (personal information...

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FOI release: FOI release: Vodafone Safaricom Kenya

FOI 0215-16 releases one email about Vodafone Kenya’s investment in Safaricom 2005 to 2008

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FOI release: FOI release: Wilton Park and film productions

FOI 0225-16 responds to various questions about film and television productions at Wilton Park, an executive agency of the FCO

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FOI release: FOI release: IT equipment disposal

FOI 0310-16 answers various questions on the disposal of laptops and computers

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FOI release: FOI release: pension contributions

FOI 0080-16 provides links to the FCO annual reports for 2013 to 2015 where this information can be found

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FOI release: FOI release: Chinese state visit

FOI 0727-16 releases details of the number of guests in accommodation for the nights of the Chinese state visit. Some information is withheld under section 24 (national security) and section 43 (commercial interests...

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FOI release: FOI release: Baroness Kramer visit to Taiwan

FOI 0191-16 gives details of Baroness Kramer’s visit to Taipei, Taiwan, including who she met. Some information is withheld under section 40 (personal information) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

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RR1087 – Market surveillance of FFP3 disposable resirators

Filtering Facepieces (FFPs) are disposable Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for protection against dusts, particles and aerosols. This report describes market surveillance testing of samples of ten FFP3...

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FOI release: FOI release: advice to former civil servants

FOI 0057-16 explains that the revised Business Appointments Rules that include new transparency requirements for SCS1 and 2 apply from May 2015. Departments are currently preparing relevant data for release ...

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FOI release: FOI release: British nationals abroad and death sentences

FOI 0056-16 provides the numbers of British citizens abroad that are possibly facing death sentences broken down by country and type of offence

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FOI release: FOI release: UK consular assistance

FOI 0739-15 provides a link to gov.uk on UK consular assistance given. It also includes a table giving the numbers of arrests and detentions of British nationals abroad under the categories: child sex, drugs...

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FOI release: FOI release: London living wage and cleaners

FOI 1006-15 releases an email from the FCO to Interserve regarding a letter sent to the Foreign Secretary by Interserve’s cleaning staff about the London living wage

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FOI release: FOI release: OSJAs for ministerial approval

FOI 0061-16 advises that 14 Overseas Security and Justice Assistance assessments were sent to ministers during 2015

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FOI release: FOI release: Baroness Kramer visit to Taiwan

FOI 0191-16 gives details of Baroness Kramer’s visit to Taipei, Taiwan, including who she met. Some information is withheld under section 40 (personal information) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

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RR1075 – Benefits of data management and data trending in the UK Continental Shelf oil and gas industry

This report describes research to identify the barriers to the take-up of data trending to support ageing and life extension (ALE) decision making, in order to identify issues that industry could address.

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RR1076 – Spontaneous ignition of gas turbine lubricants at temperatures below their standard auto-ignition temperatures

This report describes research using a Spontaneous Combustion Calorimeter developed to study spontaneous ignition.

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RR1086 – Noise risk as described in instructions supplied with printing machinery

The printing industry uses a wide range of noisy machines that have the potential to damage workers’ hearing if the risks are not effectively managed. This report describes research that was carried out to assess...

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Press release: Foreign Secretary joins international call for humanitarian access in Aleppo

The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson joined US Secretary of State John Kerry and international partners in Paris on 10 December for talks on the humanitarian situation in Aleppo and across Syria, and efforts to...

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Speech: British ambassador's speech at the international anti-corruption day in DRC

“It is a pleasure to be here on international anti-corruption day. It’s a day to consider the impact of corruption in DRC and consider what more we can all do together to combat it.

“I stress the word...

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FOI release: FOI release: projects in Ethiopia supported by the CSSF

FOI 0095-16 gives the names and costs of the programmes supported by the Conflict, Security and Stabilisation Fund (CSSF). It explains that CSSF programmes assess risks, including human rights risks, and set ...

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FOI release: FOI release: advice to former civil servants

FOI 0057-16 explains that the revised Business Appointments Rules that include new transparency requirements for SCS1 and 2 apply from May 2015. Departments are currently preparing relevant data for release ...

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FOI release: FOI release: British nationals abroad and death sentences

FOI 0056-16 provides the numbers of British citizens abroad that are possibly facing death sentences broken down by country and type of offence

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 14:34, 10 December
FOI release: FOI release: UK consular assistance

FOI 0739-15 provides a link to gov.uk on UK consular assistance given. It also includes a table giving the numbers of arrests and detentions of British nationals abroad under the categories: child sex, drugs...

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FOI release: FOI release: London living wage and cleaners

FOI 1006-15 releases an email from the FCO to Interserve regarding a letter sent to the Foreign Secretary by Interserve’s cleaning staff about the London living wage

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FOI release: FOI release: OSJAs for ministerial approval

FOI 0061-16 advises that 14 Overseas Security and Justice Assistance assessments were sent to ministers during 2015

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RR1077 – Safe storage of wood pellet and wood chip fuel

This report describes a study, involving seven site visits, to develop evidence to inform HSE engagement with the industry on the prevention of carbon monoxide poisonings.

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Speech: Speech by the British High Commissioner on World Human Rights Day

I am delighted to be here with you today to mark World Human Rights Day.

The UN designates 10 December as Human Rights Day to commemorate the date the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted...

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Consultation outcome: Rail penalty fares: changes to appeals process

Updated: Government response and outcome to the changes to penalty rail fares appeals process consultation.

In the interest of passengers and to enable continuous improvement, the Department for Transport...

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FOI release: FOI release: information about diplomats

FOI 1090-15 provides a link to data.gov.uk that gives the name, grade, position held and salary band of senior management. Some information is withheld under section 40 (personal information) of the Freedom...

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FOI release: FOI release: projects in Ethiopia supported by the CSSF

FOI 0095-16 gives the names and costs of the programmes supported by the Conflict, Security and Stabilisation Fund (CSSF). It explains that CSSF programmes assess risks, including human rights risks, and set ...

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Consultation outcome: Rail penalty fares: changes to appeals process

Updated: Government response and outcome to the changes to penalty rail fares appeals process consultation.

In the interest of passengers and to enable continuous improvement, the Department for Transport...

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FOI release: FOI release: information about diplomats

FOI 1090-15 provides a link to data.gov.uk that gives the name, grade, position held and salary band of senior management. Some information is withheld under section 40 (personal information) of the Freedom...

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News story: DfT reforms penalty fares to better protect rail passengers

Changes to the way rail companies operate their penalty fare appeals processes will be imposed by the Department for Transport in order to safeguard passengers while giving ministers clearer oversight of the ...

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09 December

News story: Regulators issue joint alert about compliance with data protection law

The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, and the Fundraising Regulator, are issuing an alert to all charities. It reminds trustees that they must, in addition to following...

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Press release: Ghana Presidential Elections

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said:

I congratulate Nana Akufo-Addo on his election as President-elect of Ghana. I also pay tribute to John Dramani Mahama and the other Presidential candidates for...

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Speech: Foreign Secretary speech: "Britain is back East of Suez"

It is a great honour to be speaking here at this Manama dialogue in this 200th anniversary year of the friendship between Britain and Bahrain.

I have just come from an audience with His Majesty King ...

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

Updated: HPR 10(43) 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: "Forced labour in the DPRK is a travesty, a tragedy, one that has led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of North Koreans."

Thank you Mr President.

At the outset, let me welcome Jan and Andrew back to the Council and I thank them for their briefings. Jan, in case this is my final opportunity in this Chamber, allow me also ...

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Speech: "Did they need to reduce Aleppo to rubble to defeat terrorism?"

Thank you Mr President.

I’d like to begin with the words of a Syrian teacher left trapped in Aleppo.

“People here are dying of pain, dying of hunger, dying of bombing, dying of coldness. This ...

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Decision: Guardian Angels Catholic Primary School

Decision reference: VAR695

Type of decision: variation to admission arrangements – approved

School type: voluntary-aided

School phase: primary

Local authority: Birmingham city ...

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Guidance: Financial sanctions, Syria

Updated: Updated with: Latest HM Treasury notice, 09/12/2016, Syria (Reg 2016/2137)

In 2011 the European Union imposed asset freezing measures on certain persons identified as being responsible for the ...

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

Updated: Updated with: HM Treasury notice, 09/12/2016, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Reg 2016/2215)

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

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Independent report: CMO annual report 2015: health of the ‘baby boomer’ generation

Updated: Added a correction to statistics used in the report.

Correction

In Chapter 01, page 12, left hand column, final paragraph, the text reads:

“The authors found that nearly half of baby ...

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Guidance: Zika virus: advice for women returning from areas with active Zika virus transmission

Updated: Updated (v5) to reflect current sexual transmission advice.

Joint publication by Public Health England, Royal College of Nursing, Royal College of Midwives, and Royal College of Obstetricians and...

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Research and analysis: Common gastrointestinal infections in England and Wales: laboratory reports in 2016

Updated: HPR 10(43) report uploaded

For previous years’ data, see the 2015 and archive of older reports.

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Research and analysis: Salmonella infections (faecal specimens) in England and Wales: laboratory reports 2016

Updated: HPR 10(43) report uploaded

For previous years’ data, see the 2015 and archive of older reports.

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Research and analysis: Reported norovirus outbreaks in hospitals: suspected and laboratory-confirmed outbreaks in 2016

Updated: HPR 10(43) report uploaded

These data are collected through the hospital norovirus outbreak reporting scheme (HNORS).

For previous data see the archive of older reports.

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

Updated: HPR 10(43) 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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News story: OISC's Reviewed CPD scheme

Following the implementation of the OISC’s revised principle-based code of standards, and after changes to the CPD schemes of other legal services regulators, the OISC has decided to make changes to its...

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Guidance: Libya: country policy and information notes

Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:46, 9 December

Guidance: Malawi: country policy and information notes

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Guidance: Nigeria: country policy and information notes

Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:45, 9 December

Official Statistics: Water situation report: north west

Updated: Updated with latest report

Summary of the rainfall, soil moisture deficits, river flow, groundwater levels and reservoir stocks in the north west.

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Promotional material: Housing Matters magazine 2016

Updated: Added Winter 2016 edition.

The magazine for the Joint Service Housing Advice Office providing advice on housing for service personnel and families.

Visit our civilian housing ...

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Promotional material: Housing Matters magazine: index of articles published

Updated: Added updated edition.

A complete list of all artices that have been published in Housing Matters magazines since December 2011. The list is included in Excel format and can be easily filtered ...

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Guidance: Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme: year 1 projects in the Pacific

Updated: Added the Executive Summary of the Pacific workshop

The Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme aims to support the sustainable growth of Commonwealth Small Island Developing States (SIDS...

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Corporate report: Better defence estate strategy

Updated: Added updated version and removed addendum information.

The better defence estate strategy aims to support military capability by providing a smaller but better estate for the armed forces and ...

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Guidance: Military low flying: MOD sponsored air exercises

Updated: Added W/C 12 December 2016

A timetable of the current and future planned MOD sponsored low flying exercises by fast jets, rotary and transport aircraft within the United Kingdom low flying system...

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Guidance: Straightpoint and WCTA Grenade Range firing times

Updated: Added firing date for 13 December and cancellation for 23 December

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: North Korea: country policy and information notes

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Guidance: Occupied Palestinian Territories: country policy and information notes

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Guidance: Pakistan: country policy and information notes

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Guidance: Somalia: country policy and information notes

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Guidance: South Africa: country policy and information notes

Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:45, 9 December

Guidance: Businesses who have signed the Armed Forces Covenant (company names beginning with G)

Updated: Added Griffin Infosec Armed Forces Covenant.

About the Armed Forces Covenant for businesses

The Armed Forces Covenant for businesses is a voluntary pledge made by organisations who wish to demonstrate...

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Guidance: Sri Lanka: country policy and information notes

Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:45, 9 December

Guidance: Multi-academy trusts: establishing and developing your trust

This guide gives advice on what regional schools commissioners look for when they assess and approve:

the establishment of new multi-academy trusts (MATs) plans for growth of existing MATs <...
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Guidance: Sudan: country policy and information notes

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Guidance: OISC news: winter 2016

newsletter

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Guidance: Syria: country policy and information notes

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Guidance: Turkey: country policy and information notes

Country information and guidance reports are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

The reports also give information on asylum seekers’ ...

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Guidance: Uganda: country policy and information notes

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Statistical data set: Effort statistics November 2016

Statistics on effort use in Cod Recovery Zone and Western waters are submitted to the European Commission on the 15th day of every month.

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Guidance: Ukraine: country policy and information notes

Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:44, 9 December

Guidance: Vietnam: country policy and information notes

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Guidance: Yemen: country policy and information notes

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Guidance: Zimbabwe: country policy and information notes

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Decision: Guardian Angels Catholic Primary School

Decision reference: VAR695

Type of decision: variation to admission arrangements – approved

School type: voluntary-aided

School phase: primary

Local authority: Birmingham city ...

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Guidance: Financial sanctions, Syria

Updated: Updated with: Latest HM Treasury notice, 09/12/2016, Syria (Reg 2016/2137)

In 2011 the European Union imposed asset freezing measures on certain persons identified as being responsible for the ...

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

Updated: Updated with: HM Treasury notice, 09/12/2016, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Reg 2016/2215)

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

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Independent report: CMO annual report 2015: health of the ‘baby boomer’ generation

Updated: Added a correction to statistics used in the report.

Correction

In Chapter 01, page 12, left hand column, final paragraph, the text reads:

“The authors found that nearly half of baby ...

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Guidance: Financial sanctions: consolidated list of targets

Updated: Updated with: Latest HM Treasury notice, 09/12/2016, Syria (Reg 2016/2137) and Latest HM Treasury notice, 09/12/2016, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Reg 2016/2215)

The Office of Financial...

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Guidance: Zika virus: advice for women returning from areas with active Zika virus transmission

Updated: Updated (v5) to reflect current sexual transmission advice.

Joint publication by Public Health England, Royal College of Nursing, Royal College of Midwives, and Royal College of Obstetricians and...

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