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29 January

Policy paper: AHWBE recommendation to conduct a limited study into compensation for Bovine TB

The AHWBE recommends that Defra conducts a short study of TB compensation arrangements to consider:

how compensation could be refined so that payments for some categories more closely reflect market values...
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Statistics: Weekly rainfall and river flow summary: 21 to 27 January 2015

A review of the rainfall and river flow data for England covering the 7 day period (Wednesday to Tuesday).

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Statistics: Weekly water levels: Hampshire, West Sussex and Isle of Wight

Updated: New graph data uploaded 29 January 2015

These graphs compare current data with the average, using the latest information gathered from Environment Agency telemetry equipment based at remote stations...

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Consultation outcome: National tariff payment system 2015/16: a consultation notice

Updated: Monitor has now completed its analysis of responses to the statutory consultation.

This consultation notice sets out the proposed price lists and payment rules for NHS services for 2015/16 and ...

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Guidance: Food and water proficiency testing schemes: scoring systems and statistics

Updated: Rules added for shellfish scheme tube combinations.

This guide is designed to help participants understand the scoring systems and statistics used for assessing results reported for the PHE food...

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Policy paper: Biocarbon fund initiative for sustainable forest landscapes

This is a summary of the investment in Biocarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL).

It also explains the projected impacts of the investment and the expected results.

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Guidance: SFA: qualification success rates - rationale for 2013 to 2014

Updated: New document entitled SFA - the effects of the changes to qualification success rate methodologies in 2013 uploaded on 29 January 2015.

SFA - the effects of the changes to qualification success rate...
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Policy paper: National health screening: government response

This report welcomes the Committee’s enquiry into how the decision to screen for a condition is made and carried out in the UK. It sets out the government’s response to the report including how it will address...

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Guidance: Management of health and safety in defence: high risk activities on the defence estate (JSP 375 Part 2 Volume 3)

Updated: Updated Chapter 5.

Joint Service Publication (JSP) 375 is owned and produced by Defence Safety and Environment Authority (DSEA).

Note: DIO Policy Instructions have now been included...

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Guidance: Management of health and safety in defence: arrangements (JSP 375 Part 2 Volume 1)

Updated: Minor updates to Chapters 3, 10, 11, 26 and 32.

This document provides guidance in accordance with the policy set out in Part 1 of this JSP; the guidance is sponsored by the Defence Authority ...

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Consultation outcome: Consultation on Incidental Non-Commercial, Private society, Work and Residents' Lotteries

Updated: The Draft Legislative Reform (Exempt Lotteries) Order 2015 was laid before Parliament on 29 January 2015. Parliament has a minimum of 40 days to determine if the Order should be made.

In response...

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Policy paper: Home Office evidence submission to the Senior Salaries Review Body, 2015 to 2016

Updated: Evidence about Police and Crime Commissioners published.

The Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB) must consider evidence from a variety of sources including the Home Office, with respect to Senior...

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Corporate report: Department for Work and Pensions: Civil Service people survey

Updated: Added 2014 survey report.

The survey shows responses by theme:

leadership and managing change involvement in work management team learning and development inclusion and fair treatment...
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Transparency data: Workforce management information: MOJ

Updated: latest workforce management information table published

Information on the Ministry of Justice, its agencies and executive non-departmental public bodies’ paybills for 2010 to 2014; its workforce...

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Statutory guidance: Scottish Real Time Closures (RTCs): January to February 2015

All closures in February are based on historical data and are compulsory for all UK vessels 10 metres and over using demersal trawls (including otter, beam and seines), fixed nets (including gill, entangling ...

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Guidance: Customs Information Paper 3 (2015): withdrawal of tax type A10 and integration with tax type A00

This paper provides the historical background to tax type A10 and outlines the changes on Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight to accommodate this.

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Guidance: Being inspected: guidance for further education and skills providers

Updated: Updated to refer to leavers rather than starters and to clarify where providers should use overall success rates rather than timely success rates.

This document is sent to the provider immediately...

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Transparency data: MOD: workforce management information January to December 2014

Updated: Added Workforce Management Information November and December 2014 and workforce returns.

MOD publishes details about headcount and payroll costs for permanent staff and contractors on a monthly...

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Transparency data: Universal infant free school meals: capital funding allocations

Updated: Capital funding allocations table updated to include Bedgrove Infant School, Buckinghamshire.

Details of additional capital funding to support schools implementing universal infant free school...

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Transparency data: MOD roles and salaries: 2014

Updated: Added the 'as of September 2014' files and JFC March 2014 files

The Ministry of Defence publishes details of staff numbers, roles and salaries every 6 months.

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Statistics: Standards and policies for HM Treasury statistics

Updated: Dates provided for April and February Public Spending Statistics

The Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 required the UK Statistics Authority to publish a Code of Practice for ...

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Guidance: Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) public registers

Updated: WEEE compliance scheme public register updated.

Registers of EEE producers (2015), approved exporters (AEs), approved authorised treatment facilities (AATFs) and a list of producer compliance schemes...

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Guidance: Academies and dedicated schools grant: recoupment

Updated: New html document added, 'Academies and the dedicated schools grant 2015 to 2016: calculation of recoupment'

Recoupment is a method of adjusting a dedicated schools grant (DSG) to take account ...

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Statutory guidance: Work Programme: provider guidance for contract package area 18

This DWP Work Programme provider guidance is for use in contract package area (CPA) 18 only.

Read the generic Work Programme provider guidance.

Read the list of Work Programme contract...

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FOI release: FOI responses released by MOD: week commencing 5 January 2015

Updated: Amended the document link titles of the attachments for the OJEU tender.

Ministry of Defence (MOD) Freedom of Information (FOI) responses released during the week commencing 5 January 2015.

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Impact assessment: Enforcing the code of recommended practice on local authority publicity: equality statement

This equality statement relates to the enforcement of the code of recommended practice on local authority publicity.

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Guidance: Debt Management and Banking Manual

HMRC internal guidance manual for Debt Management and Banking.

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Correspondence: Vaccine update: issue 224, January 2015

Recent examples of the misadministration of vaccines feature in this month’s issue along with the usual articles on resources and vaccine supply.

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Corporate report: UK Export Finance: Civil Service people survey

The survey shows responses by theme:

leadership and managing change involvement in work management team learning and development inclusion and fair treatment pay and benefits
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Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: weekly report

Updated: Added NOIDs data for week 4.

All weekly data are provisional.

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Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: last 52 weeks

Updated: Added data for week 4.

Public Health England updates this spreadsheet data weekly.

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Correspondence: Notice of a direction to the Royal borough of Greenwich council

Letter from Paul Rowsell, Deputy Director of Democracy at Communities and Local Government, to the Royal borough of Greenwich council, together with notice of direction he proposes to give to the authority under...

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Transparency data: Open central government websites – December 2014

There are 297 central government open websites as at 31 December 2014.

The Cabinet Office committed to begin quarterly publication of the number of open websites starting in the financial year ...

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Press release: Fines for supermarkets move a step closer

Measures that will grant the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) the power to fine UK supermarkets that have breached the Groceries Code have been laid in Parliament.

The Adjudicator will be able to impose...

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News story: Priti Patel meets with Weymouth businesses

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Priti Patel visited Weymouth today (Thursday 29 January) to meet with over 70 local businesses at an event organised by the Weymouth & Portland Chamber of Commerce and ...

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News story: Home Secretary urges EU counterparts to move more quickly on sharing criminal records

Speaking at the Justice & Home Affairs Council in Riga she made clear that existing EU mechanisms are not fully utilised by other member states to identify released offenders who continue to pose a public...

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News story: New support package for Gurkha veterans

Through the Armed Forces Covenant, funding of £960,000 will be given to Gurkha Homes Limited to build 32 new affordable homes for Gurkha veterans and their partner/spouse in 4 locations around the UK...

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Statement to Parliament: Local government update

I would like to update Hon. Members on a series of announcements relating to local government.

Promoting joint working with NHS and councils this winter

The coalition government is committed to greater...

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Press release: Tougher quality measures for higher education alternative providers
government tightens criteria to tighten standards at alternative providers of higher education measures will be introduced to provide greater protection to students plan will bring alternative providers’ quality...
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News story: MHRA variation seminar: new CCC scheme for co-ordinating variation and PIQU applications

This unique not-to-be missed half-day event will provide a comprehensive training platform focusing on the MHRA’s new CCC scheme for composite co-ordinated collections recently introduced as a result of MHRA ...

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News story: MHRA conference: hot topics in advertising seminar 2015
Don’t miss out - register today.

Join the Twitter conversation about the event at #HTIA15

This must-attend annual MHRA event brings together regulated industry and the regulators responsible for overseeing...

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News story: Points of Light: January 2015 winners

Updated: Added recipient 210: Lynn Ford.

The following people were given a Points of Light award in January 2015 (the numbering continues from December’s winners):

189. Dr Na’eem Ahmed (London...
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News story: MHRA conferences: Good Clinical Practice Symposium 2015
Don’t miss out - register today

Join the Twitter conversation about the event - #GCP15

This must-attend annual MHRA event will provide a unique platform for cross-collaboration and discussion between...

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Speech: "I congratulate the Chilean Mission for guiding the Council smoothly through a hectic first month of 2015"

Thank you Mr President.

I congratulate you and the Chilean Mission for guiding the Council smoothly through a hectic first month of 2015. And let me welcome again our five new colleagues, whose contributions...

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Press release: Lord Ahmad launches First World War battlefields legacy project

Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon launches today (29 January 2015) a new project designed to encourage pupils who have visited the First World War battlefields to share their experience with their local communities...

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Research and analysis: Norovirus and rotavirus: summary of surveillance

Updated: Added latest report.

This report is updated monthly during the summer, and weekly during the winter.

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Statistics: Mortality: weekly all-cause mortality surveillance

Updated: Added week 5 (2015) report.

Public Health England’s (PHE’s) weekly all-cause mortality surveillance helps to detect and report significant weekly excess mortality (deaths) above normal seasonal...

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Statistics: Weekly national flu reports

Updated: National flu report and slideset added (week 5).

These reports summarise UK surveillance of influenza and other seasonal respiratory illnesses from October 2013 onwards.

Reports from spring...

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors: overseas

Updated: Updated MCA Approved doctors list overseas 29 January 2015

This list is for seafarers looking for non UK-based approved doctors (ADs) who are able to carry out ENG 1 medical examinations.

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Statistical data set: FE data library: apprenticeships

Updated: New file entitled Workplaces employing apprentices by geography: 2009/10 to 2014/15 uploaded on 29 January 2015.

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

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors: UK-based

Updated: Updated MCA Approved doctors list 29 January 2015

This list is for seafarers who need to get an ENG1 medical fitness certificate, and to find a Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)-approved doctor...

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Guidance: Check and declare fishing vessel engine power

Updated: FV Engine power update January 2015

Declaring MCEP

Maximum continuous engine power (MCEP) is the total power that can be obtained at the flywheel of each engine that’s used to propel your fishing...

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Policy paper: AHWBE recommendation to conduct a limited study into compensation for Bovine TB

The AHWBE recommends that Defra conducts a short study of TB compensation arrangements to consider:

how compensation could be refined so that payments for some categories more closely reflect market values...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 17:41, 29 January
Statistics: Weekly rainfall and river flow summary: 21 to 27 January 2015

A review of the rainfall and river flow data for England covering the 7 day period (Wednesday to Tuesday).

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 17:40, 29 January
Statistics: Weekly water levels: Hampshire, West Sussex and Isle of Wight

Updated: New graph data uploaded 29 January 2015

These graphs compare current data with the average, using the latest information gathered from Environment Agency telemetry equipment based at remote stations...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 17:39, 29 January
Consultation outcome: National tariff payment system 2015/16: a consultation notice

Updated: Monitor has now completed its analysis of responses to the statutory consultation.

This consultation notice sets out the proposed price lists and payment rules for NHS services for 2015/16 and ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 17:18, 29 January
Guidance: Food and water proficiency testing schemes: scoring systems and statistics

Updated: Rules added for shellfish scheme tube combinations.

This guide is designed to help participants understand the scoring systems and statistics used for assessing results reported for the PHE food...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 17:18, 29 January
Policy paper: Biocarbon fund initiative for sustainable forest landscapes

This is a summary of the investment in Biocarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL).

It also explains the projected impacts of the investment and the expected results.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 17:18, 29 January
Guidance: SFA: qualification success rates - rationale for 2013 to 2014

Updated: New document entitled SFA - the effects of the changes to qualification success rate methodologies in 2013 uploaded on 29 January 2015.

SFA - the effects of the changes to qualification success rate...
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Policy paper: National health screening: government response

This report welcomes the Committee’s enquiry into how the decision to screen for a condition is made and carried out in the UK. It sets out the government’s response to the report including how it will address...

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Guidance: Management of health and safety in defence: high risk activities on the defence estate (JSP 375 Part 2 Volume 3)

Updated: Updated Chapter 5.

Joint Service Publication (JSP) 375 is owned and produced by Defence Safety and Environment Authority (DSEA).

Note: DIO Policy Instructions have now been included...

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Guidance: Management of health and safety in defence: arrangements (JSP 375 Part 2 Volume 1)

Updated: Minor updates to Chapters 3, 10, 11, 26 and 32.

This document provides guidance in accordance with the policy set out in Part 1 of this JSP; the guidance is sponsored by the Defence Authority ...

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Guidance: Ebola: overview, history, origins and transmission

Updated: The map showing Ebola cases in Africa has been updated to the end of 2014.

The disease emerged in 1976 in almost simultaneous outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Sudan. ...

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Consultation outcome: Consultation on Incidental Non-Commercial, Private society, Work and Residents' Lotteries

Updated: The Draft Legislative Reform (Exempt Lotteries) Order 2015 was laid before Parliament on 29 January 2015. Parliament has a minimum of 40 days to determine if the Order should be made.

In response...

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Policy paper: Home Office evidence submission to the Senior Salaries Review Body, 2015 to 2016

Updated: Evidence about Police and Crime Commissioners published.

The Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB) must consider evidence from a variety of sources including the Home Office, with respect to Senior...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 17:08, 29 January
Corporate report: Department for Work and Pensions: Civil Service people survey

Updated: Added 2014 survey report.

The survey shows responses by theme:

leadership and managing change involvement in work management team learning and development inclusion and fair treatment...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 17:07, 29 January
Transparency data: Workforce management information: MOJ

Updated: latest workforce management information table published

Information on the Ministry of Justice, its agencies and executive non-departmental public bodies’ paybills for 2010 to 2014; its workforce...

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Notice: References to the Court of Justice of the European Union

Updated: CJ case C-572/14 added.

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) publishes information on cases that comes to its attention concerning intellectual property matters. We publish the specific questions...

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Statutory guidance: Scottish Real Time Closures (RTCs): January to February 2015

All closures in February are based on historical data and are compulsory for all UK vessels 10 metres and over using demersal trawls (including otter, beam and seines), fixed nets (including gill, entangling ...

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Notice: KT20 7LB, The National Trust: 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. The arrangements are explained in their...

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Guidance: Customs Information Paper 3 (2015): withdrawal of tax type A10 and integration with tax type A00

This paper provides the historical background to tax type A10 and outlines the changes on Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight to accommodate this.

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Guidance: Being inspected: guidance for further education and skills providers

Updated: Updated to refer to leavers rather than starters and to clarify where providers should use overall success rates rather than timely success rates.

This document is sent to the provider immediately...

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Notice: TA7 0AP, Miss Andrea Hine: 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. The arrangements are explained in their...

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Notice: TA7 0AP, Mr Brian Hine: 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. The arrangements are explained in their...

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Notice: N8 9SY, Thames Water Utilities Limited: 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. The arrangements are explained in their...

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Transparency data: MOD: workforce management information January to December 2014

Updated: Added Workforce Management Information November and December 2014 and workforce returns.

MOD publishes details about headcount and payroll costs for permanent staff and contractors on a monthly...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 17:01, 29 January
Transparency data: Universal infant free school meals: capital funding allocations

Updated: Capital funding allocations table updated to include Bedgrove Infant School, Buckinghamshire.

Details of additional capital funding to support schools implementing universal infant free school...

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Transparency data: MOD roles and salaries: 2014

Updated: Added the 'as of September 2014' files and JFC March 2014 files

The Ministry of Defence publishes details of staff numbers, roles and salaries every 6 months.

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Corporate report: DFID’s plan for migrating document types to open standards format

Updated: Incorporating updates to part 3 of the migration plan

This plan shows the steps the department is taking to migrate to open documents standards in accordance with the open standards selected for...

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Statistics: Standards and policies for HM Treasury statistics

Updated: Dates provided for April and February Public Spending Statistics

The Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 required the UK Statistics Authority to publish a Code of Practice for ...

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Guidance: Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) public registers

Updated: WEEE compliance scheme public register updated.

Registers of EEE producers (2015), approved exporters (AEs), approved authorised treatment facilities (AATFs) and a list of producer compliance schemes...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:47, 29 January
Guidance: Academies and dedicated schools grant: recoupment

Updated: New html document added, 'Academies and the dedicated schools grant 2015 to 2016: calculation of recoupment'

Recoupment is a method of adjusting a dedicated schools grant (DSG) to take account ...

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Statutory guidance: Work Programme: provider guidance for contract package area 18

This DWP Work Programme provider guidance is for use in contract package area (CPA) 18 only.

Read the generic Work Programme provider guidance.

Read the list of Work Programme contract...

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Guidance: Enterovirus D-68: risk assessment

EV-D68 is one of more than 100 enteroviruses, and belongs to the viruses of the family Picornaviridae genus Enterovirus.

The enterovirus is recognised to cause mild to severe respiratory illness ranging...

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Notice: DY6 7JS, Janan Meat Limited: 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. The arrangements are explained in their...

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Statistics: Secondary school performance tables in England: 2013 to 2014

The secondary school performance tables show:

attainment results for pupils at the end of key stage 4 key stage 2 to 4 progress measures in English and mathematics how the performance of deprived pupils...
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Notice: HR4 0LE, Heineken UK Limited: 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. The arrangements are explained in their...

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Notice: Yorkshire Water Services Ltd and the Environment Agency: Extension to existing trial of compensation

The Environment Agency consult the public on certain applications for the abstraction and impoundment of water.

These notices explain:

what the application is about which Environment Agency offices...
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Corporate report: Social Fund annual report 2013 to 2014

This is the 26th annual report to Parliament on the how the Social Fund operates in Great Britain.

The Social Fund scheme includes:

help towards maternity expenses help towards funeral...
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Corporate report: Defra plan: open document formats integrating with IT applications

An outline of how Defra will plan the integration of open document formats with IT applications.

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Guidance: Business Statements: Office of the Leader of the House of Commons, January 2015

Updated: Latest Business Statement added.

This page sets out the Business Statements by the Leader of the House of Commons for January 2015.

The Business Statement takes place every Thursday morning...

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Guidance: NHS foundation trust bulletin January 2015

Here are some of the items that are in this month’s FT Bulletin:

Monitor statement on the 2015/16 National Tariff Integrated care licence condition: tell us your views on our draft guidance by 13 February...
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Transparency data: Selected summaries of investigations by the PHSO vol 3

This report is the third in a series of quarterly digests of summaries of our investigations. The short, anonymised stories it contains illustrate the profound impact that failures in public services can have...

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FOI release: FOI responses released by MOD: week commencing 5 January 2015

Updated: Amended the document link titles of the attachments for the OJEU tender.

Ministry of Defence (MOD) Freedom of Information (FOI) responses released during the week commencing 5 January 2015.

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NERC launches 50th anniversary with impact prizes
NERC is delighted to announce the winners of its inaugural Impact Awards.
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The Duchess of Cornwall visits her charities in Newcastle
The Duchess visits charities in Newcastle
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Make Sure You Have Your Winter Sports Cover

Avoid Snowballing Costs

 

Make Sure You Have Your Winter Sports Cover

 

Despite the severe lack of snow here in BFG it is the time of year where many...

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Facebook Goes Back In Time

Today in 1915, Walter and his friends and family are certain that this year will bring victory for the Allied Forces. He just hopes it doesn’t happen before he gets a chance to put his long...

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News story: Transport Minister promotes UK transport expertise in Taiwan and Japan

Transport Minister Baroness Kramer visited Taiwan and Japan (26 to 30 January 2015) to raise the profile of UK companies in the rail and transport sector.

The minister led the biggest ever railway delegation...

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Press release: Fines for supermarkets move a step closer

Measures that will grant the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) the power to fine UK supermarkets that have breached the Groceries Code have been laid in Parliament.

The Adjudicator will be able to impose...

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