TGS


29 November 2005

A dialogue of cultures - speech by foreign secretary - foreign press association annual dinner
seen at 22:43, 29 November in Foreign and Commonwealth Office News - national (Our copy).
Thank you, Annalisa, for that kind introduction - and may I congratulate you on becoming President this year of the Foreign Press Association.
Responding to the better regulation challenge
seen at 18:33, 29 November in Health and Safety Executive News - national (Our copy).
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) today published its initial draft simplification plan, as part of its commitment to deliver the wider better regulation agenda, on its website. We want to know what you think...
Reappointmens to advisory committee on organic standards
seen at 18:29, 29 November in Department for Environment, Food And Rural Affairs News - national (Our copy).
Agriculture Ministers have reappointed five members, Oliver Dowding, Brian Kaye, David Peace, Julian Wade, Jeffrey Vergerson of the Advisory Committee on Organic Standards for a further year and two members, Roger...
Dti petitions to wind up treasure traders corporation ltd
seen at 18:28, 29 November in Department of Trade and Industry News - national (Our copy).
The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry has presented a petition in the High Court to wind up Treasure Traders Corporation Ltd in the public interest.
1.1m fewer people socially excluded
seen at 16:35, 29 November in Office of the Deputy Prime Minister News - national (Our copy).
There are 1.1m fewer socially excluded adults - those suffering multiple disadvantages - in Britain, according to new figures being released by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister today.
More wintry weather expected overnight; highways agency advises drivers to take care
seen at 16:34, 29 November in Highways Agency News - national (Our copy).
Icy roads could affect parts of England and Wales overnight (Tuesday 29 November) and during Wednesday (30 November) morning's rush hour. The Highways Agency has advised drivers to prepare themselves and their cars...
Tessa jowell launches nationwide debate to hear what women want from government
seen at 16:30, 29 November in Department of Trade and Industry News - national (Our copy).
Minister for Women Tessa Jowell tomorrow (Wednesday) launches a nationwide debate to get to the heart of the issues that matter most to women.
Review of the Scottish Strategy for Victims
seen at 14:38, 29 November in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
Reports on the review of the original Scottish Strategy for Victims (launched in 2001) and what will now be done to take forward the review findings.
New financial arrangements for police and firefighter pensions
seen at 14:35, 29 November in Office of the Deputy Prime Minister News - national (Our copy).
New financing arrangements for police and firefighters' pensions, which will help Police and Fire and Rescue Authorities to plan their budgets more effectively were announced today by Minister for Policing, Security...
Defra lifts 86m business burden
seen at 14:31, 29 November in Department for Environment, Food And Rural Affairs News - national (Our copy).
Defra today published its plans to simplify regulations and reduce their cost on business.
Energy review - a secure and clean energy future
seen at 14:31, 29 November in Department of Trade and Industry News - national (Our copy).
The Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, Alan Johnson, today announced that they have asked Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks to lead a Review of UK energy policy and to bring forward policy...
Prison and disqualification for father and son serial bankrupts
seen at 14:31, 29 November in Department of Trade and Industry News - national (Our copy).
An Essex father and son have pleaded guilty to flouting restrictions barring them from running or setting up companies.
Dti can cut red tape by 1 billion - help us do more
seen at 14:31, 29 November in Department of Trade and Industry News - national (Our copy).
Trade & Industry Secretary Alan Johnson today published details of DTI's developing simplification plan and set out how the Department will deliver over £1 billion of regulatory savings by 2010. The plan...
Change of governor to anguilla
seen at 14:30, 29 November in Foreign and Commonwealth Office News - national (Our copy).
Mr Andrew George has been appointed Governor of Anguilla in succession to Mr Alan Huckle who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr George will take up his appointment in June 2006.
Smoking
seen at 14:29, 29 November in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked if the Prime Minister thought a total ban on smoking in public places was wrong in principle, the PMOS replied that what we had was a situation where there was a balance between the rights of non-smokers and...
Nuclear Power
seen at 14:29, 29 November in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked if the Prime Minister agreed with Alan Johnson about moving to nuclear power without the Government having to pay, the PMOS said Alan Johnson had said what Alan Johnson had said. Asked if the Prime Minister...
Pensions
seen at 14:29, 29 November in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Put that on Sunday, journalists had been told that within 10 years, only 30% of public sectors workers would be in the old pensions scheme, and the Prime Minister had said something similar yesterday too, it...
Morning press briefing from 29 November 2005
seen at 14:29, 29 November in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Press briefing from the Prime Ministers Official Spokesman on: Pensions, Nuclear Power and Smoking
Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2005 : List of Applications
seen at 11:33, 29 November in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
List of received SAQP 2005 applications.
Housing Trends in Scotland: Quarter Ending 30 June 2005
seen at 11:33, 29 November in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
Housing Trends in Scotland: Quarter Ending 30 June 2005
Oft stops misleading premium rate prize promotion
seen at 11:32, 29 November in Office of Fair Trading News - national (Our copy).
A Chester-based company has been stopped from publishing misleading advertisements for premium rate prize promotions, following action taken by the OFT.
PM addresses six key areas of reform for Britain
seen at 11:24, 29 November in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
The UK can succeed as a 'dynamic, open, knowledge-based economy' as the world changes rapidly around it, Tony Blair told the CBI conference today.
Energy policy 'back with a vengeance' says PM
seen at 11:24, 29 November in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
A wide-ranging review of how Britain powers itself has been announced by Tony Blair. In a major speech to the CBI he said it made sense to look at all possible sources of energy - including nuclear.
Churches Conservation Trust Appointment of Matthew Girt
seen at 11:24, 29 November in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
The Queen has approved that Matthew Girt MA be appointed as a Member of the Churches Conservation Trust.
Churches Conservation Trust Appointment of Jenny Baker
seen at 11:24, 29 November in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
The Queen has approved that Mrs Jenny Baker be appointed as a Member of the Churches Conservation Trust.
Successful bids for choice based lettings grants
seen at 10:44, 29 November in Office of the Deputy Prime Minister News - national (Our copy).
Fifteen new consortia of local authorities and housing associations have been given £1.6m funding to help set up sub regional choice based lettings schemes as part of a Government drive to offer more choice...
New proposals to help residential boat owners
seen at 10:44, 29 November in Office of the Deputy Prime Minister News - national (Our copy).
The Government is from today consulting on the security of tenure for up to 15,000 residential boats in England, particularly in London's Canal Basins, West Midlands and Norfolk Broads.
New chief pharmaceutical officer appointed
seen at 10:37, 29 November in Department of Health News - national (Our copy).
Today the Department of Health announced the appointment of Dr Keith Ridge as the new Chief Pharmaceutical Officer.
Society: Family Spending
seen at 10:31, 29 November in Latest UK National Statistics releases (Our copy).
Households spend £434 per week
Transport Scotland
seen at 10:08, 29 November in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
A leaflet explaining the role and responsibilities of Transport Scotland the new national transport agency which will start work from Janaury 2006.
Scottish Health Survey - 2003 Results
seen at 10:08, 29 November in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
Results of the Scottish Health Survey 2003
HM inspectorate of Prisons: HMP Inverness: Inspection: 6-7 September 2005
seen at 10:08, 29 November in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
Follow up of HMP Inverness
School Teachers' Review Body (Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills)
seen at 09:26, 29 November in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).
I have received the 15th report of the School Teachers' Review Body and expect to publish this, alongside my response, on 6 December.
Farm Regulation and Charging Strategy (Jim Knight, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Rural Affairs, Landscape and Biodiversity), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
seen at 09:26, 29 November in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2004 regulation taskforce report highlighted the need for a new approach to the regulation of farming. Earlier this year, the Government renewed their commitment...
Global Health Security Initiative Meeting (Rosie Winterton, Minister of State, Department of Health)
seen at 09:26, 29 November in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).
On Friday 18 November, I attended the sixth ministerial forum of the Global Health Security Initiative (GHSI) in Rome, to agree actions to ensure a co-ordinated global response to health security issues, including...
Transport Innovation Fund (Alistair Darling, Secretary of State, Scotland Office)
seen at 09:26, 29 November in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).
I am today announcing the names of seven local authorities which have bid successfully for funding to develop innovative schemes to tackle congestion, including work on the feasibility of road pricing.In July, I...
Sick children to get more choice about their care
seen at 02:26, 29 November in Department of Health News - national (Our copy).
New guide says sick children should have choice to be cared for at home if they want