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15 April

Change of His Majesty’s Ambassador to Tunisia
Change of His Majesty’s Ambassador to Tunisia
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UK Sanctions Businesses Funding Sudan War: 15 April 2024
UK Sanctions Businesses Funding Sudan War: 15 April 2024
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Revenue and Customs Brief 4 (2024): Interpretation of VAT and excise law from 1 January 2024
Revenue and Customs Brief 4 (2024): Interpretation of VAT and excise law from 1 January 2024
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Government procurement department marks 10th anniversary having saved taxpayers 3.8 billion last year alone
Government procurement department marks 10th anniversary having saved taxpayers £3.8 billion last year alone
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VICH consultation on new guidelines relating to technical requirements
VICH consultation on new guidelines relating to technical requirements
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Supporting every learner using the National Tutoring Programme

The Imperium Federation is a community of two special schools in London; Waterside Social Emotional Mental Health Needs (SEMH) Primary and King's Oak School, previously called Moatbridge.

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The United Kingdom condemns unequivocally Iran’s reckless attack against Israel: UK statement at the UN Security Council
The United Kingdom condemns unequivocally Iran’s reckless attack against Israel: UK statement at the UN Security Council
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DSIT cyber security newsletter - April 2024
DSIT cyber security newsletter - April 2024
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14 April

FCDO statement on the summoning of the Iranian Chargé d'Affaires
FCDO statement on the summoning of the Iranian Chargé d'Affaires
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G7 statement on Iran's attack against Israel - 14 April 2024
G7 statement on Iran's attack against Israel - 14 April 2024
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Statement on 36th Anniversary of the Anfal Campaign
Statement on 36th Anniversary of the Anfal Campaign
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UK Military Activity in the Middle East
UK Military Activity in the Middle East
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AI to help keep people in work through 1.5 million investment in occupational health
AI to help keep people in work through &pound;1.5 million investment in occupational health
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13 April

PM statement on Iranian regime’s reckless attack against Israel
PM statement on Iranian regime’s reckless attack against Israel
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33 Million of drugs seized by Royal Navy in the Middle East
&pound;33 Million of drugs seized by Royal Navy in the Middle East
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12 April

UK and U.S. to clamp down harder on the trade of Russian metals
UK and U.S. to clamp down harder on the trade of Russian metals
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Exchange of Letters between the Prime Minister and the Rt Hon Graham Stuart MP
Exchange of Letters between the Prime Minister and the Rt Hon Graham Stuart MP
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Ministerial Appointments: 12 April 2024
Ministerial Appointments: 12 April 2024
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Latest statement in response to small boat crossings
Latest statement in response to small boat crossings
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Two Trustees appointed to the National Memorial Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Two Trustees appointed to the National Memorial Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Heritage Fund
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Arrests made in Yorkshire raids as part of waste crime enquiry
Arrests made in Yorkshire raids as part of waste crime enquiry
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Man fined for fishing illegally fishing in Cornwall
Man fined for fishing illegally fishing in Cornwall
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Police Officer jailed for misconduct in public office
Police Officer jailed for misconduct in public office
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Thug who burgled pregnant woman’s house has sentence doubled
Thug who burgled pregnant woman’s house has sentence doubled
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Secretary Of State announces new appointment to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
Secretary Of State announces new appointment to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
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14 people recognised by His Majesty’s Lord- Lieutenant of Gwent
14 people recognised by His Majesty’s Lord- Lieutenant of Gwent
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Russia has violated UN resolutions by procuring weapons from North Korea and Iran to use in Ukraine: UK statement at the UN Security Council
Russia has violated UN resolutions by procuring weapons from North Korea and Iran to use in Ukraine: UK statement at the UN Security Council
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Insolvency Service board member inducted into international hall of fame
Insolvency Service board member inducted into international hall of fame
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News story: SLC officially opens new headquarters in Glasgow
News story: SLC officially opens new headquarters in Glasgow
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Webinar follow up: Uplands

On Wednesday 27 March, we held a webinar on the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) and Countryside Stewardship (CS) schemes for upland farmers.  In this post, I’ll summarise what we covered and include...

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LSB to review SRA regulatory actions in the lead-up to the collapse of SSB Group

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has announced an independent review of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) regulatory actions in the lead-up to the collapse of SSB Group. The LSB will add this review to...

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What is whooping cough and how can I prevent my children catching it?

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly contagious bacterial infection that mainly affects the lungs and airways. It can affect people of all ages and while it can be a very unpleasant...

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OAG Spending over 500 on a GPC for March 2024
OAG Spending over &pound;500 on a GPC for March 2024
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OAG Spending over 25,000 for March 2024
OAG Spending over &pound;25,000 for March 2024
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Non-technical summaries granted in 2024
Non-technical summaries granted in 2024
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River Wye Action Plan
River Wye Action Plan
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Records Management Policy: Great British Nuclear
Records Management Policy: Great British Nuclear
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Meet the Modern Civil Service: Jim Harra

 

Hello! Welcome to another interview in the Meet the Modern Civil Service series. The aim of this series is to showcase the people in the civil service who are driving innovation, whether...

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Change of His Majesty’s Ambassador to Slovenia: Victoria Harrison
Change of His Majesty’s Ambassador to Slovenia: Victoria Harrison
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UK appoints first blind ambassador to serve overseas
UK appoints first blind ambassador to serve overseas
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Webinar follow up: livestock and grassland

We recently held a webinar for livestock and grassland farmers in England. A recording is embedded above.

In the webinar, we gave an overview of the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) offer and...

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UK Independent Film Tax Credit
UK Independent Film Tax Credit
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Gamebirds: decision to issue the GL45 gamebird general licence for 2024 to 2025
Gamebirds: decision to issue the GL45 gamebird general licence for 2024 to 2025
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New procurement rules help rapid fitting of military laser to Royal Navy ships
New procurement rules help rapid fitting of military laser to Royal Navy ships
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More than 800 company directors banned for abusing Covid support scheme
More than 800 company directors banned for abusing Covid support scheme
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The name's Thor - PD Thor!

Meet Thor, one of Gibraltar Defence Police’s four legged officers who are specially trained and must be healthy, of good temperament and most importantly, be bold and courageous!

The talents of our canine...

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UKHSA spend over 25,000: 2024
UKHSA spend over &pound;25,000: 2024
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UK and Republic of Korea to build on legacy of Bletchley Park
UK and Republic of Korea to build on legacy of Bletchley Park
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The Government Office for Tech Transfer talks to the Met Office
The Government Office for Tech Transfer talks to the Met Office
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Call for Bids: China Network’s International Programme (Open Societies) Fund 2024/25
Call for Bids: China Network’s International Programme (Open Societies) Fund 2024/25
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Suffolk Youth Justice Service: A prevention and diversion success
Suffolk Youth Justice Service: A prevention and diversion success
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News story: Peter Hill CBE appointed as new Chair of the NDA
News story: Peter Hill CBE appointed as new Chair of the NDA
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FCDO Commercial Pipeline: April 2024
FCDO Commercial Pipeline: April 2024
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Open access restriction at The Grun - East Kielder: how to comment
Open access restriction at The Grun - East Kielder: how to comment
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Prime Minister and Veterans’ Minister announce ‘OP PROSPER’ to boost veterans’ employment
Prime Minister and Veterans’ Minister announce ‘OP PROSPER’ to boost veterans’ employment
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11 April

Former Royal Navy ships transferred to Ukraine's Navy arrive in Portsmouth for multi-national exercise
Former Royal Navy ships transferred to Ukraine's Navy arrive in Portsmouth for multi-national exercise
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Joint Statement on the UK-Australia Strategic Innovation Dialogue
Joint Statement on the UK-Australia Strategic Innovation Dialogue
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Russia has procured ballistic missiles and artillery shells from North Korea for direct use against Ukraine: UK statement at the UN Security Council
Russia has procured ballistic missiles and artillery shells from North Korea for direct use against Ukraine: UK statement at the UN Security Council
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Ukraine's Reconstruction: Minister for Europe speech at Delphi Economic Forum
Ukraine's Reconstruction: Minister for Europe speech at Delphi Economic Forum
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From complaints to chatbots: six years with the Legal Services Consumer Panel

Mark McLaren and Adam Cooper have recently completed their terms with the LSCP. In this valedictory blog they reflect on legal consumers, regulators and the changes they’ve seen. When we started on the Panel, ...

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Trees and biodiversity net gain on small sites

Amanda Newsome, Biodiversity Net Gain Advisor and Jim Smith,Urban Forestry Advisor at the Forestry Commission explore how integrating trees into new developments can contribute towards delivering biodiversity...

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The Rural Payments Agency Podcast: Episode 9 Transcript
Executive Summary Item 1: Gregg Bulman a Countryside Stewardship Processing manager, runs us through Opening of the claim window for existing Countryside Stewardship revenue and Environmental Stewardship agreements...
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The Rural Payments Agency Podcast: Episode 9

Welcome to the ninth episode of The RPA Podcast.

In our latest episode, we discuss the opening of the claim window for existing Countryside Stewardship revenue and Environmental Stewardship agreements...

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Restriction order for 12 April 2024 hearing - Applicant A and B - Undercover Policing Inquiry
Publication date: 11 Apr 2024. Category: Anonymity. Originator: Inquiry.
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Restriction order for 12 April 2024 hearing - Applicant C - Undercover Policing Inquiry
Publication date: 11 Apr 2024. Category: Anonymity. Originator: Inquiry.
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Restriction order for 12 April 2024 hearing - Applicant D and E - Undercover Policing Inquiry
Publication date: 11 Apr 2024. Category: Anonymity. Originator: Inquiry.
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Restriction order for 12 April 2024 hearing - Applicant F - Undercover Policing Inquiry
Publication date: 11 Apr 2024. Category: Anonymity. Originator: Inquiry.
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Second Note by Counsel to the Inquiry regarding applications for restricted reporting of inquiry hearings - Undercover Policing Inquiry
Publication date: 11 Apr 2024. Category: Preliminary issues.
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Public attitudes to animal research: letter to Andrew Griffith
Public attitudes to animal research: letter to Andrew Griffith
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CMA outlines growing concerns in markets for AI Foundation Models
CMA outlines growing concerns in markets for AI Foundation Models
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We urge the Russian authorities to release British national Vladimir Kara-Murza on humanitarian grounds immediately: UK statement at the UN Security Council
We urge the Russian authorities to release British national Vladimir Kara-Murza on humanitarian grounds immediately: UK statement at the UN Security Council
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Squaring the recycle
Squaring the recycle
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FOI responses published by MOD: week commencing 8 April 2024 (part 2)
FOI responses published by MOD: week commencing 8 April 2024 (part 2)
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HMRC monthly performance report February 2024
HMRC monthly performance report February 2024
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EM on EU legislation about end-of-life vehicles (COM(2023)451)
EM on EU legislation about end-of-life vehicles (COM(2023)451)
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Hunterston A completes a decade of delivery and a major milestone
Hunterston A completes a decade of delivery and a major milestone
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CMA wins second legal challenge in Cérélia/Jus-Rol case
CMA wins second legal challenge in Cérélia/Jus-Rol case
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Travellers urged check on vaccinations to protect against risks
Travellers urged check on vaccinations to protect against risks
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New proposals just the ticket for getting young people into transport
New proposals just the ticket for getting young people into transport
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60th round of Geneva International Discussions: UK statement to the OSCE
60th round of Geneva International Discussions: UK statement to the OSCE
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UK and others call for immediate humanitarian release of Vladimir Kara-Murza: Joint Statement to the OSCE
UK and others call for immediate humanitarian release of Vladimir Kara-Murza: Joint Statement to the OSCE
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Prevomax 10 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs and Cats – SPC change
Prevomax 10 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs and Cats – SPC change
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Appointment of Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Eritrea: David McIlroy
Appointment of Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Eritrea: David McIlroy
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UK commits to combatting corruption and recovering assets: UK statement to the EEC
UK commits to combatting corruption and recovering assets: UK statement to the EEC
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Combining vehicle data to create safer roads
Combining vehicle data to create safer roads
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Activation letter to the PSPRB 2024 Northern Ireland pay round
Activation letter to the PSPRB 2024 Northern Ireland pay round
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Chair’s Blog 26 March 2024

The Board met in person on 26 March 2024. As is customary at this time of year, we discussed and finalised our plans for the next 12 months, focused on delivering our vision for legal services that meet the needs...

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ACRE (Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment) seeks veterinary expertise
Are you committed to public service and motivated to contribute to purposeful scientific debate with a significant practical application? Do you have a proven track record of achievement in research and expertise...
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Preparing for the requirement to mediate in small claims: What you need to know

[English] - [Cymraeg]

Dispute resolution, such as mediation, can offer a swifter and less stressful way to resolve legal problems. We offer a free small claims mediation service, ...

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How to choose a business rates agent
How to choose a business rates agent
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Press release: New non-executive director appointed to the SIA
Press release: New non-executive director appointed to the SIA
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LSB publishes plans to strengthen regulatory oversight in the public interest

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has published plans for 2024/25 [PDF] on how it will ensure regulation contributes fully to delivering legal services that better meet the needs of society. The business plan is...

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Chair’s Blog 10 April 2024

The Board met in person on 26 March 2024. As is customary at this time of year, we discussed and finalised our plans for the next 12 months, focused on delivering our vision for legal services that meet the needs...

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Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation annual report 2022
Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation annual report 2022
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Coal Authority financial transactions: March 2024
Coal Authority financial transactions: March 2024
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Amendments to licensing restrictions: bus, coach and heavy goods vehicles
Amendments to licensing restrictions: bus, coach and heavy goods vehicles
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Bovine TB: summary of supplementary badger control monitoring during 2023
Bovine TB: summary of supplementary badger control monitoring during 2023
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Bovine TB: summary of badger control monitoring during 2023
Bovine TB: summary of badger control monitoring during 2023
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UK Export Finance helps medical supplier send lifelines around the world
UK Export Finance helps medical supplier send lifelines around the world
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Animal testing debate: letter to Andrew Griffith
Animal testing debate: letter to Andrew Griffith
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