Category: UK Government

Tackling deforestation by working together ahead of COP26

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COP26 brings countries together to protect world’s forests

New initiative brings key countries together to work towards sustainable food supply chains Ministers from more than 18 countries come…

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Buy-now-pay-later products to be regulated

interest-free buy-now-pay-later agreements will be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority government acts swiftly to protect consumers after review finds…

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Nature is a blind spot in economics that we ignore at our peril, says Dasgupta Review

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta’s review presents the first comprehensive economic framework of its kind for biodiversity. It calls for urgent…

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Government powers up electric vehicle revolution with £20 million chargepoints boost

streets up and down the country set for more electric vehicle chargepoints thanks to multimillion-pound government investment Transport Secretary urges…

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Government announces £50 million to support students impacted by Covid-19

Thousands of students will benefit from an additional £50 million to support them with financial pressures from the pandemic, the…

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British Ambassador visits Chiquimula – GOV.UK

This is the first visit of the Ambassador to Chiquimula. Last year, the department suffered the impact of two storms,…

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Joint Statement Following Quad Meeting

Today the Minister of State for Northern Ireland Robin Walker MP and the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD,…

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Myanmar Ambassador summoned in response to military coup and unlawful imprisonment of civilians

A Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office spokesperson said: Today the Myanmar Ambassador, Kyaw Zwar Minn, was summoned to the Foreign,…

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New kitchen and dining facility at Cameron Barracks enhances training experience for armed forces

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation working with industry partner Landmarc Support Services and Highlands based contractor Compass Building and Construction Services,…

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Geollect wins ADMIRALTY Maritime Insurance Innovation Challenge

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced leading geospatial intelligence technology provider, Geollect, as the winner of the second ADMIRALTY…

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UK announces sanctions against Zimbabwe security chiefs

UK announces first set of designations of individuals under the UK’s Zimbabwe sanctions regime Human rights violations in 2019 saw…

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Solicitors and CPS join professional users’ access scheme

From today (1 February), solicitors will be able to register for the professional users’ access scheme, which permits enhanced access…

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New Chief Executive of Cefas Neil Hornby takes up position

Neil Hornby has today (1st February 2021) taken up his new position as Chief Executive of Cefas (Centre for Environment,…

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Public asked to take action ahead of United Nations Climate Change Conference

The UK and China will lead global action to protect the planet this year as hosts of the UN Conferences…

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Government proposes further support for flood resilience measures

Householders in flood-hit areas who install property flood resilience measures – such as flood barriers, air brick covers and flood…

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Extra £40m to help victims during pandemic and beyond

Services report major increases in calls and webchat volumes during the pandemic More specialist advisors to guide victims through the…

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UK announces humanitarian aid for Balochistan to help recovery from COVID-19

Rates of malnutrition and food insecurity in Balochistan were already high before the COVID-19 global pandemic, but the virus has…

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£30m Waking Watch Relief Fund now open for applications

£30m fire alarm fund will relieve residents of waking watch costs   Funding targeted at cities with most high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding Builds on £1.6 billion…

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