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Speech: County Councils Network conference 2018

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Local Government Minister Rishi Sunak MP’s speech to the County Councils Network (CCN) conference.

Speech: DFID Ghana Country Director's speech at Education is GREAT event

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

DFID Country Director, Philip Smith delivered a speech at an Education is GREAT event held on Universal Children's Day.

News story: UK calls on Russia to allow ships access to Ukraine’s ports

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

The UK has joined calls for Russia to stop delaying or preventing access for ships to the Sea of Azov, following a discussion at the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

Speech: TISA Conference: Economic Secretary speech

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

John Glen speaks about the importance of gender equality within the financial services industry.

Press release: Cockwells Nursery landowner allowed waste hoard which caught fire

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Waste wood kept coming into a site in Devon, but never left and cost the landowner dearly when he was left to clear 10,000 tonnes.

News story: Defence Secretary reaffirms commitment to fight against terror in Nigeria

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

The UK stands side by side with our Nigerian partners in the fight against violent extremism, the Defence Secretary reaffirmed in a visit to Nigeria.

Speech: The first Berlin Process Security Commitments Steering Group meeting

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

HMA Alison Kemp opened the first Berlin Process Security Commitments Steering Group meeting in Podgorica.

Press release: Coal Authority wins Welsh contract

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

The Coal Authority has been awarded a contract by Natural Resources Wales as part of its programme to clean up metal-polluted rivers across Wales.

News story: Chief Inspector publishes his report on the Home Office’s management of asylum accommodation provision

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Inspectors examined resources, policies, processes and performance in respect of the provision, by the Home Office, of asylum accommodation.

Press release: Dereham drug-dealer sent to prison

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Kay Strugnall has sentence increased by Court of Appeal

News story: Trawler owner and master ordered to pay £35,240 for fisheries offences

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Sagittarius Fishing Company Ltd and James Thompson, skipper of the Illustris (B119) appeared at North Shields Magistrates Court on 9 November 2018 in a prosecution brought by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO)

News story: Higher education expert to review TEF

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Former VC of Loughborough University to review gold, silver and bronze ratings process to universities

News story: Top college leaders to help strengthen further education sector

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

New National Leaders of Governance announced today to help improve college best practice across the country.

News story: Agency CEO to step down in September 2019

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Ian Hudson, Chief Executive of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, has announced he is to leave his role in September 2019.

News story: Authorisation application deadlines for Christmas period 2018

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Validation during the Christmas period 2018 for an application for an MA, ManA, WDA, Batch Release and Export Certificate.

Press release: Extended bankruptcy restrictions for Leicester taxi driver

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Leicester taxi driver has had his bankruptcy restrictions extended by nine years after he gifted property to family members to avoid paying creditors.

Press release: Sugar tax revenue helps tackle childhood obesity

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Soft drinks manufacturers and traders have paid an extra £153.8 million in tax since April, statistics published by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reveal.

News story: Overwhelming public support for sugar and calorie reduction

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

A survey from Public Health England (PHE) found that around 9 in 10 people support the government working with the food industry to make food healthier.

News story: Ministry of Defence Police Officer and Police Dog compete in International Canine Biathlon

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Constable Martin Johnson and Police Dog Peppa joined competitors from the UK, US, Belgium and Latvia.

News story: Blackpool Council joins HM Land Registry’s digital Local Land Charges Register

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

HM Land Registry’s digital Local Land Charges Register continues to grow, enabling the digital transformation of homebuying.

Speech: High Commissioner’s Speech at the 2018 Fiji National Climate Day

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

HMA Melanie Hopkins speech on how the UK is helping Fiji tackle climate change through its funding and various projects such as the Talanoa Dialogue and COP 23.

Press release: Stellar new board appointed to lead world-first Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Expert advisers appointed to shape the work of the world’s first Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation.

Speech: Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster speech at BSA Annual Chairman's Dinner

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster David Lidington addressed industry leaders at the Business Services Association (BSA) Annual Chairman’s Dinner.

Speech: Building an irreversible and durable political process in Syria

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at the Security Council Briefing on Syria

Speech: County Councils Network: keynote speech

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Speech given at this years County Councils Network Conference by the Secretary of State the Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP.

Speech: DFID Ghana Country Director's speech at Fleming Fund's evening reception of the AMR Call to Action summit

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

DFID Country Director, Philip Smith delivered a speech at a market place reception showcasing Fleming Fund projects.

Speech: Allowing peace and stability to prevail in the Middle East

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Statement by David Clay, UK Deputy Political Coordinator at the United Nations, at the Security Council Briefing on the Middle East

Press release: UK & Montenegro celebrate 140 years of diplomatic relations

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

The UK and Montenegro are celebrating 140 years of diplomatic relations with a special event to mark the auspicious occasion.

News story: National Drought Group – Chairman’s Statement: 19 November

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

The Environment Agency host the National Drought Group (NDG) which brings together stakeholders to coordinate action to maintain protect the environment.

Press release: Spanish investment puts UK rail industry on the fast track

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

A Spanish manufacturer of passenger trains has announced that more than 1,000 jobs are to be created at a new train manufacturing plant in Scotland.

News story: Armed Forces Minister reaffirms importance of Gibraltar to UK defence

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster reaffirmed the strategic importance of Gibraltar for UK defence at the signing ceremony for the Armed Forces (Gibraltar) Act onboard HMS Diamond.

News story: MOD awards £160m contract to prepare RAF Lakenheath for US F-35s

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

The MOD has awarded a contract worth £160m to Kier VolkerFitzpatrick to deliver infrastructure to ready RAF Lakenheath for two squadrons of US F-35s.

News story: Government promises more funding to fight superbugs

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

The government has agreed an extra £10 million to fight antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at home and abroad.

Speech: Michael Ellis' speech to the Historic Houses AGM

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Speech by the Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, Michael Ellis, to the Annual General Meeting of Historic Houses

Press release: £2.1m programme of improvements to River Thames locks

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Work will support recreational and commercial boating along 135-mile stretch of water

Speech: Secretary of State's speech to Northern Ireland Business Leaders

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP this morning spoke to NI Business leaders in relation to the scope and nature of the draft EU/UK withdrawal agreement.

News story: Opening of business applications for the new UK Investment Support Directory

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

UK businesses can now apply to be included on a list of businesses able to support overseas firms to set up or expand in the UK.

Press release: HS2 kicks off hunt for Birmingham Curzon Street construction teams

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

HS2 today began the search for the construction team that will take the new Curzon Street station from concept to reality, and put Birmingham firmly at the heart of the HS2 network.

Press release: New research will examine effect of gender norms on men and boys

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Today on International Men’s Day, the Government Equalities Office will commission new research which will look at stereotypical expectations of men and boys.

News story: Hazard perception test now features more weather conditions

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

The hazard perception part of the theory test now includes clips to test a learner driver’s ability to spot developing hazards in different weather conditions.

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New research projects announced

Nov 19, 2018

CCHPR have been awarded funding for two new research projects, each looking at a different aspect of co-living.

Involvement of Western Orientalists in Iranian cultural heritage affairs (1925-1979)

Nov 08, 2018

Drs Sara Mahdizadeh and Reyhaneh Shojaei's article for the Journal of Architectural Conservation examines unpublished primary sources in an attempt to shed new light on the role of Western Orientalists in 20th century Iran.

Residential Landlords Association publish CCHPR report on the impact of taxation reform on the PRS

Nov 01, 2018

CCHPR developed an economic model of private rented sector landlords' finances and property investors to gauge the impact of recent taxation reforms.

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