Announcements on GOV.UK

25/02/2018 08:00 AM
News story: Government launches Trusted Relationships Fund
The Home Office has launched a £13 million fund to help foster relationships between frontline professionals and young people at risk of sexual exploitation.

25/02/2018 12:44 AM
Speech: Defence Secretary Op-Ed for the Mail on Sunday on mental health
Defence Secretary has pledged to increase funding for Armed Forces mental health services over the next decade and launched a new 24/7 Military Mental Health Helpline.

25/02/2018 12:22 AM
Speech: Defence Secretary Op-Ed for the Mail on Sunday on mental health
Defence Secretary has pledged to increase funding for Armed Forces mental health services over the next decade and launched a new 24/7 Military Mental Health Helpline.

25/02/2018 12:15 AM
Press release: Transformational investment in off-road self-driving technology
Automotive Minister Richard Harrington announces Industrial Strategy funding for off-road self-driving vehicles which could revolutionise the mining and construction sectors.

25/02/2018 12:03 AM
Press release: Defence Secretary shows commitment to Armed Forces mental health with over £220-million funding and new helpline
Gavin Williamson has pledged to increase funding for Armed Forces mental health services over the next decade and launched new Military Mental Health Helpline

24/02/2018 11:16 PM
News story: UN Security Council: explanation of vote on the Syria resolution
UK acting Deputy Permanent Representative explains the vote on the UN Security Council resolution for cessation of hostilities in Syria for humanitarian assistance.

24/02/2018 12:15 AM
Press release: Alun Cairns: “Wales must seize the opportunities to sell its brand to the world”
Welsh Secretary’s message as Wales Week in London festival begins

24/02/2018 12:15 AM
Press release: New money to build homes stalled by planning
Housing Minister announces new funding to help speed up planning decisions and help deliver, quality new homes.

23/02/2018 07:02 PM
News story: Programme: EU-UK Article 50 negotiations
Talks will be held in Brussels, 26 and 27 February 2018

23/02/2018 03:48 PM
News story: Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Yemen
Michael Aron has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Yemen in succession to Simon Shercliff.

23/02/2018 03:32 PM
Press release: ‘Flood and Coast’ conference to tackle the big questions facing flood and coastal erosion management
Planning for climate change, building resilience and the role of natural flood management will be amongst the vast array of subjects being discussed at this year’s Flood & Coast conference, convened by the Environment Agency.

23/02/2018 03:29 PM
Speech: Call to Stop the Devastation Facing the People of Eastern Ghouta
Statement by Stephen Hickey, Acting UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at the Security Council Briefing on Eastern Ghouta.

23/02/2018 03:28 PM
News story: Peatlands to be restored in the North West
Environment Agency secures £160,000 to restore peatlands across Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire

23/02/2018 02:12 PM
Speech: Conference for Commonwealth Education Ministers
School Standards Minister Nick Gibb addresses education ministers from across the Commonwealth.

23/02/2018 02:10 PM
News story: Penny Mordaunt represents UK Prime Minister at Sahel Conference
The International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has reiterated the UK’s commitment to working with European partners to support the Sahel area of Africa to fight extremism and poverty, at a major conference in Brussels today.

23/02/2018 12:38 PM
Press release: Welsh Secretary calls on Welsh Government to improve welfare standards in Welsh slaughterhouses
UK Government lays legislation to introduce mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England

23/02/2018 12:33 PM
News story: Export win for UK food producers as lamb market reopens in Saudi Arabia
British lamb will soon be back on the menu in Saudi Arabia as part of a revitalised market agreement worth an estimated £25 million over the next five years.

23/02/2018 12:00 PM
News story: Aviation Minister hails 10-year high in Newcastle air passenger numbers
Boost in arrivals at Newcastle International Airport comes as government celebrates Northern Powerhouse International Week.

23/02/2018 11:41 AM
News story: Fairer pay for criminal defence advocates in legal aid cases
Today (23 February 2018) the government has announced a new payment system for defence advocates in legal aid cases in the Crown Court.

23/02/2018 10:23 AM
News story: CCTV in slaughterhouses: Legislation laid in Parliament
CCTV to become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England under new legislation laid in Parliament

23/02/2018 09:58 AM
Speech: Chloe Smith writes about votes for life for British expats
Minister for the Constitution Chloe Smith writes ahead of the Overseas Electors Bill debate.

23/02/2018 09:09 AM
News story: Government commits £1.8 million to fund innovation in aviation security
New technology could bolster airport security and speed up passenger screening.

23/02/2018 09:00 AM
News story: Work under way on Phase One of HS2 a year on from Royal Assent
On the first anniversary of Royal Assent, eligible homeowners are encouraged to apply for payments which are still available under the Homeowner Payment scheme.

22/02/2018 11:06 PM
Speech: Matt Hancock speaking at the CBI Annual Chinese New Year Dinner
He spoke about how we will use the transformational power of digital technology to make the golden age between the UK and China even more golden

22/02/2018 05:48 PM
Speech: Four years since the illegal annexation of Crimea: article by Boris Johnson
In an opinion piece published in European media, the Foreign Secretary marks 4 years since the events which led to the illegal annexation of Crimea.

22/02/2018 04:12 PM
Press release: Welsh Secretary visits new US Embassy in London to promote UK-US trade ties
Alun Cairns: US is an ‘enormously important market for Wales’

22/02/2018 03:54 PM
Speech: Attorney General speech at the Modern Slavery Summit
Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC MP gives keynote speech at the Crown Prosecution Service Modern Slavery Summit

22/02/2018 03:37 PM
News story: Review launched to respond to patient concerns about NHS treatments
The review will focus on 3 NHS treatments: Primodos, vaginal mesh implants and the anti-epilepsy drug sodium valproate.

22/02/2018 03:29 PM
News story: HS2’s gateway to London set for transformation as Lendlease wins Euston development role
HS2 today confirmed that the firm behind the 2012 Athletes’ Village and the new International Quarter, gateway to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, will lead the planning and development of Euston, in a deal that could unlock up to 1,700 new homes and 19,000 jobs around the wider station site.

22/02/2018 03:17 PM
Speech: Science Minister speaks at Science and Technology Select Committee Summit
Science Minister Sam Gyimah today (Thursday 22 February 2018) spoke at the Science and Technology Select Committee’s event on the future of science and innovation.

22/02/2018 03:15 PM
Press release: Foreign Secretary statement on Eastern Ghouta
Boris Johnson called for an end to the violence in Eastern Ghouta and emphasised UK support for a ceasefire to allow for urgent delivery of humanitarian aid.

22/02/2018 03:10 PM
Speech: What you should really be worrying about: climate change
Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency delivers a speech at Carbon Trust Low Carbon Cities Conference

22/02/2018 02:35 PM
Press release: Updated plans for major A2 improvements published
A consultation into a proposed £125 million pound upgrade for two busy junctions along the A2 in north Kent gets underway on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

22/02/2018 02:29 PM
Press release: Devolution talks take a considerable step forward
Summary and communique following discussions between the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on EU withdrawal.

22/02/2018 02:27 PM
Press release: Aquilon Medical Nebulisers: people urged to stop use immediately
People and healthcare organisations are being urged to check if they have the affected Aquilon series of nebulisers.

22/02/2018 02:23 PM
Press release: Child sex offenders sent to prison after Solicitor General’s action
Two men who sexually abused two 14 year old girls have now been sent to prison

22/02/2018 02:18 PM
Press release: Exeter flood defence scheme
Essential construction to begin on Station Road in April 2018.

12/02/2018 09:33 AM
News story: Measures announced to ensure talented trainees get into teaching
Changes to professional skills tests will make sure the best and brightest can pursue a career in teaching.

11/01/2018 02:01 PM
News story: UK flu levels remain high according to PHE statistics
Seasonal flu levels remain high across the UK.

24/11/2017 11:36 AM
News story: Cold weather prompts further health warnings from PHE
Public Health England (PHE) issues cold weather alerts and health warnings following the arrival of colder weather in some parts of England.