Announcements on GOV.UK


10/12/2017 05:18 PM
News story: Defence Secretary in Doha as multi-billion pound jet contract with Qatar is signed
A multi-billion pound contract to supply Qatar with 24 Typhoon aircraft has been signed today, supporting thousands of British manufacturing jobs.

10/12/2017 09:43 AM
Press release: Foreign Secretary statement on Human Rights Day
Foreign Secretary makes a statement on Human Rights Day

10/12/2017 09:30 AM
News story: Chancellor visit to Saudi Arabia: 10 December 2017
The Chancellor is expected to discuss a range of issues, including the economic reform plan Vision 2030.

10/12/2017 08:00 AM
News story: Britain open for business as UK and China further relax limits on flights
Regions set for economic boost as new deal increases the number of passenger services allowed per week.

10/12/2017 12:15 AM
News story: Government launches consultation on accelerated degrees
New proposals for two-year accelerated degrees could leave students over £25,000 better off.

09/12/2017 06:09 PM
Press release: PM's statement on Iraq's announcement regarding Daesh: 9 December 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May has released the below statement on Iraq’s announcement today that Daesh no longer hold significant territory.

09/12/2017 03:34 PM
News story: The AAIB has sent a team to Hertfordshire
The AAIB have sent a team to investigate an accident involving a microlight aircraft.

09/12/2017 11:36 AM
Press release: International Trade minister holds UK-Qatar talks to strengthen trade
International Trade Minister, Greg Hands, and Qatari Minister of Economy and Commerce, HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim al Thani, aim to strengthen trade ties.

09/12/2017 09:57 AM
Press release: Foreign Secretary statement ahead of visit to Iran
The Foreign Secretary made a statement ahead of his visit to Iran

08/12/2017 09:09 PM
Speech: "Today I reaffirm our strong support for renewed peace negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians as soon as possible"
Statement by Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council Emergency Session on Jerusalem.

08/12/2017 05:10 PM
Press release: A1 plans to improve Newcastle journeys
The A1 between Scotswood and North Brunton will be upgraded to provide better journeys for motorists, Highways England has announced today.

08/12/2017 04:38 PM
Press release: Pair guilty of illegal fishing in County Durham
Two men have been fined £420 each for poaching and using illegal fishing equipment in County Durham.

08/12/2017 04:30 PM
Press release: Severn bridges transfer to public ownership draws closer
People travelling over the Severn bridges will soon benefit from cheaper journeys as the bridges return to public ownership early next year.

08/12/2017 04:25 PM
News story: Chinese Vice Premier attends UK/China People to People Dialogue
Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong meets Prime Minister Theresa May and HRH The Princess Royal during the UK-China People to People Dialogue.

08/12/2017 04:17 PM
Press release: First UK Minister visit to Russia in 2 years
Minister for Europe Sir Alan Duncan visited Russia to discuss international security issues ahead of the Foreign Secretary's visit later this month.

08/12/2017 03:31 PM
Press release: Ten minute passport renewal service extends to 16 to 25 year olds
Passport holders aged 16 years or over can now use the latest, most convenient way to renew their passport online, Her Majesty’s Passport Office announced today.

08/12/2017 03:24 PM
Press release: Support Northern Powerhouse culture this Christmas, minister says during Coronation Street trip
Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry calls on communities to support local cultural institutions over the festive break.

08/12/2017 02:43 PM
Press release: £1.7m back pay identified for a record 16,000 workers as 260 employers are named for underpaying minimum wage rates
In Wales, nine employers were named for underpayment

08/12/2017 02:38 PM
Press release: First glimpse of updated road design manual in 2018
Highways England is set to release an updated set of road design standards in 2018 which will be used across the United Kingdom.

08/12/2017 12:42 PM
News story: Future Aviation Security Solutions network event - information pack
The FASS 'finding explosives hidden in electrical items' innovation network event was held in London on 28 November 2017.

08/12/2017 12:40 PM
Press release: Company fined £80,000 for polluting brook with hazardous chemical
Environment Agency investigation launched after hydrochloric acid enters watercourse killing 199 fish in 2015

08/12/2017 11:45 AM
News story: Job opportunities at HMCTS Business Centres
Working for one our business centres offers career opportunities to support court and tribunal users by administering cases and helping answer queries.

08/12/2017 11:27 AM
Press release: Minister appoints new Competition Appeal Tribunal members
Minister for Competition, Margot James MP, appoints 7 new members to the Tribunal’s panel of ordinary members.

08/12/2017 09:55 AM
Speech: 75th Anniversary of the Beveridge Report
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke's speech on the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report at the London School of Economics.

08/12/2017 09:54 AM
News story: UK and China agree £70 million of business in health sectors
The agreements will share knowledge and resources to improve healthcare in both countries.

08/12/2017 09:49 AM
News story: Environment Secretary backs release of Beavers in Forest of Dean
Forestry Commission plans to release four beavers in the Forest of Dean have been approved by Natural England and are backed by Michael Gove.

08/12/2017 09:30 AM
News story: Tax is changing in Wales
The Welsh Government and the National Assembly for Wales will become responsible for some of the taxes paid in Wales in April 2018.

08/12/2017 09:16 AM
Press release: Foreign Secretary to visit Oman, Iran and United Arab Emirates
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Muscat on Friday 8 December on 3-day visit to Oman, Iran and the United Arab Emirates.

08/12/2017 12:15 AM
Press release: £1.7m back pay identified for a record 16,000 workers as 260 employers are named and shamed for underpaying minimum wage rates
Retail, hospitality and hairdressing businesses were among the most prolific offenders named in this round.

07/12/2017 07:27 PM
Press release: Coventry to host UK City of Culture 2021
Coventry will host the prestigious title of UK City of Culture 2021, Arts Minister John Glen announced today.

07/12/2017 05:39 PM
News story: Education Secretary expands UK-China internship programme
At least 300 young people will have the chance to live and work in China following the expansion of a government-funded internship scheme.

07/12/2017 05:32 PM
Press release: 2017 Basic Payment Scheme payments underway
The Rural Payments Agency announces 2017 BPS payments made over the opening days of the payment window

07/12/2017 04:43 PM
Speech: Improving UK Competitiveness, Strengthening the Rule of Law
Dominic Raab addressed guests at the Policy Exchange in London for the launch of the Linklaters report 'The Rule of Law: everyone has a part to play'.

07/12/2017 04:31 PM
Press release: Andrew McNaughton appointed to new strategic role at HS2
Professor Andrew McNaughton is to become Strategic Technical Adviser, a new part-time role within HS2 Ltd.

07/12/2017 04:30 PM
News story: HRH The Prince of Wales awards MOD Apprentice of the Year 2017
Young apprentices were recognised by HRH The Prince of Wales as engineers of the future at the Annual Ministry of Defence Apprentice Awards today.

07/12/2017 03:49 PM
News story: MPs join the campaign to inspire the next generation of engineers
Pledges of support for the Year of Engineering will help ensure young people across the UK can find out more about the opportunities of engineering careers.

07/12/2017 03:27 PM
Speech: Statement at the Human Rights Council Special Session on Burma
Statement delivered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon at the Human Rights Council Special Session on Burma on the 5 December 2017.

07/12/2017 03:26 PM
News story: Animal medicines improvement notice: VetUK Ltd
Details of the improvement notice issued to VetUK Ltd, Thirsk, Yorkshire, published in December 2017.

27/11/2017 10:25 AM
News story: New insolvency regulations starting 8 December 2017
The Insolvency (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017 are coming into force 8 December 2017.

27/10/2017 11:48 AM
News story: Help us reduce insider fraud in charities
We will be working with charities to promote fraud prevention and help them develop anti-fraud cultures.