United Kingdom

News story: Hate crime plan refreshed to protect victims and promote shared values

As the country rallies to promote our shared values through Hate Crime Awareness Week, the Home Office and the Ministry for Communities, Housing and Local Government has today (Tuesday 16 October) published an update to the Hate Crime Action Plan.

These new measures include:

  • wide-ranging Law Commission review into hate crime...Read More »

News story: UK’s largest companies pledge hundreds of millions of pounds to tackle climate change

  • HSBC pledges £250 million investment in solar parks and wind farms, while the John Lewis Partnership commits to overhauling 500-strong fleet of diesel trucks
  • moving to a greener, cleaner economy is a key part of the government’s modern Industrial Strategy

Top businesses across the UK have today announced significant pledges worth...Read More »

Press release: Fair funding for farmers across all parts of the UK

The Government has announced a review to deliver fair funding for farmers in all four parts of the UK when we leave the EU.

The Secretary of State announced today that an independent advisory panel will look at what factors should determine the distribution of agriculture funding between England, Scotland, Wales...Read More »

Press release: New UK aid package to provide life-saving help to millions of Yemeni children at growing risk of famine

The UK is providing a major new UK aid package to help screen, prevent and tackle malnutrition in Yemen, Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt announced today.

The UN estimates that 17.8 million people do not have reliable access to food across Yemen, including 1.8 million children who are acutely...Read More »

Press release: PM meeting with Sinn Féin leaders: 15 October 2018


A Downing Street spokesperson said:

This afternoon, the Prime Minister Theresa May met Sinn Féin to discuss the recent progress in the final stage of negotiations with European Union.

The Prime Minister gave an update on the progress that has...Read More »

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