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News story: Laura Jane report and flyer published

Our report on the fatal capize of the fishing vessel Laura Jane on 7 May 2018, is now published.

The report contains details of what happened, the subsequent actions taken and recommendation made: read more.

A safety flyer to the fishing industry summarising the accident and detailing the safety lessons...Read More »

Speech: Urging ceasefire in Idlib and protecting lives in Syria

Thank you very much, Mr President.

I’m going to join others in thanking the Assistant Secretary-General for her briefing and to pay tribute to your teams on the ground and also to add our voice to those thanking Nujeen Mustafa for such an amazing and a compelling briefing and for telling...Read More »

News story: Home Secretary to take action against violent content online

Chairing the latest Serious Violence Taskforce, the Home Secretary heared what steps social media companies have taken to tackle violent content online.

The Home Secretary also confirmed the new £1.38 million government funded social media hub will be fully operational at the end of May. The new 17-strong team of police...Read More »

Press release: Waste overwhelms Dorset brothers' recycling business

A court heard how a Dorset recycling company ended up operating illegally after its owners became ‘overwhelmed’ with waste and the business spiralled out of control.

Benjamin and Daniel Ling collected waste from all over the South West after signing a contract with a national rubbish clearance company. Their premises at...Read More »

News story: New Aviation Minister welcomes industry’s growing commitment to gender diversity

  • Baroness Vere of Norbiton appointed as new Aviation Minister
  • she will oversee government matters on aviation, international, security (not maritime and rail), legislation in the Lords, EU and EU Exit

Her first speech will welcome action taken by more than 100 of the UK’s most influential aviation...Read More »

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