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PM unveils new aid for girls education to prevent pandemic ‘lost generation’

The Prime Minister will take part in live classroom link-up with schoolchildren in Kenya today (13 May 2021) to urge world leaders to invest in education, supporting the UK’s ambition to get 40 million more girls into school in the next five years.

He will visit a school in the UK...Read More »


COP26 President welcomes Spain’s commitment to the fight against climate change

  • Alok Sharma, COP26 President-Designate meets with Spanish PM and Cabinet members
  • The UK and Spain cement their strong relationship on climate issues
  • Hosts business roundtable to focus on action on climate change and economic growth

In his first visit to Spain as COP26 President-Designate, Alok Sharma congratulated Prime Minister Sanchez for his government’s...Read More »


Surge testing to be deployed in Redditch

Press release

NHS Test and Trace is providing additional PCR testing in certain areas in Redditch, Worcestershire.

Everyone who lives or works in targeted areas in Redditch should take...Read More »


UK to provide bridging loan to help clear Sudan’s arrears at the African Development Bank: Foreign Secretary’s statement

Press release

The UK has provided a bridging loan to enable the clearance of Sudan’s arrears at the African Development Bank.

Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab said:

When I visited...Read More »


Calorie labelling on menus to be introduced in cafes, restaurants and takeaways

  • Large businesses will be required to display calorie information on menus and food labels from April 2022
  • Rules will help the public to make healthier choices when eating out

Calories will be labelled on menus and food labels in out-of-home food businesses from April 2022, the government has announced.

Regulations will be laid...Read More »


38th Universal Periodic Review of human rights: UK statement on Sierra Leone

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World news story

The UK delivered the statement on Sierra Leone at the 38th Session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR), sharing recommendations to improve their human rights record.

The Universal Periodic Review...Read More »


New UK Government Covid testing centre opens in Glasgow

The UK Government has today, Wednesday 12 May, opened a new walk-through coronavirus testing centre at Glasgow Green Hockey Centre (G40 1HB).   

The test centre is part of the largest network of diagnostic testing facilities created in British history. In Scotland, this comprises eight drive through sites, 47 walk-through sites, 42 mobile...Read More »


Collaborative, professional and highly valued

4.6 out of 5 gold stars

News story

In our latest client feedback exercise, GAD clients rated us 4.6 stars out of 5 for being highly valued.

Clients of the Government Actuary’s Department (GAD), have...Read More »


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