United Kingdom

£29 million to be invested in Stoke-on-Trent’s transport network

  • city to receive £29 million from the government’s Transforming Cities Fund
  • money will go towards major improvements to local transport links, paving the way for more jobs, better connections and a boost to greener travel options
  • works to focus around Stoke-on-Trent and Longton train stations, alongside new cycling and...Read More »

Response to the National Data Strategy

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Foreign Secretary statement following the sentencing of three Hong Kong activists

Press release

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab comments on the situation in Hong Kong following the sentencing of three pro-democracy activists.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said:

As three Hong...Read More »

Investigation into the capsize and sinking of scallop dredger Joanna C

News story

Chief Inspector issues Notification of Direction to Prohibit Access to the wreck of Joanna C

On 27 November, Andrew Moll, Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents issued...Read More »

CMA to examine electric vehicle charging sector

Traditional cars are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions and as part of its “green industrial revolution”, the Government has brought forward the ban of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2030. This makes the switch to electric vehicles more imminent for UK drivers. The Competition and Markets Authority...Read More »

UK authorises Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

News story

Government authorises first COVID-19 vaccine on independent advice of medicines regulator

A Department of Health and Social Care spokesperson said:

“The Government has today accepted the recommendation...Read More »

Kenya: call for bids for medical insurance and building products

World news story

The British High Commission Nairobi is inviting bids for the provision of medical insurance and life cover services, scaffolding services and timber products.

On behalf...Read More »

Tiers at vote time

Yesterday in the debate I urged the government to take those measures which both help control the virus and allow economic recovery.

I pressed the government again on where are the results of the tests of other drugs that might help treat CV 19 patients. After the good break-through with the...Read More »

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