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Joint statement by the heads of state and government of France, Germany and the United Kingdom

We, the leaders of France, Germany and the United Kingdom, recall our shared common security interests, in particular upholding the global non-proliferation regime and preserving stability in the Middle East.

We condemn in the strongest terms the attacks on oil facilities on Saudi territory on September 14th, 2019 in Abqaiq and...Read More »

Healthcare for everyone must prioritise women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, says UK at UN General Assembly

The International Development Secretary, Alok Sharma, has announced new funding that will provide millions more women and girls with access to family planning – a sign of the UK’s commitment to women and girls’ rights around the world.

There are women in the developing world who are unable to exercise their...Read More »

PM meeting with PM Michel of Belgium: 23 September 2019


The Prime Minister and Prime Minister Michel of Belgium had a 30 minute tete-a-tete at the UN General Assembly today.

They discussed Brexit and the Prime Minister underlined his determination to find a deal and to leave the EU...Read More »

“How can you be lesbian and Christian?” How dare the Home Office even ask that?

When human beings are persecuted for their sexuality, their gender identity or their beliefs – or all of these – and forced to flee their homes, we must do all we can to protect them.

The Home Office’s treatment of LGBT+ asylum seekers is appalling

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PM meeting with PM Ardern of New Zealand: 23 September 2019


The Prime Minister met Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today at the UN General Assembly.

They discussed Brexit and underlined their shared commitment to agree an ambitious free trade deal after the UK leaves the EU.

They also spoke about the...Read More »

PM meeting with PM Khan of Pakistan: 23 September 2019


The Prime Minister met Prime Minister Khan of Pakistan today at the UN General Assembly in New York.

They discussed the strong bilateral relations between the UK and Pakistan, and the upcoming visit of the Duke and Duchess of...Read More »

RSH response to Dispatches programme


The Regulator of Social Housing has issued the following statement in response to the Channel 4 Dispatches programme, ‘New Landlords from Hell’, aired on Monday 25 March.

Where tenants directly approach or are referred to the Regulator of Social...Read More »

Apprenticeship at GAD - Mary's story

“Since day one I have been made to feel like a valued employee among my peers.”

This is the 3rd in our series about the opportunities offered under various placement and career development schemes at the Government Actuary’s Department (GAD). We have previously heard from people on the trainee actuary scheme...Read More »

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