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News Staff June 12, 2019

The Prime Minister has today announced that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050. The statutory instrument to implement this will be laid in Parliament today, Wednesday 12 June. This will amend the Climate Change Act 2008. Theresa May will also meet young science and engineering students today to discuss […]

News Staff June 10, 2019

Defra’s Chief Scientific Advisor Professor Ian Boyd at the weekend received a Knighthood as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List (Saturday 8 June 2019). It recognises his crucial role ensuring science and evidence are at the heart of the Government’s work to protect our natural environment and his extensive work in marine and polar […]

News Staff June 7, 2019

The first British Airways flight has landed in Islamabad as the airline began its first service between the UK and Pakistan in 10 years. British High Commission team along with the Federal Minister for Aviation, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Investment, and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis […]

News Staff June 4, 2019

Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes today (Monday 3 June) visited a business hub in Bristol to hear from tech companies, social innovators and academics on plans for the new skills-based immigration system. The minister visited Engine Shed – which plays host to SETsquared Partnership, a globally-recognised business incubator – before sitting down with local industry leaders […]

News Staff May 31, 2019

Colleges and further education providers will receive a funding boost through the Taking Teaching Further programme to help recruit over 160 new FE teachers, Skills Minister Anne Milton announced today (Friday 31 May). The latest round of funding from the £5 million Taking Teaching Further programme will support 45 further education providers to recruit experienced […]

News Staff May 30, 2019

Today marks the one hundred year anniversary of the Sobral Eclipse. Six minutes of darkness a century ago put Brazil and the UK at the heart of what was possibly one of the most important scientific discoveries of the 20th century. Celebrated British astronomer Arthur Eddington had been trying for some years to prove Einstein’s […]

News Staff May 29, 2019

Gary Kelvin Link (41), from Telford, received an 11-year disqualification order from District Judge Keyser Telford County Court on 11 April 2019 after he was found to be acting as a company director despite already being disqualified. The court heard that CGL Contracting Limited, incorporated in August 2014, had traded nationwide as a double glazing […]

News Staff May 20, 2019

Dozens of locations across the country will benefit from the investment
. Culture Secretary says innovative programme will make our heritage work for modern life. A new £62 million fund will breathe new life into historic high streets across the country, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright announced today. High streets lie at the heart of communities but […]

News Staff May 17, 2019

Universities must do more to stamp out antisemitism on campus following reports of unfair practices that could amount to indirect discrimination, the Universities Minister has said today (17 May). Chris Skidmore has urged the sector to advance its efforts to tackle unacceptable religious hatred in higher education and is calling on all universities to adopt […]