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News 16 September 2019


More victims able to challenge ‘unduly lenient’ prison sentences

More victims able to challenge ‘unduly lenient’ prison sentences

Under plans confirmed by ministers today (17 September 2019), the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme will be extended to 14 new offences.

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Multi million pound funding to protect child abuse victims and track down offenders

Multi million pound funding to protect child abuse victims and track down offenders

New fund will bolster law enforcement capabilities to tackle child sexual exploitation and abuse.

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Inclusive Labour Markets – North East Region (OC25S19P1510)

Inclusive Labour Markets – North East Region (OC25S19P1510)

Call to run a project to remove barriers to employment and increase prospects for unemployed and economically inactive people in the North East Region LEP area.

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LLEP Sector Skills for Productivity (OC21S19P1517)

LLEP Sector Skills for Productivity (OC21S19P1517)

Call to run a project that increases the skill levels of the employed to better equip individuals and businesses to meet immediate and future demands and increase overall productivity.

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Correspondence: Letter to the Committees on Arms Export Controls

Correspondence: Letter to the Committees on Arms Export Controls

A letter from the Department for International Trade to the Committees on Arms Export Controls on defence exports.

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Leicester and Leicestershire Digital Skills (OC21S19P1516 )

Leicester and Leicestershire Digital Skills (OC21S19P1516 )

Call to run a project which develops the capacity of SMEs, identifying digital skills requirements and providing subsequent training opportunities for employees.

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Asian hornet: UK sightings

Asian hornet: UK sightings

The latest updates on Asian hornet sightings in the UK in 2019.

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Guidance: Subject knowledge enhancement (SKE): course directory

Guidance: Subject knowledge enhancement (SKE): course directory

An overview and directory of subject knowledge enhancement courses for lead schools and initial teacher training (ITT) providers.

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Form: Apply for vehicle tax (form V10)

Form: Apply for vehicle tax (form V10)

Application form for vehicle tax (V10) and guidance on how to fill in the form.

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Guidance: National Probation Service Health and Social Care Strategy 2019 22

Guidance: National Probation Service Health and Social Care Strategy 2019 22

The National Probation Service launched the NPS Health and Social Care Strategy 2019-2022 in August 2019

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Guidance: Returns preparation

Guidance: Returns preparation

Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.

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Correspondence: Teacher Recruitment Bulletin

Correspondence: Teacher Recruitment Bulletin

News and information for schools and initial teacher training (ITT) providers running teacher training programmes.

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Guidance: UK immunisation schedule: the green book, chapter 11

Guidance: UK immunisation schedule: the green book, chapter 11

Information for public health professionals on immunisation.

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Press release: New fusion test facility to open in Yorkshire

Press release: New fusion test facility to open in Yorkshire

UKAEA is to open a £22M fusion energy research facility in Rotherham next year to engage industry in commercial fusion energy development

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Detailed guide: Controls of fish and shellfish diseases in England and Wales

Detailed guide: Controls of fish and shellfish diseases in England and Wales

Reduce the risk of disease, find out where notifiable diseases have been confirmed in England and Wales.

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Press release: Outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in 2019

Press release: Outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in 2019

The Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) have found Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in fish at the following sites in England and Wales.

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Healthy low fat insect and plant protein launched in Wales

Healthy low fat insect and plant protein launched in Wales

SBRI-supported Bug Farm Foods has developed VEXo, a protein that can be used like minced meat, at its new R&D facility in St David’s.

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Mr S Faal Trinn v Guardwell Security Ltd: 1810372/2018

Mr S Faal Trinn v Guardwell Security Ltd: 1810372/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr S Faal Trinn v Guardwell Security Ltd: 1810372/2018

Mr S Faal Trinn v Guardwell Security Ltd: 1810372/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Detailed guide: Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: what they are and how to apply

Detailed guide: Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: what they are and how to apply

You can improve your business' competitiveness and productivity through funded partnerships with academics and researchers.

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Press release: Freshers: avoid the phisher’s net!

Press release: Freshers: avoid the phisher’s net!

Advice for students on how to avoiding phishing scams

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Ms W A McKay v Spaldington Parish Council: 1806145/2018

Ms W A McKay v Spaldington Parish Council: 1806145/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Ms W A McKay v Spaldington Parish Council: 1806145/2018

Ms W A McKay v Spaldington Parish Council: 1806145/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs K Pease v Extras Ltd: 1800807/2019

Mrs K Pease v Extras Ltd: 1800807/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr M Biddles and Mrs J Biddles v Normanton Golf Club Ltd: 1810820/2018 and 1810822/2018

Mr M Biddles and Mrs J Biddles v Normanton Golf Club Ltd: 1810820/2018 and 1810822/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs C Hamer v Lindam Ltd: 1801059/2019

Mrs C Hamer v Lindam Ltd: 1801059/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs C Hamer v Lindam Ltd: 1801059/2019

Mrs C Hamer v Lindam Ltd: 1801059/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Consultation outcome: Strategy for pharmacopoeial public quality standards for biological medicines

Consultation outcome: Strategy for pharmacopoeial public quality standards for biological medicines

We are developing a strategy for the creation of pharmacopoeial public quality standards for biological medicines. We would like your input regarding how they are used & can be improved as well as feedback on our draft strategy.

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Consultation outcome: Strategy for pharmacopoeial public quality standards for biological medicines

Consultation outcome: Strategy for pharmacopoeial public quality standards for biological medicines

We are developing a strategy for the creation of pharmacopoeial public quality standards for biological medicines. We would like your input regarding how they are used & can be improved as well as feedback on our draft strategy.

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Press release: Traffic officers ensure happier holidays for Cornwall motorists

Press release: Traffic officers ensure happier holidays for Cornwall motorists

Highways England Traffic Officers help keep holidaymakers and other road users moving on the busy A30 in Cornwall, assisting more than 120 incidents over the past two months of the summer holiday season.

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Press release: Traffic officers ensure happier holidays for Cornwall motorists

Press release: Traffic officers ensure happier holidays for Cornwall motorists

Highways England Traffic Officers help keep holidaymakers and other road users moving on the busy A30 in Cornwall, assisting more than 120 incidents over the past two months of the summer holiday season.

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Detailed guide: Find a specific tree pest or disease

Detailed guide: Find a specific tree pest or disease

Find out about a specific tree pest or disease, including its lifecycle, the type of damage it does, and what to do about it.

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Detailed guide: Find a specific tree pest or disease

Detailed guide: Find a specific tree pest or disease

Find out about a specific tree pest or disease, including its lifecycle, the type of damage it does, and what to do about it.

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Transparency data: 2019 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

Transparency data: 2019 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

View the monthly list of Forestry Commission spending (above £500) on the GPC – for transactions made in 2019.

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Transparency data: 2019 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

Transparency data: 2019 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

View the monthly list of Forestry Commission spending (above £500) on the GPC – for transactions made in 2019.

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Transparency data: Forestry Commission spend over £25,000 (2018)

Transparency data: Forestry Commission spend over £25,000 (2018)

As part of the government’s commitment to improve transparency, the Forestry Commission publishes all its expenditure invoices over £25,000.

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Transparency data: Forestry Commission spend over £25,000 (2018)

Transparency data: Forestry Commission spend over £25,000 (2018)

As part of the government’s commitment to improve transparency, the Forestry Commission publishes all its expenditure invoices over £25,000.

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Transparency data: Forestry Commission spend over £25,000 (2019)

Transparency data: Forestry Commission spend over £25,000 (2019)

As part of the government’s commitment to improve transparency, the Forestry Commission publishes all its expenditure invoices over £25,000.

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New technology to detect knives in public places

New technology to detect knives in public places

New technology designed to spot hidden weapons will be used by police officers in London for the first time today.

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New technology to detect knives in public places

New technology to detect knives in public places

New technology designed to spot hidden weapons will be used by police officers in London for the first time today.

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Terms of reference for independent review of Prevent announced

Terms of reference for independent review of Prevent announced

The terms of reference setting out the purpose and structure of the independent review have been published today.

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Detailed guide: Import of products, animals, food and feed system (IPAFFS)

Detailed guide: Import of products, animals, food and feed system (IPAFFS)

IPAFFS is the UK’s new notification system for importing animals and animal products.

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Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: causative agents report for 2019

Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: causative agents report for 2019

Weekly data from UK laboratories on the number of cases of notifiable bacteria and viruses.

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Detailed guide: Responsible Organisations

Detailed guide: Responsible Organisations

A list of Responsible Organisations and their responsibilities.

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Detailed guide: Responsible Organisations

Detailed guide: Responsible Organisations

A list of Responsible Organisations and their responsibilities.

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FOI release: A21 pothole

FOI release: A21 pothole

Response to a request in relation to a pothole on the A21.

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Press release: PM meeting with President of the European Commission: 16 September 2019

Press release: PM meeting with President of the European Commission: 16 September 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met President Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Mr JR McNally v Aggregate Industries Ltd: 4114803/2014

Mr JR McNally v Aggregate Industries Ltd: 4114803/2014

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr D McGinn v Aggregate Industries Ltd: 4114805/2014

Mr D McGinn v Aggregate Industries Ltd: 4114805/2014

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council v HY (HB): [2018]  UKUT 103 (AAC): [2018] AACR 31

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council v HY (HB): [2018] UKUT 103 (AAC): [2018] AACR 31

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Ward on 23 March 2018.

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Mrs K Kelly v East Renfrewshire Council: 4112784/2014

Mrs K Kelly v East Renfrewshire Council: 4112784/2014

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Ms E McAuley v North Lanarkshire Council: 4109144/2014

Ms E McAuley v North Lanarkshire Council: 4109144/2014

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Promotional material: DECA News August 19

Promotional material: DECA News August 19

Edition 4

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FOI release: Research and development

FOI release: Research and development

A request which asks for the UK’s spending data on research and development.

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Guidance: HM Land Registry's Business Gateway: compatible software suppliers

Guidance: HM Land Registry's Business Gateway: compatible software suppliers

Find out which suppliers have developed software to communicate with Business Gateway.

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Guidance: Independent review of Prevent: terms of reference

Guidance: Independent review of Prevent: terms of reference

This document sets out the purpose, objectives, outputs and scope of the independent review of Prevent.

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Transparency data: Banking Liaison Panel minutes 2019

Transparency data: Banking Liaison Panel minutes 2019

A list of the Banking Liaison Panel's minutes from 2019.

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Guidance: Rural Payments: registering and updating your details

Guidance: Rural Payments: registering and updating your details

How to register and update your personal, business and land details on the Rural Payments service (including RLE1 guidance).

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Consultation outcome: NDA Radioactive Waste Strategy

Consultation outcome: NDA Radioactive Waste Strategy

This single radioactive waste strategy will apply to all radioactive waste generated within the NDA group, including materials that may become waste at some point in the future.

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Press release: Student drivers urged to lighten up before taking to the road as Freshers’ season starts

Press release: Student drivers urged to lighten up before taking to the road as Freshers’ season starts

New research suggests over half of students would potentially drive an overloaded car. Data shows 7 out of 10 students have driven while tired.

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Detailed guide: How to apply for a CEC for deck and engineer officers

Detailed guide: How to apply for a CEC for deck and engineer officers

Guidance for non-UK qualified officers on how to apply for, or revalidate a Certificate of Equivalent Competency to work on UK-registered commercial vessels.

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Leicester and Leicestershire Employment Hub (OC21S19P1512)

Leicester and Leicestershire Employment Hub (OC21S19P1512)

Call to run a project in LLEP ensuring the continuity of Employment Hub activities to drive up demand for the full range of national and local employment and training opportunities.

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Update: air strikes against Daesh

Update: air strikes against Daesh

The RAF are continuing to take the fight to Daesh in Syria.

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Corporate report: Carers action plan 2018 to 2020: 1 year progress review

Corporate report: Carers action plan 2018 to 2020: 1 year progress review

Sets out the progress that has been made towards fulfilling the commitments in the carers action plan 2018 to 2020.

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National Statistics: Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2019 second edition

National Statistics: Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2019 second edition

Statistics on police workforce numbers in the 43 police forces in England and Wales and the British Transport Police.

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Developing affordable urban heat networks   apply for funding

Developing affordable urban heat networks apply for funding

SBRI competition inviting businesses to develop lower cost heating and water infrastructure in Wales

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Guidance, Standards, and Protocols in the Humanitarian Sector on Reducing Harm to the Environment

Guidance, Standards, and Protocols in the Humanitarian Sector on Reducing Harm to the Environment

This review highlights tools used by organisations during humanitarian responses in order to reduce harm to the environment

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Automation of Government Processes

Automation of Government Processes

This rapid literature review examines impact and lessons in middle-income countries and fragile and conflict affected environments

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Barriers to Digital Services Adoption in Bangladesh

Barriers to Digital Services Adoption in Bangladesh

This report focuses on access to digital connectivity, digital financial services, e-health, and online education

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Identifying groups vulnerable to violent extremism and reducing risks of radicalisation: rapid evidence assessment

Identifying groups vulnerable to violent extremism and reducing risks of radicalisation: rapid evidence assessment

This report examines evidence on the effectiveness of approaches to the identification of specific groups vulnerable to violent extremism

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Check your data

Check your data

Information on validating your data, resolving errors and checking any funding reports that use your school census return.

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Complete the school census

Complete the school census

Guidance for schools and local authorities on what data we need and how to submit it.

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Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students

Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students

List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.

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Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers

Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers

List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.

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Guidance: Privacy notice: Canvass Reform newsletter and forum

Guidance: Privacy notice: Canvass Reform newsletter and forum

How the Canvass Reform newsletter and forum will use your personal data, and what your rights are.

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No lecture   just sound advice for students

No lecture just sound advice for students

These three words could save your life: Run, Hide, Tell

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Research and analysis: Health Protection Report volume 13 (2019)

Research and analysis: Health Protection Report volume 13 (2019)

A national, weekly public health bulletin for England and Wales from Public Health England.

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Research and analysis: Hospital norovirus outbreaks (suspected and lab confirmed): 2019

Research and analysis: Hospital norovirus outbreaks (suspected and lab confirmed): 2019

Monthly data reports on suspected and laboratory-confirmed norovirus outbreaks in hospitals in England and laboratory reports of norovirus in England and Wales.

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Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

A list of unclaimed estates held by the Treasury Solicitor. Last updated 16th September 2019.

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors for overseas

Guidance: MCA approved doctors for overseas

A list of overseas-based approved doctors for UK seafarers.

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

A list of doctors in the UK who can carry out ENG 1 medicals.

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Transport Secretary acts on HS2 ancient woodland clearances during Oakervee review

Transport Secretary acts on HS2 ancient woodland clearances during Oakervee review

Removals of ancient woodlands for HS2 stopped during independent review unless they are absolutely necessary to avoid major cost and schedule impacts.

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Detailed guide: Report a lorry, bus or coach driver or company

Detailed guide: Report a lorry, bus or coach driver or company

How to report a driver or their company to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) if you think they're breaking safety rules.

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Guidance: DVSA privacy notices

Guidance: DVSA privacy notices

Privacy notices for Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) activities and services.

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A million texts to encourage travellers to check passport validity after Brexit

A million texts to encourage travellers to check passport validity after Brexit

A million text messages will be sent to passport holders who may be affected by new passport validity rules in a no deal Brexit.

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Official Statistics: Transport and the environment

Official Statistics: Transport and the environment

Environmental aspects associated with transport and contains further analysis of the Environmental Accounts data.

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Research and analysis: Knife crime: safeguarding children and young people in education

Research and analysis: Knife crime: safeguarding children and young people in education

Ofsted carried out a research project on knife crime in education. This report sets out our findings and recommendations.

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FOI release: Responses to our research into knife crime

FOI release: Responses to our research into knife crime

The provider-level responses from London schools to our knife crime survey.

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Guidance: Hepatitis C: interventions for case finding and linkage to care

Guidance: Hepatitis C: interventions for case finding and linkage to care

An evidence review of what interventions are effective in increasing case-finding and linkage to care for hepatitis C-infected patients.

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Correspondence: Circular 007/2019: Eyesight standards, police recruitment

Correspondence: Circular 007/2019: Eyesight standards, police recruitment

This circular explains a change to the eyesight standards for police recruitment.

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Somerset landowner kills fish by tipping chemicals on ground

Somerset landowner kills fish by tipping chemicals on ground

Tipping chemicals left over from his plant nursery business onto gravel ended up in a stream and killing hundreds of fish.

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