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Open consultation: Stopping movement of staff between care settings

Open consultation: Stopping movement of staff between care settings

We want your views on plans to minimise the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections by making residential and nursing care home providers restrict the movement of care staff.

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Guidance: NHS Test and Trace: how we test your samples

Guidance: NHS Test and Trace: how we test your samples

An overview of the largest diagnostic network in British history, including what happens after you submit your sample and how laboratories process your test.

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Detailed guide: Civil processing dates

Detailed guide: Civil processing dates

Check timescales for LAA to process your work (for example, civil applications and bills).

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Guidance: Accessing government secured flu vaccines: guidance for community pharmacies

Guidance: Accessing government secured flu vaccines: guidance for community pharmacies

How community pharmacies in England can access the extra stock of flu vaccines this winter that the government has secured.

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Statutory guidance: Shrews: licence to trap them (GL01)

Statutory guidance: Shrews: licence to trap them (GL01)

Use this licence to take shrews to ring or mark them, or for scientific or educational purposes.

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Statutory guidance: Otters: licence to capture and transport those trapped in fisheries to prevent damage (CL36)

Statutory guidance: Otters: licence to capture and transport those trapped in fisheries to prevent damage (CL36)

Get a licence to capture and transport live Eurasian otters (Lutra lutra) that are trapped in fisheries to prevent damage.

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Decision: Lucas Vale Primary School

Decision: Lucas Vale Primary School

The schools adjudicator’s admission variation decision about Lucas Vale Primary School.

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Form: Bumblebees: licence to release non native species in commercial premises for research (CL34)

Form: Bumblebees: licence to release non native species in commercial premises for research (CL34)

Get a licence to release non-native bumblebees in commercial glasshouses as part of the Tomato Growers Association bee pollinator research project.

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Guidance: How tests and testing kits for coronavirus (COVID 19) work

Guidance: How tests and testing kits for coronavirus (COVID 19) work

The different types of tests and testing kits for COVID-19, and the specifications for manufacturers.

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Detailed guide: Teaching SIA licence linked training courses

Detailed guide: Teaching SIA licence linked training courses

The qualifications, experience and approval you must have to offer SIA licence-linked training courses.

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Detailed guide: Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT)

Detailed guide: Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT)

For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).

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Transparency data: DfT: non consolidated performance related pay 2019

Transparency data: DfT: non consolidated performance related pay 2019

Information on non-consolidated performance-related pay data for Department for Transport and its agencies.

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Policy paper: Slide to accompany coronavirus press conference: 20 November 2020

Policy paper: Slide to accompany coronavirus press conference: 20 November 2020

Slide on coronavirus presented by Professor Stephen Powis, National Medical Director of NHS England.

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Detailed guide: HMCTS weekly operational summary on courts and tribunals during coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak

Detailed guide: HMCTS weekly operational summary on courts and tribunals during coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak

This page provides a weekly summary of the HM Courts and Tribunals Service operational position during the coronavirus pandemic. We will aim to update this every Friday at 5pm.

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Detailed guide: New National Restrictions from 5 November

Detailed guide: New National Restrictions from 5 November

Information on the new national restrictions, including what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available.

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Guidance: Management of health and safety in defence: high risk activities on the defence estate (JSP 375, volume 3)

Guidance: Management of health and safety in defence: high risk activities on the defence estate (JSP 375, volume 3)

JSP 375: Volume 3 contains advice for staff and contractors on health and safety risks.

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Guidance: Accessing government secured flu vaccines: guidance for GPs

Guidance: Accessing government secured flu vaccines: guidance for GPs

How GP practices in England can access the extra stock of flu vaccines this winter that the government has secured.

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Correspondence: Letter from CDL to Michael Russell MSP

Correspondence: Letter from CDL to Michael Russell MSP

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove, has written to Michael Russell MSP

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Action to remove contaminated fire fighting water

Action to remove contaminated fire fighting water

Environment Agency officers remove contaminated fire-fighting water which has collected in pools on the site of a major fire in Bradford

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Guidance: COVID 19: background information

Guidance: COVID 19: background information

Information on COVID-19 including epidemiology, virology and clinical features.

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Policy paper: Adult social care: coronavirus (COVID 19) winter plan 2020 to 2021

Policy paper: Adult social care: coronavirus (COVID 19) winter plan 2020 to 2021

The government's ambitions for the sector and the challenges facing adult social care this winter.

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Research and analysis: Exotic species and domestic cats: TSE surveillance statistics

Research and analysis: Exotic species and domestic cats: TSE surveillance statistics

Statistics on the active and passive surveillance of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in exotic species and domestic cats in Great Britain.

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Detailed guide: COVID Support Force: the MOD’s continued contribution to the coronavirus response

Detailed guide: COVID Support Force: the MOD’s continued contribution to the coronavirus response

Military personnel are supporting public services across the UK to assist with the response to COVID-19. This page has the latest information on the MOD’s activities.

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Detailed guide: Avian influenza (bird flu)

Detailed guide: Avian influenza (bird flu)

How to spot avian influenza (bird flu), what to do if you suspect it, and measures to prevent it.

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Corporate report: Natural England financial scheme of delegation

Corporate report: Natural England financial scheme of delegation

The scheme sets out how expenditure authority is delegated in Natural England.

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Transparency data: MOD appointment letters for Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP) Senior Responsible Owners (SROs)

Transparency data: MOD appointment letters for Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP) Senior Responsible Owners (SROs)

These letters include the date of appointment, the programme deliverables, what the SRO is responsible for and how long the role is expected to last.

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Guidance: BFPOs included in the MOD enduring families free mail service

Guidance: BFPOs included in the MOD enduring families free mail service

A list of British Forces Post Offices (BFPOs) and ships who are entitled to the enduring families free mail service (EFFMS).

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Guidance: Threat Finance and the Economic Levers of Power (JDN 2/20)

Guidance: Threat Finance and the Economic Levers of Power (JDN 2/20)

Joint Doctrine Note (JDN) 2/20 Threat Finance and the Economic Levers of Power has been written to introduce threat finance, order current thinking and expand on the economic instrument of national power.

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Guidance: British Forces Post Office locations

Guidance: British Forces Post Office locations

A list of British Forces Post Office (BFPO) locations, numbers and postcodes for Ministry of Defence (MOD).

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Press release: Highways England project manager awarded with top accolade

Press release: Highways England project manager awarded with top accolade

A rising star who is constructing a successful career after flying through Highways England’s Project Management graduate programme has been rewarded with one of the highest accolades in her field.

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Guidance: Ash Dieback on the Ministry of Defence Estate

Guidance: Ash Dieback on the Ministry of Defence Estate

Ash dieback affects ash trees across the country and has infected many woodlands across the Ministry of Defence (MOD) training estate.

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Guidance: Dartmoor guaranteed public access

Guidance: Dartmoor guaranteed public access

Guaranteed public access days for Dartmoor firing ranges Okehampton, Willsworthy and Merrivale.

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Research and analysis: Examining the London advantage in attainment: evidence from LSYPE

Research and analysis: Examining the London advantage in attainment: evidence from LSYPE

Research into the London effect using data from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE) 1 and 2.

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Research and analysis: Goats: TSE surveillance statistics

Research and analysis: Goats: TSE surveillance statistics

Statistics on the active and passive surveillance of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE) in goats in Great Britain.

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Detailed guide: Find out how you report training malpractice

Detailed guide: Find out how you report training malpractice

Reporting training malpractice: who to tell and what they need to know.

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Press release: Abseiling, crawling and diving – all in a day’s work for highways engineers and inspectors!

Press release: Abseiling, crawling and diving – all in a day’s work for highways engineers and inspectors!

Skilled engineers use a variety of methods to complete the M62 Ouse bridge maintenance programme

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Research and analysis: Cattle: TSE surveillance statistics

Research and analysis: Cattle: TSE surveillance statistics

Statistics on the surveillance of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in cattle in the United Kingdom.

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Corporate information: Student Loans Company – Statistics at SLC

Corporate information: Student Loans Company – Statistics at SLC

SLC publishes official statistics about the financial support received by by students/learners and the progress of student loan balances and repayment.

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Detailed guide: Leyhill Prison

Detailed guide: Leyhill Prison

Leyhill is an open prison for men near Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire.

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Guidance: Animal by product operating plants: approved premises

Guidance: Animal by product operating plants: approved premises

Details of approved and registered animal by-product (ABP) operating plants in Great Britain and the Channel Islands.

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Guidance: COVID 19: suggested principles of safer singing

Guidance: COVID 19: suggested principles of safer singing

Outlining the available evidence on virus transmission associated with singing and suggested actions to reduce the risk of transmission while singing.

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Detailed guide: Panel deputies: list of court approved professionals

Detailed guide: Panel deputies: list of court approved professionals

Find contact details of panel deputies available to support people who lack mental capacity.

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19): safer travel guidance for passengers

Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19): safer travel guidance for passengers

Walking, cycling, and travelling in vehicles or on public transport during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Detailed guide: Extended civil restraint orders in force

Detailed guide: Extended civil restraint orders in force

A list of people who can't make applications in certain courts or make further court claims.

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Detailed guide: General civil restraint orders in force

Detailed guide: General civil restraint orders in force

A list of people who have been issued with orders stopping them from bringing certain cases to court.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: Remuneration Committee standing orders

Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: Remuneration Committee standing orders

The standing orders of the British Hallmarking Council Remuneration Committee approved in October 2020.

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Guidance: Asylum Support Tribunal cases listed for hearing

Guidance: Asylum Support Tribunal cases listed for hearing

A list of upcoming Asylum Support Tribunal appeal hearings.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: Council standing orders

Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: Council standing orders

The latest standing orders of the British Hallmarking Council approved in August 2020.

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Guidance: General Regulatory Chamber: cases listed for hearing

Guidance: General Regulatory Chamber: cases listed for hearing

Case listed for hearing in the General Regulatory Chamber.

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Official Statistics: Non association independent schools inspections and outcomes in England: August 2019

Official Statistics: Non association independent schools inspections and outcomes in England: August 2019

Provisional data for the period September 2018 to August 2019 and revised data for the period September 2017 to August 2018.

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T D v  Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (PIP): [2020] UKUT 283 (AAC)

T D v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (PIP): [2020] UKUT 283 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision of Judge Wright on 9 October 2020.

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Guidance: School buildings: construction framework templates

Guidance: School buildings: construction framework templates

Documents and tools for use when procuring school buildings using the construction framework.

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Guidance: First tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (Residential Property) hearing lists

Guidance: First tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (Residential Property) hearing lists

A list of upcoming Residential Property Tribunal appeal hearings.

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Detailed guide: Immigration and asylum daily court lists

Detailed guide: Immigration and asylum daily court lists

Please note: where possible the daily court lists will be updated for the following day between midday and 5pm

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Notice: TQ12 6AB, Clear Flow Ltd: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/HB3034AR/A001

Notice: TQ12 6AB, Clear Flow Ltd: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/HB3034AR/A001

View the application submitted by Clear Flow Ltd for Little Liverton Business Park, Newton Abbott.

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Notice: NG34 8RL, Brauncewell Quarries Ltd: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/LP3498VJ/V003

Notice: NG34 8RL, Brauncewell Quarries Ltd: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/LP3498VJ/V003

View the application submitted by Brauncewell Quarries Ltd for Brauncewell Quarry, Sleaford.

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Pay or appeal against a late filing penalty beta assessment report

Pay or appeal against a late filing penalty beta assessment report

The report for Companies House's Pay or appeal against a late filing penalty beta assessment report beta assessment on the 29/10/2020.

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Guidance: First tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support) hearing lists

Guidance: First tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support) hearing lists

A list of upcoming Social Security and Child Support Tribunal appeal hearings.

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Notice: IP23 7LJ, Cobb Europe Limited: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/FP3108SJ/A001

Notice: IP23 7LJ, Cobb Europe Limited: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/FP3108SJ/A001

View the application submitted by Cobb Europe Limited for Bedingfield Poultry Unit, Bedingfield.

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Research and analysis: Safe supplies: annual review

Research and analysis: Safe supplies: annual review

Annual review of the NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) and Public Health England (PHE) epidemiology unit's data and research activity.

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Renew a patent, trademark and design beta re assessment report

Renew a patent, trademark and design beta re assessment report

The report for the Intellectual Property Office's beta reassessment on the 07/10/2020.

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Guidance: Magistrate advisory committee recruitment information

Guidance: Magistrate advisory committee recruitment information

Details of vacancies and where to apply to be a magistrate in your area.

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Detailed guide: River Thames: restrictions and closures

Detailed guide: River Thames: restrictions and closures

Navigation on the River Thames may be restricted or closed in certain areas. Find out where and when these restrictions and closures are.

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Press release: UK government secures satellite network OneWeb

Press release: UK government secures satellite network OneWeb

Acquisition of global satellite communications company, OneWeb, completes today, following successful government bid in July 2020.

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Detailed guide: Schools admissions: applications for overseas children

Detailed guide: Schools admissions: applications for overseas children

How local authorities, academies and admission authorities should process applications made from another country for a state-funded school place in England.

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Detailed guide: The R number and growth rate in the UK

Detailed guide: The R number and growth rate in the UK

The latest reproduction number (R) and growth rate of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK.

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Consensus statement emphasises importance of COVID 19 secure workplaces

Consensus statement emphasises importance of COVID 19 secure workplaces

A consensus statement on the best approach to reduce risk for workers, including those of ethnic minority groups, has been issued by PHE, HSE and FOM.

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Guidance: COVID 19: mitigation of risks in occupational settings with a focus on ethnic minority groups

Guidance: COVID 19: mitigation of risks in occupational settings with a focus on ethnic minority groups

Consensus statement from Public Health England, the Health and Safety Executive and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.

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Research and analysis: Environmental monitoring following the Grenfell Tower fire

Research and analysis: Environmental monitoring following the Grenfell Tower fire

Air quality reports for the survivors and residents of the area surrounding Grenfell Tower.

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LW v Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust and Associated Cases:[2018] UKUT 408 (AAC) ; [2019] AACR 16

LW v Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust and Associated Cases:[2018] UKUT 408 (AAC) ; [2019] AACR 16

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Ward on 29 November 2018

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Press release: Homecare workers to be tested weekly for COVID 19

Press release: Homecare workers to be tested weekly for COVID 19

Care workers looking after people in their own homes will be offered weekly coronavirus tests from Monday, the government has announced.

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Guidance: First tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (Land Registration) hearing lists

Guidance: First tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (Land Registration) hearing lists

A list of upcoming Land Registration Tribunal appeal hearings.

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Guidance: Skills Advisory Panels

Guidance: Skills Advisory Panels

How Skills Advisory Panels can produce a local skills report, ensure strong governance and develop an evidence base of the local labour market and skills landscape.

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Form: Mainstream and 16 to 19 free school financial template

Form: Mainstream and 16 to 19 free school financial template

A tool to help mainstream and 16 to 19 free schools plan their budget.

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Guidance: National standard for driver and rider training

Guidance: National standard for driver and rider training

What you must be able to do and what you must know and understand to provide training to drivers and riders.

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PM call with Aung San Suu Kyi: 20 November 2020

PM call with Aung San Suu Kyi: 20 November 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Detailed guide: High Heat Generating Waste (HHGW) Specifications

Detailed guide: High Heat Generating Waste (HHGW) Specifications

The requirements for packaging HHGW

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Detailed guide: Waste Container Guidance

Detailed guide: Waste Container Guidance

Waste Container guidance for standardised waste packages containing Low Heat Generating Waste (LHGW)

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Detailed guide: All Specifications

Detailed guide: All Specifications

All specifications for the packaging of all Higher Activity Waste (HAW)

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Detailed guide: Low Heat Generating Waste (LHGW) Specifications

Detailed guide: Low Heat Generating Waste (LHGW) Specifications

The requirements for packaging LHGW

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Detailed guide: Disposal System Specifications

Detailed guide: Disposal System Specifications

DSS Part A: High Level Requirements and DSS Part B: Technical Specification

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) testing for homecare workers

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) testing for homecare workers

Sets out how homecare agencies in England can order regular tests for their homecare staff.

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UK Government launches £1 Million Shared History Fund to mark Northern Ireland Centenary

UK Government launches £1 Million Shared History Fund to mark Northern Ireland Centenary

The Shared History Fund launches today, with the Government making available £1million to support the engagement of a wide range of arts, heritage, voluntary, community and other non-profit organisations with the history of the centenary of Northern Ireland.

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Official Statistics: Coronavirus (COVID 19) Infection Survey   Northern Ireland, 20 November 2020

Official Statistics: Coronavirus (COVID 19) Infection Survey Northern Ireland, 20 November 2020

This report presents the latest findings for Northern Ireland from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey.

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Official Statistics: Coronavirus (COVID 19) weekly insights: latest health indicators in England

Official Statistics: Coronavirus (COVID 19) weekly insights: latest health indicators in England

This article brings together data about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in England. Exploring how these measures interact with each other can improve understanding of the severity and spread of the pandemic. Prepared by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in collaboration with our research partners at the Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC) and Public Health England (PHE).

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Official Statistics: Coronavirus (COVID 19) Infection Survey, UK: 20 November 2020

Official Statistics: Coronavirus (COVID 19) Infection Survey, UK: 20 November 2020

Estimates for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. This survey is being delivered in partnership with University of Oxford, University of Manchester, Public Health England and Wellcome Trust.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) testing for homecare workers

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) testing for homecare workers

Sets out how homecare agencies in England can order regular tests for their homecare (domiciliary care) staff.

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Detailed guide: Teaching school hubs

Detailed guide: Teaching school hubs

Teaching school hubs will be school-led centres of excellence for teacher and leadership training and development.

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Statement from Sir Alex Allan

Statement from Sir Alex Allan

Statement from Sir Alex Allan

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Ministerial Code investigation

Ministerial Code investigation

This page contains Sir Alex Allan’s findings on the Home Secretary’s conduct and an accompanying government statement.

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Guidance: Youth to adult transition principles and guidance for Wales

Guidance: Youth to adult transition principles and guidance for Wales

How to improve the way youth offending teams and the National Probation Service work together.

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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 20th November 2020.

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Guidance: Guidance for full opening: special schools and other specialist settings

Guidance: Guidance for full opening: special schools and other specialist settings

What all special schools and other specialist settings will need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak from the start of the autumn term to support the return of children and young people with special education needs and disability (SEND).

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October 2020 Transaction Data

October 2020 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in October 2020.

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Open consultation: Alignment of the fees for online and paper civil money and possession claims

Open consultation: Alignment of the fees for online and paper civil money and possession claims

Seeking views on the proposal to align the fees for online and paper civil money and possession claims.

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Transparency data: DfE major projects: appointment letters for Senior Responsible Owners

Transparency data: DfE major projects: appointment letters for Senior Responsible Owners

DfE appointment letters for Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP) Senior Responsible Owners (SROs).

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Decision: CAC Outcome: PDAU & McKesson UK (Lloyds Pharmacy)

Decision: CAC Outcome: PDAU & McKesson UK (Lloyds Pharmacy)

Outcome(s) by the Central Arbitration Committee on an application from the PDA Union

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