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News 02 March 2021


Detailed guide: Day 2 and day 8 testing for international arrivals: minimum standards for providers

Detailed guide: Day 2 and day 8 testing for international arrivals: minimum standards for providers

Sets out the minimum standards that private sector providers must meet for the COVID-19 tests for people arriving in England.

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Guidance: Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) public registers

Guidance: Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) public registers

Registers of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) producers, approved exporters, approved authorised treatment facilities and producer compliance schemes.

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Guidance: Suspected acute viral respiratory infections: managing outbreaks in schools

Guidance: Suspected acute viral respiratory infections: managing outbreaks in schools

Guidance for local PHE Centre health protection teams about assessing and managing outbreaks of suspected acute viral respiratory infections in schools.

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Policy paper: Preliminary flood risk assessment for England

Policy paper: Preliminary flood risk assessment for England

A summary of the risk of flooding from main rivers, the sea and reservoirs in the river basin districts that are wholly or partly within England.

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Policy paper: National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England

Policy paper: National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England

The strategy sets out a vision of a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change – today, tomorrow and to the year 2100.

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Research and analysis: COVID 19 variants: genomically confirmed case numbers

Research and analysis: COVID 19 variants: genomically confirmed case numbers

Genomically confirmed case numbers for SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and variants under investigation.

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Speech: Working towards a just global transition to clean energy

Speech: Working towards a just global transition to clean energy

COP26 President Alok Sharma at the Powering Past Coal Alliance Global Summit 2021, co-hosted by the United Kingdom and Canada.

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Speech: Working towards a just global transition to clean energy

Speech: Working towards a just global transition to clean energy

COP26 President Alok Sharma at the Powering Past Coal Alliance Global Summit 2021, co-hosted by the United Kingdom and Canada.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): guidance for children's social care services

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): guidance for children's social care services

Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) for local authorities and their partners to help support and protect vulnerable children.

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Decision: Jones, Jonathan   Treasury Solicitor and Permanent Secretary, Government Legal Department   ACOBA advice

Decision: Jones, Jonathan Treasury Solicitor and Permanent Secretary, Government Legal Department ACOBA advice

Advice to Sir Jonathan Jones, former Treasury Solicitor and Permanent Secretary, Government Legal Department, on business appointments after leaving Crown service

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Birmingham man jailed for longer

Birmingham man jailed for longer

Leigh Robinson has had his sentence increased following an intervention by the Solicitor General, Rt Hon Michael Ellis QC MP.

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Birmingham man jailed for longer

Birmingham man jailed for longer

Leigh Robinson has had his sentence increased following an intervention by the Solicitor General, Rt Hon Michael Ellis QC MP.

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Detailed guide: Legal Aid Agency audits

Detailed guide: Legal Aid Agency audits

Legal aid providers: what to expect from the LAA audit process, including peer review and contract compliance audit details.

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Detailed guide: Surge testing for new coronavirus (COVID 19) variants

Detailed guide: Surge testing for new coronavirus (COVID 19) variants

How ‘surge testing’ and genomic sequencing is being used in locations in England where COVID-19 variants have been identified.

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Transparency data: SIA enforcement report

Transparency data: SIA enforcement report

A monthly report on the SIA's enforcement activity.

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Notice: BS20 7SA, Mr Martin Day: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/TB3899AE/A001

Notice: BS20 7SA, Mr Martin Day: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/TB3899AE/A001

View the application submitted by Mr Martin Day for Birchwood, Cadbury Camp Lane, Clapton in Gordano, Bristol, BS20 7SA.

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Form: Further Education Capital Transformation Fund

Form: Further Education Capital Transformation Fund

How FE colleges and designated institutions can apply for investment to tackle poor condition across their estates.

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New Solicitor General appointed

New Solicitor General appointed

Lucy Frazer QC MP has been appointed as Solicitor General

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New Attorney General appointed

New Attorney General appointed

The Rt Hon Michael Ellis QC MP has been appointed as Attorney General

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Press release: Construction work to start on new section of York flood scheme

Press release: Construction work to start on new section of York flood scheme

The Environment Agency has started construction work on a major section of its York Flood Alleviation Scheme this week.

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Case study: Reservist Tracy Llewellyn combines being a military musician, mum and farmer

Case study: Reservist Tracy Llewellyn combines being a military musician, mum and farmer

Trombone player Corporal Tracy Llewellyn of the Royal Welsh Band says she couldn’t wish for a better part-time job which she combines with working on the family farm near Abergavenny.

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Detailed guide: Ministry of Defence Police: misconduct hearings

Detailed guide: Ministry of Defence Police: misconduct hearings

Find out about misconduct hearings involving Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) officers and how to attend these public hearings.

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Transparency data: Military court centres court listings

Transparency data: Military court centres court listings

Court listings for the Military court centres.

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Case study: HMS Cambria: Cardiff’s new ‘crown jewel’ in the defence estate

Case study: HMS Cambria: Cardiff’s new ‘crown jewel’ in the defence estate

HMS Cambria is the brand new £11-million state-of-the-art home to three Maritime Reserve units.

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Detailed guide: Behaviour hubs

Detailed guide: Behaviour hubs

Find out how this programme will enable schools with exemplary behaviour to work with other schools to improve their behaviour culture.

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Guidance: Exporting active substances manufactured in Great Britain for use in EEA and Northern Ireland

Guidance: Exporting active substances manufactured in Great Britain for use in EEA and Northern Ireland

How the ‘Written Confirmation’ process operates for active substances manufactured in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland).

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Transparency data: New school proposals

Transparency data: New school proposals

Lists of local authorities seeking academy and free school proposers, and of all academies and free schools already set up.

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Detailed guide: The Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for Wales

Detailed guide: The Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for Wales

RFCA for Wales is the enabling voice for reserves and cadets in Wales.

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Case study: John Challenger talks about the importance of doing his bit to help other cadets

Case study: John Challenger talks about the importance of doing his bit to help other cadets

Sea cadet John Challenger was awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to young people during Covid-19.

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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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Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Lists of and information about approved suppliers of private testing kits for coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Recent sentences examined by the Attorney General’s Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentence Scheme.

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Detailed guide: How to complete the educational setting status form

Detailed guide: How to complete the educational setting status form

This data will help the government monitor the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on settings, focus support more effectively and keep children safe.

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Guidance: School attendance: guidance for schools

Guidance: School attendance: guidance for schools

Covers registers and attendance codes (including circumstances due to coronavirus (COVID-19)), school hours and term dates, and improving school attendance.

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Policy paper: Immigration and Social Security Co ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: overarching documents

Policy paper: Immigration and Social Security Co ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: overarching documents

These documents relate to the Immigration Bill 2020.

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Transparency data: Home Office retention and disposal standards

Transparency data: Home Office retention and disposal standards

Outlines the Home Office standards for keeping and disposing of corporate information.

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Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: community support for vulnerable citizens

Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: community support for vulnerable citizens

Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.

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Correspondence: Domestic Abuse Bill 2021: letter from Lord Rosser of the government amendments for the Lords report stage

Correspondence: Domestic Abuse Bill 2021: letter from Lord Rosser of the government amendments for the Lords report stage

Letter from Lord Rosser of the government amendments for the Lords reports stage of the Domestic Abuse Bill.

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Statement to Parliament: Our vaccination programme is a national success story

Statement to Parliament: Our vaccination programme is a national success story

Oral statement by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the impact of the vaccine roll-out, and efforts to contain the new variant of concern first identified in Manaus in Brazil.

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Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: ID document scanner locations

Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: ID document scanner locations

Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).

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Detailed guide: Ofsted: coronavirus (COVID 19) rolling update

Detailed guide: Ofsted: coronavirus (COVID 19) rolling update

Ofsted guidance and information relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for schools, early years, children's social care and further education and skills providers.

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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 the Student and Child Student routes.

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Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers

Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers

List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.

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Detailed guide: Being a deputy or attorney during the coronavirus outbreak

Detailed guide: Being a deputy or attorney during the coronavirus outbreak

Find out how you can continue to act in the best interests of the client or donor, during the outbreak.

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Detailed guide: Webinars and videos for organisations that trade with the EU

Detailed guide: Webinars and videos for organisations that trade with the EU

Sign up for webinars and watch videos about trading with the EU.

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Detailed guide: Import or export endangered species: check if you need a CITES permit

Detailed guide: Import or export endangered species: check if you need a CITES permit

Check if your import, export or re-export needs a permit under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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Detailed guide: Exporting or moving fish from the UK

Detailed guide: Exporting or moving fish from the UK

How to export or move fish for human consumption from the UK.

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Guidance: Avian influenza: PGD templates

Guidance: Avian influenza: PGD templates

Patient group direction (PGD) templates for the supply of oseltamivir for pre and post exposure prophylaxis of avian influenza (flu).

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Guidance: Avian influenza: guidance and algorithms for managing incidents in birds

Guidance: Avian influenza: guidance and algorithms for managing incidents in birds

Guidance to assist with the management of suspected or confirmed incidents of avian influenza.

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Guidance: COVID 19 PCR home test kit instructions

Guidance: COVID 19 PCR home test kit instructions

Step-by-step guide available in different formats on how to use and return your PCR home test kit to test yourself for COVID-19.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) lateral flow testing of visitors in care homes

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) lateral flow testing of visitors in care homes

Sets out how care homes and visitors can prepare for visitor testing with lateral flow devices (LFDs).

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Transparency data: Valuation Office Agency: January 2021 transparency data

Transparency data: Valuation Office Agency: January 2021 transparency data

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) publishes a profile of the items it spends its budget on which exceed £25,000 in value.

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Detailed guide: Digital Outcomes and Specialists templates and legal documents

Detailed guide: Digital Outcomes and Specialists templates and legal documents

Templates and legal documents to help you buy and supply Digital Outcomes and Specialists services on the Digital Marketplace.

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Guidance: A Guide to the GIAA

Guidance: A Guide to the GIAA

A guide to the Government Internal Audit Agency.

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Guidance: A Guide to the GIAA

Guidance: A Guide to the GIAA

A guide to the Government Internal Audit Agency.

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Detailed guide: Webinars on trading with the EU

Detailed guide: Webinars on trading with the EU

Webinars giving an overview of the new rules that have come into place since leaving the EU customs union and the EU Single Market.

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Detailed guide: Organisations that trade with the EU   webinars calendar

Detailed guide: Organisations that trade with the EU webinars calendar

A calendar of upcoming webinars for organisations that trade with the EU.

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Detailed guide: Apply to register as a nanny

Detailed guide: Apply to register as a nanny

You can apply to register as a nanny, including as an au pair, with Ofsted if you want to look after other people's children in their home.

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Press release: Ministerial appointments: 2 March 2021

Press release: Ministerial appointments: 2 March 2021

The Queen has been pleased to approve the following ministerial appointments.

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Detailed guide: Additional period?of Restored War Widows/War Widowers Pension

Detailed guide: Additional period?of Restored War Widows/War Widowers Pension

Information and eligibility guidance for an additional period of payment due to the estate of a person who received a Restored War Widows/War Widowers Pension.

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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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Notice: YO25 9AF, J S R Farms Limited: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/CP3404SW/A001

Notice: YO25 9AF, J S R Farms Limited: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/CP3404SW/A001

View the application submitted by J S R Farms Limited for Southlands Pig Unit, Southburn.

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Notice: LN4 3QF, Stonegate Agriculture Limited: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/HP3332HK/V003

Notice: LN4 3QF, Stonegate Agriculture Limited: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/HP3332HK/V003

View the application submitted by Stonegate Agriculture Limited for North End Poultry Unit, Lincoln.

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Decision: Rail interoperability: derogations and decisions

Decision: Rail interoperability: derogations and decisions

List of decisions and derogations for vehicle and infrastructure projects under the 'Rail Interoperability Regulations 2011'.

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Guidance: Marine species & wildlife: protection

Guidance: Marine species & wildlife: protection

Find out about the different marine species and how they are protected UK wildlife legislation.

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Press release: Appointment of the Director General, Propriety and Ethics

Press release: Appointment of the Director General, Propriety and Ethics

Darren Tierney appointed Director General, Propriety and Ethics

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Detailed guide: Youth offending teams: East and South East

Detailed guide: Youth offending teams: East and South East

Contact details for youth offending teams in the East and South East England.

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Imprivata, Inc. / Isosec Limited merger inquiry

Imprivata, Inc. / Isosec Limited merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the anticipated acquisition by Imprivata, Inc. of Isosec Limited.

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Transparency data: CMA: spending over £25,000, January 2021

Transparency data: CMA: spending over £25,000, January 2021

Reports on departmental spending over £25,000.

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Transparency data: CMA: spending over £500, January 2021

Transparency data: CMA: spending over £500, January 2021

Spending by electronic purchasing card solution (ePCS), over £500.

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Detailed guide: Cover policy and indicators

Detailed guide: Cover policy and indicators

Find out about cover policy and indicators for countries and territories that are covered by UK Export Finance.

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Global Travel Taskforce meets to map out safe return to international travel

Global Travel Taskforce meets to map out safe return to international travel

Government meets with industry players to develop a safe and sustainable plan to restart international travel.

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Detailed guide: Youth offending teams: South West and South Central

Detailed guide: Youth offending teams: South West and South Central

Contact details for youth offending teams in South West and South Central of England.

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Detailed guide: Get a coronavirus (COVID 19) test if you’re an HGV or van driver

Detailed guide: Get a coronavirus (COVID 19) test if you’re an HGV or van driver

You must take a coronavirus (COVID-19) test before you leave the UK for some countries – check which countries require them and how to get a free test.

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Transparency data: Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)

Transparency data: Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)

An interactive spreadsheet for comparing data about children and young people across all local authorities in England.

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Press release: Pharmacist jailed for 12 months for illegal sale and supply of prescription medicines

Press release: Pharmacist jailed for 12 months for illegal sale and supply of prescription medicines

Balkeet Singh Khaira sold hundreds of thousands of Class C drugs from his mother's pharmacy

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Policy paper: Communiqués from the Interministerial Group for Transport Matters

Policy paper: Communiqués from the Interministerial Group for Transport Matters

A note of the meetings held by the Interministerial Group for Transport Matters.

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Policy paper: Communiqués from the Inter Ministerial Group for Transport Matters

Policy paper: Communiqués from the Inter Ministerial Group for Transport Matters

A note of the meetings held by the Inter Ministerial Group for Transport Matters.

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Guidance: Marine species & wildlife: protection

Guidance: Marine species & wildlife: protection

Find out about the different marine species and how they are protected UK wildlife legislation.

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Detailed guide: Understand marine wildlife licences and report an incident

Detailed guide: Understand marine wildlife licences and report an incident

Why you need a marine wildlife licence if you are going to disturb a protected species, how to apply and how to report an incident.

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

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

How to travel safely in airports and on aircraft during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): General Aviation

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): General Aviation

Guidance on General Aviation (GA) flying during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Speech: Watching the wolf: Why the climate emergency threatens us all

Speech: Watching the wolf: Why the climate emergency threatens us all

Opening remarks by Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency at the Association of British Insurers’ Annual Conference, 23 February 2021

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Detailed guide: Service family accommodation

Detailed guide: Service family accommodation

A guide for service families about applying for, maintaining, moving in and out of and living in UK service family accommodation (SFA).

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Transparency data: Department for Education commercial pipeline data: 2020 to 2021

Transparency data: Department for Education commercial pipeline data: 2020 to 2021

Commercial pipelines providing a forward look of potential commercial activity within the Department for Education for the 2020 to 2021 financial year.

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Press release: Surge testing to be deployed in targeted areas in Merton and Barnet

Press release: Surge testing to be deployed in targeted areas in Merton and Barnet

Further targeted areas will have additional testing made available to control and suppress the potential spread of the COVID-19 variant first identified in South Africa.

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Guidance: T Levels capital fund

Guidance: T Levels capital fund

Details on the fund and how to apply.

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Corporate information: Public Health England – Statistics at PHE

Corporate information: Public Health England – Statistics at PHE

Public Health England (PHE) collects and publishes statistics on public health topics including health protection and health improvement.

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Guidance: Higher education providers: coronavirus (COVID 19)

Guidance: Higher education providers: coronavirus (COVID 19)

Information on the return of students for the spring term and HE operational guidance.

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Facebook, Inc / Giphy, Inc merger inquiry

Facebook, Inc / Giphy, Inc merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Facebook, Inc of Giphy, Inc.

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Guidance: Assessing fitness to drive: a guide for medical professionals

Guidance: Assessing fitness to drive: a guide for medical professionals

Advice for medical professionals to follow when assessing a patient's fitness to drive.

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Corporate report: Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE) annual report 2020

Corporate report: Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE) annual report 2020

Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment's annual report, including details of the committee's work and membership during 2020.

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Official Statistics: Attendance in education and early years settings during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak: 23 March 2020 to 25 February 2021

Official Statistics: Attendance in education and early years settings during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak: 23 March 2020 to 25 February 2021

Attendance in education settings since Monday 23 March 2020 and early years settings since Thursday 16 April 2020.

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Applications and complaints to the CAC

Applications and complaints to the CAC

The submission of applications and complaints to the CAC

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Guidance: Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) public registers

Guidance: Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) public registers

Registers of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) producers, approved exporters, approved authorised treatment facilities and producer compliance schemes.

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Policy paper: Drought management for England

Policy paper: Drought management for England

How the Environment Agency works with government, water companies and others to manage water resources during a drought in England.

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Guidance: Financial sanctions, Somalia

Guidance: Financial sanctions, Somalia

Somalia is currently subject to UK financial sanctions. This document contains the current list of designated persons.

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