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Gas market and prices: joint statement from Government and Ofgem

Gas market and prices: joint statement from Government and Ofgem

Joint statement on the UK gas market from Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, and Ofgem chief executive Jonathan Brearley

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Gas market and prices: joint statement from government and Ofgem

Gas market and prices: joint statement from government and Ofgem

Joint statement on the UK gas market from Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng and Ofgem chief executive Jonathan Brearley.

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Press release: PM meeting with President Moon of the Republic of Korea: 20 September 2021

Press release: PM meeting with President Moon of the Republic of Korea: 20 September 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met President Moon of the Republic of Korea today at the UN General Assembly.

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Press release: PM meeting with Martin Griffiths, UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs: 20 September 2021

Press release: PM meeting with Martin Griffiths, UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs: 20 September 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths in New York today.

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PM meeting with Brazilian President Bolsonaro: 20 September 2021

PM meeting with Brazilian President Bolsonaro: 20 September 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in New York.

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Statement to Parliament: Final Global Travel Taskforce: checkpoint and red list changes

Statement to Parliament: Final Global Travel Taskforce: checkpoint and red list changes

The rules for international travel to England will change on 4 October 2021 in light of the success of the UK’s domestic vaccine rollout.

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Guidance: Report modern slavery as a first responder

Guidance: Report modern slavery as a first responder

How you can report cases of modern slavery in the UK if you’re a first responder.

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Guidance: Industrial hemp licensing

Guidance: Industrial hemp licensing

Information for prospective growers of low THC cannabis (industrial hemp), for the production of seed and fibre only.

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Guidance: School workforce census: guide to submitting data

Guidance: School workforce census: guide to submitting data

How local authorities, local-authority-maintained schools, and academies should collect and submit data for the school workforce census.

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Guidance: School workforce census 2021: guides

Guidance: School workforce census 2021: guides

Guides for schools and local authorities on submitting data for the school workforce census 2021.

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Guidance: Eritrea: country policy and information notes

Guidance: Eritrea: country policy and information notes

Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

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Smokers encouraged to take part in Stoptober, as they report smoking more during pandemic

Smokers encouraged to take part in Stoptober, as they report smoking more during pandemic

Stoptober is back and calling on smokers to join the 2.3 million people who have made quit attempts since the campaign’s launch 10 years ago.

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Guidance: HM Land Registry: Local Land Charges Programme

Guidance: HM Land Registry: Local Land Charges Programme

We are working with local authorities to create a national local land charges service that will speed up searches and reduce their cost.

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Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Information on Dartmoor Training Area's firing times.

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Research: Goats: TSE surveillance statistics

Research: 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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Research: Sheep: TSE surveillance statistics

Research: Sheep: TSE surveillance statistics

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

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Research: Active disease surveillance: TSE statistics

Research: Active disease surveillance: TSE statistics

Statistics on the active disease surveillance of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) and the Compulsory Scrapie Flock Scheme.

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Guidance: Holcombe Moor firing times

Guidance: Holcombe Moor firing times

Dates and times when Holcombe Moor's training area is being used for live firing.

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Guidance: Pet travel: approved air, sea and rail carriers and routes

Guidance: Pet travel: approved air, sea and rail carriers and routes

Check the transport companies and routes you can use to bring your pet cat, dog or ferret to England, Scotland or Wales.

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Guidance: Travel with assistance dogs: transport companies and routes

Guidance: Travel with assistance dogs: transport companies and routes

Check the air, sea and rail carriers registered with the Animal and Plant Health Agency to transport assistance dogs with their owners.

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Guidance: School admission appeals data collection: how to submit data

Guidance: School admission appeals data collection: how to submit data

How local authorities should collect and submit admission appeals data from all community and voluntary-controlled schools in their area.

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Guidance: School admission appeals data collection 2022: guide

Guidance: School admission appeals data collection 2022: guide

Guide for local authorities to help them complete and return the school admission appeals data collection 2022.

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Guidance: Infant and follow on formula and food for special medical purposes

Guidance: Infant and follow on formula and food for special medical purposes

Guidance on infant and follow-on formula, the application form for infant and follow-on formula made from protein hydrolysates, and forms to notify the authority.

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Guidance: Local area SEND inspections: information for families

Guidance: Local area SEND inspections: information for families

Information for families about inspections of local area services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

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Guidance: Compulsory beef labelling: size and composition of a ‘group’ of animals

Guidance: Compulsory beef labelling: size and composition of a ‘group’ of animals

You must batch and label the beef and veal you sell or supply according to specific rules, which vary from product to product.

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Guidance: Compulsory labelling indications for fresh and frozen beef

Guidance: Compulsory labelling indications for fresh and frozen beef

You must batch and label the beef and veal you sell or supply according to specific rules, which vary from product to product.

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Guidance: COVID 19: guidance on protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Guidance: COVID 19: guidance on protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Information for protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from coronavirus (COVID-19).

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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 Iraq and Syria.

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Field Safety Notices: 13 to 17 September 2021

Field Safety Notices: 13 to 17 September 2021

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 13 to 17 September 2021

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Press release: Folic acid to be added to flour to prevent spinal conditions in babies

Press release: Folic acid to be added to flour to prevent spinal conditions in babies

Folic acid will be added to non-wholemeal wheat flour across the UK to help prevent life-threatening spinal conditions in babies.

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Press release: Folic acid to be added to flour to prevent spinal conditions in babies

Press release: Folic acid to be added to flour to prevent spinal conditions in babies

Folic acid will be added to non-wholemeal wheat flour across the UK to help prevent life-threatening spinal conditions in babies.

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Guidance: DVLA Coronavirus (COVID 19) update

Guidance: DVLA Coronavirus (COVID 19) update

Find out the date of applications we are processing and how to access our online services.

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Speech: PM's remarks to UN climate roundtable: 20 September 2021

Speech: PM's remarks to UN climate roundtable: 20 September 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke at a United Nations General Assembly climate roundtable.

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Guidance: United Kingdom Single Issuing Authority (UKSIA)

Guidance: United Kingdom Single Issuing Authority (UKSIA)

The UKSIA manages UK domestic fishing vessel access to non-UK waters and foreign vessel access to UK waters.

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Portsmouth to host military event for MOD

Portsmouth to host military event for MOD

Portsmouth has been selected to host a unique military training event to test the latest technology for military personnel.

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Press release: PM calls on richest countries to meet $100 billion climate pledge

Press release: PM calls on richest countries to meet $100 billion climate pledge

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the UN Secretary-General will host a meeting of world leaders on climate change in New York today.

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Notice: ST1 3HH, PCC of All Saints Church Hanley: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/UB3696RQ/A001

Notice: ST1 3HH, PCC of All Saints Church Hanley: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/UB3696RQ/A001

View the application submitted by PCC of All Saints Church Hanley for All Saints Church Hanley, Leek Road, Hanley, Stoke, ST1 3HH.

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Guidance: Guinea: migrant health guide

Guidance: Guinea: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Guinea for healthcare practitioners.

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Guidance: Community Infrastructure Levy Plan Examinations

Guidance: Community Infrastructure Levy Plan Examinations

Community Infrastructure Levy Plan Examinations and the role the Planning Inspectorate plays.

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Guidance: Madagascar: migrant health guide

Guidance: Madagascar: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Madagascar for healthcare practitioners.

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Guidance: Laos: migrant health guide

Guidance: Laos: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Laos for healthcare practitioners.

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Guidance: Kuwait: migrant health guide

Guidance: Kuwait: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Kuwait for healthcare practitioners.

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Guidance: Japan: migrant health guide

Guidance: Japan: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Japan for healthcare practitioners.

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Decision: CAC Outcome: UCU and Study Group Ltd

Decision: CAC Outcome: UCU and Study Group Ltd

Outcome(s) by the Central Arbitration Committee on an application from UCU.

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Official Statistics: Civil Service by department and responsibility level in London and outside of London: 2021

Official Statistics: Civil Service by department and responsibility level in London and outside of London: 2021

Headcounts of civil servants in London and outside London, split by department and responsibility level: as at 31 March 2021.

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Official Statistics: Civil Service diversity in South West (England) by department: 2021

Official Statistics: Civil Service diversity in South West (England) by department: 2021

Civil Service diversity in South West (England) by department, as at 31 March 2021.

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Availability of Lactating Cow Intramammary Antibiotics

Availability of Lactating Cow Intramammary Antibiotics

Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAHs) have informed the VMD of supply problems with the following lactating cow intramammary antibiotics.

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Guidance: Additional inspections of independent schools: handbook for inspectors

Guidance: Additional inspections of independent schools: handbook for inspectors

This document provides guidance to help Ofsted inspectors in carrying out additional inspections of independent schools.

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Coordinating the UK’s large scale computing ecosystem

Coordinating the UK’s large scale computing ecosystem

A new report from the Government Office for Science sets out how through increased coordination the UK can create world class computing capacity.

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MPs gain insight into Defence Academy

MPs gain insight into Defence Academy

Members of the House of Commons and the House of Lords have been welcomed to the Defence Academy this week to gain valuable insight into armed forces life.

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DM Kineton new, safer access and main entrance completed

DM Kineton new, safer access and main entrance completed

The MOD’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has completed construction on a new, safer entrance at DM Kineton.

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Seed bombing project in Kenya takes root

Seed bombing project in Kenya takes root

Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) staff in Kenya have been working to increase the plant life on the MOD’s Kenyan training areas.

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Transparency data: Teachers' pension scheme payments: 2021 to 2022

Transparency data: Teachers' pension scheme payments: 2021 to 2022

Teachers' pension scheme payments made on behalf of the Department for Education (DfE) in the 2021 to 2022 financial year.

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Transparency data: DfE and executive agency ePCS spend over £500: 2021 to 2022

Transparency data: DfE and executive agency ePCS spend over £500: 2021 to 2022

Spending by electronic purchasing card solution (ePCS) over £500 in the 2021 to 2022 financial year.

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Transparency data: DfE and executive agency spend over £25,000: 2021 to 2022

Transparency data: DfE and executive agency spend over £25,000: 2021 to 2022

Spending over £25,000 by the Department for Education (DfE) and its executive agencies during the financial year 2021 to 2022.

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Transparency data: DfT and transport NDPB organisational charts

Transparency data: DfT and transport NDPB organisational charts

Department for Transport and non-departmental public bodies (NDPB) structure charts and organisational data.

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Consultation outcome: NDTMS datasets: proposed changes

Consultation outcome: NDTMS datasets: proposed changes

Public Health England are currently consulting on proposed changes to the NDTMS datasets which would be collected from 1st April 2020 as Core Dataset P.

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Consultation outcome: NDTMS datasets: proposed changes to datasets

Consultation outcome: NDTMS datasets: proposed changes to datasets

Public Health England (PHE) are currently consulting on proposed changes to the NDTMS datasets which would be collected from 1st April 2022 as Core Dataset Q.

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Guidance: Hungary: migrant health guide

Guidance: Hungary: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Hungary for healthcare practitioners.

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Guidance: Local area SEND inspections: information for families

Guidance: Local area SEND inspections: information for families

Information for families about inspections of local area services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

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Open consultation: Clarifying and reducing administration costs for maritime vessel light dues regulations

Open consultation: Clarifying and reducing administration costs for maritime vessel light dues regulations

Proposes language and administrative cost improvements to the regulatory regime for the collection of light dues from vessels in UK and Irish ports.

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Speech: London International Shipping Week 2021 gala dinner

Speech: London International Shipping Week 2021 gala dinner

In celebration of London International Shipping Week 2021, how much the maritime sector contributes to the UK economy and the transition to green shipping.

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Press release: British troops in Mali help investigate massacre

Press release: British troops in Mali help investigate massacre

UK troops deployed in Mali under the UN peacekeeping mission have assisted with a human rights investigation into a massacre of civilians by violent extremists.

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Guidance: Zimbabwe: country policy and information notes

Guidance: Zimbabwe: country policy and information notes

Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

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Regulation: MAA regulatory notices (RN)

Regulation: MAA regulatory notices (RN)

A regulatory notice will notify changes in structures, procedures or regulations, or provide operational or engineering information and guidance.

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Regulation: Withdrawn MAA regulatory notices (RN)

Regulation: Withdrawn MAA regulatory notices (RN)

A regulatory notice will notify changes in structures, procedures or regulations, or provide operational or engineering information and guidance.

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Guidance: DHSC non executive appointments

Guidance: DHSC non executive appointments

Information about non-executive appointments to the Department of Health and Social Care's public bodies and committees.

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Press release: Folic acid added to flour to prevent spinal conditions in babies

Press release: Folic acid added to flour to prevent spinal conditions in babies

Folic acid will be added to non-wholemeal wheat flour across the UK to help prevent life-threatening spinal conditions in babies

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FOI release: GCA total spend on home working equipment

FOI release: GCA total spend on home working equipment

Response to a request for information on total GCA spend on home working equipment since March 2020.

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FOI release: GCA spend on individual items for home working

FOI release: GCA spend on individual items for home working

Response to a request for information on GCA spend on individual items for home working over £1,000.

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FOI release: SIA spending under £25,000 in 2020

FOI release: SIA spending under £25,000 in 2020

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of SIA spending over £2,000 and under £25,000 during 2020.

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Research: DVLA customer satisfaction 2020 to 2021

Research: DVLA customer satisfaction 2020 to 2021

The DVLA customer satisfaction survey is used as a continuous measure of customer service satisfaction.

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Guidance: Being a deputy or attorney during the coronavirus outbreak

Guidance: 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 pandemic.

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Guidance: Making and registering an LPA during the coronavirus outbreak

Guidance: Making and registering an LPA during the coronavirus outbreak

If you want to make an LPA now, you can as long as you follow government guidance on social distancing and self-isolating.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): Office of the Public Guardian response

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): Office of the Public Guardian response

This page provides guidance on how OPG is responding to the coronavirus pandemic. It will be updated when new information is available.

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Research: Large scale computing: the case for greater UK coordination

Research: Large scale computing: the case for greater UK coordination

A review of the UK’s large-scale computing ecosystem and the interdependency of hardware, software and skills.

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Research: Large scale computing: the case for greater UK coordination

Research: Large scale computing: the case for greater UK coordination

A review of the UK’s large-scale computing ecosystem and the interdependency of hardware, software and skills.

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Guidance: Romania: migrant health guide

Guidance: Romania: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Romania for healthcare practitioners.

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New campaign targets fly tipping in Cornwall

New campaign targets fly tipping in Cornwall

Residents in Cornwall are being urged not to be fooled by fly-tippers and use legitimate companies to get rid of their rubbish.

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Official Statistics: Non domestic rating: stock of properties including business floorspace, 2021

Official Statistics: Non domestic rating: stock of properties including business floorspace, 2021

Statistics on stock and value of properties on the 2017 central and local rating lists as at 31 March 2021.

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Policy paper: Treasury Minutes – September 2021

Policy paper: Treasury Minutes – September 2021

Government departments respond to the Public Accounts Committee reports through a Treasury minute.

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Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus (COVID 19) testing

Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus (COVID 19) testing

Lists of and information about private providers who have self-declared that they meet the government’s minimum standards for the type of commercial COVID-19 testing service they offer.

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Press release: Under 50% of motorists aware they must read a number plate from 20 metres, figures show

Press release: Under 50% of motorists aware they must read a number plate from 20 metres, figures show

Fewer than half of motorists surveyed by DVLA know they must be able to read a number plate from 20 metres away in order to drive safely.

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Guidance: Ebola and Marburg haemorrhagic fevers: outbreaks and case locations

Guidance: Ebola and Marburg haemorrhagic fevers: outbreaks and case locations

Information about incidents and outbreaks of Ebola and Marburg, both viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHF).

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Guidance: Workplace Charging Scheme approved chargepoint list

Guidance: Workplace Charging Scheme approved chargepoint list

List of chargepoint models approved under the Workplace Charging Scheme.

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Policy paper: Residential Property Developer Tax: draft legislation

Policy paper: Residential Property Developer Tax: draft legislation

The government is seeking your views on the draft legislation of the Residential Property Developer Tax ahead of its inclusion in the 2021-22 Finance Bill.

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Guidance: Breast screening: guidance on overseas recruitment

Guidance: Breast screening: guidance on overseas recruitment

This document provides advice to local breast screening services for assessing and interviewing overseas candidates for mammography posts.

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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 September 2021

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Guidance: Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) engagement document

Guidance: Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) engagement document

Initial expectations for the role of Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) within Integrated Care Systems (ICSs).

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Research: Health Profile for England: 2021

Research: Health Profile for England: 2021

The fourth annual profile combining data and knowledge with information from other sources to give a broad picture of the health of people in England in 2021.

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National Statistics: Quarterly conceptions to women aged under 18 years, England and Wales: April to June 2020

National Statistics: Quarterly conceptions to women aged under 18 years, England and Wales: April to June 2020

Provides the number of conceptions to women aged under 18 for England and Wales by regions and local authority areas.

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Official Statistics: COVID 19 infection rates by socio demographic characteristics, England: 1 September 2020 to 25 July 2021

Official Statistics: COVID 19 infection rates by socio demographic characteristics, England: 1 September 2020 to 25 July 2021

Analysis of weekly age-standardised infection rates for coronavirus (COVID-19) in England by various socio-demographic characteristics between 1 September 2020 and 25 July 2021. Includes estimates of positivity rates by ethnic group, religion, country of birth, socio-economic status, disability, and area deprivation.

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New Chief Regulator at Ofqual

New Chief Regulator at Ofqual

Dr Jo Saxton has taken up her post at England’s independent qualifications regulator.

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Transparency data: Reported coronavirus (COVID 19) notifications by registered early years and childcare settings

Transparency data: Reported coronavirus (COVID 19) notifications by registered early years and childcare settings

This data is published fortnightly. It gives the number of registered early years and childcare providers reporting one or more confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) by week.

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Misleading environmental claims

Misleading environmental claims

The CMA will investigate how products and services claiming to be 'eco-friendly' are being marketed, and whether consumers could be being misled.

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Policy paper: Tackling violence against women and girls strategy

Policy paper: Tackling violence against women and girls strategy

The document is the new strategy covering the government’s plan to tackle violence against women and girls.

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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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