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Consultation outcome: Packaging waste: changing the UK producer responsibility system for packaging waste

Consultation outcome: Packaging waste: changing the UK producer responsibility system for packaging waste

Seeking views on reforming the UK regulations on producer responsibility for packaging waste.

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Policy paper: Communiqués from the Inter Ministerial Group for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Policy paper: Communiqués from the Inter Ministerial Group for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

A note of the meetings held by the Inter Ministerial Group for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in 2019.

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Closed consultation: Adding folic acid to flour

Closed consultation: Adding folic acid to flour

We want your views on whether flour millers should be required by law to add folic acid to flour.

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Consultation outcome: Air quality: draft National Air Pollution Control Programme

Consultation outcome: Air quality: draft National Air Pollution Control Programme

We're seeking views on the draft UK National Air Pollution Control Programme (NAPCP) and the estimated reductions we've used for each policy measure.

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Poultry farmers and bird keepers urged to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat

Poultry farmers and bird keepers urged to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat

Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers across the UK urged to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat through biosecurity measures

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Scotland Secretary welcomes UK wide Veterans Strategy

Scotland Secretary welcomes UK wide Veterans Strategy

First ever UK-wide strategy on the delivery of support for veterans published

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UK climate targets: request for advice from the Committee on Climate Change

UK climate targets: request for advice from the Committee on Climate Change

Letter to the CCC asking for advice following the IPCC special report on the impact of global warming of 1.5°C.

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Scottish Secretary welcomes Moray Growth Deal milestone

Scottish Secretary welcomes Moray Growth Deal milestone

David Mundell looks forward to working with local partners on economy boosting proposals

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UK Government announces Edinburgh Fringe funding to promote new talent on global stage

UK Government announces Edinburgh Fringe funding to promote new talent on global stage

The UK Government will provide £100,000 to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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UK Government announces Edinburgh Fringe funding to promote new talent on global stage

UK Government announces Edinburgh Fringe funding to promote new talent on global stage

The UK Government will provide £100,000 to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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Faster medicine: £56 million innovation centre for Scotland

Faster medicine: £56 million innovation centre for Scotland

The Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC) in Renfrewshire will offer businesses support to transform processes and technologies.

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New Seafish Chair announced

New Seafish Chair announced

Former deputy Chair and acting Chair Brian Young will now permanently take up the role.

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New raptor persecution maps to help tackle wildlife crime

New raptor persecution maps to help tackle wildlife crime

New technology will help crack down on crimes against raptors in England and Wales.

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Pig keepers warned not to feed kitchen scraps to pigs due to African swine fever risk

Pig keepers warned not to feed kitchen scraps to pigs due to African swine fever risk

Pig keepers are being reminded not to feed kitchen scraps to their animals to prevent outbreaks of animal disease.

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Poultry keepers urged to take action now to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat

Poultry keepers urged to take action now to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat

The Chief Vets of Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the UK are encouraging keepers to take action now to reduce their disease risk

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Avian flu prevention zone extended

Avian flu prevention zone extended

The Chief Veterinary Officer has extended a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry from avian flu.

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Avian influenza (bird flu) found in wild birds in England and Scotland

Avian influenza (bird flu) found in wild birds in England and Scotland

H5N8 strain of the disease found in two dead wild wigeons in England

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UK animal transporters: reminder to renew your type 1 authorisations

UK animal transporters: reminder to renew your type 1 authorisations

The process for renewal of type 1 transporter authorisations has changed.

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Joint Exchequer Committee 21 January 2016

Joint Exchequer Committee 21 January 2016

Joint communique published following a Joint Exchequer Committee between the UK government and the Scottish government.

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Joint Exchequer Committee Communique 7 July 2015

Joint Exchequer Committee Communique 7 July 2015

Joint communique published following a Joint Exchequer Committee between the UK Government (represented by Chief Secretary to the Treasury Greg Hands MP) and the Scottish Government (represented by Deputy First Minister John Swinney).

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Confirmed Ebola case in Scotland: Prime Minister's statement

Confirmed Ebola case in Scotland: Prime Minister's statement

Downing Street statement following the confirmation of an Ebola case in Scotland,

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Commonwealth Games Business Conference and British Business House

Commonwealth Games Business Conference and British Business House

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is organising 2 events in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games as part of an international business programme.

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Mark Carney and Sir Richard Branson talk business

Mark Carney and Sir Richard Branson talk business

Commonwealth Games business conference speakers confirmed.

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