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VisitEngland Trustee Reappointed

VisitEngland Trustee Reappointed

The Culture Secretary has reappointed Sarah Stewart as Trustee of the VisitEngland Board for a second term of 2 years, from 30 May 2017 to 29 May 2019

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Boost to National Infrastructure Commission’s expertise

Boost to National Infrastructure Commission’s expertise

The National Infrastructure Commission appoints Lord Adonis as its permanent Chair, Sir John Armitt as Deputy Chair, and four new Commissioners.

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A year in the life of the Secretary of State for Wales

A year in the life of the Secretary of State for Wales

Alun Cairns writes for the Wales on Sunday

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Midlands Engine to roar ahead with ambitious new strategy

Midlands Engine to roar ahead with ambitious new strategy

Ambitious strategy will help the Midlands reach its full economic potential.

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Spring Budget 2017: support for women unveiled by Chancellor

Spring Budget 2017: support for women unveiled by Chancellor

On International Women’s Day Chancellor announces investment that supports women and backs gender equality.

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When cities meet cities UK Smart Cities Showcase in Taiwan

When cities meet cities UK Smart Cities Showcase in Taiwan

DIT Taiwan recruited a UK Smart Cities Trade Mission to exhibit at the Smart City Summit & Expo from 21 to 24 February 2017

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Gross Domestic Product (GDP): What it means and why it matters

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): What it means and why it matters

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures if and how much the economy is growing. Here we explain what it actually is and how it’s measured.

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Welsh Secretary visits DECA, the North Wales home of the global F 35 hub as UK’s Industrial Strategy Announced

Welsh Secretary visits DECA, the North Wales home of the global F 35 hub as UK’s Industrial Strategy Announced

To mark the launch of the UK Government industrial strategy, Secretary State for Wales Alun Cairns, toured the new F-35 global repair hub in North East Wales.

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Culture Secretary appoints new chairs of British Tourist Authority and VisitEngland

Culture Secretary appoints new chairs of British Tourist Authority and VisitEngland

Steve Ridgway and Denis Wormell to commence their new roles on 1 April 2017.

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UK Taxpayer no longer largest Lloyds Bank shareholder

UK Taxpayer no longer largest Lloyds Bank shareholder

The government has now recovered over £18 billion of the £20.3 billion taxpayers injected into Lloyds during the financial crisis.

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Our Connected Future

Our Connected Future

NIC Chair, Lord Adonis, writes about the commission's latest report and the UK's connected future

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Government must take action now to secure our connected future so we are ready for 5G, and essential services are genuinely available where they are needed – Adonis

Government must take action now to secure our connected future so we are ready for 5G, and essential services are genuinely available where they are needed – Adonis

The National Infrastructure Commission publishes its report into 5G and telecommunication technology

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Good design is essential for good infrastructure, our recommendations will reflect the quality and character of local communities across the growth corridor – Phil Graham

Good design is essential for good infrastructure, our recommendations will reflect the quality and character of local communities across the growth corridor – Phil Graham

NIC Cheif Executive, Phil Graham, speech to the Campaign to Protect Rural England

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UK infrastructure investment to reach record high

UK infrastructure investment to reach record high

Pipeline setting out over £500 billion worth of infrastructure investment published.

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New East West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’   Armitt

New East West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’ Armitt

The National Infrastructure Commission publishes its interim report into the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford corridor.

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Manor of Northstead: Stephen Phillips

Manor of Northstead: Stephen Phillips

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this day appointed Stephen James Phillips QC to be Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.

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The UK’s first ever National Infrastructure Assessment enters its next phase

The UK’s first ever National Infrastructure Assessment enters its next phase

National Infrastructure Commission launches NIA call for evidence, publishes its consultation response and announces expert advisory groups

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The UK’s first ever National Infrastructure Assessment enters its next phase

The UK’s first ever National Infrastructure Assessment enters its next phase

National Infrastructure Commission launches NIA call for evidence, publishes its consultation response and announces expert advisory groups

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Government reduces Lloyds shareholding to below 9%

Government reduces Lloyds shareholding to below 9%

The government has now recovered nearly £17 billion of the £20.3 billion taxpayers injected into Lloyds during the financial crisis.

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Bradford and Bingley assets to be sold

Bradford and Bingley assets to be sold

Sale process underway to recover £15.65 billion from Bradford and Bingley assets for UK taxpayers.

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New 'Innovation is GREAT' partnership with McLaren

New 'Innovation is GREAT' partnership with McLaren

The GREAT Britain Campaign (GREAT) has announced a unique partnership with McLaren to help highlight the UK’s innovative culture.

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£220 million for cutting edge new technology

£220 million for cutting edge new technology

New funding to support cutting-edge technology announced by the Chancellor.

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Government reforms to public sector exit payments confirmed

Government reforms to public sector exit payments confirmed

A response to the consultation seeking views on reforms to public sector exit payments has been published.

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Chancellor: British businesses can capitalise on new opportunities

Chancellor: British businesses can capitalise on new opportunities

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has this week met with British businesses from all over the country to listen to their views ahead of his first Autumn Statement.

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Autumn Statement 2016 date confirmed

Autumn Statement 2016 date confirmed

Autumn Statement will be on Wednesday 23 November 2016.

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National Infrastructure Commission visits Publica Urban Design Team

National Infrastructure Commission visits Publica Urban Design Team

Commissioners look at integrating infrastructure with high quality urban design at London based firm.

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Professor Anil Kashyap appointed to the Financial Policy Committee

Professor Anil Kashyap appointed to the Financial Policy Committee

Chancellor Philip Hammond announces the appointment of "leading expert on financial risk" Professor Anil Kashyap to the Financial Policy Committee (FPC).

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Sir Charles Bean nominated for appointment to the Office for Budget Responsibility

Sir Charles Bean nominated for appointment to the Office for Budget Responsibility

Chancellor Philip Hammond nominates Sir Charles Bean for appointment to the OBR's Budget Responsibility Committee.

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World first “masala” bond launches on London Stock Exchange

World first “masala” bond launches on London Stock Exchange

First ever offshore rupee-denominated “masala” bond listed by an Indian company.

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Northern Powerhouse minister begins first tour since appointment

Northern Powerhouse minister begins first tour since appointment

Northern Powerhouse minister Andrew Percy and Lord O’Neill reaffirm the government’s commitment to building a Northern Powerhouse.

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Chancellor to promote British business opportunities in China

Chancellor to promote British business opportunities in China

New Chancellor, Philip Hammond visits China to promote Britain as one of the best places in the world to invest and do business with.

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Chancellor kickstarts work on building stronger economic and trade relationships with Britain’s closest international partners

Chancellor kickstarts work on building stronger economic and trade relationships with Britain’s closest international partners

New York visit marks first in a series over the next two weeks including China and Singapore.

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Statement from the Chancellor and international investment banks on London as a world leading financial centre

Statement from the Chancellor and international investment banks on London as a world leading financial centre

Joint statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, and leaders of international investment banks released on 7 July 2016.

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New Second Permanent Secretary to the Treasury appointed

New Second Permanent Secretary to the Treasury appointed

Charles Roxburgh has been appointed as the Treasury's new Second Permanent Secretary.

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Great British Coastal Conference announced

Great British Coastal Conference announced

Communities Minister announces conference to help the Great British Coast reach its enormous economic potential.

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China chooses London for its first ever sovereign renminbi (RMB) bond issued outside of China

China chooses London for its first ever sovereign renminbi (RMB) bond issued outside of China

First ever Chinese sovereign RMB bond to be issued outside of China

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Britain to enter recession with 500,000 UK jobs lost if it left EU, new Treasury analysis shows

Britain to enter recession with 500,000 UK jobs lost if it left EU, new Treasury analysis shows

New Treasury analysis shows a vote to leave the EU would tip Britain’s economy into a year-long recession.

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New £180 million fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine

New £180 million fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine

Major new fund launched to drive cutting-edge research, innovation and skills across the Midlands Engine.

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Michael Saunders appointed as external member of the Monetary Policy Committee

Michael Saunders appointed as external member of the Monetary Policy Committee

As an external member of the MPC, Michael Saunders will hold one of nine votes to decide the future path of UK monetary policy.

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Today Britain gets a pay rise, thanks to the National Living Wage

Today Britain gets a pay rise, thanks to the National Living Wage

National Living Wage of £7.20 per hour comes into force for workers aged 25 and above.

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New body to support financial sanctions implementation launched

New body to support financial sanctions implementation launched

Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation created to help UK businesses comply with financial sanctions.

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HSBC and successful business founders launch Entrepreneurs Exchange

HSBC and successful business founders launch Entrepreneurs Exchange

New opportunity for entrepreneurs who want to grow their business, to be inspired, gain practical advice launched in Wales

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New National Infrastructure Delivery Plan gets Britain building

New National Infrastructure Delivery Plan gets Britain building

For the first time, this new National Infrastructure Delivery Plan brings together the government's plans for this Parliament.

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TVR to create 150 new jobs following investment in new Ebbw Vale plant

TVR to create 150 new jobs following investment in new Ebbw Vale plant

Alun Cairns: TVR investment shows Wales is open for business

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Welsh innovators, Hydro, partner with Chelsea Group to bring clean water worldwide

Welsh innovators, Hydro, partner with Chelsea Group to bring clean water worldwide

Stephen Crabb: "I am delighted that a leading Welsh company is taking action by playing a key part in bringing clean, healthy water to those that need it most"

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