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Advisory Committee On Business Appointments

Correspondence: Correspondence between Rt Hon Lord Pickles and Rt Hon Angela Rayner MP24 Jan

Decision: Brine, Steve - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health and Social Care - ACOBA correspondence24 Jan

Decision: Brine, Steve - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health and Social Care - ACOBA correspondence24 Jan

Decision: Williamson, Gavin - Secretary of State for Education, Department for Education - ACOBA advice24 Jan

Decision: Sugg, Liz - Minister for Overseas Territories and Sustainable Development at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office - ACOBA advice24 Jan

Decision: Driver, Mike - SRO Borders Programme, Department for Health and Social Care & Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Justice - ACOBA advice24 Jan

Cabinet Office

Guidance: Technical specifications for personal protective equipment (PPE)25 Jan

Speech: Building a cyber-resilient public sector25 Jan

Guidance: Face coverings: when to wear one, exemptions, and how to make one25 Jan

First ever Government Cyber Security Strategy to step up Britain’s defence and resilience25 Jan

Policy paper: Government Cyber Security Strategy: 2022 to 203025 Jan

Policy paper: Government Cyber Security Strategy: 2022 to 203025 Jan

Press release: Wales Veterans Commissioner launched in new UK Government Veterans Strategy Action Plan24 Jan

Speech: COP President Alok Sharma outlines Presidency aims for the coming year24 Jan

Promotional material: Resources for raising awareness about financial requests for COVID-19 booster vaccines24 Jan

Press release: COP26 President warns Glasgow Climate Pact will remain words on a page unless countries deliver on their promises24 Jan

TUESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2022  |  ADMINISTRATION OF RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Guide to submitting employer licence applications to the Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee (ARSAC).

You need an employer licence under the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 (2018 NI) (IR(ME)R) if you are the employer at a medical radiological installation (or site), responsible for the administrations of radioactive substances to humans. If an employer operates more than one site, a separate licence is required at each site.

Submit a new employer licence application to ARSAC

You should submit a new employer licence application if you only hold a certificate at your site (issued prior to February 2018) or if you have never held a licence or certificate.

The application should be submitted by someone who can respond to any queries on behalf of the employer. You can add more people to the application on the ARSAC online portal so that they receive notifications, respond to queries, and access the licence. Further guidance on how to use the online portal is available.

Follow these steps to submit your application:

  1. Complete an employer licence application form.
  2. Create a New Employer Application on the ARSAC online portal. You will need to create an account if you do not have one already.
  3. Complete all required questions and attach the application form and any other relevant documents such as an IR(ME)R governance statement.

Once ARSAC receives your application, details on how and when to pay the fee will be provided depending on your preferred payment method. The application fee for new employer applications is £250.

All communication will be made through the online portal. You will also receive email notifications when your application status changes.

If approved, your licence will be added to the portal for you to download. Licences are usually issued for a 5-year term. If there are concerns noted during the processing of an application, then a shorter licence term may be issued. ARSAC will explain the reasons for a decision to issue a licence for less than 5 years.

Completing your application form

To complete an employer licence application form, you will need to provide:

  • full legal name and address of the medical radiological installation as it will appear on the licence
  • full legal name and address of the employer as it will appear on the licence
  • name of the accountable representative of the employer under IR(ME)R – for an NHS hospital, this is often the Chief Executive Officer; for non-NHS organisations, an equivalent board level individual accountable under IR(ME)R should be listed
  • name of the Medical Director
  • procedures for which authorisation is sought and for which purpose – diagnostic procedures may be requested by checking the appropriate functional groups
  • for procedures not listed in the ARSAC Notes for Guidance, local diagnostic reference levels (DRLs) where appropriate and effective dose to include references
  • names and email addresses for the practitioners, Medical Physics Experts (MPEs) and relevant individuals responsible for radiopharmaceutical provision
  • details of arrangements in place for remote support from practitioners and MPEs where relevant
  • where appropriate, details of training of supporting staff
  • equipment and facilities available to the employer including equipment based at a different site that is required for the procedures included within the application – for example, this would include sample counters for Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) studies and gamma probes for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (SLNB) procedures where surgery is conducted elsewhere
  • summary of governance and management arrangements for IR(ME)R, including information on how IR(ME)R is implemented on site; how the employer delegates the role of carrying out duties to others and how the employer is assured that IR(ME)R procedures are complied with
  • information relating to the radiopharmaceutical service provision
  • any other information as may be specified on the application form or may be reasonably required for the assessment of the application

There should be a multi-disciplinary team in place to support any service. This includes practitioners, MPEs and other healthcare professionals as appropriate (for example, radiographers, technologists, radiopharmacists, surgeons and nursing staff). You should provide details in the supporting information section of application form on how these individuals have appropriate training and experience for the procedures requested and how the service will be set up.

If you are making an application to include therapy procedures, then you will also need to include the following details in questions in the facilities and supporting information questions on the application form:

  • start-up discussions for new procedures
  • patient selection and onward management (for example, multidisciplinary team meetings)
  • facilities and supporting staff appropriate to the administered activity of the radioactive substance to include diagnostic facilities where appropriate
  • designated in-patient accommodation as appropriate
  • number of procedures undertaken in the last 12 months and predicted numbers to be undertaken in the following 12 months

You should ensure that the application form is signed by the:

  • lead MPE
  • Chief Pharmacist (or equivalent individual in non-NHS organisations)
  • responsible staff member for any radiopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities on site (if relevant)
  • individual responsible for sealed sources (if applied for)
  • Medical Director or Chief Executive Officer (or other equivalent individuals)

Amendment or renewal of existing licences

You should apply for an amendment or renewal to an employer licence when you want to make the following changes:

  • addition of a procedure
  • removal of a procedure
  • change in purpose for a procedure (for example from research to diagnosis)
  • renew your licence term
  • request for authorisation for an administered activity above the DRL or for a significantly greater administered activity than previously authorised for any procedures not listed in the ARSAC Notes for Guidance

You can submit an amendment at any time once you have gained a licence.

The application should be submitted by someone who can respond to any queries on behalf of the employer. You can add more people to the application on the ARSAC online portal so that they receive notifications, respond to queries, and access the licence. Further guidance on how to use the online portal is available.

Follow these steps to submit your application:

  1. Complete an amendment application form.
  2. Create an amendment or renewal application on the ARSAC online portal. You will need to

    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS APPOINTMENTS

    Correspondence between Rt Hon Lord Pickles, Chair of ACOBA and the Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

    Letter from Rt Hon Lord Pickles to the Rt Hon Angela Rayner MP regarding Steve Brine

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    Letter from Rt Hon Angela Rayner MP to Rt Hon Lord Pickles regarding Steve Brine

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    Letter from Rt Hon Lord Pickles to Rt Hon Angela Rayner MP

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    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS APPOINTMENTS

    Correspondence with Steve Brine, former Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care, on business appointments after leaving Crown service.

    Correspondence to the Cabinet Office regarding Steve Brine's work with Sigma

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    Correspondence between Chair of ACOBA and Steve Brine regarding Sigma

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    Advice letter: Steve Brine, Adviser, Remedium Partners

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    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS APPOINTMENTS

    Correspondence with Steve Brine, former Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care, on business appointments after leaving Crown service.

    Correspondence to the Cabinet Office regarding Steve Brine's work with Sigma

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    Correspondence between Chair of ACOBA and Steve Brine regarding Sigma

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    Advice letter: Steve Brine, Adviser, Remedium Partners

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    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS APPOINTMENTS

    Advice to the Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson, former Secretary of State for Education, Department for Education, on business appointments after leaving Crown service

    Advice Letter: Gavin Williamson, Speaker, Chartwell Speakers

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    The Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson left his role at the Secretary of State for Education in September 2021.

    Speaker, Chartwell Speakers

    The Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson sought the Committee’s advice about taking up a role with Chartwell Speakers.

    The letter containing the Committee’s consideration and the conditions imposed on the appointment was sent in November 2021. An accessible version of the letter is available here.

    Published 24 January 2022

    Details

    Baroness Sugg left her role as the Minister for Overseas Territories and Sustainable Development in November 2020.

    Member of the Advisory Council, Transparency International UK

    Baroness Sugg sought the Committee’s advice about taking up a role with Transparency International UK.

    The letter containing the Committee’s consideration and the conditions imposed on the appointment was sent in July 2021; and the appointment was announced September 2021. An accessible version of the letter is available here.

    Chief Operating Officer, Harder Than You Think

    Baroness Sugg sought the Committee’s advice about taking up a role with Harder Than You Think.

    The

    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS APPOINTMENTS

    Advice to Mike Driver, former SRO Borders Programme, Department for Health and Social Care & Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Justice on business appointments after leaving Crown service

    Advice Letter: Michael Driver, Strategic Adviser, Allen Lane Ltd

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    Advice letter: Chair of Audit Committee, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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    Mr Driver left his role at the Department for Health and Social Care in September 2021 (and his previous role at the Ministry of Justice in January 2021)

    Strategic Adviser, Allen Lane Ltd

    Mr Driver sought the Committee’s advice about taking up a role with the Allen Lane Ltd. The letter containing the Committee’s consideration and the conditions imposed on the appointment was sent in November 2021; and the appointment was later taken up. An Accessible version of the letter is available here.

    Chair of the Audit Committee, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

    Mr Driver sought the Committee’s advice about taking up a role with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The letter containing the Committee’s consideration and the conditions imposed on the appointment was sent in October 2021; and the appointment was taken up later that month.

    TUESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2022  |  ANIMAL PLANT HEALTH AGENCY

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

    Avian influenza (bird flu) mainly affects birds. It can also affect humans and other mammals.

    Avian influenza (bird flu) is a notifiable animal disease. If you suspect any type of avian influenza in poultry or captive birds you must report it immediately by calling the Defra Rural Services Helpline on 03000 200 301. In Wales, contact 0300 303 8268. In Scotland, contact your local Field Services Office. Failure to do so is an offence.

    If you find dead wild waterfowl (swans, geese or ducks) or other dead wild birds, such as gulls or birds of prey, you should report them to the Defra helpline (03459 33 55 77). Do not touch or pick up any dead or visibly sick birds that you find. For further information see our advice to the public.

    All bird keepers (whether you have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock) must keep a close watch on them for signs of disease and maintain good biosecurity at all times. If you have any concerns about the health of your birds, seek prompt advice from your vet.

    You should register your poultry, even if only kept as pets, so we can contact you during an outbreak. This is a legal requirement if you have 50 or more birds. Poultry includes chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, pigeon (bred for meat), partridge, quail, guinea fowl and pheasants.

    You can sign up to our alerts service to keep up to date with the latest news. You can also get Defra email alerts or subscribe to Defra’s RSS feed.

    Latest situation

    Further updates 25 January 2022:

    Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the disease control zones surrounding a premises near Clifford, Hereford and South Herefordshire, Herefordshire, the 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone has been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

    Further update 25 January 2022:

    Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the disease control zones around a premises near Tutbury, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, the 3km Protection Zone declared on the 2 December 2021 has ended, and the area has merged with the 10km Surveillance Zone.

    Update 25 January 2022:

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at premises near Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear on the 25 January 2022. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. All poultry on the premises will be humanely culled.

    Update 24 January 2022:

    Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the disease control zones surrounding the premises near Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, the 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone has been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

    For details of the cases and the measures that apply in the disease control zones in England, see the avian influenza: cases and disease control zones in England guidance. You can also find out about licences for movements from disease control zones in force.

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

    An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) came into force across Great Britain on the 3 November 2021, and in Northern Ireland on the 17 November 2021. This was extended to include housing measures across the UK on the 29 November 2021.

    These measures mean that it is a legal requirement for all bird keepers across the UK (whether they have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock) to keep their birds indoors and follow strict biosecurity measures to limit the spread of and eradicate the disease.

    Separate AIPZ declarations are made in each UK administration. For further details in:

    AIPZ in England

    The AIPZ in England means that bird keepers must:

    • house or net all poultry and captive birds to keep them separate from wild birds
    • cleanse and disinfect clothing, footwear, equipment and vehicles before and after contact with poultry and captive birds – if practical, use disposable protective clothing
    • reduce the movement of people, vehicles or equipment to and from areas where poultry and captive birds are kept, to minimise contamination from manure, slurry and other products, and use effective vermin control
    • thoroughly cleanse and disinfect housing on a continuous basis
    • keep fresh disinfectant at the right concentration at all farm and poultry housing entry and exit points
    • minimise direct and indirect contact between poultry and captive birds and wild birds, including making sure all feed and water is not accessible to wild birds

    To help bird keepers comply with the rules, we’ve updated the biosecurity advice .

    For further details see the latest England declaration - in force from 29 November 2021 until further notice:

    This declaration revokes and replaces the following declarations:

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone England declaration (PDF, 184 KB, 7 pages)

    AIPZ with additional housing measures (North Yorkshire) declaration (PDF, 968 KB, 6 pages)

    The

    TUESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2022  |  ANIMAL PLANT HEALTH AGENCY

    Current and suspected cases of avian influenza (bird flu) in the UK and the disease control measures in place.

    When avian influenza is confirmed or suspected in poultry or other captive birds, disease control zones are put in place around the infected premises to prevent the spread of the disease. Within these zones a range of restrictions on the movement of poultry and material associated with their keeping can apply.

    Check if you are in a zone on our interactive map.

    Definitive requirements are set out in the published declarations for each disease control zone currently in force. For further information see our cases and disease control zones section.

    For details of cases in:

    General or specific licences allow the movement of birds, products of animal origin or mammals from zones. This page lists the licences when available.

    See the avian influenza guidance for information on how to spot avian influenza (bird flu), what to do if you suspect it, and measures to prevent it.

    You can sign up to our alerts service to keep up to date with the latest news. You can also get Defra email alerts or subscribe to Defra’s RSS feed.

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

    An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) including housing measures is in force across the UK. See the avian influenza guidance for more information.

    Cases and disease control zones

    The government has confirmed 71 cases of avian influenza H5N1 in England.

    There was also 1 case of avian influenza in Wales where a small area of the disease control zones around this case extended into England. In addition there were 2 cases of avian influenza in Scotland where a small area of the surveillance zone surrounding each case extended into England. All 3 zones have now been revoked.

    Temporary control zones in force:

    No temporary control zones are in force.

    Disease control zones in force:

    Disease control zones no longer in force:

    TUESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2022  |  ANIMAL PLANT HEALTH AGENCY

    How to get a county parish holding (CPH) number, add land to your CPH or register your temporary use of land to keep livestock.

    You must have a CPH number if you keep livestock (kept as part of a business or as pets). Livestock includes:

    • bovine animals (cattle, bison and buffalo)
    • pigs
    • goats
    • sheep
    • deer
    • poultry (if you have 50 or more birds)

    This guidance is for land in England. Contact Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, if you use land in these countries.

    Holding: meaning and the area it can cover

    Livestock holdings describe the land and buildings that people use for keeping livestock, including livestock kept as pets. Each holding has a unique CPH number. A livestock business may have more than one holding and CPH number.

    A single livestock holding can cover the land and buildings within 10 miles of its main livestock handling area, for example:

    • a farmyard
    • your home (if you keep livestock as pets)

    Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) use of ‘holding’

    The word ‘holding’ has a different meaning in BPS. Under BPS rules, a holding is all the land and buildings you use to keep livestock, which could include more than one CPH.

    CPH numbers are needed for:

    • keepers of livestock
    • animal bi-product use such as offal for raw pet food production
    • semen for artificial insemination
    • some non-agricultural activities such as showgrounds, markets or pet food manufacturers

    They are not needed for customers who only claim subsidies.

    Register to record and report

    You must have a CPH number to comply with the rules on recording and reporting livestock movements. Government uses these numbers to track the location and movement of livestock to prevent and control disease.

    A permanent CPH number covers land you’ll use for more than a year. A temporary CPH number (tCPH) covers the use of land up to a year. If the land you plan to use for keeping livestock does not have one of these numbers, you must register it.

    Movements can include:

    • taking livestock to sell at market
    • transporting livestock to and from a show
    • moving livestock to and from a different farm
    • bringing livestock into your home to keep as pets

    It’s an offence if you do not comply with the rules on recording and reporting livestock movements.

    Get a permanent CPH number

    If you intend to keep livestock you must apply for a CPH number from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA). This must be done before moving livestock onto the land.

    To get a CPH for land in England, contact the RPA on 03000 200 301. Find out about call charges.

    If you cannot call the RPA, email ruralpayments@defra.gov.uk instead. Put ‘CPH number request’ in the subject line.

    For land in other parts of the UK, contact the relevant authority as follows.

    Northern Ireland: Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA)

    Scotland: Scottish Government

    Wales: Welsh Government

    Information you’ll need

    Tell the RPA:

    • your correspondence address and postcode
    • if you own or rent the land – if you rent it, you’ll need to say if you’ll have use of it for more than a year and if the owner of the land already has a CPH number
    • your contact details
    • business name
    • business activities or livestock type
    • single business identifier (SBI) – if you’ve got one
    • the National Grid field number for your main livestock gathering area – if this is different from your correspondence address. If you are not claiming subsidies, you will need to provide the National Grid field numbers for any other land you keep livestock on. You can locate the National Grid field number for your land by using the Magic map and following these instructions:
    1. Using the search facility at the top right of the page, search on a county, place or postcode.
    2. Using the map, locate the main livestock gathering area for your livestock.
    3. Click on the ‘Where am I’ function on the toolbar and then click on the relevant field.
    4. A pop-up box will appear showing the land details for this location including the National Grid field number.

    Update your permanent CPH details

    Tell RPA if there are any changes to the information you gave when you registered your holding. This includes when you:

    • stop keeping a particular species at that location or start keeping a new species
    • transfer the ownership of part or all of your holding
    • take over another holding
    • take on additional land

    You must tell RPA about these changes within 30 days of them taking place or you’ll be breaking the law.

    Contact RPA using the Defra Rural Services Helpline on 03000 200 301. Find out about call charges.

    If you cannot call the RPA, email ruralpayments@defra.gov.uk instead. Put ‘CPH update’ in the subject line.

    Add land to your permanent CPH

    You can do this if:

    • you own the land, or have use of it for more than one year
    • it’s within 10 miles of your main livestock handling area

    Contact the RPA using the Defra Rural Services Helpline on 03000 200 301. Find out about call charges.

    If you cannot call the RPA, email ruralpayments@defra.gov.uk instead. Put ‘CPH update’ in the subject line.

    Use land or buildings outside your permanent CPH

    If you plan to use additional land or buildings, you must make sure they have a CPH number.

    Where your livestock will mix with someone else’s

    You may plan to move your livestock off your CPH to land or buildings where they’ll mix with livestock kept by someone else. If so, you’ll need to record and report the move to the CPH that covers that field or building.

    The holder of the CPH you moved your livestock to must:

    • report the movement of livestock onto their CPH
    • record the movement in their holding register
    • comply with the rules on the movement of livestock known as ‘standstill restrictions’
    • keep the passports of cattle or movement documents for oth

    TUESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2022  |  ANIMAL PLANT HEALTH AGENCY

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

    Avian influenza (bird flu) mainly affects birds. It can also affect humans and other mammals.

    Avian influenza (bird flu) is a notifiable animal disease. If you suspect any type of avian influenza in poultry or captive birds you must report it immediately by calling the Defra Rural Services Helpline on 03000 200 301. In Wales, contact 0300 303 8268. In Scotland, contact your local Field Services Office. Failure to do so is an offence.

    If you find dead wild waterfowl (swans, geese or ducks) or other dead wild birds, such as gulls or birds of prey, you should report them to the Defra helpline (03459 33 55 77). Do not touch or pick up any dead or visibly sick birds that you find. For further information see our advice to the public.

    All bird keepers (whether you have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock) must keep a close watch on them for signs of disease and maintain good biosecurity at all times. If you have any concerns about the health of your birds, seek prompt advice from your vet.

    You should register your poultry, even if only kept as pets, so we can contact you during an outbreak. This is a legal requirement if you have 50 or more birds. Poultry includes chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, pigeon (bred for meat), partridge, quail, guinea fowl and pheasants.

    You can sign up to our alerts service to keep up to date with the latest news. You can also get Defra email alerts or subscribe to Defra’s RSS feed.

    Latest situation

    Update 25 January 2022:

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at premises near Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear on the 25 January 2022. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. All poultry on the premises will be humanely culled.

    Update 24 January 2022:

    Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the disease control zones surrounding the premises near Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, the 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone has been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

    For details of the cases and the measures that apply in the disease control zones in England, see the avian influenza: cases and disease control zones in England guidance. You can also find out about licences for movements from disease control zones in force.

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

    An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) came into force across Great Britain on the 3 November 2021, and in Northern Ireland on the 17 November 2021. This was extended to include housing measures across the UK on the 29 November 2021.

    These measures mean that it is a legal requirement for all bird keepers across the UK (whether they have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock) to keep their birds indoors and follow strict biosecurity measures to limit the spread of and eradicate the disease.

    Separate AIPZ declarations are made in each UK administration. For further details in:

    AIPZ in England

    The AIPZ in England means that bird keepers must:

    • house or net all poultry and captive birds to keep them separate from wild birds
    • cleanse and disinfect clothing, footwear, equipment and vehicles before and after contact with poultry and captive birds – if practical, use disposable protective clothing
    • reduce the movement of people, vehicles or equipment to and from areas where poultry and captive birds are kept, to minimise contamination from manure, slurry and other products, and use effective vermin control
    • thoroughly cleanse and disinfect housing on a continuous basis
    • keep fresh disinfectant at the right concentration at all farm and poultry housing entry and exit points
    • minimise direct and indirect contact between poultry and captive birds and wild birds, including making sure all feed and water is not accessible to wild birds

    To help bird keepers comply with the rules, we’ve updated the biosecurity advice .

    For further details see the latest England declaration - in force from 29 November 2021 until further notice:

    This declaration revokes and replaces the following declarations:

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone England declaration (PDF, 184 KB, 7 pages)

    AIPZ with additional housing measures (North Yorkshire) declaration (PDF, 968 KB, 6 pages)

    The AIPZ requirements will be kept under regular review as part of the government’s work to monitor and manage the risks of avian influenza. Any decisions on when to lift or amend the AIPZs will be based on risk assessments based on the latest scientific and ornithological evidence and veterinary advice.

    Enforcement

    Avian influenza controls, including the AIPZ and housing measures are enforced by the Local Authority Animal Health Function (LAAHF), which is normally situated with the Trading Standards or Environmental Health Service of a local authority.

    You should contact your local authority to find out how to raise reports of non-compliance. If you need hel

    TUESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2022  |  ANIMAL PLANT HEALTH AGENCY

    Current and suspected cases of avian influenza (bird flu) in the UK and the disease control measures in place.

    When avian influenza is confirmed or suspected in poultry or other captive birds, disease control zones are put in place around the infected premises to prevent the spread of the disease. Within these zones a range of restrictions on the movement of poultry and material associated with their keeping can apply.

    Check if you are in a zone on our interactive map.

    Definitive requirements are set out in the published declarations for each disease control zone currently in force. For further information see our cases and disease control zones section.

    For details of cases in:

    General or specific licences allow the movement of birds, products of animal origin or mammals from zones. This page lists the licences when available.

    See the avian influenza guidance for information on how to spot avian influenza (bird flu), what to do if you suspect it, and measures to prevent it.

    You can sign up to our alerts service to keep up to date with the latest news. You can also get Defra email alerts or subscribe to Defra’s RSS feed.

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

    An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) including housing measures is in force across the UK. See the avian influenza guidance for more information.

    Cases and disease control zones

    The government has confirmed 71 cases of avian influenza H5N1 in England.

    There was also 1 case of avian influenza in Wales where a small area of the disease control zones around this case extended into England. In addition there were 2 cases of avian influenza in Scotland where a small area of the surveillance zone surrounding each case extended into England. All 3 zones have now been revoked.

    Temporary control zones in force:

    No temporary control zones are in force.

    Disease control zones in force:

    Disease control zones no longer in force:

    Details

    If you want to export animals and animal products from the UK, you need to make arrangements for someone to sign an export health certificate for your type of consignment.

    This will be an official vet or sometimes a local authority food competent certifying officer. They will check your consignment meets the health requirements of the destination country.

    There’s no fee for the certificate but you’ll usually be charged for the certifier’s time.

    You can use this list to help you find a veterinary business or local authority that has certifiers permitted to certify your consignment. You must check with them that they’re registered to use EHC Online as they will not be able to issue the majority of certificates until they have done so.

    The list does not include every certifier in England, Scotland and Wales. And not every certifier will be able to certify every consignment. If you cannot find what you need contact CSCOneHealthOVTeam@apha.gov.uk.

    If you’re a pet owner taking your pet abroad, speak to your vet. This list does not cover vets who issue pet travel documents.

    If your organisation offers export certification, and you want to be added to the list, email CSCOneHealthOVTeam@apha.gov.uk.

    If you’re in Northern Ireland contact DAERA.

    Published 8 February 2019
    Last updated 24 January 2022 + show all updates
    1. We have added Origin Vets to the list of professionals in Wales who can certify animals for export.

    2. Updated the England and Scotland list of professionals who can certify export health certificates.

    3. Updated Glasgow City Council's details in the list of professionals in Scotland who can certify animals and animal products for export.

    4. We updated AIO partners details in the lists for England, Wales and Scotland.

    5. We have updated Amivet Ltd's record in the list of professionals for England.

    6. We have updated Braintree Council's record in the list of professionals for England.

    7. Updated the England list of professionals who can certify export health certificates to include Ashford Vets and the Scotland list of professionals who can certify export health certificates to include Station Vets.

    8. Updated the England list of professionals who can certify export health certificates.

    9. Updated the England list of professionals who can certify export health certificates.

    10. Updated the lists of organisations in England and Wales that can inspect and certify animals and animal products for export.

    11. Updated Brighton and Hove council's contact details.

    12. Updated the find a professional to certify EHC list for England.

    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  ANIMAL PLANT HEALTH AGENCY

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

    Avian influenza (bird flu) mainly affects birds. It can also affect humans and other mammals.

    Avian influenza (bird flu) is a notifiable animal disease. If you suspect any type of avian influenza in poultry or captive birds you must report it immediately by calling the Defra Rural Services Helpline on 03000 200 301. In Wales, contact 0300 303 8268. In Scotland, contact your local Field Services Office. Failure to do so is an offence.

    If you find dead wild waterfowl (swans, geese or ducks) or other dead wild birds, such as gulls or birds of prey, you should report them to the Defra helpline (03459 33 55 77). Do not touch or pick up any dead or visibly sick birds that you find. For further information see our advice to the public.

    All bird keepers (whether you have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock) must keep a close watch on them for signs of disease and maintain good biosecurity at all times. If you have any concerns about the health of your birds, seek prompt advice from your vet.

    You should register your poultry, even if only kept as pets, so we can contact you during an outbreak. This is a legal requirement if you have 50 or more birds. Poultry includes chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, pigeon (bred for meat), partridge, quail, guinea fowl and pheasants.

    You can sign up to our alerts service to keep up to date with the latest news. You can also get Defra email alerts or subscribe to Defra’s RSS feed.

    Latest situation

    Update 24 January 2022:

    Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the disease control zones surrounding the premises near Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, the 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone has been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

    Update 22 January 2022:

    Following suspicion of notifiable avian influenza based on the clinical picture in commercial poultry at a premises near Crewe, Cheshire East, Cheshire, a case of slaughter on suspicion was confirmed on 21 January 2022. Following official testing, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed on 22 January 2022. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. All birds on the infected premises will be humanely culled.

    Further update 21 January 2022:

    Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the disease control zones surrounding the eighth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, the 3km Protection Zone has ended, and the area has merged with the 10km Surveillance Zone.

    For details of the cases and the measures that apply in the disease control zones in England, see the avian influenza: cases and disease control zones in England guidance. You can also find out about licences for movements from disease control zones in force.

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

    An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) came into force across Great Britain on the 3 November 2021, and in Northern Ireland on the 17 November 2021. This was extended to include housing measures across the UK on the 29 November 2021.

    These measures mean that it is a legal requirement for all bird keepers across the UK (whether they have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock) to keep their birds indoors and follow strict biosecurity measures to limit the spread of and eradicate the disease.

    Separate AIPZ declarations are made in each UK administration. For further details in:

    AIPZ in England

    The AIPZ in England means that bird keepers must:

    • house or net all poultry and captive birds to keep them separate from wild birds
    • cleanse and disinfect clothing, footwear, equipment and vehicles before and after contact with poultry and captive birds – if practical, use disposable protective clothing
    • reduce the movement of people, vehicles or equipment to and from areas where poultry and captive birds are kept, to minimise contamination from manure, slurry and other products, and use effective vermin control
    • thoroughly cleanse and disinfect housing on a continuous basis
    • keep fresh disinfectant at the right concentration at all farm and poultry housing entry and exit points
    • minimise direct and indirect contact between poultry and captive birds and wild birds, including making sure all feed and water is not accessible to wild birds

    To help bird keepers comply with the rules, we’ve updated the biosecurity advice .

    For further details see the latest England declaration - in force from 29 November 2021 until further notice:

    This declaration revokes and replaces the following declarations:

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone England declaration (PDF, 184 KB, 7 pages)

    AIPZ with additional housing measures (North Yorkshire) declaration (PDF, 968 KB, 6 pages)

    The AIPZ requirements will be kept under regular review as part of the government’s work to monitor and manage the risks of avian influenza. Any decisions on when to lift or amend the AIPZs will be based on risk assessments based on the latest scientific and ornithological evidence and veterinary advice.

    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  ANIMAL PLANT HEALTH AGENCY

    Current and suspected cases of avian influenza (bird flu) in the UK and the disease control measures in place.

    When avian influenza is confirmed or suspected in poultry or other captive birds, disease control zones are put in place around the infected premises to prevent the spread of the disease. Within these zones a range of restrictions on the movement of poultry and material associated with their keeping can apply.

    Check if you are in a zone on our interactive map.

    Definitive requirements are set out in the published declarations for each disease control zone currently in force. For further information see our cases and disease control zones section.

    For details of cases in:

    General or specific licences allow the movement of birds, products of animal origin or mammals from zones. This page lists the licences when available.

    See the avian influenza guidance for information on how to spot avian influenza (bird flu), what to do if you suspect it, and measures to prevent it.

    You can sign up to our alerts service to keep up to date with the latest news. You can also get Defra email alerts or subscribe to Defra’s RSS feed.

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

    An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) including housing measures is in force across the UK. See the avian influenza guidance for more information.

    Cases and disease control zones

    The government has confirmed 70 cases of avian influenza H5N1 in England.

    There was also 1 case of avian influenza in Wales where a small area of the disease control zones around this case extended into England. In addition there were 2 cases of avian influenza in Scotland where a small area of the surveillance zone surrounding each case extended into England. All 3 zones have now been revoked.

    Temporary control zones in force:

    No temporary control zones are in force.

    Disease control zones in force:

    Disease control zones no longer in force:

    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  ANIMAL PLANT HEALTH AGENCY

    Report on weekly findings of highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) in wild birds in Great Britain.

    Avian influenza in wild birds: 2022

    Avian influenza in wild birds: 2021

    Avian influenza in wild birds: 2020

    Avian influenza in wild birds: 2019

    Avian influenza in wild birds: 2018

    Avian influenza in wild birds: winter 2016 to 2017

    Details

    This report is produced by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA). It is updated regularly with findings of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) – often referred to as bird flu – in wild birds in Great Britain. Updates are recorded in calendar weeks (for example, week 1 is the first week in January).

    These are findings of avian influenza from our ongoing routine surveillance for avian influenza in wild birds. This surveillance is made up of patrols by wild bird reserve wardens and collections of found-dead wild birds reported to us by members of the public. This data only represents cases where birds have tested positive for avian influenza.

    Read the avian influenza (bird flu) detailed guidance for the latest information.

    Published 30 December 2016
    Last updated 24 January 2022 + show all updates
    1. Updated the avian influenza in wild birds for 2022 - week 2.

    2. Added the avian influenza in wild birds for 2022 list. It shows findings for week 1.

    3. Updated the avian influenza in wild birds for 2021 - week 52.

    4. Updated the avian influenza in wild birds for 2021 - week 51.

    5. Updated the AI in wild birds for 2021 - weeks 49 and 50.

    6. Updated the avian influenza in wild birds for 2021 - week 48.

    Published 20 May 2021
    Last updated 25 January 2022 + show all updates
    1. Updated 21/22 spreadsheet

    2. Document updated to include November 2021 data

    3. Workforce Management Information 2021-22 updated

    4. Updated Workforce Management information document

    5. Updated spreadsheet

    6. August data added.

    7. Updated template for the excel spreadsheet.

    8. Updated July data.

    9. June data added to spreadsheet

    10. Updated workforce management data for May.

    11. First published.

    Published 3 May 2016
    Last updated 25 January 2022 + show all updates
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    WEDNESDAY, 26 JANUARY 2022  |  BONA VACANTIA

    A list of unclaimed estates held by the Treasury Solicitor. Last updated 26th January 2022

    The Division publishes a list of unclaimed estates which have been recently referred, but not yet administered, and historic cases which have been administered but not yet been claimed within the time limits for doing so.

    The list

    Unclaimed estates list (CSV, 1.03 MB)

    Some people have experienced an intermittent problem downloading the Unclaimed estates list. We are investigating the cause of the issue.

    The list is published in a Comma Separated Values (CSV) file format. This acts like a spreadsheet and although it can be opened in any text editor it is is best viewed in a spreadsheet application, such as Microsoft Excel, Google Docs or OpenOffice Calc.

    If you are looking for a particular estate you can search by using Ctrl-F in your browser, text editor or spreadsheet application.

    The list is updated every working day and newly advertised estates appear at the top of the list. After one day of publication, new estates drop into the rest of the list in alphabetical order.

    Any estates where the Bona Vacantia division (BVD) no longer has an interest, for example, when a claim to an estate has been admitted, will be removed daily. Estates where the 30 year time limit from the date of death has expired are also removed.

    BVD provides as much genealogical information as it holds on its files, subject to its obligations under the Data Protection Act and any other legal requirements. If a field is blank then BVD either do not hold the information or it may only be held in paper files stored off-site.

    If you have a claim

    Further information can be found in the guide on how to Make a claim to a deceased person’s estate

    Disclaimer

    Please note: The list cannot be guaranteed to be complete and correct and no warranties are given or implied to that effect. Copies of the list held on other sources or provided by third parties other than the Treasury Solicitor cannot be guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date. The Treasury Solicitor does not accept any responsibility for any loss whatsoever which might result from reliance thereon.

    Published 6 December 2013
    Last updated 26 January 2022 + show all updates
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    21. TUESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2022  |  BONA VACANTIA

      A list of unclaimed estates held by the Treasury Solicitor. Last updated 25th January 2022

      The Division publishes a list of unclaimed estates which have been recently referred, but not yet administered, and historic cases which have been administered but not yet been claimed within the time limits for doing so.

      The list

      Unclaimed estates list (CSV, 1.03 MB)

      Some people have experienced an intermittent problem downloading the Unclaimed estates list. We are investigating the cause of the issue.

      The list is published in a Comma Separated Values (CSV) file format. This acts like a spreadsheet and although it can be opened in any text editor it is is best viewed in a spreadsheet application, such as Microsoft Excel, Google Docs or OpenOffice Calc.

      If you are looking for a particular estate you can search by using Ctrl-F in your browser, text editor or spreadsheet application.

      The list is updated every working day and newly advertised estates appear at the top of the list. After one day of publication, new estates drop into the rest of the list in alphabetical order.

      Any estates where the Bona Vacantia division (BVD) no longer has an interest, for example, when a claim to an estate has been admitted, will be removed daily. Estates where the 30 year time limit from the date of death has expired are also removed.

      BVD provides as much genealogical information as it holds on its files, subject to its obligations under the Data Protection Act and any other legal requirements. If a field is blank then BVD either do not hold the information or it may only be held in paper files stored off-site.

      If you have a claim

      Further information can be found in the guide on how to Make a claim to a deceased person’s estate

      Disclaimer

      Please note: The list cannot be guaranteed to be complete and correct and no warranties are given or implied to that effect. Copies of the list held on other sources or provided by third parties other than the Treasury Solicitor cannot be guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date. The Treasury Solicitor does not accept any responsibility for any loss whatsoever which might result from reliance thereon.

    Published 6 December 2013
    Last updated 25 January 2022 + show all updates
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    21. MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  BONA VACANTIA

      A list of unclaimed estates held by the Treasury Solicitor. Last updated 24th January 2022

      The Division publishes a list of unclaimed estates which have been recently referred, but not yet administered, and historic cases which have been administered but not yet been claimed within the time limits for doing so.

      The list

      Unclaimed estates list (CSV, 1.03 MB)

      Some people have experienced an intermittent problem downloading the Unclaimed estates list. We are investigating the cause of the issue.

      The list is published in a Comma Separated Values (CSV) file format. This acts like a spreadsheet and although it can be opened in any text editor it is is best viewed in a spreadsheet application, such as Microsoft Excel, Google Docs or OpenOffice Calc.

      If you are looking for a particular estate you can search by using Ctrl-F in your browser, text editor or spreadsheet application.

      The list is updated every working day and newly advertised estates appear at the top of the list. After one day of publication, new estates drop into the rest of the list in alphabetical order.

      Any estates where the Bona Vacantia division (BVD) no longer has an interest, for example, when a claim to an estate has been admitted, will be removed daily. Estates where the 30 year time limit from the date of death has expired are also removed.

      BVD provides as much genealogical information as it holds on its files, subject to its obligations under the Data Protection Act and any other legal requirements. If a field is blank then BVD either do not hold the information or it may only be held in paper files stored off-site.

      If you have a claim

      Further information can be found in the guide on how to Make a claim to a deceased person’s estate

      Disclaimer

      Please note: The list cannot be guaranteed to be complete and correct and no warranties are given or implied to that effect. Copies of the list held on other sources or provided by third parties other than the Treasury Solicitor cannot be guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date. The Treasury Solicitor does not accept any responsibility for any loss whatsoever which might result from reliance thereon.

    Published 6 December 2013
    Last updated 24 January 2022 + show all updates
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    21. MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  BORDER FORCE

      Jobs that qualify for exemptions from quarantine, passenger locator form or COVID testing requirements.

      Details

      Changes to international travel rules from 11 February 2022

      The COVID-19 testing and quarantine rules for travel to England will change at 4am, 11 February.

      Read more about the changes to international travel rules.

      If you arrive in England before 4am, 11 February you must follow the current rules.

      Because of COVID-19 there are rules about what you have to do before you travel to England and after you arrive.

      Some people are exempt from some or all COVID-19 travel and entry requirements because of their job.

      This guidance lists the jobs that qualify for an exemption and tells you:

      • what you need to do, or not do
      • any conditions you will need to meet or evidence you will need to show

      Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

      Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have their own rules and exemptions. Read more about:

      Legislation

      This guidance provides a high level summary of the international travel regulations.

    Published 22 May 2020
    Last updated 24 January 2022 + show all updates
    1. The COVID-19 testing and quarantine rules for travel to England will change at 4am, 11 February.

    2. You do not need to take a test before travel to England or quarantine on arrival if you qualify as fully vaccinated for travel to England.

    3. Updated guidance about exemptions for performing arts and film and high-end television professionals.

    4. Clarification of rules for diplomatic missions and international organisations granted privileges and immunities in the UK.

    5. New requirement to take a COVID-19 test before travel to England for some jobs.

    6. Changes to rules on PCR tests and quarantine on arrival.

    7. Quarantine requirements no longer apply for non UK residents for air crew, non-UK border officers, bus and coach drivers, drivers of good vehicles, Eurotunnel workers, Eurostar workers, international prison escorts, port workers.

    8. New exemption for pork butchers. Updates to passenger locator form wording for Air Crew, Bus and Coach Drivers, Drivers of Goods Vehicles, Eurostar International Workers, Eurotunnel workers, Port Workers.

    9. Drivers of goods vehicles update - Georgia and Montenegro removed from red list.

    10. Updated international travel to England rules.

    11. New exemptions for film and high-end television production activities, foreign policing, performing arts professionals and seasonal poultry workers.

    12. Updated red list rules for Montenegro for drivers of HGVs.

    13. Updated red list rules for Georgia for drivers of HGVs.

    14. Exemption rules for isolated transport workers.

    15. Exemption for specialist technical port workers supporting ferry services added.

    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  BORDER FORCE

    What you’ll need to enter the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme or EU Settlement Scheme family permit rules.

    Details

    What you’ll need to enter depends on where you’re from. There are different rules if you’re from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland.

    Published 24 January 2022

    MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022  |  CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY

    Draft regulations updating cross references to aircraft categories and flexibility provisions for aviation safety, as well as the definition of the basic regulation.

    Notification to Parliament: The Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2022

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    Draft statutory instrument: The Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2022

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    Draft explanatory memorandum: The Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2022

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    Details

    This draft instrument amends The Air Navigation Order 2016 to update references to Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 on common rules in the field of civil aviation to reflect the repeal of this regulation and its replacement with Regulation (EU) 2018/1139.

    The amendments are to update:

    • cross references in relation to areas such as aircraft categories and flexibility provisions
    • the definition of ‘the basic regulation’

    The present draft instrument will ensure The Air Navigation Order 2016 operates as intended and accurately cites the current retained EU legislation.

    The draft legislation was released via a

    Details

    Use this guide to find details of all our undefended decisions and orders.

    Published 4 November 2014
    Last updated 26 January 2022 + show all updates
    1. Decisions O/056/22, O/058/22, O/062/22 and O/063/22 added.

    2. Decisions O/039/22, O/040/22, O/044/22, O/045/22, O/050/22 and O/051/22 added.

    WEDNESDAY, 26 JANUARY 2022  |  COMPANY NAMES TRIBUNAL

    Decision for applicant Linhope International Limited and Original Beauty Technology Company against registration number 13308273, applicant successful.

    Decision on House of CB Ltd

    Details

    Application number 3505

    Applicant Linhope International Limited and Original Beauty Technology Company objected to the name used by House of CB Ltd under the Companies Act 2006.

    This decision was undefended. ‘Undefended’ refers to decisions where there has been no defence in response to the application to the Company Names Tribunal.

    Published 26 January 2022

    WEDNESDAY, 26 JANUARY 2022  |  COMPANY NAMES TRIBUNAL

    Decision for applicant Construction Skills Certification Scheme Limited against registration number 13439553, applicant successful.

    Details

    Application number 3589

    Applicant Construction Skills Certification Scheme Limited objected to the name used by CSCS Construction Ltd under the Companies Act 2006.

    This decision was undefended. ‘Undefended’ refers to decisions where there has been no defence in response to the application to the Company Names Tribunal.

    Published 26 January 2022

    WEDNESDAY, 26 JANUARY 2022  |  COMPANY NAMES TRIBUNAL

    Decision for applicant Intel Corporation against registration number 08386348, applicant successful.

    Decision on Intel Angels Ltd

    Details

    Application number 3587

    Applicant Intel Corporation objected to the name used by Intel Angels Ltd under the Companies Act 2006.

    This decision was undefended. ‘Undefended’ refers to decisions where there has been no defence in response to the application to the Company Names Tribunal.

    Published 26 January 2022
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