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NEWS | Published January 20th 2023, 2:02 pm

University of East Anglia praised for its work on climate change

The University of East Anglia (UEA) was praised for its "outstanding" work on climate research by Sir James Bevan, the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, in a speech given at the university on January 16th.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2023, 1:01 pm

Grant Schapps announces 'Scale-Up Britain'

The Business Secretary Grant Shapps today (19 January 2023) set out his vision for ‘Scale-Up Britain’ in a keynote speech to business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, vowing to support the Chancellor and Prime Minister in the government’s growth agenda.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2023, 10:01 am

New deposit return scheme for plastic bottles announced today

Recycling plastic bottles and drink cans is set to be easier for tens of millions of people thanks to a new deposit return scheme, Environment Minister Rebecca Pow announced today.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2023, 9:09 am

UK telecom company guidelines for 5G and 6G endorsed by US

Australia, Canada, and the United States have endorsed guidelines, developed by the UK, for telecom companies to build a more innovative, competitive, and secure supply of equipment for telecom networks, including for 5G and 6G.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2023, 8:08 am

Further £2.1 billion of funding from Levelling Up fund announced

The UK government has announced £2.1 billion of funding for more than 100 projects under the second round of its Levelling Up Fund. The projects aim to benefit millions of people across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland and create jobs and boost economic growth.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2023, 7:08 am

Energy Vehicle Smart Charing Action Plan has been published

The UK government and Ofgem, the energy regulator, have published an Electric Vehicle Smart Charging Action Plan, which sets out steps to make smart charging the preferred method of long duration charging by 2025.

NEWS | Published January 18th 2023, 7:07 am

Department for Education announces additional £125 million in funding

The government announced an additional £125 million in funding for schools, colleges, and other providers of education for 16-19 year-olds for the upcoming year (2023-2024).

NEWS | Published January 18th 2023, 7:07 am

Overview of the UK Blue Belt maritime conservation programme

The Blue Belt is the UK Government’s flagship international marine conservation programme, working closely with UK Overseas Territories to assist them in creating and maintaining healthy and productive marine ecosystems.

NEWS | Published January 18th 2023, 7:00 am

London to host major international meeting on war crimes

Justice ministers from around the world will gather in London in March for a meeting co-hosted by UK Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab and Dutch Minister of Justice and Security Dilan Yeşilgöz-Zegerius.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2023, 9:09 am

'Ofsted inspections should consider school budgets': Andrew Clowes reflects on recent inspection

Writing for The Leaders Council, Hey with Zion Primary School headteacher Andrew Clowes looks at how Ofsted inspections takes place and thinks they should be more expansive when looking at all elements of a school administration.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2023, 8:08 am

Foreign Secretary begins tour of North America

British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly began his first bilateral visit to North America on Tuesday, January 17th, with the goal of deepening diplomatic, trade, intelligence, and security ties with the United States and Canada. The visit also serves as a show of support for Ukraine in the face of Russian President Vladimir Putin's illegal invasion.

NEWS | Published January 16th 2023, 10:10 am

Schedule of debates in the House of Commons this week

The House of Commons will be discussing several important bills this week, including the Strikes (Minimum Service Level) Bill & the Online Safety Bill.

NEWS | Published January 16th 2023, 9:09 am

Ban on single-use plastic from October 2023

In a move to combat plastic pollution and protect the environment, the UK government has announced a ban on a range of single-use plastics in England.

NEWS | Published January 16th 2023, 9:09 am

Simon Franc optimistic about potential of Kulpa app

Simon Franc, the founder of Anatomap, discussed the launch of the new Kulpa app. He expressed his hope that the app will empower victims of abuse, sexual assault, and violent crime globally by providing them and their associates with the ability to record and report incidents.


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