Press release: Bridging Payments for Countryside Stewardship customers

Countryside Stewardship (CS) Mid Tier agreement holders who claimed in 2017 for their revenue payment will receive a bridging payment by the end of June if they have not been paid by 21 June 2018. A bridging payment is an interest-free loan to customers in advance of their full year payment. Customers will receive 75% of the current estimated value More...

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Press release: River coarse fishing season in full swing

River coarse fishing is back in full swing following the three month close season from 15 March to 15 June. And to kick off the new season Environment Agency Fisheries Enforcement officers in the North East carried More...

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Speech: International trade benefits us all and we should respect its rules

Good evening. It is a pleasure to be here at the Centre for Policy Studies’ China Conference, to have the opportunity to address not only British and Chinese businesses, but thought leaders and policy makers More...

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House of Lords PASS landmark Brexit Bill but Peers struggle not to laugh when THIS happens

PEERS in the House of Lords were left laughing loudly at the way the EU Withdrawal Bill was read aloud when they passed the landmark ruling after weeks of political ping-pong between the two chambers. Daily Express More...

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Press release: Statement: merger between Trinity Mirror Plc and Northern & Shell’s publishing assets

On 1 May 2018, I informed the House that I had issued a Public Interest Intervention Notice (PIIN) in respect of the acquisition by Trinity Mirror plc (now known as Reach Plc) of certain publishing assets of Northern More...

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Press release: PM meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha of Thailand: 20 June 2018

A Downing Street spokesperson said: The Prime Minister hosted Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha of Thailand for talks at Downing Street earlier today. They welcomed the long history of friendship between the UK More...

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Verhofstadt TURNS SCREWS on EU and demands Brussels does MORE for UK citizens

GUY VERHOFSTADT is soon to turn the screws on the European Union by demanding its leaders do more to protect the rights of British citizens hoping to remain on the Continent after Brexit. Daily Express :: UK Feed  More...

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News story: Government introduces new Offensive Weapons Bill to tackle serious violence

The Offensive Weapons Bill will make it harder for young people to buy knives and acid online with sellers requiring rigorous age verification to prove those purchasing knives or corrosives are over 18. Failure More...

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Speech: ICC’s Role to Achieve Justice for Victims in Darfur

Thank you Mr President. I would like to thank the Prosecutor for her 27th report on the situation in Darfur pursuant to Security Council resolution 1593 (2005), and for her briefing today. I would also like to More...

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‘You’ve spent that already!’ FLOUNDERING Labour minister rounded on by Kuenssberg and Neil

ANDREW Neil and Laura Kuenssberg rounded on a floundering Labour minister while questioning his party’s NHS spending pledge after a lively Prime Minister Questions debate. Daily Express :: News Feed  More...