Government News

In our Government News category, you will find a wide variety of government issues both big and small. 

You can find information on big issues such as global immigration and human rights issues along with Brexit news, negotiations and updates. This section also covers Local governments and their digital transformation along with the popular issues of period poverty and the process of acknowledging this problem.

How and what AID is provided by the UK across the world is another topic covered in detail in this category. Additionally, you can also find regular commentary from legal professionals on changing and adapting laws in the UK. We regularly cover government updates on the implementation of crime legislation and the UK housing landscape.

£22m will be cut from South Tyneside's budget

£22m will be cut from South Tyneside’s budget

Council bosses at South Tyneside have agreed to cut £22m from the budget during the coming year... The borough, which has faced some of the...
AG is now live!

AG is now live!

In the February edition of AG, Editor Laura Evans brings together experts to examine the latest issues at the forefront of government... As Jean-Claude Juncker...
Essex council chief steps down

Essex council chief steps down

The chief executive of Essex County Council has announced she will leave the authority for a new role at KPMG... Joanna Killian, chief executive of...

Delivering services online

John Chilver, Deputy Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources at Buckinghamshire County Council, tells why it is vital that the fight continues to convince taxpayers...

An effective resilience community

Resilience Direct is making fantastic strides in the emergency response service arena. Created specifically for “blue light” responders along with their public and private...

Innovating growth in Ireland

Deirdre Glenn, Manufacturing, Engineering and Energy Research Commercialisation Manager at Enterprise Ireland speaks to AG about how the organisation is supporting innovation throughout the country Ireland...

A new green growth model for SMEs in the EU

Antonello Pezzini, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) explains the importance of European companies creating sustainability strategies European companies are progressively building sustainability...

Engaging the new world

Nita Clarke OBE, Director at IPA details why employee engagement has never been more imperative for the sake of the UK economy and public...
Resilient aircraft for delivering aid

Resilient aircraft for delivering aid

Defence Journalist Tony Hall sheds light on how indispensable military aircraft have become in emergency situations to dispense humanitarian relief… The first international response to...
Manchester councils to control NHS budget

Manchester councils to control NHS budget

Regional councils are set to takeover the £6bn health budget for Greater Manchester under devolved NHS powers... Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is expected...

A step forwards in the fight against crime and terror

Antoon Burgers, Program Manager – Special Tactics Equipment at Holmatro details how cooperation between industry and special operations forces are helping with the fight...

Resilient aircraft for delivering aid

Defence Journalist Tony Hall sheds light on how indispensable military aircraft have become in emergency situations to dispense humanitarian relief The first international response to...
EU agriculture

21st Century agriculture

Open Access Government looks at the key areas the European Commission is focusing on in regards to agriculture, and how new Commissioner for Agriculture...
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A future flood resilient built environment

One in 6 homes is now under threat of flooding from rivers, sea and surface water. BRE’s Centre for Resilience is calling for a...

Climate cooperation in Europe’s first macro-region

Maxi Nachtigall, Adviser Sustainable Development, Council of the Baltic Sea States, CBSS sheds light on how the Baltic Sea Region is taking action to limit...
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Promoting fair and sustainable growth

Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries at the European Commission gives an overview of his priorities for the coming year The overall aim...
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The Disintegration of the Housing Debate

In addressing the urgent need for more housing, Professor of Environment and Spatial Planning, Alister Scott believes that key participants in the housing question...
Concerns raised about voting age in Scotland

Concerns raised about voting age in Scotland

A House of Lords Committee has raised concerns about plans to transfer power from Westminster to Holyrood in a bid to give 16- and...
PSNI could improve the way it measures crime

PSNI could improve the way it measures crime

A new report has suggested the way in which the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Policing Board measures the impact of crime...
Conservatives to shake up youth welfare

Conservatives to shake up youth welfare

David Cameron is set to announce a shake up of the welfare system that will effect around 50,000 18- to 21-year-olds if the Conservative...

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