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We are seeking views from personalised registration number dealers and respective trade associations on the management of expired personalised registration numbers.

This consultation is aimed at personalised registration number dealers and trade associations. It aims to help the DVLA understand how expired certificates of entitleme...

22 Jun 2017


Recasting the Merchant Shipping (Load Line) Regulations to reflect up to date requirements as contained in the International Load Line Convention 1966 (ILLC) and Protocol 1998 (ILLP)

Updated: Links added to Annex EThe purpose of the proposed Regulations is to bring up to date the UK’s transposition of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) International Load Line Convention (I...

22 Jun 2017


We are now seeking external users’ views on merging the Annual UK regular armed forces land transport accident deaths publication with the Deaths in the UK regular armed forces national statistic.

Defence Statistics is proposing to merge the 2 releases so that the land transport accident statistic forms an annex of the overall deaths statistic. In merging the 2 releases some of the land transport accident stati...

22 Jun 2017


We are now seeking external users’ views on reducing the frequency and reducing the content of this publication.

This bi-annual bulletin provides summary statistics on claims and awards made under the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS), paying compensation for injury, illness or death caused by Service. D...

22 Jun 2017


A consultation on draft rules of procedure and guidance for the CMA’s appeal functions under the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is consulting on draft rules of procedure to govern appeals that may be made to it under section 79 of the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 (the Act) in respect of certa...

20 Jun 2017


Consultation on draft rules and guidance for appeals to the CMA under the Water Industry Designated Codes (Appeals to the Competition and Markets Authority) Regulations.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is consulting on draft rules of procedure for appeals that may be made to it in relation to decisions made by the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) over modifying codes wh...

20 Jun 2017


We are reviewing the impact of the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 (‘the 2012 Regulations’). This is part of a wider exercise within government to test the impact of legislation five years after implementation.

Consultation Description We want to know what you think We would appreciate your help in understanding the impact of the 2012 Regulations. ...

15 Jun 2017


We are now seeking external users’ views on ceasing the mid-year publication and the production of the episode tables alongside the annual summary report.

Defence Statistics are proposing to cease production of the UK armed forces mental health mid-year report Official Statistic. In addition Defence Statistics also propose to cease production of the ‘Episode tables’...

15 Jun 2017


This consultation seeks your views on proposals for changes to the short inspection approach for good maintained schools and academies and outstanding and good maintained nurseries, special schools and pupil referral units from October 2017.

This consultation seeks your views on proposals for changes to the short inspection approach for good maintained schools and academies and outstanding and good maintained nurseries, special schools and pupil referral units fr...

15 Jun 2017


We are seeking external users’ views on a series of options for either reducing the scope of the annual Defence Inflation Estimates publication or ceasing it completely.

External users are invited to provide feedback on the following options: Do nothing and continue with the publication in its current format Changing the scope of the publication by removing the cash...

13 Jun 2017


This consultation asks for comments in relation to V 4: Investigation of hepatitis B infection.

Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with profe...

12 Jun 2017


This consultation relates to the UK’s implementation of Directive (EU) 2016/844 amending Directive 2009/45/EC “on Safety Rules and Standards for Passenger Ships”.

Dear Consultee, This consultation relates to the UK’s implementation of Directive (EU) 2016/844 amending Directive 2009/45/EC “on Safety Rules and Standards for Passenger Ships”. Please note that this Directive...

11 May 2017


Consultation relating to the proposed acquisition of Sepura plc by Hytera Communications Corporation Ltd.

Updated: Added outcome.The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, today (8 May 2017) announced that he is proposing to accept statutory undertakings set out by the parties...

8 May 2017


Seeking views on a draft plan to improve air quality by reducing levels of nitrogen dioxide.

We want to know what you think about our draft plan to improve air quality in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The draft plan sets out proposed actions to meet air quality standards within the shortest p...

5 May 2017


We’re seeking views on the methodology in our paper analysing the household income and educational outcomes of pupils in England.

Updated: We have extended the consultation period to 31 July.We’re seeking views on our preliminary investigation of the relationship between household income and education for pupils in schools in England.

12 Apr 2017


You can access this consultation from 22 June until 20 July 2017.

Updated: Updated with new consultation dates.The Environment Agency and their partners are working together to develop a flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk to properties, transport links and infrast...

12 Apr 2017


Proposed provisions to prevent unintended restrictions on transition to the Corporate Interest Restriction (CIR) rules.

Updated: Updated to explain that the corporate interest restriction schedule has been removed from the Finance Bill 2017.The Corporate Interest Restriction (CIR

31 Mar 2017


The Committee on Standards in Public Life is seeking views to inform its review of MPs' outside interests.

Updated: Extended consultation dateBackground and Scope of the Review In its 2009 report on

31 Mar 2017


Seeking views on the current tax rules for employee expenses.

Updated: Due to the announcement of the general election, the deadline has been extended.At Spring Budget 2017, the governm...

20 Mar 2017


This consultation asks for questions in relation to the national user manual UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (UK SMI) urine tests.

Updated: Added review of users' comments second consultation March 2017.Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with

15 Mar 2017


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