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Seeks views on what Network Rail, Office of Rail and Road and wider industry should change to improve efficiency of rail network renewals.

Consultation asking for views on how to improve current rail network renewal levels. Network Rail’s efficiency in renewing the rail network is crucial to the value for money that: passengers

21 Jul 2017


Seeks views on the proposed approach for developing a new aviation strategy for the UK.

This call for evidence is the first stage of developing a new aviation strategy for the UK. This document sets out our overall aims and approach an...

21 Jul 2017


Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s proposals for implementing an effective enforcement regime for the EU Ship Recycling Regulation through the proposed Ship Recycling (Requirements in relation to Hazardous Materials on Ships) Regulations 2017.

The dismantling of ships is, at present, sustainable from a narrow economic point of view but the costs to human health and the environment are high. Obsolete ships are often sold to facilities on tidal beaches and under unac...

21 Jul 2017


This is a consultation on Ofsted’s proposals for revisions to the frequency of publication of statistics relating to non-association independent schools inspections and outcomes. It also includes proposals to publish management information on a regular basis.

This consultation sets out a proposal to reduce the number of releases of Official statistics from twice to once per year and publishing additional management information on non-association independent schools 3 times each ye...

20 Jul 2017


Seeking views on priorities for the next East Midlands franchise.

We are seeking your views on the future of the East Midlands rail franchise to ensure the new franchise delivers the best railway for: passengers communities businesses The...

20 Jul 2017


Seeking views on proposals to simplify bovine TB testing in the High Risk Area of England and other disease control measures.

We want to know what you think about our proposals to simplify TB testing of cattle herds in the High Risk Area of England (the south-west, West Midlands and East Sussex). This follows on fro...

19 Jul 2017


Find out how to comment on badger control licence applications or expressions of interest in Somerset, Gloucestershire and adjoining parts of Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Natural England has received applications or expressions of interest for a badger control licence within the counties of Somerset and Gloucestershire and adjoining parts of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Natural En...

19 Jul 2017


This call for evidence invites views on how these aspects of automatic enrolment regulations are working in practice.

This call for evidence is primarily aimed at: employers employee representatives pension industry professionals, including scheme administrators actuaries independen...

19 Jul 2017


Ofqual are seeking views for how standards should be set for new GCSE qualifications, graded 9 to 1.

From September 2015, 14 years olds in England will start studying for new GCSEs. These will be graded 9 to 1 rather than A* to G. We are seeking your views on the way the standards of these qualifications should be set. ...

19 Jul 2017


The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) consultation on its draft report ‘Feeding in the first year of Life’ is open for comment.

You are invited to submit comments relating to the scientific content of the draft SACN report ‘Feeding in the First Year of Life’. You are also invited to d...

19 Jul 2017


We’re seeking views on whether hallmarks applied by UK Assay Offices overseas should be different from hallmarks applied in the UK.

This consultation seeks to understand whether stakeholders would wish articles of precious metals which are hallmarked by UK Assay Offices in their overseas sub-offices should carry a hallmark which is different from the hall...

18 Jul 2017


Seeks views on the draft Scope and Methodology report, which will inform how the Equality Impact Assessment will be undertaken for Phase 2b.

To prepare for the High Speed Two (HS2) Phase 2b (Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds) hybrid Bill, the government has commissioned consultants to undertake an Equality Impact As...

17 Jul 2017


Seeks views on the High Speed Two (HS2) Phase 2a (West Midlands to Crewe) Equality Impact Assessment report.

We are consulting on the Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) report that presents equality impacts of the proposed HS2 Phase 2a scheme (West Midlands to Crewe). Your responses to this consult...

17 Jul 2017


Seeks views on the draft Scope and Methodology Report, which will inform how the Environmental Impact Assessment will be undertaken for Phase 2b.

To prepare for the High Speed Two (HS2) Phase 2b (Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds) hybrid Bill, the government has commissioned consultants to undertake an Environmental Impa...

17 Jul 2017


Seeks views on options which could give Crewe and the surrounding region better access to conventional and high speed rail services.

This consultation seeks views on: the vision for a hub station at Crewe, as recommended b...

17 Jul 2017


Seeks views on the environmental statement for the HS2 Phase 2a route between the West Midlands and Crewe.

We’re looking for comments on the HS2 Phase 2a environmental statement. This consultat...

17 Jul 2017


Seeks views on the proposed relocation of a rolling stock depot from New Crofton to a site in the Aire Valley adjacent to the M1.

In November 2016 the government confirmed the majority of the Phase 2b route and launched a consultation on seven substantial changes to the Phase 2b route. One of these proposed changes (the M18/Eastern route refinement) inv...

17 Jul 2017


The Ministry of Defence currently publishes military aid to civil authorities on an annual basis. We are now seeking external users’ views on ceasing publication.

This is an annual publication that provides information on the number of vessels boarded by the Royal Navy Fishery Protection Squadron (RN FPS) within British fishery limits, and the number of court convictions and financial ...

17 Jul 2017


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