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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


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


A consultation on changes to enable transfers of pensioner members, with their consent, to schemes that have never been contracted out.

Updated: Added a copy of the regulations and explanatory memorandum pending publication on www.legislation.gov.ukThis consultation seeks views on draft regulations to introduce changes to enable transfers, in ...

10 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


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


This consultation asks for questions on the national user manual UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (UK SMI) conjunctivitis.

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


Seeking views on South Eastern rail services.

Updated: South Eastern rail services consultation extended until 30 June 2017.Seeking views on the future of the South Eastern rail franchise to ensure the new franchise delivers the best railway for passenger...

14 Mar 2017


Seeking views on the planning policy framework which the applicant for a north-west runway at Heathrow Airport would have to comply with.

Updated: Note regarding passenger demand forecasts.The government believes that the need for additional capacity in the south-east of England is best met by a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport.

2 Feb 2017


This consultation seeks views on the proposed closure of Liverpool Edge Hill and Liverpool Wavertree jobcentres.

Updated: Added the government's interim response.This consultation seeks views on proposals for the future of Liverpool Edge Hill and Liverpool Wavertree jobcentres and the delivery of service to the customers...

30 Jan 2017


This consultation seeks views on the proposed closure of Westminster Jobcentre.

Updated: Added the government's interim response.This consultation seeks views on proposals for the future of Westminster Jobcentre and the delivery of service to the customers served by this office. T...

30 Jan 2017


This consultation seeks views on the proposed closure of Whitstable and Herne Bay jobcentres.

Updated: Added the government's interim response.This consultation seeks views on proposals for the future of Whitstable and Herne Bay jobcentres and the delivery of service to the customers served by these of...

30 Jan 2017


This consultation seeks views on the proposed closure of Wilmslow Jobcentre.

Updated: Added the government's interim response.This consultation seeks views on proposals for the future of Wilmslow Jobcentre and the delivery of service to the customers served by this office. The ...

30 Jan 2017


This consultation seeks views on the proposed closure of Rotherham Goldthorpe Jobcentre.

Updated: Added the government's interim response.This consultation seeks views on proposals for the future of Rotherham Goldthorpe Jobcentre and the delivery of service to the customers served by this office.

30 Jan 2017


This consultation seeks views on the proposed closure of Petersfield Jobcentre.

Updated: Added the government's interim response.This consultation seeks views on proposals for the future of Petersfield Jobcentre and the delivery of service to the customers served by this office. T...

30 Jan 2017


This consultation seeks views on the proposed closure of Pyle Jobcentre.

Updated: Added the government's interim response.This consultation seeks views on proposals for the future of Pyle Jobcentre and the delivery of service to the customers served by this office. The Depa...

30 Jan 2017


This consultation seeks views on the proposed closure of Sheffield Eastern Avenue Jobcentre.

Updated: Added the government's interim response.This consultation seeks views on proposals for the future of Sheffield Eastern Avenue Jobcentre and the delivery of service to the customers served by this offi...

30 Jan 2017


This consultation seeks views on the proposed closure of Wellington Jobcentre.

Updated: Added the government's interim response.This consultation seeks views on proposals for the future of Wellington Jobcentre and the delivery of service to the customers served by this office. Th...

30 Jan 2017


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