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02.02.17

Defence Secretary hails global outlook of Midlothian naval engineers

The Defence Secretary hailed the global outlook of a Midlothian-based world leader in naval innovation, design and manufacture today. Sir Michael Fallon visited MacTaggart Scott, who design, build, install and maintain engineering systems f...

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24.01.17

Building our Industrial Strategy - Take part in the consultation

BEIS are building a modern Industrial Strategy to deliver a high-skilled, competitive economy that benefits people throughout the UK. Our economy has great strengths, but while many people, places and businesses are thriving, opportuni...

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11.01.17

Lord Prior of Brampton appointment

Lord Prior of Brampton was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at BEIS in December 2016, and joined the department on 3 January 2017. He previously served at the Department of Health as Minister for NHS Productivity from M...

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11.01.17

£100 million partnership to upgrade Antarctic research facilities

The British Antarctic Survey has announced a £100m programme to upgrade polar infrastructure including the Rothera Research Station, ensuring the UK remains a world leader in science and polar-based innovation. The investment wil...

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15.12.16

Consultation on EIA - changes to regulations on marine works

Defra has launched a consultation today on transposing the amendments for the EU Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive (2014/52/EU) into national legislation.  This joint technical consultation makes changes to Defra's EIA Re...

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