News from the UK Government


Chancellor Philip Hammond guarantees EU funding beyond date UK leaves the EU

British businesses and universities will have certainty over future funding and should continue to bid for competitive EU funds while the UK remains a member of the EU. Thousands of British organisations will receive guarantees over EU fund...

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New Foresight project launched on the future of the sea

The project will look at the important future trends, challenges and opportunities for the UK from the sea. The sea covers 70% of the world’s surface and is essential to regulating global temperature, oxygen and water. The Government...

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New ministerial portfolios confirmed at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The full list of ministerial responsibilities in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has now been confirmed.  Following the creation of the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEI...

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Lord Mayor visits Busan

The Lord Mayor, Alderman the Lord Mountevans, chairman of Maritime London accompanied by a business delegation, visited Busan over the last two days. On arrival, he saw Shell’s new Prelude FLNG being built at Samsung Heavy Industies i...

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The UK decides to renew continuous at sea deterrent

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon welcomes decision to renew the UK's continuous at sea deterrent. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said, "MPs on all sides have voted by an overwhelming margin, to renew our nuclear deterrent - the ultim...

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