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New plans to update road safety laws to protect cyclists and pedestrians

A new consultation, open for 12 weeks from today, will look at whether a new offence equivalent to causing death by careless or dangerous driving...

Sunday, 12 August 2018 09:14

Export success as global sales of UK food and drink reach record high

UK food and drink exports are continuing to smash records, with new figures revealing exports reached £10.6 billion in the first six months of 2018...

Saturday, 11 August 2018 16:54

Sport a pillar of youth rehabilitation: Minister publishes independent review

Justice Minister Edward Argar has today published an independent review of sport and physical education in the youth justice system...

Saturday, 11 August 2018 08:12

Renewable energy projects surged in Scotland

The number of community-owned renewable energy projects in Scotland has surged by a staggering 62% since 2011 – with over 450 local communities now benefitting from green power initiatives...

Saturday, 11 August 2018 00:01

New strategy launched to keep consumers safe and protect businesses that do the right thing

Plans to strengthen the UK’s world-leading product safety regime have been set out today by the government’s newly established Office for Product Safety and Standards...

Friday, 10 August 2018 17:07

UK exports remain at record high in the year to June 2018

In data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today, UK exports to the world rose by £26 billion – an increase of 4.4% compared to the same time last year...

Friday, 10 August 2018 17:01

Managing traffic in real time: apply for funding

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £250,000 to develop innovative new ways of using high-quality data to ease traffic congestion...

Friday, 10 August 2018 11:39

Billion-pound backing for British innovation

Britain’s world-leading researchers and entrepreneurs will benefit from an additional £780 million to create the technologies of tomorrow, the Chancellor announced today...

Friday, 10 August 2018 09:59

Vulnerable offenders steered towards treatment

Offenders increasingly ordered to use health services to address mental health, alcohol and drug issues in 5 pilot areas...

Friday, 10 August 2018 08:05