Have your say on Keeping children safe in education

24 January 2022

The Department for Education (DfE) has invited comments on proposed amendments to the statutory guidance Keeping children safe in education (2021), with a view to making changes for September 2022.

Failure to monitor foreign lorries entering the UK

21 January 2022

The Unite union, which represents thousands of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers, has complained that the Government is failing to monitor how many foreign lorries are entering and leaving the UK under a scheme introduced by Ministers last year.

Fines increase for London red route violations

21 January 2022

With effect from 17 January 2022, Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the charge for ignoring the rules on some of London's busiest roads has increased from £130 to £160.

India agreement could add billions to UK trade

21 January 2022

On a visit to New Delhi to officially launch negotiations on a new free trade agreement (FTA), International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan said that it would create huge benefits for both countries.

Prime Minister confirms return to Plan A

21 January 2022

Speaking in Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed the success of the booster campaign and the way the public have responded to his Government’s Plan B measures (see Government to stick with Plan B until at least 26 January).

Imports rebounding but exports remain flat

21 January 2022

The UK trade figures for November 2021 have been released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and show that imports of goods, excluding precious metals, increased by £2.0 billion (4.9%) while exports of goods, excluding precious metals, decreased by £0.3 billion (1.0%).