Speech: An Invisible Chain: speech by the Foreign Secretary

In 1826, my predecessor Foreign Secretary George Canning described the global balance of power as a “standard perpetually varying, as civilisation advances, and as new nations spring up and take their place among established political communities”. This was an era when South American countries were seizing independence from Spain and Portugal. The New World was

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News story: Civil news: speeding up dual-stage emergency applications

Clarification is available on the Client and Cost Management System (CCMS) website about dual-stage emergency applications following collaborative working with providers. This is in the form of an in-depth article called ‘nullification and dual-stage emergency applications’. It is based on ideas put forward at some of our regular meetings of the Process Efficiency Team (PET).

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News story: Appointment to the Met Office Board

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has appointed Hunada Nouss as a new non-executive director to the [Met Office[(https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/met-office) Board. Hunada Nouss attended her first meeting on 1 October 2018 and replaces Dame Mary Keegan, who stood down at the end of her term in August 2018. Hunada Nouss will also chair the Board’s Audit

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