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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting young people at risk of going missing

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Crime, CTF, DJF, Education, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting young people at risk of going missing

Source: Scottish Government Two leading charities are joining forces to develop materials to educate children and young people about the dangers of going missing and encourage them to access support. Community Safety Minister Ash Denham has announced that Missing People and Barnardo’s have been jointly awarded £30,000 to develop the new resource in consultation with […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Funeral Expense Assistance

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Inflation, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Funeral Expense Assistance

Source: Scottish Government A new benefit providing help for people on low-incomes to meet the costs of a funeral is on course to be delivered by the Scottish Government through Social Security Scotland by summer 2019. Funeral Expense Assistance (FEA) will replace the current DWP Funeral Payment in Scotland and improvements mean around 40% more […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting young people in custody

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, Education, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting young people in custody

Source: Scottish Government A leading Consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist is to oversee the independent expert review of mental health and wellbeing support for young people in custody. Consultant Forensic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr Helen Smith will work closely with the HM Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland and others to review support for young […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Rise in European visitors

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Brexit, Business, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Currency Exchange Rates, DJF, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Immigration, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Tourism, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Rise in European visitors

Source: Scottish Government The number of overseas visitors from Europe increased sharply by 22% in the 12 months to the end of September 2018, according to official statistics released today.  In the same period, spending by European visitors in Scotland also registered an increase of 7%, jumping from £1.08 billion to £1.15 billion. Overall international […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Record number of students from deprived areas at university

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, Education, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Record number of students from deprived areas at university

Source: Scottish Government A record number of full time first degree students at Scottish universities were from the most deprived areas in Scotland last year.  New figures show that, in 2017/18, 15.6% of students entering university were from the 20% most deprived areas. This is 0.4% short of the Government’s target for 2021.  Last year […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Expanding access to free sanitary products

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, Education, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Expanding access to free sanitary products

Source: Scottish Government Further funding to increase the number of places where free sanitary products are available has been announced by Communities Secretary Aileen Campbell. Local authorities will now have more funding to widen the number and range of places free sanitary products are available locally, increasing the roll-out of the Scottish Government’s world leading […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting young people into jobs

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, Employment, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting young people into jobs

Source: Scottish Government Views are being sought on the detail of a new benefit that aims to help young people with the costs associated with the transition into the workplace. The proposed Job Grant consists of a one-off cash payment of £250, or £400 for a young person with children, which will be available to […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Agri-food tariff threat to Scottish consumers and producers

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Banking and Finance, Brexit, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, European Union, Exports, Government of Scotland, great britain, Imports, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Taxation, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Agri-food tariff threat to Scottish consumers and producers

Source: Scottish Government Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has written to Secretary of State Michael Gove, impressing on the UK Government the need to deal sensibly and sensitively with the setting of applied tariffs for imports to the UK, particularly in relation to agri-food products. In the absence of a trade agreement between the UK […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Letter to the Prime Minister

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Brexit, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, European Union, Government of Scotland, great britain, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Letter to the Prime Minister

Source: Scottish Government 16 January 2019 Dear Theresa, Following the rejection yesterday by the House of Commons of the UK Government’s deal on the Withdrawal Agreement and future relationship with the EU, I am writing to urge urgent engagement with the devolved administrations as the next steps are determined. Yesterday’s vote in the House of […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New drug driving laws and roadside testing to improve road safety

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Crime, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Government of Scotland, great britain, Justice, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New drug driving laws and roadside testing to improve road safety

Source: Scottish Government Scotland’s stringent road safety laws will be strengthened further by the introduction of drug driving limits and roadside testing on 21 October this year.  There will be a zero tolerance approach to eight drugs most associated with illegal use, including cannabis, heroin and cocaine, with limits set at a level where any […]

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