Public consultation on a package of draft documents about community resilience. The consultation documents included draft guidance for individuals and communities on how to prepare for emergencies and a draft strategic national framework for community resilience, which set out the Government’s contribution to build and enhance community resilience across the UK.
Civil Contingencies Secretariat in the Cabinet Office, working with MOD and Ordnance Survey has created a set of common map symbols, linked to the common terminology of the Civil Protection Lexicon.
The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Programme has published for consultation the Guide – Keeping the Country Running: Natural Hazards and Infrastructure.
At Phase 1 of the Civil Contingencies Act Enhancement Programme, we revised Chapters 2 (Co-operation) and 3 (Information Sharing) of Emergency Preparedness, as well as drafting a new Chapter 19 The Fit with Other Legislation
Phase 2 Consultation on revised chapters of Emergency Preparedness
Increasing the role of charities, social enterprises, mutuals and cooperatives in public service delivery.
A non formal written consultation on the information strategy contained in the transparency section of the Cabinet Office business plan.
Open letter from Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude and Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd, to the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors asking them to contribute their ideas to help reduce the deficit.
The Cabinet Office is responsible for charity law in England and Wales – making sure that the legal framework, helps charities to develop their activities and services and play an increasing role for good in society and gives confidence to the public about the integrity of charities.
We also look at cutting red tape for charities – monitoring new legislation and encouraging, changes to existing legislation and good regulatory practice, to ensure that regulation of organisations is fair and proportionate.
Draft Interim Guidance: Civil Contingencies Act 2004, the Fit with Other Legislation