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Business Plans: track progress in implementing our policies

You can use this site to track the Government's progress in implementing the reforms set out in the 2012-15 Business Plans.

The graphs provide an overview of implementation progress across the full set of reform actions. A selection of recently completed and soon to be completed actions give a flavour of what the Government is working on at the moment.

Click on a department to see all its 2012 Business Plan commitments, and their current status.

Current status of actions

Actions completed last month

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Actions to be completed this month

Title
Department of Health
1.2.i Complete the evaluation of NHS 111 pilot sites and informed by its findings, begin implementation in England as appropriate
Department for Communities and Local Government
1.4.i Complete putting in place National network of Troubled Families Co-ordinators
Department of Health
1.7.1 Publish proposals for closer integration as part of the Social Care White Paper
Department for Communities and Local Government
5.1.iv First local authorities designating neighbourhood areas under the Localism Act
Department of Health
4.2.i Publish the independent Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation's interim recommendations for the formula for public health
Department of Health
4.2.ii Announce the high level design of a “health premium” for local authorities that tackle public health challenges among the disadvantaged
Department of Health
4.3.i Monitor information sharing and evaluate its impact
Department of Health
5.1.i Publish a White Paper with full proposals for reform of care and support for adults and a progress report on funding reform
Home Office
2.1.iv Identify further streamlining of police procedures on prosecuting low level (specified) offences
Home Office
3.5.ii Conduct pilots for Domestic Violence Protection Orders and Domestic Violence Protection Notices, which are designed to exclude the perpetrator from the designated premises and give victims of domestic violence the time and space to consider their options
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
2.5.i Develop Prospectus which sets out the purpose of the pilot and the criteria against which bids will be assessed and ensure that relevant, high quality bids are submitted
Home Office
3.5.iv Implement legislation for reviewing lifetime notification of sex offenders
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.5.i Complete further bidding round for the Regional Growth Fund, whereby private bodies and public private partnerships (including Local Enterprise Partnerships) bid for funding to invest in sustainable private sector led growth
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.5.ii Complete a series of Regional events to encourage potential applicants to apply for the fund
Home Office
4.4.vi Introduce a new roster system for the Primary Control Point at Heathrow Airport to enable greater flexibility and responsiveness
Home Office
4.4.vii Open a new control room at Heathrow Airport to enhance the deployment of border force resources so that border risks and passenger flow are integrated
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
5.3.vii Call for evidence on dealing with dismissal and compensated no fault dismissal for micro businesses
Home Office
6.2.i Implement regulations for statutory Authority to Carry Scheme and undertake manually operated pre-departure (no fly) checks
Department of Energy and Climate Change
1.1.iv Lay secondary legislation and license modifications before Parliament
Department of Energy and Climate Change
1.4.i Monitor progress of DECC and its non-departmental public bodies that fall within the scope of the Greening Government Commitments and report the results in the departmental Annual Report and Accounts
Department of Energy and Climate Change
2.7.i Finalise UK position on EU legislation on energy infrastructure to support projects of European interest and facilitate commercial infrastructure investment needed for security of supply and low-carbon transition
Department of Energy and Climate Change
2.7.iii Support proportionate proposals in reaction to Fukushima, including stress-testing nuclear plants within the EU, ensuring that these are fully transparent and undertaken by member states
Department of Energy and Climate Change
3.1.i Put forward UK proposals to the European Commission to take forward the Low Carbon Roadmap 2050 to ensure a cost-effective trajectory to 2050. As part of this continue to make the case for the EU to increase its 2020 emissions reduction target to 30 per cent
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
1.2.i Secure implementation of regional confidence building measures in the security, political and economic fields, using the Kabul Ministerial
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
1.3.i Conduct a pilot project to develop and trial methods for delivering integrated environmental advice for farmers
Department for Transport
3.1.i Give final approval to remaining Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects, enabling low cost, high value interventions in local communities
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
3.8.i Agree UK objectives on the green economy and institutional framework for sustainable development, in the context of poverty reduction, for the UN conference ‘Rio+20’
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
3.13.iv Improve our national capability to respond to a major flood emergency, based on lessons from March 2011 Exercise Watermark
Department for Education
2.1.i Pilot a reading test to check pupils’ progress at age 6 and roll out, subject to evidence
Department for Education
3.3.i Open up access to anonymised data from the National Pupil Database to help parents and pupils to monitor the performance of their schools in depth and enable better comparisons of school performance
Ministry of Justice
1.9.i Consult on proposed reforms to the delivery of probation services
Ministry of Justice
2.2.i Consult on reform to sentences in the community
Department for Work and Pensions
1.7.i Publish Government response to the consultation on the mandatory reconsideration stage
Department for Education
6.5.ii Produce a report on 2010 child poverty target as required by the Child Poverty Act, working with DWP
Department for Communities and Local Government
2.1.v Develop and put in place a targeted programme of support to help communities understand their new rights and support take-up of community ownership of assets and services
Department for Communities and Local Government
4.2.i Announce successful Get Britain Building competition bids
Ministry of Justice
3.2.i Publish a White Paper setting out proposals on further reform of the Criminal Justice System (CJS)
Department for Work and Pensions
3.3.i Revise strategy and implementation plan for changes to child maintenance
Department for Work and Pensions
3.5.i Award contract for external evaluation
Department for Work and Pensions
4.1.i Publish a White Paper on a single tier pension for future pensioners
Cabinet Office
1.1.iii Publish the first quarterly report on the number of fledgling mutuals provided with support and/or advice
Cabinet Office
1.2.i Complete the call for evidence on the value of legislating for a ‘right’ to choice
Ministry of Justice
5.1.i Publish an annual update of the Offender Services Competition Strategy
Ministry of Defence
3.1.vi Establish strategic asset management programme
Cabinet Office
1.8.i Publish a Civil Service Reform action plan
Cabinet Office
2.1.i Publish a Right to Data White Paper containing proposals to improve customer insight and user participation, data sharing, new information markets and the creation of a ‘right’ to data and a presumption in favour of publication
Cabinet Office
3.5.i Work with the Parliamentary authorities to develop a 'public reading stage' for appropriate Government Bills and a 'public reading day', informed by findings from the pilot public reading stage
Cabinet Office
3.5.ii Introduce 'public reading stage' and 'public reading day' for Government Bills, subject to consultation with Parliament
Cabinet Office
4.2.i Publish report on Lord Hodgson’s review of red tape on charities
Ministry of Defence
2.2.i Conduct NEM programme projects identified by NEM Estimate (to include Future Accommodation Project (FAP))
Ministry of Justice
3.7.i Analyse consultation responses and develop final policy proposals
Ministry of Justice
3.9.ii Consult on how to increase the use of asset seizure within the CJS as part of the community sentences consultation (see action 2.2)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
2.4.v Through UK attendance at Rio+20 in June 2012, shape the debate on the Sustainable Development agenda (and Green Economy)
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
3.10.i Secure protection for consumers and enhance competition through negotiations on EU Roaming Regulation
Cabinet Office
1.11.i Work with departments to improve and operate the Cabinet Office controls, and publish revised guidance to help departments and their Arm’s Length Bodies to better understand the objectives of the controls, their rules, and how to apply them
Ministry of Justice
3.8.ii Conduct a post implementation review of HQ and Regional Management structure
Ministry of Justice
5.1.ii Consult on plans for competing non-custodial services as part of the probation review (see action 1.9)
Ministry of Defence
1.6.viii Deliver the Army 2020 Study