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Land Registry

December Market Trend Data from Land Registry - repossession volumes now included in the monthly HPI report

29 January 2013 11:00

* December house prices up 0.8 per cent since November: average house price in England and Wales now £162,080
* 1,524 repossessions in England and Wales during October 2012
* South East tops the table of regional applications with 193,079 in December
* Over 54,500 residential properties in England and Wales lodged for registration in December ranging from £10,000 to £14 million

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

New help for consumers and businesses to take action against price fixing

29 January 2013 00:01

Groups of consumers and companies will find it easier to take collective legal action against businesses acting in an anti-competitive way under new proposals announced by Competition Minister Jo Swinson today. Included in the measures is a new fast-track regime that will help small businesses fight anti-competitive practices that stifle growth.

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Highways Agency

Next phase of Birmingham managed motorway scheme starts: M6 junction 5 to 8

28 January 2013 15:36

The Highways Agency will be undertaking a series of weekend overnight closures of the M6 between junctions 5 and 8 starting in February.

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Highways Agency

Public information exhibitions for M1 managed motorway improvements in West Yorkshire

28 January 2013 15:16

Members of the public are being invited this week to find out more about plans to add extra capacity on the M1 in West Yorkshire by upgrading it to a managed motorway.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: Improvement work on A14, Ipswich bypass

28 January 2013 14:19

Road users are advised that overnight work to improve the surface of the A14 between junction 57 Nacton and junction 56 Wherstead in Suffolk will start tonight (Monday 28 January).

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Highways Agency

Drainage work on M5 junctions 3 to 4 at Rubery, Worcestershire - UPDATE

28 January 2013 14:09

Drainage work on the southbound carriageway of the M5 between junctions 3 and 4 near Rubery (Worcestershire), which was originally due to start today, has been postponed. The work is now expected to start on Monday 11 Feb and is take four weeks to complete.

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Highways Agency

Overnight carriageway repairs for M55

28 January 2013 13:39

Overnight work to tackle wear and tear along the M55 in Lancashire will be taking place later this week.

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Highways Agency

M602 widening along key commuter route into Salford and Manchester

28 January 2013 13:00

A two month, £800,000 Highways Agency project to improve safety along the M602 into Manchester and Salford will get underway next month

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

$20 billion of Sao Paulo infrastructure contracts open to UK firms

28 January 2013 10:49

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Trade Minister Lord Green has welcomed a trade delegation from the Government of Sao Paulo today, who are in the UK to present eight Public Private Partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects, worth $20 billion, to British potential contractors.

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Highways Agency

Public information exhibitions for M1 managed motorway improvements in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

28 January 2013 10:40

Members of the public are being invited this week to find out more about plans to add extra capacity on a section of the M1 that goes through North Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire by upgrading it to a managed motorway.

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Department for Transport

GLASGOW TO BENEFIT FROM HIGH SPEED RAIL

28 January 2013 09:46

HIGH speed trains would be able to directly serve Glasgow slashing journey times and improving connections to key destinations, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

It’s official: Learning improves career prospects

28 January 2013 09:45

A third of men and nearly a third of women who participated in further education (FE) got a better job as a result, Skills Minister Matthew Hancock announced today.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Direct sellers - one month to settle tax bills

28 January 2013 09:35

People selling directly to customers and who haven’t paid all the tax they owe have one month to come forward and pay up under an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) campaign.

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Department for Transport

EDINBURGH TO BENEFIT FROM HIGH SPEED RAIL

28 January 2013 09:35

HIGH speed trains would be able to directly serve Edinburgh slashing journey times and improving connections to key destinations, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.

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Insolvency Service

Company targeting scam victims all over again shut down

28 January 2013 09:30

Rest Assured Property Services Limited, a company which targeted victims of a previous holiday club scam, has been closed down by the High Court following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

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Department for Transport

Stafford to benefit from high speed rail

28 January 2013 09:09

HIGH speed trains would be able to directly serve Stafford slashing journey times and improving connections to key destinations, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.

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Department for Transport

York to benefit from high speed rail

28 January 2013 09:06

High speed trains would be able to directly serve York slashing journey times and improving connections to key destinations, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.

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Department for Transport

DURHAM AND DARLINGTON TO BENEFIT FROM HIGH SPEED RAIL

28 January 2013 09:04

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HIGH speed trains would be able to directly serve Durham and Darlington slashing journey times and improving connections to key destinations, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.

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HM Treasury

Government launches new guide to infrastructure delivery

28 January 2013 08:30

Today the Government has published for consultation a set of guidelines and tools to support public and private sector infrastructure providers’ capability to improve the delivery of large scale projects and programmes.

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Department for Transport

Birmingham to be at the heart of high speed rail network

28 January 2013 07:01

BIRMINGHAM is firmly at the heart of Britain’s new high speed rail network as the Government sets out its initial preferences for the much anticipated second phase of the route. It will play a central role as High Speed 2 sets about redefining the relationships between the major cities of the North, Midlands and South, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged.

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Department for Transport

Derby to benefit from high speed rail

28 January 2013 07:01

HIGH SPEED 2 will provide a boost to the economy in Derby through thousands of new jobs in the East Midlands and greatly improved connections from the city to the rest of the country, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.

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Department for Transport

Nottingham to benefit from high speed rail

28 January 2013 07:01

HIGH SPEED 2 will provide a boost to the economy in Nottingham through thousands of new jobs in the East Midlands and greatly improved connections from the city to the rest of the country, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.

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Department for Transport

Manchester to benefit from high speed rail

28 January 2013 07:01

HIGH SPEED 2 will provide a boost to the economy in Manchester through thousands of new jobs and greatly improved connections from the city to the rest of the country, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.

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Department for Transport

Crewe to benefit from high speed rail

28 January 2013 07:01

HIGH SPEED 2 will provide a boost to the economy in Crewe as it becomes an even more significant key interchange, the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today. High speed trains would be able to directly service the town, slashing journey times and improving connections to key destinations.

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Department for Transport

Liverpool to benefit from high speed rail

28 January 2013 07:01

HIGH SPEED 2 will provide a boost to the economy in Liverpool and improve connections from the city to the rest of the country, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.

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