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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 on time

Actions completed last month

Title
Cabinet Office
1.2.iii Publish the Government response to the Independent Review’s recommendations
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
1.7.ii Influence negotiations such that agreement is reached on EU Patent and Patent Court proposals in line with UK priorities
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
1.6.i Publish the Government's decisions on changes to copyright legislation proposed by the Hargreaves Review, following consultation
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.15.ii Release first annual data on the funds in and size of investments made by the Green investment Bank
Department for Communities and Local Government
3.3.i Produce a Growing Places Fund programme report to demonstrate how the fund has supported sustainable economic growth, and the extent to which it has supported the delivery of jobs and houses, based on progress reports submitted by each partnership
Department for Communities and Local Government
5.2.i Consult on review of Use Classes Order and implementation of new regulations
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
2.2.i Through the Places People Play initiative, upgrade 1000 local sports clubs/facilities
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
2.2.ii Recruit 40,000 sports leaders to organise and lead community sport
Department for Education
4.3.ii Appoint a Chief Social Worker
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
3.4.i Publish a cross-Government progress report on mainstreaming sustainable development with the Minister for Government Policy
Department for Transport
4.6.i Complete the introduction of the ten year trial of 1800 longer semi-trailers, and produce first annual review of these vehicles’ contribution to reducing carbon emissions
Department for Work and Pensions
1.6.i Develop and test a new fraud risk assessment capability ready for testing in the Universal Credit pathfinder environment
Department for Work and Pensions
6.2.iii Introduce a binding code of practice for Local Authorities to ensure consistent and proportionate Health and Safety inspection and enforcement activity
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
1.6.v Deliver a programme of engagement with political parties and civil society, supplemented by frequent Ministerial visits to support a credible and stable democratic transition in Pakistan in the spring 2013 elections
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.7.i Work with the Bank of England through the Consumer Prices Advisory Committee to help deliver a published measure of CPI including housing costs for early 2013
Home Office
2.5.vi Review the Mandatory Code for Alcohol
Ministry of Defence
3.2.iv Publish Command Plans
Ministry of Justice
3.7.vii Consult on draft Victims Code
Ministry of Justice
4.7.i Lead on a review of existing legislation, supported by other government departments, to identify unnecessary laws and options for repeal
Ministry of Justice
4.7.iii Legislate through a dedicated Repeal Bill in the third session of Parliament to abolish unnecessary laws

Actions to be completed this month

Title
Department for Education
6.1.iv Complete final pathfinder evaluation and publish report
Department for Education
6.3.v Implement proposals in Adoption Action Plan by changing secondary legislation
Department for Transport
4.1.ii Appraise options for significant new investment in additional capacity for crossing the Lower Thames, and set out the way forward
Department for Transport
4.6.ii Develop and promote a UK position on the European Commission’s review of long-term targets in new car and van CO2 regulations and the Commission’s developing strategy for reducing HGV CO2 emissions
Department for Transport
5.2.ii Introduce a new economic regulatory regime for airports, putting promotion of better outcomes for passengers at the heart of the system
Department for Work and Pensions
1.3.iv Conduct assessments and analyse results
Department for Work and Pensions
1.3.v Publish results
Department for Work and Pensions
1.7.iv Implement changes for DWP benefits and child support decisions
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
2.3.ii Support further enlargement of the EU, and promote stability in the Western Balkans, through introducing the EU Accession Bill (Croatia) into Parliament
Her Majesty's Treasury
3.2.ii Develop and consult on detailed proposals for an improved and proportionate system of consumer credit regulation, jointly with BIS
Home Office
1.4.i Pilot a Community Trigger for persistent anti-social behaviour
Ministry of Justice
3.1.v Drive up utilisation of existing video equipment by all CJS agencies