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Hilary Armstrong visit to Kingsmead Primary School

Hilary Armstrong with pupils from Kingsmead Primary School

Hilary Armstrong, Cabinet Minister for Social Exclusion, joined pupils from Kingsmead Primary School, Hackney at their breakfast club this morning. The School runs a highly successful breakfast club with food provided by Magic Breakfast, a charity that believes all primary school children need the right fuel for learning.

Departmental Report 2007

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The Cabinet Office 2007 Departmental Report, which sets out the Department's achievements, successes and objectives, is now available. The report describes the work of the Cabinet Office including information on how the department is structured to deliver its objectives and also provides a performance report for each of its Public Service Agreement (PSA) targets.

Building on progress: Families and Role of the state

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The Prime Minister has published the latest policy review documents on Families - recognising the important role they have to play in society and the challenges they face, and the Role of the State - introducing the idea of the strategic and enabling state.

Implementing Hampton – three steps closer

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The Government has taken further steps towards transforming the way that regulators, local authority enforcers of regulation, and businesses work together. It has announced the launch of the Local Better Regulation Office, and is consulting on the draft Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill and on the Regulators Compliance Code.

CSIA Risk Tool receives Highly Commended award

SC Magazine Highly Commended Award

The CSIA Risk Tool received the Highly Commended award from SC Magazine for the ‘Best Security Solution for Government’, on 24 April. The Risk Tool was developed by Vizuri for the CSIA's Common Good programme and provides a tool for the wider public sector for use in assessing and dealing with risks to their ICT systems and the information they handle on behalf of citizens. The Tool has so far been piloted to local authorities through the Government Connect programme and is particularly aimed at helping local authorities in relation to identity risk management

Impact Assessments released to increase transparency and improve regulation

Pat McFadden MP

Cabinet Office Minister Pat McFadden has announced the release of a new Impact Assessment (IA) process to ensure that all new regulation is necessary and carried out with minimum effort.

Big Lottery Fund to manage £30m Community Assets Fund

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Office of the Third Sector has announced that the Big Lottery Fund will manage a new 30m programme. The Community Assets Fund will enable community–led third sector organisations to take on under–used public buildings, by offering grants for refurbishment.