Accounting for Democracy Revisited: The Government Response and Proposed Review Contents

Annex 1: Ministerial Promises

Reference number

Date

Department/Government Agency

Announced by

Description/purpose

Is annual figure specified?

Unspec (£m)

New money? (Or recycled money/allocation)

Press story/link

1

04/01/2017

DEFRA

Andrea Leadsom

support for rural businesses

No

120

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/environment-secretary-announces-120-million-support-for-rural-communities

2

05/01/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

expansion of affordable housing programme

No

7,000

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-money-for-affordable-homes-released

3

09/01/2017

Highways England

Mark Mosley

repairs for A66 bridge near Cockermouth

No

0.5

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/overnight-repairs-for-a66-bridge-near-cockermouth

4

09/01/2017

DfE

Theresa May

mental health first Aid/Development training for all secondary schools

No

Unclear

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/prime-minister-unveils-plans-to-transform-mental-health-support

5

10/01/2017

DfE

Edward Timpson

support for children with special educational needs and disabilities

No

59.1

in part

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-for-special-educational-needs-support-confirmed

6

13/01/2017

DfT & Highways England

Chris Grayling

East of England road improvements

No

1,100

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/11-billion-east-of-england-road-improvements-to-boost-economy

7

13/01/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

tax break for up to 5 yrs on new infrastructure for full fibre broadband

No

60

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/60-million-tax-reform-to-boost-uks-digital-revolution

8

13/01/2017

DWP

Caroline Nokes

modernisation of bereavement support - higher payments for more people

No

demand-led

unclear

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/better-support-for-bereaved-families

9

17/01/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

prevent and reduce homelessness

No

48

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-backs-homelessness-bill-with-48-million-for-councils

10

21/01/2017

BEIS

Theresa May

Develop FE providers into Institutes of Technology

No

170

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/technical-education-at-heart-of-modern-industrial-strategy-for-post-brexit-success

11

22/01/2017

BEIS

Theresa May

Northern Powerhouse employment & growth

No

556

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-unveils-plans-for-a-modern-industrial-strategy-fit-for-global-britain

12

24/01/2017

DCLG

Lord Bourne

projects bringing together diverse communities and different faiths

No

0.21

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/210000-funding-boost-to-community-projects

13

25/01/2017

InnovateUK & Scottish Enterprise

Ruth McKernan

biomedical research

No

26

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/zika-virus-superbugs-and-arthritis-targeted-through-26-million-fund

14

25/01/2017

Highways England

Paul Hampson

A556 dual carriageway work

No

192

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/final-phase-of-192-million-a556-dual-carriageway-work-unveiled

15

26/01/2017

DWP

Damian Green

re-organize building use, mergers

No

-180/year for next 10 yrs

n/a

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-streamlined-jobcentre-plus-network-with-more-support-for-jobseekers

16

27/01/2017

Highways England

Peter Gee

repair drainage, reconstruction, resurfacing of sections of the A66 Brough bypass

No

0.938

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/938000-drainage-and-resurfacing-project-for-a66-brough-bypass

17

31/01/2017

Highways England

Peter Gee

maintenance of M6 in Lancashire

No

0.55

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/smoother-safer-m6-journeys-from-550000-lancashire-resurfacing-project

18

31/01/2017

DWP

Penny Mordaunt

compensation for illness due to asbestos exposure

No

more than 84

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-figures-show-more-than-84-million-awarded-in-compensation-through-diffuse-mesothelioma-payment-scheme

19

02/02/2017

BEIS

Greg Clark

business-led research on “a wide range of themes”

No

15

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/business-secretary-announces-industrial-strategy-investment-in-science-research-and-innovation

20

03/02/2017

Environment Agency

Andrew Usborne

Ipswich Flood Barrier Scheme

No

58

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/milestone-reached-for-ipswich-flood-barrier-scheme

21

07/02/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

loans for SME builders, custom builders, offsite construction and essential infrastructure

No

3000 (primarily loans)

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-announces-ambitious-plan-to-build-the-homes-britain-needs

22

09/02/2017

BEIS

Jo Johnson

incentivise the commercial spaceflight market

No

10 (expected, depending on grant applications)

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-announces-boost-for-uk-commercial-space-sector

23

10/02/2017

Highways England

Nick Reed

Safety improvements for A35 in Dorset

No

0.56

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/safety-improvement-scheme-announced-for-a35-in-dorset

24

17/02/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

bed spaces in refuges & support services for domestic abuse victims

No

20

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-support-for-more-than-19000-victims-of-domestic-abuse

25

19/02/2017

MoJ

Elizabeth Truss

pay increase & training for prison staff in London & South East

No

12

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/12m-pay-boost-to-strengthen-prison-frontline-and-attract-new-recruits

26

22/02/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

funding settlement for councils

No

200 over 4 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/communities-secretary-confirms-funding-certainty-for-councils

27

22/02/2017

Cabinet Office

Ben Gummer

sales of land & property, running cost savings

No

-32.7, unspecified spending to advise/support

n/a

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pioneering-property-programme-drives-efficiency-savings-across-the-public-sector

28

22/02/2017

NI Office

James Brokenshire

Londonderry to London air route

No

3.8

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-to-fund-city-of-derry-air-link--2

29

23/02/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

variety of projects for growth/employment in South West

No

191

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/191-million-cash-boost-for-the-south-west-to-help-create-local-jobs-and-growth

30

23/02/2017

BEIS

Greg Clark

research in material, life and physical sciences

No

229

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/229-million-of-industrial-strategy-investment-in-science-research-and-innovation

31

24/02/2017

Highways England

David Poole

technical design contract awarded

No

up to 40

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/highways-england-awards-new-south-west-design-contract-worth-up-to-40-million

32

28/02/2017

Highways England

Paul Hampson

A556 dual carriageway in Cheshire

No

192

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-192-million-a556-set-to-open-after-weekend-work

33

28/02/2017

DfE

Justine Greening

schools facilities and healthy lifestyles

YES

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-funding-to-boost-schools-facilities-and-healthy-lifestyles

34

02/03/2017

Environment Agency

Daniel Wilkinson

flood storage area

No

over 2

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/flood-relief-for-villages-in-worcestershire

35

04/03/2017

DfE

Edward Timpson

school places & facilities for children with SEND

No

215

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-funding-boost-for-pupils-with-send

36

06/03/2017

Environment Agency

Dan Boswell

flood prevention in Totnes

No

3.8

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/work-begins-on-38million-flood-scheme-in-totnes

37

13/03/2017

Public Health England & HO

Sarah Newton

school resource for drug and alcohol prevention

No

0.08 over 3 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-funds-school-resource-for-drug-and-alcohol-prevention

38

15/03/2017

DCLG

Marcus Jones

homelessness services - more flexible fund

No

420

in part

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-grant-for-council-homelessness-services

39

15/03/2017

HO

Amber Rudd

combating modern slavery

No

6

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-gives-6-million-boost-to-global-slavery-battle

40

16/03/2017

Highways England

Jim O’Sullivan

road improvements to “unlock” housing in various locations

No

12.45

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/multi-million-pound-major-road-improvements-unlock-thousands-of-homes-and-jobs

41

20/03/2017

DCMS & OWales

Karen Bradley

relocation & upgrade of equipment for S4C (Welsh-language broadcaster)

No

0.35 (plus 10m loan)

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/major-boost-for-welsh-language-tv-as-government-commits-additional-investment-for-s4c

42

20/03/2017

DfE

Edward Timpson

services for vulnerable children and their families

No

36

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/innovative-projects-to-get-36-million-funding-boost

43

22/03/2017

MoJ & Owales

Sam Gyimah & Alun Cairns

planning permission for new several prisons requested

No

1,300

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/wales-at-forefront-of-new-plans-to-create-5000-modern-prison-places

44

22/03/2017

DCMS

Rob Wilson

range of projects in libraries

No

3.9

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/innovation-fund-to-support-30-libraries-across-england

45

24/03/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

regeneration of housing estates

No

32

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/more-than-100-housing-estates-receive-regeneration-cash-boost

46

28/03/2017

Highways England

David Cooke

extra lane in each direction on M1

No

120

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/improvements-for-drivers-on-m1-in-east-midlands

47

31/03/2017

DCMS & OWales

Lord Bourne & Rob Wilson

funding for charities supporting women & girls

No

0.6

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/charities-in-wales-benefit-from-tampon-tax-fund

48

31/03/2017

DEFRA

Andrea Leadsom

natural flood management competition

No

1

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-1-million-flood-competition-to-protect-more-communities

49

01/04/2017

Natural England

George Eustice

natural flood defences

No

0.8

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/flood-hit-farm-groups-given-800000

50

03/04/2017

DfE

Justine Greening

extra school places & school building work

No

2,400

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/24-billion-funding-boost-for-englands-schools

51

03/04/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

employment, tourism & local growth for coastal communities

No

40

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/40-million-cash-boost-for-the-coast

52

04/04/2017

DfID

Theresa May

support for refugees in Syria’s neighbouring countries

No

1,000

in part (160m new)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-dedicates-1bn-in-Aid/Development-money-for-syrian-refugees-and-host-countries

53

04/04/2017

DfID

Priti Patel

action against landmines

No

100 over 3 yrs

in part (93.1m)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-triples-support-for-action-against-landmines-on-20th-anniversary-of-princess-dianas-iconic-angola-visit

54

06/04/2017

DCLG

Andrew Percy

additional and more personalised local services

No

3.25

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/multi-million-pound-boost-for-community-led-services

55

06/04/2017

DfE

Robert Halfon

apprenticeship spending associated with levy - implementation

No

demand-led

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-levy-to-double-annual-investment-in-home-grown-skills

56

07/04/2017

Highways England

Bruce Parker

major improvements to Switch Island in Merseyside

No

3

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/3-million-to-improve-journeys-and-safety-at-switch-island

57

07/04/2017

UK Atomic Energy Authority

Martin Townsend

Remote Handling Test Facility (for fusion energy project)

No

5m€ over 5 yrs

probably no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/race-to-host-10m-iter-test-facility

58

07/04/2017

Northern Ireland Office

Kris Hopkins

Funding for NI charities supporting women & girls

No

0.5

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/four-ni-charities-for-women-and-girls-to-receive-uk-govt-funding

59

09/04/2017

DfID

Priti Patel

medical Aid/Development for Syria

No

7

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-to-increase-syria-medical-Aid/Development-in-wake-of-chemical-attack

60

10/04/2017

DWP

Damian Green

reduction in taper rate for UC from 65% to 63%

No

700

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/3-million-households-set-to-benefit-from-universal-credit-changes

61

11/04/2017

DfT & BEIS

Greg Clark & John Hayes

automotive research and development

No

109.7

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/over-109-million-of-funding-for-driverless-and-low-carbon-projects

62

11/04/2017

Environment Agency

Mark Robinson

replenish beaches in Lincolnshire

No

6.8

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/68m-lincshore-scheme-starts-soon-to-reduce-coastal-flood-risk

63

11/04/2017

BEIS

Greg Clark

biosciences

No

319 over 5 yrs

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/29-million-boost-for-bioscience

64

11/04/2017

UK Space Agency

?

satellite solutions to help developing countries

No

50

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/50-million-for-satellite-solutions-to-help-developing-countries

65

11/04/2017

DfE

Caroline Dinenage

extra childcare places (buildings & facilities plus support for disadvantaged children)

No

55

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/families-to-benefit-from-55-million-boost-to-childcare-schemes

66

14/04/2017

DEFRA

Thérèse Coffey

new fund to restore peatlands

YES

10

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-10-million-fund-to-restore-peatland

67

16/04/2017

DfID

Priti Patel

fight Neglected Tropical Diseases

YES

360

in part (between 55m and 180m are old - unclear)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-to-protect-200-million-people-from-tropical-diseases

68

18/06/2017

DCLG & Prime Minister’s Office

Theresa May

emergency Grenfell Tower Residents’ Discretionary Fund

YES

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/details-of-grenfell-tower-residents-discretionary-fund

69

20/06/2017

BEIS

Claire Perry

smart heating systems and innovation in using hydrogen as a potential heat source

No

35

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/governments-clean-energy-drive-invests-35-million-in-innovative-projects

70

26/06/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

support the charitable response to the Grenfell Tower disaster

No

1

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/1-million-for-local-charities-responding-to-grenfell-tower-disaster

71

28/06/2017

MoD

Michael Fallon

Apache helicopter training

No

48 over 6 yrs

mixed?

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/defence-secretary-announces-48-million-apache-training-contract

72

04/07/2017

BEIS

Jo Johnson

new “Ernest Rutherford” Fund to attract researchers from abroad

No

100

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/100-million-rutherford-fund-to-attract-best-researchers-to-the-uk

73

04/07/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

NPIF funding for infrastructure in high housing demand areas

YES

2.3

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/23-billion-investment-in-infrastructure-for-new-housing

74

05/07/2017

HO & Office of the Secretary of State for Wales

Amber Rudd & Alun Cairns

prevent and address violence against women and girls

No

1.4

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-awards-14million-to-south-wales-police-crime-commissioner-to-tackle-violence-against-women-and-girls

75

06/07/2017

DCMS

Matt Hancock

create 5G test network

No

unknown share of 16

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/three-universities-to-develop-16m-5g-test-network

76

07/07/2017

Public Health England

Build Public health science campus in Harlow

No

400

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/public-health-england-buys-the-gsk-site-at-harlow

77

11/07/2017

BEIS

Jo Johnson

National Satellite Testing Facility & National Space Propulsion Facility

No

103

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/100m-boost-for-uk-space-sector-to-ensure-uk-is-equipped-to-stay-ahead-of-the-competition

78

12/07/2017

CO & HMRC

Caroline Nokes

new civil service hub in Edinburgh

No

savings

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/civil-service-hub-to-bring-growth-to-edinburgh

79

12/07/2017

HO

Amber Rudd

3-year pilot of national police welfare service

No

7.5

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-secretary-awards-75million-for-new-national-police-welfare-service

80

14/07/2017

DEFRA

Thérèse Coffey

natural flood management

No

15

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/schemes-across-the-country-to-receive-15-million-of-natural-flood-management-funding

81

17/07/2017

DEFRA

Thérèse Coffey

natural flood scheme in the North West

No

1

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/north-west-awarded-1-million-funding-for-natural-flood-scheme

82

19/07/2017

DfE & FCO & British Council

Boris Johnson

double funding for UK-Germany youth exchange

No

0.115

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/young-brits-to-make-german-connections

83

19/07/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

ease the pressures on local services from recent migration

No

15

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/local-councils-to-receive-15-million-in-extra-funding

84

21/07/2017

Office of the Secretary of State for Wales

Alun Cairns

abolishing Severn crossing tolls by end of 2018

No

?

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/drivers-to-benefit-from-free-severn-crossings-from-2018

85

24/07/2017

DCMS

Matt Hancock

innovation centre for cyber security technology

No

up to 14.5 over 3 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/major-new-cyber-security-innovation-centre-for-london

86

29/07/2017

DEFRA

Lord Gardiner

support growth of rural businesses and broadband projects

No

200

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/200-million-boost-for-rural-england

87

31/07/2017

DoH

Jeremy Hunt

extra mental health staff

No

1,300

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/thousands-of-new-roles-to-be-created-in-mental-health-workforce-plan

88

01/08/2017

DfE

Robert Goodwill

projects to improve families’ experiences of adoption

No

5

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/multi-million-fund-reaches-record-number-of-adoptive-families

89

01/08/2017

DfE

Robert Goodwill

therapy & parenting training for adoptive families

No

52

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/multi-million-fund-reaches-record-number-of-adoptive-families

90

01/08/2017

DWP

David Gauke

pilot schemes for employment of disadvantaged workers

No

up to 28

unclear

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/35-million-of-innovative-employment-schemes-to-benefit-thousands-of-disadvantaged-people

91

01/08/2017

DCLG & CO

Alok Sharma & Caroline Nokes

land remediation and small-scale infrastructure for housing

No

54

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-boost-for-local-authorities-to-transform-local-communities

92

03/08/2017

DCLG

Alok Sharma

Build to Rent in Wembley Park development

No

65

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/65-million-government-support-for-uks-largest-build-to-rent-site

93

04/08/2017

HO

Amber Rudd

combat the online grooming of children for sexual exploitation

No

more than 20 over 3 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-secretary-gives-20-million-boost-to-tackle-online-grooming

94

04/08/2017

HO

Amber Rudd

increase police productivity and enhance cyber security

No

more than 24 over 3 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-secretary-gives-20-million-boost-to-tackle-online-grooming

95

07/08/2017

Highways England

Catherine Brookes

M42 junction 6 near Birmingham

No

282 (in 2020–23)

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/282m-investment-for-m42-junction-6-near-birmingham

96

10/08/2017

DCLG

Alok Sharma

accelerate the delivery of Didcot’s Northern Perimeter Road

No

6.2

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/62-million-government-boost-to-help-unlock-15000-new-homes-in-didcot-garden-town

97

10/08/2017

DCLG

Alok Sharma

regeneration of Poole Power Station in Dorset

No

2.6

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/62-million-government-boost-to-help-unlock-15000-new-homes-in-didcot-garden-town

98

10/08/2017

DCLG

Alok Sharma

infrastructure in the Waterside area of Nottingham

No

1.25

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/62-million-government-boost-to-help-unlock-15000-new-homes-in-didcot-garden-town

99

10/08/2017

DCLG

Alok Sharma

development of Parkhurst Urban Village on the Isle of Wight

No

9.6

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/62-million-government-boost-to-help-unlock-15000-new-homes-in-didcot-garden-town

100

21/08/2017

Environment Agency

Leila Huntington & others

Spending by Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee

No

almost 22

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/flood-committee-sets-out-22million-of-spending-for-coming-year--2

101

25/08/2017

Highways England

Hugh Coakley

upgrade the Bean and Ebbsfeet junctions on the A2

No

125

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/a2-junction-upgrades-win-backing

102

26/08/2017

DEFRA & DCLG

Thérèse Coffey

Litter Innovation Fund & projects against marine littering

No

0.495

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-fund-launched-to-reduce-litter-through-innovative-projects

103

30/08/2017

DfID

Priti Patel & Boris Johnson

Aid/Development to those affected by Boko Haram in Nigeria

No

200 (2018–22)

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-increasing-support-to-save-lives-and-rebuild-north-east-nigeria-as-famine-looms-after-boko-haram-destruction

104

31/08/2017

Highways England

Tim Gamon

road projects in Merseyside and Cheshire (M56, amongst others)

No

300

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/300-million-road-projects-to-improve-journeys-in-merseyside-and-cheshire

105

31/08/2017

Natural England

George Eustice & James Cross

collaborative projects to improve environmental impact of farming

No

1.7

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/farming-groups-given-17-million-to-boost-the-environment

106

04/09/2017

HO

Nick Hurd

Piloting video links to court for police officers, vulnerable victims & witnesses unable to travel

No

11

Fund no, allocation yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-office-funds-new-video-enabled-justice-programme

107

04/09/2017

HO

Nick Hurd

Reform of digital policing

No

6 over next 3 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-office-funds-new-video-enabled-justice-programme

108

04/09/2017

HO

Nick Hurd

Fighting organised crime

No

23 over next 3 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-office-funds-new-video-enabled-justice-programme

109

04/09/2017

HO

Nick Hurd

Proposals in local policing (community engagement)

No

12 over next 3 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-office-funds-new-video-enabled-justice-programme

110

04/09/2017

HO

Nick Hurd

Police & Fire collaboration

No

0.6 over next 2 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-office-funds-new-video-enabled-justice-programme

111

04/09/2017

DCLG

Jake Berry

help coastal areas transform their economies and boost jobs (fund)

No

at least 40 from 2018

unclear

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/40-million-to-create-jobs-and-boost-visitors-to-the-great-british-coast

112

05/09/2017

Highways England

Nanette Hoyle

Widening A1 in Northumberland

No

290 (construction starting 19/20)

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/multi-million-upgrade-for-a1-in-northumberland

113

05/09/2017

DCMS

Tracey Crouch

Fund for youth organisations in disadvantaged areas

No

20

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/40m-cash-injection-to-benefit-lives-of-young-people

114

08/09/2017

Government Equalities Office

Nick Gibb

combat homo-/bi-/transphobic bullying in schools

No

3

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/schools-around-the-country-to-stamp-out-lgbt-bullying

115

09/09/2017

DCMS

Matt Hancock

broadband with speeds >=24Mbps

No

0.645

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/the-great-british-broadband-boost

116

12/09/2017

MoJ

David Lidington

increase to public sector prison staff salaries averaging 1.7%

No

29

no (existing budgets)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pay-boost-for-public-sector-prison-staff

117

14/09/2017

DCMS

Matt Hancock

establish National Innovation Centre for Data (training & skills transfer)

No

15

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-innovation-centre-to-put-uk-at-forefront-of-big-data

118

15/09/2017

DfT & Office of the Secretary of State for Wales

Alun Cairns

reduce Severn bridge tolls

YES

new toll previously unspecified? Unclear.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/more-money-in-severn-crossing-drivers-pockets-in-2018

119

17/09/2017

HO

Amber Rudd

armed counter-terrorism policing

No

24

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/multi-million-pound-boost-for-counter-terrorism-policing

120

19/09/2017

DCLG

Marcus Jones

expert action group on future of public parks

No

0.5

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-pledges-500000-for-new-action-group-to-grow-future-of-public-parks

121

20/09/2017

DCLG

Alok Sharma

specialist support for development of “Neighbourhood Plans”

YES

total of 22.8 until 2022

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/228-million-boost-to-give-power-back-to-communities

122

24/09/2017

DfID

Priti Patel

immediate humanitarian needs & early recovery post- hurricane Maria in Dominica

No

5

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/priti-patel-extra-uk-Aid/Development-to-dominica-following-deadly-hurricane-maria

123

01/10/2017

DFE

Theresa May

student loan repayment threshold raised from £21k to £25k

No

?

yes

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/oct/01/tuition-fee-repayment-earnings-threshold-rise-to-25000

124

02/10/2017

DFT

Philip Hammond

rail infrastructure in North

No

300

not sure

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/hammond-announces-400m-injection-for-northern-transport-ahead-of-at-conservative-party-conference-a7977471.html

125

02/10/2017

DFT

Philip Hammond

other transport in North

No

100

not sure

126

03/10/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

speed up delivery of garden towns

No

2.5

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/25m-cash-boost-for-garden-towns

127

04/10/2017

DCLG

“Government”

affordable housing

No

2,000

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/2-billion-boost-for-affordable-housing-and-long-term-deal-for-social-rent

128

06/10/2017

BEIS

Jo Johnson

space exploration - funding for researchers in academia & industry

No

3.23

probably no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/more-than-3m-invested-in-space-exploration

129

11/10/2017

BEIS

Richard Harrington

Auctions for funds for producers of less established renewable energy forms

No

up to 557 (next auction spring 2019)

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-confirms-up-to-557-million-for-new-renewable-energy-projects

130

12/10/2017

DfT

Chris Grayling

grant to Network Rail

YES

34700 for 2019–24

not sure

http://www.cityam.com/273753/network-rail-gets-gbp48bn-fresh-funding-major-rail-upgrades also https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-48-billion-funding-for-britains-railways

131

12/10/2017

DfID

Priti Patel

match funding of public donations for people fleeing Burma

No

up to 2

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/priti-patel-will-double-the-next-2-million-of-public-donations-to-the-disasters-emergency-committee-appeal-for-people-fleeing-burma

132

12/10/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

reduce homelessness in Greater Manchester

No

almost 3.8

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/landmark-package-to-tackle-homelessness-and-rough-sleeping-in-manchester

133

13/10/2017

Highways England

Aran Nugent

maintenance and improvement work in East of England

No

61.4

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/614m-roads-package-to-keep-drivers-moving-in-the-east-of-england

134

13/10/2017

DfE

Robert Goodwill

improvements to children’s social care

No

20

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/20-million-improvement-programme-for-childrens-social-care

135

16/10/2017

Environment Agency

Dan Wilkinson

Badsey Brook flood scheme in Broadway

No

4

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/badsey-brook-flood-scheme-open-day

136

16/10/2017

DCMS

Matt Hancock

“5G Testbeds and Trials” competition

No

25

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nationwide-competition-brings-5g-one-step-closer

137

16/10/2017

Transport & Owales

Chris Grayling & Alun Cairns

Intercity Express fleet of trains on the Great Western Railway network

No

unclear share of 5,700

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/all-aboard-the-new-intercity-express-trains-that-will-transform-journeys-across-south-wales

138

17/10/2017

Highways England

Nichola Capstick

resurfacing of the A66 between North Stainmore and Brough in Cumbria

No

0.8

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/smoother-a66-journeys-in-800000-resurfacing-project

139

18/10/2017

DCMS

Tracey Crouch

combat drug and alcohol dependency and support children in care

No

more than 16

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-pledge-16-million-to-tackle-drug-dependency-and-support-children-in-care

140

19/10/2017

FCO

Boris Johnson

open up Mexican market to UK businesses in energy, future cities and financial services

No

60 over 4 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/boris-johnson-announces-new-prosperity-programming-for-mexico

141

19/10/2017

Highways England

Jim O’Sullivan

improvements to A47

No

300

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/timetable-outlined-for-300-million-a47-improvements

142

19/10/2017

BEIS

Greg Clark

testing infrastructure for connected and autonomous vehicles

No

51

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/winners-of-51-million-government-competition-to-develop-world-leading-self-driving-car-testing-infrastructure-unveiled

143

20/10/2017

DfID

Priti Patel

assistance to those displaced by violence in DRC

No

175 over 5 yrs

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/drc-uk-provides-urgent-lifesaving-aid-to-victims-of-escalating-conflict-in-the-democratic-republic-of-congo

144

22/10/2017

MoJ

Sam Gyimah

increased security in prisons, including body-worn cameras

No

3

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/increased-security-measures-to-give-prison-officers-right-tools-for-the-job

145

22/10/2017

DfID

Priti Patel

landmine clearing & medical infrastructure to enable return to Raqqa

No

10

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-aid-provides-lifeline-to-defenceless-and-wounded-syrians-to-help-them-return-to-a-liberated-raqqa

146

23/10/2017

DfID

Priti Patel

support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

No

12

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-leads-international-support-for-rohingya-crisis-at-landmark-conference

147

24/10/2017

DfE

Justine Greening

pilot: reimburse student loan repayments for modern foreign language & science teachers

No

demand-led

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/education-secretary-puts-teachers-at-the-heart-of-social-mobility

148

24/10/2017

DfE

Justine Greening

2 projects of training opportunities for teachers

No

unknown share of 75

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/education-secretary-puts-teachers-at-the-heart-of-social-mobility

149

30/10/2017

Highways England

Chris Dunn

Resurfacing, drainage, bridge maintenance and more for the A64 near York

No

3

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/3m-improvements-for-the-a64-in-york

150

30/10/2017

DEFRA

Emma Howard Boyd

coastal defence scheme in Blackpool

No

27

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/27-million-flood-scheme-opens-in-blackpool

151

31/10/2017

DExEU

David Davis

Preparations for a no-deal Brexit

YES

additional 500 already spent

not sure

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/31/uk-has-spent-half-a-billion-gearing-up-for-eu-exit-says-david-davis

152

01/11/2017

BEIS

Jo Johnson

Technological solutions for global challenges affecting India

No

0.4

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-india-partnership-hailed-as-science-minister-announces-winners-of-inaugural-newton-prize

153

01/11/2017

HO

Brandon Lewis

capacity building for community sponsoring of refugees

No

1

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/1-million-community-sponsorship-capacity-building-fund-opens-for-bids

154

01/11/2017

DfE & HO

Robert Goodwill & Brandon Lewis

support for foster carers & social workers to unaccompanied refugee children

No

0.26

in part (0.2)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-safeguarding-strategy-boosts-support-for-lone-child-migrants

155

02/11/2017

DEFRA

Richard Greenhous

woodland creation funding for farmers, foresters and landowners

No

13 (not given in this PR)

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/countdown-begins-for-countryside-stewardship-woodland-creation

156

02/11/2017

FCO

Boris Johnson

freedom of expression projects

YES

assume no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/foreign-secretary-announces-free-speech-funding

157

02/11/2017

DfT

Paul Maynard

HS2 train supplier shortlist announced

No

2,750

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/hs2-reveals-bidders-in-race-for-275-billion-trains-contract

158

02/11/2017

DfID

Guy Warrington (High Commissioner in Sierra Leone)

contain, control, treat, and ultimately prevent Ebola

No

427

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-aid-opens-refurbished-hospital-laboratory-in-sierra-leone

159

06/11/2017

Highways England

Paul Hampson

conversion of old A road to B road with safe cycling/horseriding paths

No

5

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/5-million-b-road-opens-as-a556-bypass-legacy

160

06/11/2017

DCMS

Matt Hancock

grants for young games developers

No

0.05

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/graduate-game-developers-win-government-grants

161

07/11/2017

OWales

Guto Bebb

equipment for water rescue charities

No

1

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/welsh-lifeboat-charities-pocket-slice-of-1-million-uk-government-fund-to-boost-search-and-rescue-efforts

162

09/11/2017

DfT

Paul Maynard

plant and restore woodlands along HS2 route

No

5

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-5-million-fund-to-create-and-restore-woodlands

163

09/11/2017

DCLG

Lord Bourne

ease the pressures on local services from recent migration

No

18

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/18-million-extra-funding-for-council-services

164

09/11/2017

Cabinet Office

Damian Green

promoting tourism in Inverness and the Highlands

No

2

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uks-2-million-tourism-fund-working-for-the-highlands

165

10/11/2017

Environment Agency

Dave Edwards

flood scheme for Much Wenlock

No

2

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/2-million-flood-scheme-for-much-wenlock

166

13/11/2017

DoH & Public Health England

Steve Brine

local HIV prevention initiatives

No

0.6

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/600000-funding-of-12-projects-by-phe-to-help-prevent-hiv

167

14/11/2017

DIT

Greg Hands

redevelopment of Croydon shopping centre

No

unknown share of 1,400

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/minister-for-london-welcomes-14-billion-croydon-redevelopment

168

15/11/2017

Environment Agency

Gordon Wilson

Newhaven flood alleviation scheme

No

18

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/significant-milestone-reached-on-newhaven-flood-defence-project

169

15/11/2017

DCMS

Matt Hancock

national network of regional tech hubs, merging Tech City & Tech North

No

21

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/21m-to-boost-uks-world-class-tech-sector-and-spread-the-benefits-across-the-country--2

170

15/11/2017

DIT

Rona Fairhead

Increase international exposure of British bands

No

2.4

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-backs-british-talent-with-24-million-funding-for-music-exports

171

16/11/2017

Highways England

David Bray

A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon upgrade

No

1,500

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/15bn-a14-cambridge-to-huntingdon-upgrade-marks-its-first-year-of-construction

172

20/11/2017

BEIS

Theresa May & Greg Clark

research & development as part of Industrial Strategy

YES

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/record-boost-to-rd-and-new-transport-fund-to-help-build-economy-fit-for-the-future

173

20/11/2017

DfT

Chris Grayling

improve transport links & promote growth in cities

No

1,700

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/record-boost-to-rd-and-new-transport-fund-to-help-build-economy-fit-for-the-future

174

22/11/2017

Highways England

David Bray

A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme

No

1,500

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/a14-cambridge-to-huntingdon-first-railway-bridge-beam-lift

175

23/11/2017

Highways England

Andrew Olive

salt barn in Knutsford

No

1.5

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-15-million-salt-barn-to-help-keep-roads-moving-this-winter

176

25/11/2017

DfID

Penny Mordaunt

projects to eradicate violence against women

No

up to 12 over 3 yrs

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/the-uk-steps-up-to-lead-global-drive-to-tackle-violence-against-girls-and-women

177

27/11/2017

PMO

Theresa May

recovery & reconstruction support for British islands hit by recent hurricanes

No

70

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/millions-more-in-support-for-hurricane-hit-overseas-territories

178

29/11/2017

PMO

Theresa May

build Iraq’s counter-terrorism capability

No

10 over 3 yrs

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-ramps-up-counter-terror-effort-in-iraq-as-daesh-caliphate-crumbles

179

30/11/2017

DEFRA

George Eustice

competition on food & drink business innovation by small businesses

No

0.05

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/share-of-50000-pot-to-be-won-by-small-food-drink-business-innovators

180

30/11/2017

DEFRA

Thérèse Coffey

woodland planting scheme in Northumberland

No

?

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/englands-largest-woodland-planting-scheme-gets-green-light

181

01/12/2017

DfID

Penny Mordaunt

address slavery and trafficking in countries with a high prevalence

No

40

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-aid-to-help-over-half-a-million-people-at-risk-of-slavery

182

04/12/2017

DCLG

Alok Sharma

planning support for LAs and 3rd sector organisations for housing & infrastructure

No

25

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-unlocks-25-million-to-deliver-more-homes

183

04/12/2017

DCLG

Alok Sharma

support delivery of already-planned garden villages

No

3

yes

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-unlocks-25-million-to-deliver-more-homes

184

05/12/2017

DCMS

Tracey Crouch

Funding for women’s charities

No

15

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/15m-of-new-tampon-tax-funding-for-womens-charities

185

05/12/2017

Environment Agency

Thérèse Coffey

“Boston Barrier” flood defence project

No

100

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/boston-barrier-flood-defence-gets-the-green-light

186

07/12/2017

DEFRA

Paul Caldwell

Progress paying out EU Common Agricultural Policy funding for farmers

No

850

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/2017-basic-payment-scheme-payments-underway

187

07/12/2017

DEFRA

Michael Gove & Thérèse Coffey

Refurbishment of locks on Anglian Waterways

No

1.4

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/environment-agency-announces-14m-anglian-waterways-investment

188

07/12/2017

Environment Agency

Julie Foley

Medway Flood Action Plan - manage & reduce floods

No

at least 19

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/medway-flood-action-plan-launched

189

07/12/2017

BEIS

Greg Clark, Richard Harringdon, Jo Johnson

Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) R&D project

No

up to 56

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-to-support-development-of-next-generation-nuclear-technology

190

07/12/2017

BEIS

Greg Clark, Richard Harringdon, Jo Johnson

National Fusion Technology Platform (NaFTeP) at UKAEA’s Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

No

86

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-to-support-development-of-next-generation-nuclear-technology

191

07/12/2017

BEIS

Greg Clark, Richard Harringdon, Jo Johnson

work on nuclear fuels, reactor design and safety engineering

No

up to 8

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-to-support-development-of-next-generation-nuclear-technology

192

08/12/2017

Highways England & OWales

Alun Cairns

Nationalisation of Severn bridge & VAT exemption for tolls

No

?

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/severn-bridges-transfer-to-public-ownership-draws-closer

193

08/12/2017

Highways England

Charlotte Taylor

additional lane on A1 around Newcastle

No

139 to 183

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/a1-plans-to-improve-newcastle-journeys

194

11/12/2017

Cabinet Office

Caroline Nokes

56 new council partnerships, home building & jobs

No

8.7

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-awards-councils-new-funding-to-transform-local-communities

195

11/12/2017

DfID

Liam Fox

WTO programmes to support international trade integration of 51 low-income countries

No

18

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-announces-18-million-to-help-worlds-poorest-through-trade

196

12/12/2017

DfID

Theresa May

climate resilience in agriculture, forecasting, insurance

No

30

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-announces-new-measures-to-tackle-effects-and-causes-of-climate-change

197

12/12/2017

PMO

Theresa May

reconstruction of water system on Dominica post-Maria

No

15

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-announces-new-measures-to-tackle-effects-and-causes-of-climate-change

198

12/12/2017

PMO

Theresa May

disaster response capabilities & high-risk area mapping in the Caribbean

No

8

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-announces-new-measures-to-tackle-effects-and-causes-of-climate-change

199

12/12/2017

PMO

Theresa May

fight against illegal logging and support trade in legal timber

No

87

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-announces-new-measures-to-tackle-effects-and-causes-of-climate-change

200

13/12/2017

DCMS

John Glen

improve exhibition spaces and increase accessibility

No

2 (? - matched funding, total of four)

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/arts-minister-launches-4-million-dcmswolfson-museums-and-galleries-improvement-fund

201

13/12/2017

DoH/Public Health England

Steve Brine

Planning permission granted for public health campus

No

400

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/phe-gets-permission-for-public-health-science-campus-and-hq

202

15/12/2017

BEIS

Richard Harrington

Consultation: opening auctions for less established renewables to remote island off-shore wind

No

up to 557

203

18/12/2017

DfID

Penny Mordaunt

Package of support to address the needs of refugees and migrants

No

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-aid-tackling-global-migration-crisis

204

19/12/2017

HO

Amber Rudd

Increase in police funding across England and Wales (270 from precept, 130 for priorities, 50 for counter terrorism)

No

450

yes (?)

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/police-funding-increases-by-450-million-in-2018

205

19/12/2017

DCLG

Sajid Javid

Funding plans for councils in England

No

200 over 4 years

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-sets-out-further-measures-to-support-councils-to-deliver-services

206

20/12/2017

BEIS

Greg Clark

Funding to help Post Offices extend hours and protect rural branches

No

370

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-pledges-to-secure-the-future-of-the-post-office

207

28/12/2017

Highways England

Chris Grayling

Mutli-million pound road improvements to unlock homes and jobs

No

17 contribution (50 from private sector)

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/multi-million-pound-road-improvements-to-unlock-homes-and-jobs

208

29/12/2017

DfID

Penny Mordaunt

Extension of landmine clearance programmes

No

100 over 3 years

no

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-aid-helps-clear-lethal-landmines-in-war-torn-countries-following-generosity-of-british-public--2

209

30/12/2017

DCMS

Karen Bradley

Pilot fund to help increase range of children’s television in UK

No

60 over 3 years from 2019

not sure

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/60-million-boost-to-uk-childrens-television





Published: 27 June 2018