HMS Anson – 5th Gen Navy Submarine


Fifth hunter-killer submarine named Anson Anson, the Royal Navy’s latest Astute Class attack submarine, has officially been named in a virtual ceremony at BAE Systems’ Barrow-in-Furness shipyard today. Anson is the fifth Astute-class submarine being built by BAE systems. Astute Class submarines are the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarines ever operated by the Royal Navy, and Anson is the fifth to be officially named. The last HMS Anson (1942 to 1951) was a King George V-class battleship, which saw active service in World War Two. All eight Anson vessels have been named after an Admiral of the … Continue reading HMS Anson – 5th Gen Navy Submarine

Welcomed News on Free School Meals over Winter


Yesterday the government announced an extra £170m for local authorities to support families in England with essentials this winter. We’re calling for this to be given as cash to families. I am sure you will agree with us that families should have the dignity of making their own choices about how to meet their children’s needs. We want parents to be able to buy food for their families, and also be able to heat their homes and buy clothing, toys and other things their children need. The government also said they would extend school holiday programmes to more children in England – … Continue reading Welcomed News on Free School Meals over Winter

Civil Service World Update


Latest News   ▸ Vaccine task force signs £670,000 deal for PR consultants who ‘duplicate’ BEIS press officers     ▸ Cabinet Office ‘needs enhancing’ to properly support PM says George Osborne     ▸ Government mulls in-house ‘Crown Consultancy’ to cut use of private firms     ▸ Latest civil service & public affairs moves — November 9   In Depth   ▸ ‘What is it that can only be done by us?’: preparing your team for a difficult winter     ▸ November 2020 CSW digital issue   VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: Financial and economic regulation after Covid   ▸ … Continue reading Civil Service World Update