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CAAV News - 2010

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DECC statement on domestic heating oil supplies

21 December 2010

The Energy Minister has issued a statement on the availability of domestic heating oil supplies, which can be read on the DECC website.

Localism Bill published

15 December 2010

The Localism Bill has been laid before Parliament. A detailed CAAV Briefing Note will be posted under Members' Documents shortly. The bill itself can be downloaded from the Parliament website.

New RPA Chief Executive appointed

14 December 2010

Following the appointment of an interim RPA Chief Executive, Richard Judge, earlier this year when former the Chief Executive, Tony Cooper, departed, DEFRA has now appointed a new Chief Executive, Mark Grimshaw, who has been in charge of the Child Support Agency over the past two years. Mr. Grimshaw will be taking up his role with the RPA on 17th January 2011. Further information is available on the DEFRA website.

Decentralisation and Localism Bill - a guide

13 December 2010

The Decentralisation and Localism Bill is expected to be published later today (Monday). DCLG has issued a guide to the Bill which can be downloaded from the DCLG website.

Wales launches 10 year food strategy

10 December 2010

Following extended consultation, the Welsh Assembly Government has launched its 10 year food strategy 'Food for Wales, Food from Wales 2010-2020. Further information, including the strategy document, is available on the Welsh Assembly Government.

DEFRA receives record number of responses to Natural Environment White Paper discussion document

10 December 2010

DEFRA has received over 15,000 responses to its Natural Environment White Paper discussion document which is a record number for a DEFRA consultation. The Natural Environment White Paper is due to be published in Spring 2011. Further information is available on the DEFRA website. 

Scotland Briefing cancelled due to weather conditions

06 December 2010

The Scottish Briefing Event planned for Edinburgh on Thursday has been cancelled due to the ongoing poor weather conditions which continue to make travel difficult. We will advise members of a new date for this event in due course.

CAAV 2010 Examination results being sent by post today

03 December 2010

The results of the 2010 CAAV examinations are being sent out via First Class post today (Friday 3rd December) to all candidates. Please note that results cannot be given to candidates over the telephone.

Payment window for Single Payment Scheme 2010 opens

01 December 2010

The 2010 Single Payment Scheme (SPS) window opens today and the RPA has commenced making payments to farmers. Agriculture Minister Jim Paice has issued a statement to Parliament which may be viewed on the DEFRA website.

The Chancellor's Autumn Statement

29 November 2010

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has made a Statement to the House of Commons in response to the Office of Budgetary Responsibility's first Autumn Forecast, which has replaced what used to be the Pre-Budget Report.

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