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Business Plans: track progress in implementing our policies

These are the Government’s Business Plans for each department. They set out:

  • Coalition Priorities
  • Key policy and implementation actions for the remainder of this Parliament
  • Expenditure for each remaining year of this Spending Review period
  • Other departmental data, including an organogram, input and impact indicators and a section on Open Data.

You can use this site to track the Government’s progress in implementing the actions set out in the Business Plans. The graphs provide an overview of implementation progress across the full set of actions.

Click on a department to see its Business Plan commitments in full and their current status.

Current status of actions

Actions completed on time

Actions completed last month

Title
Cabinet Office
4.3.ii. Bring new IER system into force in England and Wales
Cabinet Office
5.4.iii. Create 15 Social Investment Bonds through Cabinet Office support
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.13.i. Release second annual data on the funds in and size of investments made by the Green Investment Bank
Department for International Development
1.2.iii. Develop in liaison with other HMG Departments including the FCO and UKTI an action plan/engagement strategy to improve support to companies doing business in developing countries; to help them succeed and enhance their contribution to inclusive growth
Department for International Development
3.3.i. Develop and publish a DFID strategy setting out the vision, objectives and actions on Payment by Results
Department for International Development
5.1.vi. Establish an Expert Advisory Group on Girls and Women to help shape DFID’s work on gender
Department for Transport
5.4.v. Work with the Home Office to introduce legislation to ensure illegal migrants cannot obtain a UK drivers licence
Department for Transport
5.6.i. 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 strategies for reducing HGV CO2 emissions and rolling out alternative fuels infrastructure
Department for Work and Pensions
1.1.iii. Develop ideas and begin to test approaches for in-work conditionality under Universal Credit
Department for Work and Pensions
3.2.i. Complete drafting and publish the strategy document 'Fulfilling Potential - Making it Happen'. Work with Stakeholders (including Disabled Peoples' organisations and other Government Departments) to implement the strategy and deliver its outcomes
Department of Energy and Climate Change
4.1.i. Put forward UK proposals to the European Commission for a cost-effective trajectory to 2050 and influence the Commission's Communication on the EU's post-2020 climate and energy framework. As part of this continue to make the case for the EU to increase its 2020 emissions reduction target to 30%
Department of Health
2.1.i. Introduce, through NHS England, choice of NHS funded care for long term conditions and in diagnostics and post-diagnosis
Department of Health
6.5.ii. Achieve the sale of DH land to provide 1,000 new homes in the financial year 2013-14, subject to planning permission
Home Office
3.6.vi. Independent Migration Advisory Committee to review recruitment of foreign labour for low skilled jobs
Ministry of Defence
1.6.vi. Introduce enhanced Reserve unit level Mentoring, Retention, Career Management and Welfare Support
Ministry of Defence
3.1.x. Award National Training Estate NGEC
Ministry of Defence
3.1.xi. Award housing NGEC
Ministry of Justice
5.2.v. Increase the number of cases which the police can prosecute by legislating for a value threshold below which shoplifting cases cannot be sent to the Crown Court

Actions to be completed this month

Title
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.9.i. Establish a set of UK programmes agreed with the European Commission that ensures that EU Structural & Investment Funds for 2014-20 are better targeted to delivering growth and jobs
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.9.ii. Work with DWP, DCLG and DEFRA to establish a more streamlined delivery model for England (the ‘EU Growth Programme’), which puts Local Enterprise Partnerships in the driving seat for determining the investment priorities for EU Structural & Investment Funds
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
5.3.vi. Deliver the recommendations and wider principles of the Kay Report and report on progress
Department for Communities and Local Government
1.3.i. Work with BIS, DWP and DEFRA to agree with the European Commission a new Growth Programme for 2014-2020
Department for Communities and Local Government
2.2.i. Report on progress of Help to Buy as part of the Department's annual report
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
3.2.ii. Introduce Major Events Bill to Parliament (in the 4th session) to support the delivery of the Sporting Events Programme
Department for Transport
5.6.ii. Develop and consult on the post-2014 low carbon fuel targets strategy, taking account of EU decisions on indirect land use change
Department for Work and Pensions
1.7.i. Agree and implement with the core English cities
Department of Health
2.1.ii. Implement, through NHS England, choice of treatment and provider in some mental health services, and extend this where practicable
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
1.3.v. Provide the FCO’s input into the Government’s review of the balance of competences within the EU, including the foreign policy report
Her Majesty's Treasury
1.1.v. Make final payments and close down the Equitable Life Payments Scheme
Ministry of Defence
1.6.ii. Deliver Tranche 3 of the plan to reduce the number of Regular Army personnel by around 20,000
Ministry of Justice
6.1.vi. Implement the outcome of the consultation on eligibility, subject to consultation outcome