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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
5.1.ii. Publish a report evaluating the delivery of the community organisers programme, Communities First Programme and wider lessons learnt
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.4.i. Deliver BIS’s commitments agreed as part of the city deals, as set out in the action plans agreed by Cabinet Office, BIS and cities
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.4.iii. Support DCLG to work with LEPs to deliver new development in Enterprise Zones
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.4.v. With DCLG and CO, support Local Enterprise Partnerships to deliver Growth Deals that are focused on economic growth
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.7.i. Set up student enterprise societies in the majority of Higher Education and Further Education institutions in England
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.8.i. Establish Growth Vouchers under a Random Control Trial and deliver via a privately led marketplace
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
3.12.i. Develop and implement proposals aimed at building a mutually owned Post Office Ltd, following public consultation
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.14.vi. Ensure that integrated high growth business advice service is fully operational
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
4.2.ii. Campaign in Brussels and with EU governments on the EU growth strategy
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
5.6.ii. Ensure, with Cabinet Office, that significant Red Tape Challenge measures with deregulatory impact are implemented during this Parliament
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
5.10.i. Work with HMT and other partners to implement the Government’s ‘Growth Reviews’ supporting sustainable and balanced growth domestically and in the EU
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.7.viii. Introduce Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
5.11.i. With DEFRA and DCLG, complete awards for the Business Support Scheme, supporting businesses affected by flooding by providing assistance with the financial cost of flood damage
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.7.iii. Working with other government departments and partners, implement the commitments set out in Small Business: GREAT ambition
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.7.iv. Continue to promote an entrepreneurial culture through the GREAT campaign
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.1.iv. Announce the successful bid for the Centre for Agricultural Informatics and Metrics of Sustainability
Department for Communities and Local Government
1.1.ii. Support the ability of local areas to deliver development and attract businesses and investment on Enterprise Zones by ensuring cross Government support, bespoke capacity support and targeted infrastructure funding so that no Zone is without development
Department for Communities and Local Government
2.4.i. Coordinate the programme to support other government departments in the release of their surplus land and accelerate the release of Homes and Communities Agency land holdings
Department for Communities and Local Government
3.3.i. Secure and maintain a commitment from local authority chief executives to identify and start work with an agreed number of troubled families each financial year and to turn around the lives of these families by the end of this parliament
Department for Communities and Local Government
4.1.i. Introduce legislation to increase local accountability by abolishing the Audit Commission and establishing a new decentralised audit regime for local public bodies; giving greater force to the Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity by putting compliance with the Code on a statutory basis; and protecting Council Tax payers from excessive increases by applying Council Tax Referendums to levying bodies
Department for Communities and Local Government
1.5.vi. Deliver the DCLG elements of the package of parking measures announced on 21 June 2014 including: introducing new provisions into the Deregulation Bill on the use of closed circuit television alone to enforce on-street parking; and allowing local residents and local firms to demand a review of parking in their area
Department for Communities and Local Government
1.5.viii. Introduce legislation to require local planning authorities to justify conditions that must be discharged before building work starts and, in the event of a delayed discharge, to allow applicants to treat certain types of conditions as approved
Department for Communities and Local Government
3.8.i. With the Cabinet Office, help 10 local authorities to develop new service models and disseminate learning through the Delivering Differently programme
Department for Communities and Local Government
3.8.ii. Launch the Better Care Fund Allocations for 2015/16
Department for Communities and Local Government
1.5.xi. Publish a consultation and implement secondary legislation on new permitted development rights for change of use to support growth, town centres and housing delivery
Department for Communities and Local Government
3.8.iii. Complete the distribution of the up to £250m Weekly Collection Support Scheme supporting local authorities to retain and reinstate weekly rubbish collection; promote best practice from local areas with weekly collections; and encourage reward schemes to boost recycling
Department for Communities and Local Government
1.5.vii. Support the Future High Streets Forum to deliver its current work programme for 2014-15
Department for Communities and Local Government
2.6.i. Work with local areas to understand barriers to building new locally-led garden cities set out in our Garden Cities prospectus
Department for Communities and Local Government
2.6.ii. Work with areas who have expressed interest in building a locally-led garden city in response to our Garden Cities prospectus, including through capacity funding, planning support, brokerage, and facilitating bids for our large sites infrastructure fund as appropriate
Department for Communities and Local Government
2.7.i. Create a new Urban Development Corporation in Ebbsfleet, Kent
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
1.1.i. Oversee governance of 800MHz clearance and implementation plan for radar modification to ensure that 800 MHz spectrum is available for 4G mobile services by end Jul 2013 and that 2.6 GHz spectrum is available by end Dec 2013, enable displaced public services to locate in suitable new frequencies up to Mar 2015
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
1.2.iii. Develop industry-led approaches to tackle online copyright infringement with search engines, payment companies and online advertisers
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
1.6.ii. Take forward a Legislative Reform Order to create various entertainment licensing exemptions for schools, hospitals, nurseries, community venues, local government premises and circuses
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
1.6.iv. Implement the Equalities Red Tape Challenge package by repealing unnecessary legislation and supporting small businesses on equality and anti-discrimination
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
1.10.i. 10 to 20 local TV stations launched
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
1.13.ii. Secure the solvent liquidation of the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
2.4.ii. Support cities to implement their Super Connected City Plans, including vouchers, wireless and other projects to stimulate demand for connectivity
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
3.1.i. Deliver a marketing campaign to attract additional visitors to the UK in the years following 2012, to generate £2.3billion visitor spend and 4.6m visitors
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
3.1.iii. Contribute to the rural tourism initiative through Visit England marketing investment
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
3.1.iv. Deliver a £25million campaign to promote domestic tourism and generate £500million of extra tourism spending
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
3.5.ii. Align international cultural exchanges with GREAT campaign and other cross-Government activity in priority countries
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
5.2.ii. Issue call for evidence on the Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual equality action plan, and the Transgender equality action plan, and publish a progress report
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
5.4.iii. Work with Ofcom to ensure monitoring of take up and operation of family friendly filters to protect children from accessing harmful content online
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
5.4.iv. Continue to work with UKCCIS to monitor trends and develop improved child online safety measures
Department for Education
1.1.i. Increase the number of primary and secondary schools converting to academy status
Department for Education
1.3.iii. Invest funding in high quality, diverse provision in areas of basic need through the Targeted Basic Need Programme
Department for Education
2.4.iii. Make first new A level qualifications available for teaching in schools
Department for Education
5.4.ii. Reform the regulatory framework to enable schools to make provision for children from age two
Department for Education
6.1.ii. Complete final pathfinder evaluation and publish report
Department for Education
6.3.ii. Review regularly progress on the 16 – 17 year old Youth Contract
Department for Education
1.1.vi. Assess the eighth round of free school applications and the sixth round of UTC and Studio School applications and announce those approved – these schools will open from 2016 onward
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.14.i. Support farmers affected by flooding through the completion of awards from the Farming Recovery Fund, restoring agricultural land and bring it back into production funded through the Rural Development Programme for England 2014/15
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.6 ii. Remove disproportionate local authority enforcement laws against householders through legislative changes, as soon as parliamentary time allows
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.12.i. Complete a programme of investment to reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosion for up to 165,000 households
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.12.ii. Implement the new partnership funding system for flood and coastal risk management which devolves more power to local people
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.12.iii. Implement the findings of the Pitt Review to improve our flood defences and prevent unnecessary building in areas of high flood risk
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.12.vi. Improve efficiency in Environment Agency flood defence procurement by providing 15% savings between April 2011 and March 2015
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.2.v. Continue to support local authorities in addressing air quality issues, focussing on areas exceeding Nitrogen Dioxide limits, through the £1 million Air Quality Grant Programme for 2014-2015
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.12.viii. With DCLG and local authorities, complete awards for the Repair and Renew Grant, supporting homeowners affected by flooding by providing assistance to develop additional flood resilience or resistance measures in homes
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.2.viii. Introduce secondary legislation to require retailers to charge a minimum of 5p for single-use plastic carrier bags
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.14.iii. Support to fishermen in replacing lost pots and damaged fishing gear during the 2013/14 winter storms through the existing European Fisheries Fund
Department for International Development
1.2.i. Implement International Aid Transparency Initiative IATI-compliant reporting systems for all Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) financing facilities
Department for International Development
1.3.i. Work with CDC to ensure CDC implements its new strategy, published in May 2012, to increase its development impact and achieves its targets over the period to 2015
Department for International Development
2.1.i. Enshrine in law our commitment to spend 0.7% of national income as official development assistance (ODA) from 2013, as soon as Parliamentary time allows
Department for International Development
2.1.iii. Work with all government departments contributing to UK ODA to deliver their contributions and to publish aid data under the International Aid Transparency Initiative’s common standard
Department for International Development
3.3.ii. Implement Payment by Results in line with DFID’s strategy
Department for International Development
4.3.i. Work with other governments, civil society and the FCO to build on the New Deal for engagement in Fragile States agreed in Busan, including working towards a Compact setting out mutual commitments between the donor community and the Government of South Sudan
Department for International Development
4.3.ii. Support the delivery of the Arab Partnership programme in the Middle East and North Africa region by providing technical assistance to ensure that the investments of multilateral agencies (World Bank, IFC, ADB and EBRD) fully respond to new Arab Spring conditions
Department for International Development
4.4.i. Assess the performance of UK core-funded humanitarian multilateral organisations against priority areas for reform as identified in the Multilateral Aid Review (MAR), and use this assessment to inform future funding allocations from April 2013 onwards
Department for International Development
4.4.ii. Build disaster resilience in all DFID programmes as committed in UK response to the Humanitarian and Emergency Response Review (HERR)
Department for International Development
5.1.ii. Implement programmes to deliver the Strategic Vision for Girls and Women
Department for International Development
1.1.iv. Work in natural resource-rich developing countries, especially in Africa, to ensure that the benefits of natural resources (oil, gas and mining) are used to improve the lives of the poor
Department for Transport
4.1.iv. Agree and implement deals with a further tranche of 20 English cities, towards the Cities agenda
Department for Work and Pensions
3.4.ii. Administer the Facilitation Fund, working with DPULO Ambassadors to build the sustainability of local organisations
Department for Work and Pensions
1.5.v. Extend the New Enterprise Allowance for a further year and deliver 25,000 business start-ups
Department for Work and Pensions
1.5.xi. DWP to pilot a new JCP advisor programme for 16-17 year olds. This service would be delivered by Jobcentre Plus in partnership with Local Authorities
Department of Energy and Climate Change
2.3.v. Require energy suppliers to deliver up to £1.1bn of support to around two million fuel poor households each year through the Warm Home Discount
Department of Energy and Climate Change
2.4.ii. Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from DECC's own estate and operations by 25% compared to 2009/10 by Mar 2015 and meet other Greening Government commitments to reduce DECC's impact on the environment
Department of Energy and Climate Change
3.3.ix. Continue to increase support to low carbon energy projects
Department of Energy and Climate Change
3.4.ii. Carry out a consultation on the justification for Advanced Boiling Water Reactors
Department of Energy and Climate Change
3.1.x. Maintain electricity capacity margins, undertaking interim measures where necessary, to ensure security of energy supply
Department of Energy and Climate Change
3.2.iii. Take forward proposals to reform underground access to oil or gas deposits, as well as geothermal energy
Department of Energy and Climate Change
3.2.iv. Promote the potential of Shale Gas at a local and national level to address public misconceptions
Department of Health
1.1.i. Publish quarterly status checks on progress towards health visitor commitment to increase the number of health visitors by 4,200 extra FTEs and to implement an enhanced service offer for all families in England in line with the Health Visitor Implementation Plan: A Call to Action - 2011-15
Department of Health
1.2.iv. Roll out the Bowel Scope Screening programme to 60% of the country
Department of Health
1.2.v. Show progress against the 23 deliverables set out in Living Well for Longer, owned by DH policy teams, NHS England and Public Health England, publishing an annual report
Department of Health
1.3.i. Improve outcomes for young, at risk first time mothers and their babies by expanding the Family Nurse Partnership Programme to 16,000 places
Department of Health
1.3.ii. Offer women the greatest possible choice of providers of maternity services
Department of Health
2.1.ii. Make measurable progress through NHS England to embed choice of treatment and provider in mental health services by ensuring that guidance and processes are in place to enable referrers, commissioners and mental health providers to offer choice to people who use services
Department of Health
2.3.i. Introduce primary legislation that will ensure the provision of personal budgets as part of the person's care and support plan, and clarify entitlements for direct payments for everyone eligible for ongoing care and support, including the disabled and older people
Department of Health
2.5.i. Reform and modernise the care and support legal framework, placing individuals and their well-being at the heart of the law, and extending new rights to support for carers, on the same basis as those they care for, through the Care Bill
Department of Health
2.10.iv. Initiate a major programme to encourage new talent from outside the NHS and from the clinical professions into top leadership positions, working through the NHS Leadership Academy
Department of Health
2.11.i. Deliver on the Prime Minister's commitment to allocate £100m to fund technology to free time to care for front-line nurses
Department of Health
2.13.ii. Improve recovery of charges from tourists and others short-term visitors
Department of Health
2.16.i. Work with, and hold to account, NHS England to ensure delivery against the information and technology objectives in the NHS Mandate
Department of Health
2.16.iv. Enable the NHS number as the default patient identifier by 2015 for all health data, wherever it is held, for the vast majority of patients where this is appropriate
Department of Health
2.18.ii. Put mental health on a par with physical health, reduce mental ill health, improve the physical health of people with mental health problems and reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness
Department of Health
2.19.i. Deliver measurable improvements in timely access to evidence-based mental health services, for people who need it through NHS England
Department of Health
2.19.iii. Transform and improve Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, extending access to evidence based psychological therapies for children and young people, increasing access to transformed CAMHS services to 60% of people aged under 19, through NHS England
Department of Health
3.3.i. Support integrated, high quality care by developing tariffs for the full costs of care for people with long-term conditions (to include a risk-adjusted capitated funding model, with currencies developed in 2013/14, working through NHS England
Department of Health
2.1.v. Through NHS England, pilot extended GP opening hours, weekend opening and the better use of technology
Department of Health
3.5.ii. Free up time to care and space to lead across the NHS through taking forward recommendations from the NHS Confederation's review of bureaucratic and regulatory burdens
Department of Health
5.1.iii. Commence national roll out and implementation of youth and adult diversion services, working with NHS England
Department of Health
5.2.i. Develop more effective and efficient ways of commissioning services, including developing role of commissioning support services, and promoting links to other local commissioners, working with NHS England
Department of Health
5.2.ii. Seek assurance on the capacity and capability of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), supporting NHS England to progress towards full authorisation of CCGs
Department of Health
6.1.i. Pilot a radical change in policy to reduce the cost of ill health to other Government Departments in respect of psychological wellbeing and work
Department of Health
6.3.i. Provide world-class research infrastructure in the NHS through the National Institute for Health Research, cutting bureaucracy and developing tools to support life sciences research
Department of Health
6.3.ii. Develop the Clinical Practice Research Datalink
Department of Health
6.3.iii. Cut bureaucracy and develop tools to support life sciences research
Department of Health
6.5.i. Accelerate the sale of DH and NHS surplus land for home building
Department of Health
1.2.vi. Work together with NHS England and Public Health England to conduct an annual refresh of the delivery commitments included within Living Well for Longer
Department of Health
2.4.iii. Launch the Better Care Fund allocations for 2015/16
Department of Health
2.12.iv. Implement the Friends and Family Test across all remaining NHS services with the exception of pharmacy, optometry, healthcare delivered in secure settings (other than mental health forensic services) and in ambulance services for ‘hear and treat’ services and conveyed patients
Department of Health
3.5.vii. Reduce the cost of NHS administration by a third compared to 2010/11 and transfer resources to front line services
Department of Health
1.3.iv. Make significant progress to ensure every woman has access to a named midwife, and working through NHS England issue updated maternity commissioning guidance to include the NICE definition of a named midwife
Department of Health
2.5.iii. Introduce new national eligibility criteria to set a minimum threshold for social care eligibility
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
2.8.i. Finalise and implement the new international protocol on the documentation and investigation of sexual violence in conflict and ensure that new international commitments to tackle sexual violence, address impunity and provide support to survivors are turned into practical actions
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
3.1.i. Implement the new consular strategy for 2013-2016. Provide more assistance for customers who need it most
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
3.1.ii. Deliver consular services – where more efficient – online, by telephone or in partnership with NGOs, commercial organisations or other governments
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
1.1.i. Implement with UKTI and BIS an economic roadmap to double UK exports (from a baseline of £492.8bn in 2012) towards the Government’s £1 trillion exports target by 2020. This will be supported by joint business plans in our overseas posts for each of our key export markets
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.1.i. Protect UK interests in respect of the ongoing euro area sovereign debt crisis, and assess risks for the UK economy
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.3.iii. Advance UK interests in ECOFIN meetings of EU Finance Ministers, G7/G8/G20 Finance Ministers meetings, and other multilateral fora
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.3.iv. Ensure the government’s Parliamentary obligations with respect to scrutiny of EU business are conducted in an efficient and timely way
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.4.iv. Assess risks for the UK economy and protect UK interests around the ongoing euro area sovereign debt crisis
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.11.iii. Support relevant departments to design and deliver affordable plans for transport and digital communications infrastructure that promote economic growth
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.14.i. Actively engage with business to ensure policies reflect their needs, and ensure that for 2013-14 policies are delivered within agreed budgets including those in the Levy Control Framework
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.14.ii. Promote UK priorities of growth and competition in EU and international climate change negotiations and advocate greater transparency in international energy and commodity markets, including through the G20
Her Majesty's Treasury
1.1.i. Support departments to implement Spending Review 2010 spending settlements (including subsequent adjustments at fiscal events) and manage AME through effective spending control and risk management, keeping total spending within published Spending Review totals
Her Majesty's Treasury
1.1.iii. Work with departments on wider reform to public services, while delivering a step-change in the drive for efficiency and value for money
Her Majesty's Treasury
1.1.iv. Ensure that all major Government investments undergo suitable scrutiny and maximise value for money – using the Major Projects Review Group and Treasury Approval Points
Her Majesty's Treasury
1.4.i. Work with HMRC to maximise the yield from additional investment in anti-avoidance and evasion activity
Her Majesty's Treasury
3.4.i. Continue to monitor impacts on the UK of stressed Eurozone member countries and plan
Her Majesty's Treasury
3.5.iii. Create a new system of competition-focused utility style regulation for payment systems
Her Majesty's Treasury
3.6.i. Ensure that UK Asset Resolution (UKAR) assets are effectively managed and that a disposals programme is put in place that delivers value for money for the taxpayer
Her Majesty's Treasury
3.7.iii. Effectively implement domestic and international financial sanctions to counter terrorism and promote international security and stability
Her Majesty's Treasury
3.8.i. Following the National Savings and Investment (NS&I) red tape challenge, which launched in Mar 2013, bring forward and implement plans to reduce and reform the stock of NS&I regulation for which the Department has overall responsibility
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.8.x. Support measures to increase the proportion of tax revenue accounted for by environmental taxes
Home Office
2.2.iv. Develop and implement reform of police pensions in consultation with the Police Negotiating Board
Home Office
2.3.i. Deal with cyber crime through improvements to law enforcement capability, intelligence sharing, online crime prevention and international co-operation
Home Office
2.3.vi. Reduce violence against women by implementing the Home Office actions in the cross-government violence against women and girls action plan, including introducing legislation to criminalise forced marriage
Home Office
2.3.viii. Continue to deal with gang and youth violence, and knife crime, by implementing Home Office actions in the ‘One Year On’ report
Home Office
3.3.i. Implement new arrangements for the operation of the annual limit
Home Office
4.1.i. Improve our ability to deport terrorist suspects through legislative and process changes
Home Office
4.3.i. Change pre-departure checks to better identify people and cargo that pose a terrorist threat and prevent them flying to or from the UK
Home Office
1.3.i. Develop and roll out premium visa services overseas to ensure that the UK visa system is an asset to UK competitiveness
Home Office
1.4.i. Support the UK security industry to increase the quantity and scope of the products and services they export
Home Office
2.3.xi. Drive delivery of the commitments from the Prime Minister’s Online Protection Summit, including the work of the UK/US Taskforce
Home Office
2.4.v. Pass legislation through Parliament to more effectively tackle serious and organised crime
Home Office
2.7.vii. Prepare to introduce a new Riot (Damages) Bill in the first session of the next Parliament, including commissioning and concluding an Independent Review of existing legislation and holding a public consultation on options for reform
Home Office
2.3.xiv. Achieve Royal Assent of the Modern Slavery Bill and publish an action plan to tackle modern slavery
Ministry of Defence
4.1.i. Implementing changes to civilian terms and conditions of service of around £150M
Ministry of Defence
4.1.iv. Restructuring, including rationalising the regional command structure, and defence provision of manning, legal, police, guarding and chaplaincy services of around £150M
Ministry of Defence
4.3.i. Mainstream sustainable development principles within Defence strategies, policies, decision-making processes and associated programmes, projects and activities
Ministry of Defence
4.3.iv. Progressively reduce the water consumption by 7% between Apr 2011 and Mar 2015 (from 2009/10 baseline)
Ministry of Defence
4.3.vi. Meet the Government’s 2015 target for diverting waste from landfill
Ministry of Defence
4.5.i. Work with HMT to develop the Department’s contribution to the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) and exploit investment through Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s (Dstl) Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE)
Ministry of Justice
2.2.iv. Develop and roll out youth and adult liaison and diversion services
Ministry of Justice
1.3. i. Deliver surplus land with the potential to create 1,944 housing units

Actions to be completed this month

Title
Cabinet Office
2.8.ii. Ensure Departments review their NDPBs in line with triennial review guidance
Department for Education
5.1.ii. Increase the number of early learning places for two year olds to around 260,000 between September 2014 and April 2015
Department for Transport
5.1.iii. Start construction of the 24 major schemes funded since Spending Review 2010, targeting 20% efficiency savings across the programme
Department for Transport
5.4.iii. Overhaul the regulatory framework for Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions to reduce clutter, complexity and cost
Department for Transport
5.5.ii. Promote uptake of ultra low emission vehicles by awarding Plug-In Car grants (up to 25% off the price of qualifying vehicles, capped at £5,000), and Plug-In Van grants (up to 20% off the price of qualifying vehicles, capped at £8,000)
Department for Transport
5.5.iv. Provide grant funding for home, on-street residential, train station and public sector workplace chargepoints and local authority rapid chargers
Department for Work and Pensions
6.3.iv. Recover an additional £50 million in benefit debt in total in 2014/15 (£440 million in total)
Department of Health
2.11.ii. Support implementation of Compassion in Practice
Department of Health
2.11.iii. Take forward recommendations from Camilla Cavendish review of healthcare assistants and care & support workers
Department of Health
3.2.ii. Increasingly base payment on the cost of best practice models of care and introduce tariffs which cover “pathways of care”
Department of Health
3.2.iii. Continue to set tariffs which promote the shifting of care to less acute settings and reduce lengths of stay in hospital, and which incentivise day case and outpatient treatments where clinically appropriate
Department of Health
3.3.iii. Ensure that efficiency improvements are made in a sustainable way which help prepare the system for meeting the ongoing financial challenge beyond 2014/15, working with NHS England and others
Department of Health
3.6.i. Introduce universal deferred payments through the Care Bill
Department of Health
5.4.ii. Deliver any changes arising from Lord Hutton’s recommendations working with HM Treasury, other public sector schemes and current NHS Pensions Scheme governance arrangements
Department of Health
5.5.i. Introduce legislation to clarify the responsibilities of local partners for people in prison who have care and support needs, through the Care Bill
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
2.4.ii. Support political and economic development in Middle East and North African countries, building effective democratic institutions in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya through the Arab Partnership and the UK Chairmanship of the Deauville Partnership
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
2.1.iv. Collect additional revenues of £9bn by April 2015
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
2.9.i. Reduce Corporation Tax to 23% in 2013-14, 21% in 2014-15 and 20% in 2015-16
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
2.9.ii. Unify the Main Rate and Small Profits Rate to create a single headline rate of Corporation Tax
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
i. Develop digital tools in partnership with the software industry that support engagement with the tax system
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
ii. Reduce the annual cost to business of tax administration by £250 million by the end of the Spending Review period Mar 2015
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
i. Work with the UK’s tax and financial advice professions, UKTI and FCO to improve marketing of the UK globally, including the advantages of the UK as a location for corporate headquarters
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
ii. Work closely with UKTI and HMT to promote the benefits to Multi-National Enterprises of location and investment in the UK, including through a new tax brochure spotlighting the corporation tax reforms since 2010 and through Ministerial visits
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
i. Use HMRC communication channels to promote business support schemes and tax reliefs working alongside BIS
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
2.9.vii. Introduce the transferable tax allowance for married couples from the 2015-16 tax year
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
2.1.vi. Pay debt collection agencies on a payment by results basis to collect additional tax credit debt
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.5.v. Work closely with UKTI and HMRC to promote the benefits to Multi-National Enterprises of location and investment in the UK, including through a new tax brochure spotlighting the corporation tax reforms since 2010 and through Ministerial visits to potential incomers
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.8.ii. Unify the Main Rate and Small Profits Rate to create a single headline rate of Corporation Tax
Her Majesty's Treasury
2.9.i. Work with BIS and other partners to implement the Government’s Plan for Growth supporting sustainable and balanced growth domestically and in the EU
Home Office
2.3.ix. Lead cross-Government action on Sexual Violence Against Children and the Vulnerable, ensuring lessons are learnt from historical child abuse and other child sexual exploitation cases and that action is taken to improve the police, and wider agencies and systems’ response to tackling sexual violence against the vulnerable
Home Office
3.3.iv. Implement accepted Migration Advisory Committee recommendations on Tier 2 codes of practice and shortage occupation list
Home Office
3.4.i. Ensure that Border Systems delivers high quality technology to support the transformation of UK border security arrangements
Ministry of Defence
1.5.iv. Complete Maritime Reserve infrastructure upgrade programme
Ministry of Defence
2.2.iii. Develop Future Armed Forces Pension Scheme (FAFPS) policy, software and implementation plan
Ministry of Defence
2.2.iv. Implement FAFPS
Ministry of Defence
2.8.i. Conduct post-deployment mental health project
Ministry of Defence
4.1.ii. Achieving manpower Reductions (Service and civilian) of around £1,200M
Ministry of Defence
4.1.iii. Realising rationalisation, including the establishment of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation of around £550M
Ministry of Defence
4.1.v. Restructuring training organisations of around £150M
Ministry of Defence
4.1.vi. Other, including contractorisation and asset sales, of around £1Bn
Ministry of Defence
4.3.xi. Achieve sustainable development objectives and targets
Ministry of Justice
2.1.ii. Develop payment by results across rehabilitation to improve value for money, including through the existing PbR pilot projects and applying the learning to the Transforming Rehabilitation reforms
Ministry of Justice
2.2.ii. Support the Department of Health on the social care legislation to create a statutory responsibility to ensure that adult prisoners receive the same level of social care as people would receive in the community
Ministry of Justice
3.1.ii. Implement benchmarking of public sector prisons to deliver an additional £90m pa savings from 2014/15