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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
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
3.2.i. Publish package and guidance
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
1.6.i. Establish 4 University Enterprise Zones, to allow universities to drive local growth plans and support entrepreneurship and innovation
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 Communities and Local Government
3.4.i. Publish Review of Efficiencies and Operations in Fire and Rescue Authorities in England and Government Response
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
3.3.i. Monitor delivery of the refurbishment of the Imperial War Museum’s First World War galleries and fulfilment of the conditions of approval to invest
Department for Education
1.4.i. Trial new approach for excluded pupils
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
2.2.vii. Launch and run phase 1 Small Business Research Initiative on the feasability of developing better biodegradable bags, assess the results and case for funding phase 2 demonstration projects
Department for Work and Pensions
1.7.i. Agree and implement with the core English cities
Department for Work and Pensions
1.5.x. Introduce the Friends and Family Test in Jobcentre Services
Department of Energy and Climate Change
4.1.ii. Publish the UK vision for Phase IV of the European Union Emissions Trading System, following informal consultation with stakeholders, to inform negotiations with the European Commission and other EU member states
Department of Health
2.12.ii. Review the Friends and Family Test and ensure it is fit for purpose, through NHS England
Department of Health
6.6.i. Grow our market share in tradable parts of the international market for healthcare, leveraging our global brands through the establishment and operation of Healthcare UK; marketing the NHS abroad such as primary care and training and education expertise
Home Office
3.2.iii. Introduce legislation for the proper operation of the qualified right to respect for family and private life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Ministry of Defence
5.3.xii In support of BIS, and along with UKTI and industry partners, publish at the Farnborough Air Show a clear, actionable implementation plan for the Defence Growth Partnership to secure a thriving and competitive UK Defence Sector

Actions to be completed this month

Title
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
3.2.iii. Support the Scottish Government to hold a successful Commonwealth Games in 2014
Department for Transport
7.1.iii. Deliver a fully operational standby Maritime Operations Centre at Dover
Department for Transport
6.1.iii. Announce improvements to passenger rail services at Gatwick Airport
Department of Energy and Climate Change
2.3.iii. Use data matching to inform energy companies which of their customers is in receipt of a subset of pension credit, and so must receive an energy bill discount under the Warm Home Discount scheme
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
2.2.i. Identify and prevent losses due to error and fraud of at least £685m in 2013-14
Ministry of Defence
3.1.vii. Award Next Generation Estate Contracts (NGEC)
Ministry of Defence
3.1.xiii. Award Framework National NGEC
Ministry of Justice
5.2.ix. Publish the joint Government and Police response to the consultation on the use of out-of-court disposals