The new alcohol duty system

The Alcohol Duty Review aims to improve the current system to make it simpler, more economically rational and less administratively burdensome on businesses and HMRC. This consultation responds to last year’s call for evidence on the Alcohol Duty Review and sets out how the government intends to reform the alcohol duty system. Policies contained within … Read more

Total ban of online advertising for unhealthy foods

This consultation is on proposals to ban online adverts for foods high in fat, sugar and salt in the UK to tackle the obesity crisis and get the nation fit and healthy. The consultation gathers views from the public and industry stakeholders to understand the impact and challenges of introducing a total ban on the … Read more

Internet First policy and guidance

Following the publication of the Internet First policy and guidance in May 2019, NHS Digital sought views from industry and health and social care digital leaders. The primary aim of the consultation was to gain an understanding of the impact of delivering the Internet First policy to the Secretary of State aspirational timeline of March … Read more

Taking action on climate risk: improving governance and reporting by occupational pension schemes

This consultation sought views on policy proposals to require trustees of larger occupational pension schemes and authorised schemes to have effective governance, strategy, risk management and accompanying metrics and targets for the assessment and management of climate risks and opportunities. It also invites responses on proposals to disclose these in line with the recommendations of … Read more

Improving Assisted Travel

Seeking views on how assisted travel on the railways might be improved. The consultation sought views on involving disabled people in a meaningful way; improving the quality & reliability of assistance through better information provision; improving the content, delivery and frequency of staff training; making more passengers aware of the help that is available; reducing … Read more

Improving new vehicle safety and environmental compliance plus passenger vehicle digital radio requirement

Seeking views on 2 proposals affecting the manufacturing of road vehicles. The proposals are: the Vehicle Certification Agency and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency are granted increased powers to better monitor the manufacturing of road vehicles in order to maintain safety and environmental standards, known as type approval, plus issue civil penalties for non-compliance all new cars and … Read more