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Occurrences of this Type (52)

  • Activities associated with school, held out of school hours and/or off school premises (Out of school activities)
  • Activities undertaken by an organisation to explain its policies and operations to the public, including media briefings, publishing, responding to enquiries, etc. (Public relations)
  • All executive agencies, whether they report to Westminster departments or to devolved administrations (Executive agencies)
  • All types of benefit payments except those relating specifically to pensions (Benefits)
  • All types of drink except milk (Drinks)
  • Applicable to public, private and voluntary organisations (Business management)
  • Applies to the opportunities that individuals meet in selection for education, employment, promotion, and valuing and using the differences in people to their best advantage. (Equal opportunities and diversity)
  • Applies to the space, facilities and infrastructure available to communities, as well as social aspects. (Urban communities)
  • Bodies set up under the Belfast agreement, representing Oireachtas Eireann and the Northern Ireland Assembly, to discuss matters of common interest (North-South bodies)
  • Covers degradation issues and human impact on the environment, as well as conservation and protection measures (Environmental protection)
  • Covers religion generally, or aspects of individual faiths or churches, e.g. Islam, Roman Catholic Church (Religion)
  • Drugs intended for medical uses (Medicines)
  • Educational arrangements for those with learning difficulties, and support for other special cases e.g. talented or gifted children, or those disadvantaged by language or gender (Special educational needs and additional support)
  • Excludes Defence medical services (Health, nutrition and care)
  • Excludes domestic violence, sex offences and war crimes (Violence against the person)
  • Excludes livestock farming and all animal dealings prior to arrival at market (Meat and livestock industries)
  • Excludes the Cabinet, government departments, executive agencies, devolved administrations, regional development agencies and local government authorities (Public bodies)
  • Excludes theft of vehicles (Theft and burglary)
  • For internal migration and population distribution, rather than immigration issues (Population and migration)
  • Health concerns arising from environmental factors (Environmental health)
  • Historic buildings and archaeological sites, and their presentation, study and management (Heritage)
  • Housing owned and/or managed by a local authority or housing association (Social housing)
  • Includes UN agencies as well as the central organisation (United Nations)
  • Includes all forms of learning and skills development including preparation for employment, for people over the age of 16, except for formal education leading to a university or college degree (Adult education and skills)
  • Includes animal disease (but note certain diseases are listed separately) (Animal health)
  • Includes any kind of financial support or contract from central, European, regional and local government sources, available to the voluntary sector and community groups, as well as to businesses and individuals; also the funding of public sector projects and initiatives from any source. (Public funding)
  • Includes arable farming and all types of livestock farming except fish farming (Farming)
  • Includes assembly as well as manufacturing (Manufacturing)
  • Includes crime in order to finance drug purchase and crime caused by the effects of drugs, but not offences such as drug dealing, which are against the drug laws themselves (Drug-related crime)
  • Includes institutional finance, organisation and staff (Further and higher education management)
  • Includes internal conflicts in other countries as well as wars, in which the UK may or may not be involved (Overseas conflict)
  • Includes public emergencies such as widespread forest fires or rail disasters, as well as riots and civil unrest (Civil emergencies)
  • Includes the processes by which government departments and local authorities formulate, implement and evaluate policies (Policy making)
  • Includes youth clubs and voluntary youth organisations as well as services provided to young people by statutory bodies (Youth services)
  • Land and/or buildings in the public or private sector, other than residential property or agricultural land. (Non-residential property)
  • Learning and development while in work, including training courses, conferences, mentoring, etc. (Workplace training and development)
  • Measures to protect data/information from loss, corruption, interference or theft (Data security)
  • Measures to protect personal data from unauthorised disclosure or interference, as well as general protection of privacy (Privacy and data protection)
  • People aged 55 years or more (Older people)
  • Primarily diseases and illnesses of humans. For diseases of animals, use 'Animal health'. For diseases of plants, use 'Plant health'. (Diseases)
  • Procedures and transactions relating to purchasing by bodies in the public sector, especially local and central government. Includes the purchase of services as well as goods, and associated contracts and commissions (Procurement)
  • Safeguarding children from neglect or physical, emotional or sexual abuse (Child protection)
  • Social or economic regeneration of districts, areas or communities (Regeneration)
  • The ability of businesses to compete in local, national or international markets (Competitiveness)
  • The application of information and communication technology to learning, teaching, training and/or skills development (ICT in learning)
  • The process and outcomes of reviewing effectiveness and efficiency in organisations and business units, especially in the delivery of public services. For performance appraisal of individuals, see 'Personnel management' (Performance management)
  • The use of drugs for non-medical purposes including drug abuse and addiction (Drugs use and abuse)
  • Use for broad profiles of the Prime Minister, or for items about the machinery and activities of the Prime Minister's Office or for more general items relating to the lifestyle and ethics of the Prime Minister. Items that deal with normal duties should be assigned to the appropriate topic-related category (Prime Minister)
  • Use for items dealing with activities or views of a Minister that fall outside the scope of his or her ministerial responsibilities, or for a broad profile of the Minister. Items that do deal with normal ministerial responsibilities should be assigned to the appropriate topic-related category. (Ministers)
  • Use this broad category for any tax not specifically listed as a narrower category (Tax)
  • Use this term, in combination with the appropriate industry/employment, for all the occupations such as farmers, solicitors, drivers, etc. (Occupations and employees)
  • Use when no one field of research is specified. Where the research is specific to a subject such as physics, use the subject name, in this case 'Physics'. (Research and development)
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