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Policy Connect and forum Carbon Connect publish research setting out future options for heating homes and businesses

Next Steps for the Gas Grid, led by cross-party energy policy research forum Carbon Connect, argues that the gas grid could play a useful role in the UK’s transition to a low carbon energy system through the widespread use of low carbon gas. The report calls on Government to support the transition to a more flexible gas grid that uses various forms of gas, including low carbon gases such as hydrogen and biomethane.

T-Levels getting them right APGSE

Getting T-Levels right: Lessons from Past Reforms of Technical Education

11th September 2017
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Skills and Employment, in partnership with the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB), is pleased to present a focused discussion on what the Government, Parliament and the sector can learn from previous attempts at technical education reform as it seeks to implement the central recommendation of the 2016 Skills Plan: T-Levels.
Lords Chamber - Parliament UK

Review of Smoke and CO Alarm Regulation

3rd October 2017
The review of smoke and CO alarm regulations presents an opportunity for harmonisation of regulation across the nations of the UK. At the current moment for example, landlords in the private sector in Scotland must provide CO alarms to all their properties with a fuel burning appliance. However, in England, they only need to provide alarms for rooms with a solid-fuel burning appliance.
Caring for older people APHG

Caring for older people with frailty (jointly with the Royal College of General Practitioners and the British Geriatric Society)

25th October 2017
The All-Party Parliamentary Health Group is delighted to be co-hosting an event with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the British Geriatric Society (BGS) focusing on caring for older people with frailty. The event will follow up on last year's joint report from the RCGP and the BGS entitled Integrated Care for Older People with Frailty which can be found here: