Green Paper


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Green Paper

A consultation document issued by the UK Government, which contains policy proposals for discussion and open debate before a decision is taken on the final policy options. After a consultation period, the Government will normally publish firmer recommendations in a White Paper.
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There is a recruitment crisis that will bite further if this Green Paper is adopted.
The green paper does not address the question of tax competition, which determines operators' choice of location and partly shapes the European online gambling landscape.
The green paper is available at www.europolitics.info/web/external-file/pdf/gratuit_en/208384-en.pdf
The Green Paper on schooling for 14-to-19 year-olds is also expected to lift the requirement for students to take foreign languages after 14, while demanding that they are taught in all primary schools.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) welcomes the green paper and expects it to bring advances in terms of more binding application of the comply or explain' principle, which would contribute to better information on board diversity, pay and risk.
The Green Paper said the government "may" extend the tax to milkshakes "if the evidence shows industry has not made enough progress on reducing sugar" in them.
A Department of Health and Social Care spokeswoman said: "Our green paper due in the autumn will set out our plans to reform the social care system."
"Our green paper offers a landmark opportunity for major reform to improve fairness, quality and safety for residents living in social housing across the country.
A report which will be discussed by Gwynedd's full council on Thursday will ask members to respond to the Green paper.