The UK Government has published its implementation update for the 2023 UK Government Resilience Framework (UKGRF). Lord Toby Harris, Chair, National Preparedness Commission, has provided a commentary on this update.

Alongside the publication of the implementation update, Oliver Dowden CBE, Deputy Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and Secretary of State to the Cabinet Office, presented the Annual Resilience Statement to Parliament. Commitments included within the UKGRF include the new UK Resilience Academy, a centralised volunteer hub and a new unified government resilience website to enhance public risk communication through preparedness and resilience campaigns.

At the same time, the Deputy Prime Minister has publicly commented on the need for individuals and communities to take more significant steps to raise their resilience at the household level, including advice to prepare for power cuts.


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