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Coverage 2000 – Present
Format Internet
Data Provider Government News Network News Distribution Service (on behalf of HM Government)
Additional Info Around 9,500 releases a year are added to HERMES, an average of 40 each working day

UK Government announcements and press releases

HERMES contains the press releases and announcements from most of the major government departments in England and Scotland.

These announcements are of great interest to all companies, institutions, charities, trade associations and trade sectors which are affected by government announcements of any sort – changes in regulations or procedures, construction programmes, the retail price figures – all these are often accompanied by an explanatory press release.

The content of HERMES is very wide-ranging and includes the full text of most of the significant announcements by the British Government.

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