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Joint Communiqué of the Ireland-Wales Forum, 22 October 2021

An inaugural meeting of the Ireland-Wales Forum took place in Cardiff on 22 October 2021.

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New plan to recruit more Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic teachers

The Welsh Government has today announced its intention to introduce financial incentives to help recruit more ethnic minority teachers.

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Fund open to support disabled people seeking election

The costs for sign language interpreters, taxi fares or equipment could be met for disabled people seeking election, as part of a pilot Welsh Government fund.

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First Minister holds inaugural Ireland-Wales Ministerial Forum

The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, will today host the first Ireland-Wales Forum to be held in Cardiff with Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D.

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“Grow in Wales, sell to the world” – Vaughan Gething

“Grow your business in Wales and sell to the world” - that was the message from Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething today as he visited Pontypool-based manufacturer and exporter Flamgard Calidair to encourage more Welsh companies to export their goods and services internationally.

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Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data

The Welsh Government has responded to the latest NHS Performance data published today (21 October)

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‘We are bracing ourselves for one of the hardest winters we have ever faced, but will keep essential services running,’ vows NHS Wales chief executive

NHS Wales chief executive Andrew Goodall has warned the dual challenge of the Covid pandemic and other respiratory viruses will make this winter ‘one of the hardest we have ever faced’, as the NHS Wales Health and Social Care Winter Plan is published.

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Have your say on proposed livestock movement changes

The Welsh Government is asking for views on plans to change how livestock are identified, registered and their movements reported.

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Welsh Government attracts Global smart tech energy team to Wales

Innovative smart energy technology provider Thermify is to establish a facility in South Wales, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.

The international company, headed by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Travis Theune, is due to move into Sony’s Pencoed site this month.

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“We want a national and inclusive conversation about the impact periods can have across a person’s life.”

An action plan to eradicate period poverty and ensure period dignity for all in Wales has been announced today [Wednesday 20] by the Welsh Government.

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New images show true scale of ‘ambitious and complex’ Welsh Metro project

“Delivering the £1bn Welsh Metro project will be one of the most ambitious and complex programmes we’ve ever undertaken.”

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“I’m passionate about ensuring that the next generation views the creative industries as an accessible and rewarding career choice” – Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden.

The Creative Industries make a significant contribution to the culture and economy of Wales, with pre-COVID turnover and employment levels of £2.2billion and 56,000 people.