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Welsh Government

Chair of the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee reappointed to continue delivering in the face of climate change

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today announced that the chair of the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee, Martin Buckle, has been reappointed for a further three years.

Welsh Government

A new chair has been appointed to Powys Teaching Health Board for a term of four years.

Carl Cooper has been selected by the Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan as the preferred candidate following an open and fair competition and will take up the role from the 17 October, subject to the relevant pre-employment security checks.

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Welsh communities invited to build innovative new schools

Welsh local authorities have been invited to bid to build two new schools, the Welsh Government has announced, as it launches its Sustainable Schools Challenge.

Welsh Government

Homebuyers to benefit from new tax rules

People buying homes in Wales for less than £225,000 will pay no tax, under new measures announced by the Finance Minister.

Wales stands with Ukraine ENGLISH

“We’re immensely thankful to all those across Wales who are acting as hosts to Ukrainians, but it’s vital that more households come forward.”

Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt on the Homes for Ukraine Scheme.

In the latest update on the situation of the Ukraine Crisis, Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt, has thanked all those households across Wales who have come forward to offer their homes for Ukrainians fleeing the War and encourages more households to provide this vital support.

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Wales at the FIFA World Cup: Economy Minister unveils Welsh Government projects to take Wales to the World

“With a global audience of five billion people, the FIFA World Cup offers a platform to take Wales to the world.”

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Historic First Welsh Agriculture Bill to support farmers into the future

The first ever Welsh Agriculture Bill has been laid before the Senedd today, paving the way for ambitious and transformational legislation to support farmers, sustainable food production, and to conserve and enhance the Welsh countryside, culture and language, Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths announced today.

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Free Welsh lessons now available for 18-25s and teaching staff

Young people and education staff in Wales can now access free Welsh lessons as part of a Welsh Government initiative to increase the number of Welsh speakers. 

The commitment is part of the Co-Operation Agreement with Plaid Cymru.

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Children in Wales to benefit from £100m investment in childcare

A significant investment of nearly £100m is being made by the Welsh Government to improve childcare availability, boost Welsh language provision and fund free part-time places.

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Visitor levy public discussions kick started

Finance Minister Rebecca Evans and Plaid Cymru Designated Member Cefin Campbell visited tourist sites in Portmeirion and Penygroes today to discuss proposals to give local authorities the powers to introduce a visitor levy.

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St David Awards celebrate a decade of recognising national heroes

The First Minister has today urged people to put their nominations in for the 10th annual St David Awards before the closing date next month.

Welsh Government

Power grab fears over new UK Government legislation

The Welsh Government has raised concerns over a new Bill that could see the UK Government legislate in areas of devolved responsibility without the consent of Welsh Ministers or the Senedd.