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Four UK nations agree new rules for the festive period

A broad set of UK-wide measures to help people come together with their loved ones during the festive period, in a way that is as safe as possible, have been agreed by the governments of the UK’s four nations.

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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board taken out of special measures

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is to be taken out of special measures, the Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething has confirmed today (Tuesday 24th November).

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“UK Government must respect devolution” - Wales & Scotland

The UK Government must step up, respect devolution and honour its commitment to replacing EU funds in full, Ministers from Wales and Scotland have demanded today.

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Clarity on future rural funding for devolved administrations post EU exit

Ahead of the UK Spending Review, the devolved administrations have written again collectively to the UK Government calling for assurances that all lost EU funding will be fully replaced to provide certainty for the rural economy.

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Support for communities and organisations as Wales looks to tackle biodiversity crisis

As experts and activists from across Wales gather to collaborate in support of nature recovery at the Wales Biodiversity Partnership Conference, today sees the opening of the new Green Recovery Capacity Building Scheme for the environmental sector.

 

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Changes to face coverings policy in schools and colleges

Staff and learners in secondary schools and colleges will be expected to wear face coverings in all areas outside the classroom and on school transport.

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UK wide transport review must address £2.4bn+ underinvestment in Welsh rail

Ken Skates has said the recently announced ‘Union Connectivity Review’ should be used as an opportunity to “put right” the UK Government’s neglect of Welsh railways.

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Temporary visitor ‘pods’ for care homes to be rolled-out

Temporary ‘pods’ are being provided to care homes across Wales to better facilitate visits over Christmas and the winter months, the Health Minister has announced today [Monday 23].

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Welsh Government calls for a fair deal for Wales and its front line workers ahead of UK Spending Review

Ahead of the UK Government’s Spending Review statement, Welsh Government is urging the Chancellor to rule out a public sector pay freeze and deliver the funding Wales needs to protect our health, jobs and support a fair recovery.

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Greater well-being support pledged for social care workers during the pandemic

Social care workers in the independent sector in Wales are to be given greater support to protect their well-being during the pandemic.

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Schoolchildren asked to design First Minister’s Christmas card

The winning card will be sent to the Queen and US President-elect Joe Biden

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Minister reacts to publication of NHS Wales performance data restarting

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Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething statement on today's (19 November) publication of NHS performance data.