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“Help us achieve our ambition to become the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe”

With the Welsh Government pledging to be the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe, Deputy Minister for Social Partnership Hannah Blythyn, today launched the LGBTQ+ Action Plan consultation, which will outline the Welsh Government’s determination to achieve this historic ambition.

The publication of the Action Plan begins the consultation process for everyone right across Wales to play a part in the process and help make sure equality is for everyone and no-one is left behind in Wales.   

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A new World Heritage Site for Wales

The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List – making it the fourth World Heritage Site in Wales.

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Deputy Minister thanks team effort ahead of UNESCO decision

As the UNESCO World Heritage Committee convenes in in Fuzhou, China and virtually  on-line for the first time in its history,  the decision on whether the bid for the slate landscape of north-west Wales  will be  awarded World Heritage Site Status will be made this week. 

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Vaccination saves lives: new toolkit to help employers encourage employees get Covid-19 vaccine

The Welsh Government is encouraging employers to do all they can to support their workforce to get vaccinated.

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£250K for early years speech, language and communication support

Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced an additional £250,000 to support children’s speech, language and communication needs. 

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New Estyn Chief Inspector announced

The First Minister has today announced her Majesty the Queen has accepted the recommendation that Owen Evans should become the new HM Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales.

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Plan to deliver urgent and emergency health care in the right place, first time in Wales

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has set out plans to transform the delivery of urgent and emergency care in Wales, during an exceptionally challenging time for services.

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Care home visit restrictions eased as social care recovery plan launched

Visits from friends and family to care home residents are more important now than ever, the Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan announced whilst speaking to care home residents at Cardiff care home Ty Enfys.

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Health Minister announces 3% pay rise for Welsh NHS staff

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has agreed a 3% pay rise for all NHS staff, as she today accepted the recommendations of the pay review bodies in full.

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Cultural Recovery Fund – gives life line to heritage sector

During visits to north Wales this week, Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden met with recipients of the Welsh Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund – to see how funding has helped keep organisations afloat and safeguard jobs during a challenging time for the sector.

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New plan to help see more Welsh food and drink products on retailers’ shelves

A new plan to help food and drink companies across Wales get their products on the shelves of major retailers is being launched by the Welsh Government today.

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Counting down the days until Wales becomes the focal point for the world of food and drink

 

The countdown is on with less than 100 days to go until the return of Wales’s largest international food and drink event, BlasCymru/TasteWales.