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Welsh Government Ministers visited Wrexham-based Wockhardt today to praise the workforce’s crucial role in manufacturing the Astra Zeneca vaccine, which is playing a major part in Wales’ highly successful Covid vaccine programme.
From world-class coal to world-class rail tech testing: “New global centre on track to transform western valleys” – Vaughan Gething
A new world-class rail testing facility on a former opencast mining site at the head of the Dulais and Swansea valleys will transform the local area by creating new high quality jobs, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, said today on his first visit to the site.
Wales only UK nation to increase inward investment during Covid19 pandemic thanks to Welsh Government support
Wales was the only UK nation to see the number of inward investment projects increase over the last year, with nearly 7,000 foreign investment jobs safeguarded thanks to direct Covid-19 economic support from the Welsh Government, new figures published today show.
The Welsh Government's plan to provide everyone under 25 with the offer of work, education, training, or self-employment through its new Young Person’s Guarantee will help ensure there is no lost generation in Wales following the Covid pandemic, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, said today.
On a visit to Wales’ newest attraction, Zip World Tower, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething said that Welsh attractions are open and ready to welcome visitors over the summer.
Global battery manufacturer GS Yuasa is creating 105 new jobs and protecting a further 360 positions at its production plant in Ebbw Vale thanks to £2.5m support from Welsh Government.
A £3m fund piloted by the Welsh Government in four North Wales town centres to encourage entrepreneurs to set up there is now open for expressions of interest and will open for applications next week
“UK Government plans to replace EU funds fails Wales financially and is a deliberate and unacceptable assault on Welsh devolution” – Vaughan Gething
The UK Government’s decision to bypass the Welsh Government and directly allocate funding for regional and local development via UK-wide funds is a clear assault on Welsh devolution and fails to meet repeated EU referendum promises that Wales “will not be a penny worse off” outside the EU, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething said today.
Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has welcomed new statistics published today showing the number of people in work is highest since March last year, with the unemployment rate in Wales remaining below that of the UK.
Economy Minister confirms further Welsh Government support for businesses impacted by phased move to Alert Level 1
Businesses in Wales materially affected by the phased move to Alert Level One, such as indoor attractions and wedding venues, will receive £2.5m in further support from the Welsh Government, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, has announced today.
More than 54,000 people across Wales have been supported to improve their career prospects and get into work in the first two years of Working Wales - the Welsh Government’s employability service, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething announced today.
South West Wales businesses to expand with nearly £4 million in Welsh Government and European funding support
Welsh Government and European funding of nearly £4 million is helping two South West Wales businesses expand and future proof their operations, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.