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Keeping visitors and Wales safe this summer

At an online session hosted by Visit Wales today, tourism businesses had the opportunity to hear from the RNLI and AdventureSmart UK on how to help guests and visitors stay safer in the outdoors this summer.


Economy Minister confirms further Welsh Government support for businesses impacted by Covid restrictions

Businesses in Wales that continue to be affected by Covid restrictions will receive up to £25,000 of additional support from the Welsh Government, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, announced today.


Welsh Government extends measures to protect businesses from eviction until end of September 2021

Businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic will now be protected from eviction until the end of September 2021, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.

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North Wales economy can look ahead to stronger future – Minister for Economy

The economy of North Wales can look ahead to a stronger future, Minister for Economy Vaughan Gething said today on visit to the region.

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Ministers praise Wrexham-based Wockhardt on Covid vaccine success

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.

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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.

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“Young Person’s Guarantee will help ensure there’s no lost generation in Wales” – Vaughan Gething

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.

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“Welsh attractions are open and ready to welcome visitors” – Vaughan Gething

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.

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More than 100 new jobs in Ebbw Vale thanks to £2.5m Welsh Government support

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.

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£3m North Wales town centres fund to open for applications

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

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“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.