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Budget to “protect public services and the most vulnerable”

The Welsh Government has published its new Budget to help protect public services and the most vulnerable in the face of a “perfect storm of financial pressures”.

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Social care workers in Wales to receive real living wage uplift

The Welsh Government will publish its draft Budget later today, including funding to ensure social care workers continue to receive the real living wage.

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£460m in rates support to help businesses struggling with cost rises

All businesses in Wales will benefit from new rates support from the Welsh Government to help with the effects of rising costs.

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Autumn Statement leaves people paying more for less – Rebecca Evans

Rebecca Evans, the Welsh Government’s Finance Minister, has said today’s Autumn Statement will mean people are paying more for less.

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“Now is the time to invest in people and public services” – Welsh Government

Speaking ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement tomorrow [Thursday 17 November], Wales’ Finance Minister has said the Chancellor must turn away from another round of damaging austerity.

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Additional flexibility in the application of council tax premiums and letting criteria

The Welsh Government has proposed that more categories of properties will be excepted from paying the council tax premium on second homes, managing the impact of new local tax rules to distinguish between second homes and self-catering accommodation.

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New era of austerity threatens jobs, businesses and public services – Welsh Finance Minister

Wales is facing a new era of damaging austerity cuts because of the UK Government’s mismanagement of the economy, Finance Minister Rebecca Evans will warn today.

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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.

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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.