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Minister for Social Justice with Chair of Smart Money Cymru Community Bank, Alun Taylor, and CEO Mark White

Extra £600,000 of funding for credit unions to support ethical and affordable lending during cost of living crisis

The Minister for Social Justice has today announced continued funding for credit unions to expand their lending and support more financially vulnerable people.

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Minister praises officers for their vital role in keeping communities safe while on patrol with South Wales Police

Minister for Social Justice, Jane Hutt, has joined South Wales Police on patrol in Barry, gaining invaluable insight into the work they do day-in, day-out to keep communities safe.

MSJ with children at a cookery lesson at Steps4Change

Welsh Government donates £1m to appeal supporting voluntary sector organisations

An appeal to support voluntary sector organisations in the cost-of-living crisis is to benefit from a £1m donation from the Welsh Government.

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Promoting support for Ukrainians in Wales on anniversary of super sponsor route

On the one-year anniversary of the Welsh Government’s Homes for Ukraine super sponsor route opening, Jane Hutt and Mick Antoniw have restated the Welsh Government’s commitment to supporting people fleeing the illegal war.

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Ukrainian hosts see uplift in ‘thank you’ payments as Wales continues to prove itself as a Nation of Sanctuary

Almost one year since the Homes for Ukraine scheme opened, the Welsh Government has today (Thursday, March 16) announced how it will continue to support people fleeing the war and support those already in Wales to move into longer-term accommodation.

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More than 90% of young care leavers sign up for Basic Income pilot scheme

More than 90% of young care leavers who are eligible have signed up for the Basic Income pilot scheme in the first six months since it was launched.

MSJ unveiling Frances Hoggan Purple Plaque

International Women’s Day: The women overcoming barriers in male-dominated sectors now supporting others to succeed

We must support women to fulfil their potential whatever their career ambitions.” 

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Minister visits 2 Sisters Support Hub

Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt has visited the Employment Support Hub in Llangefni set up to offer help and advice to those affected by the 2 Sisters announcement.

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‘Period products are not a luxury and access to them is even more important during a cost-of-living crisis’ – vows Minister for Social Justice

Period products should not be seen as a luxury item and available to more people struggling during the cost-of-living crisis, Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt has vowed.

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Economy Minister visits University of South Wales to meet the growing numbers of women leaders in science [copy]

Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has marked International Day of Women and Girls in Science with visit to the University of South Wales (USW) forensic laboratory to meet with a growing number of women working in science, engineering, and maths (STEM) and to encourage more women and girls to consider a career in the sciences.

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Welsh Government provides £300,000 to support aid efforts in Turkey and Syria

The Minister for Social Justice, Jane Hutt, has today (Thursday, February 9) announced £300,000 of financial support to provide emergency aid and rapid relief to people affected by devastating earthquakes in southern Turkey and north-west Syria.

DMSP Hannah Blythyn and PLaid Cymru's Adam Price at launch of LGBTQ  Action Plan

Wales sets out ambitious plan “with hope at its heart” to reach goal of becoming the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe

“We want to improve equality and inclusion for all LGBTQ+ people, so as a community we feel safe to be ourselves free from fear, discrimination and hate.”