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Welsh Government reinforces LGBTQ+ safe haven commitment

The Welsh Government is reinforcing its commitment to making Wales a ‘safe haven’ for LGBTQ+ people by providing the first in-person support service for victims and survivors of conversion practices, Social Justice Secretary Lesley Griffiths has said on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (Friday 17 May).

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Proposals published to improve gender balance in the Senedd

Landmark legal proposals to increase the proportion of women standing as candidates in future Senedd elections are published today (11 March).

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Wales’s first ‘multibank’ will provide essential items to people in need

A new initiative to provide essential goods to struggling households has been launched in Swansea.

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Minister for Social Justice strengthens ties with Irish Government during St David’s Day trip

Minister Jane Hutt has reaffirmed Welsh Government’s commitment to the Ireland-Wales Shared Statement during a trip to Dublin to mark St David’s Day.

Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt at Llanelli Customer Service Hwb

‘Welsh Benefits Charter will make it easier for people to claim what they are entitled to,' vows Minister

“Welsh Benefits Charter has the potential to benefit thousands of people living in poverty,” Minister for Social Justice and Chief Whip Jane Hutt has vowed.

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‘We must improve education around menstrual cycles in schools’ – vows Deputy Minister for Social Partnership

‘More must be done to improving education around menstrual cycles if we are going to tackle period dignity in schools,’ Deputy Minister for Social Partnership Hannah Blythyn has vowed.

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Welsh Government appoints commissioners to oversee South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority after ‘damning’ report

Commissioners are being appointed by the Welsh Government to run South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority.

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Embargoed trailer: Welsh Government action regarding South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

The Welsh Government is set to take unprecedented action to improve the culture and values at South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.

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“Tackling child poverty is at the heart of everything we do,” vows Minister

“Tackling child poverty is at the heart of everything we do,” Minister for Social Justice and Chief Whip Jane Hutt has vowed.

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“We are striving to achieve sustainable development goals for disabled people across Wales,” says Minister

Minister for Social Justice and Chief Whip Jane Hutt has reaffirmed the Welsh Government’s commitment to reaching targets aiming to improve the lives of disabled people living in Wales.

Care leavers on Basic Income pilot scheme with FM, MSJ, DMSS and Prof Marmot

“We are delighted with the progress of the Basic Income pilot scheme and hearing about the positive impact on those taking part,” says Minister

Minister for Social Justice and Chief Whip Jane Hutt has praised the progress and uptake of the Basic Income pilot scheme after meeting care leavers taking part in the innovative programme.

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Basic Income pilot scheme supports care leaver towards her ambition of becoming a paramedic

A young person enrolled in the Welsh Government’s pioneering Basic Income pilot has praised the scheme in supporting her ambition to become a paramedic.