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More than 500 people from Ukraine find a place of their own in Wales

More than 500 people from Ukraine have moved into longer-term accommodation after being supported through the Welsh Government’s super sponsor scheme.

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Wales edges closer to target with 20 millionth tree planted in Uganda

A tree growing programme aiming to tackle the climate emergency is celebrating after a landmark 20 million Welsh Government-funded trees were planted in Uganda.

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“We are investing in the lives of those who need a helping hand,” says Social Justice Minister after meeting with care leavers benefitting from Basic Income pilot scheme

“We are investing in the lives of young people who need a helping hand to achieve their potential,” Social Justice Minister Jane Hutt has vowed after meeting with those taking part in a Basic Income pilot scheme in North Wales.

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Devolved Governments united in call for urgent ‘cost-of-living’ action

Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt alongside Scottish Minister for Social Security, Ben MacPherson and Northern Ireland’s Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey are urging the UK Government to take immediate action to tackle the cost-of-living crisis.

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“We’re immensely thankful to all those across Wales who are acting as hosts to Ukrainians, but it’s vital that more households come forward.”

Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt on the Homes for Ukraine Scheme.

In the latest update on the situation of the Ukraine Crisis, Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt, has thanked all those households across Wales who have come forward to offer their homes for Ukrainians fleeing the War and encourages more households to provide this vital support.

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“UK government failing to act as energy price cap increases and profits of oil and gas giants soar” - Social Justice Minister Jane Hutt

With Ofgem’s announcement to lift the energy price cap, Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt has hit out at the inaction of the UK Government and their failure to support the most vulnerable with the cost-of-living crisis.

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Welsh Government Fuel support scheme extended to more than 400,000 low-income households after £90m investment

More than 400,000 low-income households in Wales will be eligible to benefit from a £200 payment to help keep their homes warm this autumn and winter.

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Wales pilots Basic Income scheme

The Welsh Government has today launched its Basic Income pilot scheme.

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‘We are here to help you rebuild your lives and settle into Wales’ – vows Social Justice Minister after meeting Ukraine nationals

Ukraine nationals who fled their country after the Russian invasion have been welcomed to Wales by the First Minister and Social Justice Minister Jane Hutt.

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£4m to help people with soaring fuel costs

Some of the most vulnerable households in Wales will receive further help with soaring energy bills, as Social Justice Minister Jane Hutt launched a £4m fuel voucher scheme.

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Update on the Homes for Ukraine Scheme

Following the people of Wales’ incredibly positive response to the Welsh Government’s Super Sponsor scheme, which has resulted in over 2000 visas being issued to date, Ministers have announced a temporary operational pause on new applications during June.  

The temporary pause is to ensure people who are arriving, and those already here in Wales, continue to receive an excellent level of care and support.

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Team Wales approach makes progress as new Bill is introduced to the Senedd

A new Bill to improve well-being and public services, through social partnership and socially responsible procurement  has been introduced today by the Deputy Minister for Social Partnership, Hannah Blythyn.

The Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill will put Wales’ successful social partnership approach onto the statute book.