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16 Jun 2020
Action to help people who will be hardest hit by the economic impact of coronavirus will be vital for Wales’ recovery, Economy Minister Ken Skates has said.
Care homes across Wales are benefiting from digital devices being delivered to them as part of a Welsh Government scheme to help residents keep in touch with friends and family, and to assist with video medical consultations
12 Jun 2020
First Minister Mark Drakeford and the First Minster of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon have written to the Prime Minister to request an extended Brexit transition period to complete negotiations and support businesses through post-COVID recovery.
The Education Minister, Kristy Williams, has written an open letter to all school staff in Wales.
In the letter shared online and in a video posted from her Twitter channel, the Minister says:
A bus service linking Chepstow and Bristol is being maintained until December 2020, after the Welsh Government and Monmouthshire Council agreed a short-term solution following the removal of a commercial service.
11 Jun 2020
The UK Department for Education (DfE) and the Home Office have today announced £7.6m funding to support national charities which support vulnerable children and young people who are experiencing or at risk of domestic violence, sexual exploitation and abuse.
Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales Ken Skates has today (June 11) announced over £16 million in transport grants – nearly £5 million of which will be spent on repairing the damage caused by storms at the start of this year.
The Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government has launched the second round of Welsh Government’s £6.5m Circular Economy fund for local authorities and publicly funded bodies, including town and community councils, to support the green recovery.
10 Jun 2020
The Welsh Government has today published guidance for schools to plan for pupils to return from 29 June to “check in, catch up and prepare for summer and September”. Guidance has also been published for further education settings, which are due to resume limited on-campus learning from 15 June.
Business support grants worth more than £680m have reached businesses across Wales to help them respond to the financial challenges of Covid-19 Ministers have announced.
09 Jun 2020
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The Welsh Government is following updated advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and recommending people in Wales wear three-layer face coverings in situations where social distancing is not possible.
Businesses can now find out if they are eligible to apply for financial support from the next phase of the Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund (ERF).