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Wales is making great strides in reforming local government finance

Local Government across Wales needs to be supported and empowered so that our local councils and police bodies can continue to deliver local and national services to their communities. This is the message from Finance Minister Rebecca Evans, as a summary of findings on reforming local government finance in Wales is published today.

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“We can look ahead to a greener, fairer, more prosperous future for North Wales” – Ken Skates

North Wales can look ahead to a greener, fairer and more prosperous future and we must work together to address the significant challenges we face Economy and North Wales Minister Ken Skates said today

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Twenty year vision for development in Wales set out

Housing and Local Government Minister Julie James has launched Future Wales, which sets out where housing, employment and infrastructure should be developed to support our town and city centres, achieve decarbonisation and climate resilience, and to improve the health and well-being of our communities.

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£6m Welsh Government investment in leading paper production firm in Maesteg

The Welsh Government is providing £6m to support WEPA UK’s expansion plans, which will see 54 new jobs created and hundreds protected at its site in Maesteg.

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New law passed giving more protection for tenants in Wales

New legislation has been passed in the Senedd, which will give tenants more protection, stability and security in their homes.  The Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill will also bring greater clarity on landlord and tenant responsibilities, helping to avoid disagreements and difficulties. 

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Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates on the latest Labour Market Statistics

Commenting on today’s Labour Market Statistics, Economy Minister Ken Skates said:

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Welsh Government sets out mission for more prosperous, equal and greener economy

As Wales continues to navigate the many challenges of coronavirus, the Welsh Government is setting out how it will work to reconstruct and rebuild Wales’ economy so it is more prosperous, equal and green than ever before.

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Lockdown to continue for further three weeks as pupils return to school

Stay-at-home restrictions will continue in Wales as the youngest pupils begin returning to school from Monday, First Minister Mark Drakeford confirmed today.

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Wales to use next three weeks to ensure safe return to school

Stay-at-home restrictions will remain in place in Wales for a further three weeks as the youngest children start returning to school from Monday, First Minister Mark Drakeford will announce today.

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Emergency funding for flood-hit businesses from Welsh Government

Businesses in Wales affected by recent devastating floods will be able to access up to £2,500 of emergency Welsh Government funding.

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‘Real’ wait times for cancer services in Wales published

More accurate waiting time figures showing the real time it takes from suspicion of cancer through to treatment are being published today (Thursday 18 January).

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Calling all new voters: Now is the perfect time to use your voice to shape the Wales you want

A new Welsh Government campaign, launched on Monday 15th February, is encouraging new groups of people resident in Wales to make their voices heard in upcoming elections.