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New priorities to support the growth of Wales’ Creative Industries

Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord Elis-Thomas will today launch Creative Wales - to position Wales as the place for creative businesses to thrive.

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Wales votes to end the physical punishment of children

Wales has become the latest country to join a select group of around 58 nations around the world to end the physical punishment of children.

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‘Huge landmark’ for Welsh education as revised curriculum guidance published with £15m commitment to support teachers with implementation

Education Minister Kirsty Williams published the revised Curriculum for Wales guidance today (Tuesday, January 28) and confirmed an additional £15m to support teachers as they prepare for its implementation.

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Childcare Offer Boost for North Wales

More than 3,200 children across North Wales are benefiting from the Welsh Government’s childcare offer with over 600 settings now providing it.

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£7.473 billion reasons Wales’ food and drink industry must continue to thrive post-Brexit

In the week Wales and the UK leaves the EU, the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has insisted Wales’ thriving food and drinks industry must continue to prosper, following a record year of success.

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First Minister asks Wales to ‘stand together’ as world remembers the Holocaust

First Minister Mark Drakeford has asked Wales to stand together and celebrate difference as the world marks the 75th anniversary of the Holocaust.

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£90m programme to transform Wales’ towns

Wales’ towns are to receive £90m of additional investment as part of a new Welsh Government approach to transforming town centres across the country, Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn announced today.

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Minister says UNESCO nomination for north Wales’ unique slate landscape “absolutely merits” World Heritage Site status.

Minister for International Relations, Eluned Morgan, has backed today’s announcement that the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales has been put forward as a potential UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Welsh Government doubles support for ‘whole school’ approach to mental health

The Welsh Government has doubled the funding available to local authorities and local health boards across Wales to protect, improve and support the mental health of children and young people.

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Finance Minister demands UK Government helps young people access their Child Trust Funds

Finance Minister Rebecca Evans has written to the UK Treasury demanding that young people in Wales are helped to gain access to their Child Trust Funds.

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£3m to bring Ruthin health services under one roof

THE Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has approved £3m of funding to bring health services together under one roof in Ruthin.

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Health Minister Vaughan Gething has again written to the UK Government Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on NHS pensions and taxation allowances

This issue is impacting on patients and staff and causing undeniable harm to the NHS across the UK. From April to the end of December, Health Boards in Wales reported losing around 3,200 sessions which has affected nearly 27,000 outpatients, inpatients / day case or diagnostics. A transparent, sustainable solution must be found.