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Welsh Government takes action on building safety

The Welsh Government has today (Wednesday, July 14) announced it will fund fire safety surveys for multi-occupied buildings over 11 metres to ensure the highest standard of safety for residents.

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“Next steps towards a future with fewer covid rules” – First Minister

Wales will take its next step towards a future with fewer covid legal restrictions as First Minister Mark Drakeford today set out a longer-term plan for the summer.

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Welsh Government Investment lifts climbing centre to steady ground

Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething visited Boulders Climbing Centre in Cardiff to see how the centre has used Welsh Government Economic Resilience Funding to find new ways of operating - and keeping visitors safe.

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£500 self-isolation support payment scheme extended

The Welsh Government scheme which supports people on low-pay with a £500 payment if they have to self-isolate is being extended until March 2022.

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Welsh Government sets out the next five years for Cymraeg 2050

The Welsh Government has published its new five-year Work Programme for Cymraeg 2050, the national strategy to reach 1 million Welsh speakers by 2050.

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Deputy Minister issues “national call to arms” to plant more trees

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change Lee Waters today issued a “national call to arms” to ask the people of Wales to help to deliver real change to tackle the climate emergency.

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“Help us forge the truly anti-racist Wales we all want to see”

With the deadline for the close of the Welsh Government’s Race Equality Action Plan’s consultation approaching on Thursday 15 July, Minister for Social Justice, Jane Hutt, issued a plea to organisations and individuals across Wales to ensure they help forge the truly Anti-Racist Wales we all want to see.

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Face coverings to continue to help keep Wales safe

Ministers have confirmed face coverings will continue to play an important role in helping keep us all safe from coronavirus in Wales.

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Changes to keep schools safe and learners learning

Education Minister Jeremy Miles has today written to all headteachers and principals in Wales to provide more clarity on how schools and colleges can continue to operate safely when they return in September.

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On Monday, 12 July, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething will visit Boulders Climbing Centre, Cardiff to see how funding from the Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund 3 has helped the business to adapt and develop. 

The Welsh Government has made £2.5 billion available to support businesses across Wales during the pandemic, helping to protect in excess of 160,000 jobs that might otherwise have been lost.

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Safer streets save lives

Plans to reduce the national default speed limit in Wales from 30mph to 20mph on residential roads and busy pedestrian streets will form part of the Welsh Government’s legislative priorities for this year, Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters has confirmed.

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Over £7.8m invested in new equipment for Breast Test Wales service

Breast Test Wales, which usually screens 110,000  women each year is to receive £7.845m of Welsh Government funding to replace imaging equipment, the Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan has confirmed today (Friday 9th July).