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“It is indefensible and frankly deplorable that the UK Government are refusing to listen and to stand by those who need them the most.”

Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt on the UK Government’s cut to the Universal Credit uplift. 

During a Senedd debate on Universal Credit today, Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt, led a stern condemnation of the UK Government’s plan to cut the £20 per week uplift that will see thousands of individuals across Wales, in work and out, worse off.

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‘We are committed to improving community access to defibrillators to boost cardiac arrest survival rates,' vows Health Minister

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced an additional £500k to improve community access to defibrillators and boost out of hospital cardiac arrest survival rates.

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Panel of leading UK  transport and climate change experts to carry out Roads Review

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters MS, has today announced the Chair and Panel that will be carrying out the Welsh Government’s Roads Review and confirmed the road schemes that will be considered as part of the review.

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A statement jointly agreed by the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru

As Wales prepares for a stronger future beyond the coronavirus pandemic; responds to the climate emergency, the ongoing consequences of leaving the European Union, and threats to devolution; it is more important than ever that political parties work together wherever they have common interests on behalf of people in Wales.

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Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, on the latest Labour Market Statistics

Commenting on today’s Labour Market Statistics, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething said:

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Support to help increase Welsh language use following the pandemic

Work to support Welsh language skills and use will receive £2.4m in Covid recovery funding, to help keep Wales on its route to doubling the daily use of Welsh by 2050.

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£48m Covid recovery fund to support social care in Wales

A new £48m package of funding to support social care in Wales has today (Tuesday September 14) been announced by Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan.

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Welsh Government seeks new President for the National Library of Wales

The Welsh Government has opened the recruitment for the role of President of the National Library of Wales from January 2022

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Welsh Government and network operators to work together on plan as UK first for integrated energy grid for net zero.

The Welsh Government has committed to net zero emissions by 2050. Achieving net zero requires rapid transformation of our energy system, to enable the decarbonisation of home heating, transport and industry.

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Wider choice of COVID tests to be available for international travellers

A wider choice of test providers will be available for people returning to Wales from overseas to book PCR tests from 21 September, Health Minister Eluned Morgan confirmed today.

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New images show true scale of ambitious North Wales metro programme

New images have been released that show the true scale of the ambitious North Wales metro programme.

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Wales demonstrates its united approach to welcoming Afghan arrivals as a Nation of Sanctuary.

This week, Wales has passed a significant milestone in our efforts to provide sanctuary to Afghan nationals who have supported our Armed Forces. Wales is now accommodating 50 families, comprising approximately 230 individuals. The majority of those who have arrived have directly supported Wales-based and Wales-facing Armed Forces units in Afghanistan over the last 20 years.