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Education Minister announces exam arrangements for Years 10 and 12

The Education Minister, Kirsty Williams, has announced how current Year 10 and 12 learners in Wales will be assessed, as alternative arrangements are introduced following the outbreak of the coronavirus and the cancellation of summer exams.

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Welsh Government challenge to businesses in fight against coronavirus

The Welsh Government is asking for businesses to help develop rapid sanitising solutions for emergency vehicles as part of the response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wales' Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates reacts to the Chancellor's announcement on support for the self-employed

Economy, Transport and North Wales Minister, Ken Skates, has responded to the Chancellor's announcement this evening. 

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New powers to enforce Coronavirus social distancing come into force in Wales

New powers to help reduce the spread of coronavirus, protect the NHS and save lives have now come into force in Wales, First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed.

 

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Volunteers – how to help, thank you, and stay safe

Jane Hutt, the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip, today gave thanks to the brilliant, kind people from all backgrounds throughout Wales who are volunteering to help communities face the coronavirus outbreak together.

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Grants to start reaching businesses

Businesses will start receiving emergency coronavirus grants by the middle of next week, Economy, Transport and North Wales Minister Ken Skates confirmed today.

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Statement on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by the Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething

I wish to outline steps I have taken to enhance the arrangements in Wales for protecting our front line health and social care staff who are caring for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients. 

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Further action to protect people at highest risk from coronavirus

The Welsh Government is contacting people in Wales who have been identified as being at very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus. 

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The latest advice on access to schools from Education Minister Kirsty Williams

Statement from Kirsty Williams, Minister for Education

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First Minister of Wales' video on new coronavirus measures

Please find a link here to a video from the First Minister - https://we.tl/t-Inwz6vSCLE

A transcript is below.

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Tough new measures to slow the spread of coronavirus introduced today

First Minister Mark Drakeford today announced tough new measures to slow the spread of coronavirus in Wales and save lives.

Caravan parks, campsites, tourist hotspots and popular beauty spots will be closed to visitors from today.