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Wales’ new Future Generations Commissioner announced

First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced Derek Walker will be Wales’ next Future Generations Commissioner.

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More gene testing to speed up cancer detection in Wales

Thousands more people in Wales will benefit from faster diagnosis of cancers and rare disease thanks to a new plan to increase the use of gene testing.

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Wales at the forefront of UK action as Senedd says no to single-use plastics

Wales will become the first part of the UK to legislate against a thorough list of single-use plastics as the Senedd approves legislation to ban selling unnecessary, disposable products to consumers.

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£3m funding scheme for marine, fisheries and aquaculture projects announced

A £3m funding scheme to support the fisheries, marine and aquaculture sectors is now open for expressions of interest, Minister for Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has announced.

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A million COVID autumn booster vaccines administered in Wales

Statistics published today show that over a million people in Wales have now received their COVID-19 booster vaccination this autumn.

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Retail sale of peat in horticulture in Wales to end

The retail sale of peat in horticulture will end in Wales, Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has announced.

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Croeso i Aberwla: the virtual village helping pupils learn Welsh

The Welsh Government has invested £6.6m over 3 years to support Welsh-medium late immersion provision across Wales. The project, which aims to bring the educational virtual reality (VR) game to pupils learning Welsh across Wales, is part of this investment.

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"We are committed to embedding the Social Model of Disability and removing the barriers that are limiting the independence of disabled people," Minister vows on International Day of Disabled People

Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt has reaffirmed the Welsh Government’s commitment to the Social Model of Disability after hearing from disabled people about the barriers they have had to overcome in society in Wales.

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First ever summit will ensure young people with experience of care have their voices heard

The first ever summit for children and young people in care and care leavers in Wales will take place today (Saturday 3rd December).

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More support available in schools for Welsh learning

The Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles has announced free Welsh lessons will be extended to the entire education workforce, including non-teaching staff for the first time. Alongside this, a new framework for Welsh in English medium schools has been published, underlining how the language is integral to the new Curriculum for Wales.

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Minister opens Cardiff’s new state-of-the art ambulance station

The Minister for Health and Social Services, Eluned Morgan, officially opened the Welsh Ambulance Service’s new station in Cardiff yesterday.

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Brrrilliant results for Welsh bathing water quality with 99% compliance reached in 2022

Wales has once again published stellar results for its bathing water quality standards, with 99% compliance reached in 2022.