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Independent review of floods announced to help Wales adapt to climate change

An independent review of flooding events across Wales during the winter of 2020-21 has been launched, the Welsh Government has announced.

Minister for Climate Change Julie James on a visit to Tŷ Glas y Dorlan 3

£182m to support independent living and reduce pressures on health and social care services

“A decent and affordable home is fundamental to the health and wellbeing of everybody.”

16.05.22 Ministers Music launch Swansea School 25. Photo - Mike Hall

Funding for music education trebled to the tune of £13.5m

Every child will have the opportunity to benefit from music education as part of the Welsh Government’s plans for a national music service, which will help ensure no child misses out due to a lack of means.

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Welsh Government steps in to replace EU-funded programmes to support people with complex barriers to find work

  • Welsh Government steps in following UK Government broken promise to replace EU funding in full through Shared Prosperity Fund.
  • Expanded Welsh Government-funded, Wales-wide programme to launch in April 2023.
  • Two existing EU-funded schemes extended for an additional year to ensure a smooth transition.
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Tourism and hospitality: a great sector to work in, which helps important experiences come to life – Economy Minister Vaughan Gething

“Tourism and hospitality is a great sector to work in” – that’s the message from Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, to mark the start of Wales Tourism Week 2022 (15 – 22 May).

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Health Minister urges people to get Spring booster before deadline

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has urged all those eligible for the Spring Covid-19 booster to take up their offer of the vaccine before 30 June.

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Wheely big investment will encourage cycle use and help Wales meet net zero

Getting people out of cars and on to bikes is the aim of a £50m investment announced by Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters today (Friday 13 May).

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Calls for a UK-wide approach to building safety

Climate Change Minister Julie James has made fresh calls for a UK-wide approach to building safety as she set out the progress Wales has made on repairing building defects in Wales.

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Welsh and UK Governments agree to establish Freeports in Wales

The Welsh Government has reached agreement with the UK Government on the establishment of Freeports in Wales, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, has confirmed.

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Plans to set up a supervisory authority to oversee coal tip safety will ‘ensure people feel safe and secure in their homes’

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Thursday, May 12) set out plans to introduce a new law to manage the legacy of centuries of mining in Wales which put ‘community safety at the forefront.’