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Brexit means it is time to come up with a new way of funding the nations of the UK – Mark Drakeford

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Brexit means it is time to radically change the way the nations of the UK are funded, Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford will say today.

Tim Peake joins Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning to announce £7.2m to get girls into STEM

2 hours 31 min ago
Tim Peake joins Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning to announce £7.2m to get girls into STEM

Transport Secretary calls on UK Government to invest in Welsh rail

2 hours 54 min ago
Transport Secretary, Ken Skates, calls on the UK Government to provide fair funding to improve the rail infrastructure in Wales.

Education Secretary launches the Summer Reading Challenge

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:45
Education Secretary Kirsty Williams joined children at Merthyr Tydfil Library today to launch this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

New chapter for Llechwen Hall as owners embark on major extension and refurbishment plan

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:16
Tourism Minister has announced that the Welsh Government through the Micro & Small Business Fund will provide funding of £409,000 for the refurbishment of the historical Llechwen Hall near Pontypridd

“The rights of EU citizens in Wales must be protected” - Finance Secretary tells Senator Cadic

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:30
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford will today welcome Olivier Cadic, the Senator for French citizens living abroad, to Wales.

First Minister sets out legislative priorities

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:10
The First Minister of Wales sets out a new legislative programme that includes measures to protect children, strengthen NHS governance, reform local government and lower the voting age.

First Minister calls for flexibility from EU27 to avoid ‘catastrophic no deal’

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:10
The First Minister of Wales is meeting Michel Barnier to call for greater flexibility from the EU27 to reach a Brexit agreement based on shared values.

Welsh Government working with DECA on plans for second Welsh Advanced Manufacturing and Research Institute

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:35
The Welsh Government has made significant progress in its plans to establish a second Advanced Manufacturing and Research Institute (AMRI) in North Wales

Expert group to consider improvements to residential leasehold in Wales

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 22:14
Housing and Regeneration Minister Rebecca Evans has announced a new group to consider improvements to the leasehold sector in Wales.

Further relaxation of Glastir obligations to help farmers during prolonged dry weather

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:00
Lesley Griffiths has today announced further temporary relaxation of obligations, or ‘derogations’, to assist Glastir farmers and land owners affected by the current prolonged period of dry weather.

£60m programme to develop new childcare settings across Wales

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:20
New childcare settings are to be developed across Wales as part of a £60m investment by the Welsh Government to help deliver its ground-breaking Childcare Offer.

Economy Secretary in Rhymney to explore local opportunities and challenges

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:00
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has been visiting businesses and construction projects in the Rhymney Valley and seeking views on the challenges and opportunities facing the region.

Housing and Regeneration Minister visits Anglesey homelessness project

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:03
Housing and Regeneration Minister Rebecca Evans has visited a project on Anglesey supporting people out of homelessness and into housing where they can access further support.

Adventure hub to celebrate the best of Valleys natural resources and heritage

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:46
A £4 million project to transform the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal into an adventure hub has had the green light for EU funding.

£3m investment for Wales’ growing geospatial and space technology sector

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 16:15
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced a new £3m EU-backed scheme to help companies in Wales exploit the fast-growing spatial intelligence market.

Welsh Government seeks views on a low carbon future for Wales

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:00
Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has today launched a consultation on reducing carbon emissions and transitioning to a low carbon economy in Wales.

Kirsty Williams praises schools following year of major reforms to Welsh education

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:45
Kirsty Williams has set out what has been achieved through Wales’ national mission for education and what these changes mean for pupils, teachers and parents.

Kirsty Williams announces £3.5m for promoting Welsh universities in a post-Brexit world

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:45
The Welsh Government is investing £3.5m in a programme run by Wales’ universities to drive international partnerships and promote Wales as a study destination in a post Brexit world.

Creative Wales to build on successes of Cadw and Visit Wales

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:02
Creative Wales will emulate the working model of other Welsh Government bodies like Visit Wales and Cadw, Culture Minister, Lord Elis-Thomas has said today.