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Children’s Minister hears views on plans to end the physical punishment of children in Wales

2 hours 10 min ago
Children in Swansea met the Children’s Minister today to have their say on the Welsh Government’s plans to end the physical punishment of children in Wales.

Economy Secretary announces Digital Innovation Review

16 hours 27 min ago
New plans aimed at ensuring Wales is best placed to respond to, and benefit from, the next phase of digital innovation have been announced by Economy Secretary, Ken Skates.

Fifteen Local Authorities’ WESPs approved

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 17:06
Fifteen local authorities’ plans to improve the provision of Welsh medium education have been approved by Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning, Eluned Morgan.

Tourism Industry gearing up for Easter

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:30
This week, Tourism Minister, Lord Elis-Thomas visited north Wales where tourism businesses are gearing up for the Easter holidays.

Funding secured for A545 improvements in Anglesey

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 13:22
Action is being taken to improve the A545 in Beaumaris which has been affected by severe weather conditions in recent years, Transport Secretary Ken Skates has announced.

“Our children are our future – they must have a say on Brexit” – Huw Irranca-Davies

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:01
The Welsh Government is to launch a wide-ranging consultation with children and young people to ensure they have a say about the Brexit process

Anglesey’s Mona Lifting example of engineering excellence

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:01
Mona Lifting is an example of engineering excellence well-placed to take full advantage of developments such as Wylfa Newydd, First Minister Carwyn Jones said following a visit to the company.

Marketing partnership agreement with Qatar Airways will raise Wales’ profile globally

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:30
The agreement will increase Wales’ visibility in key markets as a holiday and business destination.

Wales secures €90m of EU research funding to drive innovation

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:51
Wales has been successful in winning more than €90m of funding through the EU’s competitive research and innovation programme Horizon 2020.

Business rates support for high streets extended

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:51
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford today announced an extra £5m to extend the high street rates relief scheme in 2018-19.

Over £1.7m EU funding boost for Holyhead tourism sites

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 06:00
Attractions on Holy Island are to benefit from a funding boost, First Minister Carwyn Jones will announce today during a visit to Holyhead.

“The physical punishment of children is ineffective and outdated” – Huw Irranca-Davies

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:23
The physical punishment of children is ineffective and outdated and goes against the Welsh Government’s commitment to giving all children the best possible start in life.

First Minister Carwyn Jones to meet Prime Minister for talks on EU Withdrawal Bill

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:41
First Minister Carwyn Jones will meet the Prime Minister in Downing Street for talks on the EU Withdrawal Bill today.

Welsh Government launch first Organ Donation pack for secondary Schools.

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:08
The first organ donation education resource for schools in Wales has been launched by the Welsh Government in Penyrheol Comprehensive in Swansea.

£4m to boost skills at Tata Steel

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 16:31
The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has announced a £4m investment for Tata Steel following a visit to the company’s Port Talbot plant.

Environment Minister confirms no changes to Designated Landscapes

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 15:23
Wales’ existing Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and National Parks will be retained and their current purpose of conserving and enhancing natural beauty will not be weakened.

Wales cannot fulfil its economic potential until we ensure our most vulnerable fulfil theirs – Minister

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 15:09
Wales cannot fulfil its economic potential until we ensure our most vulnerable fulfil theirs – Minister

Valleys road improvements must bring wider benefits

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:24
Alun Davies yesterday met experts from business, housing and the public sector to discuss how to maximise the benefits of the dualling of the A465.

First residents throw open their doors in £42m Land for Housing scheme

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:03
Residents have moved into new affordable housing in Barry, the first to be completed under the £42 million Welsh Government Land for Housing loan scheme.

Minimum unit price for alcohol to be 'major part' of efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm – Vaughan Gething

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 06:00
If passed by the Assembly later this year, the current intention is that a minimum unit price would be introduced 12 months following the Bill’s Royal Assent.