First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today further steps to unlock Wales

First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today further steps to unlock Wales

First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today further steps to unlock Wales All non-essential shops in Wales will be able to re-open from Monday (22 June) as part the biggest unlocking of the coronavirus regulations to date, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today (Friday 19 June). Retailers will be able to resume trading if they can…

changes have been made to the welsh government advice for people shielding at home from coronavirus

Changes have been made to the Welsh Government advice for people shielding at home from coronavirus

Changes have been made to the Welsh Government advice for people shielding at home from coronavirus Written Statement: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Shielding Update – changes to advice When Coronavirus first started to spread in Wales we took unprecedented action, based on advice from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales, to advise people with serious underlying…

first minister mark drakeford sets out position in wales ahead of lockdown review tomorrow

First Minister, Mark Drakeford, sets out position in Wales ahead of lockdown review tomorrow

First Minister, Mark Drakeford, sets out position in Wales ahead of lockdown review tomorrow To view the Google Drive folders, you need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.To do so, please follow these instructions. You can download the videos here: https://we.tl/t-D0xXxoy23x   Here’s a transcript of the video:   Noswaith dda. I am speaking…

640m reaches businesses in 2 4bn welsh government covid 19 response

£640m reaches businesses in £2.4bn Welsh Government Covid-19 response

£640m reaches businesses in £2.4bn Welsh Government Covid-19 response The Finance Minister Rebecca Evans will set out the extraordinary steps the Welsh Government has taken to dedicate more than £2.4bn to the coronavirus crisis when the supplementary budget is published later today.   This significant financial effort has not only provided more than £750m to…

welsh government launches risk assessment to support bame workers

Welsh Government launches risk assessment to support BAME workers

Welsh Government launches risk assessment to support BAME workers A new risk assessment is today being launched to support people from BAME backgrounds in the NHS and social care in Wales.   Developed by the expert advisory group, which was set up by the First Minister, the two-stage risk assessment will help to reduce people’s…

new 150 000 fund to help digital firms develop technology to combat coronavirus

New £150,000 fund to help digital firms develop technology to combat coronavirus

New £150,000 fund to help digital firms develop technology to combat coronavirus The Welsh Government has announced a £150,000 fund for healthcare firms to find new ways to use digital technology to combat coronavirus. The challenge fund aims to quickly trial solutions in health and care to improve remote diagnostics, data collection and monitor PPE…

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‘Don’t wait if you have a housing problem – get help now’ says Julie James

‘Don’t wait if you have a housing problem – get help now’ says Julie James As a new Welsh Government digital campaign begins on Housing Advice during Covid-19, Housing Minister, Julie James, has called on the people of Wales to seek help now if they’re experiencing housing issues. Developed with Shelter Cymru, the campaign will…

first minister hopeful to provide update next week on how people can safely see family and friends

First Minister ‘hopeful’ to provide update next week on how people can safely see family and friends

First Minister ‘hopeful’ to provide update next week on how people can safely see family and friends Credit: Welsh Government The First Minister has said he hopes to be able to provide an update next week on how people in Wales could safely see their family and friends. Mark Drakeford said he understands “that the…

written statement dafydd elis thomas deputy minister for culture sport and tourism on professional sport and coronavirus

Written Statement: Professional sport and coronavirus

Written Statement: Professional sport and coronavirus Dafydd Elis Thomas, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Wales is very proud of its sporting heritage and the achievements of its sportspeople. I know this period will have been a very uncertain time for professional sportspeople in training. The pandemic has created unprecedented challenges, as training and…