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walesonline
This is what students said about the new tuition fee proposalsexpensive.” Under the new plans all students, regardless of parental income, w
This is what students said about the new tuition fee proposals
walesonline / Posted 3 hours ago
expensive.” Under the new plans all students, regardless of parental income, will receive at least £1,000 annually. The Welsh Government estimates the average grant will be £7,000 per year. Read More The guaranteed £1,000 came as surprise to... Read more
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Powys County Times
New homes are first in over a decade to be built in Builth WellsWest Housing were keen to work with the local community to reflect the heritage
New homes are first in over a decade to be built in Builth Wells
Powys County Times / Posted 8 hours ago
West Housing were keen to work with the local community to reflect the heritage of the site. Jointly funded by WWH and the Welsh Government, four two bed flats, three bungalows and ten houses have been built with residents moving in to their new... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Demolition of Sun Centre part of £4.5m spending programme which must be spent in six monthsaquatic centre (£175,000), and demolition of Unit C at the Children’s Village (
Demolition of Sun Centre part of £4.5m spending programme which must be spent in six months
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
aquatic centre (£175,000), and demolition of Unit C at the Children’s Village (£171,000). Of the total cost of £4.4m the Welsh Government is providing a grant of £3.5m, while £550,000 is coming from the sale of the Honey Club on West Parade,... Read more
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walesonline
Generous university tuition fee grants in Wales set to be scrappedwas made by an independent panel led by Professor Sir Ian Diamond. Education M
Generous university tuition fee grants in Wales set to be scrapped
walesonline / Posted 11 hours ago
was made by an independent panel led by Professor Sir Ian Diamond. Education Minister Kirsty Williams said the Welsh Government "endorse the underlying principles in the report" and would look at how to implement the proposals. The key... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Parents hit out at 'disgusting' plan to show children's birth certificates before binmen will collect dirty nappiescloth." The changes in Anglesey are being brought in as the council tries to m
Parents hit out at 'disgusting' plan to show children's birth certificates before binmen will collect dirty nappies
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 hours ago
cloth." The changes in Anglesey are being brought in as the council tries to meet recycling targets and dodge fines by the Welsh government. The fortnightly nappy collection will only be provided to families with children up to three years old,... Read more
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walesonline
Binmen to demand birth certificates before collecting nappiesMore The changes are being brought in as Anglesey council tries to meet recycl
Binmen to demand birth certificates before collecting nappies
walesonline / Posted 14 hours ago
More The changes are being brought in as Anglesey council tries to meet recycling targets and avoid being fined by the Welsh Government, the Daily Post reports . A man filmed this shocking video of his daughter dodging piles of litter: The... Read more
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Daily Record
Parents to show children's birth certificates to get binmen to collect nappiesa certain age. The changes are being brought in as the council tries to meet r
Parents to show children's birth certificates to get binmen to collect nappies
Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
a certain age. The changes are being brought in as the council tries to meet recycling targets and dodge fines by the Welsh government. The fortnightly nappy collection will only be provided to families with children up to three years old,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Parents to show children's birth certificates to get binmen to collect nappiesa certain age. The changes are being brought in as the council tries to meet r
Parents to show children's birth certificates to get binmen to collect nappies
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 hours ago
a certain age. The changes are being brought in as the council tries to meet recycling targets and dodge fines by the Welsh government. The fortnightly nappy collection will only be provided to families with children up to three years old,... Read more
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walesonline
Premature babies in Wales 'least likely to be fed with mum's milk'to neonatal services in Wales receive the best possible treatment available.”
Premature babies in Wales 'least likely to be fed with mum's milk'
walesonline / Posted 18 hours ago
to neonatal services in Wales receive the best possible treatment available.” Read More Funded by NHS England, the Welsh Government and the Scottish Government and commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), the... Read more
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walesonline
Carwyn Jones on the M4, the South Wales Metro and Brexit prioritiescrucial... “There’s no going back on [the vote to leave]. There’s no second re
Carwyn Jones on the M4, the South Wales Metro and Brexit priorities
walesonline / Posted yesterday
crucial... “There’s no going back on [the vote to leave]. There’s no second referendum, but the people of Wales expect the Welsh Government to deliver the best deal for Wales... “The divorce will happen, but the terms of the divorce, that’s the... Read more
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walesonline
Labour pledges to protect structural funds cashwithdrawal from the EU. Those communities who stand to lose out most from Brexi
Labour pledges to protect structural funds cash
walesonline / Posted yesterday
withdrawal from the EU. Those communities who stand to lose out most from Brexit must be looked after first.”Would the Welsh Government decide how the cash is spent? Ms Thornberry expected the Welsh Government to continue to enjoy the same... Read more
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walesonline
Speed cameras on busy stretch of the M4 go live from todayall highway authorities within Wales and the four Welsh police forces. Read Mo
Speed cameras on busy stretch of the M4 go live from today
walesonline / Posted yesterday
all highway authorities within Wales and the four Welsh police forces. Read More Within that partnership structure the Welsh Government owns and installs the cameras located on the M4 motorway and the police, as the enforcement authority, are... Read more
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walesonline
Tories accused of hypocrisy over criticism of Euro 2016 spendingConservatives criticised the spending, with economy spokesman Russell George, t
Tories accused of hypocrisy over criticism of Euro 2016 spending
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Conservatives criticised the spending, with economy spokesman Russell George, the Montgomeryshire AM, saying: “While the Welsh Government will argue that their attendance at major sporting events is money well spent one has to question what they... Read more
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walesonline
Almost 2,000 sign petition opposing Cardiff tip shuttingcentre preferably in northern Cardiff, and the introduction of a free recycling
Almost 2,000 sign petition opposing Cardiff tip shutting
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
centre preferably in northern Cardiff, and the introduction of a free recycling and reuse collection service. Referring to Welsh Government-imposed recycling targets, he said: “As Wales’ capital city with an ever-growing population living in many... Read more
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walesonline
Why protesters pretended to be a graveyard at the Seneddgraveyards for animals.” Protest against 'sport' shooting The charity said it
Why protesters pretended to be a graveyard at the Senedd
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
graveyards for animals.” Protest against 'sport' shooting The charity said it wants Natural Resources Wales (NRW), the Welsh Government’s environmental arm, to stop leasing out areas of forest for ‘sport’ shooting. Some 30 campaigners – many... Read more
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walesonline
Britain is heading out of the EU but what should be the final destination?be put to the people in another referendum? Should it be ratified by each of th
Britain is heading out of the EU but what should be the final destination?
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
be put to the people in another referendum? Should it be ratified by each of the devolved legislatures – and should the Welsh Government have representatives on the negotiating team? As First Minister Carwyn Jones put it, it “wouldn’t be right... Read more
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walesonline
New report claims a Welsh tax cut would end up boosting revenuesA new report warns of the consequences of increasing the top rate of income tax
New report claims a Welsh tax cut would end up boosting revenues
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
A new report warns of the consequences of increasing the top rate of income tax when the Welsh Government gains new powers. The study by two Cardiff University academics cautions this would result in an overall reduction in tax receipts. But they... Read more
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Powys County Times
Council suspected all was not well with GHA Coaches before bus firm collapsedlocal bus services was £419,000 but the following year it was cut to £235,000,
Council suspected all was not well with GHA Coaches before bus firm collapsed
Powys County Times / Posted 4 days ago
local bus services was £419,000 but the following year it was cut to £235,000, with no further reduction this year. With a Welsh Government grant of £435,000 – much the same as it was in 2013-14 – the total amount available is therefore £670,000,... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Council suspected all was not well with GHA Coaches before bus firm collapsedlocal bus services was £419,000 but the following year it was cut to £235,000,
Council suspected all was not well with GHA Coaches before bus firm collapsed
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
local bus services was £419,000 but the following year it was cut to £235,000, with no further reduction this year. With a Welsh Government grant of £435,000 – much the same as it was in 2013-14 – the total amount available is therefore £670,000,... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Council suspected all was not well with GHA Coaches before bus firm collapsedlocal bus services was £419,000 but the following year it was cut to £235,000,
Council suspected all was not well with GHA Coaches before bus firm collapsed
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 4 days ago
local bus services was £419,000 but the following year it was cut to £235,000, with no further reduction this year. With a Welsh Government grant of £435,000 – much the same as it was in 2013-14 – the total amount available is therefore £670,000,... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Council suspected all was not well with GHA Coaches before bus firm collapsedlocal bus services was £419,000 but the following year it was cut to £235,000,
Council suspected all was not well with GHA Coaches before bus firm collapsed
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 4 days ago
local bus services was £419,000 but the following year it was cut to £235,000, with no further reduction this year. With a Welsh Government grant of £435,000 – much the same as it was in 2013-14 – the total amount available is therefore £670,000,... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Waiting times at region’s A&Es the worst in Walesfor the time patients spent in A&E, while Wrexham Maelor recorded the third wor
Waiting times at region’s A&Es the worst in Wales
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
for the time patients spent in A&E, while Wrexham Maelor recorded the third worst. According to figures released by the Welsh Government yesterday, a total of 472 patients at Glan Clwyd and 246 at Wrexham Maelor spent more than 12 hours before... Read more
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walesonline
New report claims the EU needs us for jobs more than we need themthat underlines just how vital it is that Britain stays a member of the EU Sing
New report claims the EU needs us for jobs more than we need them
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
that underlines just how vital it is that Britain stays a member of the EU Single Market.”Barrier-free trade is 'vital' A Welsh Government spokesman said: “The report recognises the strong economic ties between the UK and other countries in the... Read more
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walesonline
Everything you need to know about variable speed limits on the M4all highway authorities within Wales and the four Welsh police forces. Read Mo
Everything you need to know about variable speed limits on the M4
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
all highway authorities within Wales and the four Welsh police forces. Read More Within that partnership structure the Welsh Government owns and installs the cameras located on the M4 Motorway and the police, as the enforcement authority, are... Read more
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walesonline
Labour attacked by Plaid Cymru after voting with Tories on the EUWelsh national interest. “Due to the way Labour have voted, David Davis’ hard
Labour attacked by Plaid Cymru after voting with Tories on the EU
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Welsh national interest. “Due to the way Labour have voted, David Davis’ hard Brexit policy has now been adopted by the Welsh Government. “This is a dark day for Wales as the National Assembly becomes the first parliament in these islands to... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Waiting times at region’s A&Es the worst in Walesfor the time patients spent in A&E, while Wrexham Maelor recorded the third wor
Waiting times at region’s A&Es the worst in Wales
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 5 days ago
for the time patients spent in A&E, while Wrexham Maelor recorded the third worst. According to figures released by the Welsh Government yesterday, a total of 472 patients at Glan Clwyd and 246 at Wrexham Maelor spent more than 12 hours before... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Waiting times at region’s A&Es the worst in Walesfor the time patients spent in A&E, while Wrexham Maelor recorded the third wor
Waiting times at region’s A&Es the worst in Wales
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 5 days ago
for the time patients spent in A&E, while Wrexham Maelor recorded the third worst. According to figures released by the Welsh Government yesterday, a total of 472 patients at Glan Clwyd and 246 at Wrexham Maelor spent more than 12 hours before... Read more
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walesonline
Wales fails to meet its waiting times targets for cancer treatmenttimes after Wales failed to meet its target for both the urgent and non-urgent
Wales fails to meet its waiting times targets for cancer treatment
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
times after Wales failed to meet its target for both the urgent and non-urgent treatment routes, a charity has warned. Welsh Government figures for July, which were released on Wednesday, September 21, show 85.7% of patients (526 out of 614) on... Read more
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walesonline
Carwyn accused of dithering over response to the Brexit voteMore At 10.03am, the revised statement with the subheading "AS DELIVERED" was
Carwyn accused of dithering over response to the Brexit vote
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
More At 10.03am, the revised statement with the subheading "AS DELIVERED" was sent to the media. Until we alerted the Welsh Government, the English statement recorded on their website contained the revised version and the Welsh language... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Supermarket unit in Llangollen could be split into two storesbusinesses moving into the brand new premises built by Sainsbury’s for the comp
Supermarket unit in Llangollen could be split into two stores
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
businesses moving into the brand new premises built by Sainsbury’s for the company, these plans would help another key gateway to Llangollen take shape following the building of the new health centre by the Welsh Government at the other end of to... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
It's the beginning of the end - Demolition workers move onto Rhyl Sun Centre sitestructure." The new aquatic centre is part of Rhyl’s waterfront development pr
It's the beginning of the end - Demolition workers move onto Rhyl Sun Centre site
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 6 days ago
structure." The new aquatic centre is part of Rhyl’s waterfront development project. This has been funded partly by the Welsh Government and Denbighshire County Council, with the remainder from private sector investment being secured by Neptune... Read more
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walesonline
The arguments against scrapping Wales' main anti-poverty programmeFirst Minister Carwyn Jones refused to deny it was one of the programmes that w
The arguments against scrapping Wales' main anti-poverty programme
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
First Minister Carwyn Jones refused to deny it was one of the programmes that was being looked at for cuts to pay for Welsh Government manifesto pledges. Read More Plaid Cymru’s Simon Thomas said thisSimon Thomas AM Mid and West Wales AM Mr... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
It's the beginning of the end - Demolition workers move onto Rhyl Sun Centre sitestructure." The new aquatic centre is part of Rhyl’s waterfront development pr
It's the beginning of the end - Demolition workers move onto Rhyl Sun Centre site
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 6 days ago
structure." The new aquatic centre is part of Rhyl’s waterfront development project. This has been funded partly by the Welsh Government and Denbighshire County Council, with the remainder from private sector investment being secured by Neptune... Read more
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walesonline
One in 14 wildlife species in Wales is heading for extinctionNaturalist and TV presenter Iolo Williams has labelled the Welsh Government’s r
One in 14 wildlife species in Wales is heading for extinction
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
Naturalist and TV presenter Iolo Williams has labelled the Welsh Government’s response to environmental decline as “incredibly poor”. His comments came ahead of today’s launch of the State of Nature Wales 2016 report which will outline the true... Read more
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walesonline
Job cuts threaten future of Wales' national museumsin savings over three years in order to remain financially viable. "Over the l
Job cuts threaten future of Wales' national museums
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
in savings over three years in order to remain financially viable. "Over the last five years, NMW’s grant in aid from the Welsh Government has been reduced by over 25% in real terms. "This is alongside reductions in the capital maintenance grant... Read more
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walesonline
First Minister criticised for claiming there is 'no GP crisis' in North Walesnurses and other healthcare professionals so pressure was taken off GPs. She a
First Minister criticised for claiming there is 'no GP crisis' in North Wales
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
nurses and other healthcare professionals so pressure was taken off GPs. She added: “We are keen to work with the Welsh Government to help attract GPs to come and work in Wales and to encourage Welsh school leavers and medical graduates to... Read more
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walesonline
The cancers you are more likely to survive in England than WalesPrimary Care project in Wales, as well as improving cancer waiting times. “Can
The cancers you are more likely to survive in England than Wales
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
Primary Care project in Wales, as well as improving cancer waiting times. “Cancer care must remain a top priority for the Welsh Government as there is too much variance in survival rates according to the type of cancer people have.”'These figures... Read more
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walesonline
14 key points from Tim Farron's speechor the South West.”7. Tim is delighted that the only Lib Dem AM, Kirsty William
14 key points from Tim Farron's speech
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
or the South West.”7. Tim is delighted that the only Lib Dem AM, Kirsty Williams, is the Education Secretary in the Welsh Government He said: “I am so proud of Kirsty Williams, who is making a real difference, every day, to the lives of... Read more
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walesonline
New campaign video aims of recruit thousands of new GPsand patient safety in general practice will clearly be at risk. “RCGP Wales is
New campaign video aims of recruit thousands of new GPs
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
and patient safety in general practice will clearly be at risk. “RCGP Wales is looking forward to hearing more from the Welsh Government this week as the cabinet secretary for health makes a statement specifically about GP recruitment. “We very... Read more
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walesonline
There is growing racism among children in Wales, say teachersbeing done to challenge these issues and attitudes through the current educatio
There is growing racism among children in Wales, say teachers
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
being done to challenge these issues and attitudes through the current education system and call for urgent action from the Welsh Government to support young people and teachers in Wales.” Read More Words such as ‘bombers’, ‘terrorists’, and ‘the... Read more
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walesonline
Carwyn Jones would not deny Wales' anti-poverty scheme may be cutaround £30m a year was spent on Communities First. It means that scrapping it
Carwyn Jones would not deny Wales' anti-poverty scheme may be cut
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
around £30m a year was spent on Communities First. It means that scrapping it would pay for less than half the cost of the Welsh Government’s pledge of 30 hours of free childcare for three to four year olds. In total more than £300m has been spent... Read more
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walesonline
This is Carwyn Jones' five-year plan for a prosperous WalesUK’s withdrawal from the EU creates some uncertainty and challenges, but our ma
This is Carwyn Jones' five-year plan for a prosperous Wales
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
UK’s withdrawal from the EU creates some uncertainty and challenges, but our mandate is clear.Carwyn's five-year plan "The Welsh Government’s relentless focus will be on driving improvement in our economy and public services, which are together the... Read more
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walesonline
Roadworks to cause major disruption for commuters in West Walesdown on top of it. He said: "We've liaised with Carmarthenshire County Council
Roadworks to cause major disruption for commuters in West Wales
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
down on top of it. He said: "We've liaised with Carmarthenshire County Council, the South Wales Trunk Road Agency and the Welsh Government on this one as it's the A48, quite a significant trunk road and they are all in agreement with us to go... Read more
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walesonline
A Scottish exit could pave way for a 'confederation' of nationsImagesWill the English public be concerned about Wales' interests if Scotland v
A Scottish exit could pave way for a 'confederation' of nations
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
ImagesWill the English public be concerned about Wales' interests if Scotland votes to leave the UK? Could the Welsh Government be left with responsibility for the 'cultural sphere'? Describing the future he fears could await Wales, he... Read more
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walesonline
Owner must rip up 'appalling' wooden decking at Gower boathouseofficials from Swansea council ordered the decking to go – and she has now lost
Owner must rip up 'appalling' wooden decking at Gower boathouse
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
officials from Swansea council ordered the decking to go – and she has now lost an appeal to the government. Welsh Government planning inspector Richard Jenkins said the decking area and handrails at the 1920s boathouse constituted... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Fair Deal For Farmers: Why farming matters in Shropshire and Mid Wales « Shropshire Starmoved from Birmingham. John says one of the biggest obstacles that farmers fac
Fair Deal For Farmers: Why farming matters in Shropshire and Mid Wales « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 8 days ago
moved from Birmingham. John says one of the biggest obstacles that farmers face is bureaucracy from within both the UK and Welsh governments. “Sometimes it can cost us £950 because we have got the details wrong on a form,” he says. “Within the... Read more
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walesonline
Lib Dem leader says voters who can't see Corbyn as PM are backing his partyof Labour's leadership hustings He is heartened that Ms Williams has secured t
Lib Dem leader says voters who can't see Corbyn as PM are backing his party
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
of Labour's leadership hustings He is heartened that Ms Williams has secured the position of Education Secretary in the Welsh Government. Describing the situation that faced the party when it lost its four other AMs, he said: “Was Kirsty going... Read more
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walesonline
Carwyn Jones urged to stay on as First Minister 'to stop Corbyn'was elected Welsh Labour leader would immediately be in line to take over as Fi
Carwyn Jones urged to stay on as First Minister 'to stop Corbyn'
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
was elected Welsh Labour leader would immediately be in line to take over as First Minister. “If that happened, the Welsh Government would be plunged into chaos, with the First Minister not having the support of the majority of the Assembly... Read more
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walesonline
Number of prescriptions has increased 40% in 10 yearsFigures released by the Welsh Government show the number of prescription items
Number of prescriptions has increased 40% in 10 years
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
Figures released by the Welsh Government show the number of prescription items handed out increased by 40% in the last 10 years – with last year’s bill costing £593m. Between 2005-06 and 2015-16 the number of prescriptions dispensed rose by 39% from... Read more
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walesonline
Kirsty Williams says improving Welsh education is a 'national mission'could have beckoned in the Senedd but Ms Williams has secured one of the most i
Kirsty Williams says improving Welsh education is a 'national mission'
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
could have beckoned in the Senedd but Ms Williams has secured one of the most influential and significant roles in the Welsh Government as Cabinet Secretary for Education. This is the political challenge of a lifetime. Major questions about... Read more
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