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Luxury sports car maker TVR has written to First Minister Carwyn Jones urging the Welsh government to support the Circuit of Wales project. The company, which is in the process of acquiring a factory to make its new cars, told the First Minister that ...
The party has one AM, Kirsty Williams, who is currently education secretary in an otherwise Labour Welsh government. You can read more about UK pledges in the manifesto here.

What is in Labour's general election offer to Wales?
Wales wants to help another British city stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games - then build "sustainable community" venues for a games bid after 2030.
PLAID Cymru has called for action to support farmers who have yet to receive payments from a Welsh government land management scheme.
Livestock entries at a packed schedule of local agricultural shows in Pembrokeshire are likely to be down this summer following the introduction of new animal ...

A report by the Animal and Plant Health Agency suggests the Welsh government's hard-line approach in the IAA is working, as the disease situation there is improving faster than in a nearby comparison area.
The Welsh government's arm's length body, Transport for Wales, is overseeing the procurement for the design and building of electrification of the Valley Lines along with the next Wales and Borders rail franchise from October 2018. And over the long ...
A Welsh government document - 'local authority municipal waste management, October to December 2016' - containing statistics covering provisional quarterly results from the WasteDataFlow system shows the percentage of recycling, reuse or composting ...
Since then, Mark Williams has become leader of the Welsh Lib Dems while Kirsty Williams has become education secretary in the Labour-run Welsh government. The Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has attempted to present the party as the only opposition to the ...
NEWS that the Circuit of Wales project could change hands from the Welsh governments to its Scottish counterpart has prompted a mixed reaction across social media.
The devolved governments in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland each set their own rules. But that is not to say that decisions made on social care in England would have no bearing at all on policy in Wales for example. If the UK government decided ...
"We know that education plays a vital role in meeting the Welsh government's target of one million Welsh speakers," said Ms Williams.
During that time he has held the post of environment minister, education minister and the Welsh government's main legal advisor.
"We know that education plays a vital role in meeting the Welsh government's target of one million Welsh speakers," said Ms Williams.
A Welsh government spokesman said this was a matter for the health board, but "we value feedback and encourage concerns to be raised as soon as possible so they can be dealt with quickly and easily so services can continuously learn and improve".
A Brecon-based food company is set to expand its production facility, supported by investment from the Welsh government. Beacon Foods plans to more than double the size of its existing 36,000 sq ft factory on a 3.8-acre site on Brecon Enterprise Park ...

A leading Welsh economist says the Welsh government should back the Circuit of Wales project because it could help kick start a revival in the Valleys economy.
Unlike England, Ireland and New Zealand, the Welsh government has not set a timetable for national TB eradication but the committee wants a target date set.
The Conservatives have pledged in their Welsh general election manifesto an end to "devolve and forget" in Wales. "We want the UK government to be a force for good across the whole country," the document says. Theresa may launched the Tories' Welsh ...
It said discussions with the Welsh government about sourcing more rolling stock for Wales are continuing. Upon announcing these changes customer services director, Lynne Milligan, said: "We're delighted to make these improvements and are confident they ...
Nationalism and creating "a green dam to protect Wales" is the only way to stop the country disappearing politically, a Plaid Cymru AM claimed.
An AM has urged the Welsh government to reverse a decision that has seen work experience visits scrapped for hundreds of north Wales school pupils. In many parts of the region, years 10 and 12 students will no longer be able to do week-long placements, ...
A key component of the UK's first high-energy proton beam machine has been delivered to its new home in Newport. Proton Partners International (PPI) received ...
We have seen, in the last couple of years, a prolonged reduction in resources available to the Welsh government. But, despite that, this year we have seen an increase in the overall education budget and that includes money going to the pupil ...
Campaigners fighting to protect live music venues in Wales have won a significant victory with the news that the Welsh government is to revise Wales' national ...
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said the WannaCry cyberattack that crippled 200,000 computers was due to a "huge screw up" by the U.S.
Evidence supporting allegations of bullying, intimidation and inappropriate language in the troubled quango sport Wales has been found by an internal Welsh government review. The chairman of Sport Wales Paul Thomas and vice-chairwoman Adele ...
The Circuit of Wales backers said in a statement: "The development is a complex project with thousands of pages of information and we have responded to every additional question asked by the Welsh government during the due diligence process, a process ...
The Circuit of Wales said in a statement: "The development is a complex project with thousands of pages of information and we have responded to every additional question asked by the Welsh government during the due diligence process, a process that is ...
Production company Bad Wolf has announced that it will open a major new television and film studio in Wales with the backing of the Welsh government. The plans come amid a production boom in Britain, with new shooting facilities being developed across ...
It's taken a death on a dangerous Carmarthenshire road for the Welsh government to take notice of residents' concerns, according to a politician.
Welsh language channel S4C has turned to a senior Welsh government civil servant for its next chief executive. Owen Evans, currently the Welsh government's deputy permanent secretary with responsibilities for education and public service, will take up ...
A CYBER-ATTACK did not affect NHS systems in Wales, the Welsh government has said. A spokesman said: "There have so far been no incidents in NHS Wales from the ransomware attack on NHS systems in England and Scotland. "We have recently ...
A Welsh Labour government spokesman said: "Our White Paper is a comprehensive and credible plan for a sensible Brexit clearly setting out how the UK government could secure both full and unfettered access to the single market and domestic control of ...
HYWEL Dda Health Board is one of the best in Wales for ensuring suspected bowel cancer patients receive diagnostic tests within the eight-week target, new ...
A response to Aberavon AM David Rees's request for information from the Welsh government has revealed that several other sites were offered up to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) as meeting its criteria, five of which were in Neath Port Talbot, with one ...
No reported cyber incidents have affected NHS Wales, as hospitals in England and Scotland deal with attacks, the Welsh government have confirmed. malware. IT failiures have affected up to 16 hospitals in England and Scotland - but none, yet, in Wales.
Ken Skates, Welsh government cabinet secretary for economy and infrastructure, added: "The UK has always claimed a creditable share of the global events market and we're delighted that the forthcoming ICC will now put Wales on the international events ...
Ministers in the Welsh government have maintained that living costs rather than fees - which can be paid back over time after students start work - are a bigger barrier to poorer students going to university.
In its General election manifesto, CBI Wales also calls for the next UK government to allow early access to borrowing powers for the Welsh government to bring forward key infrastructure projects, such as an M4 Relief Road between Cardiff and Newport ...
The draft document makes limited references to Wales, but praises Welsh Labour's record in government. Carwyn Jones said the Welsh Labour manifesto would be "distinct in its purpose, bold in its ambition, and proudly Welsh Labour throughout". The first ...
Some cancer patients in Wales say they have still not been allocated a key worker to co-ordinate their care. The Welsh government said in May 2010 health ...
Ken Skates, economy Secretary in the Welsh government, said: "The Welsh government has been working to support Wales' steel workers and this latest offer demonstrates our continued commitment to safeguarding a long-term future for the steel industry in ...
A consultation has been launched into proposals to return housing associations in Wales to the private sector in order to restore their borrowing abilities.
The Welsh government will introduce a Bill amendment designed to ensure agency workers cannot be recruited to cover the work of public sector employees during industrial action.
A proposal to decriminalise abortion has been voted down in the New South Wales parliament. Greens MLC Mehreen Faruqi's abortion law reform bill was defeated 25 to 14 in the state parliament's upper house on Thursday.
Rules stopping employers from using agency workers to cover strikers will be protected in the public sector under Welsh government plans. A UK government consultation was held on changing the rules in 2015 but the idea has not been put into action.
Details of financial support for Aston Martin by the Welsh government must be published, the information commissioner Elizabeth Denham has ruled.
Health Secretary Vaughan Gething said it was about "positively promoting" nursing as a job and Wales as a place to live and work.


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