Calls to end pay cap as Health Secretary…

(Title Image: ITV Wales) Following the extraordinary lengths NHS staff went to to get to work during the snow last week, it's fitting that a Cabinet statement was made in support of the NHS workforce…

Tourist tax on hold as Welsh Government opts…

(Title Image: Wales Online) From April, the first distinctly Welsh taxes in hundreds of years will start to be collected. In last year's draft budget, the Welsh Government said they were considering four possible new…

“Housing First” pilots set to be extended in…

(Title Image: KRCB Radio) Over the Christmas/New Year period, there was a marked increase in reports of rough-sleeping as news about homelessness dominated the headlines. Yesterday, Minister for Housing & Regeneration, Rebecca Evans (Lab, Gower),…

Superfast Cymru draws to a close as £80million…

(Title Image: Daily Post) Superfast Cymru was a Welsh Government flagship scheme to bring high-speed broadband to buildings which cannot access it commercially; see more at: Four things we learned about broadband in Wales. While…

Senedd updated on Transport for Wales

(Title Image: Transport for Wales) Transport for Wales (TfW) is a not-for-profit company established by the Welsh Government to advise and support major transport projects in the country – at the moment focused on the…

Pre-Brexit boom for Welsh Food & Drink, but…

(Title Image: Visit Wales) In light of the improved performance of the Welsh food and drink industry – and with Brexit looming - Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths (Lab, Wrexham) provided…

New medicines reach patients faster in Wales

(Title Image: BBC) It's very rarely you hear a good news story about health in Wales, but they do happen from time to time.... Last year, the Welsh Government launched a £80million New Treatments Fund…

New measures introduced to recruit and retain teachers

(Title Image: Recruiting Times) Yesterday, Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams (Lib Dem, Brecon & Radnor), announced new measures to recruit specialist teachers as well as help local authorities pool recruitment of supply teachers from the 2018-19…

Further Details of Budget 2018-19 Winners & Losers

(Title Image: BBC Wales) While the outline proposals of the draft 2018-19 budget are already known, today the Welsh Government published the line-by-line budget proposals which will give us all a better idea of precisely…

Education Secretary clamps down on early GCSE entries

(Title Image: BBC Wales) Following an urgent review by Qualifications Wales, Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams (Lib Dem, Brecon & Radnor) announced yesterday some major changes to early entry for GCSE exams. Early entries are used…

What you need to know about future changes…

(Title Image: Wales Online) One of the Welsh Government's most popular policies since the start of devolution is the introduction of free bus passes for the over-60s, later expanded to include reduced fares for young…

Bovine TB: Hope new measures will stamp out…

(Title Image: The Guardian) A new approach to tackling the spread of Bovine TB was launched in Wales on October 1st. Environment & Rural Affairs Secretary, Lesley Griffiths (Lab, Wrexham), provided AMs with an update…

Sport Wales expected to do more for the…

(Title Image: Wales Online) After a tumultuous few months for Sport Wales – the body responsible for funding sports organisations in the country to the tune of £22million a year – the Senedd got to…