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Welsh Government funding helps children get a Flying Start
£800,000 of Welsh Government funding will help Flying Start projects across Wales to improve their facilities, the Communities and Children Secretary announced today.
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- Welsh Government funding helps children get a Flying Start
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The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
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Written Statement - Southern Cross
Since I addressed the Chamber this morning about Southern Cross, I have been informed that the company have made an announcement at lunchtime that they have begun the process of harmonising terms and conditions of staff employment across their care homes in the UK and that this could potentially result in redundancies of up to 3,000 from a workforce of 42, 000.
The responsibility for staffing matters to provide proper care for residents is for Southern Cross. The financial restructuring of the company must be resolved on a commercial basis and they have put in place a plan to stabilise their business. I understand that this latest development is a part of that process and involves engagement with staff and Unions. It is not the role of Welsh Government to interfere in these commercial negotiations. In all our discussions with the company we have made clear that our main concern is the interests of resident and that clear protections for them are in place.