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Mark Drakeford announces additional £20m for social care in 2017-18
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced the Welsh Government will invest an additional £20m in social care in 2017-18.
- Health Secretary connects with NHS Wales staff
- Increase in funding to help Wales’ most disadvantaged pupils – Kirsty Williams
- Mark Drakeford announces additional £20m for social care in 2017-18
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Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
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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Culture, tourism and sport
22 March 2017
Visit Wales and partners will be showcasing the best the country has to offer during Wales Year of Legends 2017 at the British Tourism and Travel Show
17 March 2017
Ken Skates has announced the appointment of three new Council members to the Arts Council of Wales (ACW).
14 March 2017
The Welsh Government’s historic environment service, Cadw, has stepped in to undertake emergency stabilisation works at Ruthin Castle.
13 March 2017
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates, today visited Caernarfon to announce that the Caernarfon Town and Waterfront Regeneration initiative has taken another step forward.
13 March 2017
Thirty-four paintings and a set of six watercolours have been accepted for the nation in lieu of inheritance tax.
10 March 2017
Visit Wales will attend SeaTrade Cruise Global from the 13-16 March in order to raise Wales’ profile as a cruise and water sports destination.
07 March 2017
As the Year of Legends 2017 steps up a gear with the launch of an international campaign, Visit Wales and partners will be at the world’s leading Travel Trade show - ITB Berlin this week.
03 March 2017
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates was joined by school children from Flintshire today as he officially opened the new library in Hollywell.
02 March 2017
To coincide with World Books Day, Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has announced more than £150,000 to support Wales’ publishing industry during the current financial year.
01 March 2017
St David’s Day will see Wales’ Year of Legends 2017 being taken to the next level as an international campaign goes live.
22 February 2017
A remarkable family archive, containing an important series of letters by Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington, to his brother William will be coming to Gwent, Economy Secretary, Ken Skates, has announced.
21 February 2017
Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, will today announce that a flagship development for Porthcawl has taken another step forward.
13 February 2017
Monday, February 13, Economy Secretary Ken Skates, had the opportunity to view the completed final phase of an expansion programme at Bluestone.
20 January 2017
Archive services in Cardiff and Ceredigion will receive over £12,000 to help conserve fragile and damaged items in their collections.
19 January 2017
Figures for the first 9 months of 2016 show that there has been a substantial increase of 12% in the number of overseas visitors
13 January 2017
Momentum is gathering behind the Year of Legends 2017 campaign as two of Wales’ stars are announced as Ambassadors for the year ahead.
12 January 2017
Latest figures show a tourism boom in 2016, with spending by day visitors up by a whopping 44.1%.
03 January 2017
An opportunity to celebrate the past, present and future by bringing the past to life like never before, with attractions, events and activities at legendary locations across Wales.
21 December 2016
The restoration of Hay Castle has taken another step forward as funding from the Welsh Government through Visit Wales’ Tourism Investment Support Scheme has been announced.
21 December 2016
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has announced that funds for tourism projects which will help deliver innovative products linked to Visit Wales’ themed years are now open for application.
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