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New figures show the number of young people not in education, employment or training in Wales fell during 2016
Skills and Science Minister, Julie James, has welcomed new figures showing a decline in the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) during 2016.
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- New funding lays the foundations for Wales Co-operative Housing initiative
- New figures show the number of young people not in education, employment or training in Wales fell during 2016
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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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10 April 2017
Wales has hit its target for maximising the use of £1.8bn EU funds under the 2007-13 programmes, Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford said today.
04 April 2017
The Bill which will introduce Wales’ first new tax in almost 800 years – land transaction tax – has today (Tuesday April 4) been passed by the National Assembly for Wales.
31 March 2017
The first Welsh taxes for almost 800 years will be introduced in a year’s time when stamp duty land tax and landfill tax are devolved.
30 March 2017
Kathryn Bishop has been confirmed as the Welsh Revenue Authority’s first chair, Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford said today.
30 March 2017
Wales has been successful in winning €66m of funding from the EU’s highly-competitive research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020.
27 March 2017
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced the Welsh Government will invest an additional £20m in social care in 2017-18.
24 March 2017
Universities in Wales and Ireland are joining forces to investigate how coastal defences and renewable energy schemes can be improved by more eco-friendly designs.
23 March 2017
The Welsh Government has confirmed its commitment to delivering £1bn of capital infrastructure investment through innovative finance using the new Mutual Investment Model (MIM).
16 March 2017
EU funding of £17.4m is being invested in IMPACT (Innovative Materials, Processing and Numerical Technologies) to help establish a centre of excellence in Swansea Bay.
15 March 2017
More than 650 people in Powys will benefit from new skills and help to get back into work as the result of a £350,000 EU funding boost.
14 March 2017
A new scheme to support small businesses in Wales and Ireland has been given the go-ahead following a €2.3m EU funding boost.
10 March 2017
A €6.7m EU-backed initiative to combat effects of pollution on bathing waters in Wales and Ireland is announced.
09 March 2017
A new Code of Practice for Ethical Employment in Supply Chains in the Welsh public sector has been launched during a meeting of the Workforce Partnership Council.
08 March 2017
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has responded to the UK Government’s Spring Budget.
06 March 2017
More than €7m of EU funds will be invested in science and technology projects to help protect and develop the marine life and the fisheries industry in Wales and Ireland.
05 March 2017
Finance Secretary urges Treasury to abandon austerity and boost investment for vital public services and the economy
The Welsh Government has urged the UK Government to abandon its damaging policy of austerity and provide the financial stimulus needed to support vital public services and boost economic confidence.
23 February 2017
A graduate programme helping to develop and retain industry professionals and future leaders in Wales’ financial services sector is being extended following a £1m EU funding boost.
21 February 2017
More than €1m of EU funds will be invested in a new project to support the growth of the shellfish industry in Wales and Ireland.
17 February 2017
A new £5m fund to help deliver better services and generate savings in the Welsh public sector has been launched by Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford.
14 February 2017
The UK Government has failed to provide devolved administrations with necessary information or clarity on how exiting the EU will impact their economies and budgets
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