Welsh Government announces cap on rail fares
The Welsh Government has today announced that regulated rail fares in Wales will not rise above the rate of inflation until at least October 2018.
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A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.
- There were 39,585 emergency calls, an average of 1,277 per day, 3.4% up on the daily average for June 2016.
- Of the total, 1,727 (4.4%) were red, 24,429 (61.7%) were amber and 13,429 (33.9%) were green.
- 75.3% of emergency responses to red calls arrived within 8 minutes, above the target of 65%, but down from 77.1% in June 2016.
- Performance ranged from 65.3% in Powys to 80.7% in Cardiff & Vale.
- The 65% Wales target was reached in all seven local health boards for the second time during the trial.
- The median response time to red calls was 5 minutes and 5 seconds, while the mean response time was 5 minutes and 50 seconds.
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