First Minister announces major investment for steel in Wales
First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced the next tranche in a series of major investments as part of an ongoing programme of support to secure the long term future of the Tata steel works in Wales.
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- Significant fall in diagnostics and therapy waits in Wales
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- Evaluation of the Foundation Phase Flexibility Pilot Scheme
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- NHS diagnostic and therapy service waiting times
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