Mark Drakeford has announced a permanent small business rate relief scheme will be introduced in Wales from 1 April 2018.
The new permanent scheme will limit the number of properties eligible for small business rate relief to two per business in each local authority, preventing larger businesses and national chains from benefiting from the scheme.
Regional investment funding and decisions must not be stripped from Wales post-Brexit – says First Minister
Today Welsh Labour Leader and First Minister Carwyn Jones Launched the Welsh Government’s latest Brexit paper, the First Minister warned against the UK government using our exit from the EU as an opportunity to take money and funding decisions away from Wales.
The paper, ‘Regional Investment in Wales after Brexit’ proposes a new, simplified and less bureaucratic way of supporting Welsh communities and driving economic development.
Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, Carl Sargeant has announced he is setting up an expert group to examine all of the lessons coming out of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and their application to Wales.Read more
Welsh Labour's Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has congratulated businesses in Wales after the latest statistics revealed that Welsh exports were up by nearly 12 per cent in the year to March 2017 and increased at a faster rate than the UK as a whole.Read more
Welsh Labour's First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has written to the Prime Minister calling on her to put the UK economy above political self-interest and reconsider plans for a ‘hard Brexit’.Read more
Welsh Labour leader Carwyn Jones will today (Monday, June 5th) outline how a UK Labour Government would “supercharge” the Welsh Labour Government’s ability to deliver for North Wales.Read more
"This was an appalling, cowardly attack on innocent people simply enjoying a summer evening.Read more
“The race is far from run in Wales — the race is on”: Welsh Labour Leader and First Minister Carwyn Jones writes in the Sunday Times
Writing in the Sunday Times, Welsh Labour Leader and First Minister Carwyn Jones will say:Read more