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Welsh Fund to Support Disabled People to Live Independently to Continue

£27m is being made available to maintain support for more than 1,600 disabled people in Wales to live independently, Welsh Labour’s Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed.

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More People Surviving Stroke in Wales

Stroke services in Wales are continuing to improve according to a new report which shows there are more than a thousand fewer deaths from stroke a year compared to a decade ago.

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New Plan to Help Looked After Children Reach their Full Potential

A new action plan to help looked after children in Wales to fulfil their potential at school and beyond has been launched by the Welsh Labour Government.

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New Powers to Manage Impact of HMPOs

New legislation giving planning authorities the opportunity to manage the impact of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) has been made by Welsh Labour’s Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant.

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Our New TV Broadcast: Together for Wales with Carwyn Jones

Today, Welsh Labour launched our latest TV broadcast - Together For Wales. Watch it here and share with your friends. 

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Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney AM will not seek re-election in May 2016

The Labour & Co-operative Assembly Member for Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney, Huw Lewis, has announced to members of his local Labour Party that he will not seek re-election to the Assembly at May’s election. Mr. Lewis, who serves as the Welsh Government’s Minister for Education and Skills, has represented his home communities since the very first Assembly in 1999.

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Statement from Welsh Labour leader, Carwyn Jones on Syria

"I know that everyone in the country is thinking very carefully about the situation in Syria, and our potential involvement in airstrikes against the terrorist organisation. It is a difficult choice for all MPs, including our Welsh Labour MPs, and I offer them my support as they wrestle with this most difficult decision. I thought it was important to set out my views, as expressed in the Assembly yesterday.

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Jane Hutt and Nia Griffith respond to ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ Spending Review

Responding to the UK Government's Comprehensive Spending Review, Welsh Labour Finance Minister Jane Hutt said:

”Following a period of unprecedented cuts to the Welsh budget, there is little for our communities to cheer in the Spending Review today. People will not be misled by this smoke and mirrors approach to public finance: this is the slowest recovery in living memory and family and national prosperity is being held back on a daily basis.

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Craig Williams’ weasel words expose the Tories real concerns about their cuts to Tax Credits

Responding to Tory MP Craig Williams’ call for Tax Credit cuts to be delayed until after next May’s election, Lesley Griffiths, Welsh Labour Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty said:

“Craig Williams’ weasel words expose the Tories real concerns about their cuts to Tax Credits – the impact on Tory election hopes in May. He should be lobbying his party to stop this assault on low paid workers, not thinking about how he can stop it being an election issue. Delaying these cuts until after the next Welsh General Election is simply not enough.

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Plaid Cymru in disarray on NHS

Three weeks after Plaid announced their 'flagship' health policy Leanne Wood still has no idea how much he centralisation programme would cost. Their Health spokesperson, Elin Jones, has already been embarrassed in media interviews by failing to address the cost of ending local NHS decision making.

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