He was responding to a question from Plaid Cymru's parliamentary leader, Hywel Williams, who asked, if Britain voted to leave: "What would happen to convergence funding which has provided large amounts of money for the poorer areas of west Wales and the valleys?" … [Read more...] about EU referendum: Welsh Tory leader Davies backs UK exit
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Mr Johnson said: 'What you are going to get next week is really a road map, a menu of options - the dates and times of each individual measure will be very much driven by where we are in the epidemic, what the data is really saying and we are getting in a lot more data every day now and in the course of the next few days.' … [Read more...] about We R past the peak: Boris Johnson says UK is on ‘downward slope’ but must be careful not to ‘slap straight into a second BIGGER mountain’ as he pledges to reveal lockdown exit ‘road map’ next week built around keeping down R infection rate
The NEU in Wales national secretary David Evans said Kirsty Williams' approach to reopening schools had been "sensible", adding: "We see the safety of staff and pupils alike as a top priority, and are waiting for the minister to make an announcement of the plans for wider opening when it is safe to do so." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How and when should Welsh schools reopen?
But he called for a transfer of social security powers from Westminster to Wales, claiming "our most vulnerable people are exposed to policies designed to benefit the London City square mile at everyone else's expense". … [Read more...] about Housing benefit powers ‘could tackle poverty in Wales’