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The new curriculum is a major part of Welsh Government education policy and cannot be seen or allowed to fail. we're expecting an official announcement at 4pm, but that is yet to be confirmed Last week, more than 50 education and health specialists signed an open letter to Kirsty Williams calling on the Welsh Government to re-open schools full time to all pupils from September at the. Welsh Government announce increase in education funding within childcare offer. Early Years Wales is very pleased to hear the announcement to increase funding to the non-maintained sector for early education, enabling local authorities to align the funding to the Childcare Offer rate (£4.50)


1:50. Education Minister, Kirsty Williams, has announced that schools and colleges will move to online learning until 18 January. Schools will remain open for children of critical workers and vulnerable learners, as well as learners who need to complete exams. We'll use the next two weeks to work with councils, schools and colleges to best. Welsh Conservative education spokeswoman Suzy Davies called for the Welsh Government to publish evidence on its reasons for closing schools, bring forward vaccines for teachers, and that money. The Government is also today publishing a paper from its COVID-19 Technical Advisory Group, representing the latest understanding of the virus with respect to children and education. Further Education colleges are ensuring that appropriate measures are being taken to re-open for face-to-face learning from 15 June The Minister for Education will make a statement this afternoon on an update to education provision, after which the Minister for Housing and Local Government will make a statement on homelessness. Draft business for the next three weeks is set out on the business statement and announcement, which can be found amongst the meeting papers.

The Welsh Government has said there will be no equivalent to England's freedom day on July 19 - but we are set for a major announcement next wee The Welsh Government will today announce whether the youngest children will return to the classroom later this month.. A press conference will be held by education minister Kirsty Williams on. The Welsh Government has announced an extra £19m to support education and early years settings, which will be used to ensure children continue their learning progress following disruption due to the pandemic, with a focus on the wellbeing of children and staff. £13m will be for additional support for early years learners, in both schools and. Catholic Education Service Criticises Welsh Government RSE Announcement font size decrease font size increase font size The Catholic Education Service has today criticised the Welsh Government's decision to remove the parental right of withdrawal for Religious Education and Relationships and Sexuality Education, as well as the proposed name. Picture by the Welsh Government. The Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, will today provide details of a new 'Young Person's Guarantee' in a bid to ensure there is no lost generation in Wales following the pandemic. The Welsh Government plans to provide everyone under 25 with the offer of work, education, training, or self-employment

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However, it is clear from today's announcement that the Welsh Government is content with ignoring the views of the Catholic community. The proposed name change of Religious Education is also a step in the wrong direction Welsh Government announces £50 million additional funding for universities and colleges - 'The support is part of the Welsh Government's actions to support students and Wales' major education institutions and provide the skills and learning in response to the economic impact of the coronavirus'. £27 million will be provided to higher.

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The Welsh Government is committed to reviewing eligibility for free school meals, according to Education Minister Kirsty Williams. There have been calls to extend free school meals to all pupils. All schools in Wales will reopen on 29 June, the Welsh Government have said. They will be open to pupils from all year groups for limited periods during the week, with only a third of pupils in. The FAW said it welcomes the latest Welsh Government announcement, publishing new rules which include no tackling, marking, spitting and training in groups of no more than six people. 17:18 Pubs. Welsh Government announcement on schools. The Welsh Government has confirmed that unless there is a significant reduction in cases of coronavirus before January 29 - the date of the next three-week review of regulations - school and college students will continue to learn online until February half-term

Welsh Government announcement on schools today with 3 to 7 year olds expected to return from 22 February This article is old - Published: Friday, Feb 5th, 2021 Primary school children across Wales will begin a phased return to school after half-term education minister Kirsty Williams is expected to announce later today Education Announcement Welcomed. Pembrokeshire County Council has welcomed the Welsh Government's announcement today (Friday, 29 th January) that schools will be the first to reopen when Wales' current lockdown restrictions are lifted. First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced that the 'alert level four' restrictions will remain in. Welsh Government update on residential visits etc. 15 July 2021 by Coordinator. Further to Wednesday's announcement that school residentials would be permitted in Wales from Sat 17 July, here are some further details c/o AHOEC and OEAP: Please find below a quick summary of the AHOEC/OEAP meeting with the WG education team from yesterday

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Responding to comments made by Labour's education minister at the latest government press briefing, Welsh Conservative shadow education minister, Laura Anne Jones MS said: Our children have been hit incredibly hard by the pandemic and it's clear we will have to learn to live with this virus as we move forward. The immediate priority should be the return of normality to the classroom. Education is power, Together We Rise! Home; Contact Us; About Us; Program; Venue; Registration; Speakers; when is the next welsh government announcement

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  1. Due to the impact of COVID-19 on education in Wales and following the announcement by the Minister for Education that schools will close on 20 March 2020, Welsh Government is taking immediate steps to provide all learners with access to Hwb Additional Services. The Welsh Government believes that it is in the public interest to ensure every learner in maintained schools in Wales has full access.
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  3. A spokesperson for the NI Department of Education said: The Education Minister took this decision following the Welsh Government's announcement in November 2020 to cancel exams

Welsh Government announce date for schools to re-open The Welsh Government's Education Minister Kirsty Williams has announced that schools in Wales will start to return from 29 June.. In her announcement she said that guidance would be issued next week to support childcare providers to accept more children at the same time as schools Commissioner responds to Home Education announcement. I am encouraged by the Welsh Government's acknowledgment that the current system does not ensure all children in Wales have a suitable level of education and that all children in Wales are protected. But currently, without the details, my calls to the Government remain the same Updated on Friday 4th June 2021. Following the Welsh Governments announcement on 4 th June 2021, we have updated our guidance accordingly (details below), as Wales move to alert level 1, read more here.. Further information from the Welsh Government can be found by clicking here. CLUB TRAINING AND ACTIVIT The health and education ministers have issued a statement ahead of the autumn term. Welsh Government makes announcement on masks for school children the Welsh Government has announced

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Announcement of the Children's Commissioner for Wales' review of Welsh Government actions Professor Sally Holland, Children's Commissioner for Wales, is to review the Welsh Government's response to Dylan Seabridge's death in 2011 and the registration of staff at independent schools The Education Minister's announcement that the Welsh government will top up the rebate to schools to 50% is obviously very welcome but it should not be the government's responsibility to bail out WJEC. The fact they are stepping in to help at all tends to suggest they do not think WJEC's rebate is sufficient What you need to do at alert level 3. Applications for the Cultural Recovery Fund Phase 2 are now closed. 26th April 2021. It has not yet been confirmed when the next Government Covid announcement will be - Matt Hancock chaired the last briefing on Wednesday 28 April. Community centres can open. Welsh Government announce date for schools to re-open The Welsh Government's Education Minister. Welsh Government are encouraging people to remain active. Walking, running and cycling are some of the most accessible and viable forms of exercise throughout this period, but please take care and be sure to wear appropriate clothing and check the conditions before departing. Any activity that you do engage in, please ensure you maintain social. The Welsh Secretary Simon Hart has said that parents in Wales have felt some dismay and been left confused by the Welsh Government's decision to cancel exams in 2021. He also said that he was surprised with the decision and that communication with the Welsh Government had been a bit one-sided. Education Minister Kirsty Williams [

A Plenary meeting held using video-conference in accordance with the Standing Orders of the Welsh Parliament constitutes Senedd proceedings for the purposes of the Government of Wales Act 2006. Some of the provisions of Standing Order 34 will apply for today's Plenary meeting, and these are set out on your agenda Education Minister, Jeremy Miles has outlined further plans to introduce contact groups for adult learners in Higher and Further Education.. In response to the announcement, Professor Julie Lydon, Chair of Universities Wales, said: We welcome today's announcement from Welsh Government, which will enable universities to maximise in-person learning opportunities for students attending.

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  1. Welsh Government. All secondary school-aged learners will continue to require a face covering for use in school where social distancing cannot be maintained (including within the classroom). Thank you, once again, for your continuing support and patience. Lindsay Iorwerth Harvey (Mr) Corporate Director - Education and Family Suppor
  2. All Welsh schools will close on March the 20th 2020 in a new announcement from the Welsh Government. This will impact all local schools in Penarth. All Welsh schools will close on March the 20th 2020 in a new announcement from the Welsh Government. Statement from Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams, has said: ''Firstly, I would like to.
  3. Unions have responded to the Welsh government's announcement all children are to return to school on September 1.. UCAC general secretary Dilwyn Roberts-Young said: Headteachers and teachers have worked tirelessly to ensure that arrangements for re-opening schools have created a safe environment for pupils. This builds on the work that took place throughout the period of school closures
  4. ations 2021 Announcement. 10 Nov 2020. Kirsty Williams, the Welsh Minister for Education, has announced today that there will be no end of year GCSE, AS or A Level exams next summer. Alternative arrangements will be put in place in order to award grades (details to follow from Welsh Government)
  5. Today (30 July) the Welsh Government announced that from 7 August under-18s will no longer be required to self-isolate if they are identified as close contacts. The change coincides with plans to end other safety measures in schools. Laura Doel, director of school leaders' union NAHT Cymru, said: The Welsh Government's lifting of the requirement for under-18-year-olds to self.

All of teaching activities will be online until Welsh Government advice permits a return to in-person teaching and announced by the University. No change to government advice for universities in the announcement today. AU will update plans for coming months after discussions with the higher education sector in Wales The Welsh Government is the devolved government for Wales. Led by the First Minister, it works across devolved areas that include key areas of public life such as health, education and the. THE WELSH government has announced they will require people to speak at least courtesy level of basic Welsh if they want to get hired. By Kris Boratyn PUBLISHED: 14:54, Mon, Jul 12, 2021. Welsh Government considering tourism announcement for July. PEMBROKESHIRE's tourism businesses, so badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, were given a small measure of hope for the summer season on Wednesday (June 10). Tourism in Wales is collectively responsible for over £6.2Billion to Welsh GDP and over 172,000 jobs

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Last Monday, Chris Owen (head of digital learning unit, Welsh Government) announced at a Google Leadership Symposium in Cardiff, that G Suite for Education will be included in the Hwb platform possibly from April 2018. For those schools in the room this was great news, many feeling finally vindicated that their Google approach to developing cloud student learning was finally being recognised. Welsh Government face coverings announcement. Speaking about the announcement on face coverings in schools and colleges, David Evans, Wales Secretary of the National Education Union Cymru, said: We welcome the steps the Welsh Government are now taking, having had a chance to review the science. To us the statement is clear - in areas where. This is a long stated aim from the Welsh Government, with a phased and flexible plan in place with local education authorities and union to ensure children's safe return to classes Member - Qualifications Wales (Welsh Desirable) £282 per day based on a maximum time commitment of 36 days per year plus travel and other reasonable expenses within reasonable limits. 36 days a year (maximum) - not expected to be more than an average of 3 days per month Welsh Government. 134,752 likes · 4,417 talking about this. The Welsh Government is the devolved Government for Wales. We are working to help improve the lives of people in Wales and make our nation..

2 February 2021. Thousands of students will benefit from an additional £50 million to support them with financial pressures from the pandemic, the Universities Minister has announced today (2. The Welsh Government's announcement will increase the pressure on ministers to announce a timeline on English schools reopening By Camilla Turner, Education Editor 28 April 2020 • 6:37p

We would like to show you a description here but the site won't allow us Welsh Government announcement. WICS Chair. July 4, 2019. The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething, announced this week the allocation of additional £15 million funding to implement a coordinated improvement programme for the care of the critically ill. Having acknowledged the challenges faced by Welsh critical care. Announcement regarding the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society's 2021 events It is with deep regret that after careful consideration, the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is today announcing the cancellation of May's Smallholding and Countryside Festival and the postponement of Clwyd's Feature County Year and the Royal Welsh Show until 2022 UNISON lead officer for schools, Rosie Lewis. School support staff belonging to UNISON want Welsh schools to remain closed to face-to-face teaching for the whole of January and the trade union urges Welsh government to urgently consider, as in England, staying closed until after the February half-term because public safety is at risk with spiralling infection rates The Welsh Government reviewed the public health situation this week, mid-way through the current three-week regulations cycle, after announcing a phased move into alert level one. Read More.

Summer 2021 assessments in Wales: Kirsty Williams announcement. Today, the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams, has announced the approach for the awarding of GCSEs and AS/A levels in summer 2021. The Minister has decided that there will be no end of year exams for learners taking GCSEs, AS levels or A levels The Welsh Government has already demonstrated that it is committed to addressing the issue of mental health across society and spends more on this than any other aspect of the NHS - with a protected minimum spend of £783m for 2021-22. This represents an extra £42m additional funding into mental health support, as it is not just young people. Ambitious plans to overhaul Welsh medium education in Caerphilly County Borough are in doubt after the Welsh Government slashed funding. Leading members of Caerphilly County Borough Council have said the plans will be reviewed following the cuts. A £3.5m development to turn the former site of St. Hyderabad: The Telangana government and British Council will undertake a string of initiatives as part of a pilot project to reform higher education institutions in the state.Osmania University and Kakatiya University have been identified to work with Welsh universities (in the United Kingdom) to initiate the curriculum reform process Welsh Government update on tourism, weddings, cinemas and holidays abroad. The Government in Wales says the nation will move into alert level two on Monday. Education The £9.7m revamp of the Welsh School of Architecture nears completion Architect on the project for the listed building is BDP

Businesses said the Welsh Government had left them with the impression of being marched to the top of the hill, only to be asked to walk back down again, while the Welsh Conservatives claimed the move was a U-turn and Plaid Cymru accused Mr Drakeford of offering false hope We very much welcome the recent announcement regarding the development of a Welsh language interface for Panopto, said Tony Lancaster, digital education manager, Cardiff University

Education minister Kirsty Williams has today (Wednesday, July 29) set out her proposals for teacher pay in Wales. The proposals follow the publication of the Independent Welsh Pay Review Body (IWPRB) report Today, the Minister for Education made the formal announcement that secondary schools in Wales will begin to reopen to pupils and students from the 15 th March 2021. Alongside this information on reopening, we have also received the latest operational guidance from Welsh Government on how to reopen as safely as possible Welsh Government: Announcement: The Minister for Education has approved the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales Council Member re-Appointment of Professor Aaqil Ahmed and Professor Christine Ennew. Announcement Date: 25/03/2021: View Announcement Welsh Government announce next phase of school re-openings and term changes. All children will have the opportunity to Check in, Catch Up, Prepare for summer and September, the Education Minister Kirsty Williams announced today as she published details of the next phase for schools in Wales. It is proposed that all schools will start the. The Welsh Government has announced an extra £13m of additional support during the pandemic for early years learners in schools and non-maintained settings. The funding will be used to ensure children continue their learning progress following disruption due to the pandemic, with a focus on the wellbeing of children and staff

A service from the Department for Education and the Welsh Government You are here: Home. Cymraeg. Announcement: 28/07/2021 09:30: The ECS is operating as normal. Welcome. Welcome to the Eligibility Checking System. This site allows you to perform queries for checking eligibility for: free school meals. Welsh Government's Announcement As you will no doubt be aware, for at least the next two weeks in Wales we will see tighter restrictions and advice to work from home where possible. We will be following this advice and the only disruption to the services that we provide to you will be in terms of how best to get in contact as we will all be at different locations; for simplicity we would ask. NEU Cymru have written to the Minister for Education, Welsh Government to express deep concerns about the injustices and racial disparities that have been highlighted by the virus and by the horrific events of brutality against black people in the United States. NEU welcomes Government's announcement that practical steps will be taken to.

Latest Covid News Wales : Welsh Government Announcement On Retailer Rules And New Workplace Risk Assessments Business Live Murad Fitra Juni 15, 2021. News corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services Education and Charities + Welsh government's draft annual budget announcement. 22 December 2020. back to news overview. Property tax changes - Welsh government's draft annual budget announcement . Key changes The Welsh government has published its draft budget for 2021-2022, setting out changes in the following areas: Land Transaction Ta The Welsh Government has confirmed that unless there is a significant reduction in cases of coronavirus before January 29 - the date of the next three-week review of regulations - school and college students will continue to learn online until February half-term. For all the latest information on schools please visit the Education and. Please note this announcement does not impact Eduqas GCSE, AS and A level qualifications. Following the Welsh Government's announcement, Ian Morgan, Chief Executive, WJEC, commented: At WJEC, we're focused on providing schools and colleges with a detailed package of information, guidance and support to help teachers as they plan and prepare. The Education Minister for Wales, Kirsty Williams, said there was insufficient time to get rules in place to ensure that schools, colleges and councils are ready for the ALN reform. What the Welsh Government is trying to achieve in principle is right, The teaching union, UCAC, said the announcement of a delay had come as a surprise.

THE Welsh Government will be restarting its offer of childcare this month. The government made a pledge to provide 30 hours of early education and childcare to the working parents of three and. Education and Youth Engagement Overseeing the Welsh Government chevron_right The Business Statement and Announcement outlines the future business of the Assembly up to three weeks in advance. Business type: Statement The Welsh Government. Latest News Welsh Education Minister Announcement Following today's announcement by the Education Minister, stating that the next phase for schools in Wales will be a staggered return for all pupils on 29th June, please be reassured that we are working closely with the LA and cluster schools to prepare for thi

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The Welsh government has announced that all schools will reopen from 29 June as experts warn continued closures could undo almost a decade of progress on closing the attainment gap Welsh Government issue update ahead of lockdown announcement. 'The process is shockingly void of communication': how a graphic novel aims to illuminate IVF. Caitlyn Jenner describes herself as. ColegauCymru sets out its priority following Welsh Government's announcement of an independent review of summer 2020 examination series We note today's announcement by Welsh Government of an independent review of the arrangements for awarding grades for the disrupted 2020 summer exam series, and considerations for 2021 Senedd TV is the online broadcast channel for the Welsh Parliament, which is commonly known as the Senedd. This website holds live and archived coverage of all Senedd proceedings taking place in public, including Plenary debates and committee meetings

Updated on Friday 4th June 202 The Business Statement and Announcement outlines the future business of the Senedd up to three weeks in advance.. Members are permitted to ask questions on the Business Statement and Announcement. This is an opportunity for Members to request that the Government makes a statement or holds a debate in the Siambr on a matter of concern to the Member

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Health minister for Wales Vaughan Gething was due to make the announcement today during a conference in Cardiff, which brought together Wales' director of education to discuss Developing a partnership Approach for Mental health and Wellbeing. The Welsh government said that the latest investment will be in addition to funding already. WLGA notes the publication today of the new Welsh Government Green Paper on local government reform. Local government was already responding proactively to the previous reform programme of regional collaboration and is progressing with the City and Growth Deal agenda. Consequently, this announcement has caused disquiet and confusion NFU Cymru is astounded by Welsh Government's announcement introducing an NVZ designation across the whole of Wales at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, labelling the package to support farmers to adapt to such drastic changes as 'woefully inadequate'. Given the gravity of the current Covid-19 pandemic and previous statements from the.

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Lesley Griffiths has been reappointed as Wales' farming minister following the announcement of the new Welsh government ministerial team. Ms Griffiths stays in her role as Minister for Rural Affairs following First Minister Mark Drakeford's cabinet reshuffle. Julie James and Lee Waters have also been appointed to the new positions of Minister. Welsh Government unveils plan for reforming the UK. The UK Government has acted without regard for the devolved nations and continuing to do so will strengthen the case for the break-up of the Union, Mark Drakeford has said. The Welsh First Minister said the United Kingdom has never been this fragile, as his Government prepares to.

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Welsh Conservative response to announcement of Estyn review into sexual harassment and abuse The Welsh Government has announced Estyn will conduct a review into culture and processes in schools to help protect and support young people better, following a call by the Welsh Conservatives Shopworkers' union welcomes Welsh Government's announcement on improved safety measures in stores This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jan 17th, 2021 A shopworkers' trade union has welcomed news that businesses in Wales will have to carry out a specific coronavirus risk assessment under new Welsh Government legislatio [April 9] The Welsh Rugby Union has welcomed the latest Welsh Government announcement that rugby activity for adults can resume from Monday 26 April, providing public health conditions continue to be favourable. The return to club-organised training is dependent on the completion of a period of education and preparation steps and caveats. 1 The government will provide lenders with a guarantee of 80% on each loan (subject to a per-lender cap on claims) to give lenders further confidence in continuing to provide finance to SMEs. The government will not charge businesses or banks for this guarantee, and the Scheme will support loans of up to £5 million in value. Businesses can.

The Welsh Government cabinet will meet today to decide on new travel rules as England's lockdown ends - but hotels are already closing due to a lack of clarity on the issue. While England was in lockdown the border was closed off as both nations had restrictions in place - although travel was allowed within Wales The Welsh government will introduce a nitrate vulnerable zone (NVZ) designation across the whole of Wales in a move that has angered farming groups. It comes as agricultural pollution incidents 'remain very high' in Wales, according to the Welsh government, averaging over three per week in the last three years

The latest Tweets from Welsh Government Culture, Sport and Tourism (@WG_Culture). This is the official @WelshGovernment channel for culture, sport and tourism. Siarad Cymraeg? Dilynwch @LlC_Diwylliant. Wale Welsh Government, 1st December 2020 A set of new targeted restrictions in the hospitality and leisure sectors, together with a £340m support package, has been announced. The new measures are being introduced as cases of coronavirus accelerate in Wales once again, eroding the gains achieved during the recent firebreak period Today, Welsh Government has announced that it will be providing a £1m investment into a Wales-wide scheme aimed at alleviating the hardship thousands of carers across Wales are currently facing. The purpose of the new fund is to ensure that unpaid carers in Wales can access additional financial support towards their caring role by accessing. The removal of financial support for nurse education in Wales would increase the risk of poverty for nursing students Rhun ap Iorwerth. During yesterday's debate, health secretary for Wales Vaughan Gething said the Welsh government had committed to continue to offer the same bursary arrangements for students studying in 2016-17 Since the announcement, the UK Chancellor confirmed the pandemic furlough scheme will be extended until the end of the English lockdown. This prompted a furious reaction from the Welsh Government, whose request for a job support scheme to be brought forward in Wales (after they announced the firebreak lockdown) was turned down by the UK Government

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Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price said: This announcement is long overdue and I'm pleased to see the Welsh Government finally taking this necessary course of action to protect the people of Wales On 17 June, Welsh housing campaigners got some political support for their growing movement. Because a Ceredigion County Council meeting unanimously voted for calling on the Welsh government to. Retailers offer workable solution to Welsh Government's non-essential items regulation. 27 October 2020. This morning the WRC, CBI Wales and ACS has presented the Welsh Government with our recommendations to resolve the confusion over non-essential items. We hope government will agree to these recommendations and the people of Wales can. UNISON Cymru/Wales has warned that the Welsh government's new budget, announced yesterday, will lead to the heart being ripped out of public services. Whilst welcoming the extra funding for the NHS in Wales, the union has warned that local services risk being damaged for years to come and that the budget also highlights the need to. Responding to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury's statement on early borrowing powers for the Welsh Government and the Stamp Duty Land Tax consultation, Kirsty Williams, Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, said: I welcome today's announcement by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury to give the Welsh Government early access to borrowing powers for the improvement of the M4 This announcement is the culmination of extensive constructive engagement with the Welsh Government, in particular with the Minister for Housing and Local Government, Julie James MS, with whom the 22 leaders have been meeting weekly throughout the pandemic