Carwyn Connects with Point FM

The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones will be writing a monthly blog column for Point FM 103.1, you can read all his entries here.

by / on April 28, 2017 at 3:33 pm / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

Column from the First Minister

  Our Flying Start programme continues to be an important opportunity for us to help give children in Wales the best possible start in life. Improving their life chances is a top priority for the Welsh Government. This is why we provide a significant investment of over £70 million to Flying Start which supports families living in some of the […]

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by / on March 31, 2017 at 4:48 pm / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

The Great Repeal Bill: Welsh economy needs certainty, clarity and reassurance

The Great Repeal Bill: Welsh economy needs certainty, clarity and reassurance – Carwyn Jones First Minister Carwyn Jones is calling on the UK government to provide Welsh businesses with the clarity and certainty they need, as it publishes its white paper ahead of the Great Repeal Bill. (First Minister30 March 2017BrexitConstitution) The final bill will set out one of the […]

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by / on March 17, 2017 at 3:33 pm / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

Carwyn Connects with Connah’s Quay

First Minister Carwyn Jones is inviting people to a question and answer session on Thursday 30 March in Connah’s Quay. The Carwyn Connect event gives local people an opportunity to meet the First Minister face to face and ask him questions on any burning issues which affect them or their local community. The session is taking place at Coleg Cambria’s […]

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by / on February 27, 2017 at 9:22 pm / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

Column from the First Minister

There has been some good jobs news in North Wales over the past few weeks. One of the most dynamic and innovative companies in Wales, Qioptiq based on St Asaph Business Park, have had the excellent news that they have won a new £82m contract with the Ministry of Defence.  This is hugely significant for the company and North Wales. […]

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by / on December 8, 2016 at 2:16 pm / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

Column from First Minister, Carwyn Jones

There’s no doubt that there are a number of exciting developments in North Wales at the moment. I’ve recently visited some of these including the new £5.1m primary school in Maesgeirchen, Bangor.  The school is jointly funded by Gwynedd Council and the Welsh Government through our 21st Century Schools and Education Programme. Building work is now well underway with the […]

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by / on November 30, 2016 at 4:27 pm / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

First Minister stresses the importance of the European Single Market and of free trade

First Minister Carwyn Jones called on the UK Government to secure continued full and unfettered access to the single market and guard against barriers whilst hosting a meeting of the British-Irish Council Friday 25 November. The summit brought together leaders and ministers from the 8 BIC member administrations to jointly consider the implications of Brexit and the fundamental changes that […]

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by / on October 7, 2016 at 3:58 pm / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

Celebrations to mark 10 years of Wales for Africa

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones celebrates a decade of Wales’ partnership with Africa. An event bringing together people who have given their time, resources and expertise to improve the lives of people in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as people from Africa who have directly benefitted from the programme has been celebrated at the Welsh Assembly. At the event the […]

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by / on September 27, 2016 at 6:45 pm / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

Column from the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones

I’ve recently published my government’s five year plan to take Wales forward.   A critical five years lie ahead.  The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union creates some uncertainty and challenges, but our mandate is clear.    Our focus is to drive improvement in the Welsh economy and public services, delivering a Wales which is prosperous and secure, healthy and […]

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by / on September 15, 2016 at 12:01 am / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

North Wales means business, says First Minister

        North Wales is open for business and can build further on its strong track record, First Minister Carwyn Jones said ahead of a visit to the Wrexham area today [Thursday, 15 September].         The First Minister will be launching a £16m EU-backed scheme to provide training programmes targeted at businesses in key sectors of the North Wales economy.           […]

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by / on September 13, 2016 at 8:19 pm / in Carwyn Connects with Point FM

“Wales means business” – First Minister’s message to the USA

 “Wales means business” – that’s the message the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones took with him on a visit to North America this week. Speaking ahead of the visit, First Minister Carwyn Jones said: “Announcements from Aston Martin, MotoNovo, TVR, Essentra, EE and BT have demonstrated our growing reputation as the go-to country for businesses to locate to and […]

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