As part of an on-going investigation concerning the exploitation of ‘manual labourers’ a pre-planned multi-agency operation led by North Wales Police took place this morning at a number of locations in the Deeside area . North Wales Police supported by officers from the National Crime Agency were joined by colleagues from the Local Authority, Social Services, the Health Authority and […]Read more ›
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New figures show the number of young people not in education, employment or training in Wales fell during 2016
Skills and Science Minister, Julie James, has welcomed new figures showing a decline in the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) during 2016. Figures published today [27/04/17] from the Annual Population Survey (APS) show that in the twelve months ending 31 December 2016, 8.5% of 16-18 year olds were estimated to be […]Read more ›
Wales has hit its target for maximising the use of £1.8bn EU funds under the 2007-13 programmes, Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford said. (Monday 10 April 2017) (Finance10 April 2017Brexit) And Wales has invested £1.33bn – 65% – of the £2bn EU structural funds allocation as part of the 2014-20 programmes. The Welsh Government has submitted its final claim to the […]Read more ›
Wales has been successful in winning €66m of funding from the EU’s highly-competitive research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced. (Finance30 March 2017) Speaking at a conference to celebrate Welsh successes in the EU-funded programme, he revealed that Welsh activity in Horizon 2020 had doubled in the last year.A day after Article 50 was triggered, the […]Read more ›
Attracting new international talent to Wales to increase our already impressive scientific research and development capabilities is essential for Wales’ economic prosperity and our ability to compete effectively across global marketplaces. This is the message from Wales’ Skills and Science Minister, Julie James as she welcomed the latest tranche of international research Fellows and Chairs to Wales at […]Read more ›