Health Protection Measures Post-Firebreak

STATEMENT BY THE WELSH GOVERNMENT TITLE Health Protection Measures Post-Firebreak DATE 3 November BY Mark Drakeford MS, First Minister Llywydd, the latest figures indicate the 7 day incidence of the virus for the whole of Wales at 259 cases per 100,000 people, with the incidence increasing in all but a handful of our local authority

The restrictions have been brought in to protect everyone

The fire-break will no doubt have an impact on each and every one of us in one way or another. As the First Minister has said, this is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much-longer – and damaging – national lockdown. This is a time of year we traditionally

£10 million to support university students through pandemic

Increased mental health support and student hardship funds Support for students self-isolating Targeted learner support for vulnerable students The Welsh Government has announced it’s providing an extra £10 million this year towards supporting university students during the pandemic. The funding is intended to support activities such as increased mental health services and student financial hardship

Welsh Government to take rail franchise under public control

In the face of dramatic falls in passenger numbers the Welsh Government has decided to bring the Wales and Borders rail franchise under public control. Transport Minister Ken Skates said the move will help secure the future of passenger services in Wales and the Borders area, protect jobs and maintain the Welsh Government’s ambitious plans

Firebreak: Businesses to close (list)

All businesses and services which must close as of 6pm tomorrow: 1. Any business selling goods or services for sale or hire in a shop, including— (a) homeware stores; (b) nail and beauty salons; (c) establishments providing tanning services, massage services, body piercings, tattooing, electrolysis or acupuncture; (d) auction houses; (e) car dealerships; (f) markets;

Firebreak: Keep Newport Safe

Member of Senedd for Newport West, Jayne Bryant is urging people in Newport to help keep everyone safe ahead of the firebreak coming into force at 6pm on Friday 23rd October. The firebreak period covers social events such as Halloween and Bonfire Night. However, until then Newport still has local restrictions in place and people should not