Employment steady in last quarter of 2016

Unemployment fell by around 1,000 during the last quarter of 2016 (October – December), whilst there was a slight drop in employment across Wales.

Commenting, Shadow Economy Secretary, Russell George, said:

Calls for Kancoat apology go unheeded

The First Minister today rebuffed calls for an apology after a Public Accounts Committee revealed “significant failings” in the Welsh Government’s £3.4m investment in a Swansea firm.

New law to make children lifesavers proposed

Welsh schools would be required to ensure that pupils get training in life-saving skills under a new law proposed today by a Welsh Conservative Assembly Member.