Gap between best and worst GCSE areas in Wales widens

The gap in GCSE performance between the best and worst areas in Wales has widened – and is at its worst point in five years.


In high performing Monmouthshire, a Conservative-run administration, 67% of all GCSEs were recorded as A* to C grades.


Welsh Government urged to rethink overseas office expansion

The Welsh Government has been urged to rethink its expansion of the overseas office model. The Labour administration is expanding its network in 2018 in a bid to boost post-Brexit trade.

There will be new offices in Canada, France, Germany and Qatar.