September 18, 2021

Newyddion Cymru Ar-Lein : Wales News Online

Newyddion Lleol a Chenedlaethol Cymru – Local and National News for Wales

Rebecca Evans MS says “The Chancellor has made the wrong choices and broken promises”

FINANCE Minister Rebecca Evans responded to the UK Government Spending Review saying that she is deeply concerned and disappointed that promises have been broken and the wrong choices made.

The Welsh Government called on the Chancellor to rule out the public sector pay freeze announced and urged him to use UK Treasury levers to support fair pay and economic demand. This decision is unfair and disregards the sacrifices made by frontline workers throughout the crisis.

The Minister also expressed her deep unhappiness at the very disappointing capital settlement, which is much lower than expected.

Rebecca Evans said:

“The UK Government talks a good talk about investing in recovery, but they continue to refuse to invest in it. Today’s figur