Extra £10m package to help protect jobs and those struggling financially

FINANCE Minister Rebecca Evans has today called on employers to use extra Welsh Government funding to protect workers at risk of falling through a gap in UK government wage support schemes. The Minister has backed these calls with an extra £10m package to help protect workers not eligible for the Continue Reading

Finance Ministers call for urgent clarity on Spending Review and Treasury Funding

FINANCE Ministers from across the devolved nations have joined forces to call for flexibility, fairness and clarity from the UK Government. For the first time ever, demonstrating the scale of their concern, all three Finance Ministers – Rebecca Evans, Conor Murphy and Kate Forbes have simultaneously made oral statements in Continue Reading

Ministers welcome Chancellor’s new Job Support Scheme, but warn of lack of support for major Welsh industries

FINANCE Minister Rebecca Evans has welcomed the measures set out today by the Chancellor for a new Job Support Scheme, but warns that the scheme falls short on much needed training investment and measures to help job creation. The Minister also expressed her disappointment at the lack of extra support Continue Reading

Welsh Finance Minister sets out homebuyers’ tax holiday for Wales

PEOPLE buying their main homes in Wales costing less than £250,000 will not pay any tax under temporary measures announced by the Finance Minister today, Tuesday (Jul 14). The starting threshold for land transaction tax will increase from £180,000 to £250,000 for the residential main rates when this new measure Continue Reading

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