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A new International Strategy for #Wales

A new International Strategy for #Wales

| January 17, 2020

International Relations Minister Eluned Morgan has launched Wales’ first International Strategy, promoting the country as an outward-looking nation ready to work and trade with the rest of the world. The strategy will build on Wales’ growing international reputation for sustainability and global responsibility and establish links with the Welsh diaspora on all continents. It is […]

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#FUW threatens legal action if borders allow ‘back-door’ for tariff-free imports

#FUW threatens legal action if borders allow ‘back-door’ for tariff-free imports

| September 27, 2019

The Farmers’ Union of Wales says it is prepared to challenge any failures by the UK government to properly enforce customs controls in a way which allows a ‘back-door’ for tariff-free imports after Brexit, and will do so through the courts if necessary. Speaking after an industry meeting in Builth Wells held to discuss the […]

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Doubts over #Erasmus+ after EU exit

Doubts over #Erasmus+ after EU exit

| August 14, 2019

The Scottish and Welsh governments have raised serious concerns about the impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the popular Europe-wide international student exchange programme Erasmus+. In a letter to Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson, Scottish Further and Higher Education Minister Richard Lochhead and Welsh Education Minister Kirsty Williams argue the case for continued […]

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#Brexit means a ‘better deal’ for farmers, PM Johnson tells #Wales

#Brexit means a ‘better deal’ for farmers, PM Johnson tells #Wales

| July 31, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson (pictured) told Welsh farmers on Tuesday (30 July) they will get a better deal after Brexit, part of a countrywide tour to win support for his “do or die” pledge to leave the European Union by 31 October, writes Elizabeth Piper. Just days after taking office as prime minister, Johnson kicked […]

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Election for #WelshMP to be held on August 1 in early test for new PM

Election for #WelshMP to be held on August 1 in early test for new PM

| June 28, 2019

Voters in a Welsh parliamentary seat will head to the polls on 1 August to elect a new lawmaker just over a week after Theresa May hands over to her successor, in an early test for the new prime minister, writes Costas Pitas. Earlier this month, voters in Brecon and Radnorshire backed a petition to oust […]

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#Wales local election could be early test for new prime minister

#Wales local election could be early test for new prime minister

| June 24, 2019

Voters in a Welsh parliamentary seat have backed a petition to oust their Member of Parliament (MP) for fiddling his expenses, meaning an election will be held to choose his replacement in what could be the first test for Britain’s new prime minister, writes Michael Holden. Conservative lawmaker Chris Davies (pictured) was convicted in March of […]

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#FUW calls for #TB taskforce  following compensation review

#FUW calls for #TB taskforce following compensation review

| June 4, 2019

The Farmers’ Union of Wales is calling for much greater emphasis to be given to the economic impacts of a bovine TB breakdown following the announcement by the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, that there would be a review of the compensation regime in Wales. “To date, discussions and programmes on […]

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