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Press release: Welsh Secretary: “Cross-border working can be the catalyst to Wales’ future prosperity”

  • 1st UK Government Severn Growth Summit to be held at Celtic Manor Resort in Newport on 22 January 2018

  • Alun Cairns makes clarion call for Welsh businesses to capitalise on cross border opportunities at Cardiff Breakfast Club event.

Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns will challenge...Read More »


News story: New phase in Golden Era for UK-China relations

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond will hold talks with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai, where both countries will reaffirm their commitment to developing a global partnership, establishing the next steps for a deeper trade and investment relationship as the UK builds an economy fit for the future.

The Economic and...Read More »


Press release: New raptor persecution maps to help tackle wildlife crime

Raptor persecution maps for England and Wales have been published to enable the police to clearly see where the highest incidents are taking place and focus enforcement efforts in the areas that need it most.

The maps present the number of shootings, trappings, poisonings and nest destructions...Read More »


Archbishop right to call out tax avoidance – Peter Dowd

Peter Dowd MP, Labour’s Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, responding to comments from The Archbishop of Canterbury on tax avoidance:

“The Archbishop of Canterbury is right to call out shocking levels of tax avoidance by large multinationals based here in the UK. While this behaviour may not be...Read More »


Comment on gender pay gap for special advisors – Jon Trickett

Jon Trickett MP, Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, commenting on the gender pay gap for special advisors, said:

“Theresa May promised a country that works for everyone, but is worsening gender inequality in her own backyard. Spads are personal political appointments made by or on behalf of the...Read More »


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