- July 1, 2022
- Posted by: Vikki Howells MS
- Category: Latest News
It’s been another busy week, and here are some of my highlights from the past seven days.
- Service of Remembrance in Aberdare for the 40th anniversary for the Falklands War.
- Met with the Principal of Coleg y Cymoedd.
- Attended consultation in Perthcelyn Community Centre organised by ASD Rainbows.
- Visit to Pontypridd High School with Education Minister Jeremy Miles MS (pictured).
- Visited Meadowlands Care Home as part of Care Home Open Week.
- Scrutinized the Education Minister on the Welsh Government’s new approach to assessment and accountability in schools.
- Scrutinized the Deputy Social Services Minister on Welsh Government plans to enhance the school holidays for children in Wales.
- Asked the Welsh Government about support for small and medium-sized businesses to invest in renewable energy sources and modern equipment.
- Chaired a Cross-Party meeting on the role of co-operatives in delivering social care.
- Visited an FE college, an independent café and a farm as a member of the Senedd’s Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee.
- Unpaid carers are being urged to apply for a £500 payment to help with the increased cost of caring during the cost-of living-crisis.
- The Welsh Government has launched its Basic Income pilot scheme.
- A new support package worth £48 million to help Wales’ bus industry survive and thrive has been announced.
- The First Minister has welcomed the publication of the final terms of reference for the Covid-19 public inquiry.