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Government sets out plans to hand new post-Brexit powers to devolved administrations

The UK government has revealed its plans to hand power over issues previously governed by the EU to the devolved administrations after the post-Brexit transition period lapses in December.

Pubs, cafes and restaurants in Wales to reopen in August

Welsh first minister Mark Drakeford announced on Friday his administration’s latest easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, which will see bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants allowed to fully reopen their doors from August 3.

Scottish and Welsh first ministers warn against no extension to post-Brexit transition period

The first ministers of Scotland and Wales, Nicola Sturgeon and Mark Drakeford, have written a joint letter to the prime minister asking the government to reconsider its stance on extending the post-Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year.

Covid-19: UK daily death toll falls to lowest level since pre-lockdown days

The UK has recorded its lowest daily increase in the number of deaths linked to Covid-19 since before the lockdown came into force on March 23, after 55 people died in the 24 hours leading up to 17:00 BST on Sunday.

Welsh government announces measures to ease Covid-19 lockdown restrictions

Welsh first minister Mark Drakeford has made public his government’s plans to ease the Covid-19 lockdown in Wales, saying that the approach puts “people’s health first” and provides “more detail than we’ve ever had before”.

Welsh schools will not reopen on June 1, education minister says

Education minister Kirsty Williams has said that schools in Wales will not re-open on June 1.

Plaid Cymru leader suggests tax policy changes

Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price has said that the party would consider abolishing council tax and business rates should it form the next government in Wales.

"EU's call" whether UK leaves with a deal, says Boris Johnson

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that it is "up to the EU" as to whether the UK will leave the bloc with a deal on October 31.

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