Assembly News

Concerns expressed over the number of struggling Welsh schools

Concerns have been raised over the number of struggling schools across Wales.

Currently, 19 schools are in Special Measures across Wales while 26 schools are in need of Significant Improvement – the highest numbers for both since 2014/15.

Highest Welsh NHS Staff Sickness Rate on Record

Welsh Conservatives are calling for ‘improved treatment’ of NHS Wales staff as official Welsh Government statistics reveal 6.2% of working days were lost to sickness absence January 2018 – the highest rate ever recorded for a single month.