The Education Minister, Leighton Andrews, is due to tell AMs how he wants education to be delivered in future. Welsh Government sources say it will be a 'significant' announcement. Mr Andrews has been encouraging councils to share resources by forming schools consortia.
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There will be a number of road closures in place in Cardiff today as the British Speedway Grand Prix returns to the Welsh Capital.
Today will be a day of often heavy showers, with the risk of hail and thunder.
Heavy rain and strong winds will clear eastwards through this evening. However, scattered heavy showers will return in the southwest later.