Among the funding announced by the Welsh Government Finance Minister Jane Hutt this morning is £174.5m for a 'Help to Buy Cymru' scheme, to help people to purchase new build homes.
- £174.5m for Help to Buy Cymru - a new shared equity scheme for Wales to help people to purchase new build homes
- £20m for the Social Housing Grant - to provide smaller properties to support families who have been displaced as a result of reductions in housing benefit
- £40m for dualing of the A465 between Gilwern and Brynmawr
- £40m for improvements to the M4 Brynglas Tunnels
- £17m for improvements to the A55 in North Wales
- £38m for health facilities - including the final phase of the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales
- £6m for Flying Start - to ensure a further 3,000 children and their families benefit
- £70m for ARBED ECO - a scheme to improve the energy efficiency of Welsh homes focusing on those in fuel poverty
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There is likely to be a good deal of cloud around today, thickest in the southeast, where outbreaks of rain are possible at times.
A dry night with clear spells for most, especially towards the north where it will become rather chilly with some mist patches possible.