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Out-of-work households to get training and job opportunities

Households in Wales where no adult is working are to be offered work and training under a new scheme launched today. A programme introduced by the Welsh Government will provide 5,000 opportunities as part of its plan to tackle poverty,

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Welsh Government: 'we have to find the right opportunities'

We have a clear aim of helping some of the most hard to reach people in our society to find work and improve their life chances. These are often individuals who for a long time have not been in any form of employment or training. Some may have a long history of unemployment in their family. We will provide one-to-one advice and help through our new Lift employment brokers to make sure we are doing all we can to find the right opportunities."

– Jeff Cuthbert, Communities & Tackling Poverty Minister

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