Written 22 April 2020
UK GOVERNMENT PROVIDES EXTRA £95M TO TACKLE CORONAVIRUS IN WALES
The UK Government has committed a further £95m to support the devolved administration in Wales tackle coronavirus, the Local Government Secretary has announced.
As a result of the UK Government’s funding boost for councils across England announced by Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick, the devolved administration in Wales will receive an additional £95 million. This takes the total given by the UK Government to support the effort in Wales to almost £2 billion, helping the Welsh Government provide essential services and support to those who need it most during this emergency.
The UK military is providing both the Welsh Government and the NHS with additional specialist skills and expertise while businesses in Wales have access to £330 billion worth of UK Government-backed loans and the Job Retention Scheme.