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£130m For Key Projects In Wales

Housing and schools are among the areas where the cash will be spent.

The Welsh Government's injecting £130million into projects across Wales. 

It's part of the Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan.

This latest round includes £53m to support businesses in the face of Brexit.

Cash will also be spent on housing, roads, schools and the environment.

·         £30m to invest in housing schemes, including £10m for modular factories

·         £19m in active travel and addressing pinch points in our roads

·         £20m for maintenance on schools and colleges

·         £7m to support our environment, including £4m for National Parks

·         £1m for a community asset loan fund to help make community facilities sustainable for the future

First Minister, Mark Drakeford said: "Today’s funding sends out a clear message that as the chaos in Westminster continues the Welsh Government continues to deliver our flagship commitments to protect the interests of Wales and grow our economy."

Finance Minister Rebecca Evans added: "With the shadow of Brexit still looming large, we need to respond to the challenges we are facing while continuing to plan for Wales’ future infrastructure needs. The funding I am announcing today will help us to do just that.

"Measures announced now to support our environment are an important step on that journey. However, as we look to set budgets for future years and over the longer term, I am committed to using our available capital to support a greener Wales. I plan to set out further details in the draft Budget on 19 November."

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