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Jane Hutt Sets Up Valleys Powers Task Group

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The south Wales valleys should be the focus of new Welsh government powers to boost employment, the Wales TUC says.

As part of its Better Jobs Closer to Home campaign, it wants ministers to use new flexibility over the contracts they award to help poorer areas.

The Wales TUC, which represents 50 unions, argues there has been “market failure” in solving economic problems in the region for decades.

SOURCE: bbc.co.uk