Mark Drakeford

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Mark Drakeford said : "The reason we have decided on an all-Wales fire break is partly because of the gap between those areas where local lockdowns are not needed and where lockdowns are in place is narrowing and it simply makes sense. " External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We know that businesses will need this support quickly. " External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told ( about Welsh Labour ) : “It cannot be that it was financial reasons that prevented him from agreeing to that, because we agreed as a Welsh Government to pay the additional 11 million that it would’ve cost the Treasury from our own resources if that was the sticking point,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told ( about Welsh Labour ) : “It cannot be that it was financial reasons that prevented him from agreeing to that, because we agreed as a Welsh Government to pay the additional 11 million that it would’ve cost the Treasury from our own resources if that was the sticking point,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people's mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us — partly because of the impact on people’s mental health — was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

680news Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

hjnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

wral Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There will be no gatherings with people you do not live with either indoors or outdoors during this two-week period," External link

thenorthernecho Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

GulfDailyNews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We have a series of things that we will test to see the impact of this fortnight of significant closure of people's personal and business lives in Wales in order to make sure that we are able to move into the rest of the autumn and the winter in a position where our NHS is not threatened with being overwhelmed," External link

dailypost-co-uk Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “This is the moment to come together to play our part in a common endeavour to do everything we can together to protect the NHS,” External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “This firebreak is the shortest we can make it but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There will be no gatherings with people you do not live with either indoors or outdoors during this two-week period," "There will continue to be an exception for adults living alone and single parents will continue to be able to join with one household for support" External link

heart Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "People will be able to form a bubble with a household beyond their local authority boundary," External link

southwales-eveningpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This fire break is the shortest we can make it, but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need,” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This fire break is the shortest we can make it, but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus," External link

theage Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “A firebreak period is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much longer and more damaging national lockdown,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This fire break is the shortest we can make it, but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus," External link

smh Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There will be no gatherings with people you do not live with either indoors or outdoors during this two-week period," "There will continue to be an exception for adults living alone and single parents will continue to be able to join with one household for support" External link

skynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There was debate about the time-period of the circuit breaker: it would either have to be a longer less strict one, or a shorter more strict one. “The technical advisory group suggested we go for short and sharp; this is the shortest we could make it. “We need to act now as there is a real risk of overwhelming our NHS and we need everyone to come together. " External link

southwalesargus Monday, October 19, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” “We know that if we do not act now, it will continue to accelerate and there is a very real risk that our NHS would be overwhelmed” External link

msn-uk Monday, October 19, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford saying : “Regrettable as it is, as much as we look forward to welcoming people from outside Wales back to Wales again, this is not the time to do it” External link

msn-uk Monday, October 19, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” “We know that if we do not act now, it will continue to accelerate and there is a very real risk that our NHS would be overwhelmed” External link

thecourier Monday, October 19, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford saying : “Regrettable as it is, as much as we look forward to welcoming people from outside Wales back to Wales again, this is not the time to do it” External link

thecourier Monday, October 19, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "People will be able to form a bubble with a household beyond their local authority boundary," External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, October 19, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is with a heavy heart that I once again ask everyone to stay at home and businesses to shut. We are all tired of coronavirus and the many rules and regulations we all have to live with. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, October 19, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford responded : "That is the position, and the logic is the one that I have already gone over. " External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 19, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

bordermail Monday, October 19, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “there are no easy choices in front of us” External link

nytimes Monday, October 19, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

abc-au Monday, October 19, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This firebreak is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much-longer and damaging national lockdown," External link

afp-en Monday, October 19, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

nottinghampost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That would remove the need for businesses to juggle the job retention scheme and the job support scheme during this fire break period,” External link

nottinghampost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The benefit will be seen in the weeks that follow,” External link

nottinghampost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

nottinghampost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "come out of it better prepared for the winter ahead" External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford confirmed : "They will be small in scale, very different to previous years, but those are the only gatherings that will be an exception," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Everyone else must stay at home for an extra week," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Unless we act the NHS will not be able to look after the increasing number of people who will fall seriously ill in the coming weeks, even with the extra 5,000 beds we have available. And even more people will die. " External link

heart Monday, October 19, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There will be no gatherings with people you do not live with either indoors or outdoors during this two-week period," "There will continue to be an exception for adults living alone and single parents will continue to be able to join with one household for support" External link

heart Monday, October 19, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

thejournal Monday, October 19, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” External link

thejournal Monday, October 19, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” External link

independent-ie Monday, October 19, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “This firebreak is the shortest we can make it but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus,” External link

independent-ie Monday, October 19, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That would remove the need for businesses to juggle the job retention scheme and the job support scheme during this fire-break period,” External link

independent-ie Monday, October 19, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, October 19, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "A firebreak period is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much longer and more damaging national lockdown," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 19, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford disse : "o vírus está a espalhar-se rapidamente por todo o País de Gales" External link

sabado Monday, October 19, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford déclaré : "Il devra être rigoureux et large pour avoir l'impact dont nous avons besoin. Tout le monde sera obligé de rester chez soi au pays de Galles" External link

lindependant Monday, October 19, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The benefit will be seen in the weeks that follow,” External link

bristolpost Monday, October 19, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

bristolpost Monday, October 19, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

abc-au Monday, October 19, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

themirror Monday, October 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” External link

themirror Monday, October 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is with a heavy heart that I once again ask everyone to stay at home and businesses to shut" External link

themirror Monday, October 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This is the moment to come together; to play our part in a common endeavour to protect the NHS and save lives. " External link

themirror Monday, October 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

CBC Monday, October 19, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford explicou : “As únicas excepções serão dadas aos trabalhadores essenciais e empregos que não permitam um regime em teletrabalho” External link

diarioeconomico Monday, October 19, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need,” External link

yenisafak-en Monday, October 19, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "A firebreak period is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much longer and more damaging national lockdown," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 19, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford déclaré : "Il devra être rigoureux et large pour avoir l'impact dont nous avons besoin. Tout le monde sera obligé de rester chez soi au Pays de Galles" External link

msn-fr Monday, October 19, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "A firebreak period is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much longer and more damaging national lockdown," External link

afp-en Monday, October 19, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, October 19, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

salisburyjournal Monday, October 19, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford déclaré : "Il devra être rigoureux et large pour avoir l'impact dont nous avons besoin. Tout le monde sera obligé de rester chez soi au Pays de Galles" External link

challenges Monday, October 19, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

bathchronicle Monday, October 19, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That would remove the need for businesses to juggle the job retention scheme and the job support scheme during this fire break period,” External link

bathchronicle Monday, October 19, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There no easy choice in front of us as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales. If we do not act now, it will continue to accelerate. Most starkly of all, even more people will die from this deadly virus” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, October 19, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : "In the same way we are asking everyone to stay at home, if students have reading weeks or half-term they will also need to stay at home in their university accommodation" External link

bbc Monday, October 19, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

leicestermercury Monday, October 19, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

andoveradvertiser Monday, October 19, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is with a heavy heart that I once again ask everyone to stay at home and businesses to shut. We are all tired of coronavirus and the many rules and regulations we all have to live with. " External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said ( about The UK ) : "The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible," External link

RTERadio Monday, October 19, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, October 19, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I can't offer a guarantee… that it would not be necessary to take further measures later in the winter," External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, October 19, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I can't offer a guarantee… that it would not be necessary to take further measures later in the winter," External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “A circuit breaker is not a magic wand of any sort. It doesn’t make coronavirus disappear. What it does is buy us time to be able to manage the difficulties we face over a longer period and over a better planned way,” “Our ambition is, if we do — and it’s still an if — decide on a circuit breaker, that will be sufficient to take us through to Christmas” External link

msn-uk Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This would be a short, sharp shock to the virus, which could turn back the clock, slowing down its spread and buy us more time – and vital capacity in the NHS. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This would be a short, sharp shock to the virus, which could turn back the clock, slowing down its spread and buy us more time – and vital capacity in the NHS. " External link

icWales Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I can't offer a guarantee… that it would not be necessary to take further measures later in the winter," External link

southwales-eveningpost Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

icWales Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I can't offer a guarantee… that it would not be necessary to take further measures later in the winter," External link

icWales Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, October 16, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This would be a short, sharp shock to the virus, which could turn back the clock, slowing down its spread and buy us more time – and vital capacity in the NHS. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, October 16, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Our critical care units are full," External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, October 16, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Doing nothing is not an option," External link

southwalesargus Friday, October 16, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

nottinghampost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “These are incredibly difficult decisions and we have not yet come to a final conclusion about whether a firebreak is the best way to act,” External link

yorkpress Friday, October 16, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “I think it’s damaging to the United Kingdom when we have border disputes, and I wish the Prime Minister had acted differently” External link

yorkpress Friday, October 16, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “These are incredibly difficult decisions and we have not yet come to a final conclusion about whether a firebreak is the best way to act,” External link

thecourier Friday, October 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “I think it’s damaging to the United Kingdom when we have border disputes, and I wish the Prime Minister had acted differently” External link

thecourier Friday, October 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "To keep Wales safe, the Welsh Government is therefore amending the Regulations to make it clear that people living in areas with a high-prevalence of coronavirus in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland would not be able to travel to parts of Wales where there is a low prevalence. " External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “These are incredibly difficult decisions and we have not yet come to a final conclusion about whether a firebreak is the best way to act,” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “I think it’s damaging to the United Kingdom when we have border disputes, and I wish the Prime Minister had acted differently” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That will depend upon the way that events and circumstances unfold over the next couple of weeks,” External link

standard Friday, October 16, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

plymouthherald Friday, October 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These are incredibly difficult decisions and we have not yet come to a final conclusion about whether a firebreak is the best way to act,” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "To keep Wales safe, the Welsh Government is therefore amending the Regulations to make it clear that people living in areas with a high-prevalence of coronavirus in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland would not be able to travel to parts of Wales where there is a low prevalence. " External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That will depend upon the way that events and circumstances unfold over the next couple of weeks,” External link

standard Friday, October 16, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “It is very important to say a circuit-breaker is not a magic wand of any sort – it doesn’t make coronavirus disappear,” External link

standard Friday, October 16, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This would be a short, sharp shock to the virus, which could turn back the clock, slowing down its spread and buy us more time – and vital capacity in the NHS. " External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Our critical care units are full," External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

surreymirror Friday, October 16, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

exeterexpressandecho Friday, October 16, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

gloucestercitizen Friday, October 16, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “To keep Wales safe, the Welsh Government is therefore amending the regulations to make it clear that people living in areas with a high prevalence of coronavirus in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland would not be able to travel to parts of Wales where there is a low prevalence,” “It is vital that we keep communities which have low levels of infection as safe as possible and this sensible and necessary restriction will help prevent the virus moving from more urban, highly populated areas to more sparsely populated areas” External link

yahoo-au Friday, October 16, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "The issue of businesses just across the border from local lockdown areas is a matter that the member raised with last week. " External link

southwalesargus Friday, October 16, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "The police will act as they did earlier in the year when we had a stay local rule in Wales, the police will have extra patrols on the main roads coming into Wales. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “They (police forces) will take the action they need to take. "Enforcement is the final resort, what we want to do is to reinforce the message to people that this is a public health emergency. That they should not be travelling from high incidence areas to low incidence areas wherever they are. "This is an attempt to make sure that, just as Welsh people in high incidence areas aren’t able to travel out of those areas, people from beyond Wales aren’t able to do that either” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “We are taking this action now to give people time to understand that if you did book a holiday in those parts of Wales, that holiday will no longer be able to take place,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

westbriton Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

bristolpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

bristolpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

gloucestercitizen Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

gloucestercitizen Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Evidence from public health professionals suggests coronavirus is moving from east to west across the UK and across Wales. " External link

birminghammail Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

stokesentinel Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales," External link

dailypost-co-uk Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I believe the police will have a range of techniques that they will be able to use. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "The police will act as they did earlier in the year when we had a stay local rule in Wales, the police will have extra patrols on the main roads coming into Wales. " External link

icWales Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “They (police forces) will take the action they need to take. "Enforcement is the final resort, what we want to do is to reinforce the message to people that this is a public health emergency. That they should not be travelling from high incidence areas to low incidence areas wherever they are. "This is an attempt to make sure that, just as Welsh people in high incidence areas aren’t able to travel out of those areas, people from beyond Wales aren’t able to do that either” External link

icWales Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “We are taking this action now to give people time to understand that if you did book a holiday in those parts of Wales, that holiday will no longer be able to take place,” External link

icWales Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

standard Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "The problem with that is that police cannot take action on the basis of guidance, they need the rule of law" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Police will have long practiced techniques, developed earlier in the year, and will apply them over the weeks to come. " External link

southwalesargus Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

cambridge-news Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

hulldailymail Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Evidence from public health professionals suggests coronavirus is moving from east to west across the UK and across Wales. " External link

tamworthherald Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “I pleaded with the Prime Minister to protect low incidence areas in England by acting in the way that we have and I’m still baffled by his unwillingness to take that simple, common sense course of action,” External link

standard Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford told ( about Scottish First ) : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There has been no formal response from @BorisJohnson to my requests to restrict travel into Wales from coronavirus hotspots. " External link

thesun Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

nottinghampost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Much of Wales is now subject to local restriction measures because levels of the virus have risen and people living in those areas are not able to travel beyond their county boundary without a reasonable excuse. " External link

haberler-en Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is important to emphasise once again that this isn't an issue, with regards to the border between Wales and England. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I have asked for the necessary work to be brought forward, which would allow for devolved powers to be use to prevent people travelling into Wales from high prevalence areas in the United Kingdom" External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Evidence from public health professionals suggests coronavirus is moving from east to west across the UK and across Wales. As a general rule, it is concentrating in urban areas and then spreading to more sparsely populated areas as a result of people travelling. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

stokesentinel Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Much of Wales is now subject to local restriction measures because levels of the virus have risen and people living in those areas are not able to travel beyond their county boundary without a reasonable excuse," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the first minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the prime minister to do the same thing,” External link

eveningexpress Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Much of Wales is now subject to local restriction measures because levels of the virus have risen and people living in those areas are not able to travel beyond their county boundary without a reasonable excuse," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is important to emphasise once again that this isn't an issue, with regards to the border between Wales and England. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I have asked for the necessary work to be brought forward, which would allow for devolved powers to be use to prevent people travelling into Wales from high prevalence areas in the United Kingdom" External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There has been no formal response from @BorisJohnson to my requests to restrict travel into Wales from coronavirus hotspots. " External link

thesun Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

bristolpost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said ( about Welsh Labour ) : “I hope the next few days of events will give Welsh members an opportunity to catch up, listen to a wide range of speakers and feel energised about the future we are building together” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "a circuit-breaker period would be the most effective way of turning back the tide of coronavirus" External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “It is a simple, straightforward, practical action that prevents the flow of the virus out of areas where there is a great deal of it into areas where there is very little of it, and I’m baffled why the Prime Minister continues to resist this idea,” External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I don't think it is sensible for the UK government to dismiss that idea, they ought to sit down with everybody, look at it seriously and then make a proper decision," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “It is a simple, straightforward, practical action that prevents the flow of the virus out of areas where there is a great deal of it into areas where there is very little of it, and I’m baffled why the Prime Minister continues to resist this idea,” External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "a circuit-breaker period would be the most effective way of turning back the tide of coronavirus" External link

icWales Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "They ought to sit down with everybody, look at it seriously and then make a proper decision," External link

heart Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I don't think it is sensible for the UK government to dismiss that idea, they ought to sit down with everybody, look at it seriously and then make a proper decision," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “It is a simple, straightforward, practical action that prevents the flow of the virus out of areas where there is a great deal of it into areas where there is very little of it, and I’m baffled why the Prime Minister continues to resist this idea,” “All we’re asking is for fair play, for people in high volume areas outside Wales not being able to do things that people in Wales who live in high coronavirus areas are already prevented from doing” External link

leicestermercury Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "They ought to sit down with everybody, look at it seriously and then make a proper decision," External link

skynews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We should discuss collectively what circuit-breaker options might best serve to bring the virus – and the R number – under control across the UK," External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We should discuss collectively what circuit-breaker options might best serve to bring the virus – and the R number – under control across the UK," External link

icWales Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We should discuss collectively what circuit-breaker options might best serve to bring the virus – and the R number – under control across the UK. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resisted calls for a two-week lockdown (Image: NurPhoto/PA Images) First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford (Image: Getty Images) " External link

themirror Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford disse : "Vou pedir para (o ministro) ver o que pode ser feito, provavelmente não diretamente, mas através das organizações que mantemos nessas áreas, para garantir que nenhum dano seja causado a essa nova peça que podemos apreciar" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT



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Mark Drakeford said : "The reason we have decided on an all-Wales fire break is partly because of the gap between those areas where local lockdowns are not needed and where lockdowns are in place is narrowing and it simply makes sense. " External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We know that businesses will need this support quickly. " External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told ( about Welsh Labour ) : “It cannot be that it was financial reasons that prevented him from agreeing to that, because we agreed as a Welsh Government to pay the additional 11 million that it would’ve cost the Treasury from our own resources if that was the sticking point,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told ( about Welsh Labour ) : “It cannot be that it was financial reasons that prevented him from agreeing to that, because we agreed as a Welsh Government to pay the additional 11 million that it would’ve cost the Treasury from our own resources if that was the sticking point,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people's mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us — partly because of the impact on people’s mental health — was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

680news Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

hjnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

wral Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “The advice to us -- partly because of the impact on people’s mental health -- was that if you could keep this period of time as short as you could, that would help to mitigate that impact,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There will be no gatherings with people you do not live with either indoors or outdoors during this two-week period," External link

thenorthernecho Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

GulfDailyNews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We have a series of things that we will test to see the impact of this fortnight of significant closure of people's personal and business lives in Wales in order to make sure that we are able to move into the rest of the autumn and the winter in a position where our NHS is not threatened with being overwhelmed," External link

dailypost-co-uk Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “This is the moment to come together to play our part in a common endeavour to do everything we can together to protect the NHS,” External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “This firebreak is the shortest we can make it but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There will be no gatherings with people you do not live with either indoors or outdoors during this two-week period," "There will continue to be an exception for adults living alone and single parents will continue to be able to join with one household for support" External link

heart Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "People will be able to form a bubble with a household beyond their local authority boundary," External link

southwales-eveningpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This fire break is the shortest we can make it, but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need,” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This fire break is the shortest we can make it, but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus," External link

theage Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “A firebreak period is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much longer and more damaging national lockdown,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This fire break is the shortest we can make it, but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus," External link

smh Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There will be no gatherings with people you do not live with either indoors or outdoors during this two-week period," "There will continue to be an exception for adults living alone and single parents will continue to be able to join with one household for support" External link

skynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There was debate about the time-period of the circuit breaker: it would either have to be a longer less strict one, or a shorter more strict one. “The technical advisory group suggested we go for short and sharp; this is the shortest we could make it. “We need to act now as there is a real risk of overwhelming our NHS and we need everyone to come together. " External link

southwalesargus Monday, October 19, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” “We know that if we do not act now, it will continue to accelerate and there is a very real risk that our NHS would be overwhelmed” External link

msn-uk Monday, October 19, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford saying : “Regrettable as it is, as much as we look forward to welcoming people from outside Wales back to Wales again, this is not the time to do it” External link

msn-uk Monday, October 19, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” “We know that if we do not act now, it will continue to accelerate and there is a very real risk that our NHS would be overwhelmed” External link

thecourier Monday, October 19, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford saying : “Regrettable as it is, as much as we look forward to welcoming people from outside Wales back to Wales again, this is not the time to do it” External link

thecourier Monday, October 19, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "People will be able to form a bubble with a household beyond their local authority boundary," External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, October 19, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is with a heavy heart that I once again ask everyone to stay at home and businesses to shut. We are all tired of coronavirus and the many rules and regulations we all have to live with. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, October 19, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford responded : "That is the position, and the logic is the one that I have already gone over. " External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 19, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

bordermail Monday, October 19, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “there are no easy choices in front of us” External link

nytimes Monday, October 19, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

abc-au Monday, October 19, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This firebreak is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much-longer and damaging national lockdown," External link

afp-en Monday, October 19, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

nottinghampost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That would remove the need for businesses to juggle the job retention scheme and the job support scheme during this fire break period,” External link

nottinghampost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The benefit will be seen in the weeks that follow,” External link

nottinghampost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

nottinghampost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "come out of it better prepared for the winter ahead" External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford confirmed : "They will be small in scale, very different to previous years, but those are the only gatherings that will be an exception," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Everyone else must stay at home for an extra week," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Unless we act the NHS will not be able to look after the increasing number of people who will fall seriously ill in the coming weeks, even with the extra 5,000 beds we have available. And even more people will die. " External link

heart Monday, October 19, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There will be no gatherings with people you do not live with either indoors or outdoors during this two-week period," "There will continue to be an exception for adults living alone and single parents will continue to be able to join with one household for support" External link

heart Monday, October 19, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

thejournal Monday, October 19, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” External link

thejournal Monday, October 19, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” External link

independent-ie Monday, October 19, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “This firebreak is the shortest we can make it but that means that it will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus,” External link

independent-ie Monday, October 19, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That would remove the need for businesses to juggle the job retention scheme and the job support scheme during this fire-break period,” External link

independent-ie Monday, October 19, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, October 19, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "A firebreak period is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much longer and more damaging national lockdown," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 19, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford disse : "o vírus está a espalhar-se rapidamente por todo o País de Gales" External link

sabado Monday, October 19, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford déclaré : "Il devra être rigoureux et large pour avoir l'impact dont nous avons besoin. Tout le monde sera obligé de rester chez soi au pays de Galles" External link

lindependant Monday, October 19, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The benefit will be seen in the weeks that follow,” External link

bristolpost Monday, October 19, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

bristolpost Monday, October 19, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

abc-au Monday, October 19, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

themirror Monday, October 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There are no easy choices in front of us, as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales,” External link

themirror Monday, October 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is with a heavy heart that I once again ask everyone to stay at home and businesses to shut" External link

themirror Monday, October 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This is the moment to come together; to play our part in a common endeavour to protect the NHS and save lives. " External link

themirror Monday, October 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

CBC Monday, October 19, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford explicou : “As únicas excepções serão dadas aos trabalhadores essenciais e empregos que não permitam um regime em teletrabalho” External link

diarioeconomico Monday, October 19, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need,” External link

yenisafak-en Monday, October 19, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "A firebreak period is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much longer and more damaging national lockdown," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 19, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford déclaré : "Il devra être rigoureux et large pour avoir l'impact dont nous avons besoin. Tout le monde sera obligé de rester chez soi au Pays de Galles" External link

msn-fr Monday, October 19, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "A firebreak period is our best chance of regaining control of the virus and avoiding a much longer and more damaging national lockdown," External link

afp-en Monday, October 19, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : "It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, October 19, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

salisburyjournal Monday, October 19, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford déclaré : "Il devra être rigoureux et large pour avoir l'impact dont nous avons besoin. Tout le monde sera obligé de rester chez soi au Pays de Galles" External link

challenges Monday, October 19, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

bathchronicle Monday, October 19, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That would remove the need for businesses to juggle the job retention scheme and the job support scheme during this fire break period,” External link

bathchronicle Monday, October 19, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “There no easy choice in front of us as the virus spreads rapidly in every part of Wales. If we do not act now, it will continue to accelerate. Most starkly of all, even more people will die from this deadly virus” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, October 19, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : "In the same way we are asking everyone to stay at home, if students have reading weeks or half-term they will also need to stay at home in their university accommodation" External link

bbc Monday, October 19, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

leicestermercury Monday, October 19, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible,” External link

andoveradvertiser Monday, October 19, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is with a heavy heart that I once again ask everyone to stay at home and businesses to shut. We are all tired of coronavirus and the many rules and regulations we all have to live with. " External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said ( about The UK ) : "The only exceptions will be critical workers and jobs where working from home is not possible," External link

RTERadio Monday, October 19, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, October 19, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I can't offer a guarantee… that it would not be necessary to take further measures later in the winter," External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, October 19, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I can't offer a guarantee… that it would not be necessary to take further measures later in the winter," External link

icWales Monday, October 19, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “A circuit breaker is not a magic wand of any sort. It doesn’t make coronavirus disappear. What it does is buy us time to be able to manage the difficulties we face over a longer period and over a better planned way,” “Our ambition is, if we do — and it’s still an if — decide on a circuit breaker, that will be sufficient to take us through to Christmas” External link

msn-uk Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This would be a short, sharp shock to the virus, which could turn back the clock, slowing down its spread and buy us more time – and vital capacity in the NHS. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This would be a short, sharp shock to the virus, which could turn back the clock, slowing down its spread and buy us more time – and vital capacity in the NHS. " External link

icWales Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I can't offer a guarantee… that it would not be necessary to take further measures later in the winter," External link

southwales-eveningpost Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

icWales Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I can't offer a guarantee… that it would not be necessary to take further measures later in the winter," External link

icWales Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, October 16, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This would be a short, sharp shock to the virus, which could turn back the clock, slowing down its spread and buy us more time – and vital capacity in the NHS. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, October 16, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Our critical care units are full," External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, October 16, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Doing nothing is not an option," External link

southwalesargus Friday, October 16, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

nottinghampost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “These are incredibly difficult decisions and we have not yet come to a final conclusion about whether a firebreak is the best way to act,” External link

yorkpress Friday, October 16, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “I think it’s damaging to the United Kingdom when we have border disputes, and I wish the Prime Minister had acted differently” External link

yorkpress Friday, October 16, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “These are incredibly difficult decisions and we have not yet come to a final conclusion about whether a firebreak is the best way to act,” External link

thecourier Friday, October 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “I think it’s damaging to the United Kingdom when we have border disputes, and I wish the Prime Minister had acted differently” External link

thecourier Friday, October 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "To keep Wales safe, the Welsh Government is therefore amending the Regulations to make it clear that people living in areas with a high-prevalence of coronavirus in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland would not be able to travel to parts of Wales where there is a low prevalence. " External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “These are incredibly difficult decisions and we have not yet come to a final conclusion about whether a firebreak is the best way to act,” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford added : “I think it’s damaging to the United Kingdom when we have border disputes, and I wish the Prime Minister had acted differently” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That will depend upon the way that events and circumstances unfold over the next couple of weeks,” External link

standard Friday, October 16, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

plymouthherald Friday, October 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These are incredibly difficult decisions and we have not yet come to a final conclusion about whether a firebreak is the best way to act,” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "To keep Wales safe, the Welsh Government is therefore amending the Regulations to make it clear that people living in areas with a high-prevalence of coronavirus in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland would not be able to travel to parts of Wales where there is a low prevalence. " External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “That will depend upon the way that events and circumstances unfold over the next couple of weeks,” External link

standard Friday, October 16, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “It is very important to say a circuit-breaker is not a magic wand of any sort – it doesn’t make coronavirus disappear,” External link

standard Friday, October 16, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "This would be a short, sharp shock to the virus, which could turn back the clock, slowing down its spread and buy us more time – and vital capacity in the NHS. " External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Our critical care units are full," External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

surreymirror Friday, October 16, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

exeterexpressandecho Friday, October 16, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “These figures would have been much higher if we hadn’t acted quickly and early to put local and national measures in place,” “We are still in a better place in Wales than in any other part of the United Kingdom” External link

gloucestercitizen Friday, October 16, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “To keep Wales safe, the Welsh Government is therefore amending the regulations to make it clear that people living in areas with a high prevalence of coronavirus in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland would not be able to travel to parts of Wales where there is a low prevalence,” “It is vital that we keep communities which have low levels of infection as safe as possible and this sensible and necessary restriction will help prevent the virus moving from more urban, highly populated areas to more sparsely populated areas” External link

yahoo-au Friday, October 16, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We will all have to act together to bring levels of coronavirus down and to keep them down over the winter. " External link

icWales Friday, October 16, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "The issue of businesses just across the border from local lockdown areas is a matter that the member raised with last week. " External link

southwalesargus Friday, October 16, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "The police will act as they did earlier in the year when we had a stay local rule in Wales, the police will have extra patrols on the main roads coming into Wales. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “They (police forces) will take the action they need to take. "Enforcement is the final resort, what we want to do is to reinforce the message to people that this is a public health emergency. That they should not be travelling from high incidence areas to low incidence areas wherever they are. "This is an attempt to make sure that, just as Welsh people in high incidence areas aren’t able to travel out of those areas, people from beyond Wales aren’t able to do that either” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “We are taking this action now to give people time to understand that if you did book a holiday in those parts of Wales, that holiday will no longer be able to take place,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

westbriton Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

bristolpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

bristolpost Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

gloucestercitizen Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

gloucestercitizen Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Evidence from public health professionals suggests coronavirus is moving from east to west across the UK and across Wales. " External link

birminghammail Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

stokesentinel Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales," External link

dailypost-co-uk Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I believe the police will have a range of techniques that they will be able to use. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "The police will act as they did earlier in the year when we had a stay local rule in Wales, the police will have extra patrols on the main roads coming into Wales. " External link

icWales Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “They (police forces) will take the action they need to take. "Enforcement is the final resort, what we want to do is to reinforce the message to people that this is a public health emergency. That they should not be travelling from high incidence areas to low incidence areas wherever they are. "This is an attempt to make sure that, just as Welsh people in high incidence areas aren’t able to travel out of those areas, people from beyond Wales aren’t able to do that either” External link

icWales Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “We are taking this action now to give people time to understand that if you did book a holiday in those parts of Wales, that holiday will no longer be able to take place,” External link

icWales Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

standard Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "The problem with that is that police cannot take action on the basis of guidance, they need the rule of law" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Police will have long practiced techniques, developed earlier in the year, and will apply them over the weeks to come. " External link

southwalesargus Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

cambridge-news Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “I never wanted this to become an issue of the border and people travelling in and out of Wales,” External link

hulldailymail Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Evidence from public health professionals suggests coronavirus is moving from east to west across the UK and across Wales. " External link

tamworthherald Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “I pleaded with the Prime Minister to protect low incidence areas in England by acting in the way that we have and I’m still baffled by his unwillingness to take that simple, common sense course of action,” External link

standard Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford told ( about Scottish First ) : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There has been no formal response from @BorisJohnson to my requests to restrict travel into Wales from coronavirus hotspots. " External link

thesun Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

nottinghampost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Much of Wales is now subject to local restriction measures because levels of the virus have risen and people living in those areas are not able to travel beyond their county boundary without a reasonable excuse. " External link

haberler-en Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is important to emphasise once again that this isn't an issue, with regards to the border between Wales and England. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I have asked for the necessary work to be brought forward, which would allow for devolved powers to be use to prevent people travelling into Wales from high prevalence areas in the United Kingdom" External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Evidence from public health professionals suggests coronavirus is moving from east to west across the UK and across Wales. As a general rule, it is concentrating in urban areas and then spreading to more sparsely populated areas as a result of people travelling. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

stokesentinel Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Much of Wales is now subject to local restriction measures because levels of the virus have risen and people living in those areas are not able to travel beyond their county boundary without a reasonable excuse," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the first minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the prime minister to do the same thing,” External link

eveningexpress Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "Much of Wales is now subject to local restriction measures because levels of the virus have risen and people living in those areas are not able to travel beyond their county boundary without a reasonable excuse," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "It is important to emphasise once again that this isn't an issue, with regards to the border between Wales and England. " External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I have asked for the necessary work to be brought forward, which would allow for devolved powers to be use to prevent people travelling into Wales from high prevalence areas in the United Kingdom" External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "There has been no formal response from @BorisJohnson to my requests to restrict travel into Wales from coronavirus hotspots. " External link

thesun Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “We’ve already heard from the First Minister of Scotland and she’s eager to support what we’re trying to do here. Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing,” External link

bristolpost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said ( about Welsh Labour ) : “I hope the next few days of events will give Welsh members an opportunity to catch up, listen to a wide range of speakers and feel energised about the future we are building together” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "a circuit-breaker period would be the most effective way of turning back the tide of coronavirus" External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “It is a simple, straightforward, practical action that prevents the flow of the virus out of areas where there is a great deal of it into areas where there is very little of it, and I’m baffled why the Prime Minister continues to resist this idea,” External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I don't think it is sensible for the UK government to dismiss that idea, they ought to sit down with everybody, look at it seriously and then make a proper decision," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford told : “It is a simple, straightforward, practical action that prevents the flow of the virus out of areas where there is a great deal of it into areas where there is very little of it, and I’m baffled why the Prime Minister continues to resist this idea,” External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "a circuit-breaker period would be the most effective way of turning back the tide of coronavirus" External link

icWales Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "They ought to sit down with everybody, look at it seriously and then make a proper decision," External link

heart Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "I don't think it is sensible for the UK government to dismiss that idea, they ought to sit down with everybody, look at it seriously and then make a proper decision," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : “It is a simple, straightforward, practical action that prevents the flow of the virus out of areas where there is a great deal of it into areas where there is very little of it, and I’m baffled why the Prime Minister continues to resist this idea,” “All we’re asking is for fair play, for people in high volume areas outside Wales not being able to do things that people in Wales who live in high coronavirus areas are already prevented from doing” External link

leicestermercury Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "They ought to sit down with everybody, look at it seriously and then make a proper decision," External link

skynews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We should discuss collectively what circuit-breaker options might best serve to bring the virus – and the R number – under control across the UK," External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We should discuss collectively what circuit-breaker options might best serve to bring the virus – and the R number – under control across the UK," External link

icWales Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Mark Drakeford said : "We should discuss collectively what circuit-breaker options might best serve to bring the virus – and the R number – under control across the UK. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resisted calls for a two-week lockdown (Image: NurPhoto/PA Images) First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford (Image: Getty Images) " External link

themirror Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Drakeford disse : "Vou pedir para (o ministro) ver o que pode ser feito, provavelmente não diretamente, mas através das organizações que mantemos nessas áreas, para garantir que nenhum dano seja causado a essa nova peça que podemos apreciar" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT



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