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Wales is set to become the first part of the UK to introduce presumed consent for organ donation - despite disquiet from health workers and religious leaders.
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A cross-party group has been set up in the Welsh Assembly to promote shooting and conservation.
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation proposing to replace the current ‘opt-in’ system of organ donation with the ‘soft opt-out’ system, becoming the first part of the UK to do so. The British Humanist Association (BHA) has welcomed the news, having long been a vocal supporter of the soft opt-out system.
Wales’ largest teaching union has welcomed the Welsh Government’s recommendation that the WJEC seeks to re-award its GCSE English Language examination following the row over the way C and D grade boundaries were changed.
The school banding system has been a total failure according to Wales’ largest teaching union. NUT Cymru, commenting on the publication of this year’s banding scores, said the system has proved divisive, ill-thought through and not fit for purpose. The Union has also criticised the failure to ensure support is provided for those schools suffering as a result of the Welsh Government’s league table style system.