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1 May 2020updated 06 Oct 2020 9:45am

£500 bonus for all social care workers in Wales

By Samuel Horti

Every social care worker in Wales will be handed a £500 cash bonus to recognise the “greater degree of risk” they are accepting at work, First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced.

More than 64,000 workers will receive the payments, at a cost of £32.2m.

The money will be paid at a flat rate, meaning it will make the biggest difference to the lowest paid staff, Drakeford said.

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