A Party Political Broadcast by the Welsh Labour Party.
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'2017 will be another year of big challenges for Wales,
'as we start the negotiations to leave the European Union.'
Look, there's uncertainty over Brexit,
but we want the best deal for Wales.
That means Wales' voice has to be heard both in the UK
and in Europe and we need to make sure that
the deal is good for Wales.
We're going to leave the EU, that doesn't mean, of course,
that we don't have any role in making sure that Wales gets
the best deal possible, and that's exactly what we'll be fighting for.
'It is vital that we not only keep our promises,
'but also take every opportunity to build on our successes.'
Keeping promises - that's what it's all about.
Between 2011 and 2016,
we kept all the promises that we made at the election in 2011,
despite the budgets that we had being subject
to cuts year after year after year.
That's the way you gain people's trust.
£100 million extra for schools to raise standards,
100,000 new apprenticeships for people of ALL ages,
30 hours of free childcare a week for families -
we know the pressures that families are under.
A new treatments fund in the NHS
so that people with life-threatening illnesses
will get access to the medicine and the treatments that they need.
A new rate relief scheme for businesses,
a permanent one this time around,
to help small businesses to grow and prosper in the future.
And for older people, those who have to go into care,
we're doubling the capital limits
so they can keep more of the money that they earned.
And there are other challenges for us.
We want to make sure that our youngsters
have the digital skills they need for the future,
we're going to create a Welsh Development Bank,
and, of course, look at ways of helping creative industries,
so important now in the modern Welsh economy.
And we're also going to create a million Welsh speakers by 2050.
Ambitious, but doable.
Very soon, we know that Wales and the UK will begin
the negotiations to leave the European Union.
Look, we're not going to lock the doors
against doctors and nurses who bring their skills into Wales,
we're not going to shut up shop against people who come here,
students who pay as students and who contribute to Wales.
We welcome all those people who come to our country who are going to
make a contribution to our economy and our society.