12 July 2012

Welsh Government New Representative Office in London

Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones is officially opening today the new welsh government office in London, where the emphasis is in showing that Wales is a great location for investors including from within the UK.

The new office is in Victoria Street, London in the same building where the Conservative Party had its previous headquarters.

Mr Carwyn Jones statement:  "The office will create an important base for the Welsh government, and businesses from Wales, to influence decision-makers in the foremost financial and commercial centre in the world,... We are facing a tough and competitive market but we're determined to do everything we can to get the message out there that Wales is the place to invest. This is vital given the turmoil of the global economy.  There are more than 1,000 overseas owned companies based in Wales, employing around 140,000 people. We want to build on this and continue to attract overseas companies to Wales."