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Information regarding the bonus payments for care workers.

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First published:
23 March 2022
Last updated:


21 March 2022


ATISN 16175 – Care workers bonus payments

Thank you for your request to the Welsh Government for information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) received on 16 March 2022 regarding the bonus payments for care workers. You requested the following:

The criteria set out by Welsh government for the eligibility of the bonus scheme for 2022 that Deputy Minister Julie Morgan announced in February.

Our response

Welsh Government can confirm that the information you have requested is already in the public domain and is therefore exempt from disclosure under Section 21 of the Act. We are not required to provide information which is already reasonably accessible to you. The information you have requested is available at this website: Additional payment for social care workers aligned to the Real Living Wage.

Next steps

If you are dissatisfied with the Welsh Government’s handling of your request, you can ask for an internal review within 40 working days of the date of this response. Requests for an internal review should be addressed to the Welsh Government’s Freedom of Information Officer at:

Information Rights Unit
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ 
or Email:

Please remember to quote the ATISN reference number above.

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

However, please note that the Commissioner will not normally investigate a complaint until it has been through our own internal review process.

Yours sincerely