New deal for the education workforce »Delivering our ambitions for learners in Wales will need the full commitment of a highly skilled and professional workforce.Learn more »
Another 300 young people find work thanks to Jobs Growth Wales
Young people in Wales have continued to find high-quality work opportunities through Jobs Growth Wales (JGW), the Welsh Government’s youth unemployment programme.
- New plans to reduce the number of children living in poverty
- £5million loan scheme to improve local sport facilities and get Wales active
- Another 300 young people find work thanks to Jobs Growth Wales
- Consultation on the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales - 2015
- Changes to the Producer Responsibility regimes for batteries and packaging
- Consultation on a Private Rented Sector Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents
- Proposed changes to homelessness data collections
- The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015
- The designation of higher education courses at alternative providers for the purpose of student support
Section highlightRegulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) BillThe Bill will improve the quality of care and support in Wales and strengthen protection for citizens.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightTaxes in Wales
The devolution of some taxes to Wales from April 2018 provides us with the opportunity to reshape those taxes to better meet our circumstances and priorities.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
02 March 2015
In her column in the Western Mail, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey looks at the health of our children and young people.
16 October 2014
First Minister's speech to the Institute for Government in London on the future of the Union.
25 September 2014
First Minister Carwyn Jones outlines the next steps for Wales and therest of the UK following the Scottish independence referendum.
28 July 2014
Wales has become the first country in the world to adopt a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
16 June 2014
Deputy Minister for Social Services Gwenda Thomas explains how the biggest transformation of social services in Wales for over 60 years will affect carers and Wales' adoption services.
05 June 2014
Alun Davies AM, Minister for Natural Resources and Food in Wales
05 May 2014
The biggest transformation of social services in Wales for over 60 years has been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty the Queen.
03 April 2014
Minister for Natural Resources and Food in Wales, Alun Davies, looks back on his first year in post and outlines his future priorities.
01 April 2014
The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill completed its legislative passage through the National Assembly.
17 March 2014
Writing in his regular Western Mail column, Health Minister Mark Drakeford talks about his first year in post
17 February 2014
The Deputy Minister for Social Services discusses a crucial stage of the scrutiny of the landmark Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill.
10 February 2014
In her column in the Western Mail, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey looks at using evidence to improve our health outcomes.
03 February 2014
Last week saw a sharp focus on the levels of cancer care we offer in Wales. Cancer services are regularly in the political spotlight and the focus is often on things which are said to be wrong
11 January 2014
Alun Davies outlines the Waste Prevention Programme in Materials Recycling World Magazine
06 January 2014
In her column in the Western Mail, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey talks about becoming healthier
03 January 2014
Writing in the CIWM Journal, Alun Davies outlines Wales' Waste Prevention Plan
30 December 2013
Gwenda Thomas takes a look back at what has been an eventful year for social services policy in Wales.
23 December 2013
There are only a few days left of this year, and as we look towards welcoming 2014, it is a good time to reflect on the past 12 months.
20 December 2013
When faced with difficult choices the importance of culture, sport and the arts in our every day lives can get lost.
26 November 2013
Wales remains on track to meet our ambitious waste and recycling targets.