Appointment of the next Children’s Commissioner for Wales »The current Children's Commissioner's tenure will come to an end on 28 February 2015.Learn more »
Welsh Government and GPC Wales agree new GP contract for Wales
A new two-year contract to cut out more red tape from GPs’ workloads in Wales has been agreed by the Welsh Government and GPC Wales.
- Bill a chance to provide the Wales We Want for our future generations
- St David’s Day marks nine months to go until Wales changes its organ donation law
- Welsh Government and GPC Wales agree new GP contract for Wales
- Proposals to amend existing powers to tackle waste crime and poor performing sites in the waste management industry
- Developing a Landfill Disposals Tax
- Collection and publication of fire statistics
- Talk to me 2
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Teacher assessment: strengthening arrangements to improve reliability, consistency and confidence
Featured consultation »Use and effectiveness of Civil Sanctions for environmental offences
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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 »
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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.
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 May 2014
The biggest transformation of social services in Wales for over 60 years has been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty the Queen.
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
06 January 2014
In her column in the Western Mail, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey talks about becoming healthier
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.
25 November 2013
In her Western Mail column the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey talks about taking responsibility for your own health
18 November 2013
Gwenda Thomas, the Deputy Minister for Social Services writes in the Western Mail about assessment and eligibility criteria for social care services.
11 November 2013
We are told time and time again that if we live well, eat well and look after ourselves, we can enjoy lengthening lives with increasingly robust health
14 October 2013
Last week Wales hosted the international public health conference which brought together policy makers, leaders and public health professionals from Wales and across Europe.
07 October 2013
Plans to strengthen the regulation and inspection of social care in Wales have been published in a White Paper.
30 September 2013
This month saw Wales take the lead in two areas of health when I had the privilege of launching two very important frameworks
02 September 2013
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Chris Jones writes in the Western Mail about the latest campaign from Change4Life.
26 August 2013
A new recruitment campaign has begun to get users of social services, carers and those with an interest in social care to join a 'citizen panel'.