Energy Wales Statement »The energy system in Wales is on the threshold of great change driven by new energy, technology and low carbon energy transition objectives.Learn more »
New £20m a year fund to help keep people out of hospital and in their own home
A new, £20m-a-year Welsh Government fund will support people in their own homes and local communities, reducing pressure on hospitals.
- New law to reduce homelessness comes into force
- Review of the legal sector in Wales commissioned to identify opportunities for growth
- New £20m a year fund to help keep people out of hospital and in their own home
- Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives for 2016-2020
- Future arrangements for the Welsh Government’s Equality and Inclusion Programme for 2017-2020
- Consultation on guidance for commissioning substance misuse services
- Devolution, Democracy and Delivery White Paper - Reforming Local Government: Power to Local People
- Interim non-statutory standards for sustainable drainage (SuDS) in Wales – designing, constructing, operating and maintaining surface water drainage systems
- Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009 – Part 1 Guidance to Fire and Rescue Authorities and Fire and Rescue Authorities Support and Intervention Protocol
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
Culture and sport
17 April 2015
Museums, archives and libraries across Wales will benefit from almost £2.7million in the latest round of Welsh Government grant funding.
09 April 2015
The Deputy Minister welcomes the positive response from the public to new help and guidance for communities wishing to take over local facilities which are under threat of closure.
27 March 2015
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has praised the success of a drive to make every child in Wales a library member.
25 March 2015
A £5million interest free loan scheme will improve local sport and recreation facilities across Wales and encourage more people to get physically active.
24 March 2015
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism announces reappointment of five members to the Arts Council of Wales.
17 March 2015
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has confirmed Welsh Government financial support to look into Supporters Direct establishing a presence in Wales.
09 March 2015
Pontcysyllte volunteers hear how new Wales-only plans will support their work to protect Wales’ past
New Wales-only legislation will better protect our past for future generations, the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, has said.
26 February 2015
New guidance will help community groups who wish to take on the management of local facilities which are under threat of closure
12 February 2015
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has outlined an ambitious vision to make Wales the most active and creative nation in Europe.
06 February 2015
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, pledges his commitment to providing quality community services for library users, despite the challenging times.
28 January 2015
Wales U16s football team's historic Victory Shield wincelebrated at a special reception in the Senedd.
20 January 2015
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has outlined plans for the first Wales-only legislation to better protect and care for our historic environment
12 January 2015
Welsh archive services receive over £43,000 for conservation work on fragile and damaged items
10 January 2015
An exhibition to mark the centenary of “one of the most remarkable moments” of the First World War, the famous Christmas Truce of 1914, is at Bodelwyddan Castle.
11 December 2014
The number of people borrowing from public libraries in Wales is up by almost 5% in the last 12 months – whilst the UK as a whole has seen a decrease
09 December 2014
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism responds to the Expert Review of Public Libraries in Wales.
13 November 2014
Kids take over museums and show what can be achieved when their enthusiasm, imagination and initiative is put to the test.
11 November 2014
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates response to the ground-breaking Culture and Poverty report.
05 November 2014
Swansea is leading the way in planning community projects that allow those living in some of the city’s most deprived areas to reap the benefits of taking part in art, culture and heritage.
29 October 2014
Ken Skates, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism wishes Cadw a happy 30th birthday and highlights some of his favourite Welsh heritage attractions.