Action packed August Bank Holiday
The waters of Cardiff bay will be full of action this weekend as the last summer bank holiday gets underway with the P1 Welsh Grand Prix of the Sea.
- Secondary School attendance levels at record high
- £5.7m Welsh Government investment into clinical research and development
- Action packed August Bank Holiday
- Review of the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010
- Charging guidance to Ofwat (the economic regulator of the water sector)
- Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Ratings)(Wales) Regulations
- The development of an energy efficiency strategy for Wales
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
- Secondary legislation for development management
Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
The act puts in place delivery structures, processes and procedures to make Wales’ planning system fit for the 21st century.
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.
1st Supplementary Budget 2015-16 »
The 1st supplementary budget proposes a number of changes to the final budget for 2015-16, which was published in December 2014.Learn more »
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Education and skills
27 August 2015
Education Minister, Huw Lewis has welcomed statistics released today which show secondary school attendance rates in Wales continue to rise.
21 August 2015
Schools Challenge Cymru is delivering real and unprecedented improvements for learners in some of Wales’ most challenged schools
20 August 2015
Students across Wales have been congratulated by Education Minister, Huw Lewis following a strong set of GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate results.
17 August 2015
The Education Minister has announced the reappointment of Professor Robin Williams as a member of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
13 August 2015
Minister congratulates students and teachers following strong A-level and Welsh Baccalaureate results
Education Minister, Huw Lewis has congratulated students and teachers in Wales on a strong set of A-level and Welsh Baccalaureate results.
05 August 2015
A new law that will establish an independent regulatory body for qualifications in Wales has been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty, the Queen.
04 August 2015
Deputy Minister Julie James has delivered more good news for vocational learners by announcing funding of almost £90 million for traineeships in Wales.
23 July 2015
Future looking brighter for Wales’ youngest
17 July 2015
Eight talented Welsh students have spent the week in London’s Square Mile gaining first hand experience of working life in the City.
16 July 2015
Four of Wales’ most talented apprentices were honoured at a special send-off ceremony last night just weeks before they travel to São Paulo, Brazil.
06 July 2015
Education Minister, Huw Lewis will today join NASA astronauts and young budding scientists
03 July 2015
Education Minister, Huw Lewis has set out his ambition for Wales to become a ‘Bilingual plus 1’ nation
02 July 2015
The new Ysgol Bro Llifon in Groeslon, Gwynedd, will provide first-class facilities for the area’s pupils, Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt said today.
02 July 2015
An independent report seeking to maintain and ensure the provision of high quality music services in Wales is being published today
30 June 2015
Education Minister, Huw Lewis has announced the Welsh Government will accept all 68 recommendations in “Successful Futures”
25 June 2015
The Education Minister visited the University of Cambridge as part of his ongoing work to ensure more Welsh students gain access to the UK’s top universities.
25 June 2015
Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology will tell an international audience how European funding has helped Wales increase the number of young people in employment.
24 June 2015
Teachers from across Wales will have the opportunity to hear and learn from some of the best UK digital thinkers and innovators at a conference in Cardiff today.
23 June 2015
Plans to transform the system of initial teacher education and training in Wales will be set out today by the Education Minister, Huw Lewis.
16 June 2015
A Bill that will establish a new body to oversee qualifications in Wales has been passed in the Senedd.
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