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Mark Drakeford announces additional £20m for social care in 2017-18
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced the Welsh Government will invest an additional £20m in social care in 2017-18.
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Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
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Housing and Regeneration
23 March 2017
The Supporting People budget for local authorities in 2017-18 has been protected at the same level as this year.
21 March 2017
Communities Secretary Carl Sargeant today announced a consultation on the reduction or abolition of commission fees on the sale of park homes.
13 March 2017
Proposed legislation to abolish the Right to Buy and associated rights is expected to be introduced in the National Assembly for Wales.
01 March 2017
Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, Carl Sargeant AM today visited the George Street Project in Newport to find out more about the ‘Move In’ service run by Solas Cymru.
22 February 2017
The Right to Buy will be suspended for five years in Flintshire to ensure social housing is available for those who need it.
09 February 2017
Communities and Children Secretary Carl Sargeant today announced a new programme to deliver innovative models of housing to help increase the number of homes built in Wales.
03 February 2017
A £10 million fund to help bring empty, underused sites and premises in town centres back into use has been announced by the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children Carl Sargeant.
02 February 2017
Carl Sargeant has thanked organisations in the housing and Armed Forces sectors who have worked with the Welsh Government to develop the National Housing Pathway for Ex-Service Personnel.
25 January 2017
Twenty three regeneration projects across twelve local authorities are set to receive a £3.7m boost.
11 January 2017
The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children Carl Sargeant has announced £7.8 million for the Homelessness Prevention Programme for 2017/18.
01 December 2016
Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, Carl Sargeant will announce that the Welsh Government will invest an additional £30 million this year towards providing 20,000 affordable new homes.
22 November 2016
Rent Smart Wales will help raise standards in the private rented sector, Communities Secretary Carl Sargeant said today.
10 November 2016
Plans to help former members of the Armed Forces community and Service personnel transferring back into civilian life find suitable accommodation and avoid homelessness have been announced.
02 November 2016
Communities and Children Secretary Carl Sargeant today set out how the Welsh Government plans to deliver its ambitious target of an additional 20,000 affordable homes.
20 October 2016
Strong Welsh budget for housing would help the Welsh Government meet their target to deliver an extra 20,000 affordable homes over the lifetime of this government.
13 October 2016
Communities and Children Secretary Carl Sargeant today welcomed figures that show that 79% of all social housing dwellings met the Welsh Housing Quality Standard at March 31st 2016.
28 September 2016
Private Landlords in Wales have just eight weeks until the deadline to register themselves and their properties with Rent Smart Wales.
15 September 2016
Plans to ensure former members of the Armed Forces community are supported to find suitable accommodation and avoid homelessness go out to consultation today.
14 September 2016
The Right to Buy will be suspended in Anglesey to ensure social housing is available for those who need it, the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children announced today.
08 August 2016
Communities and Children Secretary, Carl Sargeant, has congratulated 348 businesses in Bridgend for working together to establish a Business Improvement District (BID).
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