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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23 July 2015
New members appointed to The Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales and Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales
Public Services Minister, Leighton Andrews today announced two new appointments to the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales and the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales.
18 June 2015
Public Service reform in Wales is essential to protect frontline services against public expenditure cuts.
17 June 2015
Public Service Minister Leighton Andrews has published proposals for the future configuration of Local Authorities in Wales.
12 June 2015
Local Government could save up to £151 million a year on administrative savings says new report.
14 May 2015
Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews focussed today on the future of town and community councils
01 May 2015
Access to information on Community and Town councils is set to improve as some of the provisions in the Local Government (Democracy) (Wales) Act come into force today.
16 April 2015
Leighton Andrews will highlight the benefits of Councils working together when he speaks at the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health conference.
31 March 2015
Public Services Minister, Leighton Andrews AM has appointed the current Vice Chair of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales (IRP) to the position of Chair.
27 March 2015
The consultation on changes to local government in Wales is closing shortly.
26 March 2015
Council Tax in Wales remains significantly lower than in England according to new figures published today.
13 March 2015
Public Services Minister, is launching two consultations today on proposed exemptions to the Council Tax premiums being introduced for long-term empty homes and second homes.
05 February 2015
Bite the Ballot has named February 5th as National Voter Registration Day.
03 February 2015
The Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews will launch a White Paper setting out the terms of a new deal for Local Government in Wales.
08 December 2014
Leighton Andrews has expressed his disappointment with Local Authorities who failed to respond to a Welsh Government consultation.
04 December 2014
The Minister for Public Services, Leighton Andrews announced a key appointment to the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales today.
27 November 2014
Public Services Minister, Leighton Andrews says public services organisations, and in particular Councils, must change to better reflect the make-up of the communities they serve.
24 November 2014
An independent review of administrative costs across all local authorities in Wales is being commissioned by Public Services Minister, Leighton Andrews.
22 October 2014
Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews AM praised Diversity Champions at an event in Cardiff Bay.
08 October 2014
Local authorities will receive funding totalling more than £4 billion from the Welsh Government in 2015-16.
23 September 2014
Minister for Public Services, Leighton Andrews today outlined how he will take forward plans to create modern and effective Local Government in Wales.
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