New deal for the education workforce »Delivering our ambitions for learners in Wales will need the full commitment of a highly skilled and professional workforce.Learn more »
Another 300 young people find work thanks to Jobs Growth Wales
Young people in Wales have continued to find high-quality work opportunities through Jobs Growth Wales (JGW), the Welsh Government’s youth unemployment programme.
- New plans to reduce the number of children living in poverty
- £5million loan scheme to improve local sport facilities and get Wales active
- Another 300 young people find work thanks to Jobs Growth Wales
- Consultation on the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales - 2015
- Changes to the Producer Responsibility regimes for batteries and packaging
- Consultation on a Private Rented Sector Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents
- Proposed changes to homelessness data collections
- The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015
- The designation of higher education courses at alternative providers for the purpose of student support
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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19 March 2015
The Deputy Minister has outlined the importance of tourism to the economies of Wales and how investment in quality is crucial to compete in a global market.
13 March 2015
As Wales Tourism Week gets underway for 2015, Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates has met with Ann Phelan TD Minister of State for the Irish Government at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
11 March 2015
Huge posters of iconic welsh landmarks will be seen in key sites in Germany with the launch of a new Visit Wales
05 February 2015
During a visit to Blaenau Ffestiniog, the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism had an opportunity to fly at 70mph on Zip World Titan.
03 February 2015
Visit Wales have reported an increased level of awareness of Wales as a golf destination.
21 January 2015
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates outlines how tourism in Wales is in a strong position and looking forward to 2015
20 January 2015
2015 heralds the ninth year of the Extreme Sailing Series™ that visits eight iconic venues – of which Cardiff Bay will be one.
19 January 2015
A fresh new TV advert for families will kick start Wales’s marketing for 2015 as the latest phase of Visit Wales’ UK and Ireland marketing campaign - ‘Have you packed for Wales ?’ - goes live today.
08 January 2015
A funding announcement by the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has signalled a major step forward in the redevelopment of Saundersfoot Harbour
29 December 2014
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, looks back at an excellent year for tourism in Wales.
12 December 2014
The Welsh Government’s Tourism Advisory Board have met with tourism representatives in south east Wales ahead of holding their December board meeting.
12 November 2014
The Welsh Government has announced that additional funding will be made available to Conwy County Borough Council in order to re-open the Deganwy Quay promenade.
31 October 2014
Visit Wales and eight stand partners will be selling Wales to the world at the World Travel Market, ExCeL, London from the 3-7 November.
28 October 2014
New figures show that tourism in Wales is seeing growth in its market share of domestic visitors.
23 October 2014
Wales’ top hoteliers had an opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business by spending the day at the Oxfordshire award winning hotel owned by Raymond Blanc.
23 October 2014
New figures show that overseas markets are starting to recover with a significant increase reported in the number of overseas visitors to Wales during January – June 2014.
09 October 2014
Improving business performance while enriching visitor experience – learn from the best at the inaugural Digital Tourism Exhibition
From chasing white rabbits to talking portraits, these are just a few examples which delegates at the inaugural Digital Tourism Exhibition will experience next month.
02 October 2014
A new £1.5million campaign to bring more German visitors to Wales is to be launched in the new year.
30 September 2014
The deadline for the National Tourism Awards for Wales has been extended as tourism businesses request more time to deal with an unexpected prolonged peak season.