Progress on major health conditions delivery plans »We remain committed to ensuring that quality improvement remains at the centre of our approach for the future of NHS Wales.
£45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
A £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills and improve career prospects across South Wales has been announced by Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government Mark Drakeford.
- Emergency ambulance response continues to improve
- £36m EU-backed investment in research and innovation for Welsh business
- £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
- Consultation on Procurement Regulation in Wales
- National Outcomes Framework for Youth Work
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment
- Building Regulations Sustainability Review
- Support for foundation years
- Support for postgraduate study and part-time engineering, technology or computer science degrees
Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016
The act puts in place the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more proactive, sustainable and joined-up way.
Assembly bills »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward.Learn more »
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Share your thoughts on a new Taxpayers’ Charter.
Final Budget 2016-17 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2016-17 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
A report which includes data on the number of people walking and cycling.
For people in Wales aged 16 and over, and reporting on their travel over the previous 3 months:
- 6 per cent of adults cycled at least once or twice a week for active travel purposes
- 43 per cent of adults walked at least several times a week for active travel purposes
- When asked about the last seven days, 34 per cent of adults reported doing no active travel
- Half of all primary school children (regardless of distance from home to school) walked to school
- Just over a third of all secondary school pupils (regardless of distance from home to school) walked to school
- Only 2 percent of primary school children cycled to school (regardless of distance from home to school)
- Less than 1 per cent of all secondary school pupils cycled to school (regardless of distance from home to school)
- There were 269 seriously injured pedal cyclists admitted to hospital.
This information was collected through the National Survey for Wales.
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