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£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
Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016
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Final Budget 2016-17 »
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- Statistics & Research
An annual report which presents information on those on care orders and other children provided with accommodation by their local authority.
- 5,617 children were looked after on 31 March 2015, a decrease of 128 (2.2 per cent) over the previous year and a rate of 89 per 10,000 population aged under 18. The number of looked after children has increased by 9 per cent over the last five years, but has remained relatively stable over the last three years.
- There were 512 children looked after at 31st March 2015 (9 per cent) who had three or more placements in 2014-15.
- The number of children adopted increased by 38 (11 per cent) over the previous year.
- Local authorities were in touch with 93 per cent of 19 year old care leavers; 55 per cent of 19 year old care leavers were known to be in education, training or employment.
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