Recycling still on the up in Wales
More local authorities than ever are hitting their recycling targets according to new figures published today.
- Hi-tech engineering facility in Mid Wales opened by First Minister
- Two more Carwyn Connect dates announced
Featured Article »Celebrating success in the creative and arts sectors in Wales
- Recycling still on the up in Wales
- A call for proposals on a migrant Roma strategy for Wales
- Draft Statutory Guidance on Multi-Agency Collaboration in respect of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence
- A framework for managing the night time economy in Wales
- Charging guidance to Ofwat (the economic regulator of the water sector)
- Care and Support (Business Failure) (Wales) Regulations 2015 and the Care and Support (Provision of Health Services) (Wales) Regulations 2015, stemming from the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014
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 »
- Statistics & Research
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An annual report which includes information about the number of additional units delivered, as well as how the planning system contributed to the provision of these units.
- In 2013-14, local authorities reported 2,416 additional affordable housing units had been delivered across Wales, an increase of 18 per cent compared with 2012-13. The total delivered since April 2011 represents 69 per cent of the Welsh Government’s new target on affordable housing provision.
- The number of affordable housing units delivered without capital grant funding increased by 38 per cent during 2013-14 compared with a 7 per cent increase in the number delivered with capital grant funding.
- Welsh Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) continued to make the largest contribution to additional affordable housing in Wales, delivering 74 per cent of all additional affordable housing provision during 2013-14 (1,799 units).
- Affordable housing units delivered on land made available by the public sector rose to its highest recorded level during 2013-14, with 757 units delivered. The majority of these units (70 per cent) were delivered on land made available by local authorities.
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