Welsh Government announces cap on rail fares
The Welsh Government has today announced that regulated rail fares in Wales will not rise above the rate of inflation until at least October 2018.
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Land Transaction Tax will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales.
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An annual report which includes information by school sector and local authority.
- Total expenditure on SEN provision is budgeted to be £362 million, an increase of £5.4 million or 1.5% compared with the previous year.
- Delegated expenditure to special schools accounts for 26% of the total budgeted SEN expenditure. Notional allocations within nursery, primary, middle and secondary schools account for a further 47% of the total. The remaining 27% is made up of money held centrally by local authorities.
- Denbighshire delegates the largest proportion of their SEN budget to their schools at 91%, whilst Caerphilly delegates the smallest proportion at 54%.
- Total SEN expenditure per pupil for Wales is budgeted to be £800. This consists of £586 delegated expenditure per pupil and £214 non-delegated expenditure per pupil.
- Blaenau Gwent has the largest SEN budget per pupil at £1,004, whilst the Vale of Glamorgan has the smallest SEN budget per pupil at £597.
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