Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
Over £1m of Welsh Government funding helps children get a Flying Start
Over £1m of Welsh Government funding has been allocated to 33 Flying Start projects across Wales to help them improve their facilities, Carl Sargeant announced today.
- Swansea based Oyster Bay Systems expands and set to create 19 new jobs with Welsh Government support
- Welsh Government to invest over £2m to develop Welsh ports
- Over £1m of Welsh Government funding helps children get a Flying Start
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The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
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An annual report which includes details of the levels of average band D council tax by local authority.
- Average band D council tax for Wales for 2017-18 is £1,420. This includes £1,162 for county councils, £227 for police and £32 for community councils. Band D figures for billing authorities, including police elements, vary from £1,128 in Pembrokeshire to £1,754 in Blaenau Gwent.
- County council increases in band D council tax for 2017-18 average £35 or 3.1% over the previous year. Police increases average £10 or 4.8%. These increases combine to produce an average band D rise of £46 or 3.3%.
- Dyfed Powys Police have the largest band D increase of 6.9%. North Wales Police have the smallest band D increase of 3.8%.
- Pembrokeshire has the largest overall band D percentage increase of 5.3%. Caerphilly has the smallest overall band D percentage increase of 1.5%.
- In England, the estimated Band D percentage increase is 4.0%.
- Welsh average band D council tax is 89% of the latest estimated figure of £1,591 for England.
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