First Minister announces major investment for steel in Wales
First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced the next tranche in a series of major investments as part of an ongoing programme of support to secure the long term future of the Tata steel works in Wales.
- Attainment gap for those on free school meals closes again
- Significant fall in diagnostics and therapy waits in Wales
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- Achievement and entitlement to free school meals
- Delayed transfers of care
- Evaluation of the Foundation Phase Flexibility Pilot Scheme
- Farm incomes
- NHS diagnostic and therapy service waiting times
- Process evaluation of the Parents, Childcare and Employment (PaCE) Project
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There is new analysis on factors which can affect farm incomes, such as weather and commodity prices. Also included for the first time is analysis of components of income and output (including subsidy), and assets, liabilities and net worth of farms. New additional tables published include detailed output and cost breakdowns for two years, and also longer trends in Farm Business Income (FBI) and two other measures of farm income.
- Latest farm income figures should be seen in the context of longer term trends in farm incomes and market conditions.
- Average FBI on dairy farms fell by around 53% to £32,800.
- For cattle & sheep (less favoured area) farms, average FBI per farm fell by around 1% to £21,900.
- Average FBI on cattle & sheep (lowland) farms decreased by around 40% to £16,300.
- Average FBI across ‘All farm types’ decreased by around 23% to £22,200.
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