Progress on major health conditions delivery plans »We remain committed to ensuring that quality improvement remains at the centre of our approach for the future of NHS Wales.
Taking Wales Forward
The First Minister of Wales announced his new Cabinet and Ministers as the Welsh Government begins its ambitious programme to build a united, connected and sustainable Wales.
- Statement by the First Minister of Wales: Moving Wales Forward
- Dr Frank Atherton appointed Wales’ new Chief Medical Officer
- Taking Wales Forward
- Consultation on Procurement Regulation in Wales
- National Outcomes Framework for Youth Work
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment
- Building Regulations Sustainability Review
- Support for foundation years
- Support for postgraduate study and part-time engineering, technology or computer science degrees
Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016
The act puts in place the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more proactive, sustainable and joined-up way.
Assembly bills »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward.Learn more »
Section highlightWelsh taxes: a conversation
Share your thoughts on a new Taxpayers’ Charter.
Final Budget 2016-17 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2016-17 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
A report which includes information on fires, location, cause, motive, casualties and false alarms attended.
- The Welsh Fire and Rescue Services attended 7,189 fires in this period, an increase of 5 per cent.
- There were 2,336 primary fires in Wales, a decrease of 2 per cent.
- There were 4,715 secondary fires in Wales, an increase of 8 per cent. Since a large proportion of these fires occur outside, there are likely to be influenced by weather conditions.
- There were 7 fire deaths in Wales, 6 fewer than reported in the same period in the previous year.
- There were 140 injuries in this period, an increase of 24 per cent. A further 150 received first aid, were sent to a hospital for precautionary tests or were advised to seek medical advice, this equates to a decrease of 3 per cent.
- There were 7,360 false fire alarms in Wales, 11 per cent fewer than reported in the same period in the previous year.
- There were 292 malicious false alarms, 7 per cent fewer than in the same period in the previous year.
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