Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
Supporting midwives to support women in pregnancy and childbirth
A new model of clinical supervision for midwives in Wales was launched by Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Professor Jean White.
- Health Secretary Vaughan Gething announces all-Wales PrEP trial
- Ken Skates keen to explore further A55 improvements
- Supporting midwives to support women in pregnancy and childbirth
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Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Data on fires, location, cause, motive, casualties and false alarms attended.
Data refers to the period 1 April 2016 to 30 September 2016 and compares with the same period in the previous year.
- The Welsh Fire and Rescue Services attended 5,816 fires in this period, a decrease of 19 per cent.
- There were 2,467 primary fires in Wales, an increase of 5 per cent.
- There were 3,253 secondary fires in Wales, a decrease of 31 per cent. Since a large proportion of these fires occur outside, they are likely to be influenced by weather conditions.
- There were 13 fire deaths in Wales, 6 more than reported in the same period in the previous year.
- There were 88 injuries in this period, a decrease of 38 per cent. A further 173 received first aid, were sent to a hospital for precautionary tests or were advised to seek medical advice, this equates to an increase of 14 per cent.
- There were 8,064 false fire alarms in Wales, 10 per cent more than reported in the same period in the previous year.
- There were 213 malicious false alarms, 27 per cent fewer than in the same period in the previous year.
Key results and StatsWales data are published biannually and a report will be published annually.
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