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Section highlightLand Transaction Tax
Land Transaction Tax will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales.
Final Budget 2016-17 »
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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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