Action packed August Bank Holiday
The waters of Cardiff bay will be full of action this weekend as the last summer bank holiday gets underway with the P1 Welsh Grand Prix of the Sea.
- Secondary School attendance levels at record high
- £5.7m Welsh Government investment into clinical research and development
- Action packed August Bank Holiday
- Review of the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010
- Charging guidance to Ofwat (the economic regulator of the water sector)
- Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Ratings)(Wales) Regulations
- The development of an energy efficiency strategy for Wales
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
- Secondary legislation for development management
Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
The act puts in place delivery structures, processes and procedures to make Wales’ planning system fit for the 21st century.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightTaxes in Wales
The devolution of some taxes to Wales from April 2018 provides us with the opportunity to reshape those taxes to better meet our circumstances and priorities.
1st Supplementary Budget 2015-16 »
The 1st supplementary budget proposes a number of changes to the final budget for 2015-16, which was published in December 2014.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
- The number of households accepted as homeless continued to fall during 2014-15, dropping by 1 per cent to 5,070 households. The overall number of decisions made on homelessness applications was down by 11 per cent during 2014-15, compared with the previous year.
- During 2014-15, the number of single person households accepted as homeless decreased by 3 per cent and accounted for 54 per cent of all acceptances, compared with 55 per cent during 2013-14.
Households in Temporary Accommodation
- The number of households placed in temporary accommodation has been increasing for a number of years. However, at the end of March 2015 there were 2,050 households in temporary accommodation, which is 11 per cent less than the end of March 2014.
- At the end of March 2015 there were 195 households in Bed & Breakfast (B&B) accommodation, which is an increase of 5 per cent compared with the end of March 2014. Of those in B&B accommodation at the end of March 2015, there were 10 families with children, which is similar to the previous year.
From April 2014, new data covering the prevention and relief of homelessness was collected from the Local Authorities in Wales. The information collected will be published on StatsWales once a complete and accurate dataset is available.
Following a consultation on a range of proposals relating to official statistics, statutory homelessness information will continue to be collected and published, via StatsWales, on a quarterly basis however publication of the full quarterly statistical report will be replaced with a twice yearly statistical report.
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