Energy Wales Statement »The energy system in Wales is on the threshold of great change driven by new energy, technology and low carbon energy transition objectives.Learn more »
£144 million investment in 52,000 apprenticeships
A £144 million EU and Welsh Government investment to fund over 50,000 apprenticeships in Wales has been announced by the First Minister, Carwyn Jones.
- Wales’ best interests lie in a prosperous Europe says First Minister
- Extra investment to support veterans in Wales
- £144 million investment in 52,000 apprenticeships
- Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives for 2016-2020
- Future arrangements for the Welsh Government’s Equality and Inclusion Programme for 2017-2020
- Consultation on guidance for commissioning substance misuse services
- Devolution, Democracy and Delivery White Paper - Reforming Local Government: Power to Local People
- Interim non-statutory standards for sustainable drainage (SuDS) in Wales – designing, constructing, operating and maintaining surface water drainage systems
- Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009 – Part 1 Guidance to Fire and Rescue Authorities and Fire and Rescue Authorities Support and Intervention Protocol
Section highlightRegulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) BillThe Bill will improve the quality of care and support in Wales and strengthen protection for citizens.
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.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
An annual report which includes information on the number of dwellings demolished and the condition of residential properties assessed by local authorities under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS).
- The number of dwellings demolished across Wales in 2013-14 increased for the first time since 2010-11. During 2013-14, 221 dwellings were demolished, up by 87 per cent on the previous year.
- During 2013-14, 6 per cent fewer dwellings were assessed by local authorities under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) than in the previous year. Of those that were assessed, the percentage that contained at least one Category 1 hazard rose from 36 per cent in 2012-13 to 38 per cent in 2013-14.
- Over the last four years, of those dwellings assessed under HHSRS, a higher percentage of assessments in dwellings occupied by a single household (non-HMOs) were found to contain at least one Category 1 hazard, than dwellings occupied by multiple households (HMOs).
- In 2013-14, local authorities reported 14,320 known HMOs across Wales, which is the highest number recorded to date. The overall number of licensed HMOs across Wales has more than doubled since 2008-09.
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