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 »
£7.6m funding boost for children and young people’s mental health services in Wales
The Welsh Government will invest an extra £7.6m every year in mental health services for children and young people in Wales.
- Love your library, cherish your church, partial to your pub? Consultation to protect community facilities launched
- £6.7m investment in new IT system to integrate NHS and social services in Wales
- £7.6m funding boost for children and young people’s mental health services in Wales
- Protecting Community Assets
- Developments of National Significance
- Geological Disposal of Higher Activity Radioactive Waste: Community Engagement and Implementation Processes
- Changes to the Producer Responsibility regimes for batteries and packaging
- Consultation on a Private Rented Sector Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents
Section highlightHistoric Environment (Wales) BillThe Bill will support the positive management of change in the Welsh historic environment.
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
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A monthly report which covers topics such as employment, indices, exports and earnings.
The Labour Force Survey estimates for the 3 months to March 2015
- The employment rate for those aged 16-64 in Wales was 69.4 per cent, down 0.4 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK rate was 73.5 per cent, up 1.0 percentage point from the same period a year earlier.
- The unemployment rate in Wales was 6.7 per cent of the economically active, down 0.1 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK average was 5.5 per cent, down 1.2 percentage points from the same period a year earlier.
- The economic inactivity rate for those aged 16-64 in Wales was 25.4 per cent, up 0.5 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK average was 22.1 per cent, unchanged from the same period a year earlier.
The claimant count rate in April 2015 for Wales was 3.1 per cent of the workforce, down 1.2 percentage points on April 2014 (UK rate 2.3 per cent, down 1.0 percentage points over the year).
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