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Wales to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE Day in Wales
The Welsh Government has today outlined events across Wales to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE Day.
- Cylch Caron: £5.8m Welsh Government investment in services closer to home
- New £1m plan to improve liver disease services in Wales
- Wales to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE Day in Wales
- 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
- Consultation on the Regulation of Private Housing (Information, Periods and Fees for Registration and Licensing) (Wales) Regulations 2015
- Compulsory Microchipping of Dogs in Wales
- Regulations as provided for by the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015
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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 February 2015
- The employment rate for those aged 16-64 in Wales was 69.8 per cent, down 1.1 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK average was 73.4 per cent, up 1.0 percentage point from the same period a year earlier.
- The unemployment rate in Wales was 6.2 per cent of the economically active, down 0.6 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK average was 5.6 per cent, down 1.3 percentage points from the same period a year earlier.
- The economic inactivity rate for those aged 16-64 in Wales was 25.5 per cent, up 1.8 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 March 2015 for Wales was 3.2 per cent of the workforce, down 1.2 percentage points on March 2014 (UK rate 2.3 per cent, down 1.1 percentage points over the year).
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