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£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.
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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
This dataset enables household analyses to be carried out at a local authority level, including details of people in workless households, children in workless households, lone parents and housing tenure.
- In 2013, 19.8 per cent of households in Wales were workless. This compares with 17.2 per cent of households in the UK.
- In 2013, Blaenau Gwent and Rhondda Cynon Taf had the largest percentages of workless households in Wales, at 29.9 per cent and 23.9 per cent respectively. Monmouthshire (13.1 per cent) and Wrexham (15.1 per cent) had the lowest percentages of workless households.
- In 2013, 16.5 per cent of children in Wales lived in a workless household compared with 14.2 per cent in the UK.
- In 2013, the overall percentage of lone parent families is higher in Wales (8.9 per cent) than in the UK (8.4 per cent). Merthyr Tydfil (12.2 per cent) and Neath Port Talbot (11.8 per cent) had the highest percentages of lone parent households.
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