Appointment of the next Children’s Commissioner for Wales »The current Children's Commissioner's tenure will come to an end on 28 February 2015.Learn more »
56% of food businesses in Wales get top food hygiene ratings
More than half of food businesses in Wales have been awarded the highest ratings for their food hygiene standards.
- Support for Wales YFC announced
- Launch of Creative Learning through the Arts – an Action Plan for Wales
- 56% of food businesses in Wales get top food hygiene ratings
- Proposed changes to homelessness data collections
- Proposals to amend existing powers to tackle waste crime and poor performing sites in the waste management industry
- Developing a Landfill Disposals Tax
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- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Teacher assessment: strengthening arrangements to improve reliability, consistency and confidence
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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 data on the number of children by age, gender and time on register.
- There were 3,135 children (including unborn children) on child protection registers at 31 March 2014. This is an increase of 6 per cent compared with 31 March 2013 and represents a rate of 50 children per 10,000 population aged under 18. This continues an increasing long-term trend since 2002.
- There were 1,615 boys, 1,495 girls and 25 unborn children on the registers at 31 March 2014. 42 per cent of children on child protection registers were aged under 5.
- The highest number of registrations was shown in categories involving neglect (42 per cent) and the lowest in categories of sexual abuse (7 per cent) (note that registrations may state more than one category of abuse).
- There were 4,180 children added to registers during the year ending 31 March 2014, little change from the previous year. The number of children removed from the registers during the year decreased by 3 per cent to 3,995.
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