New plan to improve orthopaedic services in Wales
People who smoke or are overweight will be supported to join a weight-loss or stop-smoking programme.
- Capgemini to create 100 jobs in South Wales, backed by Welsh Government
- Welsh NHS delivery plans for major conditions extended to 2020
Featured Article »Celebrating success in the creative and arts sectors in Wales
- New plan to improve orthopaedic services in Wales
- A call for proposals on a migrant Roma strategy for Wales
- Draft Statutory Guidance on Multi-Agency Collaboration in respect of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence
- A framework for managing the night time economy in Wales
- Fire and Rescue National Framework 2016 onwards
- Charging guidance to Ofwat (the economic regulator of the water sector)
- Care and Support (Business Failure) (Wales) Regulations 2015 and the Care and Support (Provision of Health Services) (Wales) Regulations 2015, stemming from the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014
Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
The act puts in place delivery structures, processes and procedures to make Wales’ planning system fit for the 21st century.
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.
1st Supplementary Budget 2015-16 »
The 1st supplementary budget proposes a number of changes to the final budget for 2015-16, which was published in December 2014.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
- Hospital admissions data online
- Local authority revenue and capital outturn expenditure
- NHS GP referrals for first out-patient appointments
- Welsh Health Survey - Assessing the impact of a change in physical activity questions and the introduction of questions on e-cigarette use
- Welsh language use in the community: Research study
Upcoming calendar »
See the schedule for all statistics and research releases.View upcoming calendar »
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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