Progress on major health conditions delivery plans »We remain committed to ensuring that quality improvement remains at the centre of our approach for the future of NHS Wales.
£45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
A £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills and improve career prospects across South Wales has been announced by Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government Mark Drakeford.
- Emergency ambulance response continues to improve
- £36m EU-backed investment in research and innovation for Welsh business
- £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
- Consultation on Procurement Regulation in Wales
- National Outcomes Framework for Youth Work
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment
- Building Regulations Sustainability Review
- Support for foundation years
- Support for postgraduate study and part-time engineering, technology or computer science degrees
Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016
The act puts in place the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more proactive, sustainable and joined-up way.
Assembly bills »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward.Learn more »
Section highlightWelsh taxes: a conversation
Share your thoughts on a new Taxpayers’ Charter.
Final Budget 2016-17 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2016-17 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
An annual report which includes data on the number of children by age, gender and time on register.
- There were 2,936 children (including unborn children) on child protection registers at 31 March 2015. This is a decrease of 6 per cent compared with 31 March 2014 and represents a rate of 47 children per 10,000 population aged under 18. The decrease on last year ends the trend of the last decade which had seen a steady long-term increase.
- There were 1,460 boys, 1,460 girls and 15 unborn children on the registers at 31 March 2015. 41 per cent of children on child protection registers were aged under 5.
- The highest number of registrations was shown in categories involving neglect (43 per cent) and the lowest in categories of sexual abuse (8 per cent) (note that registrations may state more than one category of abuse).
- There were 4,435 children added to registers during the year ending 31 March 2015, an increase of 6 per cent on the previous year. The number of children removed from the registers during the year increased by 16 per cent to 4,635.
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