Action packed August Bank Holiday
The waters of Cardiff bay will be full of action this weekend as the last summer bank holiday gets underway with the P1 Welsh Grand Prix of the Sea.
- Secondary School attendance levels at record high
- £5.7m Welsh Government investment into clinical research and development
- Action packed August Bank Holiday
- Review of the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010
- Charging guidance to Ofwat (the economic regulator of the water sector)
- Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Ratings)(Wales) Regulations
- The development of an energy efficiency strategy for Wales
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
- Secondary legislation for development management
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
They are the official set of population estimates for the UK and its constituent countries, the regions and counties of England, and local authorities and their equivalents. This bulletin is based on the data for Wales in the first release of the mid-2014 estimates of the UK.
- On 30 June 2014 there were estimated to be 3,092,036 people living in Wales.
- The population of Wales increased by 0.31 per cent between mid-2013 and mid-2014 (the smallest increase for UK countries and regions of England).
- In mid-2014 there were estimated to be more people aged 65 and over living in Wales (614,700) than children (aged 0 to 15, 554,800).
- In mid-2014 the percentage of the population aged 65 and over living in Wales was 19.9 per cent, while the percentage of the population aged 0 to 15 was 17.9 per cent.
- There were small population increases for most local authorities in Wales from mid-2013 to mid-2014: there was a large increase for Cardiff (up by 2,580), a decrease for Ceredigion (down by 540), and very small decreases for Blaenau Gwent and Powys.
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