Wales rides the wave as Surf Snowdonia officially opens
The opening of Surf Snowdonia in Dolgarrog in the Conwy Valley this Saturday gives Wales another iconic adventure tourism attraction and makes it an adventure destination to rival any in the world.
- New system for emergency ambulance services to prioritise patients in most need of care
- Launching Saundersfoot Harbour to international success
- Wales rides the wave as Surf Snowdonia officially opens
- Draft statutory guidance on the National Training Framework on violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence
- Revisions to the Waste Duty of Care Code of Practice
- The Welsh Language Tribunal - Practice Directions
- Statutory Guidance about sewerage undertakers duty to connect properties to the public sewerage system ( under Section 101A of the Water Industry Act 1991)
- Draft revised guidance on disciplinary and dismissal procedures for school staff
- Implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 – Consultation on the code of practice in relation to part 10 (Complaints, Representations and Advocacy Services) of the Act
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Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
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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 »
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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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