Energy Wales Statement »The energy system in Wales is on the threshold of great change driven by new energy, technology and low carbon energy transition objectives.Learn more »
Wales replaces the axed UK Independent Living Fund
A new £20m fund to support more than 1,600 disabled people in Wales with their care needs comes into operation today, following the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) by the UK Government.
- Minister in Lyon to share lessons for Future Generations
- Transport Minister outlines Metro Phase Two plans
- Wales replaces the axed UK Independent Living Fund
- Draft revised guidance on disciplinary and dismissal procedures for school staff
- Prevention of Pollution (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
- Proposal for the registration of school learning support workers with the Education Workforce Council
- Draft non-statutory guidance for local authorities on elective home education
- Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives for 2016-2020
Featured consultation »Draft non-statutory guidance for local authorities on elective home education
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Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) BillThe bill creates the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more sustainable and joined-up way.
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
Upcoming calendar »
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An annual report showing information based on 17 long term output indicators from the Wales Transport Strategy, which were grouped by their social, economic and environmental impacts.
- Some 8 out of 10 journeys to work are made using a car or a van. This has figure has remained constant for the past 10 years.
- There were a little under 49 million journeys made using the Concessionary Fares Bus Pass in Wales in 2012-13.
- The road safety targets set in 2000 were all met by 2010; with 2012 reporting the lowest level of killed or seriously injured, 1,034, on record.
- Bus passenger numbers in Wales has remained constant at some 116 million between 2009-10 and 2011-12.
- Rail passenger numbers in Wales increased from some 26 million 2009-10 to 27 million in 2010-11.
- Road traffic in Wales fell from 26.93 billion vehicle kilometres in 2011 to 26.76 billion vehicle kilometres in 2012, the lowest level since 2003.
- Sea passenger numbers fell from 2.8m in 2011 to 2.6m in 2012.
- Air passenger numbers at Cardiff Airport fell from 1.2m in 2011 to 1.0m in 2012.
- Greenhouse gas emissions relating to transport fell by 2 per cent between 2010 and 2011.
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