New law to reform regulation and inspection of social care in Wales passed
A new law reforming the way Wales’ care and support services are regulated and inspected has been approved by Assembly Members.
- Minister visits £2m fuel poverty project
- Sprinkler systems to be fitted in all new and converted housing from 2016
- New law to reform regulation and inspection of social care in Wales passed
- Draft Local Government (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum
- Green Growth Wales – Options for investment support
- Draft water resources planning guideline
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 10 and Technical Advice Note 4: Retail Centre Development
- Revision of the Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice for Wales
- The Public Sector Waste and Resource Efficiency Plan
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
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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