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.
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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 »
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Key Stage 3
- Since 2014 there has been an increase in the percentage of pupils achieving the expected level (level 5 or above) in every subject. The greatest increase was in Welsh Second Language (3.4 percentage points).
- In 2015, the percentage of pupils achieving the expected level varied from 92.7 per cent in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to 81.2 per cent in Welsh Second Language.
- In each subject, a higher percentage of girls than boys achieved the expected level. The gap between girls and boys was greatest in Welsh Second Language (13.1 percentage points).
Key Stage 2
- In 2015, the percentage of pupils achieving the expected level (level 4 or above) in Welsh Second Language was 76.1 per cent, compared with 73.1 per cent in 2014.
A further breakdown of all the data shown in this release by local authority, attainment level and by gender will be available on StatsWales. Data will be added to the StatsWales website shortly.
Benchmark information tables are also available for Key Stage 3 (both for core and non-core subjects) and are published alongside this release.
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