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Land Transaction Tax will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales.
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- Achievement and entitlement to free school meals
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- Evaluation of the Foundation Phase Flexibility Pilot Scheme
- Farm incomes
- NHS diagnostic and therapy service waiting times
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The information on new house building is based on the reports of local authority building inspectors and the National House Building Council (NHBC), which is a private approved inspector. It does not include information from other private approved inspectors.
- The number of new dwellings started fell by 4 per cent during 2015-16 and this decrease in starts continued into the first quarter of 2016-17. However, during July to September 2016, a total of 1,896 new dwellings were started, which is up by 4 per cent on the same quarter in the previous year.
- The number of new dwellings completed during 2015-16 was up by 12 per cent (revised) on the previous year. However, completions decreased in each of the first two quarters of 2016-17.There were 1,601 new dwellings completed during July to September 2016 which was down by 8 per cent on the previous year but 8 per cent more than the same quarter of 2014-15.
- The private sector continued to account for the majority of new house building activity, at 85 per cent of all new dwellings completed during July to September 2016.
- The number of private sector completions decreased by just 1 per cent during July to September 2016, compared with the previous year, to 1,363 dwellings. Registered Social Landlord (RSL) completions during July to September 2016 however, were down by over a third (34 per cent) on the same quarter of 2015-16. The 238 new dwellings completed by RSLs during the quarter accounted for 15 per cent of all completions, compared with 21 per cent a year earlier. There were no local authority dwellings completed during the quarter.
- The highest percentage of new dwellings completed in Wales continued to be 3 bedroom properties. During July to September 2016, they accounted for 41 per cent of all completions.
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