More than 600 people treated by ‘flying doctors’ in first six months on board Wales Air Ambulance
The pioneering emergency medical care service for Wales provides treatment usually only available in hospitals.
- Survey results of how people use the Welsh language published
- After the UK funding fanfare Wales faces five more years of cuts, Minister tells public finance professionals
- More than 600 people treated by ‘flying doctors’ in first six months on board Wales Air Ambulance
- Proposed New Management Measures for the Scallop Fishery in Cardigan Bay
- Draft Local Government (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum
- Green Growth Wales – Options for investment support
- The Public Sector Waste and Resource Efficiency Plan
- Code of Practice on the Role of the Director of Social Services under Part 8 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) 2014 Act
- Refugee and Asylum Seeker Delivery 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
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.
- On an annual basis, there has been a sustained increase in the number of new dwellings started in Wales over the last three years. During 2014-15, numbers increased by 20 per cent compared with the previous year. This increase has continued into the April to June quarter of 2015-16 with a total of 1,804 new dwellings started, up by 6 per cent on the same quarter of 2013-14.
- The number of new dwellings completed annually increased over the last two years, with numbers up by 6 per cent during 2014-15. As with starts, this increase has continued into the April to June quarter of 2015-16, with a total of 1,750 new dwellings completed, which is 10 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 84 per cent of all new dwellings completed during April to June 2015-16.
- During April to June 2015-16, the number of private sector completions increased by 9 per cent from the previous year, to 1,477 dwellings, whilst RSL completions were up by 15 per cent to 273 dwellings. 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 April to June 2015-16, they accounted for 42 per cent of all completions.
Quarterly data are published on StatsWales and a report is published annually. The information published on StatsWales includes local authority level data as well as the number of new dwellings completed by dwelling type and number of bedrooms.
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