Progress on major health conditions delivery plans »We remain committed to ensuring that quality improvement remains at the centre of our approach for the future of NHS Wales.
£45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
A £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills and improve career prospects across South Wales has been announced by Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government Mark Drakeford.
- Emergency ambulance response continues to improve
- £36m EU-backed investment in research and innovation for Welsh business
- £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
- Consultation on Procurement Regulation in Wales
- National Outcomes Framework for Youth Work
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment
- Building Regulations Sustainability Review
- Support for foundation years
- Support for postgraduate study and part-time engineering, technology or computer science degrees
Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016
The act puts in place the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more proactive, sustainable and joined-up way.
Assembly bills »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward.Learn more »
Section highlightWelsh taxes: a conversation
Share your thoughts on a new Taxpayers’ Charter.
Final Budget 2016-17 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2016-17 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Rail station usage
A report which compares rail station usage, for each and every station by line or route.
- In 2014-15 there were 221 rail stations in Wales.
- There was an annual increase of 1.4 per cent in the number of station entries/exits in Wales in 2014-15 compared to last year.
- Cardiff Central remains the busiest station in Wales with around one quarter of all station entries/exits (11.9m in 2014-15).
- Of the 20 busiest stations in Wales, half are part of the Valley Lines network, not including Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street and three in North Wales at Rhyl, Bangor and Wrexham General.
- Rail station usage in Wales accounts for around 2 per cent of the UK total.
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