Energy Wales Statement »The energy system in Wales is on the threshold of great change driven by new energy, technology and low carbon energy transition objectives.Learn more »
£10m to improve NHS care for major health conditions
A £10m investment to improve NHS services for major health conditions such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke has been announced by Deputy Health Minister Vaughan Gething.
- £22m of funding for Environment and Sustainable Development organisations in Wales
- Major investment in world class facilities puts Dragon ahead of the game
- £10m to improve NHS care for major health conditions
- Draft revised guidance on disciplinary and dismissal procedures for school staff
- Prevention of Pollution (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
- Proposal for the registration of school learning support workers with the Education Workforce Council
- Draft non-statutory guidance for local authorities on elective home education
- Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives for 2016-2020
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Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) BillThe bill creates the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more sustainable and joined-up way.
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
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An annual report, produced by the Office for National Statistics, which shows the amount of money that the individuals in the household sector have available for spending or saving after income distribution measures have taken effect.
- Gross disposable household income (GDHI) per head in Wales in 2013 was £15,413 or 87.8 per cent of the UK average, up 1.1 percentage points relative to the UK average on 2012. This proportion has increased year-on-year since 1997.
- Wales saw the second largest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions between 1999 and 2013, up 66.7 per cent compared to a 60.7 per cent increase across the UK.
- Wales saw the second largest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions between 2012 and 2013, up 2.2 per cent compared to 1.0 per cent for the UK. The largest increase was in the West Midlands (up 2.3 per cent).
- The estimates for 2013 show that GDHI per head in East Wales and West Wales and the Valleys were 93.1 per cent and 84.7 per cent of the UK average respectively.
- West Wales and the Valleys has seen an increase of 64.8 per cent in GDHI per head since 1999, while East Wales has seen a 69.5 per cent increase, both above the increase for the UK (up 60.7 per cent).
- GDHI per head in Wales in 2013 was the fifth lowest amongst the UK countries and English regions, ahead of Northern Ireland, the North East, Yorkshire & the Humber and the North West.
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