Welsh Government assists Fox 21 Television Studios to revive ‘sleeping Dragon’ Studios
- Minister launches first day of discounted bus travel for young people in Wales
- More encouraging news for Wales’ tourism industry following bumper Bank Holiday weekend
- Welsh Government assists Fox 21 Television Studios to revive ‘sleeping Dragon’ Studios
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 10 and Technical Advice Note 4: Retail Centre Development
- Review of the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010
- Charging guidance to Ofwat (the economic regulator of the water sector)
- The development of an energy efficiency strategy for Wales
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
- Secondary legislation for development management
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Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
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Section highlightTaxes in Wales
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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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