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 »
Wales replaces the axed UK Independent Living Fund
A new £20m fund to support more than 1,600 disabled people in Wales with their care needs comes into operation today, following the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) by the UK Government.
- Minister in Lyon to share lessons for Future Generations
- Transport Minister outlines Metro Phase Two plans
- Wales replaces the axed UK Independent Living Fund
- 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
Featured consultation »Draft non-statutory guidance for local authorities on elective home education
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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 »
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Retained duty staff in the fire and rescue service
A report which includes information on stations, personnel, aplications, leavers, equality and diversity and health and safety.
- In 2008-09 there were 151 Fire and Rescue stations across Wales, of these 101 were fully retained duty stations and 19 were day-crewed.
- There were 1,978 retained duty staff providing 1,578 24 hour units of cover at 31 March 2009.
- There were 632 applications received in Wales in 2008-09, an increase of 12 per cent since 2007-08.
- During 2008-09, 123 retained duty system staff left the service a decrease of 18 per cent since 2007-08.
- In 2008-09, 96 per cent of retained duty staff in Wales were men, this varied from 98 per cent in South Wales to 95 per cent in Mid and West Wales.
- There were 66 retained duty staff injured during 2008-09 a decrease of 31 per cent since 2007-08.
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