Appointment of the next Children’s Commissioner for Wales »The current Children's Commissioner's tenure will come to an end on 28 February 2015.Learn more »
Minister wants bigger role for National Parks
National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are integral to Wales’ national identity and are recognised internationally.
- £6.2 million IT investment in North Wales healthcare
- Funding for new Life Sciences Innovation Village in Cardiff
- Minister wants bigger role for National Parks
- Consultation on Service Framework for the Treatment of People with a Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Misuse Problem 2015
- Proposed changes to homelessness data collections
- Proposals to amend existing powers to tackle waste crime and poor performing sites in the waste management industry
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Teacher assessment: strengthening arrangements to improve reliability, consistency and confidence
- Provisions for the proposed Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Wales) 2015 and amendments to the Compensation and Pension Schemes 2007
Section highlightRegulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) BillThe Bill will improve the quality of care and support in Wales and strengthen protection for citizens.
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.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
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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