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.Learn more »
Statement from the First Minister following meeting with the Prime Minister on Tata Steel
“My message to the Prime Minister this morning was simple. These plants cannot close.”
- Welsh Government agrees partnership in principle for £80m convention centre plans at Celtic Manor Resort, Newport
- £43m to improve Wales’ primary care services
- Statement from the First Minister following meeting with the Prime Minister on Tata Steel
- Consultation on Procurement Regulation in Wales
- National Outcomes Framework for Youth Work
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment
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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.
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Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward.Learn more »
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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
An annual report that presents data collected from the Pupil Level Annual School Census, with additional information on the schools and their teachers and support staff.
- Overall, there were 38 fewer LA maintained schools than at January 2014.
- The total number of pupils in LA maintained schools was 465,704, a rise of 623 pupils since January 2014.
- The numbers of pupils aged 5 to 10 have increased to 203,847 in 2015 compared to 200,580 in 2014. The numbers of pupils aged under 5 have been increasing since 2006.
- The percentage of pupils of compulsory school age in LA maintained schools known to be eligible for free school meals was 18.8 per cent in 2015 – down from 19.1 per cent in 2014.
- There were 24,510.8 full-time equivalent qualified teachers in LA maintained schools, a decrease of 311.7 over the year.
- There were 24,441.0 full-time equivalent support staff in LA maintained schools, an increase of 86.5 staff in the last year and continuing the trend of recent years.
- 7.3 per cent of pupils (7,835) were in infant classes of over 30 pupils, up from 6.9 per cent in January 2014.
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