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£6m to help older people live independently in their home
A £6 million investment to help older people in Wales live independently in their own home, has been announced by the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths.
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Section highlightHistoric Environment (Wales) BillThe Bill will support the positive management of change in the Welsh historic environment.
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
A report showing information presented by main mode of travel and time taken.
The statistics have been taken from the 2005 and 2006 Living in Wales surveys, which is an annual Welsh household survey.
- Of those respondents who live within a mile of their usual place of work, only half of those who work full-time walk to work.
- Of those respondents who live within a mile of their usual place of work, those who work part-time are more likely to walk to work than those who work full-time.
- Of those who live within three miles of their usual place of work, respondents in Scotland are three times more likely to use the bus to get to work than respondents in Wales.
- Of those households in Wales with a school age child in full-time education, a higher proportion of those whose eldest child is in primary school are driven to school than walked to school.
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