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
Media and publishing
The Welsh Government works with the UK Government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport on film and broadcasting issues, and supports the publishing industry in Wales.
The Welsh Government supports the publishing industry in Wales through the Welsh Books Council (external link).
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is responsible for:
- UK-wide policy on film
- sponsorship of the UK Film Council
- sponsorship of the National Film and Television School
- UK lead on European film policy.
A new film agency for Wales has been established. The new organisation will ensure that the economic, cultural, educational and exhibition aspects of film are effectively represented in Wales, the UK and the world. For more information, visit the Film Agency for Wales website (external link).
The Welsh Government works closely with the DCMS and other relevant bodies on broadcasting issues that affect Wales.
Visit: The Department for Culture, Media and Sport website (external link)