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 »
New service to help people across Wales save on energy, waste and water
The Welsh Government has launched a marketing campaign to urge the public to contact the Welsh Government’s Resource Efficient Wales helpline.
- Plan unveiled to signpost visitors to Welsh culinary gems
- Ground-breaking Acts receive Royal Assent
- New service to help people across Wales save on energy, waste and water
- Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives for 2016-2020
- Future arrangements for the Welsh Government’s Equality and Inclusion Programme for 2017-2020
- Consultation on guidance for commissioning substance misuse services
- Raising the ambitions and educational attainment of children who are looked after in Wales
- Proposals to amend existing powers to tackle waste crime and poor performing sites in the waste management industry
- Tax devolution in Wales - Consultation on a Land Transaction Tax
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)