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£7.6m funding boost for children and young people’s mental health services in Wales
The Welsh Government will invest an extra £7.6m every year in mental health services for children and young people in Wales.
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- £7.6m funding boost for children and young people’s mental health services in Wales
Section highlightHistoric Environment (Wales) BillThe Bill will support the positive management of change in the Welsh historic environment.
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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 »
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Evaluation of Libraries for Life
- evaluates the programme’s six work strands;
- assesses the development of libraries between 2008-11;
- evaluates the aims and objectives of the programme;
- measures the impact of the programme on library services in Wales.
The report includes a wide range of data from staff, library users and non-users, obtained using various research methods. It includes ground-breaking research using the Social Return on Investment (SROI) model.
The report concludes that Libraries for Life has had a significant impact on library services in Wales, and has delivered significant benefits for the people of Wales. The programme offered excellent value for money, and has improved services in many areas.
The research was carried out by ScotInform Ltd.