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 »
£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.
- European approval for new Wales RDP
- Cardiff appoints leading US compound semiconductor expert with Welsh Government support
- £6m to help older people live independently in their home
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
National Library of Wales
The National Library of Wales collects and preserves material relating to Wales and the other Celtic nations.
The National Library of Wales (NLW) is an Welsh Government Sponsored Body (WGSB) and located in Aberystwyth. It plays an important role in the cultural and educational life of Wales. It is one of six legal deposit libraries within the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Library was established by Royal Charter in 1907. Its main functions are to:
collect and preserve
- the intellectual record of Wales, in many different media;
- a vast collection of printed material published mainly through its status as a legal deposit 'copyright' library.
- give access to this information and knowledge to a wide variety of people.
Typical users of the Library’s services include:
- family and local historians
You can find out more by visiting the National Library website.
CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales is responsible for policy and operational work relating to the National Library of Wales
Every year the Welsh Government issues a Remit Letter to NLW. The letter sets out NLW’s role in relation to the Government’s strategic agenda. This includes details of the priorities and outputs expected as well as how much funding will be provided. The remit letter can be accessed by clicking on "Remit Letters" on the left hand side of this page.