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 »
£144 million investment in 52,000 apprenticeships
A £144 million EU and Welsh Government investment to fund over 50,000 apprenticeships in Wales has been announced by the First Minister, Carwyn Jones.
- Wales’ best interests lie in a prosperous Europe says First Minister
- Extra investment to support veterans in Wales
- £144 million investment in 52,000 apprenticeships
- 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
- Devolution, Democracy and Delivery White Paper - Reforming Local Government: Power to Local People
- Interim non-statutory standards for sustainable drainage (SuDS) in Wales – designing, constructing, operating and maintaining surface water drainage systems
- Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009 – Part 1 Guidance to Fire and Rescue Authorities and Fire and Rescue Authorities Support and Intervention Protocol
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
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.