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 »
Assembly to vote on landmark Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill
Assembly to vote on landmark Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill.
- Launch of Creative Learning through the Arts – an Action Plan for Wales
- 34,000 alcohol-related hospital admissions cost Welsh NHS £109m a year
- Assembly to vote on landmark Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill
- Proposals to amend existing powers to tackle waste crime and poor performing sites in the waste management industry
- Developing a Landfill Disposals Tax
- Collection and publication of fire statistics
- Talk to me 2
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Teacher assessment: strengthening arrangements to improve reliability, consistency and confidence
Featured consultation »Use and effectiveness of Civil Sanctions for environmental offences
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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.