Tuition fees in Wales frozen
The maximum tuition fee level that institutions in Wales will be able to charge will remain at £9,000 for 2017/18, it has been announced today (Fri 23rd Sept).
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Land Transaction Tax will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales.
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Pollution from industrial processes in Wales has been increasingly controlled by law over the past 150 years.
The main legislation is the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010, which cover around 1,650 businesses in Wales.
Under this law, many different potentially polluting activities must have a permit to operate. Most of the larger industrial sites are regulated by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and are known as ‘Part A(1) installations’. NRW also regulates other activities, including ‘waste operations’ and ‘waste mobile plant’.
Some activities, however, are regulated by local authorities. These are:
- Part A(2) installations,
- Part B installations,
- Part B mobile plant,
- Small waste incineration Plant,
- Solvent emission activities.
Regulators recover the costs of regulating these activities through charging schemes. Find out more about charges for local authority and NRW regulated sites.