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 »
£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.
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 »
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Upcoming calendar »
See the schedule for all statistics and research releases.View upcoming calendar »
Environmental Noise Directive
This Directive requires us to produce noise maps for major roads and railways in Wales, and for transportation and major industry within the largest Welsh towns and cities.
The Directive also requires us to produce action plans based on the noise maps and say what we will do about transportation and industrial noise in the noise-mapped areas from 2013 to 2018.
The noise maps for Wales are based on calculation rather than measurement. They should only be considered a starting point for identifying areas that need priority action. You can find out more about the maps by going to the “Second round noise mapping” pages.
We and the other organisations responsible for managing noise in Wales have decided to produce a single plan for the whole of Wales. It covers all of the major forms of man-made noise, including neighbourhood noise.