Welsh Ambulance Service exceeds eight-minute target
Almost 70% of people with life-threatening illnesses and injuries received an emergency response within eight minutes.
- Public Services Minister marks White Ribbon Day
- New law to reform regulation and inspection of social care in Wales passed
- Welsh Ambulance Service exceeds eight-minute target
- Draft Local Government (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum
- Green Growth Wales – Options for investment support
- Draft water resources planning guideline
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 10 and Technical Advice Note 4: Retail Centre Development
- Revision of the Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice for Wales
- The Public Sector Waste and Resource Efficiency Plan
Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
The act puts in place delivery structures, processes and procedures to make Wales’ planning system fit for the 21st century.
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.
1st Supplementary Budget 2015-16 »
The 1st supplementary budget proposes a number of changes to the final budget for 2015-16, which was published in December 2014.Learn more »
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Farming & countryside: documents
This section contains documents and publications relating to farming and countryside, pesticides and the Single Application Form.
The report provides statistical information on the area and number of small holdings held by smallholding authorities.
Last year, Welsh Government made a commitment to commission and publish an evaluation of a sample of Glastir Advanced contracts for the first 2 years of the scheme.
Independent review by Andy Richardson, and the Welsh Government Response.
The colleges and universities in Wales with a land-based element in their mission are a crucial element of the future prosperity of the agricultural and other rural industries in Wales.
The recent legal challenge brought against the Welsh Government on the Moorland region has shown that, as certain land below 400 metres will have the characteristics of Moorland, but will nevertheless not fall within the definition laid down by the Regulations, it is not possible to have a Moorland ...
Co-existence measures aiming to protect farmers of traditional and conventional crops in Wales from the possible economic disadvantages of accidental contamination from GM crops were announced in 2010. Read the Equality Impact Assessment.
"To achieve a truly resilient industry there are many factors that come into play, but the main aim must be to have sustainable, profitable and professionally managed farms as the core ambition." - Malcolm Thomas M.B.E.
This booklet explains the rules of the European Commission’s Single Application for 2012.
Please read this guidance before you complete your trading of entitlements application form.
Find out why you need to keep a flock record and download the Welsh Government recommended booklet.
The Countryside Survey provides a comprehensive survey of the UK countryside in the light of Government policies and environmental influences such as Climate Change.
This strategy outlines the Welsh Government’s Rural Affairs policy direction through to 2020.
Report on progress during the last year on delivering the key priorities of the Farming, Food and Countryside strategy.
If you are pregnant, you should avoid close contact with sheep during the lambing season as you could be at risk from infections that occur in some ewes.
This guidance describes the requirements that farmers in Wales must follow in order to comply with the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010, Statutory Instrument 2010/1493 (W. 136)1; known as “the SSAFO Wales Regulations.” These ...
We are using updated information from the Ordnance Survey and recent aerial photography to produce more up to date maps with all farms in Wales being re-mapped.
The project has examined impacts for the Welsh agricultural sector and for the main types of farm units. It has not examined reduction of greenhouse gas emissions off-farm in the food chain.
Carefully planned, periodic, controlled burning can be beneficial for agriculture, game management,wildlife conservation and the wider environment.
Find out why you need to keep a herd register and download the Welsh Government recommended booklet.