Progress on major health conditions delivery plans »We remain committed to ensuring that quality improvement remains at the centre of our approach for the future of NHS Wales.
£45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
A £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills and improve career prospects across South Wales has been announced by Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government Mark Drakeford.
- Emergency ambulance response continues to improve
- £36m EU-backed investment in research and innovation for Welsh business
- £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
- Consultation on Procurement Regulation in Wales
- National Outcomes Framework for Youth Work
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment
- Building Regulations Sustainability Review
- Support for foundation years
- Support for postgraduate study and part-time engineering, technology or computer science degrees
Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016
The act puts in place the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more proactive, sustainable and joined-up way.
Assembly bills »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward.Learn more »
Section highlightWelsh taxes: a conversation
Share your thoughts on a new Taxpayers’ Charter.
Final Budget 2016-17 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2016-17 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
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.
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.
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.