Fewer Councils could save £650 million
Reforms to local government in Wales will deliver net savings of up to £650m over ten years, the Welsh Government has announced.
- Landmark landlord licensing scheme hailed as UK first
- Sprinkler systems to be fitted in all new and converted housing from 2016
- Fewer Councils could save £650 million
- 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 »
- Statistics & Research
Business rates policy review
An independent advisory group was set up to review the business rates policy in Wales.
The work of the Business Rates Task and Finish Group has now come to an end.
The Group produced 3 reports on aspects of business rates policy in Wales.