New deal for the education workforce »Delivering our ambitions for learners in Wales will need the full commitment of a highly skilled and professional workforce.Learn more »
Another 300 young people find work thanks to Jobs Growth Wales
Young people in Wales have continued to find high-quality work opportunities through Jobs Growth Wales (JGW), the Welsh Government’s youth unemployment programme.
- New plans to reduce the number of children living in poverty
- £5million loan scheme to improve local sport facilities and get Wales active
- Another 300 young people find work thanks to Jobs Growth Wales
- Consultation on the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales - 2015
- Changes to the Producer Responsibility regimes for batteries and packaging
- Consultation on a Private Rented Sector Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents
- Proposed changes to homelessness data collections
- The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015
- The designation of higher education courses at alternative providers for the purpose of student support
Section highlightRegulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) BillThe Bill will improve the quality of care and support in Wales and strengthen protection for citizens.
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 »
- Statistics & Research
Local Government publications.
The Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 will come into force on 31 March.
The regulations have been amended following on from a consultation with stakeholders.
The attached guidance sets out the key policy principles that underpin the pay accountability provisions in the Localism Act 2011.
The Welsh Government recently conducted a review of the scope and coverage of pay policy statements for 2013-14.
The Welsh Government is making funding available to local authorities to deliver the 'Open for Business' business rates relief scheme.
The Welsh Government is making funding available to local authorities to deliver the 'New Developments' business rates relief scheme.
The Welsh Government has completed its consultations on Capital Finance and Accounting regulations and guidance on Local Government Investments and Minimum Revenue Provision (MRP).
This is the Welsh Authorities Staff Transfers (Pensions) Direction 2012 (“the Direction”) which came into force on 6 March 2012.
Part 1 of this document gives informal advice only and is not part of the guidance itself, which is contained in Part 2. It was revised in April 2010.
The Local Authorities (Capital Finance & Accounting) (Wales)(Amendment) Regulations have been made and came into force on 31 March 2009. The Regulations allow Welsh Local Authorities to defer the need to account for potential Icelandic Bank losses until 2010-2011.
This report explores the issues surrounding take-up of council tax benefit and housing benefit.
The Guide provides an informal commentary and a summary of the key elements of the system that became fully operational on 1 April 2004.
Following consultation in January 2008, an Amendment to the Capital Finance and Accounting Regulations (Wales) came into force on 31 March 2008. An informal commentary on the amending regulation, which includes a link to the legislation, can be found on this page along with a commentary and new sta ...
The Green Book provides analysis of the Standard Spending Assessments by individual services used in the calculation of the revenue settlement for Unitary and Police Authorities in Wales.