Wales has its own government, making policies and laws for our country.

We are working to help improve the lives of people in Wales and make our nation a better place in which to live and work.

Our responsibilities include:

  • education
  • health
  • local government
  • transport
  • planning
  • economic development
  • social services
  • culture
  • Welsh language
  • environment
  • agriculture and rural affairs


  • make decisions on matters regarding these areas, for Wales as a whole
  • develop policies and implement them
  • propose Welsh laws (Assembly Bills)