Help to Buy – Wales Shared Equity Scheme »This shared equity loan will make up the shortfall between the purchase price of a property and the funding available to buyers through their cash deposit and mortgage offer.Learn more »
Enhanced rights for older people in Wales move a step closer
The Welsh Government has announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
- “£200m boost will accelerate Wales’ school re-building programme and support 23,000 jobs” – Jane Hutt
- Poor being stigmatised by welfare debate
- Enhanced rights for older people in Wales move a step closer
- Alternatives to Waste Transfer Notes and other aspects of Waste Regulation
- Proposals concerning the publication of official statistics
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Beyond 2011: Consultation on Census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales
- M4 Corridor around Newport Consultation
- Undertaking fatal and non-fatal drug poisoning reviews in Wales
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In this section
Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
The Bill will introduce significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Welsh Assembly Government Activity With Supermarkets To Promote Local Sourcing
The Assembly Government through the Food and Market Development Division is in close and pro-active contact with Supermarkets on a Regional and National basis. The major supermarkets have a dominant position with 78% of the grocery market and are an important market channel for Welsh food producers
The Retailer Development Programme has been designed to meet the needs of supermarkets in terms of identifying new local suppliers and in the co-ordination of meet the buyer events.
A full review has been undertaken of local food lines listed in Welsh supermarkets. Morrisons will be launching a new range of 22 Chilled Welsh lines over the next few weeks as a result of activity. Tesco has announced an undertaking to increase the number of local lines and contact has been made to progress. Arrangements have been made to review Welsh lines with ASDA in November and work is on-going with Waitrose, Sainsbury and Somerfield.
The Supplier Development Programme is designed to work with food producers to develop their skills and ability to compete in this and other channels to market.
The programme consists of a series of seminars under Going for Growth and one to one mentoring and support through the True Marketing programme. In 2005 50 food producers participated in the programme.
Trade Development activity generated £5,700,000 in business opportunities, during 2005-06, creating 118 jobs as well as safeguarding 532.
The True Taste Awards and the Food Festival Grant funding programme increase consumer awareness of the availability of locally sourced products.
6th October 2006