National School Categorisation System »This new system is not purely data-driven but also takes into account the leadership, teaching and learning that goes on in our schools.Learn more »
Action needed to tackle our growing waistlines- Chief Medical Officer
Dr Ruth Hussey outlines the steps the nation needs to take to address the population’s health problems
- Welsh Government funded Community Support Officers – one year on
- Extra £425m for the Welsh NHS in a ‘Priorities for Wales’ Budget 2015-16
- Action needed to tackle our growing waistlines- Chief Medical Officer
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- Implementing the Emissions Performance Standard: Monitoring and Enforcement Arrangements in England and Wales
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
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Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
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The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
1st Supplementary Budget 2014-15 »
The 1st Supplementary Budget proposes a number of changes to the Final Budget for 2014-15, which was published in December 2013.Learn more »
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Written - Coastal Tourism Strategy
I am delighted to announce that the Coastal Tourism Strategy will be published on 15 December. The document can be found on the Assembly Government website.
The document sets out a common strategy for developing the tourism potential of the coastline in a sustainable way whilst responding to the needs of growing markets.
The Coastal Tourism Strategy was one of the national actions contained in the Wales Spatial Plan and is being published following a public consultation exercise which ended on 2 April 2007.
The strategy will influence investment and spending programmes on the Welsh coastline and will examine a wide range of opportunities, including opportunities for coastal resorts, developing active and passive coastal recreation, marina harbours and moorings and other opportunities.
The strategy’s key aims are:
- To ensure that sustainable tourism is making an increasing contribution to the local economy of coastal communities
- To improve the quality of the visitor experience
- To achieve an integrated approach to the development and management of coastal tourism
- To safeguard the environment and cultural heritage of the coast as a key resource for the development of coastal tourism