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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - The Draft Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill »We are committed to ensuring that out-of-control and dangerous dogs are dealt with effectively.Learn more »
Consultation on proposals for ground-breaking legislation to reform arrangements for renting homes
Minister for Housing and Regeneration Carl Sargeant has launched a White Paper for consultation on the Welsh Government’s legislative proposals to improve arrangements for renting homes.
- Cardiff Airport key to Wales’ position in global market – First Minister
- Culture Minister pledges support to Welsh broadcast industry
- Consultation on proposals for ground-breaking legislation to reform arrangements for renting homes
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
National minimum standards for regulated child care »These standards determine whether child minding and day care settings are providing adequate care for children under the age of 8.Learn more »
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in Wales
- Development of a national standards and outcomes framework for Children and Young People's advocacy services in Wales
- Strategic Environmental Assessment: Environmental Report, Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020
- The draft School Governors’ Annual Reports (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
Featured consultation »Implementing the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
Written - Creative Industries Review
In response to the call by the Communities and Culture Committee for an independent review of the Welsh Assembly Government's activities involved in the field of the creative industries, we have acted swiftly and have invited Professor Ian Hargreaves to undertake the review. Professor Hargreaves has accepted our invitation.
Professor Hargreaves will be seconded part time from his current position as Strategic Communications Director for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Prior to working for the FCO, Professor Hargreaves was an Executive Director of Ofcom. The Welsh Assembly Government will second an official to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office while Professor Hargreaves undertakes this valuable work for us.
Professor Hargreaves has a wealth of highly relevant experience to enable him to undertake a thorough and incisive review. He has been Director of Corporate and Public Affairs at BAA plc, Editor of the New Statesman and Independent, Deputy Editor of the Financial Times, Director of BBC News and Current Affairs and Board member of Ofcom. He has also been the former Chairman of Demos, a member of the Chancellor's Social Investment Task Force, a former Director of Greenpeace UK and of the South Maudsley NHS Trust.
The review will involve, amongst other things: a broad exercise of market sizing; the market opportunity for Wales for all segments of the creative industries sector; consideration of the Welsh Assembly Government's internal and external linkages; skills; and a review of the IP Fund. The review will also consider the recommendations and implications of the UK Government's 'Digital Britain' report for the Welsh Assembly Government's policy in relation to broadcasting and the Creative Industries. (The full Terms of Reference are enclosed for information.) Professor Hargreaves' insight will enable Wales to derive the most benefit from this vital sector.
We expect to be able to report to the Assembly on the findings of the review and our response early in the New Year.