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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 - Update on tobacco policy »Standardised packaging of tobacco products and Sub Committees on The Smoke-free Premises etc. (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.Learn more »
Priorities for NHS announced
The new NHS Delivery Framework has been published by NHS Wales Chief Executive David Sissling.
- Industry and government plan for a healthy future for farming in Wales
- Minister launches Clinical Research Treatment Unit
- Priorities for NHS announced
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- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Housing and community
- Improving public services
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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.
Sky lanterns: environmental and risk assessment »To establish an evidence base to help any future policy decisions on sky lanterns and helium balloons.Learn more »
- Future management of private water supply pipes
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- The draft School Governors’ Annual Reports (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
- The future of agricultural statistical data collection methods in Wales
- Consultation - Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (Wales) Regulations 2006 (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 »
Sustainable Development is our central organising principle – this means we put it at the heart of everything we do, whilst working alongside the Department for Communities and Tackling Poverty (that has overaching responsibility for Sustainable Development), on this cross-government priority.
The Director General for Sustainable Futures is Gareth Jones. Sustainable Futures Director General group is made up of 5 departments: Environment; Agriculture and Food; Office of the Chief Veterinary Officer; Housing and Regeneration; and Culture and Sport.
The Department for Environment covers the natural environment, climate change, flooding, pollution prevention, conservation, water, waste and energy policies.
Agriculture and food
The Department for Agriculture and Food is working to provide a high quality of life for people who live and work in our rural communities.
It is responsible for administering sustainable farming, food and fisheries industries, and for helping all departments across the Welsh Government to take account of the needs of rural areas in their work.
Office of the Chief Veterinary Officer
Dr Christianne Glossop is the Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales. Dr Glossop and her team of veterinary advisers and policy officials have responsibility for raising the standards of health and welfare for all animals kept in Wales – farmed animals, companion animals (pets), sporting and working animals.
Housing and Regeneration
The Department for Housing and Regeneration covers matters concerning housing, regeneration and planning, including building regulations.
The home is at the heart of its policies and programmes and it is committed to providing attractive places for people to live and work.
Culture and Sport
The Department for Culture and Sport is responsible for developing and delivering policies on the arts, sport, outdoor recreation, landscapes, archives, libraries, museums and the historic environment. It is also the lead on the Active Travel (Wales) Bill.