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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 »
Sir Adrian Webb
Born in Newport, Wales, Adrian attended St Julian’s High School before going to Birmingham University, where he obtained a 1st Class Honours degree in 1965. He obtained an MSc (Econ) at London School of Economics (LSE), where he began his academic career as a Lecturer in 1966; he was appointed Director of Research at the Personal Social Services Council in 1974. He was appointed to a full Professorship at Loughborough University in 1976.
He moved into university management in the 1990s, including various roles at Loughborough University before being appointed as the first Vice-Chancellor of Glamorgan University in 1993; he retired in 2005. He was knighted for services to Higher Education in 2000.
Throughout his career Professor Webb has had numerous advisory and committee roles: in local and central government (including HM Treasury, Department of Health and Social Services, Department of Education); the Economic and Social Research Council; and the voluntary sector. He represented Wales as a member of the Dearing Committee on the future of Higher Education in the UK.
He has had many roles in Welsh public life, including: Chair of the Pontypridd and Rhondda NHS Trust 2005-2008; Non-Executive Director on the Management Board of the Welsh Assembly Government 2003-2008; advisor to the Ethnic Business Support Programme; and Chair of Tenovus (the cancer charity) 2008 - 2011. He was a member of the Beecham Review of the Delivery of Public Services in Wales, published as Beyond Boundaries and Chair of the Review of Post 14 Education in Wales, published as Promise and Performance.
He chaired the Wales Employment and Skills Board from 2008 to December 2011 and is the Wales Commissioner on the UK Commission for Employment and Skills until March 2012; he is a member of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council and chairs the Welsh Committee. He commenced new roles - as Chair, Big Lottery Fund Wales Committee and member of the UK Board; and as a Non-Executive Director, Welsh Government Board - in January 2012. He is a Wales Committee member of RSPB. He was a founding trustee of the Bevan Foundation and is a board member of the Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA). He is a Visiting Professor at Cardiff Business School.