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 »
“Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
Wales’ Finance Minister Jane Hutt has responded to the UK Government’s Autumn Statement – saying that it has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales.
- New guidance on care and support for over 65s
- Independent report revealed at the Event Wales International Conference 2013 outlines positive impact of games and events for Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Implementation of Commission Directive 2013/45/EU concerning the change to the botanical name of tomato
- School term dates regulations
- 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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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 »
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Consultation on draft guidance to water and sewerage undertakers and the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat), in relation to social tariffs
Section 44 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 enables undertakers to include social tariffs in their charges schemes. These enable charges to be reduced for individuals who would otherwise have difficulty paying their bill in full.
Section 44 of the Act requires the Welsh Ministers to issue guidance which must include factors to be taken into account in deciding whether one group of customers should subsidise another. It also requires Welsh Ministers, in issuing guidance, to balance the desirability of helping individuals who would have difficulty paying in full, with the interests of other customers.
The intention of this draft guidance is to meet these requirements and ensure the best outcome for customers in Wales. The draft guidance sets the framework within which an undertaker can bring forward a social tariff if it chooses to do so. It also sets the framework which Ofwat should consider when exercising its power to approve charges schemes.
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