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 »
Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
A £24m European-backed programme to transform five railway stations across Wales has been announced by Transport Minister, Edwina Hart.
- Leading science innovation company signs up for Life Sciences Hub Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
- Alternatives to Waste Transfer Notes and other aspects of Waste Regulation
- Proposals concerning the publication of official statistics
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- 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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In this section
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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School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill
What is the purpose of the Bill?
The Bill sets out proposals that will strengthen school standards, enhance local determination and reduce complexity.
What are the benefits of the Bill?
The Bill will:
- provide a clearer process for school intervention and drive up school improvement through the introduction of statutory guidance.
- reform the statutory process for school organisation so that decisions are taken locally wherever possible.
- remove the requirement for School Governing Bodies to hold Annual Parents’ Meetings and introduce a new right for parents to call meetings with School Governing Bodies.
- give Local authorities and schools greater flexibility over the pricing of school meals.
- mainstream several grant-funded programmes to help streamline current processes.
- make local authorities accountable for planning Welsh-medium provision by making Welsh in Education Strategic Plans statutory.
How do I find out more information?
The Bill and consultation response paper are available via the right hand side ‘Related Links’.
Details on the progress of the Bill are available on the National Assembly for Wales website.