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 »
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- Views sought on positive plans to create a better Wales
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- First Minister welcomes publication of Welsh Speaking Communities report
- School term dates regulations
- Draft Planning (Wales) Bill and Positive planning: proposals to reform the planning system in Wales
- Delivering Growth: An Action Plan for the Food and Drinks Industry 2014-2020
- Further review of the exceptions to regulations regarding the maximum length of fishing boats in the 0-6 nautical mile zone
- Managing radioactive waste safely
- Draft Statutory Instrument - Infant formula and follow-on formula (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
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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 highlightDraft Budget 2014-15
Our focus is on protecting the NHS and schools, boosting economic growth and creating jobs, as well as tackling poverty and protecting the vulnerable.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
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See the schedule for all statistics and research releases.
Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009
What is the purpose of the Measure?
The Measure aims to reform the statutory basis of service improvement and strategic planning by local authorities.
The main elements of the Measure cover:
- enabling community councils to deliver a wider range of services and to increase their ability to work in partnership with other bodies;
- making it easier to establish community councils and harder for one to be dissolved;
- reforming scrutiny and executive arrangements in local government;
- enabling the introduction of a new regime for remuneration of councilors in community, county and county borough councils.
What are the benefits of the Measure?
The Measure will enable a more diverse range of people to serve on community councils.
The Measure will improve the administrative support available for councilors.
How do I find out more information?
To view the approved Measure and supporting documentation, visit the Office of Public Sector Information website (external link)
For more information on the passage and scrutiny of the Measure in the National Assembly for Wales, visit the National Assembly for Wales website (external link)