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 »
Enhanced rights for older people in Wales move a step closer
The Welsh Government has announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
- “£200m boost will accelerate Wales’ school re-building programme and support 23,000 jobs” – Jane Hutt
- Poor being stigmatised by welfare debate
- Enhanced rights for older people in Wales move a step closer
- 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 »
- Statistics & Research
National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Social Welfare) Order 2009 (Relating to Carers)
On the16 June 2009 a separate draft LCO was also laid before the National Assembly for Wales for approval. Following scrutiny of the proposed Carers LCO a decision was made to create a separate LCO to deal with exceptions to certain topics (Matters) where the National Assembly is able to legislate, which had previously formed part of the proposed Carers LCO. This separate draft LCO was entitled the National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Exceptions to Matters) Order 2009. For further information on this LCO follow the Related Link.
What is the purpose of the LCO?
To give the legislative competence to the National Assembly for Wales to make laws for Wales, by Assembly Measure, in relation to the well-being of Carers.
What are the main elements of the LCO?
The LCO covers the following subject areas:
- The types of support and advice provided to Carers to enable them to provide care to others;
- Arrangements to ensure that statutory authorities effectively engage with Carers as partners in the provision of care.
How do I find out more information?
To view the approved LCO and supporting documentation, visit the Office of Public Sector Information website (external link).
To find out about the passage and scrutiny of the LCO visit the National Assembly for Wales website (external link) and UK Parliament website (external link).
Are there any related Assembly Measures?
The Proposed Carers Strategies (Wales) Measure has been brought forward under the legislative competence provided by this LCO. For further information on the Measure follow the Related Link.