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 »
First Minister to take a Christmas gift from Pontypridd to Uganda
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has visited Pontypridd High School to pick up a special Christmas gift for a school in Uganda that he will pass on during his visit to the country in the New Year.
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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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The first Bill received Royal Assent when the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, applied the Welsh Seal to the National Assembly for Wales (Official Languages) Bill.
Royal Assent is the name given to the process of gaining the formal approval of the Queen to the Bill (a new law for Wales).
Royal Assent happens after the Assembly approves the Bill in its final form. A document called “Letters Patent” is prepared in Cardiff and sent to the Queen for Her to sign. The signed document is sent back to the Welsh Government in Cardiff where the First Minister for Wales puts the Welsh Seal onto it. The First Minister is the Keeper of the Welsh Seal. The Clerk to the Assembly is then informed and at that point the Bill receives Royal Assent.
Further information on progress of Assembly Bills can be found on the National Assembly for Wales website.