Contingency planning for winter weather »Severe weather requires robust, collaborative planning between the Welsh Government and the public and private sectors in Wales.Learn more »
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
A legal obligation to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today announced.
- “Get vaccinated against the flu”, Wales’ top doctor urges
- 0808 80 10 800 - 24 hour help for domestic abuse victims
- New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
- Designation of Licensing authority under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Local authority environmental permitting fees and charges 2015-16
- Travelling to better health
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Independent Living Fund – future arrangements to support recipients in Wales
Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update
This 6th edition details over 370 investments across both public and private sectors with a value of more than £40bn.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
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16 October 2014
First Minister's speech to the Institute for Government in London on the future of the Union.
25 September 2014
First Minister Carwyn Jones outlines the next steps for Wales and therest of the UK following the Scottish independence referendum.
28 July 2014
Wales has become the first country in the world to adopt a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
16 June 2014
Deputy Minister for Social Services Gwenda Thomas explains how the biggest transformation of social services in Wales for over 60 years will affect carers and Wales' adoption services.
05 June 2014
Alun Davies AM, Minister for Natural Resources and Food in Wales
05 May 2014
The biggest transformation of social services in Wales for over 60 years has been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty the Queen.
03 April 2014
Minister for Natural Resources and Food in Wales, Alun Davies, looks back on his first year in post and outlines his future priorities.
01 April 2014
The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill completed its legislative passage through the National Assembly.
17 March 2014
Writing in his regular Western Mail column, Health Minister Mark Drakeford talks about his first year in post
17 February 2014
The Deputy Minister for Social Services discusses a crucial stage of the scrutiny of the landmark Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill.
10 February 2014
In her column in the Western Mail, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey looks at using evidence to improve our health outcomes.
03 February 2014
Last week saw a sharp focus on the levels of cancer care we offer in Wales. Cancer services are regularly in the political spotlight and the focus is often on things which are said to be wrong
11 January 2014
Alun Davies outlines the Waste Prevention Programme in Materials Recycling World Magazine
06 January 2014
In her column in the Western Mail, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey talks about becoming healthier
03 January 2014
Writing in the CIWM Journal, Alun Davies outlines Wales' Waste Prevention Plan
30 December 2013
Gwenda Thomas takes a look back at what has been an eventful year for social services policy in Wales.
23 December 2013
There are only a few days left of this year, and as we look towards welcoming 2014, it is a good time to reflect on the past 12 months.
20 December 2013
When faced with difficult choices the importance of culture, sport and the arts in our every day lives can get lost.
26 November 2013
Wales remains on track to meet our ambitious waste and recycling targets.
25 November 2013
In her Western Mail column the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey talks about taking responsibility for your own health