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 Children’s Commissioner for Wales announced
Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths, has today announced the appointment of Professor Sally Holland as the new Children’s Commissioner for Wales.
- £70m investment in the Welsh NHS will help reform services – Mark Drakeford
- Beaumaris to benefit from £1.2m coastal flood defence scheme
- New Children’s Commissioner for Wales announced
- Review of requirements for the trading of captive bred birds
- Amendments to the Government Guidance notes on the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009
- Consultation on the Code of Guidance to Local Authorities on the Allocation of Accommodation and Homelessness 2015
- Revised Child Poverty Strategy for Wales
- Sharing the location of TB infected farms
- Planning and related decisions of the Welsh Ministers
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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 »
- Statistics & Research
- Academic achievement and entitlement to free school meals
- Ambulance services
- Evaluation of the Discretionary Assistance Fund
- Evaluation of the introduction of the ‘Add to your Life’ health and wellbeing check for over 50s
- Farm diversification
- Public service vehicles
- Welsh Health Survey
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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 May 2014
The biggest transformation of social services in Wales for over 60 years has been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty the Queen.
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
06 January 2014
In her column in the Western Mail, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey talks about becoming healthier
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.
25 November 2013
In her Western Mail column the Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey talks about taking responsibility for your own health
18 November 2013
Gwenda Thomas, the Deputy Minister for Social Services writes in the Western Mail about assessment and eligibility criteria for social care services.
11 November 2013
We are told time and time again that if we live well, eat well and look after ourselves, we can enjoy lengthening lives with increasingly robust health
14 October 2013
Last week Wales hosted the international public health conference which brought together policy makers, leaders and public health professionals from Wales and across Europe.
07 October 2013
Plans to strengthen the regulation and inspection of social care in Wales have been published in a White Paper.
30 September 2013
This month saw Wales take the lead in two areas of health when I had the privilege of launching two very important frameworks
02 September 2013
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Chris Jones writes in the Western Mail about the latest campaign from Change4Life.
26 August 2013
A new recruitment campaign has begun to get users of social services, carers and those with an interest in social care to join a 'citizen panel'.
12 August 2013
It's a cliché that bad news makes the news, and good news is no news at all - but like most clichés it has a strong element of truth