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 »
Royal Assent for Wales Bill delivers new financial powers says First Minister
First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has today welcomed the Wales Bill receiving Royal Assent.
- Plans to strengthen teacher assessment will help drive up standards
- Welsh Government CSOs safety drive
- Royal Assent for Wales Bill delivers new financial powers says First Minister
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Local authority environmental permitting fees and charges 2015-16
- Age of sale for nicotine inhaling products: draft regulations
- National Training Framework on gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence
- Travelling to better health
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
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
- Annual Population Survey (APS)
- Democracy and community governance
- Developing a comprehensive understanding of community and town councils in Wales
- Educational destinations of Key Stage 4 and post-16 learners
- Regional gross value added (GVA) and sub-regional gross value added - Production approach
- Student support applications for higher education
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08 December 2014
Leighton Andrews has expressed his disappointment with Local Authorities who failed to respond to a Welsh Government consultation.
04 December 2014
The Minister for Public Services, Leighton Andrews announced a key appointment to the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales today.
27 November 2014
Public Services Minister, Leighton Andrews says public services organisations, and in particular Councils, must change to better reflect the make-up of the communities they serve.
24 November 2014
An independent review of administrative costs across all local authorities in Wales is being commissioned by Public Services Minister, Leighton Andrews.
22 October 2014
Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews AM praised Diversity Champions at an event in Cardiff Bay.
08 October 2014
Local authorities will receive funding totalling more than £4 billion from the Welsh Government in 2015-16.
23 September 2014
Minister for Public Services, Leighton Andrews today outlined how he will take forward plans to create modern and effective Local Government in Wales.
16 September 2014
Minister for Public Services, Leighton Andrews AM has issued a reminder that a consultation paper setting out the Welsh Government’s ambitions for the future of local government closes in two weeks.
08 July 2014
Local Government Minister, Lesley Griffiths AM today unveiled aconsultation paper setting out the Welsh Government’s ambitions for thefuture of Local Government in Wales.
01 July 2014
New regulations coming into force today will provide much neededtransparency regarding the pay of Council Chief Officers according toLesley Griffiths AM.
19 June 2014
Lesley Griffiths AM will today tell Local Authorities forthcoming Council mergers are about much more than the cosmetic redrawing of a map and must lead to profound changes in the way they work.
05 June 2014
The Welsh Government will continue to protect low income households by maintaining entitlements to Council Tax Support for a further two years, Lesley Griffiths announced.
27 March 2014
Local Government and Government Business Minister, Lesley Griffiths, today visited the Royal British Legion’s new Contact Centre in Nantgarw.
21 March 2014
Over half of Local Authorities in Wales are now webcasting their proceedings thanks to £1.25m funding from the Welsh Government.
20 March 2014
Local Government and Government Business Minister, Lesley Griffiths has reaffirmed the Welsh Government’s commitment to helping victims escape slavery.
18 March 2014
Local Government and Government Business Minister, Lesley Griffiths, said that a cross party drive was needed to encourage greater diversity among councillors in Local Authorities across Wales.
05 March 2014
Everybody involved in democracy in Wales should work together to help improve the numbers of people from under-represented groups standing for election to Local Government, a report has recommended.
27 February 2014
Local Government and Government Business Minister, Lesley Griffiths has praised agencies for their work in responding to the recent severe weather which hit North Wales.
27 February 2014
Funding to support the Welsh Government’s commitment to extend the coverage of No Cold Calling Zones in Wales has been announced by Local Government and Government Business Minister, Lesley Griffiths.
27 February 2014
Local Government and Government Business Minister, Lesley Griffiths, has visited the recently opened Prestatyn Library to see how a number of public services have been brought together under one roof.