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 »
Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales
A new law to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco will apply in Wales, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed.
- School Categorisation results published
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- Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales
- Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) Consultation – UK Marine Programme of Measures
- Raising the ambitions and educational attainment of children who are looked after in Wales
- Review of requirements for the trading of captive bred birds
- Harmonising school term dates for 2016 to 2017
- Implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 – Consultation on the Regulations and code of practice in relation to part 11 of the Act.
- Implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 - Consultation on the regulations and code of practice in relation to Part 2 of the Act
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- European Social Fund Local Service Board development and priority delivery project
- Evaluation of the Choose Pharmacy common ailments service
- Housing demolitions and hazards
- Regional economic and labour market profiles
- Welsh Government People Survey
- Welsh language use survey
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29 January 2015
First Minister Carwyn Jones and the Welsh Language Commissioner Meri Huws have welcomed the publication of an in-depth survey of how people are using the Welsh language.
09 January 2015
The First Minister has announced a significant package of financial support to help promote the Welsh language
10 December 2014
Organisations interested in taking on the role of a new National Entity for the Welsh for Adults programme are being encouraged to apply for a 7-year grant.
05 December 2014
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, is encouraging people to apply to become members of an advisory panel to support the Welsh Language Commissioner in crucial work to promote the language.
03 December 2014
First Minister Carwyn Jones will today announce the successful projects set to receive funding during 2014-15 to develop new centres and learning spaces to promote the use of the Welsh Language.
24 November 2014
A consultation on the Draft Rules for the operation of the Welsh Language Tribunal has opened today, with views being sought by 19 January 2015.
07 November 2014
First Minister Carwyn Jones has today launched a four week consultation on the draft regulations that will make up the first set of Welsh Language Standards.
04 November 2014
Funding of £1 million has been announced by the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones to develop innovative new centres and learning spaces to promote the use of the Welsh language.
14 October 2014
The First Minister has today opened the 2015-16 round of Bwrw Mlaen’s £300,000 Innovation Fund
01 September 2014
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, announces the appointment of two new members to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner.
06 August 2014
An investment fund of £1.25 million to develop innovative new centres and learning spaces across Wales to promote the use of Welsh, is announced by First Minister Carwyn Jones.
17 July 2014
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has announced that the first President of the Welsh Language Tribunal will be Keith Bush QC.
04 July 2014
Welsh language technology projects across Wales are set to share funding totalling over £186,000, First Minister Carwyn Jones announced today.
02 July 2014
Providing Welsh language services to customers and encouraging the use of Welsh in the workplace is not only straightforward, but can offer businesses significant advantages.
17 June 2014
The First Minister has pledged £1.6million to strengthen the link between the Welsh language and the economy and create more opportunities for people to use the language every day.
15 May 2014
First Minister Carwyn Jones and Minister for Education and Skills, Huw Lewis, respond to a key Welsh second language report.
29 April 2014
The publication of a new report which provides a valuable insight into the current and future Welsh language skills needs of employers in Wales, has been welcomed.
25 March 2014
The First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has outlined his response to two key independent reports aimed at strengthening the Welsh language in communities across Wales.
14 February 2014
The First Minister has encouraged organisations from across Wales and beyond to apply for the latest round of grants to promote and facilitate the use of Welsh language technology and digital media.
23 January 2014
The establishment of a unique Tribunal to hear appeals on issues relating to the Welsh language is a step closer today as the search begins for its President.