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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - Update on tobacco policy »Standardised packaging of tobacco products and Sub Committees on The Smoke-free Premises etc. (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.Learn more »
National Library base for US Radio Travel programme
On Saturday 25 May, The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth will be host to US radio star, Peter Greenberg.
- Industry and government plan for a healthy future for farming in Wales
- Historic garden is a breakfast TV star
- National Library base for US Radio Travel programme
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- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Housing and community
- Improving public services
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
Sky lanterns: environmental and risk assessment »To establish an evidence base to help any future policy decisions on sky lanterns and helium balloons.Learn more »
- Future management of private water supply pipes
- Amendments to the Motor Vehicle (Competitions and Trials) Regulations 1969 and the Motor Vehicles (Off Road Events) Regulations 1995
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- The future of agricultural statistical data collection methods in Wales
- Consultation - Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (Wales) Regulations 2006 (Amendment) Regulations 2013
- Draft action plan for pollinators
Featured consultation »Implementing the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
These reports are intended to provide you with the facts and factual analysis upon which Ministers have taken the following decisions
Within this section the decisions relate to Planning
The Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development approved the issue of a Practice Guide to support and encourage pre-application discussions. The Minister also approved the issue of the “Summary of Responses” document.
The Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development has agreed to the Planning Inspectorate, Wales Business Plan and Targets for 2012-13.
The Minister for Business, Enterprise, Technology & Science has agreed to pay potential costs associated with the provision and presentation of expert witness evidence in relation to property valuation and compensation for disturbance.
The Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development agreed with the Inspector’s recommendation that planning permission be granted on a ‘minded to approve’ basis subject to conditions, and the submission of a Section 106 legal undertaking seeking the provisions for affordable housing.
The Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development does not agree to call-in the retrospective application for the building, as it does not meet the required criteria for calling-in applications for listed building consents, as it does not meet the required criteria for calling-in application ...
The Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development has agreed grant aid of £135K to be provided to Planning Aid Wales in financial year 2012/13 for continuing development of its service, payable subject to regular reporting of work undertaken by Planning Aid Wales.
The Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development agreed the contents of a letter to be sent to the Environment and Sustainability Committee which outlined the resources available to local planning authorities to handle large scale energy applications.
The Minister for Environment & Sustainable Development agreed to the use of the funding to support improvements in the delivery of local planning authority services and to support cross-Wales work, including the Planning Portal on-line IT planning platform.