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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 - The Draft Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill »We are committed to ensuring that out-of-control and dangerous dogs are dealt with effectively.Learn more »
Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
- Minister supports International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
- Porth Eirias set to be major North Wales attraction
- Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
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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.
National minimum standards for regulated child care »These standards determine whether child minding and day care settings are providing adequate care for children under the age of 8.Learn more »
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in Wales
- Repealing air quality ‘Further Assessments’ from Part IV of the Environment Act 1995
- Equality Impact Assessment of the 2014-2020 Rural Development Plan for Wales
- Consultation on the Equality Impact Assessments for the 2014-2020 Structural Funds Programmes in Wales
- Development of a national standards and outcomes framework for Children and Young People's advocacy services in Wales
- Strategic Environmental Assessment: Environmental Report, Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020
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 »
NAFWC 16/06 - National Assistance (Assessment Of Resources And Sums For Personal Requirements) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2006
Announces the revision of the savings disregard from up to £4.85 per week to up to £5.05 per week for individual supported residents aged 65 and over. The savings disregard will also increase from up to £7.20 per week to up to £7.50 per week for couples. These increases also came into effect on 10 April 2006;
Announces an amendment to the regulations to take account of the Civil Partnerships Act 2004;
Announces the planned updated disregard regarding adoption support payments, reflecting the implementation of the Adoption and Children Act 2002;
Announces the revised Personal Expenses Allowance (PEA) of £20 per week that came into force on 10 April 2006. It applies to everyone in care homes, including homes with nursing on the premises, receiving help from local authorities with social services responsibilities (hereafter referred to as ‘authorities’) to meet the cost of accommodation under Part 3 of the National Assistance Act 1948. It reminds authorities of the purpose of the PEA;
Reminds authorities that the weekly payment for NHS Funded Nursing Care paid by Local Health Boards for eligible residents in care homes with nursing is increased to £111.00 from 1 April 2006;
Advises authorities of the encouragement to exercise their discretion NOT to apply the liable relatives rule, as set out at Section 11 of the CRAG;
Reminds authorities of the disregard for the two current one-off Age Related payments by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to people over 65 in residential accommodation and for future such payments. Local authorities are also reminded of the request to equally disregard such payments from charges form home care. This disregard was detailed previously in NAFWC 36/2005.