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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"
Health Minister Mark Drakeford has given a clear message to NHS managers to take action in response to the recent NHS Wales staff survey
- 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 »
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in 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 »
Circulars - 2006
These circulars are part of the National Assembly for Wales Circulars (NAFWC) 2006 series.
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Better Homes for People in Wales: A National Housing Strategy for Wales
This guidance covers the inclusion and support of learners of compulsory school age.
INTRODUCTION This circular informs institutions of financial health performance indicators for the further education sector in Wales as shown by the finance record and audited financial statements for 2004/05. Key financial ratios and figures which give an indication of each institutions financial ...
PREFACE This document is issued under section 7 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970, which requires local authorities in their social services functions to act under the general guidance of the National Assembly for Wales. As such this document does not have the full force of statute b ...
Summary The School Councils (Wales) Regulations 2005 came into effect on 31 December 20051. The regulations require maintained primary (excluding nursery and infant schools), secondary, and special schools in Wales to establish a school council from registered pupils and to hold the first meeting o ...
Summary The National Assembly for Wales has made two items of legislation under Standing Order 29 – Qualified Teacher Status Standards 2006; and Criteria for Initial Teacher Training Accreditation by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales 2006, which contains requirements for the pro ...
The guidance in this Circular is supplementary to NAW 03/2004 and should be read in conjunction with it.
SUMMARY This circular contains statutory guidance under sections 25(8), 26(5), and 27(4) of the Children Act 2004. These provisions place a duty of local co–operat on on local author ties in Wales and a range of partners to improve the well being of children and young people in each local a ...
INTRODUCTION Paragraph 11 of Schedule 5 to the Housing Act 1985 provides that the Right to Buy does not arise if a property is particularly suitable for occupation by elderly persons and had been let for occupation by a person who was aged 60 or more. The provisions of paragraph 11 reflect changes ...
INTRODUCTION This Accounts Direction advises institutions of the Welsh Assembly Government’s requirements of their audited financial statements in accordance with paragraph 49 of the Financial Memorandum. On 1st April 2006 the Welsh Assembly Government merged with the National Council for Educatio ...
This letter and the enclosed circular update relevant organisations on the implications of the High Court judgment given on 25th January 2006 in the case of The Queen on the application of Maureen Grogan v. Bexley NHS Care Trust. In them we outline: key points from the judgment; advice to Local Hea ...
SUMMARY This Circular provides guidance on the criteria for the use of Welsh Assembly Government grant to improve transition from Key Stages 2–3. The grant will be made available to local education authorities in 2006–07 and the following two financial years. The intention is that gran ...
SUMMARY This document provides guidance for the governing bodies and senior management teams of maintained secondary schools, maintained primary schools with Year 6 provision and local education authorities on: the circumstances where a Transition Plan is required; the areas to be addressed in a T ...
This guidance is issued by the Welsh Assembly Government. It is designed to provide guidance on interpretation of The Adoption Support Services (Local Authorities)(Wales) Regulations 2005.
This circular sets out the Assembly Government’s approach to and the requirements for the monitoring of the financial health of Further Education Institutions (institutions).
Summary The Children’s Commissioner for Wales published the Clwych report on 1 July 2004. The report is available from http://www.childcomwales.org.uk/. The report examined allegations of sexual abuse of pupils by a drama teacher in a secondary school in Wales and number of years ago. Drama lesson ...
Summary This guidance summarises the arrangements for the completion of a period of Induction by newly qualified teachers if they wish to work in a maintained school or non–maintained special school in Wales. It incorporates the End of Induction Standard (Annex A) against which newly qualifi ...
This Circular provides guidance to local education authorities (LEAs) on the Better Schools Fund programme for 2007-08.
Paragraph 11 of Schedule 5 to the Housing Act 1985 provides that the Right to Buy does not arise if a property is particularly suitable for occupation by elderly persons and had been let for occupation by a person who was aged 60 or more.
The Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Bill received Royal Assent on 25 July 2006. The Welsh Assembly Government made a commitment, as part of its election manifesto for the 2003 Assembly elections, to create a Commissioner for Older People in Wales. This Act enables the Assembly to do so and it ...
This letter sets out arrangements to assist further developments in child protection procedure and practice during 2006-2007 and announces provision of £124,000 to support this.
This circular provides advice and guidance on the keeping, disposal, disclosure and transfer of a pupil’s educational record. It takes into account the Data Protection Act 1998 and Freedom of Information Act 2000. It highlights the importance of arrangements for the transfer of information when a p ...
The National Standards for Headteachers reflect the current educational and school leadership contexts in Wales but also take account of similar revisions to the National Standards for Headteachers in England and Scotland.
This circular: Announces the revision of the capital limits from £14,750 (lower) and £21,000 (upper) to £16,000 (lower) and £21,500 (upper), which are to come into force on 10 April 2006. Authorities are reminded of the effect of the revised capital limits on charges for home care;
This joint Welsh Health and National Assembly for Wales circular accompanies the publication of the NSF for Older People in Wales.
The Children Act 1989 brings together the law relating to children’s welfare within a single coherent legislative framework. It aims to strike a balance between the duty of parents to exercise their responsibilities towards their children and the duty of the state to intervene to ensure that childr ...
This guidance provides advice for maintained primary schools and Local Authorities in Wales on operating the Primary Schools Free Breakfast Initiative.
Summary: This document stipulates the conditions of use by Local Authorities (LAs) of grant allocated by the Welsh Assembly Government for the Assembly Learning Grant (ALG)scheme and its administration, including the relationship between LAs and Further and Higher Education Institutions jointly re ...
This document provides enhanced guidance on employment based routes into teaching that lead to the gaining of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
This document provides guidance on the requirements upon of support for transport from home or place of employment to place of education or training for learners aged 16-19, and those completing courses started prior to their 19th birthday.
This circular sets out the arrangements for the Social Care Workforce Development Programme (SCWDP) for the whole of the personal social services. It announces indicative grant allocations, and invites local authorities to apply for the grant on behalf of their Social Care Workforce Development Par ...