Help to Buy – Wales Shared Equity Scheme »This shared equity loan will make up the shortfall between the purchase price of a property and the funding available to buyers through their cash deposit and mortgage offer.Learn more »
First Minister welcomes publication of Welsh Speaking Communities report
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has today welcomed the publication of the report and proposed work plan of the Welsh Speaking Communities Task and Finish Group.
- Views sought on positive plans to create a better Wales
- Moving forward, changing lives: New employment programme to help Wales’ hardest to reach young people
- First Minister welcomes publication of Welsh Speaking Communities report
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Implementation of Commission Directive 2013/45/EU concerning the change to the botanical name of tomato
- School term dates regulations
- Managing radioactive waste safely
- Draft Statutory Instrument - Infant formula and follow-on formula (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
- Beyond 2011: Consultation on Census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales
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Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
The Bill will introduce significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightDraft Budget 2014-15
Our focus is on protecting the NHS and schools, boosting economic growth and creating jobs, as well as tackling poverty and protecting the vulnerable.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
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An annual report which presents data by gender, occupation and industry and also paid and unpaid overtime and work patterns.
- Usual hours of work in Wales have decreased by 0.2 hours since 2010 and decreased by 2.0 hours since 1993, compared to a decrease of 1.3 hours since 1993 for the UK. However, both Wales and the UK remain above the EU27 average in 2011.
- The full-time self–employed continue to have the longest average hours of work at 46.8 hours per week compared to 39.9 hours per week for full-time employees, but the gap between the two has narrowed from 10.3 hours in 2001 to 6.9 hours in 2011.
- The proportion of people working non–standard working time arrangements has increased by 3.7 percentage points since 2003-05, to 25.4 per cent of employed persons.
The analyses are based on the Labour Force Survey and the Annual Population Survey.
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