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 »
Enhanced rights for older people in Wales move a step closer
The Welsh Government has announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
- “£200m boost will accelerate Wales’ school re-building programme and support 23,000 jobs” – Jane Hutt
- Poor being stigmatised by welfare debate
- Enhanced rights for older people in Wales move a step closer
- Alternatives to Waste Transfer Notes and other aspects of Waste Regulation
- Proposals concerning the publication of official statistics
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Beyond 2011: Consultation on Census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales
- M4 Corridor around Newport Consultation
- Undertaking fatal and non-fatal drug poisoning reviews in Wales
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In this section
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 highlightProject pipeline update - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Upcoming calendar »
See the schedule for all statistics and research releases.
Class sizes in primary schools
An annual report on the number of pupils in infant and junior classes.
The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 30 November 2010.
- 3.8 per cent of pupils (3,882 pupils) were in infant classes of over 30 pupils. This has risen from around 3 per cent in 2010.
- 122 infant classes (3.0 per cent) in Wales had more than 30 pupils, with 105 of these classes having permissible exceptions. This is more than at September 2010 when 97 classes (2.4 per cent) had over 30 pupils, of which 85 had permissible exceptions.
- 6.6 per cent of pupils (8,175 pupils) were in junior classes of over 30 pupils.
- 257 junior classes (5.1 per cent) in Wales had more than 30 pupils, with 153 of these classes having permissible exceptions. This is more than at September 2010 when 236 classes (4.7 per cent) had over 30 pupils, of which 135 had permissible exceptions.
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