Review of the legislation managing the Welsh crustacean fisheries »The crustacean fisheries are the mainstay of the Welsh fishing industry, with £3.8 million worth of crustaceans landed into Wales in 2012.Learn more »
Analysing all patient deaths to improve standards of care in Wales
A senior doctor will lead work to make sure the way the NHS reviews the records of all patients who die in hospital is consistent throughout Wales, Health Minister Mark Drakeford announced today.
- Deputy Minister welcomes positive findings for Jobs Growth Wales report
- Education Minister congratulates tomorrow’s Welsh Heads
- Analysing all patient deaths to improve standards of care in Wales
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- Draft guidance on housing association board member remuneration
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- Reservoir Safety in Wales: Consultation on the Commencement of Schedule 4 to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010
- Amending the Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations 2009 to transpose Article 38 of the Offshore Safety Directive
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Section highlightThe Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) BillThe Bill strengthens existing governance arrangements for improving the well-being of Wales to ensure that present needs are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightWales for Africa grant
The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
1st Supplementary Budget 2014-15 »
The 1st Supplementary Budget proposes a number of changes to the Final Budget for 2014-15, which was published in December 2013.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
An annual report which includes information on amounts collected, arrears and amounts written off.
- In 2013-14, billing authorities collected 97.0% of council tax billed, an increase of 0.3 of a percentage point. This is the highest collection rate since the introduction of council tax.
- 17 authorities recorded a year on year increase in their collection rate in 2013-14.
- Pembrokeshire recorded the highest in-year collection rate at 97.9% whilst Newport recorded the lowest at 95.7%.
- The amount actually collected in respect of 2013-14 bills, excluding council tax reduction scheme, was £1,182 million out of £1,219 million collectable.
- During 2013-14, billing authorities collected £30 million of arrears in respect of previous years and wrote off £6 million as bad debts.
- The total amount outstanding at 31 March 2014 was £83 million, of which £36 million was in-year arrears.
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