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“Wales’ unique family intervention programme is helping to keep families together” – Gwenda Thomas
A unique Welsh service that provides support to vulnerable families with complex needs is helping to keep children out of care and families stay together, Gwenda Thomas said.
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- “Wales’ unique family intervention programme is helping to keep families together” – Gwenda Thomas
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- Draft Guidance on notifiable event for registered social landlords
- Draft Vision and Objectives and the proposed structure of the Welsh National Marine Plan
- Consultation on Amending The Use of Invalid Carriages on Highways Regulations 1988
- Reservoir Safety in Wales: Consultation on the Commencement of Schedule 4 to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010
- Draft fly-tipping strategy
- Strategic Environmental Assessment: Environmental Report, Ireland Wales cooperation Programme 2014-2020
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Section highlightThe Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill
The Bill aims to improve the Public Sector response in Wales to gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
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 - June 2014
Our pipeline provides visibility of infrastructure investment activity across Wales.
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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