Contingency planning for winter weather »Severe weather requires robust, collaborative planning between the Welsh Government and the public and private sectors in Wales.Learn more »
Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales
A new law to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco will apply in Wales, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed.
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- Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales
- Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) Consultation – UK Marine Programme of Measures
- Raising the ambitions and educational attainment of children who are looked after in Wales
- Review of requirements for the trading of captive bred birds
- Harmonising school term dates for 2016 to 2017
- Implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 – Consultation on the Regulations and code of practice in relation to part 11 of the Act.
- Implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 - Consultation on the regulations and code of practice in relation to Part 2 of the Act
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Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update
This 6th edition details over 370 investments across both public and private sectors with a value of more than £40bn.
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- European Social Fund Local Service Board development and priority delivery project
- Evaluation of the Choose Pharmacy common ailments service
- Housing demolitions and hazards
- Regional economic and labour market profiles
- Welsh Government People Survey
- Welsh language use survey
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A report which includes information on arrests, complaints, sentencing, prison populations and youth crime as well as court efficiencies and case outcomes.
This is a new release providing further detail on statistics previously released during 2009.
- The number of full time equivalent (FTE) police officers in Wales increased by 4 per cent between 2003 and 2007 but decreased by 3 per cent between 2007 and 2009.
- Between 2005/06 and 2007/08, the number of arrests in Wales decreased by 6 per cent.
- In 2009 Wales’ prison population decreased by 1 per cent to 2,800. Wales’ prison population in 2009 was 16 per cent higher than in 2003.
- The total number of persons sentenced in Welsh courts increased by 3 per cent between 2003 and 2004 but then decreased by 30 per cent between 2004 and 2008.
- The number of offences brought to justice in Wales rose 15 per cent between 2004/05 and 2007/08, before a 4 per cent decrease in 2008/09.
- Between 2006 and 2008, the time from offence to case completion in Magistrates’ Courts reduced by 16 per cent to 130 days.
- The number of complaint cases in Wales rose by 89 per cent between 2003/04 and 2008/09.
- The total number of under 18-year-olds committing offences resulting in disposals rose 2 per cent between 2004/05 and 2005/06, but since 2005/06 offences have decreased by 11 per cent.
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