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 »
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
A legal obligation to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today announced.
- “Get vaccinated against the flu”, Wales’ top doctor urges
- 0808 80 10 800 - 24 hour help for domestic abuse victims
- New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
- Designation of Licensing authority under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Local authority environmental permitting fees and charges 2015-16
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Independent Living Fund – future arrangements to support recipients in Wales
- Consultation on Local Development Plans Process Review
Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
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.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Cross border flows in education
A report which reports on the cross-border flow of learners (of all ages) between Wales and the rest of the UK.
Pupils at maintained primary, secondary and special schools(1)
- There has been a small net outflow of between 140 and 300 pupils from Wales to England in each year since 2003/04.
Learners in post-16 Education and Training (excluding higher education institutions)
- Data for full-time Further Education (FE), Work-based Learning (WBL) and school Sixth Form learners shows a net outflow of learners from Wales.
- Outflow increased by 57 per cent in the FE and WBL cohort, between 2006/07 and 2007/08.
Students in Higher Education Institutions
- Wales is a net importer of full-time students. In 2007/08, around 17,200 Welsh students were at UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) outside of Wales whilst around 26,300 students from the UK outside of Wales studied in Wales.
- Around two-thirds of Welsh domiciled students chose to study in Wales, the vast majority of the remainder studied in England.
- Over two fifths of students at Welsh HEIs were domiciled in England.
(1) 2008/09 data appear in the schools section.
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