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 »
“Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
Wales’ Finance Minister Jane Hutt has responded to the UK Government’s Autumn Statement – saying that it has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales.
- New guidance on care and support for over 65s
- Independent report revealed at the Event Wales International Conference 2013 outlines positive impact of games and events for Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Implementation of Commission Directive 2013/45/EU concerning the change to the botanical name of tomato
- School term dates regulations
- 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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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
Financial Contingency Funds
The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 28 March 2012.
Key results for 2011/12:
In 2011/12, the total FCF budget allocated to HEIs remained at £2.1m (the same as in 2010/11). Applications to HEIs and individual awards given out decreased compared with the previous year. In 2011/12, the total FCF budget allocated to FEIs remained at £7.0m (the same as in 2010/11 and 2009/10). Applications to FEIs decreased compared with the previous year although the number of individual awards given out increased.
- the number of applications for financial assistance from FCFs fell by 16 per cent to 6,110 compared with the previous year. The number of successful applications fell to 5,015 (13 per cent decrease) compared with the previous year
- 5,225 individual awards were funded in 2011/12, compared with 6,055 in the previous year (a decrease of 14 per cent)
- the total amount allocated to institutions was £2.1m
- the number of applications for financial assistance from FCFs fell by 8 per cent to 19,460 compared with the previous year. The number of successful applications fell to 17,145 (9 per cent decrease) compared with the previous year
- 25,870 individual awards were funded in 2011/12, compared with 23,580 in the previous year (an increase of 10 per cent)
- the total amount allocated to institutions was £7.0m
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