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- Consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note (TAN) 1: Joint Housing Land Availability Studies (JHLAS)
- Consultation on the Equality Impact Assessments for the 2014-2020 Ireland Wales Cooperation Programme
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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
A report which includes information on fires, location, cause, motive, casualties and false alarms attended.
Data compares with the same period in the previous year.
- The Welsh Fire and Rescue Services attended 4,592 fires in this period, a fall of 17 per cent.
- There were 2,175 primary fires in Wales, a decrease of 6 per cent.
- There were 2,035 secondary fires in Wales, a decrease of 22 per cent. Since a large proportion of these fires occur outside, there are likely to be influenced by weather conditions. Met Office data shows that the winter of 2014 (December 2013 to February 2014) had the most rainfall and the most days of rain (of more than 1mm) for the whole time series (since 1910).
- There were 11 fire deaths in Wales, the same number reported in the same period in the previous year.
- There were 119 injuries in this period, a decrease of 13 per cent. A further 183 received first aid, were sent to a hospital for precautionary tests or were advised to seek medical advice, this equates to an increase of 15 per cent.
- There were 7,108 false fire alarms in Wales, similar to the number reported in the same period in the previous year.
- There were 293 malicious false alarms, 41 fewer than in the same period in the previous year.
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