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 »
First Minister welcomes publication of Welsh Speaking Communities report
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has today welcomed the publication of the report and proposed work plan of the Welsh Speaking Communities Task and Finish Group.
- Views sought on positive plans to create a better Wales
- Moving forward, changing lives: New employment programme to help Wales’ hardest to reach young people
- First Minister welcomes publication of Welsh Speaking Communities report
- School term dates regulations
- Draft Planning (Wales) Bill and Positive planning: proposals to reform the planning system in Wales
- Delivering Growth: An Action Plan for the Food and Drinks Industry 2014-2020
- Further review of the exceptions to regulations regarding the maximum length of fishing boats in the 0-6 nautical mile zone
- Managing radioactive waste safely
- Draft Statutory Instrument - Infant formula and follow-on formula (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
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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 highlightDraft Budget 2014-15
Our focus is on protecting the NHS and schools, boosting economic growth and creating jobs, as well as tackling poverty and protecting the vulnerable.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
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A report which includes information on fires, location, cause, motive, casualties and false alarms attended.
- The number of attendances at fire and false alarm incidents by Welsh Fire and Rescue Services has seen a downward trend since 2001-02, falling by 52 per cent. In 2012-13 this trend continued with a decrease of 18 per cent on the 2011-12 figure.
- The number of primary fires in Wales decreased by 17 per cent over the year from 5,687 in 2011-12 to 4,733 in 2012-13. Primary fires include all fires in non-derelict buildings and vehicles or in outdoor structures, or any fire involving casualties or rescues, or fires attended by five or more appliances.
- There were 17 fatal casualties from fires in Wales in 2012-13.
- The number of non-fatal casualties was 537 in 2012-13 a decrease of 9 percent compared with 2011 12.
- In 2012-13 there were 15,083 false fire alarms in Wales, down from 15,874 in 2011 12, a fall of 5 per cent.
- The number of malicious false fire alarms decreased from 775 in 2011-12 to 689 in 2012 13.
- In around 3 in 10 dwellings in Wales in 2012-13, no smoke alarm was installed.
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