Review of the legislation managing the Welsh crustacean fisheries »The crustacean fisheries are the mainstay of the Welsh fishing industry, with £3.8 million worth of crustaceans landed into Wales in 2012.Learn more »
Launch of 10-year plan for early years, childcare and play workforce
Today the Welsh Government sets out its ambitious, long-term vision for the early years, childcare and play workforce
- First Minister news conference
- Construction begins on new £15m emergency services centre for Wrexham
- Launch of 10-year plan for early years, childcare and play workforce
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- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Draft 10-year plan for the early years, childcare and play workforce in Wales
- Inappropriate admissions guidance
- Draft guidance on housing association board member remuneration
- Reservoir Safety in Wales: Consultation on the Commencement of Schedule 4 to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010
- Devolution, Democracy and Delivery White Paper – Reforming Local Government
- Consultation on improving the availability of allotments and community gardens
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
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The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
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 »
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- Following increases in 2010-11 and 2011-12 the downward trend in households accepted as homeless has resumed despite an increase in the number of homeless applications. During 2013-14, a total of 5,115 households were accepted as homeless, which is 12 per cent less than during 2012-13.
- Whilst the number of single person households accepted as homeless fell by 9 per cent during 2013-14, an increasing percentage of households accepted as homeless are single person households, accounting for 55 per cent of all acceptances during 2013-14.
Households in Temporary Accommodation
- The number of households placed in temporary accommodation also decreased at the end of 2012-13 and 2013-14 following increases in the previous two years. At the end of March 2014 there were 2,295 households in temporary accommodation which is the lowest number recorded at the end of any quarter since the end of December 2003.
- Whilst the number of households in Bed &Breakfast accommodation at the end of the quarter had been increasing in recent years, there were 185 households in B&B at the end of March 2014 a fall of 38 per cent compared with the end of March 2013. The number of families with children in bed and breakfast accommodation also fell by more than a half, with 10 families with children in this form of accommodation at the end of March 2014.
Following a consultation on a range of proposals relating to official statistics, statutory homelessness information will continue to be collected and published, via StatsWales, on a quarterly basis however publication of the full quarterly statistical report will be replaced with a twice yearly statistical report.
This report is therefore the last in the series of quarterly homelessness reports. We will continue to update quarterly data via StatsWales, pre-announce the publication of quarterly data on our release calendar and update certain headline statistics on this page.
Data will be added to the StatsWales website shortly.
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