Cross Compliance Proposals for 2015 »The new arrangements will ensure that farmers continue to generate high quality food whilst protecting Wales’ valued resources and spectacular natural landscape.Learn more »
£8.1million for Airbus announced by First Minister
First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced the continued support for Airbus in Broughton with an £8.1million package of funding for training.
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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.
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The Labour Force Survey estimates for the 3 months to September 2014
- The employment rate for those aged 16-64 in Wales was 69.1 per cent, down 1.2 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK average was 73.0 per cent, up 1.4 percentage points from the same period a year earlier.
- The unemployment rate in Wales was 6.6 per cent of the economically active, down 1.1 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK average was 6.0 per cent, down 1.7 percentage points from the same period a year earlier.
- The economic inactivity rate for those aged 16-64 in Wales was 25.8 per cent, up 2.2 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK average was 22.2 per cent, down 0.1 percentage points from the same period a year earlier.
The claimant count rate in October 2014 for Wales was 3.7 per cent of the workforce, down 1.1 percentage points on October 2013 (UK rate 2.8 per cent, down 1.1 percentage points over the year).
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