Contingency planning for winter weather »Severe weather requires robust, collaborative planning between the Welsh Government and the public and private sectors in Wales.Learn more »
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
A legal obligation to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today announced.
- “Get vaccinated against the flu”, Wales’ top doctor urges
- 0808 80 10 800 - 24 hour help for domestic abuse victims
- New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
- Designation of Licensing authority under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Local authority environmental permitting fees and charges 2015-16
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Independent Living Fund – future arrangements to support recipients in Wales
- Consultation on Local Development Plans Process Review
Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update
This 6th edition details over 370 investments across both public and private sectors with a value of more than £40bn.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
This dataset enables household analyses to be carried out at a local authority level, including details of people in workless households, children in workless households, lone parents and housing tenure.
- In 2013, 19.8 per cent of households in Wales were workless. This compares with 17.2 per cent of households in the UK.
- In 2013, Blaenau Gwent and Rhondda Cynon Taf had the largest percentages of workless households in Wales, at 29.9 per cent and 23.9 per cent respectively. Monmouthshire (13.1 per cent) and Wrexham (15.1 per cent) had the lowest percentages of workless households.
- In 2013, 16.5 per cent of children in Wales lived in a workless household compared with 14.2 per cent in the UK.
- In 2013, the overall percentage of lone parent families is higher in Wales (8.9 per cent) than in the UK (8.4 per cent). Merthyr Tydfil (12.2 per cent) and Neath Port Talbot (11.8 per cent) had the highest percentages of lone parent households.
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