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 »
“Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
Wales’ Finance Minister Jane Hutt has responded to the UK Government’s Autumn Statement – saying that it has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales.
- New guidance on care and support for over 65s
- Independent report revealed at the Event Wales International Conference 2013 outlines positive impact of games and events for Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Implementation of Commission Directive 2013/45/EU concerning the change to the botanical name of tomato
- School term dates regulations
- Beyond 2011: Consultation on Census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales
- M4 Corridor around Newport Consultation
- Undertaking fatal and non-fatal drug poisoning reviews in Wales
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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 highlightProject pipeline update - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
An annual report which includes information by type of service and local authority.
The key points from the latest release are:
- in 2013-14, total capital forecast expenditure as reported by Welsh local authorities, including police, fire and national park authorities is £1,102 million - this represents a year on year decrease of £111 million or 9% although forecast expenditure still remains higher than in recent years
- unitary authorities report a decrease of £121 million or 11% in their capital forecast expenditure to £1,015 million
- police report an increase of 9% in their capital forecast expenditure to £63 million, while fire authorities show an increase of £7 million to £22 million over the previous year
- education services account for 24% of the total capital forecast expenditure, housing services 20% and roads and transport 15%
- 52% of the funding for this expenditure is from authorities own internal financing
- the remaining 48% is in the form of external support, mainly from the Welsh Government in grants and supported borrowing
- the unsupported borrowing element of internal financing is forecast to increase by £5 million or 2% to £287 million over the previous year.
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