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Pilots in Ceredigion and Vale of Glamorgan to find new ways to deliver public transport
Funding to trial new, more efficient methods of delivering public transport to improve access to jobs and services, particularly in rural areas.
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- Proposals concerning the publication of Sustainable Development Indicators statistical outputs
- Consultation on the regulations to introduce a new Firefighters’ Pension Scheme in Wales from April 2015
- Onshore oil exploration activities: integrated pollution prevention and control
- Statutory Guidance to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales in relation to the salaries of Local Authority Chief Executives
- Consultation on the findings of the report on the Impact and Effect of the Non-Domestic Rating (Definition of Domestic Property) (Wales) Order 2010.
- Achieving high standards together - a new framework for animal health and welfare in Wales
Featured consultation »Curriculum for Wales: Phase 1 - revised literacy and numeracy arrangements
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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.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2013-14 »
The 2nd Supplementary Budget proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2013-14, which was published on 25 June 2013.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
An annual report which includes information by type of service and local authority.
- 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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