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Law to safeguard & strengthen agricultural industry receives Royal Assent
A new Welsh law to protect low paid agricultural workers and strengthen the agricultural industry has been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty the Queen.
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- Law to safeguard & strengthen agricultural industry receives Royal Assent
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- Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Ratings) (Wales) Regulations
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- Amending the Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations 2009 to transpose Article 38 of the Offshore Safety Directive
- Statutory Guidance to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales in relation to the salaries of Local Authority Chief Executives
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- Statutory Guidance for the Delivery of the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013
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Section highlightThe Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill
The Bill aims to improve the Public Sector response in Wales to gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
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 - June 2014
Our pipeline provides visibility of infrastructure investment activity across Wales.
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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An annual report which includes information by type of service and local authority.
- In 2012-13, total gross revenue expenditure as reported by Welsh local authorities, including police, fire and national park authorities, was £7.9 billion, an increase of 2.3% over the previous year.
- Gross revenue expenditure per head in Wales (including police and fire) was £2,576.
- Education services accounted for 33% of the total gross expenditure, social services 19%, police 8% and fire services 2%.
- Net revenue expenditure, i.e. excluding specific and special grants, increased by 1.4% in 2012-13.
- Specific and special government grants totalled £2.1 billion and accounted for 27% of total gross expenditure in 2012-13.
- Revenue support grant accounted for 56% of the budget requirement across Wales, with council tax accounting for 24% and redistributed non-domestic rates 16%. Police grant from the Home Office made up the remaining 4%.
- Local authorities drew £32 million from reserves in 2012-13. This is the first time that local authorities have drawn from reserves since 1999-00.
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