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CGI to bring 620 jobs to Bridgend thanks to Welsh Government Support
First Minister, Carwyn Jones and Economy Minister, Edwina Hart have today welcomed 620 new jobs which are being created in Bridgend by CGI with Welsh Government support.
- Minister launches Tenneco-Walker’s second factory in the Heads of the Valleys which will create 220 jobs
- Spot checks reveal no systemic concerns about patient care in Welsh hospitals
- CGI to bring 620 jobs to Bridgend thanks to Welsh Government Support
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The information on new house building is based on the reports of local authority building inspectors and the National House Building Council (NHBC), which is a private approved inspector. It does not include information from other private approved inspectors.
- On an annual basis, the number of new dwellings started increased by 9 per cent during 2013-14, compared with the previous year. This increase has continued into 2014-15 with 1,694 new dwellings started during April to June 2014-15, up by 8 per cent on the same quarter of 2013-14. However the number of starts still remains well below the level seen prior to the economic downturn.
- The number of new dwellings completed annually increased by 7 per cent during 2013-14 and was the highest annual number recorded since 2009-10. As with starts, this increase has continued into 2014-15 with 1,589 new dwellings completed during April to June 2014 up by 8 per cent on the same quarter of 2013-14.
- During April to June 2014-15, the number of completions increased for both the private sector and Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) compared with the same time last year. While private sector completions increased by 3 per cent to 1,352 dwellings, RSL completions rose by 53 per cent to 237 dwellings. There were no local authority dwellings completed during the quarter.
Quarterly data are published on StatsWales and a report is published annually. The information published on StatsWales includes local authority level data as well as the number of new dwellings completed by dwelling type and number of bedrooms.
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