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 about primary childhood immunisations and influenza, swine influenza and pneumococcal immunisation for older people.
- Immunisation coverage rates for the main childhood vaccinations have maintained a high level for the last 10 years.
- For the year ended 31 March 2013 more than 95 per cent of the children who reached their 1st birthday in the year had received their 5 in 1(1) immunisation, and were immunised against meningitis C and pneumococcal (PCV).
- For the year ended 31 March 2013 97 per cent of the children who reached their 2nd birthday in the year had received their 5 in 1(1) immunisation, and 97 per cent were immunised against meningitis C.
- Coverage rates for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) are still recovering from the falls seen in the early 2000s. 90 per cent of the children who reached their 5th birthday in the year ended 31 March 2013 had been immunised with the second dose against MMR, the highest ever annual uptake of this vaccination at five years of age.
- 82 per cent of children reaching their 4th birthday were up to date(2) with their immunisations at this age.
- Uptake of 3 doses of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine in 2011/12 school year 8 girls was 87 per cent, up from 86 per cent in the previous year.
- During autumn/winter 2012-13, 68 per cent of people aged 65 or over were immunised against influenza and 50 per cent of people aged under 65 in ‘at risk’ groups. These figures represent either no or very little change since 2011-12.
- Diphtheria, tetanus, polio, pertussis (whooping cough), haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib).
- Completed 4 in 1 preschool booster, final dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, the Hib/ MenC booster and second MMR dose by four years of age.
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