Review of the legislation managing the Welsh crustacean fisheries »The crustacean fisheries are the mainstay of the Welsh fishing industry, with £3.8 million worth of crustaceans landed into Wales in 2012.Learn more »
Illegal tobacco detection dogs given more time to sniff thanks to Welsh Government funding boost
Over £7,000 will be made available to local councils to support 22 days of tobacco detection dog work throughout Wales.
- Two weeks to give views on reform of local government
- Investment in new high-tech cameras to detect diabetes-related eye damage
- Illegal tobacco detection dogs given more time to sniff thanks to Welsh Government funding boost
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- Inappropriate admissions guidance
- Draft guidance on housing association board member remuneration
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- Reservoir Safety in Wales: Consultation on the Commencement of Schedule 4 to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010
- Amending the Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations 2009 to transpose Article 38 of the Offshore Safety Directive
- Devolution, Democracy and Delivery White Paper – Reforming Local Government
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Section highlightThe Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) BillThe Bill strengthens existing governance arrangements for improving the well-being of Wales to ensure that present needs are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightWales for Africa grant
The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
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 »
- Statistics & Research
Annual data 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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