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 »
Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
A £24m European-backed programme to transform five railway stations across Wales has been announced by Transport Minister, Edwina Hart.
- Leading science innovation company signs up for Life Sciences Hub Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
- Alternatives to Waste Transfer Notes and other aspects of Waste Regulation
- Proposals concerning the publication of official statistics
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- 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
Patients in mental health hospitals and units
An annual report which includes information on the total number of patients, gender and length of care.
Hospitals and units for people with a mental illness in Wales
- There were 1,597 resident patients on 31 March 2013.
- The number of patients had fallen by 589 since 31 March 2003 and by 46 since 31 March 2012.
- 788 patients (49%) had been resident for less than 3 months on 31 March 2013.
- 499 patients (31%) were detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other legislation on 31 March 2013 , the same number as on 31 March 2003 (23%).
- There were fewer female patients (732) than males (865) on 31 March 2013 and they tended to be older (57% of female patients were aged 65 or over compared with 38% of males).
Hospitals and units for people with a learning disability in Wales
- There were 130 resident patients on 31 March 2013, 93 males and 37 females.
- This is 3 less than on 31 March 2012, and 104 less than on 31 March 2003.
- 35 patients (27% of the total) were detained under the Mental Heath Act 1983 and other legislation, an increase of 3 from 31 March 2012, and 11 higher than on 31 March 2003.
- 64 patients (49%) had been resident for 2 years or more at 31 March 2013.
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