Contingency planning for winter weather »Severe weather requires robust, collaborative planning between the Welsh Government and the public and private sectors in Wales.Learn more »
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
A legal obligation to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today announced.
- “Get vaccinated against the flu”, Wales’ top doctor urges
- 0808 80 10 800 - 24 hour help for domestic abuse victims
- New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
- Designation of Licensing authority under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Local authority environmental permitting fees and charges 2015-16
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Independent Living Fund – future arrangements to support recipients in Wales
- Consultation on Local Development Plans Process Review
Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update
This 6th edition details over 370 investments across both public and private sectors with a value of more than £40bn.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
- During 2013 there were 5,895 road accidents involving personal injury recorded by the police in Wales, a fall of 1 per cent compared to 2012.
- These accidents resulted in 8,335 casualties, 230 (3 per cent) fewer than in 2012.
- Within this total: 111 people were killed on Welsh roads in 2013, some 18 (19 per cent) more than in 2012; 1,033 people were seriously injured in 2013, 92 (10 per cent) more than in 2012 and 7,191 people were slightly injured, a decrease of 340 (5 per cent) compared with 2012.
Following our consultation it has been decided to reduce the frequency of reports on road casualty data from quarterly to annually. Data will still be published by the Department for Transport.
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