National School Categorisation System »This new system is not purely data-driven but also takes into account the leadership, teaching and learning that goes on in our schools.Learn more »
Action needed to tackle our growing waistlines- Chief Medical Officer
Dr Ruth Hussey outlines the steps the nation needs to take to address the population’s health problems
- Welsh Government funded Community Support Officers – one year on
- Extra £425m for the Welsh NHS in a ‘Priorities for Wales’ Budget 2015-16
- Action needed to tackle our growing waistlines- Chief Medical Officer
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
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Retained duty staff in the fire and rescue service
A report which includes information on stations, personnel, aplications, leavers, equality and diversity and health and safety.
- In 2008-09 there were 151 Fire and Rescue stations across Wales, of these 101 were fully retained duty stations and 19 were day-crewed.
- There were 1,978 retained duty staff providing 1,578 24 hour units of cover at 31 March 2009.
- There were 632 applications received in Wales in 2008-09, an increase of 12 per cent since 2007-08.
- During 2008-09, 123 retained duty system staff left the service a decrease of 18 per cent since 2007-08.
- In 2008-09, 96 per cent of retained duty staff in Wales were men, this varied from 98 per cent in South Wales to 95 per cent in Mid and West Wales.
- There were 66 retained duty staff injured during 2008-09 a decrease of 31 per cent since 2007-08.
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