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
- Travelling to better health
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Independent Living Fund – future arrangements to support recipients in Wales
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
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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