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
An annual report with data on pupils, including free school meals, special educational needs, ethnicity, national identity, absenteeism and educational attainment.
The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 25 January 2012.
Schools and Pupils
- the number of full-time equivalent (FTE) pupils in each constituency ranged between 7,297.5 in Dwyfor Meirionnydd, to 17,496.5 in Cardiff West
- the lowest average class sizes in primary school Foundation Phase classes were in the constituency of Ceredigion with 21.1 pupils and the lowest average Key Stage 2 classes were in the constituency of Dwyfor Meirionnydd with 20.1
- the largest average Foundation phase classes were in Bridgend and Wrexham with 27.9 pupils each, the largest average Key Stage 2 classes were in Torfaen with 28.2 pupils
- Ceredigion had the lowest primary pupil teacher ratio at 17.1, and Pontypridd had the highest at 23.8
- the lowest secondary pupil teacher ratio was in Ceredigion at 14.9, and the highest was in Caerphilly at 18.4
- Brecon and Radnorshire had the lowest percentage of pupils of compulsory school age entitled to free school meals at 10.7 per cent, whilst Aberavon had the highest percentage at 29.2 per cent
- the percentage of half day sessions missed through overall absenteeism by pupils of compulsory school age in primary schools was highest in Swansea East (7.7 per cent) and lowest in Clwyd West, Ceredigion and Monmouth (5.1 per cent)
- the percentage of half day sessions missed through overall absenteeism by pupils of compulsory school age in secondary schools was highest in Rhondda (10.1 per cent) and lowest in Cardiff Central (5.9 per cent)
- the constituency with the highest percentage of pupils achieving the Core Subject Indicator at Key Stage 2 was at Gower (88.3 per cent), and the lowest percentage was at Cynon Valley (76.5 per cent)
- Gower had the highest percentage of pupils achieving the Level 2 threshold including a GCSE grade A*-C in English or Welsh First Language and Mathematics, at 67.6 per cent, whilst Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney was the constituency with the lowest percentage at 33.1 per cent
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