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 »
“Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
Wales’ Finance Minister Jane Hutt has responded to the UK Government’s Autumn Statement – saying that it has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales.
- New guidance on care and support for over 65s
- Independent report revealed at the Event Wales International Conference 2013 outlines positive impact of games and events for Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Implementation of Commission Directive 2013/45/EU concerning the change to the botanical name of tomato
- School term dates regulations
- 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 which includes information on ship arrivals, foreign and domestic travel and cargo.
- In Wales during 2011 there was total freight traffic through Welsh ports of 65.5 million tonnes (Mt); of this, 44.7 Mt were good inwards and 20.8 Mt were goods outwards. Welsh ports accounted for just under 13 per cent of the total United Kingdom (UK) port traffic of 519.5 Mt.
- Crude oil, with total traffic of 17.3 Mt; of which 16.6 Mt was inwards, with 5.6 Mt from the rest of the UK and 11.1 Mt imported from elsewhere in the world.
- Liquefied gas, with total traffic of 13.3 Mt, largely imported from Qatar.
- Liquid oil products, with total traffic of 18.2 Mt; of which 15.2 Mt was goods outwards, with 11.2 Mt exported to the rest of the work and 4.0 Mt sent to destinations elsewhere in the UK. 3.0 Mt were goods inwards from both UK and foreign sources.
- Welsh ports also act as the gateway between the Republic of Ireland and the rest of Europe with, for example, all the HGV traffic between Ireland and Europe passing through Wales in 2011.
- Around 400 thousand lorries and unaccompanied trailers passed through Welsh ports to and from Ireland. Within this total, around half were from, and half to, Ireland. Around three quarters of this traffic went through Holyhead.
- In addition, in 2011 there were 2.8 million sea passengers travelling between Wales and Ireland; 2 million of these passed through Holyhead with the remainder using the ports of Fishguard, Milford Haven and Swansea.
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