Review of the legislation managing the Welsh crustacean fisheries »The crustacean fisheries are the mainstay of the Welsh fishing industry, with £3.8 million worth of crustaceans landed into Wales in 2012.Learn more »
Minister opens improved M4 Junction 32 in Cardiff
Transport Minister Edwina Hart has officially opened the new M4 Junction 32 Westbound to A470 Northbound dedicated lane.
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- Minister opens improved M4 Junction 32 in Cardiff
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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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An annual report which gives estimates of the size structure of all enterprises that are active in Wales, including estimates for the very smallest businesses that operate below the VAT threshold.
- In 2013, 39.3 per cent of private sector employment in Wales was accounted for by large enterprises (those with 250 or more employees), compared to 41.6 per cent for the UK as a whole.
- Between 2003 and 2013, the proportion of employment in the large size-band fell by 2.2 percentage points in Wales and fell by 1.8 percentage points in the UK.
- In 2013, around 0.5 per cent of enterprises active in Wales were non-UK owned, accounting for 14.6 per cent of employment in 2013, up from 12.5 per cent in 2003.
- There was considerable variation between industry sectors in 2013, with employment in agriculture almost entirely amongst micro businesses (91.1 per cent) and employment in production industries concentrated in the large size-band (52.8 per cent).
- Within Wales, the local authority with the largest proportion of private sector employment in the large size-band was Newport (55.0 per cent), and the smallest was Powys (17.5 per cent).
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