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 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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