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
Students in higher education institutions
The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 16 February 2012.
This bulletin is based on statistics produced by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) and follow on from the statistics previously released by HESA on 10 January 2013.
The key points from the latest release are:
- in 2011/12, there were 131,185 higher education enrolments at Welsh HEIs, showing no percentage change since 2010/11. HE enrolments by Welsh domiciled students at all UK HEIs saw a small decrease compared with 2010/11
- at Welsh HEIs, full-time enrolments increased by one per cent on 2010/11 levels and have risen year on year since 2003/04. Part-time enrolments continued to fall and now represent 29 per cent of all enrolments (40 per cent in 2006/07)
- in 2011/12 there were 102,110 Welsh domiciled higher education enrolments at UK HEIs, showing less than one per cent fall since 2010/11. Part-time postgraduate enrolments of Welsh domiciles have fallen six per cent compared to 2010/11 but full-time postgraduate enrolments have risen slightly
- There were 22,250 qualifications obtained at Welsh HEIs, at first degree level, in 2011/12 compared to 20,780 in 2010/11, an increase of 7 per cent. First degrees accounted for 51 per cent of qualifications obtained at HEIs in Wales in 2011/12
- Wales is a net importer of full-time students. In 2011/12, there were 20,355 full-time enrolments from Welsh students to UK HEIs outside of Wales, six per cent higher than 2010/11 and 33,320 full-time enrolments of students from the UK outside of Wales to Welsh HEIs, nine per cent higher than 2010/11
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