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- EIDCymru: an electronic movement reporting system for sheep and goats - the identification of sheep and the current slaughter derogation
- Achieving high standards together - a new framework for animal health and welfare in Wales
- Proposed amendments to the criminal offences and defences in sections 2, 28 and 42 of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979.
- Revising the national framework for Continuing NHS Healthcare (CHC)
- Phase 1 - Draft Report: Review of Audit, Inspection and Regulation
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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.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2013-14 »
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- Statistics & Research
An annual report which includes conception rates by local authority and abortion data.
- Teenage conception rates have generally been falling over recent years in Wales.
- For girls aged under 16 fell from around 11 per thousand girls aged 13-15 in the late 1990s to 6.1 in 2011.
- For girls aged under 18 fell from 36.9 per thousand girls aged 15-17 in 2010 to 34.2 in 2011, the lowest rate recorded since 1992.
- For women aged under 20 fell from 55.1 per thousand females aged 15-19 in 2010 to 52.6 in 2011.
- Within Wales, rates for girls aged under 18 varied considerably in 2011, from 54.1 per thousand girls aged 15-17 in Merthyr Tydfil to 18.1 in Monmouthshire.
- 42 per cent of conceptions for the under 18s were terminated by abortion and 20 per cent at all ages.
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