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
16-18 year olds
- SFR basis - As at end 2012(p), 10.2 per cent of 16-18 year olds were NEET (11,600) compared with 12.2 per cent (14,000) at end 2011.
- APS basis - New data For the year ending Quarter 2 2013, 12.1 per cent of 16-18 year olds were estimated to be NEET, compared with 13.0 per cent for the year ending Q2 2012.
- Pupil Destinations basis - As at Nov 2012, 4.2 per cent of Year 11 leavers were NEET compared with 4.4 per cent in 2011.
19-24 year olds
- SFR basis- As at end 2012 (p), 23.0 per cent of 19-24 year olds were NEET (59,900) compared with 22.2 per cent (57,400) at end 2011.
- APS basis- New data For the year ending Quarter 2 2013, 20.5 per cent of 19-24 year olds were estimated to be NEET, compared with 23.7 per cent for the year ending Q2 2012.
The definitive source for estimates of the proportion of young people who are NEET in Wales is the annual statistical first release (SFR). This bulletin provides users with timelier, but less statistically robust, statistics.
The statistics included in this bulletin are taken from the following sources:
- statistical first release ‘Participation of young people in education and the labour market’ using education data sources and the Annual Population Survey (APS)
- Annual Population Survey (ONS)
- Careers Wales Pupil Destinations from Schools in Wales survey
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