Contingency planning for winter weather »Severe weather requires robust, collaborative planning between the Welsh Government and the public and private sectors in Wales.Learn more »
Royal Assent for Wales Bill delivers new financial powers says First Minister
First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has today welcomed the Wales Bill receiving Royal Assent.
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- Royal Assent for Wales Bill delivers new financial powers says First Minister
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Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update
This 6th edition details over 370 investments across both public and private sectors with a value of more than £40bn.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
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Media and publishing
The Welsh Government works with the UK Government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport on film and broadcasting issues, and supports the publishing industry in Wales.
The Welsh Government supports the publishing industry in Wales through the Welsh Books Council (external link).
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is responsible for:
- UK-wide policy on film
- sponsorship of the UK Film Council
- sponsorship of the National Film and Television School
- UK lead on European film policy.
A new film agency for Wales has been established. The new organisation will ensure that the economic, cultural, educational and exhibition aspects of film are effectively represented in Wales, the UK and the world. For more information, visit the Film Agency for Wales website (external link).
The Welsh Government works closely with the DCMS and other relevant bodies on broadcasting issues that affect Wales.
Visit: The Department for Culture, Media and Sport website (external link)