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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - Update on tobacco policy »Standardised packaging of tobacco products and Sub Committees on The Smoke-free Premises etc. (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.Learn more »
Living Longer: Ageing Well
- ‘Enterprise Troopers’ set to storm Wales’ primary schools
- “Wales is leading the way on Sustainable Procurement” – Jane Hutt
- Living Longer: Ageing Well
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- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Housing and community
- Improving public services
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
Sky lanterns: environmental and risk assessment »To establish an evidence base to help any future policy decisions on sky lanterns and helium balloons.Learn more »
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in Wales
- Strategic Environmental Assessment: Environmental Report, Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020
- The draft School Governors’ Annual Reports (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
- The future of agricultural statistical data collection methods in Wales
Featured consultation »Implementing the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
Disabilty Portfolio - Wales Edition
These guides will help museums, archives and libraries to become more accessible to disabled people.
The Wales Edition includes Welsh contextual information and contact details for Welsh organisations. The guides are available in Welsh and English.
- Guide 1: Disability In Context - Use Guide 1 to gain understanding of how disabled people place themselves within society and learn what factors influence their choice of services.
- Guide 2: Meeting Disabled People - Use Guide 2 for advice on face-face interaction with disabled people as service users, customers, colleagues and volunteers.
- Guide 3: Training For Equality - Use Guide 3 to assess your organisation's disability training needs and choose the best trainer for the job.
- Guide 4: Audits - Use Guide 4 to understand the reasons for carrying out audits, to enable you to identify what type of audit you want and find out who you need to approach to do it.
- Guide 5: Disability Discrimination Act - Please note that this has been removed as it has been superseded by the Equality Act 2010.
- Guide 6: Inclusive Information - Use Guide 6 for advice on how to ensure the information you provide is inclusive and accessible to everyone who wants to use your services.
- Guide 7: Using Technology - Use Guide 7 to gain an understanding of how disabled people use technology in their daily lives and how services can be designed to support this.
- Guide 8: Access On A Shoestring - Use Guide 8 for advice on ways to create better access for a wide range of people, without large-scale expenditure. The guide suggests practical routes to low-cost improvements, including planning and behaviour changes that have no cost implication.
- Guide 9: Accessible Environments - Use Guide 9 for advice on what to consider when creating accessible environments for people with a broad range of disabilities and a variety of requirements.
- Guide 10: Outreach And Partnerships - Use Guide 10 to find inspiration and practical guidance for developing and sustaining outreach projects and partnerships in the community.
- Guide 11: Consulting Disabled People - Use Guide 11 for guidance on consultation with disabled people; its benefits and uses; methods of consulting; how to plan and prepare for the process and carry it out in an accessible way.
- Guide 12: Employment At Every Level - Use Guide 12 when considering recruitment and retention - whether of staff, volunteers or trustees - as a practical source of advice on ways to ensure fair treatment for all disabled people in the workplace.
- MLA Access For All Self-Assessment Toolkit: Checklist 1 - Disability Access for Museums, Libraries and Archives.