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 »
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
A legal obligation to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today announced.
- “Get vaccinated against the flu”, Wales’ top doctor urges
- 0808 80 10 800 - 24 hour help for domestic abuse victims
- New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
- Designation of Licensing authority under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Local authority environmental permitting fees and charges 2015-16
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Independent Living Fund – future arrangements to support recipients in Wales
- Consultation on Local Development Plans Process Review
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 »
- Statistics & Research
National Library of Wales
The National Library of Wales collects and preserves material relating to Wales and the other Celtic nations.
The National Library of Wales (NLW) is an Welsh Government Sponsored Body (WGSB) and located in Aberystwyth. It plays an important role in the cultural and educational life of Wales. It is one of six legal deposit libraries within the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Library was established by Royal Charter in 1907. Its main functions are to:
collect and preserve
- the intellectual record of Wales, in many different media;
- a vast collection of printed material published mainly through its status as a legal deposit 'copyright' library.
- give access to this information and knowledge to a wide variety of people.
Typical users of the Library’s services include:
- family and local historians
You can find out more by visiting the National Library website.
CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales is responsible for policy and operational work relating to the National Library of Wales
Every year the Welsh Government issues a Remit Letter to NLW. The letter sets out NLW’s role in relation to the Government’s strategic agenda. This includes details of the priorities and outputs expected as well as how much funding will be provided. The remit letter can be accessed by clicking on "Remit Letters" on the left hand side of this page.