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 »
Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
A £24m European-backed programme to transform five railway stations across Wales has been announced by Transport Minister, Edwina Hart.
- Leading science innovation company signs up for Life Sciences Hub Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
- Alternatives to Waste Transfer Notes and other aspects of Waste Regulation
- Proposals concerning the publication of official statistics
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- 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
Nest annual report 2012-13
What is Nest?
The Nest Scheme targets fuel poor households and offers a wide range of measures to help them. It also provides advice and support to help householders reduce their fuel bills.
Nest home energy improvement packages are designed for individual properties, so there is no standard package of measures. A package can include measures such as:
- a new boiler
- central heating system
- loft insulation
- cavity wall insulation
- newer technologies like air source heat pumps and external wall insulation.
What has Nest achieved during 2012-13?
In its second year Nest has exceeded its targets and helped over 21,500 households. This is an increase of 6,800 on the first year of the programme.
Within this 21,500, nearly 5,000 households have received a package of free home energy improvements. These energy improvements are estimated to save the householders on average around £500 per year. This will make a real difference to householders in managing increasing energy bills.
Nest has supported over 200 installer jobs in small and medium businesses in Wales. It has also created 25 new jobs, training and work experience placements.
Nest annual report 2012-13 (external link)