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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 - The Draft Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill »We are committed to ensuring that out-of-control and dangerous dogs are dealt with effectively.Learn more »
Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
Health Minister Mark Drakeford has given a clear message to NHS managers to take action in response to the recent NHS Wales staff survey
- Minister supports International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
- Porth Eirias set to be major North Wales attraction
- Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
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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.
National minimum standards for regulated child care »These standards determine whether child minding and day care settings are providing adequate care for children under the age of 8.Learn more »
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in Wales
- Repealing air quality ‘Further Assessments’ from Part IV of the Environment Act 1995
- Equality Impact Assessment of the 2014-2020 Rural Development Plan for Wales
- Consultation on the Equality Impact Assessments for the 2014-2020 Structural Funds Programmes in Wales
- Development of a national standards and outcomes framework for Children and Young People's advocacy services in Wales
- Strategic Environmental Assessment: Environmental Report, Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020
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 »
Procuring Works and Services
The Office of Government Commerce (OGC) provides information about procurement.
The buy4Wales website provides a way of advertising your tender to contractors.
Visit: buy4Wales (external link)
Creating and Assessing Business Cases
Treasury guidance on the development and assessment of business cases is available on their website.
An OGC guide to the competitive dialogue process in the new Public Contracts Regulations is provided on the OGC website.
Training in Procurement
Information on the Value Wales Training and Development Programme for procurement is available on the Buy4Wales website.
Managing Operational Service Contracts
The Operational Project Support was set up by the Treasury in 2006. It operates within Local Partnerships. Operational Project Support provides help, support and guidance to the public sector managers of operational Private Finance Initiative (PFI) and Public Private Partnerships (PPP) projects.
Standard Form Contracts
Treasury guidance and information on standard form contracts in the waste management sector can be found on the Treasury and Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) websites.
Communication and Community Engagement
Information from Waste Awareness Wales to help support the national ‘recycle for Wales’ campaign is available on the Waste Awareness Wales website.
Planning and Regional Waste Plans
The individual Regional Waste Plans can be viewed on the Wales Regional Waste Plans site.
The new Environmental Permitting Regulations were introduced by the Environment Agency in April 2008. The regulations will streamline waste management licensing and pollution control regimes.
The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) represents the interests of local authorities in Wales.
Local Partnerships (LP)
Local Partnerships (LP) is a joint venture by Her Majesty’s Treasury and the Local Government Association.
LP has been set up with a unique mission, to strengthen public, and community focussed third sector client side commercial capability. It does this by providing leading edge commercial expertise to drive value and efficiency in the design and delivery of public services and infrastructure.
LP works for public benefit and only with:
- local authorities;
- local public bodies; and
- the community focussed third sector.
It supports them deliver investment in local infrastructure and local services. The LPs operates without the limitations of commercial conflict and shares intellectual capital across the public sector.
The Environment Agency (EA) Wales is an Welsh Government Sponsored Public Body. Information on the work of the EA can be found on their website.
We partially fund the Wales Centre of Excellence for Anaerobic Digestion (AD) to provide technical support for the rapid deployment of anaerobic digestion in Wales. The AD Centre is based in the Sustainable Environment Research Centre at the University of Glamorgan, Wales.