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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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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 »
Buying Welsh food and drink
This page contains information about the Wales the True Taste brand and where to buy Welsh produce.
Wales’s reputation for producing, retailing and serving innovative high quality food and drink is becoming well established, both at home and overseas. There are many reasons to buy Welsh produce and many outlets where you can find it.
Chefs seek out our quality Welsh produce, and shoppers and restaurant goers increasingly appreciate it. Geography, climate and farming practices all play their part. But the growth in the range and quality of Welsh produce is in no small measure down to the investment made in recent years by the Welsh Government. This investment helps producers develop and market food and drink. It is underpinned by our Local Sourcing strategy, about which you can read more by clicking the link on the left.
Look for the logo
One sign of an excellent food or drink product is a Wales the True Taste award. Winning products display one of the following logos, so look out for these as a sign of quality:
The Wales the True Taste brand has played a major part in helping to create awareness of Welsh food and drink amongst consumers. The annual Wales the True Taste Food and Drink Awards are managed by the Welsh Government. They reward innovation and excellence in the food and drink sector. For more information on the awards, click on the link on the right of the screen.
Where can consumers buy Welsh produce?
You can find quality Welsh produce in outlets across the country from delis and supermarkets to markets and food events. To find out more about food festivals, farm shops and farmers’ markets, click on the link on the left.
Take a look also at the Directory of Food and Drink from the People of Wales. This lists food and drink producers across Wales, detailing their products and Wales the True Taste awards. Many of them sell online and you can click through to their websites.
You can sample Welsh produce at many food shows. Welsh companies attend shows such as the BBC Good Food Show and Speciality and Fine Food Fair as well as the Royal Welsh Show and Winter Fair. For more details on food shows, click on the left of the screen.
For more information go to the Wales the True Taste website (external link).
Where can trade buyers source Welsh produce?
The Directory of Food and Drink From the People of Wales is the Welsh Government’s listing of food and drink producers. As well as listing primary producers, it also contains a section detailing wholesalers and distributors.
The Welsh Government assists companies to exhibit at trade shows. You can visit Welsh producers’ stands at food and drink shows in England, Wales and abroad to find out more about them and sample their wares. For details of shows that we are attending, contact RA-MDU@wales.gsi.gov.uk.
For more information go to the "Sourcing Local Produce" page on the Wales the True Taste website (external link).