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 »
“Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
Wales’ Finance Minister Jane Hutt has responded to the UK Government’s Autumn Statement – saying that it has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales.
- New guidance on care and support for over 65s
- Independent report revealed at the Event Wales International Conference 2013 outlines positive impact of games and events for Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Implementation of Commission Directive 2013/45/EU concerning the change to the botanical name of tomato
- School term dates regulations
- 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
The Food Centres in Wales provide advice and technical services to the Welsh food industry.
Food centres are advice and consultancy facilities offering technical services to business start-ups, small and medium sized companies and existing food manufacturers. They play strategic roles in the technical support of the Welsh food industry, working in partnership with the Welsh Government.
The Centres comprise:
All of these centres are dedicated to encouraging the development of the agri-food sector. They aim to provide technical and practical support on all aspects of food production, including:
- new product development
- factory and workplace design
- quality assurance
- new systems and procedures
- food safety
The three centres also respond to technical enquiries from food companies. This service sees food companies benefit from advice and support on a number technical issues and quality systems (free of charge and generally up to 2 days).
The food centres will:
- undertake to collaborate closely with the Regional Teams within the Welsh Government to facilitate joined-up working
- stimulate innovation and support new product development which benefits food and drink companies
- provide regular updates on their activities to the Regional Teams
- work together to meet the needs of food and drink companies
- undertake activities on each other’s behalf where appropriate
- share scientific, technical and other relevant information including statistics and research
- contribute actively towards achieving Welsh Government strategic goals for the development of the food and drink industry in Wales.