In this section
Section highlightThe People’s NHS Part of an initiative to engage the public in creating a safe and sustainable health service for the future.
Spreading the word »Action on the ground to increase learning materials in the medium of Welsh.Learn more »
First Minister’s call for action on the Welsh language
People from across Wales with an interest in the Welsh language are being asked to take action on its future in a national online conversation.
- Local Government Democracy Bill approved
- Minister welcomes report which could change shape and structure of education delivery in Wales for the better
- First Minister’s call for action on the Welsh language
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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
Welsh languageWelsh-language technology and digital media action plan
The action plan sets out our commitment to drive developments in the field of Welsh-language technology and digital media.Learn more »
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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.
The Strategy for Older People in Wales 2013-2023 »The 3rd phase focuses on ensuring that older people in Wales have the resources to deal with the challenges and opportunities they face.Learn more »
- A new vision for a National Youth Work Strategy
- The future delivery of education services in Wales
- Consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note (TAN) 23 Economic Development
- Draft industrial and commercial sector plan
- Waste Prevention Programme
- Building Control system and Approved Document supporting regulation 7
In this section
Section highlightReview of the Planning Enforcement System
The research covers 18 recommendations for the future Welsh enforcement system.
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.
Infrastructure Investment Case Studies »
Examples of infrastructure investment projects funded by the Welsh Government across Wales.Learn more »
External websites relevant to those interested in community cohesion.
Information on the Wales interfaith network including activities and contacts.
Institute of Community Cohesion (iCoCo) (external website)
The Institute is a partnership between academic, statutory and non governmental bodies and provides information on the background of community cohesion, best practice, research and toolkits.
IDeA (Improvement and Development Agency) (external website)
The IDeA works for local government improvement so councils can serve people and places better. The website provides best practice and toolkits.
Communities and Local Government (CLG) (external website)
Communities and Local Government have responsibility for all race equality and community cohesion related issues in England.
Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) (external website)
The IPPR seeks to promote social justice, democratic participation, and economic and environmental sustainability in government policy and have a research team dedicated to Migration, Equalities and Citizenship research.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JFR) (external website)
Social policy research and development charity. JFR research programme includes Immigration and Inclusion.
Home Office Research, Development and Statistics (RDS) (external website)
Research and statistics from the Home Office on crime, policing, justice, immigration, drugs and race equality.
Equality and Human Rights Commission (external website)
The Commission is a statutory body established under the Equality Act 2006. It champions equality and human rights for all.
Neighbourhood Renewal Unit (NRU) (external website)
The Neighbourhood Renewal Unit is part of CLG and takes forward community cohesion work through their Neighbourhood Renewal Policies and Programmes.
Centre for Migration Policy Research (CMPR) (external website)
The Centre for Migration Policy Research (CMPR) is an inter-disciplinary Research Centre based at Swansea University.
The Interfaith Network for the UK (external website)
The Inter Faith Network for the UK promotes good relations between people of different faiths in the UK
UK Evaluation Society (UKES) (external website)
UKES promotes and improves the theory, practice, understanding and utilisation of evaluation and it's contribution to public knowledge.
Welsh Local Government Association (external website)
The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) represents the interests of local authorities in Wales. The website has Equalities and Social Justice publications section.
Wales Strategic Migration Partnership (external website)
The Partnership plays a lead role working with a range of partners from the statutory, voluntary and community sector in the development of strategic policies and initiatives on asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in Wales.
Borders and Immigration Agency (external website)
The Border and Immigration Agency is an executive agency of the Home Office responsible for controlling our borders and managing immigration in the UK.
Wrexham County Borough Council (external website)
Wrexham County Borough Council provides information on One Wrexham, a new initiative being led by the Council to promote good relationships between everyone who resides or works in the County Borough.
Local Government Data Unit (external website)
The Local Government Data Unit aims to meet the data needs of local and central government in Wales by ensuring that they are better informed about the characteristics of the services and activities of local authorities and of the environment in which they operate.
Office for National Statistics (external website)
Provides data on economy, population and society at national and local level.
Muslim Council for Wales (external website)
An umbrella organisation of mosques, Muslim associations and institutions; information about their objectives, activities, news, and publications.
The FAN Groups (external website)
Neighbourhood groups to promote community cohesion and to help people integrate.