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 »
Enhanced rights for older people in Wales move a step closer
The Welsh Government has announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
- “£200m boost will accelerate Wales’ school re-building programme and support 23,000 jobs” – Jane Hutt
- Poor being stigmatised by welfare debate
- Enhanced rights for older people in Wales move a step closer
- 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
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The Department for Local Government and Communities supports research on community related projects.
A review into Not for Profit (NFP) Advice Services was commissioned in light of the unprecedented pressures they are facing given reduction in their funding, alongside the rising demand for advice in the current economic climate.
The focus of the review was to provide an assessment of the original purposes of the grant and to see whether they need updating.
This report provides a review of the research into the economic and social benefits of digital inclusion for individuals and wider society.
To help inform the development of the Welsh Government’s Delivering Digital Inclusion framework, this report presents a synthesis of available evidence on digital inclusion and engagement in Wales.
Paying the Price of Being Poor looks at what should be done to help low income households who are penalised simply because they do not have buying power.
The Deputy Minister for Regeneration, Leighton Andrews AM launched the Welsh Assembly Government's 'Review of the credit union movement in Wales' on 15th October 2009, World Credit Union Day.
This report outlines the findings of an evaluation of the Volunteering Grants Programme commissioned by the Welsh Assembly Government and undertaken by Old Bell 3 Ltd.
Download the executive summary and final report here.
The Welsh Assembly Government commissioned Wavehill Consulting to carry out an evaluation of the Communities First (Music) Trust Fund and to make recommendations on the future of the fund.
The Welsh Assembly Government commissioned Old Bell3 to undertake a long-term evaluation of the Communities@One Programme.
This research was commissioned to evaluate the Communities First Trust Fund and provides recommendations for future changes.
This research was commissioned to evaluate the support that the Communities First Support Network (CFSN) has provided and the effectiveness of the network in providing it, in the context of meeting the objectives of the Communities First Programme. It identifies several principles as likely to lead ...
Research into the relationship between social enterprise and private sector Micro and Small to Medium Enterprises in Wales. The report suggests ways to create greater opportunities for integration between the sectors.
A research project to identify services provided by the voluntary sector in Powys. The study investigates the strengths and weaknesses of these services.
This evaluation of the Community Facilities and Activities Programme (CFAP) found the programme has a significant impact within the local area of each of the projects it supports.
Research investigating how to make the physical punishment of children less socially acceptable. The study also identifies the support that best helps parents avoid using physical punishment.
A report on issues relevant to the development of the Welsh Assembly Government Refugee Inclusion Strategy.
Research into the experiences and beliefs of refugees in Wales. The Report provides a detailed account of what refugees said during the focus groups. The Findings provides a summary of the focus groups' findings. The Recommendations are those of the researchers based on what they found during t ...
Research reviewing the use and understanding of a cluster of terms including 'integration' and 'inclusion'. The research discusses the recent history of policy around integration, inclusion and social cohesion in the European Union, in the UK and in Scotland and Wales.
Report on the extent and impact of in-work poverty. The report considers the implications of in-work poverty on government policy promoting work as a route out of poverty.
A report into the achievements of Communities First and issues that have affected its progress.
As part of the research into the ‘Accommodation needs of Gypsy Travellers in Wales’, the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) at the University Of Birmingham and Plus Property Solutions carried out a physical condition survey of 20 identified Gypsy-Traveller sites across Wales, to assess th ...
The evaluation considers the extent to which the Assembly Government's Post Office Development Fund (PODF) achieved its objectives, and assesses the impact of PODF on funded post offices and their local communities, with a view to informing government thinking at the UK and Wales levels about a ...
In December 2004 the Welsh Assembly Government commissioned the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham to carry out research on the accommodation needs of Gypsy-Travellers in Wales to inform policy development. The research arose from a series of recommendations in the Nati ...
This report gathers information on the early impact of the PiC programme. It assesses the effectiveness of the programme’s design, using the findings to inform the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the second round of PiC.