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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 - Update on tobacco policy »Standardised packaging of tobacco products and Sub Committees on The Smoke-free Premises etc. (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.Learn more »
Internet short cut for Welsh village with the longest name
The Welsh village with the longest name in the UK has succeeded in at least making one thing a whole lot shorter – the time it takes to surf the internet.
- Cardiff Airport key to Wales’ position in global market – First Minister
- Consultation on proposals for ground-breaking legislation to reform arrangements for renting homes
- Internet short cut for Welsh village with the longest name
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- Business and economy
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- 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 »
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector 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
- The draft School Governors’ Annual Reports (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
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 »
New Ideas Fund research in progress
The New Ideas Fund supports small research projects by providing each successful project with up to £10,000 of funding.
The New Ideas Fund first provided grants in 2005; and in October 2006 provided a further 15 projects with a total of £133,461. A total of £180,779 of funding has been awarded for 2008. Successful bids are listed below.
When a project is complete we will publish the research to our New Ideas completed research pages.
Projects awarded grants in 2008
Research topic: Efficacy of The "Smoke Free Homes" Risk Reduction Initiative For Improving Awareness And Safer Behaviour In Smoking Households. Research organistion: Atal Tan Cymru/Firebrake Wales.
Research topic: Cardiff Race Hate Crime Survey Research Proposal. Research organistion: Race Equality First.
Research topic: Financial Exclusion and Disadvantaged Young People. Research organistion: National Youth Advocacy Service.
Research topic: Stock Transfer Case Studies and Good Practice Guidance. Research organistion: Constructing Excellence in Wales.
Research topic: An Exploratory Study of The Relationship Between Parental Attitudes And Behaviour And Young Peoples Consumption of Alcohol. Research organistion: The Children and Young People Strategy Unit, the Education Directorate, City and County of Swansea, in collaboration with Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, Cardiff University.
Research topic: Continuous Recording System in Wales. Research organistion: Community Housing Cymru.
Research topic: Evaluation of The Care Pathway for Routine Enquiry For Domestic Abuse. Research organistion: Cwm Taf NHS Trust.
Research topic: "Needs Analysis of Refugee Community Organisations and Support Groups in Wales". Research organistion: Displaced People In Action.
Research topic: Integrating The Independent Domestic Violence Advisor And Flying Start: An Evaluation. Research organistion: Cardiff University.
Research topic: An Evaluation of Multi-Agency Working With Children and Young People who are Experiencing the Effects of Domestic Abuse in the Communities First Area of Penparcau and Aberystwyth West. Research organistion: Aberystwyth University.
Research topic: Saving For A Rainy Day…..And It Rains A Lot In Wales! Research organistion: 3 G's Development Trust.
Research topic: A Brighter Future Informing Community Led Support For Young Peoples Transitions. Research organistion: Glyncoch C/F PWU and UWIC.
Research topic: Exploring Inclusion Barriers Facing Deaf And Hard of Hearing People In Wales. Research organistion: RNID Cymru.
Research topic: Measuring The Success of a Diversionary Approach to Low-Level Youth Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour In Swansea. Research organistion: Swansea University.
Research topic: The Bardsey Project Evaluation Proposal. Research organistion: Ceredigion County Council.
Research topic: Reducing The Poverty Premium In Wales. Research organistion: The Bevan Foundation.
Research topic: Working Together To Narrow The Gap In Educational Attainment In Wales. Research organistion: Save The Children.
Research topic: Funding The Voluntary Sector - "Need For Change". Research organistion: Jon Matthews Consulting.
- Research topic: To Look at Access to Childcare for Disabled Children in Order to Gain a Greater Understanding of Why Children With Disabilities Take Up a Very Small Percentage of Childcare Places. Research organistion: National Childminding Association.
Projects awarded grants in 2006
Research topic: Climbing the Walls (documenting a project which worked with women to overcome social and economic disadvantage). Research organisation: Sylfaen.
Research topic: Evaluation of pilot project related to misuse of prescribed drugs, Conwy. Research organisation: North East Wales NHS Trust.
Research topic: Youth Inclusion programme in Rural Wales. Research organisation: University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
- Research topic: Reducing re-offending - role of the voluntary sector. Research organisation: Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services.