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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"
- 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 »
Grassland Fires, 2010-11
Statistics on grassland fire incident include data for Wales for the financial year 2010 11. The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 25 August 2010.
The key points from the latest release are:
- The Welsh Fire and Rescue Services attended around 7,000 grassland, woodland and crop fires in 2010-11, an increase of 26 per cent on 2009-10.
- In 2010-11, the number of primary grassland, woodland and crop fires in Wales more than doubled, from 102 to 274. The number of secondary grassland fires increased by 24 per cent.
- In 2010-11 four-fifths of primary fires on grassland, woodland and crop were started deliberately.
- Around 5 in 7 grassland, woodland and crop fires occurred in the spring months April, May and March in 2010-11.
- Of the grassland, woodland and crop fires in 2010-11, 61 percent were in South Wales, 28 percent were in Mid and West Wales and 12 percent were in North Wales. Similar proportions were seen in 2009-10.
- There were 10 nonfatal casualties but no fatal casualties from grassland, woodland and crop fires in Wales in 2010-11.
- In 2010-11, almost half of grassland, woodland and crop fires damaged less than 20 square metres, an increase of 12 percent compared with the previous year.
- Around a third of all grassland woodland and crop fires in 2010-11 damaged between 20 and 200 square metres, an increase of 52 percent.
- Almost a third of primary grassland, woodland and crop fires in 2010-11 damaged more than 200 square metres.
- In around half of the primary grassland, woodland and crop fires in 2010-11 the source of ignition was matches or candles.
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