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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"
Health Minister Mark Drakeford has given a clear message to NHS managers to take action in response to the recent NHS Wales staff survey
- 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 »
Housing Demolitions and Hazards 2008-09
The latest National Statistics on Housing Demolitions and Hazards produced by the Welsh Assembly Government were released on 26 August 2009 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
The key points from the latest release are:
- The number of dwellings demolished or closed by local authorities in Wales has declined considerably over the last few years from an average of over 600 each year between 1996-97 and 2003-04 to an average of around 90 between 2004-05 and 2008-09.
- A total of 28 dwellings were demolished or closed during 2008-09, none of which were identified as having category 1 hazards. All dwellings reported as demolished were outside formally declared clearance areas.
- During 2008-09 a total of 2,299 category 1 hazards were found in 1,322 dwellings, the most common being ‘excess cold’ which represented 28 per cent of all those found.
- During 2008-09 a total of 3,823 category 2 hazards were found in 1,885 dwellings, the most common being ‘damp and mould growth’ which represented 24 per cent of all those found.
- A total of 344 HMOs were found to contain 701 category 1 hazards, over a third of which were fire related hazards.
- A total of 575 HMOs were found to contain 1,069 category 2 hazards, the most common being fire related representing 27 per cent of all those found.
- At March 2009, local authorities estimated that there were approximately 20,160 Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in Wales, an increase of 420 (2 per cent) on the March 2008 figure.
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