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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 »
Homelessness, January to March 2011
The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 23 March 2011.
The key points from the latest release are:
- In general, the number of households accepted as homeless has been falling since July 2006, although figures have seen an increase over the last year. During the January to March quarter 2011, 1,655 households were accepted as homeless, which is an increase of 13 per cent on the same quarter of 2010.
- In general, the use of temporary accommodation has been falling since mid 2005, although numbers have increased slightly since December 2009. At the end of March 2011, there were 2,640 households in temporary accommodation, which is an increase of 6 per cent, compared with March 2010.
- The use of bed and breakfast accommodation has generally been falling since the end of 2004; however, latest figures show that this trend is levelling off. At the end of March 2011, there were 240 households in bed and breakfast accommodation, which is up by 3 per cent on the number reported at the end of March 2010.
- Both the number and percentage of families with children in bed and breakfast accommodation has remained unchanged compared with the previous year. At the end of March 2011, there were 10(r) families, accounting for 5 per cent(r) of all households in bed and breakfast accommodation which is similar to the position seen at the end of March 2010.
(r) Revised 30 June 2011.
A revised statistical release was published on Thursday 30 June following receipt of corrected information from a local authority on the number of families with children in bed and breakfast accommodation.
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