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People from across Wales with an interest in the Welsh language are being asked to take action on its future in a national online conversation.
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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.
The Strategy for Older People in Wales 2013-2023 »The 3rd phase focuses on ensuring that older people in Wales have the resources to deal with the challenges and opportunities they face.Learn more »
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Section highlightReview of the Planning Enforcement System
The research covers 18 recommendations for the future Welsh enforcement system.
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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
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Examples of infrastructure investment projects funded by the Welsh Government across Wales.Learn more »
School Statistics by Assembly Constituency and Region, 2009
Statistics include a variety of school and attainment indicators split by Assembly constituencies and regions as at the 2007 Assembly elections for the 2008/09 academic year. The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 29 January 2009.
The key points from the latest release are:
- Brecon and Radnorshire had the lowest percentage of pupils of compulsory school age entitled to free school meals at 9.2 per cent, whilst Rhondda had the highest percentage at 27.2 per cent.
- Dwyfor Meirionnydd was the constituency where the highest percentage of pupils considered themselves to be from a white ethnic background, 99.3 per cent. Cardiff Central had the highest percentage of pupils from an ethnic background other than white, 74.9 per cent white and 25.1 per cent from another ethnic background.
- Alyn and Deeside was the constituency where the lowest percentage of pupils considered their national identity to be Welsh (17.5 per cent), and Arfon had the lowest percentage considering themselves to be British (15.3 per cent). Rhondda had the highest percentage considering themselves to be Welsh (81.4 per cent) and Monmouth had the highest percentage considering themselves to be British (54.9 per cent).
- The percentage of half day sessions missed through overall absenteeism by pupils of compulsory secondary school age was highest in both Cynon Valley and Cardiff South and Penarth (11.0 per cent) and lowest in Gower (7.4 per cent).
- The constituency with the highest percentage of pupils achieving the Core Subject Indicator at Key Stage 2 was Cardiff North 85.4 per cent. The lowest percentage was at Swansea East at 70.1 per cent.
- Montgomeryshire had the highest percentage of pupils achieving the Level 2 threshold, 74.6, whilst Newport East was the constituency with the lowest percentage at 44.8.
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