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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 »
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- Cardiff Airport key to Wales’ position in global market – First Minister
- Consultation on proposals for ground-breaking legislation to reform arrangements for renting homes
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- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- 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
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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 »
Find out more information on sustainability and design.
Natural Resources Wales
Natural Resources Wales brings together the work of the Countryside Council for Wales, Environment Agency Wales and Forestry Commission Wales, as well as some functions of Welsh Government. Their purpose is to ensure that the natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, enhanced and used, now and in the future.
Building Research Establishment
The Building Research Establishment (BRE) Trust Companies, BRE and BRE Global, are world leading research, consultancy, training, testing and certification organisations delivering sustainability and innovation across the built environment and beyond.
Business in the Community Wales
Business in the Community is a business-led charity. It has a growing membership in Wales. It also has members from over 850 companies across the UK, from large multinational household names, small local businesses, and public sector organisations. It aims to advise, support and challenge members to create a sustainable future for all and to improve business performance. Its members work to define what responsibility looks like in the:
- community; and
- the environment; and
to share what they learn about improving performance through responsible business practice.
The Carbon Trust is a leading catalyst for delivering energy efficiency and carbon management in organisations and businesses in order to achieve sustainable carbon emissions reductions in Wales.
Visit: Carbon Trust (external link)
Centre for Alternative Technology
The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) aims to inspire, inform, and enable people to live more sustainable. CAT provides a visitor centre, free information service, educational and consultancy services.
Civic Trust for Wales
The Civic Trust for Wales promotes civic pride as a means to improving the quality of life for all in the places where we live and work, and encourages community action, good design, sustainable development and respect for the built environment.
Constructing Excellence in Wales
Constructing Excellence in Wales spreads best practice across the construction industry in Wales and to encourage the whole supply chain to adopt the ideas set out in the Latham and Egan reports.
Cynnal Cymru Sustain Wales
Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales is an organisation that promotes sustainable development in Wales and provides practical information to help people live sustainably.
Comisiwn Dylunio Cymru Design Commission for Wales
The Design Commission for Wales is the national organisation established to champion good design and high quality in the built environment.
Energy Saving Trust
Energy Saving Trust is an organisation that provides free impartial advice to fight climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions from the home and transportation.
The Prince’s Foundation
The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment is an educational charity which strives to improve quality of life by teaching and practicing timeless and ecological ways of planning, designing and building.
Sustainable Development Commission Wales
The Sustainable Development Commission Wales is the Welsh Government's independent advisory body on sustainable development.
Sustrans is a UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more every day journeys. They work with families, communities, policy-makers and partner organisations so that people can choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys.
Visit: Sustrans (external link)
Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
The programme helps individuals, businesses and local authorities to reduce waste and recycle more, making better use of resources and helping to tackle climate change. The site contains tools to aid the design, specification, procurement and delivery of resource efficient buildings with the minimum of waste.