Help to Buy – Wales Shared Equity Scheme »This shared equity loan will make up the shortfall between the purchase price of a property and the funding available to buyers through their cash deposit and mortgage offer.Learn more »
“Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- New guidance on care and support for over 65s
- Independent report revealed at the Event Wales International Conference 2013 outlines positive impact of games and events for Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Implementation of Commission Directive 2013/45/EU concerning the change to the botanical name of tomato
- School term dates regulations
- Beyond 2011: Consultation on Census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales
- M4 Corridor around Newport Consultation
- Undertaking fatal and non-fatal drug poisoning reviews in Wales
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Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
The Bill will introduce significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Research and development bodies
Find out about research and development agencies that do work on sustainability and design.
We produce a quarterly journal called Advances Wales. It showcases the latest research and developments in science, engineering and technology happening in Wales. These journals demonstrate that Wales is a key location for high quality research, development and innovation.
Climate Change Consortium Wales
The Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff and Swansea universities have come together to form the Climate Change Consortium of Wales (C3W). It is funded by us, the Countryside Council for Wales and the four universities. The purpose of C3W is to enhance the climate science profile of Wales across many disciplines.
C3W aims to:
- improve our understanding of the causes, nature, timing and effects of climate change on our environment and on humanity; and
- change climate research in Wales to become a centre of excellence.
Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA)
CIRIA is the construction industry research and information association operating to deliver a programme of business improvement services and research activities for those engaged with the delivery and operation of the built environment.
Contaminated Land: Applications in Real Environments (CL:AIRE)
Contaminated Land: Applications in Real Environments (CL:AIRE) is an independent not-for-profit organisation. It was established in 1999 as a joint initiative between public and private sectors. It aims to stimulate the regeneration of contaminated land in the UK by raising awareness of, and confidence in, practical and sustainable remediation technologies.
The Ecodesign Centre (EDC) is an applied research organisation that aims to build capacity and capabilities to enable effective ecodesign.
Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI)
The Low Carbon Research Institute unites and promotes energy research in Wales to deliver a low carbon future. The LCRI supports the energy sector in developing low carbon generation, storage, distribution and end use technologies.
Sustainable Places Research Institute
The research institute is part of Cardiff University. The Institute reinforces Cardiff’s reputation as an international leader in sustainability science. It does this by bringing together leading scholars and researchers across academic disciplines.
Tyndall Cardiff became a partner in the Tyndall Centre in 2010. It is based in Cardiff’s University’s School of Psychology, the largest psychology department in the UK with internationally-recognised expertise.
Tyndall Cardiff’s research is led by the University's Understanding Risk Group. It focuses on the psychological and social side of coping with and minimising climate change. It uses social science methods to understand public and stakeholder responses to climate change and sustainability decision-making.
Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO)
The Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) is part of the Welsh Assembly Government. It manages the delivery of the EU Structural Funds programme in Wales. The WEFO website describes how the funds are used to support research and development and it contains many case studies.
Welsh School of Architecture Centre for Research in the Built Environment
The Centre for Research in the Built Environment (CRiBE) is part of the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University. Its primary aim is effective and sustainable design, construction and operation of the built environment.