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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 »
Internet short cut for Welsh village with the longest name
The Welsh village with the longest name in the UK has succeeded in at least making one thing a whole lot shorter – the time it takes to surf the internet.
- 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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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 »
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The complex relationship between the Severn Crossings and the Welsh economy is such that the study covers a broad range of transport and economic issues.
The objective of this research is to investigate and assess the economic evidence on the regional and local economic impacts of rail investments.
The objective of this study is to improve understanding of the costs and benefits of bilingualism in the private sector.
This research aims to assess the potential economic impact of low carbon energy developments on Welsh ports.
This Stage 1 research involved the collection of evidence of progress in implementing the Technium programme and the development of a robust evaluation methodology for the Technium programme.
This research aims to improve understanding of the implications of introducing a living wage policy in Wales.
This research aims to study the relative importance of the various choices and constraints faced by lone parents in Wales and to establish a comprehensive list of the barriers faced by lone parents who wish to access work or learning.
This report aims to investigate peripherality and its impact on spatial differences in productivity.
This study examines the effects on Wales of migration from accession countries.
This report is an extension to the previous productivity study.
This study considers the processes and outcomes of the ‘Want2Work’ programme.
This report, carried out with the Scottish Executive, explores the experiences of employers in response to A8 migration into Scotland and Wales.
This report looks at the available evidence on the impacts of changes in business ownership on employment and other company outcomes
This report looks at the determinants and impacts of foreign direct investment (FDI), and reviews policy interventions.
The aim of this research was to provide policy options and learning models to consider in the future development policies and strategies.
This study is concerned with identifying significant net economic impacts accruing to the economies of Wales and the South-West of England as a consequence of tidal power options.
Reviews of literature and economic development initiatives in Information Communication Technology and Renewable Energy were used to determine the impact of large scale investment in infrastructure.
This research provides a review of the economic literature on the effects of technology diffusion and application on industrial and economic performance.
This report investigates the feasibility of using linked micro data in the evaluation of the Regional Selective Assistance in Wales.
This research provides a comprehensive review of the economic literature on the economic impact of migration.
This study examined migration flows into, out of and within Wales, and the composition of those flows.
The objective of this report was to improve understanding of the demand for labour, particularly unskilled labour, in areas of low economic activity.
This study reviewed existing research to quantify the extent to which the UK and Wales are unusual in having a long 'tail' of people with relatively few, or no, qualifications.
The aim of this study was to construct an experimental Environmental Satellite Account for Wales as a means of providing robust information to inform and support sustainable development policy.
This research examined the key drivers of changes in commuting patterns across Wales in the past decade.
This study explored the potential use of non-official data for socio-economic analysis, examining the factors associated with locational attractiveness in the South Wales Valleys.
This study aims to identify the causes of productivity differentials between Wales and the rest of the UK.
This research identified the location of the Welsh community within the English-speaking world and explored whether it is possible to estimate the size and spread of people with a Welsh genetic ancestry.
The aim of the research was to ascertain the extent, robustness and relevance to Wales of evidence about policies to promote economic development.
This research assessed existing UK and international evidence on the factors driving the location and performance of sectors providing widely traded services.
This report focuses on age at motherhood as a marker of a number of social and economic disadvantages. It speculates about the reasons for the smaller numbers of women deferring motherhood in Wales.
The objective of this research was to compile Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA’s), for the UK, as far as possible and highlight what would be needed to compile a comprehensive TSA.
This report analyses trends in higher education participation in Wales since the early 1990s.
This study was commissioned by the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) to investigate the scope for public transport improvements contributing to increases in economic activity.
This research provides a review of the literature analysing the economic returns to education; also the use of the Labour Force Survey to provide initial estimates of the returns to education in Wales.
This research assesses the broad impacts of EU enlargement; and to identify the implications of these changes for location and investment strategies and public policy development.
This paper sets out the Panel’s views on the broad trends likely to face economic policy makers in Wales over the medium to longer term and on what implications can reasonably be drawn from them.
This research established the impact of recent major road transport infrastructure improvements on economic development in Wales with the aim of informing the appraisal of future projects.
The objective of this research was to identify those factors that have played a causal role in the success of prospering smaller towns and to assess the scope for policies to replicate that success elsewhere.
This study assessed existing evidence of the impact on labour market and other socio-economic outcomes of improvements in basic skills at a level necessary to function and progress at work.