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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 »
National Library base for US Radio Travel programme
On Saturday 25 May, The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth will be host to US radio star, Peter Greenberg.
- Industry and government plan for a healthy future for farming in Wales
- Historic garden is a breakfast TV star
- National Library base for US Radio Travel programme
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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.
Sky lanterns: environmental and risk assessment »To establish an evidence base to help any future policy decisions on sky lanterns and helium balloons.Learn more »
- Future management of private water supply pipes
- Amendments to the Motor Vehicle (Competitions and Trials) Regulations 1969 and the Motor Vehicles (Off Road Events) Regulations 1995
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- The draft School Governors’ Annual Reports (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
- The future of agricultural statistical data collection methods in Wales
- Consultation - Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (Wales) Regulations 2006 (Amendment) Regulations 2013
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 »
Information, advice and instructions for the Fire and Rescue Service.
To inform you that the power for the Secretary of State to fix or modify the conditions of service of employees of a fire and rescue authority contained in the Fire Services Act 2003 (the 2003 Act) lapsed on 13 November 2005.
As part of the Making the Connections public service improvement programme, the Minister for Finance, Local Government and Public Services, Sue Essex announced a £9 million Improvement Fund last week. This circular is to draw your attention to the announcement and to provide you with details of the ...
Consultation on service standards for attendance to fires in the home.
This circular invites recipients to provide feedback on the attached consultation document which presents a number of options and questions in relation to the implementation of National Firefighter Selection (NFS) and Assessment Development Centre (ADC) processes for operational and control manager ...
This circular gives details of the publication of the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2005, which replaces the 2004 list.
This circular updates fire and rescue services on the inspection and testing of breathing apparatus cylinders, following recent changes in regulations and guidance.
This circular invites recipients to provide feedback on draft Personal Qualities and Attributes (PQAs) for Firefighter and Control Operator roles, developed by the Integrated Personal Development System (IPDS) Hub. Responses are requested by 9 February 2005.
Legislation on age discrimination is scheduled to be implemented in October 2006. It will apply to people of all ages and will affect the Fire and Rescue Service. The Department of Trade and Industry is consulting on the practical application of the draft regulations, to ensure that they are effect ...
The attached circular provides details of the consultation exercise for the National FRS Learning and Development Strategy for England. It explains how the English Strategy relates to Wales and the approach being taken by the Welsh Assembly Government and the Fire and Rescue Service in Wales.
This circular provides Authorities with a Personal Qualities and Attributes (PQA) Framework for Operational staff at the three managerial levels within the Integrated Personal Development System. This Framework should form the basis of Authorities’ assessment of candidates’ potential for developmen ...
Please see the attached information from Gill McManus in ODPM. ODPM has developed an Equality and Diversity Recruitment Toolkit to provide fire and rescue services with information and advice to support local campaigns aimed at attracting applicants from a wider range of backgrounds.
This is a communication from Alun Evans, the Firelink SRO, advising that a further round of discussions is required with the two bidders for the Firelink contract. As a result of this adjustment to the planned way forward, it is anticipated that Contract Award is now unlikely to take place until la ...
The circular provides details on how to access The Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 (Consequential Amendments) (Wales) Order which came into force on 25th October 2005.
This circular reminds colleagues in Wales about the above manual, issued in November 2004.
This circular provides initial information about High Volume Pumping equipment as part of the New Dimension program.
This circular advises Chief Fire Officers of the potential of a safety risk occurring with fire hydrants that are equipped with bolted plastic/nylon outlets.
This circular sets out a protocol for Fire & Rescue Services to follow when encountering CYMAG pesticides, both operationally and when requested to dispose of them.
Since 1 October 2004 the employment provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act have included firefighters.
This circular reports on the outcome of the Retained Review Team’s examination of the retained Duty System.
This circular is no longer in force.
The Building Disaster Group (BDAG), chaired by Sir Graham Meldrum, was established to consider issues related to the interaction between building design and the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS), for Government, Fire Authorities and their brigades.
This circular provides advice and good practice developed jointly by Chief Fire Officers Association and Her Majesty’s Fire Service Inspectorate to assist effective emergency call handling by the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS).
This circular provides details of the approach being taken to the production and issue of all Fire and Rescue Service Circulars to the Wales Fire and Rescue Service.