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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 - The Draft Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill »We are committed to ensuring that out-of-control and dangerous dogs are dealt with effectively.Learn more »
Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
Health Minister Mark Drakeford has given a clear message to NHS managers to take action in response to the recent NHS Wales staff survey
- Minister supports International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
- Porth Eirias set to be major North Wales attraction
- Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
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- Business and economy
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- 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 »
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in Wales
- Repealing air quality ‘Further Assessments’ from Part IV of the Environment Act 1995
- Equality Impact Assessment of the 2014-2020 Rural Development Plan for Wales
- Consultation on the Equality Impact Assessments for the 2014-2020 Structural Funds Programmes 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
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 »
Animal Health and Welfare Strategy for Great Britain
The Animal Health and Welfare Strategy for Great Britain was launched in June 2004. The 10-year Strategy:
- acknowledges the need to take a more strategic approach to the management of activities undertaken by Government and others; and
- highlights the importance of a partnership approach.
The Strategy aims to improve:
- the health and welfare of kept animals;
- protect the public from animal diseases; and
- protect the economic and social well being of people and the environment
It sets out a vision for animal health and welfare in Great Britain, showing where we want to be in 2014. This is a strong challenge for everyone involved and the Strategy contains important guiding principles showing what needs to be done.
Wales Animal Health & Welfare Strategy Steering Group
The Animal Health and Welfare Strategy for Great Britain was launched in June 2004. The Animal Health and Welfare Strategy Steering Group was set up in October 2004. It was requested by the Minister for Environment, Planning and Countryside, to oversee the implementation of the strategy in Wales.
For more information about the Steering Group, including the minutes of their meetings, click on the link to the right of the screen.
Tuberculosis (TB) Action Group
As part of mainstreaming our approach to the disease, the responsibilities of the former Wales TB Action Group have now been assumed by the Animal Health and Welfare Strategy Steering Group. Countryside Council for Wales, Young Farmers' Clubs Cymru and Wales Environment Link join the Steering Group for TB specific meetings in order to ensure all organisations once represented on the Wales TB Action Group continue to participate in TB related discussions.