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Section highlightThe People’s NHS Part of an initiative to engage the public in creating a safe and sustainable health service for the future.
Spreading the word »Action on the ground to increase learning materials in the medium of Welsh.Learn more »
First Minister’s call for action on the Welsh language
- Local Government Democracy Bill approved
- Minister welcomes report which could change shape and structure of education delivery in Wales for the better
- First Minister’s call for action on the Welsh language
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- Business and economy
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- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
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- Equality and diversity
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- Improving public services
Welsh languageWelsh-language technology and digital media action plan
The action plan sets out our commitment to drive developments in the field of Welsh-language technology and digital media.Learn more »
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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.
The Strategy for Older People in Wales 2013-2023 »The 3rd phase focuses on ensuring that older people in Wales have the resources to deal with the challenges and opportunities they face.Learn more »
- A new vision for a National Youth Work Strategy
- The future delivery of education services in Wales
- Consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note (TAN) 23 Economic Development
- Draft industrial and commercial sector plan
- Waste Prevention Programme
- Building Control system and Approved Document supporting regulation 7
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Section highlightIndex of Planning Policy Guidance for Wales
Our land use planning policy guidance is set out in two core documents, "Planning Policy Wales" and "Minerals Planning Policy Wales".
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.
Infrastructure Investment Case Studies »
Examples of infrastructure investment projects funded by the Welsh Government across Wales.Learn more »
Local Government publications.
The Welsh Government has completed its consultations on Capital Finance and Accounting regulations and guidance on Local Government Investments and Minimum Revenue Provision (MRP).
This is the Welsh Authorities Staff Transfers (Pensions) Direction 2012 (“the Direction”) which came into force on 6 March 2012.
The attached guidance sets out the key policy principles that underpin the pay accountability provisions in the Localism Act 2011.
The Accounts and Audit (Wales) regulations have been amended, following on from consultations with stakeholders.
Part 1 of this document gives informal advice only and is not part of the guidance itself, which is contained in Part 2. It was revised in April 2010.
The Local Authorities (Capital Finance & Accounting) (Wales)(Amendment) Regulations have been made and came into force on 31 March 2009. The Regulations allow Welsh Local Authorities to defer the need to account for potential Icelandic Bank losses until 2010-2011.
This report explores the issues surrounding take-up of council tax benefit and housing benefit.
Following consultation in January 2008, an Amendment to the Capital Finance and Accounting Regulations (Wales) came into force on 31 March 2008. An informal commentary on the amending regulation, which includes a link to the legislation, can be found on this page along with a commentary and new sta ...
The Green Book provides analysis of the Standard Spending Assessments by individual services used in the calculation of the revenue settlement for Unitary and Police Authorities in Wales.
The National Assembly for Wales is empowered by virtue of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004 to make Regulations applying to local government bodies (other than local probation boards) whose accounts are required to be audited in accordance with Chapter 1 of Part 2 of the Act.
The purpose of this guidance is to assist local government bodies in their operation of the accounting regime under the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2005.
The Guide provides an informal commentary and a summary of the key elements of the system that became fully operational on 1 April 2004. The Guide is intended as an overview and summary of the Prudential Framework for Capital Finance for local authorities in Wales. The Guide brings together the str ...