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People from across Wales with an interest in the Welsh language are being asked to take action on its future in a national online conversation.
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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
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Section highlightReview of the Planning Enforcement System
The research covers 18 recommendations for the future Welsh enforcement system.
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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.
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Examples of infrastructure investment projects funded by the Welsh Government across Wales.Learn more »
New House Building, January to March 2008
The latest National Statistics on new house building produced by the Welsh Assembly Government were released on 11 June 2008 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
Statistics on the number of new dwellings started and completed include data for Wales for the period January to March 2008, as reported by local authorities. The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 12 March 2008. This information is based on the reports of local authority building inspectors and the National House Building Council (NHBC). It does not include information from private approved inspectors.
- During the January to March quarter 2008 there were 1,816 new dwellings started.
- The number of starts has decreased by 1,011 (36 per cent) from the previous quarter and decreased by 273 (13 per cent) from the same quarter of the previous year.
- The private sector accounted for 1,781 of new dwellings started, some 98 per cent of all activity. The remaining 35 dwellings were started by registered social landlords. There were no local authority starts this quarter.
- During the quarter the highest number of starts, across all tenures, were seen in Cardiff and Carmarthenshire whilst the Vale of Glamorgan and Blaenau Gwent saw the lowest number of starts.
- 1,820 dwellings were completed during the January to March 2008 quarter.
- The number of completions decreased by 469 (20 per cent) from the previous quarter and by 849 (32 per cent) from the same quarter of the previous year.
- 1,781 dwellings (98 per cent) were completed by the private sector. Of the remaining completions 34 dwellings were completed by registered social landlords and 5 dwellings were completed by local authorities.
- The highest number of dwelling completions, across all tenures, were seen in Cardiff and Swansea whilst the lowest were seen in Blaenau Gwent and the Vale of Glamorgan.
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