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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 »
Priorities for NHS announced
The new NHS Delivery Framework has been published by NHS Wales Chief Executive David Sissling.
- Industry and government plan for a healthy future for farming in Wales
- Minister launches Clinical Research Treatment Unit
- Priorities for NHS announced
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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
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- 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 »
Student Support for Higher Education in Wales, Academic Year 2010/11 (Provisional)
Statistics on student support for Higher Education in Wales include provisional data on all Welsh domiciled students and those EU students studying in Wales for academic year 2010/11 along with data for previous years. The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 25 November 2009.
Key results for 2010/11, two months into the academic year (provisional):
- 53,400 students have been awarded £406.4m of student support so far.
- The total amount of Assembly Learning Grant (ALG) awarded so far is £88.1m, more than half of which (£45.5m) was awarded to students in the new 2010/11 cohort.
- For those applicants entering higher education in 2010/11, 38 per cent have been awarded full ALG support and 32 per cent have been awarded partial ALG support so far.
- 47,200 applicants were awarded Maintenance Loans, amounting to £154.5m so far.
- 47,000 applicants were awarded Tuition fee Loan, amounting to £111.5m so far.
Key results for academic year 2009/10 (final):
- The final amount of student support awarded in 2009/10 was £396.2m, an increase of 13 per cent on 2008/09.
- A total of £67.9m was awarded in Assembly Learning Grant (ALG), an increase of 22 per cent on 2008/09.
- For those applicants entering higher education under the 2006/07 to 2009/10 cohorts, 35 per cent (33 per cent in 2008/09) were awarded a full ALG.
- In 2009/10, 47,500 students were paid Maintenance Loan which amounted to £164.1m, compared to 44,600 paid in 2008/09 amounting to £151.8m.
- In 2009/10, Higher Education Institutions were paid Tuition Fee Loans totalling £77.7m on behalf of 43,200 Welsh domiciled students, and EU domiciled students studying in Wales.
- The final amount awarded in Tuition Fee Grant for academic year 2009/10 was £72.8m.
Latest loan take-up rates, for academic year 2008/09:
- An estimated 85.2 per cent of eligible students took out a Maintenance Loan.
- An estimated 72.6 per cent of eligible students took out a Tuition Fee Loan.
- For those entering higher education under the 2006/07 to 2008/09 cohorts, the take-up rate for the Tuition Fee Loan varied from 71.7 per cent for those studying in Wales to 90.6 per cent for those studying in England (who were not eligible for the Tuition Fee Grant).
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