This article provides some background information ahead of the Cabinet Secretary for Education’s statement in Plenary on Wednesday (24 May 2017), titled ‘Assessment for Learning – A distinct Welsh approach’.
The Environment and Sustainability Committee of the Fourth Assembly conducted an inquiry into A Smarter Energy Future for Wales, which recommended that Wales should “set up an ‘umbrella’ not-for-profit energy service company”.
This research briefing outlines some of the work that has been undertaken to examine options for reforming social care charging in England and Wales. It also sets out the work of the Welsh Government on charging issues, including the reforms it has introduced since devolution.
Ahead of the plenary debate on social prescribing scheduled for Tuesday 23 May 2017, this article briefly summarises what is meant by the term ‘social prescribing’, the existing evidence base for this approach, and how social prescribing is being taken forward in Wales.
Under equality legislation, both public and private companies are required to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that disabled people can use their services.