Significant Reforms to Toughen Up Incentives And Earned Privileges Scheme in Male Adult Prisons Throughout England And Wales
Significant reforms are being made to toughen up the Incentives and Earned Privileges (IEP) scheme in male adult prisons throughout England and Wales. Prisoners will actively have to work towards their own rehabilitation and help others if they are to earn privileges – they will not receive them through good behavior alone. The major changes [...]
Many more Whites live in mixed neighborhoods in 2011 than 2001, according to first analyses of recently-released census data, although there was no movement towards creation of substantial Indian, Pakistani, or Bangladeshi exclusive neighborhoods, study finds. The increased multi-ethnic composition of the population of England and Wales between 2001-2011 has been paralleled by the increased [...]
Welsh Secretary David Jones has responded to the Government’s allocation of European Union (EU) Structural Funds to Wales for 2014 to 2020. As a result of the EU formula for allocating structural funds, agreed by the European Council in February, the Devolved Administrations were together set to see a significant reduction in funding, which is [...]
The launch of the aerospace industrial strategy will consolidate Wales and the UK’s position at the forefront of world aerospace manufacturing, said the Secretary of State for Wales, David Jones this week. The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg launched the ambitious vision for a long-term government and aerospace industry partnership at the Airbus site in [...]
BBC Cymru Wales announce record viewing figures in Wales for the Wales v England match, which peaked at 1.1 million during the latter part of the game. The BBC One audience was the highest ever in Wales for a Six Nations game, exceeding the previous record of one million viewers on BBC One for the [...]
A proposed 28-turbine wind power development at Brechfa Forest West, Carmarthenshire has been given the go-ahead by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Developer RWE Npower expects the project to power the equivalent of up to 39,700 homes and to support up to 150 jobs during its construction phase. A Department of Energy and [...]
The Food Standards Agency has removed all remaining Chernobyl sheep control legislation in Wales. The controls had been put in place due to raised levels of radioactivity, following the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986.
A joint statement outlining new commitments on funding in Wales has been published by the UK Government and the Welsh Government.