What are registers?
Within Welsh Government we manage and maintain a range of information for numerous purposes, including developing policies, monitoring performance and delivering services. Continue reading
Activity and performance statistics for the Welsh NHS have been published by the Welsh Government since the start of devolution. They are some of our most frequently used data, providing clear and authoritative data on the performance of the health system in Wales.
Before Christmas the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs announced funding of a three year programme of work to fill the gap in our knowledge about housing conditions in Wales. Given that the last comprehensive collection of data on housing conditions in Wales was the Living in Wales Property Survey 2008 this is an important step in filling one of the key evidence gaps that users often raise with me.
Digital technology is fast becoming part of our daily lives, whether that’s using an app to buy our bus tickets or online banking to make a payment, digital is making it easier and quicker to get things done. However, this isn’t the case for everyone. There are members of the community who are unable to access the technology, don’t have the skills or lack the confidence to make use of this new technology.
You may already have come across the Lle geo-portal, an open data platform co-developed by the Geography & Technology branch at Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales. The site aims to make spatial data more openly available to the public, to satisfy requests for data and services that we would otherwise have satisfied using manual request processes.