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  • PAM GuidanceWe have recently published the 2017-18 Public Accountability Measures (PAMs) guidance.

    This dataset has been developed by the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) led Task and Finish group, in consultation with local authorities, and seeks to provide a clear and simple overview of local government performance.

    The guidance includes detailed definitions for each measure, including comprehensive guidance for those measures we will collect directly from local authorities. We have also included information about how each of the PAMs may help local authorities demonstrate how they are contributing to the seven well-being goals.

    Enquiries relating to the PAMs or the guidance should be sent to pienquiries@dataunitwales.gov.uk


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    Here you’ll find all of our InfoBase news including updates on the system and its content.

    Job Seeker's Allowance claimant count (March 2017)

    The latest (March 2017) Job Seeker’s Allowance claimant count is now available following a release by the Office for National Statistics.

    Annual Population Survey datasets (2016) - qualifications of working age people

    The 2016 datasets for qualifications of working age people are now available following a recent update from the Annual Population Survey.

    Employment status (April 2017 release)

    The latest (January 2016 – December 2016) employment status estimates are now available following a recent update of the Annual Population Survey.

    The next update will be available in July 2017.

    Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD) – Community safety

    The Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD) Community safety indicators have been updated following a release by the Welsh Government.

    Average house prices (February 2017)

    The data for February 2017 for average house prices is now available following a release by the Land Registry.

    Annual Population Survey data (2016) - ethnicity

    The 2016 datasets for ethnicity are now available following a recent update from the Annual Population Survey.

    Please note that the data for 2012 to 2015 has also been revised.

    Conceptions (2015)

    The data for 2015 for conceptions is now available following a release by the Office for National Statistics.


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    Categories: Data Update
  • We’ve recently published a report on the Social Worker Workforce Planning data 2015-16. The report aims to support local authorities and the Care Council for Wales (now Social Care Wales) in planning for future workforce needs and to inform the commissioning of social worker training in Wales.

    The report shows the numbers of social workers working in local authorities in Adults’ Services, Children's Services and other areas. It also looks at the trends of the workforce over time, staff turnover and the projected workforce over the next three years.

    To view the 2015-16 report please click the image below.

    SWWP


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    Overall, the latest free swimming data shows a 3% decrease in the number of free public swims for both younger and older people compared to the same period last year.

    Want to see more? Check out our Free Swimming interactive tool for Wales.

    For more information on Free Swimming data please contact Adrian Smith.


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  • Over 100 delegates attended our fifth National Intelligence Event – Planning together to improve local well-being: What works? on Thursday 2 March 2017 at Cardiff City Stadium.

    Delegates heard from a range of speakers including Christopher Stevens, Head of Planning and Partnership Branch and Claire Germain Head of Local Government Partnerships, Welsh Government. We also heard from Liz Zeidler, Chief Executive from Happy City. Liz shared the learning from Happy City including their tools and approaches for sustainable well-being for all.

    There were a number of breakout sessions with speakers from the Office for National Statistics, Welsh Government, Canal & River Trust, Coventry University, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University, Office of the Children’s Commissioner, Office of the Older People’s Commissioner, Social Services Improvement Agency, Office of the Future Generations Commissioner and Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Wellbeing (CISHeW).

    The day was brought to a close with Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner who shared her reflections on the draft assessments on local well-being and her thoughts and expectations for the coming year. This was followed by a Q&A session with the Commissioner.

    Feedback from the event so far has been very positive. Presentations are available on our website.


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    Categories: NIE
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    Overall, the latest free swimming data shows a 7% decrease in the number of free public swims for both younger and older people compared to the same period last year.

    Want to see more? Check out our Free Swimming interactive tool for Wales.

    For more information on Free Swimming data please contact Adrian Smith.


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    Chris Beck

    Categories: Data Update
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    Overall, the latest free swimming data shows a 19% decrease in the number of free public swims for both younger and older people compared to the same period last year.

    Want to see more? Check out our Free Swimming interactive tool for Wales.

    For more information on Free Swimming data please contact Adrian Smith.


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    We have updated our offering for disabilities data in InfoBaseCymru. We now hold data on the number of people with physical or sensory disabilities on local authority registers. This is available at local authority and local health board level.

    If you have any comments on this data, please contact us at enquiries@dataunitwales.gov.uk or 029 2090 9500.


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    Struggling to collect robust, consistent data? Find out how we helped local authority social care training managers…

    Each year local authority social care training managers collect information about the external commissioned social care provider workforce. Until recently there has been little consistency in the data that has been collected or the way in which it is collected. As such, it has been difficult to use the data to draw any robust conclusions about the size and composition of the workforce at a regional or national level. The need for such a dataset that is both useful at local authority area level and can be collated at a regional and national level is becoming increasingly important.

    In 2013, the Care Council for Wales (CCW) commissioned us to support local authorities in a pilot collection of information about the workforce of external social care providers that are commissioned to provide services by Welsh local authorities. Part of the support was to provide analysis of the data at a local, regional and national level. We have since been commissioned to repeat the exercise for both 2014 and 2015, building on lessons learned.

    The CCW have recently published the report detailing the findings from the 2015 data collection.

    If you would like further information on the type of support we can offer please contact enquiries@dataunitwales.gov.uk.


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