New Publication: The Well-being of Future Generations Act

Published 15/05/2018   |   Last Updated 27/05/2021   |   Reading Time minutes

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 received Royal Assent in April 2015, with most of its provisions coming into force from 1 April 2016. The Act is concerned with improving the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of Wales. It aims to put sustainable development at the centre of decision-making, and is designed to ensure actions meet the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

New Publication: The Well-being of Future Generations Act (PDF, 1MB)


National Assembly for Wales Research Service