The Welsh Government is the devolved Government for Wales. Headed by the First Minister of Wales, the Welsh Government is responsible for areas such as health, education, language and culture and public services.
The Welsh Government is separate from the British Government, which retains responsibility for UK-wide areas such as tax, defence, foreign policy and benefits. Wales? voice in the UK Government is represented by the Secretary of State for Wales in the Wales Office.
In 2007 Rocktime was awarded the contract by Cardiff Council to develop a web based system that would allow the 22 local authorities to accredit and monitor PRS housing landlords when considering PRS housing. When launched in 2008 it was deemed as ground breaking within local government housing teams.
Following the Housing (Wales) Bill being passed by the Welsh Assembly in July 2014 new obligations were passed on Local Authorities in Wales to administer and enforce a registration system for private sector landlords and a licensing regime for landlords and agents who let and manage rental properties in Wales.