Summaries of the decisions made by ministers.

First published:
4 January 2016
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Annual rent uplift for Social Landlord properties

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to continue with the existing Welsh Government Rent Policy for 2017/18. He has also agreed that the annual rent uplift for Social Landlord properties covered by the Welsh Government policy for Social Rents is 2.5% (1% + 1.5%), and that the maximum amount a Social Landlord can increase an individual tenant’s weekly rent is CP1 plus 1.5% plus £2.00 (2.5% plus £2.00).

Coalfields Regeneration Trust Funding for 2017-18

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding Coalfields Regeneration Trust for 2017/18.  

Vibrant & Viable Places Capital Pipeline Projects 2016-17

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding of £4,114,920 for 23 capital pipeline projects and the First Minister has agreed funding of £100,000 for 2 projects in Flintshire for additional allocation under the Vibrant and Viable Places Scheme.

Flying Start Capital Funding 2016-17

23 December 2016

Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a number of capital projects which support delivery of the Flying Start programme in 2016-17.

Vibrant & Viable Places reprofiling request from Merthyr Tydfil CBC

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children agreed to the re-profile request from Merthyr Tydfil for the Gellideg Wellbeing Centre within the Merthyr Tydfil CBC Vibrant & Viable Places programme  from 2016/17 to 2017/18.

Development of a Wales Life Science Park

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have approved an allocation of funds for the development of a Business Case for a Wales Life Science Park.

Digital 2017

23 December 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved the resources required to deliver Digital 2017 and commence planning for Digital 2018.

Business 2 Business Events

23 December 2016

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure have agreed expenditure associated with the development and delivery of Business to Business (B2B) Events – including exhibitions and sponsorship – across all priority sectors in support of strategic priorities for 2017/18

Underleasehold interest on buildings at SA1, Swansea

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the surrender of existing underleases on buildings at SA1.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the recommendations of the Capital Investment Panel, on 5 December 2016, for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Business Justification Cases, recommended by the Capital Investment Panel, for Cantonian High School, Cardiff and the College, Merthyr Tydfil.

Evidence Requirement to Support Energy Delivery

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the procurement of an updated energy survey for Wales which will include the option of commissioning updates in subsequent years. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to funding of £10,500 for a 3 year PhD post to collect additional data on the local benefits of energy projects.

GP and dental educator pay uplift for 2016/17

23 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed a one per cent consolidated increase to the pay scales of GP and dental educators in Wales for 2016/17.

Funding for Post-16 Programme of Study at Specialist Further Education establishments

22 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed an application for funding post-16 specialist provision.

Business case for Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure to visit Los Angeles in January 2017

22 December 2016

The First Minister declined a business case for the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure to travel to Los Angeles and San Francisco and San Diego, in January 2017.

Publication of Mid Year Enterprise Zone Key Performance Indicators

22 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the publication of mid year key performance indicators in respect of the Wales Enterprise Zones.

Road Safety and Safe Routes in the Community Application Guidance 2017-18

22 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the capital grant funding arrangements for the Road Safety Capital and Safe Routes in the Community grants in 2017-18 and the revenue grant funding arrangements for the Road Safety Revenue grant in 2017-18.

Highways Finishing Contract Phase 7  & United Marine Aggregates Ltd Termination Final

22 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a number of legal and planning obligations that it needs to discharge to enable the continued progression of the SA1 Waterfront regeneration project in Swansea.

National Endowment for Music  - Funding

22 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the provision of a sum for the National Endowment for Music Fund.

Mudiad Meithrin funding for 2016-17

22 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to amend Mudiad Meithrin’s core grant for 2016-17.

Safeguarding Animal Welfare at the time of Slaughter

22 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish "The Need for and Possible Implementation of a Workable System of CCTV in All Slaughterhouses in Wales " Report by the Safeguarding Animal Welfare at Slaughter Task and Finish Group.

Microbeads ban

22 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a UK wide consultation on proposals to ban the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products.

Request to reduce rent to reflect useable accommodation

21 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children agreed to reduce the rent and offer a rent free period on 11-13 Market St. Holyhead to reflect the reduced amount of useable space.

Scrutiny of Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments

21 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments for Rhondda Cynon Taff CBC, Ceredigion CC, Monmouthshire CC, Caerphilly CBC, Powys CC, Torfaen CBC, Pembrokeshire CC, Gwynedd Council and the Isle of Anglesey Council.

Funding Decisions for Equality Grant 2017-20

21 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the funding decisions for the Equality Grant 2017-2020.

Business in the Community Sponsorship

21 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to support three Business in the Community responsible business events in 2017.

Control, Funding and Management of Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa

21 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed a revised approach related to the control, funding and management of Careers Wales (Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa) Ltd.

Request for Approval for a Fisheries Business Development Advisors Scheme

21 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a budget of £60,000 over two financial years for a capped grant scheme to deliver a Fisheries Business Development Advisors Scheme to develop the scheme to facilitate applications to European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

Funding to progress innovative housing models

20 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to hold a conference based on innovative models of housing this financial year for landlords, lenders, private developers and others involved with Welsh house building and agreed funding to recruit and employ a full time specialist member of staff on a fixed term of employment, to help promote, develop and deliver innovative housing as part of the 20,000 homes target.

The Annual Report on Equality 2015-2016 and the Welsh Ministers’ Interim Report on Equality 2016

20 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the Annual Report on Equality 2015-16, and the Welsh Ministers’ Interim Report on Equality, and the costs of publication.

Adjacent Education TV, Film and New Media Project - extension of offer

20 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to a funding offer to be revised to be claimed in 2017/2018 financial year.

Capital Innovation Projects for the three Welsh Fire and Rescue Authorities 2016-17 and 2017-18

20 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed: funding of up to £1,580,000 for capital assets to support response to Marauding Terrorist Firearms attacks (MTFA) and flooding and water-related emergencies up to the end of the next financial year;

Proposal for the Future of the Children and Families Delivery Grant

20 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed a 6 month extension to the Childcare Wales Learning and Working Mutually (CWLWM) project and that officials should explore the possibility of a new 3 year grant for CWLWM when Welsh Government budgets post 2017-18 are known.He also agreed a 6 months extension to the Children in Wales project and to the in principle award of a contract to continue children’s representation services.

Superfast Cymru - Direct communication to enabled premises

20 December 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to a trial of direct communication to Superfast Cymru enabled premises in two local authority areas.

Superfast Cymru - High Cost Premises

20 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed to the activities relating to high cost premises for Superfast Cymru.

Funding for East Rhyl Flood Alleviation Scheme Construction

20 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to award a flood risk management grant to Denbighshire County Council in order to support the cost of construction work for a coastal defence scheme in East Rhyl.

Older Peoples Commissioner Estimated Income and Expenditure 2017/18'

20 December 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed the Older Peoples Commissioner's financial plan and annual estimate for 2017-2018 and agreed to it being laid before the National Assembly for Wales.'

Clinical Excellence Awards - 2016 Results

20 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Well-being and Sport has agreed the 2016 national Clinical Excellence Awards and that the 2017 awards round will start in the spring.

Revenue Projects for Regeneration 2016-2017

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved 15 projects for revenue funding under the Vibrant and Viable Places scheme totalling £298,750.

Houses Into Homes and Home Improvement Loans update

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed a target for 5,000 homes for empty properties brought back into use.

CS-7911-16 Allocation of Funding to Community Housing Cymru for the Housing Finance Grant 2 Finance Product

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to provide Community Housing Cymru with a grant to help facilitate Registered Social Landlord sector borrowing, which will help support the development of affordable homes.

Vibrant and Viable Places variation to the Neath Port Talbot Programme

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed a virement of funding within the current Vibrant and Viable Places Programme in Neath Port Talbot.

Variation to the Vibrant and Viable Places Programme for Torfaen County Borough Council

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a virement request received from Torfaen County Borough Council in respect of its Vibrant and Viable Places programme.

Inter Programme Virements 2016-17

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the requests from Local Authorities to vire funds between Communities and Tackling Poverty Programmes.

Wales.com

19 December 2016

The First Minister has approved expenditure of £20k on the wales.com website.

Grant funding to ancient monuments

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to an allocation of funding to ancient monuments and The First Minister has agreed to an allocation of funding to an ancient monument which lies within the constituency of the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure.

Abermule Business Park, Near Newtown, Powys

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of Abermule Business Park, Abermule, Powys.

Final report and recommendations following diversity in film and TV pilot project

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the Diverse Cymru project report and its recommendations and agreed the action plan based on the report’s recommendations.

Revised Area Planning Board Guidance December 2016

19 December 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to the publication of the Revised Substance Misuse Area Planning Board Guidance.

Welsh Language in Health, Social Services and Social Care Engagement

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to the associated costs to support the implementation of More than just words.

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Wireless Infrastructure at Singleton & Community Hospitals

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed up to £3.462m Welsh Government capital funding to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board to introduce wifi at Singleton Hospital and community hospitals at Glanrhyd, Gorseinon, Maesteg and Tonna.

Programme funding for a senior child health manager

19 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed £167,999 for a three-year post to develop Welsh Government child health policies.

Allocation of Additional Learning Support Funding to Wiltshire College

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed an allocation of Additional Learning Support funding to Wiltshire College to support high needs learners from Wales.

Allocation of Additional Learning Support Funding to City of Bristol and Gloucestershire Colleges

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the allocation of Additional Learning Support funding to City of Bristol and Gloucestershire Colleges to support high needs learners from Wales.

Land for Housing Scheme 2016/17 - Approval of Loan Applications

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the awarding of loans to Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) for the Land for Housing Scheme 2016/17, which will help to contribute to the 20,000 affordable homes target.

Groundwork Funding 2017/2018

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the continuation of funding for Groundwork in 2017/18.

Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant 2017-18 - Launch of bidding round

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the launch of the 2017-18 Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant, and the accompanying Guidance notes. He has also agreed the 8 week bidding window for this Grant.

Swansea Vibrant and Viable Places Kingsway Living

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the virement of £500k funding within the current Vibrant and Viable Places Programme for Swansea.

Vibrant and Viable Places capital pipeline funding to City and County of Swansea        

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the allocation of the remaining £0.45m of the approved £1.95m capital funding within the current Vibrant and Viable Places Programme for Swansea.

Welsh Government and Creative Screen Alliance Wales

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a business case for the establishment of a collaboration pilot project between the Welsh Government and Creative Screen Alliance Wales.

Celtic Lakes - Infrastructure works

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding from Economy and Infrastructure to deliver essential infrastructure and utilities for the Celtic Lakes employment site at Newport.

A Career with Languages

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to adapt resources developed by Careers Wales to support language learning and promote them under the Global Futures branding.  

National Network of Excellence for Science and Technology

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the development of a National Network of Excellence for Science and Technology.

Strategic Skills Partnership Agreement

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to Cadw entering into a 3 year Strategic Skills Partnership Agreement with the Construction Industry Training Board, Historic England and Historic Environment Scotland.

Smart Living - Smart/Low Carbon urban development - Neath Port Talbot Phase Two

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed revenue funding for Phase Two development  (in order to progress Phase One recommendations resulting from a study undertaken by Jacobs and Urban Tide on behalf of Welsh Government and Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council) in respect of smart/low carbon projects within a smart urban development framework.

Options for the provision of independent advice on public sector workforce matters

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government confirmed that the Public Services Staff Commission will remain until April 2018 and will not continue beyond that date.  He also requested a review of the working arrangements of the Workforce Partnership Council.

Proposed Welsh Government Position Statement on the Food Standards Agencys "Regulating our Future" Programme of Work'

16 December 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and Cabinet Secretaries for Health, Well-being and Sport, Environment and Rural Affairs, and Finance and Local Government have agreed a bilingual Welsh Government position statement in response to the Food Standard Agency’s proposals in its development of ‘Regulating our Future’.

Funding to local authorities to reinstate former GHA bus services

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed additional funding to local authorities to restore key local bus services in north Wales following the closure of GHA Coaches.

Sustrans Cymru Core Grant 2017-18

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed in principle the funding arrangements for Sustrans Cymru 2017-18.

Statutory Financial Duties of Local Health Boards and NHS Trusts

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed for the Welsh Government to issue a Welsh Health Circular to NHS Wales organisations on Statutory Financial Duties of Local Health Boards and Trusts.

Welsh terms and conditions for Community Dental Services

16 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to the Welsh terms and conditions for Community Dental Services.

Digital Communities Wales Evaluation

14 December 2016

The Minister for Skills & Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to the continuation of funding of Digital Communities Wales for the period April 2017 to March 2019.

People’s Collection Wales Evaluation Report

14 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the publication of the Casgliad y Werin Cymru / People’s Collection Wales Evaluation Report.

Disposal of land at Maesglas Retail Park, Newport

14 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the freehold sale of 1.51 acres of land at Maesglas Retail Park.

Student Loans Company Board Chair – further extension to current appointment to 3 years

14 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the current Student Loans Company Chair, Chris Brodie, to be appointed for a second full term of three years, from 1 February 2017 to 31 January 2020.

Aggregate Levy Fund for Wales

14 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the closure of the Aggregate Levy Fund for Wales with effect from 31 March 2017.

Publication of the UK Report on Measure for Nickel and B(a)P Emissions

14 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish UK Reports on Measures to address exceedances of EU target values for benzo[a]pyrene and nickel.

Funding for the Wales Biodiversity Partnership Support Team

14 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the continuation of funding to support the functions of the Wales Biodiversity Partnership Support Team from 1 April 2017.

Road Traffic Collision Summit Proposal from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority

12 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed a proposal made by Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Chris Davies of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority (FRA) to hold a summit concerning Road Traffic Collisions in Wales.

Fire & Rescue budget allocations

12 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the budget for fire and rescue services, and for Armed Forces matters, in 2017-18.

Active Travel Act Integrated Network Maps Submission

12 December 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to extend the deadline for submission of the integrated networks maps to 3 November 2017.

Cwm Taf University Health Board - Request for funding for additional fees for Prince Charles Hospital

12 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Well-being and Sport has approved Welsh Government capital funding of an additional £2.940m, to enable Cwm Taf University Health Board to take forward the business case for the Prince Charles Hospital refurbishment scheme.

Funding for Post-16 Programme of Study

8 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved an application for funding post-16 specialist provision.

Action for Children - Support, Advocacy, Information and Life (SAIL) project

8 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding of £496,705 over the next 3 years for the Support, Advocacy, Information and Life coaching (SAIL) project.

Update on the development of the Pontypridd YMCA and the budget virement to Taff Vale

8 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the virement of £1.5 million from the Pontypridd YMCA VVP award into the Taff Vale VVP project during 2016-17.

Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance

8 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved to consult on the updated Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance (WelTAG) and the proposed arrangements for consultation.

Local Transport Fund - Guidance Note for Annual Reporting for 2015-16

8 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to issue the Local Transport Fund Annual Reporting guidance note which relates to 2015-16 to Local Authorities.

Further extension of Kancoat Administration

8 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an application to further extend a period of administration.

Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme

8 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved recommendations made by the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme Panel in respect of applications received.

Recruitment of a Non-Executive Director for the Students Loan Company Board

8 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to begin the recruitment process to appoint a Non-Executive Director for the Students Loan Company Board.

Refreshed Autistic Spectrum Disorder Strategic Action Plan

8 December 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed the refreshed Autistic Spectrum Disorder Strategic Action Plan.

Approval to Commission Research to Inform the Development of the Enhanced Childcare Offer

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to Internal Research Programme to undertake some formal research into parents’ perspectives on the proposed new offer.

Approval to commission stakeholder engagement activity with parents and providers to inform the development of the Childcare offer

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed that external providers be commissioned to lead on communication and engagement activity with parents and providers, to inform the development of the Childcare Offer.

Flying Start Capital Grant Programme - Request for Change - Merthyr Tydfil

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council to use some of the capital underspend from its Twyn Carmel Cylch Meithrin project to purchase I.T. equipment for the same childcare setting.

Thermal Hydraulic Research and Test Facility

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved funding to establish a thermal hydraulic research and test facility in Wales.

External Evaluation of the Construction Future Wales Programme

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure associated with evaluating a programme.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel on 27.10.16

7 December 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure have approved funding in 2016-17 for 2 new applications and 1 request for additional funding under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Education Improvement Grant 2017-18 –indicative allocations for the consortia

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the indicative grant allocations to regional education consortia under the Education Improvement Grant for Schools (EIG) for 2017-18.

Hybu Cig Cymru Board Appointments

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a public appointment exercise to replace the Chair and all Board Members of Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision not to allocate Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) entitlements under the Proof of Production route of the BPS National Reserve.

Planning Policy Wales-Revision Project Update

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a timetable which will see the revised Planning Policy Wales published in July 2018.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to recover 2011 and 2012 Organic Farming Conversion Scheme payments.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to allow an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision not to allocate Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) entitlements under the Proof of Production route of the BPS National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision not to allocate Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) entitlements under the New Entrant and Force Majeure / Exceptional Circumstance categories of the BPS National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to categorise a field parcel as category 3 under the Glastir Organic Scheme.

Sustainable Production Grant - Next rounds

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed arrangements for future rounds of the Sustainable Production Grant scheme.

Review of Marine Aggregate Dredging Policy 2004 and future policy development mechanisms

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to develop aggregates policy through a mix of policy set out in the Welsh National Marine Plan, and, where appropriate, separate sector policy/ guidance which supersede the Welsh Government’s Interim Marine Aggregates Dredging Policy, subject to consultation on the WNMP in 2017.

Publication of a Revised Framework for managing the Night Time Economy

7 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to the publication of a revised framework for managing the night time economy.

Funding for the WLGA to support the implementation of the National Integrated Autism Service

7 December 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed to funding proposals submitted by the Welsh Local Government Association to further support the implementation of the Autistic Spectrum Disorder Strategic Action Plan and roll out of the National Integrated Autism Service.

Crime & Justice Budget Lines 2017/18

5 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved indicative grant funding, through the Promoting Positive Engagement for Young People at risk of offending BEL, subject to confirmation of the Final Budget Allocations for 2017-18.

Wylfa Newydd request for consultancy money

5 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed £44,000 in revenue grant support in 2016-17, and £44,000 in revenue grant support in 2017-18 to the Isle of Anglesey County Council to fund investigative work into the housing agenda regarding the Wylfa Newydd project.

Scrutiny of Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments - Tranche 1

5 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments for City of Cardiff Council, City and County of Swansea Council, Newport City Council, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council; and Bridgend County Borough Council.

Funding for engagement events and analysis of on-line survey responses

5 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to fund contractors to undertake an analysis of on line survey responses and to run two public facing engagement events in relation to building resilient communities and to analyse those responses also. He will also fund associated administration costs, such as provision of documentation in an accessible format.

Road Safety Communications Plan for Wales

5 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the development of communications plan for road safety.

Third Party Claim

5 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved payment in respect of a third party claim .

Reappointments to the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group

5 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has written to the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy regarding the Contract for Difference announcement made on 9th November.

Funding for the Wales Adoption Register

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to procure a new database system from 1 April 2017 for the Welsh Adoption Register, and to fund the core costs to run the Welsh Adoption Register from 1 April 2017 for three years, when the current grant funding arrangements expire.

Further proposals to support the Positive Parenting Campaign

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to fund: translation of materials being used to support the ‘Parenting: Give it Time’ campaign into a range of minority languages; to commission a series of animated clips to promote positive parenting skills to utilise on the website and Facebook; and to commission the design and printing of a brain development wheel.

Revising and Updating ‘Science for Wales’

1 December 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to the Chief Scientific Advisers Division starting to produce a revised and updated ‘Science for Wales’ strategy.'

Unloved Heritage - Stage 2 Heritage lottery Funding Application

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to Cadw proceeding with its Stage 2 funding application to the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Disposal of Unit 1 Sanatorium Road, Cardiff

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the freehold sale of Unit 1 Sanatorium Road, Cardiff.

Rail Modernisation in North Wales - Communications and Engagement

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to fund the north Wales, Mersey Dee and Chester Rail Task Force to continue their work with the Growth Track 360 campaign and communication.

Llangefni Link Road Section 1 and Section 2 - Additional Funding for FY 2016-17

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed an additional allocation to Isle of Anglesey County Council for the Llangefni Link Road Section 1 and Section 2.

Award of additional grant funding to extend the assessment and progression research programme to all Areas of Learning and Experiences

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to award additional grant funding to the University of Wales Trinity Saint David to extend their research project with the University of Glasgow to include the development of progression frameworks to underpin all six Areas of Learning and Experience.

Reappointments to the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to four members of the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group re appointing them for a period of three years from 1st June 2017 to 31st May 2020. They are Joanna Price, David Davies, Ifan Lloyd and Moss Jones, their new term of appointment will commence on 1st June 2017 and will last for three years.

Listing decision - Former Grove Park School Wrexham

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has decided to list the former Grove Park School, Wrexham as a building of special architectural or historic interest. His decision is to list the Building, with its historical dimension, on the ground of its special architectural interest due to its aesthetic visual quality, craftsmanship and decorative detail.

Local authority social services data in relation to disabled people

1 December 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed new requirements for data in relation to disabled people, developed through the Social Services Technical Information Network, for April 2017 onwards.

Appointment of Vice-Chair to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board – Interview Outcome

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to appoint Phil Robson as Vice-chair to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board until 23 May 2018.

Velindre NHS Trust - Improving cancer services in S E Wales - next phase

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved additional capital funding for Velindre NHS Trust to undertake technical survey and modelling work in association with the business case development for the new cancer hospital totalling £0.550m up until June 2017 .

Primary Care Update - 2016-17

1 December 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved capital funding totalling £4.991m to support investment in Primary Care priorities in Cwm Taf, Betsi Cadwaladr and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Boards in 2016-17 and 2017-18.

Disposal of plot at Broadaxe Business Park, Presteigne, Powys

30 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of a plot of land at Broadaxe Business Park, Presteigne, Powys.

Update on Marine Energy Task and Finish Group

30 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Welsh Government’s response to the summary recommendations of the Marine Energy Task and Finish Group’s report “Marine Energy Plan for Wales.”

Conclusion of the Marine Energy Task and Finish Group

30 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to formally conclude the work of the Marine Energy Task and Finish Group.

Support for the cultural corridor project

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to support the cultural corridor project within the current Vibrant and Viable Places Programme for Torfaen.

Tata Skills Support

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed to provide financial support to TATA Steel UK in 2016-17 to help raise the skills of its workforce in Wales.

Draft Terms of Reference for a Review of Sports Facilities in Wales

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure, The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being & Sport and the Minister for Public Health & Social Service have approved the Terms of Reference for the review of sports facilities and the allocation of funding towards the project.

Third Party Claim - A55 J12

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed a lump sum contribution in respect of a third party claim.

Cabinet Secretary decision on recovered appeal for the erection of a 132kV electrical substation and associated works

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has determined a recovered planning appeal in respect of Clocaenog Forest, Saron, Denbigh, Denbighshire.

Cabinet Secretary decision on recovered appeal for the erection of two Endurance E3120 wind turbines, 36.4m hub, 46m blade tip”

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has determined a recovered planning appeal in respect of Blaenffos Farm, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire.

LG-6028-16 New cockle management regime proposal

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a new cockle management scheme for Wales allocating permits based on a random draw selection process and for Welsh Government officials to hold workshops with stakeholders prior to development of new legislation.

Cabinet Secretary decision on recovered appeal for Mixed Use Development (inc. residential, retail, business and industrial)

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Inspector’s recommendation that planning permission be granted on land at former Hafod Tileries, Hafod Road and Bangor Road, Johnstown, Wrexham and agreed for Welsh Government Officials to issue the decision letter on her behalf.

Revised CICAIR Code of Conduct

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the publication of the revised CICAIR Limited Code of Conduct for Approved Inspectors.

Permitted Development Rights and Telecommunications Systems - Commissioning Research

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the commissioning of planning specific research on telecommunications infrastructure to inform a review of Permitted Development Rights in 2017.

Amendments to the Building Control Performance Standards to include the requirement to make available site inspection records to homeowners

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the amendment to the Building Control Performance Standards to make available site inspection records to homeowners.

Designation of the Managing and Certifying Authority for the Ireland Wales 2014-2020 European Territorial Co-operation Programme

29 November 2016

MA_P_MD_7689_16 The Cabinet Secretary for Finance & Local Government has agreed that the Welsh European Funding Office will be designated as the body that will fulfil the single Managing and Certifying Authority functions for the Ireland Wales 2014-2020 European Territorial Co-operation Programme.

Substance Misuse Capital Dyfed Area Planning Board - Multi Agency Base - 25 North Parade Aberystwyth - 5 Year Lease Extension

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have approved SMAF Capital funding of £301,209 for the 5 Year lease extension of 25 North Parade Aberystwyth for the delivery of substance misuse services by Drugaid.

Quality standards for hearing services

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to the implementation of the Quality Standards for Adult Hearing Rehabilitation Service 2016 and the Quality Standards for Childrens Hearing Services 2016 in Wales.'

Rookwood Hospital Emergency Repairs

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed £1.975m Welsh Government capital funding in 2016-17 and 2017-18 to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for repairs at Rookwood Hospital including steam decentralisation, roof and building repairs.

The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group negative recommendation from November meeting

29 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed the All Wales Medicine Strategy Group recommendation that Aviptadil/phentolamine (Invicorp®) is not recommended for use within NHS Wales for the symptomatic treatment of erectile dysfunction in adult males due to neurogenic, vasculogenic, psychogenic, or mixed aetiology.

Progress for Success Foundation Phase Survey

25 November 2016

Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to issue a survey direct to a representative sample of schools enabling the Progress for Success Programme to determine the current level of qualifications of early year practitioners within the maintained sector.

Funding for national coordinator post for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children

25 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to fund a temporary national coordinator to work alongside the Wales Strategic Migration Partnership for the remainder of 2016/17.

Recommendations from ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report

25 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has accepted the 14 recommendations from the ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report relevant to their portfolio.

Recommendations from ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report

25 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has accepted the 10 recommendations from the ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report relevant to their portfolio.

Recommendations from ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report

25 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has accepted the childcare recommendation from the ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report, with the omission of the word ‘universal’ because the current Welsh Government commitment to childcare is targeted rather than universal.

Recommendations from ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report

25 November 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has accepted the seven recommendations from the ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report relevant to their portfolio.

Recommendations from ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report

25 November 2016

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language has accepted the three recommendations from the ‘Talented Women for a Successful Wales’ report relevant to their portfolio.

Reappointment of Sir Peter Kendall as Chair of Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

25 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to support the re-appointment of Sir Peter Kendall as Chair of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board for a further three year period, commencing 1 April 2017.

Broadband Grant Schemes - Claims and new offers

24 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed to the issuing of offer letters and payments in relation to Broadband Grant schemes.

Taking Wales Forward commitment – to prioritise schools’ access to superfast broadband within the Education and national programme

24 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the recommendations to help achieve schools’ access to superfast broadband, and the budget in order to take the work forward.

Appointments to the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group

24 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved Stage 2 of the Public Appointment plan to appoint two new members to the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group.

Hywel Dda Neonatal Phase 2 Fees to Full Business Case

24 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved £0.397m Welsh Government capital funding in 2016-17 for Hywel Dda University Health Board to develop the full business case for phase two of neonatal services at Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen.

Hywel Dda Fire Lift

24 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed £3.167m Welsh Government capital funding in 2016-17 and 2017-18 to Hywel Dda University Health Board to build a new six storey fire evacuation lift shaft at Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth.

Revised remuneration level and time commitment for the chair of the Emergency Ambulance Service Committee

24 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed recommendations to revise the remuneration for the Chair of the Emergency Ambulance Services Committee and the Chair of the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee.

Policy – Additional Learning Needs Transformation Programme – ALN Innovation Fund and Written Ministerial Statement

23 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed a new Additional Learning Needs Innovation Fund.

Proposal for allocation of Domestic Abuse Services Capital Grant Funding

23 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to fund the relocation and refurbishment of Caerphilly Multi Agency Centre, including the lease for the first year lease at a cost of £38,860. He has also agreed to invite proposals for grant funding from the Domestic Abuse Services Capital Grant Scheme 2016/17 from organisations working to combat violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Knighton and District Community Centre - Changes to Community Facilities

23 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to a change of use of Community Facilities Programme grant funding in respect of £499,728, awarded to Knighton and District Community Centre.

International Learning Opportunities Programme - Update

23 November 2016

The First Minister has agreed, subject to a successful scoping visit by the Wales for Africa team, that the International Learning Opportunities Programme will be supporting a pilot scheme of 3 placements in Namibia.

Life Sciences Bridging Fund Project Recommendations (Fifth Call)

23 November 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has approved an allocation of funds from the Bridging Fund budget to support five projects recommended by the Scientific Advisory Board in financial years 2016/17 and 2017/18.

Gloworks, Porth Teigr, Cardiff Bay

23 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the terms for granting a new lease at these premises.

This is Wales Business Marketing Campaign

23 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and First Minister have approved marketing funded payments to support the "This is Wales" - Business Marketing Campaign.

Advanced Manufacturing & Research Institute in North Wales

23 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a proposal for a advanced manufacturing & research institute including the utilisation of developmental revenue funding and in-principle allocation of capital funding.

The Climate Group States and Regions Future Fund

23 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved a contribution of $20,000 USD into the Climate Group States and Regions Future Fund.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

21 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to recover payments made under the Tir Cynnal Scheme.

Property Transaction Approval at St Athan

21 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has noted and agreed the final terms of a proposed property transaction. In addition the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has noted the recommendations provided to the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and has subsequently agreed the required allocation of capital reserves.

Application for the dredging of Mussel seed fishery at Whiteford Point

21 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to authorise the removal of up to 2500 tonnes of mussels below the minimum landing size , via dredging, from the area known as Whiteford Point, North Gower, during November 2016.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

21 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision not to allow payment of a 2014 Tir Gofal Annual Management payment.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

21 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s refusal of an application for entitlements under the Proof of Production route of the 2015 Basic Payment Scheme National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

21 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s refusal of an application for entitlements under the New Entrant category of the 2015 Basic Payment Scheme National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

21 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply a cross-compliance penalty to a 2013 Single Payment Scheme payment.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

21 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s refusal of an application for entitlements under the Proof of Production route of the 2015 Basic Payment Scheme National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

21 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply a cross-compliance penalty to a 2014 Single Payment Scheme payment.

Legal Support for Next Phase of Superfast Broadband

18 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed the award of contract for legal services in relation to the next phase of superfast broadband activity.

Lease Agreement

18 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Skills has agreed the financial implications of a potential call on a Welsh Government guarantee supporting the investment in a business.

Disposal of Bryntirion site Llanelli

18 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed a proposal by Hywel Dda University Health Board to dispose of the Bryntirion site, Llanelli.

Welsh Ambulance Service Trust - Computer Aided Dispatch

18 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved £4.480m Welsh Government capital funding in 2016-17 and 2017-18 to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust to replace its Emergency Medical Services Computer Aided Dispatch system.  

Additional Funding for allocation to the Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants Inclusion Project

17 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed increased funding and a revised specification for the Inclusion Project to support Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Migrants which forms part of the wider Equality and Inclusion Programme 2017-20.

Appointment of Chair to the Innovation Point Board

17 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the approval of the appointments process for Chair to the Innovation Point Board.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

17 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

17 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

17 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Media Investment Budget Production Funding

17 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved Media Investment Budget funding.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments December 2016

17 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the payments due in December 2016 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Smart Living - Catalysing Local Energy Development - Blaenau Gwent Phase 2

17 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved funding of up to £100k over two years, to progress the feasibility of Phase One recommendations resulting from a study undertaken by BRE Wales on behalf of Welsh Government and Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council to catalyse local energy and associated services for the benefit of its residents and businesses.

New Rent to Own scheme

16 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to development work on the Rent to Own scheme, and funding of £593,000 for a project delivery team until 31 March 2020.

Emergency Services Network

16 November 2016

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children have approved a Memorandum of Understanding and Section 83 agreement with the Home Office on the development of an emergency services communications network.

Proposed Review of Framework for Action on Independent Living

16 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the process and timescale of a review of the Framework for Action on Independent Living.

Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme

16 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved recommendations made by the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme (EZBRS) Panel in respect of applications received.

Response to Chair of Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee - use of snares in Wales

16 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Chair of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee on the Welsh Government’s position on the sale and use of snares.

Superfast Cymru Defrayment Audit

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed for a tender exercise to be undertaken for the appointment of auditors for the current Superfast Contract.

Road Safety – Child Pedestrian and Cycling training

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretaries for Economy and Infrastructure and Education, and the Minister for Social Services have agreed to officials reviewing child pedestrian and cycling training and the expenditure in 2016/17 to develop guidance for local authorities, to be met from the Road Safety BEL.

Reinstatement of direct Aberystwyth to Cardiff bus service

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to provide a revenue grant of up to £26,000 in 2016-17 to allow Carmarthenshire County Council in 2016-17 to extend certain key journeys on the TrawsCymru T1 Aberystwyth – Lampeter – Carmarthen bus service to serve Swansea and Cardiff for a trial period of six months. This new service will start at the end of November 2016.

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting 27 September 2016 – Concern Universal

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved funding for a business.

St Athan Airfield – Dragon Aircraft Engineering

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to accept the surrender of a lease on a building.

National Library of Wales: Digital Infrastructure Funding 2016-17

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved funding to the National Library of Wales in 2016-17 to create a customised bilingual platform for crowdsourcing activity.

Investment Recommendation Panel meeting 11 October 2016 – Code Serve Ltd

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved funding for a business in the Blaenau Gwent area.

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting 18 October 2016

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved funding for two businesses.

Update on the appointment of a Welsh board member for Transport Focus

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the report on the shortlisting stage of the recruitment of a Welsh board member for Transport Focus and the next steps in the process.

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting - 25 October 2016

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved funding for a business.

Re-appointment of a Trustee to the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Wales: Standard Instrument of Appointment

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has signed the Instrument of Appointment to re-appoint Lord Aberdare to the Board of Trustees at the National Library of Wales.

Determination of Objection to admission arrangements determined by Neath Port Talbot local authority

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary has declined to uphold an objection raised in regard to the school admission arrangements of Neath Port Talbot Local Authority for 2017/18.

Proposals to make a regulated alteration to John Summers High School

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education approves the local authority proposal to remove the John Summers High School sixth form, approves the proposal to remove the 11-16 provision and close the school from end of August 2017.

Consultation on the Natural Resources Policy

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of a 12 week consultation on the Natural Resources Policy, to issue a written statement and write to Cabinet Members.

Appointment of Independent Member (University) to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

15 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to appoint Professor Dianne Watkins as Independent Member (University) to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board until 31 October 2019.

Publication of UK Housing Review

14 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding of £4000 toward the publication of the 2017 UK Housing Review.

Re-tendering for the Public Policy Institute for Wales

14 November 2016

The First Minister has agreed to re-tender the contract for a Public Policy Institute for Wales and to continued collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council for the purpose of establishing a What Works Centre in Wales.

European Social Fund Implementation meeting- action 1

14 November 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure have agreed the suggested approach to seek to extend existing European Social Fund projects within SHELL over the term of this Assembly Government looking to secure additional ESF or substitute funding to enhance delivery of programmes until that point.

Approval of Overseas Business Development Visit Grants for 2017/18

14 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases (Schools)

14 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Business Cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel on 20 October 2016, for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases (FE Cases)

14 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Business Cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel on 20 October 2016, for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Fisheries Rod Licence Increase

14 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to introduce a free Junior Rod Licence in Wales from April 2017 to encourage increased angling participation and to increase duties to Standard Rod Licences in Wales from April 2017, remaining effective until April 2020.

Carbon Budgeting - Programme Update and Consultation Approach

14 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the approach to public consultation for Stage 1 of the Carbon Budgeting Programme and to write to the Chair of the UK Climate Change Committee.

Appointment of New Member of the UK Committee on Climate

14 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy confirming contentment with the three appointable candidates for the role of a new Member of the UK Climate Change Committee, underlining the importance of the successful candidate having a good remit to speak on issues specific to Wales and Northern Ireland.

Membership of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum

14 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has agreed to continue Welsh Government membership of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum.

Flying Start Capital Funding

10 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed Flying Start capital funding for 2 projects in Neath Port Talbot.

Tackling Poverty through Culture – Strategic Heritage Lottery Fund bid for Training Placements

10 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed to support a strategic Heritage Lottery application.

Investment Recommendation Panel meeting 04 October 2016

10 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the funding for three businesses.

Approval of amendments to a Media Investment Budget proposal

10 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved amendments to a Media Investment Budget proposal.

Oral Statement - Historic Wales

10 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the wording of a draft Oral Statement on proposals for "Historic Wales".

Response to letter from Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Historic Wales

10 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed a reply to a letter from the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee on Historic Wales.

Initial Teacher Education Intake Targets 2017-18

10 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the all Wales allocation of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) intake numbers, for currently accredited ITE providers, for courses commencing academic year 2017/18.

OSPAR assessments of the effectiveness of Marine Protected Area management

10 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed that NRWs assessment of the effectiveness of management at protected areas in Wales can be submitted to the joint Nature Conservation Committee as part of the UK response to the OSPAR Commission.'

Options for delivering 20,000 affordable homes during this term of government

9 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed delivery options to support the achievement of the 20,000 affordable homes target for this term of Government.

Temporary funding for local bus network in Pembrokeshire

9 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved grant funding to assist Pembrokeshire County Council to protect the current bus network while it develops a statutory bus Quality Partnership Scheme.

Media Investment Budget funding

9 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved Media Investment Budget funding for production of a feature film.

Request for approval of Media Investment Budget funding for the production of a feature film

9 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been asked to approve Media Investment Budget funding for the production of a feature film.

Proposed reclassification of Liverpool Bay SPA

9 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed Natural Resources Wales consults on proposals for the reclassification of Liverpool Bay Special Protection Area. Proposed reclassification of Liverpool Bay SPA.

County Parish Holding Project Launch - Written Statement

9 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a Written Statement informing Assembly Members of the launch of the County Parish Holding project and the benefits that this will deliver.

Publication of Statistics covering Help to Buy - Wales Equity Loan Scheme

8 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a consultation exercise seeking to reduce the frequency of published data relating to the Help to Buy Share Equity Loan Scheme post April 2017.

Arts Council of Wales Member Appointments 2016-17

8 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the appointments process for a second phase (re-advertisement) of the appointment exercise for Members of the Arts Council of Wales.

Disadvantaged learners spending priorities

8 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the expenditure on educational support for disadvantaged learners in receipt of free school meals .

Move to faecal immunochemical testing within the bowel screening programme in Wales

8 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to move to Faecal Immunochemical Testing within the bowel screening programme in Wales as soon as practicable.

SPECS consultation and collation report

8 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to implement a national eye care service for children with special educational needs, subject to further advice on funding from Welsh Government officials and  to the publication of the summary of consultations responses received by the Welsh Government on this matter.

Children’s Commissioner for Wales 2017/18 Budget Estimate

7 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to lay the budget estimate of income and expenditure for the Children’s Commissioner for Wales 2017/18 before the National Assembly.

Budget allocation for training aimed at improving the teaching through the medium of Welsh

7 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to the arrangements regarding the budget not previously allocated for 2016-17 to provide training aimed at improving the teaching workforce’s Welsh-language skills and ability to teach through the medium of Welsh.

Budget allocation for Welsh-medium education planning

7 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to the arrangements regarding the budget not previously allocated for 2016-17 in support of Welsh-medium education planning, including research, evaluation, marketing and linguistic skills.

Budget allocation for Welsh for Adults

7 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to the arrangements regarding the budget not previously allocated for 2016-17 in support of Welsh for Adults.

Budget allocation for Resources Commissioning Branch

7 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to the arrangements regarding the budget not previously allocated for 2016-17 in support of the commissioning of Welsh-medium educational resources.

International good practice project

7 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to commission a small project into how international experience and good practice in countries with high performing education systems could inform the development of a robust accountability system in Wales.

Work Plan for Resource Efficient Wales

7 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the focus, delivery plans and communications activity for the Resource Efficient Wales service between October 2016 and September 2017. Agreed to the associated changes to expenditure lines within the budget covering the proposed activity, and agreed to the scoping of options for the future delivery of resource efficiency support to the domestic and community sector post September 2017.

Budget Allocation to WEFO Technical Assistance Operations

7 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has agreed to allocate £1m of the Target Match Funding Budget over 2016-17 and 2017-18 to the WEFO Technical Assistance Operations.

Procurement of a specialist Supplier to produce Compulsory Purchase and other Land Transfer plans

4 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed to the appointment of a specialist supplier to provide cartographic and CAD services for a three year period.

Exploration of Match Funding Llandrindod Wells

4 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastucture has approved grant match funding towards the post of Town Champion in Llandrindod Wells and delivery of the Economic Regeneration Plan for a further two year period from January 2017.

Final approval of a proposal for policy development support with Wales by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) : Developing Schools as Learning Organisations

4 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to Wales participating in an international Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development research project focused on ‘Developing Schools as Learning Organisations.’

Plant! Tree for Every Child Commitment

4 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a new phase of Plant with proposed improvements and to continue delivery of the commitment to plant a tree in Wales and Uganda for every child born or adopted in Wales. The Minister has also agreed for Natural Resources Wales to continue to lead this project.

Application from Flintshire to amend the timetable for preparing their Local Development Plan

4 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the request from Flintshire County Council to amend their timetable for preparing their Local Development Plan and for officials to issue a formal agreement letter to the authority following the decision.

Scallop fishing in Welsh waters in 2016-17

4 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the opening of the king scallop fishery in Wales from 1 November 2016, and the issuing of authorisations to enable scallop dredges to be used for the 2016/2017 scallop fishing season in the 0-6 nm region around the Welsh coast.

Revenue funding for preparatory work on the flood national asset database

4 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved funding of up to £670,000 to support Local Authorities and Natural Resources Wales for preparatory work on the flood national asset database

Funding for Anti-ligature audits

4 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved capital funding totalling £10.604m for all health boards to carry out anti-ligature work across adult acute mental health units and Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services in 2016-17 and 2017-18.

Funding for Post-16 Programmes of Study at Independent Specialist Colleges

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed an application for funding for a Post-16 Programme of Study at an Independent Specialist College.

Reduction in the number of Incident Response Units

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children agrees to the Fire and Rescue Authority’s in Wales review findings and allow them to reduce the number of Incident Response Units in Wales from seven to four.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel on 04.10.16

3 November 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure have approved funding in 2016-17 for 1 new application and 1 request for additional funding under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Sportaccord 2017

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved funding towards the cost of exhibition space in order for Major Events Unit to exhibit at a Convention.

Appointment of Members to the Arts Council of Wales 2016-17

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has appointed two new members - Andy Eagle and Iwan Bala - to the Arts Council Of Wales.

Cadw Facilities Management Contract for 2016 - 2020

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed to the award of contract to the successful bidder for the delivery of the Facilities Maintenance service at 129 monuments in State Care across Wales and the variation to the Cadw revenue expenditure to accommodate costs.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel on 27.09.16

3 November 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure have approved funding in 2016-17 for 1 new application under the Flexible Skills Programme.

SI for the payment of EU aid to dairy farmers

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to Defra making the SI covering payments from the EU aid package to Welsh farmers.

Application to remove seed mussel via hand gathering

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to authorise the removal of mussels below the minimum landing size (mussel seed) from the area known as Whiteford Point, North Gower.

Written Statement on S106 and small sites

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a Written Statement on the use of Section 106 Agreements and the provision of housing on small sites.

Invest to Save funding for Sport Wales to purchase a replacement yacht

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed for Invest to Save funding to be allocated to the Sports Council for Wales to enable the purchase of a replacement yacht at their Plas Menai facility.

Capital Update

3 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to £11.954m Welsh Government Capital Funding for a number of Health Boards and NHS Trusts for a range of Schemes to be delivered in 2016 - 17 and for the reinvestment of £0.125m gainshare arising from the Morriston Cardiac Centre project.

Education and Lifelong Learning portfolio contributions to the Strategic Equality Plan

2 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the Education portfolio and Lifelong Learning portfolio contributions to the Strategic Equality Plan 2016-2020.

Sexual Health in Wales

2 November 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed for Public Health Wales to carry out a review of sexual health services in Wales to be overseen by a Welsh Government Programme Board. 

Third Party Claim

31 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed the instruction of a Welsh Government Solicitor in respect of a third party claim.

Approval for funding the yearly operational running costs of the Apprenticeship Matching Service for 2016 – 2017

31 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, the  Minister for Skills and Science and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed  the expenditure of up to £100,000 for the annual operational running costs of the Apprenticeship Matching Service for 2016-2017 and the establishment of a development fund of £300,000 to update the Apprenticeship Matching Service.

Funding for a research project to develop progression frameworks for the new Areas of Learning and Experience

31 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to provide grant funding of up to £80,000 within the 2016-17 and 2017-18 financial years to the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, to extend research into the development of a progression framework to underpin the new Humanities Areas of Learning and Experience.

Reappointment of the Chair of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

31 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the reappointment of the current Chair of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management for a further year, ahead of a formal reappointment process. Also, agreed to a longer term of reappointment of the Chair (2-4 years) subject to approval from the Commissioner for Public Appointments.

Appointment of members to Community Health Council

31 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has appointed: 

Funding for District Land Valuer and Building Cost Information Services

28 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the allocation of an annual revenue budget of up to £7,500 per year from 2016-17 to 2020-21 to commission the District Valuer Service to provide land valuation services and to obtain a Building Cost Information Service subscription.

Sustainable funding for the Autistic Spectrum Disorder Strategic Action Plan  

28 October 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed to place the National ASD Development Team on a three year funding basis and to extend the funding for the evaluation for the ASD Strategic Action Plan.

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Raising Awareness Campaign

27 October 2016

The First Minister has approved expenditure for a 3 month awareness raising campaign promoting Children’s Rights.

Strategic Equality Plan 2016 -2020 contributions for Skills and Science

27 October 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to the Skills and Science portfolio contribution to the Strategic Equality Plan 2016-2020, which will be coordinated by the Equality and Prosperity Division.

Piloting a Joint Drink and Drug Impairment Rehabilitation Course

27 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the piloting of a joint Drink and Drug Driving Impairment Rehabilitation course in Wales

Historic Environment Service (Cadw) 2016-17 Budget - variation to programme

27 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed the in-year variation to the previously agreed budget allocations for the historic environment service (Cadw).

North Wales Pilot VIrtual Private Wire Demonstrator

27 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed revenue support over two years to provide ongoing expertise to develop proposals for a potential Virtual Private Wire arrangement for generation and use of energy on the local network.

Pollinator Monitoring Programme

27 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to contribute £20,000 per year to the Defra-led UK Pollinator Monitoring Programme for three years (2016-17 to 2018-19).

Strategic Equality Plan 2016 -2020 contributions for Environment and Rural Affairs

27 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Environment and Rural Affairs portfolio contribution to the Strategic Equality Plan 2016-2020.

Show Racism the Red Card Funding Proposal

27 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed £10,000 of Welsh Government funding to Show Racism the Red Card to help run a series of events amongst young people which promote anti racism and anti-homophobic bullying messages. The events will be held at a number of sport clubs across Wales

Appointment of Non-Executive Director (Local Authority) to Public Health Wales NHS Trust

27 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to appoint Jack Straw as Non-executive Director (Local Authority) to Public Health Wales NHS Trust for a period of 3 years

Development of Adoption Support Services - Funding for 2016-17

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding to the National Adoption Service to implement its new framework for adoption support during 2016-17.

Third Sector Safeguarding Service

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding totalling £84,000 to pilot a safeguarding support service for small Third Sector organisations to March 2017.

Additional Funding for allocation to the Inclusion Projects

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed allocation of funding from the Equality and Inclusion budget to support work in relation to Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Migrants; Gypsies, Roma & Travellers; and Tackling Hate Crime.

Boiling Water Reactor Research Network

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for the setting up of the Boiling Water Reactor Research Network. The commitment of up to £300K will fund the Bangor University portion of the Network over three years.

Review of arrangements for the provision of the consultancy commission for transport related telecommunications services

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved proposals to explore future options for the future of the Welsh consultancy commission for transport related telecommunications services.

Traveline Cymru Integration Request

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed for a mini competition to be undertaken for the provision of consultancy support to conduct a formal open market review.

Strategic Employment Site - Land at Ty Du, Nelson

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved match funding from Economy and Infrastructure to secure the offer for financial support from the Welsh European Funding Officer under the West Wales and the Valleys European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 for the Strategic Employment Sites Operation specifically to support site preparation and infrastructure works at Ty Du.

Strategic Employment Site - Land at Brocastle, Bridgend

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved match funding from Economy and Infrastructure to secure the offer for financial support from the Welsh European Funding Officer (WEFO) under the West Wales and the Valleys European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 for the Strategic Employment Sites Operation specifically to support site preparation, formation of development plateaux and provision of infrastructure at Brocastle.

Improving attendance in schools

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the proposed programme of work and the associated funding for 2016-17.

Cwmcarn High School

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the governing body of Cwmcarn High School giving notice to the Welsh Ministers and Caerphilly Council of its intention to close the school, in accordance with Section 80 of the SSOWA 2013 Act.

Funding for Proposed Waste Textiles Reprocessing Project

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a funding contribution of £122,500 towards a pilot project to develop infrastructure for waste textiles reprocessing at Bryn Pica Waste Management Facility, Rhondda Cynon Taf.

British Wool Marketing Scheme Report 2015 - 2016

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the content of the British Wool Agricultural Marketing Scheme Report 2015-2016 and also agreed for an official to sign the amended report on the Cabinet Secretary’s behalf and arrange for it to be laid before UK Parliament.

David Tyldesley Associates Habitats Regulations Assessment Handbook

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to fund a subscription to the David Tyldesley Associates (specialist ecological consultants) enabling free online access by Local Planning Authorities to the Habitats Regulations Assessment Handbook for 17 months from 1 November 2016 to 31 March 2018.

Doctors and Dentists Pay Review Body and Pay Review Body Evidence 2017/18

26 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed written evidence to be presented to the NHS Pay Review Body and Doctors’ and Dentists Pay Review Body in respect of the NHS Wales pay remit for 2017-18.

Proposed way forward following call for evidence

24 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children agreed to improve the provision of information on public life through the development of the Welsh Government web pages; and E&I grant funded organisations should work with Boards to develop networking and mentoring opportunities.

Anglesey - Llangefni Link Road Preliminary Design Works

24 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed grant support to the Isle of Anglesey County Council towards the proposed design works associated with the Llangefni Link Road.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

24 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Pentrepoeth Primary School

24 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the proposal to make a prescribed alteration to Pentrepoeth Primary School, Newport.

Proposed application window for Co-operative Forest Planning Scheme commencing 2017

24 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the opening of an expression of interest round for the “Co-operative Forest Planning Scheme, ”under the Glastir Woodland Creation element of the Rural Development Plan , commencing late 2017.

Opening of the Forest Monitoring and Risk Monitoring Scheme

24 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the opening of the Forest Monitoring and Risk Management Scheme under the Rural Communities Developments Plan commencing in April 2017.

Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 Re-Submission of Existing Routes

24 October 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has approved existing routes maps for Denbighshire, Gwynedd and Anglesey Local Authorities.

Draft Individual Patient Funding Request 2015-16 annual report

24 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to the publication of the Individual Patient Funding Request annual report for 2015-16.

Restructure of the National Advice Network

20 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed restructuring of the National Advice Network following agreement for its continuation in June 2016.

Local Authorities Public Right of Way guidance

20 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish Welsh Government guidance to Local Authorities on Public Rights of Way.

Acquisition of the lease at Mayhill Primary Care & Family Centre

20 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport has approved the request from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board to take a head lease of the Primary Care element of the Mayhill Primary Care and Family Centre.

Preventing Homelessness and Promoting Independence

19 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the publication of Preventing Homelessness and Promoting Independence: A Positive Pathway to Adulthood.

Broadband Grant Schemes - Claims, new offers and extension

19 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed to the issuing of offer letters, payments and extensions in relation to Broadband Grant schemes.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

19 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Oral Statement on the Future of Bus Services in Wales

19 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to give an oral statement on the Future of Bus Services in Wales.

Wales and Borders Franchise - Agency Agreement between Welsh Ministers and the Secretary of State for Transport

19 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an agency agreement between the Secretary of State for Transport and Welsh Ministers to progress the procurement of the next Wales and Borders franchise.

De Minimis Support for Cardiff Airport Regulatory Compliance

19 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved grant funding for Cardiff Airport as de minimis aid to support its regulatory compliance requirements in relation to safety and security.

Support for Nuclear Events

19 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed expenditure for three nuclear events/conferences.

Publication of Sprinkler Pilot Study Final Report

19 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the publication of the sprinkler pilot study final report.

Hosting the Judging of Welsh entries to the Great Taste Awards 2017

19 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to host the judging of Welsh entries for the Great Taste Awards in Wales in 2017.

National Digital Learning Council - Third Term - Public Appointment Process

18 October 2016

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the process for appointing the Chair and members of the National Digital Learning Council.

National Digital Learning Council - Third Term - Membership Update

18 October 2016

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the Chair and membership of the National Learning Digital Council.

Expert Group on Housing an Ageing Population - additional funding to support the Groups work'

18 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to a request by the Expert Group on Housing an Ageing Population to fund a stakeholder workshop in November 2016, to inform their advice to him on the housing needs of an older population and to develop draft guidance for use by local authorities.

Childcare Offer Policy Paper - The age range of the eligible children

18 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed that the age criteria for children to become eligible for the childcare offer is, the first term after their third birthday until the September after their fourth birthday.

Oral Statement on superfast broadband in Wales

18 October 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed an oral statement on Superfast Broadband in Wales.

Private Parking in Wales

18 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to issue a letter to the Secretary of State at the Department for Local Government and Communities, on private parking in Wales.

Letter to the Minister of State, John Hayes MP, on Severn Crossings

18 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to issue a letter to the Minister of State, John Hayes MP, on the Severn Crossings.

Written Statement on Local Bus Services

18 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to issue a Written Statement on Local Bus Services.

Investment Recommendation Panel meeting 20 September 2016

18 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the funding for two businesses.

Letter to the Secretary of State for Wales on the Combined Crossing of the Menai

18 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to issue a letter to the Secretary of State for Wales on the combined crossing of the Menai.

Energy Research Partnership Membership

18 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Welsh Government continuing membership of the Energy Research Partnership.

Move to HPV testing as the primary test within the cervical screening programme in Wales

18 October 2016

The Cab Sec for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to move to HPV testing as the primary screening test within cervical screening programme in Wales and to the development of a pilot programme to help plan for the future implementation of the primary screening test.

Oral Statement – Update on Active Travel

18 October 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to give an Oral Statement providing an update on Active Travel.

Vice chair and Independent Member Appointments to Local Health Boards and Trusts

18 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to advertise for Vice Chairs and Independent Members to NHS Wales organisations.

Refreshing the Financial Inclusion Development Group

13 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to rename the Financial Inclusion Development group as the Financial Inclusion Steering Group, and to revisit the membership and Terms of Reference in line with the commitment in the Financial Inclusion Strategy.

Consolidation of Flying Start and Families First Contract management Arrangements

12 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to extend the terms of 2 programme funded posts until the 31st of December 2018.

Expenditure for repairing a fractured water main servicing part of the St Athan Aerospace Business Park

12 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the payment for repair works.

Supply of aviation fuel St Athan

12 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved expenditure for the financial year 2016/2017 for the supply of aviation fuel.

Tata Phase 1 Power Plant Improvements

12 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government have approved an offer of funding in principle to a company through the Welsh Government’s Environmental Protection Scheme.

Ministry of Defence Shared Services

12 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the renewal of the annual agreement with the Ministry of Defence to provide shared services to the St Athan site and an annual payment for the financial years 2016/17 to 2018/19.

Substance Misuse Action Fund Capital Project – Cardiff and Vale Substance Misuse Area Planning Board

12 October 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to the funding of £325,597.60 (Capital) for the Taith Open Access and Engagement Service.

Review of the statutory guidance for Child Sexual Exploitation

12 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to a tender exercise for an independent review of the statutory guidance for child sexual exploitation.

Shared Learning Event - Effective family Support

12 October 2016

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children have agreed to an event to share best practice and learning among organisations supporting families.

Allocation of additional Children and Families Delivery Grant funding for Children in Wales

11 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed additional funding of £120,000 to be allocated to Children in Wales to take forward specific work relating to the participation of children and young people over the coming 18 months.

Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant 2016-17

11 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to grant fund additional capital projects on Local Authority Gypsy and Traveller Sites in 2016-17.

Pentrebach regeneration Merthyr Tydfil

11 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the preparation of a Master plan for a regeneration area located at Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil and approval of initial fees.

Annual Performance and Resource Agreement Letter for the Student Loans Company for 2016-17

11 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the funding for Welsh activities for the Student Loans Company for financial year 2016-17.

Publication of reports of 2015/16 Local Authority performance for the Landfill Allowance Scheme and the Local Authority Recovery Targets

11 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Leaders of the three Authorities which failed the 2015-16 Local Authority Recovery Targets.

Approval to revise front of pack labelling guidance

11 October 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has approved the revised front of pack labelling guidance.

Walk to School in Wales Project

11 October 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to award Living Streets the contract to deliver a Walk to School in Wales Project.

Wales Reform of Contaminated Blood Financial Support

11 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to issue a written statement to AMs updating them on support for individuals who have been affected by NHS supplied contaminated blood.

Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan 2016-19

11 October 2016

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and Minister for Social Services and Public Health have approved the Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan 2016-19.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board - Acquisition of the lease - Brynmawr Primary Care Resource Centre

11 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to a request by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board to take the lease at Brynmawr Primary Care Resource Centre to continue the provision of general medical services.

Third Menai Crossing

10 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to issue letters to the Chief Executive of National Grid, Secretary of State for Energy and the Chief Executive of Office for Gas and Electricity Markets on a combined crossing of the Menai Straits.

Blue Badge Policy Communications Plan

10 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed to implement the next stage of work resulting from the Blue Badge Task and Finish group report and related budget for 2017/18.

Capital Funding for 2016/17 for Access Projects in National Parks & Areas of Natural Beauty

10 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to provide funding to support a range of projects to improve outdoor recreation opportunities and facilities for communities in and visitors to the three Welsh National Park Authorities, and to the following Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Clwydian Range, Gower, Llyn and Wye Valley.

Funding for Wales Council for Voluntary Action and Sova

10 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has agreed a Targeted Match Funding allocation to the Wales Council for Voluntary Action Active Inclusion Youth Fund project and a Targeted Match Funding allocation to the Sova Achieving Change Through Employment project.

Welsh Health Circular for Blood Borne Virus Opt Out Testing in Prisons

10 October 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to initiate an opt-out system for testing of blood borne viruses in Welsh prisons from 30 November 2016. The notification will be issued to prisons via a Welsh Health Circular.

Active Travel Mapping System

10 October 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved funding for a maintenance overhaul and an on going support contract for the Active Travel Mapping System.

Wales Adoption Register - Additional funding 2016-17

10 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed additional funding of £23,000 to Cardiff City Council to run the Wales Adoption Register in 2016/17.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board neonatal phases 2 & 3 fees

10 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport has approved £2.355m Welsh Government funding in 2016-17 to progress the next phases of the neonatal services redevelopment scheme at the University Hospital of Wales.

Funding for Citizens Advice Money Guidance

6 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved funding of up to £321,289 for the financial year 2016/17 to continue the Citizens Advice Money Guidance activities, which have previously been funded by a levy on the financial services industry.

Supplementary Funding Request - Traveline Cymru

6 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed a mini competition to be undertaken for the provision of consultancy support to conduct a formal open market review.

Procurement of Environmental Assessments for the National Development Framework

6 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed procurement of the Environmental Assessments for the National Development Framework.

National Development Framework Statement of Public Participation and Next Stages

6 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the publication of Statement of Public Participation for the National Development Framework and the continuation of the preparation of the National Development Framework in accordance with the agreed timetable.

Future Arrangements for Former Independent Living Fund Recipients in 2017

6 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed the implementation of long-term arrangements to support former Independent Living Fund recipients in Wales from the 1 April 2017.

Welsh language strategys Annual Report'

5 October 2016

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the draft Welsh Language Strategy and Welsh-medium Education Annual Report for 2015-16 on Friday 30 September.

Welsh Public Library Standards Performance 2015-16

5 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the issuing of assessment reports and feedback letter to all local authorities in Wales regarding the performance of their library services during 2015-16.

National Network of Excellence in Mathematics

5 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the framework for the development of the National Network of Excellence in Mathematics.

Children, Young People & Education Committee: scrutiny session on Youth Work in Wales

4 October 2016

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language has agreed the written evidence to be submitted to Children, Young People & Education Committee of the National Assembly for Wales.

Innogy Renewables UK Rhyl Flats Community Fund - August 2016 Applications

4 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to endorse the recommendation made by the Innogy Renewables UK Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Community Fund Panel to approve six community projects for funding.

Legal fees

4 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the allocation of budget for outstanding legal fees relating to a high-end TV drama production.

Application for the Flexible Skills Programme

4 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills & Science have approved the increase of funding to a company under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Welsh Language Division Budget transfers 2016-17

4 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the Welsh Language Division’s budget transfers for the 2016-17 financial year.

Extension of Current HCC Board Members

4 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to offer an extension of six months to the current members of the Hybu Cig Cymru Management Board up to 31 March 2017.

Conduct of National Professional Qualification for Headship programme for 2016-17

3 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved another round of the National Professional Qualification for Headship programme for 2016-17 and to increase the unit cost paid per candidate to allow this year’s NPQH offer to be enriched and enhanced, for participants to help facilitate a greater focus on developmental activities.

Education Workforce Workload Projects Programme - allocation of spend 2016-17

3 October 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to increase funding for Workload Projects by Pioneer Schools to £105k for the 2016-17 financial year, extending the scheme to include non-pioneer schools & agreed a grant offer of up to £14,700 towards a research project in 2016-17 on School Leadership Time Analysis by University of Wales, Trinity Saint David.

Regulated Rail Fares for the Wales & Borders franchise

29 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed the position for regulated rail fares from calendar year 2017 until the end of the franchise.

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority – Listed Building Consent Delegation

29 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed a Direction to Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority – Listed Building Consent Delegation

29 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed a Direction to Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.

Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 Refinement of delivery model

29 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a change in approach to delivery of the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, allowing better strategic targeting and achievement of better value for money. 2017.

Community Boundary Review - Denbighshire: Prestatyn Central & Meliden wards

29 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance & Local Government has given his consent to Denbighshire County Council making an order to amend the boundary between the Prestatyn town wards of Central and Meliden and, in consequence, to amend the boundary between the electoral divisions of Central and Meliden.

Request for extension of repayment terms Gwynedd County Council

28 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed, on an exceptions basis, to a request from Gwynedd County Council to extend the term of its repayments for one project within the Town Centre Loan Scheme.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

28 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Proposed application window for Glastir Organic Contracts commending 2017

28 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to open a third expression of interest round for Glastir Organic, to enable new contracts or the inclusion of additional land to existing contracts to commence 1 January 2017.

Re-allocation of Funding within the Newport and Merthyr Tydfil Vibrant and Viable Places Programme

27 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to a re-allocation of funding within the Newport County Council, and Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council Vibrant and Viable Places capital investment programmes.

Response to the Public Accounts Committee report into Welsh Government Investment in Next Generation Broadband Infrastructure

27 September 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed a Welsh Government update to the Public Accounts Committee on their report into Welsh Government Investment in Next Generation Broadband.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Activities

26 September 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure have agreed quarterly payments for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation contract.

Grant funding to Ancient Monuments

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the First Minister have approved a total combined allocation of funding of £68,736 to ancient monuments in Wales.

Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd - World Heritage Management Plan and Ministerial Foreword

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed the publication of the consultation on the draft Management Plan for the Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd.

Estyn report on the consistency and accuracy of teacher assessment moderation and standardisation at key stages 2

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education agreed the response to the recommendations for local authorities (regional consortia) and schools.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject the appeal by Gower Property Services Ltd relating to the Basic Payment Scheme.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject the appeal by Jones Lewis a’i Gwmni relating to the Single Payment Scheme.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject the appeal by R O Jones a’i Feibion relating to the Single Payment Scheme and Tir Gofal.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject the appeal by Ffynnondafolog Farm relating to the Single Payment Scheme.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject the appeal by Whitlera Farm relating to the Basic Payment Scheme.

LIFE bid approval

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to provide match funding in support of the "Sands of LIFE" and "Active Raised Bogs of Wales " project bids being put forward by Natural Resources Wales for external funding from the European LIFE programme.

Substance Misuse Action Fund Capital Project for Powys APB-Dolanog House Welshpool Powys-SMAF Capital 2016-17

26 September 2016

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have approved £436,000 Welsh Government Substance Misuse Action Funding capital funding improvements to the substance misuse agency base at Dolanog House, Welshpool, Powys.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - Ysbyty Glan Clwyd - Car parking

26 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved £744,644 Welsh capital funding in 2016-17 and 2017-18 for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board for additional car parking at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd.

Improving understanding of the Work Capability Assessment process

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to promote greater awareness of the process for individuals claiming Employment Support Allowance (ESA), and also for General Practitioners,  in respect of the provision of medical evidence needed to support an individual’s application for ESA through the Department for Work Pensions Work Capability Assessment process.

Warm Homes Prescription

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed £0.250 million is made available to Care & Repair Cymru to pilot a ‘Warm Homes on Prescription’ initiative to prevent admissions and readmissions to hospital for older people with poor health caused by extreme cold.

Regional Entrepreneurial Acceleration Programme

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved support and expenditure to continue development of the Welsh Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in association with Massachusetts Institute of Technology Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme.

Construction project variation

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to vary the budget available for a construction project in Denbighshire.

Acquisition and refurbishment of units

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the acquisition and refurbishment of units at Wrexham.

The Future of Heritage Services in Wales - Governance Arrangements

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed governance arrangements for the initial phase of creating ‘Historic Wales’ and the membership and terms of reference of the steering group.

Pembrokeshire Wake Park Ltd

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the funding for one business.

The Future of the Additional Training Graduate Programme delivered by Teach First Cymru

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has decided that the Additional Training Graduate Programme, will not be re-tendered to operate in its current form beyond academic year 2016/17.

Re-appointment of Independent Member

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to re-appoint Michael Ponton as Independent Member (Community) to Hywel Dda University Health Board until 31 March 2018.

Appointment of Associate Member

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has approved the appointment of Claire Marchant as Associate Member (Director of Social Services) to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

North Wales Conversation

22 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to phase two of the North Wales Conversation about the future of health services in the area.

Rent Smart Wales - Funding for promotion and publicity campaign

21 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved funding of £25,000 for the publicity and promotion of Rent Smart Wales leading up to the implementation of enforcement measures in November 2016.

Appointment of new interim Chair of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills

21 September 2016

The Minister for the Skills and Science has agreed to appoint a new interim Chair of UK Commission for Employment and Skills, Julie Kenny, from 16 November.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

21 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

21 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel on 31.08.16

21 September 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure have agreed funding to support an application under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Building Regulation guidance document update

21 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a 12 week consultation on proposals to update Building Regulations guidance documents relating to parts A – Structure, B - Fire Safety and C – Site Preparation and Resistance to Contaminants and Moisture.

Update on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and Establishment of a HIV Expert Group in Wales

21 September 2016

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed for Welsh Government officials to commission Public Health Wales to establish an independent HIV expert group in Wales.

Funding Skills Competition Wales

20 September 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure have agreed funding to support the continuation of Skills Competition Wales for financial year 2016-17.

Procurement of Consultancy Support to Conduct a Formal Open Market Review

20 September 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed a mini competition to be undertaken for the provision of consultancy support to conduct a formal open market review.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments October and November 2016

20 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the payments due in October and November 2016 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Low Carbon Energy in Wales - Ownership Report

20 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish a report presenting further analysis of the Wales Low Carbon Energy Survey.

Integrated Network Maps Pilot Project

20 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to award Sustrans Cyrmu a contract to deliver an Integrated Network Maps pilot project.

Collecting statistics on healthcare associated infections in Wales

20 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed Welsh Government funding for the Office of National Statistics to collect statistics on healthcare associated infections in Wales.

Update on Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Build

19 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children agrees the allocation of up to £200,000 programme funding over 2 years to cover salary costs of 2 members of staff and additional research work on mitigating the impacts on housing across the area.

Broadband Grant Schemes - Claims, new offers and extension

19 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed to the issuing of offer letters, payments and extensions in relation to Broadband Grant schemes.

Hijinx Unity Festival 2018 and 2019

19 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the funding for the staging and marketing of the 2018 and 2019 Hijinx Unity Festivals in Cardiff and Caernarfon.

Condition Survey of schools and educational facilities across all twenty two local authorities

19 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the undertaking of a condition survey on a sample of approximately 10% of school sites and other educational facilities.

Extension of clinical response model pilot

19 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed an extension of the Emergency Ambulance Services Clinical Response Model pilot for an additional six months.

Funding for Post-16 Programmes of Study at Independent Specialist Colleges

15 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved applications for funding for new programmes of study commencing in September 2016, for learners requiring specialist post-16 provision.

Funding for Post-16 Programmes of Study at Independent Specialist Colleges

15 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding for Post-16 Programmes of Study at Independent Specialist Colleges.

Business Case for the Cabinet Secretary for Health Well-being and Sport to visit Mbale, Uganda during the October Recess

15 September 2016

The First Minister has agreed a visit to Uganda by the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport to mark the 10th anniversary of the Wales for Africa Programme.

The publishing of the Triennial Review of NHS Blood and Transplant and the Human Tissue Authority

15 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has accepted the recommendations of the Department of Health Triennial Review of NHS Blood and Transplant and noted the Triennial Review of the Human Tissue Authority.

Approval to commit funding to Investing in Quality projects

14 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language and Minister for Skills and Science agreed to commit funding from the Further Education & Apprenticeships Policy BEL for a range of projects to support quality improvement in the post-16 sector.

Meritor Heavy Vehicle Braking Systems

14 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved a Property Development Grant for a company.

Extension to SQW Group contract for Evaluation of Schools Challenge Cymru

14 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to allocate £19,543 to extend the existing Schools Challenge Cymru evaluation contract for 6 months, until March 2017.

Funding to support student competitions to develop and design a new Have a Go activity

14 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Minister for Skills and Science and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding of up to £7,000 to support a competition for students of Further Education Institutions.

UK Committee on Climate Change Carbon Budget 5 Progress report response

14 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Welsh Governments contribution to the UK Government's response to the recently published UK Committee on Climate Change Annual Progress Report to be laid before Parliament.

Written Statement - further prosecutions of fishing vessels for offences in August

13 September 2016

The Counsel General has issued his written statement today regarding three fishing vessels which were successfully prosecuted for fisheries related offences.

Independent Review Mechanism for Fostering and Adoption

13 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed Arrangements to procure an Independent Review Mechanism for fostering and adoption from 1 April 2017 when the current grant-funding arrangement expires.

Procurement For legal Support for Next Phase of Superfast Broadband

13 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed for a mini competition to be undertaken for the provision of legal services for the next phase of superfast broadband activity.

Appointments to the Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales

13 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has considered and agreed to the Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales (the Royal Commission) to commence the process to appoint new Commissioners.

Royal Commission Annual Report 2015-16

13 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has considered and approved the Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales Annual Report.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

13 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

13 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Recovered Planning Appeal for Residential Development on Land North of Pandy Road, Bedwas, Caerphilly

13 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary accepts the Planning Inspector’s recommendation to allow the planning appeal and grant outline planning permission with conditions, subject to the relevant parties addressing issues within the Section 106 legal agreement.

Cattle Health Certification Standards TB Health Scheme

13 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed arrangements for the Cattle Health Certification Standards TB Health Scheme launch in October 2016.

Future of the National Leadership Development Board

12 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to dissolve the National Leadership Development Board.

New Mathematics GCSEs and Key Stage 4 performance measures (3)

12 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the proposal set out at section 5, that either of the new mathematics GCSEs will satisfy the criteria set for numeracy requirements of the Level 2 inclusive and separate numeracy performance measures from 2017.

Targeted Match Funding allocation to Wales Council for Voluntary Action Third Sector European Team

12 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has agreed to increase the Targeted Match Funding awarded to the Wales Council for Voluntary Action.

Substance Misuse Strategy Delivery Plan 2016-18

12 September 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed the publication of the Substance Misuse Strategy - Delivery Plan 2016-18.

Written Statement - Tripartite Escalation

12 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to issue a written statement to update AMs on decisions reached by Healthcare Inspectorate Wales, the Wales Audit Office and Welsh Government on the joint escalation and intervention arrangements in the NHS in Wales.

UK Government response to the O’Neill Review & UK Strategy Annual progress report

8 September 2016

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs have agreed to the Department of Health publishing the UK Government response to the O’Neill Review on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the UK AMR Strategy 2015 Annual Progress Report.

Reinvestment of Newport JV Receipts to Newport Based Projects

7 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the reinvestment of Newport based joint venture receipts in Newport based projects.

Airbus CyberLab

7 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has considered an offer of Welsh Government support to a company.

Funding for Sweep Seven of the Millennium Cohort Study

7 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding for 2017-18 and 2018-19, for sweep seven of the Millennium Cohort Study.

Continued Temporary Closure of the Three Rivers Cockle Fishery

7 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a temporary closure notice for the Three Rivers Estuary cockle fishery closing the fishery from the 1 September until 23:59 on the 30 April 2017.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel on 30 August 2016

6 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an application under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse - Re-appointment of Pharmacy Member 2016

6 September 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to the reappointment of Rosemary Allgeier to the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse for a further three years.

The Progress of Home Improvement Loans and Houses Into Homes

5 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to extend the timeframe for spending £20m of repayable Financial Transaction funding for the Houses into Homes and Home Improvement Loan schemes until March 2019.

Arts Council of Wales Operational Plan 2016-17

5 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the Arts Council of Wales Operational Plan for 2016-17 and key targets for the year ahead.

Investment Recommendation Panel meeting 9 August 2016

5 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been agreed the funding for a business.

Investment Recommendation Panel meeting 16 August 2016

5 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the funding for two businesses.

Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

5 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the evidence paper to be sent to the National Assembly for Wales’ Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee ahead of her appearance on Wednesday 14th September 2016.

EU dairy aid, payment of milk reduction scheme

5 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the Rural Payments Agency in England making payments to Welsh famers under the production reduction element of the EU aid package announced in July 2016.

Funding for Community Projects in Plas Madoc

1 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the transfer of £11,500 from the Welsh Government’s 2016-17 Communities Purposes budget to Wrexham CBC, enabling its distribution to three projects in the Plas Madoc community.

Memorandum of Understanding

1 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the Memorandum of Understanding setting out the operational working arrangements between the Children’s Commissioner for Wales and the Welsh Government.

Dylan Thomas Image - August 2016 Update

1 September 2016

The First Minister has agreed the further expenditure.

Procurement of the Operator and Development Partner for the Wales and Borders franchise & Metro

1 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the publication of the contract notice for the procurement of the operator and development partner for the Wales and Borders franchise and Metro.

Further extension of Kancoat Administration

1 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an application to extend a period of administration and the payment of fees and reimbursement of costs incurred by a company.

Changes to the current iView arrangements for NHS Wales – 2016-17

1 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed for NHS Wales high-level workforce data to be published on iView, the service by the Health and Social Care Information Centre in England.

100 day plan to recruit and train additional GPs – Incentivising training and recruitment in under-doctored areas

1 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed for Welsh Government officials to formally engage in discussions with the Wales Deanery and other stakeholders to finalise details of an incentive scheme to encourage training and recruitment for GPs.

Arrangements for the appointment of a non executive board member to the Professional Standards Authority

1 September 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport has agreed the arrangements to appoint a non executive member to the Professional Standards Authority.

Flying Start 10th Anniversary National Conference

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding of up to £6,925 for a Flying Start Conference to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the programme.

Employability and Apprenticeship Programme Framework

31 August 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed for officials to proceed with activities linked to the development of an Employability and Apprenticeship Programme procurement framework; in addition, to run a series of Prior Information Notice events covering pre market engagement actions across Wales in September 2016.

Traineeships

31 August 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to publish the York review of Traineeships (minus its recommendations) in September 2016 and to close the Traineeships programme to new entrants on 31 July 2018. The Minister has also agreed to commission current Traineeship providers with three month run-down contract for entrants prior to and including 31 July 2018 to enable existing learners to complete their programmes.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Minority Ethnic Achievement Programme Budget Spending priorities 2016-17

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the proposed programme of expenditure for 2016-17 of £240k.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales – Cardiff Montessori School, Cardiff

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to enter Cardiff Montessori School into the Welsh Government’s register of independent schools.

Written statement and Ministerial foreword on local air quality and noise management

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a Written Statement and Ministerial Foreword to accompany the launch of the consultation on local air quality and noise management on 13 September.

Building Regulations and Fire Safety Procedural Guidance

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to revisions to the current Building Regulations and Fire Safety Procedural Guidance to be published in association with the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Request for Call-In of Environmental Permit Application for Determination by Minister - Policy

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed not to exercise the power to call in application for an environmental permit (EPR/AB1234CD) at Nine Mile Point Industrial Estate, Cwmfelinfach, Caerphilly. The Minister has also agreed to send a response to Janine E Reed, representative of Lower Sirhowy Residents Group.

letter to the Chair of Natural Resources Wales

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to temporarily remunerate the Chair of Natural Resources Wales for an additional two days per month for a period of 12 months.

Re-appointment of members to the Community Health Council

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has reappointed Joan Ann Henry, Margaret Buckley, Brian Moon, Kevin Dee, Anna Smith, Steve Connolly, Michael Theaker, Ian Higginbotham, Jackie Allen, Rita Jones, Christine Evans, Mark Thornton, Hilary Randall, Brace Griffiths, Mair Jones, Lynne Southway, Carole Withey, Rowena Miles, Pam Parsons, Barbara Hartley and Rosemond Nelson as members of the Community Health Council.

Re-appointment of members to Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council

31 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has reappointed Glyn Smith, Margaret Davies, Kathleen Ellaway, Mark Lang, Sue Sandham, Anne Thomas, Kate Thomas, Brian Kember , John Thompson and Sonia Stainer as Members of the Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council.

Public Appointment Process, Recruitment to Social Care Wales Board

31 August 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed a public appointment exercise to recruit a new Board for Social Care Wales.

Public Appointment Process, Recruitment to Social Care Wales Board

31 August 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed a public appointment exercise to recruit a new Board for Social Care Wales.

Revisions to Planning Policy Wales and publication as Edition 9

26 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed amendments to Planning Policy Wales, the Welsh Government’s planning policy document, to incorporate updated policy on the historic environment and on retailing and updates to reflect both recent changes in legislation and other matters of fact. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to the publication of the amended Planning Policy Wales as Edition 9, alongside a ‘Summary of the Changes’.

Planning Research on permitted development rights and Non Domestic Solar PV and Thermal Panels

26 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the publication of the ‘Permitted Development Rights and Non-Domestic Solar PV and Thermal Panel’ Report.

Revision of Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment

26 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the content of the revised Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment and the associated consultation report. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to the publication of these documents.

Fire and Service Priorities for Supporting the NHS

25 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed key priorities to guide Fire and Rescue Authorities’ work in supporting the NHS.

Funding for affordable housing development schemes

25 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed in principle, that most grant-funded affordable housing development schemes from April 2017 onwards will be grant funded by a combination of Social Housing Grant and Housing Finance Grant 2, until Housing Finance Grant 2 is fully committed.

The former Grove Park School, Wrexham

25 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed to the listing for the building’s special architectural interest.

Work Based Learning Providers

25 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed an increase in 2016/17 contract values to Work Based Learning Providers.

Speedway Grand Prix

25 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to support the promotion, marketing and staging of 5 editions of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix up to 2021.

Accommodation move for the Royal Commission for Ancient and Historic Monuments in Wales

25 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for the Royal Commission for Ancient and Historic Monuments in Wales to pay for their removal costs to co-locate with the National Library of Wales.

Funding for Finance Wales

25 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved core operating grant funding for Finance Wales for 2016/17 and the payment of the funding in tranches on receipt of appropriate information from Finance Wales.

Techniquest and Techniquest Glynd?r funding

25 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed plans and funding levels for the withdrawal of core funding to Techniquest and Techniquest Glynd?r.

Welsh National Marine Plan

24 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed for the Welsh Government to launch the formal Welsh National Marine Plan consultation in mid to late 2017 once work to strengthen the marine economic policy and marine renewable energy policy is completed.

Establishment of a new Environment and Sustainable Development Capital Grant Funding Scheme.

24 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs had agreed to establish a new Environmental and Sustainable Development Capital Grant Funding Scheme.

Public Appointment Plan for Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group

24 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the proposed Public Appointment Plan for the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group.

UK Government Consultation on ECO scheme

24 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a Welsh Government response to the UK Government’s consultation on proposed changes to the Energy Company Obligation in 2017-18.

Attendance at SIAL, France

24 August 2016

The First Minister has agreed a request for the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs to attend the Salon International de l’Agroalimentaire (SIAL) food fair in Paris in October 2016.

Approval of Care Council for Wales Business Plan

24 August 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has approved the Care Council for Wales Business Plan for 2016-17.

FSS request for funding

24 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to the Welsh Government contributing to fund a modelling exercise with UK Governments.'

Merthyr Pharmacy Appeal

24 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport agreed to grant anapplication by Dowlais Pharmacy to open new premises at Kier Hardie Health Park, Merthyr Tydfil.

Application for pharmacy premises at Abernant Road, Markham

24 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport upheld the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board decision to grant an application by Fred Taylor to open pharmacy premises at Abernant Road, Markham.

Developing an evidence-based infographic for physical activity and pregnancy

24 August 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport have agreed to provide a financial contribution to support a commissioned study to develop a physical activity and pregnancy infographic for Health Professionals.

Prince Charles Hospital scheme

24 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport approved capital funding of £0.150m in 2016-17 to enable Cwm Taf UHB to start-up and re-scope the Prince Charles Hospital scheme.

Remit letters for the NHS Pay Review Body and Doctors and Dentists Pay Review Body

24 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed remit letters for both the NHS Pay Review Body and Doctors’ and Dentists’ Pay Review Body.

Producing a new All Wales Travel Behaviour Code

23 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Infrastructure has approved the production of a new All-Wales Travel Behaviour Code and the funding of a communications campaign to promote awareness of the Code in 2016/2017 and 2017/2018.

A487 Caernarfon & Bontnewydd Bypass

23 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed that draft Statutory Orders and an Environmental Statement for the A487 Caernarfon & Bontnewydd Bypass Project are published on 24th August 2016.

Investment Recommendation Panel meeting 26 July 2016

23 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the funding of three businesses.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

23 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Media Investment Budget

23 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed support for Media Investment Budget Development project.

Extension of the Intra Wales Air Service

23 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the extension of the temporary Intra Wales Air Service PSO until 31st May 2017, while a review of the service is undertaken to consider its long term future.

Learning with Autism

22 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding to expand the roll out of the ‘Learning with Autism’ training programme, beyond the primary school workforce to include mainstream secondary school and further education workforce.

Funding to support family and community engagement and the Education Begins at Home campaign

22 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to  provide funding for 2016/17 to support family and community engagement and the next stage of the Education Begins at Home campaign which will focus on pupil wellbeing.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - July 2016

22 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education approved two Strategic Outline Programmes and two Strategic Outline Cases with the subsequent funding.

Induction of newly qualified teachers

22 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding arrangements for the academic year 2016/17, to provide Newly Qualified Teachers with mentoring support during their induction.

Approval of a Trade Programme Payment

17 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the provision of International Trade Opportunities to a company.

Approval of a Trade Programme Payment

17 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the provision of International Trade Opportunities to a company.

Annual Matched Dataset for post-14 learners in Wales

16 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding for a data linking contract to match together the separate educational datasets for different phases of learning (Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5 and Higher Education).

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases Pembrokeshire - July 2016

16 August 2016

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the Full Business Case for Secondary School Reorganisation and Post 16 Education Provision in Pembrokeshire.

National Library of Wales: capital funding allocation

16 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved realignment of the National Library’s capital funding to provide specific support for maintaining and developing its digital infrastructure.

Continuity in delivery of the Resource Efficient Wales service

16 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed service continuity for Resource Efficient Wales whilst future provision is considered, agreed and implemented.

Welsh Pavilion at Seafood Expo Global 2017

16 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a budget for a Welsh Pavilion at the Seafood Expo Global 2017 and , in principle, a budget for the 2018 and 2019 Seafood Expo Global.

Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 Existing Routes Maps

16 August 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has approved revised existing route maps submitted by local authorities.

Allocation of Additional Learner Support Funding to Support High Needs Learners from Wales

15 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the allocation of Additional Learning Support funding to three colleges in England to support high needs learners from Wales.

Funding Higher Apprenticeships

15 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the proposed changes to the funding methodology for higher apprenticeship frameworks.

Deregistration and Exchange of Common land

15 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed for officials to write to Powys County Council, Monmouthshire County Council and Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council in connection with the deregistration and exchange of common land under sections 16 and 17 of the Commons Act 2006.

Deregistration and Exchange of common land - Pen Bryn Oer

15 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has made a determination on an application for consent under section 16 of the Commons Act 2006 for the deregistration and exchange of common land in connection with the proposed wind farm at Rhymney Hill Common.

Education Memorandum of Understanding with Spain

12 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education agreed a draft memorandum of understanding between the Welsh Government and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport in Spain along with the funding to be met from existing budgets.

Revision of Retail Planning Policy and Advice

12 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed : 1) to publish the Revision of Planning Policy Wales Chapter 10 Retail and Commercial Development and Technical Advice Note 4:Retail and Commercial Development - Consultation Report , 2) agreed the content of the revised Planning Policy Wales Chapter 10 Retail and Commercial Development and publication and 3) agreed the content of the revised Technical Advice Note 4 Retail and Commercial Development and publication.

Tidal Lagoon Review - Response for Charles Hendry Review - 2016 August

12 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a submission to the UK Tidal Lagoon Review Team.

Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutritions - Vitamin D'

12 August 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has accepted the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutritions recommendations on Vitamin D and Health.'

Green Man Festival 2016

11 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding towards a sponsorship agreement with the Green Man Festival 2016.

Media Investment Budget Production Funding

11 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an application for Media Investment Budget funding.

Approval of funding of the safeguarding and advocacy programme 2016 - 17

10 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport approves the continuation of the fund for the Safeguarding and Advocacy programme 2016-17.

Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme

10 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been asked to approve recommendations made by the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme Panel in respect of applications received.

Nest Ministerial Welcome letter and Ministerial message for the Nest website

10 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a welcome letter for households in receipt of a package of free energy efficiency measures under the Nest scheme and a message for the Nest website .

Recovered appeal for the erection of two wind turbines

10 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has made a Decision on a recovered planning appeal relating to planning permission for the “Proposed erection of two wind turbines, 50m hub height and 78m blade tip” at Blaenffos Farm, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire.

Policy - Procurement of analytical tools to support carbon budgets

10 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a preferred option for the procurement of analytical tools to support decisions on emission reduction targets, carbon budgets and supporting policies.

Glastir - recommencing 2017 advanced contract negotiations and issuing woodland creation contracts

10 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to recommence Glastir Advanced 2017 contract negotiations and offer Glastir Woodland Creation contract offers.

Appointment of a New Food Standards Agency Board Member for Wales and Chair of the Welsh Food Advisory Committee

10 August 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health agreed in principle the appointment of Dr Ruth Hussey to the position of Wales Board Member to the Food Standards Agency and Chair of the Welsh Food Advisory Committee for a 3 year term to commence 1 July 2016.

Discussions with people in North Wales

10 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed proposals for the Welsh Government to engage with people throughout North Wales to ensure that the health service continues to deliver improved outcomes.

Proposal for the appointment of a National Clinical Lead for the National Clinical Audit & Outcomes Review Programme

10 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to fund the appointment of a National Clinical Lead for the National Clinical Audit and Outcomes Review Programme.

Long term Welsh language strategy consultation

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the draft long-term Welsh Language Strategy for public consultation between 1 August until 31 October 2016.

Business Improvement District Appeal Aberystwyth

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to uphold the ballot result in Aberystwyth Business Improvement District.

Proposals for the future development of Families First

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to refocus the Families First programme on parenting and youth provision, with a transition period of at least 6 months. He has also agreed the retention of the Joint Assessment Framework for Families, the Team Around the Family and disability elements in their current form, including retention of £3 million ring-fenced funding for the provision of disability-related services.

Project funding structure options

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been asked to take a decision on the funding structure for the Circuit of Wales.

Additional funding support

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Infrastructure has approved a request to increase the level of support for a company.

Approval of 2016-17 Budget to maintain the Motorway & trunk Road Network Quarter 2 only

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the 2016/17 financial year budget for Quarter 2 to maintain the Motorway and Trunk Road network in Wales.

Programme delivery costs

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding towards programme delivery costs for a company.

New Premises for Qioptiq, St Asaph Business Park

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been asked to approve funding for the construction of a factory at St Asaph Business Park, subject to terms and conditions being agreed.

Commercial and legal advice

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the costs of appointing commercial and legal advisers for a project.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments - August and September 2016

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the payments due in August and September 2016 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Recommendations regarding the list of animal and plant species protected under Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to defer work on the amending the list of animal and plant species protected under Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 until the recommendations of the next review are received in 2018 and to inform the Joint Nature Conservation Committee of this decision.

Support for Energy Local

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to provide £90,000 financial support towards the costs of the Energy Local trial based in Bethesda.

Response to UK Government consultation on Heat Network Investment Programme

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the response to the UK Government consultation on the Heat Networks Investment Project and agreed to write to the Secretary of State at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Reappointments to Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the reappointment of Gwyn Jones and Gary Taylor to the board of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

Velindre NHS Trust - Improving cancer services in South East Wales

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved further Welsh Government funding for Velindre NHS Trust to progress plans to improve cancer services in South East Wales. This additional funding of circa £4m is up until June 2017.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - Request for consent to dispose of Ardene, Abergele Hospital

9 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board proposals to dispose of Ardene, No 7, Moelfre Path and adjoining paddocks, as the property has been deemed surplus to requirements.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

5 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

5 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Letter to local authority leaders

5 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to issue a letter to Leaders of local authorities to support the Integrated Network Map stage of the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013.

Anti-Bullying Programme of work 2016-17

5 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the programme of work set out for anti-bullying and the funding of up to £55,000 in 2016-17.

Animal Welfare Establishments (Sanctuaries)

5 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has considered the final addendum to the report ‘The Case for the Regulation of Animal Welfare Establishments in Wales’ and agreed options 4 and 5 put forward by officials.

Positive Planning Advisory Group work programme for 2016/17

5 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Positive Planning Advisory Group work programme for 2016/17 and agreed the expenditure of those workstreams in the programme currently identified to be funded by the Welsh Government.

Funding for the Welsh Fishermens Association'

5 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the grant award to the Welsh Fishermen’s Association and the Welsh Government’s 2013 commitment to support the WFA and for the staged release of funds against deliverables set out in the WFA business plan.

Extension of Public Health Wales Clinical Instrument Surveillance Programme'

5 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to Welsh Government funding to extend the Public Health Wales clinical instrument surveillance programme.'

Recommendations from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group from 26 June 2016

5 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has endorsed the negative recommendation from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Groups regarding Misoprostol (Mysodelle®).'

WEA YMCA CC Cymru Funding Support for IT Requirements Consultancy Advice

2 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed an allocation of funding support to WEA YMCA CC Cymru towards the cost of consultancy advice on their IT requirements.

Fire and Rescue Authorities (FRA) Pensions Top Up Grant 2016-17

2 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to a fire fighters pension top up grant of up to £28m, to be paid in August 2016 to Mid and West Wales FRA, North Wales FRA and South Wales FRA.

Public Appointments Process Plan - National Library of Wales - 2016-17

2 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment plan for the 2016-17 process to appoint a new Vice President and three trustees to the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Wales.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (FE) Initial Teacher Education incentives in 2016/17

2 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed that Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (Further Education (FE)) Initial Teacher Education incentives (ITE)should be available in the 2016/17 academic year, at a grant of £1,000 payable to those on courses across all subjects, except those students undertaking designated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) priority subjects and Welsh, literacy and numeracy courses, who would receive a bursary of £3,000.

Additional Learning Needs Transformation Programme - transition support activities

2 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed Budget allocations for activities as part of the Additional Learning Needs Transformation Programme, including supporting stakeholders to prepare for the implementation of the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill.

National Education Conferences 17 and 21 November 2016

2 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed budget expenditure of £65,00 for the hosting of two National Education Conferences to take place on 17 November, SWALEC, Cardiff and 21 November, Eirias Business Park, Conwy.

Deregistration and Exchange of common land - Mynydd y Gwair

2 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has determined the application for a proposed wind farm at Mynydd y Gwair.

Consent for National Resource Wales to enter negotiations for an onshore energy project

2 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to allow Natural Resources Wales to enter third party negotiations for an onshore renewable development project.

Options for the future operation of the Active Travel Board

2 August 2016

The Cabinet Secretariat for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to the Active Travel Board continuing for a further three years.

Participation in OECD Early Years Transitions Project

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed that Wales should particpate in the OECD Early Years project and the budget funding associated with the project.

Future of the Discretionary Assistance Fund

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to the procurement of the contract to deliver the Discretionary Assistance Fund in Wales, enabling the Fund to continue beyond March 2017.

Land Release Programme Site Disposals

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved £35,000 of funding for the disposal of the remaining sites within the Land Release Programme.

Funding for an analysis of the need for social welfare law advice

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to funding of £25,000 for the procurement of an independent advice needs analysis, which will offer an independent view of predictive local need for specialist and generalist social welfare law advice.

Positive Parenting Campaign

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to the commencement of  a second phase of  the Welsh Government’s positive parenting campaign – ‘Parenting. Give it Time’, targeting parents of young children.

Review of Social Housing Rent Policy in Wales

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed an independent review of the Welsh Government’s Social Housing Rent Policy be commissioned and undertaken during 2016/17.

Further Education Employability Pilots

29 July 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has approved expenditure to support an enhanced Further Education employability pilot to be delivered over the 2016-17 and 2017-18 financial years.

National Library of Wales Operational Plan 2016-17

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’ Operational Plan for 2016-17.

TrawsCymru T6 Brecon to Swansea Service

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure agreed contributory funding of up to £100,000 in revenue in 2016-17 to enable Powys County Council to procure the new TrawsCymru T6 bus service linking Brecon and Swansea.

Appointment plan for the appointment of three Trustees to the Board of Trustees of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment plan for the 2016-17 process to appoint three Trustees to the Board of Trustees of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales.

RBF Production Funding application

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed support for an RBF Production Funding application.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Statement on Welsh Government relationship with sponsored bodies

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the issue of a written statement concerning the Welsh Government’s relationship with sponsored bodies.

Sponsorship of an award at Wales Media Awards 2017

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure associated with the sponsorship of an award at Wales Media Awards 2017.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel

29 July 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed funding for one application under the Flexible Skills Programme.

GDF Engagement policy

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the forward work programme to deliver the final stages of the Welsh Governments policy review for the management and disposal of higher activity radioactive waste.'

Funding for the design and construction of the Boverton Flood Alleviation Scheme

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved 85% funding of the cost of design and construction of the Flood Alleviation Scheme at Boverton, Vale of Glamorgan Council, to a grant value of £1,914,964.

Funding for post under Flood Risk Management and Water Programme

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved funding, from the Flood and Coastal Erosion Management Programme, of an EO band post within the Flood Risk Management and Water Programme to support the Programme Manager.

Allocation of remaining Substance Misuse Programme Funding for 2016-17

29 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed proposal for budget allocations for the remaining substance misuse programme funding for 2016-2017.

Funding of Finance Wales to deliver the Welsh Government Mandatory Loan Scheme for leaseholders of social landlords

26 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed for officials to issue a grant offer to Finance Wales to claim the £5,000 set up fees for the Welsh Government Mandatory Loan Scheme for leaseholders of social landlords. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed that the mandatory loan will be funded from the Help to Buy Wales fund.

High Street Campaign

26 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed for Welsh Government officials to discuss with potential stakeholders who might be interested in taking over and running the Campaign and the High Street Heroes Awards.

Mobile infrastructure studies

26 July 2016

The Minister for Skills & Science and the  Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure have approved expenditure to  undertake three mobile infrastructure studies to investigate levers at the disposal of the Welsh Government to improve mobile phone coverage across Wales.

Marketing and media procurement exercise for Business Wales

26 July 2016

The First Minister has approved a marketing and media procurement exercise for the Business Wales service for a 5 year period and approval of marketing funded payments for Business Wales marketing activity for July-March 2016/17.

The introduction of a Growth & Prosperity Fund

26 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved expenditure to deliver the Growth and Prosperity Fund in financial years 2016/17 and 2017/18.

ASH Wales funding proposal for Commit to Quit 2016-18

26 July 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport have agreed to provide a further 18 month funding to ASH Wales for young peoples smoking cessation programme 'Commit to Quit'.'

Independent Review of children’s cardiac services in Bristol

26 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to issue a written statement to AMs on the publication of an independent report commissioned by NHS England into children’s cardiac services in Bristol.

Allocation of Funding for the Support and Delivery Service 2016-17

26 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed up to £13.465m NHS R&D Allocation (including national initiatives of £0.5m to fund the Clinical Research Time Awards and Speciality Leads awards), up to £4.15m for the National Research Workforce and up to £3.8m funding for the national Support Centre Welsh Government funding in 2016/17.

Approval of EMA (Wales) & WGLG (FE) (Wales) schemes

25 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the Education Maintenance Allowance (Wales) and Welsh Government Learning Grant (Further Education) schemes for the Academic Year 2016/17.

Additional learning support 

25 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed Additional Learning Support funding to support a learner from Wales attending Telford College of Arts and Technology.

The 2016-17 Operational Plan for The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

25 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the Operational Plan for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales and agreed the key performance indicators outlined within the plan.

Media Investment Budget funding

25 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the additional allocation of Media Investment Budget funding to a production company.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

25 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Stagecoach Theatre Arts Ltds application for a Body of Persons Approval for Wales'

25 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved Stagecoach Theatre Arts Ltds application for a Body of Persons Approval for Wales.'

Annual allocations of Targeted Match Funding

25 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has agreed amendments to annual Targeted Match Funding allocations to maximise the use of this budget by the third sector.

Changes to the Education Improvement Grant for Schools for 2016-17

21 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the changes to the Education Improvement Grant for 2016-17.

Smart Living Developing Low Carbon Hydrogen and Fuel Cell proposals in RCT Local Authority area

21 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding for a developmental study creating a hydrogen and fuel cell demonstrator area within Rhondda Cynon Taff Local Authority area.

Equality and Inclusion Funding Programme 2017-20

21 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has approved the equality and inclusion funding programme 2017-20.

Allocation of mental health and vulnerable groups programme funding for 2016/17

21 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretariat for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed the allocation of mental health and vulnerable groups programme funding for 2016-17.

Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework Funding Adjustments

21 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to make consequential changes to payments to pharmacy contractors in Wales following an agreement between the Department of Health in England and representatives of pharmacy contractors in England.

Anglesey and Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zones - Appointment of members

20 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of Dylan Williams to the Anglesey Enterprise Zone Advisory Board and Anthony Taylor to the Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Advisory Board.

Publication of Enterprise Zone Key Performance Indicators for financial year 2015/16

20 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the publication of the financial year 2015/16 Annual Enterprise Key Performance Indicators.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

20 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Validation and analysis of data provided by local authorities on counselling for children and young people

20 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to commission validation and analysis work on data on counselling services provided to children and young people for the year to August 2016. The Cabinet Secretary has also approved meeting costs relating to the working group who will update the counselling toolkit and the annual meeting of Welsh Government officials and local authority counselling leads and counselling providers.

A Package of Funding to Support the Wales Young Farmers Club

20 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs agreed to award a package of financial support to the Wales Young Farmers Clubs.

Certification of the 2015 Accounts of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Paying agencies

20 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Director of the UK Co-ordinating Body, agreeing the relevant recommendations in relation to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2015 accounts.

Consultation on the new demand-led energy efficiency and fuel poverty scheme to succeed Nest

20 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of a consultation document on proposals for a new demand –led energy efficiency and fuel poverty scheme in July 2016.

Future Area-based EU energy efficiency schemes

20 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to take forward a new Arbed EU funded area-based scheme, with match funding from Welsh Government.

New Proposals for Funding of Tenant Participation

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to continue the Welsh Government’s support for tenant engagement and participation but via a markedly different approach which delivers a significant year on year saving –a competitive grant process based on a two year grant award (for 2017-18 and 2018-19) with a grant ceiling of £150,000 per annum.

Package of Support and Welcome to Wales

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the content and publication of the Package of Support, and Welcome to Wales documents, and to launch them in September.

Wales Investment Prospectus

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of Mr Andrew Mitchell from M-Insight to assist senior Welsh Government officials to showcase Wales as an investment location.

Liverpool to North Wales Rail Services on Halton Curve

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure for external support to develop potential options for operating rail services between Liverpool and North Wales via Halton Curve.

Menai Third Crossing

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to appoint Technical Advisors to take forward the third crossing project, appoint external support to advise on possible financial packages to fund the project, for officials to engage with Ynys Mon and Gwynedd Council’s to ascertain the degree of support for the third crossing and for officials to hold further discussions with OFGEM and National Grid.

Disposal by sale of Historic asset - garden area of Caerwent House

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed the disposal of land by sale with continued liaison with the Welsh Government Legal Services and Estates division and to the reinvestment of the capital proceeds by the Welsh Government’s Historic Environment Service (Cadw).

European Marketing Activity

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the First Minister have agreed to additional tourism marketing in the UK and Europe during the summer 2016.

Welsh Government membership of the Passenger Demand Forecasting Council

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to Welsh Government’s continued membership of the Passenger Demand Forecasting Council.

National Centre of Excellence for Mathematics

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the development of a national Centre of Excellence approach for mathematics in Wales.

National Centre of Excellence for Mathematics

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the development of a national Centre of Excellence approach for mathematics in Wales.

Committee of Advertising Practice consultation

19 July 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has noted and agreed the Welsh Government response to the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) which is consulting on introducing restrictions on the non-broadcast advertising of food and soft drinks to children.

Grant funding to the Bevan Commission

19 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed Welsh Government funding for the Bevan Commission for 2016-17.

Requests for extensions to post-16 programmes of study at Independent Specialist Colleges

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed applications for funding for Programmes of Study at Independent Specialist Colleges.

Funding for Research to review the impact of the Supporting People Programme on NHS services

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed up to £201,000 funding over 3 years (£67,000 per year) for the Supporting People Data Linkage Study.

Continuation of Town Centre Loan Scheme

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the approach of inviting applications to the Town Centre Loan Scheme from all 22 Local Authorities.

Land for Housing Scheme 2016-17

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the continuation of the Land for Housing Scheme, with the same criteria as last year, in order to utilise the allocation of £10m in 2016-17 from Financial Transaction monies.

Media Investment Budget application

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to reject a Media Investment Budget application

Publishing and Literature Review - Additional Budget

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed additional budget for the Publishing and Literature Review and an adjustment to the timeline for delivery of the report.

Cardiff Capital Transition Panel Recommendations

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure relating to the Cardiff Capital Region.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel regarding a decision not to allocate Basic Payment Scheme entitlements under the New Entrant category of the National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel regarding a decision not to allocate Basic Payment Scheme entitlements under the New Entrant category of the National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel regarding a decision not to allocate Basic Payment Scheme entitlements under the Proof of Production category of the National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the withholding of CAP subsidy payments.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel regarding a decision not to allocate Basic Payment Scheme entitlements under the New Entrant category of the National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the rejection of an application for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) entitlements from the BPS National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the rejection of an application for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) entitlements from the BPS National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel regarding a decision not to allocate Basic Payment Scheme entitlements under the New Entrant category of the National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the application of a 100% penalty to the 2012 Single Payment Scheme.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation of the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the decision to apply a penalty to Glastir Scheme payments.

Smart Living – Monitoring, evaluation and reporting of low carbon hydrogen demonstrator in Wales

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved funding of up to £9,200 over 3 years (excluding VAT) to support monitoring, evaluation and reporting requirements in Welsh applications for a UK OLEV funding competition to help establish a fuel cell hydrogen pool of vehicles to help test existing University of South Wales and new Smart Living demonstrator infrastructure.

Invitation to join UK wide pumped storage working group

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed that the Welsh Government should participate in the UK wide working group on pumped hydropower storage.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

18 July 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and the Minister for Natural Resources agreed with the recommendation from the Independent Appeals Panel to accept an appeal against breaches of Animal Welfare regulations.

Re-appointment of Independent Member to Hywel Dda University Board

18 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to re-appoint Simon Hancock as Independent Member (Local Authority ) to Hywel Dda University Health Board for one year.

Development of a Level 2 Award in Playwork Practice

14 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary has agreed the allocation of up to £10,000 revenue in 2016 -17 to develop an accredited level 2 Award in Playwork Practice.

Publication of summary of responses to Welsh Government consultation on draft guidance on collaborative working between CAMHS and the counselling service

14 July 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Education and Skills have agreed to the publication of the summary of responses to the Welsh Government consultation on draft guidance on collaborative working between children and adolescent mental health services and the counselling services.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments – June & July 2016

14 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the payments due in June and July 2016 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Business Case for Renewal of Foreign Direct Investment Markets & Signals

14 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the license renewal of a Foreign Direct Investment database and signalling service, to assist with the development of propositions for inward investors.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel on 29 June 2016

14 July 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed funding for two applications under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Authorisation of M4 Variable Speed Limit non prescribed fixed signing and Variable Message Signs characters

14 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the authorisation of fixed and variable message signing to permit the legal enforcement of the Variable Speed Limit (VSL) on the M4 around Newport.

Attendance at Swift International Banking Operations Seminar conference 2016

14 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved Welsh Government attendance at Swift International Banking Operations Seminar conference 2016.

Membership of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the UK

14 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved Welsh Government corporate membership of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the UK.

Welsh language marketing and communications activity 2016-17

14 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed a programme of Welsh language communications and marketing activity for 2016-17.

Guidance to Local Authorities on undertaking a review of their statutory Rights of Way Improvement Plans

14 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of Welsh Government guidance to Local Authorities on undertaking a review of their statutory Rights of Way Improvement Plans.

Energy efficiency and fuel poverty schemes from 2017/18

14 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a new demand-led scheme to succeed Nest from 1st September 2017, a consultation on proposals for a demand-led scheme, to be published in July 2016, and a Local Authority area-based grants scheme.

Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant 2016-17 - Launch of Second Bidding Round

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a second bidding round inviting Local Authorities to bid for funding against the criteria set out in the published Sites Capital Grant Guidance Notes.

Investment Panel 10 May 2016

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an award of funding to a business.

Ocean Energy Europe Membership - CSE&I APPROVAL

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed expenditure associated with Energy Wales Unit’s membership of Ocean Energy Europe for the 2016 calendar year.

Investment Panel Meeting 24 May 2016

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an award of funding to a business.

Investment Panel Meeting 7 June 2016

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an award of funding to a business.

Welsh Language Mitigation Strategy, Wylfa Newydd

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved Welsh Government funding in 2016/17 to enable Energy Wales Unit and Welsh Language Division to appoint contractors to develop a Welsh Language Impact Risk Assessment Framework.

Investment Panel Meeting 14 and 21 June 2016

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the funding requests from two businesses and the deferral of repayments for two businesses.

Approval of Career Choices Dewis Gyfra Business Plan

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the Career Choices Dewis Gyfra (Careers Wales) annual Business Plan for 2016-17.

Swansea LDP - Delivery Agreement Timetable Extension Request - 2nd Revision

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the timetable extension request submitted by the City and County of Swansea in respect of their Local Development Plan Delivery Agreement.

Review of Forest Research

13 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the joint commissioning of economic analysis by the Forestry Commission, DEFRA and the devolved administrations on options for the future delivery of Forest Research functions.

Proposed Changes to the Jobs Growth Wales II Programme

12 July 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed amendments to the Jobs Growth Wales II programme to better align delivery with the wider employability skills offer.

Funding to support the production of resources to assist the teaching of the new WJEC GCSE History, GCSE and GCE Physical Education specifications

12 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding of up to £5,000 to quality assure resources that have been developed to support the teaching of the new GCSE and GCE Physical Education specifications and to translate resources that have been developed to support the teaching of the new GCSE History specification.

Cessation of antenatal screening for rubella susceptibility

12 July 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to the offer of Antenatal screening for rubella susceptibility stopping for all women in Wales booking for screening on or after 3 October 2016.

Peoples Collection Wales Business Plan 2016-17'

11 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the People’s Collection Wales Business Plan for 2016-17, and confirmed the funding allocations for each of the programme’s three lead delivery partners.

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Pay Remit Application 2014-2016

11 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’ pay remit application for 2014-15 and 2015-16.

Technocamps

11 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to indicative allocations for 2016-17, and the subsequent 2 years, for Technocamps, subject to successful ESF application to WEFO, to support the development of digital and computing skills in Welsh schools.

Schools Challenge Cymru Allocations - Year 3

11 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the proposed allocation of the Schools Challenge Cymru revenue and capital budgets for 2016-17, including individual revenue and capital allocations for Pathways to Success schools.

Next Steps for the Welsh Government Sustainable Development Charter

11 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed an approach to a review of the Sustainable Development Charter.

The Planning performance framework

11 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to implement changes to the way in which the performance of local planning departments is monitored and reported upon.

Corwm Annual Report - Work Programme & Interim Deputy Chair

11 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) Rolling Work Programme for 2016 – 2019 and the appointment of Professor Lynda Warren as CoRWM’s Deputy Chair.

Legislation - Consultation on draft guidance on plans required by section 14A of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

11 July 2016

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to the consultation exercise on draft guidance and regulations to support requirements on local authorities and local health boards to make plans, contained in section 14A of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

Social Housing Grant

7 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the continuing allocation of the Social Housing Grant budget 2016/17.

Priorities for an all-age apprenticeship programme

7 July 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to adjust the criterion for new entrants for an all age Apprenticeship programme.

Employability Policy

7 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to a programme of early engagement with key external stakeholders, regarding the development of a policy for increasing employability and plans for its implementation in Wales.

Global Welsh Diaspora

7 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed support to the establishment of a Community Interest Company ‘Global Welsh’ to develop a network and engage with Welsh diaspora.

Life Sciences Bridging Fund Project Recommendations and Budget Re-Profiling

7 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an allocation of funds from the Bridging Fund budget to support five projects recommended by the Scientific Advisory Board in financial years 2016/17 and 2017/18 and a re-profiling of the Bridging Fund budget.

Consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note 24: Historic Environment

7 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the content of draft TAN 24: Historic Environment and agreed to issue the draft document for a 12 week public consultation period.

Response to UK Govt consultation on support for Anaerobic Digestion and micro Combined Heat and Power under Feed-in Tariffs

7 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has responded to the UK Government consultation on “Review of support for Anaerobic Digestion and micro-Combined Heat and Power under the Feed-in Tariffs scheme.”

Welsh Language in Health and Social Services Partnership Group

7 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and The Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to establish a Welsh Language in Health and Social Services Partnership Group.

Budget for quality improvement projects

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to fund the national roll-out of the Further Mathematics Support Programme Wales for the period 1 August 2016 to 31 March 2017, and to continue funding a nationally available Further Mathematics Support Programme Wales from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Funding for Programmes of Study at Independent Specialist Colleges

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed funding for programmes of study at Independent Specialist Colleges.

Requests for extensions to post-16 programmes of study at Independent Specialist Colleges

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed recommended funding decisions for requests received from Independent Specialist Colleges for 2016/17.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel

6 July 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved three applications for funding under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Funding of the Further Maths Support Programme

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to fund the national roll-out of the Further Mathematics Support Programme Wales for the period 1 August 2016 to 31 March 2017, and to continue funding a nationally available Further Mathematics Support Programme Wales from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Bovine TB Eradication Programme

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed in principle the refreshed Bovine TB Eradication Programme recommendations.

Planning Policy Wales and the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to an initial theme-based approach to the restructuring of Planning Policy Wales around the goals of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

Planning Policy Wales and the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to an initial theme-based approach to the restructuring of Planning Policy Wales around the goals of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

Conservative Debate on Air Quality

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council regarding Air Quality.

Valedictory letter to the Welsh Government appointed member of the Governing Council of the Valuation Tribunal for Wales

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance & Local Government has agreed to proceed with the appointment of a new Welsh Government representative to the Governing Council of the Valuation Tribunal for Wales.

Request for a Borrowing Approval in 2016-17 from Seven Sisters Community Council

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has agreed to the issuing of a borrowing approval for £25,000 to Seven Sisters Community Council.

Policy advice on the vaccination of adolescents for Meningitis ACWY

6 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to bring forward the planned programme of Meningitis ACWY vaccination for school year 13 adolescents from 2017-18 into 2016-17.

National Advice Network

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the continuation of the National Advice Network including a one year extension to the Chair’s period of appointment. Officials will develop an Information and Advice Action Plan by December 2016, to be informed by the National Advice Network.

Anti-social Behaviour up-date

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the cost (£3,000) of the final three months of the current part-time secondment arrangement with the South Wales Police Commissioner’s Office, which extend into the first quarter of the next financial year (2017-18).

Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant 2016-17

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved Gypsy & Traveller Sites Capital Grant funding to recommended projects.

Flying Start Evidence Manager - Extension of Post

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed a two year extension to the programme funded Flying Start Evidence Manager post.

Coastal Communities Fund 2017-2021 Programme options

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children following consideration of an options report from the BIG Lottery Fund on proposals for the Communities Fund in Wales for 2017-2021, has agreed that the future Fund in Wales will retain the £300k limit, as in previous rounds, and be open to all parts of Wales.

Confirmation of Compulsory Purchase Order & SRO Report - Maiden Wells Relief Road

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the confirmation of Pembrokeshire County Council’s Side Roads and Compulsory Purchase Orders relating to the Maiden Wells Relief Road following a Public Local inquiry.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

The Education Other Than at School Task and Finish Group

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the Education Other Than at School Task and Finish Group’s recommendations which includes the implementation of a number of short, medium and long term actions to improve standards in Education Other Than at School Task provision in Wales. These actions form part of an emerging Framework for Action.

Appointments to the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

5 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the appointment of Melissa Denecke, Campbell Gemmell, Julia West, Simon Redfern, Andy Hall, Stephen Newson, Stephen Tromans, Andrew Walters, Gregg Butler, Paul Davis, Richard Shaw, Joanne Hill and Janet Wilson as members to the (UK) Committee on Radioactive Waste Management.

Data on housing conditions in Wales

4 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs and Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children have agreed to jointly fund a programme of investment over the next three years to secure data and analysis needed to inform present and future policy and financial decisions in relation to domestic housing and energy efficiency and fuel poverty measures.

Ministerial Foreword for Nest Annual Report 2015-16

4 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Nest Annual Report for 2015 – 16.

UK Committee on Climate Change Annual Reports and Accounts

4 July 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to lay before the National Assembly the UK Committee on Climate Change Annual Progress Report for 2015-16 on 30th June 2016 and Annual Performance and Accounts Report on 11th July 2016.

Sponsorship of Youth Workers Award

30 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to sponsor 3 awards at the Youth Work Awards ceremony on 28 June 2016 and to contribute to the cost of holding the event.

Families First Key Data

30 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to the publication of data collected through the Families First measurement framework for the financial year 2015-16.

Delivery of Creative Wales

30 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the development of cost effective and efficient options for delivery of Creative Wales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

30 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

National Museums Pay Dispute re Premium Payments

30 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the provision of additional funding to the National Museums of Wales to settle the pay dispute regarding the cessation of premium payments .

Contingency Plan for Exotic Animal Diseases 2016

30 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of the updated Welsh Government Contingency Plan for Exotic Animal Diseases and also agreed the expenditure of around £250 for the printing of hard copies of the plan.

Update on the work of the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group

30 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to meet the Chair of the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group formally every six months and to attend a future meeting of the Group.

Extending funding to Health Boards to offer flu vaccination to morbidly obese people

30 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to extend flu immunisation programme funding to health boards to include vaccinating morbidly obese adults who have no other clinical risks.

Housing Finance Grant 2 Update

29 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a funding allocation of £10,000 in 2016/17 to Community Housing Cymru to undertake a procurement exercise for expert independent financial advice on financial borrowing products for Housing Finance Grant 2.

Future Funding Options Coalfields Regeneration

29 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to the issue of a revised grant offer letter to the Coalfields Regeneration Trust to reflect their request for a revised split of the £500k funding, between capital (£90k) and revenue (£410k).

Revenue Funding for Rural Housing Enabler Projects 2016-17

29 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to provide funding of £91,020.50 during 2016-17 to support the Rural Housing Enablers.

Post ballot funding for successful Business Improvement Districts

29 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to continue to provide funding support of £5,000 to each Business Improvement District once successful at ballot.

Chwarae Teg Programme Final

29 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to continue to fund Chwarae Teg in 2016-17 whilst further work is undertaken to clarify the position on State Aid.

Granting Cleardata UK Limited an exception to the Welsh Governments Sustainable Development Policy'

29 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved granting Cleardata UK Limited an exception to the Welsh Government’s Sustainable Development Policy.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

29 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Budget for Governors Wales - 2016-17

29 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the budget of £264,000 for Governors Wales for 2016-17 and to allow officials to commit expenditure in line with this budget.

Vice Chair, Independent Member and Non-executive Director Appointments to Local Health Boards and Trusts

29 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to advertise for Vice-Chairs to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg and Aneurin Bevan University Health Boards and Independent Members to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, Powys Teaching Health Board and Public Health Wales NHS Trust.

Further Education Resilience Programme

28 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to commit up to £200,000 (plus VAT) from the Further Education and Apprenticeships Policy BEL to deliver an Further Education Resilience Programme.

A465 Heads of the valleys dualling (Sections 5 6) Technical Assurance Contract Award

28 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the award of four contracts through the Transport framework for technical advice for work in relation to the A465 Heads of the valleys Dualling Scheme.

Support for the Rural Development Task and Finish Group

28 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved financial support to procure a rural expert to support the Rural Development Task and Finish Group.

Third Party Claim

28 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved payment in respect of a third party claim.

Application for Registration of an Independent School in Wales – Swansea Sixth From College

28 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the registration of a new independent school in Wales – Swansea Sixth Form College, 18 Mansell Street, Swansea.

Care Council for Wales - Chair Remuneration Review

28 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretariat for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agree to the additional remuneration to the Chair of the Care Council to recognise the extra work associated with the Care Council led reference group.

Public Accounts Committee Report

28 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport agreed the terms of the response to the Public Accounts Committee Report on ‘Wider issues emanating from the governance review of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’.

Aneurin Bevan UHB - Acquisition of the Old Court Building, Pontypool

28 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board’s request to purchase the Old Court Building in Pontypool and for the Health Board to enter into the necessary contractual arrangements.

Written Statement - Betsi Cadwaladr University Special Measures – Conclusions on Phase One Progress Report

28 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to publish a written statement to update Assembly Members on progress made by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board under phase one expectations set out in the special measures improvement framework.

Capital funding for equipment for Fire and Rescue Authorities in 2016-17

27 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed a new approach for allocating the National Resilience Capital Budget in 2016-17.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

27 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

27 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

27 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

27 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Special Measures – Tripartite Meeting Conclusions on Phase One Progress Report

27 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to publish a written statement to update Assembly Members on progress made by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board under phase one expectations set out in the special measures improvement framework.

Feasibility Study for Bridgend College

23 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to the proposed allocation of up to £50, 000 to be committed against the Further Education Provision Budgetary Expenditure for 2016-17 for Bridgend College to undertake a feasibility study.

Ofcom Designing the broadband universal service obligation

23 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has approved the Welsh Government response to the Ofcom consultation document on designing the broadband universal service obligation.

Legal and Technical Advice to Support the Development and Delivery of Aviation in Wales

23 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure to support the development and delivery of Aviation in Wales.

Funding the Independent Investigation Service

23 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed an allocation to Servoca PLC, of £277,000 for 2016-17, to run the Independent Investigation Service.

Strategy for the implementation of the EU School Milk Scheme for 2016/17

23 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the UK strategy for the implementation of the EU School Milk Scheme in the UK for the 2016/17 school year.

St Athan Residential Portfolio

22 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure to manage the properties within the confines of the St Athan Aerospace Business Park.

Saturn Transport Modelling Visualisation Software copy

22 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding for a specialist piece of software.

Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board - Airbus Group, Newport

22 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the recommendation of the Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board following their meeting on 20 April 2016.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - April 2016

22 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the recommendations of the Capital Investment Panel, on 19 May 2016, for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Procurement of online planning application services

22 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the procurement of a replacement Planning Portal service for Wales and the appointment of an Advisory Group to inform the procurement process. The Cabinet Secretary has approved the rationale and funding for the proposed expenditure of £550k over 3 years for the replacement service, with an option to extend for a further 3 years and instructs officials to commence a procurement activity immediately.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Activities - July 2016 to September 2016

21 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed quarterly payments for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation contract.

Site Infrastructure Works - Extension to Broadaxe Business Park, Presteigne, Powys

21 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved site infrastructure works - extension to Broadaxe Business Park, Presteigne, Powys.

Application for the Flexible Skills Programme

21 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved grant funding to a company under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel

21 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved grant funding for one application under the Flexible Skills Programme.

National Curriculum End of Phase Expected Levels and Target Setting Requirements

21 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to withdraw the decision to amend Target Setting Regulations that would increase the expected level of achievement for learners at the end of Key Stages 2 and 3 in English, Welsh and Mathematics from summer 2018.

Approval for Aneurin Bevan UHB - Construction Contract - Reconfiguration of the Neonatal Unit at the Royal Gwent Hospital

21 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed that Aneurin Bevan University Health Board can enter into the construction contract to improve the neonatal unit at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport.

Seren Network: Funding allocation in 2016-17

20 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding to support the Seren Network in 2016-17.

Social Housing Rent Standard

20 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed an eight week consultation with bodies representing the interests of Registered Social Landlords, Tenants and Lenders on the draft Social Housing Rent Standard, and the draft Guidance on the Social Housing Rent Standard.

Coastal Communities Fund 2017- 2021

20 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the costs for the development and delivery of the new round of the Coastal Communities Fund and agreed the launch of the new fund in July 2016.

Extension of Kancoat Administration

20 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the payment of fees and reimbursement of costs incurred by a company during the administration.

Third Party Claim

16 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved payment in respect of a third party claim.

UK Climate Change Committee – Welsh Government Funding 2016/17

16 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to grant funding of £129,478 to the UK Committee on Climate Change itself and £19,995 to its Adaptation Sub-Committee as the Welsh Government’s contribution to the Committee’s running costs, a total funding allocation of £149,473 for 2016/17.

Brief on the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework

16 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the proposed approach and general content for the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Implementation Plan for 2016/17.

Proposed changes to the eligibility criteria of NHS Bursaries

16 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to the amendment of the NHS Wales Bursary Scheme eligibility criteria to align to those adopted for Student Support arrangements in Wales.

NHS Wales Core Principles - Communication

16 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to fund the costs for communicating the NHS core principles to NHS staff in Wales.

Oral Statement for Apprenticeships in Wales

15 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to give an Oral Statement for Apprenticeships in Wales on the 14 June 2016.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Project – Specialist Support

15 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to commission specialist commercial support for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Project and the associated expenditure.

Approval of Communications Programme Funded Payments: Photography

15 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy & Infrastructure has approved expenditure associated with photography.

Publication of information for parents and carers regarding the National Curriculum and National Tests

15 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the publication of How was school today? How is my child doing in the Foundation Phase? and Reading and Numeracy Tests in Wales 2017 - information for parents and carers 2-9 at a cost of approximately £137,200.

Tal-y-Bont & A55 Flood Alleviation Scheme - Construction Phase

15 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the application from Gwynedd Council for 100% grant funding to the value of £984,867.52 for a flood alleviation scheme to protect the village of Tal-y-Bont and the nearby A55 trunk road.

Agricultural Shows 2016

15 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved the expenditure for the Welsh Government’s presence at various agricultural shows in 2016, excluding the Royal Welsh Show.

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Annual Report and Accounts 2015/16

15 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Annual Report and Accounts 2015/16 be laid before the National Assembly for Wales.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

14 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

14 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the provision of International Trade Development support to companies.

Change of membership to the Wales Programme Monitoring Committee

14 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has agreed the appointment of Charlotte Priddy as Farmers’ Union of Wales representative on the Wales Programme Monitoring Committee for European Structural and Investment Funds 2014-2020.

Superfast and fibre broadband - additional audience research

13 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to research into the current use, understanding and barriers to use of broadband among 25-45 year old women.

Welsh Public Library Standards Frameworks – renewal

13 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the renewal of the Welsh Public Library Standards Framework.

M4 Corridor around Newport Public Local Inquiry

13 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has determined to hold a Public Local Inquiry into the M4 Corridor around Newport project.

Queen Scallop Joint Consultation

13 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed for the joint devolved administration consultation for new controls proposed in the Queen Scallop fishery in Area Vla north coast of Northern Ireland and Western Scotland) and Vlla (Irish Sea) to proceed and be published on the Welsh Government website.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel

9 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed funding for one application in 2016-17 under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Funding for north Wales visitor attractions signage

9 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding to support signage for four North Wales visitor attractions.

Fusion: Tackling Poverty through Culture - Delivery and Funding 2016-17

9 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding for 10 Pioneer Areas, and has agreed the draft Fusion: Tackling Poverty through Culture Delivery Plan for 2016-17.

Flexible Equality and Diversity Fund

9 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a flexible budget amount to support the Advanced Materials and Manufacturing sectors equality and diversity activities and associated ancillary costs.'

Award of Capital Grants to Local Authorities under the Collaborative Change Programme 2016-17

9 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs and the First Minister have approved the Collaborative Change Programme Capital Grants to Local Authorities in 2016-17.

Workforce Policy Funding Arrangements 2016-17

9 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to the funding of staff to deliver workforce policy and strategy.

Foreword to the Mental Health Act Code of Practice for Wales

9 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed revisions to the Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice for Wales and the publication of the summary of responses to the Welsh Government’s consultation on the Code of Practice.

Update on membership of the Independent Advisory Group and Strategic Stakeholder Group

8 June 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to the appointment of Brett Pugh as an additional member to the independent Advisory Group.

Arts Council of Wales Member Appointments 2016-17

8 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the Public Appointments exercise to recruit up to six new members of the Arts Council of Wales.

Welsh Government Warm Homes Investment in 2016/17

8 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the allocation of capital funding for Welsh Government Warm Homes Schemes in 2016/17.

Appointment of Non Executive Directors to Ofwats Board'

6 June 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the appointment of Alison Munro, Tim Waggott and Mark Bayley as non Executive Directors for the Board of the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat).

Response to Treasury Consultation on Future of Public Financial Guidance

6 June 2016

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children is content for the Welsh Government response to be issued to the Treasury’s Public Financial Guidance Review.

Employability Skills Programme

6 June 2016

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed the detail of the proposed Employability Skills Programme, as a replacement to Work Ready.

Policy advice in relation to funding for Welsh-language technology infrastructure

25 May 2016

The First Minister has approved funding to enable the continuation of infrastructural Welsh-language technology developments.

Skills for Employment Wales

18 May 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills & Technology has agreed revised delivery arrangements for Skills for Employment Wales.

Funding for Wales CRPs and the Association of Community Rail Partnerships

16 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed funding for Community Rail in Wales for 2016-17.

Third Party Claim - A470 Storey Arms

12 May 2016

The First Minister has agreed the recommendations to settle a third party claim.

Cantre’r Gwaelod The Musical – Development of a Business Plan

11 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the allocation of budget for the development of a business plan for Cantre’r Gwaelod The Musical.

Eastern Bay Link Statement to Inform Appropriate Assessment

9 May 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed, as the Competent Authority under the Habitat Regulations, to an appropriate assessment of the implications on European sites undertaken on the A4232 Eastern Bay Link and the Severn Estuary (Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Area), Mendip Limestone grassland and North Somerset and Mendip Bats.    

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

9 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

Professional fees associated with providing financial support to G M Jones Ltd

9 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved expenditure relating to existing contractual commitments associated with providing support to a company.   

Response to the Department of Energy and Climate Change Consultation on changes to the Warm Homes Discount Scheme

5 May 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved the Welsh Government’s consultation response to the Department of Energy and Climate Change in relation to proposed changes to the Warm Homes Discount Scheme.

Warm Zones Redress 16/17 - 28 Apr 2016

5 May 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved grant funding to Warm Zones for 2016/17.

Delta Lakes Llanelli Coast Joint Venture expenditure and Deed of Variation

5 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to support a Masterplan and associated funding for the delivery of a new Wellness Centre and Life Sciences Village.

Approval of Industry Wales Business and Operational Plans

5 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the Industry Wales Business and Operational Plans for 2016-19 and 2016/17 budget.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

5 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

5 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Pupil Referral Units and Pupil Deprivation Grant

5 May 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to allocate an additional £299,300 as Pupil Deprivation Grant to eligible, single-registered pupils in Pupil Referral Units.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

4 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Opportunities to companies.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

4 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Development support to companies.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

4 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

4 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Development Support to companies.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

4 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Reappointment to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

4 May 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the re-appointment of David Simon Mason and Bethan Guilfoyle to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

Allocation of Higher Education Division budgets for 2016-17 and working practices

4 May 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the allocation of Higher Education Division budgets and working practices for 2016-17.

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales Remit letter 2016-17

4 May 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the terms of the Remit Letter.

Reappointment to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

4 May 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to the reappointment of Professor Robin Williams for a period of 3 years from 1 August 2015 to 31 July 2018.

M4 Brynglas Tunnels

3 May 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to proceed with an Environmental Impact Assessment decision in relation to the M4 Brynglas Tunnels Refurbishment.

Funding for Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru and Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru

3 May 2016

The First Minister has approved funding of £160,000 for Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru and £50,000 for Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru for 2016-17.

Funding for Older peoples & Carers' strategy and policy developments 2016/17'

3 May 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed Welsh Government funding to support carers and older people including work to begin refreshing and updating the Carers’ Strategy and Older People’s Strategy to take into account the commitments in both the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and the Wellbeing Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

Amendment to British Wool Marketing Board Report 2014/15

3 May 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to the amendment to the British Wool Agricultural Marketing Scheme Report 2014-2015 before the report was laid before Parliament.

Response to consultation on Renewable Heat Incentive

28 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to write to the Secretary of State at the Department for Energy and Climate Change and that the Welsh Government response to the consultation on The Renewable Heat Incentive: A reformed and refocused scheme be sent at official level.

Request for a contractor to produce various innovation PR materials

28 April 2016

The First Minister and The Minister for the Economy, Science and Transport have agreed support for a contract to promote the take-up of innovation in Welsh businesses.

Funding to support Marine Energy Pembrokeshire

28 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding to support employment and growth potential of marine renewables.

Supply Teacher Taskforce

28 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the draft terms of reference for the taskforce on supply teaching.

Funding to support the refreshed Autistic Spectrum Disorder Strategic Action Plan

28 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has allocated £540,000 to support the implementation of the refreshed Autistic Spectrum Disorder Strategic Action Plan, this includes support for the ASD National Lead team and for the delivery of the national integrated autism service.

Natural National Resources Policy - scoping report

27 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved the budget and approach for developing options for policies for consultation in the draft National Natural Resources Policy.

Judicial Review Challenge Against Natural Resources Wales - Llyn Padarn - Outcome

25 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to Officials continuing to instruct Counsel to manage the necessary input to this case and to continue funding the use of Counsel to assist in our defence of the appeal.

Provision of guidance and proposals to amend the building regulations 

25 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the publication of guidance in relation to building regulations “commencement of building work” and to Officials undertaking research into proposals to amend the application processes and transitional provisions of the building regulations. 

Building Control Performance Standards Advisory Group analysis report 2014-15

25 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the release of the Building Control Performance Standards annual 2014-15 analysis report for Wales and England.  

Setting of the third UK Carbon Budget credit limit and the Carbon Reduction Commitment – Energy Efficiency Scheme

25 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the Welsh Government’s response to the setting of the UK’s Third Carbon Budget credit limit and publication of the position.  

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 7 April 2016

25 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

25 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

Feasibility Studies to inform Welsh Government’s Strategy on Space for Life Sciences Companies

25 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding to procure feasibility studies which will inform Welsh Government’s future strategy on the provision of grow-on space for life sciences companies in Wales .

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 14 April 2016

25 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

25 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Business Marketing activity Q1 - 2016/17

21 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved marketing funded payments to undertake the Business Marketing activity for Q1 of 2016/17.

Tobacco Control for Wales

21 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has given his permission to disband the existing Tobacco Control Delivery Board in its current format and to establish a new strategic board and three standing sub-groups to take forward tobacco control in Wales.

Learning Disability Services

21 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed Welsh Government funding in 2016-17 to improve learning disability services.

Blaenant Head Gear

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding for restoration of Grade ll Listed Mining head Gear Towers at the former Cefn Coed Colliery Museum site.

Land Sale SA1 Swansea Waterfront

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the sale of land at SA1 Swansea Waterfront.

Sustrans core grant funding 2016/17

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved core grant funding and objectives for Sustrans Cymru for 2016-17.

South Wales Forgemaster Premises, Taffs Well

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding for the purchase of a site in Taffs Well, Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Commercial transaction in Central Cardiff Enterprise Zone

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed a land receipt in Central Cardiff Enterprise Zone.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Anchor Company Proposal SIMEC and Harris Pye

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the award or Anchor company status to two new companies.

Circuit of Wales Advisory

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed not to enter into a guarantee of a lease of the completed Circuit of Wales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads in Wales

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Equality Impact Assessment of Creative Industries Sector

20 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the content and publication of the Creative Industries Sector Team Equality Impact Assessment.

Designation of WEFO as the Managing & Certifying Authority for 2014-2020 programmes

20 April 2016

The Minister for Finance and Government Business has agreed that the Welsh European Funding Office is designated to carry out the programme managing and certifying authority regulatory functions for the European Structural Funds regional programmes 2014-2020.

Reappointment of current Commissioner for Older People in Wales

20 April 2016

The First Minister decided to extend the term of office for Sarah Rochira, the current Commissioner for Older People in Wales for a period of two years under the Commissioner for Older People in Wales (Appointment) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/154).

Sustainable Social Services Improvement Activity

20 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services agreed a number of programmes of work for 2016-17 to support sustainable social services improvement activity. This included the Care Council for Wales remit letter, the scope of work for the Social Care Institute for Excellence and the Social Services Improvement Agency work plan for 2016-17.

Letters to Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Public Services Boards Letters to Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Public Services Boards Letters to Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Public Services Boards

19 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to write to the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Public Services Boards on the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 Indicators.

Publication of analysis and response to the national indicators consultation

19 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to publish the consultation analysis and Welsh Government response to the national indicators consultation.

Grants for small scale flood risk management schemes

19 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved the provision of grant funding to local authorities for small scale capital and maintenance flood schemes.

Adjacent Education TV, Film and New Media Project (Not For Profit)

19 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the allocation of budget to grant fund a not for profit organisation.

Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme

19 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to open a targeted round of the Business Rates Scheme in the Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone.

Healthy Working Wales 2016-17

19 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding for the Welsh Government work and health programme Healthy Working Wales' in the 2016-17 financial year .'

Request for a Borrowing Approval in 2016-17 from Builth Wells Town Council

19 April 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to Welsh Government officials issuing a borrowing approval to allow Builth Wells Town Council to borrow money for capital purposes during the 2016-17 financial year.

Staff Commission - Request for budget increase 2016-17

19 April 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed the increase in the Public Services Staff Commission budget for 2016-17 and for it to be managed by its Chief Executive.

National Resilience Funding 2016-17

19 April 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed funding for the provision of National Resilience capabilities in Wales for 2016-17.

Intermediate Care Fund Process for Allocation

19 April 2016

Both the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty and Minister for Health and Social Services have approved the allocation of £10milion Welsh Government capital funding for the intermediate care fund to be distributed on a regional basis.

Healthy Working Wales 2016-17

19 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved Welsh Government funding for the Healthy Working Wales initiative.

Cath Lab replacement

19 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved an additional £1.3million of Welsh Government funding for an NHS Wales cardiac catheterisation laboratory replacement programme.

Appointment of Independent Member (University) to Cwm Taf University Health Board

19 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services agreed to the appointment of Ms Jayne Dowden as Independent Member of Hywel Dda University Health Board for a period of three years.

Meningitis C vaccination

19 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the removal of the Meningitis C vaccination currently offered at three months of age from the routine immunisation programme, in line with advice from the UK-wide Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.

Sustainable Social Services Funding - Delivering Improvement and Supporting Implementation in 2016 – 17

19 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a range of funding streams to support sustainable social services improvement activity and implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and Regulation and Inspection Social Services (Wales) Act 2016 for 2016-17.

Transition to Social Care Wales

19 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to Assembly Members to update them on the transition to Social Care Wales.

Re-appointment of Independent Member to Powys Teaching Health Board

19 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services agreed to re-appoint of Mark Baird as an Independent Member of Powys Teaching Health Board until 16 June 2018.

IAA Badger Found Dead Survey Year 3 Report

19 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to publish the IAA Badger Found Dead Survey Year 3 Report on the Welsh Government website.

Increase in judicial salaries

19 April 2016

The First Minister has agreed a 1% increase for 2016-17 for salaried judiciary and consequential increase for fee paid members of devolved tribunals in Wales in line with the Senior Salaries Review Body recommendation.

Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 Existing Routes

18 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has offered a decision to Local Authorities on their existing Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 Existing Routes Maps .

Welsh Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Business Case Response

18 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed recommendations made by the Deeside Enterprise Zone Board in relation to the Advanced Manufacturing Institute and to fund initial revenue costs.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

18 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

M4 Variable Speed Limit Reprogram

18 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the authorisation of fixed and variable signing and reprogramming of Variable Message Signs and relating costs.

Marketing costs associated with the launch of the Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone

18 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to costs associated with the launch of the Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone .

Deferment of collecting rents from a Company in Administration

18 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to defer the collection of rents from a company in Swansea.

Publication of the Inclusion and Pupil Support Guidance

18 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the publication of the Inclusion and Pupil Support guidance on the 16th March 2016.

Access to Trunk Road Duct Network – Procurement Support Phase 3

18 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved procurement support for the Access to Trunk Road Duct Network.

National Botanic Garden Expert Group

18 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the membership of a Task and Finish Group to consider the future of the National Botanic Garden.

Memorandum of Understanding for the development for the World Heritage Site

18 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has agreed to the Welsh Government’s historic environment service, Cadw becoming a party to the Memorandum of Understanding for the development for the World Heritage Site nomination for the Slate Industry of North Wales.

2016/17 funding for the National Botanic

18 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism have agreed funding to support the National Botanic Garden of Wales for the financial year 2016-2017.

Homelessness Prevention Final Grant Funding - 2016-17

18 April 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the formal award of grants to support the Homelessness Prevention Grant Programme for Financial Year 2016/17 following confirmation of final budget.

Independent Living Final Funding 2016-17

18 April 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the funding for the Independent Living Budget for 2016/17.

Funding for Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society

18 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed to the continued funding of the Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society in 2016.

The International Festival for Business 2016

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved Marketing Programme funded payments to support participation in the International Festival of Business 2016.

Request for rail franchise Deed of Amendment to enable Department for Transport WiFi programme

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved rail franchise Deed of Amendment to the Wales & Borders Franchise Agreement to enable the provision of free Wi-Fi for passengers on part of the Arriva Trains Wales fleet.

Minotaur (Development) – Media Investment Budget

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved an application for development funding in 2016/17 from the Media Investment Budget.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 10 March 2016

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Funding to the Welsh Proms 2016

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism have approved funding for the Welsh Proms.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 17 March 2016

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Approval of Trade Programme Payment

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Opportunities to a company.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Development Support to a company.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 24 March 2016

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Traveline Cymru information services

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the introduction of a Freephone telephone number for passengers accessing information about public transport by phone.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Cardiff Airport & St Athan Enterprise Zone - Proposed extension to Zone Boundary

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved an extension to the boundary of the Cardiff Airport & St Athan Enterprise Zone.

Education Improvement Grant – final allocations to consortia 2016-17

14 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed a grant allocation to regional education consortia under the Education Improvement Grant for Schools 2016-17.

Allocation of Employability and EU Funding Divisional Budgets 2016-17

14 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed the proposed allocations and working practices from the Employability and EU Funding Division budget for 2016-17.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales – Birribi Education

14 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to enter Birribi Education, Pembrokeshire, in to the Welsh Government’s register of independent schools.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales – Mynydd Haf School, Caerphilly

14 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to enter Mynydd Haf School, Caerphilly into the Welsh Government’s register of independent schools.

Education Workforce Council funding offer 2016-17

14 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed a Grant Offer Letter that offers the Education Workforce Council funding for activities to be carried out between April 2016 and March 2017.

Offer in Lieu - Plas Newydd Chattels

14 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has agreed to the permanent allocation of 72 chattels from the National Trust property Plas Newydd, Anglesey, which have been offered in lieu of inheritance tax.

Facilities for Future Generations: A Blueprint for Sport and Recreation Facilities in Wales

14 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has agreed the Ministerial Foreword for inclusion in the Facilities for Future Generations: A Blueprint for Sport and Active Recreation in Wales document and to circulate a copy of the published document to other Ministers.

Year of Legends 2017: Contemporary Art Exhibition

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism have approved the allocation of revenue funding to Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales in 2015-16 for a contemporary art exhibition.

Proposed Insurance Arrangements for Modern Art Exhibition

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism have agreed the proposed insurance arrangements for the Year of Legends Contemporary Art Exhibition at Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales.

Independent review of the business model and operations of Llanelly House

14 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism have agreed the allocation of funding to the Architectural Heritage Fund for the costs of an independent review.

Use of national primary care fund in 2016-17

14 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has decided on the use of the national primary care fund in 2016-17 to implement NHS Wales’ planned action to help achieve service sustainability, to improve access and to move services out of hospitals in to primary care.

Future of UK Donation Ethics Committee

14 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to cease funding of the UK Donation Ethics Committee in line with England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The Future of the Upland Forum

14 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to formally postpone any decision about the future of the Uplands Forum.

Planning appeal for up to 1,200 units and highway and drainage infrastructure works at land north and east of Lisvane, Cardiff

5 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has made a final decision on the planning appeal and agreed to issue the decision letter.

Responses to Green Growth Wales Investment Support consultation

5 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to publish the Welsh Government’s response to consultation submissions received regarding Green Growth Wales Investment Support.

Remit letter for Natural Resources Wales

5 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the remit letter for Natural Resources Wales which sets out the activities and priorities for the body in 2016-17.

Extension of the closure of the Three Rivers Cockle Fishery

5 April 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to issue a temporary closure notice for the Three Rivers Estuary cockle fishery closing the fishery from 1st April until 31st May 2016.

Appointments to Media Investment Panel

5 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the appointment of a Media Investment Panel consisting of Peter McInerney (Chair) and the following members: Ron Jones, Ellen McDonald, Richard Wolfe, John Giwa-Amu and Paul Higgins.

Finance Wales bid to deliver funds in North West England

5 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the request allowing Finance Wales to bid for a fund operating in the Cheshire and Greater Manchester area of North West England.

Continued support for the Alacrity Foundation

5 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed continuation of Welsh Government support for the Alacrity Foundation.

Proposed changes to the boundary of the Snowdonia Enterprise Zone

5 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved an extension of the boundary to the Snowdonia Enterprise Zone.

Variations to the Wales Growth Capital Fund

5 April 2016

The Minister for Finance & Government Business has approved a variation to the investment criteria for the Wales Growth Capital Fund managed by Finance Wales.

Extension for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Commercial Loan

5 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed a request to extend a commercial loan for a company in the energy and environment sector.

Marketing Activities 2016-17

5 April 2016

The First Minister, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport, and the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism have approved Marketing Programme funded payments for media relations activity in 2016-17.

Innovation Programme support

5 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to support activities that will support the delivery of Innovation programmes under the Innovation Wales strategy.

Variation in spend profile for Supply Chain Capabilities Mapping Study

5 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved an amendment to the financial profile for a Supply Chain Capabilities Mapping Study.

Appointment to the Welsh for Adults Scrutiny Committee

5 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved the appointment of Steven Morris as Chair and the appointments of Richard Houdemont, Dr Helen Barlow, Professor Huw Williams and Anna Skalistira-Bakratseva as Members of the Welsh for Adults Scrutiny Committee.

Funding for Pupil Deprivation Grant evaluation projects 2016/17

5 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed funding for 2016/2017 for evaluations of the Pupil Deprivation Grant and Early Years Pupil Deprivation Grant.

Response to the Equality and Local Government Committee’s report into the BBC Charter Review

5 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has approved the Welsh Government’s response to the Equality and Local Government Committee’s report on it’s enquiry into the BBC Charter Review.

Welsh Public Sector Collaborative Estate Initiative - Rhondda Cynon Taf Project

5 April 2016

The Minister for Public Services and the Minister for Finance and Government Business have agreed a pilot project to identify how public sector assets can be used to better effect in support of economic growth, delivering better services and reducing costs.

VVP town centre data collection

5 April 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed for an independent company to be commissioned to collect data on town centres at a maximum cost of £35,000, and to provide funding of £1,950 towards 2 events for Local Authorities to analyse the data collected.

Aspireview Contract

5 April 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to enter into a new call-off contract for the Communities First Performance Management system until the 30th of June, 2017, and funding of £25,000 for provision of the Licence and associated costs.

Funding for the administration of the Childcare at Home Voluntary Approval Scheme in 2016-17

5 April 2016

The Minister for Communities & Tackling Poverty has agreed for the allocation of £30,000 to fund the ongoing administration in 2016-17 of the Childcare at Home Voluntary Approval Scheme (supports the approval of Nannies) which is overseen by the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales .

The distribution of funds to support the implementation of the enhanced adaptations system

5 April 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has approved the distribution of £4 million to support the implementation of the enhanced adaptations system.

Statement on the implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

5 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Members on the implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 which will be implemented on 6 April 2016.

Marketing and Promotion of Food and Drink Wales

5 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources approved funding to support businesses, trade/investment and policy programmes provided through the Welsh Governments Food Division.'

Station Improvements at Radyr & Llandaf stations

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved expenditure for improvements at Radyr and Llandaf stations.

Allocation of support from the Bridging Fund Project

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved an allocation of funds from the Bridging Fund budget to support seven projects recommended by the Scientific Advisory Board in financial years 2016/17 and 2017/18.

Consultation on a new All-Wales Travel Behaviour Code

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the summary of responses and the Welsh Government response to the consultation on producing a new All-Wales Travel Behaviour Code. The Minister has also agreed the forward work programme to deliver this work.

Remit letter for the Life Sciences Hub for 2016/17

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved a Remit Letter and allocation of funds from an approved budget to enable Life Sciences Hub Wales to operate in financial year 2016/17.

Funding for the North Wales Economic Ambition Board

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed financial support towards the Economic Ambition Board’s programme of activity for the financial years 2016/17 – 2017/18.

Investment in Finance Wales for 2015-16

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the allocation of additional investment funding to Finance Wales for 2015-16.

Consultancy support for St Athan airfield

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved a package of independent aviation advice regarding the airfield at St Athan.

Support for the nuclear programme business cases

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved financial support in financial year 2016/17 for completion of the nuclear programme business cases..

Re-allocation of Local Transport Fund grant

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the re-allocation of funding from the 2015-16 Local Transport Fund grant following declared underspends.

3rd Menai Crossing

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to commence the procurement process to appoint technical advisors to complete a route selection study for the 3rd Menai Crossing.

Loan for the Wales Life Science Investment Fund

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved a loan to the Wales Life Science Investment Fund.

Award of a loan

1 April 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved an offer in principle for a commercial loan.

Allocation and delegation to officials of Further Education and Apprenticeships Division budgets for 2016-17

1 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the Further Education and Apprenticeships Division revenue budgets for 2016-2017 and working practices of the Division.

Extension of the Cam Wrth Gam contract

1 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty have agreed to continue the Cam Wrth Gam contract with Mudiad Meithrin for 1 year to the end of March 2017 to further support the delivery of Welsh-medium childcare qualifications.

Application from Ummul Mumineen Academy for registration as an independent school in Wales

1 April 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to enter the Ummul Mumineen Academy into the Welsh Government’s register of independent schools.

Superfast Cymru Legal Support

1 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed legal support costs for the Superfast Cymru Project.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation contact payments

1 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed milestone payments for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation contract.

Remit letters for National Museum Wales and the National Library of Wales for 2016-17

1 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved the 2016-17 Remit Letters for Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and the National Library of Wales. Ministers have also approved officials’ request for permission to continue processing Grant-In-Aid payments for each body during the election period.

Allocation of Community Learning Libraries Programme grants

1 April 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved the allocation of funding for six Community Learning Libraries Programme grants, to modernise public libraries in Wales.

Proposals for the Evaluation Framework for the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

1 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a three year plan for the evaluation framework for the Social Service and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

Appointment to Abertawe Bro Morganwg University Health Board

1 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the appointment of Debra Williams as Independent Member (Information, Communication & Technology) to Abertawe Bro Morganwg University Health Board for a period of four years.

All Wales Medicine Strategy Group recommendations

1 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has endorsed the All Wales Medicine Strategy Group decision not to approve the use of Tiotropium (Spiriva® Respimat®) as an add-on maintenance bronchodilator treatment in adult patients with asthma who are currently treated with the maintenance combination of inhaled corticosteroids (? 800 micrograms budesonide daily or equivalent) and long-acting beta2 agonists and who experienced one or more severe exacerbations in the previous year.

Social services national outcomes framework

1 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to publish the social services national outcomes framework before the commencement of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

Appointment to Hywel Dda University Health Board

1 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the appointment of Adam Morgan as Independent Member (Trade Union Representative) to Hywel Dda University Health Board for a period of two years.

Organ Donation and Tissue Transplantation Funding

1 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding of £3.8m for NHS Blood and Transplant and for it to be allocated to health boards (on a ring-fenced basis) and commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee from 2016/17.

Approval to dispose of surplus assets

1 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services approved Cardiff and Vale University Health Board plans to dispose of Dinas Powys Health Centre and the former petrol filling station adjacent to the University Hospital Llandough, as they are surplus to requirements.

Resource Allocation Review

1 April 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed external expertise is commissioned to help identify the scope and coverage of the work that is needed to take forward Phase 2 of the Resource Allocation Review.

Recommendations for Grant Funding for Financial Year 2016-17

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to allocate funding from the Local Transport Fund and Safe Routes in Communities and Road Safety Grants in 2016-17.

Business Wales Strategic Board

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to appoint the Chair, Members and co-opted Members and associated costs for the next Business Wales Strategic Board – Chair, Robert Lloyd Griffiths, Director Wales IoD. Members, Andrea Callanan, InspireMe; Professor Paul Hannon, Swansea University; Dan Langford, Acorn; Martin Warren, Institute of Chartered Accountants; Co-opted Members, Alwen Williams, BT Wales; Kelly Davies, Vi-Ability; Ben Cottam, FSB Wales.

Application for Media Investment Budget

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the allocation of budget for an application for Media Investment Budget.

M4 Corridor around Newport project - Appointment of Archaeological Curator

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to appoint Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust to the role of Archaeological Curator for the M4 Corridor around Newport project.

Investment Panel recommendations 16 February 2016 meeting

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the offering of Funding to two businesses.

A4232 Eastern Bay Link

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to proceed with the detailed design, construction and environmental aftercare of the A4232 Eastern Bay Link having taken into account the comments received to the proposed scheme and the Environmental Impact Assessment and Assessment of the Implications for European Sites.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

Transport Research - Active Travel - Transport Hubs

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding for studies on Active Travel and Transport Hubs.

Support for the Screen Industry in Wales

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding to establish a company to support the film and TV industry in Wales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Trunk Roads

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

North Wales Rail Electrification - Stakeholder Engagement

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding to commission expert support for the North Wales Rail Modernisation Project.

Approval of Entrepreneurship and Delivery Payments - Web

30 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed payments due in 2015/16 and 2016/17 to individuals and organisations under the current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Proposed allocation and activity of the Skills Policy and Youth Engagement Division revenue budgets 2016-17

30 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed funding allocation and activity for Skills Policy and Youth Engagement Division revenue budgets for 2016-2017.

Targeted Match Funding annual budget

30 March 2016

The Minister for Finance and Government Business has agreed to use an annual financial allocation from Her Majesty’s Treasury for Less Developed Regions to increase the match funding available to schemes engaging with Structural Funds.

Response to the Public Accounts Committee into Welsh Government Investment in Next Generation Broadband Infrastructure

30 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has issued a response to the Public Accounts Committee on next generation broadband.

Employability Pilots

30 March 2016

The Deputy Minster for Skills and Technology agreed to the proposal to support a number of pilot employability programmes and associated evaluations from April 2016 onwards to inform the development of a new approach to skills and employability training. She also agreed to commit expenditure of up to £505,000 in financial year 2016/17.

Welsh Government Employability Strategy

30 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology agreed to the proposal to begin work on a Welsh Government Employability Strategy to be developed jointly between Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning Division and Tackling Poverty Division.

Funding ‘Have A Go’ Equipment

30 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed funding to support a request from Coleg Sir Gâr to enable the purchase of consumable and other non capital equipment to manage “Have A Go” activities across Wales.

Superfast Cymru - Communications, Engagement and Marketing 2016 - 2019

30 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed to the delivery of communications, engagement and marketing activity and associated costs under the Superfast Cymru project.

Remit Letter 2016-17: The Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales

30 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has agreed and signed the 2016-17 Remit Letter for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (the Royal Commission).

Museums, Archives and Libraries Division Programme Revenue Allocations 2016-2017

30 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed to the allocation of revenue funding for 2016/17 to support the Museums, Archives and Libraries Sector in Wales.

Payment of Private Finance Initiative Grant to Police & Fire Authorities 2016-17

30 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed the on going commitment to support annual revenue financing costs for Police and Crime Commissioners and Fire and Rescue Authorities Private Finance Initiative projects, during 2016-17.

Criminal Records Unit

30 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed funding totalling £89,000 for the Wales Council for Voluntary Action to sustain the work of the Criminal Records Unit to 30 September 2016 while a new service to be led by the Third Sector is being developed.

Re-appointment of Independent Members to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board and Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

30 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the re-appointments of Charles Janczewsk, Independent Member, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board and Brian Mawby, Independent Member Aneurin Bevan University Health Board for eighteen and three months respectively.

Low Vision Service Wales proposal for optometric practitioner fee uplift

30 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to a fee uplift for optometric practitioners providing the Low Vision Service Wales.

Welsh Ambulance Service Trust Vehicle Replacement 2016-17

30 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved £10.3 million of capital funding from the All Wales Capital Programme for 2016-17 for the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust - Vehicle Replacement Programme.

Benefits of EU membership to Natural Resources portfolio

30 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to issue a letter to all Assembly Members outlining the benefits of EU membership for the Natural Resources portfolio.

Appointments to the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse

30 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Health has agreed to the appointment of Dr David Doughty, Dr Julia Lewis and Professor Philip Routledge as members of the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse.

European Maritime and Fisheries Fund - Opening of Article 32-Health and Safety

29 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to co-financing to allow draw down of European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for an Application window to open for Article 32 - Health and Safety, of Regulation (EU) No 508/2014 on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 25 February 2016

29 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 3 March 2016

29 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Welsh Books Council Draft Operational Plan 2016-17

29 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed the Welsh Books Council’s operational plan for 2016-17.

Outcome Agreement Grant to Local Authorities

29 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed final payments of the Outcome Agreement Grant to Local Authorities.

Wales Programme for Improvement Grant Business Plan for 2016-17

29 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed final budget figures for the Wales Programme for Improvement Grant 2016-17.

Publication of Open Data Plan for Welsh Government

29 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has approved the first Welsh Government Open Data Plan.

Digital Innovation Fund 2016-17

29 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed funding and support to develop digital activity in public services for 2016/17

Allocation of the Social Housing Grant Programme Budget 2016/17 and indicative forward allocations for 2017-19

29 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the continuing allocation of the Social Housing Grant budget 2016/17. This provides funding for Local Authority strategic affordable housing priorities and top-slicing for specific programmes together with the provision of indicative forward allocations for 2017/18 and 2018/19.

Allocation of Renewal Area Budget for 2016/17

29 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the final year allocation of the Renewal Area Budget for 2016/17.

Allocation of Renewal Area Budget for 2016/17

29 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the final year allocation of the Renewal Area Budget for 2016/17.

Flying Start Capital Funding 2016-17

29 March 2016

The Minister for Communities & Tackling Poverty has agreed Flying Start capital funding in principle for 2016-17 for a number of projects in Flintshire and Swansea.

Request by Denbighshire County Council to amend their Zoning arrangements for Social Housing Grant

29 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the request made by Denbighshire County Council to amend their Zoning arrangements for Social Housing Grant.

Antimicrobial Resistance Delivery Plan – Implementation funding

29 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a Welsh Government investment of £720,000 for the implementation of the Antimicrobial Resistance Delivery Plan between 2016-17 and 2018-19.

National Adoption Service: Funding for pilots 2015-16

29 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed an additional grant of £30, 500 to the National Adoption Services to fund three pilot projects to improve matching, life story work and foster-to-adopt.

Primary Care Improvement Grants to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg university and Betsi Cadwaladr university

29 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved £385,000 Welsh Government non-recurrent funding in 2016-17 to improve primary care facilities in both Abertawe Bro Morgannwg and Betsi Cadwaladr university health board areas.

Six Day Standstill

29 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to the publication of the Summary of the Responses to the Consultation on the Introduction of Quarantine Units.

New M4 around Newport and impact on common land – Application to the Welsh Ministers for a certificate under section 19 of, and paragraph 6 of Schedule 3 to, the Acquisition of Land Act 1981

29 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed a proposal for an area of common land to be purchased in connection with a compulsory purchase order and land given in exchange.

Allocation of the Waste and Resource Efficiency Revenue budget for 2016/17

24 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the allocation of revenue funding to deliver strategic waste and resource efficiency projects in Wales for 2016/17.

Expenditure for a project in North Wales

24 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the expenditure on planning, design & procurement to deliver a project in North Wales.

Appointment of a Creative Industries Sector Panel

24 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for the Economy, Science and Transport agreed to appoint a new Creative Industries Sector Panel with Ron Jones as chair and Dai Davies and Ellen McDonald as members, and agreed the panel’s remit. They also agreed that expenses can be paid to the sector panel chair and members according to Welsh Government guidelines.

Support for Welsh companies to participate in the Horizon Nuclear Power Energy Island Programme

24 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding to support Welsh companies to participate in an engagement of local and regional specialist nuclear support across North Wales in conjunction with Horizon Nuclear Power Energy island Programme and North Wales Economic Ambition Board.

Heads of the Valley EFFECT Project

24 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the continuation of grant funding for the EFFECT project in the Heads of the Valleys area, up to 31 March 2017.

Payments for the PSBA contract

24 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills & Technology and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed quarterly payments for the PSBA contract.

Memorandum of Understanding with the Government Decontamination Service

24 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government Decontamination Service.

Help to Buy Management Fee

24 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the Help to Buy – Wales Phase II Fund Management Fee of £5.45 million for the period 1 July 2016 – 31 March 2021. She has also approved to delegate authority to the Deputy Permanent Secretary to initiate contractual arrangements with Finance Wales Plc, and the costs of a proposed new Finance Wales Plc IT infrastructure.

Extension of Welfare Reform Awareness Training Contract

24 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to an extension of contract C343/2014/2015 for a period of four months from the 1 April 2016 to 31 July 2016. The contract was awarded to Flintshire County Council for the delivery of training on Universal Credit to front-line staff in Local Authorities and their partners.

Third Sector Infrastructure Funding for 2016-17

24 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the distribution of funding to Community Foundation in Wales and Third Sector Support Wales for 2016/17.

Evaluation of a Community Asset Transfer Support Officer post

24 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to extend the pilot, in Gwent, for a further 6 months, of a Regional Community Asset Transfer Support Officer post, hosted by Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations, to support community groups considering taking on management of local assets and to work with Local Authorities around this agenda.

Local Authority Recovery Targets - Decision on financial penalty liability - Blaenau Gwent

23 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has decided not to impose a financial penalty on Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council for failure to meet the 2014/15 recycling target under the Local Authority Recovery Targets.

Local Authority Recovery Targets - Decision on financial penalty liability - Merthyr Tydfil

23 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has decided not to impose a financial penalty on Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council for failure to meet the 2014/15 recycling target under the Local Authority Recovery Targets.

Rights of Way Improvement Plan Funding 2016/17

23 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed funding for the Rights of Way Improvement Plans Implementation Fund, and its administration, for 2016/17.

Certificate under Section 19 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981

23 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the publication of a draft Compulsory Purchase Order and a Notice of Intention to give a certificate, under Section 19 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981, for the removal and relocation of a statutory allotment site.

Report on the learning from the Cynefin Programme and the proposed way forward to support the delivery of the Well-being of Future Generations Act.

23 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed arrangements for a number of contractors under the Welsh Government’s Cynefin contract be retained to support the Future Generations Commissioner.

Publication of Guidance for Traditional Allotments and Community Led Gardening Projects

23 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the publication of the Guidance for Traditional Allotments and Community Led Gardening Projects.

Membership of the International Union for Conservation of Nature

23 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to apply for membership of the International Union for Conservation of Nature under the category of states and government agencies.

Review of the use and effectiveness of civil sanctions- consultation responses on the call for evidence

23 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to lay a report on the call for evidence on the use and effectiveness of civil sanctions for environmental offences under the Environmental Civil Sanctions (Wales) Order 2010, The Environmental Civil Sanctions (Miscellaneous) (Wales) Regulations 2010, and the Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Wales) Regulations 2010 , before the National Assembly for Wales.

Delegated Enterprise Zone Budgets for 2016/17

23 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed a budget for each Enterprise Zone Advisory Board for projects associated with delivery of their Strategic Plans for 2016.

Award of funding to Venturefest & Welsh Joint Education Committee Innovation Awards, 2016

23 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved grant funding to two organisations for Venturefest Wales 2016 and the Welsh Joint Education Committee Innovation Awards, 2016.

Oi Conference

23 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved Marketing Programme funded payments to support Creative Industries participation in Oi Conference 2016.

Analysis of Responses to Blue Badge Consultation

23 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to publish the analysis of responses to the Blue Badge Consultation report and Welsh Government response on the Welsh Government website.

Wales Screen Operating Costs Apr 2016 - Mar 2017

23 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved operating costs for Wales Screen from April 2016 to March 2017.

Diamondpak Ltd

23 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed funding to a company to proceed with an innovative project.

Sky Vision Joint Fund

23 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the allocation of budget to a Joint Fund to support the growth of the television sector in Wales.

Proposals to Make a Regulated Alteration to St Davids High School Flintshire

23 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed Flintshire County Council’s (the local authority) proposal to end sixth form provision at St. David’s High School, Saltney, Flintshire with effect from 31 August 2016.

The Graduate Teacher Programme in Wales - Academic Year 2016/17

23 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to expand the availability of employment-based teacher training places leading to Qualified Teacher Status through the Graduate Teacher Programme in academic year 2016/17.

Funding for Literacy and Numeracy Interventions 2016-17

23 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to the provision of grant funding in 2016-17 to BookTrust Cymru (£700,000), and the Welsh Books Council Reading Promotion Programme (£140,000) for literacy and numeracy interventions.

Update in respect of the Welsh Government School Uniform Grant Scheme in 2015-16 and proposals for 2016-17

23 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved funding of £736,000 for 2016-17 for the Welsh Government School Uniform Grant Scheme.

Reforms to Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

23 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed changes to the funding arrangements for student fees, moving a portion of the budget from Welsh Government to Higher Education Funding Council for Wales for the financial year 2016-17.

Post interview recommendations – Appointment of Chair for Careers choices Dewis Gyrfa (Careers Wales)

23 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed to appoint Dr Debra Williams as Chair for Careers Choices Dewis Gyfra Ltd (Careers Wales).

Broadband Grant Schemes - Claims and new offer letters

23 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology and the Minister for Economy Science and Transport has approved the issuing of grant offer letters to 46 applicants, payments to 18 claimants.

Future of the Effective Services for Vulnerable Groups and Funding Support 2016-17

23 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed support arrangements for the cross-public service leadership group championing effective practice in citizen centred public services.

Academi Wales Business Plan and Budget Allocation

23 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has approved Academi Wales’ Business Plan 2016/17 and the allocation of associated budget for its delivery.

Proposed Industry Accredited Training

23 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to fund the industry accredited training as part of the Armed Forces Employability Pathway.

Capitalisation Direction of Invest to Save Schemes

23 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed a capitalisation direction for Invest-to-Save expenditure incurred in 2015-16 by Blaenau Gwent.

Use of the Community Support Officer Grant for 2015-16

23 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed final payments under the Community Support Officer Grant for 2015/16.

Town Centre Loans - Amendments to Local Authority designated towns

23 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to improve flexibility for Town Centre Loans in Local Authority Areas, and agreed for Pembrokeshire Local Authority to provide town centre loans to Haverfordwest.

Fairer Futures Division 2016-17 Budget Expenditure

23 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has approved 2016-17 expenditure, for the period 1 April 2016 until a new administration is formed.

To expand Supporting People Grant Terms and Conditions for Domestic Abuse and pilot alias

23 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to extend the scope of Supporting People funding for people experiencing domestic abuse, to include low and medium level support.

All-Wales Medicines Strategy Group Recommendation (Vimizim) for Ministerial Ratification

23 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the recommendation of the All-Wales Medicines Strategy Group that elosulfase alfa (Vimizim) provided by NHS Wales for the treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis type IVa (also known as MPS IVa and Morquio A syndrome).

Additional Funding for the Thalidomide Trust

23 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed an uplift for 2016-17 in Welsh Government funding to the Thalidomide Trust.

Appointment of Independent Member to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board – Interview Outcome

23 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the appointment of Katija Dew as Independent Member to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board for a period of three years.

Appointment of Independent Members to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board – Interview Outcome

23 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the appointments of Marian Jones, John Cunliffe and Cheryl Carlisle as Independent Members to Betsi Cadwaldr University Health Board each for a period of three years.

Appointment of Non-executive Director to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust – Interview Outcome

23 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the appointment of Paul Hollard as Non-executive Director to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust for a period of four years.

More than just words follow-on strategic framework and consultation report

23 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health have agreed to the publication of More than just words follow-on strategic framework for Welsh languages services in health, social services and social care.

The Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales – Public Appointment of independent members

23 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources have confirmed appointments to the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales; Lionel Walford has been appointed Chair of the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales, with Peter Rees as independent member for education and Stephen Hughson as independent member for agriculture.

Funding to Wales Young Farmers Club

23 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed a package of financial support to the Wales Young Farmers Club.

European Entrepreneurial Region label 2017

22 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the Welsh application for the European Entrepreneurial Region label 2017.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Equality Impact Assessment

22 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the consultation and publication of the Entrepreneurship & Delivery Equality Impact Assessment.

Capability and Capacity Building Framework for Community and Town Councils

22 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed the capability and capacity building framework for the community and town council sector.

Formal approval for the extension of the Front Line Advice Services Grant 2016-17

22 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed a one year extension of the funding for the Front Line Advice Services Grant, delivered by Citizens Advice Cymru, Shelter Cymru, SNAP Cymru, Tenovus Cancer Care and Age Cymru for 2016/17. She has also agreed an increase in the funding for Tenovus by £30,000 for 2016/17 to meet service demands.

Formal approval for the extension of the Better Advice, Better Lives Scheme 2016-17

22 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed a one year extension of the funding for the Better Advice, Better Lives Project for 2016/17, delivered by Citizens Advice Cymru.

Community Purposes Budget 2016-17

22 March 2016

The First Minister and the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty have confirmed the Community Purposes allocations for 2016/17.

Terms and Conditions of Chair to Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

22 March 2016

The Minister for Health & Social Service has agreed to amend the terms and conditions for the Chair of WAST to reflect a nominal time commitment of 13 days per month rather than 15 days per month.

Re-appointments to Care Council for Wales

22 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the appointment of Gaye Sheridan as a member to the Care Council for Wales.

Re-appointments to Care Council for Wales

22 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the appointment of Jenny Williams as a member to the Care Council for Wales.

Re-appointments to Care Council for Wales

22 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the re-appointment of Brian West and Rhian Watcyn Jones as members to the Care Council for Wales.

Re-appointment to the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse

22 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Health has agreed to re-appoint Kyrie James as Chair of the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse.

Written Statement form Deputy Minister - Agri Council 14 March

21 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed a Written Statement updating Assembly Members on her attendance at an EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting.

Legal Fees - Sky Vision Joint fund

21 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the allocation of budget for legal fees relating to a Creative Industries project.

Guidance concerning full implementation of the new regulatory system for Higher Education in Wales

21 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to issue guidance concerning full implementation of the new regulatory system for higher education in Wales, to Higher Education Funding Council for Wales, under section 49 of the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015.

2016/17 Work Based Learning Allocations

21 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed the 2016/17 contract allocation to Work Based Learning providers for the delivery of apprenticeship and traineeship programmes.

Fibrespeed Expenditure 2016/2017

21 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed that officials commission activities relating to the ongoing support / due diligence of the Fibrespeed agreement.

Gemau Cymru Funding 2016

21 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved funding to support the delivery of Gemau Cymru 2016.

Arts Council of Wales Member Reappointments 2016

21 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism has reappointed Mr Richie Turner, Mr Alan Watkin and Mr John Carey Williams as members of the Arts Council of Wales for a further three year term, which will commence on 1 April 2016 and will run until 31 March 2019.

Sports Facilities Capital Loan Scheme - Full Application Stage

21 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed to provide loans via the Sport Facilities Capital Loan Scheme to Conwy and Wrexham local authorities following their submission of full applications for the scheme.

Arts Council of Wales Chair Appointment 2016

21 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism has appointed Dr Phil George as Chair of the Arts Council of Wales from 1 April 2016 until 31 March 2019.

Wales Cooperative Centre Moneymadeclearwales Champions Funding Proposal

21 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to an extension for a final year’s grant to the Wales Co-Operative Centre for their Financial Inclusion Champions proposal in 2016/17.

Future Delivery of Animal Health and Welfare Services in Wales

21 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed future work and relationships with the Animal and Plant Health Agency.

Business Lounge - Food Hall - Royal Welsh Show

21 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed funding to secure the usage of the Business Lounge in the Food Hall for the upcoming Royal Welsh Show.

Design Commission for Wales Board Reappointment

17 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to re-appoint Trevor Skempton as Board Member to the Design Commission for Wales.

Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Budget

17 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to share the programme for the flood and coastal erosion risk management budget for 2016/17 , and planned improvements being undertaken , with the Welsh risk management authorities.

Letter to Local Planning Authorities regarding Renewable Energy Projects

17 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to write to local planning authorities regarding renewable energy projects.

Letter to the Petitions Committee regarding Lifetime Homes

17 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to write to the Chair of the Petitions Committee regarding Lifetime Homes.

Asset Realisation Program Disposal of Properties by Auction

17 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the disposal by auction of a number of property assets from the Property Department’s property trading portfolio and the Transport Departments property portfolio.

Support for the Marine Energy Task and Finish Group

17 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding to procure a Marine Energy expert to support the Marine Energy Task and Finish Group.

Funding the Newport Project Team

17 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the use of Joint Venture receipts in 2016/17.

Grant to the Welsh Local Government Association

17 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to issue a grant to the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) to support costs associated with their work facilitating the design of a robust accountability framework that meets the needs of the changing education system in Wales.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - March 2016

17 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the business cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel, on 8 March 2016, for progression to the next stage of the business case process.

Skills Priorities Programme

17 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the preferred delivery option for Skills Priorities Programme.

Apprenticeship Learner Pathways Careers Wales pilot

17 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed a proposal for a new pilot project, to be delivered by Careers Wales, securing Welsh Government funding in 2016-17. The pilot project will aim to boost careers advice to young people who may consider apprenticeships as a learning pathway 16-18 and encourage parity of esteem with academic pathways.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - March 2016

17 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the business cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel, on 8 March 2016, for progression to the next stage of the business case process.

One Voice Wales - Annual Core Funding for 2016-17

17 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed core funding for One Voice Wales of £93,000 in 2016-17.

Publishing the advice services map

17 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the mechanism for publication of social welfare information and advice services mapping data.

Housing Finance Grant 2 Update

17 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has approved a funding allocation of £15,000 in 2016/17 to Community Housing Cymru to undertake a procurement exercise for expert independent financial advice on financial borrowing products for Housing Finance Grant 2.

Approval of funding to the Care Council for Wales for Early Years and Childcare Workforce Development in 2016-17

17 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the allocation of £80,000 to the Care Council for Wales to develop the early years and childcare workforce during 2016/17.

Supporting People Programme Grant - Final Allocations 2016-17

17 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the final allocation of Supporting People Programme Grant for the Financial Year 2016/17.

Neurological Conditions, Stroke and Critical Care implementation groups - Delivery Plan funding update

17 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the remaining delivery plan funding allocation of £35,000 for critical care.

Neurological Conditions, Stroke and Critical Care implementation groups - Delivery Plan funding update

17 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the remaining delivery plan funding allocation of £35,000 for critical care.

Food and Drink Business Programmes 2016/17

17 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources approved the Food Business Growth Budget for 2016/17.

The use of wild animals in circuses

17 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to a Written Statement updating Assembly Members on the work to date in considering the issue of wild animals in circuses.

County Parish Holdings consultation analysis of responses

17 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed policies associated with County Parish Holdings identifiers.

All-Wales Planning Annual Performance Report 2014-15

16 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the publication of the all-Wales Planning Annual Performance Report 2014-15.

Revised Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6 Consultation

16 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Natural Resources have agreed the draft revision to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment and approved the associated consultation document for a 12 week public consultation period.

Future Management of the Sea Bass Fishery in Wales

16 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the recommendations from the Welsh Sea Bass Task and Finish Group continue to be taken forward by Officials.

Annual Report on Science for Wales 2015-16

16 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the form and content of an Annual Report 2015-16 on the Science for Wales strategy to issue at the end of March 2016.

National Cyber Security Academy Pilot

16 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed financial support for a one year pilot project in 2016/17.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

16 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Development Support to companies.

Investment in Finance Wales funds 2016-17

16 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the allocation of additional investment funding to Finance Wales for 2016-17.

Extension of Kancoat Administration

16 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved payment of fees in connection with the remuneration of Business administrators.

Investment in Finance Wales funds 2016-17

16 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the 2016/17 annual schedule of capital repayments to the National Loan Fund.

Curriculum Reform Programme: proposed spend to August 2016

16 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved the spend of up to £2,462,000 for the Curriculum Reform Programme to ensure it can progress without any avoidable delays until advice can come forward for the new government.

Flexible Skills Programme 2016/17

16 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed funding for the continuation of the Flexible Skills Programme for 2016-2017.

Written Statement - Update on Superfast Cymru

16 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed to issue a written statement providing an update on the Superfast Cymru project.

Historic Environment Services (Cadw) 2016/17 Budget

16 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed the proposed revenue and capital funding allocations and the associated key deliverables for the Historic Environment Service (Cadw) in 2016-17.

Arts Council of Wales Pay Remit Application 2015-2017

16 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed the Arts Council of Wales Pay Remit Application for 2015-2017.

Children in Police Custody Guidance

16 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services and the Minister for Health and Social Services have agreed to publish the document All-Wales guidance for the appropriate management and transfer of children and young people by the Police and Local Authorities – under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.'

Promoting Positive Engagement for Young People (at risk of offending) Business Case 2016/17

16 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has approved funding to Cwm Taf, Gwent, Dyfed Powys, North Wales, Western Bay and Cardiff and Vale through the Promoting Positive Engagement for Young People (at risk of offending) Grant 2016/17.

Fire and Rescue Authority Pensions Top Up Grant 2016-17 - Interim Payment to South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority

16 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed a top-up grant to South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority for additional fire-fighter pension costs incurred during 2015-16.

Funding for Fire and Rescue Authorities Community Fire Safety Programmes in 2016-17'

16 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to fund the three Fire and Rescue Authorities Community Fire Safety programmes in 2016-17.'

Major Repairs Allowance ( MRA) Grant Allocation 2016

16 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the continuation of the Major Repairs Allowance for 2016-17 to the 11 Local Authorities who retain their housing stock, to enable them to meet and maintain the Welsh Housing Quality Standard by 2020 and beyond.

Request to change the current Vibrant and Viable Places programme for Torfaen for 2015/16

16 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has approved the changes requested by Torfaen County Borough Council regarding the redistribution of funding between projects in their Vibrant and Viable Places Programme.

Large Scale Voluntary Transfer housing associations Welsh Housing Quality Standard monitoring report and funding for 17-18

16 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed funding of £43.8 million in 2017/18 for ten Large Scale Voluntary Transfer housing associations.

Expert Group on Housing an Ageing Population

16 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the Expert Group on Housing an Ageing Population’s Forward Work Programme and their general approach to communication and engagement.

Annual Report on Local Authority Smallholdings in Wales 2014-15

16 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to the publication of Annual Reports on Local Authority Smallholdings in Wales 2014-15.

Responsible Dog Ownership

16 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to publish the Review into Responsible Dog Ownership' report and recommendations by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA).'

Procurement of external legal advice – Alacrity Foundation agreement

15 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding for procurement of external legal advice.

Review of Welsh Government’s Support for Publishing and Literature

15 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved arrangements for the Publishing and Literature review and related costs.

Third Party Claim

15 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science & Transport has approved payment in respect of a third party claim.

Energy Research Partnership Membership

15 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding to continue Welsh Government membership of the Energy Research Partnership.

Learner progression and destinations - approval of funding for statistician

15 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed to allocate funding to pay for a dedicated statistician to work on this programme.

National Library of Wales – Payment Permission Request

15 March 2016

The Minister for Economy Science and Transport and the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism have agreed to make an offer and payment for a personal injury claim.

Finance Wales as delivery vehicle for leaseholder mandatory and discretionary loans

15 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has approved the use of Finance Wales as the preferred delivery agent for providing Welsh Government mandatory loans to leaseholders of social landlords for major repair and/or improvement works.

Flying Start Capital Funding for 2016-17

15 March 2016

The First Minister and the Minister for Communities & Tackling Poverty have agreed Flying Start Capital Funding for 2016-17.

Vibrant and Viable Places Port Talbot – virement within programme approval

15 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to a re-allocation of funding within the Port Talbot Vibrant and Viable Places capital investment programme.

Update on the delivery of the ASD Strategic Action Plan

15 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the development of an Autistic Spectrum Disorder Integrated Service allocating £6m for implementation. £89k has also been allocated to further support the design and delivery of autism services for 2015-16.

Health Advisory Committee Budget 2016-17

15 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the Health Advisory Committee Budget for 2016-17.

Appointment of Independent Members to Cwm Taf University Health Board – Interview Outcome

15 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the appointment of Melvin Jehu OBE as Independent Member (Community) to Cwm Taf University Health Board and Kieron Matthews as Independent Member (Local Authority) to Cwm Taf University Health Board each for three years.

Primary Care Improvement Grants

15 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the allocation of non recurrent funding totalling £0.740m in 2016-17 for works linked to priority primary care premises improvements as set out in the Premises Directions 2015.

Powys Teaching Health Board - Llandrindod Wells Hospital Development

15 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved capital funding of £1.719m for roof and elevation work and the relocation and development of a birthing centre at Llandrindod Wells War Memorial Hospital.

Appointment of Non-executive Director to Public Health Wales NHS Trust

15 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the appointment of Ms Kate Eden as Non-executive Director to Public Health Wales NHS Trust for a period of three years.

Electronic Shock Collars

15 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to update Assembly Members on the report "A review of recent evidence in relation to the welfare implications for cats and dogs arising from the use of electronic collars."

Publication of guidance for the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations 2016

14 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to publish guidance for the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations 2016.

Nest scheme

14 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed an extension to the Nest scheme manager contract.

Heads of the Valleys Food Waste Project - Outline Business Case Funding

14 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed an in-principle offer of revenue funding to the Heads of the Valleys Food Waste Project based on its Outline Business Case.

Officials Brief for UK Ministerial Meeting 15 March

14 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed policy lines to be discussed and agreed at the Joint UK Fisheries Ministers meeting on 15th March 2016.

Rhondda Tunnel Society Bat Survey

14 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved payment to the Rhondda Tunnel Society for two bat ecology surveys.

Voluntary Welsh Bus Quality Standard - February 2016

14 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science & Transport has approved the publication for the Voluntary Welsh Bus Quality Standard.

final 2016-17 police settlement

14 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed the 2016-17 Final Police Settlement for Wales.

Wylfa Nuclear New Build

14 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to provide £40,145 grant support to the Isle of Angelsey County Council in 2015/16 to enable further research work on the impacts on homelessness in North West Wales, as well as localised impacts on towns in Northern Anglsey.

Recruitment of independent member to the Board of Community Health Councils

14 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has appointed Suzanne Davies, an independent member to the Board of Community Health Councils.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - Ysbyty Glan Clwyd - Hospital Re-development

14 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed Welsh Government capital funding of £53.220m to address asbestos and fire safety compliance issues as part of the re development at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd Hospital.

Funding for Fairbourne Projects

10 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved applications submitted by Gwynedd Council for Welsh Government Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management grant.

Sustainable Access to Deeside

10 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the scope of a study of options to improve sustainable access to Deeside and funding for commissioning of technical advisors.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

10 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Learning in Digital Wales CPD Computer Workshops contract extension for financial year 2016/17

10 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved funding to extend the Learning in Digital Wales CPD Computer Workshops contract for a further six months, to provide continuity in delivering computing workshops to schools across Wales.

Welsh-medium Education Strategy: Next Steps

10 March 2016

The First Minister and Minister for Education and Skills have agreed the Policy Statement outlining how the Welsh-medium Education Strategy will be taken forward from 1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017 and approved the budget allocation to implement some of the actions outlined in the Policy Statement.

Superfast Cymru Database System Phase 3 2016-2017

10 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed that work be commissioned for the next phase of the Superfast Cymru Database System and associated expenditure.

Apprentice Framework Developments for 2016/2017

10 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed to fund the commissioning of new and the revision of existing Apprentice Frameworks for 2016/2017 and changes to the Apprentice Frameworks Online website which will allow the revised Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for Wales frameworks to be published.

Capital grant to the Architectural heritage Fund

10 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed the proposed grant allocation of funding in 2016-17 to the Architectural Heritage Fund.

Establishing a TB Low Risk Area

10 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to undertake a consultation asking for views on establishing a TB low risk area in Wales.

Delivering a Central Equine Database

10 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources approved plans on how a Central Equine Database should be developed and funded.

Arrangement between the Welsh Ministers and Natural Resources Wales to support delivery of the Welsh Government’s Rural Communities Rural Development Programme

10 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed to allow Natural Resources Wales to exercise functions of the Welsh Ministers in order to support delivery of the Welsh Government’s Rural Communities Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

Wales Biodiversity Partnership - Funding for Support Team

9 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the provision of funding to Wildlife Trusts Wales to support the functions of the Wales Biodiversity Partnership for an additional six months from April 2016 to September 2016.

Planning Directorate’s Programme Budgets 2016 - 2017

9 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the Planning Directorate programme budget allocation for 2016-17.

Independent advice to evaluate projects

9 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding for independent advice to evaluate projects’ eligibility through the Welsh Government’s General Block Exemption Regulation Registered Environmental Protection Scheme.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

9 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

Arrangements to support the new GCSE qualifications and improve the teaching and learning of core subjects

9 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved funding for 2016-17, to support schools and teachers to prepare to deliver new GCSEs and improve teaching and learning in mathematics, Welsh second language and science at primary level and Key Stage 3.

Targeted Match Funding Bid – Wales Council for Voluntary Action: Active Inclusion Fund - East Wales

9 March 2016

The Minister for Finance and Government Business has agreed a new allocation of Targeted Match Funding to the Wales Council for Voluntary Action for 2016/17 and 2017/18.

Museums, Archives and Libraries Division Capital and Revenue Programmes 2016/17

9 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved allocation of revenue funding to support delivery of Ministerial priorities through museums, archives and libraries in Wales.

Sport and Leisure Facilities Capital Loan Scheme

9 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed Financial Transactions Reserve funding between the Delivery of Effective Sports and Physical Activity Action and the Sectors Action.

Proposal to adopt conservation accreditation scheme in Wales

9 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has agreed to introduce a requirement in favour of conservation accreditation for lead building professionals procured for works on the Historic Environment Service (Cadw) estate and on its grant assisted schemes.

Written Statement - Travelling to a Better Future and Roma consultation summary

9 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to publish a Written Statement on the end of Assembly term review of ‘Travelling to a Better Future: A Gypsy and Traveller Framework for Action and Delivery Plan’, and a summary of the Migrant Roma Consultation.

Written Statement on Mens Health

9 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Members on measures to improve mens health in Wales.'

Update to Assembly Members on the Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014

9 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed an update letter to Assembly Members on the Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014.

Smart Living and Bridgend Upper Llynfi Valley

8 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved funding to match fund support from Department of Energy and Climate Change and Bridgend County Borough Council to undertake a detailed feasibility study for the mine water scheme in the Upper Llynfi Valley which will feed through into the development of the Smart Systems and Heat Programme being supported by the Energy Systems Catapult.

Approval of Entrepreneurship and Delivery Payments

8 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the payments due for March, April and May 2016 under the current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

A4233 Maerdy Mountain Road

8 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed funding to Rhondda Cynon Taf Borough Council to support the work to stabilise the A4233 Maerdy Mountain Road.

Pwllpeiran Farm Estate - Proposal to Settle the Defra Financial Interest in the Pwllpeiran Estate

7 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to a financial settlement between Welsh Government and the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, to resolve their financial interest in the Pwllpeiran Farm Estate.

The A487 Trunk Road (Cardigan bypass, Ceregigion) (40MPH speed limit) order 201

7 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the making of the A487 Trunk Road (Cardigan bypass, Ceregigion) (40MPH speed limit) order 201.

Payment of Grant Claims Under the Single Investment Fund and Regional Selective Assistance Legacy Programmes

7 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the making of payments currently due to companies under the Legacy Single Investment Fund and Regional Selective Assistance Legacy Programmes.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

7 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Appointment to Welsh Automotive Forum Board

7 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the appointment of Mr Colin Johnson to the Welsh Automotive Forum Board who will undertake specialist tasks and finish Business Development projects.

Extending contract as Raising Attainment Advocate

7 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved funding to extend Sir Alasdair Macdonalds contract as Raising Attainment Advocate to 31st July 2016.'

Funding to support capacity building for Erasmus+ activity in Wales

7 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed funding to establish a centralised resource within ColegauCymru to build Erasmus+ capacity in Post 16 Education and Training.

Application presented to Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel

7 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed one funding application under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wale Pension Scheme Changes

7 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales’ proposals for changes to its pension scheme.

Academi Wales - A Welsh Case Study - Behaviour Exchange 2016

7 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed the costing for Academi Wales to provide a case study session at the Behaviour Exchange 2016, Harvard University, Boston on 6th & 7th June.

Local Democracy & Boundary Commission for Wales: Remit Letter 2016/17

7 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to issue the annual remit letter for 2016-17 to the Chair of the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales.

Arrangements for the roll out of the Choose Pharmacy service

7 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed plans to roll out the Choose Pharmacy common ailments service.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - Sub-Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Centre - Outline Business Case

7 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the outline business case – the second of a three-stage business case approval process – by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board for the development of the Sub-Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Centre at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan.

Written Statement on Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation

7 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to Assembly Members outlining action to tackle child sexual exploitation.

TechHub Swansea Ideas Fund

3 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to offer financial support towards a pilot project – the TechHub Swansea ‘Ideas Fund.

Learning in Digital Wales Programme - Continuing Professional Development Grant to Regional Education Consortia

3 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to £1.5 million funding to continue grant funding regional education consortia for a further three year professional development programme to support the effective use of digital technology in schools. The funding will also support on going work to embed the digital tools and resources provided through the Learning in Digital Wales programme.

Complaint with regard to the inappropriate use of a warning notice – St Joseph’s Catholic and Anglican School, Wrexham

3 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed that the warning notice has been issued appropriately, to St Josephs Catholic and Anglican School, by Wrexham Local Authority.

Body of Persons Approval - Boom Cymru

3 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved a request from Boom Cymru for a Body of Persons Approval.

Refreshed Autistic Spectrum Disorder Strategic Action Plan – consultation

3 March 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the publication of the refreshed Autistic Spectrum Disorder Action Plan, backed by £6m Welsh Government funding, for consultation.

Funding to support the Natural Resource Wales Fly-tipping Action Wales' programme for 2016 -17'

2 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to provide funding to Natural Resources Wales to continue the Fly-tipping Action Wales partnership in 2016-17.

Letter from the Chair Environment and Sustainability Committee re the Welsh Government’s draft budget for 2016-17

2 March 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to write to the Chair of the Environment and Sustainability Committee with further information, following his appearance before the Committee on 21 January 2016.

Procurement of Fund Manager to deliver Wales Business Fund

2 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved Procurement of Fund Manager to deliver Wales Business Fund.

St Athan Estate- Shared Services

2 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed funding to renew the annual agreement to provide Shared Services to the St Athan Site for the financial year 2015/16.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

2 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

2 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Higher Education Review update to remit and membership

2 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to extend the terms of reference and membership of the Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance Arrangements in Wales to include a greater focus on higher education and further education links and the skills agenda, and the co-opting of additional representatives to support the Review Panels consideration of the above issues.'

Estyn Annual Remit 2016/17

2 March 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved Estyns annual remit and has informed the Chief Inspector.'

Application presented to Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel

2 March 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed one application for funding under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Funding of in-year Capital Purchases for Fire and Rescue Authorities in 2015-16

2 March 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed in year capital funding to the Fire and Rescue Authorities in 2015-16.

Revenue Funding for Rural Housing Enablers for 2016-17

2 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to provide funding of not more than £100k during 2016-17 to support the Rural Housing Enablers.

Approval of Trade Programme Payment

1 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Opportunities to a company.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

1 March 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Opportunities to companies.

Extension of the Supporting People Data Linkage Study

1 March 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to commence a full Supporting People data linkage study.

Funding for charity Size of Wales

29 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to continue funding towards the core costs of the charity Size of Wales for the financial year 2016/17.

Small Business Research Initiative Innovation Challenge – Reducing Motorcyclist Casualties - Demonstrator Stage

29 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the projects to be funded for the demonstrator stage of the Small Business Research Initiative innovation challenge to reduce motorcyclist casualties.

Proposed management arrangements of Glandulas Caravan Park, Newtown

29 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the proposed management arrangements for Glandulas Caravan Park following completion of the acquisition on 5 February 2016.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

29 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

Wales Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme applications

29 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the recommendations made by the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme Panel regarding applications received which are requesting funding for the financial year 2015/16.

Approval of a Trade Programme Payment

29 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Development support to a company.

Industry Wales

29 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed part funding of a secondment.

Smart Grant

29 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed funding to a company to proceed with an experimental project.

Estyn Inspection of Regional Consortia

29 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to suspend the Spring review and Challenge sessions for 2016 to allow consortia to provide the appropriate focus to the process of their individual inspections.

Welsh Medium Scholarship Scheme 2015-16 – Allocation to Higher Education funding Council for Wales recurrent budget

29 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed a reallocation of funding, to utilise an underspend against the Welsh Medium Scholarship scheme for expenditure against Higher Education funding Council for Wales Higher Education Revenue budget in 2015-16.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - February 2016

29 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the business cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel, on 11 February 2016, for progression to the next stage of the business case process.

Learning & Work Institute funding 2016-17

29 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed funding for the Learning & Work Institute (formerly NIACE) for 2016-17.

Wales Union Learning Fund project approvals for 2016-18

29 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the panel recommendations following assessment of the Wales Union Learning Fund 2016-18 project bids.

Community Learning Libraries Programme grant round 2016-17 request

29 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved the release of the grant paperwork to invite bids for the Community Learning Libraries Programme 2016-17.

National Library of Wales - Settlement Payment Permission Request

29 February 2016

The Minister for Economy Science and Transport and the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism have approved the National Library of Wales’ request for permission, under its funding agreement with the Welsh Government, to make a settlement payment.

Report of the National Youth Ensembles - Task and Finish Group

29 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed a Welsh Government contribution in relation to services for the national youth arts ensembles of Wales.

Export Support Programme - 2016-17

29 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources approved funding to eligible Welsh Food and Drink companies to deliver the Export Support Programme in 2016/17.

Trade Development Programme for the food and drink sector in Wales during 2016/17

29 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources approved the continuation of a Trade Development programme for the food and drink sector in Wales during 2016/17.

Food and Drink Research and Evaluation

29 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and the Minister for Natural Resources have agreed the budget for the 2016-17 Food and Drink Research and Evaluation.

Budget 2016/16 European Union Protected Food Name and Geographical Indicator Support Programme

29 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and the Minister for Natural Resources have agreed the budget for the 2016-17 European Union Protected Food Name and Geographical Indicator Support Programme.

Foreign Direct Investment programme 2016-17

29 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources approved funding to deliver a programme of Foreign Direct Investment business activities during 2016/17.

Cardiff Medicentre Joint Venture Agreement Consideration

25 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the sale of Welsh Government’s interest in an incubation facility in Cardiff.

A483-A489 Newtown Bypass - Approval to Proceed to Construction Contract Award Rev G

25 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to proceed with the A483/A489 Newtown Bypass by awarding the contract to a company for the detailed design, construction and environmental aftercare.

Academia Europaea -Annual Conference

25 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed funding to support the attendance of Burgen Scholars and some set-up costs for the Annual Meeting of Academia Europaea.

Support for Legal Fees for Oil & Gas Devolution

25 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved financial support in 2015/16 for Independent legal advice regarding the petroleum licensing regime and associated legislation in relation to the proposed onshore oil & gas devolution.

Hay Festival 2016 - Llwyfan Cymru

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed to provide funding relating to the branding of the ‘Wales Stage / Llwyfan Cymru’.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - February 2016

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed two 21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases as recommended by the Capital Investment Panel.

Support for Young Apprentices

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed to re-focus the Young Recruits Programme to support employers to recruit apprentices aged 16-18.

Fusion: Tackling Poverty through Culture Programme - Delivery 2016-17

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed the funding allocation and proposals for delivery of the Pioneer Area Programme in 2016-17.

Request for a Borrowing Approval in 2015-16 from Newcastle Emlyn Town Council

25 February 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to Welsh Government officials issuing a borrowing approval to allow Newcastle Emlyn Town Council to borrow money for capital purposes during the 2015-16 financial year.

Standardised Perinatal Mortality Tool

25 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding to support development of a UK standardised perinatal mortality tool as part of the stillbirth reduction programme in Wales.

Local Authority Animal Health and Welfare Funding

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed funding for local authorities to continue to deliver animal health and welfare enforcement activity to 31 March 2016.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed the recommendation from the Independent Appeals Panel to partially accept an appeal against the application of a 20% intentional cross compliance penalty.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed the recommendation from the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the withholding of CAP subsidy payments.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed the recommendation from the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the recovery of Organic Farming Scheme payments.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food accepted the recommendation from the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the application of a 5% cross-compliance penalty to subsidies claimed on the 2013 Single Application Form.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food accepted the recommendation from the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the decision not to pay a 2014 Tir Gofal annual management payment.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food accepted the recommendation from the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the application of a 15% penalty to the 2012 Single Payment Scheme.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food accepted the recommendation from the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the application of an over-declaration penalty to Single Payment Scheme and Tir Mynydd Scheme Payments.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

25 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources accepted the decision of the Independent Appeals Panel to reject an appeal against the application of over-declaration penalties to the Single Payment Scheme.

Ministerial Advice - Asset Valuation

24 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the procurement for consultants to undertake property valuations for the Economy, Science and Transport (EST) property portfolio.

Extension of Ely Mill Loan Duration and Whiteheads Development Company and Parc Eirin Development Company Long Stop Dates

24 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved an extension to the Ely Mill Loan and also approved the extension of the longstop purchase dates for Whiteheads, Newport and Parc Eirin, Tonyrefail.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

24 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Development support to companies.

Consultation and Publication of the Equality Impact Assessment of the ICT Sector

24 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the content and subsequent publication of the ICT Sector Team Equality Impact Assessment.

Launch of the Women in Science report

24 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved a launch event and the production of associated marketing materials for the Women in Science' report.'

Termination of the Superfast Cymru marketing plan

24 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed to closing the marketing plan element of the next generation broadband Wales grant agreement with BT.

Statement on the Energy Efficiency Strategy

23 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to issue a Statement on the publication of the Energy Efficiency Strategy.

Updating air quality guidance for local authorities

23 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the publication of the updated local air quality management policy guidance.

Collaborative Research Innovation Support Programme

23 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to continue the Collaborative Research Innovation Support Programme (CRISP) in 2016-17.

Approval of Trade Programme Payment

23 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Opportunities to a company.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

23 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

23 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Business Account System

23 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed funding for the Business Account System project.

Co-opting of members to the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone Board

23 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the co-opting of the following members to the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone Board:• Andrew Morgan, Station Manager, RWEnpower Withybush• Huw Thomas, Managing Director, Puffin Produce Ltd• Nick Revell, Managing Director, Ledwood Mechanical Engineering Ltd

Land adjacent to Beacon, Dafen - Dyfed Powys Police- Carmarthenshire County Council

23 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed an option agreement for the sale of land adjacent to the Beacon, Llanelli, to Carmarthenshire County Council.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

23 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Common Outcomes Framework

23 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed not to proceed with the rollout of the Common Outcomes Framework to all Local Authorities next year.

Environment and Sustainability Committee Budget Scrutiny 21 January

22 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed a letter to the Environment and Sustainability Committee following up from their appearance at the Committee on 21st January 2016.

Equality Impact Assessment of Energy Wales Unit

22 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the Energy & Environment Equality Impact Assessment and its subsequent publication.

The Beacon, Dafen - lease to Carmarthenshire County Council

22 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed a new lease and an option agreement for the sale of the Beacon, Llanelli, to Carmarthenshire County Council.

Funding towards Mersey Dee Alliance

22 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved a financial contribution towards the Mersey Dee Alliance.

Economy, Science & Transport 2016/17 Final Budget Allocations

22 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the 2016/17 Final Budget Allocations for the Economy, Science & Transport Main Expenditure Group (MEG).

Dylan Thomas Image - February 2016 Update

22 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science & Transport and First Minister have agreed an update of the position, and proposed actions, in relation to the various claims for infringement of copyright against the Welsh Ministers and other related matters.

Broadband Grant Schemes - Claims, new offer letters and extension

22 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology and the Minister for Economy Science and Transport has approved the issuing of grant offer letters to 44 applicants, payments to 21 claimants and a one month extension to an offer letter validity period for 1 applicant.

Budget 2016-17 Food Policy, Action Plan Delivery and the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board

22 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and the Minister for Natural Resources have agreed the budget for the 2016-17 financial year supporting food and drink policy work.

Coal Authority report – Best Practice Guide on Restoration Liability Assessments for Surface Coal Mines

18 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed a Ministerial foreword to, and publication of, the Best Practice Guide on Restoration Liability Assessments for Surface Coal Mines.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

18 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Development to companies.

Defence Procurement Research Technology and Exportability 2016

18 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved marketing Programme funded payments to support Advance Materials and Manufacturing participation in Defence Procurement Research Technology and Exportability 2016 - a defence procurement and supply chain event.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

18 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Approval of Trade Programme Payment

18 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Development support to a company.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

18 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 11 February 2016

18 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Professional fees associated with the commercial loan to Quinn Radiators Ltd

18 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved expenditure associated with providing support to a company.

The Blue Badge Scheme

18 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved a draft consultation setting out proposed changes to the Blue Badge Scheme (Consultation on extending eligibility to people with a temporary condition and changes to administrative processes).

Skills for Employment Wales

18 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed a delivery option for each strand of Skills for Employment Wales.

Grant in aid to support the Llay Main Colliery 50 year commemorations

18 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed the allocation of funding via grant in aid to support the Llay Main Colliery 50 year commemorations.

Appointments to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales - replacement of existing members and enlargement of Panel 14 12 15

18 February 2016

The Minister for Public Service has agreed to the appointment of Roger Symonds and Sarah Willey to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales.

Flying Start SLC Resources - Additional Funding Advice

18 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to fund the purchase of an additional supply of the Flying Start Speech and Language Development Wheel resource.

Reallocation of money from £40 million to Primary Care in 2015-16

18 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has decided to reallocate £2.216m of underspend against original spending plans for the use in 2015-16 of the £40m primary care fund to support a range of non-recurrent activity, including £1.425m to primary care clusters.

EU Programmes - Start of Term Conference - 11 February 2016 - Written Statement

15 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to issue a Written Statement.

Compulsory Purchase Order - Land To The North Of Llyn Y Fran Road, Llandysul

15 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the confirmation of Ceredigion County Council’s Compulsory Purchase Order relating to the provision of a new cycleway and footpath at Llandysul.

Extension of the Small Business Rate Relief Scheme 2016-17

15 February 2016

The Minister for Public Services and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved the Non-Domestic Rating (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2016 in order to continue the current arrangements for enhanced Small Business Rates Relief, by extending the temporary rates relief scheme, in Wales for 2016-17.

Funding of Bus Services and Activities in 2016-17

15 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed funding for the Cardi Bach service in 2016-17.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

15 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

Third party claim

15 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science & Transport has agreed payment in respect of a third party claim.

Dylan Thomas Image - November 2015

15 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and First Minister, have agreed regarding the Dylan Thomas Image that the actions in relation to the striking out of the claims against the Welsh Ministers and the media defendants in both the USA and Ireland, defending the claim in the Netherlands and pursuing an application to the court in relation to the restoration of Pablo Star Limited be continued.

Application presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel on 8th February 2016

15 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed 1 application for funding under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Public Appointments – President to the Board of Trustees of The National Library of Wales

15 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to appoint Mr Rhodri Glyn Thomas as President to the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Wales commencing 6 April 2016.

Amendment to Commissioner for Older People s regulations'

15 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services and First Minister have agreed to amend the Commissioner for Older People in Wales (Appointment) Regulations, to extend the term of a Commissioner, for a maximum of two years.

Transitional Funding for Carers

15 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding to support NHS organisations meet the requirements in the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 for supporting carers that comes into force from April 2016.

Results of the Consultation on the revised Waste Duty Of Care Code Of Practice for England & Wales

12 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the publication of the joint Welsh Government/Defra summary of responses to the consultation on the revised Waste Management Duty of Care Code of Practice and to lay the Code before the National Assembly for Wales.

Aggregate Levy Fund

12 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the package of recommendations made by the Aggregate Levy Fund Advisory Panel relating to applications submitted under the October 2015 round of the Aggregate Levy Fund.

Warm Zones Redress Funding Opportunity

12 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed grant funding to Warm Zones.

Updated Wales chapters of the UKs Prioritised Action Framework to the European Commission'

12 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed that the updated Wales chapters of the UKs Prioritised Action Framework for Natura 2000 sites in Wales can be submitted to the European Commission via DEFRA.

Keep Wales Tidys Local Environmental Audit Management System Report 2015-16'

12 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed a Ministerial foreword for Keep Wales Tidys Local Environmental Audit Management System Report 2015-16.'

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 4 February 2016

12 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport is being asked to agree the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

12 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Natural Resources Wales costs for undertaking work in 2016/17 for the establishment of the Welsh Revenue Authority

12 February 2016

The Minister for Finance and Government Business has agreed to transfer £61,000 to Natural Resources Wales for the financial year 2016/17. The funding will cover the cost of a Natural Resources Wales project manager to explore delivery options for Land Disposals Tax compliance and enforcement functions, in the context of Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Bill and Land Disposals Tax Bill provisions.

Wales Trade Union Congress Business Plan 2016-2018

12 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the Wales Trade Union Congress Business Plan for 2016-2018.

Data on Housing Conditions in Wales

12 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty and the Minister for Natural Resources have agreed in principle to the implementation of a programme of work to capture data on housing conditions in Wales, and agreed funding for 2016-17 of a maximum of £226,000 for the development phase of the programme.

Continuation of LEASE grant funding for 2015/16 into 2016/17

12 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to allow grant funding to The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) agreed for 2015/16 to be continued into 2016/17. This work is to develop the Leaseholder project good practice guidance and independent review/mediation service.

Prudent Healthcare - Securing Health and Wellbeing for Future Generations

12 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the publication of Prudent Healthcare – Securing Health and Wellbeing for Future Generations action plan.

Appointment of Associate Member and Associate Member to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

12 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the appointments of Professor Michael Rees, Chair, Health Professionals Forum and Cllr Philip Edwards, Chair, Stakeholder Reference Group, as associate members of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Delivering the County Parish Holding project

12 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed a revised timescale and budget for delivering the County Parish Holding project.

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Proposed Levy Rates 2016-17 and Strategic Plan 2016-19

12 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Levy Rates for 2016/17 and noted the Board’s Strategic Plan for 2016-19.

Longitudinal viability study of the planning process

11 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved the expenditure for the Planning Directorate to procure a contractor to undertake the Longitudinal viability study of the planning process.

Payment of Grant Claims Under the Single Investment Fund and Regional Selective Assistance Legacy Programmes

11 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the making of payments currently due to companies under the Legacy Single Investment Fund and RSA Programmes.

Award of 7-month contract for the Intra Wales Air Service

11 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the award of a 7 month contract for the Intra Wales Air Service to Van Air.

Kancoat Administration

11 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved payment of fees in relation with Business Administration.

Acceptance of Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa End Year Accounts 2014-15

11 February 2016

The Deputy for Skills and Technology noted the 2014-15 End of Year Financial Accounts for Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa and agreed to their being submitted to the National Assembly for Wales. She also agreed to their publication by Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa.

Request for Wales to participate in an International Mental Health Benchmarking Study to be published in May 2016

11 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed for NHS Wales to participate in an international study of comparative mental health data in 2016.

Joint Venture with Bad Wolf

10 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed work on a partnership project for the Film and TV Industry in Wales.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 21 January 2016

10 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

10 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

Renovations to the SHED

10 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to support renovations to the SHED part of the SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre project.

Survey of Teachers in Wales

10 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved a pilot survey of teachers in Wales that will be administered by the Education Workforce Council.

Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Annual Remit Letter 2016-17

10 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed the remit letter for Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa’s delivery of careers services in Wales for the financial year 01 April 2016 – 31 March 2017.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - January 2016

10 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the business cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel, on 25th January 2016, for progression to the next stage of the business case process.

Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Chair of Board public appointment recruitment Process

10 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed a formal public appointment recruitment exercise to advertise for, interview and appoint a new Chair to the Board of Directors for Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa, trading as Careers Wales.

Careers Wales - Additional In Year core budget allocation 2015-16 Expenditure

10 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have both agreed to additional funding to Careers Wales in 2015-16.

Timing of Public Appointment Process - Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Chair of Board Recruitment

10 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology agreed to timings for proceeding with the Public Appointments recruitment exercise to recruit a Chair for the Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Board of Directors.

Approval of Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Annual Business Plan 2015-16

10 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed the Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa annual Business Plan for 2015-16 and issued a revised 2015-16 remit letter; and a revised Framework Document for Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - January 2016

10 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the Strategic Outline Case for Ysgol y Graig, Merthyr Tydfil and the Final Business Case and subsequent funding for Abertysswg/Pontlottyn Primary School, Caerphilly.

Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Strategic Planning

10 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed to offer Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa additional funding to support the costs of engaging external consultancy services to undertake a one-off piece of work to scope and establish a way forward for Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa in the coming years.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases -December 2015

10 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the Outline Business Case to Full Business Case for Croesyceiliog Secondary School in Torfaen.

Appointment of Design Commission for Wales Chair

8 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to appoint Gayna Jones as new Chair of the Design Commission for Wales from 1 April 2016.

Appointment of Design Commission for Wales Board Members

8 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to appoint Fiona Nixon, Elinor Gray-Williams and Ian Carter as Board Members of the Design Commission for Wales from 1 April 2016.

Porth Teigr, Cardiff Bay

8 February 2016

The Minister for Economy Science and Transport has approved funding of the provision of hard and soft landscaping in the vicinity of Gloworks.

Girlguiding for a Body of Persons Approval

8 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved a request from Girlguiding for a Body of Persons Approval.

Appointment of representative of the Programme Monitoring Committee

8 February 2016

The Minister for Finance and Government Business has agreed the appointment of Duncan Hamer, Deputy Director, Entrepreneurship and Delivery, as the Welsh Government’s Department for Economy, Skills and Natural Resources, Sectors and Businesses Directorate, representative to the 2014-2020 Programme Monitoring Committee.

Local Authority Claims relating to the revocation of personal search fees legislation

8 February 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to officials approaching Local Authorities’ representatives to discuss settling Local Authority claims for costs arising from litigation for personal searches of the Local Land Charges Register.

Appointments to new Regulatory Board for Wales, Interview Outcome

8 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to the appointment of Helen White as Chair and Ronald Dougan, David Roberts, Claire Russell Griffiths, Robert Smith, Ceri Victory-Rowe, and Doug Elliott as Members to the new Regulatory Board for Wales from 1 April 2016, and to the co-opting of a further member, Gayna Jones for a period of 12 months to aid the effective transition from old Board to new.

Care Council for Wales Pay Remit 2015-2017

8 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved the pay remit application for the 24-month period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2017 from the Care Council for Wales.

All Wales Schools liaison core programme (AWSLCP) Review

8 February 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health have agreed a new mechanism for the delivery of the all Wales Schools liaison core programme.

Consent to Natural Resources Wales entering negotiations for an onshore energy development (Section 83 arrangements)

4 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to Natural Resources Wales entering negotiations with a third party for an onshore wind development project.

Newport Proposals Panel

4 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the establishment of a Task and Finish Panel.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

4 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Management of the Motorway and Trunk Road Network

4 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved expenditure to cover the cost of bulk transfer commissioning work.

Arrangements to support the reformed GCSE qualifications

4 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved funding of £227,000 in 2015/16 to support the delivery of the reformed GCSE qualifications in the following subjects: • Science • Religious Studies • Modern Foreign Languages • History • Geography • Food and Nutrition • Drama • Music • PE

In year changes to Capital Programmes

4 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed the proposed in year variations to the agreed annual capital programme of conservation work.

Funding for a vehicle to support the Marauding Terrorist Fire Arm capability

4 February 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed funding for the purchase of a vehicle to support the Marauding Terrorist Fire Arm capability in Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority in 2015-16.

Consultation letter to Future Generations Commissioner for Wales on national indicators

3 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to write to the Future Generations Commissioner to consult her on a statutory basis in respect of the draft national indicators to be issued pursuant to the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

Well-being of Future Generations Act - Update of the national indicators timetable and associated risks

3 February 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to consult with the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales on a non statutory basis prior to taking up post and then on a statutory basis when appointed on 1 February 2016.

Reappointment of Financial & Professional Services Sector Panel Chair

3 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to extend the appointment of the Chair of the Financial & Professional Services Sector Panel.

Innovation Advisory Council Wales Report on the potential for a National Innovation Body for Wales

3 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed that further work be undertaken by the Innovation Advisory Council Wales on the potential structure of a National Innovation Body for Wales.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 28 January 2016

3 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

In Year Re-allocation Road Safety and Safe Routes in Communities Grants 2015-16

3 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed re-allocation of funding from the 2015-16 Road Safety and Safe Routes in Communities Grants.

Additional funding for Sexual Violence Sector and re-run of the Cross the Line campaign

3 February 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed additional funding to Sexual Violence Services to reduce their historic abuse waiting lists and to re-run the Cross the Line campaign.

RWE Innogy UK Ltd Rhyl Flats Offshore Windfarm Community Fund - January 2016 Application

3 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to endorse the decision made by the RWE Innogy UK Ltd Community Fund Panel to approve 10 community projects for funding from the RWE funding.

Housing Policy Development Budget - Additional Funding Commitments 2015-16

3 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to contribute a total of £7,500 from the Independent Living Fund to fund two additional projects in Financial Year 2015/16.

Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair(s) for Food and Drink Wales Industry Board

3 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources endorsed the appointments of Andy Richardson as the new Chair and David Lloyd and Justin Scale as Vice Chairs for the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board.

Womenspire Awards Sponsorship

3 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed to the proposed sponsorship of the Food and Drink element at the Womenspire Awards 2016.

Approval of Entrepreneurship and Delivery Payments

2 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to the payments due in February - March 2016 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Anchor Company budget 2016

2 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to Anchor Company engagement and to fund the directly associated costs.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

2 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Attendance at Finovate Europe 2016

2 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved costs associated with Welsh Government attendance at Finovate Europe 2016.

Rugby Event England-Wales - 29 May 2016 - Hospitality Box

2 February 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding for a hospitality box for England V Wales match.

Application presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel

2 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills & Technology has agreed two applications for funding under the Flexible Skills Programme.

National Library of Wales Pay Remit Application 2015-2017

2 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have approved the National Library of Wales (Library)’s Pay Remit Application for 2015-2017.

Information bovine TB (ibTB)

2 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and Minister for Natural Resources agreed to provide an update on information bovine TB (ibTB) to Opposition Spokespeople in the National Assembly for Wales and farming unions.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Special Measures Improvement Framework

2 February 2016

The Deputy Minister for Health has agreed the special measures improvement framework for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board which sets out Welsh Government expectations and milestones for progress over the next two years.

Milan Declaration on New Growth through SMART Specialisation and the Vanguard Initiative

1 February 2016

The Minister for the Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to support the aims of the Milan Declaration on New Growth through SMART Specialisation and to engage with European partners through the Vanguard Initiative to use smart specialisation to boost new growth and industrial renewal through innovation.

WJEC Welsh-medium Learner Resources Grant

1 February 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to award a grant, over a period of 26 months, to the WJEC to publish Welsh-medium learner resources to support WJEC examination specifications.

Supporting People Programme Grant 2016-17

1 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed, in respect of the Supporting People Programme - indicative Local Authority funding allocations for 2016-17- indicative funding allocations in respect of the Regional Development Coordinators for 2016-17.- funding specifically for Governance, Research and Evaluation- and the indicative core funding allocation in respect of Cymorth Cymru.

Independent Living Funding 2016-17

1 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the programme of action to be funded from the Independent Living Budget for Financial Year 2016-17.

Homelessness Prevention Grant Funding - 2016-17

1 February 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the deployment of funding to support he Homelessness Prevention Programme for financial year 2016/17 subject to the Assembly’s approval of the Welsh Government’s budget.

Year of Adventure Ambassadors

29 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed funding on 19/01/16 in respect of the Ambassadors for the Year of Adventure.

The Re-Procurement of the Intra Wales Air Service

29 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the initiation of the re-procurement process for a future Intra Wales Air Service.

Marketing Activation 2016-17

29 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed on 28/01/16 to marketing activation expenditure aimed at maximising the impact of the Welsh Government’s investment in an annual programme of sporting and cultural events throughout Wales and at promoting Wales as a world class host destination for events.

The Availability of Targeted ITET Recruitment Incentives

29 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the availability of targeted Initial Teacher Education incentives, for eligible student teachers commencing postgraduate teacher training courses, leading to Qualified Teacher Status in academic year 2016/17.

Guidance concerning fee and access plans to be issued to HEFCW

29 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed guidance concerning fee and access plans, to be issued to HEFCW under section 49 of the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015.

Removal of direction on Merthyr Tydfil

29 January 2016

The Deputy Minster for Skills and Technology has noted the outcome of Estyn’s final monitoring visit of the Local Authority and agreed to revoke the Direction currently in place within the Local Authority.

Removal of direction on Torfaen

29 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has noted the outcome of Estyn’s final monitoring visit of the Local Authority and agreed to revoke the Ministerial Direction currently in place in Torfaen County Council.

Wales Public Service Summer School 2016

29 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to the programme and funding for this years Academi Wales run Public Service Summer School.

National infection monitoring and surveillance tool

29 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to approve Welsh Government Efficiency through Technology Fund funding to Public Health Wales for a national infection monitoring and surveillance tool.

National Social Services Leadership arrangements

29 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed arrangements for national social services leadership to implement the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

Hywel Dda request for the retention of underspend arising on the Blood Sciences (Pathology) capital investment scheme

29 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved that Hywel Dda University Health Board retain and reinvest the gainshare of £0.360m in 2015-16 to fund the opening of additional beds on both the Glangwili and Bronglais Hospital sites and to replace three maternity ultrasound scanners.

Anglesey Enterprise Zone - Development Work at Bryn Cefni and Former Peboc Sites

28 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding to support two activities at the Anglesey Enterprise Zone development work.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

28 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approve revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 14 January 2016

28 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

28 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Appointment Plan for the Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd Chair and Board Members

28 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the appointment plan for the Chair and Members of the Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd Board.

Approval of New Programme Funded Payments

28 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved revenue payments to third parties in respect of managing the Property & Transport Divisions property portfolios and to make certain payments associated with project delivery.

School Business Managers Project

28 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved a project on School Business Managers (SBMs). The projects aim is to identify tasks that are currently carried out in schools that could be dealt with more effectively by Business Managers.'

Welsh in Education Unit Early Years Grant Funding 2016-17

28 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the continuation of grant funding for the 2016-17 financial year, to support the work of Mudiad Meithrin (MM), the training programme for early years practitioners, supported by National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) and the Wales Pre-school Providers Association (WPPA).

Response to the Public Accounts Committee into Welsh Government Investment in Next Generation Broadband Infrastructure

28 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the Welsh Government response to the Public Accounts Committee report into the Welsh Government Investment in Next Generation Broadband Infrastructure.

Colegau Cymru - Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship funding to be used for research into Wellbeing of Future Generations Act

28 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed for Colegau Cymru to utilise residual funding for a project to support the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act.

Approach to the changes in Essential Skills Wales Qualifications

28 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has noted the introduction of a revised suite of Essential Skills qualifications and the approach being taken to accommodate these changes into Welsh apprenticeship frameworks.

End of funding for Libraries Inspire project posts

28 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed costs associated with the issuing of notification to external host organisations formally notifying them of the end of the Libraries Inspire strategy and associated hosted projects.

Appointment of Independent Member (Trade Union) to Hywel Dda University Health Board

28 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to advertise for an Independent Member (Trade Union) to Hywel Dda University Health Board.

Reservoir Regulations Affirmative SI Debate

27 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved the speech for plenary on 26 January on reservoir regulations.

Constructing Excellence Wales Funding 2016-17 for publication

27 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed core funding to Construction Excellence Wales for 2016-17.

Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone - Proposed Funding for an Employment Liaison Project

27 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding for the Employment Liaison Project.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

27 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Approval of a Trade Programme Payment

27 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Development support to companies.

Welsh Government presence at Eisteddfodau 2016

27 January 2016

The First Minister has agreed the Welsh Government presence at 2016 Eisteddfodau.

Youth Engagement and Progression Framework Funding allocations 2016-17

27 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have agreed indicative funding allocations for local authorities for the 2016-17 financial year to support further developments related to the Youth Engagement and Progression Framework.

Raising the ambitions and educational outcomes of children who are looked after in Wales

27 January 2016

The Minister for Education & Skills, Minister for Health & Social Services & the First Minister have agreed the joint education strategy "Raising the ambitions and educational attainment of children who are looked after in Wales".

Capitalisation of Equal Pay Compensation Payments

27 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed in principle a Capitalisation Direction for expenditure, associated with equal pay claims in 2015-16, for Anglesey County Council.

Outsourcing of Surgical Procedures (Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, General Surgery and ENT)

27 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health have agreed to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board awarding a framework contract for additional surgical procedures to reduce waiting times to BMI Healthcare, Care UK Clinical Services Ltd, New Medical Systems Ltd (trading as New Medica), Sancta Maria Hospital, Spire Healthcare and St Joseph’s Hospital Ltd.

Draft UK consultation on mandatory reporting and failure to act

27 January 2016

The Ministers for Health and Social Services; Public Services; Communities and Tackling Poverty and Education and Skills agree that the UK Government’s consultation on reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect should cover England only in respect of the proposal to introduce a mandatory duty to report.

Cessation of antenatal screening for rubella susceptibility

27 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed in principle to the recommendation by the UK National Screening Committee and the Wales Screening Committee to cease antenatal screening for rubella susceptibility in Wales as soon as it is practically possible.

Proposed afforestation project at Ystradffin

25 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to issue a direction to Tilhill Forestry Limited and Natural Resources Wales that a proposed afforestation project at Ystradffin, Carmarthenshire is a “relevant project” for the purposes of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (England and Wales) Regulations 1999.

Organic Production and Labelling

25 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to a letter to the Environment and Sustainability Committee covering Organic Production and Labelling.

Allocations of the Domestic Abuse Service Grant for 2016-17

25 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to the proposed allocations of the revenue component of the Domestic Abuse Service Grant for 2016-17.

Update on VAWDA Capital funding

25 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to changes to Violence against Women and Domestic Abuse capital funded projects.

Use of Intermediate Care Fund for Supported Housing

25 January 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to the use of £247,000 capital funding from the Intermediate Care Fund to purchase accommodation suitable for complex health and social care needs.

Statement on Cardiff & Vale’s neonatal unit

25 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a written statement updating Assembly Members on the neonatal unit at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

Implications of the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act on Health and Social Services

25 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to commission support for the Welsh NHS with their plans to implement and discharge their duties under the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

Funding for small scale capital and maintenance flood schemes

22 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved the provision of emergency grant funding to local authorities for small scale capital and maintenance flood schemes through a simplified process.

Special Areas of Conservation for Harbour Porpoise

22 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed consultation proposals for Special Areas of Conservation for harbour porpoise.

Special Protection Areas for the protection of seabirds

22 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to Natural Resources Wales consulting on proposals for Special Protection Areas for the protection of seabirds.

Third Party Claim

22 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the payment of compensation and costs in respect of a third party claim.

Third Party Claim

22 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the payment of compensation and costs in respect of a third party claim.

Funding for infomercial on Credit Unions of Wales website

22 January 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed funding to update an infomercial on the Credit Unions of Wales website.

Additional funding to help Merthyr Tydfil CBC meet recycling targets in 2015-16

21 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to provide additional funding in 2015-16 to Merthyr Tydfil CBC to support improvements to its waste management services and to meet recycling targets.

Blue Badge Implementation Group

21 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed membership to the Blue Badge Implementation Group.

Third Party Claim

21 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the payment of compensation and costs in respect of a third party claim.

Welsh for Adults National Entity 2016/17

21 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to provide funding for the Welsh for Adults National Entity, y Ganlfan Dysgu Cymraeg Genedlaethol, for the 2016/17 academic year.

Grant Funding for All Terrain Vehicles for South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority

21 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed payment of capital funding for South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority to acquire four next generation all-terrain vehicles.

Coastal Communities Fund update and post 2017

21 January 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to contribute towards a share of the post delivery costs of £9,054 for the Coastal Communities Fund programme 2012/16.

Electronic Identification Development (EID) Cymru : Wales electronic sheep and goat movement reporting system

21 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed the issuing of a Written Statement to recognise the successful launch of Electronic Identification Development (EID) Cymru .

Response to Department for Communities and Local Government Community Infrastructure Levy Review

20 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to write to the Minister of State for Housing and Planning in response to the current call for evidence in relation to the Community Infrastructure Levy Review.

North Wales Residual Waste Treatment Project - Full Business Case Funding

20 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved a recommendation to write to the Minister for Finance and Government Business to request Welsh Government revenue funding in support of the North Wales Residual Waste Treatment Project.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 7 January 2016

20 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

20 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

20 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

20 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Ancient Monuments and war memorials grants

20 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed the allocation of funding, to support the repair and conservation of ancient monuments and war memorials across Wales.

Young people and the use of Bed and Breakfast

20 January 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed actions to further reduce the use of Bed and Breakfast Accommodation to house vulnerable young people.

Alcohol Related Brain Damage Project At Brynawel

20 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health have agreed to fund a six month alcohol related brain damage treatment programme pilot at Brynawel Rebab.

Welsh Ice

19 January 2016

The Minister for the Economy Science and Transport has agreed a funding package for new members at the Welsh Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurs (Welsh ICE).

Energy Wales Unit Specialist Supply Chain Support

19 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved a financial contribution to develop a database management tool to enable Welsh Government to effectively mange the nuclear supply chain in Wales.

Appointment of Board Members to the Board of Qualifications Wales

19 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to appoint Rheon Tomos, Ellen Donovan and Robert Lloyd-Griffiths to the Board of Qualifications Wales.

Appointment of Vice President to the Board of Trustees of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

19 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has signed the Instrument of Appointment which has formalised the appointment of Dr Carol Bell as Vice President to the Board of Trustees of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales.

Appointment of 3 Trustees to the Board of Trustees of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

19 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has signed Instruments of Appointment which have formalised the appointments of Carys Howells, Jessica Seaton and Rachel Hughes as Trustees to the Board of Trustees of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales.

Grant Review of Funding for One Voice Wales -2016-17

19 January 2016

The Minister for Public services has agreed the future approach to funding for the Community and Town Council Sector.

Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant 2016-17 – Launch of bidding round

19 January 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to the launch of the 2016-17 Gypsy and Traveller sites capital grant on 22 January 2016 and the timetable.

Responsible gambling strategy board Welsh Government response

19 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has responded on behalf of the Welsh Government to the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board regarding their consultation on their 2016/17 and 2018/19 strategy.

Place Plans pilot projects proposal

18 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the proposal to ask Planning Aid Wales to provide initial guidance on Place Plans to Town and Community Councils by 31 March 2016 and for support to be given for six local authority pilot projects to be taken forward.

Consultation on the Bathing Water Review in Wales 2016

18 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the publication of the consultation for a period of 6 weeks.

Funding for Mid Wales Manufacturing Group

18 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed funding to Mid Wales Manufacturing Group and noted proposed approach for future coverage of mid Wales manufacturers.

ColegauCymru Creative Solutions Working Group response to recommendations

18 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the Welsh Government response to the recommendations made by ColegauCymru in their Creative Solutions Position Paper and agreed for officials to work with ColegauCymru to establish a Creative Solutions Implementation Group.

Youth Justice budget Lines

18 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has approved grant funding for the Promoting Positive Engagement for Young People fund for 2016-17.

Extra care evaluation

18 January 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to commission an independent evaluation of extra care housing in Wales with a budget of £18,000 in 2015-16, and £42,000 in 2016-17, excluding VAT.

Mental Health Delivery Plan 2016-19 Consultation

18 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the publication of the Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan 2016-19 for an 11-week consultation.

Welsh National Marine Plan

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to proceed with the Welsh National Marine Plan pre-consultation exercise; to write to Cabinet colleagues to confirm they are content that the draft is shared externally and, subject to Cabinet colleagues’ agreement, that the pre-consultation stakeholder engagement is initiated by sharing the initial draft plan and supporting technical material.

Complaint under the Aarhus Convention

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the Welsh Government’s response to a complaint made under the Aarhus Convention.

Draft policy paper on Natural Capital and Pollinators

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the policy positions and proposed collaborative actions expressed in a paper on Natural Capital/Resources and Pollinators, which will be considered at the British-Irish Council summit in London on 27 November 2015.

Response to UK Government on the review of the Feed in Tariff Scheme

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources and Minister for Economy, Science Transport have agreed a joint letter to the Secretary of State, Department for Energy and Climate Change, in response to the UK Government’s review of the Feed in Tariff Scheme.

Consultation on National Well-being Indicators for Wales

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to a consultation document, letter to Cabinet, and letter to AMs, on the proposed list of 40 National Well-being Indicators for Wales, for public consultation between 19th October 2015 and 11th January 2016.

Responses to the Energy Efficiency Strategy consultation

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to publish a collation document containing all the responses to the recent Energy Efficiency Strategy consultation.

Extension of arrangements for Salix

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to extend the management agreement between Salix and Welsh Government for a period of up to three years, to ensure continuity of the Salix loan fund in Wales.

Revisions to Planning Policy Wales and publication as Edition 8

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed final amendments to, and publication of, Planning Policy Wales.

Redesigned logos for the Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources and the Deputy Minister for Farming & Food have agreed redesigned logos for the Welsh Government’s Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

Environment and Sustainable Development Small-scale Project Funding Recommendations for 2015-16

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed funding for projects recommended by the Small-scale Project Funding Assessment Panel, from the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate Small-scale Project grant, from October 2015 until March 2016.

Additional procurement funding for the Tomorrow’s Valley Residual Waste Partnership

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed additional Welsh Government procurement support to the Tomorrow’s Valley Residual Waste Partnership, towards additional, unplanned costs incurred in delivering a wider regional hub and joint working project.

Assessment of the impact of the Newtown Bypass on the Montgomery Canal Special Areas of Conservation

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to an Appropriate Assessment/Assessment of the Implications on European Sites undertaken on the A483/A489 Newtown Bypass and the Montgomery Canal Special Areas of Conservation.

Clarification letter on TAN 11

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to issue a clarification letter on TAN 11 Noise to reflect key national and European developments on noise since the TAN was published and to remind local planning authorities of their responsibilities in relation to noise.

Ministerial Foreword for Keep Wales Tidy’s Local Environmental Audit Management System Report

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed a Ministerial Foreword for Keep Wales Tidy’s Local Environmental Audit Management System Report for 2014 -15.

Statement detailing the publication of the Stalled Sites and S106 Research

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has to issue a Written Statement detailing the publication of the Stalled Sites and S106 research.

Application to demolish Victoria Pier, Colwyn Bay

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources Minister has agreed that the listed building consent application made by Conwy County Borough Council ,for the substantial demolition of Victoria Pier, Colwyn Bay, should be refused.

Resubmission of local authority Single Revenue Grant spending plans

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the spending plans that have been resubmitted by nine local authorities, as required by the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate Single Revenue Grant.

Funding to support the Natural Resource Wales Fly-tipping Action Wales' programme for 2015-16'

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed funding to Natural Resources Wales to take forward the Fly-tipping Action Wales partnership in 2015-16.

Scallop fishing in Welsh waters for the 2015/16 season

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agree to issuing authorisations pursuant to the byelaws of the former Welsh Sea Fisheries Committees for the 2015/16 scallop season on the basis that the activities permitted by those permits will not have a likely significant effect on the various Welsh European Marine Sites within the relevant area.

Bathing Water Results Wales 2015

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to make an announcement about the 2015 bathing water results in Wales.

Town and Country Planning (Notification) (Onshore Wind Generating Station) (Wales) Direction 2015

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agree that the Town and Country Planning (Notification) (Onshore Wind Generating Station) (Wales) Direction 2015 can be made, issued and publicised as appropriate.

Consultation on Green Growth Wales

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to publish a public consultation on arrangements for Green Growth Wales.

Extension to the Appointment of the Chair of the Wales Marine & Fisheries Advisory Group

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the retrospective re-appointment of the current Chair of the Wales Marine Fisheries Advisory Group for a further two-year term.

Environmental noise mapping

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the scope and budget for a new three-year contract to deliver the next round of mapping under the Environmental Noise Directive.

Appointments to the Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons National Park Authorities

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed arrangements to commence an open competition to select members to fill current and forthcoming Welsh Government vacancies to the boards of Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons National Park Authorities.

Planning application for Goitre Farm, Cardiff

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to determine a section 78 appeal under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 in respect of Goitre Farm, Newport Road, St Mellons, Cardiff.

UK Government Response to Recommendations to the Committee on Climate Change Annual Progress Report 2014-15

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to write to the Secretaries of State for DECC and Defra, acknowledging the UK Government’s Response to the recommendations contained in the UK Committee on Climate Change’s Annual Progress Report 2014-15.

Appointment of Members to the Board of Natural Resources Wales

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed his preferred candidates for the role of Members of the Board of Natural Resources Wales.

Proposed Agency Arrangement relating to Marine Fisheries data collection

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to enter into an Agency Arrangement (under Section 83 of the Government of Wales Act 2006) with the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) for CEFAS to provide specialist technical, administrative and professional services to the Welsh Ministers relating to the Welsh Minister’s EU fisheries data collection.

The future of the Sustainable Development Charter

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed that the Sustainable Development Charter [“the Charter”] will remain a Welsh Government initiative beyond April 2016 and for officials to work up detailed options for the future of the Charter beyond April 2016.

Proposed Amendments to Land Sales and Transfers to Natural Resources Wales

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources and Deputy Minister for Farming & Food have agreed to agree to the transfer of management of two blocks of land at Pwllpeiran from the Welsh Government to Natural Resources Wales and to agree to the sale of a third block of land.

Proposed New Management Measures for the Scallop Fishery in Cardigan Bay

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the publication of a consultation document to seek views on proposed new Management Measures for the scallop fishery in Cardigan Bay, including the introduction of a permit scheme, setting conditions and establishing a Management Advisory Board.

Appointment of the Chair to the Board of Natural Resources Wales

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed his preferred candidate for the role of Chair of Natural Resources Wales.

Statement regarding the benefits of the flood and coastal erosion risk management programme

15 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to make an oral Statement regarding the benefits of the flood and coastal erosion risk management programme.

Co-opting of a member to the Cardiff Airport & St Athan Enterprise Zone Advisory Board

15 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to co-opt Debra Barber, Managing Director of Cardiff International Airport Ltd, as a member to the Cardiff Airport & St Athan Enterprise Zone Advisory Board.

Wales Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme applications

15 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the recommendations made by the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme Panel regarding applications received which are requesting funding for the financial year 2015/16.

Application for financial support

15 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved financial support to a company.

Business hospitality proposal for the financial and professional services sector at England vs Wales rugby match

15 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the business hospitality proposal for the financial and professional services sector at England vs Wales in the Rugby 6 Nations.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

15 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Revocation of Direction on Blaenau Gwent

15 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to revoke the Direction currently in place in Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council in respect of their Local Authority Education Services for Children and Young People.

Supported Marking Service for the National Numerical Reasoning Tests

15 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the continuation of the Supported Marking Service for the National Numerical Reasoning Tests in 2016.

Apply discretion on the time limit to apply for Tuition Fee Grant

15 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to direct the Student Loans Company to apply a discretionary element of the Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2012 in a particular case.

Funding for a pilot programme to support vulnerable young women into Employment Education or Training

15 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed to support a pilot programme entitled ‘Mind the Gap’ through the Moneypenny Foundation within the 2016/17 financial year. The pilot programme will support vulnerable young women into Employment Education or Training within the Wrexham area.

Application presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel

15 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has agreed the offering of funding to 2 applications for funding under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Appointment of a Commissioner to the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

15 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has recommended to the Secretary of State the appointment of a Commissioner to the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales.

Public Services Staff Commission’s Operational Plan

15 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed the Public Services Staff Commission’s Operational Plan.

Remit letter for the Public Services Staff Commission

15 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed to issue the Public Services Staff Commission with a remit letter.

Post ballot funding for successful Business Improvement Districts

15 January 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed to provide additional revenue funding to the existing Welsh Government-supported Business Improvement Districts areas once successful at ballot. This is continuation of funding for an existing programme.

Oral Statement - Update on Welsh Government action on Flooding in Wales

14 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed the content of the oral statement providing an update on Welsh Government action on flooding in Wales.

Approval of Trade Programme Payment

14 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to a company.

Equality Impact Assessment of Life Science Sector

14 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the publication of the Life Science Sector Team Equality Impact Assessment to minimise inequality in the Life Science Sector.

Collaboration with TrustMark in Wales

14 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved expenditure to promote voluntary tradespeople accreditation schemes in Wales.

Independent advice to evaluate projects’ eligibility through the Welsh Government’s Registered Environmental Protection Scheme

14 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding for independent advice to evaluate projects’ eligibility through the Welsh Governments’ GBER Registered Environmental Protection Scheme.

Respect and Resilience guidance

14 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has approved the publication of the updated Welsh Government guidance document "Respect and Resilience - developing community cohesion" and the associated self-assessment toolkit.

Welsh Governments response to the 'List of Issues' from the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child'

14 January 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed the Welsh Government response to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s ‘List of Issues’.

Funding for optometry training to up-skill the primary care workforce

14 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding for £105,000 for optometry training.

Contract for the provision of Computer Radiography and Digital Radiography services

14 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed that Cardiff and Vale University Health Board award a 7 year contract for Computer Radiography and Digital Radiography services to Agfa Healthcare.

Request for funding to support a suicide prevention project in South India

14 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding of £5,000 to Bangor University to support a pilot suicide prevention project in South India which will assist in the pursuit of additional research investment in this field.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

12 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of International Trade Opportunities to a company.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments

12 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved the provision of Overseas Business Development Support to companies.

Benchmarking the Life Sciences Sector in Wales

12 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved two projects that will benchmark the Life Science Sector in Wales.

Aerospace Business Park at St Athan Airfield - Aviation Fuel

12 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved additional supply of aviation fuel for the Aerospace Business Park at St Athan to ensure continuity of supply to clients.

Superfast and fibre broadband - take-up and audience research

12 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology and Minister for Economy, Science and Transport have agreed to two pieces of research being undertaken into take-up of superfast and fibre broadband in Wales.

Funding Proposal for The Filter

12 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to fund the ASH Wales Cymru youth smoking cessation element, Commit to Quit, of The Filter for a period of seven months.

National tourism Awards for Wales 2017

11 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to procure an events management company to deliver the National Tourism Awards for Wales to be held in 2017.

Funding for Community Cohesion Co-ordinators

11 January 2016

The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has agreed £360,000 funding for eight Regional Community Cohesion Co-ordinator posts, at a cost of £45,000 per co-ordinator, for the 2016-17 Financial Year.

Kingsmoor Common

11 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed the resolution of Pembrokeshire County Council to extinguish the common rights over part of Kingsmoor Common, Kilgetty.

Change to Ministerial Direction under the TB (Wales) Order 2010

11 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to the wording in the revised Ministerial Direction pursuant to Article (13) (2) (c) of the Tuberculosis (Wales) Order 2010 in line with changes to TB policy.

Gwlad magazine

11 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food and the Minister for Natural Resources agreed the request to fund the last two issues of Gwlad.

Reappointment to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

7 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the re-appointment of Professor Mark Smith to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales from January 2016 to December 2019.

Fruit and Vegetable Aid Scheme Audit 2009 - Proposed Financial Correction

7 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to write to the Minister for State for Farming, Food and the Marine Environment in the UK Government providing the Welsh Government’s position on the Fruit and Vegetable Aid Scheme Audit 2009.

Consultation on County Parish Holding identifiers and livestock movement reporting

7 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed to the public consultation on proposals to change business rules for the allocation and management of County Parish Holding identifiers.

The Blue Badge Task and Finish Recommendation Report

6 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed publication of the Blue Badge Task & Finish Group Report.

Wales Under 20s Rugby. North Wales Business Networking'

6 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed communications-funded payments for a regional business networking opportunity at the ‘Under 20’s’ Rugby, Parc Eirias, North Wales.

Property Transactions - Project Approvals - 10 December 2015

6 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed the routine property transactions aimed at enabling Welsh Government to fulfil its statutory, contractual and best value obligations arising from the management and operation of the property portfolio.

Energy Efficiency I2S Round 10 projects

6 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources, Minister for Public Services, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Minister for Education and Skills have supported the Invest to Save Fund making repayable grant allocations to energy efficiency projects across Wales; the Minister for Finance and Government Business has approved these allocations.

Invest to Save Round 10 - Public Services Projects

6 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has supported the Invest to Save Fund making repayable grant allocations to projects within his portfolio; the Minister for Finance & Government Business has approved this allocation.

Invest to Save Round 10 – Natural resources Wales Digital Transformation project

6 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has approved Invest to Save Fund allocations to Natural Resources Wales to support their Transformation and Digital Services project; the Minister for Finance and Government Business approved this allocation.

NHS Wales I2S Round 10 Projects

6 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has supported the Invest to Save Fund making repayable grant allocations to two NHS projects; the Minister for Finance and Government Business approved this allocation.

Appointment of Leader representative on Programme Monitoring Committee

6 January 2016

The Minister for Finance & Government Business has agreed the recommendation to appoint Lowri Owain as the Leader representative on the Wales Programme Monitoring Committee 2014-2020.

Living Wage

6 January 2016

The Minister for Finance & Government Business has approved application for accreditation in time for Living Wage Week commencing 1st November.

2014-2020 Ireland Wales Co-operation Programme – creation of standalone website

6 January 2016

The Minister for Finance & Government Business has approved the development of a stand-alone website for the Ireland Wales Co-operation Programme 2014–2020, and associated expenditure.

Targeted Match Funding Bid – Wales Council for Voluntary Action

6 January 2016

The Minister for Finance & Government Business has agreed adjustments to the annual allocations of Targeted Match Funding to the Wales Council for Voluntary Action for 2015-18.

Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme: Approval of Full Business Case

6 January 2016

The Minister for Finance & Government Business has approved the full business case of the Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme.

Targeted Match Fund Bid – Wales Council for Voluntary Action: Intermediary Bodies and Specialist European Teams projects

6 January 2016

The Minister for Finance & Government Business has agreed to issue an in-principle offer of revenue funding to The Wales Council for Voluntary Action’s two Intermediary Bodies projects; East Wales and West Wales and the Valleys and the two Specialist European Teams projects; East Wales and West Wales and the Valleys for the years 2015 -21.

Options Delivery Prison Education

6 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology have approved a process to procure learning and skills in Welsh adult prisons as part of two contracts for Wales (North Wales and South Wales).

Essential Skills for those serving sentences in the community - Process Review

6 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology has approved the use of the Offender Learning budget to undertake a process review of the Essential Skills for those serving sentences in the community pilot.

Supporting the Public Services Boards to deliver efficiently

6 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed how Public Services Boards can be supported to maximise performance and improve consistency in undertaking their responsibilities under the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

Communities First BEL Funding for 2016-17

6 January 2016

The First Minister and the Minister for Communities & Tackling Poverty have agreed Community Purposes spending plans for 2016/17.

Approval for additional capital support to unscheduled care in Hywel Dda University Health Board

6 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved additional Welsh Government capital funding of £0.630m in 2015-16 to Hywel Dda University Health Board to increase unscheduled care capacity.

Approval of temporary and first phase of Neonatal Services development

6 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved a business justification case by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, and associated Welsh Government funding, to improve neonatal services at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

Approval for Hywel Dda University Health Board’s Business Justification Case for Prince Philip Hospital Unscheduled Care Model: Estate Changes

6 January 2016

The Minister has approved capital investment of £1.406m in 2015-16 to support the modification of the Prince Philip Hospital estate to allow the implementation of the new unscheduled care model.

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board requests release of the gain share accumulating from a projected underspend of the Children’s Hospital for Wales

6 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved that Cardiff and Vale University Health Board retain and reinvest the gain share of £1.607m across 2015-16 and 2016-17 to deliver the final works to complete the Children’s Hospital for Wales.

Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant Scheme – Disability Wales

6 January 2016

The Minister for Finance and Government Business, Minister for Health and Social Services and Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty have agreed a three year funding package totalling £600,000 for Disability Wales. Funding will be transferred from the Social Services and Integration Division delegated budget to the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty via a MEG to MEG transfer.

Redevelopment of Morriston Hospital’s Local and Regional Renal Dialysis Unit

6 January 2016

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved Welsh Government capital funding for Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board to redevelop Morriston Hospital’s local and regional renal dialysis unit.

Publication of guidance for providing and protecting habitat for wild birds

5 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to the publication of the joint Wales and England guidance for public bodies on their duties to provide and protect habitat for wild birds.

Review of activities undertaken by Governors Wales and funded by Welsh Government grant to inform decision on future grant funding

5 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to proposals for the future funding of Governors Wales informed by a review of the organisation’s grant funded activities.

Welsh Medium Scholarship Scheme – two year intensive degrees

5 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to amend the current agreement between the Welsh Ministers and the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales relating to the administration of a Welsh Medium Scholarship Scheme to enable two year intensive degrees to be included on the list of courses that are eligible for Lead and Main scholarships.

Development of a Strategy and implementation plan for federation & collaboration in Wales

5 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed that Robert Hill lead on the development of a strategy and implementation plan for the effective collaboration and federation of schools in Wales.

Electoral Arrangements Reviews

5 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed that the outstanding electoral reviews completed by the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Denbighshire, Gwynedd, Monmouthshire, Pembrokeshire, Torfaen and Powys should not be implemented to have effect for the 2017 Local Government elections.

Electoral Arrangements Reviews

5 January 2016

The Minister for Public Services has agreed that the outstanding electoral reviews completed by the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Denbighshire, Gwynedd, Monmouthshire, Pembrokeshire, Torfaen and Powys should not be implemented to have effect for the 2017 Local Government elections.

Courtauld 2025: Building a resilient and efficient food chain

5 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources and the Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed the draft statement providing Ministerial endorsement to the Courtauld 2015 statement: Building a Resilient and Efficient Food Chain.

Response to Letter from Chair of E&S Committee on community energy

4 January 2016

The Minister for Natural Resources has agreed to a letter of response to the Chair of the Environment and Sustainability in respect of Welsh Government funding for community energy schemes in Wales.

Nuclear Public Engagement

4 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved funding to support a public dialogue project to improve the understanding of nuclear energy.

Appointment of specialist advisors

4 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has approved expenditure to appoint specialist advisors to provide infrastructure finance due diligence and advice.

Planning Applications affecting Welsh Trunk Roads

4 January 2016

The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has agreed to officials responding to planning applications submitted to Welsh Ministers within statutory timescales.

Allocation of the Grant to Promote and Facilitate the Use of the Welsh Language

4 January 2016

The First Minister has approved the allocation of grants to promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh language for the period of 2016-17.

Early Years Development Officers in the Voluntary Sector 2016/17

4 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed to extend the current grant funding arrangements to the non maintained sector umbrella membership organisations for Foundation Phase / Early Years Development Officers in the Voluntary Sector 2016-17.

Assessment Expert Group - A curriculum for Wales - a curriculum for life

4 January 2016

The Minister for Education and Skills has agreed the establishment of an Assessment Expert Group to take forward the assessment work stream (building block 6) of the implementation plan for A Curriculum for Wales: A Curriculum for Life'.'

Application presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel

4 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Skills & Technology has approved the application for funding under the Flexible Skills Programme.

Delivery of additional services requested to improve the visitor experience at heritage sites

4 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and First Minister are being asked to agree proposals to award contract to deliver additional activities in order to improve the visitor experience and deliver additional commercial income at Welsh Government’s heritage sites before the end of March 2016.

Setting the Red Meat Levy 2016/17

4 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food agreed the Welsh Red Meat Levy rates and recovery costs at abattoirs and auction markets for 2016/17.

Funding for Welsh Pavilion at Seafood Expo Global, April 2016

4 January 2016

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food approved a release of budget to enable the delivery of a Welsh Pavilion at Seafood Expo Global 2016.