Summaries of the decisions made by ministers.

First published:
4 January 2017
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Support for Community Councils

22 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to the approach to funding for the community and town council sector in 2018-19.

Volvo Ocean  Race 

22 December 2017

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to provide grant funding to Cardiff Council towards the increased costs of hosting the transatlantic stopover in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017/18.

2020 Para-cycling Track World Championships

22 December 2017

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to provide are content with providing grant funding in support of a bid from British Cycling to the International Cycling Union for Newport to host the 2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships.

Porthcawl Eastern Promenade Coastal Risk Management Scheme

22 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved grant funding towards the cost of design work of a future coastal risk management scheme at Porthcawl Eastern Promenade.

Application for a direction under the EIA (Forestry) (England and Wales) Regulations 1999  

22 December 2017

The Minister for the Environment has approved a Direction to be given in respect of a proposed afforestation project at Maes Mynach, Cynghordy, Carmarthenshire, and agreed that the project is a “relevant project” that would require consent under the Regulations to proceed.

Establishing a “ Better jobs closer to home” pilot

22 December 2017

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed social enterprise procurement to establish a manufacturing unit and operate as an ILM. In addition. The Leader of the House also agreed funding towards a pilot.

Public Local Inquiry for the A465 Sections 5 & 6   

22 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Transport has agreed to proceed with a Public Local Inquiry for the A465 Sections 5 & 6 Dowlais to Hirwaun Dualling project.

The acquisition of land at Bridgend  

22 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the acquisition of land at Bridgend.

Disposal of land in Newtown, Powys   

22 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Transport has approved the sale of land in Newtown.

Promotion of professional standards for teaching and leadership

22 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to additional funding to develop and distribute communication materials to promote the professional standards for teaching and leadership.

Legal title to museum collections        

21 December 2017

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to support a piece of work which addresses a long-term issue that has faced the sector regarding the ownership of collections.

Approval to commit funding to develop Hwb for post-16 learning providers   

21 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding for a dedicated three-year post to expand Hwb, the Welsh Government’s digital learning platform, to meet the needs of post-16 learning providers.

Hay Festival 2018    

21 December 2017

The First Minister has agreed a further package of funding to support delivery of a number of educational programmes as part of the Hay Festival 2018.

Budget allocation for the centenary of voting rights for women      

21 December 2017

The Leader of the House and Cabinet Secretary for Finance have agreed to transfer funding to reserves in 2017-18 to release in 2018-19 to align with the delivery of the centenary of voting rights for women.

National Transport Finance Plan      

21 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the National Transport Finance Plan 2017 Update.

Core funding to support the social enterprise sector  

21 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved continuation of core funding to support the social enterprise sector and bespoke social enterprise business support in Wales.

Mudiad Meithrin Grant      

21 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved Mudiad Meithrin’s grant allocation and work programme for 2018-2020.

Welsh Medium Improvement Scheme      

21 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Financial agreement and the proposals to be included in the revised grant documentation to enable Aberystwyth University to deliver the Welsh Medium Improvement Scheme for academic year 2018/19.

The National Academy for Educational Leadership task and finish group        

21 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to extend the timescales and capacity of the National Academy for Educational Leadership task and finish group.

Coastal Communities Fund    

21 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration has approved continuation of the Coastal Communities Fund in Wales.

Help to Buy Wales Governance Arrangements 

21 December 2017

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed to replace the existing Help to Buy Wales Project Board with a Monitoring Board and agreed the Terms of Reference for that group.

Health and Care Research Wales      

21 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed the work programme for Health and Care Research Wales for 2018/19 and 2019/20.

Iris Prize Festival 2018-20

20 December 2017

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to consider providing grant funding towards the marketing and communications campaign for the Iris Prize Festival.

The Environment and Sustainable Development Core Grant extension

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed the budget allocation for the Environment and Sustainable Development Core Grant extension.

Active Travel Act Statutory Design Guidance Update

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the funding to update the statutory Design Guidance document, in support of the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013.

Capital Grants – FY2017-18 – In Year Allocations

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to allocate Capital and Revenue Funding to Local Authorities.

Sustrans Cymru Core Grant 2018-19

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the core grant funding arrangements, in principle and subject to a satisfactory business plan, to Sustrans Cymru for 2018-19.

Active Travel additional allocations for 2017/2018

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to allocate additional Capital Funding to Local Authorities for active travel schemes.

Welsh in education action plan 2017-21

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed the Welsh in education action plan 2017-21 and its publication on 18 December, and funding to support the implementation of the plan in 2018-19.

Continuation of Funding for Foundation Phase Development Officers in the Voluntary Sector 2018-19

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the continuation of funding for Foundation Phase Development Officers in the voluntary sector.

Funding for Keep Wales Tidy to operate the Eco-Schools programme

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved a 2-year settlement involving an uplift of 5% in the budget for Keep Wales Tidy to operate the Eco-Schools programme in financial year 2018-19 and that this enhanced total should be maintained for 2019-20.

Negotiation for a renewable energy development (Section 83 arrangements) at Maesgwyn near Glynneath

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed Natural Resources Wales may negotiate with a third party for an onshore wind development project near Glynneath.

Appointment of Independent Member (University) to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

20 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Professor Gary Baxter as Independent Member (University) to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for 3 years from 1 January 2018.

Extension of audit services for the Superfast Cymru Programme

19 December 2017

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to support the extension of audit services for the Superfast Cymru Programme.

Zipworld signage

19 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport have agreed to revised funding for signage for Zipworld velocity.

Sectorial Readiness paper

19 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved the Welsh Government paper on Sectoral Readiness for exiting the EU for discussion at the Ministerial quadrilateral meeting on 14th December 2017 and for it to be circulated to UK Ministers ahead of them attending the meeting.

Public Health Wales funding

19 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed Public Health Wales core funding allocations for 2018-19.

Pilot influenza surveillance in Wales

19 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to fund a pilot to establish Whole Genome Sequencing' as the frontline surveillance method for characterisation of influenza viruses detected in Wales during the 2017/18 flu season.'

Community pharmacy funding

19 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed proposals to repurpose funding from community pharmacy contractual framework funding to support a quality improvement and safety scheme for pharmacies.

Funding for Regional Community Cohesion Coordinators for 2018-19

18 December 2017

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed to continue funding to support eight Regional Community Cohesion Coordinators for 2018-19.

Launch of Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance 2017

18 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to launch Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance (WelTAG) 2017.

TrawsCymru T1C Aberystwyth to Cardiff Direct Bus Service - Outcome of Review and Way Forward - November 2017

18 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding for the introduction of an improved coach service on the TrawsCymru Aberystwyth to Cardiff service.

Repurposing of the Life Sciences Hub Wales

18 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved in principle the strategic direction and funding for the repurposing of the Life Sciences Hub Wales.

North East Wales Metro – Wrexham Bus Station and Deeside Industrial Park

18 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the allocation of funding for improvements to Wrexham Bus Station and for the delivery of Bus and Active Travel Infrastructure in Deeside Industrial Park.

North East Wales Metro - Wrexham General, Shotton and Deeside Parkway Rail Stations

18 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the allocation of funding for station improvements and the creation of an integrated transport hub at Wrexham General rail station and for the development of schemes for an integrated Shotton rail station and a new Deeside Parkway rail station. Deeside Industrial Park Bus and Active Travel Infrastructure.

GP and Dental Educator pay uplift for 2017/18

18 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed pay award for GP and dental educators for 2017/18.

Request for further financial support for Armed Forces Day 2018

14 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has approved additional funding of £50,000 for Conwy County Borough Council to host National Armed Forces Day in June 2018.

North Wales and North East Wales Metro Programme Delivery

14 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the interim arrangements for establishing Transport for Wales business unit in North Wales.

Re-appointment of Vice-chair and Independent Member to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

14 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the re-appointment of Margaret Hanson as Vice Chair and Councillor Bobby Feeley as Independent Member (Local Authority) until 31 March 2018.

District Nursing – Wales Pilot – Buurtzorg Approach

14 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to a Wales pilot of the Buurtzorg approach to district nursing for 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Childcare Offer for Wales - Proposals for Further Roll Out - Year 2 Early Implementation

13 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed the childcare offer for Wales proposals for further roll-out in year 2 of early implementation.

Childcare Offer for Wales - Long term eligibility for the offer

13 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed the eligibility criteria for the childcare offer in Wales.

Childcare offer for Wales - Temporary Exemption Periods

13 December 2017

The Minister for Children and Social Care has agreed temporary exemption periods in relation to the childcare offer for Wales.

Extension of Access Broadband Cymru & Ultrafast Connectivity Voucher Schemes

13 December 2017

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to extend the support for the Access Broadband Cymru and the Ultrafast Connectivity Voucher Schemes during the financial year 2018-2019.

Local Transport Grants - Application Guidance - FY2018-19

13 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the application process for Local Transport Capital Grants, the Application Guidance for 2018-19.

Digital and Data Sub Group

13 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed for the creation of a pilot Digital and Data Sub Group with the initial focus on technology challenges and opportunities relating to the Financial &Professional Services sector.

Sport Wales Chair Appointment Exercise – Extension of Current Chair

13 December 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to extend the appointment of Lawrence Conway as Chair of Sport Wales for a further 6 month period to 31 August 2018. Mr Conway has been in post since 15 February 2017.

Funding for an Economist Post for Housing in 2017/18 and 2018/19

13 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration has approved funding to cover 6 months costs of an Assistant Economist’s time to improve the evidence base on which future housing policy can be more effectively developed.

Annual Uplift for Policy for Social Rents 2018-19

13 December 2017

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed the level of rent increase to be applied to the Welsh Government Policy for Social Housing Rents for 2018/19 taking into consideration the current annual uplift agreement, the UK Government position on welfare reforms, and future policy direction.

Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust Estates Strategic Outline Programme

13 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has endorsed the Strategic Outline Programme for the redevelopment of the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust estate over the next 10 years.

The allocation of capital funding for Welsh Laboratory Information Management System

13 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed £1.32million Welsh Government funding for the NHS Wales Informatics Service to accelerate implementation of the Welsh Laboratory Information Management System Blood Transfusion within NHS Wales.

Consultation on Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance

12 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to publish consultation on Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance 2017.

Llangefni Link Road

12 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the allocation of further funding for Llangefni Link Road Section 3.

Membership of the REGAL Network

12 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Welsh Government’s continued membership of the REGAL Network, participation in the creation of formal non-profit association status for the Network and the associated membership fees of approximately €3k per annum.

Contravention of egg marketing rules

12 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs has agreed Welsh Ministers should exercise the enforcement powers of Ceredigion County Council conferred by the Organic Products Regulations 2009 in relation to an investigation into the contravention of egg marketing rules for organic eggs.

Planning application by Valero Energy Limited

12 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Planning Inspector’s recommendation to grant planning permission with conditions on a Development of National Significance application by Valero for a Cogeneration Facility on land at the Valero Pembroke refinery and issued a decision letter.

Request for additional funding

12 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed additional funding for the original budget regarding the procurement of Integrated Sustainability Appraisal for National Development Framework.

Regeneration pipeline project proposals

12 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and Minister for Housing and Regeneration has approved regeneration pipeline project proposals for 2017-18 for capital projects to be completed across Wales to the total award of £4,982,994.00.

Pilot on TB opt-out testing in prison

12 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to fund a TB opt-out testing pilot in HMP Cardiff during January and February 2018.

The Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant 2016-17 - 2018-19 - agreement of Grant Award in 2018-19

11 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed the sustainable social services third sector grants for 2018-2019.

Provision of Controlled Emission Toilet emptying equipment at rail depots in Wales

11 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the provision of capital funding to Arriva Trains Wales for the installation of Controlled Emission Toilet emptying equipment at Canton, Rhymney, Machynlleth and Carmarthen rail depots.

The Confirmation of Compulsory Purchase Order 2017

11 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed for the Isle of Anglesey County Council to confirm the Compulsory Purchase Order for Llangefni Link Road Stage 3.

International Trade Select Committee Inquiry

11 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has provided a response to the UK Government International Trade Select Committee’s Inquiries into the Work of the Department for International Trade and the Continuing Application of EU Trade Agreements after Brexit.

Appointments to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

11 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a series of new appointments to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales. Sir Keith Burnett, James Davies, Sarah John and Professor Helen Marshall have been appointed with effect from 1 December 2017. Lesley Davies, Professor Aaqil Ahmed, Professor Christine Ennew and Robert Humphreys will be appointed early in 2018 as current members of the Funding Council stand down.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

11 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved five applications for a new programme of study and one application for an additional programme of study for post-16 specialist provision.

Funding for Cardiff Universitys Doctorate in Educational Psychology Professional Training Programme'

11 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to continue funding for a further cohort from September 2018, whilst negotiations about arrangements from 2019/20 onwards are concluded.

Seafish Corporate Plan

11 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved the Seafish Corporate Plan 2018-2021.

Yearly Operational Running Costs for the Apprenticeship Matching Service for Period 2017 – 2018

6 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning have approved expenditure for the yearly operational running costs of the Apprenticeship Matching Service to Careers Wales for its penultimate year of operation in the current format (April 2017- March 2018).

Wales 360

6 December 2017

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed funding for the Wales 360 Mountain Bike event in Mid-North Wales 2018-2020.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments Nov-Dec 2017

6 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the payments under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Direction to Submit an Integrated Network Map

6 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has issued a Direction to Monmouthshire County Council to submit their Integrated Network Map by 28 February 2018.

A465 Section 5 & 6 Blight Notice

6 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the acceptance of a Statutory Blight Notice served on Welsh Ministers in connection with the A465 Heads of the Valleys Sections 5 & 6 road scheme.

Food Analyst in Knowledge and Analytical Services team

6 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to recruit and fund through Food Division’s programme budget a full time staff member, for a fixed 2 year term, to work specifically as a dedicated support to the Food Division.

Response to Children, Young People and Education Committee report on Perinatal Mental Health

6 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed a response to the Children, Young People and Education Committee report into perinatal mental health.

Alcohol Concern Cymru Funding Proposal - 2018-20

6 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed more than £300,000 Welsh Government funding to support Alcohol Concern Cymru’s work to continue to tackle alcohol misuse in Wales.

Lets Walk Cymru

6 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport have agreed to extend funding to Ramblers Cymru to support Let’s Walk Cymru for 16 months.

EVO Triangle Task and Finish Group Report

5 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed that Conwy and Denbighshire County Councils should be asked to submit an application to the Road Safety Capital Grant for 2018-19 in respect of the road network referred to as the EVO Triangle.

The Pupils educated other than at School Framework for Action

5 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the final version of the Pupils educated other than at School Framework for Action for publication.

Position on support for onshore wind and solar developments

5 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to endorse the final draft of the ‘public position on support for onshore wind and solar’ paper and to write to BEIS on behalf of all the signatories of the paper.

Funding for Time to Change Wales

5 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed an extension of funding from January 2018 to March 2018, for the current Phase 2 of the Time to Change Wales Campaign.

Amendment to Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa/Careers Wales - Articles of Association

4 December 2017

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning has agreed the amendment to the Articles of Association for Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa.

Assessment of Powys Childrens Service Improvement Plan'

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed next steps in relation to the assessment of Powys Children’s Service Improvement Plan.

Childcare Offer for Wales - Proposals for further roll-out in year one of early implementation - Phase 2

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed proposals for further roll-out in year one of early implementation, phase 2 in relation to the childcare offer for Wales.

Periodic review of the Voluntary Welsh Bus Quality Standards

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the draft second edition of the Voluntary Welsh Bus Quality Standards and to its publication by the end of December 2017.

Additional Claimants costs arising from flooding on the Glasdir, Ruthin

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved legal costs for property matters.

A Level Improvement Plan and Strategy

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding to build consortia capacity for post-16 challenge advice and support to improve teaching & learning for A levels.

Research Project into changes to school structures

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to commission a research project to understand how schools are adapting their management and curriculum structures to prepare and support practitioners to adapt to the new curriculum and assessment arrangements. The associated funding has also been approved.

Mr Meakin Environmental Impact Assessment Agriculture Appeal Hearing Outcome

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed with the independent Planning Inspector’s recommendation to dismiss an appeal issued under the Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (Wales) Regulations 2017 and wrote notifying the appellant accordingly.

Land for Housing Scheme 2017-18 - Approval of Loan Applications

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed to the awarding of loans to Registered Social Landlords for the Land for Housing Scheme 2017/18, which will help to contribute to the 20,000 affordable homes target.

Options Paper - NHS Wales Performers List

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to a 10-week informal consultation period on options to simplify the process for performers in the UK to perform primary medical and dental services in Wales.

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee inquiry into primary care clusters report

4 December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed a response regarding the primary care clusters report.

Improving Further Education Provision and Practice for Independent Living Skills

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the funding of a Colegau Cymru led project to develop improved provision and practice.

Securing provision for learners with learning difficulties at specialist further education establishments

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to the publication of technical guidance for specialist Further Education establishments and revised technical guidance for Careers Wales.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - Oct 2017

30 November 2017

The First Minister has agreed the Business Case for Powys County Council, recommended by the Capital Investment Panel on 25th October 2017, for approval in principle of this Full Business Case.

Re-appointment of Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board Chair

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed a recommendation on the review of the Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board limit and the re-appointment of Miss Kerry Diamond as Chair.

B2B Events

30 November 2017

The First Minister of Wales and The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure associated with the development and delivery of strategic B2B events across priority sectors in support of strategic priorities for 2018/19.

Disposal of Plot C2, Vale of Neath Business Park, Resolven

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the sale of land at Resolven.

Sale of land at Parc Bryn Cegin, Bangor

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the sale of land at Parc Bryn Cegin, Bangor.

Extension of contract for the Wales Social Partners Unit for the period 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved an approach to support engagement between the social partners in Wales and the Welsh Government.

Nexus House, Newport

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the surrender of a lease and the grant of two new leases at Nexus House, Newport.

Rail Freight in Wales

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed for officials to explore options to support rail freight in Wales.

Publication of the Amaeth Cymru Roadmap: The future of agriculture in Wales: the way forward

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the report by Amaeth Cymru Partnership Group onto the Welsh Government website.

Additional Funding for Augmentative and Alternative Communication Equipment

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to provide up to £240,000 additional Welsh Government funding towards the cost across Wales in 2017-18.

Programme for Learning for NHS Wales

30 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to fund a diploma in NHS planning to support planning in NHS Wales.

Approval to Publish the Next Generation Access Broadband Formal Open Market Review Results

29 November 2017

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to publish the Next Generation Access Broadband formal Open Market Review results.

Welsh Government Enterprise Hubs

29 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the establishment of four additional Enterprise Incubator Hubs to compliment the first Hub at Wrexham and in response to market failure in specific regions of Wales.

Education Digital Guidance

29 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the online publication of Education Digital Guidance for Schools.

Leadership Development

29 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed an allocation of funding to consortia for developing the Future Leadership programme and Mentoring and Network Support Programme.

Letter to Chief Executive Carmarthenshire County Council Ref 41-43 Felinfoel Road

29 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Chief Executive of Carmarthenshire County Council regarding a building regulation matter in Felinfoel Road, Llanelli.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning has approved three applications for a new programme of study and one request for additional support for post-16 specialist provision.

All Wales Public Service Graduate Programme

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed the increase in starting salary for the graduates on the All Wales Public Service Graduate Programme.

Festival of Voice 2018

27 November 2017

The First Minister of Wales has approved support for the Festival of Voice 2018.

Audit Support for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA) Project

27 November 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to award the contract for audit support to the PSBA Project to the successful bidder Broomfield Alexander.

Acquisition of Property

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the acquisition of a property under statutory blight provisions.

St Athan Airfield Preparatory transition works

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the budget and implementation of works required to prepare St Athan Airfield and Business Park for transition to civil control.

Micro & Small Business Fund

27 November 2017

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved funding for 1 tourism project through the Rural Development Programme Capital Investment Fund.

Funding to regional consortia

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the new approach of funding regional consortia for next financial year which will include rationalisation of grants along with an earlier notification of an indicative quantum allocation to enable improved business planning by the regional Consortia.

Collaborative Change Programme capital budget

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed the allocation for 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Building for the Future Recommendation to Support the Redevelopment of the Taff Vale Site Pontypridd

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has approved the allocation of grant support under the Building for the Future programme towards the development of the Taff Vale site in Pontypridd.

Appointment of Independent Members to Hywel Dda University Health Board

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to advertise for the appointment of Independent Members (Community and Third Sector) to Hywel Dda University Health Board.

Policy advice relating to provision of counter fraud support functions to aid NHS Wales Counter Fraud Services

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health & Social Services has approved new arrangements to delegate the function of the counter fraud support services provision for NHS Wales, to NHS Counter Fraud Authority under section 83 of the Government of Wales Act 2006.

Appointment of Associate Member to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Lance Carver, Director of Social Services, Vale of Glamorgan Council, as an Associate Member to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

Re-appointment of Independent Members to Hywel Dda University Health Board

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint David Powell as Independent Member (Information Communication and Technology) for 18 months and Adam Morgan as Independent Member (Trade Union) for 4 years to Hywel Dda University Health Board.

Appointment of Vice-chair and Independent Member to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

27 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to advertise for a Vice Chair and Independent Member (Local Authority) .

Evaluation of the Diversity in Democracy Programme

23 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has approved the proposed evaluation of the Diversity in Democracy Programme and expenditure to fund it.

National Botanic Garden of Wales

23 November 2017

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed that officials should inform the National Botanic Garden of Wales of its grant allocation for 2018-19 as published in the draft Budget announced on 24th October.

Proposals for a joint Families First and Flying Start Conference - March 2018

23 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed to the organisation and delivery of a joint Families First and Flying Start conference to take place in March 2018.

A465 Section 5 & 6 Blight Notice

23 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the acceptance of a Statutory Blight Notice served on Welsh Ministers in connection with the A465 Heads of the Valleys Dualling Scheme.

Teachers Pay and Conditions Task and Finish Group'

23 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to establish a Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Task and Finish Group that will review the current arrangements for teacher employment in Wales and make recommendations designed to secure improved educational outcomes for learners.

Proposals to spend remainder of the performance fund

23 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the allocation of the remaining £1.684 million of £50 million to improve waiting times performance across Wales.

Community Based Entrepreneurship

22 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the establishment of a path finder project to encourage regional community based entrepreneurship.

Proposed marketing for sale of premises at Parc Menai, Bangor

22 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved proceeding with the marketing of premises for disposal on the open market.

Insurance scheme for Approved Inspectors

22 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved the Lockton Companies insurance policies as an insurance scheme provider for Approved Inspectors in Wales and agreed to issue the notice of Approval.

Heat Networks Investment Programme

22 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to continue to participate in the England & Wales Heat Networks Development Programme.

Commonwealth Local Government Forum membership

22 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed the continued membership for the Welsh Government of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum and payment of the annual membership fee.

Written Statement - GP training

22 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed a written statement on the increase in GP trainee fill rates following the conclusion of round 2 recruitment.

Social Care Wales pay remit

20 November 2017

The Minister for Children and Social Care has approved the pay remit application for the 12 month period from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 for Social Care Wales.

Joint venture with Isle of Anglesey County Council

20 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved entering into Joint Venture and provide match funding to deliver new business units at Penrhos, Holyhead.

Property Development Grant application

20 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a Property Development grant to support the development of new industrial units at Deeside Industrial Estate.

Variation of a restrictive covenant

20 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the variation of a restrictive covenant registered against land in Cardiff.

Eco-Schools Food growing Project - Support for additional funding to support more schools

20 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the funding.

Enforcement of the Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs)(Wales) Regulations 2014

20 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed in principle to two further projects under the Partnership Delivery Plan being developed to explore enforcement of the Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs)(Wales) Regulations 2014 in Wales.

Project Bank Accounts

20 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has approved updated guidance on the use of Project Bank Accounts for all construction and infrastructure projects and any other appropriate contracts valued at £2m or more which are delivered by or are part funded by Welsh Government. This guidance is also intended as best practice advice for all other Welsh public sector bodies.

Appointment of Chief Executive to Health Education and Improvement Wales

20 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the selection panel’s recommendation to appoint Mrs Alexandra Howells as the first Chief Executive of Health Education and Improvement Wales.

Exercise of functions by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW)

16 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to HEFCW exercising certain functions of Welsh Ministers from April 2018 relating to the specific designation of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Funding for case studies on co-production

16 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has declined a one off financial contribution to support the joint initiative working with Sustainable Places Research Institute to produce videos of good practice in co-producing solutions for more sustainable environmental, health, housing and social care improvements and which demonstrate creative and different ways of working.

Welsh National Park Authorities Indicative Revenue Grant

16 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed indicative funding for the Welsh National Park Authorities of £9,028,000 for 2018/19 and £8,555,000 for 2019/20.

Approval for a new institutional risk review process

15 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the new institutional risk review process for the Further Education sector.

Life Sciences Hub Appointments

15 November 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed the appointment of Professor, Sir Mansel Aylward as Chair and Mr Jarred Evans, Dr Rhodri Griffiths, Dr Melya Hughes Crameri, Professor Tim Irish, Mr Rupert Jones, Mr Chris Martin, Ms Catherine O’Brien and Dr Penny Owen as Board Members of Life Sciences Hub Wales Limited.

White Ribbon Day 2017

15 November 2017

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed the funding from the Welsh Government for the external focused White Ribbon Day activities on 25 November 2017.

Professional standards for teaching and leadership and assisting teaching

15 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the work identified, and associated budget, for consortia to carry out to support the implementation of the new professional standards for teaching and leadership and the new professional standards for assisting teaching.

Post Interview Education Workforce Council Appointments

15 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the appointment of Clare Jones as Council Member to the Education Workforce Council from 13 November 2017 until 31 March 2019.

Basic Safety Standards Directive - Transfer of enforcement responsibility for equipment used in medical exposures

15 November 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Health agreed proposals for the further transfer of functions from the Health and Safety Executive in respect of the inspection of the use of radioactive substances in healthcare.

Elective Home Education

14 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed proposals to verify, develop and collect data on elective home education and to support a fact finding visit to the Republic of Ireland.

The establishment of the National Academy for Educational Leadership

14 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the purpose, objectives and suggested organisational structure of the National Academy for Educational Leadership.

Re-appointment of member to the Community Health Council

14 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and social services has agreed to re-appoint Rhian Lloyd-Protheroe to Cwm Taf Community Health Council for four years up to 31 September 2021.

Northern Access Road at St Athan

13 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding for the delivery of the Northern Access Road at St Athan.

National Digital Learning Event 2018

13 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding in financial year 2018-19 for the National Digital Learning Event and Awards 2018.

Recruitment Campaign

13 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a targeted recruitment campaign for Initial Teacher Education (ITE), specifically aimed at priority subjects following the announcement of the teaching incentives during her oral statement on 24 October.

Appointments to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

13 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the appointment plan to advertise for a Chair of the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust.

Disposal of land in Cardigan

9 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of land in Cardigan.

International Boxing Association (Amateur) World Series of Boxing

9 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved grant funding towards the marketing and staging of a British Lionhearts (GB Boxing) group stage match of the International Boxing Association (Amateur) World Series of Boxing to be held in Newport in April 2018.

National Digital Exploitation Centre

9 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding support for Investment in the design phase of an National Digital Exploitation Centre.

Making a difference: A guide for the designated person for looked after children in schools

9 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the publication of Making a difference: A guide for the designated person for looked after children in schools.

Welsh National Marine Plan and proposals for formal consultation

9 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to consult on the Welsh National Marine Plan, and is seeking the agreement of the Secretary of State for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs to the elements of the plan which relate to retained functions.

Meeting with Mayors of Liverpool City Region , Greater Manchester & the West of England Combined Authorities

9 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Mayors to arrange to meet to discuss the National Development Framework.

Local Development Plan Delivery Agreement Timetable Extension Request

9 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed an extension request from Flintshire County Council in relation to its Local Development Plan preparation timetable.

Llandrindod Wells Hospital Car Park Purchase

9 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed funding for 2017-18 to Powys Teaching Health Board to improve parking facilities at Llandrindod Wells Memorial Hospital.

Wentloog Studio Operator Agreement

8 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed a new management agreement for the Wentloog Studio facility.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales

8 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed an application to register T? Dan Y Coed, Swansea as a new independent school.

Funding for social welfare advice services

7 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed the continuation grant funding for generalist and specialist social welfare information and advice service provision to 30 September 2019, and proposals for the provision to become a single advice services grant/contract to be planned and delivered on a regional basis.

Chair of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

7 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the Deputy Chair of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management acting as an interim Chair and agreed proposals for the appointment of a new Chair.

Appoint to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

7 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to advertise to appoint an Independent Member (Trade Union) to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales

3 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and the First Minister have agreed to the publication of evidence to pursue the devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales.

The Welsh Whelk Fishery

3 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of the Summary of Responses document following the recent consultation on future management plans for the Welsh Whelk Fishery.

Appointment of new CEO for Natural Resources Wales

3 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved appointment of Clare Pillman as the new CEO of Natural Resources Wales.

Draft air quality guidance for the NHS

3 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to issue draft guidance for NHS staff on air quality for consultation.

Procurement of Consultants

1 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the procurement.

Repayment of Business Finance Award

1 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed a repayment of business finance from a company.

Initial Teacher Education Intake Targets 2018-19

1 November 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the all Wales allocation of Initial Teacher Education intake numbers for our currently accredited Initial Teacher Education providers for courses commencing academic year 2018/19.

National Software and Cyber Security Academies

31 October 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to extend resource funding to Innovation Point to support the development.

Digital Festival 2018

31 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed the commitment and resource to deliver a Digital Festival event in 2018.

Sale of land

31 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of a plot of land in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire.

Parents’ guide to the Foundation Phase

31 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the publication and promotion of ‘A Parents’ and Carers’ guide to the Foundation Phase’.

Welsh Government Drought Plan Guiding Principles for Developing Water Undertaker Drought Plans 2020

31 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the publication of the Welsh Government Guiding Principles for Developing Water Undertaker Drought Plans for 2020 and the Drought Plan (Wales) Direction 2017 for signature by a Deputy Director for issue and publication.

Rent to Own and Shared Ownership – Wales Scheme

27 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a funding allocation in 2017/18 .

Membership of Consortium of Institutions for Development and Research in Education in Europe

27 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a payment to secure the Welsh Government’s membership.

National Professional Qualification for Headship programme

27 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding for 2017/2018.

Re-appointments to Natural Resources Wales’ Board

27 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to Natural Resources Wales Board Members to extend their tenures for one year.

Installation of a Modular Theatre

27 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed funding for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for 2017-18, for the purchase and installation of a single modular theatre at University Hospital, Llandough.

Business Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Activities for October 2017 - December 2017

26 October 2017

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

M4 Corridor around Newport - Blight Notice

26 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the acceptance of a Statutory Blight Notice served on Welsh Ministers in connection with the M4 Corridor around Newport Scheme.

A465 Heads of the Valleys Dualling Scheme - Blight Notice

26 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the acceptance of a Statutory Blight Notice served on Welsh Ministers in connection with the A465 Heads of the Valleys Dualling Scheme.

Enviro Scallop Fishing in Welsh Waters 2017/18 Season

26 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue authorisations pursuant to the Byelaws of the former Welsh Sea Fisheries Committees for the 2017/18 scallop season on the basis the activities permitted by those authorisations will not have a likely significant effect on the various Welsh European Marine Sites within the relevant area.

Disposal of former Webbs Timber Yard, Treforest

25 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed to the freehold sale of 5.68 acres of land at Treforest.

Wales Enterprise Zones Business Rates Scheme 2016-17

25 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved recommendations for support from the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme.

Update of Technical Advice Note 20: Planning and the Welsh language

25 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed publication of an update to planning guidance document Technical Advice Note (TAN 20) and a report on the public consultation on TAN 20.

Bay Edge Walkway

24 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a financial contribution for improvement of a pedestrian and cycle link adjacent to Channel Dry Dock, Cardiff Bay.

Innovation Grant scheme - Cymraeg 2050

24 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding towards the Grant Cymraeg 2050 scheme.

Response to the ‘Funding Renewable Energy Projects in Wales’ report

24 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Welsh Government response to the ‘Funding Renewable Energy Projects in Wales’ report by the Institute of Wales Affairs.

Support for a joint review of current UK CMO guidelines for physical activity in the UK

24 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed a £25k contribution to support a joint review of current UK CMO guidelines for physical activity in the UK.

Targeted Regeneration Investment

20 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the announcement of a new Targeted Regeneration Investment programme for Wales and accompanying guidance following an engagement exercise with local authorities and delivery partners.

Disposal of land at Tonyrefail

20 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the freehold sale of 2.56 acres of land at Tonyrefail.

Appointment of an Independent Member

20 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to advertise to appoint an Independent Member (Trade Union) to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Housing Coalfields Regeneration Trust - request for additional funding

19 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed additional capital funding for financial year 2017/18 for the Coalfields Regeneration Trust.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

19 October 2017

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 an over-declaration penalty deduction to a 2015 Basic Payment Scheme payment.

Flying Start Capital Funding

19 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved a bid for capital funding from Powys.

Welsh Government and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership Collaborative PhD Studentship on Community Tension Monitoring

19 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to support a PhD Studentship on Community Tension Monitoring in collaboration with Cardiff University, Welsh Police and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership.

Proposed Joint Venture Agreements – Land at Ty Ddu, Nelson and Caerphilly, Brocastle, Bridgend

19 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved recommendations for entering into Joint Venture Agreements with Bridgend County Borough Council and Caerphilly Borough Council.

Swansea Bay City Region – facilitation of private sector input

19 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to an approach to deliver business engagement activity in the Swansea Bay City Region.

Appointment of Consultants- Property Development Grant Schemes

19 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for specialist advice.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

19 October 2017

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 reduce a 2015 Glastir payment due to the applicant’s failure to submit required supporting documentation by the stated deadline.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

19 October 2017

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 approve an application for the Basic Payment Scheme Young Farmer payment as the applicant had not provided sufficient supporting evidence by the required deadline.

Transport Decision on application for Transport and Works Act Order: "Network Rail (Summerway Overbridge) Order 2017"

19 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Inspector’s recommendation to make the Network Rail (Summerway Overbridge) Order 2017.

General Practitioner & Psychiatry Trainee Incentive Schemes

19 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to the incentive schemes for GP trainees to operate for a further year and also to cover the cost of one sitting of the final examinations for those Core Psychiatry Trainees applying for posts in 2018.

Bwthyn Macmillan Specialist Care Unit at Royal Glamorgan Hospital

19 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed funding for Cwm Taf University Health Board in 2017-18 towards a Macmillan Cancer Support purpose-designed, specialist palliative care unit at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

Business Finance

17 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to defer repayments of repayable funding for a business.

Business Finance

17 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding for an infrastructure project in Rhyl.

Business Finance

17 October 2017

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

Business Finance

17 October 2017

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

Business Finance

17 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed funding for a business

Business Finance

17 October 2017

The First Minister has agreed funding for a business.

Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee Letter regarding the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Future Landscapes Wales

17 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Chair of the Climate Change Environment and Rural Affairs Committee regarding a paper from the UK Assessment Panel of the International Union for Conservation of Nature World Commission on Protected Areas on the ‘Future Landscapes: Delivering for Wales’ report.

Appointment of Independent Member (Local Authority) to Public Health Wales NHS Trust

17 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to advertise for the role.

Interventions on Welsh Government Trunk Road and Motorway Network for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) reductions

16 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed a tender can be issued to consider interventions on the Trunk Road Network for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) reductions.

Flying Start Capital Funding

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved small increases in Flying Start Capital funding for projects in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Swansea.

Armed Forces Covenant Awards

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to award funding to sponsor 160 Infantry Brigade and Head Quarters in Wales, for the Armed Forces in Wales.

Universal Service Obligation for broadband

12 October 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed a response to a consultation by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on the design of the new broadband Universal Service Obligation.

Revised arrangements for the administration and funding of a Welsh Medium Scholarship scheme

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved revised arrangements regarding the funding and administration of a Welsh medium scholarship scheme from 2018-19.

Analysis of teacher recruitment and retention

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the tendering and funding of a research project on Teacher Recruitment and Retention in Wales.

Planning Called-in application for hotel and spa at Valley Enterprise Park, Monmouthshire

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has refused outline planning permission for the development at Valley Enterprise Park, Monmouth.

Annual review of Local Authority smallholding estate

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has written to Local Authorities to reaffirm Welsh Government support of the smallholding estate held by them and agreed, in principle, to the issue of a Policy Statement on Local Authority held smallholdings in Spring 2018.

Hybu Cig Cymru

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding support for Hybu Cig Cymru to deliver a three year Enhanced Export Programme designed to deliver growth of Welsh red meat exports during 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2020/21.

The design of flexible carbon budgets

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to adopt the advice of the UK Committee on Climate Change which proposes carbon budgets are expressed as “an average percentage reduction to be achieved across the five year period, based on 1990 levels”.

Appointment of Vice-chair to Abertawe Bro Morganwwg University Health Board

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to appoint Emma Woollett as Vice-chair for three years.

National Mobilisation allocation of capital funding for installation of Wi-Fi

12 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Spot has agreed funding to the health board for improving access to wi-fi to maximise the benefits of digital technology in improving patient care.

Transport Qatar Airways Marketing Partnership

9 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed a Marketing Partnership between the Welsh Government and Qatar Airways.

Deeside Industrial park – highways adoption

9 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the payment of a commuted sum to Flintshire County Council to enable estate roads serving Deeside Industrial Park, Deeside to be adopted.

Termination of contracts

9 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the renegotiations of a collaboration agreement.

Recovered Planning Appeal for Residential Development at Hendredenny Drive, Caerphilly

9 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has determined the recovered planning appeal for residential development at Land North of Hendredenny, Caerphilly and outline planning permission is granted.

Fit For Market / Fit For Export Programme

9 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a budget of £2,800,000 in the remainder of this financial year for the Fit For Market / Fit For Export Programme to enable the delivery of a targeted Food Tourism Content Marketing Campaign and a suite of business support and intervention programmes.

Re- appointment of Chair to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

9 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to re-appoint Dr Peter Higson as Chair of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board for 1 year from 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018.

Land for Housing Scheme 2017-18

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved the continuation of the Land for Housing scheme to provide loan funding to Registered Social Landlord’s to support housing delivery through securing land supply.

Innovative Funding Request Torfaen

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed an additional funding request from Torfaen to support the Obesity Early Intervention Project in the Local Authority.

Building for the Future Recommendations from Regeneration Capital Investment Panel 2017

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the Welsh Government award of Targeted Match Funding in respect of the following Building for Future projects, the Holyhead Market Hall, Caerphilly Miners Centre for the Community and The Plaza etc Port Talbot.

Approval of first quarter of the 2017-18 Budget to maintain the Motorway & Trunk Road Network

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the expenditure to maintain the motorway and trunk road network during the first quarter of 2017-18.

Prioritisation of New Station Proposals - Mid Wales

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to take forward Carno station for further Stage 2 assessment work under the new stations prioritisation process.

Welsh Public Library Standards 2016-17 Performance

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure approved the issuing of the assessment reports and feedback letters to all local authorities regarding the performance of their library services during 2016-17.

A465 Sections 5 & 6 Blight Notice

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the acceptance of a Statutory Blight Notice served on Welsh Ministers in connection with the A465 Heads of the Valleys Dualling Scheme.

Artes Mundi 2018-19

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to provide Major Events grant funding support for Artes Mundi 8 running from October 2018 to February 2019.

Initial Teacher Education Pilot Mentor Programme

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding to support a pilot programme to inform a national model for the preparation of teacher mentors for Initial Teacher Education students.

Extension to a board appointment of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

5 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the re- appointment of Ian Crute to the Board of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board for a further 6 months.

Appeal on a decision not to fund a post-16 programme of study at Specialist Further Education establishment

4 October 2017

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to overturn the original decision, and noted the funding implications of this decision.

Adoption Support Funding for 2017-18

4 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children, Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed funding in 2017-18 to support the National Adoption Service to improve and develop adoption support services in Wales.

The Mobile Action Plan for Wales

4 October 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science, Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government have approved the Mobile Action Plan for Wales.

Land at Callaghan Square, Cardiff

3 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the marketing of land and property with Central Cardiff Enterprise Zone for disposal and redevelopment.

Changes to the administration process of a company

3 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed to the changes and related costs.

Cavity Wall Insulation Minimum Technical Competence

3 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed changes to the competent person’s scheme monitoring for Cavity Wall Insulation from 1 October 2017.

Substance Misuse Action Fund Capital Project

3 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed a substance misuse action fund capital project for Powys Area Planning Board for the purchase and refurbishment of the old TSB Bank, Welshpool.

Substance Misuse Action Fund Capital Project

3 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed a substance misuse action fund capital project for Powys Area Planning Board for the purchase and refurbishment of the old TSB Bank, Welshpool.

Appointment of Vice-chair to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board – Interview Outcome

3 October 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to appoint Charles Janczewski as Vice-Chair of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for four years from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2021.

Approval to commit funding to quality improvement projects

29 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to commit funding for two projects that support quality improvement in the post-16 sector.

Allocation of Additional Learning Support Funding to Further Education institutions 2017/18

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the allocation for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

National Day Nurseries Association Cymru grant funding

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretaries for Communities & Children and Economy & Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills & Science have agreed funding to support National Day Nurseries Association Cymru’s childcare works projects during financial years 17/18 and 18/19.

Establishment of a Commission on Justice in Wales

28 September 2017

The First Minister has agreed to the establishment of a Commission on Justice in Wales.

Deeside Corridor Announcement of preferred route

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the announcement of the Red Option as the Preferred Route for the A55/A494 Deeside Corridor and to protect it for planning purposes.

Factory Extension for Zip Clip Ltd

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the construction of a factory extension at Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool.

Estyn Thematic Report - Careers & World of Work Framework Response

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the Welsh Government response to Estyn’s Thematic review report on ‘The implementation of the Careers and the World of Work framework in secondary schools.’

Feeding fallen stock to packs of hounds

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to up dating the authorisation made under the EU Animal By-products Regulation 1069/2009, which sets the conditions for feeding of fallen stock to hounds.

Decarbonisation Finance

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to fund the 2017/18 Decarbonisation programme pressures through re-prioritising funding from the MEG.

Settlement of proceeds of a crime application for offences contrary to the Egg and Chicks (Wales) Regulations 2010 and Fraud Act 2006

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs and Counsel General have agreed a financial settlement offer to be paid by Mr John Edward Morgan as proceeds of crime resulting from a successful prosecution securing convictions for offences contrary to the Egg and Chicks (Wales) Regulations 2010 and Fraud Act 2006.

Service led development of interim guiding principles for district nurse staffing

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed interim guiding staffing principles for district nursing.

Appointment of Associate Member (Health Professionals Forum) to Hywel Dda University Health Board

28 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to appoint Dr Kerry Donovan, Chair of Hywel Dda University Health Board’s Health Professionals Forum, as an Associate Member to the Health Board.

Funding for post-16 programme of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to overturn a decision to reject an application for a new programme of study at a Specialist Further Education establishment.

The Promo Cymru Family Point Helpline

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed further funding to support the Promo Cymru Family Point Helpline until 31 December 2017.

Business Finance

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the funding of a loan and associated professional fees for a business.

Funding for Innovation Point

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed extending the funding period for Innovation Point. This will not involve the allocation of additional funds.

Business Finance

26 September 2017

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

Business Finance

26 September 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the First Minister have approved funding for a business in the Life Science sector.

Business Finance

26 September 2017

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

Business Finance

26 September 2017

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

Business Finance

26 September 2017

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

Business Finance

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for three businesses.

Business Finance

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed commercial support for a project based in Newport.

Business Finance

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to amend a funding profile for a business in the Pembrokeshire area.

Innovative Product Development and Regional Tourism Delivery in 2017-2020

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for two tourism projects through the Rural Development Programme capital investment fund.

Sustainable Buildings Funding Policy review

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to officials implementing the proposed revisions to the Sustainable Buildings Funding Policy and officials making the necessary changes to the Sustainable Buildings Funding Policy guidance document.

Programme of innovative natural resources and climate change policy delivery delivered via the Eco-Schools network

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a programme of innovative natural resources and climate change policy delivery implemented through six discrete projects involving children and young people engaged in the Eco-School network.

Funding for East Rhyl Flood Alleviation Scheme Detailed Design

26 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved grant funding to Denbighshire County Council, towards the cost of detailed design for a coastal defence scheme at East Rhyl, Denbighshire.

Contact Centres Research Project

22 September 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved the commissioning of a research review of the consequences of the anticipated skills and technology changes in the contact centre industry.

Royal Commission Annual report

22 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the publication of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales Annual Report for 2016-17.

Social Care Wales Business Plan and Strategic Plan

22 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed the Social Care Wales Business Plan 2017-2018 and the Social Care Wales Strategic Plan 2017-2022.

Approval of Welsh Government Circular Letter regarding the National Minimum Standards for Regulated Childcare

21 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the contents of circular letter WGC 006/2017 and for the letter to be issued.

Innogy Renewables Ltd UK Rhyl Flats Offshore Windfarm Community Fund

21 September 2017

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

Science for Wales 2017 report

20 September 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed the publication of the ‘Science for Wales 2017’ report.

Construction of an industrial unit in Ebbw Vale

20 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the construction of an industrial unit in Ebbw Vale.

Green Flag Heritage Accreditation for historic parks, gardens and green spaces

20 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to Cadw supporting/endorsing the heritage accreditation element of the Green Flag Scheme from September 2017.

Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme

20 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved recommendations for support from the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme.

SA1 Swansea Waterfront Highways Finishing Contract – Phase 7 – Contractor Appointment

20 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of the Highway Finishing Contract 7 infrastructure contractor at SA1 Swansea Waterfront.

Cwm Taf University Health Board - Business Justification Case For Scheme 3, Phase 1a

20 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed £7.563m Welsh Government funding in 2017/18 - 2018/19 to Cwm Taf University Health Board for enabling works for the redevelopment of the ground and first floor of Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil.

Statement on a Fair Work Future for Wales

19 September 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed the statement.

Facility Management Contract – Budget Approval

19 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved budget for facility management.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments

19 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the payments due in September and October 2017 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Re-appointment to North Wales Community Health Council

19 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to re-appoint Jo Reeve as a member of North Wales Community Health Council for four years until 31 July 2021.

Financial Governance Review

19 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed funding for financial governance reviews of the Ysbyty Glan Clwyd re-development and the development of the new cancer hospital at Velindre Cancer Centre.

Future of the Children and Families Delivery Grant

18 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to provide further additional grant monies to Children in Wales from October 2017 - to March 2018 to enable them to continue with specific work in relation to gathering the views of children and young people, the development of National Participation Standards and engagement of children and young people in the UK Youth Parliament and UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Funding to end of Children and Family Delivery Grant period for Children in Wales

18 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to continue to grant fund Children in Wales for a further 6 months from 1 April 2018, for the purposes defined by the existing Children and Family Delivery Grant and for a review of the future funding of the purpose and distribution of the Grant, to be completed by December 2017.

Disposal of property

18 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the disposal of a property at Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cultural collaboration and exchange with China

18 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to commit to provide £60,000 to Wales Arts International (via Arts Council of Wales) in 2017/18, and the same sum in 2018/19, to continue implementing the Wales China MoU on cultural engagement; this to be conditional on the Arts Council of Wales continuing to provide a contribution worth £33,000 p.a., from its own funds, over the two financial years.

Continuation of Welsh Government support to the Alacrity Foundation

18 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed Welsh Government’s on going commitment to the Alacrity Foundation’s Graduate Entrepreneurship Programme.

Environment Grant Funding 2018-2021

18 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding and administrative arrangements for the Environment Single Revenue Grant for Core and Project Support to the Third Sector.

Disposal of Land at Parc Nantgarw

15 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the freehold sale of 3.54 acres of land at Nantgarw.

Disposal of a property in Newport

15 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the disposal of a property at Celtic Lakes, Newport.

Appointment of a co-opted member to the Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone Advisory Board

15 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment & Infrastructure has agreed to the appointment of Michael Graz as a co-opted member of the Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone Advisory Board with immediate effect until 31 July 2018.

Deeside Enterprise Zone – Boundary Revision

14 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved a revision to the boundary of the Deeside Enterprise Zone so that it excludes residential properties off Manor Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire.

Cardiff Airport - Road access improvements

14 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of Peter Brett Associates to prepare an economic case.

Property Development Grant to support new development

14 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved a property development grant to support the development of a new unit at Hawarden Business Park, Broughton, Flintshire.

Acquisition of Property

14 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the acquisition for the ‘Old Court Farm’, Rogiet, Newport NP26 3UR for the proposed M4 Corridor around Newport under statutory blight provisions.

Health and Wellbeing Area of Learning and Experience

14 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding to commission Emma Renold’s consultancy to assist in the development of the ‘Health and Wellbeing Area of Learning and Experience’.

Completion of the Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918 programme

13 September 2017

The First Minister has agreed the continuation of the Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918 programme until 31 March 2020.

Approval to procure legal and technical support

13 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed to procure legal and technical support for Welsh Governments role as a Statutory Party to the Wylfa Newydd and National Grid's North Wales Connection Development Consent Order Applications.'

Building Regulation circular - wind loading on wall cladding

13 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish a circular providing guidance in relation to wind loading considerations for wall cladding.

Review of smoking cessation services

13 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed for a contract to be awarded for a rapid review of smoking cessation services in Wales.

Capital funding for improvement to IT systems and infrastructure in NHS Wales

13 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed £5.579m Welsh Government capital funding for improvement to IT systems and infrastructure in NHS Wales.

Additional Funding Request Blaenau Gwent

11 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed additional funding to support the Blaenau Gwent Local Authority to deliver Play Therapy Provision and for the Expansion of Early Language Support in to Nurseries as part of their support to families.

Support Job fair info day

11 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to award funding to 160 Infantry Brigade & HQ in Wales, to support the delivery of a Job Fair and information/signposting event for Service leavers and veterans in collaboration with key partners.

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales: President Appointment Plan

11 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment exercise for a new President of the Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Board of Trustees.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - August 2017

11 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education agreed the three cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Business statement - letter to Assembly Members (AMs) Motor Neuron Disease

11 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to write to AMs to update them on care and support for people with motor neuron disease.

Seren Network - Additional Funding allocation in 2017-18

7 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed an allocation of funding to support delivery of the All Wales Seren Network during 2017/18.

Financial Contingency Fund 2017/18

7 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the financial allocations and an amendment of the current Financial Contingency Fund schemes for the Open University and Further Education Institutions for the period 1 September 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Additional Funding Request Neath Port Talbot

7 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed funding for the provisions of training to support for Neath Port Talbot County Council to deliver Video interaction Guidance and Yoga for Children as part of their support to families.

Improving support services for Apprenticeships in Wales

7 September 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to fund the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) to recruit Apprenticeship Programme Development Managers and Support Staff until July 2021 to provide information, advice and support to employers in connection with apprenticeships.

A55 Junctions 16 and 16 Improvements – Award of Early Contract Involvement Contract

7 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to award the Early Contract Involvement (ECI) contract to deliver the A55 Junctions 15 and 16 Improvements to Carillion Construction Limited.

Sale of land at Parc Bryn Cegin, Bangor

7 September 2017

The First Minister has approved the sale of Plot C7 Parc Bryn Cegin.

Sale of Unit 7 St Asaph Business Park, St Asaph, Denbighshire

7 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of Unit 7 St Asaph Business Park, St Asaph, Denbighshire.

Next Steps on the Year of Legends Art Installations

7 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the next steps of the Year of Legends Art installations following the decision to pause and review the plans.

Disposal of Land, Port Talbot

7 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the disposal of land at Port Talbot.

Allocation of funding from Contaminated Land Capital Fund 2017 - 18

7 September 2017

The First Minister has approved the allocation of capital funding to ten eligible projects for the investigation and remediation of contaminated land for 2017/18.

Welsh Education Strategic Plans Report

5 September 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language has agreed the publication of the report by Aled Roberts following his high level rapid review of the Welsh in Education Strategic Plans 2017-2020 and agreed to issue a related written statement.

Flying Start Capital Funding

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved increased funding for two Flying Start projects in Caerphilly and Rhondda Cynon Taf and a number of new bids for 2017-18. The First Minister has agreed funding for a Flying Start project in Flintshire. He has also agreed, in principle, funding for two other projects in Flintshire, if additional funding becomes available.

Arrangements for the procurement of the Independent Review Mechanism for fostering and adoption

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed the arrangements to procure the Independent Review Mechanism for fostering and adoption until 31st March 2020.

Enforcing the Blue Badge Scheme in Wales

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a proposal to invite local authorities to submit bids to participate in a pilot scheme for enforcing the Blue Badge Scheme in Wales.

Variation to the contract for the review and update of Transport’s e-based Procedures Guidance

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the varying of Welsh Government’s contract for the review and update of Transport’s e-based Procedures Guidance.

Procurement of external legal, State Aid and financial advice

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the procurement of external legal, State Aid and financial advice relating to a request for Welsh Government support.

Additional revenue funding for flood asset inspection essential maintenance

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding to Local Authorities and Natural Resources Wales to undertake additional inspection and maintenance work of flood risk management assets in order to build resilience prior to the winter.

Extension to the Fuel Poverty Data Linking Project

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to fund an extension to the Fuel Poverty Data Linking Project, to expand and strengthen the evidence base in relation to home energy efficiency interventions and fuel poverty, for a further 3 years.

Consultation on a Lumpy Skin Disease Control Strategy

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to informally consult with stakeholders on a draft Lumpy Skin Disease Control Strategy for Great Britain.

Application for appeal of the Building Regulations 2010

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a response to correspondence seeking to appeal to the Welsh Ministers under section 39 of the Building Act 1984 in relation to the provision of an automatic fire suppression system and the requirement to submit a new building regulation application.

Terms of Reference for the Welsh Government’s Regulating Our Future Working Group

5 September 2017

In response to the Food Standard Agency’s proposals in their ‘Regulating our Future’ programme of work, the Minister for Social Services and Public Health agreed proposed Terms of Reference for the Welsh Government’s Regulating Our Future Working Group.

Appointment of Independent Members to Cwm Taf University Health Board

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to appoint Kieron Montague as Independent Member (Community), Robert Smith as Independent Member (Local Authority), James Hehir as Independent Member (Legal) and Paul Griffiths as Independent Member (Finance) to Cwm Taf University Health Board.

Appointment of an Independent Member to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

5 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to appoint Jacquelin Davies as Independent Member (Trade Union) to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board for four years.

Funding for post-16 programme of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

1 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed one application for a new programme of study and one application for additional support at specialist further education establishments.

Welsh Tribunals Unit increase in judicial salaries

1 September 2017

The First Minister has agreed the implementation of the Senior Salaries Review Body recommendation for an increase of 1% for 2017-18 for salaried judiciary, and consequential increase for fee paid members of devolved tribunals in Wales.

Extension of Appointment to the Seafish Board

1 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to: extend the tenure of Brian Young, James Wilson and Stephen Parry until March 2018, and, re-appoint Alison Austin and Jonathan Shepherd for a second term of 3 years from March 2018, on the Seafish Board.

Funding for Construction of Porthcawl Town Beach Coastal Defence Scheme

1 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed 75% funding of the cost of construction of the coastal defence scheme at Porthcawl Town Beach, to a grant value of £2,299,146.

Taking Forward Association of Directors of Social Services Cymrus Business Intelligence Group as a Welsh Government Group'

1 September 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed that the recently dissolved Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru Business Intelligence Group is taken forward as a Welsh Government group.

Appointment of Independent Members to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

1 September 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to appoint John Union as Independent Member (Finance), Michael Imperato as Independent Member (Legal) and Sara Moseley as Independent Member (Third Sector) to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

Funding for post-16 programmes of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

31 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed one application for a new programme of study and three requests for an extension to an agreed programme of study at Specialist Further Education establishments.

Extension for the membership of the National Advice Network

31 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the extension of the Chair and current core/extended membership of the National Advice Network to December 2018.

Flying Start Carmarthenshire

31 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a request from Carmarthenshire to provided one-off funding to carry out a number of innovative Flying Start projects this financial year.

Fees for a feasibility study at Cardiff International Airport

31 August 2017

The First Minister has approved fees for professional and technical advice for a Feasibility Study at Cardiff International Airport.

Options to revise the air quality plans to meet EU limits for nitrogen dioxide

31 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to : i) revise the air quality plans for Wales, including the UK overview document, by the end of July 2017 and ii) to the launch of a joint six-week public consultation with the administrations in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland on the proposals to address non-compliance with European ambient air quality limits for nitrogen dioxide.

Draft consultation text for a new UK air quality plan to meet EU limits for nitrogen dioxide

31 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Welsh Government’s proposed contribution to the first stage draft of the joint DEFRA-led consultation for a new UK air quality plan to meet EU limits for Nitrogen Dioxide.

Draft consultation text for a new UK air quality plan to meet EU limits for nitrogen dioxide

31 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed refinements to the draft UK Air Quality Plan, insofar as it relates to Wales, prior to its submission to the European Commission and its publication by Defra.

Reappointments to the UK Committee on Climate Change

31 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the reappointments of the Chair and a member of the UK Committee on Climate Change.

Welsh Government funding Celtic Rainforests LIFE

25 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed match funding in support of a Snowdonia National Park Authority project to be submitted to draw down European funding.

Media Investment Budget funding into a Stop Motion Animation feature film

23 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed Media Investment Budget funding into a Stop Motion Animation feature film.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales – Bangor Independent School, Gwynedd

23 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed an application from Bangor Independent School to register as a new independent school.

More to Prevent Food Waste in Wales

23 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to include consultation on a non-statutory food waste reduction target for Wales in the planned 2018 consultation on a refreshed waste plan for Wales to ‘Halve food waste in Wales by 2025 against a 2006-07 baseline’.

Recovered Planning Appeal for Proposed Cessation of Landfill and Other Operations and Residential Development on Land at Parc Ceirw, Cwmrhydyceirw, Swansea

23 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs 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 on land at Parc Ceirw, Cwmrhydyceirw, Swansea.

Microbeads Ban - proposals to implement ban on manufacture and sale

23 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural affairs has agreed to implement a ban on the manufacture and sale of cosmetics and personal care products containing plastic microbeads, in Wales, through Welsh secondary legislation. This follows publication of the UK Government Response to a joint public consultation. The Cabinet Secretary has agreed to a Welsh specific consultation on certain elements of the ban including enforcement and commencement.

Department of Communities and Local Government announcement independent review Grenfell

23 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has written to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government regarding the Department of Communities and Local Government announcement of independent review of building regulations and fire safety following the Grenfell Tower fire.

Welsh Government Warm Homes - Nest pilot extending eligibility for free home energy improvement measures

23 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to run a pilot from 1 September to 31 December 2017 to test the efficiency and effectiveness of the Nest customer journey for low income households where an occupant suffers with a respiratory or circulatory health condition, ahead of the new Nest scheme which starts on 1 April 2018.

Chair Appointment to the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse

23 August 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to appoint Caroline Phipps as the Chair of the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse.

Funding to projects to support of end-of-life care

23 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed the allocation of £281,256 Welsh Government funding to projects to support of end-of-life care.

Grant Cymraeg 2050

22 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the launch of Grant Cymraeg 2050, a competitive grant to fund innovative projects that aim to increase the use of the Welsh-language.

Business Finance

22 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for three businesses.

Appointment of standing review panel members

22 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed two appointments to the Higher Education (Wales) Act Standing Review Panel. The panel members will be in place between 1st September and 31st July 2021.

Food and Drink Skills conferences and the development of a skills strategy

22 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the delivery of two Food and Drink Skills conferences which will aid the development of a food and drink specific skills strategy.

Arctic Cod quotas

22 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Minister for State, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs regarding Arctic Cod quota.

TB control

22 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the paper on reasons for increases in cattle slaughtered for TB control on the Welsh Government website.

Appointment of Vice-chair to Cwm Taf University Health Board

22 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to advertise for the role of Vice Chair of Cwm Taf University Health Board.

Business Finance

18 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for three businesses.

Supporting the Urdd Apprenticeship Programme

18 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have approved a grant allocation to the Urdd to support the development of Welsh-medium apprenticeships.

Employment and Skills prospectus for the Financial, Legal and Professional Services Sector

18 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed funding for the Welsh Local Government Association to create a regional prospectus for employment and skills in the financial, legal and professional services sector.

Teacher workforce planning and capacity building

18 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the future role of the Initial Teacher Education Expert Forum and the establishment of the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Board.

21st Century schools and Education capital Programme Business cases - August 2017

16 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Appointment Plan for Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee

16 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the appointment plan for Chair of the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee.

Implementation of the EU Directive of the Security of Networks and Information Systems Directive, Nomination of Competent Authority for the Water Sector

16 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to nominate the Welsh Ministers as the Competent Authority for the water sector in Wales, subject to clarification of funding, to facilitate the UK Government transposition of the EU Security of Networks and Information Systems Directive into UK law.

Proposed introduction of Non-invasive Prenatal testing (NIPT) and other improvements within the antenatal screening programme in Wales

16 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed developments to the antenatal screening programme.

Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy

16 August 2017

The Cabinet for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed the Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy.

Allocation of funding to support communication work in primary care

16 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to the development of a nationally led, locally delivered communications programme to enable individuals to successfully access a range of health services as an appropriate alternative to visiting their GP.

Future provision of Counter Fraud Support Functions to NHS Wales

16 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has approved, subject to consultation, amendments to the NHS Business Services Authority Order 2005 to remove the counter fraud functions in respect of the health service in Wales, and that Welsh Ministers enter into a new s83 Arrangement with the proposed English NHS Counter Fraud Authority to ensure the continued provision of counter fraud support functions to NHS Wales.

Application and Eligibility Checking Systems for the Childcare Offer for Wales

15 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to proposals relating to systems for the checking of eligibility in respect of applications made under the childcare offer.

Licence to access and egress land belonging to Conwy County Borough Council

15 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved to the delegation of authority to Sheena Hague to authorise the signing of a licence agreement with Conwy County Borough Council which grants the Welsh Government and it’s Agent, NMWTRA, the Rights to obtain access and egress to and from their land for the purpose of maintaining the A55 trunk road drainage infrastructure.

Reappointments to the Building Regulations Advisory Committee for Wales

15 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to re-appoint the Chair and two board members to the Building Regulations Advisory Committee for Wales for a period of two years from 01 March 2018 to 31 December 2019.

Amendments to the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulation 2013

15 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed for DEFRA to make technical amendments to the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulation 2013.

Analysis of the Open Market Review results

10 August 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed extend the budget for analysis of the Open Market Review results due to the volume of responses received.

Drink Drive Rehabilitation Scheme Quality Assurance Audits

10 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the expenditure for the audit of Drink Drive Rehabilitation Scheme  courses in Wales and the audit of Approved Course Providers when they cease to deliver the scheme.

Procurement of commercial advisers

10 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the procurement of commercial advisers and associated cost.

A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tair Meibion - Approval to Publish Draft Statutory Orders and Environmental Statement'

10 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved that the draft Statutory Orders and an Environmental Statement for the A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tair Meibion Project are published in August/September 2017.'

Bus Passenger Survey

10 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding towards the cost of surveying bus passengers.

Publication of research for Developments of National Significance

10 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish a research report into the thresholds and criteria for Developments of National Significance.

Sands of LIFE 2

10 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to provide Natural Resources Wales with £1,037,433 over three years (September 2018 - March 2021) in support of the Sands of LIFE 2' project. The funding will only be provided if the project is successful in attracting funding from the EU LIFE programme.'

Hybu Cig Cymru’s  Financial Statements

10 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed that Hybu Cig Cymru’s Financial Statements 2016/2017 be laid before the National Assembly for Wales and published on Hybu Cig Cymru’s website.

Initial Teacher Education – Welsh Medium Improvement Scheme Academic Year 2017/18

8 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed proposals for revised grant documentation to enable Aberystwyth University to deliver the Welsh Medium Improvement Scheme for academic year 2017/18. And the agreement for the scheme to continue in principal through 2018/19 with financial agreement to be agreed in April 2018.

Marine Planning: Additional funding for Habitats Regulation Assessment of Welsh National Marine Plan tidal lagoon policy

8 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed an additional budget allocation of £20,000 to cover consultant costs to undertake the Habitats Regulation Assessment for the tidal lagoon policy of the draft Welsh National Marine Plan.

Release of charge on land at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

7 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the release of a charge on a portion of land at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

Implementation of the EU Directive of the Security of Networks and Information Systems (NIS Directive) – implications for transport

7 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has considered the implications of the NIS Directive for Transport in Wales, and proposed options for transposition.

The designation of postgraduate courses for the purpose of student support

7 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the designation of postgraduate courses at non-public providers for the purpose of student support.

Talgarth Flood Alleviation Scheme Phase2: Determination under the Environmental Impact Assessment (Land Drainage Improvement Works) Regulations 1999

7 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has made a determination under the Environmental Impact Assessment (Land Drainage Improvement Works) Regulations 1999 that Powys County Councils proposed flood alleviation scheme for the town of Talgarth is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.'

Welsh Government Panel of Approved Counsel - Appointments 2017

3 August 2017

The Counsel General has approved the recommendations of the Selection Board for appointments to the Welsh Government Panel of Approved Counsel.

Appointment exercise for Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa/Careers Wales Board

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed to the Public appointment to appoint members to the Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa/Careers Wales Board for November 2017.

Mandatory concessions funding

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to meet local authorities costs in reimbursing operators for carrying pass holders for free.

Disposal of Land at Hendy Farm, Miskin

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the freehold sale of land at Miskin.

Devolution of Air Passenger Duty

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved analysis to pursue the devolution of Air Passenger Duty (APD) to Wales.

Festival No. 6

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to provide Major Events grant funding support for Festival No.6 2017.

Welsh Government Future Engagement with the Construction Industry

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to support engagement with the construction sector.

Sale of land at Penllergaer Business Park Swansea

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been asked to approve the sale of land at Penllergaer Business Park, Swansea.

Cadw Local Residents Pass Scheme

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the withdrawal of the current Cadw Local resident Scheme and to the introduction of a new Limited Membership scheme, compliant with EU regulations.

Advances Wales

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to issue an Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) tender and funding to appoint a publisher for Advances Wales.

Agricultural Advisory Panels 1st Annual Report'

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales’ Annual Report 2016-2017 on their website.

Sponsorship of Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the continuation of funding of the Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society in 2017 to the value of £12,650 plus VAT, total of £15,180.

Safety of Blood, Tissues & Organs Recommended Changes to Donor Selection Criteria

3 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed Safety of Blood, Tissues & Organs (SaBTO) recommended changes to blood donor selection criteria.

The future of the National Voluntary Youth Organisations Grant

1 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed a two year funding round for the National Voluntary Youth Organisations Grant.

Funding for post-16 programmes of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

1 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved applications for a new programme of study; applications for an additional programme of study; and applications to fund an extension to an existing programme of study for post-16 specialist provision.

The Improving Outcomes for Children Ministerial Advisory Group

1 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed funding to support the continuing work of the Improving Outcomes for Children Ministerial Advisory Group.

Regeneration of 123-129 Commercial Street & Additional Projects

1 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed a regeneration proposal from Newport County Council and Pobl Housing Group which contains 123-129 Commercial Street, Newport, the redevelopment of an older persons scheme to provide shared ownership properties and a contribution towards the Gypsy and Traveller site at Ellen Ridge.

Flying Start Capital Funding

1 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a number of requests for changes to the funding for the Flying Start capital projects in Carmarthenshire, Merthyr Tydfil and Neath Port Talbot for 2017-18.

Regional Entrepreneurial Acceleration Programme Extension

1 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the future delivery approach for Be The Spark to ensure ownership and responsibility across all stakeholders.

Bid for funding for European Students Convention'

1 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding for the National Union of Students Wales, to allow them to host a European Students’ Convention.

Implementation of the EU Directive of the Security of Networks and Information Systems Directive

1 August 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to nominate Welsh Ministers as the Competent Authority for the health sector in Wales subject to clarification of funding to facilitate the UK Government transposition of the EU Security of Networks and Information Systems Directive into UK law.

Future signposting, advice and guidance for Employability

31 July 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science agrees the scope of activity on future signposting, advice and guidance during 2017-18 and beyond.

Free weekend travel

31 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding towards the cost of the TrawsCymru free weekend travel initiative for 2017-18.

Accountancy fees

31 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure for professional accountancy fees associated with undertaking due diligence.

Local Transport Network Fund

31 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the criteria and schemes for the Local Transport Network Fund for 2017-18.

Disposal of Transport Assets

31 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved disposal of  2 Transport Assets.

School Business Manager pilots

31 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding, over the next 3 financial years, for Local Authority School Business Manager pilots.

School Milk Strategy

31 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the UK strategy for the implementation of the EU School Milk Scheme in the UK for the 2017/18 school year.

Appointments to the Firefighters Pension Scheme Advisory Board for Wales'

28 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has re-appointed Michael Prior as Independent Chair and has appointed two other Board Members to the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Advisory Board for Wales.

Support for a development project

28 July 2017

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

The Estyn Report “A review of the work of the National Centre for Learning Welsh”

28 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed a Welsh Government response to the Estyn Report “A review of the work of the National Centre for Learning Welsh”.

The National Literacy and Numeracy Expert Advisory Panels

28 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to disband the National Literacy and Numeracy Expert Advisory Panels when their membership term comes to an end in the summer of 2017.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

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  entitlements under the New Entrant category of the BPS National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

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 an amendment to a 2014 Glastir Efficiency Grant contract.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

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 entitlements under the New Entrant category of the BPS National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

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 reduce the Greening element of a Basic Payment Scheme payment as the applicant failed to meet crop diversification requirements.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

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 reject a 2015 Basic Payment Scheme application as a result of the applicant declaring less than 5 hectares of eligible land on their 2015 Single Application Form.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Institute of Chartered Foresters’ Appeal Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to reject a Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme application as a consequence of Natural Resources Wales’ decision not to verify the Glastir Woodland Creation Plan.

ANUGA Trade Exhibition

28 July 2017

The First Minister has agreed the business case for the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs to visit and support a Welsh presence at the ANUGA Trade Exhibition, to promote the Welsh food and drink industry.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

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 issue a 2015 Basic Payment Scheme payment because Welsh Government had not received a 2015 Single Application Form.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

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 an over-declaration penalty deduction to a 2015 Basic Payment Scheme payment.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

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 5% penalty to a 2015 Basic Payment Scheme payment for breaches of the cross-compliance regulations relating to Animal Welfare.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

28 July 2017

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 reduce a 2015 Glastir payment due to the applicant’s failure to submit required supporting documentation by the stated deadline.

Innovative Housing Programme

26 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved funding in 2017-18 to support the development of an Innovative Housing Models Programme and to facilitate a workshop for social landlords to support the application process.

Amendment to Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Chair Terms and Conditions

26 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have agreed a change in the terms and conditions for the Chair of Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd for 2017-18.

Business Finance

26 July 2017

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

Wales Essential Skills Toolkit

25 July 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed the proposal to introduce an interim policy the for the implementation of the Wales Essential Skills Toolkit within the Further Education Institutions, Work Based Learning providers and Adult Community Learning Providers in Wales.

Llandeilo Bypass Scheme

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved work to review the current scheme options for the A483 Llandeilo bypass and update the statutory requirements for it.

Funding for Restoration Works

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved additional funding to cover the restoration of the Grade ll Listed Mining Headgear towers at Cefn Coed Mining Museum.

Sale of a property

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of a property in Cardiff.

Publication of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol task and finish group report

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to issue a Written Statement on the final report ‘Review of the activities of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol: The Task and Finish Group’s report’.

Appointments to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the appointment of three new Members to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority. Ms Julie James and Ms Rachel Heath-Davies began their membership on 1st June 2017 and Ms Rosetta Plummer’s membership will start on 1st February 2018.

BlasCymru/TasteWales 2019

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding to deliver the 2019 BlasCymru/TasteWales event.

Funding for the UK Committee on Climate Change

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed grant funding to the UK Committee on Climate Change and its Adaptation Sub-Committee for 2017/18.

Support for Renewable Energy

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has written to the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and International Strategy about Renewable Energy Development.

South West Wales Food Waste Treatment Project

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved revenue funding of £101,817 per annum for 15 years from service commencement on 3 August 2017 for the South West Wales Regional Food Waste Treatment Project. The Cabinet Secretary has also approved one off revenue funding of £125,000 to be allocated between Bridgend County Borough Council and the City of Swansea Council to assist undertaking food waste awareness campaigns, to increase the amount of food waste collected.

UK Committee on Climate Change Annual Progress Report

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to lay before the National Assembly for Wales the UK Committee on Climate Change Annual Progress Report for 2017 and Climate Resilience Report 2017.

Chair of the Board of Hybu Cig Cymru –Meat Promotion Wales

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has selected Kevin Roberts for the post of Chair of the Board of Hybu Cig Cymru –Meat Promotion Wales.

the UK Committee on Climate Change Annual Report and Accounts

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to lay before the National Assembly for Wales the UK Committee on Climate Change Annual Report and Accounts Report 2016/17 in accordance with the UK Climate Change Act 2008.

National Reporting and Learning System

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed a section 83 Agreement with the NHS Trust Development Authority for services provided by the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS), including  the funding of those services and the arrangements for the future publication of NRLS data in Wales.

Royal College of General Practitioners  Wales Leaders for the Future

25 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to further Welsh Government funding for the Royal College of General Practitioners Wales Leaders for the Future Programme for 2017-18.

Coastal Communities Fund

24 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed the project proposals for the fourth round of the Coastal Communities Fund Programme in Wales following a Big Lottery Committee assessment.

Flying Start capital funding for Torfaen and Wrexham

24 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children Has approved two requests for increases in funding for the Flying Start capital programme in Torfaen and Wrexham for 2017-18.

Fire and Rescue Authorities Pensions Top Up Grant

24 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed funding of the Pensions Top Up grant for 2017-18 to the three Fire and Rescue Authorities  of up to £30m.

Supporting the Childcare Sector

24 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for actions to support the child care sector and the introduction of the child care free 30 hour offer in pilot areas between July 2017 and August 2019.

Amendment to funding structure

24 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to an amendment to the funding structure for a video game supported by the Media Investment Budget.

Appointment to the Snowdonia National Park Authority

24 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has selected Brian Angell for appointment to the Snowdonia National Park Authority. Owain Wyn has also been re-appointed to the Snowdonia National Park Authority.

Re-appointment of an Independent Member  to Cwm Taf University Health Board  

24 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to re-appoint Maria Thomas as Independent Member (Third Sector) to Cwm Taf University Health Board for a period of 3 years from 1 October 2017  to 30 September 2020.

Children, Young People and European Union Transition

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed a method for engaging with children and young people in Wales over European transition and approved funding to procure the services of an external organisation(s) to deliver a series of workshops across Wales to enable children and young people to have a voice and have their views taken into account on the European Union Transition.

Continuation of Town Centre Loan Scheme (Phase 4)

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed for officials to continue working with all 22 Local Authorities to invite applications against the allocations of £2.595 million repayable Financial Transactions Funding for Town Centre Loans 2017/18.

Wales Flexible Investment Fund

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the establishment of the Wales Flexible Investment Fund, which will be launched later in the year.

Work Based Learning budgets

21 July 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to the proposed allocation and delegation of the 2017-2018 Work Based Learning budgets.

Securing the long term future of the National Software Academy

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding to support the creation of a custom-designed, innovative teaching facility and make it a suitable long term home for the National Software Academy in Newport.

Payment in lieu of rent to tenant

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a payment in lieu of rent to a tenant.

Business Finance

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for three businesses.

Business Finance

21 July 2017

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

City and County of Swansea Local Development Plan

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the draft Delivery Agreement (DA) timetable extension for the City and County of Swansea to amend their timetable for preparing the Local Development Plan and for Officials to issue an agreement letter and to update the Cabinet Secretary if the DA has not been agreed by Full Council.

EIA Agriculture Hearing Outcome Recommendation

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the recommendation made by an independent Planning Inspector regarding an appeal issued under the Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (Wales) Regulations 2007 and to write notifying the appellant of the outcome.

Sponsorship of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed Welsh Government sponsorship of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society from 2017-18 to 2019-20 of £110,000 plus VAT @ 20% = £132,000 for each of the three financial years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Guidance on re-cladding of tall buildings

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the publication of a circular providing guidance in relation to re-cladding of tall buildings following the Grenfell Tower fire.

Sustrans Cymru Core Grant

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed objectives and core grant funding for Sustrans Cymru for 2017/18.

Appointment of Vice-chair to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to advertise for the role of Vice-Chair to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

Funding for end-of-life care

21 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed proposals by the End-of-Life Care Board on how to spend an additional £1m Welsh Government funding for end-of-life care.

Update on National Training Framework delivery

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed that formal action to address non compliance against delivery of  the National Training Framework will not be taken this year and has approved a further financial allocation for delivery of the NTF during the financial year 2017-18.

Establishment of a survivor engagement framework

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the establishment of a formal survivor engagement framework through which survivors of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence influence policy development and lead elements of communication, education and advocacy to share their own expertise by experience.

Revised offer to an Environmental Protection Project

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a revised offer to an Environmental Protection Project, to reflect changes to the job outcomes.

Legal costs for property matters

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved Legal costs for property matters.

Enterprise Zones Business Rates Scheme

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved recommendations for support from the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme.

Support for Hinkley Supply Chain Programme

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to contribute towards the Hinkley Supply Chain Programme.

Newtown Bypass De-Trunking Scheme

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to an allocation of funding to support the Newtown Bypass De-Trunking Scheme.

Medium Combustion Plant Directive and additional emission controls for electricity generators

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the publication of the Reducing emissions from Medium Combustion Plants and Generators consultation summary and government response, jointly with Defra.

Bovine TB in hounds

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to Joyce Watson AM to provide further information about the risks of potential spread of bovine TB from foxhounds to cattle.

Supporting the delivery of standards for GP Out of Hours and the 111 service in Wales

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed for the NHS Delivery Unit to continue to support health boards in the delivery of standards for GP Out of Hours and the 111 service in Wales.

Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Plan

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to provide a written statement to Assembly Members on the Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Plan.

Adult and Youth Employability Programmes

17 July 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to close the Traineeships programme to new entrants on 31 March 2019 and that from 1 April 2019, subject to successful commissioning, new entrants will access the youth ‘engagement’ and ‘training’ lots, or the adult provision lot.

Access to Trunk Road Duct Network

17 July 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to the continuation of procurement activity for Phase 3 of the Access to Trunk Road Duct Network Project and the associated costs.

M4 Corridor around Newport Project

17 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a scope of works for measures in Newport Docks to mitigate any ‘serious detriment’ caused by the M4CAN Project.

Appointment of an Independent Member to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

17 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to advertise for the appointment of an Independent Member (Information Communication and Technology) to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.

Agreement to fund Consultancy for Developing Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

17 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to £28,380 of Welsh Government funding to contract external resource to assist them in developing detailed policy which will introduce Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment in Wales.

Health Education Wales        

17 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to publish a written statement 6 July 2017 and confirmed the name of the organisation to be called Health Education Improvement Wales.

Additional Funding Request Monmouthshire

14 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed the additional funding request from Monmouthshire County Council for the provision of a Flying Start Continence Support Programme.

Trial activities and Employability Programme Transition

14 July 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed trial activities and employability programme transition in support of the development of the Employability Delivery Plan and Valleys Taskforce Delivery Plan.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments July-August 2017

14 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved payments due in July and August 2017 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Public Transport Users Advisory Panel 2017-2021 Objectives and Terms of Reference

14 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the 2017-21 objectives for the Public Transport Users Advisory Panel and the revised Terms of Reference.

Applications in respect of Property Infrastructure Fund and Property for Business Development Grant

14 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved applications in respect of Property Infrastructure Fund and Property for Business Development Grant.

Business Wales Marketing

13 July 2017

The First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved funding for a programme of marketing activity to promote and further embed Business Wales as a key brand of business support.

Green Man Festival 2017-18

13 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed to provide Major Events grant funding support for Green Man Festival 2017-18.

Surplus Properties in Transport Portfolio

13 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved Asset Realisation Plan for the disposal of Surplus Transport Assets – 2017-18.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education (FE) establishments

12 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed five applications and one request for an extension of post-16 specialist provision.

Land drainage Scheme

12 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the provision of a land drainage scheme on Welsh Government owned land.

Advance Manufacturing Research Institute (AMRI) – Budget allocation and formal approval of design and project delivery costs

12 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed allocation of initial budget to the Advance Manufacturing Research Institute (AMRI) to develop the project through the design and specification stage.

Third Party Claim

12 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the recommendation to contribute towards a third party claim.

Update and Funding for Foundation Phase

12 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding to take forward key actions on training and assessment for the Foundation Phase Action Plan.

Development of the professional learning passport

12 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the additional grant funding to the Education Workforce Council (EWC) to support integration of the new professional teaching and leadership standards in the professional learning passport (PLP).

Sustainable Social Services Implementation Budget – 2017/18 Allocations

12 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed budget allocations for 2017/18 to support the management and delivery of the Taking Social Care Forward programme.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation activities

10 July 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed the contractual activities and associated charges required to manage, maintain and improve the delivery of the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Network.

The Intra Wales Air Service

10 July 2017

The First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved the re-procurement of the Cardiff-Anglesey Intra Wales Air Service.

Llanwern Station and Rail links

10 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding for the development of a feasibility study for the delivery of rail passenger services to and from Llanwern.

Business Finance

10 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure agreed to reject a funding Request.

Business Finance

10 July 2017

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

Business Wales & Careers Wales

10 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and Minister for Skills & Science have approved the progression of an options appraisal and business case for joint working between the functions currently delivered through Careers Wales and Business Wales, using the 5 Case Business Model methodology.

Essential Skills in the Community for Offenders

7 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to return responsibility for delivery of the Essential Skills for Offenders in the Community project to her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service.

Publication of the Annual Review of Welsh Libraries 2016

7 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the publication of the Annual Review of Welsh Libraries 2016 on the Welsh Government website.

Changes to the National Library of Wales pension scheme

7 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved changes to the National Library of Wales pension scheme, including related changes to staff terms and conditions.

Oil & Gas Evidence

7 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding to develop an evidence base to inform future policy development for onshore petroleum activity in Wales.

21st Century schools and education programme

7 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Decarbonisation of the Public Sector

7 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Call for Evidence in support of the ambition to achieve carbon neutrality in the Public Sector by 2030 and it’s publication.

Dental caries in 5 year-olds

7 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to provide a written statement to Assembly Members on children’s oral health.

Transition Funding for Bridgend College

6 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to award additional funding to Bridgend College to support revenue costs whilst transitioning to a different model of learning delivery.

Wales Involvement in UK Governments Race Disparity Audit'

6 July 2017

The First Minister has agreed to continue working with the UK Government’s Race Disparity Audit Unit, by providing advice on Welsh data sources, and providing data sets for the Race Disparity Audit Unit to analyse.

Minority Ethnic Achievement Programme Budget (EthMin) Spending Priorities 2017-2018

6 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the funding for the educational support for looked after children, minority ethnic and Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Learners and safeguarding in education from the 2017-18 Minority Ethnic Achievement programme (EthMin) budget.

Mudiad Meithrin Development Programme

6 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to fund a programme of activities aimed at developing and supporting Mudiad Meithrin’s early years and childcare workforce.

Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Implementation Plan 2017/18

6 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the draft Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Implementation Plan 2017/18 and to issue a written statement to highlight its publication.

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board - Annual Report & Accounts 2016/17

6 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to lay the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Annual Report and Accounts 2016/2017 before the National Assembly for Wales by 18th July 2017.

Allocation of dental resources 2017-18

6 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to £1.155m of recurrent Welsh Government funding in 2017-18 for key priorities for dental services and oral health improvement.

Patient Records Incident in NHS England

6 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to issue a written statement to Assembly Members on the management of patient records in NHS Wales in light of an incident in NHS England.

The Intra Wales Air Service

4 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of Eastern Airways.

Culture and Heritage Summit 2017

4 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to hold a Culture and Heritage Summit in the Autumn.

Body of Persons Approval - TiPiNi -Cynhyrchiadau Ceidiog

4 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education had agreed to grant Body of Persons Approval to Cynhyrchiadau Ceidiog for their production TiPiNi.

Reduction in NHS Hospital Food Waste

4 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has set a new food wastage target of 5% for NHS Wales hospitals, effective from 1 June 2017.

Nursing Directorate budget allocation

4 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to delegate authority to the Chief Nursing Officer to allocate £15,000 to support the education and development of nurses and midwives and nursing and midwifery practice; £65,000 to support on going development of maternity and early years provision; and £40,000 to support delivery of the new model of clinical supervision of midwives in Wales.

Revision of School Nursing Framework in Wales

4 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed the revised School Nursing Framework in Wales.

Expansion of Junior Apprenticeship Pilot

3 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed additional funding to support the expanded Junior Apprenticeships pilot across Wales.

Extension to the Appointment of Chair of the Wales Marine Fisheries Advisory Group

3 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the re- appointment of Nicholas O’Sullivan as Chair of the Wales Marine Fisheries Advisory Group until 31 March 2021.

Welsh Seafood Added Value Feasibility Study

3 July 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a series of actions to address recommendations raised in the Welsh Seafood Added Value Feasibility Study commissioned by Welsh Government.

Funding for post-16 programmes of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

30 June 2017

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

Funding for post-16 programmes of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

30 June 2017

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

Welsh Government’s Annual Report on Compliance with the Welsh Language Standards for 2016-17

30 June 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and the Welsh language has agreed to publish the Welsh Government’s Annual Report on Compliance with the Welsh Language Standards for 2016-17 on the Welsh Government website.

Specific Course Designation for the Purpose of Student Support

30 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the introduction of revised criteria for the case by case designation of courses of higher education for the purpose of being eligible for student support.

Performance of the Planning System in 2016-17

30 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the proposed changes to the Planning Performance Framework and Sustainable Development Indicators.

Seafood Expo Global for 2018 and 2019

30 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved a provisional budget for a Welsh Pavilion at Seafood Expo Global of £70,000 for 2018 and £70,000 for 2019.

Annual Progress Report and Climate Resilience Report 2017

30 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to lay before the National Assembly for Wales the UK Committee on Climate Change Annual Progress Report for 2017 and Climate Resilience Report 2017.

Letter to Adam Price following Oral Assembly Questions on 14th June 2017

29 June 2017

The Counsel General has agreed to write to Adam Price AM following his Oral Assembly Questions session on 14th June.

Travel Plan Co-ordinator Grant

29 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed revenue grant funding to cover local authority costs arising from the decision to change the mechanisms by which Welsh Government promotes sustainable travel.

National Library of Wales: Digital Infrastructure Funding - 2017-2018

29 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the National Library of Wales: Digital Infrastructure Funding for 2017-2018.

National Library of Wales - Vice President Appointment Plan

29 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved appointment plans for a new Vice President to the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Wales.

Funding to support a second ‘Have a Go Further Educations Student Competition’

29 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language, and Minister for Skills and Science has approved funding to support a second competition for students of Further Education Institutions to develop and design new Have a Go' activities.'

Tidal lagoon policy

29 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to policy in the draft Welsh National Marine Plan to encourage the establishment and operation of tidal lagoons to support sustainable growth of the renewable energy sector.

Welsh Government response to Hydropower Task and Finish Group Report

29 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Welsh Government response to the Hydropower Task and Finish Group report and approved publication. The Cabinet Secretary has agreed the approach for publishing the range of energy related reports and Welsh Government responses.

Proposed consultation on changes to Local Authority Municipal Waste statistical outputs

29 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a public consultation relating to changes in Local Authority municipal waste statistical outputs.

Revocation and Delegation of Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 (FEPA) Part 1 Authorisations - Food Standards Agency (FSA) Wales

29 June 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed revocation and delegation of Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 part 1 authorisations to the Food Standards Agency.

Recommendations for Appointments to the Welsh Language Partnership Council

27 June 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the appointments of new members to the Welsh Language Partnership Council.

National Online Safety Action Plan for Children and Young People in Wales

27 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a draft timeline for the development a national online safety action plan for children and young people.

National Online Safety Action Plan for Children and Young People in Wales

27 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a draft timeline for the development a national online safety action plan for children and young people.

2017/18 Work Based Learning Allocations

26 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to the 2017/18 contract allocation to Work Based Learning (WBL) providers for the delivery of apprenticeship and traineeship programmes.

Extension of appointment of a Co-opted Member to Life Sciences Bridging Fund Scientific Advisory Board

26 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has approved the extension of appointment of a Co-opted Member to Life Sciences Bridging Fund Scientific Advisory Board.

New Stations Fund

26 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to progress new stations at Bow Street near Aberystwyth and Cardiff Parkway.

Marketing advertising agreement with the Liberty stadium

26 June 2017

The First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Science and Transport have approved the renewal of Visit Wales’ Marketing Advertising Agreement with the Liberty Stadium for 2017/18.

Treforest Industrial Estate Local Development Order

26 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed not to make a direction requiring Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council to submit their Local Development Order for formal approval.

123-129 Commercial Street Newport

23 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has not agreed to a recommendation to provide Welsh Government regeneration funding for a jointly funded Viable & Vibrant Places/ Social Housing Grant, affordable housing scheme, known as 123-129 Commercial Street, Newport.

Reallocation of capital for additional requirements 2017-18

23 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to fund capital works at Castell Coch and allocate grant aid in respect of certain historic assets in 2017-18.

Future of the Online Aviation Safeguarding Tool

23 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to withdraw the online aviation safeguarding toolkit, used to determine compatibility with domestic wind turbine permitted development rights, and will write to Local Planning Authorities requesting they give timely consideration to these projects after consulting relevant stakeholders.

Closure of Resource Efficient Wales Services

23 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed an approach to informing stakeholders of the closure of Resource Efficient Wales.

Wales Illicit Tobacco Programme

23 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed the recommendation from the Illegal Tobacco Task and Finish Group to develop and deliver a Wales Illicit Tobacco Programme.

Appointment of Independent Members to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

23 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to appoint Martin Sollis (Independent Member (Finance)) and Martyn Waygood (Independent Member (Legal)) to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board each for 4years.

Appointment of Associate Member to Hywel Dda University Health Board

23 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to appoint Mrs Hilary Jones, Chair, Stakeholder Reference Group, as an Associate Member of Hywel Dda University Health Board for one year.

Shared Apprenticeship Scheme

22 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed funding for shared Apprenticeship Activities.

Ebbw Vale Frequency Enhancement Update

22 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding for expert engineering investigation, assumptions and finalised designs at Llandhilleth station.

Fit for Nuclear - Phase 2

22 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for Welsh companies to go through the Fit for Nuclear Programme during 2017/18 and 2018/19.

Disposal of land at Navigation Park, Abercynon

22 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the freehold sale of land at Abercynon.

National Contemporary Art Gallery Feasibility Study

22 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a feasibility study for a national contemporary art gallery for Wales.

Cardiff Airport & St Athan Enterprise Zone Advisory Board - Appointment of Chair and member

22 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of Julian Verity as Chair and Lauren Aitchison as a member of the Cardiff Airport & St Athan Enterprise Zone Advisory Board with immediate effect until 31 July 2018.

Music Instrument Amnesty pilot

22 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed proposals for a Music Instrument Amnesty Pilot.

Additional Funding for Small Scale Grants

22 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed additional funding for the Local Authority Small Scale Works Grant 2017/18.

Medium Term Planning Update

22 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to approve Integrated Medium Term Plans from NHS Wales organisations that have balanced, deliverable and sustainable three-year plans.

Changes to speed thresholds relating to the Ultra Connectivity Voucher grant

20 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed changes to speed thresholds relating to the Ultra Connectivity Voucher grant.

Disposal of land at Maesglas Retail Park, Newport

20 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the freehold sale of land at Maesglas in Newport.

Publication of How was school today?

20 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the funding for the annual publication of the Welsh Government publication How was school today? Primary and secondary editions.

Appointment of Chairs to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Cwm Taf University Health Board and Public Health Wales NHS Trust

20 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to appoint Ann Lloyd (4years), Marcus Longley (4 years) and Janice Williams (4 years) as Chairs of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Cwm Taf University Health Board and Public Health Wales NHS Trust respectively.

Funding for Maggie’s Charity to develop an interim South East Wales Centre at the existing Velindre Cancer Centre

20 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed £0.850m Welsh Government funding between 2017-18 and 2018-19 for Maggie’s Charity to develop an interim South East Wales Centre at the existing Velindre Cancer Centre until the site for the new Cancer Hospital at the Northern Meadows is available.

Grant for childcare costs for the childcare offer early implementer local authorities

19 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to pay grant funding to Anglesey, Gwynedd, Swansea, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent local authorities who will be piloting the childcare offer from September 2017.  The First Minister has agreed grant funding to Flintshire County Council for the same.

Future Procurement of Employability and Apprenticeship Programmes

19 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed the future Procurement of Employability and Apprenticeship Programme 2019-23.

Funding for the Seren Network project

16 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding for the Seren Network project in 2017/18.

Response to the Estyn report “Welsh-medium and bilingual teaching and learning in further education”

16 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the Welsh Government response to the Estyn thematic report “Welsh-medium and bilingual teaching and learning in further education”.

Sponsorship of Welsh National Opera, Royal Opera House 2017

16 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved Sponsorship of The Welsh National Opera’s 2017 Summer Season at the Royal Opera House, London.

Blue Badge Scheme - Implementation Programme

16 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the disbanding of the Blue Badge Implementation Group and actions to raise awareness of the Blue Badge scheme and processes.

Lorient Festival Interceltique

16 June 2017

The First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to support a Welsh presence at the Lorient Festival Interceltique for 2017 and to accept the invitation for Wales to become the honoured nation at the Lorient Festival Interceltique in 2018.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

14 June 2017

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

Wales Property Development Fund

14 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved the operational and fee arrangements for the Wales Property Developmet Fund loan scheme.

To extend an agreement relating to land at Cross Hands

14 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been asked to approve extending an agreement relating to land at Cross Hands.

Adult Learning in Wales

13 June 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language has approved publication of the Adult Learning in Wales policy statement.

Media Investment Panel Recommendations

13 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the funding of a TV Drama series through the Media Investment Budget.

Consultancy Support for Sex and Relationship Education Expert Panel

13 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to provide the Sex and Relationship Education Expert Panel with a financial contribution for 2017/18, to undertake research and analysis.

Designated Landscapes Work Programme for 2017/18

13 June 2017

MA-P-LG 01398 17 The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the revenue grant funding for National Park Authorities and the funding of the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Sustainable Development Fund for 2017/18.

Deregistration and exchange of Common Land at Clyne Common

13 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed, under section 16 of the Commons Act 2006, to the deregistration and exchange of common land at Clyne Common, City and County of Swansea.

Evaluation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

13 June 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed the approach to the evaluation and the proposed membership of the Stakeholder Evaluation Group on 7th June 2017.

Substance Misuse Action Fund Capital Project - Dyfed Area Planning Board – Purchase of Allied House, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire - Agency Base

13 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed £291,550.00 Welsh Government funding in 2017-18 for Dyfed Area Planning Board in order to provide a long term base from which to deliver substance misuse services.

Reallocation of Organ Donation funding

13 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed that £260,000 of funding from the previously agreed organ donation and tissue transplant budget (£3.8m) is reallocated to support the organ donation communication campaign split over 2017/18 and 2018/19.

NHS Financial Performance 2016-17 Written Statement

13 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to issue a written statement on the Auditor General for Wales laying the accounts of the individual NHS organisations with the National Assembly for Wales.

A465 Section 2, Brynmawr to Gilwern

9 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to a proposed programme of work to enable safe construction to take place.

Extending the ‘Learning with Autism’ Training Programme into Further Education and Work based learning

9 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language and Minister for Skills and Science agreed to expand the roll out of the ‘Learning with Autism’ training programme.

Permission to draft Education Endowment Order re St Marys and Little Newcastle'

9 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed that Legal Services can draft notices, Education Endowment Orders and associated paperwork in respect of both St Mary’s Old Church School, Cardigan and Little Newcastle Old School Room, Little Newcastle.

Healthy Working Wales Programme 2017- 2020

9 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed funding for the Healthy Working Wales Programme 2017 – 2020.

Equality and Human Rights Commission Working Forward Pledge and the Trades Union Congress Dying to Work Campaign

8 June 2017

The First Minister has approved the Welsh Government signing up to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Working Forward Pledge and the Trades Union Congress (TUC) Dying to Work Campaign.

Business Finance

8 June 2017

The First Minister has agreed to reject a funding request for a business.

Review of Apprenticeship Funding

8 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to a review of the current apprenticeship funding model.

Change to the Funding Methodology for Apprenticeship Frameworks

8 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure agreed to a change in the methodology for apprenticeship frameworks.

Chwarae Teg Project

8 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to continue the delivery of the Chwarae Teg project from April 2017 to March 2018.

Design of new All-Wales Travel Behaviour Code

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the design for the new 2 part Travel Behaviour Code and associated costs. The new 2 part Travel Behaviour Code will be published on the Welsh Government internet site by June 30 2017.

The 2018 Women’s Tour Cycling Race

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved grant funding towards the marketing and staging of the Women’s Tour Cycling Race in North Wales.

Disposal of Plot C1, Gwaun Elai, Llantrisant

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the disposal of land at Llantrisant.

Business Finance

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for four businesses.

Maesteg Frequency Enhancement

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the development of an alternative approach to provide services on the Maesteg branch line.

Enabling and Support Pioneer Schools - National Literacy and Numeracy Framework Reporting Policy

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to revise the policy expectation set out in guidance that schools produce an annual narrative report for parents/ carers on the National Literacy and Numeracy Framework (LNF) across the curriculum to within English, Welsh and maths programmes of study and Language, Literacy and Communication Skills and Mathematical Development Areas of Learning.

Interim Postgraduate Student Support Scheme (Masters Degree) for academic year 2018/19'

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved outline proposals for a postgraduate student support scheme for the 2018/19 academic year.

Literacy and Numeracy budget approval & Literacy and Numeracy intervention

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed an allocation of funding for literacy and numeracy for Financial Year 2017-18.

Governors Wales budget 2017/18

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Governors Wales budget for 2017/18.

Independent Investigation Service budget 2017/18

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to allocate funding to Servoca for the provision of the Welsh Government funded Independent Investigation Service, to support schools and governing bodies.

21st Century Schools and Education Programme - May Capital Panel 2017

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Wales TB Eradication Programme policy papers and recommendations

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed next steps in the development of the Wales TB Eradication Programme.

Welsh Government stand at World Seafood Shanghai 2017

8 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved a budget of £20,000 for design, build and delivery of a modest Welsh stand at World Seafood Shanghai 2017.

Social Care Wales Remit Letter 2017-18

8 June 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children have confirmed they are content with the remit letter for Social Care Wales for 2017-18.

Welsh Government Prosecution Code Consultation

6 June 2017

The Counsel General has agreed the draft Welsh Government Prosecution Code for the purposes of consultation, together with the associated consultation document and the publication of the draft Code for a 12 week consultation period, commencing 24 May 2017.

Body of Persons Approval - Stagecoach

6 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to grant a Body of Persons Approval to Stagecoach Talent Agency for a period of 2 years.

Body of Persons Approval- Boom Cymru

6 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to grant a Body of Persons Approval to Boom Cymru for a period of 2 years.

Proposed approach to Green Infrastructure Funding 2017-2021

6 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the use of funding under the Green Infrastructure Capital fund.

Academi Wales Business Plan 2017/18

6 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary Finance & Local Government has approved the core content of Academi Wales’ Business Plan for 2017/18, and the budget associated with its delivery.

Health Advisory Committees Budget 2017-18

6 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed £55,000 Welsh Government funding for 2017-18 for the Health Advisory Committees.

Approval of funding to the Social Care Wales for Early Years and Childcare Workforce Development

1 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to allocate funding to Social Care Wales for 2017-18 and for their remit letter to include reference to key strategic aims and high level objectives in support of early years and childcare workforce development.

Apprenticeship Employer Incentive Programme

1 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to provide financial support to encourage more small to medium sized employers to recruit young apprentices.

Campaign to increase uptake of superfast broadband

1 June 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to write directly to the occupiers of premises enabled under Superfast Cymru from the end of the trail period to the end of the project.

Motorsports Regulations

1 June 2017

Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the process to make the relevant Welsh regulations to allow motor racing events on the public highway.

Funding for a Work Based Learning Bilingual Champion

1 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved a grant allocation to the National Training Federation for Wales to fund a post of Work Based Learning Bilingual Champion for the period 1 August 2017 – 31 March 2018.

Draft Grey Squirrel Management Action Plan

1 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a 12 week public consultation on the draft grey squirrel management action plan for Wales in Autumn 2017.

Remuneration for Chair of the Flood and Coastal  Erosion Committee

1 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed remuneration for Chair of the new Flood and Coastal  Erosion Committee , subject to the regulations which govern this Committee coming into force.

Appointment to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

1 June 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to advertise to recruit for an Independent Member (Trade Union) to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education (FE) establishments

26 May 2017

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

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education (FE) establishments

26 May 2017

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

Collaborative Research Innovation Support Programme

26 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to continue the Collaborative Research Innovation Support Programme (CRISP) in 2017/18.

Letter to the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

26 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to respond in writing to the Clerk of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee to his letter of 10 May 2017, providing a response to the request for further information on the proposals for badger removal in Wales.

Sport Wales Proposal to amend Royal Charter'

26 May 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to support Sport Wales application to amend their Royal Charter.'

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee Inquiry into primary care

26 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed an evidence paper to the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee as part of its inquiry into primary care ahead of his appearance on 7 June.

Allocation of Additional Learning Support Funding to Gloucestershire College

25 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed an allocation of funding to Gloucestershire College to support two learners from Wales.

Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence commissioning workshop facilitation

25 May 2017

The Cabinet for Communities and Children has agreed to additional expenditure to enable the Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Sustainable Funding Model Task & Finish Group to organise a facilitated workshop on commissioning models and their application.

Royal Welch Fusiliers - Provision of Grant 2017/18 to 2019/20

25 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed that Cadw should provide an annual grant of £90,000 to the Royal Welch Fusiliers Collections Trust to provide a museum at Caernarfon Castle and associated activities for the period 2017/18 to 2019/20. Totalling £270,000.

Royal Welch Fusiliers - Provision of Grant 2017/18 to 2019/20

25 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed that Cadw should provide an annual grant of £90,000 to the Royal Welch Fusiliers Collections Trust to provide a museum at Caernarfon Castle and associated activities for the period 2017/18 to 2019/20. Totalling £270,000.

South Quay, castle Pond, Pembroke

25 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the termination of a funding agreement between the Welsh Government and Pembrokeshire County Council.

Professional Fees

25 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure for professional legal and valuation fees associated with renegotiating commercial lending facilities.

Amending of a user clause

25 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the amendment of a User Clause on a plot of land at Parc Cybi and also grant an exception to the Welsh Government’s sustainable building policy.

Appointments to the Board of Qualifications Wales

25 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to appoint Dr Arun Midha and Mr David Jones as ordinary members to the Board of Qualifications Wales.

Professional Standards for Further Education teachers and Work Based Learning Practitioners - Engagement survey

25 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language and the Minister for Skills have agreed the publication of an engagement survey for the proposed draft Professional Standards for Further Education teachers and Work Based Learning Practitioners.

Business Finance

24 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for a business in the life sciences sector.

Acquisition of Property

24 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the use of an Alternative Dispute Resolution procedure to settle a difference in valuation between the District Valuer and agents representing a property owner.

Funding for WJEC Student Innovation Awards

24 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to support the WJECM Student Innovation Awards.

21st Century Schools and Education Programme : Band B Grant Intervention Rate

24 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the grant intervention rates for the second wave of investment (Band B) of the 21st Century Schools and Education Programme.

Funding for Local Authorities and Natural Resources Wales to address Contaminated Land

24 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding to support Local Authorities and Natural Resources Wales to investigate and remediate contaminated land in Wales.

Letter to the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

24 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Clerk of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee to provide an update on the delay in publishing the Welsh Government Natural Resources Policy.

Underwriting Bwlchgwynt wind turbine share offer

24 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a letter of comfort to the Local Energy Loan Fund and commit to underwriting up to the maximum of £500,000 of shares if necessary to support Bwlchgwynt community wind turbine.

Appointment of a Vice-chair and Independent Members to Health Boards and Public Health Wales NHS Trust

24 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to advertise for a Vice Chair and Independent Members to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board and Independent Members to Aneurin Bevan, Cardiff and Vale, Cwm Taf and Hywel Dda University Health Boards and Public Health Wales NHS Trust.

Response to the consultation on proposals to update Building Regulations Approved Documents A, B and C

23 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the Welsh Government response document and Impact Assessment document in relation to the consultation on proposals to update Building Regulations Approved Documents A (Structure), B – Volume 2 (Fire Safety) and C (Site preparation and resistance to contaminants and moisture).

Funding for Fire and Rescue Authorities Community Fire Safety Programmes in 2017-18

19 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved grant funding in 2017-18 for the three Fire and Rescue Authorities.

National Academy for Educational Leadership Shadow Board - Membership update

19 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the changes to the membership and capacity of the National Academy for Educational Leadership Task and Finish Shadow Board.

Guidance for Local Authorities on the selection of Councillors as Members of National Park Authorities

19 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish guidance for Local Authorities on the selection of County Councillors to serve as Members of National Park Authorities.

Framework £1m St Davids Day Fund'

18 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the framework for use of the £1m St David’s Day fund for children who have experienced care.

National Fostering Framework - Phase 3 (Implementation) - Project Management Funding

18 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the project managements funding for Phase 3 (Implementation) of the National Fostering Framework.

Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme proposed change of intervention rates

18 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to reduce the intervention rate for Category 3 - Machinery and Equipment Use , of the Lifelong learning and Development programme.

Approach to the assessment of the Decarbonisation Programme

18 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed an approach to assessing the social, environmental and economical impacts of the Decarbonisation Programme in the context on the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and the procurement of contractors to work collaboratively with the Welsh Government to achieve this.

National Development Framework

18 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed activities leading to preparation of the National Development Framework.

Creative Solutions Pilot - English for Speakers of Other Languages in Cardiff

17 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved funding of a Creative Solutions pilot to address the demand for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in Cardiff.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments 2017-18

17 May 2017

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

Research Capacity Building

17 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved funding to establish a research and evaluation evidence-based innovation fund.

Professional Learning and Research to support Welsh in education

17 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed professional learning and research activity to support the teaching and learning of Welsh and subjects through the medium of Welsh from April 2017 - August 2018.

Strategic Equality Plan Quarter 1 update Environment and Rural Affairs

17 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Environment and Rural Affairs portfolio quarter 1 update against actions in the Strategic Equality Plan 2016 – 2020.

Cost of National Clinical Audit Programme and the Outcome Review Programme

17 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed £598,000 Welsh Government funding to the National Clinical Audit programme and Outcome Review programme in 2017-18 and associated work.

Continued funding to support the provision delivered by the Cadet Vocational Qualification Organisation

16 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved a new grant agreement to fund the Cadet Vocational Qualification Organisation.

Welsh Government co-funding of an Economic and Social Research Council Foundation Phase PhD

16 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed co-funding allowing PhD studentship to undertake a follow-up evaluation of the Foundation Phase.

Student Loans Company : the wrong cohort' issue affecting out of study students in England and Wales'

16 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a way forward regarding historic under- and overpayments of higher education student support awarded to 530 out of study Welsh students.

Wales Adoption Register

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the provisions of 12 months funding to the National Adoption Service to extend the existing IT contracts for the Wales Adoption Register.

Funding for Fire and Rescue Authorities National Resilience Capability in 2017-18

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding for the three Fire and Rescue Authorities.

Terms of Reference and membership of the Wales Employment and Skills Board

15 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has approved the revised Terms of Reference and membership of the reconfigured Wales Employment and Skills Board.

Alignment of the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales to the European Qualifications Framework

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Minister for Skills and Science and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to the continued alignment and re-referencing of the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales to the European Qualifications Framework.

Cardiff Triathlon 2017

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to provide grant funding towards the marketing and staging of the 2017 Cardiff Triathlon in Cardiff Bay.

Grant funding for safety camera enforcement

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to provide grant funding for safety camera enforcement in 2017-18.

Transformation Grant Programme Allocations 2017-18

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the award of Capital Transformation funding to 11 museums and archives across Wales.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments May-June 2017

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the payments due in May & June 2017 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Publication of Notice of Determinations

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved publication of three Notice of Determinations related to environmental assessment processes.

Welsh Government Warm Homes Nest and Arbed procurement

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to approve a seven month extension to the current Nest scheme manager contract, a commencement date of 1st April 2018 for the new Nest scheme, and a commencement date of 1st April 2018 for the Arbed LA grants Scheme Manager Framework.

Future funding of Choosing Wisely Wales

15 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to Welsh Government funding for a further two years with match funding from Public Health Wales to continue with Choosing Wisely Wales.

Strategic Equality Plan Quarter 1 update

12 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed the Skills and Science portfolio quarter 1 update against actions in the Strategic Equality Plan 2016 – 2020.

Transport for Wales remit and funding for the financial year 2017/18

12 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the remit and funding provision for Transport for Wales for the financial year 2017/18.

Provision of free Wi-Fi on Arriva Trains Wales trains and stations

12 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for Wi-Fi provision on Arriva Train Wales trains and busiest stations in Wales.

Strategic Equality Plan Quarter 1 update

12 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the Economy and Infrastructure portfolio quarter 1 update against actions in the Strategic Equality Plan 2016-2020.

Sale of two units at Cibyn Industrial Estate, Caernarfon

12 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of two units at Cibyn Industrial Estate, Caernarfon.

Reappointment of the Chair to Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

12 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the reappointment of David Allen as Chair of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

EU aid to dairy farmers

12 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the delivery model for the distribution of EU aid payments to Welsh dairy farmers.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education (FE) establishments

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed applications for funding for post-16 speicialist provision.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education (FE) Establishments

11 May 2017

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

Third Party Claim Rural Housing Enablers

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to provide revenue funding during 2017 -18 to support Rural Housing Enablers in Wales.

Royal Welsh funding request

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary has agreed to award grant funding, to enable the Royal Welsh Regiment’s bereaved families to attend a dedicated service of the refurbishment of the Royal Welsh Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

Funding for the Wales Screen 2017-18

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding to support the activities of Wales Screen in 2017/18.

Wales Digital Gateway Project

11 May 2017

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved the delivery of the Wales digital gateway project.

Third Party Claim Third Party Claim

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed costs in respect of a third party claim.

Third Party ClaimThird Party Claim

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed a payment towards a third party claim.

Welsh Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurs (ICE) Caerphilly

11 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed funding for membership fees for entrepreneurs and businesses at the Welsh Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurs.

Food and Fun, Grant scheme and Childcare

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed that the Welsh Local Government Association’s (WLGA) Food and Fun programme should be rolled out for the 2017 summer holiday, using additional funding which was announced on 3 January.

Future Landscapes Wales Report

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Foreword and the publication of Future Landscapes: Delivering for Wales and to issue a written statement announcing the publication.

Prioritised eye care delivery plan actions to 2018

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to the publication of the updated eye health care delivery plan.

This is Wales: Train, Work, Live Campaign

11 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed a written statement about the launch of the second phase of the Train, Live and Work campaign to target nurses.

Approval of the EMA and WGLG (FE) (Wales) schemes and delegate administration to SLC for AY2017/18

10 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to delegate the administration of the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) (Wales) Scheme and the Welsh Government Learning Grant (WGLG) (Further Education) (Wales) Scheme to the Student Loans Company (SLC) for academic year 2017/18.

Consultation on the future funding and delivery structure for adult learning in Wales

10 May 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed for officials to consult with the adult learning sector on the future funding and delivery structure for Adult Learning in Wales.

Learning in Digital Wales - Investment in Broadband

10 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the governance arrangements and handling of Excess Construction Charges.

Intensive Action Area Badger Found Dead report

10 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of Year 4 of the Intensive Action Area Badger Found Dead report.

Appointment Plan for Chair of Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse

10 May 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed the appointment plan for the position of Chair on the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse.

Programmes of Study at Beechwood College

9 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to amend the duration of existing programmes of study for three young people placed at Beechwood College.

Life Sciences Hub Board Public Appointment Process

9 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved the appointment plan for the Chair and Board Members of Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd .

The A483 Trunk Road (Llandovery, Carmarthenshire) (Prohibition of Waiting) Order 201

9 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to make the above Order after considering the objection to it.

Swansea City Centre Regeneration

9 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a repayable grant funding agreement.

Land at Cosmeston, Penarth

9 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved consultancy expenditure on baseline studies.

The Sale of land at The Point Site, Llandudno Junction

9 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of land at The Point Site, Llandudno Junction.

County Parish Holding agricultural identifiers

9 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a new policy relating to cross border arrangements for County Parish Holding agricultural identifiers and the removal of the batch movement reporting exemption for sheep.

Evidence paper for the Committee Inquiry into the management of marine protected areas

9 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the written evidence paper for submission to the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee regarding the inquiry in to the management of marine protected areas in Wales.

Fusion: Creating Opportunities through Culture Programme Funding Allocations 2017 -19

8 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for the ‘Fusion: Creating Opportunities through Culture’ programme in 2017-18 and the provisional allocation of funding in 2018-19.

Law Commission project to look at possible reforms to residential leasehold law

5 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed the support for the proposed Law Commission project to look at possible reforms to residential leasehold law.

Business Finance

5 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding for a business.

New Car Park at Imperial Park

5 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the creation of a new car park at Imperial Park, Newport.

Business Finance

5 May 2017

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

Business Finance

5 May 2017

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

Welsh in Education budget allocation in respect of supporting Welsh-medium education

5 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the Welsh in Education budget allocation in respect of supporting Welsh-medium education.

Foundation Phase Excellence Network

5 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the funding to set up and implement a Foundation Phase Network of Excellence to support improvements in the delivery of the Foundation Phase. The arrangements to bring the FPEN into operation have also been approved.

Striking off period for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills - implications for the Wales Commissioner role

4 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed that Scott Waddington remains in post as Wales Commissioner to the UKCES for a further 6 months to allow for the striking off process to take place.

Cardiff Central Feasibility Study

4 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to commission a feasibility study to improve access to platforms and passenger environment at Cardiff Central Station and related costs.

South Wales Metro scoping of the Strategic Environmental Assessment Consultation

4 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to a Consultation taking place on the scoping of the South Wales Metro Strategic Environmental Assessment.

Sale of land at Parc Cybi, Holyhead

4 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a land sale at Parc Cybi, Holyhead.

Allocation of Education and Public Services Group, Digital and Strategic Communications Budget for FY 2017-2018

4 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the allocation of the Education and Public Services Group, Digital and Strategic Communications Division revenue budget relating to digital delivery within the Information and Communication Technology and Information Management Systems Programme budget expenditure line (BEL 5320) for 2017-2018.

Completing the MPA Network in Wales

4 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to complete the Welsh contribution towards an Ecologically Coherent Network of Marine Protected Areas in the UK and to issue a written statement demonstrating work to date and our intentions for completing the network.

Re- appointment of Associate Member to Cwm Taf University Health Board

4 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved the re-appointment of Giovanni Isingrini as an Associate Member (Director of Social Services) to Cwm Taf University Health Board for a further two years from 15 January 2017.

Establishment of a Finance Delivery Unit

4 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to establish a Finance Delivery Unit, hosted by an NHS Wales organisation, to support health boards and trusts to improve their financial performance.

Survey of Graduate Teacher Programme

3 May 2017

Survey of Graduate Teacher Programme participants and stakeholders.

Funding of the Traineeship Programme

2 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to support additional Traineeship funding for the 2015/16 contract year for three training providers.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Activities for April to June 2017

2 May 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed the contractual activities and associated charges required to manage maintain and improve the delivery of the PSBA Network.

Food Division Budget Plans for 2017-18

2 May 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Food Programme Budget allocation proposals for the 2017-2018 year.

Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa arrangements for reappointment of Chief Executive Officer

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa arrangements for the reappointment of the Chief Executive Officer.

WorldSkills UK

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a funding contribution towards WorldSkills UK.

Have a Go Consumable and Non Capitalised Funding

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to support ‘Have a Go’ consumable and non-capitalised equipment during 2017-18.

Thermal Hydraulic Test Facility

28 April 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and to delegate the signing of the MOU to the appropriate official in the Chief Scientific Advisers Office.'

Prioritisation of New Station Proposals

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the process used to prioritise new station proposals and related costs.

Swansea Bay City Region – facilitation of private sector input

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to a secondment to Swansea Bay City Region and approved funding to support.

Best-practice guidance for the sustainable management of the historic environment

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved publication of the best-practice guidance for the sustainable management of the historic environment.

The Good Life Experience 2017-2018

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding towards the marketing of an annual festival in 2017 and 2018.

Consultation on the Integrated Sustainability Appraisal for the National Development Framework

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a 12 week consultation on the Integrated Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report for National Development Framework and to publish the Event Records from the National Development Framework engagement events.

Potential Egg Prosecutions

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to give permission to the Animal Plant Health Authority Regulatory Hub to instruct the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs Investigation Services to investigate, on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, two separate cases of alleged breaches of legislative requirements imposed by the Eggs and Chicks (Wales) Regulations 2010 and, if applicable, the Fraud Act 2006.

Appointment of Interim Vice Chair of Sport Wales

28 April 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to appoint Julia Longville as Interim Vice Chair of Sport Wales from 17 April 2017 until 30 September 2017.

Request to extend post of Head of Family Justice

28 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to continue funding the role of Head of Family Justice until 31 March 2019 and that this role will also include policy responsibility for looked after children.

Funding for national coordinator role of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children

27 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to continue funding for a National Coordinator to support Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children in Wales until 31 March 2018.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales – Summergil House School, Powys

27 April 2017

The First Minister has agreed to enter Summergil House School into the Welsh Government’s register of independent schools.

Cardiff Central Transport and Demand Study

27 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been asked to approve the commission of work to develop the transport and demand case for developing Cardiff Central Station.

Welsh Government response to the UK Industrial Strategy

27 April 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have responded to the UK Industrial Strategy consultation.

Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone - Work to Address Skills Gaps

27 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed expenditure of £43,000 in the financial year 2017/18 to develop and implement a series of measures and initiatives to address skills gaps which have been identified in the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales – Cardiff Sixth Form College

27 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the registration of a new independent school: Cardiff Sixth Form College.

Re appointment of member to the Community Health Council

27 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has re appointed Julie Williams as a member of the Community Health Council.

Funding to support enforcement of Rent Smart Wales

26 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved the allocation of grant funding to all Local Authorities in 2017/18 to support the enforcement of Rent Smart Wales.

Life sciences activity

26 April 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have jointly approved the proposed next steps, for coordination and collaboration for life sciences activity.

Funding for a Television production

26 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding towards a Television production.

Extension to a commercial loan

26 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved a request to extend a commercial loan for a company in the energy and environment sector.

Response to the consultation on the Vnuk motor insurance ruling

26 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed that the Welsh Government responds to the DfT consultation on the Vnuk motor insurance ruling.

Business Finance

26 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a variation of terms and conditions attached to a Welsh Government Loan to a Business.

Welsh-medium Learner Resources Grant

26 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have approved a grant to the WJEC to publish Welsh-medium learner resources to support examination specifications for the 2017-18 financial year.

Royal Welsh Show 2017

26 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed expenditure for the design and construction of the Welsh Government’s presence at the Royal Welsh Show 2017.

The Grain Trade Convention Agreement

26 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the extension of the Grain Trade Convention Agreement to 30 June 2019.

Families First Programme Guidance

25 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has noted the content and planned publication of the revised Families First Programme Guidance.

The appointment of property agents

25 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of property sales and letting agents.

Technical Advice Note (TAN) 24: The Historic Environment

25 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of TAN24:The Historic Environment and the associated consultation summary of responses report.

Application for Determination of Regulation 37A of the Building Regulations 2010

25 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed that in relation to the application for determination of regulation 37A (Provision of automatic fire suppression systems) of the Building Regulations 2010 (as amended), an automatic fire suppression system will be required in the conversion of a coach house into a holiday let.

Support for the parenting support workforce     

19 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to fund a training programme and additional resources for the parenting support  workforce.

Flying Start Capital Funding      

19 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed Flying Start Capital funding for 2017/18 for business critical projects and agreed in principle to funding for other essential projects.  The First Minister has also agreed to 2 capital bids under the same programme submitted by Flintshire local authority.

Legal Support for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Project        

19 April 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to award the contract for legal support to the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Project and the relating the expenditure.

International Marketing Support

19 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a package of International Marketing Support.

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales’ Operational Plan

19 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales’ Operational Plan for 2017-18 and associated costs.

Education Workforce Council Grant

19 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to issue the annual Grant Offer Letter to the Education Workforce Council in relation to the activities which they will undertake in 2017-18 on behalf of the Welsh Government.

The design of Welsh carbon targets      

19 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publication of the UK Committee on Climate Change’s “Advice on the design of Welsh carbon targets“.

Adult cochlear implant surgery waiting time target

19 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to reduce the maximum waiting time for adult cochlear implant surgery to 26 weeks from the time the referral has been received at the hospital to the time of treatment and 36 weeks in complex cases.

Ophthalmic negotiations

19 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed a payment uplift to optometrists providing Wales Eye Care Services for 2017-18.

Funding for post-16 programmes(s) of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

18 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed two applications for post-16 programmes of study at Specialist Further Education establishments.

Future Town Centres Engagement Sessions

18 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a series of engagement sessions across Wales focussing on the future of our high streets, and town and city centres.

Investment Panel Recommendation meeting 14 February 2017

18 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for a business in Pembrokeshire.

Business Finance

18 April 2017

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

Innovative Product Development & Regional Tourism Delivery in 2017-2019

18 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved recommendations for funding for projects submitted to the Tourism Product Innovation Fund and Regional Tourism Engagement Fund over the next two financial years - 2017/2018 and 2018/2019.

Business Finance

18 April 2017

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

Business Finance

18 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for three businesses.

Business Finance

18 April 2017

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

Annual report on local authority smallholdings in Wales

18 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publication of the Annual Report on Local Authority Smallholdings in Wales 2015-16.

Green Flag Award Funding 2017/18

18 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding to Keep Wales Tidy , to continue to administer the Green Flag Award scheme in 2017/18.

Substance Misuse Action Fund Capital Project - Cardiff and Vale Area Planning Board - Taith Open Access and Engagement Service - Lease and Refurbishment

18 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed £503,155.18 Welsh Government funding in 2017-18 for Cardiff and Vale Area Planning Board for an Open Access and Engagement Service.

Appointment of Interim Chief Executive Officer at Careers Choices / Dewis Gyrfa /Careers Wales

12 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the appointment of Graham Bowd, Interim Chief Executive Officer for Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa (CCDG) – Careers Wales.

Major Repairs Allowance funding for 2017-18

12 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed the continuing allocation of Major Repairs Allowance (MRA) funding for 2017-18 to the eleven Local Authorities who retained their housing stock. The First Minister has agreed the allocation for Flintshire Council.

Moneypenny - Mind the Gap programme from April 2017

12 April 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to support an additional year of the pilot programme ‘Mind the Gap’ for the financial year 2017-18.

Additional funding to help some local authorities prepare to meet recycling targets in 2017-18

12 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the award of additional Collaborative Change Programme Capital Grant funding in 2016-17 to Isle of Anglesey County Council, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council , Flintshire County Council , Powys County Council ,Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council ,City and County of Swansea and Vale of Glamorgan.

Children’s Zones: Next Steps

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed that Welsh Government should work with partners to develop children’s zones in Wales, known as ‘Children First’.

Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant 2017-18

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved to fund Capital projects covering works to be completed on Local Authority Gypsy and Traveller sites in Wales in 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Reform of Fire and Rescue Authority Governance, Finance and Performance Management Arrangements

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed for officials to undertake work with Chief Fire Officers to develop more detailed reform proposals for Fire and Rescue Authority governance, finance and performance management arrangements, for consultation at the end of 2017.

Superfast Exploitation Group

11 April 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed that officials appoint Professor Anthony Davies as Chair of the Superfast Exploitation Group under the definitions associated with ‘Joint Arrangements and Public/Private Partnerships’ and related costs.

Rail Capacity and Rail Econometric Studies - North Wales and North East Wales Metro

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to support rail capacity study.

People’s Collection Wales Business Plan - 2017-2018

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the People’s Collection Wales Business Plan - 2017-2018 and associated funding.

Media Investment Budget funding (Development)

11 April 2017

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

Local Transport Grants 2016-17 – End of Year Allocations

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the FY 2016-17 - End of Year allocations to Local Authorities.

Arts Council of Wales Operational Plan 2017-18

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the Arts Council of Wales Operational Plan 2017-18 and agreed the key performance indicators contained within the Plan.

Reappointment of Board Members to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the reappointment of David Simon Mason and Bethan Guilfoyle to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

Outcomes Framework for the Education Improvement Grant for Schools

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the strengthened outcomes framework for the Education Improvement Grant for Schools.

Improving Efficiency Board

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government agreed the terms of reference and membership of the Improving Efficiency Board and the agenda for first meeting of the Board on 8 May.

Health Care Associated Infection Reduction Targets

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed reduction expectations for three healthcare associated infections (C.difficile, S.aureus and E.coli) for health boards to achieve by the end of March 2018.

Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework Heads of Agreement 2017-18

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed improvements to the Community Pharmacy Contract for 2017-18.

Appointment of Independent Members (Community and Trade Union) to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

11 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well – being and Sport has agreed following a selection process, to appoint Shelley Bosson (Independent Member Community) and Louise Wright (Independent Member Trade Union) to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board for 4 and 3 years respectively.

Approval of Trade Programme Payments 2017-18

10 April 2017

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

Approval of Trade Programme Payments 2017-18

10 April 2017

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

Approval of Trade Programme Payments 2017-18

10 April 2017

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

Business Account System

10 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding for the Business Account System project and other business support systems and funding for the Finance locator which forms part of the Finance zone on businesswales.gov.wales

Approval of Trade Programme Payments 2017-18

10 April 2017

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

Attendance at Aero India 2017

10 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved attendance by officials at Aero India 2017.

Approval of Local Authority Environment and Sustainable Development Single Revenue Grant Spending Plans

10 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the spending plans submitted by Local Authorities for the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate Single Revenue Grant for Local Authorities during 2017-18.

Design Commission for Wales Board Reappointments

10 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to re-appoint David Ewan Jones and Philip Jardine as Board Members to the Design Commission for Wales for a period of 3 years from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2020.

Support for the Wales Young Farmers Clubs

10 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to release the finance to the Wales Young Farmers Clubs (Wales YFC) for work undertaken in relation to the ‘Delivering Change’ Programme.

Consultation on National Independent Advocacy Standards and Outcomes Framework for Children and Young People in Wales

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to a 12 week public consultation on the National Independent Advocacy Standards and Outcomes Framework for Children and Young People in Wales and the costs associated with the consultation.

Draft Community Cohesion National Delivery Plan for stakeholder discussions

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary is content in principle with the Draft Community Cohesion National Delivery Plan for Wales 2017-20 to be discussed at the Faith Communities Forum on the 3rd of April.

Funding for the transfer of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children under the Dubs Scheme

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding from his budget for 2016/17 to support local authorities in offering placements to up to 20 refugee children as part of the ‘Dubs Scheme’.

Flying Start Capital Funding

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved changes to the Flying Start capital programme for 2016-17 and 2017-18 in response to representations made by 2 local authorities in South Wales.

Assistant Fire Adviser Post – extension of current contract

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to extend the secondment of the current Assistant Fire Advisor for a further year to November 2018, depending on approval by the Civil Service Commission.

Fibrespeed Expenditure 2017/18        

7 April 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed that officials commission activities relating to the ongoing support/due diligence of the Fibrespeed agreement and related expenditure.

Allocation of the additional budget for the delivery of Apprenticeships during 2017-18

7 April 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to the allocation methodology for the remaining part of the 2016/17 contract year and the 2017/18 contract year.

Pembrokeshire Fish Week 2017-2019

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding towards the marketing of Pembrokeshire Fish Week to include the creation of two full time posts.

Membership to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Industrial Liaison Programme

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a two year extension to the Welsh Government’s corporate membership to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Industrial Liaison Programme and associated costs.

Tourism Marketing 2017-18

7 April 2017

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved expenditure on a comprehensive programme of tourism marketing activities for 2017-18.

Agreement of development costs

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved final development costs on a property matter.

Investment in Finance Wales Funds 2016-17

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the allocation of additional investment funding to Finance Wales for 2016-17.

The future of heritage services in Wales

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed a draft oral statement on the future of heritage services in Wales.

Oracy development in the Foundation Phase for 2017/18

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to allocate the funding for oracy development in the Foundation Phase for 2017/18.

Welsh Language Promotion - additional funding 2017-2018

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed a budget allocation to support the Welsh Language during 2017-18.

Welsh contribution to Student Loans Company for shared ICT project work

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the funding of the Welsh contribution to Student Loans Company for shared ICT project work, incurred in the 2016-17 financial year.

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales Board - Chair recruitment process

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to re-run a public appointment process exercise to replace the Chair of Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales and to appoint an interim Chair.

2015/16 Local Authority Recovery Targets - Decision on financial penalty liability - Blaenau Gwent

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed not to impose a financial penalty on Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council for failing to meet the 2015/16 recycling target under the Local Authority Recovery Targets.

2015/16 Local Authority Recovery Targets - Decision on financial penalty liability - Newport

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed not to impose a financial penalty on Newport City Council for failing to meet the 2015/16 recycling target under the Local Authority Recovery Targets.

2015/16 Local Authority Recovery Targets - Decision on financial penalty liability - Torfaen

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed not to impose a financial penalty on Torfaen County Borough Council for failing to meet the 2015/16 recycling target under the Local Authority Recovery Targets.

Funding for Local Environment Record Centres

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding arrangements for Local Environment Record Centres in Wales.

Positive Planning Advisory Group’s Future role

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the future role of the Positive Planning Advisory Group in relation to future work programmes to influence and implement positive culture change to the planning system in Wales.

Consultation approach to new Plant Health fees and charges regime

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to an 8 week joint public consultation between the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural  Affairs and Welsh Government on the introduction of new statutory fees and charging regime for Plant Health.

Recruitment of Hybu Cig Cymru– Meat Promotion Wales Board Members and Interim Chair

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to appoint 10 Members to the Hybu Cig Cymru Board and appoint Kevin Roberts as interim chair of Hybu Cig Cymru whilst the Chair recruitment Process is re-run.

Proposed delivery of Farm Business Grant

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed application windows for the Farm Business Grant.

Interim Chair of Hybu Cig Cymru

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has decided to appoint Kevin Roberts as Interim-Chair of Hybu Cig Cymru on the same terms that apply to his role as independent Chair of Amaeth Cymru.

Integrated Autism Service - Sustainability

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed sustainable funding for the National Integrated Autism Service up to March 2021.

Grant for National Protection Procedures

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed £100,000 Welsh Government funding to Cardiff and Vale Regional Safeguarding Board for 2017-18 to update the national protection procedures

S64 Third Sector Mental Health Grant Funding Round 2018 - 2021

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed three-year grant allocations (2018 - 2021) to Third Sector organisations operating on an all-Wales basis in the mental health sector.

Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy

7 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to issue the Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy.

Allocation of funding to Credit Unions in 2017-18

6 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the grant funding for 21 credit union projects in 2017/18 following an open application grant process.

Coed Ely Infrastructure

6 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the procurement of a consultant and contractor to design and deliver infrastructure works at Coed Ely.

Adoption of Marina Access Road, SA1

6 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to entering into a Section 38 agreement and payment of a commuted sum and Section 38 agreement fee to City & County of Swansea.

Completion of Infrastructure Works SA1 Swansea Waterfront

6 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed WG completing public realm works at SA1 Swansea Waterfront.

Continued Development of the Tourism Offer

6 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved commitments and subsequent payments up to the end of March 2018, to deliver against the Tourism Strategy.

Approval of Events to complete the 2017/18 Programme of Export Overseas Events

6 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the Programme of Overseas Export Events for 2017/18.

Funding for National Botanic Garden 2017/18

6 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the Welsh Government’s funding allocation to the National Botanic Garden for 2017/18.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - March 2017

6 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel, on 16 March 2017, for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Protection of ancient, veteran and heritage trees in Wales

6 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a letter to the Chair of the Petitions Committee regarding the protection of ancient, veteran and heritage trees in Wales.

Allocation of Funding - Welsh Independent Living Grant 2017-2018

6 April 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport have agreed the allocation of £27 million for 2017-2018 to provide support for people in Wales who receive payments via the Welsh Independent Living Grant.

People Exchange Cymru and teacher/schools recruitment

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to extend the existing People Exchange Cymru portal to the schools sector.MA P/KW-0194-17 People Exchange Cymru and teacher/schools recruitment The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to extend the existing People Exchange Cymru portal to the schools sector.

Funding for Pride Cymru

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved £20,000 grant funding to Pride Cymru for marketing costs for the 2017 event.

Early Intervention Foundation seminar on Foundations for Life' report'

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to fund the Early Intervention Foundation to hold an Evidence Seminar in Wales setting out the findings of ‘foundation for Life’, Early Intervention Foundation’s review of what works to support parent child interaction in the early years.

Intermediate Care Fund - Virement to Social Housing Grant

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the reallocation of capital funding of £1.873 million from the Intermediate Care Fund for 2016-17.

ENABLE - Support for Independent Living

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the distribution of £4 million in 2017/2018 to continue the implementation and piloting of the enhanced adaptations system; Enable – Support for Independent Living.

Merthyr Tydfil CBC Vibrant and Viable Places Programme - YMCA Project

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to the re –profiling of future funding arrangements relating to the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council Vibrant and Viable Places YMCA project.

Funding for Marine related activities and sector development

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has funding to assist Marine Energy Wales to deliver practical and strategic support to the marine energy industry in Wales, supporting jobs and growth in an emerging technology industry.

Financial Authority at St Athan

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed Financial Authority to officials at St Athan.

Enterprise Zones Business Rates Scheme

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to support the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme for 2016/17 financial year.

Television Studio project

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the strategic acquisition of buildings and for associated costs for works to be undertaken in order to let the facility for use as a television and film studio.

Flintshire Local Authoritys application to Welsh Ministers to replace the governing body at St Richard Gwyn high School with an Interim Executive Board'

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved Flintshire local authoritys application.'

Natural Resources Wales Remit Letter 2017-18

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the remit letter for Natural Resources Wales which sets out the activities and priorities for the body in 2017-18.

Natural Resources Wales Fees and Charges

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to Natural Resources Wales changing their charging scheme.

Future support for those affected by Contaminated Blood

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed Welsh Government funding to support those affected by HIV and / or hepatitis C following treatment with NHS supplied blood or blood products.

Appointment of Associate Member to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport has approved the appointment of Mr Ffrancon Williams, Chair elect, Stakeholder Reference Group, as an Associate Member of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Appointment of Associate Member to Cwm Taf University Health Board

5 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well – being and Sport has approved the appointment of Mrs Collette Kiernan, Chair, Health Professionals Forum as an Associate Member of Cwm Taf University Health Board for two years.

Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Communications Proposals

4 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to fund communication and engagement activities in relation to the prevention of Violence Against Women and Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence and in order to promote anti-slavery messages.

Funding Allocations for the Road Safety and Safe Routes in Communities Grants 2017/18

4 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed for capital and revenue grant funding from Road Safety and Safe Routes in Communities Grants 2017/18, with the exception of a road safety scheme falling into his constituency. The relevant scheme, A539 Cumbers Hill-Lion Lane Junction, Penley in Wrexham, was considered and agreed by the First Minister.

Let’s Walk Cymru

4 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed funding to Ramblers Cymru to deliver Lets Walk Cymru programme for a targeted period of six months from 1 April 2017 to 30 September 2017.

Appointment of Chairs to Aneurin Bevan and Cwm Taf University Health Boards and Public Health Wales NHS Trust

4 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to advertise for Chairs to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Cwm Taf University Health Board and Public Health Wales NHS Trust and to approve the appointment of Jeff Farrar, Chief Constable, Gwent Police as the Senior Independent Member of the Advisory Assessment Panel.

Re-appointment of Independent Member (University) to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

4 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to re-appoint Professor Jo Rycroft-Malone as Independent Member (University) to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board until 28 February 2018.

Appointment of Non-executive Director to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

4 April 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed to appoint Helen Birtwhistle as Non - executive Director to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust for a period of four years.

National Library of Wales Operational Plan 2017-18 and Strategic Plan 2017-2021

31 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the National Library of Wales’ Operational Plan 2017-18 and Strategic Plan 2017-2021.

Support for extension of Swansea Bay City Region secondment

31 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been asked to agree funding for an extension to a secondment until end of May 2017.

Agricultural Shows 2017

31 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed expenditure for the Welsh Government’s presence at agricultural shows in 2017.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

30 March 2017

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

Flying Start Capital Funding

30 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved a number of virement requests made by Rhondda Cynon Taf for the Flying Start capital programme for 2016-17.

Funding for the Creative Europe Desk UK Wales 2017-18

30 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding to support the activities of Creative Europe Desk UK Wales in 2017/18.

Update on the 2016-17 school uniform grant scheme and proposals for 2017-18

30 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved a grant per eligible pupil for 2017-18 and a grant award to local authorities for administration costs.

Consultation on a revised Towards Zero Waste strategy

30 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a public consultation on a revised Towards Zero Waste strategy in July 2018.

Funding to continue the support of Fly-tipping Action Wales for 2017 -18

30 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the funding of £194,400 to Natural Resources Wales in 2017-18 for the Fly-tipping Action Wales programme proposals.

Written Statement on the Future Delivery of the Welsh Government Rural Communities Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020

30 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a written statement announcing the final tranche of funding for the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

Future Generations Commissioner Addition to Freedom of Information (FoI) Act

30 March 2017

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government have approved the addition of the Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales to Schedule 1of the FoI Act 2000 (the Act).

Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse - Re-appointment of Alcohol' Member 2017'

30 March 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed to the reappointment of Prof Simon Moore to the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse.

Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse - Appointment of Chair

30 March 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health has agreed the appointment of Richard Ives as Chair of the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse for an interim 3 month period from 1/3/17 to 31/5/17.

Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust - Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) Resource Business Case

30 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved £1,803,601 of Welsh Government funding over the 4-year period 2016- 2020 for the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust’s Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme governance and management arrangements.

Appointment of a non executive board member to the Professional Standards Authority

30 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed the appointment of Professor Marcus Longley as the non-executive member for Wales on the Professional Standards Authority board.

Continuation of EU Vocational Education and Training (EU VET) advice and National Coordination Point representation

29 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language and Minister for Skills and Science have agreed to continue the provision of advice to the Welsh Government, and the representation of Wales on EU vocational education and training matters for 2017/ 18, with the option to extend for 2018/ 19.

Funding for Wales Boost of Skills and Employment Survey 2017

29 March 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved funding in 2016/17 and 2017/18 for a Welsh boost to the Skills and Employment Survey 2017.

Commercial Loan at Market Rates

29 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a Commercial Loan at market rates.

Allocation of funding for the Pupil Development Grant 2017-18

29 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved funding for the Pupil Development Grant 2017-18.

Caerphilly’s Vibrant and Viable Place capital investment programme

28 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved the re-profiling of allocated funding within Caerphilly CBC’s Vibrant and Viable Place capital investment programme.

Funding Welsh universities involved in Sêr Cymru II programme

28 March 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved a grant to the Welsh universities to support costs incurred in facilitating applications to the Sêr Cymru II programme.

Reallocation of Community Rail Revenue Funding

28 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the reallocation of funding to the Cambrian Railways Partnership.

Rationalisation of the Concessionary Fares Database

28 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the rationalisation of the Concessionary fares database.

Aviation Specialist Framework

28 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the procurement of an Aviation Specialist Framework.

Extension of the services at St Athan Airfield

28 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the extension of the Airfield Operating Services at St Athan Airfield.

Work at Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil

28 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of legal and land advisers to take forward work at Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil.

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales Framework

28 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved the Hybu Cig Cymru –Meat Promotion Wales Framework document and agreed to its publication.

Allocation of funding from the Further Education Provision BEL 2017-18

24 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have approved funding for two Investing in Quality projects.

National Armed Forces Day funding options

24 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children approved funding of £135,000 for Conwy County Borough Council to host a joint National Armed Forces Day and RAF Centenary event in June 2018.  

Land reclamation grant payments

24 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved additional funding to close the grant accounts for 4 land reclamation projects.

European Professional Club Rugby Finals 2018

24 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved grant funding to support the national and international marketing plan for the European Professional Club Rugby Finals in 2018.

Ruthin Castle - Funding to support emergency works

24 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding to support emergency works at Ruthin Castle.

Welsh in Education – Resources Commissioning Branch Budget 2017-18

24 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have approved the budget allocation in support of commissioning Welsh-medium educational resources and the working practices in respect of the budget.

Business Marketing Activity 2017/18

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Infrastructure and the First Minister, have approved the budget for Business Marketing Activity for 2017/18.

Business Marketing Activity 2017/18

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Infrastructure and the First Minister, have approved the budget for Business Marketing Activity for 2017/18.

Sponsorship of Welsh Proms 2017

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed sponsorship of the Welsh proms 2017.

Football Museum Feasibility Study

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the proposed feasibility study for a national Football Museum in North Wales.

Sale of land and Property Development Grant for 12 small industrial units

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a land sale and property development grant for a development of 12 small industrial units.

Sale of land and Property Development Grant for 12 small industrial units

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a land sale and property development grant for a development of 12 small industrial units.

Property Development Grant to support the construction of part of Plot 2 Hawarden Business Park

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a land sale, a property development grant for a new unit and the construction of a new spur road at Hawarden Business Park, Broughton, Flintshire.

Property Development Grant to support the construction of part of Plot 2 Hawarden Business Park

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a land sale, a property development grant for a new unit and the construction of a new spur road at Hawarden Business Park, Broughton, Flintshire.

Grant Funding - Local Transport Fund - FY2017-18

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy has agreed to the capital grant funding from the Local Transport Fund of £20 million.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases 2017- Further Education- Adult Learning Wales - March 2017

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Business Case recommended by the Further Education Panel, on 20th February 2017, for approval of the Capital Funding bid for IT investment for Adult Learning Wales .

Rights of Way Improvement Plan Fund

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding for the final year of the Rights of Way Improvement Plan implementation programme in 2017/18.

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Levy Rates 2017- 2018

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board proposed Levy Rates for 2017 - 2018.

Future Funding of Healthy Ageing Programme 2017-2020

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed future funding for the Healthy Ageing Programme Grant.

Funding to support the delivery of the refreshed Autistic Spectrum Disorder Strategic Action Plan

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed funding to support the Autistic Spectrum Disorder Strategic Action Plan for 2017/18’.

Mental Health & Vulnerable Group funding allocation 2017-18

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed the allocation of mental health and vulnerable groups budget for 2017-18.

The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport has approved the All Wales Medicines Strategy Groups negative appraisal recommendation of 15 February 2017 for Respreeza(r) in the treatment of emphysema.'

Cardiac Heater/Cooler Unit - Patient Notification Exercise

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to issue a written statement to AMs about a UK-wide Patient Notification Exercise on Cardiac Heater/Cooler Units used in open-heart surgery.

Overseas visitors - NHS Fertility Pilot

23 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has agreed for the Welsh NHS to take part in an NHS Fertility Services pilot.

Flying Start Capital Funding

21 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved the reallocation of the Llantwit Fardre funding to other projects that can be completed this year; an increase in funding for a minibus in Wrexham, utilising the underspend from other projects; and an increase funding for the Hafod y Wern project in Wrexham utilising the remainder of the underspends with an overall increase of £1,292.

Arts Council of Wales Member Appointments 2016-17

21 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has appointed Ms Kate Eden, Dr Rachel O’Riordan and Mr Dafydd Rhys as Members of the Arts Council of Wales. Their three-year terms of appointment will commence on 1 April 2017.

Evidence for Energy Pathway and Targets

21 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment & Rural Affairs has agreed to hold an event or events to involve suitable people in developing the evidence base and considering appropriate targets to drive Welsh Government energy policy outcomes.

All Wales Public Service Graduate Programme

21 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Finance has agreed to a two year “All Wales Public Service Graduate Programme” pilot commencing in September 2018.

Social Care Wales – Improvement Priorities Engagement Report

21 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have endorsed the Improvement Priorities Engagement Report developed by the Social Services Improvement Agency and reaffirmed the Welsh Government’s support for the early improvement priorities for Social Care Wales in relation to dementia, domiciliary care and looked after children contained in the report.

Funding of the 2017-18 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey

21 March 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed funding to resource the 2017 -18 HBSC study .

Childcare Offer - Caerphilly County Borough Council

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to invite Caerphilly County Borough Council to implement the Childcare Offer in specified areas of the local authority from September 2017 and agreed that they are included in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 grant schemes to develop the roll-out of the Childcare Offer.

Innogy Renewables Ltd UK Rhyl Flats Offshore Windfarm Community Fund - February 2017

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved the funding from the Innogy Renewables UK Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Community Fund for Tenovus Cancer Care, Benefits Advice shop and Horeb Methodist Church, Colwyn Bay community projects. Cronfa Gymunedol Ffermydd Gwynt ar y Môr Gwastadeddaur Rhyl Innogy Renewables Ltd UK – Chwefror 2017

Housing Pathway leaflets

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the development of advice cards for ex-Service personnel sleeping rough, and leaflets and posters to publicise the Housing Pathway.

Free car parking pilots

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to provide £3 million to local authorities towards piloting town centre free car parking.

Childcare Offer Wales - Funded Childcare Provision

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed criteria for determining childcare provision to be funded as part of the piloting of the Childcare Offer from September 2017, taking account of variation in the existing early education entitlement provided through Foundation Phase.

Childcare Offer - Who can deliver the Offer, where and when

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the criteria for determining the eligibility of parents to access the government-funded childcare pilots in relation to eligible providers, the commencement dates and the settings in which the Offer can be accessed.

Increase to Firefighters Pension Costs 2016-17

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the payment revenue costs incurred in 2016-17 in relation to Firefighter Pensions.

Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales Project, Phase 2

20 March 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved funding to support the Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales (ISEiW) Project, Phase 2 from April 2017 to March 2020.

Funding to the Rhondda Tunnel Society

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed funding to the Rhondda Tunnel Society.

Option Agreement - land in Swansea

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved an option agreement for the sale of land in Swansea.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments - March & April 2017

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the payments due in March & April 2017 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Letter of Remit for Sector Development Wales Partnership (Industry Wales) 2017-18

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the issue of 2017/18 Remit Letter for Industry Wales.

Appointment of a member to the Anglesey Enterprise Zone

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the appointment of Dafydd Evans to the Anglesey Enterprise Zone Advisory Board.

Security Arrangement

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to a change in security arrangement for a project.

Severn Valley EFFECT Project Extension and Additional Funding

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed an extension to the current Sirolli Effect Severn Valley project up to March 2017 and additional funds to support this.

Travel Plan Co-ordinators FY 2017-18

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed that Travel Plan Co-ordinator activities will be managed within Welsh Government from 2017-18 onwards.

Appointment of Wales Board Member for Transport Focus

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of Councillor William Powell as the new Welsh board member of Transport Focus.

Education MEG Year End Flexibility 2016-17

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed investment recommendations to allow officials to manage full spend on the Education budgets.

Public Health Wales Evaluation Report for Radon in Schools Awareness Programme

20 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have noted Public Health Wales’ Evaluation Report on Radon in Schools Awareness Programme and next steps regarding future reporting plans.

Extensions to the Financial Contingency Fund

15 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to extend the Financial Contingency Fund from 1 April 2017 to 31 August 2017 for Further Education Institutions, Y Ganolfan Dysgu Cymraeg Genedlaethol and the Open University.

Continuation of the Flexible Skills Programme

15 March 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved the continuation of the Flexible Skills Programme for financial year 2017/2018.

Loan Repayments to the National Loan Fund

15 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the loan repayments schedule to the National Loans Fund for 2017/18.

Production of a new All-Wales Travel Behaviour Code

15 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the production of a new All-Wales Travel Behaviour Code (Travel Behaviour Code') and revised guidance (to be published on the Welsh Government internet site on Friday 14 April 2017).'

Remit Letter for the Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales

15 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the Remit Letter for the Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales.

Teacher Training Incentive Scheme 2017

15 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the Teacher Training Incentive Scheme 2017, to enable payment of training grant incentives to students commencing eligible courses commencing on or after September 2017.

Appointment of the Woodland Strategy Advisory Panel

15 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the re-appointment of the membership of the Woodland Strategy Advisory Panel for Wales.

EU decisions to authorise the commercial cultivation of GM varieties

15 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has written to the Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, to express the Welsh Government’s view that the UK Government’s voting position on draft EU decisions should represent and reflect the collective UK view and the powers of the devolved administrations.

Additional funding for the Welsh Independent Living Grant

15 March 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health, and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport, have agreed Additional Funding - Welsh Independent Living Grant 2016-17’.

Appointment of Social Care Wales Board Members

15 March 2017

The Minister for Social Service and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed the appointment of members to the Social Care Wales Board’.

Funding the National Learning & Work Institute

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to provide the National Learning and Work Institute with grant funding for 2017-18.

Homelessness Prevention Grant Funding for 2017-18

14 March 2017

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Communities for Children has approved the final allocation of funding for the Homelessness Prevention Programme for 2017/18 and the formal award of grants for 2017/18.

Independent Living Budget for 2017-18

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the formal award of funding for the Independent Living Budget for Financial year 2017/18 following confirmation of budget allocation.

Communities First Funding Allocations 2017-18

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to allocate Communities First Cluster funding to Lead Delivery Bodies for the financial year 2017-18 and the indicative allocations for Local Authorities for the Legacy fund for 2018-19 and 2019-20. The First Minister has agreed the funding of £473,421 for Flintshire for 2017-18 and indicative allocation of £127,680 for 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Reallocation of funding within the existing Merthyr Tydfil Vibrant and Viable Places Programme

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the reallocation of previously allocated funding from within the Merthyr Tydfil CBC Vibrant and Viable Places regeneration capital investment programme.

Reallocation of funding within the existing Merthyr Tydfil Vibrant and Viable Places Programme

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved £589,000 virement request between two previously approved Vibrant and Viable Places projects within Merthyr Tydfil

Funding for the Womens Pathfinder Project'

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the funding of £83,729 for the Women’s Pathfinder – Welsh Women’s Community Support Worker Project for 2017/18

Skills Priorities Programme

14 March 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to continue the delivery of the Skills Priorities Programme from April 2017.

Appointment plan for a new Vice President to the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Wales

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment plan to appoint a new Vice President to the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Wales and associated costs.

Remit Letters for Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and the National Library of Wales

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the 2017-18 Remit Letters for Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and the National Library of Wales.

Disposal of plot at Broadaxe Business Park, Presteigne, Powys

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of a building plot in Presteigne.

Funding for advisers on the interface between the Foundation Phase and the childcare offer

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding  to set up a team to consider options for improving the delivery of Foundation Phase provision for 3-4 year olds.

PGCE FE Initial Teacher Education Incentives for 2017/18

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed (8 March 2017) that PGCE (FE) Initial Teacher Education incentives should be paid in the 2017/18 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 priority subjects and Welsh, literacy and numeracy courses who would receive a bursary of £3,000.

Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Programme for 2017-18

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the 2017/18 Flood & Coastal Erosion Risk Management Programme and to ring-fence funding annually for the small scale works grant.

GMS Contract

14 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport agreed with GPC Wales changes to the GP contract for 2017/18.

Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Arrangements for Reappointment of Chief Executive Officer

10 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa arrangements for the reappointment of the Chief Executive Officer.

Co-operative Housing in Wales project

10 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to provide revenue funding for the Wales Co-operative Centre in 2017-2018 for the Co-operative Housing in Wales project.

Potential for working collaboratively on a Community Cohesion National Delivery Plan 2017-20

10 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed for officials within the Police Liaison Unit, the Community Safety Division and the Equality and Prosperity Division exploring with the Welsh police forces, Police and Crime Commissioners and Welsh Local Government Association whether they would be willing to become joint partners on a Community Cohesion National Delivery Plan for Wales.

Statement on Racism in lead up to Local Government Election

10 March 2017

The First Minister has agreed to issue a statement against racism in partnership with other public bodies and organisations (including at a political level in the Assembly) in the run up to this year’s local government elections.

Local Transport Grants 2016-17 – Further Allocations

10 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to allocate the remaining 2016-17 Local Transport Grants Budgets.

National Infrastructure Commission for Wales

10 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to respond to the National Assembly’s Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee following their inquiry in a National Infrastructure Commission for Wales. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to publish a summary of consultation responses, following a Welsh Government public consultation on the same subject.

Allocation of Additional Capital Funding to the Arts Council of Wales

10 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has allocated additional capital funding to the Arts Council of Wales for 2016/17.

Building Control Performance Standards Advisory Group Annual Report 2015-16

10 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of the Building Control Performance Standards Advisory Group Annual Report and Analysis of Building Control Performance Indicators for 2015/16.

Extension to the funding for the Front Line Advice Services and the Better Advice Better Lives project 2017-18

9 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to an extension to the funding for the Front Line Advice Services and the Better Advice Better Lives project for a further year, into April 2017 – March 2018.

Support for Credit Unions in 2017-18

9 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed an application-based grant scheme to support credit unions in 2017-18.

Refurbishment of Academi Wales’ training rooms

9 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has approved the costs associated with the refurbishment of Academi Wales’ training rooms.

Development of the Academi Wales website

9 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has approved funding for developing Academi Wales’ website, including the introduction of features to support events management and delivery of Public Service Trials training.

Stroke Delivery Plan - Oral Statement

9 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to update Assembly Members on the Welsh Governments stroke delivery plan that was published in February.'

Funding for post-16 programmes of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed two applications for funding for post-16 specialist provision and one funding request for an extension to an agreed programme of study.

Sale of Land in Carmarthen

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of land at Carmarthen.

Growing Mid Wales Freight Study

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to allocate grant funding for the Growing Mid Wales Freight Study

Annual Remit Letter for the Arts Council of Wales

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has issued his Annual Remit Letter to the Arts Council of Wales for the financial year 2017/18.

Budget allocated to support Welsh-medium early years provision

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the Welsh in Education budget allocated to support Welsh-medium early years provision and developing the early years workforce’s Welsh language Skills.

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol funding 2017-18

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed a grant allocation to fund Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol for the period 1 April 2017 – 31 March 2018.

Stimulating Physics Network programme

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the funding to the Institute of Physics and the National Network of Excellence for Science and Technology funding to Consortia for the Stimulating Physics Network programme for 2017/18.

Update to the European Commission on industrial regulation in Wales

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed an update to the European Commission in relation to industrial regulation in Wales.

Appointment of Independent Members to Velindre NHS Trust

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has, following an appointment exercise, agreed to appoint Martin Veale as Independent Member (Finance) for 3 Years and Stephen Harries as Independent Member (Informatics) for 1 Year to Velindre NHS Trust.

Appointment of Independent Members to Public Health Wales NHS Trust

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to appoint Judi Rhys as Independent Member (Third Sector) and Professor Shantini Paranjothy as Independent Member (University ) to Public Heath Wales NHS Trust for 1 and 3 years respectively from 1 April 2017.

Appointment of Independent Membersto Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

8 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to advertise for an Independent Member (Finance) and an Independent Member (Legal) at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.

Reallocation of underspend in the 2016-17 Childcare, Play and Early Years Budget

3 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the reallocation of underspend up to £1.84m to support local authorities in delivering childcare & play to meet the needs of families in their areas, and to prepare and lay the foundations for the childcare offer.

Land for Housing Scheme 2016/17 - Approval of Loan Applications for Round 2

3 March 2017

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children have approved the awarding of loans to Registered Social Landlords through Round 2 of the Land for Housing Scheme 2016/17.

Major Events Marketing Activation 2017-18

3 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved marketing activation expenditure aimed at maximising the impact of the Welsh Government’s investment the 2017-18 annual programme of sporting and cultural events throughout Wales and at promoting Wales as a world class host destination for events.

Consultation on new professional teaching and leadership standards for schools

3 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to issue a consultation on the new professional teaching and leadership standards for schools.

Counsel Generals Approval of Recruitment Competition for Welsh Government Panel of Advocates'

2 March 2017

The Counsel General has agreed to commence the proposed Panel Counsel Recruitment Competition to refresh the Welsh Government’s QC Panel and junior public law panels in relation to specific areas of expertise.

Vibrant and Viable Places - Neath Port Talbot - Variation - Feb 2017

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved the virement request for Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council in respect of its Vibrant and Viable Places Programme.

Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council Vibrant and Viable Places Programme Virement

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the virement request for the amount of £325k from Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council for their Vibrant and Viable Places Programme in 2016/17.

Transfer of Pupil Voice Wales website

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed the transfer of content and resources from the Pupil Voice Wales website to the Children’s Rights Wales website.

Establishment of a St Davids Day Fund'

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the establishment of a St David's Day Fund' to be distributed by local authorities to improve outcomes for children who have experienced care.'

Flying Start Capital Funding

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the reallocation of funding awarded to the Morfa project in Carmarthenshire.

Large Scale Voluntary Transfer Housing Associations Welsh Housing Quality Standard monitoring report and funding for 2018-19

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the funding allocations for the 10 Large Scale Voluntary Transfer Housing Associations for 2018/19 and for officials to issue the relevant grant letters.

Digital Communities Wales 2017-2019

2 March 2017

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

Mobile phone regulation analysis

2 March 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed that analysis of the current legislative and regulatory environment surrounding mobile phone infrastructure be undertaken.

Finance Wales Capital North of England Funds

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved that Finance Wales Capital be allowed to enter into contract to manage new funds in the North of England.

Moving North Wales Forward – Our Vision for North Wales and the North East Wales Metro - Launch

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the North East Wales Metro launch arrangements.

Commissioning Natural Resources Wales to produce draft landscape sensitivity guidance

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to commission planning guidance on landscape sensitivity in relation to renewable energy developments, to be undertaken by Natural Resources Wales.

Delivery of housing and the planning system – Letter to the Heads of Planning

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has written to the Heads of Planning in Wales to outline the role of Planning in assisting with housing delivery.

Change to Eligibility Age for Shingles Vaccination Catch Up

2 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to bring forward the eligibility age for the shingles catch up vaccination programme from 78 to 77 years of age with effect from 1 April 2017.

Investment Recommendation Virtual Panel 15 December

1 March 2017

Investment Recommendation Virtual Panel 15 December The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved funding for one business.

DIFFUSION: Cardiff International Festival of Photography 2017

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to provide major events grant funding support to Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography 2017.

Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board meeting 10 January 2017

1 March 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved funding for a business in the life sciences sector.

Memorandum of Understanding between Welsh Government and Cardiff Capital Region Joint Cabinet

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cardiff City Council with respect to South Wales Metro.

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting 10 January 2017

1 March 2017

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

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting 10 January 2017

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a request to change the repayable status of funding to a business.

Enterprise Zones Business Rates Scheme

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved further opportunities to apply to the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme.

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting – 8 November 2016

1 March 2017

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

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting - 15 November 2016

1 March 2017

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

Corporate Finance, State Aid and legal advice for the Steel and Power Generating Sector

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved provision of specialist advice to support a company’s manufacturing project in Newport.

Offer in Lieu: Raglan Archive

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved permanent allocation of the Raglan Archive, which is being offered in lieu of inheritance tax, to Gwent Archive.

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting - 1 November 2016

1 March 2017

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

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting - 15 November 2016

1 March 2017

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

Investment Recommendation Panel Meeting - 6 December 2016

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure and the Minister for Skills and Science have approved funding for a business in the life sciences sector.

Body of Persons Approval - Only Boys Aloud

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved a Body of Persons Approval in respect of Only Boys Aloud.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - February 2017

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel, on 20 February 2017, for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

UK and International Food and Drink Trade Events/Visits Programme 2017-2020

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment & Rural Affairs and the First Minister have approved funding to deliver a programme of UK and International Food and Drink Trade Events/Visits for 2017-2020.

Direct Payment Practice and Information Exchange

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Heath, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to funding for travel and subsistence for the reconvened direct payments stakeholder group.

Dental Working Hours Motivation Analysis – Wales specific data

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to fund the development of Wales-only Dental Motivation Analysis data by NHS Digital.

Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) to reduce the risk of hepatitis E virus (HEV) risk reduction recommendations

1 March 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed the latest Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) recommendation to reduce the risk of hepatitis E virus (HEV) to vulnerable patients through blood products; agreed that the Welsh Blood Service puts all the implementation measures in place to move to 100% universal screening for HEV from April 2017.

Review of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

28 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved a review of the National Museum for Wales and related costs.

Monmouthshire County Council Solar Farm

28 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government have agreed funding to Monmouthshire County Council for the design and installation of a ground mounted 5MW Solar PV system and associated works from the Invest to Save Green Growth Fund.

Recapitalisation investment into Salix Finance

28 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed an investment of funds into Salix Finance , to make energy efficiency investments into the Welsh public sector through the Salix fund.

Ministerial foreword for Keep Wales Tidys Local Environmental Audit Management System Report for 2016 -17'

28 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a Ministerial foreword for Keep Wales Tidys Local Environmental Audit Management System Report for 2016 -17.'

Update on the Paediatric Lymphoedema Service

28 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Well being and Sport has agreed to provide £5000 to support a lymphoedema child and family education day and for the production of a lymphoedema training video for wider educational use.

Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework Funding Adjustments end of year 2016 – 17

28 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to a temporary increase in practice payments for community pharmacy contractors, in line with the Welsh Governments commitment to maintain investment in community pharmacy in the current financial year.'

Ynys Môn Council - Re-profile request

22 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed for the re-profile of allocated funding within the Ynys Môn County Council Vibrant and Viable Places capital investment programme.

Vibrant and Viable Places Capital Pipeline Projects 2016-17

22 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved 9 pipeline project proposals for additional capital funding from the Vibrant and Viable Places fund for 2016/17. The First Minister has also approved additional capital allocations from this programme in respect of 2 projects based in Flintshire.

Machynlleth Comedy Festival 2017-2018

22 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to provide grant funding towards the staging and marketing of the Machynlleth Comedy Festival in 2017 and 2018.

North East Wales Metro Brochure

22 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the publication and launch of a North East Wales Metro Brochure.

Legal Costs for Property Matters

22 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has been asked to approval legal costs for property matters.

Sgiliaith and Further Education Project Funding for 2017-18

22 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to provide grant funding to Sgiliaith and Colegau Cymru during 2017-18.

Parenting Communications Proposals 2017-18

21 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to priorities funding for the Parenting Communications budget for 2017-18 up to a total cost of £400,000.

Flying Start Capital Funding

21 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved increases in the funding for capital projects for 2016-17 in Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil, and approved the re-profiling of the funding for the Treharris and Trinity Day Care projects in Merthyr Tydfil into 2017-18.

The Availability of Targeted Initial Teacher Education Recruitment Incentives– Academic Year 2017/18

21 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the targeted Initial Teacher Education (ITE) incentives for eligible student teachers commencing postgraduate teacher training courses leading to Qualified Teacher Status in academic year 2017/18.

Registering Land Online to enhance the administration of County Parish Holding

21 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to fund Rural Payments Wales to implement an online land registration and amend process to minimise the administrative impact of the new operation of the County Parish Holding project.

The Climate Change Strategy Reporting

21 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a future mechanism for reporting of the Climate Change Strategy for Wales (2010) greenhouse gas emission reduction targets.

Universal Credit – eligibility for help with NHS costs

21 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to introduce from 1 April 2017 two income thresholds for recipients of Universal Credit in determining eligibility to free dental treatment, sight tests, help toward the costs of glasses, and reimbursement of travel costs to hospital while under the care of a consultant.

Laying a copy of the Welsh Language Commissioners Estimate of Income and Expenditure 2017-18 at the National Assembly'

20 February 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to lay a copy of the Welsh Language Commissioner’s Estimate of Income and Expenditure 2017-18 before the National Assembly for Wales.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

20 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed an application for funding for post-16 specialist provision, and a funding request for a change within an agreed programme of study.

Grant to Promote and Facilitate the Use of the Welsh Language

20 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the allocation of grants to promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh Language for the period of 2017-18.

Wales for Africa Expenditure 2017/18

20 February 2017

The First Minister has approved the Wales for Africa budget for 2017/18.

Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd

20 February 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved the development of a repurposed vision and mission for the Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd.

Procurement of Interim Property Asset Management System

20 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the procurement of a Property Management Asset System.

Funding for Foundation Phase Development Officers in the Voluntary Sector 2017-18

20 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed the continued financial support of childcare and early years umbrella membership organisations to employ Foundation Phase Development Officers.

Updated Action Plan for Wild Deer Management in Wales

20 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish an update on the 2011 Strategy for Wild Deer Management in Wales, outlining planned actions for 2017-2022.

Mid-Year Review of the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Implementation Plan 2016/17

20 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Mid-Year Review of the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Implementation Plan 2016/17 and will issue a Written Statement.

Future delivery of the Rural Communities Rural Development Programme

20 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed future delivery of the Welsh Government’s Rural Communities Rural Development Programme 2014- 2020.

Learning Disability Advisory Group and Easy Read Health Wales websites

20 February 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed that the Learning Disability Advisory Group website should be brought within the Welsh Government corporate website and that the Easy Read Health Wales website should be hosted by NHS Direct (Wales).

Budgetary Arrangements for Social Care Wales

20 February 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretariat for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed budgetary arrangements for Social Care Wales for 2017-18.

Funding for theatre 1 and recovery facilities at Bronglais Hospital

20 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed funding of £2.153m in 2017-18 for the works on theatre 1 and recovery facilities at Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth.

Jesus College Oxford Summer School August 2017 

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed Welsh Government funding towards a pilot summer school for Seren students at Oxford University.

Ofcom Annual Plan 2017-18 - Welsh Government Response

16 February 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed a response to the consultation on the proposed Ofcom annual plan 2017-18.

The Blue Badge Scheme

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure for the delivery of workshops on the Blue Badge Scheme in Wales to local authorities.

A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tair Meibion Advanced Drainage Works - Award of Construction Contract'

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to fund the award of the contract for construction for the A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tair Meibion Advanced Drainage Works through NMWTRA to Jones Bros (Ruthin).'

Blue Badge Independent Advisory Service – Contract Retender

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved expenditure for a procurement exercise for an Independent Advisory Service.

Approval of Overseas Business Development Visit Grants for 2017/18

16 February 2017

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

A487 Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass - Public Local Inquiry

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to hold a Public Local Inquiry for the A487 Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass.

Legal and Financial considerations regarding the Grant Funding to Arts Council of Wales for the setting up of a National Endowment for Music

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved the establishment of the National Endowment for Music.

Band B Technical specifications

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the development of the technical specifications for Band B of the 21st Century Schools Programme as recommended by the Capital Investment Panel.

Publication of Section 80 Report

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Return of expenditure incurred and prosecutions taken under the Animal Health Act 1981 and incidences of disease in imported animals for the year 2016, and its publication.

Publishing of Re-designed Approved Documents

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the following re-designed Building Regulations Approved Documents for Wales:

Publishing of Re-designed Approved Documents

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the following re-designed Building Regulations Approved Documents for Wales:

Groundwater Policy: Codes of Practice and technical guidance

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the content and publication of three Codes of Practice for the Protection of Groundwater.

Exiting Resource Efficient Wales

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to close Resource Efficient Wales as of 30th September 2017.

Extension of Avian Influenza Prevention Zone 28 Feb - 30 Apr

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved the proposed arrangements for the new Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in Wales.

Local Energy Loan Fund update and management costs

16 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the level of management fee to the fund manager, Finance Wales, for the Local Energy Service Loan Fund.

European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the submission of the fifth Periodic Report on the implementation of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.

Agreement of Evidence Paper for the Cabinet Secretarys appearance before the Equality Local Government and Communities Committee on 16 February

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the evidence paper.

Reallocation of Decommitted Funds (Phase 1) Town Centre Loans

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed for the recycling of financial transaction loan funds decommitted from Phase 1 of the Town Centre Loan Scheme delivered in the same timeframe.

Support for a wave demonstration zone feasibility study

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed provision of support for a wave demonstration zone feasibility study in Pembrokeshire.

Disposal of land at Bridgend

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the freehold sale of 1.27 acres of land at Bridgend.

Applications presented to the Flexible Skills Programme Investment Panel on 2nd February 2017

15 February 2017

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

Welsh Language Division Budget transfers 2017-18

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have approved the Welsh Language Division’s budget transfers for the 2017-18 financial year.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Wales Workshop 2017

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the proposals to take forward capacity building aspects of the reform of Initial Teacher Education in Wales by engagement with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

21st Century Schools and Education Programme

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the revised approach to achieving community benefits from investment in the 21st Century Schools and Education Programme.

Environment and Sustainable Development Single Grant for Local Authorities for 2017-18

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed arrangements for the allocation of the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate Single Revenue Grant for Local Authorities during 2017-18.

Funding for Little Haven Flood Alleviation Scheme - Construction

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a flood risk management grant to Pembrokeshire County Council to support the cost of construction work for a flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk to Little Haven, Pembrokeshire.

Withdrawal of Glyphosate products containing the co-formulant Polyethoxylated-tallowamine

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed advice from the independent Expert Committee on Pesticides that authorisations of glyphosate products containing POE-tallowamines should be revoked in accordance with the standard grace period specified in Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009.

Award of Capital Grants to Local Authorities under the Collaborative Change Programme (CCP) 2016-17

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment & Rural Affairs has agreed under the Collaborative Change Programme, additional capital funding for six local authorities (Anglesey, Blaenau Gwent, Flintshire, Powys, Swansea, Vale of Glamorgan) in 2016-17 to support improvements in recycling services. The First Minister has agreed additional capital funding for Wrexham.

Gemau Cymru 2017

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed funding in 2017/18 to support the delivery of Gemau Cymru 2017.

Organ donation omnibus survey

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to continue to monitor public attitudes to organ donation through the inclusion of questions in the omnibus survey twice a year in March and September up until March 2020.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Approval of Funding for Addendum to Neonatal & Obstetric BJC - University Hospital of Wales Phases 2&3

15 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed £11.952m Welsh Government funding between 2016-17 and 2018-19 to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for the construction of a building within a courtyard to accommodate two MRI scanners at the University Hospital of Wales and the separate purchase of two mobile MRI scanners.

Flying Start Capital Funding

13 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has approved changes to Flying Start capital projects in Blaenau Gwent, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Swansea and Gwynedd; he also approved funding for a new project in Flint. The First Minister has approved funding for a new capital project in Sealand, Flintshire.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - January 2017

13 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the business cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel on 24th January 2017.

Ministry of Defence Further Education and Higher Education Scheme – Financial Year 2017-18

13 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed that the Ministry of Defence Further Education and Higher Education (FE/HE) scheme be continued in the 2017-18 financial year.

Teaching awards

13 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the arrangements for the inaugural Professional Teaching Awards Cymru 2017.

Glastir Advanced 2018

13 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to open a further round for Glastir Advanced under the Welsh Government Rural Communities -Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

Welsh Government response to UK Coal Consultation - Feb 2017

9 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a response to a consultation by the Department for Business, Energy and Industry Strategy on a proposal to cease unabated coal-fired power generation by 2025.

NHS dentistry – priorities and future work programme

9 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed measures to improve oral health and dental services.

Funding for Flying Start Book Bags

8 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved the funding to purchase Flying Start Book Bags for 2017-18.

Third Party Claim

8 February 2017

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

Additional Loan and Variation to Agreements in respect of site remediation

8 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the additional loan and variation to existing Agreements in respect of site remediation.

21st Century Schools and Education Programme Band B: Strategic Outline Case

8 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed this Business Case, which proposes the basis and funding mechanism of the Band B Programme.

National Digital Learning Event 2017

8 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the expenditure in financial year 2017-18 in relation to the National Digital Learning Event and Awards 2017.

Procurement for Legal Support and Auditors for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA) Project

7 February 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to undertake a tender exercise for the appointment of legal support and auditors for the current PSBA Contract.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Connectivity Services

7 February 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed a payment in relation to Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA) Services.

Property Development Grant

7 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the award of a Property Development Grant towards the costs of servicing employment land.

Employment Based Initial Teacher Education Intake Targets – Academic Year 2017/18

7 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the availability of employment-based teacher training places leading to Qualified Teacher Status in academic year 2017/18.

Sale of Land, Resolven

7 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has approved the sale of land at Resolven.

Welsh Examinations Database Budget Request

7 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved funding to cover a re-tendering exercise for a contract to manage the existing Welsh Examinations Database (WED).

Committee on Radioactive Waste Management - Deputy Chair Appointment

7 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the appointment of Campbell Gemell as Deputy Chair of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM).

Funding for Keep Wales Tidy to operate the Eco-Schools programme in 2017/18

7 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed funding for Keep Wales Tidy to operate the Eco-Schools scheme in financial year 2017/18.

Update on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV

7 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed to publish an evidence paper by the HIV Expert Group on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV and to commission Public Health Wales to produce guidance for PrEP use for those already accessing the drug outside of the NHS.

Allocation of the Efficiency through Technology Fund 2016

7 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to the funding of 11 new projects from the Efficiency Through Technology Fund following the 2016 open call.

Continuation Funding for Regional Skills Partnerships via Welsh Local Government Association for 2017-18

6 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed grant funding to be issued to the Welsh Local Government Association for 2017-18 (alone) to continue support for the three Regional Skills Partnerships.

Appointment to the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Wales: Standard Instrument of Appointment

6 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of Stephen Williams to the Board of Trustees for the National Library of Wales.

Historic Environment Service (Cadw) 2016-17 End of 3rd Quarter variation to Capital programme

6 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the proposed variations of spend within the agreed allocation of capital (£4.791m) funding for the Historic Environment Service (Cadw) in 2016-17 and the associated key deliverables.

Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone – Proposed Boundary Changes

6 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to extend the boundary of the Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone to include sites at Tafarnaubach Industrial Estate, Waun y Pound Industrial Estate and Victoria/Festival Park.

Funding to Support people with learning disabilities

6 February 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed funding to support learning disability services.

Options for addressing restructuring costs at Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed additional support in the current financial year to support the cost of restructuring necessary to allow Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd to bring forward a balanced budget in the 2017-18 Financial Year.

Capital funding to support North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority’s response to non-injury fallers on behalf of the Welsh Ambulance Services Trust

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed Welsh Government funding of up to £125,000 in 2016-17 for capital equipment to support North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority’s response to non-injury fallers on behalf of Welsh Ambulance Services Trust (WAST).

Rent Smart Wales - Financial support for increased activities leading up to compliance deadline

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Children has agreed to the funding for the increased activity of Rent Smart Wales leading up to the implementation of enforcement measures (November 2016).

Local Transport Fund 2016-17 ? Additional Allocation

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy has agreed to allocate additional monies to Local Authorities in Financial Year 2016017 from the Local Transport Fund Grant.

Review of Wylfa Newydd Traffic Model

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy has agreed to undertake a review of the Britannia Bridge Traffic Model.

International Convention Centre Wales

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed an investment proposal for the International Convention Centre Wales and the funding package required in future years. 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 funding from Reserves in 2016-17 in support of the overall funding package.

Legal costs for property matters

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved legal costs for property matters.

Cross Border Infrastructure

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to a financial contribution towards developing “The Mersey Dee City Region – Unlocking Our True Potential” prospectus.

Enterprise Zone Support for Morlais Energy Tidal Demonstration Zone

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed revenue funding of £65,000 in Financial Year 16/17 to the Morlais Tidal Energy project.

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

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the Royal Commission commencing the process to appoint new Commissioners.

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

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to allow a planning appeal and grant planning permission, subject to conditions, in respect of an outline planning application for residential development on land north of Pandy Road, Bedwas, Caerphilly.

Advice and Recommendations on proposed Special Areas of Conservation for harbour porpoise

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the advice and agreed that sites proposed for the protection of harbour porpoises are submitted to the European Commission for formal adoption.

Advice and Recommendations on new and extended Special Protection Areas for seabirds

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the three areas (as they relate to Wales) proposed for the protection of seabirds are eligible for classification as Special Protected Areas and should be formally submitted to European Commission for inclusion in the European network. These areas are Skomer, Skokholm and the Seas off Pembrokeshire, Anglesey Terns and Northern Cardigan Bay.

Consultation on draft Gypsy and Traveller Circular

2 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the issuing of a revised draft Gypsy and Traveller Circular, providing updated advice to Local Planning Authorities on the provision of sustainable sites for Gypsies and Travellers, for a 12 week public consultation period.

Vibrant and Viable Places Tackling Poverty Fund Gwynedd Council – Re-profile Request – January 2017

1 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the re-profile of allocated funding within the Gwynedd Council Vibrant and Viable Places (VVP) Tackling Poverty capital investment programme from 2016/17 financial year to 2017/18.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases

1 February 2017

The First Minister has agreed the Business Case for Powys County Council, recommended by the Capital Investment Panel on 24 January 2017, for progression to the next stage of the business case process and allocation of funding.

Disposal of a property in Newtown, Powys

1 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the sale of a property in Newtown, Powys.

The Funding Award to Higher Education Funding Council for Wales to deliver additional Welsh Language work

1 February 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Funding Award to Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) to deliver additional Welsh Language work through Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol 2016/17. The work involves a review of the Welsh Medium Competency Certificate’s operation, resources pack and a review of the Cynllun Colegau Cymru scheme.

Utilise Programme funds to improve the flexibility and accessibly of the apprenticeship offer

31 January 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to use Programme fund to improve the flexibility and accessibly of the apprenticeship offer.

Welsh Government support for a Times Higher Education supplement article on Welsh STEM research excellence

31 January 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to co-fund publishing an article with the Learned Society of Wales showcasing research and educational excellence in a dedicated Times Higher Educational Supplement.

Welsh for Adults funding

31 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to the recurrent funding and development grant funding for Welsh for Adults for the period 1 August 2017 – 31 July 2018. Additional funding to develop and deliver Welsh in the workplace courses for the period 1 April 2017 – 31 March 2018 has also been approved.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

31 January 2017

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 from the BPS National Reserve.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

31 January 2017

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 include the value of leased Single Payment Scheme entitlements in the calculation of an allocation of Basic Payment Scheme entitlements.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

31 January 2017

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 include the value of leased Single Payment Scheme entitlements in the calculation of an allocation of Basic Payment Scheme entitlements.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

31 January 2017

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 Young Farmer category of the BPS National Reserve.

Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs’ visit Seafood Expo Global, Brussels on 25 April 2017

31 January 2017

The First Minister has agreed a business case for the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs to visit Seafood Expo Global in Brussels.

Independent Oversight Panel – Tawel Fan

31 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to establish an independent oversight panel to provide assurance on the integrity of the Health and Social Care Advisory Service (HASCAS) independent investigation into ‘Concerns Relating to the Care of Individual Patients on Tawel Fan’ and Donna Ockenden’s governance review.

The All-Wales Medicines Strategy Group negative recommendation from December 2016 meeting

31 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to endorse the negative advice from the All-Wales Medicines Strategy Group on the use of Ferric maltol (Feraccru(r)) for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in adults with inflammatory bowel disease.

Cross border impact of the Apprenticeship Levy

27 January 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed to fund Apprenticeship delivery for apprentices with employment in Wales.

Applications for funding from the Flexible Skills Programme

27 January 2017

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

Research onto reducing waste

27 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved the commissioning of research by consultants to fully appraise the cost and benefits of the interventions to increase waste prevention and recycling and reduce litter under an Extended Producer Responsibility Scheme.

Response to the Hydropower Task and Finish Group reporton

27 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the proposed approach for the Welsh Government response to the Hydropower Task and Finish Group report and recommendations and to write to the Chief Executive Officer of British Hydropower Association and Chief Executive of Natural Resources Wales.

Responses to the Marine Licensing Fees Review Consultation

27 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of the summary of responses to the Consultation on a revision to marine licensing fees and associated charges in Wales; and to proceed with the proposals as consulted on.

Apprenticeship Policy Plan

26 January 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed the publication of the final Apprenticeship Policy Plan entitled ‘Aligning the Apprenticeship Model to the Needs of the Welsh Economy’.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments for January & February 2017

26 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved payments due in January and February 2017 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.    

Business Marketing Delivery Plan 2016  

26 January 2017

The First Minister and Cabinet Secretary/ Minister for Economy and Infrastructure  have agreed expenditure relating to the delivery of a Business Marketing Activity Plan for Q2-Q4 2016/17

Business Confidence Campaign

26 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary/ Minister for Economy and Infrastructure  has agreed expenditure relating to the delivery of a Business Confidence Campaign

Response to written questions on snares

26 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has written to the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee in response to a series of questions on the use of snares in Wales and has also forwarded to them a note of the stakeholder meeting to discuss the Code of Best Practice on the use of snares in fox control, held in November 2016.

Dental Patient Charges 2017-18

26 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to increasing patient dental charges by 2.5 per cent from April 2017. The additional income raised will be reinvested in NHS dental services.

Funding requests for changes within agreed programmes of study at Specialist Further Education establishments

25 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed funding requests for changes within agreed programmes of study at Specialist Further Education establishments.

Deployment of the Further Education Provision BEL 2017-18

25 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the final deployment of the Further Education Provision BEL for the 2017-18 financial year.

Flying Start Capital Funding 2016-18

25 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has approved capital projects for 2016-17 in Carmarthenshire and Swansea which will support delivery of the Flying Start programme; and approved a number of capital projects across Wales for 2017-18.

New Sandfields Aberafan and Afan

25 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed that Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council can assume responsibility for the Communities First and Communities for Work programmes within the Sandfields and Aberafan Cluster area.

Publication of Welsh Public Library Standards Framework 2017-20

25 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the publication of the new Welsh Public Library Standards Framework: Connected and ambitious libraries: the sixth quality framework of Welsh Public Library Standards 2017-20.

Admission pricing at Cadw properties 2017-18

25 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the admission pricing policy at Cadw properties for the 2017/18 financial year.

Second Supplementary Budget

25 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the final budget allocations for the E&I MEG for inclusion within the second supplementary budget. The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Well being has agreed a recurrent transfer of budget from the E&I MEG following a change in portfolio responsibilities. The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has noted the recommendations and has subsequently agreed the allocation movements of capital reserves.

Publication of the Study into Employment in the Municipal Waste Sector and Seeking approval to provide a foreword for the report

25 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a foreword to, and publication of, the “Employment in the Municipal Waste Sector in Wales” report .

European understanding of vocational education and training, Bonn Visit & Conference

23 January 2017

The First Minister has agreed a business case for the Minister for Lifelong Learning & Welsh Language to attend a European study visit and conference in Bonn, Germany on 25-27 January 2017.

Vibrant and Viable Places Year 3 data collection

23 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to a 12 month extension to the contract awarded for the year 3 data collection to support the evaluation of the Vibrant and Viable Places programme.

Extension to Communities for Work

23 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the submission of a bid to the Welsh European Funding Office for further funding under the European Social Fund to the Communities for Work Programme from April 2018 to December 2020, and match funding of £10,436,742.32 to support the bid for that period.

Publication of Ministerial Diaries

23 January 2017

The First Minister has agreed arrangements for the publication of details of Ministers’ meetings with external organisations and attendance at engagements. The information will be published on the Welsh Government website quarterly, with the first publication expected shortly after the quarter-ending March 2017.

MALD Revenue programme – Reallocation of Funding

23 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the reallocation of revenue funding to support on-going commitments in the delivery of museum, archive and library (MALD) sector programme activity.

Rating Consultancy Contract

23 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of Rating Consultants.

Support for the additional learning needs transformation programme

23 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed budget allocations for 2016-17 and 2017-18 to support awareness-raising and policy implementation as part of the additional learning needs transformation programme.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

23 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has rejected the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to accept an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision not to approve an application for the 2015 Young Farmer payment.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

23 January 2017

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 Force Majeure category and Proof of Production route of the BPS National Reserve.

Consultation on the Introduction of Fixed Penalty Notices for Small Scale Fly-tipping

23 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a 12 week public consultation on the introduction of new regulations to allow enforcing authorities to issue Fixed Penalty Notices for small scale fly-tipping offences.

Appointment of Associate Members to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

23 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board appointing Phil Evans and Tony Young, respectively Directors of Social Services at the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Cardiff County Council, as Associate Members of their board.

Independent Board Member Appointments

23 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and has agreed to advertise for Independent Board Members to Powys Teaching Health Board, the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust and Public Health Wales NHS Trust.

Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee Evidence Paper

19 January 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed an evidence paper ahead of his appearance at the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee on the 18th January 2017.

Publication of summary of consultation responses

19 January 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved the publication of the summary of responses following the public consultation on the draft Welsh language strategy.

Innovation Point Chair appointment

19 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of a Chair to the Innovation Point Board.

Memorandum of Understanding on cultural exchange with China

19 January 2017

The First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have agreed to support a small delegation to enhance the culture component to the Welsh Government’s trade mission to China, in February 2017.

Marine licence application for Little Haven Flood Alleviation Scheme - loss of habitat and compensatory measures

19 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved the proposals to secure compensatory measures as required to maintain the coherence of the Natura 2000 network as a result of awarding a marine licence to Pembrokeshire County Council for a flood alleviation scheme at Little Haven, Pembrokeshire.

Approval of business case for investment in CCDG digital services

18 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved a business case for investment in Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa digital services.

Picketston House and Land Disposal

18 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the disposal of Picketston House and adjoining land at St Athan.

The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy - Future Participation of Wales

18 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has endorsed Natural Resources Waless nomination of Wentwood Forest Monmouthshire as a candidate for inclusion in the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy initiative.

Longitudinal viability study of the planning process

18 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of the research report - Longitudinal viability study of the planning process.

Groceries Code Adjudicator - Statutory Review & Call for Evidence 2016

18 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy regarding the Groceries Code Adjudicator consultation exercise.

Disposal of Unit 3 Dyfi Eco Park, Machynlleth

17 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the disposal of Unit 3.

MALD Capital & Revenue Programme 2017-18

17 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the allocation of MALD (Museums Archives and Libraries Division) 2017-18 capital and revenue programme funding to support on-going commitments in the delivery of museum, archive and library sector programme activity.

National Development Framework for January 2017 Meeting of Council for Economic Renewal

17 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a paper on the National Development Framework for submission to the Council for Economic Renewal.

Publication of the all-Wales Planning Annual Performance Report 2015-2016

17 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the foreword and publication of the draft All-Wales Annual Performance Report prior to 19 January 2017.

Hywel Dda Neonatal Phase 2

17 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed the Outline Business Case - the second of a three-stage business case approval process for capital investment in NHS Wales - from Hywel Dda University Health Board for the next phase of the development of obstetric and neonatal facilities at Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen, with the support of £1.209m Welsh Government funding to complete the full business case.

Independent Living Budget 2017/18

16 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the programme of action to be funded from the Independent Living Budget in 2017/18.

Communities First Communication of Plans for 2017-18

16 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed that, pending a decision on the future of the Communities First Programme, officials can write to organisations funded by the Community Purposes Budget Expenditure Line to advise that full funding will remain in place for the first quarter of the 2017/18 financial year, i.e. up to 30 June 2017.

Consultancy Support for Swansea University for the Science and Innovation Audit

16 January 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding support for Swansea University to put together an expression of interest for the upcoming Science and Innovation Audit call.

Consultancy Support for Swansea University for the Science and Innovation Audit

16 January 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding support for Swansea University to put together an expression of interest for the upcoming Science and Innovation Audit call.

Request to undertake research into the impact of sunbed legislation in Wales

16 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and the Minister for Social Services and Public Health have agreed for officials to commission research on the impact in Wales of the requirements of the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 and the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 (Wales) Regulations 2011. The Cabinet Secretary and Minister have agreed the expenditure of a maximum of £25,000 for this purpose.

Written Evidence to the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Digital Infrastructure

12 January 2017

The Minister for Skills and Science has agreed written evidence to the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills committee.

Active Travel Engagement

12 January 2017

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 approved options for Active Travel Engagement.

Open Government Partnership UK National Action Plan - Update on Welsh Government Commitments

11 January 2017

The First Minister has agreed that a list of Welsh Government actions will be included in the third Open Government Partnership UK National Action Plan.

Fairbourne Coastal Adaptation Research

11 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the approval of the grant for Gwynedd County Councils application for the following: Fairbourne Engagement and Inclusion £51000 for 2016/17 Fairbourne Masterplan - £68000 commencing 2016/17 for 3 years.'

Additional funding for the Thalidomide Trust for the period April 2017 - March 2023

11 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed a 3.4 per cent annual uplift to the Thalidomide Trust to its current annual grant payment to support thalidomide survivors in Wales.

Town Centre Loan Programme (Phase 3)

10 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed funding allocations for the delivery of phase 3 of Town Centre loans programme.

Funding Arrangements for Child Contact Services in Wales 2017-18

10 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed the recommendations proposed by CAFCASS Cymru for funding Child Contact Services in Wales 2017-2018.

Fostering Wellbeing pilot

10 January 2017

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and Cabinet Secretary for Education have agreed £393,340 Welsh Government funding in 2016/17 to 2018/19 to the Fostering Network for a two-year pilot to test out social pedagogy principles in a foster care environment in Wales.

Funding for a policy manager to develop and deliver a national adoption strategy and policy

10 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to programme fund the post of senior policy manager for the development and delivery of national adoption strategy and policy.

Regional funding for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children

10 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to provide £50,000 for each of Wales’ seven regional partnership boards for the remainder of 2016/17 and 2017/18 to expedite Wales’ response to accommodate unaccompanied asylum seeking children.

Dylan Thomas Image

10 January 2017

The First Minister has agreed the instruction of counsel to draft the papers for an application for leave to appeal the judgement of HHJ Behrens in relation to his refusal to allow the Welsh Ministers to join the action relating to the restoration of Pablo Star Limited to the Register of Companies.

Publication of non-statutory guidance on elective home education

10 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the publication of Welsh Government non-statutory guidance on elective home education.

Plan for appointment of members to Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia National Park Authorities

10 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the appointment plan for recruiting two members to the Pembrokeshire Coast and one member to the Snowdonia National Park Authorities.

Approval of Land Drainage Byelaws

10 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the creation of a model set of byelaws across Wales, relating to flood risk and land management and for senior Welsh Government officials to agree the byelaws for each individual Local Authority.

Potential To Extend The Substance Misuse/Mental Health Out Of Work Service And Maximise Funding

10 January 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed to extend the substance misuse/mental health our of work service by match funding the ESF funded Out of Work Service, in Wales.

Desk Based Impact Assessment of Volunteer Led Community Partnerships

10 January 2017

Both the Minister for Social Services and Public Health and Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed to commission a desk-based impact assessment of volunteer-led community networks and partnerships and other befriending schemes across Wales that have been established to help tackle loneliness and isolation.

Environmental Modernisations and Estate infrastructure at Morriston, Singleton, Princess of Wales

10 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has approved £7.768m Welsh Government capital funding in 2016-17 and 2017-18 for Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board for environmental improvements at Morriston, Singleton and the Princess of Wales hospitals.

Welsh Government presence at Eisteddfodau 2017

9 January 2017

The First Minister has approved the Welsh Government presence at the Urdd, International and National Eisteddfodau 2017.

A40 Llanddewi Velfrey to Penblewin - Early Contractor Involvement Contractor Award

9 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to award the Early Contractor Involvement design & build contract for the A40 Llanddewi Velfrey to Penblewin Improvement scheme to Carillion PLC.

Additional expenditure to promote the Welsh language

6 January 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed an allocation of funding to promote the Welsh language for the 2017-18 financial year.

Bilingual Cardiff Project

6 January 2017

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language agreed to the funding of the Bilingual Cardiff Project.

Broadband Grant Schemes - Claims, new offers and an extension

6 January 2017

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.

Appointment of 3 Trustees to the Board of Trustees of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

6 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the appointment of three new members to the Board of Trustees for Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales.

Healthy Relationships Expert Group

6 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to establish the group along with the remit of the group.

Community of practice hosted by CASCADE - Cardiff University

6 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to grant fund CASCADE – Cardiff University to develop and maintain a community of practice to support practitioners who are involved in the education of looked after children.

Publication of the Strategic Action Plan for the Red Meat Industry 2016-16 Annual Report

6 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the Twenty Twenty Vision: Strategic Action Plan for the Welsh Red Meat Industry 2015-2016 Annual Monitoring Report.

Setting the Welsh Red Meat Levy Rates for 2017/18

6 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the Welsh Red Meat Levy rates for 2017/2018 and Welsh Red Meat Levy recovery costs at abattoirs/auction markets for 2017/2018.

Declaration of the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

6 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to extend the Declaration of an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone by a further seven weeks, until 28 February 2017.

Support Contract for Family Information Services

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to extend the existing contract to support the Family information Service in Wales by one year until March 2018.

Financial Inclusion and Third Sector Action (Infrastructure) funding for 2017/18

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed “in principle” funding to the Third Sector Support Wales for 2017/18.

Allocation of Domestic Abuse Service Grant Capital 2016-2017

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed proposals for the allocation of £271,230 from the Domestic Abuse Advice Services Grant for 2016/17 and also agreed for further proposals for utilisation of the Domestic Abuse Service Grant Capital funding totalling £274k .

Hay Festival: Welsh Government collaboration work and funding to support the 2017 event

4 January 2017

The First Minister has approved the support of a number of educational programmes as part of the Hay Festival 2017.

Appointment of a member to the Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone Advisory Board

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the appointment of Julian Morris as a member to the Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone Advisory Board.

A4810 Junction Review

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the award of a contract for technical advice work in relation to the A4810 Steel Access Road.

Advice on debt recovery approach

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to appoint lawyers to recover an outstanding debt owed to Welsh Ministers.

Historic Environment Service (Cadw) 2017/18 Budget

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed to the proposed revenue and capital budget allocations for the Historic Environment Service (Cadw) and the reinvestment of any additional income realised.

Embedding enrichment & experiences in schools

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding and proposals to support the development of a schools’ enrichment and experiences programme and the Taking Wales Forward commitments to extend the Pupil Offer and develop the new curriculum.

Bathing Water Review Wales 2017 - Consultation

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed the content of the consultation document Bathing Water Review in Wales for 2017 - Consultation on Traeth Glan Don Beach as a designated bathing water' and to publish the consultation for an eight week period.'

Annual Review of Import Controls - 2014-16

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has approved the Report of Controls on Imports of Animal Products 2014-16. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed for the report to be published and then laid before the National Assembly for Wales.

Appointment of a member to the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone Advisory Board

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed the appointment of Jamie Adams as a member to the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone Advisory Board.

Cornelly, Grove and Gaens Quarries

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to approve the schedules of conditions submitted under the review of Old Mineral Planning and Interim Development Order applications for Cornelly, Grove and Gaens quarries near South Cornelly, Bridgend. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to send responses to the Acting Regional Head of Estates of Tarmac and Director-Planning, Savills.

Revised criteria for approval of insurance schemes for approved inspectors

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the revised criteria for approval of insurance schemes for approved inspectors to come into force on the 1 January 2017.

Summary of Response to the consultation on a new demand-led fuel poverty scheme to succeed Welsh Government Warm Homes - Nest

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to the recommended changes to the proposed design scheme set out in the consultation document. The Cabinet Secretary has approved the content of the Summary of Responses document and agreed for the publication of the Summary of Responses by 31 December 2016.

Sport Wales Pay Remit

4 January 2017

The Minister for Social Services and Public Health and Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have approved Sport Wales pay remit application for 2015-16 & 2016-17.'

Private Dentistry (Wales) Regulations 2017

4 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed to publish a summary of the responses to the public consultation on the draft Private Dentistry (Wales) Regulations 2017.