Summaries of the decisions made by ministers.

First published:
29 November 2018
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Supporting Public Services Boards to deliver effectively - 2019-20

20 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed details of support and funding to be provided to Public Service Boards during 2019-20. 

Cardiff Harbour Review & Funding for Financial Year 2019-2020

20 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and Minister for Housing and Regeneration have considered and agreed for Welsh Government officials to engage with Local Partnerships to undertake a review of the current funding arrangements for Cardiff Harbour Authority’s (CHA) role in the management of the Cardiff Bay Barrage, inland lake and outer harbour and agreed a maximum budget for Financial Year 2019-2020. 

Transformation Fund Proposals

20 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed to approve the allocation of up to £2,320,000 of funding from the Transformation Fund to support the North Wales: Together for Mental Health proposal received from North Wales RPB and the approve the allocation of up to £5,920,840 of funding from the Transformation Fund to support the Western Bay: Our Neighbourhood Approach proposal received from ABMU/Western Bay RPB.

Funding to support delivery of the 3 national carers priorities

20 December 2018

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding of £1.095m to support delivery of the three national carers priorities, for 2019-20.

Piloting a single funding rate for both the education and childcare elements of the childcare offer

20 December 2018

The Minister for Education and the Minister for Health and Social Services have agreed to fund a pilot for a single rate for both the education and childcare elements of the childcare offer.

Sale of development land

20 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of land in Parc Felindre Business Park , Swansea.

Funding from the Micro and Small Business Fund

20 December 2018

The Minister for Economy and Transport and the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism have approved funding for projects submitted under the Micro and Small Business Fund 2017/2020.

UK response to the Reasoned Opinion letter from the European Commission

20 December 2018

The Minister for Energy, Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed that the Welsh Government will support the UK response to the Reasoned Opinion from the European Commission regarding non-compliance with the European Fisheries Marketing Regulations on the recognition of Fish Producer Organisations in the UK.

Disposal of asset

20 December 2018

The Minister for Economy and Transport has approved disposal of 1 Transport Asset.

Extension of funding for Housing Conditions Evidence Programme

20 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services, the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have agreed continued investment in the Housing Conditions Evidence programme for a further two years.

Public Health Wales NHS Trust Core Funding Allocation for 2019-20

19 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the core funding for Public Health Wales NHS Trust for 2019-20.

Funding for Wales Analysis and Reporting of the Skills and Employment Survey 2017

19 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning has approved £26,931 funding for analysis and reporting from the Skills and Employment Survey 2017.

Funding for Social Care Wales in 2019-20

19 December 2018

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding for Social Care Wales in 2019-20 to support the delivery of the 10 year Childcare, Play and Early Years Workforce Plan. 

Childcare Works Project Phase 2

19 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary of Education, the Cabinet Secretary of Health and Social Services, the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning have approved funding for National Day Nurseries Association Cymru to undertake Phase 2 of the Childcare Works supported employment project between November 2018 and October 2020. 

British Sign Language

19 December 2018

The Minister for Education has approved a review of British Sign Language Provision for adults in Wales. 

Funding for Business to Business Events 2019-2021

19 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding over two financial years to support the development and delivery of Business to Business events in support of strategic priorities.

Reappointment of board member to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

17 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the reappointment of Professor Mark Smith to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

Skills Priorities Programme

17 December 2018

Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning and Cabinet Secretary for Education approved an extension of the Skills Priorities Programme until the end of August 2019. 

National Infrastructure Commission for Wales

17 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary has agreed the remit letter for the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales. 

Winter preparedness and the Warm Homes

17 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs, Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed to fund a pilot scheme , ending on 31 March 2019 for the repair of central heating boilers in vulnerable households via application through the Discretionary Assistance Fund, as part of the Welsh Government’s Winter preparedness for 2018/19. 

Amending of a user clause on a plot of land at Parc Cybi, Holyhead

17 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport  has approved the amending of a user clause on a plot of land at Parc Cybi, Holyhead.

Continuation of speed limits by way of a traffic regulation order to help reduce NO2 levels 

17 December 2018    

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the continuation of 50mph speed limits intended to achieve compliance with limit values for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) laid down by the Ambient Air Quality Directive (2008/50/EC) and the Air Quality Standards (Wales) Regulations 2010 at five locations on the motorway and trunk road network in Wales (A494 Deeside, A483 Wrexham, A470 Pontypridd, M4 Junction 25 to 26 and M4 Junction 41 to 42) where the latest air quality modelling indicates these levels are currently being exceeded.

Allocation of £2.3m of budget consequential for Adoption Support 

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed an allocation of £2.3 million of budget consequential for adoption services.

Annual Uplift - Policy for Social Housing Rents - 2019-2020

17 December 2018 

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed a rent uplift for one year (2019-20) and the maximum amount a social landlord can increase an individual tenant’s weekly rent is 2.4% (Sept. 2018 CPI). The only exception is where a social landlord’s average weekly rent is below its Target Rent Band, the maximum amount they can increase an individual tenant’s weekly rent is 2.4% plus £2. 

Final Local Government Revenue and Capital Settlement for 2019-20

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed the approval of the final Local Government Settlement for 2019-20.

Sustrans Cymru Core Grant 2019-20

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved in principle core grant funding for Sustrans Cymru for 2019/20.

Distribution of £7.5m additional funding to Local Authorities

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed distribution of the additional funding to help local authorities in meeting the cost pressures associated with implementing the teachers’ pay award.

Expanding Co-working provision across Wales

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to expand co-working provision across Wales with access to additional town centre locations.

Supporting Social Enterprise - Future Core Grant Funding - April 2019 - March 2020

17 December 2018 

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

Improving the Terminal at Ynys Mon

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding to upgrade the Airport Terminal Building at Ynys Mon to enable the operation of larger aircraft.

A465 Section 2, Brynmawr to Gilwern – Weekend Road Closures January - June 2019

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the weekend road closures on the A465 Section 2 from January to June 2019.

Extension of arrangement with Skills Development Scotland for 2019/20 as host of the Standards and Frameworks Programme.

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning have agreed to allocate £300,000 towards the development of priority National Occupational Standards and for Skills Development Scotland to host the management, delivery and co-ordination of NOS and commissionning of new, and the revision of, priority apprenticeship frameworks during 2019/20.

Wales Representative for the Visit Britain Board

17 December 2018 

The Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism has agreed the appointment of Ian Edwards as Wales representative for the Visit Britain Board for a period of 3 years, commencing on 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2021. 

Capital Funding for Local Government Public Highways Refurbishment

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has considered and agreed to the draft budget announcement  (subject to the approval of the budget by the Assembly) of general capital funding to local authorities over three years (2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21), to support local government highways refurbishment programme.

Call in decision – Residential development at Monmouth Rd, Raglan

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to call in Planning Application DM/2018/01050 in respect of residential development of up to 111 dwellings on land off Monmouth Road, Raglan, Monmouthshire.

Call in decision – Wylfa Newydd power station

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to call in Planning Application 38C310F/EIA/ECON which seeks planning permission for site preparation and clearance works for the development of the Wylfa Newydd power station, Anglesey. 

Termination of a licence and grant of a tenancy of a property in Merthyr

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport  has approved the termination of a licence and grant of a tenancy of a property in Merthyr.

Property Delivery Plan

17 December 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has been asked to approve the delivery of property infrastructure.

Road Safety Regional Co-ordinator and Data Analyst Posts

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding of the recruitment and appointment of a Regional Co-ordinator and a Data Co-ordinator to help deliver the Road Safety Framework actions and targets.   

Social Care Wales Pay Increase

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed that Social Care Wales increase all salary scales by 2%, backdated to April 2018. 

Allocation of additional funding to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved additional funding for Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. 

M4 Toll Plaza

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed for land use feasibility studies to be undertaken at the M4 Toll Plaza. 

Youth Engagement Branch budget 2019-20

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved allocations and activity within the Youth Engagement Branch budget. 

Llynfi Sites - change to the terms of a funding award

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have agreed to the changes of the terms of the award of loan funding to Bridgend County Borough Council.

Funding for Bathymetric surveying

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved additional funding to the Vale of Glamorgan Council, who host the Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre to undertake bathymetric surveying of the north Wales coast. 

Capital funding for the introduction of the Welsh Pharmacy and Medicines Management system

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the outline business case for the introduction of a new Welsh Pharmacy and Medicines Management System to replace the outdated current system.  A full business case will now be developed. 

Palm Oil Policy

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has  agreed a phased approach of establishing a policy on palm oil.

Community Facilities Programme Awards November 2018

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have agreed to the funding transfer from the Regeneration Capital Budget into the Community Facilities Programme Capital Budget, including the awards and variations of grant under the Community Facilities Programme.

Statement on Advance Care Planning

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update AMs on Advance Care Planning.

Health Board and Public Health Wales NHS Trust allocations

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the allocations to heath boards and Public Health Wales NHS Trust for 2019-20.

2018 Clinical Excellence Awards

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the Clinical Excellence Awards 2018. New 2019 awards round will start in the spring.

Childcare administration grants to local authorities

13 December 2018

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care and the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services have agreed childcare offer administration grants to local authorities in 2019-20.

Funding for Child Contact Services in Wales

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed funding for Child Contact Services in Wales 2019-20.

Targeted Regeneration Investment Programme projects

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed to support two TRI Development Fund applications and two Strategic Project applications submitted by the North and Mid Wales regions.

Cardiff Airport Loan

13 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretaries for Finance and Economy and Transport have approved the early draw down of Cardiff Airport’s loan facility.

Proposals for the use of play funding in 2018-19

11 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed proposals for the use of play funding in 2018-19.

Working Wales

11 December 2018

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved advice in relation to the commencement of Working Wales delivery.

Summary of Responses to the Consultation on the proposals for restructuring the delivery and funding of Adult Learning in Wales

11 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the publication of the summary of responses to the consultation document regarding proposals for the restructuring of the delivery and funding of adult learning in Wales.

Funding to support Care Inspectorate Wales childcare and play inspection activities in 2018-19 and 2019-20

11 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed funding to support Care Inspectorate Wales Childcare and Play inspection activities in 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Music services

11 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the funding allocation to support music services in 2018-19.

Tenby long course triathlon weekend

11 December 2018

The First Minister has agreed to the funding of up to a maximum of £150,000 (£50,000 per year for 3 editions of the event in 2019, 2020 and 2021) to support the marketing and staging of the Long Course Weekend triathlon in Tenby.

The Women's British Open

11 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding to promote, market and stage the Women’s British Open at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club in 2021.

Diagnosis, treatment and care of people in a persistent vegetative or minimally conscious state

11 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update AMs on the diagnosis, treatment and care of people in a persistent vegetative or minimally conscious state.

Welsh language grants

11 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved advice in relation to the allocation of grants to promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh language for the period of 2019-20.

Education Commissioning for Non-Medical Health Professional Workforce for 2019/20

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the core non medical commissioning numbers for 2019/20.

Flying Start Capital Funding

10 December 2018

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care and the Cabinet Secretary for Education have agreed a request for additional funding for a Flying Start setting in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.

Allocation of funding to the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF)

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport have agreed the allocation of a grant to the AHF as a contribution to its new Heritage Impact Fund.

Transport Grants 2019-20 Application Process

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the application process for Local Transport Fund, Local Transport Network Fund, Active Travel Fund, Road Safety and Safe Routes in Communities Grants for 2019-20.  

21st Century Schools - Business cases - November 2018

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a number of business cases recommended by the Investment Panel for allocation of funding. 

Roll out of Childcare Offer in Vale of Glamorgan

10 December 2018

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care has agreed that Newport County Council be awarded £44,856, as the delivery authority for the Vale of Glamorgan. 

Energybuild Carpark, Glynneath Business Park

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs have agreed for officials to enter into negotiations to grant a lease agreement on c.08 acres of land at Glynneath Business Park.

Financial Contingency Fund: Revision of Allocation Methodology

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a consultation document providing details of the revision of the allocation methodology for the Financial Contingency Fund.

Seeking agreement to extend existing policy engagement with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and development (OECD)

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to extend existing policy engagement with OECD to support the development of the education directorate as a Learning Organisation, to commission a follow up policy assessment report and to co-facilitate and support a self-evaluation toolkit.

Approval of additional funding to support Further Education Pay

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the additional funding to support Further Education pay.

Appointment of Committee on Climate Change member

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved the appointment of Professor Piers Forster as a new member of the Committee on Climate Change.

Funding for additional lawyer in the Education (Schools) and Welsh Language Legal Services Team

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to fund an additional lawyer to assist with the implementation of the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018 (‘the ALNET Act’).

Financial assistance to Local Authorities to support Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Services have agreed financial assistance to Local Authorities to support Asylum Seeking Children.

Request for Borrowing Approval from Ruthin Town Council

10 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to approve the borrowing application for Ruthin Town Council for 2018-2019.

Re-Appointment of Associate Member (Chair, Stakeholder Reference Group) to Cwm Taf University Health Board

6 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the re-appointment of Clare Llewellyn as an Associate Member of the board for a further one year.

Re-Appointment of Non-Executive Director Board Member to Public Health Wales Trust

6 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Kate Eden as non-Executive Director of Public Health Wales Trust for four years from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2023.

Development of Cardiff Airport and St Athan Enterprise Zone

6 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the creation of a “Scheme 2” under the Joint Venture established between the Welsh Government and Cardiff Airport. 

Integrated Network Map Appraisal Outcomes

6 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the Integrated Network Maps for Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council, Isle of Anglesey County Council , Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and Wrexham County Borough Council. The Existing Route Map for Wrexham County Borough Council was also approved.

Ministerial Foreword Keep Wales Tidy 2018 Impact Report

6 December 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed to provide a foreword to the Keep Wales Tidy ‘Making a positive difference for Wales, Our impact in 2018’ report.

Funding of Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) to Commission Support for the Behaviour Change Campaign

5 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed to the allocation on £60,000 (inc VAT) to the WLGA to commission support for Local Authorities as part of the Behaviour Changes Programme.

Improvement Grant Allocations for 2019-20

5 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to provide Welsh Government funding in 2019-20 to improve primary care facilities across Wales. This funding is subject to the proposals being submitted to Welsh Government for review and agreement.

Variation of Long Distance Routes

5 December 2018

The Minister for Environment has approved the proposed changes to the alignment of Glyndwr's Way National Trail.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

5 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply a 1% cross-compliance penalty to schemes claimed in 2016. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision.

Independent Appeals Process

5 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to reject the claim for the 2017 Basic payment Scheme. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision.

Independent Appeals Process

5 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to partially accept an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply an over-declaration penalty to the 2014 Single Payment Scheme claim. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision.

Participation in Atlantic Rim Collaboratory

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed that Wales will host the Atlantic Rim Collaboratory summit planned for autumn 2019.

Next Generation Access Broadband Wales Phase 3 Grant Award

4 December 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed the grant award for Lot 2 of phase 3 of the roll out of fast broadband to the successful bidder, British Telecommunications(BT)PLC.

Plot C4, Parc Pensarn, Carmarthen 

4 December 2018

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

Sale of Land , Resolven

4 December 2018

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

Local Transport Fund 2018-19 - additional allocations

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to allocate additional allocations for the Local Transport Fund in 2018-19. 

Appointment Plan for Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee members

4 December 2018

The Minister for Environment has approved of the appointment plan for Members of the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee.

Disposal of vacant land adjacent to Mochdre Enterprise Park, Newtown, Powys

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of land in Newtown, Powys.

Hardship support for agricultural charities

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the immediate awards of £240,000 to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution, £60,000 to Farm Community Network and to take forward separately funding for the Addington Fund.

Health and Social Services MEG Revenue Spending Plans 2019-20

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have approved Health and Social Services revenue spending plans for 2019-20.

MEIC – post 2019 proposal

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed to extend the MEIC contract to ProMo-Cymru for a further 12 months.

Feedback from TrawsCymru Strategic Management Board Oct 2018

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has welcomed the introduction of two new TrawsCymru  bus services in Powys, and approved the publication of a Traws Cymru Annual report for financial year 2017-18.

CAFCASS Cymru funding

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed resourcing for CAFCASS Cymru to deliver its statutory duties.

Consultancy support for the appraisal of Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management  Programmes schemes

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment has agreed funding for consultants to support the technical appraisal of schemes submitted by Local Authorities for grant funding under the Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management  Programmes.

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

4 December 2018

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

Reports on Measures to address exceedances of EU Target Values for Nickel and Benzo[a]Pyrene in 2016

4 December 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed to the publication of the Welsh Government’s contribution to the UK Overview Report for nickel and for benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) and their submission to the European Commission by Defra and to the publication of the Welsh Government’s zonal reports regarding nickel and B[a]P and their submission to the European Commission by Defra.

Reducing Infant Class Sizes - Capital Funding - Blaenau Gwent and Neath Port Talbot

29 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the capital funding to reduce infant class sizes in Blaenau Gwent and Neath Port Talbot.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA)- Development of Outline Business Case and Benefits Review

29 November 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed for a benefits analysis and an Outline Business Case for the PSBA Network to be commissioned. 

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Wales Grant in Aid 2019-20

29 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed in principle core grant funding to RoSPA Wales for 2019-20.

Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum Wales Activity Mapping South West Area Project

29 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to grant fund part of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum Wales Activity Mapping South West Area Project.

Re-Appointment of Non-Executive Director Board Member to Welsh Ambulance Services Trust

29 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Kevin Davies as non-Executive Director of Welsh Ambulance Services Trust from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2022.

Due Diligence exercise

29 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the approach and costs of undertaking financial and legal due diligence in anticipation of the reforms to Post Compulsory Education, Training and Research.

Update on Rent to Own including options to accelerate uptake

29 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to the proposed policy changes to the existing ‘Rent to Own – Wales’ scheme design.

Capital Funding Awards for Waste and Resource Efficiency

29 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the capital spend for Waste & Resource Efficiency be split between eight Local Authorities across Wales.

Extension of Legal Support for the Next Phase of Superfast Broadband

29 November 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to extend legal services for the successor programme for Superfast Cymru.

Hay Festival 2019

28 November 2018

The First Minister has agreed a funding package to support delivery of a number of educational programmes for schools and young people as part of the Hay Festival 2019.

Childcare Offer for Wales - Special Educational Needs Grant Support Funding - 2018/19

28 November 2018

The First Minister has agreed a funding package to support delivery of a number of educational programmes for schools and young people as part of the Hay Festival 2019. 

Funding to support National Approach to Professional Learning, Schools as Learning Organisations and Professional Standards for Teaching and Leadership

26 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved a budget allocation to regional consortia, Higher Education Institutions and schools during 2018-19. The funding will support the wider implementation of the National Approach to Professional Learning and school-based professional learning and research focused on Schools as Learning Organisations and the Professional Standards for Teaching and Leadership.

Single cancer pathway written statement

26 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Members on the single cancer pathway.

Funding for construction of the Beaumaris Flood Alleviation Scheme

26 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved 85% grant funding towards the cost of construction for the Beaumaris Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce the risk of flooding to 28 properties.

Heathrow Logistic Hubs

26 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure for technical advice in relation to Heathrow Logistic Hubs. 

Community Facilities Programme Funding - October 2018

26 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed to the approval of ten applications under the up to £250,000 strand and the approval of 7 applications to the under £25,000 strand plus also the variation of grants to 4 organisations at a net cost of £115,200 in 2018-19 and a net reduction in commitment of £126,200 in 2019-20.

Asset Disposal

26 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved disposal of one Transport Asset.

Recruitment of Chair and Board Members for the new Independent Welsh Pay Review Body

26 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to use recruitment specialist, Moloney Search, to appoint one chair and 7 members of the new Independent Welsh Pay Review Body by end of February 2019.

Estyn Thematic Report – A Levels in school sixth forms and further education colleges

22 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to publish the Welsh Government’s response to Estyn’s Thematic Report on a A Levels in school sixth forms and further education colleges.

West Wales Parkway

22 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the use of Transport for Wales to commission work to consider the case for a new parkway to serve West Wales.

Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) Perpetrator Service Standards publication

22 November 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has approved arrangements for publication of the Welsh Government’s VAWDASV Perpetrator Service Standards

Change Step funding

22 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed funding for Change Step Peer Mentoring scheme, delivered by veterans for veterans, for a period of 3 months from January 2019 – end of March 2019. 

Forestry Pilot Apprenticeship Project, to be published

22 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved advice in relation to allocating £305,000 to begin a Forestry Apprenticeship Pilot Project.

£3m capital funding for Newport City Homes - Budget transfer

22 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have considered and agreed a transfer of funds between budgets required to facilitate the announced grant of £3 million in capital funding to Newport City Homes to replace cladding on three social sector residential high-rise buildings.

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

22 November 2018

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

Armed Forces Liaison Officers future funding

22 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed future funding for Armed Forces Liaison Offers in Wales in 2019-20, and 2020–21. It has also been agreed that WLGA will administer the fund and arrange the hosting costs of each officer.

Energy Atlas: Purpose and Next Steps

22 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed next steps in the development of Energy Atlas by procuring a range of data sets to inform a strategic assessment of energy potential and regional insight reports and subsequent local modelling, supporting the development of local and regional energy strategies and supporting the public presentation of data sets where possible, using existing Welsh Government channels, in order to deliver a significant increase in the commitment to and delivery of a low carbon energy system.

Funding for Reprovision of Specialist Neuro and Spinal Rehabilitation and Clinical Gerontology Services

21 November 2018

The First Minister has agreed the full business case from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for the reprovision of specialist neuro and spinal rehabilitation and clinical gerontology services supported by £30.880m Welsh Government capital funding between 2018-19 to 2020-21.

Proposal to pilot the MIT Global Teaching Labs project in Wales

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved a small scale pilot in Wales, in January 2019, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Global Teaching Labs programme.

Development of National Significance Planning Decision – Solar Farm on Land at Caldicot Levels

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has granted permission for a Development of National Significance planning application for a 49.9 MW solar farm on land at Caldicot Levels. 

Mobile Action Zones

21 November 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs have agreed to the introduction of mobile action zones in Wales and the development of a business case for publicly funded mobile infrastructure in Wales.

Funding for post-16 programmes of study

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a number of applications for new programmes of study for post-16 specialist provision. 

Discounted bus travel for younger persons in Wales         

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the extension of the upper age limit for eligibility for one-third bus fare discounts from 18 years old to 21 years old, with effect from the end of November/early December 2018; and to work exploring the potential for free bus travel for accredited volunteers on a limited, pilot basis.

Repayment of a commercial loan

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the early repayment of a commercial loan.

Amendments to Standing Orders

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the amendment of the Standing Orders for Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, Emergency Ambulance Services Committee and the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership Committee.

Revised timetable to re-reference the Credit & Qualifications Framework for Wales to the European Qualifications Framework

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved advice in relation to extending the EU Vocational Education and Training National Coordination Point contract for 2019/20.

North Wales Language Partnership

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have considered and agreed to establishing a regional working Partnership for Chief Executive Officers and senior officials of organisations to discuss strategies that they could implement in the field of Welsh language promotion and training (in addition to their statutory duties).

Additional Funding for Professional Learning to support the implementation of the new curriculum

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the provision of additional funding to support the implementation of the national approach to professional learning and to support the professional learning implications of delivering the new curriculum in 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Consultation on revised anti-bullying guidance

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the draft anti-bullying guidance and supporting resources and agree the launch a consultation on the guidance on Wednesday 14 November.

Employability and Skills Division Programme Funded Staff

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to the use of programme funds in 2018-19 and 2019-20 to recruit additional contract staff within the Employability and Skills Division to deliver the Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning digitalisation change programme.

Asset Disposal

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved disposal of 1 Transport Asset.

Tech Valleys Strategic Advisory Group

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the appointment of Rebecca Rosenbaum as a replacement member to the Tech Valleys Strategic Advisory Group on the resignation of one of its members.

Matters relating to A477 St Clears to Red Roses Improvement

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Transport has noted further advice in relation to the A477 St Clears to Red Roses Improvement.

Closure of the Public Transport Users Advisory Panel

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved to the discontinuation of the Public Transport Users Advisory Panel, with immediate effect.

Future protected food name programme

21 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed a budget of £125,000 from the 2019 – 2020 food division budget to enable the division to undertake a procurement exercise this winter, ensuring continuity of support to Protected Food Name producers and applicants by 1st April 2019.

Appointment of Associate Board Member to Hywel Dda University Health Board

20 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Dr Kerry Donovan as an Associate Member of Hywel Dda University Health Board for one year.

Disposal of Plot C1 Fabian Way, Jersey Marine

20 November 2018

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

Transformation Fund Proposals

20 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to approve the allocation of up to £13,458,000 of funding from the Transformation Fund to support the proposals received from Gwent Regional Partnership Board. Also approve the allocation of up to £1,690,000 of funding from the Transformation Fund to support the “North Wales Together: Seamless services for people with learning disabilities” project, which formed part of the proposal received from North Wales Regional Partnership Board.

Llandbedr Airfield – Freehold Interest

20 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to retain the freehold interest in a property.

Changes to qualifications required for one of the registration routes for domiciliary care workers

8 November 2018

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care has agreed a change in qualifications required for one of the registration routes for domiciliary care workers

21st Century School and Education Programme Business Cases - October 2018

8 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a number of business cases recommended by the Investment Panel in October for the allocation of funding.

Approval to commit funding to Investing in Quality projects

8 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved advice concerning the commitment of funding from the Further Education Provision budget in 2018-19 and 2019-20 for Investing in Quality projects, including a scoping study on post-16 professional learning; support for mental health in the further education sector; and updating of Prevent guidance.

Referral of Denbighshire County Council's proposal to close Ysgol Llanbedr

8 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has rejected Denbighshire County Council’s proposal to close Ysgol Llanbedr Voluntary Controlled Church in Wales Primary School. 

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

8 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to partially accept an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply a 4% penalty for breaches of cross-compliance to the appellant 2014 Single Payment Scheme AND Glastir payments. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision.

Independent Appeals Process

8 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Independent Appeals Panel recommendations to reject an appeal against the reduction in a Basic Payment Scheme payment. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision

Independent Appeals Process

8 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Independent Appeals Panel recommendations to reject two appeals against the rejection of applications for payment. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

8  November  2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to accept the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to reject a claim for the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision.

Independent Appeals Process

8 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has decided not to accept the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the application of a cross- compliance penalty. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision.

Review of the governance of NHS Wales informatics

8 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to a governance review being conducted of the NHS Wales Informatics Service following a review by the Wales Audit Office and report by the Public Accounts Committee.

Disposal of Land at Talbot Green

7  November  2018

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

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments - November & December 2018

7 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport  has approved payments due in November & December 2018 under current Entrepreneurship & Delivery programme arrangements.

Nuclear Advisory Task and Finish Group

7 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the setting up of the Nuclear Advisory Task and Finish Group.

Coastal Communities Fund – Round 5 Grant Allocations

7 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration has considered and approved the recommendations for supporting projects for the fifth round of the Coastal Communities Fund programme in Wales following a BIG Lottery Committee assessment.

Sale of Land at Parc Bryn Cefni, Llangefni

7 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the sale of development land at Parc Bryn Cefni, Llangefni.

Sale of Land in Rhyl, Denbighshire

7 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport  has approved the sale of land in Rhyl, Denbighshire.

Approval request for Statement of Values and Principles

7 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to a statement of values and principles between NHS England and NHS Wales for the treatment of cross border patients.

Publication of the substance misuse annual report  and Forward look 2018

7 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the publication of the Substance Misuse Annual Report and Forward look 2018.

Changes to Recognition of Professional Qualifications

6 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed, in principle, the UK Government’s proposed changes to the European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2015, Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications Directive 2005/36/EC and to changes to the legislation within ERA in relation to which there are two regulated professional qualifications: veterinary surgeons and farriers. The Cabinet Secretary has agreed to confirm this in writing to the Cabinet Secretary for Education.

Funding for Copperopolis, Crown Packaging (incl. loan funding) and Thematics Funding Variation

6 November 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have approved in principle, strategic project funding applications submitted by Swansea and Neath Port Talbot Councils, under the Targeted Regeneration Funding Investment Programme and formal approval of the project funding to be issued once procurement processes have been finalised and assessed. Approval has also been given for loan funding for Neath Port Talbot.

Small Modular Reactor Development in Wales

6 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to the development of a Welsh proposition for Small Modular Reactor generation in Wales. 

Targeted Regeneration Investment (TRI) Programme projects - North Wales applications for funding

6 November 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have considered to support three Targeted Regeneration Investment programme applications submitted by the North Wales region, and have approved;

  • a Project Development Fund application for the North Wales Housing Renewal Project (Phase 2) in Denbighshire and Conwy;
  • a Project Development Fund application for the Bangor City Centre Access & Linkages master plan in Gwynedd;
  • a Strategic project application for the Bangor City Centre Property Renovation and Investment  Scheme in Gwynedd.

Flexible Learning Zone, Wrexham

5  November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the business justification case for Flexible Learning Zone, Wrexham.

Gwernyfed High School, Powys

5  November 2018

The First Minister has agreed the final business case for Gwernyfed High School, Powys.

Application to sell unused land

5  November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the application by Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan Foundation School to sell an unused part of its land.

Application to lease school building

5  November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the application by Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan to lease part of its school building to Conwy County Borough Council in order to establish a Family Centre.

Funding for behaviour change campaign

5  November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment have agreed the allocation of: £ 80,000 to WRAP Cymru to scope a behaviour change communications campaign; £300,000 to a Lead Authority (to be agreed with Local Authorities at the Ministerial Programme Board) to support additional and innovative Local Authority pilots on behaviour change;  and, the reservation of £120,000 to support the Zero Waste Schools initiative, to be added to Local Authority funding if appropriate.

Re-appointment of Independent Member’s to Velindre NHS Trust

5  November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Ray Singh as Independent Member (Legal) to Velindre NHS Trust for 12 months. His re-appointment will run from 1November 2018 to 31 October 2019
and Phil Roberts as Independent Member (Estates and Planning) to Velindre NHS Trust for 11 months. His re-appointment will run from 1 April 2019 to 29 February 2020.

Management of the Circular Economy Capital Investment Fund

1 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed to WRAP Cymru developing and managing the Circular Economy Capital Investment Fund on behalf of the Welsh Government, subject to the requirements of the Minimum Standards for Grants Funding being met.

Appointment of Vice-chair to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board  

1 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Emrys Elias as Vice Chair for 4 years. 

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study

1 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a number of applications for new programmes of study for post-16 specialist provision.  

Allocation of Employability and Skills Divisional Budgets 2018-19 within the Education MEG

1 November 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved advice relating to proposed allocations and working practices from the Employability and Skills Divisional Budget for 2018-19.

Request for financial support to remediate contaminated land within the Craig Y Don residential estate, Anglesey

31  October  2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed in principle to the Welsh Government part-funding remediation of contaminated land under 16 properties within the Craig Y Don residential estate, in Anglesey.

Flying Start Capital Funding

31  October  2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed Flying Start capital funding for Conwy and Torfaen.

The A548 /  Parkway Junction scheme

30 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to provide funding for the A548 / Parkway Junction scheme.

Budget transfers to support the Working Wales programme

30 October 2018

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning and the Cabinet Secretary for Education agreed to the transfer of £24m to deliver the Working Wales Youth programme, delivered as part of the single employability programme Working Wales from April 2019.

Funding to support critical care pressures over the 2018-2019 winter

30 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved funding of £5m to support critical care across Wales this winter.

Approval to fund the launch of Inclusive Apprenticeships Disability Action Plan

29 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed the funding for the launch of the Inclusive Apprenticeships – Disability Action Plan and a diverse range of marketing activities to support it.

Commonwealth Local Government Forum Membership

29 October 2018

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

Pre-consultation on a draft revised Development Plans Manual

29 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed a pre-consultation draft of a Revised Development Plans Manual (Edition 3) for informal technical engagement with key stakeholders. 

Recruitment of Chair and Board members to Qualifications Wales

29 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to recruit two new Members to the Board for Qualifications Wales and to the use of recruitment consultants to recruit a Chair to the Board of Qualifications Wales.

Dydd Miwsig Cymru—Welsh Language Music Day marketing campaign

29 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the allocation of budget for events and marketing materials relating to Dydd Miwsig Cymru.

Additional funding to enhance health and care delivery over winter 18-19

29 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved Welsh Government funding of £20 million to support NHS Wales services over winter 2018-19.

Cardiff-Anglesey Public Service Obligation Contract

26 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the temporary extension of the Cardiff-Anglesey Public Service Obligation contract with Eastern Airways

Scallop Fishing in Welsh Waters 2018/19 Season

26 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to issuing authorisations pursuant to the Byelaws of the former Welsh Sea Fisheries Committees for the 2018/19 Welsh scallop season on the basis the activities permitted by those permits will not have a likely significant effect on the various Welsh European Marine Sites within the relevant area

Extension to the Widening Access to General Practice through work experience programme

26 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to extend the Widening Access to General Practice through work experience programme for an additional year.  The programme aims to support Year 11 and 12 students gain practical experience of working in a GP practice in Wales

Burrows Yard, Port Talbot; Change of purpose of Vibrant and Viable Places grant award

25  October  2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have approved the request from Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council to change the purpose of Welsh Government funding contribution for the Burrows Yard from a housing-led development to a commercial, retail-led development.

Approval of Capital funding for National Imaging Programme 2018-21

25  October  2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved Welsh Government capital funding of £11.029m for four National Imaging Programme projects between 2018-19 and 2020-21.

Evaluation of TAN 15 - planning guidance on Flood Risk

25  October  2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the initial response to the recommendations of the Technical Advice Note 15 (TAN 15): Development and Flood Risk (2004) report and to the commencement of further evidence gathering work, in preparation for consulting on an updated TAN 15.

Written Statement - The collection and disposal of clinical waste across NHS Wales

25  October  2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to Assembly Members about the collection and disposal of clinical waste across NHS Wales

Re-Appointment of Independent Member (Community) to Hywel Dda University Health Board 

24 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Paul Newman as Independent Member (Community) to Hywel Dda University Health Board for a period of 4 years and will run from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2023.

Application to fish for mussel seed at Caernarfon Bar 

24 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed for the removal of mussels below the minimum landing size in the area known as Caernarfon Bar, Gwynedd. This fishing, via dredging from a vessel, will be for stocking purposes and will be re-laid in the Menai Strait East Fishery.

Deed of Variation to Land Sale Agreement

24 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed a Deed of Variation to a land sale agreement in respect of land in Pembrokeshire.

Pilot: Approach across Cluster Footprints to support Unscheduled Care during Winter

24 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved Welsh Government funding of £700,000 to pilot the use of Primary Care to support unscheduled care during peak winter periods.

Professional standards - proposed communications and marketing budget

24 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the First Minister have agreed funding for communications and marketing of the professional standards for the school workforce during the 2018-19 financial year.

Proposed Bridge Naming Consultation 

22 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a public consultation to help decide a name for the bridge constructed at Brynmawr as part of the A465 Section 2 – Gilwern to Brynmawr.

Sustrans Cymru – Objectives and Core Grant for 2018/19 

22 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the core grant funding arrangements to Sustrans Cymru for 2018-19.

Support for National Mission: Rural Schools and Workforce Planning 

22 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to provide ERW (South West Wales Regional Educational Consortium) with a capacity building grant in order for them to provide expertise and support in relation to key milestones in our national mission.

Funding to support the Play agenda in 2018-19 

22 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have approved funding for the play agenda in 2018-19.

Flying Start Capital Funding 

22 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed Flying Start capital funding for Rhos Afan, Neath Port Talbot.

Ethnographic Research to Understand Parent Behaviour Towards Early Childhood Education and Care

22 October 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed funding for Ethnographic Research to Understand Parent Behaviour Towards Early Childhood Education and Care.

North Wales Safeguarding Adult Board 

22 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed to arrangements for the provision of advice and facilitation for the North Wales Safeguarding Adult Board.

Planning Inspectorate - Performance Targets 2018-2019 

18 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed new performance targets for the Planning Inspectorate in Wales for 2018-19.

Incentives for GP & Core Psychiatry Trainees

18 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to operate the incentive schemes for GP trainees in Wales for a third year and extend the incentive scheme for core psychiatry trainees for a second year.

Future Funding to support Snowdonia Enterprise Zone Work Programme 

18 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved revenue expenditure to support a range of work packages relating to the Trawsfynydd and Llanbedr sites within the Snowdonia Enterprise Zone.

Life Sciences Hub Wales – Appointment of CEO

17 October 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services have approved the appointment of Cari-Anne Quinn as the new CEO of the Life Sciences Hub Wales.

Transformation grant

17 October 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved funding as part of the Transformation Capital Grants programme for 2018-19.

Appointment Plan for the Welsh Review Body for Teachers’ Pay and Conditions

17 October 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the appointment plan for the Chair and Panel Members to the Welsh Review Body for Teachers’ Pay and Conditions.

Financial Contingency Fund 2018/19

17 October 2018 

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved amendments to the Financial Contingency Fund schemes for the period 1 September 2018 until 31 March 2019 for a further education institutions in Wales.

The M4 Corridor around Newport

15 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved market testing for potential design and construction arrangements for the M4 Corridor around Newport.

A55 3rd Menai Crossing

15 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the announcement of the Purple Option as the preferred route for the A55 3rd Menai Crossing.

Statutory Blight Notice - A465 Heads of the Valleys Dualling

15 October 2018

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 (Dowlais Top to Hirwaun - Sections 5 & 6.

Economic Action Plan: Regional Units

15 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the establishment of three Regional Units in the Department for Economy and Transport.

Use of centrally held funding from the National Primary Care Fund

15 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved Welsh Government National Primary Care Fund support to primary care schemes in 2018-19, 2019-20 and beyond.

Flood Risk Areas

11 October 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed the proposed criteria for identifying areas of significant flood risk, and notes the Flood Risk Areas identified in Wales.

Extension of contract for the Wales Social Partners Unit

11 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding in relation to the Wales Social Partners Unit (WSPU) to enable the current contract period ending 31 December 2018, to be extended for one year.

Cymraeg for Kids

11 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to the arrangements to begin procurement of Cymraeg for Kids services for delivery from April 2019.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales – The Alternative Learning Company, Carmarthenshire

11 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the application for registration of an independent school in Wales – The Alternative Learning Company, Carmarthenshire.

Funding to support two Transformation Fund proposals

11 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved £6.95m Welsh Government funding to support two Transformation Fund proposals.

Letter to Assembly Members - Previous Exempt Water Abstraction

10 October 2018

The Minister for Environment has written to Welsh Assembly Members encouraging them to share information with constituents about important changes to abstraction licensing exemptions in Wales.

Infrastructure Works at Bryn Cefni Industrial Estate, Llangefni, Anglesey

10 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the appointment of consultants to advise on infrastructure works at Bryn Cefni Industrial Estate, Llangefni, Anglesey.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases – August 2018

10 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the full Business Case for a Special School, Newport recommended by the Capital Investment Panel.

Written Statement - Disruption to the supply of EpiPen Adrenaline Auto Injectors

10 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to Assembly Members (AMs) to update them on the supply of EpiPen® products in the UK.

Award of Funding to Action on Hearing Loss

9 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children Older People and Social Care have agreed to award funding to Action on Hearing Loss for research and development of guidance for local authorities on social care for people who are D/deaf or living with hearing loss.

Marine Energy Wales - Funding for Marine related activities and sector development

9 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the funding to assist Marine Energy Wales (MEW) to deliver practical and strategic support to the marine energy industry in Wales, supporting jobs and growth in an emerging technology industry.

Targeted Regeneration Investment Development Fund applications

9 October 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have approved applications for: West Rhyl regeneration in Denbighshire; the Rhyl Gateway Scheme 1 in Denbighshire; the Canolfan Dulais Enterprise Centre in Ceredigion; and, for Caldicot Town Centre in Monmouthshire.

Digital Inclusion Programme and health

9 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved revenue funding contribution of £3m from 20119-20 to 2021-22 for the Digital Inclusion Programme.

Appointment of Associate Board Member (Director of Social Services) to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

9 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved the appointment of Mr Dave Street, Director of Social Services, Caerphilly County Borough Council, as an Associate Board Member.

Funding for construction of Llanberis Flood Alleviation Scheme, Gwynedd

8 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved 85% grant funding towards the cost of construction for the Llanberis flood alleviation scheme, providing grant funding of £1,382,177.

Further Investment in Research Capacity Building across the Education System

8 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to provide match funding for two PhDs that are focussed on specific areas of teaching and learning that relate to the changing educational context in Wales.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation activities

5 October 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed quarterly payments for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation contracts.

North Wales Economy and Transport Advisor

5 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has, with the First Minister’s approval, agreed to a short term appointment of David B. Jones OBE as a North Wales Economy and Transport Advisor, in accordance with the Code of Practice issued by the Commissioner for Public Appointments and provisions relating to unpaid advisors contained within the Ministerial Code.

Road Traffic Statistics counts in Wales

5 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to allocate funding to the road traffic statistics counts in Wales for 2017-21.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments

5 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport  has approved the payments due in September and October 2018 under current Entrepreneurship & Delivery programme arrangements.

Local Transport Fund 2018-19

5 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport  has agreed the application process for additional allocations for the Local Transport Fund for 2018-19.

Funding for Additional Analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study

4 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding to enable Knowledge and Analytical Services (KAS) to commission contractor(s) to undertake additional analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) to examine evidence relating to More Able and Talented (MAT) learners.

Hwb Contract Extension

4 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to extend the current Hwb contract for 2 years.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

4 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to accept the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply an over-declaration penalty deduction to the 2015 Basic Payment Scheme. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them on the decision.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

4 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to accept the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to partially accept an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply a 63% penalty to the 2014 Glastir Entry payment. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to issue a letter to the appellant informing them of the decision.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

4 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to accept the independent Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply a 1% cross-compliance penalty to the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme and issue a letter to notify the appellants.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

4 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Independent Appeals Panel recommendations to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply 100% over-declaration penalty to the 2015 Basic Payment Scheme. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

4 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to accept the independent Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to reject a 2017 Basic Payment Scheme claim and issue a letter to notify the appellant.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

4 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to accept the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the decision to make changes to a Glastir contract. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them on the decision.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

4 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Independent Appeals Panel recommendations to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government’s decision to apply 9% cross-compliance penalty to schemes claimed in 2016. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to write to the appellant informing them of her decision.

Allocation of funds to support the Regional Skills Partnerships

3 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding to support the Regional Skills Partnerships.

Grants to Promote and Facilitate the Use of the Welsh Language

3 October 2018

Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to roll over the Grant Scheme “to Promote and Facilitate the use of the Welsh Language” for a two year period.

Early years health visiting workstream - funding request

3 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed funding for a Flying Start Health Lead to undertake the role of Chair of the Early Years Health Visiting Workstream on a 1 day per week basis from mid-September 2018 to mid-January 2019.

Funding Local Authorities to achieve Cyber Essentials Plus

3 October 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed that the Welsh Local Government Association should be procured to manage grant funding to all Local Authorities in Wales to achieve ‘Cyber Essentials Plus’ certification.

Implementing the Welsh Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Plan - Save a Life Cymru’ partnership

3 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved £586,000 Welsh Government funding from 2018-19 to 2020-21 to support the establishment of ‘Save a Life Cymru’ partnership.

The Fifth Report of the Committee of Experts - October 2018

2 October 2018

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning has approved the response to the Committee of Experts’ 5th periodic monitoring report on the implementation of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.

Funding harassment research

1 October 2018

The First Minister has agreed the provision of funding towards the proposed Swansea University harassment research project in this financial year, 2018-2019.

Support for ‘Business Improvement Districts’ projects

1 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding for two additional innovative proposals as part of the broader Business Improvement District (BIDS) programme, which will trial the BIDs concept in a sector based industrial setting.

Sale of Land at St Asaph Business Park

1 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the revised terms on the sale of land at St Asaph Business Park.

Marine Protected Area Ambition

1 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to support a new global target for protecting 30% of the world’s oceans in Marine Protected Areas by 2030.

Written Statement - Social Prescribing Pilots

1 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update AMs on social prescribing pilot projects between 2018-21.

Planning Inspector Report - Dyfi Estuary / Aber Dyfi Special Protection Area for Birds

27 September 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed the recommendation of the Planning Inspector that the appeal by wildfowling organisations, against the conditions attached to a consent issued by National Resource for Wales, be dismissed and the decision to impose conditions on the consent be affirmed.

Property Infrastructure Fund – Mardon Park, Baglan Energy Park

27 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the awarding of a grant.

Celtic Lakes, Newport

27 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved additional infrastructure expenditure for completion of additional monitoring and construction works.

Welsh medium business case - E-sgol

27 September 2018

The First Minister, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning have agreed an allocation of funding to trial a project in Ceredigion and Powys that will use state of the art IT equipment to allow interactive teaching to take place across several sites.

Allocation of capital funds to support changes to recycling services

27 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the allocation of capital Funds via the Collaborative Change Programme of £2,200,000 to Pembrokeshire County Council and £3,500,000 to Vale of Glamorgan County Council in 2018-19.

Extension of funding of the Collaborative Change Programme

27 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to extend the Collaborative Change Programme from April 2019 – March 2020, and a further 2 years subject to the confirmation of future years’ revenue budgets.

Ministerial Advice - KLM airline Partnership

24 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Transport and the First Minister have agreed funding to administer a joint marketing campaign on behalf of Welsh Government and KLM in Europe through Zapper PR. The focus is to attract Dutch, Finnish and German visitors to Wales using KLM routes.

Development of New Industrial Units, Hawarden Park

24 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of land and offer of a Property Development Grant to support the development of new Industrial units at Hawarden Park.

UK Committee on Climate Change funding 2018-19

24 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed grant funding of £147,590 as the Welsh Government’s contribution to the annual running costs of the UK Committee on Climate Change and Adaption Sub-Committee.

OSPAR assessments of the effectiveness of Marine Protective Area management 2018

24 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed for the assessments of the effectiveness of management at protected areas in Wales, carried out by Natural Resources Wales and the Joint Nature Conservation Commission be submitted as part of the UK response to the OSAPR Commission.

Land for Housing Scheme 2018-19 - Approval of Loan Applications

24 September 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to the awarding of loans to Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) for the Land for Housing Scheme 2018-19, which will help to contribute to the 20,000 affordable homes target.

Appointment of Associate Member to Powys Teaching Health Board

24 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Alison Bulman for a period of two years.

Public Accounts Committee Report Medicines Management - additional funding

24 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed £100,000 Welsh Government funding over the period 2018-19 and 2019-20 to develop campaigns to raise the profile of medicines management across all health boards.

Funding For a New Computer Numerical Controlled Academy

20 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved revenue funding of £436,795 (from October 2018) for the next three years, to establish the first Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing Skills Hub in Wales.

Aberystwyth to Carmarthen Railway Line

20 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the next steps to be taken with regard to the Aberystwyth - Carmarthen Railway Line.

Memorandum of Understanding between Welsh Government and Transport for the North

20 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the updated Memorandum of Understanding between Welsh Government and Transport for the North and to the setting up of a West and Wales Transport Forum.

Welsh Medium Grant - Recommended actions for projects on reserve list

20 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed the recommendations to fund projects from the Welsh Medium Capital Grant and the Childcare Offer Capital Grant Programme.

Special School Nursing consultation – summary of responses

20 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the publication of the outcome of the School Nursing Framework for Wales Part 2: special schools – consultation.

Valuation of TB compensation for in-calf cattle

19 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the requirement for proof of pregnancy be provided at valuation for in-calf cattle.

Naming the Valleys landscape park

18 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has approved use of the name ‘Valleys Regional Park’ to describe the area formerly known by the working title Valleys Landscape Park.

Allocation of Curriculum and Assessment Division budgets

18 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the proposed allocation of the Curriculum and Assessment Division’s revenue budget for 2018-19 and delegated authority to officials.

Written statement on breastfeeding

18 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update AMs on the recommendations of the breastfeeding task and finish group.

Outcome measures for eye care

18 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the implementation of clinically-led outcome measures for eye care.

The Gower Wildlife project - Vaccination phase

17 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to provide financial support to the Gower Badger Vaccination Group for the Gower Wildlife Project – Vaccination Phase, on a 50% match funding basis of up to a maximum of £100,000 per year for four years.

Review of Post-16 Jisc funding and delivery model in Wales

13 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the funding and terms of reference for an independent external review of the current funding and delivery model for Jisc’s support for Post-16 learning in Wales. The allocation of funding to support consultation and engagement on the Post-16 performance measures for sixth forms and further education colleges was also agreed.

Redevelopment of the Performance Measurement Framework for Local Authorities

13 September 2018

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care has agreed to the redevelopment of the current Performance Measurement Framework for Local Authorities is redeveloped as a Performance and Improvement Framework, to be implemented from April 2020.

Urgent Repairs to Voluntary Aided Schools

13 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding spread across the 2018-19 and 2019-20 financial years to address urgent repairs in the Voluntary Aided schools sector.

Allocation of capital funding to support Welsh medium education

13 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care agreed an allocation of funds for supporting growth in Welsh medium education from the Welsh Medium Capital Grant and the Childcare Offer Capital Grant Programme.

Re-Appointment of Associate Member (SRG) to Hywel Dda University Health Board

13 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the appointment of Hilary Jones as an Associate Member of Hywel Dda University Health Board for a period of one year.

Sport Wales Business Plan 2018-19'

11 September 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved Sport Wales Business Plan 2018-19.'

EU Transition Fund – Business Resilience Bid

11 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a bid to go forward for consideration of funding through the EU Transition Fund addressing business resilience.

School uniform guidance

11 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to strengthen and update the current non-statutory guidance for governing bodies on school uniform and appearance policies and make it statutory.

Performance of the Planning system in Wales, 2017-2018

11 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the proposed changes to the Planning Performance Framework and the corresponding all-Wales Planning Annual Performance Report.

Marketing Campaign to Promote SMART Innovation

10 September 2018

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved funds to deliver a marketing campaign.

Green Corridors on the Welsh Government Trunk Road and Motorway Network

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the approach and proposals for a Green Corridors initiative on the Trunk Road and Motorway Network in Wales.

Active Travel Fund – Scheme Recommendations – FY2018-19

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the recommendations for funding from the Active Travel Fund - FY 2018-19.

Disposal of the St Athan Residential Portfolio

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of a number of residential properties from within the St Athan Residential Properties Portfolio.

Disposal of Building Plot at Broadaxe Business Park, Presteigne

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of land in Presteigne.

Pinch Point Schemes

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport approved the use of Transport for Wales to promulgate traffic modelling to inform the Pinch Point Schemes.

Funding Cardiff Universitys Doctorate in Educational Psychology professional training programme from the academic year 2019/20'

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the continuation and level of funding for Cardiff University’s Doctorate in Educational Psychology professional training programme (DEdPsy) from the 2019/20 academic year.

Welsh medium business case – Urdd

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved in principle a capital funding allocation to Urdd Gobaith Cymru to enable improvement to the Llangrannog and Glan-Llyn sites.

Implementation of additional contiguous testing in the Intermediate TB Area North

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs approved the implementation of additional measures in the Intermediate TB Area North (ITBAN) to address the spike in new TB incidence.

Closure of Feed-in Tariff scheme and Call for Evidence on Future Support for Small-Scale

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in response to the consultation on the closure of Feed-in Tariff.

Opiate use and guidance within NHS Wales

10 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Members (AMs) on opiate use and guidance within NHS Wales.

Evidence to the Thomas Commission on Justice in Wales Offender Learning

6 September 2018

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved evidence to be submitted to the Thomas Commission on Justice and Policing in Wales on education and skills delivery.

Extension Live Fear Free Contract for one year

6 September 2018

The Leader of the House and Chip Whip has agreed to extend the Live Fear Free contract for one year.

Mobile Action Plan - Non-domestic rates - Priorities

6 September 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and Cabinet Secretary for Finance have agreed to priorities for further analysis on the impact of a reduction in non domestic rates on investment in mobile infrastructure.

Dinas Cottage

6 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved disposal of 1 Transport asset.

Professional Teaching Awards Cymru - Development of awards 2019

6 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the proposed approach to judging the awards and an agreed way of working with the Pearson Teaching Awards moving forward.

Development of the new Environment Grant “Enabling Natural Resources and Wellbeing Grant in Wales” 2019-2023, following Co-design with stakeholders

6 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the proposed approach to a future Environment Grant scheme from 2019 onwards and the revised timescales for the new grant in response to feedback received from stakeholders.

Update regarding developments to NRW proposals re salmon and sea trout

6 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to all Assembly Members informing them of the decision to instigate a local inquiry into the NRW catch controls proposals for salmon and sea trout.

Business Improvement Districts – Approval of Successful Applicants

6 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing have approved the successful applicants under the Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) programme (2018-20).

Housing Adaptations Systems Thinking Review

6 September 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to additional funding of approximately £35-£50,000 from the 2019-2020 Independent Living budget to be available to complete the Housing Adaptation Systems Thinking Review.

Re-appointments to the Community Health Councils

6 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint three members to the Community Health Councils. Mr Robert Henley Mrs Diane GilMrs Myfanwy Baines

Funding for Sexual Health Improvement Plan Actions 2018-19

6 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed £83,500 Welsh Government funding in 2018-19 to deliver actions from the Sexual Health Improvement Plan in response to the sexual health services review.

Appointment plan to recruit a permanent Chair to the Transport for Wales Company Board

4 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed an appointment plan for the recruitment of a permanent Chair to the Transport for Wales Company Board.

Business Finance

4 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed operational parameters of an existing Commercial Loan to a business.

Wales Rally GB

3 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Transport and the First Minister have agreed funding for three years to support the promotion, marketing and staging of three editions of Wales Rally GB in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning Marketing and Communications

3 September 2018

The First Minister, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved expenditure on Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning (SHELL) communication and marketing activities in 2018/19.

Education accountability conference

3 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding for a conference to further discuss education reform and the emerging and new accountability framework.

Targeted Regeneration Investment (TRI) Programme – South West & North Wales Thematic Applications

3 September 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have approved the South West Wales Regions’ thematic applications under the Targeted Regeneration Investment programme, for the Sustainable Living Grant, Property Enhancement Development Grant and Empty Property Assistance and the North Wales Regions’ thematic application for Housing renewal.

Funding under the Independent Living Programme

3 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and Minister for Housing and Regeneration have agreed final allocations for projects to receive funding from the Independent Living Programme for 2018-19.

Interim Appointments of Non Executive Directors to Public Health Wales

3 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Dyfed Edwards and Stephen Palmer on an interim basis until the 1st of April 2019. These interim appointments are to cover two vacant appointments and to ensure the Board is able to comply with their governance structure requirements. These have also been agreed with the Commissioner for Public Appointments and the two vacancies will be re-advertised later in the year.

Appointments to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

3 September 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Reena Owen as Independent Member (Community) and Raymond Ciborowski as Independent Member (Third Sector) each for 4 years.

Joint Nature Conservation Committee overall level of Grant in Aid for 2018-19

29 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) overall level of Grant in Aid (GIA) for 2018-19 and the Welsh Government contribution to this, and that the Minister for Environment writes to the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment indicating agreement to the JNCC GIA.

The Development of the Seren Network, Key Stage 3 and 4

29 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding to support the development of extending the Seren Network into Key Stages 3 and 4 from September 2018.

Employers toolkit for ex-serving personnel

22 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed funding for the development of an employers toolkit in relation to ex Serving personnel to be launched during the Remembrance period 2018.

Volunteering Wales Grant - Update and transitional approach

22 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to continue the Volunteering Wales Grant to grant fund volunteering projects between October 2018 and April 2020.

Next Generation Broadband Wales (Superfast Cymru Programme) – Final Evaluation Exercise – ERDF2014/2020

22 August 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed that as part of a requirement requested by WEFO (Welsh European Funding Office),officials commission an independent evaluation exercise for the delivery of the Next Generation Broadband Wales Programme.

Disposal of land at Rising Sun Industrial Estate, Blaina

22 August 2018

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

Disposal of a property in Swansea

22 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of a property in Swansea.

Funding to support schools to participate in the development of a National Self-Evaluation Toolkit

22 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to provide funding to support schools to participate in the development of a national self-evaluation toolkit, as part of the new evaluation and improvement arrangements for the education system.

Technical Advice Note 20 (Planning and the Welsh Language) - Prospective Judicial Review

22 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to resist making the changes to TAN 20 suggested by Cymdeithas yr Iaith and to contest the legal action, by disputing whether Judicial Review proceedings are available to the claimant, based on the 3 month window for doing so having passed.

Creative Wales

21 August 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed the delivery model for Creative Wales and the recruitment of a Board.

Armed Forces Free Swimming Scheme

21 August 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed arrangements for the Armed Forces Free Swimming Scheme for 2018 to 2021.

Revised terms and conditions for the Chair of Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd

21 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning have agreed to increase the maximum number of remunerated days for the Chair of Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd to provide the capacity required to engage fully with organisational transformation.

Wales Rescue and Restructuring Fund

21 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Transport and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance have approved the establishment of the Wales Rescue and Restructuring Fund, which will be operated by the Development Bank of Wales from summer 2018.

Road improvements at Tonyrefail

21 August 2018

MA-P-KS-2628-18 Road improvements at Tonyrefail The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved road improvement works.

Pyst microlabel project funding

21 August 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved funding of a project to provide Welsh language musicians and microlabels with support to access national and international markets.

Funding for a PhD for the Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone

21 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding to support the delivery of a PhD, in liaison with the Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Advisory Board and Swansea University, which will investigate the migration of technology developed at Swansea University, into commercial enterprise in the Zone.

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Post-16 Advisory Group Report

21 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have noted and agreed the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s Post-16 Advisory Group Report.

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

21 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a number of applications for new programmes of study and requests for an extension to an agreed programme of study for post-16 specialist provision.

Review of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

21 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved the ‘request for views’ document which will seek industry input for the review of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

Appointments to Cwm Taf University Health Board

21 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Dilys Jouvenat as Independent Member (Third Sector) and Nicola Milligan as Independent Member (Trade Union) for four and two years respectively.

Community Sport Partnerships in North Wales

20 August 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has agreed next steps in development of delivery method for community sport partnerships in North Wales.

Student Finance Schemes for 2018/19

20 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning have approved the Education Maintenance Allowance (Wales) Scheme 2018/19 and the Welsh Government Learning Grant (Further Education) (Wales) Scheme 2018, and agreed to delegate the administration of the schemes to the Student Loans Company for the academic year 2018/19.

Flying Start Capital Funding

20 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretaries for Education and Health and Social Services, and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have approved a number of changes to the Flying Start capital funding awarded to Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council in 2018-19.

The concessionary bus fares scheme

20 August 2018

The concessionary bus fares scheme The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to approve the procurement of the G-Cloud 10 call-off contract to provide the back office functions for the concessionary bus fares scheme for the next 2 years.

Road Safety Communications Plan

20 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to support the road safety campaigns.

Land at Upper Farm, Cosmeston

20 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure for geotechnical studies and reporting associated with an Outline Planning Application.

Review of the impact of free bus travel on heavily congested commuting corridors

20 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the publication of the main recommendations and key findings of a review undertaken by Professor Stuart Cole, on the impact of free bus travel on modal shift from cars to buses along three key commuting corridors.

Eligibility criteria for free school meals

20 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to provide funding for the analysis of responses to the public consultation on revised eligibility criteria for free school meals , and to necessary changes to be made to the free school meals eligibility checking system for users in Wales.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases

20 August 2018

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Waste and Resource Efficiency Division budget 2018/19

20 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Planning and Agriculture and the Minister for Environment have agreed to the proposed spend for the Waste & Resource Efficiency Division revenue and capital budgets for 2018-19, and that the unfunded pressures to be met from the MEG.

Catch controls proposals for Salmon and Sea Trout

20 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the next steps in relation to the All Wales Rod and Line (Salmon and Sea Trout) Byelaws 2017 and to write to the Planning Inspectorate Wales asking it to conduct a Local inquiry for the purposes of the Water Resources Act 1991.

Extension to the In- work Support Service project

20 August 2018

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services have agreed to provide match funding to support a European Social Funding bid to improve and extend the In-Work Support Service through to the end of December 2022.

Mold Road feasibility study

8 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure for a feasibility study on the Mold Road Corridor, Wrexham.

Disposal of leasehold for property in Llanelli

8 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has been asked to agree to the long leasehold disposal of the first floor, Unit 5, Dragon 24, North Dock, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire.

Wales Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme

8 August 2018

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

Appointment plan for Chair to the Emergency Ambulance Services Committee

8 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-advertise for a Chair of the Emergency Ambulance Services Committee.

Smart Ticketing Back Office Functions

6 August 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to the procurement of a 2 year contract for the Smart Ticketing Back Office Functions and the associated costs using the GCloud 10 framework on the Digital Marketplace.

Superfast Cymru eligible expenditure defrayment exercise

6 August 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to the expenditure for the financial year 2018/19 associated with the Superfast Cymru project defrayment exercise to determine whether the expenditure made by BT (with WG funding) has been reasonably allocated and apportioned across the defined Intervention Area under the Superfast Cymru Grant Agreement.

Welsh Government Property Ownership and Intervention Research

6 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding for the procurement of research on Welsh Government intervention and ownership of commercial property in Wales.

ICT Support for Online Personalised Assessment

6 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved funding to support ICT infrastructure in schools in preparation for delivering the digital requirements in the new curriculum.

Interim Appointment for Non-Executive Director to WAST

6 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the Interim appointment of Martin Turner as Non-Executive Director whilst the Chair is also serving an interim appointment, this has also been agreed by the Commissioner for Public Appointments as there is a governance requirement to have a NED with a financial background/qualification serving on the board.

Accelerated Gainshare Proposal from BT

2 August 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to approve BT’s accelerated gainshare release proposal to provide access to superfast broadband to a further 2754 premises across Wales at 30Mbps and above.

Youth Entrepreneurship grants to Further and Higher Education

2 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed a three year (January 2019 to December 2021) programme of grant funding to stimulate and deliver youth entrepreneurship outcomes within the Further and Higher Education sectors in Wales.

Wylfa Newydd Development Consent Order - Welsh Governments Representation to Register as an Interested Party for the Examination'

2 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to issue the letter to the Planning Inspectorate, registering the Welsh Government as an interested party in the Wylfa Newydd Development Consent Order application.

Petroleum Licensing Transfer

2 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the necessary administrative arrangements to support the transfer of the onshore oil and gas (petroleum) licensing functions to Welsh Ministers on 1 October 2018.

Re-appointment of Chair to Hywel Dda University Health Board

2 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Mrs Bernadine Rees OBE as Chair of Hywel Dda University Health Board from 1 August 2018 to 30 June 2022.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Special Measures Support

2 August 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed £6.8million additional Welsh Government funding across 2018-19 and 2019-20 for a package of support under the special measures arrangements for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Smart Ticketing Back Office Functions

1 August 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to the procurement of a 2 year contract for the Smart Ticketing Back Office Functions and the associated costs using the GCloud 10 framework on the Digital Marketplace.

National Infrastructure Commission for Wales

31 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has appointed John Lloyd Jones as Interim Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales for a period of 12 months.

A465 HOV Dualling Dowlais to Hirwaun – Progression to Pre-Qualification

31 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance have agreed the project can progress through the Pre-Qualification process.

Disposal of land in Presteigne, Powys

31 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of land in Presteigne, Powys.

Approval of the Report on the Annual Review of Controls on Imports of Animal Products for 2016-2017

31 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved the Report of Controls on Imports of Animal Products 2016-2017. The Cabinet Secretary has agreed for the report to be published and then laid before the National Assembly for Wales.

The provision of funding to cater for Shared Apprenticeship Schemes outside of the Valleys Taskforce areas

30 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to amend the Shared Apprenticeship Scheme protocol and to allocate a total budget of £1,500,000 over 2018-19 and 2019-20 to support the development of new, and also to extend existing, Shared Apprenticeship Schemes.

WEFO Property for Business Development Grant Fund

30 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the award of a grant.

Sale of land in Cwmbran Sale of land in Cwmbran

30 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the leasehold sale of land in Cwmbran to Torfaen County following the carrying out of site remediation and servicing works under licence.

Disposal of C2 Baglan Industrial Estate

30 July 2018

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

Church Road, Pentwyn - Disposal of land

30 July 2018

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

Additional Support for Grwp Llandrillo Menai and Coleg Cambria - Wylfa Newydd

30 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved additional support to Gr?p Llandrillo Menai and Coleg Cambria ahead of the Nuclear New Build at Wylfa Newydd focused on increasing the numbers of learners able to access Engineering and Construction skills training across North Wales.

Post-16 Digital Support including Jisc Grant funding for 2018-19

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning have approved the allocation of £1.591 million revenue funding during the 2018-19 financial year to support digital delivery in the further education and skills sector through Jisc, the Office for Students and the Public Service Broadband Aggregation Wales.

Distribution of monies held under an overage deposit deed

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the distribution of monies held in an overage deposit deed.

Sale of development land and construction of a new section of roadway

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the sale of 2.35 acres of land and the construction of a new section of roadway at Hawarden Business Park.

Second Innovate to Save Bidding Round

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance has agreed to the Launch of a second Innovate to Save bidding round commencing in February 2018.

Invest to Save Bid - Gower College Energy Efficiency Project

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning, and Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs agreed the use of Green Growth funds held by the Invest to Save Fund to finance an energy efficiency project at Gower Energy Efficiency College.

Invest to Save Bid - Blaenau Gwent CBC – Central Depot Review Project

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance has agreed that Invest to Save funding be allocated to Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council to undertake a review of its central depot function.

Invest to Save Annual Report and 2018-19 Bidding round

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance has approved the 2018 Invest to Save Annual Report and the launch of the 2018-19 bidding round which will open on 4th June 2018.

Invest to Save Bid – CADW - Dyfi Furnace Hydro electric Project

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs have agreed to the provision of Green Growth funds held in the Invest to Save fund to support 97% of the costs of the Dyfi Furnace Hydro – electric project submitted by CADW.

Invest to Save - Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed that the Invest to Save fund provides financial support to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board for the following projects: - Primary Care Out of Hours Academy; - Continence Service Redesign; - Prescribing Clerks Scheme; - Well-being Staff – Early Intervention; - Medicines Recycling; - Health Records Modernisation; and - Improving Rostering Services.

Invest to Save - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed that the Invest to Save fund provides financial support to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board for the following projects: - Electronic Theatre Stock Control System; and - Registered Nurse Recruitment.

Royal College of General Practitioners Wales Leaders for the Future Programme

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to further Welsh Government funding for the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Wales Leaders for the Future Programme for 2018 and 2019.

The All Wales Medicine Strategy Group :Public Appointment of the Chair

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the public appointment process for the Chair of the All Wales Medicine Strategy Group.

Substance Misuse Action Fund Capital Project

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed a substance misuse action fund capital project for North Wales Substance Misuse Area Planning Board and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board for the purchase, remodelling and expansion of Craig Hyfryd NHS base, Holyhead, Anglesey to provide sustainable provision of substance misuse services in Holyhead and the surrounding area.

Substance Misuse Action Fund Capital Project

26 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed a substance misuse action fund capital project for North Wales Substance Misuse Area Planning Board and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board for the renovation, remodelling and expansion of the existing NHS base at Rowleys Drive, Shotton to provide sustainable accommodation for multi-agency substance misuse services in Shotton and the surrounding area.

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

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a number of applications for new programmes of study and requests for an extension to an agreed programme of study for post-16 specialist provision.

Public sector energy loan financing arrangement

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the development of new arrangements for making zero interest finance available to Welsh public bodies for capital investment in energy and energy efficiency.

Closure of the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme in Wales

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to proceed with the closure of the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme in Wales and develop a reporting mechanism for the public sector in Wales to baseline and monitor progress against the Welsh Government’s commitment to a Net Carbon Neutral Public Sector by 2030.

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Annual Report and accounts 2017/18

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the content and laying of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18 before the National Assembly for Wales on 12 July.

Young People into Agriculture scheme

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the opening of a new Expression of Interest application window for the Young People into Agriculture Scheme 2018.

Invest to Save - Emergency Services Network

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport agree the provision of financial support from the Invest to Save fund for the Revenue cost of the new Emergency Services Network System.

Invest to Save – Cardiff University Student Support

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and the Cabinet Secretary for Education have agreed for Invest to Save funding to be allocated to Cardiff University for a Student Support initiative.

Invest to Save - Welsh Government Debt Collection

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government approves the use of the Invest to Save Fund to provide funding to the running costs budget of the Welsh Government to allow the recruitment of one additional staff member to the debt collection function.

Invest to Save - All Wales Strategic Commissioning Framework Agreement

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance has agreed that the Invest to Save Fund provides financial support over three years for the proposal from NHS Shared Services to implement an all Wales Strategic Commissioning Framework Agreement which covers Care Homes for Younger Adults who require Mental Health Services and /or Learning Disability Services.

Invest to Save – Valuation Tribunal Wales Voluntary Early Release Scheme

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government has agreed for Invest to Save funding to be allocated to Valuation Tribunal Wales to take forward their Voluntary Early Release Scheme.

Invest to Save NHS Wales projects

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed to support funding for the following NHS Wales Invest to Save projects: - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board – Digital Patient records - Cardiff and Vale University Health Board – Emergency Surgery.

Invest to Save - Techniquest project

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and the Cabinet Secretary for Education have approved the use of the Invest to Save Fund to provide funding in 2018-19 for a proposal from Techniquest.

Draft Budget 2018-19 - Invest to Save Adjustments

24 July 2018

The First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government agree the transfer of resources between the Invest to Save Fund to other Main Expenditure Groups which will make up the Invest to Save Draft Budget allocations in the financial years 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Invest to Save - Welsh Government ICT bid

24 July 2018

The First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Finance has agreed to the Invest to Save Fund providing financial support to the Welsh Government’s ICT implementation project.

Invest to Save - Hywel Dda University Health Board

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport have agreed that the Invest to Save fund provides financial support to Hywel Dda University Health Board for the following projects. - Bespoke Repatriation of Mental Health Patients - Switchboard Consolidation - Non-prescription delivery of dressings in Community Nurse Bases - E-Job Planning system

Supplementary Budget 2017-18 Invest to Save Adjustments

24 July 2018

The First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Finance agree the net transfer of £2,691,105 Revenue and £1,535,444 Capital from the Invest to Save Fund to other Main Expenditure Groups.

Allocation of Funding to the ‘Rent to Own – Wales’ and ‘Shared Ownership – Wales’ 2018/19 schemes

24 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed revenue funding to cover additional scheme development costs in relation to ‘Rent to Own – Wales’ and ‘Shared Ownership – Wales’.

National Archive for Wales Feasibility Study

19 July 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has agreed to commission a initial study to examine options regarding the future of national archive provision in Wales.

FareShare Cymru Grant

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment agreed to the extension of FareShare Cymru revenue funding of a total of £50,000, for the period 1st October 2018 – 31st March 2019, subject to the requirements of the Minimum Standards for Grants Funding being met.

Request for additional Gypsy and Traveller funding from Newport Council

19 July 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has approved capital funding to Newport Council for works to the Gypsy and Traveller site at Ellen Ridge.

Consultation on the Street Works (Qualifications of Supervisors and Operatives) Regulations 1992

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to hold a consultation on the Street Works.

Practical measures to help reduce NO2 levels on the motorway and trunk road network

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to officials issuing letters to key transport stakeholders to provide them with more detailed information on the measures to help reduce NO2 levels on the motorway and trunk road network.

Transport for Wales Headquarters, Taff Vale, Pontypridd

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to Welsh Ministers acting as guarantor to the lease between Transport for Wales and Rhondda-Cynon-Taff County Borough Council.

Wrexham Area Improvement Fund

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to fund the further development of rail project proposals in the Wrexham Area .

St Athan Airfield - Maximising the Economic Benefits

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved options for the operation, management and maintenance of St Athan Airfield and Business Park.

The provision of approach services into The Airfield and Business Park, St Athan

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the finance for the provision of a Ground Approach Radar Services (GARS) to the Airfield at St Athan.

Budget allocation 2018-19

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the proposed allocation of one of the Languages, Literacy and Communications and Cross Curriculum Responsibilities Branch budget lines for 2018-19.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed an application from Trefnanney School, Gaer Lane. Meifod. Powys SY22 6XX to register as a new independent school.

Communicating with farmers

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the production and distribution of A5 booklets to coincide with the Royal Welsh show and Winter Fair in 2018 and 2019 and for Spring 2019.

‘Call for Evidence’ on the delivery of housing through the planning system

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a “Call for Evidence“ consultation as part of the wide- ranging review into how to improve the delivery of Local Development Plan housing requirements.

Temporary dis-application of paragraph 6.2 of TAN 1

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the temporary dis-application of paragraph 6.2 of TAN 1 during the wide-ranging review into how to improve the identification, delivery and monitoring of Local Development Plan housing requirements.

Approval of Funding for Refurbishment

19 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed £1.197m Welsh Government funding in 2018-19 and 2019-20 for the refurbishment of the renal facilities at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

Children and Families Delivery Grant - Children in Wales

18 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed funding for Children in Wales up to March 2019.

Tech Valleys Strategic Advisory Group

18 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the establishment of an interim Strategic Advisory Group for the Tech Valleys programme that will provide advice to Welsh Government Ministers, Senior Responsible Officer and the Sponsor Group on Strategic objectives, priorities and delivery related to Tech Valleys.

The Violence Against Women Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Delivery Framework

17 July 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed plans for publication of the Violence Against Women Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Delivery Framework.

Reappointment of Independent Assessors for Student Finance Appeals and Complaints

17 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the reappointment of 8 Independent Assessors for Student Finance Appeals and Complaints 2018.

National Online Safety Action Plan for Children and Young People

17 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to the draft National Online Safety Action Plan for Children and Young People in Wales, it’s publication prior to the summer recess; and, to officially launch the Action plan in the Autumn.

The Three Rivers Estuary Cockle fishery

17 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the temporary suspension of the closure of the cockle beds known as Llanybri within the Three Rivers Estuary cockle fishery in July 2018.

Funding a Specialist Paediatric Lymphoedema Nurse

17 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to continue funding the post of a All Wales Specialist Paediatric Lymphoedema Nurse.

Interim Chair of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group

17 July 2018

MA P VG 2521 18 The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the appointment of Professor John Watkins at Interim Chair of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group until a permanent appointment is made.

Flying Start Capital Funding Further Requests

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed Flying Start capital funding.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA) Activities July 2018 – September 2018

16 July 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed quarterly payments for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA) contract.

British-Irish Council Social Inclusion Work Sector Theme Proposal

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the proposed ‘Social Enterprise’ topic as a new theme for the British-Irish Council Social Inclusion Work group.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments July - August 2018

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved payments due in July & August 2018 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Swansea Bay City Region City Deal: Welsh Government Acceptance of Joint Committee Agreement

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has accepted the Joint Committee Agreement of Swansea Bay City Region City Deal.

Property Infrastructure Fund – Tir Llwyd, Kinmel Bay

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the award of a grant.

Publication of How was school today?

16 July 2018

he Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding within the 2018-19 financial year for the publication of the Welsh Government publication ‘How was school today?’ Primary and secondary editions (Parents’ and carers’ guide to primary school for children aged 7-11 and secondary school for children aged 11-14).

Development of an online system for E-Portfolios, E-Badges and Reporting to Parents

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding for a formal discovery phase to explore and inform the development of an online system for e-portfolios and e-badges.

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

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a number of applications for new programmes of study for post-16 specialist provision.

Funding for External Stakeholder Events

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed to a budget for external stakeholder engagement events.

Re-appointment of Independent Member (Community) to Hywel Dda University Health Board

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Delyth Raynsford as Independent Member (Community) from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2020.

Critical Care Capacity - May 2018

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to Assembly Members to update them on plans to increase critical care capacity in NHS Wales.

Transformation Board

16 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Members on the establishment of a national Transformation Programme and cross-sector Transformation Board to take forward the recommendations set out in A Healthier Wales: our plan for health and social care.

Wales Against Scams Partnership (WASP) Summit – Proposal for Funding

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed funding for the Wales Against Scams Partnership (WASP) to host a national event bringing together key stakeholders to discuss how to combat postal, doorstep and phone scams in Wales.

Restrictive Practices policy development

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed that updated Welsh Government guidance on restrictive physical interventions will be developed in line with the expectations of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tai’r Meibion Improvement

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the making of draft Orders for A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tai’r Meibion Improvement scheme.

Enterprise Zone Programme Review – Consultancy Costs

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved costs for the procurement of a comprehensive review of the Enterprise Zone programme in Wales which will inform future delivery of the programme.

Publication of Enterprise Zone Key Performance Indicators for financial year 2017/18

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the publication of the annual report of Enterprise Zone Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for financial year 2017/18.

Annual communications plan

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the budget for communications and marketing activity for 2018-19 from the Strategic Communications budget.

Annual communications plan

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the budget for communications and marketing activity for 2018-19 from the Strategic Communications budget.

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

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved applications for a new programme of study for post-16 speciailist provision.

Proposed working practices of the school budgets for the financial year 2018-19

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the proposed allocation of the Education school budgets for the financial year 2018-19, and working practices.

Proposed working practices of the school budgets for the financial year 2018-19

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the proposed allocation of the Education school budgets for the financial year 2018-19, and working practices.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the application of an over-declaration penalty to a 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the number of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) entitlements allocated in 2015.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the application of a penalty to a 2013 Glastir Advanced Capital Works payment because the technical specification for Option 645 had not been met.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the decision not to accept a 2015 Glastir Organic Scheme application as it was received outside the application window.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the decision not to issue a 2016 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payment as the applicant did not hold any BPS entitlements.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the decision to reject an application for the 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Young Farmer Payment as the applicant had failed to submit supporting documentation within the required

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the application of penalties to the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Glastir Entry payments because Capital Works had not been completed within the specified deadline.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the application of a 5% cross-compliance penalty for a breach of Statutory Management Requirement (SMR) 4 Food and Feed Law.

Appointment of Chair to Health Educations and Improvement Wales – Interview Outcome

12 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Dr Chris Jones as Chair of Health Education and Improvement Wales for a period of 3 years.

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

10 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a number of applications for new programmes of study for post-16 specialist provision.

Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa (CCDG) Year End Account

9 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed additional in-year funding to Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa (CCDG) Ltd to support digital transformation activity and organisational restructuring.

Extension to Members of Careers Wales Board'

9 July 2018

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to extend the public appointment of four Board members as non-executive members of the Board of Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa from 1 July 2018 for a maximum of three years.

Flying Start Capital Funding

9 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have approved capital funding for Flying Start in 2018/19.

Acquisition of the Prince of Wales dock, SA1 Swansea Waterfront

9 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed an acquisition and associated legal and management arrangements at SA1 Swansea Waterfront.

Associates Programme – International Evidence Experience – British Council

9 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the organisation of, and funding for, Global Education Dialogues for the National Academy for Educational Leadership’s Associates Programme in partnership with the British Council.

The Allocation of the Education Leadership Budget for 2018-2019

9 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding for education leadership development.

Infraction - Producer Organisation Compliance - UK Response Letter of Formal Notice

9 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the response the UK will make to the European Commission following receipt by DEFRA of a Letter of Formal Notice.

Appointment of Chair to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board 

9 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Mark Polin as the new Chair for two years from 1 September 2018 until 31 August 2020.

Appointment of Vice-chair to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board 

9 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-advertise for a Vice-chair to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

European Health Interview Survey 2019

9 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the Office for National Statistics delivering the European Health Interview Survey in 2019 in Wales as part of a UK-wide survey.

Young Dragons Air Quality project in Eco-Schools

5 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment have approved further funding of £2,800 for the Young Dragons Air Pollution Project involving children and young people engaged in the Eco-Schools network. The additional funding will enable all 139 Eco-Schools who applied to take part in the project to do so.

Funding for the National Commissioning Board 2018-19

5 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed £300k funding for work streams for the National Commissioning Board in 2018-19.

Learner Travel Policy: Revision of Learner Travel Statutory Provision and Operational Guidance

5 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the Learner Travel Guidance issued under the Learner Travel (Wales) Measure 2008 is amended to reflect changes to legislation, in particular the Additional learning needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018.

Welsh Joint Education Committee (WJEC) Welsh Medium Educational Learner Resources Grant

5 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a grant to WJEC to publish Welsh-medium learner resources to support WJEC examination specifications for the 2018-19 financial year.

Food and Fun Grant 2018

5 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a grant for the Welsh Local Government Association to support the further rollout of Food and Fun / Bwyd a Hwyl during the 2018 school summer holidays.

Publication of the GB Lumpy Skin Diseases Control Strategy

5 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of the Lumpy Skin Disease Control Strategy for Great Britain.

National Radon Action Plan

5 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services agreed the Public Health Englands (PHE) National Radon Action Plan for consultation. PHE is consulting on the plan on behalf of the four UK Governments which was published on 29 June 2018 and runs until 27 July 2018.'

Appointment of Associate Member to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

5 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has approved the appointment of Morwena Edwards, Corporate Director, Gwynedd Council, as an Associate Member.

Appointment of Associate Member to Hywel Dda University Health Board

5 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has given written consent to the appointment of Michael Hearty as an Associate Member of Hywel Dda University Health Board.

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Operational Plan 2018-19

4 July 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has formally approved Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’ Operational Plan for 2018-19.

Discounted bus travel for younger persons in Wales consultation exercise Summary Report

3 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the publication of a summary report of responses received to the consultation exercise on Discounted bus travel for younger persons in Wales and for officials to investigate with the Confederation of Passenger Transport and local authorities, the potential expansion of the scheme.

Land at Glynneath Business Park

3 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the sale of land at Glynneath Business Park.

Sale of land off Oak Road, Wrexham

3 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the sale of 4.55 acres of land off Oak Road, Wrexham Industrial Estate.

Written Statement on setting our emissions reduction targets and first two carbon budgets

3 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a Written Statement to publicise Cabinet agreement on our interim targets for emissions reduction (for 2020, 2030 and 2040) and our first two carbon budgets. It also refers to our latest emissions reduction figures for 2016 and highlights our forthcoming consultation on achieving our low-carbon pathway to 2030.

Armed Forces Team additional resource

2 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed to fund additional resource for the Armed Forces team from his programme budget.

Community Facilities Programme: Under £25k Awards June 2018

2 July 2018

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have agreed capital funding in 2018-19 for 13 projects via the Under £25k strand of the Community Facilities Programme.

Community Facilities Programme Up to £250,000 Awards June 2018

2 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to award funds for 6 projects under the up-to £250,000 strand of the Community Facilities Programme in 2018-19.

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales Operational Plan 2018-19

2 July 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has formally approved the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales’ Operational Plan for 2018-19.

National Library of Wales Operational Plan 2018-19

2 July 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has formally approved the National Library of Wales’ Operational Plan for 2018-19.

Funding for construction of Mochdre flood alleviation scheme, Conwy

2 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved grant funding of £357,241 towards the cost of construction for the Chapel Street, Mochdre flood alleviation scheme.

Funding for design of Cardiff Coastal Risk Management Programme scheme

2 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved grant funding of £638,549 towards the cost of design work for the Lamby Way to Rover Way Coastal Risk Management Scheme.

Integration and Partnership Budget 2018-19

2 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed funding to support work in relation to the integration of health and social services alongside the promotion of social value organisations in 2018/19.

Approval of adoption work programme

2 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health & Social Services and the Minister for Children Older People and Social Care have agreed funding for adoption programme work.

Active Travel Fund 2018-19

2 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the application process for the Active Travel Fund for 2018-2019.

Active Travel Fund 2018-19

2 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the application process for the Active Travel Fund for 2018-2019.

Integrated Care Fund - Capital Guidance

2 July 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have approved the new Integrated Care Fund (ICF) capital programme guidance and Regional Partnership Board (RPB) ICF capital allocations over the next three years.

2018/19 Work Based Learning (WBL) Allocations

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning have agreed the 2018/19 contract allocation to Work Based Learning (WBL) providers for the delivery of apprenticeship and traineeship programmes.

Procurement of Apprenticeships

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning have agreed the commissioning of Apprenticeships under the 2015-19 WBL4 framework, extended for two years, until July 2020 and agreed the re-procurement of Apprenticeships from August 2020.

Career Choices Dewis Gyfra annual Business Plan for 2018-19

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the Career Choices Dewis Gyfra annual Business Plan for 2018-19.

Approval to commit funding to support post-16 performance measures development

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding to support the development of the post-16 performance measures for sixth forms and further education colleges.

Funding of 4 Nations Play Symposium 20 & 21 November 2018 in Cardiff

27 June 2018

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care has agreed funding for a Four Nations Play Symposium to be held in Wales in 2018.

Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant 2018-19

27 June 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has approved funding of projects identified as part of the first round of applications for the 2018-19 Gypsy and Traveller Capital Grant scheme; and agreed dates for a second bidding round.

Agreement to a receipt of an ‘overage’ payment

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a receipt arising from the disposal of a commercial property.

UK Rail facility Development

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the Global Centre of Rail Excellence Strategic Outline Case and agreed associated funding for further detailed project development.

Disposal of a property at St Athan

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of a residential property at St Athan.

Land at Oakdale, Caerphilly

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved site acquisition and expenditure on infrastructure.

Allocation of Education and Public Services (EPS) Digital & Strategic Communications Budgets for 2018/19

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the allocation of the EPS Digital and Strategic Communications Division revenue budget relating to digital delivery within the Supporting Digital Learning in Education Programme budget expenditure line for 2018-2019.

All Wales Core Data Sets 2018

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to undertake a procurement exercise for a new 2-year contract for the continuation and development of the All Wales Core Data Sets.

A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tai r Meibion Highway Improvement - Statement

27 June 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed the Statement to Inform an Appropriate Assessment.

Funding of Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) Cymru Oct 18 to Mar '19 and arrangements for the future'

27 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved funding of £ 1,750,000 for the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) Cymru , from October 2018 to the end of March 2019.

Noise and soundscape action plan consultation

25 June 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed to launch a public consultation in early July on the draft noise and soundscape action plan 2018-2023.

Airbus Group Endeavr Wales and a CyberLab research and innovation proposal

25 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed Welsh Government support for the continuation of Airbus Group Endeavr Wales, a joint venture between Welsh Government, Airbus Group and Cardiff University (representing Higher Education Institutions in Wales) that will include a Cyber Security research and innovation programme.

Land at Broughton, Flintshire

25 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure on baseline and feasibility studies, and the preparation of a Development Framework.

Surrender of a joint venture agreement relating to a property in Ammanford

25 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the surrender of a joint venture agreement relating to a property in Ammanford.

Planning guidance on air quality and soundscape, including update of TAN 11 Noise (1997)

25 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to review and update TAN 11 (Noise) and replace it with new guidance on air quality and soundscape.

Planning of Cardiff Airport Enterprise Zone

21 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding for the appointment of consultants to take the planning of the Cardiff Airport Enterprise Zone to the next stage of development.

Local Authority Smallholdings 2016/17 Annual Report

21 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the publication of the ‘Annual Report on Local Authority Smallholdings in Wales 2016-2017’ on the Welsh Government website.

Establishment of a Homelessness Task and Finish Group

21 June 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed to establish and Chair a Homelessness Task and Finish Group, focused on Youth Homelessness and Housing First.

Careers Wales policy budget

20 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved activities to be supported through the Careers Policy budget.

B-Work Based Learning (B-WBL) Consortium: 2017/18 Work Based Learning Contract Allocation Pressure

20 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved a request from Work Based Learning Provider B-WBL Consortium for additional budget to increase it’s 2017/2018 Apprenticeship contract value.

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the Highways Act 1980 The Stopping up of Highways (Chimneys Link, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire) Order 2018

20 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the making of the “The Stopping Up of Highways (Chimney Link, Fishguard) Order 2018” following his consideration of two outstanding objections.

Recommendation for Media Investment Budget and Business Finance funding

20 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to fund production of a film through the Media Investment Budget and Business Finance.

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

20 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language approved applications for new programmes of study, and a request for an extension to an agreed programme of study for post-16 specialist provision.

Consultation on achieving our low-carbon pathway to 2030

20 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretaries for Economy and Transport, and Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, and the Ministers for Environment, and Housing and Regeneration have agreed a number of potential actions for consultation this summer on achieving our low-carbon pathway to 2030.

Support for Veg Power Advertising Fund

20 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed funding for the Veg Power Advertising Fund.

Extension of Funding for Welsh Local Government Association Waste Improvement Programme

20 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed to fund the Waste Improvement Programme (WIP) and Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) support provision of Welsh Local Government Association until March 2021.

Annual Reports on the British Wool Marketing Board Agricultural Marketing Schemes for 2016/17

20 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the British Wool Agricultural Marketing Scheme Report 2016/17.

Review of Welsh Office Circular 10/99

18 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to replace Welsh Office Circular 10/99 with a new Welsh Government Circular, to provide up to date advice to planning authorities and developers on planning and non mains sewerage.

All Wales Flexible Funding Network Event

18 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed a funding proposal to hold an All Wales Flexible Funding Network Event, bringing together all Local Authorities to share information and best practice with each other in the approaches they have taken as a result of the flexibility and consider how this could make a difference to vulnerable people.

Statutory Advocacy Provision - Funding of Active offer 2018-19

18 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed statutory advocacy provision funding for 2018/19

Land at St Asaph Business Park

18 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the sale of land at St Asaph Business Park.

Membership of the Under 2 Coalition

18 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to Welsh Government continuing its membership of the Under 2 Coalition and confirming interest in participating in the steering group for a further two years.

Evidence paper for Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

18 June 2018

MA - P/VG/2032/18 The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to provide an evidence paper to the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee on suicide prevention ahead of his attendance on 27 June.

NHS Financial Performance 2017-18 Written Statement

18 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update AMs on the accounts of all 10 NHS Wales organisations for 2017-18 which have been audited by the Auditor General for Wales and laid before the National Assembly.

Whole System Approach – Women’s Pathfinder Proposal

14 June 2018

‘The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to the proposal for the Women’s Pathfinder for 2018-19 financial year and the following 3 years in order to provide a diversionary approach to female offending in Wales.’

Academi Wales Business Plan 2018-19

14 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services approved the core content of Academi Wales’ Business Plan 2018-2019, and the budget associated with its delivery.

Childcare Offer - Administration Grants to Local Authorities

14 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and social care have approved Administration Grants to Local Authorities in relation to the childcare offer.

Support for Children First Pioneer Areas

14 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed financial support for Children First Pioneer Areas for 2018-19.

Childcare Offer for Wales - Approach to Child minders caring for relatives

14 June 2018

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care has agreed policy direction in relation to the approach to Child minders caring for relatives.

Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) Grant to Respond to Service Failure in Local Authority Social Services for 2018- 19

14 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed to award a grant to the WLGA to respond to service failure in local authority social services in 2018 – 19.

Boiling Water Reactor Network - extension of funding period

14 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to extend the funding period for the Boiling Water Reactor Network until March 2020.

Publication of How is my child doing in the Foundation Phase? A guide for parents and carers

14 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to fund the publication of How is my child doing in the Foundation Phase? A guide for parents and carers.

Land for Housing scheme 2018/19

14 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have agreed the continuation of the Land for Housing Scheme, in order utilise the allocation of £10m in 2018-19.

Advice for the Cabinet Secretary for organisations Integrated Medium Term Plans and Annual Plans

14 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Members on NHS Wales organisations Integrated Medium Term Plans.

Appointment of Independent Member (Trade Union) to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

14 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Jacqueline Hughes as Independent Member (Trade Union) for four years.

Improving Outcomes for Children Ministerial Advisory Group budgets

13 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed to continue to fund the Improving Outcomes for Children Ministerial Advisory Group’s 2018-19 work programme, including expenditure for the Phase 2 work programme of the Children’s Residential Care Task and Finish Group.

Delivery of Chwarae Teg programme for 2018-2019

13 June 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved grant funding to deliver the Chwarae Teg programme from April 2018 – 31 March 2019.

Micro and Small Business Fund

13 June 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved funding for three projects for the year 2018/19.

A strategic framework for digital learning in the Post-16 sector

11 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved expenditure to support the development of a strategic framework for digital learning in the Post-16 sector.

Planning Consultant - Llanmaes Residential

11 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure has agreed expenditure relating to the appointment of a Master planning Consultant to obtain Outline Planning Permission for residential land adjacent to the Northern Access Road, Llanmaes, St Athan.

Land at Pen y Bont, Mold

11 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure on baseline studies, master planning and the preparation and submission of an outline planning application.

Initial Teacher Education Intake Targets – Academic Year 2019/20

11 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the all Wales allocation of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) intake numbers for newly accredited ITE providers for courses commencing academic year 2019/20.

Further Education and Apprenticeships Division Budgets

11 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the Further Education and Apprenticeships Division budgets for Financial Year 2018-19 and the working practices of the Division.

Education Workforce Council grant funding

11 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a Grant Offer Letter to the Education Workforce Council in relation to the activities which they will undertake in 2018-19 on behalf of the Welsh Government.

Reducing Infant Class Sizes Grant

11 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed capital bids from 8 local authorities for the Reducing Infant Class Sizes Grant.

Test and Verification Extension

7 June 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed additional expenditure associated with the testing and verification of the infrastructure deployed by BT under the Superfast Cymru project for the financial year 2018/19.

Public announcement of the Reid Review

7 June 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and the Cabinet Secretary for Education have approved funding to support the publicity, communication and hospitality costs for a public event.

Review of Un-adopted Roads

7 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the allocation of revenue grant to the Welsh Local Government Association to commission resources to support the Review of Un-adopted Roads.

Fabian Way, Jersey Marine

7 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved option agreement for the sale of land.

Chester – Broughton Growth Corridor Study

7 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to provide funding towards the cost of a North Wales/Cross-border road study in 2018/19.

Wales Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme

7 June 2018

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

A465 Heads of the Valleys Discretionary Purchase Application- Decision

7 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to start negotiations for the discretionary purchase of a house, land and outbuilding in connection with the A465 Heads of the Valleys Sections 5 & 6 road scheme.

Recommendation for Media Investment Budget funding

7 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to fund production of a TV series through the Media Investment Budget and has agreed expenditure on associated legal advice.

Postgraduate Certificate of Education (Further Education) Incentives 2018-19

7 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the availability of further education (FE) incentives for those on full-time, pre-service postgraduate Postgraduate Certificate of Education (FE) courses in the 2018/19 academic year.

Financial Contingency Fund (Fcf): Consultation on Revision 0f Allocation Methodology

6 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved consultation on establishing a new methodology for the annual allocation of FCF funding to Further Education Institutions.

Update: Circular Economy Capital Investment Fund

6 June 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed that the use of the Circular Economy Capital Investment Fund 2019/20 is focussed strongly on the recycling of plastics, but that other materials will also be considered, should sufficient grant monies allow and that officials explore further the options for the development and management of the fund on behalf of the Welsh Government and the final recommendation will be put to the Minister for agreement.

Proposed Financial Transfer

6 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a variation to a loan agreement.

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

6 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved seven applications for a new programme of study and five requests for an extension to agreed programme of study for post-16 specialist provision at specialist further education establishments.

Yale Summer Programme

6 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed handling in relation to the Yale Young Global Scholars Summer Programme.

Fire and Rescue Authorities’ Innovation and Diversification safety programme

5 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed revenue funding for the three Fire and Rescue Authorities’’ Innovation and Diversification safety programmes in 2018-19.

Funding for the provision of training in secure bonding and attachment

5 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have agreed funding in 2018-19 to support the provision of training in secure bonding and attachment for health visitors and other professionals working with children and families in both Flying Start and non-Flying Start health visiting services.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales

5 June 2018

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed an application from Catch22 Include Wales, Bargoed Institute, Cardiff Road, Bargoed. CF81 8NY to register as a new independent school.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales

5 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed an application from Al-Falah Academy, 26 Wells Street, Cardiff CF11 6DX to register as a new independent school.

Revocation of the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

5 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the revocation of the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone declared in January 2018.

Revocation of the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

5 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the revocation of the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone declared in January 2018.

Revocation of the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

5 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the revocation of the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone declared in January 2018.

Remit and Funding for Transport for Wales

4 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the remit and funding provision for Transport for Wales for the first quarter of Financial year 2018/19.

Antimicrobial prescriptions

4 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed expectations for NHS organisations for further reductions in antimicrobial prescriptions and healthcare associated infections.

Payments through the Wales Infected Blood Support Scheme

4 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the uplift in payments through the Wales Infected Blood Support Scheme from April 2018.

Transposition of the EU Directive of the Security of Network and Information Systems

1 June 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed the division of responsibilities between the Welsh Government and the Drinking Water Inspectorate for implementing and operating the Security of Network and Information Systems Directive.

Funding of the Safeguarding and Advocacy Work Programme

1 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care have approved funding for the safeguarding and advocacy work programme 2018/19.

Response to the Older People’s Commissioner’s report

1 June 2018

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care has agreed the Welsh Government response to the Older People’s Commissioner’s report ‘ A Place to Call Home: Impact and Analysis’.

Applied Card Technology Ltd contract

1 June 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip  and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to a four month extension to the Applied Card Technology Ltd contract and the associated costs.

A487 Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass  

1 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the making of Orders for A487 Caernarfon to Bontnewydd Bypass following a Public Inquiry into the draft Orders and associated documentation.

Storey Arms Car Park and public conveniences

1 June 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport  have agreed to transfer the car park at Pont ar Daf to the National Trust and provide them with a grant to upgrade the same.

Membership of the Integrated Transport Smartcard Organisation

1 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the annual renewal of the Integrated Transport Smartcard Organisation  Membership Fees for 2018/19 and the associated costs.

Multi-source renewable energy development project

1 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed Natural Resources Wales may place on the market an opportunity for a multi-source renewable energy development project in Strategic Search Area F.

Sponsorship of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society

1 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed Welsh Government sponsorship funding for the  Royal Welsh Agricultural Society in 2018-19.

Governance Arrangements for Research Ethics Committees

1 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the publication of Governance Arrangements for Research Ethics Committees.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board vacancy

1 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to advertise for a Vice-chair of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Aberaeron Integrated Care Centre

1 June 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed  £2.408m Welsh Government funding across 2018-19 and 2019-20 to refurbish and re-develop an existing NHS-owned asset in Aberaeron into an Integrated Care Centre.

Proposed changes to the UK Waste Electrical and Electronic Regulations 2013

23 May 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed proposed changes to the UK Waste Electrical and Electronic Regulations 2013, and to the publication of the Government response to the consultation.

Funding for Ministerial Advisory Forum on Ageing

23 May 2018

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care has agreed funding for 2018/19 for the Ministerial Advisory Forum on Ageing.

Funding of The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) Shortfall to Civil Service Pension Scheme

23 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the funding of the shortfall to Civil Service Pension Fund as a result of TUPE transfer of staff from the Trunk Road Agents to Welsh Government.

Publication of External Wall Guidance

23 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the External Wall Insulation Good practice guidance on the Welsh Government website.

Funding Options: Newport City Homes (NCH), Residential Social Landlord

23 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed to make Capital funding available to NCH for meeting costs for recladding affected high-rise social housing blocks in Wales.

Museums, Archives and Libraries Division Capital Transformational Grant Programme Allocations 2018-2019

22 May 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved to the allocation of funding to support works in Museums, Archives and Libraries.

Trunk Road Concession – Continuation into 2018/19 Financial Year

22 May 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed that officials continue activities relating to the procurement of a concession to provide access to the trunk road duct network into the 2018/19 financial year.

A465 section 5 and 6

22 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the distribution of the Soft Market Testing report and accompanying Decisions Paper to all Mutual Investment Model stakeholders, which will continue our transparent engagement with the market.

Evaluation of fixed penalty notices for regular non-attendance at school

22 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the future approach to Fixed Penalty Notices in Wales - that Local Authority codes remain but with stronger national guidance from the Welsh Government.

The weighting of the Advanced Subsidiary (AS) qualification in performance measures

22 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to continue to assign points worth 50% of an A level to all AS qualifications in Wales for performance measures purposes.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

22 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the application of an over-declaration penalty to 2012, 2013 and 2014 Single Payment Scheme (SPS) claims and to a 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) claim.

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales operational plan

22 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the publication of the Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales Operational Plan 18/19, Corporate Plan 2018-2021 and Vision 2025 Documents.

Allocation of Additional Learning Support Funding

21 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the allocation of Additional Learning Support funding to Further Education institutions for learners with additional learning needs.

Industrial Strategy Innovation Support Programme

21 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the establishment of the Industrial Strategy Innovation Support Programme Fund. The Fund will redevelop and extend the scope of the successful Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Programme. It will run from May 2018 to March 2021.

Property Acquisition

21 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to purchase the freehold interest in a property located in Caerphilly.

Welsh Joint Education Committee Student Innovation Awards

21 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to grant funding to the Welsh Joint Education Committee for the Student Innovation Awards 2018 event.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - April 2018

21 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the variation for Carmarthenshire County Council and Business case allocations of funding in respect of Skills Equipment for all Further Education Institutes.

Funding for Joint Conference with the British Education Research Association

17 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the funding.

Decision Making Process for Welsh Medium Grant Funding

17 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the decision making process and terms of reference for bids for the £30 million capital funding being made available to support growth in Welsh medium education.

Additional funding to support Minority ethnic achievement and Gypsy Roma Traveller Education 18-19

17 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the approach and distribution of the remaining allocation to support transitional arrangements for the Minority Ethnic and Gypsy Roma Travellers for this financial year, 2018-19 and next financial year 2019-20.

National Health Service Bursary and proposed consultation document

17 May 2018

Both the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and Cabinet Secretary for Education have agreed to maintain arrangements for the NHS Bursary in Wales in 2019-20 and to consult on future arrangements.

Arts Council of Wales Operational Plan 2018/19

16 May 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has approved the Arts Council of Wales Operational Plan for 2018/19 and agreed the key performance indicators contained within the Plan.

Environmental permitting fees and charges for the Kronospan industrial facility in Chirk

16 May 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed a supplementary environmental permitting charging scheme, specifying the fee which Wrexham County Borough Council may levy on Kronospan to recover costs associated with environmental regulation of waste co-incineration units at Kronospan, Chirk.

WRAP UK Plastics Pact

16 May 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed to be a founding signatory to the WRAP UK Plastics Pact.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA) Activities April 2018 – June 2018

16 May 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed quarterly payments for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation contract.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments May - June 2018

16 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the payments due in May & June 2018 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

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

16 May 2018

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

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

16 May 2018

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

Policy development and procurement of alternative routes into Teaching

16 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the development and delivery of a new, nationally provided, part-time PGCE for the academic year 2019/2020. This will include a highly prestigious, new national Employment Based Route, to form part of a coherent suite of high quality alternative routes into teaching, supporting beginner teachers through initial teacher education (ITE) to achieve Qualified Teacher Status.

Pantycelyn Hall of Residence - Welsh Language Grant application

16 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Welsh Language Investment Panel’s recommendation to deploy funding to the Pantycelyn Hall of Residence (Neuadd Pantycelyn).

Audits of Educational Regions and Grants 2018-19

16 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the governance, planning of audits in respect of the educational regions, and the grants that are deployed to support the Regional Educational Consortia.

Special Measures Improvement Framework

16 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to publish the special measures improvement framework for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board covering the period May 2018 to September 2019.

Statement on plans to introduce a scheme to provide clinical negligence professional indemnity for GPs in Wales

16 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to AMs to update them on plans to introduce a state-backed scheme to provide clinical negligence professional indemnity for GPs in Wales.

Written statement - update on progress since introduction of clinical response model and accelerate programme for amber review

16 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Members on the progress made since the introduction of the clinical response model and informing them of the Accelerated Programme for Amber Review being undertaken by the Emergency Ambulance Services Committee (EASC).

Appointments to the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Community Health Council

15 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint the following as members of the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Community Health Council for four years until 31 March 2022. Jarrod Thomas, John Dyer, Andrew Jenkins, Bethan Bowyer, Ramsey Jamil, Wendy Lloyd Davies

Appointments to the Cardiff and Vale Community Health Council

15 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint the following as members of the Cardiff and Vale Community Health Council for four years until 31 March 2022. Brenda Chamberlain, Peter Thomas

Appointment to the Cardiff and Vale Community Health Council

15 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint the following as member of the Cardiff and Vale Community Health Council for four years, from 01 October 2018 until 30 September 2022. Rosemary Shirley Willis

Appointments to the Cwm Taf Community Health Council

15 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint the following as members of the Cwm Taf Community Health Council for four years until 31 March 2022. Gerald Davies, Steven Carter, Olive Francis, Diane Rogers

Appointments to the Hywel Dda Community Health Council

15 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint the following as members of the Hywel Dda Community Health Council for four years until 31 March 2022. Gwenda Williams, Pauline Griffiths, Leslie Samuel Lewis, Ian Phillips

Appointments to the North Wales Community Health Council

15 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint the following as members of the North Wales Community Health Council for four years until 31 March 2022. Michael Lloyd Jones, Gwawr Jones, Valerie Monaghan, Peter Rendle, Joy Baker, Aaron Osborne-Taylor, Andrew Burgen, Jayne Thomas, Celia Hayward, Keith White, Gill Williams, Dewi Phillips

Appointments to the Powys Community Health Council

15 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint the following as members of the Powys Community Health Council for four years until 31 March 2022. Margaret Graham, Rhobert Lewis, Anthea Wilson

Clean Seas Pledge

14 May 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed to Welsh Government sign up to the UN Environment Clean Seas Plastics Pledge and to announcing the Welsh Government commitment to sign up to the Pledge at an Ocean Summit to be held during the Volvo Ocean Race Series, in Cardiff Bay.

Green Spaces Funding 2018/20

14 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment are committed to drive up the quality of local green space and support communities to identify and take ownership or control of their local green space. They have agreed to provide funding to the Green Flag Standard and Award scheme and the Community Land Advisory Service for two years, for 2018-19 and 2019-2020.

Flying Start Capital Funding

14 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed capital funding for Flying Start projects.

Reappointment of the Creative Industries Sector Panel

14 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport reappointed the Chair and Members of the Creative Industries Sector Panel for a period of six months from 1 April 2018 to 30 September 2018.

Music industry support report

14 May 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved the summary of Dai Davies’ report into Welsh Government support to the music industry and work to assess proposed actions.

Appointment of Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute Build Contractor

14 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the appointment of the contractor for the build phase of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute (AMRI).

Corporate Finance and Commercial advice for Energy Sector

14 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure to begin the procurement of initial Corporate Finance and commercial advice for an energy sector project.

Professional Learning Tender and Schools as Learning Organisations automated survey

14 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the costs associated with the publication of the Professional Learning Research and Development tender and the costs associated with the development and maintenance of a Schools as Learning Organisations automated survey.

Review of UK Committee on Climate Change

14 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the UK Government publishing its review into the UK Committee on Climate Change’s functions and performance.

Issue a call for evidence

14 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to 1) issue a ‘call for evidence’ commencing in June as part of a wide-ranging review exploring the interrelationships between the Local Development Plan monitoring process and how housing land supply is measured and 2) issue a 6 week technical consultation on a proposal to dis-apply the provision in paragraph 6.2 of TAN 1.

Written statement - Health and Social Care Advisory Service investigation Report into the care and treatment at Tawel Fan

12 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to Assembly Members to update them on the publication of the Health and Social Care Advisory Service (HASCAS) investigation into the care and treatment provided on Tawel Fan.

Funding for Holyhead Marina

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the, Cabinet Secretary for Finance have agreed to provide financial support to the Isle of Anglesey County Council following storm damage at Holyhead Marina.

Response to Ofcom Consultation

10 May 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed a response to the Ofcom consultation on 700MHz spectrum band coverage obligations.

Response to Ofcom Consultation

10 May 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed a response to the Ofcom consultation on 700MHz spectrum band coverage obligations.

Waterton Park Infrastructure, Waterton, Bridgend

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure for new infrastructure at Waterton Park, Bridgend.

TrawsCymru Weekend Free Travel Initiative - Interim Review and Suggested Way Forward

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding to enable local authorities to continue the TrawsCymru Weekend Free Travel Initiative for a further 12 months and the commissioning of a comprehensive market impact assessment to be carried out later in the year.

Planning for Gypsy, Traveller and Showpeople Sites

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the Gypsy and Traveller Circular and associated Summary of Responses Report, which follows the 12 week public consultation.

Zoo Licensing Act

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed a change to the eligibility criteria for 14(1)(a) dispensations under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981 for collections that include non-native ‘alien’ species of EU concern.

Awel Aman Tawe loan repayments

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the loan repayments received by the Welsh Government from Awel Aman Tawe should be paid into the Energy Loan Fund and agreed the novation of the outstanding loan agreement with Awel Aman Tawe to the Development Bank of Wales.

Marine Licensing Appeals

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to enter into an arrangement with the Planning Inspectorate Wales, for them to appoint an Inspector to act as “the appointed person” under the Marine Licensing (Appeals Against Licensing Decisions) (Wales) Regulations 2011 to determine the validity of the notice of an appeal and ,if valid, to determine the appeal.

Response to Public Accounts Committee Report Medicines Management

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the Welsh Government’s response to the Public Accounts Committee report on medicines management.

Statement on Review the use of Synthetic Mesh Tape and Sheets

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to AMs to update them on the Welsh Task and Finish Group to Review the Use of Synthetic Mesh Tape and Sheets for Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse.

Responsibility for immunisation printed materials

10 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to transfer the responsibility and associated funding for the preparation and distribution of printed immunisation materials from the Welsh Government to Public Health Wales NHS Trust.

Request for Borrowing Approval from Llanrwst Town Council

3 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed to officials issuing approval to Llanrwst Town Council to borrow money for capital purposes during the 2018-19 financial year.

Combined Crossing of the Menai Strait

3 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed that Welsh Ministers enter into a Feasibility Study Agreement with National Grid Electricity Transmission Plc and allocate funding to cover the costs associated with the agreement.

Local Transport Fund – In Year Allocations – March 2018

3 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to allocate the remaining Local Transport Fund and Active Travel additional funding budgets.

Local Roads Winter Maintenance Funding

3 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has agreed has agreed to allocate revenue grant to local authorities to offset an element of the additional costs incurred by them in dealing with the recent snow.

Proposed Joint Venture - Land at The Works, Ebbw Vale

3 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved entering into a Joint Venture Agreement with Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.

Co-funding of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI-UK) project

3 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to co-fund the new 3 year Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI-UK) research project.

Levy Repatriation

3 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to ask for the UK Government to commit to including provisions in their forthcoming Agriculture Bill to facilitate a more permanent solution with regards to the issue of red meat levy repatriation.

Appointment of Chair to Health Education and Improvement Wales

3 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to advertise for a substantive Chair to Health Education and Improvement Wales.

Future Environment Grant Schemes 2018-2022

2 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment agreed the direction and focus of the future Environment Revenue Grant Scheme.

Consultation on a Clean Air Zone Framework for Wales

2 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment have agreed to the publication of the consultation on the Clean Air Zone Framework for Wales on 25th April.

Improvement Grant Allocations - 2018-19

2 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to £1.547m Welsh Government funding in 2018-19 to improve primary care facilities across Wales.

Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) Capital Grant programme

30 April 2018

The Leader of House and Chief Whip has announced the 2018-2019 VAWDASV Capital Grant Programme and invites application-based proposals from organisations to support delivery of the purposes of the VAWDASV (Wales) Act 2015.

Development Bank of Wales - Wales Angel Co-investment Fund

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the establishment of the Wales Angel Co-investment Fund, which will be operated by the Development Bank of Wales and will be launched in spring 2018.

Wales Flexible Investment Fund – Supplementary Funding

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the provision of supplementary funding for the Wales Flexible Investment Fund.

Development Bank of Wales - Wales Technology Seed Fund II

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the establishment of the Wales Technology Seed Fund II, which will be operated by the Development Bank of Wales and will be launched in spring 2018.

Integrated Network Map Appraisal Outcome for Monmouthshire County Council

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved Monmouthshire County Council’s Integrated Network Map.

Application to register as an independent school

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the application to register Redhill High School, Pembrokeshire as an independent school.

Affordable Housing Supply Review

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for housing and regeneration have agreed the proposed Affordable Housing Supply Review.

Appointments to the Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint the following as members of the Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council for four years until 31 March 2022. Grace Quantock Kieran Harris Barbara Norvill Eleri Foster Felicity Jay Nancy Thomas Jennifer Rees Cheryl Christoffersen Peter Allen Patricia Cory

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Neonatal and Post-natal Capacity at Singleton Hospital

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to a business case from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board for improvements to Neonatal and Post-natal capacity at Singleton Hospital, Swansea, supported by £9.710m Welsh Government funding across 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Living with Persistent Pain in Wales guidance - Plan for Consultation

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to consult on the Living with Persistent Pain in Wales document.

Outcome of the Social Prescribing: Mental Health Pilot Grant 2018-21

30 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to support third sector organisations operating on an all-Wales basis in the mental health sector to deliver social prescribing pilot projects covering the period 2018-21.

A Framework to support positive change for those at risk of offending in Wales - Funding for the Launch 19 April

26 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed funding to assist with the development of the key documentation to deliver the Framework to support positive change for those at risk of offending in Wales.

Corporate Finance, State Aid and legal advice for the Steel and Power Generating Sector

26 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure for the procurement/continuation of Specialist Corporate Finance, Economy, State Aid and legal advice.

National Development Framework

26 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to consult on the National Development Framework Preferred Option between 30 April and 23 July 2018.

Publication of Integrated Sustainability Appraisal Final Scoping Report for the National Development Framework

26 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to publish the Integrated Sustainability Appraisal Final Scoping Report for the National Development Framework and publish the Consultation Response Report.

Local Transport Fund, Local Transport Network Fund, Road Safety and Safe Routes in Communities Grants 2018-19

25 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed the recommendations for capital and revenue grant funding for the Local Transport Fund, Local Transport Network Fund, Road Safety and Safe Routes in Communities Grants 2018-19.

Tidal Lagoon Plc

25 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary approved a loan to an Energy and Environment Sector company to cover working capital requirements.

The Establishment of a Ministerial Advisory Board

25 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the establishment of a Ministerial Advisory Board.

Letter to Dermot Nolan – Ofgem

25 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Chief Executive of the energy regulator, Ofgem, outlining the Welsh Government’s energy priorities.

2018-19 Funding for Ysgol Gymraeg Llundain

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding for Ysgol Gymraeg Llundain.

Welsh Government undertaking the role of Issuing Apprenticeship Frameworks

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to a consultation on the Welsh Ministers adopting the role of Issuing Authority of apprenticeship frameworks for all skill sectors to help maintain the integrity and relevance of apprenticeship frameworks in Wales.

Cafcass Cymru data sharing

23 April 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care has agreed to Cafcass Cymru data sharing to assist the development of the Family Justice Observatory for Wales and England.

Social Business Wales - Delivery Match Funding 2018-2020

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed two year match funding to allow continuation of delivery of the Social Business Wales project up to March 2020.

Enterprise Zones - Delegated Board Budgets for 2018/19

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved delegated budget for 2018/19 for the Wales Enterprise Zone boards to support the delivery of bespoke activities (such as research projects) which relate to their Strategic Plans.

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Wales Proposed Work Programme Grant 2018/19

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed core grant funding to RoSPA Wales for 2018-19.

Swansea City Centre Regeneration

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a grant funding agreement with Swansea Council for working up the Swansea Central scheme to a point of readiness for development.

Proposed disposal of property in Cardiff

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the marketing of a property in Cardiff for disposal on the open market.

To Surrender a lease of property in Swansea

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the surrender of a lease of property in Swansea.

Powys Local Growth Zone: Local Transport Revenue Grant 2017/18

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved revenue funding for a number of public transport schemes within the Powys Local Growth Zone area to implement action identified by the Powys Local Growth Zone Working Group.

Transfer of land at Parc Cybi

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the granting of an option to transfer land at Parc Cybi, Holyhead.

Funding Concessionary Bus Travel in 2018-2019

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding in 2018-19 to meet Local Authorities costs in reimbursing operators for carrying pass holders for free.

Education Support Children of Armed Forces Personnel in Wales (Service Children)

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the funding towards supporting Service children in Wales through the introduction of an interim Supporting Service Children in Wales Fund for 2018/19.

Margam Coal Bed Methane - Land Access by Natural Resources Wales

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed for officials to inform Natural Resources Wales not to negotiate on land access for a Coal Bed Methane Development on Welsh Government Forestry Land as requested.

Wylfa Newydd - update briefing on progress and next steps

23 April 2018

The Cabinet secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed funding over the next three years for staff resource to continue with a study to assist in mitigating the impacts of housing pressures across the key study area (KSA) of Anglesey, North Gwynedd and West Conwy.

Re-appointment of Independent Members to Velindre NHS Trust

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Stephen Harries as Non-Executive Director (Informatics) for three years and will run from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2021.

Treating Dystonia

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to update Assembly Member’s on Welsh Government policy for the treatment of dystonia.

Appointment of Independent Member Community and Third Sector to Hywel Dda University Health Board

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the appointment of Anna Lewis as Independent Member (Community) for four years, which will run from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2022 and the appointment of Owen Burt as Independent Member (Third Sector) for one year, which will run from 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2019.

Appointment of Chair to Velindre NHS Trust

23 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Professor Donna Mead as Chair for two years and will run from 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2020.

Funding for Fire and Rescue Authorities’ Community Safety Programmes in 2018-19

19 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed revenue and capital funding for the three Fire and Rescue Authorities’ Youth and Young People, Arson Reduction and Home Safety Programmes in 2018-19.

Gemau Cymru - Funding

19 April 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved funding to support the delivery of Gemau Cymru.

Appointments to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner

19 April 2018

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to appoint Dr Heledd Iago, Meinir Davies and Nick Speed to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner.

Financial Contingency Fund 2017/18 Summer term allocations

19 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed that the current Financial Contingency Fund schemes should be extended from 1 April 2018 until 31 August 2018 for Further Education Institutions, Y Ganolfan Dysgu Cymraeg Genedlaethol, and the Open University.

Deployment funding set aside

19 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have the deployment of the £10.9m set aside in the Further Education Provision Budget Expenditure Line (BEL).

North East Wales Metro – Deeside – in year allocations – March 2018

19 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the recommended capital schemes and that officials issue an award letter to Flintshire County Council.

Homelessness Additional Advice on Funding 2017-18

19 April 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have agreed to the distribution of additional funding for the Homelessness Prevention Grant programme and the ENABLE Grant Programme for the financial year 2017/18.

Independent Living Budget 2018-19

19 April 2018

The Minister for Housing and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have agreed projects to be funded from the Independent Living Budget for 2018/19 and to capital funding for the Rapid Response Adaptations Programme to be allocated to Care & Repair Agencies.

Building for the Future - Recommendation to Support Holyhead Market Hall

19 April 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have agreed the full allocation of grant support under the Building for the Future programme towards the redevelopment of the Holyhead Market Hall.

Funding to NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership - technology-enabled learning project

19 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to fund NHS Wales Shared Services to deliver the Technology Enabled Learning programme for 2018-19.

Appointment of Vice-chair to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

19 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Margaret Hanson as Vice-Chair from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

Review of Sexual Health in Wales

19 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the publication of A Review into Sexual Health in Wales.

Hywel Dda Palliative Care, Haematology and Oncology

19 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed a business case from Hywel Dda University Health Board for the development of a Palliative Care, Haematology and Oncology Ward at Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest, supported by £3.153m Welsh Government funding.

Funding Request for the What Works Centre for Wellbeing - Air and Local Environment Quality

17 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment have agreed funding of £70,000 for 2018-19 for the What Works Centre for Wellbeing (The Wellbeing Centre) to support behavioural change communication relating to air quality and local environment quality issues.

Rapid Review of Gender Equality

17 April 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has approved Terms of Reference and initial arrangements for a Welsh Government gender equality review.

Funding for Wales Screen 2018-19

17 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding towards the operating costs in relation to Wales Screen functions for the period April 2018- March 2019.

Disposal of land at Tonyrefail

17 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the freehold sale of land.

Port Talbot Enterprise Zone Advisory Board - Strategic Plan Consultancy Costs

17 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved costs for 2018/19 for the procurement of a Strategic Plan and Options Assessment exercise for the Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone.

Land at Broughton, Flintshire

17 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure for ecological surveys.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales – ACT Schools, Cardiff

17 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed an application from ACT Schools, Ocean Park House, East Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF24 5ET to register as a new independent school.

Stimulating Physics Network Programme (SPN) - Funding Arrangements 2018-19

17 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding for the Institute of Physics, for the Stimulating Physics Network programme of professional development for secondary physics teachers in 2018/19.

Approval of Appointment to the British Wool Marketing Board

17 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed an appointment extension of 12 months for the current independent members, Julia Lucas and Peter Baren.

Hywel Dda Neonatal Phase 2 (Full Business Case)

17 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the Full Business Case from Hywel Dda University Health Board for the second phase of the redevelopment and improvement of obstetric and neonatal facilities at Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen, supported by £25.277m Welsh Government capital funding.

Local Infrastructure Rate

11 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed to Welsh local authorities having access to loans from the Public Works Loan Board at a discounted borrowing rate, for a specified 3 year period, based on their entitlement to discounted lending and for distribution to be based on the general capital funding formula.

Flexible Skills Programme

11 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed to commence the Flexible Skills Programme, an employer skills support programme, for financial year 2018/2019.

Post 16 Pilot Planning Methodology 2018-19

11 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have agreed a pilot proposal that alters the way Further Education Institutions and Local Authorities will be monitored on the delivery of Full Time Vocational Programmes in response to Regional Skills Partnerships Recommendations 2018/19.

Archaeological Post-Excavation Report for Parc Cybi Holyhead

11 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure for the production of an Archaeological Post-Excavation Report.

Funding for the Creative Europe Desk UK Wales

11 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding towards the activities during 2018/19.

Destination data of young people

11 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding for Careers Wales to undertake initial work with a minimum of five local authorities to produce destination data for home educated young people from the last 3 years.

Deviation from Town Centre Loan Terms and Conditions

11 April 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed proposals for Gwynedd County Council to add a further settlement area to operate a Town Centre Loan.

Appointment Plan for Chair to the Emergency Ambulance Services Committee

11 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to advertise for a Chair of the Emergency Ambulance Services Committee.

Funding for the National Learning & Work Institute

10 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language have approved grant funding for the National Learning & Work Institute for 2018-19.

Telecommunications Consultancy Support Contract

10 April 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to the procurement of two new call-off contracts to provide consultancy for telecommunications matters.

Funding for the Ocky White Building in Haverfordwest

10 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed in principle to the award of Targeted Match Funding and European Regional Development Fund for the renovation and re-use of the Ocky White Building in Haverfordwest, and for this to be confirmed subject to satisfactory completion of procurement processes and appraisal of the confirmed project costs.

Welsh Health Circular on car parking management

10 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue Welsh Health Circular ‘WHC (2018)010: Car parking management – Guidance for NHS Wales’.

Cadw Business Plan and Budget

6 April 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport  have approved Cadw Business Plan and budget for 2018-19.

Reallocation of underspend in the 2017-18 Childcare, Play and Early Years Budget

6 April 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care and the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services have agreed the reallocation of underspend in the 2017-18 Childcare, Play and Early Years Budget.

FibreSpeed Expenditure 2018/19        

6 April 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed that officials commission activities relating to the ongoing support/due diligence of the Fibrespeed agreement and related expenditure.

Fibrespeed Agreement Review

6 April 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed that officials continue activities relating to a review of the Fibrespeed Agreement into the 2018/19 financial year.

Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme

6 April 2018

The Leader of the House has agreed to award funding to the following for activity in all areas of Wales except the Swansea constituency, namely:The Judges Lodging Women Connect FirstPlant Dewi

Welsh in Education Resources Commissioning Branch Budget

6 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the budget allocation in support of commissioning Welsh-medium and bilingual educational resources and the working practices in respect of this budget.

Planning application for residential development on land at Pen y Ffridd, Bangor

6 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to dismiss the planning appeal and refuse planning permission for residential development comprising up to 366 dwelling units with associated access roads, parking and ancillary facilities on land at Pen y Ffridd, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2LZ.

Planning application for Parc Ceirw, Cwmrhydceirw Quarry, Swansea

6 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a decision letter on recovered appeal relating to an outline planning application for the proposed cessation of landfill and other operations enabled by residential development circa 300 dwellings, public open space, associated highway and ancillary works on land at Parc Ceirw, Cwmrhydceirw Quarry, Swansea.

Annual revenue grant to Police & Crime Commissioners & Fire Authority in relation to pathfinder PFI projects

5 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed the arrangements for the payment of 2018-19 revenue support to certain Police and Crime Commissioners and one Fire and Rescue Authority in recognition of the capital financing commitments entered into in relation to pathfinder Private Finance Initiative projects.

Funding for Flying Start projects

5 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have approved the requests to use funding of £142,003 from 21st Century Schools budget 2018/19 to cover the cost of Flying Start capital projects in Cardiff, Gwynedd, Powys, Swansea and the Vale of Glamorgan.

Funding Traveline Cymru

5 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport  has agreed funding to meet Traveline Cymru’s costs in providing public transport information, including  journey planning during 2018-19.

Funding for the National Network for Excellence in Mathematics

5 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding arrangements for the National Network for Excellence in Mathematics, including the Further Maths Support programme.

The Supporting People Programme Grant

5 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have agreed to the final deployment of the Supporting People Programme Grant for 2018/19.

Appointment of Vice-chair to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

5 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to advertise for a Vice-chair of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

Funding for the ‘Business Class’ school-employer project

4 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding to Careers Wales to continue the ‘Business Class’ school-employer project in the financial year 2018-19.

Integrated Care Fund

4 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed funding allocations for the Integrated Care Fund (ICF) in 2018-19; that the  ICF will continue to fund the ongoing implementation of the Welsh Community Care Information System for a further year until 31 March 2019; and  that a Welsh Government commissioned review of ICF should not take place until 2019-20.

Integrated Care Fund

4 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed funding allocations for the Integrated Care Fund (ICF) in 2018-19; that the  ICF will continue to fund the ongoing implementation of the Welsh Community Care Information System for a further year until 31 March 2019; and  that a Welsh Government commissioned review of ICF should not take place until 2019-20.

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

4 April 2018

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

Re-appointments to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

4 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has re-appointed Lyn Meadows and Ceri Stradling (Community) and Bethan Russell – Williams (Third Sector) as Independent Members to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board until 30 June 2018.

Re-appointments to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

4 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has re-appointed Lyn Meadows and Ceri Stradling (Community) and Bethan Russell – Williams (Third Sector) as Independent Members to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board until 30 June 2018.

Funding to support Fly-tipping Action Wales Programme

2 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved funding of £200,000 to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to continue the Fly-tipping Action Wales partnership in 2018/19 and have agreed the transfer of the budget allocation to NRW’s annual revenue funding from financial year 2018-19 onward.

Student Loans Company: Student Finance Wales

2 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed that officials should instruct the Student Loans Company/Student Finance Wales to leave support in place and award future support to enable the student to complete their course.

Pupil Development Grant allocations

2 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Pupil Development Grant allocations for 2018/19 and 2019/20.

Appointments to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

2 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to advertise the appointment of Vice-chair for the board.

The Seren Network

2 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding to support the delivery of the Seren Network during 2018-19.

Funding for Foundation Phase Development Officers in the Voluntary Sector 2019/20

2 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed financial support to childcare and early years non-maintained umbrella organisations in 2019/20 to continue to promote Foundation Phase education in non-maintained settings through the employment of Foundation Phase Development Officers.

Supported Accommodation Review

2 April 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed the next round of co-productive stakeholder engagement events and noted the options appraisal which will be used with stakeholders to develop the conversation.

Inclusion of additional diagnostic tests within the official diagnostics return

2 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to include a number of additional cardiac diagnostic tests within the diagnostic and therapies return from 1 April 2018.

Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework end of year funding adjustment

2 April 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to make changes to the fees payable to community pharmacies for collaborative working and enhanced services, ensuring the delivery of the agreed quantum of the community pharmacy contractual framework in 2017-18.

National Library of Wales: Funding for Royal Commission rent and service charges for 2017-18

28 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to provide additional revenue funding to the National Library of Wales to cover rent and service charges for the Royal Commission for 2017-18.

Development of New Industrial Units, Deeside Industrial Estate

28 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved an exemption, in line with Welsh Government’s Sustainable Buildings Policy, in respect of new industrial units proposed at Deeside Industrial Estate.

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

28 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved four applications for a new programme of study, and one request for an extension to an agreed programme of study for post-16 specialist provision.

Appointments to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

28 March 2018

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

Flood and coastal erosion risk management funding programme

27 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved the Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Capital and Revenue Programme for 2018/19 and for it to be shared with Local Authorities and Natural Resources Wales.

Testing and verification for the Superfast Cymru Programme

27 March 2018

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

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Programme payments

27 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the payments due in March & April 2018 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme

27 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the Conwy, Merthyr Tydfil, Blaenau Gwent cases and Higher Education Research Capital funding recommended by the Capital Investment Panel for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Export catch certificate service

27 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed for Welsh exporters of marine caught fish (for human consumption) to be included in user research to develop a UK export catch certificate service.

Approval of a successor Business Improvement District programme

27 March 2018

Approval of a successor Business Improvement District programme The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed to fund a successor Business Improvement District programme.

Appointment of the Chair to the Wales Information Governance Board

27 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Patrick Coyle as Chair of the Wales Information Governance Board.

Remit Letter 2018-19: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

26 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved and issued the 2018-19 Remit Letter for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales.

Approval of the Arts Council of Wales annual Remit Letter 2018-19

26 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved and issued the 2018-19 Remit Letter for the Arts Council of Wales.

Findings of the review of Flying Start

26 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have approved funding to facilitate work relating to the review of flying start.

Findings of the review of Flying Start

26 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have approved funding to facilitate work relating to the review of flying start.

Agricultural Shows 2018

26 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved the expenditure of £51,000 (£42,500 plus VAT @ 20%) for the Welsh Government’s presence at various agricultural shows across Wales in 2018 (excluding Royal Welsh Show).

Royal Welsh Show 2018

26 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved the expenditure of £59,882.65 (£49,902.21 plus VAT @ 20%) for the design and construction of the Welsh Government’s presence at the Royal Welsh Show between 23-26 July 2018.

Welsh Housing Associations’ Global Accounts 2016/17

26 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services agreed the £1,200 funding contribution to the cost of publication of the Welsh Housing Associations’ Global Accounts. The Minister for Housing and Regeneration agreed the joint foreword for the global accounts.

All Wales Public Service

22 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed the location of the posts for the All Wales Public Service Graduate Programme.

Summer School 2018 video production

22 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services agreed the procurement of a video production supplier to support the Wales Public Service Summer School 2018.

Establishing a Pilot Community Talent Fund

22 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved the establishment of a Pilot Community Talent Fund.

Tourism Development, Major Events and Research, capital and revenue funding, 2018/19

22 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, and the First Minister have approved the expenditure on Tourism Development, the Major Events Programme and Research for 2018-19, together with some expenditure commitments into the 2019-20 financial year.

Time to Change Wales funding

22 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the funding for the employer strand of phase three of the Time to Change Wales Programme.

Funding the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Support Hub

22 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to contribute funding towards the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Support Hub in 2018-19.

Six month update on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) provision

22 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Members on the provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Wales.

Welsh Language Promotion Funding 2018 – 2019

21 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the allocation of budget for promotion of the Welsh language during 2018-2019.

Working Wales Procurement

21 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the principles, structure and content for the Working Wales programmes.

Disposal of Land, Cardiff

21 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of land in Cardiff.

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales & National Library of Wales Remit Letters 2018-2019

20 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure have approved the 2018-19 Remit Letters and has issued letters to each organisation.

Extension of arrangement with Skills Development Scotland as host of the National Occupational Standards and Apprenticeships Frameworks Programme 2018-19

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the extension of the arrangement for Skills Development Scotland to continue to host the management, delivery and co-ordination of UK National Occupational Standards (NOS) and to manage the delivery of new, and the revision of, apprenticeship frameworks; and a one-off contribution to improve the NOS database.

Grants to Promote and Facilitate the Use of the Welsh Language

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the allocation of the grants to promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh language for the period of 2018/19.

Allocation of Funding to Natural Resources Wales for Waste Clearance

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved the allocation of funding to Natural Resources Wales for the removal of waste from Transform Recycling Ltd based at Gwaelod Y Garth, Rhondda Cynon Taf and a former Waste Transfer Station operated by Porthmadog Skip Hire in Porthmadog, Gwynedd.

Funding to support the implementation of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed funding to support work being undertaken by Care Inspectorate Wales to support the implementation of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016.

Children’s Commissioner for Wales’ Budget Estimate for 2018/19

20 March 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care and the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services have agreed to lay the budget estimate of income and expenditure for the Children’s Commissioner for Wales 2018/19 before the National Assembly.

Update on the approach for engaging children and young people for their views on Brexit

20 March 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care and the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services have agreed to a consultation being undertaking by Children in Wales to obtain views from children and young people on Brexit.

Funding to support Welsh medium education

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the arrangements for allocating and distributing capital funding to support Welsh medium education.

Funding to supporting our more able and talented learners

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding to be made available between 2017/18 and 2019/20 to support efforts to improve outcomes for more able and talented learners.

Allocation of the Higher Education Division budgets for the 2018-19 Financial Year and working practices

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed allocation for Financial Year (FY) 2018-19 and the working practices of the Division.

Funding for London Week 2018

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the funding to support the delivery of ‘London Week’ 2018.

Wales Farm Safety Partnership publicity and support material

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved the proposed package agreed by the Wales Farm Safety Partnership to promote Health and Safety within the agricultural and forestry sector and agreed the associated spend.

Sponsorship of Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society Show

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed funding for the Pembrokeshire Agricultural Show for 2018.

Statement on the General Medical Services contract

20 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update AMs on the General Medical Services contract for 2018-19.

Streetgames 2018-2019

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed to the issue of a grant offer to Streetgames for the 2018-19 financial year.

Welsh Language Promotion Funding

19 March 2018

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed correspondence to Siân Gwenllïan AM concerning additional expenditure on the Welsh language during 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Funding for repairs to damaged flood risk management assets

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved the funding of £152,575 to Isle of Anglesey Council to support with repair works to damaged flood risk management assets across the County following flooding in November 2017.

Welsh Independent Living Grant Transition Arrangements

19 March 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care has agreed transitional arrangements in relation to the Welsh Independent Living Grant.

Childcare Offer for Wales - Childcare Offer

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed expansion of Early Implementer Local Authorities in relation to the childcare offer for Wales.

Funding Virements 2017-18

19 March 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration, the Minister for Children and Social Care, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have approved funding virements in relation to families first and supporting people projects.

Capital Grants - FY2017-18 - In year active travel allocations - February 2018

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the recommended Active Travel schemes and that officials issue revised award letters to Local Authorities.

Local Transport Fund - for year 2017-18 - in year allocations February 2018

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the recommended capital scheme and that officials issue revised award letters to Local Authorities.

School National Categorisation Outcomes for 2017

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed publication of this year’s National School Categorisation outcomes and the updated Categorisation guidance for schools, Local Authorities, Regional Consortia and the updated Categorisation guidance for parents.

Smart Living Demonstrator – Rhondda Cynon Taf Hydrogen Valley Phase Two

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed funding in 2017/18 and 2018/19 to provide Phase Two feasibility studies and strategic outline cases for pilot hydrogen prioritised projects identified in the Phase One scoping report.

Smart Living - Smart Systems and Heat Programme Bridgend County Borough Council

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed funding for Bridgend County Borough Council to support development of the Smart Systems and Heat Programme.

CL38 - A465 Heads of the Valleys Scheme

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a certificate under section 19 of the Acquistion of Land Act 1981 in respect of common land at CL38, Gelligaer and Merthyr Common, for the A465 Heads of the Valleys Sections 5&6 Scheme – Dowlais Top to Hirwaun.

Transfer of Bee Health Policy Budget

19 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Bee Health Policy budget (£441,600.00 gross per annum) being transferred from the Office of the Chief Veterinary Officer to the Nature Policy Branch in the Land Nature and Forestry Division from 1 April 2018.

In-year funding for Fire and Rescue Authorities 2017-18

15 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has approved funding of in-year capital and revenue projects for the Fire and Rescue Authorities in 2017-18 and in-house operational capability.

Funding Wales’ National Resilience Capabilities in 2018-19

15 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed funding for the maintenance and development of Wales’ National Resilience Capabilities in 2018-19.

Legacy Fund Offer Letters 2018-19

15 March 2018

The First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have agreed the Legacy Fund allocations for 2018-19.

CL135 - Heads of the Valley - Acquisition of Common Land

15 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a certificate under section 19 of, and paragraph 6 of the Schedule to, the Acquistion of Land Act 1981 in respect of common land at CL135 Cwmtaff Fechan Riverside Common, for the A465 Heads of the Valleys Sections 5&6 Scheme – Dowlais Top to Hirwaun.

Rural Housing Enabler Funding 2018/19

15 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have agreed continued revenue funding for Rural Housing Enablers (RHEs) in 2018-19.

Ynys Mon County Council - Pipeline - Market Hall

15 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has approved additional funding to deliver the cost of refurbishing Market Hall, Holyhead.

National Library of Wales: Revenue funding for pay settlement

14 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved additional revenue funding to the National Library in 2017-18 to fund their pay settlement.

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales: Pay Remit 2017-2019

14 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has approved Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’ Pay Remit for 2017-2019.

National Library of Wales: Pay Remit 2017-2019

14 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has approved the National Library of Wales’ Pay Remit for 2017-2019.

Summary report for Welsh Public Library Standards Framework 2014-17

14 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has agreed the contents of the report Summary for Welsh Public Library Standards Framework 2014-17 and agreed to its publication on the Welsh Government website.

Clearance of Papers for the British-Irish Council meeting of Environment Ministers in Dublin on 23 March 2018

14 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have cleared the draft papers and the agenda for the British-Irish Council meeting of Environment Ministers in Dublin on 23 March 2018.

Ministerial Foreword for the All Wales Local Environmental Audit Management System Report 2017 -18

14 March 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed a foreword for the Keep Wales Tidy (KWT) Local Environmental Audit Management System (LEAMS) Report for 2017 -18.

Welsh Government response to Care Homes Market Study

14 March 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care has agreed the Welsh Government’s response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s ‘Care Homes Market Study’.

Welsh Government response to Older People’s Commissioner’s report, A Place to Call Home: Impact and Analysis

14 March 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care has agreed the Welsh Government’s response.

Momentum project funding

14 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the setting up and joint funding by Welsh Government and the Arts Council of Wales of a two year pilot of the Momentum fund to support music artists in Wales.

Proposed purchase of long leasehold property

14 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved recommendations for purchasing a building and granting of leases of premises in Swansea.

Turnstile Micro-Label project funding

14 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the funding of a project to provide Welsh and Welsh Language musicians and micro labels with support to access national and international markets.

Funding Award to Regional Consortia 2018-19

14 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a grant award to regional consortia for the funding period which includes the 2018-19 financial year.

Appointment of Independent Members (local authority) to Public Health Wales NHS Trust

14 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Alison Ward and Dyfed Edwards as Independent Members.

2017-18 Year end update on Efficiency Through Technology Fund

14 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to funding awards for financial years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20, from the Efficiency Through Technology Programme. This includes awards for the Digital Health Ecosystem Wales, the NHS Wales and Intel partnership and the ACCELERATE programme.

Appointment of Vice-chair to Cwm Taf University Health Board – Interview Outcome

14 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Maria Thomas as Vice-chair of Cwm Taf University Health Board from 1January 2018 until 30 September 2020.

Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone transport Study

13 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding to facilitate a study on transport to support the objectives of the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone

Disposal of property in Wrexham

13 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of a property in Wrexham.

Response to the consultation on proposed changes to Contracts for Difference

13 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, in response to a UK Government consultation on proposed changes to the Contracts for Difference scheme, copied to the Secretary of State for Wales.

Land Release Programme financial commitment request update

13 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have approved the request for additional funding to facilitate the potential for land coming forward for housing development, which will help to contribute to the 20,000 affordable homes target.

Looking Forward Framework for Healthcare Science in NHS Wales

13 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the publication of the ‘Healthcare Science in NHS Wales – Looking Forward’ framework, supported by £399,893 Welsh Government investment annually to take forward the work outlined in the framework.

Request for Borrowing Approval from Montgomery Town Council

12 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed to officials issuing approval to Montgomery Town Council to borrow money for capital purposes during the 2018-19 financial Year.

Distribution of Communities First Funding

12 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed the transfer from the Welsh Government’s 2017-18 Prevention and Early Intervention budget to Wrexham CBC, enabling its distribution to five projects in the Plas Madoc community.

Proposal to establish sixth form centre

12 March 2018

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved Torfaen County Borough Council’s proposal to end sixth form provision at St Alban’s, Croesyceiliog and Cwmbran High School and modified the implementation date from 1 September 2019 to 1 September 2020.

Work Based Learning Provider Overspend

12 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to provide funding to support Work Based Learning delivery.

Funding for a two-year Community Cohesion Manager secondment post

12 March 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has approved funding for a two-year secondment post for a Community Cohesion Manager.

Welsh Diaspora

12 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding to enter into a contract for services with “Global Welsh” for Wales to connect with its diaspora: Welsh people who have moved to another country and who may have a propensity to support either economically or culturally.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales – Ysgol Dail Pren, Pembrokeshire

12 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the application from Ysgol Dail Pren, Nevern Village Hall, Nevern, Newport, Pembrokeshire to register as a new independent school.

Response to Chair of Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee on Community Energy Projects

12 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed a response to the Chair of Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee on community energy projects.

Funding for UK Housing Review 2018

12 March 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have agreed to make a contribution to the production of the UK Housing Review 2018.

Wales Co-operative Centre Funding 2018-19

12 March 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have approved the continuation of revenue funding in 2018/19 for the Wales Co-operative Centre to support delivery of the Co-operative Housing in Wales (CHiW) project.

Capital Funding for Cardiff Harbour Authority

12 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and Minister for Housing and Regeneration have agreed funding for Cardiff Harbour Authority for essential expenditure on asset renewal items.

Appointment of Associate Member (Director of Social Services) to Hywel Dda University Health Board

12 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has appointed Jonathan Griffiths, Director of Social Services at Pembrokeshire County Council, as an Associate Member for one year.

Monitoring Authority under the Landfill Allowances Scheme and Local Authority Recovery Targets and support for circular economy

8 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved a total of £80,000 of revenue funding to Natural Resource Wales (NRW) to carry out its Monitoring Authority role under the Landfill Allowances Scheme and Local Authority Recovery Targets, and to enable NRW to support the delivery of the Welsh Government’s waste strategy and its drive for a more circular economy.

Bus Services Support Grant supplementary funding in 2017-18

8 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding to local authorities for on-bus enhancements to support an increase in bus patronage.

Bangor University - funding contribution for the North West Nuclear Arc, Science and Innovation Audit

8 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a grant to Bangor University in supporting the administration of the Science and Innovation Audit.

Employment Based ITE (Initial Teacher Education) Intake Targets 2018-19

8 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the availability of employment-based teacher training places leading to Qualified Teacher Status in academic year 2018/19.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - February 2018

8 March 2018

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

Letter to Local Planning Authorities regarding Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

8 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the letter to be sent to all Heads of Planning in Wales, copied to the Planning Inspectorate Wales outlining the powers local authorities have to manage Houses in Multiple Occupation.

Funding towards a UK study into the effectiveness of Meningitis B immunisation in teenagers

8 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed a contribution of up to £100,000 of Welsh Government funding over two years to a UK study to inform the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s consideration of the effectiveness of Meningitis B immunisation in preventing the transmission of the infection in adolescents.

Allocation of Additional Funding to Directly Support Social Services over Winter 2017-18

8 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed an allocation of additional funding to directly support Social Services over Winter 2017-18.

Funding for Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre

7 March 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed proposed funding for the 2 years for a new Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre, a third year will be subject to future budgets. The Minister has also agreed that the centre be required to produce an annual report.

Cardiff Central Transport Hub - Additional Scheme Development Requirements

7 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the commission of additional work to develop the business case for developing Cardiff Central Station.

Coed Ely Phase 2 Infrastructure Design & Ground Investigation

7 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding to extend the detailed design and construction of infrastructure at the Coed Ely development site to encompass the whole site.

Tender of Nitrogen Dioxide reduction considerations

7 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed a further tender to continue the consideration of measures on the Trunk Road and Motorway Network for Nitrogen Dioxide reductions.

Funding of Bus and Community Transport Services in 2018-2019

7 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding in 2018-19 to help local authorities to subsidise socially necessary bus and community transport in their areas, supplementing expenditure from their own budgets.

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Funding 2018-19

7 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding to the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol for 2018-2019.

Allocation of Welsh Language Division Budget for 2018-19 and working practices

7 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the planned expenditure and allocation of revenue budgets for 2018-19 for the Welsh Language Division and the working practices of the Division in respect to this budget.

Allocation of Welsh Language Division Budget for 2018-19 and working practices

7 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the planned expenditure and allocation of revenue budgets for 2018-19 for the Welsh Language Division and the working practices of the Division in respect to this budget.

Report on Welsh dairy farm performance

7 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the publication of the report on Welsh dairy farm performance and to issue a written statement.

Enhanced media support for Help Me Quit smoking cessation services

7 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to provide an additional £200,000 Welsh Government funding in 2017-18 to Public Health Wales for enhanced media coverage of Help Me Quit smoking cessation services.

Review of Elite and Performance Sports Facilities

5 March 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to share the findings of the Review of Elite and Performance Sports Facilities - Consultants Report with relevant partners in order to develop investment proposals.'

Childcare Offer for Wales - Looked After Children Policy Update

5 March 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care has agreed looked after policy update in relation to the Childcare Offer for Wales.

Children and Families Delivery Grant - Children in Wales -Review

5 March 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care has agreed the purpose, scope and timeline for a review into funding for Children in Wales through the Children and Families Delivery Grant.

Integrated Network Maps Appraisal Outcomes

5 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has offered a decision on the integrated Network Maps and Existing Routes Maps submission.

Disposal of land at Abercynon

5 March 2018

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

Sale of land in Cardiff

5 March 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the sale of land in Cardiff.

One-off Capital Grant Scheme to purchase body storage units

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to the provision of a one-off grant to designated lead local authorities from each Local Resilience Forum area in Wales, to purchase mobile body storage units to support the response to incidents involving fatalities, where existing NHS mortuaries would struggle to cope with demand.

Allocation of Additional Learning Support Funding to Gloucestershire College

28 February 2018

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

Flood Risk Management Revenue Funding to Local Authorities - 2018/19

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed to increase the amount of flood and coastal erosion risk management revenue funding available to Local Authorities to £1,430,000 for the 2018/19 financial year.

Disability Wales Funding

28 February 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed to support the one-off funding request received from Disability Wales regarding the costs associated with their recent move in premises.

Investment in research project

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed match funding to support investment in a research programme to increase the quantity of researchers in Wales.

Smart Living – Annual Report

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed funding to develop rich data and content for the Smart Living Annual Learning Report, ready for the Smart Energy Wales event in July 2018 and develop a framework for ongoing use in learning and dissemination activities of Smart Living and its demonstrators.

Levy rates for financial year 2018/19

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board proposed Levy Rates for 2018/19.

Welsh Government Warm Homes – Quality Assurance and Audit Contractor

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to an Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) procurement to appoint an organisation to undertake independent quality assurance and auditing of the Warm Homes Programme.

Welsh Government contribution to UK Government Clean Growth Strategy

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs declined to provide a Welsh Government contribution to the UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy. She wrote to the UK Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth to explain the reasons for this decision and offered suggestions for how the Strategy could be improved to support decarbonisation in Wales.

Re-appointment of Independent Member (University) to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re- appoint Professor Jo Rycroft Malone as Independent Member for one year.

National Health Service Dental Patient Charges 2018-19

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to no increase in Band 1 and Urgent dental charges and to increase dental charges in Band 2 and 3 by 2.5 per cent for NHS patients in Wales.

Re-appointment of Independent Member (ICT)

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Dr Christopher Turner as Independent Member to Cwm Taf University Health Board until 31 December 2018.

Approval of Funding for Enhanced Cladding for Grange University Hospital

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed £3.788m Welsh Government funding for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board for enhanced cladding and associated works at the Grange University Hospital.

Appointment of Associate Member to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

28 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the appointment of Professor Malcolm Lewis OBE as an Associate Member for 3years.

Approval to commit funding from the Investing in Quality budget

26 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding in relation to Investing in Quality Projects, including sponsorship of the Colleges Wales annual conference.

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Sustainable Development Fund Grant 2018/20

26 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have agreed to provide revenue funding of £275,000 in 2018/19 and £275,000 in 2019/20 to the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Sustainable Development Fund and to provide an indicative figure of £275,000 for the Fund in 2020/21.

Proposal for tender of phase two Talkchildcare communication and engagement contract

26 February 2018

The Minister for Children and Social Care has approved a proposal to tender the phase 2 #TalkChildcare communication and engagement activity as part of the development of the Childcare Offer for Wales.

Flexible Skills Support 2017-18

26 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved a financial package to support to a company in the training of its workforce in Wales.

Education in Wales project proposals 17-18

26 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed a number of investment proposals for schools to ensure that the schools budget is reprioritised by financial year end 2017-18.

Health Education and Improvement Wales – Location

26 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has said his preferred option is Ty Dysgu in Rhondda Cynon Taf for the location of Health Education and Improvement Wales.

Health Education and Improvement Wales – Location

26 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement updating Assembly members on his intention with regard to the location of the headquarters of Health Education and Improvement Wales.

Payment for the Health and Social Care Information Centre to undertake the General Medical and Dental Workforce Census

26 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to NHS Digital to collate and validate of data on the GP and dental workforce for Wales for 2017.

Historic Buildings Grant scheme

22 February 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved the scope and arrangements to re-introduce a Historic Buildings Grant Scheme in 2018-19.

Mobile Action Plan - Non-domestic rates

22 February 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and Cabinet Secretary for Finance have agreed to a package of work to be undertaken on non-domestic rates on mobile phone masts.

Reprioritisation of funding

22 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to reprioritise funding within the Higher Education Divisional budgets for financial year 2017-18.

Keep Wales Tidy Competition

22 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has approved a competition to engage young people to raise awareness of climate change as part of the Decarbonisation programme.

Nest health conditions pilot

22 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to extend the Nest health conditions pilot to 31 March 2019.

Information for tenants on the abolition of the right to buy

22 February 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed content of the Information for Tenants Document arising from the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Act 2018.

Written Evidence 2018/19

22 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to provide written evidence from the Welsh Government to the NHS Pay Review Body and Doctors and Dentists Pay Review Body.

The Biggest Weekend 2018

19 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, and the First Minister agree to provide grant funding towards the staging of the Biggest Weekend in May 2018.

Flying Start Capital - Conwy

19 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed Childcare Offer capital funding for development of a family centre in Conwy, North Wales.

Flying Start

19 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Services have agreed to a number of changes in capital funding for Gwynedd, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Flintshire; have also approved a new Flying Start capital bid for Conwy and an increase in funding for one project in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

19 February 2018

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 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the application of an over-declaration penalty to a 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and against a reduction in a 2015 Glastir payment in respect of Option 37 of the agreement.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

19 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government decisions to reduce a 2015 Glastir payment as a result of supporting information not being submitted by 15 May 2015 and to apply a 1% penalty to a 2015 Glastir payment as a result of the late notification of the sale of a land parcel.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

19 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government decision to apply an administrative penalty for a breach of a 2015 Glastir contract because the requirements for Option 15 had not been met.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

19 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government decision to apply a penalty to a 2014 Glastir Advanced Capital Works payment because the technical specification for option 645 had not been met.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

19 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has accepted the Independent Appeals Panel recommendation to reject an appeal against the Welsh Government decision to apply administrative penalties for breaches of a Glastir Entry, (formerly Glastir All Wales Element), contract.

Independent Appeals Process for Farmers and Foresters in Wales

19 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning 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 to a 2015 BPS subsidy payment.

Dementia action plan publication

19 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to the publication of a Dementia Action Plan 2018-2022.

MALD Capital & Revenue Programme 2018-2019 Delivery Plan

15 February 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved funding in 2018-19 to support the Museums, Archives and Libraries Sector in Wales .

Proposed Joint Venture Agreement – Coed Ely, Rhondda Cynon Taf

15 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved recommendations for entering into a Joint Venture Agreement with Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council.

Toyota Lean Management Programme 2018-2021

15 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed funding for the Toyota Lean Management Programme.

Proposal to make regulated alteration to Ysgol Rhiwabon

15 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved Wrexham County Council’s proposal to make a regulated alteration to Ysgol Rhiwabon to change the age range from 11-18 to 11-16. Sixth form provision at the school will end with effect from 31 September 2018.

Languages, Literacy and Communication and Cross Curriculum Responsibilities Branch budget allocation for 2018/19

15 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has approved the Languages, Literacy and Communication and Cross Curriculum Responsibilities Branch’s proposed grant allocations for 2018-19 to support work on literacy, numeracy and modern foreign languages.

National Digital Learning Council - Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair

15 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to appoint Chris Britten as Chair and Professor Gary Beauchamp as Vice Chair of the National Digital Learning Council.

National Digital Learning Council - Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair

15 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to appoint Chris Britten as Chair and Professor Gary Beauchamp as Vice Chair of the National Digital Learning Council.

Continuation of grant funding for Sgiliaith, NTfW and the Urdd

15 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved grant funding to Sgiliaith, the National Training Federation for Wales and the Urdd to support Welsh-medium learning provision in 2018/19.

Sport Wales Remit for 2018-21

14 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport have approved Sport Wales’ Remit Letter for 2018-21.

Media Investment Budget –Recommendation on a Media Investment Budget application

14 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to the funding of children’s series through the Media Investment Budget.

A465 Section 2 – Gilwern to Brynmawr – Increased scheme budget

14 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved an increase to the scheme budget and agreed in principle to commence dispute proceedings against Costain.

Recommendation on a Media Investment Budget application

14 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport agreed to fund a film through the Media Investment Budget.

Appointment of CEO to UK Committee on Climate Change

14 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the appointment of Chris Stark as the new CEO of the UK Committee on Climate Change.

UK Committee on Climate Change - Term extension of two Board members

14 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs has agreed to extend the terms of Professor Sir Brian Hoskins and Professor Jim Skea as members of the UK Committee on Climate Change for a period of six months.

Dental Contract Reform and expanding new ways of working for NHS dental practices

14 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Member’s on dental contract reform and expanding new ways of working for NHS dental practices.

Collaborative Change Programme Capital Budget

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs (First Minister in respect of Wrexham CBC) and Minister for Environment have agreed capital funding to 10 local authorities in 2017-18 to support improvements in recycling services. The funding to all authorities will be administered under the Collaborative Change Programme.

Administrative arrangements for appeals under the Forestry Act 1967

12 February 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed to authorise the Head of the Forest Resources Policy Branch to convene, as required, committees from the membership of the Woodland Strategy Advisory Panel as part of the administrative arrangements for managing appeals under the Forestry Act 1967.

Innovation funding

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed funding to support Blaenau Gwent Local Authority’s Happy Smiles - Sup the Cup Programme and Treasure Chest tool.

UN Event - Equality Expert Academic Attendance

12 February 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed a contribution towards the travel and subsistence costs for an expert academic to attend a UN round table Violence Against Women and Domestic and Sexual Violence event.

Provision of free Wi-Fi at Arriva Trains Wales Stations

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved additional funding to complete the provision of free Wi-Fi at the 50 busiest stations in Wales.

Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone Board

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure in respect of Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone Advisory Board for the period 1 January to 31 July 2018.

Active Journeys Extension to Contract

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a 4th year extension to ‘Active Journeys’ the Welsh Government’s active travel promotional programme in schools, subject to an updated and agreed delivery plan.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments January - February

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the payments for January & February 2018 under current Entrepreneurship and Delivery programme arrangements.

Additional support for Minority Ethnic Achievement and Gypsy Roma Traveller Education

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed additional funding to support Local Authority delivery of support for minority ethnic achievement and the education of Gypsy Roma Traveller learners in 2018-19 financial year.

Removal of treasury consent from the Marine Work Regulations

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment, DEFRA , requesting removal of the UK Treasury consent requirement within the Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2007(as amended).

Draft Planning Policy Wales - Edition 10

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to the commencement of a 12 week public consultation and engagement of the contents of the draft version of Planning Policy Wales (Edition 10).

Zoning arrangements for Affordable Housing in Wales

12 February 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed proposed streamlining of the process for amending zoning arrangements for Registered Social Landlords in Wales and a specific request for the zoning arrangements for Conwy, Denbighshire and Wrexham to be amended to include Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd.

The follow-on strategic framework for Welsh language services in health, social services and social care

12 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to an independent evaluation of the impact of ‘More than just words…’, the follow-on strategic framework for Welsh language services in health, social services and social care for 2016-2019.

Pantteg Landslip

8 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has agreed to provide financial contribution to Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council resulting from the Council responding to the recent landslips that have occurred at Pantteg, Ystalyfera.

Anglesey Flooding claim for financial assistance

8 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed to provide a financial contribution to Anglesey County Council resulting from the authority responding to widespread flood damage and emergency repairs.

The allocation for capital funding for Cyber Security and Business Intelligence

8 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to £1.812million Welsh Government capital funding to strengthen cyber security and business intelligence in NHS Wales.

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

8 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Dawn Ward as Independent Member for three years.

Capital Funding for Roads Refurbishment

7 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed the provision of £30 million general capital funding to local authorities from the 2017-18 budget to support a local authority road refurbishment programme.

Sport Wales Appointments Plan for a Chair and up to 3 Board Members

7 February 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have approved the appointments plan to recruit a new Chair and up to three new Board Members for Sport Wales.

Summer Show 2018

7 February 2018

The First Minister has agreed plans for the Welsh Government presence at the Urdd, Llangollen International and National Eisteddfodau in 2018.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases - January 2018

7 February 2018

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

Smart Living – Fuel Poverty and UK Fair Futures Programme Development

7 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs has agreed funding to participate in the UK Fair Futures Programme, to inform fuel poverty policy development in Wales.

Care of people in a permanent vegetative state

6 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to provide a written statement to update AMs on the diagnosis, treatment and care of people in a permanent vegetative or minimally conscious state.

Early Years System approach

5 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have approved the proposed programme of work to create a joined up Early Years’ system, as set out in Prosperity for All. The associated funding has also been approved.

Superfast Project - Variation to Grant Agreement with BT

5 February 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to extend the end date for the Superfast Cymru Project to 28th February 2018.

Next Generation Broadband

5 February 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport have agreed to issue an Invitation to Tender for next generation broadband infrastructure supplier(s).

Compulsory Purchase Order 2017

5 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed for Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council to confirm the Compulsory Purchase Order for Mountain Ash Cross Valley Link.

Micro Small Business Fund projects - January 2018

5 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport have approved 3 projects under the Micro and Small Business Fund and the Cabinet Secretary has approved a further one project.

Sale of land at Parc Bryn Cefni, Llangefni

5 February 2018

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

Welsh for Adults funding 2018-19

5 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding for the Welsh for Adults programme for the 2018-19 academic year.

Initial Teacher Education Recruitment Campaign

5 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed funding for the inclusion of additional work for the targeted recruitment campaign for Initial Teacher Education, aimed at priority subjects and subjects with low levels of recruitment.

Cymraeg Gwaith 2018-19

5 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding to the National Centre for Learning Welsh in 2018-19 to enable the Cymraeg Gwaith programme to continue.

Expanding Welsh Language Support within Cwlwm 2018-2020

5 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Minister for Children and Social Care and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to expand Welsh-language support within the CWLWM work programme for 2018-2020.

Appointment of Vice President to the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Wales – Post Interview

1 February 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has not agreed to the appointment of a Vice President to the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Wales.

Fibrespeed Agreement Review 2018

1 February 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to a review of the Fibrespeed Agreement.

Consultation on Community Engagement with regards a Geological Disposal Facility for higher activity radioactive waste

1 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a 12 week public consultation on community engagement with regards to a Geological Disposal Facility for higher activity radioactive waste.

Flexible Funding 2018-19

1 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretaries and Ministers have agreed to the issue of indicative grant offer letters to local authorities for 2018/19 in relation to the development of further funding flexibilities to enable service re-design in support of the delivery of sustainable improvements in outcomes for people and communities. The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has also agreed to fund an independent evaluation of the programme over a three year period until 2019/20.

Wales Stalled Sites Fund

1 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and Minister for Housing & Regeneration have approved the Financial Transaction Capital (FTC) investment and operational arrangements for the Land Remediation - Wales Stalled Sites Fund (WSSF) loan scheme.

Appointment of Interim Chair to Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

1 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Martin Woodford as the interim Chair of the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust for a period of up to twelve months from 1 April 2018.

Approval to fund the purchase of the Welsh Emerging Drugs Identification of Novel Substances equipment 2017-18

1 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed £0.431m of Welsh Government funding to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for the capital purchase of Welsh Emerging Drugs Identification of Novel Substances (WEDINOS) equipment which is due for renewal.

Nutritional standards for child care settings and care homes for older people

1 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed the development and to the implementation of the nutritional standards and supporting best practice guidance for child care settings and care homes for older people.

Update on the escalation status of NHS Wales organisations

1 February 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to issue a written statement to update Assembly Members on the escalation status of NHS Wales organisations.

Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Capital Grant

31 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children has agreed to fund the proposals for the 2017-2018 Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Capital (VAWDASV) Grant allocation.

Flying Start - Wrexham, Cardiff & Neath Port Talbot

31 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed requests for change relating to Flying Start capital funding from Wrexham, Cardiff and Neath Port Talbot.

Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant 2018-19 - Launch of Bidding Round

31 January 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed arrangements for the launch of the first 2018-19 Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant bidding round.

Public Appointments process for the Chair and Commissioners for the National Infrastructure Commission

31 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the plan for the Public Appointments recruitment exercise to the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales.

Recommendations to bring Empty Properties into use

31 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed the Rhondda Housing Association proposal to transfer selected void properties from social housing to a shared equity scheme, and to provide grant funding for this scheme.

Continuation of funding for Health Technology Wales in 18-19 and 19-20

31 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Service for agreed to provide £2million of Welsh Government funding to Health Technology Wales between 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Sport Wales Pay Award

29 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Transport and the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport have approved Sport Wales’ pay award to staff for 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Underwriting Granell community wind share offer

29 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to provide a letter of comfort to the Local Energy Loan Fund to commit the Welsh Government to purchasing up to a maximum of £451,000 of shares should the Grannell community wind turbine share offer fall short of the figure needed.

Approval of Appointment to Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

29 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the re-appointment of George Lyon as Non-Executive Director of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB) and Paul Temple as Chair of AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Sector Board. The Cabinet Secretary has also agreed to the cessation of Ian Crute and Gary Taylor’s appointment’s as members of the Board in March 2018 and to carry out a public appointment process to replace them.

Setting the Welsh Red Meat levy rates for 2018-19

29 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the Welsh Red Meat Levy rates for 2018/2019 and the Welsh Red Meat Levy costs at abattoirs /auction markets for 2018/2019.

Alcohol Concern Cymru and Drug and Alcohol Charities Wales

29 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to allocate £60,000 over three financial years (2017-18 – 2019-20) to Alcohol Concern Cymru and Drug and Alcohol Charities Wales.

Armed Forces Veterans metrics Armed Forces Veterans metrics

25 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed that the relevant identified metrics be used, and those for further development in collaboration with Knowledge Analytical Services and that the metrics, and timelines for the future work is shared with the MoD’s Covenant Reference Group at their meeting on 29 January.

Delivery of the Young People into Agriculture Scheme and Forum

25 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed the proposed delivery and communications model for the Young People into Agriculture 2018 scheme and Forum.

Town Centre Loan Appraisal Panel Results (Phase 4)

25 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed the new allocations of the Town Centre Loan Scheme for this financial year.

Positive parenting campaign

24 January 2018

The First Minister and Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed funding to support the Positive Parenting campaign 2018-19 to 2020-21.

Childcare Offer for Wales - Looked After Children

24 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have considered and confirmed the position on the inclusion of LAC who are placed with foster carers within the childcare offer.

Bus Service Review - Strategic Outline Business Case Development

24 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding to commence baseline work on the development of the Strategic Outline Business Case for creating a sustainable bus network.

Smart Living – Sustainable Fuels and Rural Mobility, North Wales

24 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed funding for 2017/18 for Flintshire and Denbighshire County Councils to help explore the potential to use more sustainable fuels and to understand the potential role, opportunities and risks associated with smarter mobility.

Smart Living – Sustainable Fuels – Green Gases and Smart Mobility in Monmouthshire

24 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed funding for Monmouthshire County Council to help build on existing green gas developments and move to a mix of sustainable fuels , with clarity on the potential role, opportunities and risks for the Council associated with smart sustainable mobility.

Proposal of changes to procedures around control of Contagious Equine Metritis

24 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed a trial scheme of changes to disease control procedures for Contagious Equine Metritis in Wales, commencing 1 February 2018.

Re-referencing of the Credit and Qualifications Framework

23 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed to re-reference the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales to the European Qualifications Framework; and to extend ColegauCymru’s EU Vocational Education and Training contract to 2018/19.

Additional Active Travel allocations

23 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to recommended active travel schemes and that officials issue revised award letters to Local Authorities.

Food and Drink Sector Council

23 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to endorse Andy Richardson, in his capacity as Chair of the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board (FDWIB) , to represent Welsh interests on the Food and Drink Sector Council being established under the UK Industrial Strategy , on the proviso representation is considered further by the FDWIB at their next meeting.

Health Education and Improvement Wales Update

23 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services agreed to a written statement issued in January with the revision to the timetable for Health Education and Improvement Wales and agreed the senior Executive Director structure for the new organisation.

Funding for Design of Mumbles Coastal Defence Scheme

22 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and Minister for Environment have approved 75% grant funding towards the cost of design work of a future coastal risk management scheme at Mumbles, Swansea.

Warm Homes Arbed LA Grants 2017-2021

22 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to end grant funding for Local Authority area-based schemes from 1 April 2018 and agreed, in principle, to re-allocate funding for Arbed Local Authority Grants, from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2021, to the Arbed Phase 3 - ERDF Project.

Appointment of Independent Members to Health Education and Improvement Wales

22 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Tina Donnelly, Ruth Hall, John Hill-Tout, Gill Lewis, Ceri Phillips and Heidi Philips to Health Education and Improvement Wales Board.

Capital funding for Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

19 January 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Transport have agreed to provide a capital grant of £664k to Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales for investment in projects to generate additional income.

Degree Apprenticeships development and delivery

19 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning agreed that funding is allocated via the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales in the short to medium term, to introduce Degree Apprenticeships in Wales.

Womens suffrage centenary celebrations'

19 January 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed to the proposals for activity in Wales, including the budget allocations of £294,000, for the womens suffrage centenary celebrations taking place in 2018.'

Funding for Bus and Community Transport Services

19 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to help local authorities subsidise socially necessary bus and community transport in their areas, supplementing expenditure from their own budgets.

Co-opting of a member to the Business Wales Strategic Board

19 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the appointment of Rhian Elston, Development Bank of Wales, as a co-opted member to the Business Wales Strategic Board.

Supporting People Programme Grant 

19 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have agreed the indicative deployment of the Supporting People Programme Grant for next Financial Year, 2018/19.

Independent Living Budget

19 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed to the indicative allocations from the Independent Living Budget in 2018-19.

Homelessness Prevention Grant Funding

19 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed the indicative funding from the Homelessness Prevention budget to Local Authorities for 2018/19.

Approval of Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa remit letter for 2018-19

18 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the remit letter for delivery of careers services by Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd (which trades as Careers Wales) in Wales for the financial year 2018-19.

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation Activities January 2018 – March 2018

18 January 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed quarterly payments for the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA) contract.

Future Funding to Support the Snowdonia Enterprise Zone Work Programme

18 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved revenue expenditure to support a range of work packages relating to the Trawsfynydd and Llanbedr sites within the Snowdonia Enterprise Zone.

National Resource Wales : Net Limitation Order 2017

18 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has confirmed the Natural Resources Body for Wales (Limitation of Net Fishing Licences) Order 2017 subject to the following variation : Application for fishing licences In Article 5(1), for “31st day of December in the previous year” substitute “31st day of January in that year”.

Extension of Sports Wales Board Member

18 January 2018

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport has agreed to extend the term of appointment for Johanna Sheppard, member of Sport Wales’ Board.

M4 Corridor around Newport - Discretionary Purchase - Coedkernew

17 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the acceptance of a Discretionary Purchase Application served on Welsh Ministers in connection with the M4 Corridor around Newport.

M4 Corridor around Newport – Discretionary Purchase – Little Orchard

17 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the acceptance of a Discretionary Purchase Application served on Welsh Ministers in connection with the M4 Corridor around Newport.

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

17 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved one application for a new programme of study; one request for additional support; one request to amend a young person’s programme of study; and one request for an extension to an agreed programme of study at Specialist Further Education establishments.

County Parish Holding Project - Update on Progress

17 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to roll out the IT system to enable customers to manage their County Parish Holding (CPH) online.

Allocation of Substance Misuse Revenue Funding for 2018-19

17 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the continued delegation of the Substance Misuse Revenue Budget Expenditure Line of £26.475m to officials in 2018-19.

Land Adjacent to Caerwent House/Roman Temple, Caerwent, Monmouthshire

16 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport and the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport have agreed to grant a 99 year lease of an unused area of Scheduled land for horticultural/garden purposes.

Motor Racing Regulations

16 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed to make regulations that list the motor sport governing bodies that enable a person wishing to promote a race or trial of speed between motor vehicles on a highway to apply to those bodies for a permit for the purpose of motor racing on public highways in Wales.

Public Sector Leaders event

16 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue invitations to the Public Sector Leaders event on 1 February 2018.

local ownership of renewable energy

16 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a 12 week public call for evidence on local ownership of renewable energy.

MEIC - post 2018

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed to extend the contract with ProMo-Cymru for a further 12 months.

Flying Start Capital

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services; the Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance agreed the transfer of funds from the Community Facilities Programme to the Flying Start Programme. Also, the Cabinet Secretary for Education, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care approved a number of capital bids within the Flying Start Programme.

Childrens Rights and Children First funding'

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Children & Social Care have approved expenditure for proposals relating to raising awareness of children’s rights, and to support representatives from the Children First Pioneer areas to undertake study visits to Children’s Communities in England.

Ty Gwyn Business Park - Final Construction - Remedial Works

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved project expenditure for works at Parc Ty Gwyn Business Park, Llanrwst and entering into a Section 38 Agreement with Conwy County Borough Council to adopt the majority of the estate roads on completion of the works.

Swansea University – Funding contribution for Science and Innovation Audits

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a grant to Swansea University in supporting the administration of the Science and Innovation Audits.

Ser Cymru Evaluation

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed that a full tendering process can be carried out to appoint an independent person/organisation to complete an evaluation of Ser Cymru.

Disposal of Land, Barry

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the disposal of land at Barry.

Public Open Space and Children Play Areas SA1 Swansea Waterfront

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved a commuted sum payment to City & County of Swansea in respect of delivery and maintenance and subsequent ownership of public open space and play areas.

Support for Hinkley Supply Chain Programme

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding to contribute towards the Hinkley Supply Chain Programme that will support Welsh businesses to bid for work on the Hinkley Point C Power station project.

Future funding for the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved funding for the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services in 2018/19.

Body of Persons Approval

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed to grant the Ministry of Defence (MoD) sponsored cadet forces a Body of Persons Approval for a period of 2 years.

Call for evidence on local ownership of renewable energy projects

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to issue a 12 week public call for evidence on local ownership of renewable energy.

Tappers Garage - Approval for the Change of Use

15 January 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed to a change of the proposed use of the Tappers Garage, Rhondda Cynon Taff site which received Heads of the Valleys strategic regeneration area funding in 2006.

Land Release Programme Update & Financial Commitment Request

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services has approved the request for additional funding to facilitate the potential for land coming forward for housing development, which will help to contribute to the 20,000 affordable homes target.

Integrated Care Fund - Virement of Funding to Health and Social Services

15 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services, Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Minister for Children and Social Services have agreed capital funding for the Integrated Care Fund for 2017-18.

The Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales – Future ITC provision-business case

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed the Commission’s outline business case for its future IT provision and the subsequent Revenue and Capital costs.

Apprenticeship Unit Resource

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the use of programme funds to increase staff capacity within the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Unit.

Guidance for the Environment (Wales) Act Biodiversity and Resilience of Ecosystems Duty (the S6 duty)

11 January 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed to the publication of the Guidance for the Biodiversity and Resilience of Ecosystems Duty, under the Environment (Wales) Act 2016, on the Welsh Government website and the Wales Biodiversity Partnership website.

Family Information Services - Review of support contract arrangements

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed future support contract arrangements for Family Information Services.

Measuring the Mountain

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed a grant to be awarded to Interlink Rhondda Cynon Taff for the period 1st January – 31st December 2018 to deliver the Measuring the Mountain project as part of the wider, formal evaluation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 (‘the Act’).

Roll-out of regionalised approach for Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence grant

11 January 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed that from April 2018 funding provided under the Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Grant to local authorities will be provided regionally, except for Bridgend CBC, where the funding will move to regional allocations in 2019. National, local and regional third sector allocations will be funded directly in 2018-19.

Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Grant Allocations & Stalking, Harassment & Domestic Homicide Reviews Secondment

11 January 2018

The Leader of the House and Chief Whip has agreed the allocation of the 2018-2019 Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) grant; and, the allocation of programme funding for a post between October 2017 and October 2018 for a VAWDASV Stalking, Harassment & Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHR) Lead.

TrawsCymru Funding 2017-2018

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved funding to maintain the existing network of TrawsCymru services in 2017-18.

Smart Living - Developing Zero Carbon Areas in West Wales - Phase Two demonstrator Milford Waterfront, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed revenue support for 2017/18 and 2018/19 (subject to annual budget provision) in support of Phase Two developments creating a zero carbon area demonstrator in West Wales and an associated pathway tool for use in Wales.

Smart Living - Develop a smart living pilot project to strengthen delivery of sustainable wellbeing objectives in Torfaen

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs has agreed funding to pilot a smart living project to strengthen delivery of sustainable well-being objectives in a Torfaen community.

Badger vaccine update

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to an order being placed for vaccine for use in badgers in 2018 from Intervax.

Reallocation of De-committed Funds – Town Centre Loans (Phase 2)

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed proposals for the recycling of de-committed Town Centre Loans funding.

Funding for Wales Financial Capability Forums

11 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government & Public Services and the Minister for Housing & Regeneration have agreed to the funding as a contribution to continue the delivery of the three Wales Financial Capability Forums covering North, Mid and South Wales and West Wales for a period of 15 months until 31 March 2019.

21st Century Schools and Education Capital Programme Business Cases – November 2017

10 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the 7 cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

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

10 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the 6 cases recommended by the Capital Investment Panel for progression to the next stage of the business case process and/or allocation of funding.

Approval of Appointment to the British Wool Marketing Board

10 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs has agreed to re-appoint Peter Baren as an independent member of the British Wool Marketing Board from March 2018 and also agreed to the cessation of Julia Lucas’ appointment as an independent member in March 2018 and carry out a public appointments process to replace her.

Health Board and Public Health Wales NHS Trust allocations

10 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed the Heath Board and Public Health Wales NHS Trust allocations for 2018-19.

Allocation of Additional Learning Support to Wirral Metropolitan and City of Bristol Colleges

9 January 2018

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

Acquisition of freehold interest at MOD St Athan

9 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure has approved the acquisition of the underlying freehold interest in the MOD St Athan (excluding the airfield).

Wales Clean Seas Partnership

9 January 2018

The Minister for Environment has agreed to the proposals for a Wales Clean Seas Partnership and marine litter action plan, endorsed by Wales Marine Action and Advisory Group.

Funding for Child Contact Services

8 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister Children and Social Care have agreed funding for Child Contact Services in Wales 2018-2019.

Utilisation of the remaining funding from Children and Families Delivery Grant

8 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care have agreed the utilisation of funds for the children and families delivery grant.

Proposals for trunking & de-trunking sections of the existing road network

8 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved the deferment of trunking and de-trunking certain sections of the road network in Wales.

Credit Union funding for 2018-19 and 2019-20

8 January 2018

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed a competitive application process for credit union projects for 2018/19 and 2019/20.

Rhyl Flats Offshore windfarm Community fund applications

8 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration has agreed to endorse the recommendation made by the Innogy Renewables UK Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Community Fund Panel to approve four community projects for funding.

Funding for Coalfields Regeneration Trust and Groundwork Wales

8 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration have approved the continuation of funding to Coalfields Regeneration Trust and to Groundwork Wales for next financial year, 2018-19, with a contribution for both organisations.

Funding arrangements for the 111 Service in Wales

8 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport has agreed the funding arrangements for the NHS’ 111 plan which sets an upper limit of £6.56m for 2018/19 and £8.49m for 2019/20 for the preferred option, recognising that the project will seek to identify savings through the regional working and other economies of scale.

Funding request for NHS core principles

8 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has agreed funding in relation to the NHS core principles for 2017-18.

Community asset transfer conferences

4 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services has agreed to the delivery of two community asset transfer conferences (one in north and one in south Wales) to disseminate information and raise awareness about a Made in Wales approach to community assets.

Proposal to close Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran High and St Albans RC High School 6th Forms'

4 January 2018

The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning approved the proposal by Torfaen County Borough Council to end sixth form provision at St Alban’s RC High School, Croesyceiliog High School and Cwmbran High School with effect from 31 August 2020.

Funding for the Replacement of Smart Ticket Machines

4 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved funding to meet the estimated support costs for the leasing of new on bus Electronic Ticket Machines.

The procurement of aviation fuel for use at St Athan

4 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has approved expenditure for the purchase of aviation fuel for St Athan Airfield.

Sale of land and buildings in Rhyl

4 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, the Minister for Housing and Regeneration and the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services have approved the sale of properties in West Parade, John Street and Aquarium Street, Rhyl, Denbighshire.

Compulsory Purchase Order for Carmarthen Western Link Road

4 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport has agreed for Carmarthenshire County Council to confirm the Compulsory Purchase Order for Carmarthen Western Link Road.

Additional funding for Global Futures

4 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has agreed the enhancement of the Modern Foreign Language Mentoring Project and to run the Turbo Tutoring Scheme, in order to provide support to achieve the aims set out in Global Futures.

Letter to UK Government following Cavity Wall Insulation debate

4 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to the Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in the UK Government following a Plenary debate on Cavity Wall Insulation.

Appointment of members to the UK Committee on Climate Change adaptation sub-committee

4 January 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has agreed to write to DEFRA to provide feedback on the recent recruitment exercise to appoint two new members to the UK Committee on Climate Change adaptation sub-committee.