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Pilot test events – Business Event at the Celtic Manor resort

10 June 2021

The Minister for Economy, Minister for Health and Social services and the First Minister have authorised the Business Event at the Celtic Manor Resort on 20 May to enable it to take place as part of the test event programme.

Pilot test event – ‘We need bees’ at Theatr Brycheiniog

10 June 2021

The Minister for Economy, Minister for Health and Social services and the First Minister have authorised the ‘We need bees’ event at Theatr Brycheiniog  on 3rd and 4th June to enable it to take place as part of the test event programme.

Pilot test event – The Wales Triathlon

10 June 2021

The Minister for Economy, Minister for Health and Social services and the First Minister have authorised the Wales Triathlon on 12th June to enable it to take place as part of the test event programme.

Pilot test events – Glamorgan V Lancashire and Wales V Albania

10 June 2021

The Minister for Economy, Minister for Health and Social services and the First Minister have authorised the Glamorgan V Lancashire match (3 June) and Wales V Albania game (5 June) to enable them to take place as part of the test event programme.

Consulting on options for delivering the mandatory electronic Waste Tracking Service

10 June 2021

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to a joint UK-wide consultation on the options for the mandatory electronic tracking of waste. 

The re-approval of organisations to deliver the Drink Drive Rehabilitation Scheme courses in Wales

10 June 2021

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate Change have approved applications from IAM Driver Retraining Academy Limited and TTC 2000 Limited to deliver the Drink Driving Rehabilitation Scheme courses in Wales.

Integrated Care Fund Capital – Project Proposals

9 June 2021

The Minister for Climate Change has approved Integrated Care Fund capital funding for projects within the Cwm Taf, North Wales, Gwent, West Glamorgan, West Wales and Cardiff & Vale regions.

Pilot test events – Eid Celebration and Tafwyl Festival

9 June 2021

The Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing & Welsh Language, Minister for Health and Social services and the First Minister have authorised the Eid Celebration and Tafwyl Festival to enable them to take place as part of the test event programme.

Pilot test event – Swansea Play off v Barnsley Saturday 22 May

9 June 2021

The Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing & Welsh Language, Minister for Health and Social services and the First Minister have authorised the Swansea v Barnsley play-off game on Saturday 22 May to enable it to take place as part of the test event programme.

Pilot test events – Newport County Play off v Forest Green on 18 May

9 June 2021

The First Minister has authorised the Newport County v Forest Green play-off game on 18 May to enable it to take place as part of the test event programme.

Appointment of the next Children's Commissioner for Wales

8 June 2021

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed the appointment process for the next Children’s Commissioner for Wales.

Support for the Welsh Language Commissioner

7 June 2021

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to allocate the Welsh Language Commissioner with £108,000 additional capital funding in financial year 2021 to 2022, to fund upgrades to the IT system.

Newport east health and wellbeing centre

7 June 2021

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the outline business case for the development of a health and wellbeing centre in Newport east.

Mobile Covid testing units

7 June 2021

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the use of two mobile units to process Covid-19 tests to support any potential outbreak management and surge testing if required.

PCR Tests for international travel

7 June 2021

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed there should be a UK-wide cap on the number of NHS PCR tests available for returning international travellers to purchase.

Appointment to the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group

7 June 2021

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the recruitment plan for the appointment of a new Chair to the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group.

Windrush Day 2021

7 June 2021

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed funding towards the celebration of Windrush Day 2021.

Notice of the proposed compulsory acquisition of rights

2 June 2021

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed the publication of the Notice of Intention to give a certificate under Paragraph 6 of Schedule 3 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 for the purposes of providing new common land rights to enable the Snowdonia Visual Impact Provision project to proceed.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board intervention expenditure

2 June 2021

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board intervention expenditure for 2021 to 2022.

Post-storm repairs

2 June 2021

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed, in response to flood assets damaged throughout Wales by storms and extreme weather in December 2020 and January 2021, to fund the £1,733,160 worth of eligible repairs.

Notice of the Proposed Compulsory Acquisition of Rights

27 May 2021

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed the publication of the Notice of Intention to give a certificate under Paragraph 6 of Schedule 3 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 for the purposes of providing new common land rights to enable the Snowdonia Visual Impact Provision project to proceed.

Penmaenmawr Town Council

26 May 2021

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved the issuing of a borrowing approval to Penmaenmawr Town Council for £50,000.

Continuation of the extension of the EU Citizens Immigration Advice Service – contract with Newfields Law

26 May 2021

The Minister for Social Justice has approved arrangements for a contract extension to Newfields Law to provide an EU Citizens Immigration Advice Service up to 30 September 2021.

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

26 May 2021

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed funding for post-16 programmes of study at specialist Further Education establishments.

Marine Energy Programme including a Tidal Lagoon Challenge

25 May 2021

The Minister for Economy, Transport & North Wales has agreed Interim funding for the development of the Marine Energy Programme including a Tidal Lagoon Challenge in the current financial year 2021 to 2022.

Ogmore Vale Primary School – governing body

21 May 2021

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved an application from Bridgend local authority to replace the governing body at Ogmore Vale Primary School with an Interim Executive Board.

Next Generation Access Broadband Wales – Open Market Review 2021 intervention Area Update

20 May 2021

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to approve the expenditure to carry out the Open Market Review 2021 intervention Area Update.

Acquisition of land in Swansea

18 May 2021
 
The Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport approved the acquisition of land in Swansea.