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Funding to support apprenticeships and towards recruiting more Welsh speakers in the care sector

6 December 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding to support apprenticeships and towards recruiting more Welsh speakers in the care sector.

GB-wide consultation of four draft pathway action plans for invasive non-native species

6 December 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to a joint, GB-wide consultation to be undertaken on four draft pathway action plans in conjunction with Defra and Scottish Government.

Cost of living support scheme 

6 December 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed funding to cover the administration costs for local authorities administering the main cost-of-living support scheme which closed on 31 October 2022.

Reprioritising further education funding and proposed innovation funding

6 December 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government and Minister for Education and Welsh Language agreed the reprioritisation of further education funding to support cost of living pressures on the financial contingency fund and for increased costs of consumables on vocational programmes, as well as a proposal of an innovation fund to prepare for the challenges ahead in future years.

Proposal for additional Rural Investment Schemes this financial year

6 December 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed the allocation of £2.915million of funding this financial year for new 'Rural Investment Schemes' initiatives.

Evaluation of the Welsh Local Government Association Improvement Programme

6 December 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed funding of £85,000 in the 2023 to 2024 financial year for an evaluation of the Welsh Local Government Association Improvement Programme.

Diabetic Eye Screening Wales implementation of low-risk recall pathway

6 December 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed that Public Health Wales implement the change to screening interval for diabetic eye screening participants who are identified as being at low risk of diabetic retinopathy in line with the UK National Screening Committee recommendation.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) 

6 December 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at specialist Further Education establishments.

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales pay remit 

5 December 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales pay remit application covering the period 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

Additional funding to build commercial premises at Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

5 December 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved an additional funding contributing towards building new premises in Carmarthenshire.


Higher Education Funding Council for Wales pay remit 

5 December 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales pay remit application covering the period 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

Publication of Government Response relating to the publication of Compliance Data

1 December 2022

The Minister for Climate Change approved to publish the Government Response to the mini consultation on publication of compliance data information held in the UK Emissions Trading Scheme registry.

Development of Attendance, Exclusions and Behaviour Guidance

1 December 2022

The Minister for Education and the Welsh Language has agreed to a shorter consultation period of 7-8 weeks for the development of revised attendance, exclusions and behaviour guidance, including timetable for completion.

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Order 2008- Further proposed changes and targeted consultation

1 December 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed a joint targeted consultation to propose further modernising reforms to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Order 2008 with the aim of implementing them in 2023.

Safeguard measure: Restrictions for sheep and goat pox in Spain

1 December 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed a Safeguard measure to temporarily prohibit the import into Wales of untreated hides and skins of ovine and caprine animals originating from Spain.

Initial Teacher Education Entry Criteria - GCSE Requirements including Equivalency Testing

1 December 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed proposals to amend the Initial Teacher Education (ITE) GCSE entry requirements for ITE programmes from September 2022.

Publication of Energy Generation in Wales 2021

1 December 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to publish the latest report on Energy Generation in Wales 2021.

Funding for post-16 programme(s)

30 November 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at specialist Further Education establishments.

Public consultation on 'Public Commemoration in Wales: Guidance for Public Bodies'

30 November 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip has agreed a 12-week consultation on the draft guidance ‘Public Commemoration in Wales: Guidance for Public Bodies’, beginning on 29 November 2022.

Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board – Meeting of 5 April 2022

30 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Apprenticeship Provider Delivery Cost Increase

30 November 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed a one-off delivery cost uplift for new apprenticeship starts in response to cost of living pressures in delivering the service.

Commercial Pet Imports - Targeted Approach

30 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to a targeted approach to resume and control the commercial imports of Pets from Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Romania.

Rhondda Cynon Taf – Cluster 1

29 November 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved the Full Business Case and associated funding for the Rhondda Cynon Taf Cluster One project, which will be delivered through the Mutual Investment Model.

Commissioning engagement on Marine Conservation Zones and assessing network management 

28 November 2022

The Climate Change Minister has agreed to embark on engagement work ahead of consultation on potential Maritime Conservation Zones in Wales, launching on 24 November 2022.

Pembrokeshire County Council – Education Capital Projects

28 November 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed a variation request and associated funding for Pembrokeshire County Council’s Ysgol Bro Penfro Project as part of the Welsh Medium Capital Grant. The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has also agreed the Strategic Outline Case for Pembrokeshire County Council’s Portfield Special School Project as part of the Sustainable Communities for Learning Programme. 

Publication of the prospectus for the Freeport Programme in Wales

28 November 2022

The First Minister, Minister for Finance and Local Government and Minister for Economy agreed to publish the prospectus for the Freeport Programme in Wales.

Appeal against a restocking notice under the Forestry Act 1967

28 November 2022

The Minister of Climate Change has noted the report of the Committee of Reference relating to an appeal under the Forestry Act 1967 and has agreed to uphold the restocking notice ref. COLINS 11474 subject to modification by NRW to achieve a minimum of 1600 trees per hectare. 

Healthcare Quality Improvement Budget and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Budget

24 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the funding allocation for the Healthcare Quality Improvement Budget 2022 to 2023 and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence budget 2022 to 2023.

Decant Ward provision to facilitate Fire Enforcement Works at Withybush Hospital

24 November 2022

The First Minister has approved the business case for a decant ward at Withybush Hospital to enable Hywel Dda University Health Board to maintain/protect inpatient capacity throughout the fire precaution upgrade works.

Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme 4th Annual Report 

24 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed for the Ministerial Foreword to be included in the report. 

Ignite Cymru-Christmas at Bute Park

24 November 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts, Sport and Chief Whip has agreed Event Wales funding to support the delivery of the Ignite Cymru talent development programme at the 2022 Christmas at Bute Park event.

Dentistry – Innovative Workforce training programmes

22 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding to improve access to dental care through the development of innovative workforce transformation programmes.

Remdesivir Procurement November 2022

22 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the replenishment of remdesivir for the treatment of people hospitalised with COVID-19.

Progress report on our national climate change adaptation plan

22 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the publication of a progress report on our national climate change adaptation plan.

The Agriculture Act 2020 (Commencement No 2) (Wales) Regulations 2022

22 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to and signed the Agriculture Act 2020 (Commencement No 2) (Wales) Regulations 2022.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) 

22 November 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at specialist Further Education establishments.

Full business case approval - Integrated Radiotherapy Solution   

22 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed Velindre NHS Trust’s Full Business Case for funding to support an Integrated Radiotherapy Solution.

Transfer of Management of Pharmacy Delivering a Healthier Wales

22 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding, until 2024 to 2025, to support The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (Wales) and their management of the Pharmacy Delivering a Healthier Wales Delivery Board. 

Adopting the EU’s list of unacceptable co-formulants on to a GB unacceptable co-formulants register

22 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed to accept the Health and Safety Executive’s recommendation to adopt the EU’s list of unacceptable co-formulants on a GB unacceptable co-formulants register.

Appointment of Independent Member Local Authority to Hywel Dda University Health Board

21 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Cllr Rhodri Evans as Independent Member Local Authority to Hywel Dda University Health Board. His appointment starts on 15 November 2022 until 14 November 2026.

Tirion guarantee proposal on Parc Eirin site

21 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has declined the Tirion guarantee proposal and agreed that officials consider alternative innovative options with Tirion.

Notice of approval for methodologies of calculation to comply with Part L 2022

21 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed a revised Notice of Approval for methodologies of calculation of the energy performance of buildings, to demonstrate compliance with new minimum energy performance requirements in Part L (conservation of fuel and power) of the Building Regulations 2010 (as amended).

Academi Wales Business Plan 2021 to 2022

21 November 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the Academi Wales’ delivery priorities as set out in its costed business plan for 2022 to 2023. 

Informally consulting whelk fishers on changes to the permitted whelk fishery in 2023 to 2024

21 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed for a two-week consultation with whelk fishers.

Development of a Homes & Places Portal

21 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to invest in development of a new digital solution for the management of housing grants and loans using an external supplier.  

Update on Access Reform Programme

21 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to circa £30k funding to enable NRW to undertake GIS mapping of bodies of water on designated open access land and to further consideration of an approach to managing recreational access to water proposed by a sub-group of the National Access Forum.

GP training financial incentives - 2023

21 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed financial incentive schemes for GP speciality trainees and core psychiatry trainees for 2023 to 2024 other than those in her Mid and West Wales constituency. Those schemes have been agreed by the Deputy Minister for Social Services.

Welsh Tribunals - Pay Award 2022 to 2023 and allowance for remote hearings

21 November 2022

The First Minister has agreed to a pay award for salaried and fee-paid members of the Welsh Tribunals of 3% in the 2022 to 2023 financial year, backdated to 1 April 2022.

Women’s Justice and Youth Justice Blueprints – Funding proposals 2022 to 2023

21 November 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed funding for the financial year 2022 to 2023 to support sustainability funding on Adverse Child Experiences (ACEs) impact under the Women's Justice and Youth Justice Blueprints.

Appointment of Independent Member General to Swansea Bay University Health Board

17 November 2022
 
The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the commencement of a public appointment process to advertise for Independent General post to Swansea Bay University Health Board.

Appointment of Independent Member Legal to Swansea Bay University Health Board

17 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the commencement of a public appointment process to advertise for Independent Member Legal post to Swansea Bay University Health Board.

Support for Cost Increases on Affordable Housing Schemes and Payment of Grant on Fluctuation Clauses

17 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed a new cost increase programme, where inflationary cost increases are still impacting on the delivery of schemes. The allocation of up to £20million from the Social Housing Grant Programme to support any increases and the payment of additional grant for increased costs following the invocation of fluctuation clauses in development contracts.

Re-appointment of Three Commissioners at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

17 November 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has agreed to the re-appointment of Neil Beagrie, Chris Brayne and Dr Louise Emanuel at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales, for a second term of office of three years.

Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill Theory of Change Refresh – 2022 to 2023

17 November 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and the Deputy Minister for Social Partnership have agreed funding to refresh the Theory of Change work created in June 2021 by the Internal Research Programme. 

Warm Homes Programme - Caerau Bridgend

17 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed funding a legacy energy efficiency scheme for Caerau, Bridgend County Borough Council over three financial years, 2022 to 2023, 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025.

Warm Homes Programme - Bryn Carno Caerphilly

17 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed funding a legacy energy efficiency scheme for Bryn Carno, Caerphilly, over three financial years, 2022 to 2023, 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025.

Active journeys extension to contract for 2023 to 2024

15 November 2022

The Minister and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed a one-year extension to ‘Active Journeys’, the Welsh Government’s active travel promotional programme in schools.

Covid medicines supply of Molnupiravir and Paxlovid Nov 2022

15 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the replenishment of Molnupiravir and Nirmatrelvir / Ritonavir for the treatment of people with COVID-19.

Increase year 1 property targets and remodelling of grant element for Leasing Scheme Wales

15 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to increase the indicative target for year 1 (2022-23) Leasing Scheme Wales properties by a further 58 properties and the remodelling of the capital grant element of the budget to £7,500 per property.

The use of Optimised Retrofit Programme (ORP) to improve Leasing Scheme Wales properties

15 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed a grant proposal, which will allow ORP funding to be used to improve the Energy Performance Certificate rating of Leasing Scheme Wales properties towards a Band C rating. Use of the ‘Fabric First’ principle for guiding improvement works to properties.

Disposal of access road at Severn Farm Industrial Estate

15 November 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the disposal of land at Severn Farm Industrial Estate, Welshpool, Powys .

Supporting good mental health in care homes pilot

15 November 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed funding for a pilot project regarding the mental health services and support for older people living in care homes.

Empty Homes grant scheme terms

15 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the proposed terms for the Empty Homes Grant Scheme.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments 

15 November 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments - additional December 2022.

Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board – meeting of 10 May 2022

15 November 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project in Gwynedd.

Transfer of funding 

14 November 2022

The Ministers for Climate Change and Finance and Local Government have agreed transfers from the flood budget revenue support grant budgets of Cyngor Gwynedd, Conwy County Borough Council and Swansea Council in respect of schemes within the coastal risk management programme.

Additional funding to support recruitment and skills development of the childcare workforce

14 November 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services, the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed additional funding for Social Care Wales to take forward a WeCare Wales TV, radio and digital campaign to support recruitment into the childcare sector and editorial support for the publication of the Early Childhood Education and Care Quality Framework.

Waste and Resources Common Framework and Concordat

14 November 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the publication of the updated Waste and Resources Common Framework Agreement and Concordat.

Sustainable Communities for Learning - October Business Cases

10 November 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the recommendations made by the Education Investment Panel in October of Delivery Partner Business Cases for Bridgend College, Town Centre Project and Grwp Llandrillo Menai, Ty Menai, October’s business case.

Discretionary Expenditure Limit for Community & Town Councils 2023 to 2024

10 November 2022

The Minister for Finance & Local Government has agreed that the “appropriate sum” per elector for Community & Town Councils under Section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972 for the financial year 2023 to 2024, will be £9.93.

Emergency Department Waiting Rooms Improvements

10 November 2022

The First Minister and the Minister for Health & Social Services have approved £2.7million of Welsh Government funding to improve Emergency Department waiting areas in 2022 to 2023.

NHS Priority Capital Investments

9 November 2022

The First Minister and the Minister for Health & Social Services have approved £7.632million of Welsh Government funding for a range of priority year end investments for NHS Wales in 2022 to 2023.

Sustainable Communities for Learning Programme

9 November 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to the recommendations made by the Education Investment Panel in October to the increase of the Strategic Outline Programme envelope with respect to the variation to Pembrokeshire College’s programme envelope.

Investment Panel Meeting of 6 September 2022 - Economy Futures Funding – Creative Production Funding

9 November 2022

The First Minister has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project across South Wales.

Welsh Contact Centre Forum support 

7 November 2022

The Minister for the Economy has agreed funding to support Wales Contact Centre activities for financial year 2022 to 2023.

Creative production funding

7 November 2022

The First Minister has agreed funding for a project in Cardiff.

Childcare and play workforce mapping

7 November 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed plans to undertake research to map the childcare and play workforce in Wales.

Poultry meat marketing

7 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed that turkey, duck and goose can be frozen and defrosted for sale to consumers on a temporary basis between 28th November and 31st December 2022.

Economy Futures Funding

7 November 2022

The First Minister has agreed funding for a project across south Wales.

Funding for Sustrans and Behaviour Change interventions 2022 to 2023

2 November 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed funding for behaviour change interventions and to grant fund Sustrans Cymru for Financial Year 2022 to 2023 and indicative funding for financial years 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025.

Application for a certificate under paragraph 6(1)(a) of Schedule 3 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (A494 Bridge Improvements)

2 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed to issue a certificate allowing the compulsory purchase of land required for the A494, Queensferry Interchange to Garden City, project.

The Initial Teacher Education Incentives to support recruitment 

2 November 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed proposals regarding the Initial Teacher Education incentive package for academic year 2023 to 2024. 

Teacher Planning and Supply Model

2 November 2022
 
The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the national level of student teacher intake for entry into Initial Teacher Education (with Qualified Teacher Status) for academic year 2023 to 2024.

Proposed extension of tenure for interim chair of Emergency Ambulance Services Committee

2 November 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to extend the tenure of the of Dr Chris Turner as interim chair of Emergency Ambulance Services Committee for an additional 12 months.

Bovine TB

1 November 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed the continuation of funding for the TB eradication programme and agreed to the recruitment of two posts, to manage TB policy and its Delivery Plan.

Fibrespeed Network

1 November 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to commission a report setting out options for the Fibrespeed network.

Mynydd Isa

1 November 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the Full Business Case for the Mutual Investment Model scheme for the Mynydd Isa Campus in Flintshire.

Free School Meals

31 October 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed £11 million to extend the holiday food provision for those free school meal eligible pupil, until the end of February half term 2023.

The Learning Disability Delivery and Implementation Plan

31 October 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services agreed the publication of the Learning Disability Delivery and Implementation Plan.

Application by Powys crematorium limited

27 October 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has refused planning permission for an application for a crematorium on land near Aberhafesp, Powys.

Release of Charge on Land at Junction 33, Cardiff

27 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the release of a charge over land in Cardiff.

Next steps to support democratic engagement

26 October 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved the creation of a multi-year grant programme that can demonstrate the need for funding to pursue an innovative approach in the democratic process space.

Progress report on our national climate change adaptation plan

26 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the publication of a progress report on our national climate change adaptation plan.

Extension of Anglesey Enterprise Zone boundary at Amlwch

26 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the Extension to Anglesey Enterprise Zone boundary.

New organisation to deliver the Drink Drive Rehabilitation Scheme courses in Wales

25 October 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to appoint Moorgate Training Limited to be one of the course providers delivering the Drink Drive Rehabilitation Scheme in Wales.

Capital funding request  for Merthyr Tydfil Borough Credit Union and Smart Money Cymru Community Bank

25 October 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed to provide £121,033 in capital support for Merthyr Tydfil Borough Credit Union and Smart Money Cymru Community Bank to assist with the cost of necessary adaptations to their respective IT infrastructures.

Welsh Public Library Standards 2020 to 2021 Performance

25 October 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government and the Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip approved the issuing of the assessment report and feedback letters to local authorities regarding the performance of their library services during 2020 to 2021.

The Future of the Academi Wales Advisory Board

25 October 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to a revised model for the Academi Wales Advisory Board.

Future operation of Salmonella National Control Programmes in Wales

25 October 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed for the Salmonella National Control Programme to operate under a separate Welsh target. 

Appointment of Vice Chair to Public Health Wales NHS Wales

25 October 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the recruitment plan for the appointment of the Vice Chair of Public Health Wales.

Entrepreneurship & Delivery Payments

25 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the entrepreneurship payments for November and December 2022.

Cymraeg 2050 Annual Report

24 October 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the draft Cymraeg 2050 Annual Report for 2021 to 2022.  

Continuation of funding of increased Wales sample for Family Resources Survey

24 October 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to the spending of up to £1.5million over five years to boost the Family Resources Survey in Wales for 2023 to 2024 up to 2027 to 2028.

Call-in of a planning application

24 October 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to call in the planning application for a proposed business park and new transport hub facility on land to the south of St Mellons Business Park, Cardiff, for decision by the Welsh Ministers.

Visitor Levy Consultation Response Analysis

20 October 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the procurement of external services to produce an analysis and summary of the responses received to the Visitor Levy consultation and also the allocation of funding to deliver the contract.

Appointment of Associate Board Member - Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

19 October 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the appointment of Sally Bolt as Associate Member to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board in their capacity as Chair of the Clinical Advisory Group.

Re-Appointment of Associate Board member - Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

19 October 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the re-appointment of Sam Austin as Associate Board Member and Chair of the Stakeholder Reference Group to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

Children and Communities Grant - transfer to the Health and Social Services MEG (Main Expenditure Groups) and removal of Employment Programmes

19 October 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government, Minister for Health and Social Services, Deputy Minister for Social Services and the Minister for Economy have all agreed that the Children and Communities Grant (CCG) will transfer to the Health and Social Services; the transfer of the budgets for employability support to the Economy MEG to align with other employment programmes; and the inclusion of the Out of Court Parenting Support Programme to the CCG - all effective from 1 April 2023.

Reforming the Governance Arrangements for the National Centre for Learning Welsh

19 October 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to reform the governance structure around the National Centre for Learning Welsh, by abolishing the Welsh for Adults Scrutiny Committee on 31 March 2023 and by nominating two members to sit on the Centre’s Advisory Board from 1 April 2023 onwards.

Net Zero Industry Wales

19 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed funding to support the delivery of Net Zero Industry Wales.

Outcome of the internal review of the Regional Development Co-ordinator posts

19 October 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to continue to fund the Regional Development Co-ordinator posts for a further year from the Homelessness Prevention Grant budget in 2023 to 2024.

Food and Feed (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022

19 October 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has consented to the Food and Feed (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022 applying in relation to Wales.

Funding for a range of capital improvements across NHS Wales

19 October 2022

The First Minister and the Minister for Health and Social Services have approved £7.166m of Welsh Government funding for a range of capital improvements across NHS Wales in 2022 to 2023 and 2023 to 2024.

Wales Marine Action and Advisory Group

17 October 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to change the name of the Wales Marine Action Advisory Group to the Wales Coasts and Seas Partnership and for a Ministerial appointed Chair to lead the group.  The Minister has also agreed to the publication of a document which outlines the vision and the aims of the Partnership.

Low carbon energy

17 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed up to £25,000 plus VAT to procure an Economic Impact Study into Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Utilisation & Storage in North Wales.

European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education

14 October 2022

The Minister for Education and the Welsh Language has approved the renewal of membership of the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education in 2023.

Appointment to the Adjudication Panel Wales

14 October 2022

The First Minister has agreed to carry out a recruitment exercise to appoint a legal member who will also be appointed as President to the Adjudication Panel Wales.

Dinorwig to Pentir cable replacement

14 October 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed to issue a certificate allowing National Grid to compulsory purchase new rights over areas of “Open Space Land” needed for the Dinorwig to Pentir cable replacement project.

Unpaid carers

14 October 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed to fund a rapid review into how the rights of unpaid carers are being upheld by local authorities and funding to commission an in depth 18 month review of local authority provision of carers’ needs assessments.

Business support

14 October 2022

The First Minister has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project across Wales.

Extended producer responsibility for packaging

14 October 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the publication of the Government response to the Consultation and that work is progressed on reforms to the existing Packaging Waste Recycling Note and Packaging Waste Export Recycling note  System.

One Welsh Public Service Leadership Summer School

14 October 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the procurement for services for the One Welsh Public Service Leadership Summer School 2023 event and to continue to contribute to delegate costs for Summer School 2023.

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum of Wales

14 October 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has agreed to the extension of Dr Carol Bell’s term as Vice President of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum of Wales for up to 12 months.

Sale of development land at St Asaph Business Park

12 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved has the sale of land at St Asaph Business Park.

Sale of development land at Parc Bryn Cegin, Bangor

12 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the sale of land at Parc Bryn Cegin.

Sale of development land at Parc Bryn Cegin, Bangor

12 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the sale of land a Parc Bryn Cegin, Bangor.

Sale of development land at Bala Enterprise Park, Bala

12 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the sale of land at Bala Enterprise Park, Bala.

Sale of part of Plot C3 Brynberth Ind. Estate

12 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the sale of land at Brynberth Industrial Estate, Rhayader.

Violence Against Women Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) budget update 2022 to 2023

12 October 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed funding to support additional projects and to help alleviate the financial pressures caused by the cost-of-living crisis under the VAWDASV revenue grant programme. 

Parents Voices in Wales

12 October 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed grant funding to Children in Wales to develop a Wales wide platform for gathering parents’ views.

Recruitment of new Members to the Building Regulations Advisory Committee for Wales

12 October 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to appoint David Holland, Richard O’Connell, Steve Burrows, Peter Richards and Dr Robert Gravelle as new members to the Building Regulations Advisory Committee for Wales Committee.

Agreement of proposals for Arfor 2 programme

12 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the Proposals for the Arfor 2 programme.

Sêr Cymru programme 

11 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved funding for the Sêr Cymru programme - enhancing competitiveness infrastructure equipment award and supporting the National Research Networks.

Resourcing Delivery of the Tech Valleys Programme for Government 

11 October 2022

The Minister for the Economy has agreed funding for the delivery of the Tech Valleys Programme for financial years 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025.

Award of Grants - Assets Collaboration Programme Wales

11 October 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved the awards recommended by the Assets Collaboration Wales Grant Panel for the 2022 to 2023 financial year.

Development at Cross Hands East Strategic Employment Site

11 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed consent to a joint venture partner for the sale of land and provision of grant support for a development in Carmarthenshire.

Welsh Medium Capital Grant 

11 October 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved additional grant funding of £7,133,700 to support projects previously on the Welsh Medium Capital Grant reserve list. 

ParcAberporth Strategic Development Plan

11 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved revenue to commission expert advice on an initial high-level plan for ParcAberporth.

Second homes, short-term lets and betting shops

10 October 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed changes to planning legislation and policy for second homes, short-term lets and betting shops.

Development of new business units, Treowain Industrial Estate, Machynlleth, Powys

10 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the development of new business units at Treowain Industrial Estate, Machynlleth, Powys.

Food Standards Agency

10 October 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed to separate eight-week long consultations in relation to genetically modified food and feed products, and four other miscellaneous regulated products.

Transfer of Apprenticeship Expressions of Interest handling 

6 October 2022

The Minister for the Economy has agreed that engagement work with employers and providers in relation to Expressions of Interest in apprenticeships will transfer from the National Training Federation Wales to Business Wales.

Sale of Land at Felinfach, Swansea West Industrial Estate

6 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the sale of land in Swansea.

Site Enhancements and Development of aircraft hangar at Bro Tathan

6 October 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved expenditure and works at Bro Tathan.

Social Care Reform Funding for the Single Unified Safeguarding Review project 2022 to 2023

6 October 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding of priority areas of work within the single unified safeguarding review project in 2022 to 2023 from the social care reform fund.

Woody’s Lodge Funding

6 October 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership has agreed a programme of funding to the Armed Forces and Veterans charity Woody’s Lodge for the period October 2022 to March 2023. 

Qualifications Framework Alignment 2023 to 2025

6 October 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to the procurement of a contract to provide advice and representation to support continued alignment between the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales and the other UK qualification frameworks and the European Qualifications Framework for 2023 to 2024, with the option to extend for one further year (2024 to 2025).

Timber Industrial Strategy - Planning

4 October 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to approach for the development of a Timber Industrial Strategy for Wales.

One Welsh Public Service Leadership Summer School 2023

4 October 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the procurement for services for the One Welsh Public Service Leadership Summer School 2023 event and to continue to contribute to delegate costs for Summer School 2023.

Employee Ownership Fund

3 October 2022

The Minister for the Economy has approved additional grant funding for Cwmpas, to deliver additional specialist employee ownership support and marketing.

Funding and contractual arrangements for Ukraine super sponsor scheme Welcome Centres

3 October 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and the Minister for Climate Change have agreed funding arrangements and extended agreements for Welcome Centre accommodation as part of the Ukraine response.

Economy Futures Fund – The Investment Panel Meeting of 21 June 2022

29 September 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project in Cardiff.

Appointment of Chair to Powys Teaching Health Board

29 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Carl Cooper as Chair to Powys Teaching Health Board from 17 October 2022 until 16 October 2026.  

Welcome ticket – Free public transport for those seeking sanctuary within Wales

28 September 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has approved the extension to the Welcome ticket – Free public transport for those seeking sanctuary within Wales until March 2023.

The Building regulations etc. (Amendment) (Wales) No.2 Regulations 2022

28 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the final Building (Amendment) (Wales) No.2 Regulations 2022, explanatory memorandum and associated documents, which make changes to Parts L (conservation of fuel and power) and F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations.

The deaf community

28 September 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed that the British Deaf Association can publish their Audit Report into the Welsh Government's policies and services for the deaf community; to prioritise the work of the Taskforce; and to use existing legislation to improve the use of British Sign Language across Wales.

Transforming Towns - SMART Towns Delivery 

28 September 2022
 
The Minister for Climate Change has agreed funding to extend the SMART Towns Contract for 2022 to 2023 and 2024 to 2025.

Women's Equality Network Wales

27 September 2022
 
The Minister for Social Justice has agreed funding to support Welsh Women Elected Day, organised by Women’s Equality Network (WEN) Wales. 

Additional Capital for portfolio improvements

27 September 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved funding to undertake a program of improvements to the Economy property portfolio.

Future operation of Salmonella National Control Programmes in Wales

27 Medi 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed that for the future operation of Salmonella National Control Programmes, Wales will operate under a separate Wales-specific target. 

Ignite Cymru-Christmas at Bute Park

26 September 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts, Sport and Chief Whip has agreed Event Wales funding to support the delivery of the Ignite Cymru talent development programme at the 2022 Christmas at Bute Park event.

Draft assessment arrangements for funded non maintained nursery settings

26 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to the publication of a consultation on the draft assessment arrangements for funded non-maintained nursery settings.

Publication of updated guidance on the Youth Engagement and Progression Framework

26 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, the Minister for Economy, the Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing agreed the publication of updated guidance on the Youth Engagement and Progression Framework, comprising of a policy overview and a handbook.

Editing the Youth Engagement and Progression Framework Handbook

26 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language approved funding for the editing of the Youth Engagement and Progression Framework Handbook.

Review of Childcare Sufficiency Assessments

26 September 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed to the procurement of a review relating to childcare sufficiency assessments.

Publication of a Biannual Update on the Renewable Energy Deep Dive

26 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to publish the first biannual update on the renewable energy deep dive, noting progress achieved against each recommendation as well at the next steps towards completion.

Adult Community Learning engagement funding

26 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the allocation of £2million to maintain Adult Community Learning engagement funding and to expand to the Further Education sector for the 2022 to 2023 Financial Year.

Childcare Offer - policy amendment 

26 September 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed amendments to childcare policy in relation to qualifying benefits for parents or guardians of state pension age.

Early Years and Foundation Phase support budget 2022 to 2023

26 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved spending plans for Foundation Phase budgets for 2022 to 2023 and in principle allocations for 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025 financial year.

Cost Consultancy Advice 

26 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved expenditure for cost consultancy advice related to a Business Property Development Grant supported project in South Wales.

Rough sleepers

26 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to suspend the annual rough sleeper count for November 2022.

Swansea Bay University Health Board

22 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed Swansea Bay University Health Board's Integrated Medium Term Plan for 2022 to 2025.

Initial teacher education provision

22 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed proposals to expand the Open University initial teacher education provision.

National Peatland Action Programme

22 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed in principle to increase the amount of peatland to be restored subject to an assessment of funding options.

Financial Contingency Fund

22 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to change the eligibility criteria for the Financial Contingency Fund in the further education sector for 2022 to 2023.

Approval of Hybu Cig Cymru Strategic Documents 2022 to 2023

21 September 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to the content of the Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) Operational Plan 2022 to 2023 and Business Plan 2022 to 2026.

Arrangements for charging for social care - treatment of specified payments to relieve cost of living pressures

21 September 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed arrangements for charging for social care in relation to the treatment of specified payments to relieve cost of living pressures.

Extending holiday food provision to those pupils eligible for Free School Meals

21 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed £11million to extend the holiday food provision for those free school meal eligible pupil, until the end of the current academic year.

Thales UK Limited – Accommodation for Delivering National Digital Exploitation Centre Contractual Activities

15 September 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to provide funding to Thales UK Limited to undertake works to accommodation for delivering National Digital Exploitation Centre contractual activities.

Transfer of funding for environmental governance interim measures

15 September 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd, the Minister for Finance and Local Government and the Minister for Climate Change have agreed to the transfer of up to £45,000 in funding from the Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd MEG to the Climate Change MEG, in respect of costs for the environmental governance interim measures. This is to be addressed at the 2nd supplementary budget for 2022 to 2023 and as part of the Budget process for future years.

National Protocol for Comirnaty® Bivalent Original/Omicron BA.1 COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer)

14 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed a national protocol to allow those who are registered health care professionals who do not normally vaccinate, and people who are not registered health care professionals, to safely administer the Comirnaty Bivalent Original/Omicron BA.1 COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer).

Baby Bundles timeline for delivery

14 September 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed further details of what the scheme will provide relating to the distribution of baby bundles to families in Wales.

Bank Holiday for the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II payment rates for NHS staff

14 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the leave and pay arrangements for the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II for NHS employees.

A strategic approach to Circular Economy support for Local Authorities and the future operation of the Sustainable Waste Management Grant

14 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the proposed changes to the appraisal process, including the principle of funding a series of stages, and agrees to engage with the Local Authorities at the next National Ministerial Programme Board on ring-fencing a specific proportion of the Sustainable Waste Management Grant.

Delivery of Transforming Towns Revenue Support for town centres

12 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved Transforming Towns revenue funding for the delivery of Placemaking Plans in 2022 to 2023 to support Local Authorities across Wales.  The Minister for Climate Change has also agreed to increase the maximum intervention rate available for this purpose and agreed to make specialist advice available to Local Authorities in the delivery of the Placemaking Plan agenda.

NHS Wales Shared Service Partnership - Welsh Healthcare Student Hub 

8 September 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed Welsh Government funding for NHS Wales Shared Service Partnership to procure and implement new software to deliver the Welsh Healthcare Student Hub.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) of study 

8 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at specialist Further Education establishments.

Gap funding for Cancer Informatics Programme

8 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed £2.93million revenue funding from the Welsh Government’s Digital Priorities Investment Fund to Digital Health and Care Wales over two financial years (2022 to 2023 and 2023 to 2024) for the Cancer Informatics Programme.

Visitor Levy Consultation

8 September 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the final version of the visitor levy consultation document.

Anti-racist Wales Action Plan – Housing 

8 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change agreed grant funding of up to £70,000 to Tai Pawb to support the implementation of the Goals and Actions within the Anti-racist Wales Action Plan. 

Trade in Animal Related Products Safeguard Measure for African Swine Fever Controls

8 September 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to apply a Safeguard measure to restrict porcine products from EU and EFTA (European Free Trade Association) countries infected or deemed at risk of infection with African Swine Fever. 

Sustainable Communities for Learning Programme – Variation Requests – August 2022

8 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved recommendations made by the Education Investment Panel in August; agreeing variations to the following Delivery Partner Programme and Project Envelopes for Maendy Primary in Torfaen, Hawthorn in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Pembrokeshire College, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr, Charles Williams in Newport and St Alban’s in Torfaen.

Free school meals capital grant

8 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the allocation of capital funding to Local Authorities in 2022 to 2023 to support the rollout of Universal Primary Free School Meals.

Funding for capital improvements across NHS Wales

8 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services, Deputy Minister for Social Services and Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing have agreed the funding for capital improvements across NHS Wales. 

Sustainable Communities for Learning Programme – Business Cases for August 2022

8 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved recommendations made by the Education Investment Panel in August of Delivery Partner Business Cases for Vale of Glamorgan, St David’s Catholic College, Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taff and Merthyr. 

Annual Data for Nitrogen Dioxide Concentrations

8 September 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed the publication of the Annual Data for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Concentrations for the Motorway and Trunk Road for 2020 and 2021.

Primary Care Contracted Services: Immunisation Scheme

8 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed changes to the Primary Care Contracted Services: Immunisation Scheme.

National Protocol for Spikevax® Bivalent Original/Omicron COVID-19 vaccine (Moderna)

7 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to expand the range of health care professionals that are able to administer the new Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

Replenishment of remdesivir in the treatment of patients hospitalised with COVID-19

6 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to continue to participate in a UK-wide procurement of remdesivir for the treatment of patients hospitalised with COVID-19.

Consultation on methane suppressing feed products in livestock

5 September 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has approved a UK Wide Consultation on methane suppressing feed products in livestock.

New allocation of Transforming Towns Loan funding

5 September 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate Change have agreed to open a call for applications for a further £5million of Transforming Towns Loan funding in 2022 to 2023. 

Utilities Review Strategic Sites

5 September 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to a utilities review across a number of strategic sites.

Welsh language late immersion grant projects

5 September 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to funding of £6,589,323 over 3 financial years with a contingency of £10,677 (over the 3-year period) to local authorities’ proposed projects to support Welsh-medium late immersion provision in schools and centres.

TrawsCymru contract

1 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has to commence a procurement exercise for a replacement contract for the TrawsCymru T1 Aberystwyth to Carmarthen service from January 2023.

Housing Support Grant

1 September 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to hold virtual engagement events in early autumn 2022 to inform the final Housing Support Grant Outcomes Framework.

Appointment to Powys Teaching Health Board

1 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Jennifer Owen Adams as Independent Member (Third Sector) to Powys Teaching Health Board from 30/08/22 until 29/08/26.

Parc Bryn Cegin

1 September 2022

The Minister for Economy has approve expenditure required to inform terms for a Joint Venture with the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for New Business Units at Parc Bryn Cegin, Bangor.

Sale of land

1 September 2022

The Minister of Climate Change has agreed the sale, by Transport for Wales, of the land adjacent to 109 Fidlas Rd, Llanishen, Cardiff.

Age friendly communities

1 September 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding of £1.1million to deliver the Programme for Government commitment to ‘Fund a dedicated post in every local authority to champion work to make Wales an age friendly nation.

Education grants

31 August 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the Education Maintenance Allowance and Welsh Government Learning Grant (Further Education) schemes for the 2022 to 2023 academic year.

Welsh for childcare practitioners

31 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding for the National Centre for Learning Welsh, to develop new Welsh language courses for childcare practitioners in Wales.

Specialist subsidy advice

30 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved expenditure for a specialist subsidy report in relation to a rail related project in South Wales.

Sêr Cymru

26 August 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed an 8 week public consultation to inform the next phase of the Sêr Cymru research funding programme

Football Fans in Training

26 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing have agreed to allocation f £521,200 to the Football Association Wales to deliver the ‘Football Fans in Training’ programme across 2022 to 2024.

Bute Dry Dock

26 August 2022

The First Minister has agreed further survey work of Bute Dry Dock.

Bro Tathan

26 August 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed a number of activities to support economic development at Bro Tathan.

Funding to support learners with Additional Learning Needs

25 August 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the allocation of capital funding to local authorities to support learners with Additional Learning Needs.

Appointment to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

25 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the appointment of Fon Roberts as an associate board member to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Retrospective payments for fire safety building surveys

25 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to offer retrospective funding to leaseholders who have paid for fire risk survey work to take place.

Specialist further education provision

25 August 2022

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

Arts Council of Wales extension of a Trustee for one year

25 August 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has agreed to the extension of Kate Eden’s term as a member of the Arts Council of Wales until 30 April 2024.

Focus on Forestry First

25 August 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to extend the Focus on Forestry First scheme until the end of March 2023.  

Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Board Members public appointments

25 August 2022

The Minister for the Economy has agreed the public appointment recruitment plan and process to appoint three new Board Members to the Board of Directors for Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Limited, trading as Careers Wales.

Natural Resources Wales Board Members

23 August 2022

The Minister for Climate change agreed to the six-month extension of the terms of Karen Balmer, Zoë Henderson, Professor Calvin Jones, and Mark McKenna, as members of the Board of Natural Resources Wales.

Reappointment to the Active Travel Board

22 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has reappointed Dafydd Trystan Davies as Chair of the Active Travel Board.

Land for tree planting

22 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved NRW’s request for consent to acquire 260 hectares of land for compensatory tree planting.

Re-appointment of Independent Member to Swansea Bay University Health Board

22 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Reena Owen as Independent Member Community to Swansea Bay University Health Board for 4 years, from 10 August 2022 until 09 August 2026.

Empty Homes grant scheme

22 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the allocation of £60m in 2022 to 2023 and 2024 to 2025 for a national Empty Homes Grant scheme.

Development of a new School Health and Wellbeing Programme 

18 August 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed to the development of a new School Health and Wellbeing Programme for all school aged children to compliment the current Healthy Child Wales Programme.

Publication of 2020 to 2021 State of the Estate Report

18 August 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to the publication of the 2020 to 2021 State of the Estate Report. 

Appointment to Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone Advisory Board

18 August 2022

The Minister for the Economy has agreed to the appointment of Mr Stephen Thornton to Haven Waterways Enterprise Zone. Advisory Board.

Building Regulations

18 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the Government response in relation to the Stage 2B consultation on changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations for new and existing non-domestic buildings.

Appointment of Independent Member University to Powys Teaching Health Board

17 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Simon Wright as Independent Member University to Powys Teaching Health Board from 08/08/22 until 07/08/26. 

Specialist further education provision

16 August 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programmes of study at specialist further education establishments.

The Building Regulations Advisory Committee for Wales Committee

15 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the recruitment campaign to appoint new members to the Building Regulations Advisory Committee for Wales Committee.

Organic production

12 August 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to the establishment of the UK Expert Group on Organic Production.

Seafood Expo Global 2023

12 August 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to provide financial support for a Welsh presence at Seafood Expo Global 2023.

Sterile medicines production unit

12 August 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed to meet the workforce costs of NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership’s sterile medicines production unit recurrently from 2023 to 2024.

Pharmacy students

12 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services agreed the Health Education and Improvement Wales’ implementation programme for undergraduate clinical placements for pharmacy students in Wales.

The Commission for Welsh-speaking Communities

12 August 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the membership and terms and conditions for the Commission for Welsh-speaking Communities.

Appointment to Digital Health and Care Wales

8 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has appointed Alistair Neill as an Independent Member to Digital Health and Care Wales, for 4 years from the 8August 2022 to the 7August 2026.

Optimised Retrofit Programme

8 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed: a new approach to funding the Optimised Retrofit Programme on a formula basis rather than as a competitive bidding process; the funding allocation to LAs and RSLs for 2022 to 2023; and, to provide indicative figures for 2023 to 2024, and 2024 to 2025.

Digital services for patients

8 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding for the Digital Services for Patients and the Public Programme and the development of the NHS Wales App.

Active Travel Network Maps

8 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved the Active Travel Network Maps for:  Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Ceredigion, Isle of Anglesey, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Swansea and Vale of Glamorgan.

Homes for Ukraine scheme

8 August 2022

The Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed ‘Thank you’ payments for those provide offering support through the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme, within the adult social care charging arrangements in Wales.

Newport Fflecsi

8 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed an extension of the fixed term contract with Newport Transport Ltd for the provision of the Newport Fflecsi demand responsive bus service up to the 31 August 2022, at a cost of up to £567,000 in revenue support; and following the withdrawal of Newport Fflecsi -Transport for Wales, the local authorities and Newport Transport Ltd will identify and implement a package of alternative bus services catering for key passenger flows as determined through the initial Fflecsi trial.

Emergency shelter

8 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the drafting of revised guidance for local authorities on the provision of emergency shelter for those with no recourse to public funds, and to top up the £9.6 million previously allocated to local authorities for temporary accommodation in 2022 to 2023.

Sentinel Site Network

4 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to meet the cost of building, printing and implementing interpretation boards at Sentinel Site locations across Wales.

Appointment to Hywel Dda University Health Board

4 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed for appoint Professor Chantel Patel as Independent Member, University, to Hywel Dda University Health Board. Her appointment will be for 4 years, from 02 August 2022 until 01 August 2026.

Music Capital Fund

4 August 2022

The Minister for Economy and Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip have agreed the Music Capital Fund for 2021 to 2022

Digital Infrastructure

4 August 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that further work is not undertaken into the impact of a non-domestic rates relief scheme for fibre and consequently a relief scheme is not being introduced.

Vocational Qualifications Review

3 August 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for staffing and other costs associated with the operation of the Vocational Qualifications Review.

Reappointment to the Student Loans Company

3 August 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the reappointment of Charlotte Moar and Stephen Tetlow, as Non-Executive Directors to the Student Loans Company Board.

Commercial pet imports

1 August 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has: given permission for the Chief Veterinary Officer or the Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales to sign a Declaration setting out the special measures necessary to further suspend all commercial imports of dogs, cats and ferrets from the Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Romania; and, has agreed the Declaration on the gov.uk website, alongside equivalent declarations for England and Scotland.

Ebbw Fawr – Glyncoed Primary project

1 August 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved additional funding for the ‘Ebbw Fawr – Glyncoed Primary’ project.

Ratification of medicines

1 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed that recommendations, on medicines that are not subject to the standard Health Technology Assessment, made by All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre’s One Wales process will be subject to ratification by Welsh ministers prior to adoption by the NHS in Wales

Support for smoking cessation and weight management plans

1 August 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed £4.157 million, ‘Prevention and Early Years’, funding to support the local health boards plans for smoking cessation and weight management.

Trade Survey

29 July 2022

The Minister has agreed to fund an annual Trade Survey for Wales for up to three further years to measure and improve our understanding of trade flows into and out of businesses located in Wales.

Fire and Rescue Authorities

29 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership has agreed funding for several projects from the three Fire and Rescue Authorities in 2022 to 2023 totalling £370,338 and an additional allocation of £75,000 for advice on firefighter pensions from the Government Actuary’s Department.

Free school meals

29 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the staging and timing of delivery of universal primary free school meals from September 2022, including revenue funding arrangements.

Free school meals

29 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the proposed policy for universal primary free school meals and how that will be implemented.

COVID-19 assessment and treatment

29 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding to continue with the national COVID-19 assessment and treatment pathway guidance for 2022 to 2023.

Extension of the provisions of the Well-being of Future Generations Act

29 July 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and Deputy Minister for Social Partnership have agreed to publish a consultation on additional public bodies subject to the well-being duty (Part 2) of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

Adoption Register for Wales

29 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding to Cardiff City Council (as host of the National Adoption Service) to procure a four-year contract (1st October 2022 to 30th September 2026) for the Adoption Register for Wales.

Pen y Dre School

29 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the Full Business Case for the refurbishment of Pen y Dre School, Merthyr Tydfil.

Funding for post-16 programmes of study

28 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programmes of study at specialist further education establishments

Appointment to Public Health Wales NHS Trust

28 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Nick Elliott as a Non-Executive Director Digital and Data to Public Health Wales NHS Trust. His appointment starts on 01/09/2022 until 31/08/2026.

Speech, Language and Communication

28 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding for speech, language and communication to health boards and specialist centres in Wales.

Speech, Language and Communication

28 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed to the development of a bespoke speech, language and communication identification tool, 2022 to 2025.

Building Safety

28 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that officials develop options that address the issue of developers who will not publicly commit to remediating their buildings in Wales at their own cost.

Extension of EU Settlement Scheme Advice Services

27 July 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed to the extension of funding for Newfields Law to continue to provide EU Settlement Scheme Advice services until March 2023.

Baby Bundles

27 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed funding for scoping research to be undertaken with expectant and new parents, and workforce representatives to inform the further rollout of baby bundles across Wales

Baby Bundles

27 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed the vision and purpose for the Baby Bundles Wales programme.

Funding for the Tai Ffres homelessness project

27 July 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government and the Minister for Climate Change have agreed £10 million Financial Transaction Capital loan funding for the Tai Ffres youth housing service and to allow the development of studio flats within the Tai Ffres scheme.

Funding to support COVID-19 Renew and Reform Projects

27 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the Deployment of funding to support COVID-19 Renew and Reform Projects.

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

27 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed not to reappoint one Member of the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority for an additional term and has agreed to end the term of appointment of another.

Visitor Levy

27 July 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed the proposed wording for the visitor levy consultation question on the scope of taxable activity.

UK-India Memorandum of Understanding

27 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the UK-India Memorandum of Understanding on the mutual recognition of higher education qualifications.

Bread and Flour

27 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed to a four-nation consultation on proposals relating to the compositional standards for flour and the regulation of flour and flour products.  The Deputy Minister has agreed to revoke the Bread and Flour Regulsations 1998 and replace them with consolidated domestic legislation following the consultation

Financial Contingency Fund

27 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to make changes to the financial contingency fund schemes for 2022 to 2023 and approved allocations from the financial contingency fund.

Educational Resources Company - Articles of Association and Vision

25 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the articles of association and high-level vision for the bilingual educational resources company.

Bilingual Educational Resources Company - Public appointment of Chair and Board member

25 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the appointment plan for the appointment of Chair and Board members to the Bilingual Educational Resources Company.

Restoration of Grade II Listed Mining Headgear at Cefn Coed Colliery - Blaenant

25 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed additional funding to complete the restoration of the Grade ll* Listed Head Gear Towers at Cefn Coed Mining Museum.

Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning (SHELL) marketing and communication plan 2022 to 2023

25 July 2022

The Minister for the Economy has agreed funding for marketing activities to support key Programme for Government commitments for 2022 to 2023.

Recommendations for funding local authority bus and metro schemes 

25 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to allocate funding to local authorities for local bus infrastructure and Metro Schemes for financial year 2022 to 2023.

Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance (WelTAG) 2022 - Consultation

25 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to publish the Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance 2022 – Consultation Draft for public consultation.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) 

25 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at specialist Further Education establishments. 

Evaluation of the Period Dignity Grant

25 July 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed the budget for the commissioned evaluation of the Welsh Government’s Period Dignity Grant.

Fair Treatment for the Women of Wales - Funding Proposal

25 July 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed the funding allocations for Fair Treatment for the Women of Wales to support action in delivering the Welsh Government’s Programme for Government and policy objectives to Celebrate diversity and move to eliminate inequality in all of its forms in the 2022to 2023 financial year.

Memorandum of Understanding and Co-operation 

25 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the Memorandum of Understanding and Co-operation for Research, Innovation and Skills between Welsh Government and Economic and Social Research Council.

Funding Arrangements for Specialist Post-16 additional learning needs placements 

25 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed Funding Arrangements for Specialist Post-16 additional learning needs placements from September 2023.

Written statement outlining progress made to date on the National Contemporary Arts Gallery

25 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Chief Whip has agreed to issue a written statement outlining progress made to date on the National Contemporary Arts Gallery and to issue an invitation to public sector estates managers, to identify potential venues and/or sites for an Anchor Gallery as part of the wider development.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Grant in Aid 2022 to 2023

25 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed grant funding for Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Wales in 2022 to 2023.

Funding for post-16 programme(s) 

25 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at specialist Further Education establishments. 

Transitional Accommodation Capital Programme Phase 2 approval

21 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved the applications for the 396 homes submitted by Social Landlords under Phase 2 “Expressions of Interest”, at a cost of up to £40.612million for 16 Social Landlords across 14 Local Authority areas.

Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board

21 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the laying of the Industrial Development Act 1982 Annual Report for the 2021 to 2022 financial year, before the Senedd Cymru.

Memorandum of Understanding with Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service and Welsh Government 2022 to 2025

21 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the refreshed Memorandum of Understanding between Welsh Government and Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service which covers the funding and delivery of offender learning and skills from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2025.  

Changes to the delivery of the Nursery Milk Scheme in Wales

21 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed for NHS Business Services Authority to deliver the Nursery Milk Scheme in Wales for one year with an option to extend by a further year. 

Housing With Care Fund (HCF) Project Proposal

21 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to HCF funding of £0.068m for funding for a project in West Glamorgan.

Systems Mapping for understanding the drivers of dietary change

21 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed to the commissioning of a specification to appoint a contractor to review what the drivers for dietary choices are and has agree a budget of £50,000 over two years for undertaking this activity.

Regulatory Board for Wales Review

20 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to dissolve the existing Regulatory Board for Wales and commission a work programme to make recommendations on the role, purpose and governance arrangements for a new advisory body.

Publication of an Annual Report on the Mutual Investment Model

20 July 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed to the publication of an Annual Report on the Mutual Investment Model and the publication of related redacted contracts.

Enhanced Digital Wireless Infrastructure

20 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to fund enhanced digital wireless infrastructure in Conwy County Borough.

Capacity building to deliver on integrated health and social care hubs

20 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services, the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding to build capacity of Regional Partnership Boards to deliver integrated health and social care hubs.

Appointment of an Independent Member to Digital Health and Care Wales

20 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has appointed Marilyn Bryan-Jones as Independent Member to Digital Health and Care Wales for 4 years from 14th July 2022. 

Housing Policy Final Grant Allocations 2022 to 2023

20 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change have agreed to the final allocations of funding for the Housing Policy Grant Programme for Financial Year 2022 to 2023. The Minister has previously agreed indicative allocations prior to confirmation of the 2022 to 2025 Final Budget on 1 March.

Ofgem Annual Report and Accounts 2021 to 2022

20 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to lay Ofgem’s Annual Report and Accounts 2021 to 2022 in the Senedd. 

Second homes and land transaction tax

20 July 2022

 The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to publish a summary of responses to the consultation on second homes and land transaction tax.

Careers Choices/ Dewis Gyrfa Operational Plan 2022 to 2023

20 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the Careers Choices/ Dewis Gyrfa annual Operational Plan for 2022 to 2023.

Update to the list of GB Non-Native Species Secretariat Inspectorate Officers authorised to undertake enforcement action in Wales

20 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to a new authorisation letter being issued updating the list of Non-Native Species Inspectorate officers authorised in Wales for the purposes of the enforcement of the Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019. 

Contractual practise in the UK pig sector

20 July 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed for the UK Government to launch the UK-wide consultation on contractual arrangements in the UK pig sector.

Review of British Wool and Future Regulatory Framework Options

20 July 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to the further perusal of revoking the 1950 Order and transitioning British Wool to a Farmer-led Cooperative Society and has approved further analysis to be undertaken to assess risks, governance and costs associated with transitioning to the co-operative structure, including consequences and safeguards for Welsh farmers to aid further consideration before any firm decisions are taken.

National Adviser appointments for Violence Against Women, Gender Based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

20 July 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed to the appointment of Johanna Robinson and the reappointment of Yasmin Khan as National Advisers for Violence Against Women, Gender Based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence.

Llynfi Valley loan agreement

20 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to increase the non-repayable element of the existing Llynfi Valley loan agreement with Bridgend County Borough Council which was awarded for the authority to bring forward difficult to develop brownfield sites for housing provision. This reflects additional costs associated with the feasibility work and intrusive site investigation works in respect of the Washery West site in Maesteg. 

Education communications and marketing budget 2022 to 2023 

20 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language and Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed the Education communication and marketing budget 2022 to 2023.

Response to the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure (CCEI) Committee’s report on renewable energy

18 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to issue a response to the CCEI Committee’s seventeen recommendations included in their published report on ‘Renewable energy in Wales’.

Women Connect First - Policy Officer Funding Proposal

18 July 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed the funding allocations for Women Connect First to support action in delivering the Welsh Government’s Programme for Government and policy objectives to Celebrate diversity and move to eliminate inequality in all of its forms in the 2022 to 2023 financial year.

A Fairer Council Tax

18 July 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to publish a consultation on proposals to reform council tax in Wales. 

WUSI4 agreement in principle

18 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed in principle to the proposed amendments to the retained EU law related to food and feed hygiene and safety and agreed to the consultations applying in relation to Wales. 

Appointments to the Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal

18 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the appointment of panel members to the Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal - including those with specialist and wide general knowledge in the field of agriculture, horticulture or forestry – and to allow the Chair to make the selection of specific experts from the groups of panel members for each appeal, throughout the appointment period of 5 years. Membership - Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

Employment Bureau Delivery from August 2022

18 July 2022

The Minister for Economy, Minister for Education and Welsh Language and Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed to a transfer from the Economy budget to the Education and Welsh Language budget in 2022 to 2023 financial year for Employment Bureau Delivery from August 2022.

Appointments to the Cadw Board

18 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip has agreed to the reappointment of Jane Richardson as Chair, and Dr Peter Wakelin and Liz Girling as non-executive members as Cadw Board members for three years, and the recruitment of up to three new Cadw Board members.

Education Workforce Council’s Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2022

18 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language agreed to lay the Annual Report before the Senedd.

Health boards and trusts

18 July 2022

The Minister for health and Social Services has approved the Integrated Medium-Term Plans for: Aneurin Bevan UHB; Powys tHB; Public Health Wales NHS Trust; Velindre NHS Trust; and, the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust.

Reappointment of Chair to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

18 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has reappointed Mark Polin as Chair of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board for 4 years from 1st September 2022 to 31st August 2026.

River Basin Management plans

18 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved the River Basin Management plans submitted by Natural Resources Wales.

Reappointment to Natural Resources Wales board

18 July 2022

The Minister for Climate change agreed to the reappointment of Professor Steve Ormerod as a member of the Board of Natural Resources Wales at the expiration of their first term of tenure.

Amendment to Leasing Scheme Wales Revenue Budget

18 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that some of the revenue budget that has been allocated to Leasing Scheme Wales can be used to cover the cost of voids whilst work to bring the property onto the scheme is being undertaken by the local authority, and for local authorities to claim 10% management fee from Welsh Government, rather than taking this from the rental income. This would provide the property owner with full rental income at local housing association rate, without compromising rental costs for tenants.

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

18 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed a programme of assistance to Brecon Beacons National Park Authority to address the findings of an Audit Wales report.

First Supplementary Budget

18 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services, Deputy Minister for Social Services and Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing have agreed the 2022 to 2023 Health and Social Services Main Expenditure Group First Supplementary Budget.

Professional advice fees

18 July 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have approved expenditure for Professional Advice Services in respect of a bus related project in South Wales.

Transitional Accommodation Capital Programme

18 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the inclusion of an application made by Cardiff LA, which seeks funding to purchase 26 properties and develop 210 modular homes on a brownfield site, into the Transitional Accommodation Capital Programme, with an indicative funding cost of £12.575 Million.

Economic Advice

18 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed expenditure to engage external economic advisors to undertake a business review.

Funding for Swansea Bay UHB

18 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to provide a recurrent addition £24.4 Million to Swansea Bay UHB.

Keep Wales Tidy - Planting trees in schools

12 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to Keep Wales Tidy delivering a scheme to plant 60 – 120 trees in 100 Eco-schools across Wales, which they will do in partnership with Size of Wales and the Woodland Trust.

The Social Housing Grant Programme Budget for 2022 to 2023

12 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the allocation to Local Authorities of the Social Housing Grant budget for 2022 to 2023 and the Homebuy budget for the second homes pilot area for 2022 to 2023.

Building Safety Welsh Government Pact

12 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to offer a pact to developers regarding the addressing of life-critical fire-safety issues arising from design, construction or refurbishment defects on buildings which they had played a role in developing or refurbishing and agreed to extend the offer beyond the 47 developers who have signed up to the UK Government’s pledge to include other developers operating in Wales.

Non-domestic (business) rates support for hydropower: 2022 to 2023

12 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to provide non-domestic (business) rates support for community owned hydropower projects in 2022 to 2023. The same criteria will apply as were used in 2021 to 2022.

Heat Strategy for Wales

12 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to procure external services to support the development of the Heat Strategy Wales, in line with the Net Zero Wales commitment.

Arrangements for the distribution of COVID-19 antiviral medicines in the community setting

12 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership undertake a procurement exercise to appoint a distributor for antiviral medicines to community pharmacies and dispensing doctors.

British Cattle Movement Service

11 July 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to extend the British Cattle Movement Service to March 2024.

Transitional Accommodation Capital Programme

11 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved up to £4.138 million to bring 141 empty properties back into use.

Affordable Housing Schemes

11 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed up to £11 million to support the extension of the scheme to assist in meeting the increasing costs faced by contractors building social homes under fixed price contracts.

Appointment to Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

11 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has appointed Colin Dennis for 4 years from1st October 2022 to 30th September 2026.

National Reference Laboratories

11 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed that the Food Standards Agency (FSA) can designate National Reference Laboratories for the areas within their remit.  The FSA is designated as a competent authority for that purpose.

Specialist support and advice for 20mph and Pavement Parking

11 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to provide funding for specialist consultants to assist with the delivery of the 20mph and Pavement Parking Programme for Government commitments to the value of £25,000.

National Protocol for Inactivated influenza vaccine and National Protocol for Live attenuated influenza vaccine nasal spray suspension 

11 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a national protocol to allow those who are registered health care professionals who do not normally vaccinate, and people who are not registered health care professionals, National Protocol for Inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) and National Protocol for Live attenuated influenza vaccine nasal spray suspension (LAIV).

Commission for Tertiary Education and Research Implementation Programme

7 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the Commission for Tertiary Education and Research Implementation Programme.

Transforming Towns grant funding

7 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate change have approved Transforming Towns grant funding to Merthyr Tydfil Local Authority to support the development phase of a bilingual Welsh Jewish Heritage Centre within the former Synagogue in Merthyr town centre. 

Second homes and holiday lets

7 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the completion of draft legislation and planning policy following the consultation on proposed changes to planning legislation and policy for second homes and short-term holiday lets.

Heat network funding and support in Wales

7 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to opt into the Heat Network Efficiency Scheme and to continue to allow the Heat Network Delivery Unit to support heat network projects in Wales. The Minister for Climate Change has also agreed that proposals for a bespoke Welsh support programme for heat networks should be considered in the upcoming Heat Strategy.

Review of the Wales Coast Path - Research on Social Enterprise

7 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change agreed expenditure of up to £5,000 for research on the potential to promote social enterprises on the Wales Coast Path.

Review of the Wales Coast Path – Final Report

7 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change noted the recommendations and agreed the publicity arrangements for the Report on the Review of the Wales Coast Path.

Consideration of Codex pesticide maximum residue levels (CXLs) in food and feed for Great Britain

6 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed her support for the Health and Safety Executives conclusions regarding the proposed Codex levels for discussion at the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues meeting in July 2022.  

Business in the Community strategic relationship 

6 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Business in the Community strategic relationship 2022 to 2024.

Neurodevelopmental Services Improvement

6 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed continued support for autism services and agreed a new neurodevelopmental services improvement programme. 

Extension of Statutory Sick Pay Enhancement Scheme

6 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed an extension of the Statutory Sick Pay Enhancement Scheme.

Recruitment into Social Care, TV Advertising

6 July 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding for a 6-week TV / social media advertising campaign, commencing 6 July, at a cost of £100,000. 

Comprehensive Review of Species of Special Concern

6 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that the 2050 climate scenario is used to determine species’ ability to establish in Great Britain.

Approval of Capital Grant Applications for Medium and High Rise Residential Buildings

6 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to approve the allocation of £542,400.00 of capital grant funding for two Coastal Housing Group building project applications in the current financial year.

Lorient 2022 Funding

5 July 2022

The First Minister and Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Chief Whip agree to provide financial support to the Arts Council of Wales to support Artists in attending and representing Wales at the Lorient Festival 2022.

Gigabit capable broadband to new developments - amendments to building regulations

5 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to officials developing proposals to mandate the provision of gigabit capable broadband to all new build developments through amendments to Building Regulations and the associated costs.

Referral under the Community Health Councils

5 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has determined the referral under the Community Health Councils (Constitution, Membership and Procedures) (Wales) Regulations 2010 regarding Pentyrch Surgery.

Economic Futures Fund – Creative Production Funding

5 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project in South Wales.

Reappointment of an Independent Member (University) to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

5 July 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has appointed Professor Nichola Callow for 4 years from the 5th June 2022 to 4th June 2022. 

Apprenticeship Allocations

5 July 2022

The Minister for Economy, Minister for Finance and Local Government and the Minister for Education and Welsh Language have agreed to the 2022 to 2023 Apprenticeship Allocations.

Working arrangement with Children’s Commissioner

5 July 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with the Children’s Commissioner for Wales which sets out the operational working arrangements between the Children’s Commissioner for Wales and the Welsh Government.

Appointment of Statutory Panel to fulfil duties under the Forestry Act 1967

5 July 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have appointed David Edwards, Dai Jones, Shona Smith, Iwan Parry, Tim Kirk, Judith Webb, Rachel Sharp, Gareth Davies, Tom Jenkins and Russel Horsey as members of the forestry sector, to the Welsh Government Statutory Panel for the Forestry Act 1967, which provides a Committee of Reference to hear appeals under the Act.

Remediation of medium and high rise residential buildings

5 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed continuation of Building Safety Programme capital grant funding for Social Landlords, in 2022 to 2023, for fire safety remediation works in buildings over 11m in height.

Childcare Offer for Wales

5 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed to an amendment of the split between term-time and holiday provision available under the Childcare Offer in four local authority areas to ensure all eligible families receive a full 48 weeks of entitlement in any 52-week period.

Appointments to the Centre for Digital Public Services

5 July 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has appointed Sharon Gilburd as Chair and John-Mark Frost, Andrea Gale, Samina Ali, Ben Summers and Neil Prior as Centre for Digital Public Services’ Board members from 1 July 2022 until 1 July 2025.

Digital delivery plan for the legal sector

5 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to funding to engage a contractor to support the development of a digital delivery plan for the legal sector in Wales.  

Mid Wales Manufacturing Group

5 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the provision of core funding to support the activities of the Mid Wales Manufacturing Group.

Pedestrian safety

5 July 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to provide funding of £114,000 for the trial of non-prescribed zebra crossings in Cardiff.

Construction of a new industrial unit

5 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved expenditure to construct a new industrial unit at Rhyd y Blew, Ebbw Vale.

New business units at Penrhos

5 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to extend a Joint Venture and provide additional funding to deliver another phase of business units at Penrhos, Holyhead.

Site development at Beggars Pound

5 July 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved expenditure on fees and works at Beggars Pound, Bro Tathan.

Reappointment to the Qualifications Wales Board

5 July 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the Reappointment of the Chair of the Qualifications Wales Board.

Sustainable Communities for Learning - Business Cases - June 2022

30 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the delivery partner business cases recommended by June’s Education Investment Panel.

Trade in Animal Related Products Safeguarding measure for Regionalisation of Canada and the USA for Avian Influenza

30 June 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd agreed for the Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer to revoke the Safeguarding Declarations made on 31 May 2022, and to restate the prohibition on the importation of poultry and poultry products into GB from areas in Canada and the USA which are not free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. 

Payment plan for land acquisitions at Swansea

30 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the new payment plan for land acquisitions at Swansea.

Leaseholder Support Scheme - Property Purchase Process

30 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the property purchase process.

Leaseholder Support Scheme – Application Process

30 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the first steps in the Scheme application process. 

Transforming Towns Projects - Marsh House, Merthyr Tydfil

30 June 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate change have approved Transforming Towns grant funding to Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council to support the re-development of Marsh House.

Transforming Towns Projects - Merthyr Leisure Centre

30 June 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate change have approved Transforming Towns grant and loan funding to Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council to enable to refurbishment and decarbonisation of Merthyr Leisure Centre; and the development of a new Skate Park.

SA1 Prince of Wales Dock Channel Infill: Consultant Appointment

30 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the approval to appoint a consultant.

Leaseholder Support Scheme - Eligibility Criteria and Assessment

30 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the first steps in the Scheme application process.

Ministerial Advisory Group for Welsh Fisheries  

30 June 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to establish a new strategic Ministerial Advisory Group for Welsh Fisheries.

Clinical Impact Awards administrative support

30 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to additional funding for NHS Wales Employers for resource to support the social partnership secretariat function and the administration the Clinical Impact Awards.

Assets Collaboration Programme Wales Phase 3

30 June 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed the launch and implementation Assets Collaboration Programme Wales Phase 3.

Publication of Guidance on Local and Shared Ownership of Energy Projects in Wales

30 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to publish guidance on local and shared ownership of energy projects in Wales and issued a written statement announcing this resource for developers, local communities and decision-makers.

Payment of Legal Fees

28 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the payment of legal fees.

Sale of land at Talbot Green

28 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the sale of land in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Upgrade to infrastructure in Bro Tathan

28 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to facilitate an upgrade to infrastructure in Bro Tathan.

Improvement to Power Supply Infrastructure, Newport

28 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to improvements in infrastructure in Newport.

Upgrade to Infrastructure in Newport

28 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to facilitate an upgrade to infrastructure in Newport.

Summer of Fun - National Eisteddfod for Wales

28 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding to support attendance at the National Eisteddfod, 2022 as part of the summer of fun programme.

Sustainable Communities for Learning - Variation Requests for June 2022

28 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved recommendations made by the Education Investment Panel in June with respect to variations to programme and project envelopes.

Refurbishment of an Industrial Building, Rassau Industrial Estate, Blaenau Gwent

28 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to additional expenditure for the refurbishment of an Industrial building at Rassau Industrial Estate, Blaenau Gwent.

Homelessness prevention funding

27 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the First Minister have agreed to the allocations of discretionary homelessness prevention funding and funding for strategic co-ordinator posts to local authorities for 2022 to 2023.

MediWales

27 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to fund up to £54k to support five separate but interrelated events and activities in partnership with MediWales, the life sciences network.  This includes an industry stream at the upcoming MediWales NHS Connects conference on 29th June.

National Professional Qualification for Headteachers Review

27 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to undertake a review of the National Professional Qualification for Headteachers (NPQH) Programme in Wales.  

North Wales Additional Transport Investment

27 June 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government, Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed a package of additional investments to develop North-South public transport connectivity improvements, following the recent decision to cease support for the Cardiff-Anglesey Public Service Obligation Air Service.

BlasCymru / TasteWales – Future Options

27 June 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales & Trefnydd has agreed to host BlasCymru / TasteWales in October 2023. The date and venue will be confirmed in due course. 

Publication of Annual Report

27 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to publish an Annual Report on progress of the implementation of recommendations in the final report of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities, Contributions and Cynefin in the New Curriculum Working Group.

Appointment of Consultant and Contractor to undertake surveys and ground investigation works on land at Dafen, Llanelli

23 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed expenditure to appoint a consultant and contractor to provide pre-planning advice for a site in Carmarthenshire.

Wrexham City of Culture - Funding for Play Provision

23 June 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed funding for play provision in Wrexham.

Social Care Wales 2022-23 Remit letter and Workplan to support Childcare and Early Years workforce

23 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed the remit and associated funding of £478,300 to Social Care Wales to undertake work to support the early years and childcare workforce April 2022 to March 2023. 

Thalidomide Trust Health Grant Renewal from April 2023

22 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved future funding arrangements for the Thalidomide Trust Health Grant from April 2023.

Plot B Pencoed Technology Park

22 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to sell land in Bridgend. 

Funding towards the Wales Centre for Public Policy

22 June 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved funding of £50,000 on an annual basis for five years to the Wales Centre for Public Policy to assist public bodies and Public Services Boards in their use of evidence.

Recruitment of Board Members for Youth Work Strategy Implementation Board

22 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the recruitment plan for the appointment of members to the Youth Work Strategy Implementation Board.

Shared Strategic Vision

22 June 2022

The Minister for Economy and Deputy Minister for Social Partnership have approved the Shared Strategic Vision for Retail ahead of its publication. 

Transforming Towns Placemaking Grant

22 June 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have approved Transforming Towns capital Funding towards the Placemaking grant to enable a mix of funding interventions in town centres.

Determination of 11 feed additive applications

22 June 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed to authorise the eleven feed additives applications and has agreed to authorise transitional arrangements to allow existing stocks of renewed feed additive stocks to be depleted. 

National Strategy for Educational Research and Enquiry

20 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the spending proposals for 2022 to 2023 for the budget allocated to support the embedding of the National Strategy for Educational Research and Enquiry.

Uplift to student support mileage rate contribution for students

20 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to increase the car mileage rate contribution for eligible disabled and undergraduate students Travel Grant.

Inquiry on the Semiconductor Industry in the UK

20 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Welsh Government submission to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee enquiry into the Semiconductor Industry in the UK.

Funding for additional emergency ambulance capacity

20 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding to increase emergency ambulance capacity to mitigate wider urgent and emergency care system pressures.

Care Inspectorate Wales Funding Multi Agency Inspection of Children's Safeguarding 2022 to 2024

15 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding for Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW), Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) and Estyn to undertake 4 Joint Inspectorate Reviews of Child Protection Arrangements across Wales in 2022 to 2023 and 2023 to 2024.

Fenton Community Primary School

15 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed not to uphold the complaint by the governing body of Fenton Primary School, that a warning notice issued by Pembrokeshire County Council had been issued inappropriately.

Funding for Community Health Councils to gather COVID 19 experiences

15 June 2022

The First Minister for Wales has approved funding to support Community Health Councils to undertake activity to gather the experiences of people across Wales in relation to the pandemic to share with the UK wide COVID 19 Inquiry. 

Ystadau Cymru 2022 Awards

15 June 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to launch the opening of applications for the Ystadau Cymru 2022 Awards for collaboration in the use of public sector property assets.

Draft HIV Action Plan for Wales

14 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a draft HIV Action Plan that is due to be published on 14 June 2022 for a consultation period of 12 weeks. 

Pharmacy and Prescribing Policy Development Budget 2022 to 2023

14 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the programme of work proposed for the Pharmacy & Prescribing Policy Development budget for 2022 to 2023.

Pupil Development Grant continuation 

14 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed funding allocations for the Pupil Development Grant continuation in 2022 to 2023.

Cardiff - Anglesey Public Service Obligation Air Service

13 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to cease support for the Cardiff-Anglesey Public Service Obligation Air service and subsequently withdraw funding for Anglesey Airport.

Hafod Estate

13 June 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip, and the Minister for Economy, have approved a capital endowment to the National Trust for investment in the Hafod Estate in Ceredigion.

Free School Meal provision for study leave

13 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for Free School Meal provision for eligible pupils in years 11-13 when they are on an authorised absence (i.e. study leave) during May to July 2022.

Continue to support the British Science Association CREST Awards in Wales programme

13 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the continued support to the British Science Association’s (BSA) CREST Awards in Wales programme over three years (2022 to 2023, 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025 financial year).

North Wales Rural 5G Broadband Experimental Development with Collaboration via Bangor University

13 June 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to award Bangor University grant funding to deliver a broadband and innovation project in North Wales via a consortium led by Bangor University.

International Nurse Recruitment Programme

13 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed additional Welsh Government funding for NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership to continue to support the International Nurse Recruitment Programme.

Help to Buy Wales

13 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has asked to officials to explore the development of a phase four of the Help to Buy Wales shared equity loan scheme. 

Housing with Care Fund

13 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed funding for a project in Cwm Taf Morgannwg.

Digitalising business rates

13 June 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has written to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury seeking inclusion for Wales in the UK Government’s Digitalising Business Rates project. 

Llanbedr - Coastal Flood Defence proposal

9 June 2022

The Minister for Economy has declined to support expenditure related to procuring a Coastal Flood Defence Appraisal and Options Fee Proposal at this time.

Transforming Towns Funding

9 June 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have approved Transforming Towns Funding to Neath Port Talbot CBC to facilitate delivery of a new integrated transport hub in Neath town centre.

Carers Support Fund

9 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed three years of funding for the Unpaid Carers’ Support Fund.

Trade in Animal Related Products Safeguarding measure for Regionalisation of Canada and the USA for Avian Influenza

8 June 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd agreed for the Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer to revoke the Safeguarding Declarations made on 05 May 2022, and to restate the prohibition on the importation of poultry and poultry products into GB from areas in Canada and the USA which are not free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. 

Appointment of Chair and Member to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales

8 June 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to the direct appointments to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales. Frances Duffy has been appointed as Chair from 1 June 2022 to 31 May 2024 and Beverley Smith as Member from 1 June 2022 to 31 May 2023.

Interim Environmental Protection Assessor for Wales’s Annual Report 2021 to 2022

8 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the publication of the Interim Environmental Protection Assessor for Wales’s first annual report and to lay this report in the Senedd.

Local Transport Fund and Resilient Roads Fund 2022 to 2023

8 June 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to allocate funding to local authorities from Local Transport Fund & Resilient Roads Fund, the First Minister has agreed to allocate funding to Carmarthenshire County Council and City and County of Swansea in the Minister and Deputy Ministers constituency.

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

8 June 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at specialist Further Education establishments. 

Primary Care Sustainability Tools – resource expansion

8 June 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed additional resource costs for NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership to support the expansion of the service.

Update on the Welsh Government's progress in implementing the recommendations in the Public Administration Committee report

8 June 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and the Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed an update to the Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee on progress in implementing the recommendations from the committee’s report ‘Delivering for Future Generations – the story so far’.

Bus Emergency Funding

8 June 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to provide the bus industry in Wales with recovery funding through a further Bus Emergency Scheme from 1 August 2022 until the end of the financial year (March 2023).

All Wales Public Service Graduate Programme

8 June 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government approved a request for the programme funding of two posts supporting delivery of the All Wales Public Service Graduate Programme.

Extension of Nest Contract

8 June 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to extend the contract for the Warm Homes Programme, Nest Scheme together with the Quality Assurance and Audit contract to September 2023.

Independent Monitoring Authority Report

8 June 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed the Welsh Government contribution to the Independent Monitoring Authority Annual Report 2021. 

Cost-of-living support scheme

8 June 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed to allocate £85,000 to fund access for local authorities to the government’s online automated due-diligence tool, Spotlight, to support them in carrying out due diligence checks to deliver the cost-of-living support scheme for 2022 to 2023.

Mental health and professional learning funding

31 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved the deployment of mental health and professional learning funding for further education.

Anti-racist Wales Action Plan

31 May 2022

The First Minister and Minister for Social Justice have signed off the Anti-racist Wales Action Plan and agreed to its publication on 7 June.

Anti-racist Wales Action Plan

31 May 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has approved the final wording for the Social Justice portfolio Goals and Actions for inclusion in the Anti-racist Wales Action Plan.

Local Broadband Fund

31 May 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed funding for a further project award under Tranche 4 of the Local Broadband Fund.

Support for post-16 education sector

31 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the deployment of Renew and Reform Post-16 & Transitions Project funding for the 2022 to 2023 financial year.

Update to Public Accounts Committee

31 May 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and the Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed an update to the Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee on progress in implementing the recommendations from the committee’s report ‘Delivering for Future Generations – the story so far’.

Air Quality Incident Management

31 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed a £29,280 grant increase to Natural Resources Wales during financial year 2022 to 2023 to fund the development of a contract tender, and subsequent procurement exercise, for the delivery of an enhanced air quality incident response service in Wales.

Appointment to the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales

30 May 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the appointment of Dianne Bevan as Member to the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales from 1 June 2022 until 30 May 2026.

Learning Disability Action Plan

30 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed to the publication of the Learning Disability Action Plan 2022 to 2026 and an additional £1 million per annum for 2022 to 2023, 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025, to tackle specific health and social care activities identified in the Plan.

Cardiff Harbour Authority

30 May 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed additional funding for Cardiff Harbour Authority to allow the Authority to discharge its statutory obligations and functions under the Cardiff Bay Barrage Act and undertake urgent asset upgrade works.

Barriers to Start up Grant

30 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to a Barriers to Start up Grant.

Designated Landscapes & Countryside Access – capital funding allocations 2022 to 2025

26 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed capital funding allocations for Designated Landscapes & Countryside Access. 

Female and Youth Justice Blueprint Implementation Plans

26 May 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has approved publication of the Female and Youth Justice Blueprint Implementation Plans.

Funding to support digital delivery in the Further Education and Skills sector

26 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding to support digital delivery in the further education and skills sector during the 2022 to 2023 academic year.  

Clean Air Day 2022

26 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to a contract of up to £10,000 with Global Action Plan to deliver air quality educational materials in support of Clean Air Day 2022.

Direction to Gwynedd Council to submit their Integrated Network Map

26 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has issued a Direction to Gwynedd Council to submit their Integrated Network Map by 30 September 2022.

Recruitment process for the appointment of members to the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board

26 May 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed to adopt the preferred option of a full recruitment to the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board for 7 positions, along with the position of Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson, in July 2023.

The Housing with Care Fund - Oral Statement & Guidance 

26 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved the Oral Statement to launch the Housing with Care Fund and Guidance.

Delivery Plan for Year 5 of the Welsh Government Energy Service

26 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the delivery plan and funding for year five of the Welsh Government Energy Service.

Bro Tathan

26 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to enter into a land transfer with Vale of Glamorgan Council to offset Section 106 obligations at the Bro Tathan site.

Capital Enhancements and Equipment for the airfield at St Athan

26 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the cost and supply for Capital Enhancements and Equipment for the airfield at St Athan at Bro Tathan.

The Building Regulations etc. (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2022

25 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed the final Building (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2022, explanatory memorandum and associated documents, which make changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power), F (ventilation) and O (overheating) of the Building Regulations for residential buildings. 

Plot C1 Fabian Way

25 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to sell land and widen a user clause of Plot C1 Fabian Way.

Development of Regional Treatment Centres 

25 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to endorse the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Strategic Outline Case for Regional Treatment Centres.

Re-Appointment of Independent Member to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

25 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Dilys Jouvenat as Independent Member Third Sector to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board for 4 years, from 03 August 2022 until 02 August 2026.

Enterprise Zone Advisory Boards

25 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Enterprise Zones - Board Budget 2022 to 2024.

Allocation of the Equality, Inclusion and Human Rights budget for the 2022 to 2023 financial year

25 May 2022

3The Minister for Social Justice has approved the funding allocations as set out in this advice, to support action in delivering the Welsh Government’s Programme for Government and policy objectives to Celebrate diversity and move to eliminate inequality in all of its forms in the 2022 to 2023 financial year.

Standard Viability Model Assumptions

25 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to update the Standard Viability Model assumptions for the 2022 to 2023 financial year, as well as ongoing monitoring procedures. 

Appointment of Observers to Port Talbot Waterway

25 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the appointment of Nicola Pearce and Simon Brennan as Observers to Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Advisory Board.

Ongoing Technical Support, Bro Tathan

25 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the funding on consultancy fees to assist in economic development activities at Bro Tathan.

Future of Business Wales 

25 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the future of Business Wales from 2023.

Homes for Ukraine Contact Centre Extended Responsibilities

24 May 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the costs for the homes for Ukraine contact centre operating costs until the end of the financial year; establishment of a data platform to support the Homes for Ukraine scheme and translation costs.

Appointment of Associate Board Member to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

24 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the appointment of Anne Morris as an associate board member to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board. 

Fibrespeed - Lease Cost Funding 2022 to 2025

24 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed the expenditure relating to the ongoing delivery and maintenance of the Welsh Government’s Fibrespeed interests in North Wales.

Implementation of the expansion of the Childcare Offer to parents in Education and Training

24 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed details relating to the Implementation of the expansion of the Childcare Offer to parents in Education and Training.

NHS Wales National Clinical Audit and Outcome Review Programme – 2022 to 2023

24 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding for the NHS Wales National Clinical Audit and Outcome Review Programme for 2022 to 2023. 

NHS Executive

23 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the governance model for the creation of an NHS Executive function. 

50mph Enforcement

23 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change agreed the removal of advisory notices and additional funding for the management and administration of the 50 MPH enforcement for the financial year 2021 to 2022.

Transport strategic road network activities - additional funding

23 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change agreed additional funding for the remainder of the financial year for 2021 to 2022 for transport strategic road network activities.

A483/A489 Newtown Bypass Scheme

23 May 2022

Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed an increase in the budget for the A483/A489 Newtown Bypass Scheme.

Advanced Subscription Agreement

23 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the use of an Advanced Subscription Agreement by an investee company. 

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

23 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for post-16 programme(s) of study at specialist Further Education establishments. 

Local Energy Grant - Corwen Electricity Coop (Bonwm Hydro)

19 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to commit capital funding of up to £330,000 to Corwen Electricity Coop for construction of a hydropower scheme.

Marine Energy Wales

19 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to a total of £450,000 funding for Marine Energy Wales over financial years 2022 to 2023 and 2024 to 2025.

National Milestones - Indicator 18 for Income Poverty and Indicator 28 Volunteering

19 May 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed to a draft national milestone value for national indicator No.18 Income Poverty Relative to the UK Median and No.28 Percentage of People Who Volunteer.

Talk With Me: Speech, Language and Communication

19 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding for Speech, Language and Communication projects in 2022 to 2023.

Approval of Capital Grant Applications for Medium and High Rise Residential Buildings (Social Sector)

19 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved two Coastal Housing Group capital grant funding applications, for a total of £524,000.00, in the current financial year.

Land at Gilestone Farm, Talybont-on Usk, Powys – Purchase and leasing

19 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the land at Gilestone Farm, Talybont-on Usk, Powys – Purchase and leasing.

Land at Gilestone Farm, Talybont, Powys - Professional Advice Fees

19 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the professional advice on the potential freehold acquisition and leasing of  Land at Gilestone Farm, Talybont, Powys - Professional Advice Fees.

Recovery of section 78 appeal by Coed Preseli - Land at Pantmaenog Forest, Rosebush, Clunderwen, Pembrokeshire

18 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has approved the recovery of a planning appeal for development of six dwellings, workshops and a low carbon timber processing and drying facility in Clunderwen, Pembrokeshire. 

Arrangements and Funding for Storage of Covid-19 Medicines Stockpile

18 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed arrangements and Funding for Storage of Covid-19 Medicines Stockpile.

Bereavement and Advance Care Planning Lead

18 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing have agreed the funding for the recruitment of a Bereavement Planning and Advance Future Care lead based within the NHS Collaborative for the period October 2022 to September 2025.

Changes to reimbursement of medicines used in the treatment of patients hospitalised with COVID-19

18 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed changes to reimbursement of medicines used in the treatment of patients hospitalised with COVID-19.

Application to the Privy Council by Bangor University

18 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed with officials’ recommendations regarding an application to the Privy Council by Bangor University for a new Supplemental Charter.

Task and Finish Group on gambling related harm

18 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed the recommendations for future work made by the Task and Finish Group on Gambling Related Harm. 

Update on the Health and Social Care Climate Emergency Programme and Funding Position

18 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the allocation of up to £2.6million funding over three years to support enabling activity for the Health and Social Care Climate Emergency National Programme.

Public Health Advice for Schools-Coronavirus

18 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to publish the ‘Public Health Advice for Schools: Coronavirus’ and accompanying checklist which will replace the ‘Local COVID-19 infection control decision framework for schools’.

Shaping Wales’ Future 2022

18 May 2022

The Minister for the Economy has agreed for Gross Disposable Household Income to be used as the value for the draft national milestone in the consultation for ‘Shaping Wales’ Future 2022. 

National Milestones

18 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that all homes in Wales will have adequate and cost effective energy performance by 2050 and to reverse the decline in biodiversity with an improvement in the status of species and ecosystems by 2030 and their clear recovery by 2050.

Six Novel Food 

18 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed to determine the outcome of the six novel food applications in favour of authorisation. 

Estyn Thematic Review

17 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the Welsh Government response to the Estyn Thematic Review - ‘Impartial careers advice and guidance to young people aged 14-16 years’.

Uplift to the Welsh Student Tariff Service Increment for Teaching allocations paid to General Practitioners in Wales

17 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed an uplift to the Welsh Student Tariff Service Increment for Teaching allocations paid to General Practitioners in Wales.

Smoke flavouring products

17 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed for Food Standards Agency Wales to modify the smoke flavouring domestic list to reflect the new authorisation holders’ details.

Improving Welsh economic statistics

17 May 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to fund a program of work to improve Welsh economic statistics, including the development of Input Output Tables for Wales.

Appointment to Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Advisory Board

17 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the appointment of Observers to Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Advisory Board.

AberInnovation and Aberystwyth University

17 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved funding to enable AberInnovation and Aberystwyth University to appoint consultants to undertake a strategic development plan and a feasibility study.

Electric bus services

13 May 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved grant support to Newport Council to increase the use of electric buses.

Electric bus services

13 May 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved grant support to Cardiff Council to increase the use of electric buses.

Economy Futures Fund – The Investment Panel Meeting of 15th March 2022

12 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project in Monmouthshire.

Economy Futures Fund – The Investment Panel Meeting of 22nd March 2022

12 May 2022

The First Minister has rejected an application to the Economy Futures Fund for a project in Newport.

Trade in Animal Related Products Safeguarding measure for Regionalisation of Canada and the USA for Avian Influenza

12 May 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed, following the occurrence of further highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks in Canada and the USA, for the Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer to revoke the Safeguarding Declarations made 25/03/2022 and 25/04/2022,  and to restate the provisions in new Declarations. These Declarations are made under regulation 29 of Trade in Animal Related Products setting out the further special measures necessary to prohibit the importation of poultry and poultry products into GB from non-HPAI free areas in Canada and the USA.

Cadw Business Plan and Budgets for 2022 to 2023

12 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip, and the Minister for Economy have agreed the Cadw business plan and budget. 

Economy Futures Fund – The Investment Panel Meeting of 12th April 2022

12 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed Wales Tourism Investment Funding for a project in Monmouthshire.

Additional Funding for the National Academy for Educational Leadership

12 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the National Academy for Educational Leadership in 2022 to 2023 to deliver the strategic priorities associated with their new Remit Letter.

Welsh language workforce capacity building 2022 to 2023

12 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the 2022 to 2023 academic year for Welsh-medium and bilingual schools to support workforce capacity building activities.

Deployment of Investing in Quality budget 2022 to 2023

12 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the Investing in Quality budget 2022 to 2023, to support post-16 providers.

Recommendations for funding of the Road Safety Capital and Revenue Grant 2022 to 2023

12 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate Change have agreed to allocate Road Safety Grant funding for 2022 to 2023.

Local Authority Financial Assistance for the National Implementation of 20 mph for 202 to 2023

12 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change, has agreed to the funding of Local Authorities in Wales to continue preparatory work for the proposed 20 mph default speed limit on Restricted Roads in 2022 to 2023.

Safeguard measures for the temporary suspension of commercial imports of pet animals from four countries

12 May 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has given permission for the Chief Veterinary Officer or the Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales to sign, under the authority of the Welsh Ministers, a Declaration under regulation 29 of The Trade in Animals and Related Products (Wales) Regulations 2011 setting out the special measures necessary to temporarily suspend all commercial imports of dogs, cats and ferrets from the Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Romania and has also agreed the publication of the Declarations on the gov.uk website, alongside equivalent declarations for England and Scotland.

Designated Landscapes & Countryside Access

11 May 2022
 
The Minister for Climate Change has agreed revenue funding allocations for Designated Landscapes & Countryside Access. 

Local tourism levy - design options following engagement

11 May 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed initial scoping questions for the visitor levy consultation in relation to liability for the tax.

North Wales Border Control Post Construction Procurement - Stage 1 Award

11 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to award the design stage of the design and build contract for the construction of the North Wales Border Control Post.

National Nature Service Pilot

11 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed £166,598 of revenue support towards the pilot of the National Nature Service in Wales.

Leaseholder Support Scheme

11 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the use of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) valuation using the RICS Global Standards, along with Help to Buy Wales guidance and a Special Assumption discounting fire safety considerations to provide an appropriate market value for properties eligible for the scheme, the use of an Affordability Assessment and a Displaced Resident Test to set appropriate criteria for applicant eligibility for the scheme, and the progression of the preferred options for funding, purchase, retention and/or disposal of in-scope properties.

Curriculum reform budgets 

11 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved spending plans for curriculum reform budgets for financial year 2022 to 2023.

Extension of Supported Employment pilot within Jobs Growth Wales+ Programme

11 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed funding to extend the Supported Employment Model pilot into Jobs Growth Wales+ for financial year 2022 to 2023. 

Employability and Skills Policy Testing Budget 2022 to 2023

11 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed funding to support the activity in respect of the policy and testing budget for financial year 2022 to 2023. 

Market Oversight and Commissioning Care Homes

11 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed funding for scoping work relating to the national market oversight framework for social care and to review care homes commissioning for older people.

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

11 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has appointed Dafydd Vaughan as Independent Member (Digital) to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board  for 4 years from 9 May 2022 to 8 May 2026. 

Economy Futures Fund – The Investment Panel Meeting of 15th February 2022

10 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to Economy Futures Funding for a project on Anglesey.

Economy Futures Fund – The Investment Panel Meeting of 22nd March 2022

10 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project in Wales.

Budget reservation to support a new inward investment project

10 May 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has approved to reserve £4.2m budget to fund Mademoiselle Desserts divided in three instalments, in 2023 to 2024, 2025 to 2026, and 2027 to 2028 respectively.  

Procurement for Interim Border Control Posts Arrangements

10 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the procurement strategy to deliver interim border control posts arrangements in Wales.

Start Up Costs for Councils and Animal and Plant Health Agency

10 May 2022

The Minister for Economy and Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed to Funding for the inspection staff at Border Control Posts.

Examine potential for development of a solar energy facility on part of the land holding at Penarth

10 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved the procurement of specialist consultants to progress viability testing and planning approvals for a photovoltaic energy facility on land held by Welsh Ministers near Cosmeston.

Cardiff University

9 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed an application to the Privy Council by Cardiff University to amend its Charter and Statutes in respect of the Court.

Local Broadband Fund

9 May 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to increase and extend the funding for the Local Broadband Fund and have agreed recommendations for project awards under Tranche 4.

Welsh Housing Quality Standards

9 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change agrees to formally consult on the proposed new Welsh Housing Quality Standard.

Homelessness

9 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to a six week public consultation on the interim homelessness legal measures from 9 May to 20 June 2022.

Extension of the Airbus Group Endeavr Wales Members Agreement

9 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to extend the Airbus Group Endeavr Wales Members Agreement for a further three years from 1 January 2022 to 31st December 2024 funding of £250,000 to fund Year 1 of the extension. 

Improving Outcomes for Children Branch - Agreement of Funding 2022 to 2023

9 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding to support the Improving Outcomes for Looked After Children and Adoption Support work.

Building Regulations

5 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed the Government response in relation to section 5 (mitigating overheating for residential buildings) of the Stage 2B consultation on changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations for new and existing non-domestic buildings, and mitigating overheating for residential buildings.

Wales' participation in the Programme for International Student Assessment 2025

5 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed Wales’ participation in the next round of the Programme for International Student Assessment in 2025 and the relevant approaches in relation to the inclusion of additional elements to the survey and appointing a National Programme Manager.

Third party claim

5 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to payment of a third party claim. 

Ukrainian refugees and the Childcare Offer

5 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed an approach for Ukrainian families accessing the funded childcare element of the Childcare Offer for Wales.

Natural Resources Wales – Baseline review next steps – Additional one-off payment

5 May 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change has approved providing Natural Resources Wales with an additional £6.894m in funding in the 2021/22 financial year to alleviate the funding deficit in relation to the payment of pension contributions into the Local Government Pension Scheme.

National Academy for Educational Leadership board member posts

5 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to appoint Yusuf Ibrahim, Dr Deborah (Debbie) Nash and Katie Phillips as members of the board of the National Academy for Educational Leadership.

Education Workforce Council funding for 2022 to 2023

5 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the Education Workforce Council in relation to the activities they will undertake in 2022 to 2023 on behalf of the Welsh Government.

Tourism Levy Research

5 May 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved funding for three research projects to support the development of the tourism levy.

Appointment of Non-Executive Director to Public Health Wales NHS Trust

5 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Nick Elliott as Non-Executive Director (NED) Digital and Data to Public Health Wales NHS Trust from 01/05/2022 until a substantive NED is appointed.

Armed forces free swimming

5 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has agreed the continuation of the Armed Forces Free Swimming for 2022 to 2025.

Covid-19 - Removal of the Further and Higher Education Infection Control Framework

5 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the removal of the Infection Control Framework for Higher and Further Education institutions.

Re-appointment of Ministerial Appointed member of the Community Health Council 

5 May 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has re-appointed Hugh Pattrick as a member of Swansea Bay Community Health Council. 

Allocation of additional learning needs funding

5 May 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding allocations for 2022 to 2023 for additional learning support for further education institutions; additional learning needs funding for further education institutions; and for Cardiff and Vale College to support the roll out of a new multi-sensory curriculum.  

Tourism Development & Marketing Business Plan & Budget 2022 to 2023

3 May 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the Tourism and Marketing Business Plan for 2022 to 2023 to support the hospitality and tourism sector.

National Infrastructure Commission for Wales Remit Letter

3 May 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to issue a revised Remit Letter to the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales.

Membership to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Industrial Liaison Programme

28 April 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Membership to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Industrial Liaison Programme for 2022 to 2024.

Free bus travel for refugees

28 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to support the continued roll out of a free bus scheme for refugees in Wales for an initial 6 month period subject to review.

Llwybr Newydd - The Wales Transport Strategy 2021 

28 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the publication of the Llywbr Newydd – Wales Transport Strategy Monitoring Framework Overview.

A487 Machynlleth Railway Station Bridge

28 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed additional funding to open up a filled in railway arch to provide increased active travel provision.

E-Disclosure tool for COVID-19 inquiry

28 April 2022

The First Minister has agreed to the procurement of an e-Disclosure platform to support preparations for the Covid-19 Public Inquiry.

Digital Intensive Care Unit project

27 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed additional capital funding of £718k over four financial years for the Digital Intensive Care Unit project from the Digital Priorities Investment Fund.

Funding to support Latent TB testing of Ukrainian arrivals in Wales

27 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding to support latent TB testing of Ukrainian arrivals in Wales through increased Welsh laboratory capacity.

Appointment of a Chair to the Welsh Revenue Authority Board 

27 April 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the commencement of the public appointment process to recruit a Chair to the Welsh Revenue Authority Board.

Virtual Schools Implementation

27 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to provide further start-up grant funding to Local Authorities in 2022 to 2023 and 2023 to 2024 for the implementation of a Virtual Schools Wales model.  

Appointment of three new members to the Climate Change Committee

27 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the appointment of Professor Nathalie Seddon, Dr Ben Caldecott and Dr Swenja Surminski as members of the adaptation committee.

Trade in Animal Related Products Safeguarding measure for Regionalisation of USA for Avian Influenza Further Amendment

27 April 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed, following the occurrence of further highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks in USA, for the Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer to revoke the Safeguarding Declaration made on 24/03/2022 and the subsequent amendments and to restate the provisions in a new Declaration. This Declaration is under regulation 29 of Trade in Animal Related Products setting out the further special measures necessary to prohibit the importation of poultry and poultry products into GB from non-HPAI free areas in the USA.

Health Education and Improvement Wales Core Allocation

26 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the 2022 to 2023 Health Education and Improvement Wales Core Allocation.

Joint Fisheries Statement – Consultation and Scrutiny

26 April 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to a programme of research on Atlantic Bluefin tuna in 2022. The programme includes the electronic satellite tagging of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna to better understand their movements, and a stakeholder-led catch and release programme (using conventional fish tags) for trained fishermen in Welsh Waters.

Anti-Racist Wales Health Goals and Actions

26 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed the Anti-Racist Wales: Health Goals and Actions.

Landscapes Nature and Forestry budget

26 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the funding allocations for the Landscapes Nature and Forestry division for 2022 to 2023.

University Ready Hub

26 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed funding to maintain, develop and promote the University Ready Hub from 2022 to 2023 and 2024 to 2025. 

South East Wales Commemorative Woodland

26 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that Wales third commemorative woodland will be planted on a site owned by Caerphilly Council at Cwmfelinfach to remember those who have died during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Biodiversity

25 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved plans to consider the approach to delivering the target to protect 30% of the land and 30% of the sea by 2030.  

Health food and energy drinks

25 April 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government, Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Mental Health have agreed for a consultation on proposals for a healthy food environment and proposals for the sale of energy drinks to children under 16 years old. The Ministers have also agreed for the budget of £125,000 to be spent on stakeholder and public engagement as well as an evaluation of consultation responses.

Biosecurity

25 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to sign, along with other UK Governments, a Variation Agreement to the Joint Biosecurity Centre Agency Agreement, which sets out the roles and responsibilities of the Devolved Governments and UK Government.

Joint Biosecurity Centre

25 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved the funding position in regards to COVID-19 activity spending for the financial year 2021 to 2022, setting out the results of a four-nation reconciliation exercise to agree expenditure in relation to COVID products.

Health and care research

22 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed investment in Health Care Research Wales programmes to strengthen Welsh health and care research and its impact and effectiveness for Welsh Government, the Welsh NHS and social care.

COVID rules for travellers

21 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed home isolation arrangements for travellers arriving from countries assessed as high risk in respect of a variant of concern.

Appointment to Sport Wales

21 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip has appointed Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson as the new Chair of Sport Wales.

Appointment to the National Library of Wales

21 April 2022

The First Minister has appointed Ashok Ahir to be President of the National Library of Wales.

Appointment to the National Library of Wales

21 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip has appointed Andrew Evans to be Vice President of the National Library of Wales.

Extension to the appointment to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

21 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the extension of appointment for Pippa Britton as Interim Vice-Chair to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, for 12 months, from 01 April 2022 until 31 March 2023.

Reappointment to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

21 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the reappointment of Independent Member Third Sector Katija Dew to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, for 12 months, from 01 April 2022 until 31 March 2023.

National Forest engagement

20 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the funding and recruitment of up to 6 woodland field officers and a team leader for a period of 36 months.

Local Government Digital Programme

20 April 2022

The Minister for Housing and Local Government has approved funding totalling £1.25 million to the Welsh Local Government Association in financial year 2022 to 2023 to deliver projects through the Local Government Digital Fund, improving Digital Data and Technology skills, and review digital readiness in the community council sector.

Re-appointment of Community Health Councils members

20 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint 14 members to South Glamorgan, Swansea Bay, North Wales, Hywel Dda, Aneurin Bevan, and Cwm Taf Morgannwg Community Health Councils.

Renewal of 3D laser scanners for the police.

19 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change agreed a contribution of funding towards the renewal of 3D laser scanners for the four police forces across Wales.

Appointments to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

19 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appointment of Hannah Burch and Ceri Jackson as non-executive Directors of the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust commencing 1 April 2022.

Appointment to Public Health Wales NHS Trust 

19 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the commencement of the public appointment process to recruit a Non-Executive Director for Data and Digital to Public Health Wales NHS Trust.

Working Wales

19 April 2022

The Minister for Economy and Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed to the allocation of funding to Careers Wales for the delivery of the Working Wales advice and guidance service, the continuation of an evaluation and the Welsh Government-led marketing of Working Wales in 2022-2023. 

Free school meals

19 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the continuation of funding of provision in lieu of free school meals for eligible pupils related to COVID-19 up to 30 June 2022.

Avian influenza

19 April 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to revoke the Principle Safeguarding Declaration and the subsequent amendment and to restate the provisions in a new Declaration. This Declaration is under Regulation 29 of Trade in Animal Related Products setting out the further special measures necessary to prohibit the importation of poultry and poultry products into GB from non-HPAI free areas in the USA.

Avian influenza

19 April 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to amend the declaration under Regulation 29 of Trade in Animal Related Products setting out the further special measures necessary to prohibit the importation of poultry and poultry products into GB from non-HPAI free areas in the USA.

Avian influenza

19 April 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to make declarations under Regulation 29 of Trade in Animal Related Products setting out the special measures necessary to prohibit the importation of poultry and poultry products into GB from areas affected by avian influenza in Canada, and the USA.

Welsh language learning for education practitioners

19 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language had agreed funding for and the continuation of Welsh language professional learning for education practitioners.

Free meals in further education settings

19 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to extending support for additional free meals provision in the further education sector during the college holidays.

Funding to support the violence against women workstream

14 April 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed grant funding to the South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office to recruit two three-year posts to support the Violence Against Women Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Blueprint work-stream.

COVID-19 vaccinations

14 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed £184,105 of Welsh Government funding to provide continued access to allergy advice for clinicians making decisions on COVID-19 vaccinations.

Waste collection

14 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the supplementary funding request from the Vale of Glamorgan, for the local authority’s transition toward a blueprint waste collection model.

Housing Support Grant

14 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the 3 year final local authority allocations for the Housing Support Grant (HSG), and the Homelessness Prevention Grant HPG) ‘main programme’ projects being transferred to the HSG for 2022 to 2025.

The First Minister has agreed the 3 year final local authority allocation for the HSG and the 3 year final allocation for the HPG ‘main programme’ projects being transferred to the HSG for Swansea Council for 2022 to 2025. 

Domestic support for agriculture

14 April 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has approved the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Concordat on the WTO Agreement on Agriculture (Domestic Support) Regulations. The Minister has also approved the designation of the UK Coordination Body as the coordinator of information needed to comply with the UK’s WTO obligations.

Albert Rowe Social Housing loan

14 April 2022

The First Minister agreed an extension for the Albert Rowe Social Housing loan.

Appointments to the Minister for Economy’s Ministerial Advisory Board

13 April 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the appointment of members to his Ministerial Advisory Board following a recruitment exercise.

Business Wales

13 April 2022

The Minister for Economy and Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved the Business Wales Marketing 2022 to 2023

Cardiff Airport shuttle bus

13 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to award the Vale of Glamorgan Council revenue grant funding for the provision of the 905 Rhoose Station to Cardiff Airport shuttle bus for a further twelve months at a cost of up to £176,781 in financial year 2022 to 2023.

Remit letters

13 April 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the remit letters for the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales and the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales, for 2022 to 2023.

Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme

13 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that following a review of the Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme, the current scheme will continue in the short term and this evidence and that from wider sources, will be reconsidered to inform the development of a revised scheme within the next 6 months.

Community Food Strategy

13 April 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefneydd has agreed to the publication of the results from the consumer and stakeholder surveys in relation to the Community Food Strategy on the Food and Drink Wales website.

Unpaid carers

13 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding for a short breaks scheme for unpaid carers.

Support for Community Energy Wales and Ynni Teg

13 April 2021

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to commit funding over three years to support the business plan for Community Energy Wales and Ynni Teg

Funding for Care Inspectorate Wales

13 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed additional funding for Care Inspectorate Wales to support the additional work being undertaken to further implement the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 during 2022 to 2023.

Social care transition plan

13 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed a social care transitional plan for April to June 2022

Re-appointments to the Arts Council for Wales

13 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has re-appointed Alison Mears Esswood, Devinda de Silva, Gwennan Mair, Lhosa Daly, Sara Younan, Tudur Hallam and Victoria Provis to the Art Council for Wales, for 3 years from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2025.

NHS Wales Bursary

13 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the NHS Wales Bursary package for all eligible students for the 2023 to 2024 academic year.

NHS Recovery Plan

13 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to establish a Planned Care Fund to support the NHS Recovery Plan.

Local transport funding

12 April 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government and Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed additional funding to local authorities from a variety of transport grants. The First Minister has agreed to allocate additional funding to Carmarthenshire CBC and City and County of Swansea.

'Choosing Childcare' booklet

12 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have not approved funding for business cards to promote the 'Choosing Childcare' booklet.  Interim measures to promote the booklet at no cost have been approved with recommendations agreed for the development in the future of a more digital streamlined campaign.

NHS Additional Capital Spend

12 April 2022

The First Minister and the Minister for Health and Social Services have approved £1.682 million of Welsh Government funding for additional capital spend for NHS Wales in 2021 to 2022.

Offender Learning Budget

12 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the funding values to support the provision of prisoner learning and skills in South Wales Prisons, and the delivery of education and learning in HMP Berwyn.

National Eisteddfod of Wales

12 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the National Eisteddfod of Wales to support the acquisition of stalls.  

Welsh Highland Railway

12 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to make an Order to transfer the powers and statutory obligations in the Caernarfon Railway Light Railway Order 1997 from Ffestiniog Railway Holdings Limited to the Ffestiniog Railway Company.

Loan agreement

12 April 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to the amendment of a loan agreement and expenditure to support capital investment in relation to a rail related project in South Wales.

Regional Consortia School Improvement Grant

12 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the funding allocations for the Regional Consortia School Improvement Grant for 2022 to 2023.

Additional Learning Needs budget

12 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved activity within the Additional Learning Needs budget for the 2022 to 2023 financial year.

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

12 April 2022

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

Health and Social Care Climate Emergency Programme – Additional Recurrent Funding for NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

7 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed recurrent funding for the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership as part of their contribution to the delivery of the NHS Wales Decarbonisation Strategic Delivery Plan and Net Zero targets.

Support for North West Nuclear Arc

7 April 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the support for North West Nuclear Arc for 2021 to 2022.

Next iteration of the Warm Homes Programme - Amendments to the Home Energy Efficiency Regulations

7 April 2022

The Minister for climate change has agreed to the drafting of amending Regulations to the Home Energy Efficiency Scheme (Wales) Regulations 2011.

Award of a second grant term for the National Centre for Learning Welsh

7 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to award a grant to the University of Wales Trinity St David to host the National Centre for Learning Welsh for another 5 year period from 1 August 2022 to 31 July 2027. 

Ofcom’s Proposed Plan of Work 

7 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, has agreed the Welsh Government response to Ofcom’s Proposed Plan of work 2022 to 2023.

Funding to renew Wales’ European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education membership

7 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to the renewal of Wales’ membership of the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education for 2022 to 2023.  

Resident Research

7 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed expenditure of up to £150,000 to procure research with residents to support the Safer Buildings in Wales proposals. 

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 - The Stopping Up Of Highways 

7 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the making of The Stopping Up Of Highways (land at Rhydlafar Drive, St Fagans, Cardiff 202-).

Decision on a recovered planning appeal

7 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has dismissed a planning appeal by Elan Homes Ltd for proposed residential development of 95 dwellings (including affordable housing), means of access, open space and all associated works at land adjacent to Kinnerton Meadows, Kinnerton Lane, Higher Kinnerton, Flintshire.   

Reappointments to the Board of the National Academy for Educational Leadership

7 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the reappointment of Dr John Graystone, Dr Martin Price, Mike James and Dr Paul Marshall to serve as Welsh Government appointed Board members of the National Academy for Educational Leadership from 1 May 2022 to 30 April 2025.

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board 2022 to 2023 Levy Rates and Extension of Board Member Appointment

7 April 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has approved the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Levy Rates for 2022 to 2023 and the extension of Mike Sheldon as board member for a further 12-month period. 

Proposed professional learning expenditure for 2022 to 2023

7 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for delivering professional learning for practitioners during 2022 to 2023.

Development of New Offices and Industrial Units, Parc Teifi, Cardigan, Ceredigion

6 April 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the disposal of land and offer of a Property Development Grant to support the development of new offices and industrial units at Parc Teifi, Cardigan, Ceredigion.

Subsidy funding for M –Sparc - Offshore Energy Alliance

6 April 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the setting up of the Offshore Energy Alliance.

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales Remit Letter

6 April 2022
 
The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved and issued the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales Remit letter 2022 to 2023.

Test, Trace, Protect Contact Tracing Workforce Funding 

6 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding for Contact Tracing of £36million for the financial year 2022 to 2023.

Transport for Wales Remit Letter, Corporate Strategy, Funding Letter and Business Plan for 2022 to 2023

6 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has approved Transport for Wales’ term of government remit and funding for 2022 to 2023.

Homelessness Prevention BEL - Final Grant allocations in 2022 to 2023

5 April 2022

The First Minister and the Minister for Climate Change have agreed to the final allocations for 2022 to 2023 for the programme of projects funded from the Homelessness Prevention Grant, including local authority funding to continue the homelessness ‘no-one left out’ approach. The Minister for Social Justice has agreed the allocation of funding for two projects that will be transferred from the Climate Change to the Social Justice Main Expenditure Group during 2022 to 2023.

Funding for Data Cymru

5 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has approved funding for Data Cymru to continue with the care and support capacity tool system management and maintenance; maintenance of the public facing website and embed the tool with care home providers. 

Armed Forces Liaison Officer evaluation

5 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership has agreed for Forces in Mind Trust to undertake an evaluation of the benefits, value, and social return of the Welsh Government funded Armed Forces Liaison Officer posts, based in Local Authority areas across Wales.

Approval of funding for the No Interest Loan Scheme 

5 April 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed up to £1 million Financial Transactions Capital is loaned to Fair4All Finance, who are developing and will project manage the UK wide No Interest Loan Scheme.  

Publication of the new approach to undertaking Local Housing Market Assessments

5 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has considered and agreed to new approach to undertaking Local Housing Market Assessments including the guidance, Welsh Government approval process, template report and the draft ministerial foreword.

Appointment of Associate Board Member - Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

5 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the appointment of Ms Jane Wild as Associate Board Member for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in their capacity as Head of the Healthcare Professionals Forum.

Culture Division Budget and Business Plan 2022 to 2023

5 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has agreed proposals for the Culture Division Business Plan 2022 to 2023.

Response to Consultation on Bathing Water Review in Wales 2022

5 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the identification of Col-Huw Beach (Llantwit Major) and Penarth Beach as a designated bathing water in accordance with the Bathing Water Regulations 2013 and to the publication of the summary of responses and Government response to the consultation on the Review of Bathing Waters in Wales 2022.

Sustainable Communities for Learning - EdTech and Community Schools Allocations

5 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved capital funding allocations to support the Community Focused Schools and Education Technology programmes.

Shellfish Water Protected Areas

5 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the recommendation for the Shellfish Water Protected Areas designation in Wales.

Primary Care Development Budget 2022 to 2023

5 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has approved funding for the Primary Care Development Budget for 2022 to 2023. 

Funding for Help Us Help You and  Keep Wales Safe Public Information Campaigns 2022 to 2023

5 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed a £3.5 million of Welsh Government funding to support the Help Us Help You and Keep Wales Safe communications campaigns for financial year 2022 to 2023.

Young Carers Summer 2022 Festival funding

4 April 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed funding for a Young Carers’ Summer Festival in 2022.  

loneliness and social isolation strategy

4 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding for a dedicated project team, within Welsh Government, to continue to drive implementation of the loneliness and social isolation “Connected Communities” strategy and respond to priorities arising from the pandemic. 

Re-Appointment of Independent Member Trade Union to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

4 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the re-appointment Jackie Hughes as Independent Member (Trade Union) to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board for 4 years from 1 June 2022 until 31 May 2026.

WEST & Digital Literacy

4 April 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the contract delivery budget approval (2022 to 2024) and development of Digital Literacy Assessment within Wales Essential Skills Toolkit (WEST).

Chwarae Teg Core Funding 

4 April 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed funding for Chwarae Teg during the 2022 to 2023 financial year.  This will be used to deliver Chwarae Teg’s Strategic and Annual Operating Plan.

Funding for Long-Covid services 2022 to 2023

4 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding for 2022/23 to ensure current long COVID Adferiad (Recovery) services continue.

National Medical Workforce Group

4 April 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to formally establish the National Medical Workforce Group and associated sub-groups and to fund a Medical Productivity Programme Manager post to centrally manage the National Medical Workforce Group workstreams and associated projects.

Parent Talk Cymru

4 April 2022

The Deputy Minister Social Services has agreed funding for the bilingual parenting support service during 2022 to 2023.

Natural Resources Wales charges

4 April 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed increases to the Natural Resources Wales charging scheme for the 2022 to 2023 financial year.

Remote Instruction of Language and Literacy programme

4 April 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the enhancement of the Remote Instruction of Language and Literacy programme over the next two financial years.

Funding for the Post Graduate Certificate in Education for Further Education Teacher Training Incentives scheme

31 March 2022

The Minister for Education and welsh Language has agreed funding for the Post Graduate Certificate in Education for Further Education Teacher Training Incentives scheme in academic year 2022 to 2023. 

Estyn thematic review of RRRS (Recruit, Recover, Raise Standards) and catch-up funding

31 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to publish a response to the Estyn Thematic Review Recommendations: How schools and colleges used the RRRS and catch-up grants for post-16 learners.

Packaging recycling targets 

31 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed new targets for 2023 and for the Secretary of State to include Wales in the amending regulations.

Development Bank of Wales Pay Protocol

31 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the 2022 to 2027 Development Bank of Wales Pay Protocol. 

Appointment of Independent Member to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

31 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Hugh Evans as Independent Member Community to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, for 4 years, from 01 April 2022 until 31 March 2026.

Post Graduate Certificate in Education Further Education incentives budget for Post 16 Workforce Development

31 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding to take forward work on the professional standards for the post-16 sector, a review of Initial Teacher Education for Post Compulsory Education and Training and a review of the Post Graduate Certificate in Education Further Education Incentives.  

Thalidomide Trust Health Grant – payment of Wales’ deficit accrued during 10 year funding programme

31 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed £289,000 funding to the Thalidomide Trust in the financial year 2021 to 2022 to address the projected deficit accrued during the lifetime of the 10 year funding programme for Thalidomide Survivors which comes to an end 31 March 2023. 

National Protocol to Safely Administer COVID-19 Vaccination

31 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed minor updates to the four Covid vaccination protocols, including extending the expiry dates.

Agreement of funding to support the COVID 19 Public Inquiry 2022 to 2023

31 March 2022

The First Minister has agreed funding of £1.725million to support preparations for the COVID-19 Public Inquiry. 

The UK Biodiversity Framework 

31 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the UK Biodiversity Framework.

Administration of the Further Education schemes for the 2022 to 2023 academic year

31 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to issue an Instruction to the Student Loans Company to launch its administration of the Education Maintenance Allowance and the Welsh Government Learning Grant schemes for the 2022 to 2023 academic year.

Funding to tackle the impact of poverty on educational attainment

31 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed approved funding for 2022 to 2023 to tackle the impact of poverty on educational attainment.

NHS additional capital funding 

31 March 2022

‘The First Minister, Minister for Health & Social Services and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved £8.718million of additional capital funding for NHS Wales in 2021 to 2022.

Sustainable Communities for Learning - Capital Funding for Free School Meals

31 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the award of up to £25million capital funding to allow local authorities across Wales to support the rollout of extending free school meal entitlement to primary school children.  

Sustainable Communities for Learning -  Funding Eligible Programme Expenditure

31 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved additional claims from delivery partners to cover eligible expenditure on land purchases and work undertaken on projects at Strategic Outline Case and Outline Business Case stages. 

Powys County Council Grant for Electric Fleet Vehicles

31 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to grant fund Powys County Council to purchase replacement fleet vehicles.

Welsh Language Commissioner’s capital funding for 2022 to 2023

31 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved an increase to the Welsh Language Commissioner’s capital funding allocation for the 2022 to 2023 financial year. 

Economic Stimulus Fund  - SustaiNable Aquariums Project

31 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to provide funding in 2021 to 2022 to support the SustaiNable Aquariums Project.

Funding for National Commissioning Board and Wales Co-operative Centre

30 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed grant funding for the National Commissioning Board and Wales Co-operative Centre. 

Appointment of Independent Member Finance to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

30 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Iwan Jones as Independent Member Finance to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, for 4 years from 24 March 2022 until 23 March 2026.

COVID-19 Infection Survey 

30 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed Wales’ continued participation in the ONS led COVID-19 Infection Survey (CIS) 2022 to 2023.

Funding for organ donation and related areas from 2022 to 2023 onwards

30 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services agreed to provide a financial uplift of £0.785 million to NHS Blood and Transplant in 2022 to 2023, rising annually to £1.659 million in 2026 to 2027, to support increased costs, the recovery of organ donation activity and the transformation of services through new technologies. The Minister also agreed to make an annual contribution of £10,000 to support the participation of Team Wales in the British Transplant Games. She also reaffirmed the Welsh contribution of £62,450 towards the running costs of the Human Tissue Authority.

The Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council (A4119 Coedely Dualling) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020

30 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to authorise Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council to exercise the power to confirm The Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council (A4119 Coedely Dualling) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020.

Reappointments to the Qualifications Wales Board 

29 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the re-appointments of Anne Marie Duffy and Jayne Woods to the Board of Qualifications Wales as of 1 April 2022.

New Remit Letter and funding for the National Academy for Educational Leadership

29 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the Term of Government Remit letter for the National Academy for Educational Leadership.  

Annual Qualifications Wales Remit and Funding letter

29 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the term of government remit letter and grant allocation funding letter for Qualifications Wales in respect of financial year 2022 to 2023.

Therma Hydraulic Testing Facility - Business Case Development Funding

29 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to support the development of the Thermal Hydraulic Testing Facility Outline Business Case.

Civil nuclear decommissioning exploitation support package

29 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to support for nuclear decommissioning socio-economic exploitation projects.

Supporting North Wales Local Authorities with Regional Economic Framework (REF) priorities - Mar 2022

29 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Funding to support North Wales local authorities to deliver REF priorities and accelerate post-Covid economic recovery.

Hay Festival Programme for Schools

29 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding to support a number of education programmes for schools and young people as part of the Hay Festival Programme for Schools 2022 to 2023.

Update to Terms and Conditions for National Park Authority members

29 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed changes to the terms and conditions of Welsh Government appointed National Park Authority members.

Continued support for Regional Skills Partnerships 2022 to 2025

28 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the continued support for Regional Skills Partnerships 2022 to 2025.

Repurposing of Degree Apprenticeship Funding

28 March 2022

The Minister for Economy, The Minister for Education and Welsh Language and The Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed to the Repurposing of Degree Apprenticeship Funding for 2021 to 2022.

Patient Testing Framework

28 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed an updated COVID-19 patient testing framework for hospital patients in Wales with the Testing Clinical Advisory and Prioritisation and Nosocomial Transmission Group. 

Childcare Offer Capital Schemes - Variation request

28 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding for childcare offer capital schemes advised by the Education Investment Panel.

Flying Start Capital Expressions of Interest 2022 to 2023 

28 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed recommendations relating to Flying Start Capital Expressions of Interest for 2022 to 2023.

Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy Division Budget for 2022 to 2023

28 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the allocation of the revenue and capital budgets for Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy division.

Early Intervention Foundation delivery of Maternity and Early Years Maturity Matrix across remaining Local Authorities in Wales

28 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed to fund the Early Intervention Foundation up to £75,000 between March 2022 and March 2023 to support Local Authorities across Wales to undertake the Early Intervention Foundation Maternity and Early Years Maturity Matrix.

£500 payment to unpaid carers

28 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding for financial support payments to unpaid carers. 

Funding for National Resilience Capabilities

28 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership has agreed funding for the maintenance and development of the Wales National Resilience Capabilities in 2022 to 2023.

Funding for road safety initiatives

28 March 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed funding to the Welsh Local Government Association to assist with Welsh Government road safety initiatives for 2022 to 2023.

Initial Teacher Education

28 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language and Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved funding to continue and develop the recruitment into Initial Teacher Education marketing campaign over financial year 2022 to 2023.

Sponsorship of Seafish

28 March 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to continue with our current means of sponsoring Seafish and review how the funding should be administered in future years after the strategic review outcomes are agreed and made public.

Shellfish Association of Great Britain annual conference

28 March 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to provide sponsorship for the Shellfish Association of Great Britain annual conference 10 – 11 May 2022.

Homelessness prevention

28 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that an expert review panel is established to review existing homelessness prevention legislation in Wales.

Independent appeals process for rural grants and payments

28 March 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has accepted an Independent Appeal Panel recommendation to reject the appeal against the decision to reject a Farm Business Grant (window 6) as no claim and not all the supporting documents were submitted by the deadline of 26 September 2019.

Independent appeals process for rural grants and payments

28 March 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has accepted an Independent Appeal Panel recommendation to reject the appeal against the decision to apply a penalty to a Glastir Advanced Capital Works claim, following an inspection as an Item was found incomplete / not completed to specifications, but had been previously claimed and paid in full.

Independent appeals process for rural grants and payments

28 March 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has accepted an Independent Appeal Panel recommendation to reject the appeal against the decision to apply a 100% (2nd repetition) penalty to the customer’s 2017 claim under the Glastir Organic scheme for failure to comply with the 40% threshold Scheme rule.

Independent appeals process for rural grants and payments

28 March 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has accepted an Independent Appeal Panel recommendation to reject the appeal against the decision reject a 2018 BPS claim as no supporting evidence for ‘agricultural activities’ was received by 15 May, (9 June with ‘late’ penalty), and no notification was received by 15 May, (9 June with ‘late’ penalty), that activity would be undertaken after 15 May and evidence would be submitted within 30 days of the activity occurring.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - Strategic Outline Case - Nuclear medicine Consolidation & Positron Emission Tomography

24 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a Strategic Outline Case from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to consolidate Nuclear Medicine on one site and provide a single static solution for Positron Emission Tomography CT for North Wales.

Regulated Products GM application determinations

24 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed to authorise the nine GM food and feed products based on Food Standard Agency advice. The Deputy Minister has also agreed to delegate, pursuant to section 83 of the Government of Wales Act 2006, the function of establishing and maintaining a register of genetically modified food and feed to the Food Standard Agency.

Grant Funding for the Welsh Local Government Association Improvement Support Programme

24 March 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved a total of £800,000 of grant funding for the Welsh Local Government Association  Improvement Support Programme for the financial years 2022 to 2023. 

NHS and Social Care Life Assurance Scheme

24 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Care has agreed to extend the closing date for the Coronavirus Life Assurance Scheme to the 30th June 2022 for Health and Social Care workers.

Climate-led Behavioural Change Programme

24 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed up to £1.455million of funding to support a climate-led Behavioural Change programme to enable the public to play their part in putting Wales on a path to Net Zero by 2050 and communicate the actions needed to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Summer of Fun 2022

23 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding and arrangements relating to a Summer of Fun 2022.

Homebuy Wales – Flexible criteria and guidance for use in the second homes and affordability pilot area

23 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the scheme criteria and guidance for the existing Homebuy - Wales scheme are amended for use in the second homes and affordability pilot area, to better meet the needs and circumstances of the area.

Funding for Leadership Development programmes

23 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed funding for Leadership Development programmes for the 2022 to 2023 financial year.  

sale of land at Woodlands Business Park, Ystradgynlais

23 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the sale of land in Ystradgynlais. 

Magellan Project

23 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the revenue funding of up to £250,000 to support the cost of manufacturing specialists.

Sale of Plots C1 & C2 Millstream Way, Swansea Vale

23 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the sale of land in Swansea. 

Plot C1 Baglan Industrial Estate -  Deed of Variation

23 March 2022

The Minister has agreed to a variation of the terms of a contract for sale of land in Port Talbot.

Jubilee Bank Holiday rates for NHS staff

23 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the leave and pay arrangements for the Queens Platinum Jubilee for NHS employees.

Airbus Skills Support

23 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Skills Support for Airbus.

Integrated Care Fund  Capital - Project Proposals

22 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed Integrated Care Fund  capital Main Capital Programme (MCP) funding for projects in West Glamorgan, West Wales & Cwm Taf Morgannwg. 

Litter and Fly-tipping Prevention Plan consultation

22 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to publish the summary of responses from the Litter and Fly-tipping Prevention Plan consultation.

Appointment of Vice Chair of Ystadau Cymru

22 March 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved the appointment of Lorna Cross, Head of the Property at the Vale of Glamorgan Council, as vice chair of Ystadau Cymru.

Funding for the Life Sciences Hub Wales

22 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the business plan and a budget of up to £1.5million for the Life Sciences Hub Wales for 2022 to 2023.

Flexible Skills Programme

22 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Flexible Skills Programme: Approval 2022 to 2025. 

Appointment Plan for Deputy Chair and Commissioners National Infrastructure Commission for Wales

22 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to run a Public Appointments process to recruit for a Deputy Chair and 6 Commissioners to the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales.

NHS Dentistry: Dental patient charges and Health Board revenue targets 

22 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to not increase dental patient charges in 2022 to 2023.

Occult Hep B - testing and lookback

22 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs recommendation on Occult Hepatitis B Infection in UK Blood Donors and to the introduction of donor testing and action relating to a lookback study. 

Egni Solar Programme, phase 3

21 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to commit funding of up to £990,000 to Egni Coop to enable delivery of phase 3 of their delivery plan.

Genome UK

21 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the publication of Genome UK: Shared Commitments for UK-wide implementation 2022 to 2025.

Road safety

21 March 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to provide grant funding to the Welsh Local Government Association to assist with Welsh Government road safety initiatives for 2022 to 2023.

Social Research

21 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed funding for four new temporary research officer posts to work with the Housing and Regeneration Directorate in 2022 to 2023 through to 2023 to 2025.

Torfaen recycling infrastructure

21 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the allocation of up to £3.64 million in capital, to support the development of a new recycling facility.   

Pembrokeshire Eco Park

21 March 2022
 
The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the allocation of up to £9.5 million capital funding, to support the development of a Eco Park incorporating integrated waste and recycling collection and sorting infrastructure.   

Denbighshire recycling infrastructure

21 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved capital funding of up to £1.5 million towards Denbighshire County Council’s recycling collections and infrastructure.

Business support

21 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved grant Funding for a project in Pencoed.

Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Programme of investment for 2022 to 2023

21 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the capital and revenue flood and coastal erosion risk management programmes and programme funding of 19 priority posts within Water, Flood and Coal Tip Safety Division to ensure adequate capacity and specialist capability to deliver 7 Programme for Government commitments.

Changes to weekly asymptomatic PCR testing

21 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed changes to weekly asymptomatic (PCR) testing for staff working in care homes and other social care settings. 

Plant Biosecurity Strategy Consultation

21 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the publication of a joint GB Governments ‘summary of responses’ report to the consultation for the new GB Plant Biosecurity Strategy.

Independent Review of the Strategic Road Network

21 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed the commissioning of an independent panel to review current annual programmes on the Strategic Road Network in Wales, considering whether they are suitably designed and specified to meet Welsh Ministers’ statutory duties as highway authority for the network whilst not incurring more expenditure than necessary and demonstrating value for money.

Delivery of the Ask and Act Programme

21 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed that Welsh Government to continue to fund and tender for the delivery of the ‘Train the Trainer’ training; to provide each of the 6 Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) regions with an equal allocation of funding to deliver Ask and Act training as per regional training plans; and to the merging of the Ask and Act subsidy grant within the region allocation. 

Funding Fire and Rescue Authorities' Community Safety Programmes in 2022 to 2023

21 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership has agreed funding for the Fire and Rescue Authorities’ community safety programmes in 2022 to 2023 based on collective all-Wales funding bids.

In-year capital funding for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority (FRA) in 2021 to 2022

21 March 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government, Minister for Social Justice and the Deputy Minister for Social Partnership have agreed funding for a remote control ‘i-cut’ machine (a commercial remotely operated mower designed for difficult and steep areas) and associated trailer for Mid and West Wales FRA in 2021 to 2022, from surplus capital funding realised in-year.

Business Wales Disabled People's Employment Advisors

21 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Business Wales Disabled People Employment Advisors.

Community Bank - Additional Feasibility Funding

21 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Community Bank – Additional Feasibility Funding.

Funding to support the vulnerable families element of the Cost of Living Support Package

21 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding to support the vulnerable families element of the Cost of Living Support Package.

Additional grant funding to Jenipher's Coffi and Size of Wales

21 March 2022

The First Minister agreed to provide additional support for grants worth £210,000 in total to Size of Wales (£100k) and Jenipher’s Coffi (£110k) from the International Relations budget. 

Funding proposals - COVID support - Namibia / Uganda

21 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and the Minister for Finance and Local Government approved arrangements for emergency COVID funding for Welsh partnerships in Namibia and Uganda. 

Refocusing Wales and Africa emergency COVID response funding

21 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed to extend the emergency Covid funding to Welsh organisations who work in partnerships across all countries in sub Saharan Africa, not exclusively Namibia and Uganda. This will be done through the Wales and Africa grant scheme.

Retendering for 3 year Wales and Africa small grants scheme

21 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice approved arrangements for a tendering exercise to source a partner to administer the Wales for Africa Small Grants Scheme over three years from 2022 to 2023 and to 2024 to 2025. 

Donation to Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) Afghanistan Crisis Appeal

21 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and First Minister have agreed to provide DEC with £100k towards the Afghanistan Crisis Appeal. 

Donation to Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Ukraine Crisis Appeal

21 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and First Minister agreed to provide Disasters Emergency Committee with £4 million towards the Ukraine Crisis Appeal. The Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed the funding from existing Welsh Government budgets. 

Wampis solar boat proposal

21 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and the Minister for Climate Change have agreed to provide Size of Wales with funding to support the Wampis people in Peru to construct a ten seater solar powered boat, and also support a cultural exchange between Wampis indigenous youth and young people in Wales. 

Appointment of a Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa Board member

21 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the appointment of James Harvey as Member of Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa (Careers Wales) from the reserve list.

Appointment of a new Chair to the Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa Board

21 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed the appointment of Erica Cassin as Chair of Careers Choices Dewis Gyrfa (Careers Wales).

Integrated Multi-Modal Transport Ticketing Initiatives and Fairer Fares Initiative

21 March 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to provide Transport for Wales with up to £795,400 of revenue funding in 2021 to 2022 to enable them to continue to develop and test a better integrated multi-modal transport ticketing arrangements for passengers across Wales. 

Additional budget requirement for Hostile Vehicle Mitigation 

21 March 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have approved additional budget expenditure in relation to a bus related project in South Wales. 

2022 to 2023 Children’s Commissioner for Wales budget estimate

21 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed to lay the 2022 to 2023 Children’s Commissioner for Wales budget estimate before the Senedd.

Operational Funding for Fflecsi pilot services in 2021 to 2022

21 March 2022

The Minister Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to provide revenue funding support in 2021 to 2022 of £199,343 to Blaenau Gwent CBC and £161,143 to Pembrokeshire CC to enable them to provide the Fflecsi schemes in their areas.  Revenue funding of £514,404 (excluding VAT) has also been agreed for Transport for Wales to enable them to continue to manage the delivery of a number of pilot Fflecsi bus schemes across Wales. Revenue funding of £33,870 (including VAT) has also been agreed to enable Welsh Government to commission an independent assessment of the initial Fflecsi pilot schemes.

Progressing work on gambling related harm

16 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing Services has agreed the proposed approach tor progressing work on gambling related harm and has written to the Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy to reiterate the Welsh Government’s policy position in relation to the UK Government Review of the Gambling Act 2005. 

Complaint about the Student Loans Company’s service

16 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to instruct the Student Loans Company to action the settlement proposed by the Public Service Ombudsman for Wales.

Called-in planning application

16 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has refused a planning application by Aldi Stores limited for the erection of a Class A1 foodstore with associated access, car parking and landscaping at Park Avenue, Aberystwyth.  

Funding for tax forecasts

16 March 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the transfer of funding to the Office for Budget Responsibility (via HM Treasury) for the production and publication of independent tax forecasts in 2022 to 2023 to accompany the Welsh Government Budget.

Land and Buildings Development Fund additional funding for approved projects

16 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that additional funding be granted for previously approved projects that have experienced cost increases and also £2,000,000 of funding for Carmarthenshire County Council to purchase empty properties. 

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Intervention Expenditure 2022 to 2023

16 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Intervention Expenditure for 2022 to 2023 and into 2023 to 2024.

Amendment of the 2021 to 2022 Local Government Settlement

15 March 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved a further £10million funding to be distributed through the local government settlement for 2021 to 2022.

Young Carers Local Authority ID card Funding 2022 to 2023

15 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed young carers local authority ID card funding for 2022 to 2023.

South Wales LFFN Trunk Road Project

15 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate change have agreed additional funding for the South Wales Local Full Fibre Network Trunk Road Project.  

Strategic Enhancement Plan - Gwent Levels

15 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the First Minister have agreed the appointment of consultants to advise on the biodiversity potential of Welsh Government owned sites in the Gwent Levels.

Publication of the Remote Working Strategy

15 March 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed the publication of Smarter Working: A Remote Working strategy for Wales.

Supporting Social Enterprise Core Funding

15 March 2022

The Minister for Economy and The Minister for Education and Welsh Language have agreed to the Social Enterprise Sector Core Funding - April 2022 - March 2023.

Business Wales Digital – 2022 to 2023

15 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Business Wales Digital for 2022 to 2023.

Grant Funding for Wales Fiscal Analysis

14 March 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved a total of £60,000 of grant funding for Wales Fiscal Analysis for the financial years 2022 to 2023 and 2023 to 2024.

Maintenance of the Motorway and Trunk Road Network 

14 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed capital funding for the period October to March in the Financial Year 2021 to 2022 for transport strategic road network activities.

Proposals for managing risks from invasive non-native species in 2022 to 2023

14 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed proposals for actions in 2022 to 2023 to control priority invasive non-native species in Wales, helping to meet national and international biodiversity commitments.

A465 Section 5&6 - Approval to acquire and dispose of land

14 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have approved the acquisition and disposal of land for the A465 Section 5&6 scheme.

Transfer of Land

14 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed the Transfer of land at Taffs Well.

Annual Report on the Local Authority Smallholdings in Wales Report – 2020 to 2021

14 March 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed the contents and publishing of the Annual Report on Local Authority Smallholdings in Wales 2020 to 2021. 

Decarbonisation and Standards team - Programme Resourcing

14 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the programme funding of seventeen posts within the Housing Safety and Regulation division for the three year period to 31 March 2025. 

Wales Carbon Capture, Utilization and storage  Network Sensitivity Study

14 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to funding for the procurement of a sensitivity report of the four Carbon Capture and storage demand cases modelled in the original report undertaken by DNV Ltd. (£16,800 including VAT) and the publication of the subsequent report.

Gypsy and Traveller Grant 2021 to 2022 – Llandygair

14 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has approved funding for refurbishment works at the Llandygair site.

Major Repairs Allowance

14 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the continuing allocation of Major Repairs Allowance to ten local housing authorities and the First Minister has agreed the continuing allocation of Major Repairs Allowance  to Swansea Council for 2022 to 2023.

Future Energy Grid

14 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to funding for the Future Energy Grid in Wales project, and for officials to work with those likely to be involved to develop a governance structure to oversee the work.

Controlled waste

14 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed not to make changes to legislation following the UK Government’s proposal to consult on changes for England to the Controlled Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2012, but to keep this policy under review.

Transforming Towns funding

14 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate Change have approved: up to £2,000,000 for schemes at the  General and Butchers Market in Wrexham; and, approved an additional £1,041,877 for the Neath Town Centre mixed use leisure and commercial scheme. The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and the First Minister have approved an additional £410,755 for the Wind Street public realm scheme, Swansea.

Free school meals

14 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved £21.4 million to continue meal provision for children eligible for Free School Meals during the holiday period up to the end of August 2022.

Social Partnership Reform introduction work

14 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and the Deputy Minister for Social Partnership have agreed to award a contract for support in framing the next stage of the social partnership review.

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales’ Framework

14 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has agreed the content of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales’ Framework Document.

Broadband enquiries support and direct mail to connected properties

9 March 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to continue broadband enquiries support and direct mail to properties connected under the Welsh Government’s fibre broadband roll-out with Openreach for 2022 to 2023.

Next Generation Access Broadband Wales and Project Gigabit Open Market Review Data Analysis

9 March 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to appoint Farrpoint Ltd to carry out the broadband coverage data analysis for the Next Generation Access Broadband Wales and Project Gigabit Open Market Review and Public Review.

Updating Designing Wind Farms in Wales to support Future Wales

9 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to task the Design Commission for Wales with reviewing and updating ‘Designing Wind Farms in Wales’ to meet the commitment in Future Wales to prepare guidance to assist the development of on-shore wind. 

Strategic Approach to Climate Resilience Policy

9 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed proposed work by officials to improve the Welsh Government’s policy approach and governance in relation to climate change adaptation and resilience. This includes exploring the introduction of periodic independent reporting of progress in Wales by the Climate Change Committee, the provision of support for public sector climate adaptation exemplar projects subject to available funding, and development of our next national climate adaptation plan, to be published in 2024. The Welsh Government will also publish an interim policy response to the Climate Change Committee’s third Climate Risk Independent assessment by summer 2022, alongside the Year 2 progress report on the current 5-year national climate adaptation plan, A Climate Conscious Wales.

Funding for the National Masters in Education (Wales)

9 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the next stage of the development and recruitment for the Masters in Education Programme.

Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence budget 2021 to 2022 – update February 2022

9 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed funding to support additional projects under the Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence revenue grant programme. 

Temporary suspension of Essential Skills Qualifications

9 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the temporary suspension of Essential Skills Qualifications within Health and Social Care apprenticeship frameworks at Level 2 and Level 3 until 31 August 2022. 

Annual Revenue Grant for Existing Private Finance Initiative Projects

9 March 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to the payment of the 2022 to 2023 instalment of an annual revenue grant to the relevant authorities.

Social Housing Loans

9 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to provide loan assistance to the housing sector in 2021 to 2022 of up to £30 million.

Arrangements Storage of Controlled Drugs in Covid Medicines Stockpile 27 Jan 2022

9 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed that officials pause delivery of additional controlled drugs for holding in Wales’ COVID-19 medicines stockpile unless they meet an identified use requirement for NHS Wales.

NHS COVID Pass Services

9 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed additional funding required for NHS COVID Pass Service (NHS COVID Pass A) Welsh language Content B) Paper COVID Pass Printing Contract).

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Order 2022

9 March 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has approved to Defra publishing the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Reform Consultation Summary of responses and next steps.

Cadw Custodian Recruitment

9 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has approved the use of programme funding to recruit custodians for Cadw’s monuments.

Appointment of the Interim Arts Council of Wales Chief Executive Officer

9 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has agreed to the appointment of Michael Elliott as the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Arts Council of Wales.

Local Places for Nature Scheme Manager allocations, 2022 to 2023

9 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has approved the 2022 to 2023 revenue and capital allocations for the schemes delivering the Local Places for Nature Programme. 

Firefighter Pension Scheme in Wales - Assumptions for the 2016 Valuation Process

9 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership has agreed no changes should be made to the assumptions for the completion of the cost cap element of the 2016 valuation and the calculation methodology recommended by Government Actuary’s Department be used to complete the cost cap element of the 2016 valuation.

Extension to the Healthy and Active Fund programme evaluation

9 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing have agreed a one year extension to the Healthy and Active Fund programme evaluation to allow the evaluation to fully meet its aims and objectives, and for the intended learning to be fully realised.

National Infrastructure Commission for Wales governance and work programme advice

9 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to provide a substantive response to Dr David Clubb, Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales on his proposals on a future work programme and governance arrangements.

Funding for project development costs to manage the AHP Treatment project

9 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the allocation of up to £33,300, which will be used to fund the project team through to the end of the financial year. 

FareShare Cymru 2022 to 2025

7 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that £840,000 revenue funding from the Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy Division budget for 2022 to 2025 can be awarded to FareShare Cymru. This will support the prevention of food waste from the supply chain, resulting in the redistribution of this surplus edible food and drink to organisations across Wales that feed people in need, through the mechanism of a grant award letter.

Extension of the Employer Incentive Scheme

7 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Extension of the Employer Incentive Scheme (EIS) until 31 March 2022 and the continuation of EIS Scheme for Disabled apprentices from 1 April 2022 until 31 March 2023.

Community-led Housing in Wales – Revenue Funding 2022 to 2025

7 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to £180,000 of revenue funding for each of the next three years to the Wales Co-operative Centre to support the Communities Creating Homes project.

Rural Housing Enabler (RHE) – Revenue Funding 2022 to 2025

7 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to funding of £424,651 to support RHEs across the three year period 2022 to 2023, 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025; and no more than £1,000 per year to support meetings of the Rural Housing Strategic Group during the next three years.

Establishing an infrastructure for the provision of bilingual educational resources

7 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to establish an infrastructure for the provision of bilingual educational resources.  

Childcare Offer - policy amendment - children being adopted

7 March 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed policy amendments to the Childcare offer policy to enable eligible parents who are on adoption leave, access to the Childcare Offer.

Primary Care Improvement Grants 2022 to 2023

7 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a non-recurrent revenue allocation of £1.500m in 2022 to 2023 for Health Boards to provide Primary Care Improvement Grants to GP and third party owned primary care facilities. 

Renew and Reform activity

7 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to funding in 2022 to 2023 for Renew and Reform activity within the Post-16 Provision BEL.

Jobs Growth Wales+ programme

7 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the proposed financial allocation for the Jobs Growth Wales+ programme during 2022 to 2023.

Childcare Offer - Review of the hourly rate

7 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, The Minister for Finance and Local Government, the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed recommendations relating to the rate paid for childcare through the Childcare Offer.

Childcare Offer for Wales - Extending Childcare Offer to Parents in Education and Training

7 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed to expand the Childcare Offer to parents in education and training, potentially as early as September 2022, focusing initially on parents who are enrolled on full or part time Higher Education and Further Education courses and for officials to undertake further work to support taking forward this plan.

Approval of additional Post Compulsory Education and Training Reform (PCET) resources 2022 to 2023

3 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding to strengthen the capacity and capability of the Commission for Tertiary Education and Research (CTER) programme.

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board - Development of the Endoscopy Unit at University Hospital Llandough - Business Justification Case

3 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a business justification case from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for the development of the Endoscopy Unit at University Hospital Llandough supported by £6.689m Welsh Government funding over the next 2 years (2021 to 2022 and 2022 to 2023).

Joint Inspection Team

3 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change agreed funding to support scoping work needed in relation to the setting up of a Joint Inspection Team (JIT) in Wales and for the recruitment of the JIT Strategic Coordinator to support this.

Continued Engagement & Public Sector Capacity/Capabilities research

3 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change agreed funding to procure a research project to explore the current capacity of the building safety workforce across all local authorities. 

Funding for credit unions - cost of living Initiatives

3 March 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed funding to support two cost of living interventions delivered by credit unions: a credit union loan expansion scheme; and, an affordable credit marketing campaign. 

COVID-19 Testing Site Opening Hours

3 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to reduce the opening hours of COVID-19 Regional Test Sites, Local Test Sites and Mobile Testing Units, to close 2 hours earlier, at 6pm rather than 8pm.  

Promoting Relationship Quality and Family support - Re-allocation of funding

3 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed the re-allocation of funding to promote relationship quality and family support. 

Appointment of Cwmni Egino Chief Executive

3 March 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the appointment of Alan Raymant as Chief Executive Officer and Robert Davies and Kevin McCullough as Non-Executive Directors to Cwmni Egino and its Board.

Appointment of Non-Executive Director to Public Health Wales NHS Trust

3 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Mohammed Mehmet as a Non-Executive Director to Public Health Wales NHS Trust. His appointment start on 01/04/2022 until 31/03/2026.

Appointment of Non-Executive Director to Public Health Wales NHS Trust

3 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Kate Young as a Non-Executive Director to Public Health Wales NHS Trust. Her appointment start on 01/04/2022 until 31/03/2026.

Re-Appointment of Independent Member to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

3 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to re-appoint Rhian Thomas as Independent Member Capital and Estates to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for 4 years, and it will be retrospective from 17 December 2021 until 16 December 2025.
 

Welsh Immersion Education

1 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the Welsh Government response to Estyn’s thematic review: Welsh Immersion Education, Strategies and approaches to support 3 to 11-year-old learners. 

Introduction of fundable reviews of study needs assessments (DSA Students)

1 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to fund study needs assessment reviews for eligible students in receipt of Disabled Students’ Allowances and who meet certain circumstances.

Final Local Government Revenue and Capital Settlement for 2022 to 2023

1 March 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the Final Local Government Settlement 2022 to 2023.

Talk With Me campaign 

1 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed to the allocation of up to £369k for the Talk With Me campaign in 2022 to 2023.

Additional Funding for redevelopment of Theatr Clwyd

1 March 2022

The Minister for Economy and the Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip have agreed to the additional funding for the redevelopment of Theatr Clwyd 2022 to 2023 and to 2024 to 2025. 

Solar PV array development proposals on Best and Most Versatile agricultural land

1 March 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the Department’s position concerning solar PV array developments on Best and Most Versatile agricultural land. 

Childcare Offer funding to local authorities for 2021 to 2022

1 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed the reallocation of Childcare Offer funding to local authorities for 2021 to 2022 to meet demand. 

Draft Budget for 2022 to 2023

1 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed the breakdown of the Childcare Offer budget to local authorities for 2022 to 2023.

Appointment of National Clinical Leads for Persistent Pain

1 March 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the appointment of Owen Hughes and Dr Sue Jeffs as National Clinical Leads for Persistent Pain.

Draft Annual Report

1 March 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the draft Cymraeg 2050 Annual Report for 2020 to 2021.   

Food and Drink Wales Business Lounge at Royal Welsh Show 2022

1 March 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales & Trefnydd has agreed to Food Division’s proposal to hold a Trade Business Lounge at the Royal Welsh Show 2022 and also take up advertorial space both internally and externally in the Food Hall.

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales pay remit

28 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales pay remit application covering the period 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.

Service Increment for Teaching funding

28 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the Service Increment for Teaching funding allocations for 2021 to 2022.

Personal assessments

28 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved preliminary arrangements regarding an extension to the contract for the delivery of the personalised assessments.

Independent Appeals Process for Rural Grants and Payments

28 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed the Independent Appeal Panel recommendation to reject the appeal against the decision not to pay seven Glastir Small Grants claims for “coppicing and gapping up” hedges as the work completed did not comply with technical specification.

Independent Appeals Process for Rural Grants and Payments

28 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed the Independent Appeal Panel recommendation to reject the appeal against the decision not to pay Glastir Small Grants claim following late claim.

Independent Appeals Process for Rural Grants and Payments

28 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed the Independent Appeal Panel recommendation to reject the appeal against the decision not to pay Glastir Advanced Management option as no claim was made on 2016 Single Application Form.

Independent Appeals Process for Rural Grants and Payments

28 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed the Independent Appeal Panel recommendation to reject the appeal against the decision to reject a Glastir Small Grants Claim submitted on 30 March 2019 due to not complying with contractual specifications.

Healthy Bees Plan

28 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd agreed the implementation plan for the Healthy Bees Plan 2030.

Empty properties

28 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change, and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to extend the value of the contract in place to provide support and expertise to local authorities to take enforcement action on empty and dilapidated properties.

Hinkley Supply Chain Programme

28 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to provide continuation of funding for the Hinkley Supply Chain Programme.

Seren funding

25 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the deployment of Seren funding for 2022 to 2023. 

Minority Ethnic, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Grant

25 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the Minority Ethnic, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Grant distribution formula for financial year 2022 to 2023.

National Occupational Standards and Apprenticeship Frameworks

25 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the National Occupational Standards and Apprenticeship Frameworks Programme hosting and quality assurance arrangement for 2022 to 2023.

Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales contract

25 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed a one year extension of the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales alignment contract.

Appointment of National Clinical Leads

25 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Dr Meinir Jones and Dr Robert Letchford as National Clinical Leads for arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions.

Local archive services

25 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip has agreed to provide funding to support local authority archive services in Wales to secure the digital record of their local communities.

Registered care providers returns

25 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed to the delaying of annual returns and inspection ratings for registered care providers.

Decolonisation of library collections

25 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, has agreed to fund a research project to review a review of current library acquisition practices across Wales with a view to ensuring that these practices are anti-racist and reflect the true depth of our diverse cultural heritage.

Food poverty schemes

25 February 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed to fund sustainable food poverty schemes in 2021 to 2022 and 2022 to 2023.

In-year funding for Fire and Rescue Authorities

25 February 2022

The Minister for Social Justice and the Deputy Minister for Social Partnership have agreed funding for several capital proposals from the three Fire and Rescue Authorities in financial year 2021 to 2022.

Pump-prime funding of designated nurse staffing leads

23 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding of £699,514 in financial years 2022 to 2023 and 2023 to 2024 to appoint dedicated nurse staffing levels leads in each local health board and Velindre NHS Trust.

Amendment of the 2021 to 2022 local government settlement

23 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved the allocation of an additional £50million to principal local authorities for 2021 to 2022 and the making of a second local government finance report in respect of the local government settlement 2021 to 2022.

Community and town council boundary changes

23 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed funding for One Voice Wales to support community councils to manage employment issues following boundary changes.

Winter of Wellbeing activities

22 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed reallocation of funding to support additional Winter of Wellbeing initiatives.

Funding for the homelessness ‘no-one left out’ approach

22 February 2022

The First Minister and the Minister for Climate Change have agreed to the indicative allocations for 2022 to 2023 for continuation of the homelessness ‘no-one left out’ approach.

Building safety surveys

22 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to appoint Adroit to undertake intrusive surveys for the Building Safety team.

Building safety surveys

22 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to appoint Adroit to undertake initial desk based surveys for the Building Safety team.

20 mph speed limits

22 February 2022

The First Minister, Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to fund local authorities to conduct an inventory of road signs on restricted roads, in preparation for the proposed 20 mph default speed limit implementation.

Bute Avenue project

22 February 2022

The First Minister has approved expenditure to appoint a Client Representative for the continued management of the Bute Avenue PFI project.

Cost of Living Support Package

22 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the education element of the Cost of Living Support Package.

Educational Psychology professional training programme

22 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for Cardiff University’s Doctorate in Educational Psychology professional training programme.

The acquisition and grant of lease of the Stadco Factory, Llanfyllin, Powys

22 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the acquisition and lease of a factory in Powys.

Development of New Industrial Units, Hawarden Park, Broughton, Flintshire

22 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved further grant support for a project at Hawarden Park, Broughton.

Sale of development land at Parc Cybi, Holyhead

22 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the grant of an option for sale of land at Parc Cybi, Holyhead.

Welsh language workforce development 2022 to 2023

22 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding, in 2022 to 2023, for activities to increase the number of Welsh-language and Welsh-medium teachers.

Funding for Bangor University Welsh language technology development

22 February 2022

The Minister for Education and the Welsh Language has allocated funding to Bangor University to implement work packages of our Welsh Language Technology Action Plan.

Wales Marine Action and Advisory Group Review

22 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has concluded a review of the Wales Marine and Fisheries Advisory Group. The Minister has taken the decision to develop an alternative engagement strategy with the industry and stakeholders.

Options for preparing planning guidance across the Gwent Levels

22 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change agreed to undertake pilot work to prepare planning policy/guidance in the Gwent Levels to underpin Policy 9 in Future Wales.

Transforming Towns Funding South East and North Wales 

22 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate change have approved Transforming Towns loan funding to Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council, additional grant funding to Gwynedd County Council, and an extension to loan repayment terms to Vale of Glamorgan and Newport City Councils.

Transforming Towns Funding South East Wales

22 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate change have approved Transforming Towns grant and development funding to Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council and loan funding to Caerphilly County Borough Council.

Transforming Towns Funding

22 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Climate Change have approved Transforming Towns grant funding to Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and grant funding to support the all-Wales Place Making grant programme. 

Additional Revenue Support for Waste and Recycling Services in Local Authorities 

22 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed that up to £6.5million revenue underspend within the Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy Division budget for 2021 to 2022 can be distributed to Local Authorities as additional support for circular economy and waste activities through the mechanism of the Sustainable Waste Management Grant.

Wales and Africa small grants scheme

21 February 2022

The Minister for Social Justice approved arrangements for a tendering exercise to source a partner to administer the Wales for Africa Small Grants Scheme over three years from 2022 to 2023 and 2024 to 2025.

Programme Funded posts - Land Division

21 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the recruitment of the following posts to Land Division - Senior Land Development Manager (x 2), Public Land Support Manager, Asset Support Manager and Land Support Officer (x 2). The Minister also agreed the continuation of funding for a Lead Land Specialist (G7) and a Lead Assets Specialist (G7).

Programme Funded Post – Ystadau Cymru

21 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to the recruitment of the post of Sustainability Manager – Estates Public Sector Collaboration to Land Division to support delivery of the ongoing work of Ystadau Cymru.

Sale of Land at Woodlands Business Park, Ystradgynlais

21 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the sale of land in Ystradgynlais. 

Secondary allocation of Foundational Economy in Health and Social Services 2021 to 2022 budget

21 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to fund a project led by NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership to deliver a pilot proving the feasibility of reusable textiles for scrubs, theatres gown, hats and masks.

Lithuania Safeguard Declaration

17 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to apply Safeguard measures under the Trade in Animals and Related Products (Wales) Regulations 2011 to align with GB-wide actions to prohibit the import of feeder rodents from Lithuania.

Post Brexit non-legislative Air Quality Common Framework

17 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change agreed to the publication of the updated Framework Outline Agreement and the updated Concordat.

Increase in Grant Funding for Engineering Education Scheme Wales/STEM Cymru

17 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change agreed a grant increase of £3,231 to Engineering Education Scheme Wales.   

Appointment to Health Education and Improvement Wales

17 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Mr John Gammon as Independent Member to Health Education and Improvement Wales from 01 August 2022 until 31 July 2026.

Net-Zero Coordinator roles

17 February 2022

The Minister for Economy and the Minister for Education and Welsh Language have agreed to funding to support a net-zero skills co-ordinator & lead expert within the further education network.

New payment scheme for social care workers aligned to the Real Living Wage

17 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed a new payment scheme for social care workers aligned to the Real Living Wage. 

Additional payment for social care workers aligned to the Real Living Wage – amendment and extension

17 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed to financial arrangements relating to the Additional payment scheme for social care workers aligned to the Real Living Wage.

Discretionary Assistance Fund arrangements and funding 2022 to 2023

17 February 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has approved the continuation of the current DAF arrangements and also the continued support for off-grid fuel clients for a further twelve month period from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

NHS Pay Review Body and Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration Review Body remit letters 22 to 2023

17 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to the NHSPRB and DDRB Remit letters 2022 to 2023.

Integrated Care Fund Capital Project Proposals 2021 to 2022

17 February 2022

The First Minister has agreed Integrated Care Fund capital Main Capital Programme funding for 1 project in West Glamorgan. The Minister for Climate Change has agreed Integrated Care Fund capital Main Capital Programme and Discretionary Capital Programme funding for projects in North Wales, Gwent and West Wales regions.

Extension to the EU Settlement Scheme Advice Services for the first half of the next financial year, 2022 to 2023

17 February 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed to the extension of the Welsh Government funded Extension to the EU Settlement Scheme Advice Services for an additional 6 months, post-March 2022.

Revised eligibility criteria for local health board funding

17 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed a revision to the eligibility criteria for local health board funding for the delivery of activity to support unpaid carers in 2022 to 2023.

Extension of a Loan Agreement 

17 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the extension of a Loan Agreement and refresh of Intellectual Property register.

Continued funding of 20 mph pilot settlements Road Safety cameras

17 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change for Climate Change, has agreed the continued grant funding for 20 mph first phase implementation settlements, in Buckley Flintshire. This will be used to develop an enforcement strategy for 20 mph and encourage active travel to the schools in the area.

Funding for losses in council tax collection 2021 to 2022

17 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to provide local authorities with a contribution of £19.3million, to mitigate the impact of reductions in the council tax collected by local authorities to support local services and day-to-day operations for the 2021 to 2022 financial year.

Provision of grant funding to Clwyd Alyn to establish a net zero carbon hub

17 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the allocation of £990,000 grant funding over the next three years to support to Clwyd Alyn Housing Association Ltd to procure a partner to establish and deliver a net zero housing performance hub, on a ‘for good’ basis, to provide independent advice and support on residential decarbonisation, initially to social landlords, and then to housing developers and individual home owners.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board - Radiotherapy Satellite 

17 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board for enabling works at Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny for the development of a satellite radiotherapy centre.

Winter Fuel Scheme 2022 to 2023 

17 February 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed arrangements for a Winter Fuel Scheme to run 2022 to 2023. 

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board - Interim Sexual Assault Referral Centre works at Cardiff Royal Infirmary

17 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed plans by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board to develop an interim ISO accredited forensic medical examination facility for the Ynys Saff Sexual Assault Referral Centre at Cardiff Royal Infirmary.

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board - Developing Genomics Partnership Wales - Full Business Case

17 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s Full Business Case for funding to support the proposed development of Genomics Partnership Wales.

Aneurin Bevan UHB - Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr Unified Breast Unit - Full Business Case

17 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the full business case from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board for the development of a unified Breast Unit at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Caerphilly, supported by Welsh Government funding.

NHS Discretionary Capital Allocations 2022 to 2023

17 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed the NHS Capital Programme, Discretionary Capital Allocations NHS organisations 2022 to 2023.

Deployment and funding of air quality mobile monitors to Baglan Energy Park

17 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the procurement of mobile air quality monitors to be deployed between March and August 2022 to the Baglan Energy Park as part of a comprehensive air quality monitoring package and the production of an expert report following this period.

Animal Health and Welfare Framework

15 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to the publication of the provisional Animal Health and Welfare Common UK Framework.

Albert Rowe Social Housing Loan

15 February 2022

The First Minister has agreed a four month extension for the Albert Rowe Social Housing Loan due to a delay in build completion.

Cramic Way Property Infrastructure Fund

15 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved a easement and grant to partially fund a development in Port Talbot. 

Bereavement Support Grant

15 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing and Minister for Health and Social Services have agreed to award additional three-year grant allocations, covering the period 2021 to 2024, to third sector organisations providing bereavement support across Wales and agreed to utilisation of grant underspends in 2021 to 2022.

Extension of funding for Electoral Registration Support Officer

15 February 2022

The Minister for Finance & Local Government has approved to extend funding available to Local Authorities to recruit Electoral Registration Support Officers until September 2022. 

PTI Cymru

15 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has given consent to Transport for Wales to proceed to acquire PTI Cymru Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries.

Bute Avenue Private Finance Initiative Project

15 February 2022

The First Minister has approved settlement of a contractual claim.

Fisheries Management and Support Common Framework

15 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed the publication of the Framework Outline Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding for the Fisheries Management and Support Common Framework.

Regulated Products First Tranche Feed Additive consultation

15 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed to the Food Standards Agency publishing an eight-week long consultation seeking stakeholder’s views on the other legitimate factors of Feed Additive applications included in the first tranche of regulated product applications.

Tourism levy

14 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed the initial scope and aims for discretionary tourism levy powers for Local Authorities.

Regional Stimulus Funding Programme

14 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to grant funding for Mid and South West Wales Regional Stimulus Budget.

Rail services in Wales

14 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the establishment of a joint Wales Rail Board with Transport for Wales, Network Rail and the UK Government to consider future rail infrastructure investment in Wales.

Rail fares

14 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to set the 2022 Regulated Rail Fares increase to RPI+0% taking effect from 1 March 2022.

Brymbo Heritage Project

14 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip has approved the provision of revenue funding to the Brymbo Heritage Trust to facilitate an agreement with the landowner over a long term lease for the historic Brymbo Ironworks. 

National Contemporary Art Gallery

14 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip and The Minister for Economy have agreed a funding package to support the development of the business case for the National Contemporary Art Gallery.

Capital funding for emergency works

14 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip, and the Minister for Economy have approved capital funding for emergency works at Coleg Harlech and for the implementation of high level interpretation at key World Heritage sites in North Wales. The Minister for Economy has also approved capital funding for emergency works at Cyfarthfa Castle.

Extension of the Fibrespeed Backstop date

14 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed the extension of the Fibrespeed Backstop date. 

Welsh Fisherman’s Association

14 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to continue to fund the Welsh Fisherman’s Association for their core funding for 2022 to 2023. 

Additional funding to support learning recovery and the recruit recover raise standards programme

14 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the award of an additional £33million in 2021 to 2022 to support learning recovery for this financial year.  The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the allocation from the Fiscal Resource Reserve in 2021 to 2022 and the transfer of funding to the Education and Welsh Language MEG.  

Independent review of the Landfill Disposals Tax

14 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to proceed with the procurement process to appoint a reviewer to undertake the independent review of Landfill Disposals Tax Act. 

Roads Review Report - A55 Junctions 14-16a

14 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed the recommendations of the Roads Review Panel regarding the A55 junctions 14-16a scheme.

Roads Review Initial Report

11 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed the initial recommendations from the Roads Review Panel with the exception of those related to A4119 Coed Ely.

Welsh Framework consultation

10 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the publication of a consultation on the draft framework for Welsh in English medium schools, settings and streams.

Ogwen Active Travel Partnership E-bike scheme

10 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to provide funding to the Ogwen Active Travel Partnership e-bike scheme. 

Appointment of a Chair for the North Wales Transport Commission

10 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed to appoint Lord Terry Burns as Chair of the North Wales Transport Commission. 

Approval to commit funding to an evaluation of the COVID response funding for the post-16 learning sector

9 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding in the 2022 to 2023 financial year for an evaluation of the COVID response funding for the post-16 learning sector.

Additional funding for a household notification letter

9 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed funding for additional registration activity and a household notification letter ahead of the 2022 local elections.

Economy Futures Fund 

9 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project in South Wales.

Criteria to remove a Registered Social Landlord from the Register of Social Landlords   

9 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the publication of the Criteria to remove a Registered Social Landlord from the Register of Social Landlords.

Economy Futures Fund 

9 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Wales Tourism Investment Funding for a project in Powys.

University of South Wales open day event

9 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, the Minister for Health and Social Services, and the First Minister have agreed that the University of South Wales can hold an open day event for the purpose of enabling prospective students to experience the educational offer available on 22 January 2022.

Proposed NRW byelaws for salmon and sea trout fishing on the river Wye, and on the river Usk for salmon

9 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has confirmed the byelaws as proposed by NRW concerning the rivers Wye and Usk, in line with schedule 26 of the Water Resources Act 1991 and has signed the Confirmation Instruments.

Appointment plan for National Adviser for Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence 

8 February 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed an appointment plan for the National Adviser for Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence.

Sustainable Communities for Learning - Newport Strategic Outline Programme Variation 

8 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed recommendations made by the education investment panel in January 2022 with respect to Newport local authorities strategic outline programme.

Funding for Larger Social Rented Homes 

8 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed funding in 2021 to 2022 for projects to provide larger social rented homes through adapting existing homes across Wales.   

Procurement of Lateral Flow Devices

8 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed for Wales to receive its share of the emergency UK Government procurement of 350 million lateral flow devices between January to March 2022.

Optimised Retrofit Programme 

8 February 2022

The Minister for Climate change has agreed funding of £32.1million for projects for the Optimised Retrofit Programme in 2021 to 2022.

Social Business Wales EU project extension

8 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Social Business Wales (SBW) EU project extension.

Planning and Environmental Commitments, Coed Ely, Tonyrefail

8 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the funding associated with Planning and Environmental commitments at the Coed Ely development site.

Proposed NRW byelaws for Salmon fishing on the River Severn

8 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has confirmed the byelaws made by NRW concerning the river Severn, in line with schedule 26 of the Water Resources Act 1991 and has signed the Confirmation Instruments. 
 

Police Settlement

7 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the Police Settlement for 2022 to 2023.

Fire safety remediation works for medium and high rise residential buildings

7 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to provide grant funding to social landlords for fire safety remediation works to buildings over 11 metres, rather than buildings 18+ meters in 2022 to 2023, with funding to continue beyond that subject to the successful outcome of this project in 2022 to 2023, subject to funding allocations being available.

North Wales Metro

7 February 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed funding for phase 3 of the North Wales Metro project.

Business Wales

7 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to establish a task and finish group in April 2022 to run for up to 18 months to oversee the design and development of the Business Wales service.

Self-isolation support scheme

7 February 2022

The First Minister, Minister for Finance and Local Government, Minister for Health and Social Services, Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed a review of a self-isolation support scheme payment rate and extension of support schemes up to 30 June 2022.

Kerbside recycling collections

7 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed capital support to enable changes to kerbside recycling collections in Denbighshire.

Flying Start

7 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have approved additional Flying Start capital funding to Conwy to complete the Llandudno Flying Start hub and to re-allocate funding for Powys Flying Start capital projects, which are to be funded during 2021 to 2022 and 2022 to 2023.

Hillside Secure Children’s Home

7 February 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed capital funding to support the refurbishment of Hillside Secure Children’s Home.

Economic Futures Fund 

7 February 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project in South Wales. 

Local Authority Air Quality Action Plans

7 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has asked for all outstanding Local Authority Air Quality Action Plans (AQAPs) to be submitted to Welsh Government for appraisal in the soonest time possible, but no later than 30 September 2022. 

Age Cymru Healthy Ageing Programme 2022 to 2025

7 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed continued funding for the Healthy Ageing Programme in 2022 to 2023, 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025 respectively. 

Economic Futures Fund 

7 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed funding for a business in Cardiff.

School Health Research Network’s funding

7 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Minister for Health and Social Services and Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing have agreed the funding of the School Health Research Network’s work in the 2022 to 2023 and 2023 to 2024 financial years.

COVID19 Bus Emergency Scheme Continuation of Services

7 February 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed that up to £22million of additional revenue funding for the last 6 months in 2021 to 2022, in addition to up to £11million of recovered BES 1.5 funding to enable the bus industry to continue with increased service levels to meet evolving demand.  

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales 

7 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed an application for registration of an independent school in South West Wales – Brynmorgan Villa, Neath Port Talbot. 

Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Rates Relief Scheme 2022 to 2023 

7 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to the guidance and supporting documents for administering the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Rates Relief scheme 2022 to 2023 to be issued to local authorities. The guidance document will also be published on Business Wales webpages.

Application for registration of an independent school in Wales

3 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved Ysgol Ty Monmouth’s application for independent school status.  

Extension of the Hwb national Microsoft licensing agreement

3 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed an extension of the Hwb national Microsoft licensing agreement.   

Local Government recovery funding for February 2020 floods

3 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed an allocation of £21.4million to local authorities for the ongoing recovery costs within the 2021 to 2022 financial year following the storms of February 2020. 

COVID 19 Local Government Hardship Fund 

3 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed an allocation of £46million to increase the budget for the local government hardship fund in 2021 to 2022.

Additional Local Government Capital Funding 

3 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed an allocation of £70million for additional local government general capital funding in 2021 to 2022.

Local Government Social Care Pressures funding 

3 February 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved the allocation of £50million revenue from COVID reserves for local government social care pressures funding in 2021 to 2022, and that the funding is distributed to 22 local authorities on the basis of social care Sector Spending Areas within the local government settlement formula.

Extension to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

3 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to extend the appointment of Martin Woodford as Chair of the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust until 30 September 2022.

CO2 Monitors for Specialist colleges and Independent Special Schools 

3 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed for the Welsh Government to supply CO2 monitors to Independent Special School and Specialist colleges at cost price.

Economy Futures Fund  

3 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Economy Futures Funding for a project in Bridgend.

Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board 

3 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Property Business Development Grant funding for a project in Pembrokeshire.

Integrated Care Fund capital 

3 February 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services, Minister for Climate Change and Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed a capital budget transfer from Housing & Local Government to Health and Social Services to facilitate delivery of the 2021 to 2022 Integrated Care Fund capital programme.

Appointment of Chair to Industry Wales 

3 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the advertising costs, recruitment process and remuneration for the appointment of Chair to the Board of Sector Development Wales Partnership (trading as Industry Wales), and approval to extend the current Chair term to cover this process.

Local Air Quality Management grant funding

3 February 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed the creation of a Local Air Quality Management grant to support local authorities in delivering air quality action. The Ministers have agreed the allocation of up to £425k (capital and revenue) for the 2021 to 2022 financial year. 

Poetry at the Senedd

2 February 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, has agreed to fund the Poetry at the Senedd project. 

Housing Support Grant 

2 February 2022

The First Minister has agreed the 3 year indicative local authority allocation for the Housing Support Grant and the Homelessness Prevention Grant main programme projects being transferred to the Housing Support Grant for Swansea Council for 2022 to 2023, 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025.  

Next Generation Broadband Wales 

2 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change & Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to recommendations for the use of Superfast Gainshare.

Support for knowledge Transfer scheme and Health and Social Care incentive COVID impact related

2 February 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed to fund a Knowledge Transfer scheme and to increase the funding of Health and Social and Childcare programmes.

Access Broadband Cymru 

2 February 2022

The Minister for Climate Change & Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to fund the Access Broadband Cymru Grant Scheme for the financial period 2022 to 2023.

Economy Futures Fund 

2 February 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Property Development Grant funding for a project in Powys. 

Funding to support longer term deployment of COVID-19 treatments for non-hospitalised patients

31 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed funding to support longer term deployment of COVID-19 treatments for non-hospitalised patients.

Additional year end capital funding for Swansea Bay University Health Board

31 January 2022

The First Minister and the Minister for Health and Social Services have agreed additional year end capital funding for Swansea Bay University Health Board. 

Matrix House, Swansea

31 January 2022

The Finance Minister and Minister for Health and Social Services have agreed to a business case from NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership to purchase Matrix House, Swansea, supported by Welsh Government funding.

Spectator Sports Fund

31 January 2022

The First Minister, the Minister for Finance and Local Government, the Minister for Economy, and the Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, have agreed a funding package of £3m in 2021 to 2022 to help spectator sports meet the challenges resulting from the coronavirus restrictions that will prohibit spectators from attending sports events between 26 December 2021 to 21 January 2022, with the first phase of funding of £1,024,100 allocated to fixtures up to 9 January.

Labour shortages

31 January 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has approved a tripartite letter on labour shortages.

Cardiff Harbour Authority

31 January 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to additional funding for Cardiff Harbour Authority in the financial year 2021 to 2022.

Cardiff Harbour Authority

31 January 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed funding for Cardiff Harbour Authority, for the next three financial years 2022 to 2025.

Learning Disability core funding 

27 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed to continue providing ongoing funding for the Learning Disability Legacy Health Actions to health boards and Improvement Cymru for 2022 to 2023, 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025.

Wales Property Development Fund and Wales Stalled Sites Fund 

27 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to additional funding for the Wales Property Development Fund and the Wales Stalled Sites Fund schemes and the conversion of grant to loan funding.

Autolink funding

27 January 2022
 
The Minister for Economy has agreed to the funding towards Autolink, for the next three financial years: 2022 to 2025.  

Cultural Recovery Fund 

27 January 2022

The Minister for Economy and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved £15.438m in funding to support the third round of the Cultural Recovery Fund.

Financial Capital Loan to Melin Homes

27 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to provide a financial transaction capital loan to Melin Homes to enable the delivery of new social homes using Modern Methods of Construction.

Health employability programme funding 

27 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing have agreed to allocate £7.8m to support health employability for the 2022-23 budget.

Childcare Sector 

26 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services, the Minister for Finance and Local Government and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed additional revenue funding for the childcare sector in response to the Omicron variant. 

Welsh-medium Conversion Course (Cynllun Pontio)

26 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding for the next year of the Welsh Medium Conversion Course (Cynllun Pontio).

Funding for Cardiff & Vale University Health Board's retrofit programme

26 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change, Minister for Health and Social Services, and Minister for Finance and Local Government have agreed funding for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board retrofit programme.

National Body for Adult Learning and National Co-ordination

26 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved funding to support the development of a National Programme of Co-ordination to progress the Programme for Government Commitment to review adult education to increase the number of adults learning in Wales. 

Review of the Sixth Framework of Welsh Public Library Standards

25 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, has agreed to provide funding to review the sixth quality framework of Welsh Public Library Standards.

Outcome of Bereavement Support Grant applications

25 January 2022
 
The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing has agreed to award three-year grant allocations, covering the period 2021 to 2024, to third sector organisations providing bereavement support across Wales.

Communicating with farmers 2022

25 January 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed the expenditure of £75,000 (inclusive of VAT @20%) to print and distribute three A5 information booklets (“the booklets”) to farmers at separate times during 2022 (spring, summer and winter). 

Funding request from Prince’s Trust Cymru 

25 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed that officials reject the funding bid from Prince’s Trust Cymru.   

Coalfields Regeneration Trust

24 January 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to continue funding for Coalfields Regeneration Trust up to the financial years 2024 to 2025.

Groundwork in Wales

24 January 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to continue funding for Groundwork in Wales up to the financial years 2024 to 2025.

Unadopted roads

24 January 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed additional funding of £186,000 for Unadopted Road Pilot Projects for Bridgend, Conwy and Merthyr Tydfil councils.

Air Quality Monitoring for 20mph, Phase 1

24 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to set up Air Quality Monitoring in the 20 mph Phase 1 Sites.

Subsidy Control Advice

24 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the expenditure for subsidy control advice from Geldards Solicitors in respect of Marine Energy Wales’s April 2022- March 2025 business plan.

Additional Funding for COVID recovery for Additional Learning Needs Learners 

24 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language and the Minister for Finance and Local Government have approved additional funding for children and young people with Additional Learning Needs who have been further disadvantaged by the pandemic in 2021 to 2022.  

Additional Funding for transfer SEN to Additional Learning Needs System – 2021 to 2022

24 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed additional funding to implement the new Additional Learning Needs Act.

Appointment to Health Education and Improvement Wales

24 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Mr Jonathan Morgan as Independent Member to Health Education and Improvement Wales from 04 January 2022 until 03 January 2026.  

Water Security and Emergency Measures Direction assurance process and regulatory role

24 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the Drinking Water Inspectorate taking on the Regulatory function of the Security and Emergency Measures Direction to ensure water company compliance against the Direction. 

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales Council Re-Appointments

20 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the Re-Appointment of Rob Humphreys as Chair and Professor Mark Smith as Member of Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

Funding for a mobile phone coverage survey in north Wales

20 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to fund a survey of mobile phone coverage on road and rail routes in north Wales.

Funding for delivery of activity to support unpaid carers 

20 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed £1m funding for delivery of activity to support unpaid carers in 2022 to 2023.

Budget Allocations 2022 to 2023

20 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership has agreed the allocating of the budget for Fire and Rescue Services, and for Armed Forces, in 2022 to 2023.

Housing Regulation Performance Assurance Report 2020 to 2021

20 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has noted and agreed the publication of the Housing Regulation – Performance Assurance Report 2020 to 2021.

Response to Estyn Thematic Report - All-age schools

19 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed the Welsh Government’s response to Estyn’s thematic report, All-age schools in Wales.

Welsh language budget

19 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed reallocation of the 2021 to 2022 Welsh language budget.

Reprioritisation of Welsh language promotion in Business funding to increase the interpersonal use of Welsh

19 January 2022

The Minister for Education and the Welsh Language has agreed to the allocated funds to increase the interpersonal use of Welsh in line with the Cymraeg 2050 Work Programme: 2021 to 2026.

Velindre enabling works Full Business Case

19 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed the Velindre University NHS Trust Enabling Works Business Case for the new Velindre Cancer Centre.   

Cardigan Mash 

19 January 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed the allocation of £540k Transforming Towns grant funding for the Cardigan Mash project based in Cardigan. 

National Minimum Standards for Regulated Childcare 

19 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has agreed temporary relaxation of national minimum standards for regulated childcare for children up to the age of 12 years.

Professional Advice Fees

18 January 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have approved expenditure for professional advice to support a valuation in relation to a rail related project in South Wales. 

Economy Futures Fund 

18 January 2022

The First Minister has agreed to reject an application to the Economy Futures Fund.

Economy Futures Fund 

18 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed Economy Futures Funding for a project in Cardiff.

Llanedi Community Council borrowing application

18 January 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed to approve the issuing of a Borrowing Approval to Llanedi Community Council during the 2021 to 2022 financial year for £600,000.

Feasibility study for Bridgend Railway Station area

18 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and the Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed transforming towns development funding of up to £35,000 to support a feasibility study for the Bridgend Railway Station area.

Refresh to Digital and Data Strategy for Health and Care

18 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed advice on the approach to refresh the Digital and Data Strategy for Health and Care.

Together for Children and Young People (2) Programme

17 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services, Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing and Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed the short term extension of 6 months to retain 2 work streams from the Together for Children and Young People (2) Programme. 

Integrated Care Fund

17 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed funding for two projects in the Cwm Taf Morgannwg region and two projects in the Gwent region.

Low Carbon Strategy for Property Division

17 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the appointment of consultants to develop a Low Carbon Strategy for the Property Division.

Extension of Tell Me More Project 

13 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Social Services agreed funding to extend the Tell Me More project to March 2022. The project engages directly with care home residents about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local Transport Grants Guidance 2022 to 2023

13 January 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed the capital grant funding arrangements for local transport grants financial Year 2022 to 2023.

Help to Buy Wales Phase 3 Post Sales Charges

13 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has determined not to introduce post sales charges for Help to Buy Wales phase 3 customers at this time.

Revised Regulatory Standards for Registered Social Landlords in Wales

13 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the publication of the revised Regulatory Framework for Housing Associations Registered in Wales.

Reappointment to Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust

13 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services, Eluned Morgan AS has reappointed Anoopa Joga Singh as Non-Executive Director to the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust for a period of 4 years, from 9 December 2021 until 8 December 2025.   

Rental Increase for social landlords 

13 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the interim maximum rental increase for social landlords for the 2022 to 2023 financial year and the ongoing suspension of target rent bands for social housing.

Safe Routes in Communities application process 

13 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has agreed the application process for the Safe Routes in Communities Grant 2022 to 2023.

Property Transfer of Unit 2 Gwaun Elai Medi Campus, Llantrisant

13 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has approved the sale of land at Llantrisant.

Interactive labour market intelligence analysis tools

13 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the extended funding for procurement of interactive labour market intelligence analysis tools.

Funding for Wales' participation in the Employer Skills Survey 2022

13 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the funding for Wales’ participation in the Employer Skills Survey 2022.

Ystadau Cymru

13 January 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved budget of £300,000 for Ystadau Cymru to commission consultants to undertake a scoping exercise to identify areas of the public estate that will maximise the contribution to Zero Carbon 2030 over the next five years.

Handling Allegations of Abuse

13 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has approved the commencement of the consultation process on revised Safeguarding in education: Handling allegations of abuse against teachers and staff guidance.

National Protocol for Comirnaty® (Children 5-11 years) COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

13 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed a national protocol to allow those who are registered health care professionals who do not normally vaccinate, and people who are not registered health care professionals, to safely administer a National Protocol for Comirnaty® (Children 5-11 years) COVID-19 mRNA vaccine.

Family Fund additional funding 

13 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Service and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed to allocate an additional £230,000 one-off grant to the Family Fund Trust for 2021 to 2022.  

Planning for Local Places for Nature 2022 to 2023

13 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed a way forward for the coming years in regard to the Local Places for Nature programme.

Appointment of Independent Member Local Authority to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board 

11 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to appoint Councillor Geraint E Hopkins as an Independent Member Local Authority to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board. His appointment will be for 4 years and starts on 06/01/2022 until 05/01/2026.

Engagement with older people throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

11 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed funding to support continuing direct engagement with a broad group of older people.

Emergency business support

11 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the Covid package of emergency business support.

Local Transport Funding 

11 January 2022

The Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed funding for local transport grants for the financial year 2021 to 2022 with the exception of Carmarthenshire County Borough Council and City and County of Swansea, where the First Minister agreed to the Funding. 

Additional spend for the advancement of social and affordable homes

11 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed funding for the acquisition of land by Land Division and to aid Local Authorities to advance proposals to develop land and/or buildings for social and affordable homes. 

Ystadau Cymru Awards

11 January 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved the recommendations for winning entries and overall winner for the Ystadau Cymru Awards.

Community Pharmacies

10 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed additional funding to increase access to the common ailment service and support the management of winter pressures in community pharmacies as well as making minor relaxations to contractual requirements for those pharmacies committing to improving access.

Period Dignity Grant

10 January 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed proposals for a variation to the Period Dignity Grant for Financial Year 2021 to 2022 to allow a small percentage of the grant to be used for training and education and to extend provision to homeless people for the provision of clothing.

Support for people in care

10 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed a new £60.5 million capital funding programme, to run between 2022 and 2025, to support accommodation for people with care and support needs across Wales.

Commercial premises

10 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the appointment of a consultant to prepare an outline design brief for new commercial premises.

Extension of a joint venture for new business units at Penrhos, Holyhead

10 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to extend a joint venture and provide additional funding to deliver another phase of business units at Penrhos, Holyhead.

Promotion of Welsh food and drink

10 January 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales and Trefnydd has agreed to commence the procurement process to replace the current contract supporting the promotion of Welsh food and drink.

Roll-out of LoRaWAN gateway devices

10 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the roll-out of LoRaWAN gateway devices to northern valley local authorities.

S4C and Creative Wales Memorandum of Understanding

10 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding between S4C and Creative Wales.

Bro Tathan

10 January 2022

The Minister for the Economy has approved the appointment of legal advisers to oversee the contracts awarded for utilities at Bro Tathan.

Land for housing scheme

10 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the loan applications for the 2nd round of the 2021 to 2022 Land for Housing Scheme.

Rural housing enabler grant programme

10 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to the continuation of the Rural Housing Enabler grant programme for the three year period 2022 to 2023, 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025.

Media.cymru research and development

10 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, has approved funding for the media.cymru research and development programme 2022 to 2026.

Time to Change Wales programme

10 January 2022

The Minister for Economy and Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing have agreed funding to Mind Cymru over three years, from April 2022, to deliver Phase 4 of the Time to Change Wales programme.

Natural Resources Wales 

10 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed to approve Natural Resources Wales drawing on a one-off £9 million guarantee of additional resources.

International relations communications

10 January 2022

The First Minister has agreed to appoint an external agency to support the delivery of communications related to the International Strategy and international action plans.

Public Services Boards

10 January 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has agreed the support package for Public Services Boards in 2022 to 2023; and the intended approach for support from 2023 to 2024.

Post-16 performance data

10 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language agreed to the production of the achievement data element of the post-16 consistent performance measures for 2021 to 2022 for use by learning providers for internal monitoring and quality assurance processes as part of evaluation and improvement arrangements.

Family resources survey

10 January 2022

The Minister for Finance and Local Government has approved expenditure to boost the Family Resources Survey in Wales for the 2021 to 2022 and 2022 to 2023 survey years.

Tech valleys programme

10 January 2022

The Minister for Economy and Deputy Minister for Arts and Sports, and Chief Whip have agreed to the Tech Valleys programme's request for delegated financial authority for studies and due diligence fees.

House of memories Cymru

10 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, has approved support to a project to create a Welsh version of the award winning House of Memories app.

Football museum of Wales

10 January 2022

The Minister for Economy and Deputy Minister for Arts and Sports, and Chief Whip, have agreed to additional funding for the initial development phase of the Football Museum for Wales project including to establish and deliver a comprehensive pan-Wales stakeholder engagement programme, a virement of the existing grant and extension of the deadline for phase 1 from April to July 2022.

Local museums

10 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, has approved a series of small interventions and projects, all with the aim of supporting the local museums sector and Programme for Government commitment to ‘Invest in Museums’.

Local museums

10 January 2022

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, has agreed to restart and continue participation in the UK Museum Accreditation Scheme; to commission a review of the scheme; and to commission an options appraisal and additional work to explore the national significance of objects held within local museums in Wales.

Support for education provision in the non-maintained sector

10 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed grant funding to support early education provision in funded non-maintained settings.  

Maintenance costs in schools

10 January 2022

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has agreed funding to support revenue maintenance costs in schools in 2021 to 2022.  

Upgrading the core valley lines

10 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change and Deputy Minister for Climate Change have agreed to fund design work to support the deployment of additional fibre and associated infrastructure on the core valley lines.

Basic Payment Scheme

10 January 2022

The Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd has agreed to set Wales’ Direct Payment budget for the Basic Payment Scheme 2022 at £238 million.

Welsh Building Safety Fund

10 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the principles of a scheme for some leaseholders in medium and high rise residential buildings (over 11m in height) who are in, or are facing, significant financial hardship as a result of potential fire safety issues.

Assessing power options at Celtic Lakes, Newport

10 January 2022

The Minister for Economy has agreed to the appointment of consultants to provide technical support.

Restricted roads speed limit

10 January 2022

The Minister for Climate Change has agreed the funding for local authorities in Wales to begin initial preparatory work for the proposed 20 mph default speed limit on restricted roads.

Appointment to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

10 January 2022

The Minister for Health and Social Services has agreed to reappoint Lance Carver as an Associate Board Member, in his capacity as Director of Social Services at the Vale of Glamorgan Council, to the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

Equality and inclusion funding

10 January 2022

The Minister for Social Justice has agreed equality and inclusion funding for 2022.