Answers to questions not reached in Plenary23/05/2023
Answers are published in the language in which they are provided, with a translation into English of responses provided in Welsh.
Questions For - First Minister
What support is the Welsh Government providing to town centres?
We are providing £125 million of grant and loan funding to local authorities through our Transforming Towns programme. On 2 May, we published a town-centres position statement, which sets out the challenges facing towns in Wales and a series of interrelated, cross-policy actions to address those challenges.
What plans does the Welsh Government have to address phosphate levels in special areas of conservation across Wales?
The action plan agreed at the second river pollution summi, on 8 March, is driving a cross-sectoral collaborative approach, bringing together Government, regulators, developers, farming unions, water companies, local authorities, nutrient management boards and communities to implement sustainable solutions to tackle phosphate pollution in special areas of conservation across Wales.
What steps is the Welsh Government is taking to improve road safety on the A470 in Aberconwy?
Welsh Government officials are putting a business case to the national transport delivery plan board to include a new WelTAG study between Glan Conwy and Betws-y-coed. If included, it will need to be prioritised alongside similar studies across Wales.
What is the Welsh Government doing to help people living in South Wales East to cope with the cost-of-living crisis?
We are supporting struggling households across Wales, including households in South Wales East, to mitigate the impact of rising costs. We are targeting support to alleviate financial pressures, maximise incomes and keep money in the pockets of Welsh citizens. Our investment since the crisis began is more than £3.3 billion