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  • Rt. Hon. Mark Drakeford MS
  • Rebecca Evans MS
  • Vaughan Gething MS
  • Lesley Griffiths MS
  • Jane Hutt MS
  • Julie James MS
  • Jeremy Miles MS
  • Eluned Morgan MS
  • Mick Antoniw MS
  • Hannah Blythyn MS
  • Dawn Bowden MS
  • Julie Morgan MS
  • Lynne Neagle MS


  • Lee Waters MS


  • Andrew Goodall, Permanent Secretary
  • Des Clifford, Director Office of the First Minister
  • Will Whiteley, Deputy Director Cabinet Division
  • Toby Mason, Head of Strategic Communications
  • Jane Runeckles, Special Adviser
  • Madeleine Brindley, Special Adviser
  • Alex Bevan, Special Adviser
  • Daniel Butler, Special Adviser
  • Ian Butler, Special Adviser
  • Kate Edmunds, Special Adviser
  • Sara Faye, Special Adviser
  • Clare Jenkins, Special Adviser
  • Owen John, Special Adviser
  • Andrew Johnson, Special Adviser
  • Mitch Theaker, Special Adviser
  • Tom Woodward, Special Adviser
  • Christopher W Morgan, Head of Cabinet Secretariat (minutes)
  • Damian Roche, Cabinet Secretariat
  • Catrin Sully, Cabinet Office
  • Jo-Anne Daniels, Director General Education, Social Justice and Welsh Language
  • Reg Kilpatrick, Director General, COVID-19 recovery and Local Government
  • Judith Paget, Director General Health
  • Andrew Slade, Director General, Economy, Treasury and Constitution
  • Helen Lentle, Director Legal Services
  • Andrew Jeffreys, Director Treasury
  • Emma Watkins, Deputy Director Budget and Government Business
  • Ian Gunney, Deputy Director of NHS Capital Estates & Facilities
  • Samia Edmonds, Planning Programme Director NHS Wales
  • Frank Atherton, CMO
  • Ruth Conway, Deputy Public and Integrated Transport
  • Rebecca Johnson, Head of Transport Strategy and Planning
  • Ian Taylor, Specialist Policy Adviser – Transport

Item 1: Minutes of previous meetings

1.1 Cymeradwyodd y Cabinet gofnodion 4 Gorffennaf / Cabinet approved the minutes of 4 July.

Item 2: First Minister’s items

Amber weather warning

2.1 The First Minister advised Cabinet that the Met Office had issued an Amber Weather Warning for extreme heat towards the end of the week, which would cover parts of Wales.

Item 3: Senedd business

3.1 Cabinet considered the contents of the Plenary grid and noted that the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2022, which were due to be debated on Tuesday, had been withdrawn and would be re-laid for debate in the autumn. The debate on the three associated Regulations would proceed as planned.

3.2 Voting time on Tuesday was scheduled for 7:35pm and around 7:10pm on Wednesday.

Item 4: National Transport Delivery Plan

4.1 The Minister for Climate Change introduced the paper, which asked Cabinet to agree to the publication of the National Transport Delivery Plan consultation document.

4.2 The Wales Transport Strategy set the vision for an accessible, sustainable, and efficient transport system. It included a target of 45% of journeys to be made by public transport, walking, and cycling by 2040. This represented an increase of 13% on the 2019 estimated mode share. 

4.3 A National Transport Delivery Plan had been developed setting out the programmes, projects, and policies, which would need to be delivered over the next 5 years. The plan helped delivery partners and the supply chain support delivery. There was also a monitoring and evaluation framework for the strategy to track progress and baseline data was recently published by Transport for Wales.

4.4 The plan set out the strategic context and the steps needed to encourage people to change their transport behaviours.

4.5 Cabinet approved the paper.