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Lesley Griffiths MS

Responsibilities of the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and Social Justice.



  • Culture and the arts
  • Broadcasting and media policy
  • Sponsorship and remit of the Arts Council of Wales
  • The historic environment in Wales
  • Cadw and the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments
  • National Museums and Galleries of Wales
  • Local museums and collections
  • National Library of Wales
  • Development of a National Archive for Wales
  • National Botanic Garden of Wales
  • Elite Sport
  • Community sport, physical activity and active recreation in Wales, including sponsorship of the Sports Council for Wales
  • Co-ordination of cross-cutting measures to promote prosperity and tackle poverty
  • Co-ordination of measures to mitigate Child Poverty
  • Digital Inclusion
  • Oversight of the distribution of Lottery funding within Wales
  • Welfare Reform
  • Fuel Poverty
  • Financial inclusion, including credit unions
  • Equality and Human Rights
  • Co-ordination of issues relating to Gypsies, Roma and Travellers, Asylum-seekers, refugees and community cohesion
  • Anti-slavery, domestic abuse, gender-based violence and sexual violence
  • The Voluntary sector and volunteering
  • Youth Justice and Female Offending blueprints
  • Community Safety
  • Relations with the Police and Crime Commissioners, Police and other Criminal Justice agencies
  • Relations with UK government in respect of Prisons and the Probation Service
  • Advice and Advocacy Services
  • Lead responsibility for monitoring Post Office and Royal Mail matters in Wales
  • Public appointments policy and implementation
  • Relationship with the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales, Children’s Commissioner for Wales, and Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.
  • National implementation of the Well-being of Future Generations framework, including Well-being of Future Generations National Stakeholder Fora and oversight of relationship with Public Bodies under the WFG Act.