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Rt Hon Vaughan Gething MS

Ministerial responsibilities of the First Minister of Wales


  • Exercise of functions by the Welsh Government
  • Policy development and the co-ordination of policy
  • Delivery of the Programme for Government including Co-operation Agreement
  • Inter-Governmental Relations
  • International Relations including overseas network and Wales and Africa
  • Wales and Europe
  • The Legislative Programme
  • The Ministerial Code
  • Open Government and information management, including data protection
  • Oversight of the Welsh Government’s relationship with Audit Wales
  • Civil Contingencies and Chair of Wales Resilience Forum
  • National security including counter-terrorism and cyber security
  • Arms-Length Bodies
  • Public Appointments
  • Strategic Communications

Writing to Vaughan Gething