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Mark Drakeford, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

First published:
30 April 2018
Last updated:

This was published under the 2016 to 2021 administration of the Welsh Government

The Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan was published in 2012 and set out the Welsh Government’s 10-year ambition for infrastructure investment across Wales.

In recognition of the significant economic, fiscal and social changes since 2012, I will be publishing a mid-point review of the plan on Tuesday. This will include an updated project pipeline of planned investments.

Alongside the mid-point review, I am announcing additional capital allocations of £266m, which will be used to support implementation of Welsh Government priorities in Taking Wales Forward and Prosperity for All.

The new capital will fund a range of infrastructure investments, including active travel, next generation broadband, the NHS all-Wales capital programme, school community hubs throughout Wales and the Tech Valleys programme, which is part of the Ministerial Taskforce for the South Wales Valleys and the Economic Action Plan.

I will be making an oral statement to Plenary on Tuesday about the Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan mid-point review and the capital allocations.

The review will be published on the Welsh Government’s website on Tuesday.