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Written Answers — Wales: New Deal (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State regularly attends meetings with ministerial colleagues, including the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and I am planning a series of introductory meetings with my ministerial colleagues. The Government's new deal programme has proved a very real success. We are keen to build on this success by extending the new deal 25+ to all over-25s who...

Written Answers — Wales: Carers (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend and I will continue to have regular meetings with the First Secretary and Cabinet colleagues to discuss a range of issues, including the provision of services in Wales. The Assembly is committed to improving the health and well-being of carers in Wales. On 12 June the Assembly voted to commence the Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000 and approved £3.7 million local...

Written Answers — Wales: Public Services (Funding) (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend meets the First Secretary regularly on a range of matters. Last year's Spending Review added some £2 billion to the funding the Assembly will receive by 2003-04 for the delivery of services to Wales.

Written Answers — Wales: Business (Promotion) (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: In November last year, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales met members of the North Wales Economic Forum, which included representatives of business in north Wales. Both the Secretary of State for Wales and I plan to visit north Wales shortly.

Written Answers — Wales: Education (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: All staff working on policy issues in my Department have responsibility for a number of subject areas. However, within my Social Affairs Policy Branch, I have three members of staff whose remit includes education matters.

Written Answers — Wales: Education (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend regularly meets the First Minister and Cabinet colleagues to discuss a range of issues including the education system in Wales. I also am looking forward to holding regular meetings with the Assembly Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning to discuss the provision of education in Wales. My right hon. Friend addressed the National Assembly yesterday on the Queen's...

Written Answers — Wales: Tuition Fees (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: The report of the Independent Investigation Group on Student Hardship and Funding in Wales was published on 14 June. I understand that the National Assembly, which commissioned the report, will consider its recommendations very carefully. Any suggestions for changes to the existing system of student hardship and funding will be considered by the UK Government at the appropriate time.

Written Answers — Wales: Tuition Fees (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: Neither my right hon. Friend or I have discussed the report of the Independent Investigation Group on Student Hardship and Funding in Wales with the Prime Minister since its recent publication on 14 June. I understand that the National Assembly, which commissioned the report, will consider its recommendations very carefully. Any suggestions for changes to the existing system of student...

Written Answers — Wales: Police Recruitment (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend meets regularly with the Home Secretary to discuss a range of issues including the recruitment of police officers in Wales.

Written Answers — Wales: Miners' Compensation (27 Jun 2001)

Don Touhig: I met my hon. Friend the Minister for Industry and Energy to discuss these matters last week. I am sure that we will continue to build on the significant progress made to date. As the hon. Gentleman will be aware, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales established the Welsh sub-group of the Coal Health Claims Monitoring Group specifically to address coal health issues in Wales...

Written Answers — Wales: Health Service (17 Oct 2001)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend and I meet regularly the National Assembly First Minister and the Assembly Health and Social Services Minister to discuss the NHS in Wales. As my hon. Friends know the NHS (Wales) Bill received advance- drafting authority and we have therefore been in constant touch in order to make progress.

Written Answers — Wales: Transport (17 Oct 2001)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend meets the First Secretary of the National Assembly on a regular basis to discuss wide-ranging current issues affecting Wales, including transport. Transport generally is a matter for the National Assembly, though railways, air and ports remain, generally, the responsibility of Central Government, working closely with the Assembly on matters affecting Wales. I am keen to...

Written Answers — Wales: Higher Education (17 Oct 2001)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend and I have had a number of meetings and discussions recently to discuss education in Wales. These discussions have included the provision of higher education. The Assembly's Education and Lifelong Learning Committee is conducting a comprehensive policy review of higher education in Wales, to inform a 10-year strategy for the sector. The review's findings are expected...

Written Answers — Wales: North Wales Young Offenders Team (17 Oct 2001)

Don Touhig: The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales has responsibility for the operation of youth offending teams. The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 requires local authorities to submit a youth justice plan to the Board annually, setting out the composition and funding of youth offending teams and how youth justice services in their areas are to be provided. I am informed that the Youth Justice Board...

Written Answers — Health: Residential Care (Wales) (25 Oct 2001)

Don Touhig: I have been asked to reply. Allocation of funds from the Welsh block is a matter for the National Assembly for Wales. The Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt, has recently announced that £8 million is to be provided to help health and social services authorities in Wales to meet immediate pressures this winter. Within that, up to £5 million will be made available for...

Written Answers — Wales: Rail Services (26 Oct 2001)

Don Touhig: My right hon. Friend meets regularly with the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions to discuss a range of issues affecting Wales. The Assembly Minister for the Environment, Sue Essex, and I have also met the Minister for Transport to discuss the future structure of rail services in Wales.

Written Answers — Wales: Student Finance (26 Oct 2001)

Don Touhig: Discussions on the report have taken place at ministerial level between the Assembly and UK Government Departments. Following the Rees report the Assembly took immediate action to tackle student hardship in Wales by putting £20 million into student access and hardship funds for this year. The Assembly is giving further consideration to the other recommendations in the report. The Government...

Written Answers — Wales: Hospitals (Staff-patient Communication) (26 Oct 2001)

Don Touhig: The health service in Wales is the responsibility of the National Assembly for Wales. On 2 February 2001 the Assembly published "Improving Health in Wales", which sets a programme of action for the next 10 years. It includes a commitment that training will be made available to staff in effective communication with patients and handling their concerns positively. The Assembly is also...

Written Answers — Wales: Energy Efficiency Week (31 Oct 2001)

Don Touhig: I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to him by the Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on 30 October 2001, Official Report, column 592W.

Written Answers — Wales: NHS (Wales) Bill (6 Nov 2001)

Don Touhig: The Queen's Speech at the beginning of this parliamentary Session confirmed that the Government intended to draft legislation to reform the provision of health services in Wales. The Government's intention is still to publish a Welsh Bill in draft during this parliamentary Session. My right hon. Friend and I have had close discussions with the National Assembly for Wales Minister for Health...


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