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Inquiry into Historic Environment

Purpose of the consultation

The Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee is holding an inquiry into the historic environment.


The majority of the Welsh Government’s heritage activities are discharged by Cadw, its historic environment division. Cadw is part of the Welsh Government’s Economy, Science and Transport Department and is answerable to Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Infrastructure.

The Historic Environment Bill received Royal Assent in March 2016.

Terms of Reference:

  • Implementation of the Historic Environment Act;
  • Protection for listed buildings and scheduled monuments;
  • Protection for buildings and monuments at risk;
  • Facilitating collaboration within the sector;
  • Maximising the value of heritage tourism and Cadw’s work to meet its income generation targets;
  • Delivery of Baroness Andrews’ Culture and Poverty report;
  • Collaboration with heritage assets in the private sector;
  • Cadw’s future status.

The consultation closes on Friday 25 August 2017.

Providing Written Evidence

The National Assembly for Wales has two official languages, Welsh and English.

In line with the Assembly’s Official Languages Scheme, the Committee requests that documents or written responses to consultations intended for publication or use in National Assembly proceedings are submitted bilingually. When documents or written responses are not submitted bilingually, we will publish in the language submitted, stating that it has been received in that language only.

We expect other organisations to implement their own standards or schemes and to comply with their statutory obligation.

Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.

Disclosure of information

Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee
National Assembly for Wales
Pierhead Street
CF99 1NA

Telephone: 0300 200 6565



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