Business minister claims strong progress in development of Enterprise Zones in Wales
BUSINESS Minister Edwina Hart has said there has been strong progress in the development of Enterprise Zones in Wales.
The minister released a statement yesterday which confirmed actions taken by the Welsh Government and projects in the pipeline.
Mrs Hart said: "I launched the Enterprise Zone Business Rate Scheme earlier this month as a direct response to the recommendations of the Business Rates policy review.
"I am sure members will be pleased that work has now started on the Superfast Cymru programme to take high speed broadband the length and breadth of Wales, following State Aid approval from the UK Government.
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"The roll-out plan takes into account our economic priorities, including Enterprise Zones.
"In regard to planning, good practice guidance on Local Development Orders will be produced this year, to help planning authorities make innovative use of LDOs.
"Overall, there has been strong progress in the development of our Enterprise Zones in Wales."
The minister will provide a further update in April and again in September, which will be the first anniversary of the Snowdonia and Haven Waterway Zones.