This report presents the main findings of my first round of monitoring and assessing exercise, looking back on progress made in 2017/18 by public bodies, and showcasing some of the exciting initiatives taking place. It presents some ideas on the actions needed to increase the pace and progress of change current and future generations need.

We have worked closely with the Auditor General for Wales, to complement the examinations and studies the Wales Audit Office undertake and have also drawn on intelligence gained from our day to day interaction with public bodies, the voluntary and private sectors, and from members of the public who write to me to highlight good and poor practice.