Concise Minutes - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Meeting time: 09.46 - 12.20
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5480


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Russell George AM (Chair)

Hefin David AM

Vikki Howells AM

Jack Sargeant AM

Bethan Sayed AM

Joyce Watson AM

Witnesses:

Kirsty Williams AM, Minister for Education

Ken Skates AM, Minister for Economy and Transport

Huw Morris, Welsh Government

Andrew Clark, Deputy Director Further Education and Apprenticeship Division, Welsh Government

Dr Rachel Garside-Jones, Skills Policy & Youth Engagement Division (Welsh Government)

Simon Jones, Welsh Government

Dewi Rowlands, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Gareth Price (Clerk)

Robert Lloyd-Williams (Deputy Clerk)

Chloe Corbyn (Researcher)

Phil Boshier (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1  Apologies were received by David Rowlands AM

1.2 There were no substitutions or declarations of interest

 

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2       Paper(s) to note

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2.1   Welsh Government response to the Autumn Rail Committee report

2.1.1 The correspondence was noted by the Committee

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2.2   Transport for Wales response to the Autumn Rail Committee report

2.2.1 The correspondence was noted by the Committee

 

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3       Ministerial Scrutiny - Regional Skills Partnerships

3.1 Kirsty Williams AM, Ken Skates AM, Huw Morris, Andrew Clark and Rachel Garside-Jones answered questions from Committee Members

3.2 The Minister for Economy and Transport agreed to provide further details on the SQW report on RSPs, the employer engagement diagram and the example of a funding template.

 

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from item 5

4.1 The Committee agreed the motion

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5       Private de-brief

 

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6       Ministerial Scrutiny - Electric Vehicle Charging in Wales

6.1 Ken Stakes, Simon Jones and Dewi Roberts answered questions from Committee Members

6.2 The Minister for Economy and Transport agreed to provide further details on the planning aspect of EV charging points in Wales and the figures for people in Wales who have applied for the OLEV grant.

 

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7       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from item 8

 

7.1 The Committee agreed the motion

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8       Private de-brief

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