Concise Minutes - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 9 May 2019

Meeting time: 09.32 - 11.26
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5545


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Russell George AM (Chair)

Hefin David AM

Vikki Howells AM

Mark Reckless AM

David J Rowlands AM

Jack Sargeant AM

Joyce Watson AM

Witnesses:

Ken Skates AM, Minister for Economy and Transport

Lee Waters AM, Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

Simon Jones, Welsh Government

Marcella Maxwell, Welsh Government

Joshua Miles, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

Committee Staff:

Gareth Price (Clerk)

Lara Date (Second Clerk)

Robert Lloyd-Williams (Deputy Clerk)

Andrew Minnis (Researcher)

Sara Moran (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1  Apologies were received by Bethan Sayed 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   Letter to Chair Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee from Professor Julie Lydon Universities Wales regarding the Committees report on research and innovation in Wales

2.1.1 The letter was noted by the Committee

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2.2   Further information from UK Hospitality re Role of Regional Skills Partnerships

2.2.1 The additional information was noted by the Committee

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2.3   Letter from the Chair Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee to the Auditor General for Wales regarding the Committees report on Autumn Rail Disruption

2.3.1 The letter was noted by the Committee

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2.4   Letter from the Chair Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee to the Minister for Economy and Transport regarding an update of the National Transport Finance Plan

2.4.1 The letter was noted by the Committee

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2.5   Letter to Chair Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee from the Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government regarding further information from EIS Committee meeting held on the 27 March 2019

2.5.1 The letter was noted by the Committee

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3       General Ministerial Scrutiny

3.1 Ken Skates AM, Lee Waters AM, Simon Jones and Marcella Maxwell answered questions from Committee Members

3.2 Ken Skates AM agreed to send the Committee further details on contractual commitments for the franchise

 

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4       Small Businesses: Role of Regional Skills Partnerships

4.1 Joshua Miles answered questions from Committee Members

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