Concise Minutes - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Meeting time: 09.30 - 12.23
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:





Assembly Members:

Bethan Sayed AM (Chair)

Mick Antoniw AM

John Griffiths AM

Delyth Jewell AM

Carwyn Jones AM


Antwn Owen-Hicks, Arts Council of Wales

Carys Wynne-Morgan, Arts Council of Wales

Mark Davyd, Music Venues Trust

Paul Carr, University of South Wales

Bethan Elfyn, BBC

Committee Staff:

Martha Da Gama Howells (Clerk)

Robin Wilkinson (Researcher)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from David Melding AM.



2       Inquiry into live music in Wales: Arts Council of Wales

2.1 Antwn Owen-Hicks and Carys Wynne-Morgan from Arts Council of Wales responded to questions from the Committee.



3       Inquiry into live music in Wales: Music Venues Trust

3.1 Mark Davyd from Music Venues Trust responded to questions from the Committee.



4       Inquiry into live music in Wales

4.1 Professor Paul Carr from the University of South Wales and Bethan Elfyn from the BBC responded to questions from the Committee.



5       Papers to note



5.1   Correspondence with S4C

5.1 Members noted the paper.



6       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting

6.1 Members agreed the motion.



7       Private Debrief

7.1 Members discussed the evidence.





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