Concise Minutes - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 24 October 2019

Meeting time: 10.01 - 11.30
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Assembly Members:

Bethan Sayed AM (Chair)

John Griffiths AM

Delyth Jewell AM

Carwyn Jones AM

David Melding AM


Dylan Foster Evans, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales and Welsh Place-Name Society

Pam Whitham, Ordnance Survey

Osian Rhys, Cymdeithas yr Iaith

Eleri James, Welsh Language Commissioner

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 Mick Antoniw AM



2       Protection of Historic Place Names

2.1 Dylan Foster Evans from Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, Pam Whitham from Ordnance Survey, Eleri James from Welsh Language Commissioner and Osian Rhys from Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg responded to questions from the Committee.



3       Paper(s) to note



3.1   Correspondence on Recruitment for Creative Wales Director

3.1 Members noted the paper.



3.2   Letter from Music Partnership Forum Wales on music services feasibility study

3.2 Members noted the paper.



4       Motion under Standing Order 17.22 to elect a temporary Committee chair

4.1 The Chair elected David Melding AM as temporary Committee Chair for the meeting on 6 November, the members agreed the motion.



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

5.1 Members agreed the motion.



6       Private Debrief

6.1 Members discussed the evidence.



7       Inquiry into the Devolution of broadcasting: Discussion of the draft terms of reference

7.1 Members agreed the terms of reference.





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