Concise Minutes - Public Accounts Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Meeting time: 09.02 - 10.57
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/3345


Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Darren Millar AM (Chair)

Mohammad Asghar (Oscar) AM

Jocelyn Davies AM

Mike Hedges AM

Sandy Mewies AM

Julie Morgan AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Aled Roberts AM

Witnesses:

Simon Jones, Holdco

Committee Staff:

Fay Buckle (Clerk)

Claire Griffiths (Deputy Clerk)

Joanest Varney-Jackson (Legal Adviser)

Matthew Mortlock (Wales Audit Office)

Huw Vaughan Thomas (Auditor General for Wales)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies and substitutions

1.1 The Chair welcomed the Members to the meeting.

1.2 No apologies were received.

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2       Papers to note

2.1 The papers were noted.

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2.1   Cardiff Airport: Letter from Roger Lewis, Chair - Cardiff Airport (26 January 2016)

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3       Cardiff Airport: Evidence Session 2

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Simon Jones, Welsh Government’s Holding Company (WGC Holdco), as part of the inquiry into the Welsh Government’s acquisition and ownership of Cardiff Airport.

3.2 Simon Jones agreed to send the following information to assist the Committee’s inquiry:

·         If BA received any financial incentive from the Welsh Government to locate its maintenance facilities at Cardiff Airport;

·         Data on how passengers arrive at Cardiff Airport;

·         The current value of Cardiff Airport; and

·         Names of the loan providers to the airports referred to in the evidence session in receipt of loans.

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

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5       Cardiff Airport: Consideration of evidence received

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

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