Submission by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales to the National Assembly’s Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

Thursday 17 November

09:30 until 10.30


To discuss the Welsh Government’s plans to establish a National Infrastructure Commission for Wales.


CECA Wales responses to the following issues:

1.       What the role, remit and objectives of the Commission should be:


2.       How the Commission should operate, and what methodologies it should adopt for conducting its work:


3.       How the Commission should be governed and funded to ensure its independence from the Welsh Government:


4.       Examples of UK and international best practice that the Commission could learn from:



5.       How the work of the Commission should incorporate the principles of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015:


6.       How and to what extent the work of the Commission should influence Welsh Government decision making and prioritisation of infrastructure projects:


7.       How the work of the Commission should interact with regional infrastructure priorities and City/Growth Deals:




8.       What relationship the Commission should have with the UK Government’s Commission on cross-border issues and infrastructure in areas that are partially devolved:



Submission by :

Ed Evans, Director, Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales

3rd November 2016