Meetings

City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 03/03/2021 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 City Deals update: Swansea Bay City Deal and North Wales Growth Deal

Councillor Rob Stewart, Leader of the Swansea Bay City Region Deal

Jonathan Burns, Director, Swansea Bay City Deal

Councillor Dyfrig Siencyn, Chair of the North Wales Economic Ambition Board

Alwen Williams, Programme Director for the North Wales Economic Ambition Board

 

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Minutes:

3.1 Councillor Rob Stewart, Leader of the Swansea Bay City Region Deal, Jonathan Burnes, Director, Swansea Bay City Deal, Councillor Dyfrig Siencyn, Chair of the North Wales Economic Ambition Board and Alwen Williams, Programme Director for the North Wales Economic Ambition Board answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 03/03/2021 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 City Deals update: Mid Wales Growth Deal and Cardiff Capital Region City Deal

Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn, Leader of Ceredigion County Council

Councillor Rosemarie Harris, Leader of Powys County Council

Carwyn Jones-Evans, Strategic Manager, Mid Wales Growth Deal

Nigel Brinn, Corporate Director, Economy & Environment of Powys County Council

Councillor Anthony Hunt, Chair, Cardiff Capital Region City Deal and Leader of Torfaen CBC

Kellie Beirne, Director of Cardiff Capital Region City Deal

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Minutes:

2.1 Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn, Leader of Ceredigion County Council, Councillor Rosemarie Harris, Leader of Powys County Council, Carwyn Jones-Evans, Strategic Manager, Mid Wales Growth Deal, Nigel Brinn, Corporate Director, Economy & Environment of Powys County Council, Councillor Anthony Hunt, Chair, Cardiff Capital Region City Deal and Leader of Torfaen CBC and Kellie Beirne, Director of Cardiff Capital Region City Deal answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 02/12/2020 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): Report on Regional Development

Maria-Varinia Michalun, Senior Project Manager and Policy Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

 

Supporting documents:

  • EIS(5)-25-20- Paper 1: Research Brief

Minutes:

2.1 Maria-Varinia Michalun, Senior Project Manager and Policy Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 23/01/2020 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 City Deals update: Swansea Bay City Region

Councillor Rob Stewart, Leader of the Swansea Bay City Region Deal

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Minutes:

4.1 Councillor Rob Stewart and Martin Nicholls answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 14/02/2019 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Draft Letter: City Deals Update

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 21

Minutes:

7.1 The letter was noted by the Committee


Meeting: 31/01/2019 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 City Deals update: North Wales Economic Ambition Board

Iwan Prys Jones, Programme Manager, North Wales Economic Ambition Board

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Minutes:

4.1 Iwan Prys Jones answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 31/01/2019 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 City Deals update: Growing Mid Wales Partnership

Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn, Leader of Ceredigion County Council

Councillor Rosemarie Harris, Leader of Powys County Council

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Minutes:

3.1 Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn, Councillor Rosemarie Harris, David Powell and Eifion Evans answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 23/01/2019 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 City Deals update: Swansea Bay City Region

Councillor Rob Stewart, Leader of the Swansea Bay City Region Deal

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Minutes:

4.1 Councillor Rob Stewart and Mark James answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 23/01/2019 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 City Deals update: Cardiff Capital Region

Councillor Andrew Morgan, Leader of the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal

Kellie Beirne, Director, Cardiff Capital Region City Deal

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Councillor Andrew Morgan and Kellie Beirne answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 24/01/2018 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Debate on the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee report: City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

NDM6634 Russell George (Montgomeryshire)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the report of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee on City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales, which was laid in the Table Office on 1 November 2017.

Note: The response of the Welsh Government to the report was laid in the Table Office on 17 January 2018.

Minutes:

The item started at 16.43

NDM6634 Russell George (Montgomeryshire)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the report of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee on City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales, which was laid in the Table Office on 1 November 2017.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4.)

4. Consideration of Welsh Government response - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

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Meeting: 21/09/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Consideration of draft report - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Supporting documents:

  • Draft report

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee discussed the draft report


Meeting: 19/07/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Chair of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee in relation to City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

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Minutes:

5.7.a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Chair of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee in relation to City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales.


Meeting: 13/07/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Additional information from the Federation of Small Businesses - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

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Minutes:

8.2 The letter was noted by the Committee


Meeting: 05/07/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Growing Mid Wales - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Cllr Ellen ap Gwyn, Chair of Growing Mid Wales, Leader of Ceredigion County Council

Cllr Gareth Lloyd, Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, Ceredigion County Council

Cllr Martin Weale, Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, Powys County Council

Cllr Myfanwy Alexander, Portfolio Holder for Education, Powys County Council

Mike Shaw, Mid Wales Regional Engagement Officer

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Minutes:

2.1 Cllr Ellen ap Gwyn, Cllr Gareth Lloyd, Cllr Martin Weale, Cllr Myfanwy Alexander and Mike Shaw answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 05/07/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Gwenllian Roberts Deputy Director, Energy Wales Unit, Welsh Government

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Minutes:

3.1 Ken Skates AM, Gwenllian Roberts, Tracey Burke and Jo Salway answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 21/06/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Professor Dylan Jones-Evans - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans, Assistant Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of South Wales

Supporting documents:

  • Research brief

Minutes:

2.1 Professor Dylan Jones-Evans answered questions from Committee Members

2.2 Professor Dylan Jones-Evans will send the Committee a document where Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan and University of South Wales are working together in regards the Cardiff City Deal.

2.3 Professor Dylan Jones-Evans also discussed a document he hopes to send in relation to the Swansea City deal.


Meeting: 21/06/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Business panel - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Paul Byard, National Director – Wales, EEF - The Manufacturers’ Organisation

John Brunt, Senior Network Manager, Mid Wales Manufacturing Group (MWMG)

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Minutes:

4.1 Paul Byard and John Brunt answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 21/06/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Jo Salway, Head of Cabinet Office, Welsh Government

Debra Carter, Deputy Director - Local Government Strategic Finance, Welsh Government

 

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Minutes:

3.1 Mark Drakeford AM, Jo Salway and Debra Carter answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 15/06/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1.)

1. Glasgow visit - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Supporting documents:

  • Glasgow visit itinerary and travel arrangements
  • Submission from Glasgow City Region Cabinet to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee on city region deals
  • Submission from Federation of Small Businesses to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee on city region deals.

Meeting: 07/06/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Bevan Foundation - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Dr Victoria Winckler, Director, Bevan Foundation

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Minutes:

2.1 Dr Victoria Winckler answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 25/05/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 North Wales Growth Deal - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Ashley Rogers, Chairman, North Wales Business Council

Colin Everett, Chief Executive, Flintshire County Council / Lead Chief Executive for the Growth Bid

Stephen Jones, Regional Co-ordinator for the WLGA in North Wales

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Minutes:

4.1 Ashley Rogers, Colin Everett and Stephen Jones answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 25/05/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Swansea Bay City Region Deal - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Cllr Rob Stewart, Leader of the City & County of Swansea, Swansea Bay City Region

Mark James, Chief Executive, Carmarthenshire County Council

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Minutes:

3.1 Rob Stewart and Mark James answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 25/05/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Cardiff Capital City Region - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Cllr Andrew Morgan, Chair, Cardiff Capital Region City Deal

Sheila Davies, Director, Cardiff Capital Region City Deal

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Andrew Morgan and Sheila Davies answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 25/05/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Consideration of evidence - City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence


Meeting: 15/03/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Scoping paper - City deals and the regional economy in Wales

Supporting documents:

  • EIS(5)-08-17 (p2) Scoping paper

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the Scoping paper on City deals and the regional economy in Wales