Meetings

Participation in sport in disadvantaged areas

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: 06/07/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 6)

6 Participation in sport in disadvantaged areas: Consideration of draft Report 

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed the draft Report and agreed to consider amendments outside of the meeting.


Meeting: 23/06/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 7)

7 Participation in sport in disadvantaged areas: Evidence session with the Welsh Government

Dawn Bowden MS, Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip

Steffan Roberts, Deputy Director, Tourism Development and Sport

Neil Welch, Head of Sport

 

Research Brief

Written evidence from the Welsh Government

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Minutes:

7.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Welsh Government.


Meeting: 08/06/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 4)

Inquiry into participation in sport in disadvantaged areas: Evidence session with academics

Melitta McNarry, Welsh Institute of Physical Activity, Health and Sport, Swansea University

Minutes:

4.1     The Committee heard evidence from Melitta McNarry, Welsh Institute of Physical Activity, Health and Sport, Swansea University.

4.2     Melitta McNarry agreed to provide additional information relevant to the session.


Meeting: 08/06/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into participation in sport in disadvantaged areas: Evidence session with sport charities (1)

Mark Lawrie, Chief Executive Officer, StreetGames

Claire Lane, Wales Director, StreetGames

Fiona Reid, Chief Executive Officer, Disability Sport Wales

 

Research brief

Engagement findings

Consultation response from StreetGames

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Minutes:

2.1     The Committee heard evidence from representatives of StreetGames and Disability Sport Wales.

2.2     StreetGames agreed to provide additional information relevant to the session.


Meeting: 08/06/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into participation in sport in disadvantaged areas: Evidence session with sport charities (2)

Gary Lewis, Sports and Apprenticeship Director, Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Emily Reynold, National Programmes Director, Youth Sport Trust

 

Consultation response from Urdd Gobaith Cymru

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Minutes:

3.1     The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Urdd Gobaith Cymru and Youth Sport Trust.


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into sport in disadvantaged areas: Evidence session with Welsh Sport Association

Victoria Ward, Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Williams, Head of Policy and Advocacy

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Welsh Sport Association.


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into participation in sport in disadvantaged areas: Evidence session with sporting unions (2)

Fergus Feeney, Chief Executive Officer, Swim Wales

Hanna Guise, National Learn to Swim Manager, Swim Wales

Phil John, Vice Chair, Basketball Wales

Azeb Smalley, Director for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Basketball Wales

 

Consultation response from Swim Wales

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Swim Wales and Basketball Wales.

 

3.2 Basketball Wales agreed to share research it has commissioned into transport and accessibility issues.

 

3.3 The Committee agreed to write to Swim Wales and Basketball Wales with any questions not reached.


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into participation in sport in disadvantaged areas: Evidence session with sporting unions (1)

Noel Mooney, Chief Executive Officer, Football Association Wales

Aled Lewis, Head of Football Development, Football Association Wales Trust

Leshia Hawkins, Chief Executive Officer, Cricket Wales

Mojeid Ilyas, Diverse Communities Development Officer, Cricket Wales

Geraint John, Community Director, Welsh Rugby Union

Chris Munro, National Club Development Lead, Welsh Rugby Union

 

Consultation responses

Research brief

Written evidence from Football Association Wales

Consultation response from Cricket Wales

Written evidence from Welsh Rugby Union

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Football Association Wales; Cricket Wales; and Welsh Rugby Union.

 

2.2 All three organisations agreed to provide additional information regarding funding.


Meeting: 16/03/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 7)

7 Inquiry into participation in sport in disadvantaged areas: Evidence session with Sport Wales

Brian Davies, Interim Chief Executive Officer

Owen Hathway, Assistant Director Insight, Policy and Public Affairs

 

Research brief

Written evidence from Sport Wales

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Minutes:

7.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Sport Wales.

 

7.2 Representatives of Sport Wales agreed to write to the Committee with further information relevant to the session.


Meeting: 02/03/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee (Item 9)

9 Participation in sport in disadvantaged areas: Consideration of approach to engagement

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Minutes:

9.1 The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding its findings of its Sixth Senedd priorities engagement with children and young people.

 

9.2 The Committee discussed and agreed the approach and method of engagement.