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Regeneration Investment Fund for Wales: Consideration of evidence received


1.1 Members considered the evidence received at the meeting held on 13 October.


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Introductions, apologies and substitutions


2.1 The Chair welcomed the Members to the meeting.

2.2 Apologies were received from Mohammad Asghar. Andrew R T Davies substituted.

2.3 Jocelyn Davies excluded herself under Standing Order 18.8. Alun Ffred Jones substituted.

2.4 The declarations of interest made in the meeting on 12 October are applicable to this meeting.



Papers to note

Supporting documents:


3.1 The papers were noted.


Regeneration Investment Fund for Wales: Letter from James Price, Welsh Government (12 October 2015)

Supporting documents:



Regeneration Investment Fund for Wales: Evidence session 5

PAC(4)-28-15 Paper 1

PAC(4)-28-15 Paper 2

Research Briefing


Jeremy Green - Lambert Smith Hampton Ltd

Lee Mogridge - Lambert Smith Hampton Ltd

Supporting documents:


4.1 The Committee scrutinised Jeremy Green and Lee Mogridge from Lambert Smith Hampton Ltd as part of the inquiry into the Regeneration Investment Fund for Wales.

4.2 Jeremy Green and Lee Mogridge agreed to send the following information to the Committee:


·         Check and confirm the dates they met with planning officials from the City of Cardiff Council and Monmouthshire County Council and submit any relevant correspondence;

·       Check and confirm when, if all interest shown from potential purchasers was communicated to the RIFW Board and specifically the interest shown from Legat Owen;

·       Details of the meetings held with the proposed purchaser between February 2011 and March 2012;

·       Check when relationship was established with Mr Langley Davies, who from LSH acted for him and in what capacity and on what other projects (where he is a Director);

·       Provide exchanges of email and other correspondence with the potential purchaser when the purchaser suggested that it would harm his interests and could prejudice the portfolio transactions if he was forced to carry out a formal valuation, and

·         Clarify when LSH commenced marketing the Monmouth site for SWLD.





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

Item 6 and item 1 on the meeting on 3 November 2015


5.1 The motion was agreed.



Regeneration Investment Fund for Wales: Consideration of evidence received


6.1 Due to time constraints, this item as not reached.