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Transcript: Transcript for 14/01/2021 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd

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1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Carwyn Jones and Mick Antoniw.

 

Jack Sargeant and Mike Hedges attended the meeting as substitutes.

 

(09.30-10.30)

2.

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2021-22

Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

Jason Thomas, Director Culture, Sport and Tourism

Jo Thomas, Senior Financial Planning & Budgetary Control Manager

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Minutes:

Members discussed the Draft Budget with the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism.

(10.45-11.45)

3.

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2021-22

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing and the Welsh Language

Bethan Webb, Deputy Director, Welsh Language Division

Jeremy Evas, Head of Prosiect 2050

 

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Minutes:

Members discussed the Draft Budget with the Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing and Welsh Language.

4.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

Members noted the papers.

4.1

Correspondence from the Llywydd on the impact of COVID on journalism

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4.2

Correspondence with BBC Cymru Wales on Licence Fee Settlement Process and the Ofcom Review

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4.3

Correspondence with the Welsh Government on support for creative industries

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4.4

Correspondence with the Welsh Government on freelancer grant fund

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4.5

Correspondence with the Welsh Government on the National Library of Wales and education

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4.6

Correspondence with the Welsh Government on the Tailored Review of the National Library of Wales

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4.7

Correspondence with Welsh Government on Public Appointments

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5.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

Members agreed the motion.

(11.45-12.00)

6.

Private debrief

Minutes:

Members agreed to write to Welsh Government, outlining their views on the draft budget.

(12:00-12:10)

7.

Presentation of the findings from focus groups for the inquiry into who gets remembered in public spaces

Catherine McKeag, Citizen Engagement Manager, Welsh Parliament

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Minutes:

The Committee received a summary of findings, and agreed to publish the summary in due course.