Agenda and minutes

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Transcript: Transcript for 03/02/2021 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd

Items
Note No. Item

(09.45)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  Apologies were received by Joyce Watson MS

1.2 Mike Hedges MS substituted for Joyce Watson MS

There were no declarations of interest

(09.45-10.45)

2.

Support and Funding for Bus Operators

Scott Pearson, Chair, Coach and Bus Association Cymru

Jane Reakes-Davies, Managing Director, First Cymru Buses Ltd

John Burch, Manager Wales & West, Confederation of Passenger Transport

Minutes:

2.1 Scott Pearson, Chair, Coach and Bus Association Cymru, Jane Reakes-Davies, Managing Director, First Cymru Buses Ltd and John Burch, Manager Wales & West, Confederation of Passenger Transport answered questions from Committee Members

2.2 John Burch agreed to provide further details about the adjustments between the budgeted levels of passenger numbers and the actual numbers across the patch.

(10.55-11.55)

3.

General Ministerial Scrutiny - Covid-19 Business Support

Ken Skates MS, Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

Sioned Evans, Director, Business and Regions

Duncan Hamer, Chief Operating Officer Business and Regions

Emma Watkins, Deputy Director Economic Policy

Minutes:

3.1 Ken Skates MS, Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport, Sioned Evans, Director, Business and Regions, Duncan Hamer, Chief Operating Officer Business and Regions and Emma Watkins, Deputy Director Economic Policy answered questions from Committee Members

3.2 Ken Skates MS agreed to provide a table they are compiling looking at comparisons between the business support Wales offers and the offers elsewhere in the United Kingdom.

(11.55)

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee agreed the motion

(11.55-12.10)

5.

Private

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence heard during the session