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Transcript: Transcript for 24/02/2021 - 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 Jack Sargeant MS substituted for Joyce Watson MS

Jack Sargeant MS declared he sits on a fifth-generation project consortium in north Wales

(09.45)

2.

Paper(s) to note

2.1

Letter from the Chief Executive, Transport for Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1.1 The letter was noted by the Committee

(09.45-10.45)

3.

Remote Working: Implications for Wales - Ministerial Scrutiny

Hannah Blythyn MS, Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government

Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

Simon Jones, Director Economic Infrastructure, Welsh Government

Lea Beckerleg, Head of Remote Working Policy & Operations, Welsh Government

Ian Williams, Deputy Director, Homes and Places, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Hannah Blythyn MS, Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport, Simon Jones, Director Economic Infrastructure, Welsh Government, Lea Beckerleg, Head of Remote Working Policy & Operations, Welsh Government and Ian Williams, Deputy Director, Homes and Places, Welsh Government answered questions from Committee Members

(10.50-11.20)

4.

Broadband Update - Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport

Richard Sewell, Deputy Director, ICT Infrastructure, Welsh Government

Adam Butcher, Senior Engagement & Policy Manager, Welsh Government

Minutes:

4.1 Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport, Richard Sewell, Deputy Director, ICT Infrastructure, Welsh Government, Adam Butcher, Senior Engagement & Policy Manager, Welsh Government and Viv Collins, Senior Contracts Manager, Welsh Government answered questions from Committee Members

(11.20)

5.

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

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee agreed the motion

(11.25-11.55)

6.

Private session: Academic Fellowship Research on Access to Financial Services - Technical Briefing

Mitchel Langford, Associate Professor, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, University of South Wales

Professor Gary Higgs, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, University of South Wales

Minutes:

6.1 A private meeting was held with Mitchel Langford, Associate Professor, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, University of South Wales

Professor Gary Higgs, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, University of South Wales

(11.55-12.10)

7.

Private

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the evidence heard during the session