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Transcript: Transcript for 10/02/2021 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

Items
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(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.

Broadband update

Kim Mears OBE, MD Strategic Infrastructure Development, Openreach

Elinor Williams, Principal, Regulatory Affairs, Ofcom Wales

Nick Speed, Director, BT Group Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Kim Mears OBE, MD Strategic Infrastructure Development, Openreach, Elinor Williams, Principal, Regulatory Affairs, Ofcom Wales and Nick Speed, Director, BT Group Wales answered questions from Committee Members

2.2 Kim Mears agreed to provide further details to the committee on rephrasing, what came in, what came out, and where we are today.  Also in regards to ethernet connection detail around whether they are coming soon or where they are in the schedule and to share when ready a document from the Centre for Economics and Business Research

(10.45)

3.

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

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee agreed the motion

(10.55-11.55)

4.

Private session: Remote Working - Briefing from Academics

Professor Alan Felstead, Research Professor, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University

Dr Darja Reuschke, Associate Professor, School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton

Minutes:

4.1 A private meeting was held with Professor Alan Felstead, Research Professor, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University and Dr Darja Reuschke, Associate Professor, School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton

(11.55-12.15)

5.

Private

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence heard during the session