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Transcript: Transcript for 17/01/2018 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd

Note No. Item


Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


1.1 There were no apologies or substitutions

1.2 Lee Waters declared he was a member of the GMB



Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 and the Economic Action Plan - Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Andrew Slade, Director General, Economy, Skills and Natural Resources

Marcella Maxwell, Deputy Director for Organisational Development & Change Programme

Simon Jones, Director, Economic Infrastructure

Dean Medcraft, Director, Finance & Operations

Supporting documents:


2.1 Ken Skates AM, Andrew Slade, Simon Jones and Marcella Maxwell answered questions from Committee Members

2.2 The Cabinet Secretary has agreed to provide the Committee with further details as discussed at the meeting



Devolution of bus registration powers - New Powers: New Possibilities

Huw Morgan, Team Leader Integrated Transport Unit, Caerphilly County Borough Council (representing the WLGA)

Margaret Everson, Director, Bus Users Cymru

Justin Davies, Chair, CPT Cymru

Jo Foxall, Managing Director, Traveline Cymru


3.1 Huw Morgan, Margaret Everson, Justin Davies and Jo Foxall answered questions from Committee Members



Devolution of taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) licensing - New Powers: New Possibilities

Paul O’Hara, Taxi Drivers of Cardiff

Claire Hartrey, Team Manager, Licensing (Cardiff), Bridgend, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan (Representing Directors of Public Protection Wales)

Mike Payne, Regional Political Officer, GMB Wales & South West Region


4.1 Paul O’Hara, Mike Payne and Claire Hartrey answered questions from Committee Members


Paper(s) to note


Welsh Government's response to the Committee's report - Welsh Government budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:


5.2 The correspondence was noted by the Committee