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Transcript: Transcript for 15/09/2021 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee

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(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting of the Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport and International Relations Committee.

 

1.2 In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair determined that the public were excluded from the Committee’s meeting in order to protect public health but that the meeting would be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv.

 

1.3 The Chair stated that if for any reason she dropped out of the meeting, the Committee had agreed that Heledd Fychan MS would become Temporary Chair in accordance with Standing Order 17.22.

 

1.4 Apologies were received from Tom Giffard MS.

 

1.5 In accordance with Standing Order 17.24A, both Heledd Fychan MS and Carolyn Thomas MS made declarations of relevant interests.

(09.30-11.00)

2.

Ministerial scrutiny session: Minister for Economy and Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip

Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Economy

Dawn Bowden MS, Deputy Minister for Arts, Sport and Chief Whip

Jason Thomas, Director, Culture, Sport and Tourism

Sioned Evans, Director, Business and Regions

 

Welsh Government written evidence paper

Research brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Economy and Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport and Chief Whip.

 

2.2 The Ministers agreed to provide further information on issues relating to the scrutiny session.

(11.00)

3.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The papers were noted.

(11.00)

4.

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

Minutes:

4.1 The Motion was agreed.

(11.15-12.15)

5.

Technical briefing from the Welsh Government on International Relations

Paula Walsh, Deputy Director International Relations

Ifona Deeley, Head of International Relations

Iain Quick, Head of Performance and Delivery of the Overseas Offices

 

Research brief

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received a technical briefing from Welsh Government officials.

 

5.2 Officials agreed to provide further information on issues relating to International Relations.

(12.15-12.30)

6.

Private debrief

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received and agreed to write to the Welsh Government on issues raised in the meeting.

 

6.2 The Committee agreed to consider a paper on its future strategy and forward work programme at a future meeting.