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Transcript: Transcript for 24/11/2021 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee

Items
Expected timing No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

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.

 

 

(09.30-10.30)

2.

One day inquiry on arts and creative industries

Rebecca Nelson, Director of Finance and Accounting Officer, Arts Council of Wales

Diane Hebb, Director of Arts Engagement, Arts Council of Wales

Gillian Mitchell, Chief Executive, National Youth Arts Wales

Lorne Campbell, Chief Executive and Artistic Director, National Theatre Wales

Louise Miles-Payne, Director, Creu Cymru

 

Research brief

Written evidence from National Theatre Wales

Written evidence from Creu Cymru

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Arts Council of Wales; National Youth Arts Wales; National Theatre Wales; and Creu Cymru.

 

2.2 Representatives of Arts Council of Wales agreed to write to the Committee with further information relevant to the session.

(10.40-11.40)

3.

One day inquiry on arts and creative industries

Clara Cullen, Venue Support Manager, Music Venues Trust

Dyfrig Davies, Chair, TAC

Pauline Burt, Chief Executive, Ffilm Cymru Wales

Sara Pepper, Director of Creative Economy, Cardiff University

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Music Venues Trust; TAC; Ffilm Cymru Wales; and Cardiff University.

 

3.2 Representatives of Ffilm Cymru Wales and Cardiff University agreed to write to the Committee with further information relevant to the session.

 

(11.40)

4.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The papers were noted.

 

4.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Minister for Economy regarding funding for arts venues.

 

4.3 The Committee also agreed to write to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, copied to the Scottish and Welsh Governments, regarding the Ofcom Chair appointment process.

(11.40)

5.

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

Minutes:

5.1 The Motion was agreed.

(11.40-11.50)

6.

Private Debrief

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received and agreed to write to the Chair of the Arts Council of Wales Board of Trustees regarding the support available in recruiting a new Chief Executive.

(11.50-12.00)

7.

General scrutiny: Consideration of draft correspondence

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the draft correspondence and agreed to consider amendments outside of this meeting.

(12.00-12.30)

8.

Response to Small Screen: Big Debate - consideration of draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the draft report and agreed to publish the report subject to the inclusion of the agreed amendments considered at this meeting.