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Transcript: Transcript for 19/01/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee

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Expected timing No. Item

(09.00)

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 Apologies were received from Tom Giffard MS. Samuel Kurtz MS attended as a substitute. The Committee wished Tom Giffard all the best with his recovery and looked forward to welcoming him back soon.

 

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

(09.00-10.00)

2.

Scrutiny of Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23: Culture, Communications and Sport

Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Economy

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

Dean Medcraft, Director, Finance & Operations, Welsh Government

Jason Thomas, Director Culture, Sport and Tourism, Welsh Government

 

Research brief

Welsh Government written evidence

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.

(10.00-10.30)

3.

Scrutiny of Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23: International Relations

Mark Drakeford MS, First Minister of Wales

Andrew Gwatkin, Director International Relations and Trade, Welsh Government

Paula Walsh, Deputy Director International Relations, Welsh Government

 

Research Brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from the First Minister.

 

3.2 The First Minister agreed to provide further information on issues relating to the scrutiny session.

(10.40-11.40)

4.

Scrutiny of Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23: Welsh Language

Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and Welsh Language

Owain Lloyd, Director of Education and the Welsh Language, Welsh Government

Bethan Webb, Deputy Director, Welsh Language Division, Welsh Government

 

Research Brief

Welsh Government written evidence

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Education and Welsh Language.

 

4.2 The Minister agreed to provide further information on issues relating to the scrutiny session.

(11.40)

5.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The papers were noted.

(11.40)

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The Motion was agreed.

(11.40-12.00)

7.

Private debrief

Minutes:

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

(12.00-12.30)

8.

Review of the committee timetable and committee remits

Letter from the Llywydd to the Chair of the Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the correspondence and agreed to consider a response to the Business Committee review outside of this meeting.