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Transcript: Transcript for 17/11/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee

Items
Expected timing No. Item

(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. The Chair extended a special welcome to Sioned Williams MS as the Committee continues its joint inquiry with the Children, Young People, and Education Committee into Welsh in Education Strategic Plans (WESPs). Apologies were received from Buffy Williams MS.

(09.30)

2.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

 

2.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip to raise concerns shared with the Committee regarding Newquest.

 

2.3 The Committee agreed to write to the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport regarding the UK Government’s proposed Media Bill.

 

2.4 The Committee also agreed to write to the Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip to seek clarity on the support being offered to Rubicon Dance.

(09.30)

3.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from items 4, 5, 6 and 8

Minutes:

3.1 The Motion was agreed.

(09.30-09.35)

4.

Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum: Online Safety Bill

Legal Advice Note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received a legal briefing in relation to the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum, and agreed to consider a draft report at a future meeting.

(09.35-09.45)

5.

One day inquiry on impact of increasing costs: Consideration of draft Report (2)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered and agreed the draft Report subject to minor amendments.

(09.45-10.30)

6.

Welsh in Education Strategic Plans (WESPS): Consideration of key issues

Research brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the key issues document, and agreed to bring back this item to a future meeting.

(10.30-11.30)

7.

Welsh in Education Strategic Plans (WESPS): Evidence session with the Welsh Government

Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and Welsh Language

Bethan Webb, Deputy Director, Welsh Language

Siwan Jones, Head of Welsh in Education Planning

 

Written evidence from the Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

 

7.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Minister to request further information on issues relating to the scrutiny session.

(11.30-11.40)

8.

Private debrief

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.