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City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee would welcome your views on the terms of reference for the inquiry.


Terms of reference

  • The current position with regard to the signed Cardiff Capital Region and Swansea Bay City Deals and the next steps planned to take them forward
  • The intended impact of the City Deals and the way in which this will be governed, funded and monitored
  • The potential benefits offered by a possible Growth Deal for North Wales
  • The extent to which a similar growth deal approach could be of benefit to Mid Wales
  • The degree to which the growth and city deals could solve or exacerbate existing inequalities, both within and between regions
  • The degree to which the growth and city deals co-ordinate with Welsh Government strategy
  • We would also welcome comparative views on approaches taken by other growth deals and regions across the UK


Providing written evidence

The Committee welcomes written contributions in English or Welsh, and asks organisations with Welsh Language policies or schemes to provide bilingual submissions, in line with their public information policies.


Submissions should be no longer than five sides of A4, with numbered paragraphs, and should focus on matters set out above. Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.


Please send your views to: by 3 May 2017. It may not be possible to take into account responses received after this date.


Disclosure of information

Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Telephone: 0300 200 6565