NDM6578 Debate: Entrepreneurship: A National Imperative
NDM6578 Julie James (Swansea West)
To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:
Recognises that entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises are imperative to Wales in creating better jobs and supporting investment and that the Welsh Government, in partnership with stakeholders, has a key role to play to create the right environment and support infrastructure.
The following amendment has been tabled:
Amendment 1. Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)
Add as new points at end of motion:
Calls on the Welsh Government to invest in a network of entrepreneurial hubs in every part of Wales.
Proposes that additional financial transaction funds allocated to Wales by the UK Government are used to create a new SME investment fund for the Development Bank of Wales.
Calls on the Welsh Government to establish a dedicated national innovation body, as a partnership between business, government and academia, to drive up levels of new product development.
Business type: Debate
Reason considered: Government Business;
First published: 14/06/2021
Decision due: 28 Nov 2017 by Plenary - Fifth Senedd
Lead member: Julie James MS