The Economy, Infrastructure and Skills
Committee continues to scrutinise this policy area, building on the
work undertaken by both the Finance
Committee and the Enterprise
and Business Committee of the Fourth Assembly.
Committee inquiry in 2013
considered what progress had been made in each of the Enterprise Zones, with a
particular focus on the financial inputs and anticipated outputs from the
looked at the following issues:
assess the implementation and operation to date of the Enterprise Zones,
extent of progress against the Welsh Government’s stated objectives for
the Enterprise Zone policy (and how this progress is monitored and
achievements to date of each zone, alongside the resources used in the
use made of the range of incentives offered on each zone;
evidence base for the current Enterprise Zone policy;
performance of Enterprise Zones in England.
consider the Welsh Government’s future plans for the Enterprise Zones,
specific targets and objectives for each zone, and the resources needed
to achieve these;
role of the Enterprise Zone Boards;
fit with the Welsh Government’s regional approach, Economic Action Plan
and other place-based initiatives, such as the Valleys Taskforce, city
regions and city deals.