Impacts of COVID-19: Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Open Call for evidence and experiences

The Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee is exploring the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on all areas within its remit.

 

Members are interested in the effects of the pandemic; measures taken to slow the spread; and support being offered to help people, companies and other organisations through the pandemic . Members are particularly interested in gathering evidence and views looking forward at what needs to be done to help the nation recover.

 

Evidence session

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1.    Business and Job Support

 

Joshua Miles, Policy Manager, Federation of Small Businesses Wales

 

Adrian Greason-Walker, Policy Advocate, Wales Tourism Alliance

 

Ian Price, Director, CBI Wales

 

Shavanah Taj, Acting General Secretary, Trades Union Congress Wales

 

Mike Payne, Senior Organiser, Wales and South West, GMB Union

 

Peter Hughes, Regional Secretary, UNITE Wales

 

30 April 2020

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2.    Ministerial Scrutiny

 

Ken Skates MS, Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales

 

Sioned Evans, Director, Business and Regions, Welsh Government

 

Emma Watkins, Deputy Director Economic Policy, Welsh Government

 

Simon Jones, Director, Economic Infrastructure, Welsh Government

 

Huw Morris, Director, Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning, Welsh

Government

 

11 May 2020

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3.    Skills

 

Jeff Protheroe, Director of Operations, National Training Federation for Wales

 

Dafydd Evans, Chair, Colleges Wales

 

Professor Ewart Keep, Department of Education, Oxford University

01 June 2020

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4.    Transport

 

Peter Hughes, Regional Secretary, UNITE Wales

 

Mick Lynch, RMT Assistant General Secretary

 

Deb Bowen Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Cardiff Airport

 

Spencer Birns, Chief Commercial Officer, Cardiff Airport

 

Nigel Winter, Managing Director, Stagecoach South Wales

 

Scott Pearson, Managing Director, Newport Transport

18 June 2020

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5.    Transport for Wales, Retail, Hospitality and Tourism

 

 

02 July 2020

 

 

 

Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

First published: 27/05/2020

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