NDM8086 Welsh Conservatives Debate - Major events

NDM8086 Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

To propose that the Senedd:

1. Notes the Welsh Government’s National Events Strategy for Wales 2022 to 2030.

2. Believes that major events help to boost jobs and the economy by showcasing Wales to the world.

3. Regrets the lack of ambition show by the Welsh Government in bringing these opportunities to Wales.

4. Calls on the Welsh Government to rethink the strategy with a focus on aspiration, creativity and innovation in attracting major events to Wales.

National Events Strategy for Wales 2022 to 2030

The following amendment was tabled:

Amendment 1 Sian Gwenllian (Arfon)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Calls on the Welsh Government to ensure that Wales's culture, heritage and the Welsh language are further embedded in the strategy, including major homegrown events such as the National Eisteddfod, and that we embrace the use of Cymru rather than Wales internationally.

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Type: For information

First published: 06/10/2022