Enterprise and Business Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd




Meeting date:

Wednesday, 12 June 2013




Meeting time:

10:00 - 12:30




This meeting can be viewed on Senedd TV at:



Concise Minutes:




Assembly Members:


Nick Ramsay (Chair)

Mick Antoniw

Byron Davies

Keith Davies

Julie James

Alun Ffred Jones

Eluned Parrott

David Rees

Dafydd Elis-Thomas

Joyce Watson








Karl Belizaire, UnLtd

Dan Butler, A Leap

Amanda Everson, UnLtd

Dale Williams, York Recruitment






Committee Staff:


Siân Phipps (Clerk)

Ffion Emyr Bourton (Deputy Clerk)

Michael Dauncey (Researcher)







View the meeting transcript.




1    Introductions, apologies and substitutions


1.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting. There were no apologies.




2    Inquiry into Youth Entrepreneurship - video presentation


2.2 A video featuring the views of young entrepreneurs was shown as part of the Committee’s inquiry into youth entrepreneurship.




3    Inquiry into Youth Entrepreneurship - evidence session


3.1 The Chair welcomed the witnesses to the meeting. The witnesses responded to questions from members of the Committee.




4    Inquiry into Youth Entrepreneurship - evidence session


4.1 The Chair welcomed the witness to the meeting. The witness responded to questions from members of the Committee.




5    Papers to note


5.1 Members discussed the papers to note.


Action point

The Committee agreed to send a letter to the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and the Minister for Health and Social Services to request more information regarding their decision to not proceed with the original proposals to amend the Smoke-free Premises etc. (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 following their review of the evidence presented to the sub-committee to date.