Concise Minutes - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 18 January 2018

Meeting time: 09.33 - 12.50
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4557


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Bethan Jenkins AM (Chair)

Suzy Davies AM

Siân Gwenllian AM

Neil Hamilton AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Lee Waters AM

Witnesses:

Eluned Morgan AM, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning

Jeremy Evas, Welsh Government

Bethan Webb, Welsh Government

Efa Gruffudd Jones, National Centre for Learning Welsh

Helen Prosser, National Centre for Learning Welsh

Dona Lewis, National Centre for Learning Welsh

Committee Staff:

Steve George (Clerk)

Adam Vaughan (Second Clerk)

Lowri Harries (Deputy Clerk)

Osian Bowyer (Researcher)

Sian Hughes (Researcher)

Robin Wilkinson (Researcher)

Manon Huws (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 Apologies were received from Mick Antoniw and Rhianon Passmore. There were no substitutes.

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2       National Centre for Learning Welsh: General Scrutiny

2.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.

 

2.2 The Chair requested for additional evidence to be sent to the committee.

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3       Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language: General Scrutiny

3.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.

 

3.2 The Chair requested for additional evidence to be sent to the committee.

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4       Paper(s) to note

4.1 Members noted the papers.

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4.1   Non-public funding of the arts: Additional evidence from G39

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4.2   Scrutiny of the Welsh language: Additional evidence from Welsh Language Commissioner

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4.3   Draft Budget: Letter from Cabinet Secretary for Education

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4.4   Draft Budget: Letter from Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport.

4.4 Members raised some concerns and decided to write to the minister.

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4.5   Draft Budget Letter from Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language

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5       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

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6       Consideration of Evidence

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7       Funding for and access to music education: Draft report and survey results

7.1 Members considered the draft report and noted the survey results.

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8       Radio in Wales: Consideration of Scoping Paper

8.1 Scoping paper was agreed.

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