By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing for us to set a small number of cookies. Cookie policy

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Martha Howells 

Senedd.TV: View the webcast

Items
Note No. Item

Transcript

View the meeting transcript PDF 2MB. View as HTML 311 KB.

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

1.1        Apologies were received from Jeff Cuthbert AM and Gwenda Thomas AM. David Rees AM substituted for Gwenda Thomas AM and John Griffiths AM substituted for Jeff Cuthbert AM.

1.2        David Rees AM and Joyce Watson AM declared they are both members of Unite the Union.

1.3        John Griffiths AM declared he’s a member of Unite the Union and Community Union.

1.4        Mick Antoniw AM declared he’s a member of GMB.

(10.00-11.00)

2.

Industry representatives - Support for the Steel Industry in Wales

Tim Morris, Head of External Affairs for Tata Steel Europe

Chris Hagg, Head of External Affairs, Celsa Steel

Virinder Garg, Chief Executive Officer, Liberty Steel Newport Ltd

Haydn Swidenbank, Operations Director, Liberty Steel Newport Ltd

Minutes:

2.1 Tim Morris, Chris Hagg, Virinder Garg and Haydn Swidenbank answered questions from Members of the Committee.

(11.00-11.45)

3.

Union representatives - Support for the Steel Industry in Wales

Steve McCool, National Officer for Steel, Community

Rob Edwards, Lead Organiser, Community

Tony Brady, Regional Co-Ordinating Officer, Unite

Minutes:

3.1 Steve McCool, Rob Edwards and Tony Brady answered questions from Members of the Committee.

(12.00-13.00)

4.

Minister for Economy, Science and Transport - Support for the Steel Industry in Wales

Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

Steve Phillips, Chief Executive of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Steve Phillips answered questions from Members of the Committee.

5.

Papers to note

5.1

TATA Steel Port Talbot Power Plant

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.

6.

Action following the Committee Meeting

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Following the Committee meeting, the Committee agreed to write to the following recipients outlining concerns regarding the steel industry in Wales:

 

Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister

Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister

Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales

Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

 

 

You are in :

  1. Home
  2. Assembly Business

Partners & Help