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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 2 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Steve George 

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Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 Apologies were received from Dawn Bowden, Eluned Morgan substituted.

8.

Transcript

Minutes:

2.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for items 3 and 8

Minutes:

2.1 The Motion was agreed.

(09.15-09.45)

3.

Wales Bill: Legal briefing

Katie Wyatt, Legal Adviser

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Committee Members received a legal briefing on the Wales Bill.

(09.45-10.30)

4.

Scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary of Economy & Infrastructure

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure

Manon Antoniazzi, Director - Culture, Sport & Tourism

Peter Owen, Head of Arts Branch

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Cabinet Secretary responded to questions from members of the Committee and agreed to provide further information on:

 

Ø  Historic Wales – how it will work and what its remit will be;

Ø  The new museum plan for Wales;

Ø  The ‘Fusion’ and ‘arts and creative learning’ programmes;

Ø  The ‘Media Forum’, including its forward work programme.

(10.45-11.30)

5.

Wales Bill: Evidence from the Office of the Welsh Language Commissioner

Dyfan Sion, Director of Policy and Research

Huw Gapper, Senior Officer Policy and Research

 

Minutes:

5.1 Officials from the Welsh Language Commissioner’s Office responded to questions from members of the Committee.

(11.30-12.15)

6.

Scrutiny of the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language

Alun Davies AM, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language

Bethan Webb, Deputy Director, Welsh Language

Paul Kindred, Senior Policy Analyst

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Minister responded to questions from members of the Committee and agreed to:

 

Ø  Provide further information on the timetable for the Welsh language strategy;

Ø  Ask the Cabinet Secretary for Education to provide a note on the remit of the Donaldson Review in relation to the Welsh language through education continuum;

Ø  Provide further information on the division of responsibility for the Welsh language between the Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Education.

7.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

7.1 Members of the Committee noted the papers.

7.1

Letter from the Llywydd regarding Committee Statements in Plenary

Supporting documents:

7.2

Letter from the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee regarding the Wales Bill

Supporting documents:

7.3

Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee regarding the approach to scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2017-18

Supporting documents:

7.4

Letter from the Welsh Language Commissioner to the Secretary of State for Wales regarding the Wales Bill

Supporting documents:

7.5

Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee regarding the BBC's annual report and accounts

Supporting documents:

7.6

Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee regarding the Committee's remit

Supporting documents:

(12:15 - 12:30)

8.

Private debrief

Minutes:

8.1 Members considered the evidence received.

4a

Scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary of Economy & Infrastructure: Priorities for the Fifth Assembly

4b

Scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary of Economy & Infrastructure: Scrutiny of the Arts

4c

Scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary of Economy & Infrastructure: Scrutiny of Historic Environment

6a

Scrutiny of the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language: Priorities for the Fifth Assembly

6b

Scrutiny of the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language: Scrutiny of Broadcasting and Media

6c

Scrutiny of the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language: Scrutiny of Welsh Language

 

 

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