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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 2 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Gareth Price 

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Transcript: Transcript for 25/01/2018 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

Note No. Item


Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


1.1 Apologies were received by Adam Price AM and Lee Waters AM

1.2 There were no substitutions

1.3 Joyce Watson declared she was a member on various Marine Conservations


Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from item 3


2.1 The Committee agreed the motion



Consideration of draft report - Apprenticeships in Wales


3.1 The Committee discussed the draft report



Leader of the House and Chief Whip - Digitalisation update (including Superfast Cymru)

Julie James AM, Leader of the House & Chief Whip

Richard Sewell, Deputy Director, ICT Infrastructure Division 

Caren Fullerton, Chief Digital Officer

Supporting documents:


4.1 Julie James AM, Richard Sewell and Caren Fullerton answered questions from Committee Members



Devolution of ports powers under the Wales Act 2017 - New Powers: New Possibilities

Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive, British Ports Association

Tim Reardon, Policy Director, UK Chamber of Shipping

Callum Couper, Port Manager Cardiff & Barry, Associated British Ports


5.1 Richard Ballantyne, Tim Reardon, and Callum Couper answered questions from Committee Members



Superfast Cymru session with Openreach - Digital infrastructure in Wales

Kim Mears, Managing Director Infrastructure Delivery, Openreach

Ed Hunt, Programme Director Superfast Cymru, Openreach


6.1 Kim Mears and Ed Hunt answered questions from Committee Members

6.2 Kim Mears agreed to provide further details on the number of premises connected with FTTP technology under Superfast Cymru that are accessing superfast services from a provider other than BT? and

6.3 How many premises were told they were in scope of the Superfast Cymru project before the 31 December, only for the project to end before they had been connected?


Paper(s) to note


Correspondence from the Chair to the relevant bodies regarding transport planning at major events

Supporting documents:


7.2 The correspondence was noted by the Committee



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