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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 4 - Ty_Hywel. View directions

Contact: Gareth Price 

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Transcript: Transcript for 09/05/2018 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 Apologies were received by Hefin David AM

1.2 There were no substitutions or declarations of interest

(09.15-10.45)

2.

Scene setting - Automation and the Welsh Economy

Professor Calvin Jones, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University

Leighton Jenkins, Assistant Director, CBI Wales     

Matt Fenech, Future Advocacy (Via video-conference)

Catherine Phillips, Senior Corporate Adviser, Business in the Community Wales (Via video-conference)

 

 

Minutes:

2.1 Professor Calvin Jones, Leighton Jenkins, Matt Fenech and Catherine Phillips answered questions from Committee Members

2.2 Leighton Jenkins agreed to write to the committee regarding a question raised by Mark Isherwood AM that disabled people might be adversely affected by Artificial Intelligence changes

(11.00-12.00)

3.

Precision agriculture - Automation and the Welsh Economy

Professor Simon Blackmore, Head of Agricultural, Robotics Harper Adams University

Chris Hoskins, SoilQuest Commercial Manager, Agrii

Jason Llewellin, J.Llewellin & Co

Minutes:

3.1 Professor Simon Blackmore, Chris Hoskins and Jason Llewellin answered questions from Committee Members

4.

Paper(s) to note

4.1

Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to the Director General – Economy, Skills and Natural Resources Group regarding the UK Government Digital Service

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1.1 The letter was noted by the Committee

4.2

Letter from the Auditor General for Wales to the Chair regarding the State of the Roads inquiry

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.2.1 The letter was noted by the Committee

4.3

Letter from the Chair to the Auditor General for Wales regarding the State of the Roads inquiry

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.3.1 The letter was noted by the Committee

5.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee agreed the motion

(12.00-12.15)

6.

Consideration of draft report - Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed the draft report

(12.15-12.20)

7.

Feedback on Committee visits to Amazon and Swansea University - Automation and the Welsh Economy

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the recent visit to Amazon and Swansea University

(12.20-12.25)

8.

Discussion of the pre-appointment hearing process - National Infrastructure Commission for Wales

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the pre-appointment hearing process - National Infrastructure Commission for Wales

(12.25-12.30)

9.

Community transport update

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee discussed the community transport update

 

 

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