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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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Transcript: Transcript for 09/05/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members and members of the public to the meeting.

 

1.2        Apologies were received from Jack Sargeant AM.

 

(09.30 - 10.30)

2.

Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales: evidence session 7

Allison Thomas, Employee Relations Officer, Bridgend Engine Plant, Ford

Vicki Spencer-Francis, Managing Director and Founder, Cowshed

Alex Currie, HR Director, Go Compare

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Allison Thomas, Employee Relations Officer, Bridgend Engine Plant, Ford

·         Vicki Spencer-Francis, Managing Director and Founder, Cowshed

·         Alex Currie, HR Director, Go Compare

 

 

 

3.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from items 4 and 6 of today's meeting, and from the meeting on 17 May 2018

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

 

(10.45 - 11.30)

4.

Inquiry into diversity in local government - consideration of approach to the inquiry

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee considered its approach to the inquiry and agreed the terms of reference.  

(11.30 - 12.30)

5.

Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - evidence session 8

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Eluned Morgan AM, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning

Marcella Maxwell, Head of Economic Action Plan Implementation, Welsh Government

Rachel Garside-Jones, Deputy Director, Employability and Skills, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

·         Eluned Morgan AM, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning

·         Marcella Maxwell, Head of Economic Action Plan Implementation, Welsh Government

·         Rachel Garside-Jones, Deputy Director, Employability and Skills, Welsh Government

 

5.2 During the evidence session, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport agreed to provide:

·         the percentage of flexible working patterns, and take-up of shared parental leave from men, in the Welsh Government;

·         a note on any training on unbiased recruitment that might be provided to small businesses as part of the Economic Contract.

 

(12.30 - 12.40)

6.

Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - discussion of the evidence received under items 2 and 5

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 2 and 5. 

 

 

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