Concise Minutes - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 23 May 2019

Meeting time: 09.34 - 11.15
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Assembly Members:

Russell George AM (Chair)

Hefin David AM

Vikki Howells AM

Joyce Watson AM


Dr Tim Peppin, Welsh Local Government Association

Andrew Morgan, Welsh Local Government Association

Roger Waters, RCT County Borough Council

Dave Holland, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan

Committee Staff:

Gareth Price (Clerk)

Lara Date (Second Clerk)

Robert Lloyd-Williams (Deputy Clerk)

Andrew Minnis (Researcher)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 Apologies were received by Jack Sargeant AM and Bethan Sayed AM

1.2 The Chair thanked David Rowlands AM for his work on the Committee as he is no longer a member

1.3 There were no substitutions or declarations of interest



2       Paper(s) to note



2.1   Stakeholder Event Note: Improving Public Transport White Paper

2.1.1 The paper was noted by the Committee



2.2   Correspondence from the Chair of the Finance Committee

2.2.1 The correspondence was noted by the Committee



3       Improving Public Transport White Paper: Local Government

3.1 Tim Peppin, Andrew Morgan, Roger Waters and Dave Holland answered questions from Committee Members



4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

4.1 The Committee agreed the motion



5       Discussion of Improving Public Transport White Paper

5.1 The Committee considered the key themes



6       Draft Report: Compulsory Purchase Orders in Wales

6.1 The Committee discussed the draft report



7       Draft Letter: The Williams Rail Review

7.1 The Committee discussed the draft letter



8       Forward Work Programme

8.1 The Forward Work Programme was agreed by the Committee





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