Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 4 - Tŷ Hywel. View directions

Contact: Sian Phipps 

Expected timing No. Item

09:15 - 09:30


Informal Pre-brief


1.1 The Committee discussed how it wished to approach the meeting.



Introduction, Apologies and Substitutions


2.1 The Chair welcomed Members and members of the public.

09:30 - 11:30


Scrutiny of the First Minister

Supporting documents:


3.1 The Chair welcomed Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister.


The Legislative Programme


3.2 The First Minister was accompanied by Claire Fife, Manager of the Legislative Programme, Welsh Government.


3.3 The Committee scrutinised the First Minister on the following areas:

·       Planning and co-ordinating the legislative programme;

·       Consultations and engagement;

·       Discussions with the UK Government; and

·       Post-legislative issues and implementation.



Promoting Enterprise


3.4 The First Minister was accompanied by James Price, Director General, Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science; and Rob Hunter, Director, Finance – Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science.


3.5 The Committee scrutinised the First Minister on the following areas:

·       Enterprise and entrepreneurship in Wales;

·       Cross-cutting policy;

·       Business support and business creation; and

·       Enterprise education and youth entrepreneurship.


Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

Item 5


Item 5.

11:30 - 11:45


Consideration of Evidence


5.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received from the First Minister.


5.2 The Committee agreed to meet in private before the end of the autumn term to discuss forthcoming business.