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Transcript: Transcript for 02/02/2022 - Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee

Items
Expected timing No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting of the Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee.

 

1.2 In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair determined that the public were excluded from the Committee’s meeting in order to protect public health but that the meeting would be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv.

(09.30-10.15)

2.

One day inquiry on International Relations: Diaspora and international

Susie Ventris-Field, Chief Executive Officer, Welsh Centre for International Affairs

Claire O’Shea, Chair, Wales Overseas Agencies Group 

Zara May, Head of Community and Operations, Global Welsh

 

Research Brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Welsh Centre for International Affairs; Wales Overseas Agencies Group; and Global Welsh.

 

2.2 Welsh Centre for International Affairs and Wales Overseas Agencies Group agreed to provide further information on issues raised regarding the Welsh Government’s international strategy.

(10.25-11.10)

3.

One day inquiry on International Relations: Europe and international

Jenny Scott, Director, British Council

Charles Whitmore, Research Associate from the Wales Governance Centre

Ben Lloyd, Head of Policy, WCVA

Berwyn Davies, Head of Office, Welsh Higher Education Brussels

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of British Council; Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University; WCVA; and Welsh Higher Education Brussels.

(11.20-12.05)

4.

One day inquiry on International Relations: Sports, culture and arts (international)

Noel Mooney, Chief Executive Officer, Football Association Wales

Eluned Hâf, Head, Wales Arts International 

Sian Lewis, Chief Executive Officer, Urdd Gobaith Cymru 

 

Written evidence from Wales Arts International

Written evidence from Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Football Association Wales; Wales Arts International; and Urdd Gobaith Cymru.

(12.05)

5.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The papers were noted.

(12.05)

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The Motion was agreed.

(12.05-12.10)

7.

Private debrief

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

(12.10-12.20)

8.

Scrutiny of Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23: Consideration of draft Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the draft report and agreed to its publication subject to minor amendments.

(12.20-12.25)

9.

Review of the committee timetable and committee remits: Consideration of draft correspondence

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee considered and agreed the draft correspondence to the Business Committee regarding its review.

(12.25-12.30)

10.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Cultural Objects (Protection from seizure) Bill: Consideration of Legal Advice Note

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Minutes:

10.1 The Committee received a legal briefing in relation to the Legislative Consent Memorandum, and agreed to return to the matter at a future meeting.