Concise Minutes - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 12 October 2017

Meeting time: 09.31 - 14.34
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4374


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Bethan Jenkins AM (Chair)

Hannah Blythyn AM

Dawn Bowden AM

Suzy Davies AM

Neil Hamilton AM

Dai Lloyd AM

Jeremy Miles AM

Lee Waters AM

Witnesses:

Jason Thomas, Welsh Government

Gwilym Hughes, Welsh Government

Tom Cosson, Welsh Government

Christopher Catling, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

Dr Eurwyn Wiliam, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Paul Kindred, Welsh Government

Peter Owen, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Steve George (Clerk)

Adam Vaughan (Second Clerk)

Lowri Harries (Deputy Clerk)

Robin Wilkinson (Researcher)

Manon Huws (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1        Apologies were received from Dawn Bowden for the morning sessions. Apologies were received from Jeremy Miles for the afternoon sessions. There was no substitutes.

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Transcript

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2       Historic Environment: Evidence Session 1: Cadw

2.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.

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2.1   Historic Environment Consultation Pack

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3       Historic Environment: Evidence Session 2

3.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.

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4       Paper(s) to note

4.1 Members noted the papers.

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4.1   The Independent Review of Support for Publishing and Literature in Wales: Additional Evidence

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4.2   News Journalism in Wales: Additional Evidence from Google

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4.3   Letter from Y Llywydd

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5       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business: Item 6, 7 & 10

5.1 Motion was agreed.

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6       Private debrief for Items 2 & 3

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7       Historic Environment: Presentation of Survey Results

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8       News Journalism in Wales: Evidence from Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

8.1 Witnesses answered Members’ questions.

8.2 The Cabinet Secretary said he would provide the Committee with a copy of the letter he sent to the BBC regarding the BBC Local journalism plans.

8.3 The Cabinet Secretary said he would send the Committee a note on the Welsh Government statutory notices.

8.4 The Cabinet Secretary said he would ask the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language to write to the Committee on Welsh Language Journalism.

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9       The Independent Review of Support for Publishing and Literature in Wales: Evidence from Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

9.1 Witnesses answered Members’ questions.

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10   Private debrief for Items 8 & 9

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