Concise Minutes - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 26 September 2019

Meeting time: 10.04 - 11.57
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Assembly Members:

Bethan Sayed AM (Chair)

John Griffiths AM

Carwyn Jones AM

David Melding AM


Guto Brychan, Clwb Ifor Bach

Terry Chinn, Clwb Y Bont

Samantha Dabb, Le Pub

Gary Lulham, Sin City Club

Committee Staff:

Martha Da Gama Howells (Clerk)

Robin Wilkinson (Researcher)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Mick Antoniw AM and Delyth Jewell AM.



2       Inquiry into live music in Wales: Venues

2.1 Terry Chinn from Clwb Y Bont and Guto Brychan from Clwb Ifor Bach responded to questions from the Committee.



3       Inquiry into live music in Wales: Venues

3.1 Samantha Dabb from Le Public Space and Gary Lulham from Sin City Club responded to questions from the Committee.



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

4.1 The motion was agreed.



5       Private debrief

5.1 Members discussed the evidence.



6       Consideration of draft report: Tackling poverty and social exclusion through the arts and culture

6.1 Members agreed the report.





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