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Transcript: Transcript for 17/09/2020 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee

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1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

Mick Antoniw MS declared an interest: his son works as a freelancer in the creative industries

(09.30-10.30)

2.

Scrutiny of the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Welsh Government

Jason Thomas, Director, Culture, Sport and Tourism, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Deputy Minister answered questions on Welsh Government funding and support for organisations and individuals within his portfolio.

3.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

Members noted the papers.

3.1

Correspondence with Reach plc on proposed reorganisation

Supporting documents:

3.2

Correspondence with the Welsh Government on funding for the cultural sector

Supporting documents:

3.3

Response from the Welsh Government to the short report on the impact of COVID-19 on sports

Supporting documents:

3.4

Correspondence with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Supporting documents:

3.5

Letter from Sport Wales Update on the Sport Resilience Fund

Supporting documents:

4.

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

Minutes:

Members agreed the motion.

(10.45-11.30)

5.

Briefing from the Welsh Government on Welsh Language Standards (No. 8) Regulations

Bethan Webb, Deputy Director, Welsh Language Division

Alan Jones, Head of Welsh Language Legislation Branch

Lowri Jones, Senior Legislation Officer

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members listened to a briefing on the development and consultation of the Regulations.

(11.30-12.00)

6.

Private debrief

Minutes:

Members agreed to write to the Welsh Government with further questions on support and funding for the organisations in the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism’s portfolio.

Members agreed to request Plenary debates on the Committee reports on the impact of the COVID outbreak on creative arts; the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on museums, heritage sites and archives and the report on the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on journalism and local media.

Members agreed to scrutinise the final Welsh Language Standards (no.8) Regulations when they are laid.

 

 

 

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