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Contact: Graeme Francis 

Note: The Old College, Aberystwyth 


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Transcript: Transcript for 06/07/2018 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister

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Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.


Apologies were received from Mick Antoniw, Jayne Bryant, John Griffiths, Lynne Neagle and Bethan Sayed.



Ministerial Scrutiny Session - The Tourism Industry in Wales

Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, AM - First Minister of Wales

Jason Thomas, Director Culture, Sport and Tourism

Mari Stevens, Deputy Director, Marketing

Supporting documents:


2.1 The Committee scrutinised the First Minister on the tourism industry in Wales, particularly in respect of the Welsh Government’s Strategy (Partnership for Growth), support for small businesses and the impact of Brexit, including the fair movement of people.


2.2 The First Minister agreed to provide further information to the Committee on:


·         when the results of the feasibility study into the reopening of the railway line between Aberystwyth and Carmarthen will be announced and what the next steps will be;

·         any update to the action plan that underpins Partnership for Growth, the Welsh Government’s strategy for tourism, for the remaining period of the strategy; and

·         research into visitor profile for Cadw sites.





Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, AM - First Minister of Wales


Members asked the First Minister questions on topical matters.



PTN 1 - Response from the First Minister following the meeting on 16 February 2018

Supporting documents:


The paper was noted.



PTN 2 - Motion under Standing Order 17.2 to give instructions to the Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister

Supporting documents:


The paper was noted.



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

Item 6


The motion was agreed.



Discussion of Evidence from Preceding Session


The Committee discussed the evidence from the previous sessions and agreed to write to the First Minister to seek further information about a number of issues.




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