Concise Minutes - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 5 - Tŷ Hywel

Meeting date: Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Meeting time: 09.30 - 12.00
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Assembly Members:

Siân Gwenllian AM

Jane Hutt AM

Caroline Jones AM

David Melding AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

Jenny Rathbone AM


Committee Staff:

Steve George (Clerk)

Adam Vaughan (Deputy Clerk)



1       Motion under Standing Order 17.22 to elect temporary Chair

1.1 Sian Gwenllian AM was appointed as temporary Chair for the meeting.



2       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

2.1 Apologies were received from Bethan Sayed AM and Mick Antoniw AM. There were no substitutes.



3       Supporting and promoting the Welsh language: An inquiry into the legislative, policy and wider context: Evidence session 3

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.



4       Paper(s) to note

4.1 Committee Members noted the papers.



4.1   Supporting and promoting the Welsh Language: Further information from the Welsh Language Commissioner



4.2   Funding for and access to music education: Comments on the Welsh Government's Response - multiple signatories



4.3   Funding for and access to music education: Letter to the Chair from Making Music



4.4   Funding for and access to music education: Letter to the Chair from South Powys Youth Music



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

5.1 The motion was agreed.



6       Private debrief

6.1 Committee Members discussed the evidence received.



7       Private Briefing from the BBC on the Local Democracy Reporting Service

7.1 Committee Members received a briefing from BBC officials on the BBC’s Local Democracy Reporting Service.