Concise Minutes - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 4 - Tŷ Hywel

Meeting date: Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Meeting time: 09.31 - 12.38
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5149


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Russell George AM (Chair)

Mohammad Asghar (Oscar) AM

Hefin David AM

Vikki Howells AM

David J Rowlands AM

Bethan Sayed AM

Joyce Watson AM

Witnesses:

David Anderson, National Museum Wales

Richard Bevins, National Museum Wales

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Simon Jones, Welsh Government

Marcella Maxwell, Welsh Government

Dean Medcraft, Welsh Government

Ian Courtney, Wesley Clover Corporation

Simon Gibson, Wesley Clover Corporation

Ben Cottam, Federation of Small Business

David Notley, Innovation Advisory Council for Wales

Committee Staff:

Gareth Price (Clerk)

Robert Lloyd-Williams (Deputy Clerk)

Phil Boshier (Researcher)

Andrew Minnis (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1  Apologies were received by Lee Waters AM

1.2 There were no substitutions or declarations of interest

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2       Paper(s) to note

2.1 The letter was noted by the Committee

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3       Outreach film: evidence from Small Businesses about Research and Innovation in Wales

3.1 Rhayna Mann Head of Citizen Engagement introduced a film from Small Businesses about Research and Innovation in Wales

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from item 5

4.1 The Committee agreed the motion

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5       Scoping paper: Barriers facing Small Home Building Firms

5.1 The Committee discussed the Scoping paper

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6       National Museum Wales: Research and Innovation evidence session

6.1 David Anderson and Richard Bevins answered questions from Committee Members

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7       Budget Scrutiny with the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

7.1 Ken Skates AM, Simon Jones, Marcella Maxwell and Dean Medcraft answered questions from Committee Members

7.2 The Cabinet Secretary has agreed to provide the Committee with further details as discussed at the meeting

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8       Business panel: Research and Innovation evidence session

8.1 David Notley, Ben Cottam, Ian Courtney and Simon Gibson answered questions from Committee Members

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