By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing for us to set a small number of cookies. Cookie policy

Agenda and minutes

Venue: External Location. View directions

Contact: Gareth Price 

Senedd.TV: View the webcast

Items
Note No. Item

Transcript

View the meeting transcript (PDF 433KB) View as HTML (436KB)

 

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

1.1 Apologies were received from Mick Antoniw AM, Keith Davies AM, Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM and Gwenda Thomas AM.

(09.30-10.10)

2.

Inquiry into the Potential of the Maritime Economy in Wales

Philip Holmes, Head of Economic, Regeneration and Planning, City and County of Swansea Council

Gareth Nutt, Director of Environment, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Philip Holmes and Gareth Nutt answered questions from Members of the Committee.

(10.10-11.00)

3.

Inquiry into the Potential of the Maritime Economy in Wales

Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

Rhodri Griffiths, Head of Transport Policy, Planning and Partnerships

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Edwina Hart AM, the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Rhodri Griffiths answered questions from the Members of the Committee.

3.2 Edwina Hart AM, the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport offered to provide the following:

·         A provisional note on potential funding opportunities for the marine energy sector.

·         An update by the end of the year on development of opportunities with Ireland, including Motorways of the Sea projects.

·         A note on the ongoing work to map the seabed to investigate the potential for locating tidal devices around Wales and in the Irish Sea.

 

(11.05-12.00)

4.

Inquiry into the Potential of the Maritime Economy in Wales

Ian Masters, Head of Marine Energy Research Group, Swansea University

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Dr Ian Masters answered questions from Members of the Committee.

(12.30-13.15)

5.

Inquiry into the Potential of the Maritime Economy in Wales

Graham Hillier, Managing Director of Development, Tidal Lagoon Power

Ioan Jenkins, Development Director, Tidal Lagoon Power

David Jones, Project Director, Marine Energy Pembrokeshire

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 Graham Hillier, Ioan Jenkins and David Jones answered questions from Members of the Committee.

6.

Papers to note

6.1

Correction note from the Department for Transport in relation to the Committee meeting on 17 September

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.

6.2

Additional information provided by the Marine Institute Ireland following the Committee visit to Dublin on 1 October

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.2.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.

6.3

Additional information provided by the Minister for Finance and Government Business following the Committee meeting on 23 September

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.3.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.

6.4

Letter from the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport regarding the Innovation Advisory Council for Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.4.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.

 

 

You are in :

  1. Home
  2. Assembly Business

Partners & Help