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Welsh Affairs - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 10 November 1998.


Members present:

Mr Martyn Jones, in the Chair
Mr Huw EdwardsMr Elfyn Llwyd
Ms Jackie LawrenceMs Julie Morgan
Dr Julian LewisMr Owen Paterson
Mr Richard LivseyMr Gareth Thomas


The Memorandum submitted by the Institute of Welsh Affairs is printed in Appendix 4

Examination of Witnesses

MR JOHN OSMOND, Director, and DR GARETH JONES, Chairman of Research Panel, Institute of Welsh Affairs, examined.

Question Number

198- 219

220- 236

The Memorandum submitted by the Welsh Local Government Association is printed in Appendix 5

Examination of Witnesses

COUNCILLOR NOEL CROWLEY, Vice Chairman, WLGA and Leader, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, COUNCILLOR RAY THOMAS, Spokesman on Economic Development and Leader, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, and MR BRIAN ADCOCK, Director of Development and Transportation, Newport County Borough Council, Welsh Local Government Association, examined.

COUNCILLOR D MICHAEL JONES, Leader of the Coalition Group, WLGA, Spokesman on Rural Affairs, and Powys County Council and DR VICTORIA WINCKLER, Head of Economic and Environmental Affairs, WLGA, further examined.

Question Number

237- 259

260- 266

The Memorandum submitted by the Confederation of British Industry Wales is printed in Appendix 6

Examination of Witnesses

MR KEN JONES, Chairman, CBI Wales, and Chairman, Takiron, MR IAN SPRATLING, Vice Chairman, CBI Wales, and Chief Executive, Wolff Steel, and MR JIM O'TOOLE, Chairman, CBI North Wales, and Managing Director of the Port of Mostyn, Confederation of British Industry Wales, examined.

DR ELIZABETH HAYWOOD, Director, CBI Wales, further examined.

Question Number

267- 279

280- 299

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