Publications - Welsh Affairs Committee

Committee publications include:

  • Reports
  • Responses to Reports
  • Correspondence
  • Other material related to the work of the Committee

Oral and written evidence is on the relevant inquiry pages.

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    A Session is a parliamentary year. Following the 2011 Fixed-term Parliament Act Sessions typically begin in May and run for 12 months.

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    Select committees conduct inquiries and produce reports on a range of matters, from the conduct of Government to specialist subject areas.

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    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.

Written evidence

Oral evidence

  • Cross-border road and rail connectivity - corrected evidence - 8 November 2012HC 95-iv | Published 09 January 2013

    Evidence given by Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Local Government and Communities, Ian Davies, Head of Network Operations, Roads and Projects, and Nathan Barnhouse, Rail Policy Manager, Welsh Government Alec Don, Chief Executive, Milford Haven Port Authority

  • Cross-border road and rail connectivity - corrected evidence - 12 June 2012HC 95-i | Published 21 November 2012

    Evidence given by David Sidebottom, Passenger Team Director, Passenger Focus, Iwan Prys-Jones, Interim Taith Executive Officer, and Mark Youngman, Chair of South East Wales Transport Alliance Rail Working Group and Transport Policy and Compliance Manager at Monmouthshire County Council. Dr Elizabeth Haywood, Director of South East Wales Economic Forum, Dr Grahame Guilford, CBI Wales and member of the South East Wales Economic Forum Executive Board, Ian Gallagher, Freight Transport Association Policy Manager for Wales, Christopher Snelling, Freight Transport Association Head of Global Supply Chain Policy, and Robin Smith, Rail Freight Group, Welsh Representative

  • Cross-border road and rail connectivity - corrected evidence - 3 July 2012HC 95-ii | Published 21 November 2012

    Evidence given by: Mark Hopwood, Managing Director, First Great Western, and Mike Bagshaw, Commercial Director, Arriva Trains Wales Mark Langman, Route Managing Director, Wales Route, Network Rail, and Dylan Bowen, Public Affairs Manager, Network Rail

  • Cross-border road and rail connectivity - corrected evidence - 16 October 2012HC 95-iii | Published 15 November 2012

    Evidence given by: Mark Barry, Consultant, M&G Barry Consulting, and Jim Steer, Director, Greengauge 21 Right Hon Simon Burns MP, Minister of State, and Stephen Hammond MP, Under-Secretary of State, Department for Transport