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Agenda and minutes

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Disclosures of Personal & Prejudicial Interests.


In accordance with the Code of Conduct adopted by the City and County of Swansea, no interests were declared.



Minutes: pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To approve and sign the Minutes of the previous meeting(s) as a correct record.


Resolved that the Minutes of the Economy and Infrastructure Policy Development Committee held on 17 January, 2019, be approved as a correct record.


Update on Regional Metro Discussion.


The Transport Strategy Officer provided an update in respect of the South West Wales Metro.


Members’ noted:


·       The Context.

·       Average Line Speeds.

·       Reducing Line Speeds.

·       Rail Patronage.

·       First Phase Focus.

·       Quote from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure.

·       South West Wales Parkway.

·       How did we get here?

·       Network Context.

·       Llansamlet Loop.

·       West Wales Parkway.

·       Key Messages.

·       South West Wales Metro.


Members further noted that a bid had been submitted to continue Metro work in 2019-2020 with the involvement of bus services.


Members asked questions of the Officer who responded accordingly.


The Chair thanked the Officer for his informative presentation.


Resolved that South West Wales Metro be included in the Work Plan.


Workplan 2018/2019. pdf icon PDF 94 KB


The Chair presented the updated Work Plan for 2018-2019.


Resolved that the updated Work Plan for 2018-2019 be noted:



1.     Positive/negative implications of Brexit (Leader to attend and provide views).


1.     Draft End of Year Report.

Site Visits/


1.     Hafod Copperworks Site Visit (22/08/18).

2.     Tawe Riverside Workshop (22/10/18).

3.     Site visit to Homes as Power Stations.

4.     Tawe River Corridor Strategy – Progress Update.



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