Decision Maker: National Park Authority
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The report proposes the creation of a Welsh
Language Officer post(part-time) to be responsible for ensuring the
Authority is meeting its obligations with respect to the Welsh
The Chief Executive presented a proposal to establish a part time officer role to support the Authority’s compliance with the Welsh Language Standards. The Welsh Language Member Champion supported this and highlighted the importance of encouraging Welsh culture. In response to questions the Democratic Services Manager advised that the Public Speaking Scheme offered the opportunity to speak in Welsh, with a three day deadline giving time for officers to procure a simultaneous translation service. A member offered his help with translation in this regard.
The Chair advised that he would be forwarding emails to members about the meaning and pronunciation of Welsh place names, which were currently circulated weekly to staff.
RESOLVED: That Members approve the Establishment of a dedicated Welsh Language Officer post (0.2FTE) as set out in the report.
Report author: Mr Julian Atkins
Publication date: 25/06/2019
Date of decision: 25/06/2019
Decided at meeting: 25/06/2019 - National Park Authority