Concise Minutes - Standards of Conduct Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Meeting time: 09.26 - 09.36
 


Private Meeting

Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Jayne Bryant AM (Chair)

Paul Davies AM

David J Rowlands AM

Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Meriel Singleton (Second Clerk)

Claire Griffiths (Deputy Clerk)

Joanest Varney-Jackson (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1        The Chair welcomed the Members to the first meeting of the Standards of Conduct Committee in the Fifth Assembly.

1.2        Apologies were received from Dafydd Elis-Thomas.

1.3        The Committee Members and officials introduced themselves.

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2       Committee responsibilities and early business

2.1 Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM was nominated to act in accordance with Section 10.2 of the complaints procedure.

2.2     Members noted the Committee’s responsibilities.

2.3     Members considered and discussed the early business paper and agreed to:

·         Hold an introductory session with both the current and the incoming Commissioner for Standards in the autumn term;

·         Agreed to take forward the work in relation to double registration of financial details;

·         Agreed to proceed with work in relation to the guidance for Member’s on the use of social media and planning matters; and

·         Agreed to take forward the work in relation to lobbying.

 

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3       Commissioner for Standards Annual Report 2015-16

3.1        Members agreed to hold a Committee session with the Commissioner for Standards in the autumn term to discuss his Annual Report 2015-16 which they noted was scheduled to be published on 12 July 2016.

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