Concise Minutes - Finance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 19 October 2017

Meeting time: 09.31 - 11.27
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4424


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Simon Thomas AM (Chair)

Neil Hamilton AM

Mike Hedges AM

Eluned Morgan AM

David Rees AM

Nick Ramsay AM

Witnesses:

David Phillips, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Dr Ed Poole, Wales Governance Centre

Michael Trickey, Wales Public Services 2025

Dr Daria Luchinskaya, Wales Public Services 2025

Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Georgina Owen (Deputy Clerk)

Martin Jennings (Researcher)

Ben Harris (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Steffan Lewis AM.

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2       Paper(s) to note

2.1 The papers were noted.

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2.1   PTN1 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government - Vacant Sites Levy in the Republic of Ireland - 9 October 2017

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3       Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence session 4

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Michael Trickey, Wales Public Services 2025; Dr Daria Luchinskaya, Wales Public Services 2025; Dr Ed Poole, Wales Governance Centre; and David Phillips, Institute of Fiscal Studies on the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting

4.1 The motion was agreed.

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5       Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of evidence

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

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6       National Assembly for Wales Commission draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of draft report

6.1 The Committee agreed the report with minor changes.

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7       Consideration of forward work programme

7.1 The Committee considered its forward work programme.

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