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Meetings

Welsh Government budget 2018-19

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 21/11/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN1 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance - Second Supplementary Budget 2018-19 - 12 November 2018

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Meeting: 07/11/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN1 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance - Capital Investment Bonds - 24 October 2018

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Meeting: 26/09/2018 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Updated response from the Welsh Government to the Committee report on the Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

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Meeting: 04/07/2018 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Welsh Government regarding Natural Resources Wales Budget 2018-19

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Minutes:

Members noted the paper.

 


Meeting: 24/05/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Education - Welsh Government draft budget information

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Meeting: 24/05/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Education - Educational Improvement Grant (EIG): Gypsy, Roma and Traveller, and Minority Ethnic learners

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Meeting: 24/05/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education - School Uniform Grant

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Meeting: 23/05/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN1 - Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee - Budget transparency - 15 May 2018

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Meeting: 17/05/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN1 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair – Financial Transactions Capital – 24 April 2018

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Minutes:

2.1.1 In relation to PTN1, the Chair agreed to follow-up on the query from David Rees AM as to whether the £22.25m for the Wales Flexible Investment Fund was part of the £50m transitional fund for Brexit.


Meeting: 17/05/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN4 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance - Supplementary Budgets 2018-19 - 9 May 2018

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Meeting: 02/05/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education - regarding the support for minority ethnic, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller learners

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Meeting: 19/04/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Education in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19

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Minutes:

5.1 The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Education in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 18/04/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter to the Chair from Councillor Rob Jones (Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council) regarding the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller and Minority Ethnic learner provision

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Meeting: 18/04/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Chair to the Cabinet Secretary for Education - Funding for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller, and Minority Ethnic learners

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Meeting: 18/04/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Education - Ending of the School Uniform Grant from 2018-19

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Meeting: 15/03/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN1 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair - Horizon 2020 in Wales Annual Report 2017 - 7 March 2018

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Meeting: 15/03/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN2 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair - Capital Investment Bonds - 8 March 2018

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Meeting: 15/03/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN3 - Letter from the Assembly Commission to the Chair - Scrutiny of the Assembly Commission Draft Budget 2018-19 - 9 March 2018

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Meeting: 08/03/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 7)

7 Update on Welsh Government response to Recommendations from the Committee's Report: Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

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Meeting: 15/02/2018 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 7)

7 Discussion of the draft short report 'Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport - General and budget Scrutiny'

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Minutes:

The Committee agreed the text of the short report, with one amendment.


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee (Item 2)

2 Correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport following the Committee scrutiny session on 17 January

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Minutes:

2.1.1 The correspondence was noted by the Committee


Meeting: 07/02/2018 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Discussion of the draft short report 'Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport - General and budget Scrutiny'

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Minutes:

The Committee agreed amendments to the short report which will be finalised at the meeting on 15 February.


Meeting: 07/02/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Health & Social Services and the Minister for Children & Social Care - further information following the meeting on 22 November

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Meeting: 25/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Response from the Welsh Government to the report on the draft budget 2018-19

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Minutes:

7.4.a The Committee noted the response from the Welsh Government to the report on the draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 24/01/2018 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Welsh Government response to the Committee's Report on the Draft Budget 2018-19

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Meeting: 18/01/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 8)

8 Letter to the Clerk from Universities Wales - Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

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Meeting: 18/01/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 8)

8 Letter to the Clerk from Governors Wales - Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

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Meeting: 17/01/2018 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 3)

3 Welsh Government budget 2018-19 - Welsh Government response to the Committee's report

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Minutes:

3.2a The Committee noted the Welsh Government response to the Committee’s report on the Welsh Government’s draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 17/01/2018 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 3)

3 Welsh Government budget 2018-19 - letter from the Finance Committee regarding a letter from stakeholder in relation to funding of Welsh Air Ambulance and the EMRT service

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1a The Committee noted the letter from the Finance Committee regarding the Welsh Air Ambulance and the EMRT service.


Meeting: 17/01/2018 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee (Item 5)

5 Welsh Government's response to the Committee's report - Welsh Government budget 2018-19

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Minutes:

5.2 The correspondence was noted by the Committee


Meeting: 17/01/2018 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee (Item 2)

2 Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 and the Economic Action Plan - Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Andrew Slade, Director General, Economy, Skills and Natural Resources

Marcella Maxwell, Deputy Director for Organisational Development & Change Programme

Simon Jones, Director, Economic Infrastructure

Dean Medcraft, Director, Finance & Operations

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Minutes:

2.1 Ken Skates AM, Andrew Slade, Simon Jones and Marcella Maxwell answered questions from Committee Members

2.2 The Cabinet Secretary has agreed to provide the Committee with further details as discussed at the meeting


Meeting: 16/01/2018 - Plenary (Item 4)

Debate: The Final Budget 2018-19

NDM6614 Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.25, approves the Annual Budget for the financial year 2018-19 laid in the Table Office by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance on 19 December 2017.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20.28, the Annual Budget comprises the following information:

1. the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act 2006;

2. the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

3. a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

4. a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion; and

5. a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c).
 
The following additional information has been made available to Members:

- an Explanatory Note on changes between Draft Budget proposals and the Annual Budget.

Supporting Document
Finance Committee - Report on Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19



Minutes:

The item started at 15.58

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM6614 Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.25, approves the Annual Budget for the financial year 2018-19 laid in the Table Office by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance on 19 December 2017.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20.28, the Annual Budget comprises the following information:

1. the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act 2006;

2. the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

3. a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

4. a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion; and

5. a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c).
 
The following additional information has been made available to Members:

- an Explanatory Note on changes between Draft Budget proposals and the Annual Budget.

A vote was taken on the motion:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

8

18

54

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 10)

10 Welsh Government budget 2018-19: Review of new budget process

Paper 9 - Review of new budget process

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Minutes:

10.1 The Committee reviewed the new process for draft budget scrutiny.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales - Welsh Government budget 2018-19 - 14 December 2017

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Meeting: 10/01/2018 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 General and budget scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Simon Jones, Director Economic Infrastructure – Welsh Government

Dean Medcraft, Director, Finance and Operations – Welsh Government

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Minutes:

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, Ken Skates AM, responded to questions from Members.

The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary about issues raised during the session.


Meeting: 14/12/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care - follow-up from draft budget session on 22 November

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Meeting: 14/12/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Cabinet for Finance to the Chair of the Finance Committee - Welsh Government draft budget

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Meeting: 13/12/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair of the Finance Committee regarding draft budget 2018-19

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Minutes:

4.2a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair of the Finance Committee regarding draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 07/12/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee - Welsh Government Draft Budget 2017-18 - Welsh Government Supporting People Programme - 24 November 2017

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Meeting: 07/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from Bangor and District Women's Aid in relation to the Welsh Government's draft budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1.a The Committee noted the letter from Bangor and District Women's Aid in relation to the Welsh Government's draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 06/12/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Welsh Government budget 2018-19

Paper 1: Kirsty Williams AM, Minister for Education.

Paper 2: Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport

Paper 3: Eluned Morgan AM, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning

Paper 3a: Letter to Chair from Mudiad Meithrin

 

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Meeting: 05/12/2017 - Plenary (Item 5)

Debate: The Draft Budget 2018-19

Minutes:

The item started at 15.29

Voting on the motion and the amendment under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM6603 Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.12:

Notes the Draft Budget for the financial year 2018-2019 laid in the Table Office by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government on 3 and 24 October 2017.

The following amendment was tabled:

Amendment 1. Paul Davies (Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Delete all and replace with:

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Believes that the Welsh Government's draft Budget 2018-2019 fails to adequately meet the needs of the Welsh people.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

36

54

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on the motion:

NDM6603 Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 20.12:

Notes the Draft Budget for the financial year 2018-2019 laid in the Table Office by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government on 3 and 24 October 2017.

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

8

19

54

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 30/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 12)

Scrutiny of Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - consideration of the draft report

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Minutes:

12.1 The Committee agreed draft report.


Meeting: 30/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 9)

9 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair of the Finance Committee - structure of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

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Meeting: 30/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 9)

9 Letter from Cabinet Secretary for Education - follow up to the draft budget scrutiny session on 16 November

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Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of draft report

Paper 1 – Draft report

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee agreed the report with minor changes.


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 7)

7 Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - consideration of draft report

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Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed the report subject to minor amendments.

7.2 The Committee noted that the report would be laid before the Assembly on 1 December.


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 4)

4 Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - Response from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

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Minutes:

4.2a The Committee noted the response from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport regarding the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 4)

4 Welsh Government budget 2018-19 - letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair of the Finance Committee

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Minutes:

4.1a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair of the Finance Committee.


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee (Item 5)

5 Consideration of draft report - Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

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Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed the draft report


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Additional information from the Welsh Local Government Association in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1.a The Committee noted the additional information from the Welsh Local Government Association in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.

 


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 8)

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19:consideration of draft report

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Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed and agreed the draft report

 

 


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair of the Finance
Committee in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair of the Finance Committee in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.

 


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to the Minister for
Housing and Regeneration in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget
2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.4.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to the Minister for Housing and Regeneration in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.

 


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Correspondence with the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public
Services, the Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Minister for
Housing and Regeneration in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget
2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.3.a The Committee noted the correspondence with the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services, the Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Minister for Housing and Regeneration in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.

 


Meeting: 23/11/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 8)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 23/11/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 4)

4 Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury

Margaret Davies, Deputy Director, Strategic Budgeting

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance; Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury; and Margaret Davies, Deputy Director, Strategic Budgeting on the Welsh Government’s draft budget 2018-19.

 

4.2 The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide the Committee with an update on how much the Welsh Government will receive in terms of Barnett consequentials and the multiplier agreed in the fiscal framework, as a result of the UK Government’s budget announcements.


Meeting: 23/11/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 3)

3 Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence session 7 (Future Generations Commissioner for Wales)

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Kate Carr, Director for Partnerships, Engagement and Communication, Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

 

Paper 1 – Written evidence: Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Kate Carr, Director for Partnerships, Engagement and Communication, Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales on the Welsh Government’s draft budget 2018-19.

 

3.2 The Commissioner agreed to provide the Committee with further details on her feedback in relation to the Welsh Government’s participatory budgeting pilots.


Meeting: 22/11/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 9)

Private discussion following scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment on the Welsh Government's draft budget 2018 - 19

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the evidence and agreed to address several issues in its report on the draft Budget.

 

The Committee agreed to write to Natural Resources Wales to request information on its budget net of ‘invest to save’ loan repayments.


Meeting: 22/11/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment on the Welsh Government's draft budget 2018 - 19

Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs
Hannah Blythyn AM, Minister for Environment
Andrew Slade - Director of Environment and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government
Christianne Glossop - Chief Veterinary Officer, Welsh Government

Dean Medcraft – Director – Finance and Operations, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet Secretary, the Minister and their officials responded to questions from Members. The Committee agreed to publish a report on the aspects of the Welsh Government’s draft budget that relate to the Committee’s remit.

 

 


Meeting: 22/11/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 4)

Briefing on the Welsh Government's draft budget 2018 - 19

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Minutes:

Members received a briefing and asked questions on the issues raised.


Meeting: 22/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Budget 2018 - 19

Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children and Social Care

Jo-Anne Daniels, Director, Communities & Tackling Poverty, Welsh Government

Alistair Davey, Deputy Director of Enabling People, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee scrutinised the Welsh Government on the draft budget. 

2.2 The Cabinet Secretary and Minister agreed to provide a note on:

·         The process adopted by the Welsh Government to establish whether it is appropriate to undertake a Child’s Rights Impact Assessment as opposed to an Integrated Impact Assessment, particularly in the context of the Draft Budget.

·         The funding forecast for the Flying Start, Families First and Communities First programmes.

·         Further information on the Minister’s evidence about the work Welsh Government is doing with 5 pilot local authorities and the Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) Databank in respect of evaluating Flying Start outcomes.

 

 


Meeting: 22/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 7)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018 - 19 - consideration of the evidence and draft budget report

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Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence from the session. A draft report would be circulated to Members.


Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Budget and general scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport - Postponed

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Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018 - 19 - consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the evidence sessions.


Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

4 Welsh Government paper on skills and science budget lines (submitted to the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee and Children, Young People and Education Committee jointly)

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Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Budget 2018 - 19

Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children and Social Care

Simon Dean, Deputy Chief Executive NHS Wales

Alan Brace, Director of Finance

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee scrutinised the Welsh Government on the draft budget.


Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter to the Welsh Government - funding for Governors Wales

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Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

3 Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Budget 2018 - 19

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education 

Steve Davies, Director - Education Directorate

Huw Morris, Director Skills - Higher Education and Lifelong Learning

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee scrutinised the Welsh Government on the draft budget. The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide the following:

 

·         Welsh Government correspondence with Powys and Denbighshire local authorities regarding the management of school reserves;

 

·         Breakdown of the £25 million allocation of the Raising School Standards BEL for the 2018/19 financial year;

 

·         Further information on the sufficiency of Local Authority and regional consortia support for governors;

 

·         Update on the regional working review in the context of school governance;

 

·         Note on the new memorandum of understanding around the expenditure of the EIG;

 

·         Update on the number of local authority applications to reduce infant class sizes by local authority.


Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 5)

5 Budget Scrutiny: Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning

Eluned Morgan AM, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning

Bethan Webb, Deputy Director, Welsh Language

Iwan Evans, Senior Policy Officer, Strategic Planning

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Minister responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

 

5.2 The Minister agreed to provide a breakdown of the proposed £3.9 million for the Welsh Language budget expenditure line (BEL).


Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Budget Scrutiny: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport

Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport

Jason Thomas, Director, Culture, Sport and Tourism

Peter Owen, Head of Arts Policy Branch

Dean Medcraft, Director, Finance & Operations

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Minister responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

 

4.2 The Minister agreed to:

 

Ø  Provide a note on how the £100,000 designated for the implementation of the recommendations of the local museums services review will be distributed;

 

Ø  Share the skills partnership agreement made with ‘English Heritage, Historic Scotland and the construction body for the UK’;

 

Ø  Provide a note on whether there are any existing hyper local news businesses currently being funded through Business Wales, how that funding is allocated, the amount of funding and what it is being used for.


Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 Budget Scrutiny: Cabinet Secretary for Education

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education

Steve Davies, Director, Education Directorate

Bethan Webb, Deputy Director, Welsh Language

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Cabinet Secretary responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

 

3.2 The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide a breakdown, by a local authority area, of the numbers of schools (and pupils) that have participated in the Creative Learning through the Arts programme.


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

3 Scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: evidence session 3

Alun Davies, Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

Julie James, Leader of the House and Chief Whip

Rebecca Evans, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

Reg Mitchell-Kilpatrick, Director, Local Government, Welsh Government

Jo-Anne Daniels, Director, Communities & Tackling Poverty, Welsh Government

John Howells, Director of Housing and Regeneration, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Alun Davies, Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

·         Julie James, Leader of the House and Chief Whip

·         Rebecca Evans, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

·         Reg Mitchell-Kilpatrick, Director, Local Government, Welsh Government

·         Jo-Anne Daniels, Director, Communities & Tackling Poverty, Welsh Government

·         John Howells, Director of Housing and Regeneration, Welsh Government

 

3.2        During the evidence session the Leader of the House and Chief Whip agreed to provide any further information about the new publicly funded Gypsy and Traveller sites to be delivered in 2018-19, when available.

 

3.3 During the evidence session the Minister for Housing and Regeneration agreed to provide:

·         The findings from the future analysis of data collected on all home adaptations, when available;

·         The money allocated to the enforcement of Rent Smart Wales and, specifically, what it will be used for.


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: evidence session 2

Alun Davies AM, Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

Reg Mitchell-Kilpatrick, Director, Local Government, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Alun Davies AM, Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

·         Reg Mitchell-Kilpatrick, Director, Local Government, Welsh Government

·         Rob Hay, Deputy Director, Local Government Finance Policy Division, Welsh Government

 

2.2 During the evidence session the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services agreed to provide:

·         The overall reserve figures for all local authorities for 2017;

·         An analysis of the reserves drawn upon by local authorities over the last few years;

·         Detail of the terms of the specific grants to focus on homelessness, within the communities and children MEG.


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee (Item 7)

Discussion on priorities - Welsh Government Draft Budget Scrutiny 2018-19

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the Draft Budget Scrutiny 2018-19


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee (Item 4)

4 Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - Skills and Science

Julie James AM, Leader of the House and Chief Whip

Eluned Morgan AM, Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning

Huw Morris, Director Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning, Welsh Government

Simon Jones, Director for Economic Infrastructure, Welsh Government

Dean Medcraft, Director Finance & Operations, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Julie James AM, Eluned Morgan AM, Huw Morris, Simon Jones and Dean Medcraft answered questions from Committee Members


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 5)

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence given during item 2 of the meeting.


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - evidence session 1 - Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care

Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children and Social Care

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, the Minister for Children and Social Care and their officials.

2.2 The Minister agreed to provide the Committee with further information to clarify if the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 allows for pooling from other sources in a similar way to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

2.3 The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide the Committee with further information outlining the proposals he has approved as to how health boards will utilise the additional investment to reduce waiting times.


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 5)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 3)

3 Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence session 6 (Sustainable Development Alliance)

Anne Meikle, Chair of the Sustainable Development Alliance (WWF Cymru)

Annie Smith, Sustainable Development Alliance (RSPB Cymru)

Hayley Richards, Sustainable Development Alliance (Oxfam Cymru)

 

Paper 1 – Written evidence: Sustainable Development Alliance

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Anne Meikle, Chair of the Sustainable Development Alliance (WWF Cymru); Annie Smith, Sustainable Development Alliance (RSPB Cymru); and Hayley Richards, Sustainable Development Alliance (Oxfam Cymru) on the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6.)

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: consideration of evidence received under items 2 and 3


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3.)

3. Scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: evidence session 3

 Alun Davies, Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

Julie James, Leader of the House and Chief Whip

Rebecca Evans, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

Jo-Anne Daniels, Director, Communities & Tackling Poverty, Welsh Government

John Howells, Director of Housing and Regeneration, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 2.)

2. Scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: evidence session 2

Alun Davies, Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services

Reg Kilpatrick, Director Local Government, Welsh Government

Rob Hay, Deputy Director, Local Government Finance Policy Division, Welsh Government 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee (Item 3.)

3. Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Dean Medcraft, Director- Finance & Operations, Welsh Government

Simon Jones, Director Economic Infrastructure, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee (Item 2.)

2. Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - Minister for Skills and Science

Julie James AM, Minister for Skills and Science

Huw Morris, Director Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning, Welsh Government

Simon Jones, Director for Economic Infrastructure, Welsh Government

Dean Medcraft, Director Finance & Operations, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee (Item 6.)

Discussion on priorities - Welsh Government Draft Budget Scrutiny 2018-19


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 5.)

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - consideration of evidence


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 2.)

2. Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - evidence session 1 - Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care

Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children and Social Care

Andrew Goodall, Director General for Health and Social Services and NHS Wales Chief Executive

Alan Brace, Director of Finance

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 11.)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of evidence


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 9.)

9. Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence session 6 (Sustainable Development Alliance)

Anne Meikle, Chair of the Sustainable Development Alliance (WWF Cymru)

Annie Smith, Sustainable Development Alliance (RSPB Cymru)

Hayley Richards, Sustainable Development Alliance (Oxfam Cymru)

 

Paper 12 – Written evidence: Sustainable Development Alliance

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 10.)

10. Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence session 7 (Future Generations Commissioner for Wales)

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Kate Carr, Director for Partnerships, Engagement and Communication, Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

 

Paper 13 – Written evidence: Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 08/11/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 7.)

Private discussion following scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs on the Welsh Government's draft budget 2018 - 19


Meeting: 08/11/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 4.)

4. Scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs on the Welsh Government's draft budget 2018 - 19

Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

Hannah Blythyn AM, Minister for Environment
Andrew Slade, Director of Environment and Rural Affairs
Christianne Glossop, Chief Veterinary Officer
Dean Medcraft, Director of Finance, Economy, Skills and Natural Resources Operations
Prys Davies, Deputy Director, Decarbonisation and Energy

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 08/11/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 2.)

Briefing on the Welsh Government's draft budget 2018 - 19


Meeting: 08/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3.)

3. Scrutiny of Welsh Government draft budget 2018 - 19 - Evidence session 2

Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children and Social Care   

Officials TBC

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 08/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2.)

2. Scrutiny of Welsh Government draft budget 2018 - 19 - Evidence session 1

Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children and Social Care

Officials TBC

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 08/11/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6.)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018 - 19 - consideration of the evidence


Meeting: 25/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN1 - Letter from Dr Ed Poole, Wales Governance Centre to the Chair - Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19 - 16 October 2017

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 25/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 3)

3 Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence session 5

Auriol Miller, Director, Institute of Welsh Affairs

Dr Victoria Winckler, Director, Bevan Foundation

 

Paper 1 – Written evidence: Institute of Welsh Affairs

Paper 2 – Written evidence: Bevan Foundation

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Auriol Miller, Director, Institute of Welsh Affairs; and Dr Victoria Winckler, Director, Bevan Foundation on the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 25/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 5)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 25/10/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6)

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: consideration of evidence received under item 4

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under item 4 and agreed on a number of matters to raise during the forthcoming evidence session on the draft budget with the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children.


Meeting: 25/10/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Scrutiny of the Welsh Government's draft budget 2018-19: evidence session 1

Councillor Anthony Hunt, Finance and Resources spokesperson, Welsh Local Government Association

Steve Thomas CBE, Chief Executive, Welsh Local Government Association

Jon Rae, Director of Resources, Welsh Local Government Association

Steve Jones, Chair of Society of Welsh Treasurers

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

  • Councillor Anthony Hunt, Finance and Resources spokesperson, Welsh Local Government Association
  • Steve Thomas CBE, Chief Executive, Welsh Local Government Association
  • Jon Rae, Director of Resources, Welsh Local Government Association
  • Steve Jones, Chair of Society of Welsh Treasurers

 

4.2 During the evidence session, further information was requested from the clerking team on the four year local government budget forecast in England.

 

4.3 During the evidence session, Steve Thomas, Welsh Local Government Association, agreed to provide:

  • a note on how local authorities in England were using their general power of competence to invest in local services and to generate income;
  • details on the level of reserves, including allocated and unallocated reserves, in all local authorities in Wales.

 

 


Meeting: 19/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 5)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 19/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 3)

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

Michael Trickey, Wales Public Services 2025

Dr Daria Luchinskaya, Wales Public Services 2025

Ed Poole, Wales Governance Centre

David Phillips, Institute for Fiscal Studies

 

Wales Public Services 2025: Welsh Government Budgetary Trade-offs: Looking Forward to 2021-22

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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 for Fiscal Studies on the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 19/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

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

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 18/10/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee to the Chair regarding the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 11/10/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 2)

2 Preparation for scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19 - evidence session 3 - Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Powys Teaching Health Board

Alex Howells, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Lynne Hamilton, Director of Finance, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Judith Paget, Chief Executive Officer, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Hywel Jones, Assistant Finance Director, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive Officer, Powys Teaching Health Board

Eifion Williams, Director of Finance, Powys Teaching Health Board

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Powys Teaching Health Board.


Meeting: 11/10/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 6)

Preparation for scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19 - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence given during items 2 and 3 of the meeting.


Meeting: 11/10/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 3)

3 Preparation for scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19 - evidence session 4 - Welsh Local Government Association and Association of Directors and Social Services

Jon Rae, Director of Resources, Welsh Local Government Association

Cllr Huw David, Spokesperson for Social Services and Health, Welsh Local Government Association, and Leader of Bridgend Council

Dave Street, President, Association of Directors and Social Services, and Director of Social Services in Caerphilly

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of the Welsh Local Government Association and the Association of Directors and Social Services.


Meeting: 11/10/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 4)

4 Preparation for scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19 - additional information from Hywel Dda University Health Board

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.4a The Committee noted the additional information from Hywel Dda University Health Board in relation to the preparation for scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 11/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 6)

6 Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence session 2 (Bangor University)

Dr Edward Jones, Bangor University

Dr Helen Rogers, Bangor University

 

Paper 2 – Bangor University: Independent scrutiny and assurance of devolved tax forecasts for Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Dr Edward Jones and Dr Helen Rogers from Bangor University on the Welsh Government’s draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 11/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 8)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 11/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 7)

7 Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence session 3 (Welsh Treasury)

Andrew Jeffreys, Welsh Treasury, Welsh Government

Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA)

Julian Revell, Head of Fiscal Analysis, Welsh Treasury

 

Paper 3 – Welsh tax policy report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee took evidence from Andrew Jeffreys, Welsh Treasury; Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority; and Julian Revell, Head of Fiscal Analysis, Welsh Treasury on the Welsh Government’s draft budget 2018-19.

 

7.2 The Committee requested an update on the commitment made during Stage 2 of the Land Transaction and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill, to produce a definitive Land Registry map of the Welsh border.


Meeting: 05/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 7)

Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 05/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 6)

6 Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury

Margaret Davies, Deputy Director, Strategic Budgeting

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government; Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury; and Margaret Davies, Deputy Director, Strategic Budgeting on the Welsh Government’s draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 27/09/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 6)

6 Welsh Government budget 2018-19 - Approach to scrutiny

Paper 5 – Work programme for budget scrutiny

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed its work programme for scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 27/09/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 5)

Preparation for scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19 - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence given during items 2 and 3 of the meeting.


Meeting: 27/09/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 2)

2 Preparation for scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19 - evidence session 1 - Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Cwm Taf University Health Board

Gary Doherty, Chief Executive Officer, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Russ Favager, Director of Finance, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Allison Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Cwm Taf University Health Board

Mark Thomas, Director of Finance, Cwm Taf University Health Board

Vanessa Young, Director, Welsh NHS Confederation

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Cwm Taf University Health Board.


Meeting: 27/09/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 3)

3 Preparation for scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19 - evidence session 2 - Hywel Dda University Health Board and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Steve Moore, Chief Executive Officer, Hywel Dda University Health Board

Stephen Forster, Director of Finance, Hywel Dda University Health Board

Len Richards, Chief Executive Officer, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Bob Chadwick, Director of Finance, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Hywel Dda University Health Board and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

3.2 Steve Moore agreed to provide the Committee with a note on the Trieste model of mental health service provision which Hywel Dda UHB is using to help inform its ‘Transforming Mental Health Services’ programme of action.


Meeting: 27/09/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6)

Consideration of approach to scrutiny of the Welsh Government budget 2018-19

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee conisdered and agreed its approach to scrutiny of the Welsh Government budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 21/09/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Finance Committee in relation to the Welsh Government budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Finance Committee in relation to the Welsh Government budget 2018-19.


Meeting: 21/09/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN6 - Letter from Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government - PPIW report - 23 August 2017

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 21/09/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.6a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee.


Meeting: 21/09/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee regarding the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.5a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee.


Meeting: 20/09/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from Chair of the Finance Committee - Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

The Finance Committee has agreed its approach to the budget scrutiny. Its Chair has written to all Committee Chairs to share their thinking, and to encourage committees to consider how you can contribute to delivering the most coherent and effective scrutiny of the Government’s spending.

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 20/07/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

Welsh Government draft Budget 2018-19 - consideration of approach

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the approach.  


Meeting: 19/07/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 1)

1 Consideration of the approach to scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19

Paper 1 - Consideration of the approach to scrutiny of the Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee agreed its approach to scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget for 2018-19.

 

1.2 The Committee agreed to hold a public consultation on proposals for the draft budget to steer the Committee’s scrutiny, to be held over the Summer Recess.


Meeting: 29/06/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 10)

10 Approach to Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

Paper 6 - Approach to Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

10.1 The Committee considered its approach to scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19.


 

 

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