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Meetings

Inquiry into Home Adaptations

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: 23/10/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 5.)

Debate on the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee’s Report on the Inquiry into Home Adaptations

 

NDM5339 Christine Chapman (Cynon Valley)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

Notes the Report of the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee on its Inquiry into Home Adaptations, which was laid in the Table Office on 17 July 2013.

 

Note: The response of the Minister for Housing and Regeneration to the report was laid in the Table Office on 16 October 2013.

 

Supporting documents:

Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee’s Report

Welsh Government’s response

Decision:

The item started at 15.39

NDM5339 Christine Chapman (Cynon Valley)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the Report of the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee on its Inquiry into Home Adaptations, which was laid in the Table Office on 17 July 2013.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 02/10/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

Inquiry into Home Adaptations: Consideration of Minister's Response

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee considered the Minister’s response to the inquiry into home adaptations.


Meeting: 11/07/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Consideration of draft report

CELG(4)-22-13 – Private paper 7

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 6

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the draft report.


Meeting: 03/07/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

Inquiry in Home Adaptations - Consideration of Draft Report

CELG(4)-21-13 – Private paper 3

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 9

Minutes:

The Committee considered the draft report and noted that it would be considered further at the next meeting. 


Meeting: 19/06/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

Inquiry into Home Adaptations - further consideration of recommendations

CELG(4)-19-13 – Private paper 5

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 12

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the draft recommendations, subject to minor amendments.

 

 


Meeting: 13/06/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

Inquiry into Home Adaptations

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Members considered the draft recommendations and agreed that they would be considered again at next week meeting.

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Meeting: 05/06/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

6 Correspondence from the Welsh Heads of Environmental Health, Housing Technical Panel following the meeting on 27 February

CELG(4)-17-13 – Paper (to note) 6

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 23/05/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration - further information following the meeting on 17 April

CELG(4)-16-13 – Paper (to note) 4

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 23/05/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Consideration of key issues

CELG(4)-16-13 – Private paper 2

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee considered the key issues.

 

4.2 A draft report will be considered at the meeting on 13 June.


Meeting: 17/04/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

Correspondence following Committee meeting on 21 March

CELG(4)-11-13 – Paper 4 - Private correspondence

 

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 29

Meeting: 17/04/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Additional information from the Older People's Commissioner for Wales

CELG(4)-11-13 – Paper 3

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 17/04/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 14

CELG(4)-11-13 – Paper 1

Welsh Government

 

Carl Sargeant, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

Alyn Williams, Head of Private Sector Housing Team

Huw McLean, Private Sector Housing Team

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration. The Minister agreed to provide a note on the following:

 

-       Welsh Government guidance on DFG’s;

-       Guidance on whether means testing is being applied differently accross Local Authorities;

-       The data used in the calculation of the Housing element of General Capital Funding.

 


Meeting: 21/03/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 13

CELG(4)-10-13 – Paper 6

Shelter Cymru

 

·         Jennie Bibbings, Policy Officer

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from Shelter Cymru.


Meeting: 21/03/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 12

Welsh Local Government Association – Housing Technical Panel

CELG(4)-10-13 – Paper 5

 

·         Naomi Alleyne, WLGA Director of Equalities and Social Justice

·         Sue Finch, WLGA Housing Policy Officer

·         Kenyon Williams,  Caerphilly County Borough Council

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from the WLGA.

 

3.2 The WLGA agreed to provide further information on how funding for DFG’s is allocated.


Meeting: 21/03/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 11

Local Authorities

CELG(4)-10-13 – Paper 1(Conwy County Borough Council)

CELG(4)-10-13 - Paper 2 (Pembrokeshire County Council)

CELG(4)-10-13 – Paper 3 (Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council)

CELG(4)-10-13 – Paper 4 (Torfaen County Borough Council)

 

 

·         Ivor Jones, Housing Improvements Manager – Conwy County Borough Council

·         Jim Stobbart, Customer Services Manager (Private Sector Housing) - Pembrokeshire County Council

·         Steve Kidwell, PO Housing Renewal, Housing Options & Community Care Support - Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

·         Gill Pratlett,  Joint Head of Service Integration and Improvement (Adults Services) - Torfaen County Borough Council


 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Local Authorities.


Meeting: 13/03/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 8

Community Housing Cymru

CELG(4)-09-13 – Paper 1

 

·         Sioned Hughes, Community housing Cymru, Director of Policy and Regeneration

·         Nikki Cole, Head of development, Wales & West Housing 

·         Shirley Davies, Homes and Neigbourhoods Director, RCT Homes

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Community Housing Cymru.


Meeting: 13/03/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 10

Tai Pawb

CELG(4)-09-13 – Paper 3

 

·         Emma Reeves-McAll, Equality and Diversity Officer

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from Tai Pawb.

 

4.2 The witness agreed to provide additional information on Permissible Services Charges.


Meeting: 13/03/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 9

Wales Audit Office

CELG(4)-09-13 – Paper 2

 

·         Steve Barry, Performance Audit Manager - Local Government Region

·         Nick Selwyn, Performance Audit Lead – Local Government

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Wales Audit Office.


Meeting: 07/03/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 6

Age Cymru

CELG(4)-08-13 – Paper 2

 

·         Martyn Jones, Equalities Policy Advisor

·         Wyn Jones, Information and Advice Manager

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from Age Cymru.


Meeting: 07/03/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 7

Care and Repair

CELG(4)-08-13 – Paper 3

 

·         Chris Jones, Chief Executive

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from Care and Repair.


Meeting: 07/03/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 5

Disability Wales

CELG(4)-08-13 – Paper 1

 

·         Rhyan Berrigan, Policy Officer

·         Miranda French, Policy and Public Affairs Manager

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Disability Wales.


Meeting: 27/02/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 1

College of Occupational Therapists

CELG(4)-07-13 – Paper 1

 

·         Ruth Crowder, Policy Officer

·         Helene Mars - Wales representative, COT SS Housing

·         Neil Abraham - Chair of the All Wales Community OT Advisory Group (COTAG)

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 27/02/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 2

The Welsh Heads of Environmental Health – Housing Technical Panel

CELG(4)-07-13 – Paper 2

 

·         Jonathan Willis, Housing Manager, Carmarthenshire County Council

·         Owain Roberts, Private Sector Housing Manager, Blaenau Gwent  County Borough Council

·         Julian Pike, Housing Renewal Manager, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

·         Elen Probert, Principal Housing Officer, Vale of Glamorgan Council

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The witnesses agreed to provide a note to the Committee on the Performance Indicator monitoring process across Wales and how it could be improved.


Meeting: 27/02/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 4

Nigel Appleton, Academic

CELG(4)-07-13 – Paper 4

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 27/02/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 3

Older People’s Commissioner

CELG(4)-07-13 – Paper 3

 

·         Sarah Rochira, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Commissioner agreed to provide a note on what can be done to address discrepancies between tenures and is there a need to introduce a single adaptations system that applies across Wales and across tenures.

4.2 The Commissioner agreed to provide the Committee with the correspondence received from the letters referred to in her paper.


Meeting: 21/02/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

Inquiry into Home Adaptations - briefing session

CELG(3)-06-13 : Private paper 3

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 95

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received a briefing session on home adaptations.


Meeting: 21/02/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Engagement event

The Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee will be holding an engagement event which will give invited service users the opportunity to outline their views to Committee members on home adaptations.

Please note – this event is not open to the public.

 


Meeting: 06/02/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

Inquiry into Home Adaptations - agreement of approach to inquiry

Schedule for Inquiry into Home Adaptations

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 100

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed the approach to the inquiry. Members suggested some additional witnesses to be included in the consultation and schedule of oral evidence.


 

 

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