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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Policy: Llinos Dafydd 

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

1.1 Apologies were received from Lynne Neagle.  Mike Hedges substituted for Mick Antoniw for Items 1-4.  Julie Morgan substituted for Vaughan Gething for Items 1-6.

 

(09:00-09:45)

2.

Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill: Evidence Session 1

Mick Antoniw AM, Member in charge of the Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill

Vaughan Gething AM

Paul Davies, Associate of Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care

 

Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill, as introduced

 

Explanatory Memorandum

 

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from the Member in Charge of the Bill, Mick Antoniw AM, Vaughan Gething AM, Mr Paul Davies and Mrs Joanest Jackson.

(09:45)

3.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

Items 4, 7, 8 & 12

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee resolved, in accordance with Standing Order 17.42(ix), to meet in private for items 4, 7, 8 and 12.

(09:45-10:00)

4.

Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill: Consideration of Member in charge's evidence

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee considered this item in private session.

(10:00-10:45)

5.

Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill: Evidence Session 2

HSC(4)-01-13 paper 1

HSC(4)-01-13 paper 2

 

Asbestos Awareness and Support Cymru

 

Joanne Barnes-Mannings, Community Outreach Officer

Lorna Johns, Strategic Research and Development Officer

 

Asbestos Victims Support Groups’ Forum UK

 

Tony Whitston, Chair, Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum - UK

Marie Hughes, Mesothelioma Support (Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group)

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee took evidence from the representatives of Asbestos Awareness and Support Cymru and Asbestos Victims Support Groups’ Forum UK.

(10:45 – 11:30)

6.

Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill: Evidence Session 3

HSC(4)-01-13 paper 3

 

Trade Unions

Unite Wales and GMB Wales & South West

 

Hannah Blythyn, Campaigns & Policy Co-ordinator for Unite Wales

Mike Payne, Regional Political Officer, GMB

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee took evidence from representatives of the GMB and UNITE Trade Unions.

(11:30 - 11:45)

7.

Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Bill: Consideration of Expert Advisers

HSC(4)-01-13(paper 4)

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the paper and requested that the Clerks approach suggested candidates.

(11:45 - 12:15)

8.

Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Bill: Factual Briefing

Rob Pickford - Director of Social Services and Children, Welsh Government

Julie Rogers  - Deputy Director Social Services Legislation & Policy Division, Welsh Government

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee received a factual briefing from Welsh Government officials.

Break

The Committee adjourned from 12.01 to 13.30

(13.30 - 14.15)

9.

Health board reconfiguration plans - Evidence from Wales Deanery

HSC(4)-01-13 paper 5

 

          Professor Derek Gallen, Postgraduate Dean

          Professor Peter Donnelly, Deputy Postgraduate Dean

Dr Helen Fardy, Reconfiguration Lead for Paediatrics
Dr Jeremy Gasson, Reconfiguration Lead of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The witnesses responded to questions from members of the Committee.

(14.15 - 15.00)

10.

Health board reconfiguration plans - Evidence from the National Clinical Forum

HSC(4)-01-13 paper 6

 

Professor Michael Harmer, Chair

Mary Burrows, Lead Chief Executive for NHS Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

10.1 The witnesses responded to questions from members of the Committee.

 

11.

Papers to note

Minutes of the meetings held on 29 November and 5 December 2012

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

11.1 The Committee approved the minutes of the meetings held on 29 November and 5 December 2012.

11a

Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill: Letter from Presiding Officer

HSC(4)-01-13 paper 7

HSC(4)-01-13 paper 7 (annexe)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

11.1 The Committee noted the letter.

11b

Forward Work Programme - January to February 2013

HSC(4)-01-13 paper 8

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

11.3 The Committee noted the paper.

12.

Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill: Consideration of Draft Regulations

Minutes:

12.1 Members considered the draft Regulations and the Chair agreed to write to the Minister on the points raised.

Transcript

 

 

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