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Agenda and minutes

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Transcript

(09.00 - 09.45)

1.

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: consideration of draft report

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee considered the draft report. It agreed to give consider the draft report further at its meeting on 25 June 2015.

(09.45 - 10.00)

2.

General and financial scrutiny of the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health: discussion of approach

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee discussed its approach to the general and financial scrutiny of the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health.

(10.00)

3.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

3.1 Apologies were received from Lynne Neagle. Mike Hedges substituted for Lynne Neagle.

(10.00 - 11.00)

4.

General and financial scrutiny of the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health

Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Services

Vaughan Gething AM, Deputy Minister for Health

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

Ruth Hussey, Chief Medical Officer

Albert Heaney, Director of Social Services & Integration

Martin Sollis, Director of Finance

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Minister and Deputy Minister responded to questions from Members.

4.2 The Minister agreed to provide:

-     A breakdown of the additional £6.8 million planned care performance and £6.8 million Health Board winter pressures allocations provided during 2014-15 (details of which were outlined in paragraph 8 of your written paper), by individual health board.;

-     details of the general make up of primary and secondary care budgets, to include information about:

-     the allocations made to primary and secondary care respectively in 2014-15;

-     the proportion of the 2014-15 overspend that was attributable to primary and secondary care respectively; and

-     the increases/decreases for primary and secondary care budgets respectively for each of the last five years, particularly as a proportion of the overall departmental budget.

-     clarification of the date on which health boards in Wales were informed that overspends and brokerage funding provided at the end of 2013-14, before the commencement of the National Health Service Finance (Wales) Act 2014, would not need to be repaid; and

-     an update on work that the Welsh Government is undertaking on financial flows across health board boundaries.

(11.00 - 11.05)

5.

P-04-625 Support for Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill: proposal to close the petition

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the petition and agreed to recommend that the petition should be closed.

(11.05)

6.

Papers to note

6.1

Minutes of the meetings held on 21 May and 3 June

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1a The Committee noted the minutes of the meeting on 21 May and 3 June 2015.

6.2

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: additional information

Additional information from the Fostering Network

Additional information from the Older People’s Commissioner

Correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services – 3 June 2015

Correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services – 10 June 2015

Additional information from Children in Wales

Additional information from the NSPCC

Correspondence from the Finance Committee – 11 June 2015

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.2a The Committee noted the additional information.

(11.05)

7.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting and for the meeting on 25 June 2015

Minutes:

7.1 The motion was agreed.

(11.05 - 11.20)

8.

General and financial scrutiny of the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

(11.20 - 11.55)

9.

Public Health (Wales) Bill: consideration of approach to Stage 1 scrutiny

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee considered its approach to Stage 1 scrutiny of the Bill and agreed to:

·         issue a general call for evidence with a consultation period of 11 weeks, from 19 June to 4 September 2015;

·         give further consideration to the schedule of oral evidence sessions at its meeting on 25 June 2015.

 

 

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