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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 2 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Bethan Davies 

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Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

 

1.2     There were no apologies.

2.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1     The papers were noted.

 

(09:05-10:15)

3.

Consideration of powers: Public Services Ombudsman for Wales: Evidence Session 1

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 1

Research Briefing

 

Nick Bennett - Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

Susan Hudson - Policy & Communications Manager

Katrin Shaw - Investigations Manager and Legal Adviser

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1     The Committee took evidence from the Ombudsman on its inquiry.

 

3.2     The Ombudsman agreed to provide the following:

·         Follow up examples of where own-initiative powers have been used well in other countries.

·         To outline what the precise relationship is between the complaints authority and the rest of the Scottish Ombudsman’s office.

 

 

(10:15)

4.

Motion under standing order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

(10:25-10:50)

5.

Consideration of powers: Public Services Ombudsman for Wales - Discussion of evidence

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 2 - Scoping Paper

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 3 - Approach to Scrutiny

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 4 – Legal Advice Note: Extension of Powers

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 5 – Legal Advice Note: Extension of Powers Private Sector Health Service

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 6 - Letter from Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 7 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Government Business

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1     The Committee considered the evidence received.

(10:50-11:30)

6.

Best Practice Budget Process: Key Issues

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 8 - Key Issues

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 9 -Paper on Scotland Visit

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 10- Letter from Minister for Finance and Government Business

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1     The Committee considered the key issues of the Best Practice Budget Process report.

(11:30-11:45)

7.

Report on the Wales Audit Office Fleet Car and Travel and Subsistence: Consideration of Draft Report

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 11 - Draft Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1     Members agreed the draft report subject to the inclusion of some additional information.

(11:45-12:00)

8.

Initial Consideration of Qualifications (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1     The Committee considered the financial implications of the Qualifications (Wales) Bill.

(12:00-12:15)

9.

Initial consideration of Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1     The Committee considered the financial implications of the Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill.

(12:15-12:30)

10.

Consideration of Planning (Wales) Bill Letter

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 12 – Letter to the Chair of the Environment and Sustainability Committee

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 13 – Letter to the Minister for Natural Resources

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

10.1   The Committee considered the letter.

 

 

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