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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Bethan Davies 

Items
Note No. Item

Transcript

(09.30-09.45)

1.

Consideration of legal advice in relation to Section 7, Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

Legal brief – Section 7, Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee received legal advice from Commission staff in relation to Section 7 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013.

(09.45)

2.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

2.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

2.2 Apologies were received from David Rees AM.

(09.45)

3.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The papers were noted.

(09.45-10.00)

4.

Consideration of Section 7, Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

Claire Clancy – Chief Executive and Clerk to the National Assembly for Wales

Matthew Richards – Senior Legal Adviser, National Assembly for Wales

 

Paper 1 – Consideration of Section 7, Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee considered the position with the regard to remuneration of the Auditor General for Wales and noted the Chief Executive and Clerk had consulted with the First Minister.  The Committee resolved that remuneration arrangements for the Auditor General for Wales should remain as specified in his current terms and conditions.

(10.00)

5.

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

Items 6, 7, 8 and 9

Minutes:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

(10.00-11.30)

6.

Briefing on the Land Transaction Tax Bill

Georgina Haarhoff – Head of Tax Policy and Legislation, Welsh Government

Repa Antonio - Land Transaction Tax Project Manager, Welsh Government

Andrew Hewitt - Land Transaction Tax Policy Manager, Welsh Government

Sean Bradley - Senior Lawyer, Welsh Government

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee received a briefing from: Georgina Haarhoff – Head of Tax Policy and Legislation, Welsh Government; Repa Antonio - Land Transaction Tax Project Manager, Welsh Government; Andrew Hewitt - Land Transaction Tax Policy Manager, Welsh Government; and Sean Bradley - Senior Lawyer, Welsh Government; on the Land Transaction Tax Bill.

(11.30-11.45)

7.

Consideration of the approach to scrutiny of the draft budget

Paper 2 – Committee approach to scrutiny of the draft budget

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed its approach to scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget for 2017-18.

7.2 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.

(11.45-12.00)

8.

Consideration of provisional Autumn Term work programme

Paper 3 – Cover paper to the provisional work programme

Paper 4 – Provisional Autumn Term committee work programme

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee agreed its work programme for the Autumn Term.

8.2 The Committee agreed to publish its work programme on its webpages.

(12.00-12.15)

9.

Consideration of draft letter to the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee in relation to the Wales Bill

Paper 5 – Draft letter to the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee in relation to the Wales Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee agreed the letter to the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee.

 

 

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