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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Bethan Davies 

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Transcript: Transcript for 17/10/2018 - Finance Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 Following election on 3 October 2018, Llyr Gruffydd AM, as temporary Chair, welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Steffan Lewis AM and Neil Hamilton AM. Llyr Gruffydd AM attended as a substitute for Steffan Lewis AM.

1.3 Helen Mary Jones AM attended the meeting with the permission of the temporary Chair, in accordance with Standing Order 17.49.

(09.00)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2.1

PTN1 - Letter from the Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales - 11 October 2018

Supporting documents:

(9.00-10.00)

3.

Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20: Evidence Session 3

Dr Edward Jones, Bangor University

Dr Helen Rogers, Bangor University

 

Bangor University: Independent scrutiny and assurance of devolved tax forecasts for Wales 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Dr Edward Jones and Dr Helen Rogers from Bangor University on the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20

(10.00)

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

(10.00-10.15)

5.

Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20: Consideration of Evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

(10.15-10.30)

6.

Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill: Consideration of draft report

Paper 1 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed the draft report with minor changes.

(10.30-10.45)

7.

Scrutiny of the Assembly Commission Draft Budget 2019-20: Consideration of draft report

Paper 2 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed the draft report with minor changes.

(10.45-11.15)

8.

Wales Audit Office Board recruitment

Paper 3 – Wales Audit Office Board recruitment

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered and agreed its approach to the recruitment of two non-executive Members of the Wales Audit Office Board.

(11.15-11.20)

9.

Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20: Approach to scrutiny

Paper 4 - Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20: Approach to scrutiny

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee:

·         noted that the evidence session with the Office for Budget Responsibility will now take place on 7 November 2018;

·         agreed which Members would attend the concurrent meeting on impact assessments in the budget on 15 November with the Children, Young People and Education Committee and the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee; and

·         agreed to write to the Business Committee to request an additional meeting, in order to consider its draft report on the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget 2019-20.

(11.20-11.30)

10.

Welsh Affairs Committee Inquiry: Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales

Paper 5 – Draft response

Minutes:

10.1 The Committee agreed its response to the Welsh Affairs Committee inquiry on the Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales.

 

 

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