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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Bethan Davies 

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Transcript: Transcript for 23/01/2019 - Finance Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Rhinanon Passmore AM and Nick Ramsay AM.

(09.00)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2.1

PTN1 - Letter to and response from the First Minister - engagement with Member bills

Supporting documents:

(09.00-10.00)

3.

Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 3 (Wales Audit Office)

Adrian Crompton, Auditor General for Wales

Richard Harries, Director, Financial Audit, Wales Audit Office

Gareth Lucey, Audit Manager, Wales Audit Office

 

Paper 1 - Fiscal Devolution in Wales: devolved taxes and Welsh rates of income tax

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Adrian Crompton, Auditor General for Wales; Richard Harries, Director, Financial Audit, Wales Audit Office; and Gareth Lucey, Audit Manager, Wales Audit Office.

(10.00)

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business: items 5 to 8, and 10 to 12

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

(10.00-10.10)

5.

Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

(10.10-10.35)

6.

Consideration of proposals to amend the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

Paper 2 – Update on proposals to amend the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed to undertake an inquiry, considering the case for amending the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013.

(10.35-10.40)

7.

The Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

Paper 3 - Summary Legal Briefing: The Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

 

Supporting documents:

The Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee noted the Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018.

(10.40-11.00)

8.

An analysis of draft Budget Scrutiny

Paper 4 – An analysis of draft Budget Scrutiny

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee reviewed its approach to scrutiny of the 2019-20 draft Budget.

(11.00-12.00)

9.

Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 4 (HMRC)

Jim Harra, Second Permanent Secretary, HMRC

Katy Peters, Deputy Director, Personal Taxes, Knowledge Analysis and Intelligence, and Head of Professions for Economics, HMRC

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee took evidence from Jim Harra, Second Permanent Secretary, HMRC and Katy Peters, Deputy Director, Personal Taxes, Knowledge Analysis and Intelligence, and Head of Professions for Economics, HMRC.

(12.00-12.10)

10.

Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

10.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

(12.10-12.20)

11.

Wales Audit Office Fee Scheme 2019-20

Paper 5 - Wales Audit Office Fee Scheme 2019-20

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

11.1 The Committee approved the Wales Audit Office Fee Scheme 2019-20, under Standing Orders 18.10(x) in accordance with section 24(7) of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013.

(12.20-12.30)

12.

Draft report on the Wales Audit Office Board Appointments

Paper 6 - Draft report on the Wales Audit Office Board Appointments

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

12.1 The Committee agreed the report.

 

 

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