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(14.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

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Minutes:

1.1       The Chair welcomed Members of the Committee and extended his welcome to Jennette Arnold, Deputy Chair of the London Assembly and Katie Smith, Head of Scrutiny at the London Assembly.

1.2       There were no apologies.

1.3       Neil McEvoy declared an interest as a Councillor on the City of Cardiff Council and knowing Graham Hinchey from the City of Cardiff Council.

(14.00 - 14.05)

2.

Paper(s) to note

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Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2.2 The Committee agreed to raise concerns about the Welsh Government’s counter-fraud measures with the Permanent Secretary later in the term.

2.1

Valedictory session: Letter from Sir Derek Jones, Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government (24 January 2017)

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2.2

Financial Reporting Advisory Board Report 2015-16

PAC(5)-05-17 PTN2 – Letter from Sir Derek Jones, Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government

PAC(5)-05-17 PTN3 - Financial Reporting Advisory Board Report 2015-16

 

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(14.05 - 15.05)

3.

The strategic approach of councils to income generation and charging: Evidence session 1

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-05-17 Paper 1 – Paper from the Welsh Local Government Association

 

Jon Rae – Director of Resources, Welsh Local Government Association

Graham Hinchey – Cabinet Member for Corporate Services & Performance, City of Cardiff Council

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee scrutinised Jon Rae, Director of Resources, Welsh Local Government Association and Graham Hinchey, Cabinet Member for Corporate Services & Performance, City of Cardiff Council on the strategic approach of councils to income generation and charging.

3.2 Jon Rae agreed to check and send further information on any schemes across Wales that are generating income for local authorities.

3.3 Graham Hinchey agreed to send financial details of schemes introduced by the City of Cardiff Council since 2012 that are generating income for the local authority together with examples of innovative schemes that the local authority has introduced which are benefitting other local authorities through the sharing of good practice.

(15.15 - 16.15)

4.

The strategic approach of councils to income generation and charging: Evidence session 2

PAC(5)-05-17 Paper 2 – Paper from the Welsh Government

 

Reg Kilpatrick – Director, Local Government, Welsh Government

Debra Carter, Deputy Director, Local Government Finance Policy, Welsh Government

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee scrutinised Reg Kilpatrick, Director, Local Government and Debra Carter, Deputy Director, Local Government Finance Policy, Welsh Government on the strategic approach of councils to income generation and charging.

4.2 Reg Kilpatrick agreed to send details of examples of good practice in England where a number of local authorities have taken a novel approach to creating trading companies to generate income.

(16.15)

5.

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

Items 6 & 7

Minutes:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

(16.15 - 16.30)

6.

The strategic approach of councils to income generation and charging: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received and agreed to write to the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee with comments as part of their consideration of the Local Government White Paper.

(16.30 - 17.00)

7.

Hospital Catering and Patient Nutrition: Consideration of draft report

PAC(5)-05-17 Paper 3 – Draft Report

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Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the draft report and made a number of suggestions which will be incorporated into a further draft version. This will be scheduled for further consideration in Committee.

 

 

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