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(13.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1       The Chair welcomed the Members to Committee.

1.2       Apologies were received from Rhianon Passmore AM. There was no substitute.

(13.00 - 13.05)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2.1

Glastir: Letter from the Welsh Government (18 September 2017)

Supporting documents:

(13.05 - 14.00)

3.

Scrutiny of Accounts 2016-17: Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-24-17 Paper 1 – Future Generations Commissioner for Wales Annual Report and Accounts 2016-17

PAC(5)-24-17 Paper 2 - Future Generations Commissioner for Wales Settlement Letter 2016-17

 

Sophie Howe - Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Helen Verity - Director of Finance and Corporate Governance  

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Members scrutinised Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, and Helen Verity, Director of Finance and Corporate Governance on the Annual Report and Accounts 2016-17.

(14.00 - 15.00)

4.

Scrutiny of Accounts 2016-17: Welsh Government

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-24-17 Paper 3 – Welsh Government Consolidated Accounts 2016-17

PAC(5)-24-17 Paper 4 - Welsh Government accounts 2015-16 – Update on concessionary travel payments

 

Shan Morgan – Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government

David Richards - Director of Governance, Welsh Government

Gawain Evans - Director of Finance, Welsh Government

Peter Kennedy – HR Director, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Members scrutinised Shan Morgan, Permanent Secretary at the Welsh Government and her officials, on the Welsh Government Consolidated Accounts 2016-17.

4.2 The Permanent Secretary agreed to:

·       Send a copy of the letter, with appropriate redactions, that her predecessor sent to her prior to taking up her appointment;

·       Send figures on changes to individual staff earnings over £100K in the reporting period; and

·       Send a copy of the current pay policy.

 

 

 

(15.05 - 15:35)

5.

Challenges of Digitalisation: Evidence session

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-24 -17 Paper 5 – Letter from the Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government

 

Shan Morgan – Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government

Caren Fullerton - Chief Digital Officer, Welsh Government

Peter Kennedy – HR Director, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 Members scrutinised Shan Morgan, Permanent Secretary at the Welsh Government and her officials, on the challenges of digitalisation.

 

(15.35 - 16.05)

6.

Valedictory session: James Price, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Economy, Skills and Natural Resources Group

Research Briefing

 

James Price - Deputy Permanent Secretary, Economy, Skills and Natural Resources Group

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee held a valedictory session with James Price, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Economy, Skills and Natural Resources Group, prior to him leaving the organisation.

6.2 The Chair wished him well for his new role as Chief Executive of Transport for Wales.

 

(16.05)

7.

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

Items 8, 9, 10 & 11

Minutes:

7.1 The motion was agreed.

(16.05 -16.15)

8.

Scrutiny of Accounts 2016-17: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

8.1 Members considered the evidence received.

(16.15 - 16.25)

9.

Challenges of Digitalisation: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

9.1 Members considered the evidence received and agreed that the Chair should write to the Permanent Secretary with their views.

(16.25 - 16.30)

10.

Valedictory session: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

10.1 Members considered the evidence received.

(16.30 - 17.00)

11.

The Welsh Government's initial funding of the Circuit of Wales project: Consideration of Committee correspondence

PAC(5)-24-17 Paper 6 – Letter from the Chair to the Welsh Government (12 July 2017)

PAC(5)-24-17 Paper 7 – Letter from the Welsh Government to the Chair (11 September 2017)

PAC(5)-24-17 Paper 8 – Letter from the Auditor General for Wales to the Chair (14 September 2017)

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

11.1 Members considered the evidence received and agreed that the Chair should reply to James Price’s letter of 11 September seeking further clarification on a number of points including those referred to in his valedictory session.

 

 

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