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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 4 - Ty_Hywel. View directions

Contact: Fay Bowen 

Note: Private Meeting 

Items
Note No. Item

(13.15)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the Committee.

1.2        Apologies were received from Vikki Howells AM, Neil Hamilton AM and Adam Price AM. There were no substitutes.

(13.15)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2.1

The 21st Century Schools and Education Programme: Letter from the Welsh Government (28 February 2019)

Supporting documents:

2.2

Housing Adaptations: Letter from the Welsh Government (1 March 2019)

Supporting documents:

2.3

Care experienced children and young people: Letter from the Welsh Government (5 March 2019)

Supporting documents:

2.4

The Welsh Government’s relationship with Pinewood: Letter from the Welsh Government (14 March 2019)

Supporting documents:

2.5

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Additional information from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (13 March 2019)

Supporting documents:

2.6

Scrutiny of Accounts 2016-17: Additional information from the National Library of Wales (18 March 2019)

Supporting documents:

(13.30 - 14.00)

3.

Scrutiny of Accounts: Briefing from Welsh Government

Gawain Evans - Director of Finance, Welsh Government

Chris Munday - Deputy Director, Business Solutions, Welsh Government

 

Minutes:

3.1 Members received a briefing from Welsh Government officials on guarantees and contingent liabilities as recorded in the Welsh Governments Annual Report and Accounts 2017-18.

(14.00 - 14.30)

4.

Financial Management and Governance in Community Councils: Briefing from the Wales Audit Office

Research Briefings

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 1 - Auditor General for Wales Report - Internal Audit Arrangements at Town and Community Councils in Wales (January 2019)

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 2 - Auditor General for Wales Report - Financial Management and Governance in Community Councils 2017-18 (January 2019)

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 3 - Auditor General for Wales Discussion Paper: Six themes to help make scrutiny ‘Fit for the Future’ (February 2019)

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 4 – Letter from Anthony Barrett, Assistant Auditor General for Wales, outlining changes to audit procedures for the public sector (21 February 2019)

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Members were briefed by the Wales Audit Office on the Auditor General’s Reports on Town and Community Councils.

4.2 It was agreed that the Chair will write to the Welsh Government regarding the Auditor General for Wales’ findings and will also write to the Chair of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee advising them of the discussion paper.

(14.30 - 14.45)

5.

Public Procurement: Consideration of draft letter

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 5 – Letter from the Welsh Government (13 March 2019)

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 6 – Draft letter

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered and agreed the draft letter, subject to having sight of the correspondence which raised concern about compliance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

(14.45 - 15.15)

6.

Governance Review of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board: Lessons Learnt: Discussion of key issues

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 7 – Additional information from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 8 – Letter from the Chief Executive, North Wales Community Health Council (14 March 2019)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 Members discussed the key issues raised throughout the inquiry and agreed areas for inclusion on the Committee’s Report.

(15.15 - 15.35)

7.

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Discussion of key issues

Minutes:

7.1 Members discussed areas they wished to be included in the briefing for the evidence session with the Welsh Government in April.

(15.35 - 15.55)

8.

Primary care out-of-hours service: Discussion of key issues

Minutes:

8.1 Members discussed areas they wished to be included in the briefing for the evidence session with the Welsh Government in April.

(15.55 - 16.15)

9.

Forward Work Programme: Consideration of the Summer 2019 work programme

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 9 – Draft work programme

PAC(5)-09-19 Paper 10 – Letter from the Auditor General for Wales: Consultation on three-year forward programme of work (7 March 2019)

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 Members discussed and agreed the Committee’s Forward Work Programme for the Summer 2019 term.

 

 

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