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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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Transcript: Transcript for 13/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members and members of the public to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies for absence were received from Rhianon Passmore AM, Bethan Jenkins AM, Mick Antoniw AM and Gareth Bennett AM.

 

 

 

(09.15 - 10.00)

2.

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 6

Catrin Edwards, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Hospice UK

Jonathan Ellis, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Hospice UK

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received from:

 

·       Catrin Edwards, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Hospice UK

 

2.2 -  During the session Catrin Edwards agreed to provide any information available on the record keeping of hospices in the instance when a patient is transferred to hospital at the end of life.

(10.00 - 11.00)

3.

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 7

Sally Taber, Director, Independent Healthcare Sector Complaints Adjudication Service

Gerry Evans, Deputy Chief Executive, Social Care Wales

David Francis, Assistant Chief Inspector, Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales

Dr Kate Chamberlain, Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Sally Taber, Director, Independent Healthcare Sector Complaints Adjudication Service

·         Gerry Evans, Deputy Chief Executive, Social Care Wales

·         David Francis, Assistant Chief Inspector, Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales

·         Dr Kate Chamberlain, Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

 

3.2 During the session the Independent Healthcare Sector Complaints Adjudication Service and Healthcare Inspectorate Wales agreed to provide notes on the detail of the two private patient units in Wales.

(11.10 - 11.55)

4.

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 8

Kevin Thomas, Director of Corporate Services, Wales Audit Office

Martin Peters, Head of Law and Ethics, Wales Audit Office

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Kevin Thomas, Director of Corporate Services, Wales Audit Office

·       Martin Peters, Head of Law and Ethics, Wales Audit Office

5.

Paper(s) to note

5.1

Letter to the Llywydd in relation to the Supplementary Legislative Consent on the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1.a The Committee noted the letter to the Llywydd in relation to the Supplementary Legislative Consent on the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill.

 

6.1

Letter to the Minister for Housing and Regeneration in relation to the Supplementary Legislative Consent on the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1.a The Committee noted the letter to the Minister for Housing and Regeneration in relation to the Supplementary Legislative Consent on the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill.

7.

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

Minutes:

7.1       The Committee agreed the motion.

 

(11.55 - 12.10)

8.

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence received under items 2, 3, and 4

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4.

(12.10 - 12.30)

9.

Consideration of forward work programme

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee considered the forward work programme and agreed to discuss a number of inquiries at future meetings.

 

 

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