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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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Transcript: Transcript for 07/06/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.10 - 9.45)

1.

Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - consideration of key issues

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee discussed the key issues.

 

2.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

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

2.2 Apologies for absence were received from Gareth Bennett AM, Bethan Sayed AM, Jack Sargeant AM and Rhianon Passmore AM.

(09.45 - 10.45)

3.

Inquiry into Public Services Boards: evidence session 1

Dr Kelechi Nnoaham, Chair of Strategic Partnership Board, Cwm Taf Public Services Board

Barry Liles, Chairman of Carmarthenshire Public Services Board and Principal of Coleg Sir Gâr

Huw Isaac, Head of Performance and Development, Vale of Glamorgan Council, Vale of Glamorgan Public Services Board

Bethan Jones, Chair of Conwy and Denbighshire Public Services Board

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Dr Kelechi Nnoaham, Chair of Strategic Partnership Board, Cwm Taf Public Services Board

·         Barry Liles, Chairman of Carmarthenshire Public Services Board and Principal of Coleg Sir Gâr

·         Huw Isaac, Head of Performance and Development, Vale of Glamorgan Council, Vale of Glamorgan Public Services Board

·         Bethan Jones, Chair of Conwy and Denbighshire Public Services Board

2.2 The Committee agreed to write to the witnesses with questions not reached during the session.

 

(11.00 - 12.00)

4.

Inquiry into Public Services Boards: evidence session 2

Councillor Rosemarie Harris, Chair of Powys Public Services Board

Andrew Davies, Vice-chair, Swansea Public Services Board

Chris Sivers, Director of Place, Swansea Public Services Board

Kathryn Peters, Corporate Policy Manager, Caerphilly County Borough Council, Caerphilly Public Services Board

Councillor Huw Thomas, Leader of Cardiff Council, Chair of Cardiff Public Services Board

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Councillor Rosemarie Harris, Chair of Powys Public Services Board

·         Andrew Davies, Vice-chair, Swansea Public Services Board

·         Chris Sivers, Director of Place, Swansea Public Services Board

·         Kathryn Peters, Corporate Policy Manager, Caerphilly County Borough Council, Caerphilly Public Services Board

·         Councillor Huw Thomas, Leader of Cardiff Council, Chair of Cardiff Public Services Board

(12.00 - 12.45)

5.

Inquiry into Public Services Boards: evidence session 3

Dr Sumina Azam, Public Health Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Dr Sumina Azam, Public Health Wales

 

5.2 During the evidence session Public Health Wales agreed to provide:

·         A note on how the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Support Hub is working with Swansea PSB;

·         Confirmation of how often the Public Health Wales’ PSB support network meets.

6.

Paper(s) to note

Supporting documents:

6.1

Letter from the Equality and Human Rights Commission in relation to pregnancy, maternity and work

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1.a The Committee noted the letter from the Equality and Human Rights Commission in relation to pregnancy, maternity and work.

6.2

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education in relation to pregnancy, maternity and work

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education in relation to pregnancy, maternity and work.

6.3

Letter to the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care in relation to the Welsh Independent Living Grant

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.3.a The Committee noted the letter to the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care in relation to the Welsh Independent Living Grant.

6.4

Letter from the Older People's Commissioner to the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services in relation to the Welsh Government's consultation on the Green Paper: Strengthening Local Government - Delivering for People

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.4.a The Committee noted the letter from the Older People's Commissioner to the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services in relation to the Welsh Government's consultation on the Green Paper: Strengthening Local Government - Delivering for People.

7.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting and from items 1 and 2 of the meeting on 13 June 2018

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

 

(12.45 - 13.00)

8.

Inquiry into Public Services Boards: consideration of the evidence received under items 3, 4 and 5

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received and agreed to write to witnesses to clarify a number of points.

 

 

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