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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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Transcript: Transcript for 11/07/2018 - 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 Janet Finch–Saunders, with David Melding AM as substitute. Apologies were also received from Jack Sargeant AM and Rhianon Passmore AM.

 

(09.15 - 10.15)

2.

Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 5

Jennie Bibbings, Campaigns Manager, Shelter Cymru

Alun Evans, Senior Campaigns and Advocacy Officer, Citizens Advice

Jamie Matthews, Senior Policy Officer, Citizens Advice

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Jennie Bibbings, Campaigns Manager, Shelter Cymru

·         Alun Evans, Senior Campaigns and Advocacy Officer, Citizens Advice

·         Jamie Matthews, Senior Policy Officer, Citizens Advice

(10.30 - 11.00)

3.

Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 6

Matt Dicks, Director, Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru

Matthew Kennedy, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Matt Dicks, Director, Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru

·         Matthew Kennedy, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru

 

(11.00 - 11.30)

4.

Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 7

Bethan Jones, Operational Manager, Rent Smart Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Bethan Jones, Operational Manager, Rent Smart Wales

5.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

5.1

Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee in relation to the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee in relation to the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20.

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The Motion was agreed.

(11.30 - 11.40)

7.

Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill - consideration of the evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4

Minutes:

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

(11.40 - 12.10)

8.

Consideration of forward work programme

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its approach on the scrutiny on the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20.

 

8.2 Committee has agreed to do a piece of work on fire safety in private sector high rise buildings.

(12.10 - 12.20)

9.

Inquiry into public services boards - consideration of evidence received and next steps

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received and the next steps to take.

 

 

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