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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 4 - Ty_Hywel. View directions

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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Transcript: Transcript for 23/01/2019 - 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 Jenny Rathbone AM and Huw Irranca-Davies AM.   

2.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from items 3 and 7 of the meeting

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee agreed the motion to resolve to exclude the public from items 3 and 7 of the meeting.

(10.30 - 10.45)

3.

Inquiry into voting rights for prisoners: consideration of the evidence received at the informal visit

Minutes:

3.1 The  Committee discussed the evidence received at the informal meeting.

(10.45 - 11.30)

4.

Inquiry into voting rights for prisoners: evidence session 1

Dr Robert Jones, Research Associate, Wales Governance Centre

Dr Greg Davies, Research Associate, Wales Governance Centre

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Dr Robert Jones, Research Associate, Wales Governance Centre

·       Dr Greg Davies, Research Associate, Wales Governance Centre

(11.30 - 12.15)

5.

Inquiry into voting rights for prisoners: evidence session 2

Mark Day, Head of Policy and Communications, Prison Reform Trust

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Mark Day, Head of Policy and Communications, Prison Reform Trust

7.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

5.1

Inquiry into fire safety in high-rise buildings: Welsh Government response to the Committee's report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1a The Committee noted the Welsh Government response to the Committee's report.

5.2

Letter from the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip in relation to the post legislative inquiry into the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.2a The Committee noted the letter from the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip in relation to the post legislative inquiry into the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015.

(12.15 - 12.30)

6.

Inquiry into voting rights for prisoners: discussion of the evidence received under items 4 and 5

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 4 and 5. 

 

 

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