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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 2 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Claire Morris 

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Transcript: Transcript for 23/11/2017 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Angela Burns AM.

(09.30-10.15)

2.

Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 1 - Public Health Wales and the health boards' Directors of Public Health

Dr Kelechi Nnoaham, Executive Director of Public Health, Cwm Taf University Health Board

Fiona Kinghorn, Deputy Director of Public Health, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Conrad Eydmann, Head of Partnership Strategy and Commissioning, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Dr Julie Bishop, Director of Health Improvement, Public Health Wales NHS Trust

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Public Health Wales and the health boards’ Directors of Public Health.

2.2 Julie Bishop agreed to provide information on a point in time when the balance between affordability and consumption was at a level that public health professionals were comfortable with.

(10.20 - 11.05)

3.

Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 2 - BMA Cymru Wales, Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Psychiatrists

Dr David Bailey, Chair of the BMA Welsh Council

Dr Ruth Alcolado, Royal College of Physicians

Dr Ranjini Rao, Royal College of Psychiatrists

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of BMA Cymru Wales, the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

(11.15 - 12.00)

4.

Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 3 - Directors of Public Protection Wales and the Welsh Local Government Association

David Riley, Chair of the Wales Heads of Trading Standards, and Head of Public Protection Services in Anglesey

David Jones, National Coordinator, Trading Standards Wales

Simon Wilkinson, Policy officer, Welsh Local Government Association

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of the Directors of Public Protection Wales and the Welsh Local Government Association.

4.2 Simon Wilkinson agreed to look into whether there were any alternative/additional ways in which the alcohol control agenda in Wales could be strengthened and provide a note to Committee, if appropriate.

5.

Paper(s) to note

5.1

Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill - letter from the Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services regarding stage 1 scrutiny

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1a The Committee noted the letter from the Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services regarding stage 1 scrutiny.

5.2

Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill - letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services regarding stage 1 scrutiny

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services regarding stage 1 scrutiny.

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

(12.00 - 12.15)

7.

Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence given during items 2, 3 and 4 of the meeting.

 

 

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