Agenda - Equality and Social Justice Committee


Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 4 October 2021

Meeting time: 13.00
For further information contact:

Rhys Morgan

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddEquality@senedd.wales


Remote

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In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair has determined that the public are excluded from the Committee's meeting in order to protect public health. This meeting will be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv

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Private pre-meeting

(13.00 - 13.15)

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

(13.15)                                                                                                             

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2       Debt and the pandemic - public services

(13.15 - 14.15)                                                                           (Pages 1 - 32)

Rob Simkins, Campaigns Manager, Shelter Cymru

Will Henson, Policy & External Affairs Manager, Community Housing Cymru

Lisa Hayward, Welfare Reform Policy Officer, Welsh Local Government Association

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Break

(14.15 - 14.30)

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3       Debt and the pandemic - impact on groups with protected characteristics

(14.30 - 15.15)                                                                         (Pages 33 - 39)

Lee Tiratira, Youth Team Lead and BME CYP Project Worker, Ethnic Minorities & Youth Support Team (EYST)

Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive, Chwarae Teg

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Break

(15.15 - 15.30)

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4       Debt and the pandemic - affordable credit

(15.30 - 16.15)                                                                         (Pages 40 - 47)

Claire Savage, Policy Officer, Credit Unions of Wales

Sara Burch, Manager of Gateway Credit Union

Daniel Arrowsmith, Policy & Regulatory Compliance Manager, Association of British Credit Unions Limited

Karen Davies, Chief Executive, Purple Shoots

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Break

(16.15 - 16.30)

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5       Debt and the pandemic - think tanks

(16.30 - 17.00)                                                                         (Pages 48 - 78)

Steffan Evans, Policy and Research Officer, Bevan Foundation

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6       Papers to note

(17.00)                                                                                                             

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6.1   Correspondence from the Gender Network regarding gender equality - 15 September 2021

                                                                                                 (Pages 79 - 81)

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6.2   Correspondence from the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding the protection of classified information - 21 September 2021

                                                                                                           (Page 82)

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6.3   Correspondence from the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill LCM - 22 September 2021

                                                                                                 (Pages 83 - 84)

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6.4   Consultation response to the Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee by the Wales Council for Voluntary Action and the Wales Governance Centre

                                                                                                 (Pages 85 - 95)

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7       Motion under SO17.42(ix) to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

(17.00)                                                                                                             

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8       Consideration of evidence - debt and the pandemic

(17.00 - 17.15)                                                                                                

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9       Consideration of the Armed Forces LCM

(17.15 - 17.30)                                                                       (Pages 96 - 118)

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