Agenda - Finance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Hybrid - Committee room 4 Ty Hywel

and video conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 24 November 2021

Meeting time: 10.30
For further information contact:

Owain Roberts

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6388

SeneddFinance@senedd.wales


Hybrid

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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 - Informal (10.15-10.30)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

(10.30)                                                                                                             

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2       Paper(s) to note

(10.30)                                                                                          (Pages 1 - 6)

Minutes of the meeting held on 10 and 19 November 2021

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2.1   PTN 1 - Information from the Minister for Finance and Local Government regarding the Committee’s inquiry into a legislative budget process - November 2021

                                                                                                     (Pages 7 - 9)

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2.2   PTN 2 - Letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government: Finance Ministers’ Quadrilateral Meeting – 9 November 2021

                                                                                                 (Pages 10 - 11)

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2.3   PTN 3 - Senedd Commission response to the Committee's report on Scrutiny of the Senedd Commission Draft Budget 2022-23 - 10 November 2021

                                                                                                 (Pages 12 - 16)

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3       Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill - Evidence session

(10.30-11.30)                                                                           (Pages 17 - 43)

Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and the Welsh Language

Huw Morris, Director, Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning

Zenny Saunders, Deputy Director PCET Reform

 

Supporting documents:

Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Research Service brief

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting.

(11.30)                                                                                                             

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5       Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

(11.30-11.40)                                                                                                  

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Technical break (11.40-11.45)

 

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6       Audit Wales - Travel and Subsistence review

(11.45-12.15)                                                                           (Pages 44 - 71)

Adrian Crompton, Auditor General for Wales

Lindsay Foyster, Chair of the Wales Audit Office

Nicola Evans, Head of Finance, Audit Wales

 

Supporting documents:

FIN(6)-11-21 P1 - Letter from Audit Wales: Update on the Travel and Subsistence review, and the Five year Strategic Plan – 1 November 2021

FIN(6)-11-21 P2 – Draft Supplementary Estimate 2021-22

Research Service brief

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7       Audit Wales - Travel and Subsistence review: Consideration of the session

(12.15-12.25)                                                                                                  

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8       Consideration of Forward Work Programme

(12.25-12.30)                                                                           (Pages 72 - 79)

Supporting documents:

FIN(6)-11-21 P3 – Forward Work Programme

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