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Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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Meeting: 24/03/2021 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd (Item 19)

Debate on the Public Accounts Committee report: Delivering for future generations: the story so far

NDM7667 Nick Ramsay (Monmouth)

To propose that the Senedd:

Notes the report of the Public Accounts Committee, 'Delivering for Future Generations: The story so far', which was laid in the Table Office on 17 March 2021.

 

Minutes:

The item started at 17.13

NDM7667 Nick Ramsay (Monmouth)

To propose that the Senedd:

Notes the report of the Public Accounts Committee, 'Delivering for Future Generations: The story so far', which was laid in the Table Office on 17 March 2021.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36


Meeting: 08/03/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Consideration of the draft Report

PAC(5)-08-21 Paper 1 – Draft Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Angela Burns MS and Llyr Gruffydd MS had commented on a number of areas which Members discussed during their consideration of the draft report.

2.2 The report was agreed, and will be published on 17 March 2021.

2.3 The Chair advised that a plenary debate on the Report is scheduled on 24 March 2021.


Meeting: 01/03/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Consideration and agreement of draft report

PAC(5)-07-21 Paper 1 – Draft Report

PAC(5)-07-21 Paper 2 – Welsh Government Written Statement: Shaping Wales’ Future: Delivering National Well-being Milestones and National Well-being Indicators and a report on Wales’ future (19 February 2021)

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Minutes:

6.1 Llyr Gruffydd MS joined the meeting for this item.

6.2 The Committee considered the draft report. A number of revisions were suggested which the Committee will further consider at its meeting on 8 March 2021.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Letter from the Auditor General for Wales (14 January 2021)

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Meeting: 01/02/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Submission from Wales Centre for Public policy (January 2021)

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Meeting: 01/02/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 9

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-04-21 Paper 1 – Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

 

Sophie Howe - Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Marie Brousseau-Navarro -  Office of the Future Generations Commissioner

Heledd Morgan - Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Jacob Ellis -  Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales as part of its inquiry into the Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 The Members considered the evidence received and suggested areas they wished to make recommendations in the draft report.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 10

PAC(5)-04-21 Paper 2 – Welsh Government

 

Shan Morgan - Permanent Secretary

Simon Brindle - Director of Covid-19 Restart and Recovery

Andrew Charles - Head of Sustainable Futures Division

Reg Kilpatrick - Director General, Covid Crisis Coordination

David Richards - Director of Governance

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from the Permanent Secretary of the Welsh Government as part of its inquiry into the Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.


Meeting: 25/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 8

National Resources Wales

Clare Pillman - Chief Executive

Sian Williams - Head of North West Wales Operations

 

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority

Tegryn Jones - Chief Executive

Mair Thomas - Performance and Compliance Co-ordinator

 

Public Health Wales

Tracey Cooper - Chief Executive

Professor Mark Bellis - Director of Policy and International Health & WHO Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health & Well-being

Sumina Azam - Consultant in Public Health

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Natural Resources Wales, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority and Public Health Wales as part of its inquiry into the Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

 


Meeting: 25/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 25/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 7

Research Briefing

 

National Library of Wales

Pedr ap Llwyd - Chief Executive & Librarian

David Michael - Deputy Chief Executive and Librarian (Corporate Resources)

 

National Museum of Wales

David Anderson - Director General

Nia Williams - Director of Learning and Public Programmes

Kath Davies - Director of Collections and Research

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from the National Library of Wales and the National Museum of Wales as part of its inquiry into the Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.


Meeting: 18/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Summary of engagement with young people

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Meeting: 18/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 5

Research Briefing

 

Ceredigion County Council

Alun Williams, Corporate Lead Officer

Diana Davies, Corporate Manager

 

Isle of Anglesey County Council

Annwen Morgan - Chief Executive

Cllr. Llinos Medi – Leader

Gethin Morgan - Program Manager, Business Planning and Performance

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from Ceredigion County Council and Isle of Anglesey County Council as part of its inquiry into the Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

 


Meeting: 18/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 18/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 6

 

Flintshire County Council

Karen Armstrong - Corporate Business and Communications Executive Officer

 

Powys County Council

Dr Caroline Turner - Chief Executive

Emma Palmer - Head of Transformation and Communications

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from Flintshire County Council and Powys County Council as part of its inquiry into the Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 4

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Eryl Powell – Consultant in Public Health

 

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Steve Moore - Chief Executive

Anna Bird - Assistant Director of Strategic Partnerships, Diversity and Inclusion

 

Powys Teaching Health Board

Carol Shillabeer - Chief Executive

Hayley Thomas - Director of Planning and Performance

Minutes:

3.1 Due to being diverted to deliver other work related to the Covid-19 pandemic, Hywel Dda University Health Board and Powys Teaching Health Board had not been able to attend.

3.2 The Committee took evidence from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board during the earlier panel.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 3

Summary of evidence received

Research Briefing

 

Public Health Wales

Tracey Cooper - Chief Executive

Professor Mark Bellis - Director of Policy and International Health + WHO Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health & Well-being

Sumina Azam - Consultant in Public Health

 

Velindre University NHS Trust

Carl James - Director of Strategic Transformation, Planning, Performance & Estates

Huw Llewellyn - Transforming Cancer Services Director

Alan Prosser -  Director of the Welsh Blood Service

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Due to being diverted to deliver other work related to the Covid-19 pandemic, Public Health Wales had not been able to attend. It is hoped that they will be able to attend an alternative session.

2.2 The Committee took evidence from Velindre University NHS Trust and from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board as part of its inquiry into the Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.


Meeting: 14/12/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 1

Research Briefing

 

Adrian Crompton – Auditor General for Wales

Tim Buckle – Audit Wales

Matthew Mortlock – Audit Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from the Auditor General for Wales as part of its inquiry into the Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.


Meeting: 14/12/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 14/12/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Evidence Session 2

Jessica McQuade -  Head of Policy and Advocacy, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Cymru)

Ryland Jones - Head of Built Environment | Sustrans Cymru

Matthew Kennedy – Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Cymru), Sustrans Cymru and Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) as part of its inquiry into the Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.


Meeting: 14/12/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1)

1 Well-Being of Future Generations Work: Consideration of consultation responses

PAC(5)-27-20 Paper 1 – Summary of evidence from the Stakeholder Event (12 October) and the written consultation

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1 The Members considered and discussed the summary of consultation responses received as part of the inquiry.


Meeting: 12/10/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1)

1 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Stakeholder engagement event

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed the Members to the virtual stakeholder event. Llyr Gruffydd MS and Helen Mary Jones MS attended as Chairs of the Finance and Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committees.

1.2        Apologies were received from Lynne Neagle MS, David Rees MS and Janet Finch-Saunders MS.

1.3        The Chair welcomed the participants to the event.

1.4        At the close of the event, the Chair thanked everyone for their contributions and for attending.

 


Meeting: 05/10/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Barriers to the successful Implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015: Stakeholder event planning

PAC(5)-20-20 Paper 2 - Stakeholder event planning

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Members discussed and noted the paper.


Meeting: 14/09/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1)

1 Well-Being of Future Generations Inquiry: Inquiry scoping paper

PAC(5)-17-20 Paper 1 – Inquiry scoping paper

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee discussed the Inquiry scoping paper and agreed how they wished the inquiry to progress.


Meeting: 19/06/2020 - Chairs' Forum - Fifth Senedd (Item 5.)

Scrutiny of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 85

Meeting: 18/06/2020 - Committee on Senedd Electoral Reform - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to the Auditor General for Wales and the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales in relation to statutory reports – 29 May 2020

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 08/06/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to the Auditor General for Wales and the Future Generations Commissioner: Well-Being of Future Generations - Statutory Reports

CLA(5)-17-20 – Paper 16 – Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, 29 May 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee.


Meeting: 18/05/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Well-Being of Future Generations Work: Briefing on first Statutory Reports

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-12-20 Paper 1 – Audit Wales – So What’s Different? - Findings from the Auditor General’s Sustainable Development Principle Examinations (May 2020) (1MB)

PAC(5)-12-20 Paper 2 – Future Generations Commissioner for Wales - The Future Generations Report 2020 (May 2020) (136MB)

PAC(5)-12-20 Paper 3 - Welsh Government – Written Statement: Wales’s First “Future Generations Report” by the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales (5 May 2020)

 

Adrian Crompton – Auditor General for Wales

Sophie Howe – Future Generations Commissioner

Marie Brousseau-Navarro – Office of the Future Generations Commissioner

Heledd Morgan - Office of the Future Generations Commissioner

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received a briefing on the first Statutory Reports of the Well-Being of Future Generations Work, from Sophie Howe, the Future Generations Commissioner and Adrian Crompton, the Auditor General for Wales.

2.2 The Members questioned the witnesses.

 


Meeting: 18/05/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

Well-Being of Future Generations Work: Discussion about forthcoming Committee's Inquiry

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee discussed the forthcoming inquiry on the Well-Being of Future Generations Work. The Committee agreed to write to the Future Generations Commissioner and Auditor General for Wales, copying in all Senedd Committee Chairs, outlining some initial conclusions and considerations for next steps to facilitate Senedd scrutiny.