Meetings

Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2022-23

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Meeting: 22/09/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN 7 - Letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government: Welsh Government response to First Supplementary budget 2022-23 report / EU Funding arrangements - 22 August 2022

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Meeting: 22/09/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN 4 - Additional information from the Minister for Finance and Local Government: First Supplementary Budget 2022-23 - 26 July 2022

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Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Finance Committee regarding scrutiny of the Welsh Government's First Supplementary Budget 2022-23 - Pressures in the NHS

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Minutes:

 

6.3  The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 12/07/2022 - Plenary (Item 16)

Debate: The First Supplementary Budget 2022-23

NDM8037 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 20.30:

1. Approves the First Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2022-23 laid in the Table Office on Tuesday 21 June 2022.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20, the Supplementary Budget comprises the following information:

(i) the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act;

(ii) the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

(iii) a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

(iv) a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion;

(v) a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c); and

(vi) details of any revisions to the information provided in accordance with Standing Orders 20.7 – 20.7B for the draft budget, as specified in the protocol agreed under the Standing Order 20.1A.

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

 - a note explaining the main changes from previous plans.

Supporting Documents
Finance Committee Report

Minutes:

The item started at 18.15

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM8037 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 20.30:

1. Approves the First Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2022-23 laid in the Table Office on Tuesday 21 June 2022.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20, the Supplementary Budget comprises the following information:

(i) the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act;

(ii) the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

(iii) a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

(iv) a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion;

(v) a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c); and

(vi) details of any revisions to the information provided in accordance with Standing Orders 20.7 – 20.7B for the draft budget, as specified in the protocol agreed under the Standing Order 20.1A.

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

 - a note explaining the main changes from previous plans.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

15

0

54

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 07/07/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2022-23: Consideration of draft report

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FIN(6)-16-22 P1 – Draft report (To be included in supplementary pack)

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee agreed the draft report with minor changes.


Meeting: 30/06/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 5)

Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2022-23: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 30/06/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 3)

3 Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2022-23

Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Local Government

Emma Watkins, Deputy Director, Budget and Government Business

Sharon Bounds, Deputy Director, Financial Controls

 

Supporting documents:

Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2022-23

Research Service brief

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Local Government; Sharon Bounds, Deputy Director Financial Controls; and Emma Watkins, Deputy Director, Budget and Government Business on the Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2022-23.

 

3.2 The Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed the following:

 

·         To ask the Minister for Education to provide the Committee with information on the actual unit cost of free school meal provision.

·         To ask the Minister for Health and Social Services to provide the Committee with information on funding allocated to NHS recovery that addresses workforce pressures, and the impact of allocated funding in reducing NHS waiting times.

·         To write to the Committee on the concept of ‘no detriment’ in relation to relocating civil service jobs to Wales.

·         To ask the Permanent Secretary to provide the Committee with information on ‘Welsh Government 2025’, in relation to civil service jobs.

·         To ask the Counsel General to provide the Committee with information on Welsh Government capacity in its Legal Services, in relation to managing the high volume of Legislative Consent Memorandums and the Welsh Government’s Legislative programme.


Meeting: 09/06/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 4)

4 First Supplementary Budget 2022-23: Audit Wales

Supporting documents:

FIN(6)-13-22 P1 – Audit Wales Supplementary Estimate 2022-23 (Included in supplementary pack)

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee noted the supplementary estimate of Audit Wales.


Meeting: 11/05/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 8)

8 First Supplementary Budget 2022-23: Directly Funded Bodies

Supporting documents:

FIN(6)-11-22 P4 - Public Services Ombudsman for Wales Supplementary Estimate 2022-23

FIN(6)-11-22 P5 – Senedd Commission Supplementary Estimate 2022-23 (Included in supplementary pack)

FIN(6)-11-22 Senedd Commission – Annex (Included in supplementary pack)

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Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the supplementary estimates of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales; and the Senedd Commission. The Committee agreed to write to the Senedd Commission to request further information on its estimate.