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Transcript: Transcript for 20/06/2022 - Equality and Social Justice Committee

Items
Expected timing No. Item

(14:30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

No apologies were received.

 

Sioned Williams was substituted by Peredur Owen Griffiths and Altaf Hussain was substituted by Joel James for all items on the agenda relating to the Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill.

 

(14:30)

2.

Papers to note

Minutes:

Members noted the papers.

 

2.1

Correspondence with the Minister for Social Justice regarding the Youth Justice Blueprint

Supporting documents:

2.2

Letter from the Permanent Secretary regarding the Committee's report on annual scrutiny of the Future Generations Commissioner

Supporting documents:

2.3

Letter from the Minister for Climate Change to the Climate Change Environment and Infrastructure Committee regarding single use plastic bans

Supporting documents:

2.4

Letter from the Equality and Human Rights Commission regarding experiences from health and social care: the treatment of lower paid ethnic minority workers

Supporting documents:

2.5

Letter from the Local Government and Housing Committee regarding Ukrainian refugees

Supporting documents:

2.6

Letter from the Minister for Social Justice regarding the pre-appointment hearing for the National Adviser(s) for Violence Against Women Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

Supporting documents:

(14:30)

3.

Motion under SO17.42 (iv) and (ix) to exclude the public from items 4 and 6 on the agenda

Minutes:

Members agreed the motion.

(14:30-15:00)

4.

Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill: technical briefing

 

Neil Surman   Deputy Director - Social Partnership

Sue Hurrell    Head of Fair Work Procurement

Neil Buffin: Deputy Director - Legal Services

 

Social Partnership and Public Procurement

(Wales) Bill (as introduced)

 

Explanatory Memorandum

Minutes:

Members asked Welsh Government officials a series of technical questions relating to the Social Partnership and Public Procurement  (Wales) Bill.

(15:15-16:45)

5.

Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill: ministerial evidence session

 

Hannah Blythyn, Deputy Minister for Social Partnership

Neil Surman, Deputy Director, Social Partnership

Sue Hurrell, Head of Fair Work Procurement

Neil Buffin, Deputy Director - Legal Services

 

Social Partnership and Public Procurement

(Wales) Bill (as introduced)

 

Explanatory Memorandum

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members heard evidence from Hannah Blythyn, Deputy Minister for Social Partnership and her officials:

 

Neil Surman, Deputy Director for social partnership and fair work

Sue Hurrell, Head of Fair Work Procurement

Neil Buffin, Legal Affairs

 

 

16:45-17:00

6.

Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

Members met in private to consider the evidence that they had received.