Concise Minutes - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Meeting time: 09.05 - 11.56
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:





Members of the Senedd:

Dai Lloyd MS (Chair)

Rhun ap Iorwerth MS

Jayne Bryant MS

Angela Burns MS

Lynne Neagle MS

Jack Sargeant MS


Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Health and Social Services

Dr Frank Atherton, Welsh Government

Dr Rob Orford, Welsh Government

Dr Andrew Goodall, Welsh Government

Jo-Anne Daniels, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Helen Finlayson (Clerk)

Claire Morris (Second Clerk)

Lowri Jones (Deputy Clerk)

Dr Paul Worthington (Researcher)

Amy Clifton (Researcher)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from David Rees MS, Jack Sargeant MS attended as a substitute.



2       COVID-19: Evidence session with the Minister for Health and Social Services

2.1 The Committee received evidence from the Minister for Health and Social Services and his officials.



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

3.1 The Committee agreed the motion to exclude the public from the remainder of today’s meeting.



4       COVID-19: Consideration of evidence

4.1 The Committee considered the evidence received and agreed to write to the Minister for Health and Social Services.



5       Inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, and its management, on health and social care in Wales: Report 3 - Impact on the social care sector and unpaid carers: Consideration of draft report

5.1 The Committee agreed the report subject to minor amendments which will be circulated and agreed via email.





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