Concise Minutes - Standards of Conduct Committee


Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Meeting time: 09.30 - 10.15
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/12396


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Attendance

Category

Names

Members of the Senedd:

Vikki Howells MS (Chair)

Andrew RT Davies MS

Heledd Fychan MS

John Griffiths MS

Witnesses:

Douglas Bain, Commissioner for Standards

Committee Staff:

Meriel Singleton (Clerk)

Daniel Collier (Deputy Clerk)

Enrico Carpanini (Legal Adviser)

Huw Williams (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the first meeting of the Standards of Conduct Committee. There were no declarations of interest.

 

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2       Committee remit

2.1 The Committee considered and noted its remit as prescribed by Standing Order 22.

 

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3       Papers to note

 

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4       Motion under SO17.42(ix) to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

4.1 The Committee resolved under Standing Order 17.42 to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting.

 

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5       Committee procedures and ways of working

5.1 The Chair welcomed the Commissioner for Standards to the meeting.

5.2 The Committee discussed its procedures and ways of working.

5.3 In accordance with paragraph 10.2 of the procedure, the Committee agreed to elect Andrew RT Davies as temporary chair in instances where the Chair is unable to act.

 

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6       Early Committee activity

6.1 The Committee considered its early activity and agreed work programme priorities for the autumn term and beyond.

 

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7       Consider a report from the Commissioner for Standards in accordance with Standing Order 22.2(i)

7.1 The Committee considered a report from the Commissioner for Standards in accordance with Standing Order 22.2(i).

 

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8       Correspondence from Standards Commissioner to Chair of Committee

8.1 The Committee considered correspondence from the Commissioner for Standards under paragraph 10 of the complaints procedure.

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