Agenda - Finance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee room 4 (Hybrid)

Meeting date: 13 October 2021

Meeting time: 09.30
For further information contact:

Owain Roberts

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6388

SeneddFinance@senedd.wales


Hybrid

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In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair has determined that the public are excluded from the Committee's meeting in order to protect public health. This meeting will be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv

 

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Private pre-meeting - Informal (09.15-09.30)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

                                                                                                                          

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2       Public Services Ombudsman for Wales (PSOW) - Scrutiny of Annual Report and Accounts 2020-21, and Estimate 2022-23: Evidence session

(09.30 - 11.00)                                                                         (Pages 1 - 198)

Nick Bennett, Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

Chris Vinestock, Chief Operating Officer & Director of Improvement

Katrin Shaw, Chief Legal Adviser & Director of Investigations

 

Supporting papers:

FIN(6)-07-21 P1 - Letter from the Public Services Ombudsman: Estimates 2022/23 and Supplementary Budget 2021/22 – 28 September 2021

FIN(6)-07-21 P2 - Public Services Ombudsman for Wales: Annual Report and Accounts 2020-21

FIN(6)-07-21 P3 - Public Services Ombudsman for Wales Estimate for the Financial Year 2022-23

Research Service: Background paper

Research Service Brief

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3       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting and the meeting on 18 October 2021.

(11.00)                                                                                                             

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4       Public Services Ombudsman for Wales - Scrutiny of Annual Report and Accounts 2020-21, and Estimate 2022-23: Consideration of evidence

(11.00 - 11.15)                                                                                                

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5       Informal briefing: Understanding the financial position in Wales

(11.15-12.00)                                                                       (Pages 199 - 201)

David Phillips, Associate Director, Institute of Fiscal Studies

Dr Ed Poole, Senior Lecturer, Wales Governance Centre

Guto Ifan, Research Associate, Wales Governance Centre

 

Supporting papers:

Research Service: Background paper

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6       Oversight of Audit Wales - External Audit Services of the Wales Audit Office's Accounts

(12.00 - 12.15)                                                                     (Pages 202 - 209)

Kevin Thomas, Executive Director of Corporate Services, Audit Wales

Laurie Davies, Head of Business Services, Audit Wales

 

Supporting papers:

FIN(6)-07-21 P4 - External Audit Services of the Wales Audit Office's Accounts: Approach to procurement

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