Concise Minutes - Local Government and Housing Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 5

Meeting date: Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Meeting time: 09.00 - 11.55
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/12834


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Attendance

Category

Names

Members of the Senedd:

John Griffiths MS (Chair)

Mabon ap Gwynfor MS

Alun Davies MS

Joel James MS

Sam Rowlands MS

Carolyn Thomas MS

Witnesses:

Trudy Aspinwall, Travelling Ahead: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Advice and Advocacy Service

Jasmine Jones, Gypsies and Travellers Wales

Assia Kayoueche, Race Alliance Wales

Martin Gallagher, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Activist, writer and academic researcher

Committee Staff:

Manon George (Clerk)

Catherine Hunt (Second Clerk)

Chloe Davies (Deputy Clerk)

Jonathan Baxter (Researcher)

Osian Bowyer (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1.      The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting of the Local Government and Housing Committee.

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2       Inquiry into the provision of sites for Gypsy, Roma and Travellers - evidence session 1

2.1. The Committee received evidence from:

Trudy Aspinwall, Team Manager, Travelling Ahead: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Advice and Advocacy Service

Assia Kayoueche, Communications, Campaigns and Membership Officer, Race Alliance Wales

Jasmine Jones, Gypsies and Travellers Wales

Martin Gallagher, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Activist, writer and academic researcher

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

3.1. The Committee agreed the motion.

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4       Consideration of the evidence received under item 2

4.1. The Committee considered the evidence received and discussed future work.

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5       Inquiry into second homes - consideration of the draft report

5.1. The Committee considered the draft report and discussed changes to be made and agreed electronically.

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6       Consideration of the forward work programme

6.1. The Committee considered and agreed its forward work programme until the end of the summer term, and for the first two meetings of the autumn term.

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