Concise Minutes - Equality and Social Justice Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 5

Meeting date: Monday, 20 March 2023

Meeting time: 13.30 - 16.00
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/13243


Hybrid

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Attendance

Category

Names

Members of the Senedd:

Jenny Rathbone MS (Chair)

Jane Dodds MS

Altaf Hussain MS

Sarah Murphy MS

Sioned Williams MS

Ken Skates MS

Witnesses:

Professor Lina Dancik

Isobel Rorison

Committee Staff:

Rhys Morgan, Clerk

Rachael Davies, Clerk

Angharad Roche, Deputy Clerk

Paul Worthington, Research

 

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1       Introductions, substitutions and apologies

No apologies were received nor any substitutions made.

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2       Papers to note

Members noted the papers.

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2.1   Correspondence from the Local Government and Housing Committee to the Minister for Social Justice regarding the Gypsy and Traveller Sites Capital Grant

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2.2   Correspondence from the Deputy Minister for Social Partnership to the Chair regarding the Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill and Government Amendments

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2.3   Correspondence from the Deputy Minister for Social Partnership to the Chair regarding revisions to the Explanatory Memorandum of the Social Procurement and Public Procurement Bill

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2.4   Correspondence from the Minister for Social Justice and the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution to the Llywydd regarding progress on the Bill of Rights

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2.5   Correspondence from the Minister for Social Justice to the Chair regarding the next iteration of the Warm Homes programme

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2.6   Correspondence from the Minister for Social Justice to the Legislation, Justice and the Constitution Committee regarding Inter-Institutions Relations Agreement

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2.7   Correspondence from the Women's Equality Network to the Equality and Social Justice Committee regarding the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill

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2.8   Correspondence from the Minister for Social Justice, Minister for Climate Change, Minister for Finance and Local Government and Deputy Minister for Social Partnership regarding the Equality and Social Justice Committee's response to the Welsh Budget  2023 - 2024

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2.9   Correspondence from the Finance Committee to the Equality and Social Justice Committee regarding Scrutiny of the Welsh Government's Draft Budget 2023-2024

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2.10 Correspondence between the Equality and Social justice Committee and the Minister for Social Justice regarding the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill

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3       Motion under SO17.42 (vi) and (ix) to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting

Members agreed the motion.

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4       Draft letter to the Future Generations Commissioner

Members considered and agreed the draft letter.

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5       Data justice: the use of personal data in the Welsh NHS - a verbal briefing from the expert adviser

Members received a briefing from Professor Lina Dencik and Isobel Rorison.

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6       Stakeholder session: Anti-Racist Wales

The Committee met with stakeholders to discuss the Anti-racist Wales Action Plan.

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