Agenda - Local Government and Housing Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 5

Meeting date: 22 November 2023

Meeting time: 09.00
For further information contact:

Catherine Hunt

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddHousing@senedd.wales


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(08:45 - 09:00 pre-meeting)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

                                                                                                                          

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2       Papers to note

                                                                                                     (Pages 1 - 2)

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2.1   Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 - Letter from the Chair of Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee to Minister for Climate Change

                                                                                                             (Page 3)

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2.2   Draft Budget 2024-25 - Letter from the Chair of Finance Committee

                                                                                                     (Pages 4 - 6)

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2.3   Elections and Elected Bodies (Wales) Bill - Letter from Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution

                                                                                                     (Pages 7 - 8)

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2.4   Community Assets - Letter from Building Communities Trust

                                                                                                             (Page 9)

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2.5   Elections and Elected Bodies (Wales) Bill - Letter from the Chair of Reform Bill Committee

                                                                                                 (Pages 10 - 11)

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2.6   Letter from the Equality and Human Rights Commission - Equality and Human Rights Monitor: Is Wales Fairer? 2023

                                                                                                 (Pages 12 - 17)

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2.7   Housing Ukrainian refugees - Letter from the Minister for Social Justice & Chief Whip

                                                                                                 (Pages 18 - 21)

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2.8   Inquiry into community assets - Letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government

                                                                                                 (Pages 22 - 35)

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3       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the following items of the meeting: 4 and 7

                                                                                                                          

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4       Local Government Finance (Wales) Bill - Approach to scrutiny

(09:00 - 09:15)                                                                         (Pages 36 - 46)

Local Government Finance (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

 

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5       Elections and Elected Bodies (Wales) Bill - Evidence Session 4

(09:15 - 10:30)                                                                         (Pages 47 - 76)

Councillor Huw David, WLGA Presiding Officer and Leader of Bridgend County Borough Council

Councillor Llinos Medi, WLGA Plaid Cymru Group Leader and Leader of Anglesey County Council

Councillor Andrew Parkhurst, WLGA Liberal Democrat Group Leader

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Break (10.30 - 10.45)

 

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6       Elections and Elected Bodies (Wales) Bill- Evidence session 5

(10:45 - 12:15)                                                                       (Pages 77 - 102)

Clare Sim, Head of Member Support, Association of Electoral Administrators

Colin Everett, Chair, Wales Electoral Coordination Board

Catherine Uphill, Manager, The Electoral Commission

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7       Elections and Elected Bodies (Wales) Bill - Consideration of evidence

(12:15 - 12:30)                                                                                                

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