Health and Social Care Committee


Meeting Venue:
Committee Room 3 - Senedd



Meeting date:
Wednesday, 1 July 2015


Meeting time:


For further information please contact:

Llinos Madeley
Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565







1    Introductions, apologies and substitutions (09.30)



2    Public Health (Wales) Bill: evidence session 1 (09.30 - 11.00) (Pages 1 - 19)

Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Services, Member in charge


Dr Ruth Hussey, Chief Medical Officer

Chris Tudor-Smith, Senior Responsible Officer

Sue Bowker, Head of Tobacco Policy Branch

Dewi Jones, Legal Services Department


Public Health (Wales) Bill (PDF, 316KB)


Explanatory Memorandum (PDF, 3MB)





3    Papers to note (11.00 - 11.05)




Minutes of the meeting on 11 June 2015  (Pages 20 - 23)





Public Health (Wales) Bill: correspondence from the Presiding Officer  (Pages 24 - 27)





Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill: correspondence in relation to Stage 2 proceedings  (Pages 28 - 45)

Correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services

Correspondence from Kirsty Williams AM, the Member in charge





Care and Support (Eligibility) (Wales) Regulations 2015: additional information  (Pages 46 - 52)

Additional information from RNIB Cymru

Additional information from Association of Directors for Social Services Cymru

Additional information from National Autistic Society Cymru





P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive: correspondence from the Chief Medical Officer  (Pages 53 - 54)




4    Motion under Standing Order 17.42(vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting and item 1 of the meeting on 9 July 2015 (11.05)



5    Public Health (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence (11.05 - 11.15)



6    Care and Support (Eligibility) (Wales) Regulations 2015: consideration of draft letter (11.15 - 11.35) (Pages 55 - 63)