Concise Minutes - Finance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Meeting time: 09.00 - 10.57
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/3329


Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Jocelyn Davies AM (Chair)

Peter Black AM

Christine Chapman AM

Mike Hedges AM

Alun Ffred Jones AM

Jenny Rathbone AM (In place of Ann Jones AM)

Julie Morgan AM

Nick Ramsay AM

Witnesses:

Jane Hutt AM, The Minister for Finance and Government Business

Jo Salway, Welsh Government

Margaret Davies, Welsh Government

Jeff Andrews, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Tanwen Summers (Deputy Clerk)

Gerallt Roberts (Deputy Clerk)

Martin Jennings (Researcher)

Christian Tipples (Researcher)

Joanest Varney-Jackson (Legal Adviser)

 

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Transcript

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1       Introductions, apologies and substitutions

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Ann Jones AM.

1.3 Jenny Rathbone AM attended as a substitute for Ann Jones AM.

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2       Papers to note

2.1 The papers were noted.

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3       Welsh Government Draft Budget 2016-17: Evidence session 1

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Jane Hutt AM, Minister for Finance and Government Business; Jo Salway, Deputy Director of Strategic Budgeting, Welsh Government; Margaret Davies, Head of Budget Delivery, Welsh Government; and Jeff Andrews, Specialist Policy Adviser, Welsh Government.

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

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5       Welsh Government Draft Budget 2016-17: Consideration of evidence

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

5.2 The Committee agreed the consultation letter.

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6       Wales Audit Office: Fee Scheme for 2016-17

6.1 The Committee approved the fee scheme.

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7       Welsh Tax Forecasts

7.1 The Committee noted the paper.

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8       Legacy inquiry

8.1 The Committee agreed both the draft chapters.

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