Concise Minutes - Finance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - The Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Meeting time: 09.02 - 12.07
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4841


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Simon Thomas AM (Chair)

Neil Hamilton AM

Mike Hedges AM

Jane Hutt AM

Nick Ramsay AM

Witnesses:

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Matthew Denham-Jones, Welsh Government

Sharon Bounds, Welsh Government

Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

Tim Render, Welsh Government

Peter Ryland, WEFO

Tony Clark, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Leanne Hatcher (Second Clerk)

Georgina Owen (Deputy Clerk)

Martin Jennings (Researcher)

Gareth David Thomas (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Steffan Lewis AM and David Rees AM.

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2       Paper(s) to note

2.1 The paper was noted.

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3       Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2018-19: Evidence session

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance; Matthew Denham-Jones, Deputy Director, Financial Controls; and Sharon Bounds, Head of Budgetary Control on the Welsh Government’s First Supplementary Budget 2018-19.

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from items 5, 8 and the start of the meeting on 5 July 2018

4.1 The motion was agreed.

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5       Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2018-19: Consideration of evidence

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

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6       Inquiry into preparations for replacing EU funding for Wales: Evidence session 7 (Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs)

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary or Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs; Tim Render, Director, Environment and Rural Affairs; and Tony Clark, Head of Finance, Natural Resources and Food on its inquiry into the preparations for replacing EU funding for Wales.

 

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7       Inquiry into preparations for replacing EU funding for Wales: Evidence session 8 (Cabinet Secretary for Finance)

7.1 The Committee took evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance; and Peter Ryland, Chief Operating Officer, Welsh European Funding Office on its inquiry into preparations for replacing EU funding for Wales.

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8       Inquiry into preparations for replacing EU funding for Wales: Consideration of evidence

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

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