Concise Minutes - Finance Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Meeting time: 09.00 - 10.13
This meeting can be viewed
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Assembly Members:

Llyr Gruffydd AM (Chair)

Rhun ap Iorwerth AM

Alun Davies AM

Mike Hedges AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

Nick Ramsay AM


Anna Daniel, Head of Strategic Transformation

Tom Jackson, Clerk/Bill Manager

Matthew Richards, Head of the Legal Service, Head of the Legal Service

Angharad Thomas-Richards, Welsh Government

Sian Williams, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Leanne Hatcher (Second Clerk)

Georgina Owen (Second Clerk)

Ryan Bishop (Deputy Clerk)

Owen Holzinger (Researcher)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies were received from Neil Hamilton AM



2       Paper(s) to note

2.1The papers were noted.



2.1   Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services: Autism (Wales) Bill Stage 1 Scrutiny - Welsh Government response



2.2   Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd: Welsh Government's tax policy work plan for 2019



2.3   Letter from the Wales Audit Office: Civil service pension scheme – increase to employer contributions 2019



3       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

3.1 The motion was agreed.



4       Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill - Technical briefing

4.1 The Committee received a technical briefing on the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill.



5       Scoping paper: Directly funded bodies' annual budget proposals

5.1 The Committee considered the scoping paper.



6       Concurrent scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20: Consideration of draft report

6.1 The Committee agreed the report.





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