Concise Minutes - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 21 November 2019

Meeting time: 09.34 - 11.11
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5748


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Dawn Bowden AM (Temporary Chair)

Huw Irranca-Davies AM

Mark Isherwood AM

Caroline Jones AM

Committee Staff:

Naomi Stocks (Clerk)

Catherine Hunt (Second Clerk)

Yan Thomas (Deputy Clerk)

Osian Bowyer (Researcher)

Stephen Davies (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Technical briefing on the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill

1.1 The Committee received a technical briefing on the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill.

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2       Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill: consideration of approach to scrutiny

2.2 The Committee considered and agreed its approach to scrutiny of the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill.

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3       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

3.1 As apologies were received from the Chair of the Committee, John Griffiths AM, the Clerk called for nominations for the election of a Temporary Chair. In accordance with Standing Order 17.22. Caroline Jones nominated Dawn Bowden, who was duly elected.

3.2 The Chair welcomed Members and members of the public to the meeting.

3.3 Apologies for absence were received from Leanne Wood AM.

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4       Fire safety in high-rise buildings follow up - Ministerial scrutiny session

4.1 Apologies were received from Julie James, the Minister for Housing and Local Government.

4.2 This session was postponed and re-arranged for Thursday 5 December.

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5       Papers to note

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5.1   Correspondence to the Llywydd regarding the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill timetable - 12 November 2019

·         5.1a The Committee noted the correspondence to the Llywydd regarding the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill timetable.

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5.2   Correspondence to the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales regarding the Future Generations report - 14 November 2019

·         5.2a The Committee noted the correspondence to the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales regarding the Future Generations report.

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6       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

6.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

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7       Fire safety in high-rise buildings follow up - consideration of evidence

7.1 This item was postponed and re-arranged for Thursday 5 December.

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