Concise Minutes - Finance Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Meeting time: 11.00 - 11.27
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Assembly Members:

Llyr Gruffydd AM (Chair)

Rhun ap Iorwerth AM

Alun Davies AM

Mike Hedges AM

Nick Ramsay AM

Mark Reckless AM

Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Leanne Hatcher (Second Clerk)

Georgina Owen (Second Clerk)

Samantha Williams (Deputy Clerk)

Martin Jennings (Researcher)

Owen Holzinger (Researcher)

Craig Griffiths (Legal Adviser)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1     Apologies were received from Rhianon Passmore AM.



2       Paper(s) to note

2.1     The minutes and papers were noted.



2.1   Letter from Minister for Finance and Trefnydd - Second Supplementary Budget 2019-20 - 25 November 2019



2.2   Letter from Minister for Finance and Trefnydd - Welsh Government’s consultation to amend the Government of Wales Act 2006 (Budget Motions and Designated Bodies) Order 2018 - 28 November 2019



2.3   Letter from Auditor General for Wales to Chair of Equality, Local Government & Communities Committee - Consultation on the Local Government & Elections (Wales) Bill - 5 December 2019



3       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting and the start of the next meeting on 18 December 2019

3.1     The motion was approved.



4       Consideration of the forward work programme

4.1     The Committee considered its forward work programme.



5       Consideration of proposals to amend the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013: Consideration of draft report and draft Bill

5.1     The Committee approved the draft report and agreed to consult on the draft Bill.



6       Inquiry into a legislative budget process: Consideration of draft report

6.1     The Committee considered the draft report and agreed to write to the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd.





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