Concise Minutes - Public Accounts Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 10 February 2020

Meeting time: 13.00 - 16.29
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5883


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Nick Ramsay AM (Chair)

Mohammad Asghar (Oscar) AM

Gareth Bennett AM

Vikki Howells AM

Delyth Jewell AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Witnesses:

Dr Roisin Willmott, National Director, Royal Town Planning Institute Cymru

Andrew Farrow, Flintshire County Council

Mark Hand, Monmouthshire County Council

Craig Mitchell, Policy Officer, Welsh Local Government Association

Nicola Pearce, Neath Port Talbot Council

Llinos Quelch, Carmarthenshire County Council

Wales Audit Office:

Adrian Crompton – Auditor General for Wales

Matthew Mortlock

Nick Selwyn

Committee Staff:

Adrian Crompton

Matthew Mortlock

Nick Selwyn

Fay Bowen (Clerk)

Meriel Singleton (Second Clerk)

Claire Griffiths (Deputy Clerk)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed the Members to the meeting.

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2       Effectiveness of Local Planning Authorities in Wales: Evidence session with Royal Town Planning Institute

2.1 The Members questioned Dr Roisin Willmott from the Royal Town Planning Institute as part of the Committee’s inquiry into the Effectiveness of Local Planning Authorities in Wales.

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3       Effectiveness of Local Planning Authorities in Wales: Evidence Session with Welsh Local Government Association

3.1 The Members questioned representatives from the Welsh Local Government Association as part of the Committee’s inquiry into the Effectiveness of Local Planning Authorities in Wales.

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4       Scrutiny of Accounts 2018-19: Consideration of Assembly Commission Response

4.1 The Committee considered and noted the Assembly Commission’s response to the Scrutiny of Accounts 2018-19.

4.2 It was agreed that the Chair will write to the Commission seeking further clarity as to why the two Recommendations were rejected.

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

5.1 The Motion was agreed.

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6       Effectiveness of Local Planning Authorities in Wales: Consideration of evidence received

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

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7       Waste Management: Consideration of survey results

7.1 The Committee considered the results of the survey into Waste Management and noted that they will be fed, along with the evidence the Committee received, into the Welsh Government’s consultation on waste management.

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