Health and Social Care Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd




Meeting date:

Thursday, 25 October 2012




Meeting time:

09:30 - 13:59




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Concise Minutes:




Assembly Members:


Mark Drakeford (Chair)

Mick Antoniw

Rebecca Evans

Vaughan Gething

William Graham

Elin Jones

Lynne Neagle

Lindsay Whittle








Grant Duncan, Welsh Government

Dr Chris Jones, Welsh Government

Sarah Wakeling, Welsh Government

Sarah Rochira, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales






Committee Staff:


Sarah Beasley (Clerk)

Llinos Dafydd (Clerk)

Catherine Hunt (Deputy Clerk)

Sarah Sargent (Deputy Clerk)

Stephen Boyce (Researcher)





1.  Introductions, apologies and substitutions

1.1 Apologies were received from Darren Millar and Kirsty Williams for the whole meeting and from Elin Jones and Lynne Neagle for the afternoon session.





2.  Scrutiny of the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales’ Annual Report

2.1 The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales responded to questions from members of the Committee.




3.  Papers to note

3.1 The Committee noted the minutes of the meetings held on 3 and 11 October.




4.  Motion under Standing Order 17.42(vi) to exclude the public from the meeting for item 5

4.1 The Committee agreed the Motion.




5.  Inquiry into Residential Care for Older People - Consideration of draft report

5.1 The Committee considered the draft report and agreed to schedule a session to consider it again on 7 November.




6.  Draft Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill - Factual briefing from Welsh Government officials

6.1 The officials responded to questions from members of the Committee on the draft Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill.





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