Concise Minutes - Finance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Meeting time: 09.12 - 12.45
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/11116


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Attendance

Category

Names

Members of the Senedd:

Llyr Gruffydd MS (Chair)

Alun Davies MS

Siân Gwenllian MS

Mike Hedges MS

Rhianon Passmore MS

Nick Ramsay MS

Mark Reckless MS

Witnesses:

Richard Hughes, Office for Budget Responsibility

Andy King, Office of Budget Responsibility

Jon Rae, Welsh Local Government Association

Dilwyn Williams, Gwynedd County Council & Chair of Society of Welsh Treasurers

Darren Hughes, Welsh NHS Confederation

Ed Poole, Wales Governance Centre

Guto Ifan, Wales Governance Centre

David Phillips, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Leanne Hatcher (Second Clerk)

Georgina Owen (Second Clerk)

Mike Lewis (Deputy Clerk)

Martin Jennings (Researcher)

Joanne McCarthy (Researcher)

Owen Holzinger (Researcher)

Christian Tipples (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the virtual meeting of the Finance Committee.

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2       Scrutiny of the Welsh Government's Draft budget 2021-22: Evidence session 2

2.1 The Committee took evidence from Richard Hughes, Chairman, Office for Budget Responsibility; and Andy King, Budget Responsibility Committee member, Office for Budget Responsibility on the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget 2021-22.

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3       Scrutiny of the Welsh Government's Draft budget 2021-22: Evidence session 3

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Jon Rae, Director of Resources, Welsh Local Government Association; Dilwyn Williams, Chief Executive, Gwynedd Council; and Darren Hughes, Director, Welsh NHS Confederation on the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget 2021-22.

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4       Scrutiny of the Welsh Government's Draft budget 2021-22: Evidence session 4

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Dr Ed Poole, Wales Fiscal Analysis; Guto Ifan, Wales Fiscal Analysis; and David Phillips, Institute of Fiscal Studies on the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget 2021-22.

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

5.1 The motion was agreed.

 

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6       Scrutiny of the Welsh Government's Draft budget 2021-22: Consideration of evidence

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

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