Cross-Party Group Annual Report.

1 December 2014

Cross Party Group on the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS)

1.    Group membership and office holders.

 

Julie Morgan AM, Chair

Rhodri Glyn Thomas AM, Vice-Chair

Mick Antoniw AM

Peter Black AM

Mike Hedges AM

Bethan Jenkins AM

Joyce Watson AM

Darren Williams (PCS), Secretary

Shavanah Taj, Alison Burrowes, Siân Wiblin (PCS)

 

2.    Previous Group Meetings since the last AGM.

 

Meeting  1.

 

Meeting date:        11 December 2013

Attendees:             Julie Morgan AM

Mike Hedges AM

Alun Ffred Jones AM

Bethan Jenkins AM

Joyce Watson AM

Annabelle Harle, representing Mark Drakeford AM.

Margaret Davies, Marianne Owens and Caroline Richards (PCS representatives from HMRC);

Darren Williams (PCS full-time officer).

 

Summary of issues discussed: Job cuts and office closures in HMRC; DVLA Review; possible outsourcing of MoJ shared services in Newport.

 

Meeting  2.

 

Meeting date:        17 September 2014

Attendees:             Julie Morgan AM

Mick Antoniw AM

Mike Hedges AM

Bethan Jenkins AM

Alison Burrowes, Siân Wiblin and Darren Williams (PCS).

 

Summary of issues discussed: Julie Morgan and Rhodri Glyn Thomas were re-elected as, respectively, chair and vice-chair of the Group. The meeting reviewed the Group’s activities over the previous year and discussed how it might operate over the year ahead. The AGM was followed by a normal business meeting, at which the PCS national dispute with the UK government was discussed, along with pay disputes in the National Library of Wales and National Museum Wales, and the privatisation of MoJ Shared Services.

 

 


 

  1. Professional lobbyists, voluntary organisations and charities with whom the Group has met during the preceding year.

 


None.


 

 


Annual Financial Statement.

1 December 2014

Cross Party Group on the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS)

Julie Morgan AM, Chair

Darren Williams (PCS), Secretary

Group’s Expenses.

 

None.

£0.00

Costs of all goods.

 

No goods purchased.

£0.00

Benefits received by the group or individual Members from outside bodies.

 

No benefits received.

£0.00

Any secretariat or other support.

 

No financial support received.

£0.00

Services provided to the Group such as hospitality.

 

All refreshments paid for by PCS.

 

Date

Description and name of provider

 

Cost

17 September 2014

 

Buffet provided by Charlton House.

£64.44

Total cost

 

£64.44