Cross-Party Group Annual Report.

17.11.14

Cross Party Group on Faith

Chair: Darren Millar AM

Secretary: Jim Stewart, Evangelical Alliance Wales

1.    Group membership and office holders.

 

Darren Millar AM (Chair)

Russell George AM

Rhodri Glyn Thomas AM

Kirsty Williams AM

Jim Stewart - Evangelical Alliance Wales

 

2.    Previous Group Meetings.

 

Meeting 1.

 

Meeting date: 5 November 2013        

Attendees:            

Anna Buchanan, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Anna Mihangel, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Andrew RT Davies AM for South Wales Central

Carol Wardman, Church in Wales

Catherine Evans, Support staff for Darren Millar AM

Cecilia Taylor-Camara, Catholic Trust for England and Wales

Claire Stowell, Support staff for Rebecca Evans AM

Darren Millar AM for Clwyd West, Chair (chair for first half of meeting)

Elfed Godding, Evangelical Alliance Wales

Emeline Makin, Evangelical Alliance Wales

Fatima Ali, Oxfam Cymru

Gethin Russell-Jones, Rhiwbina Baptist Church

Jan Pickles OBE, NSPCC

Jim Stewart, Evangelical Alliance Wales, Secretary

John Partington, Assemblies of God

Josephine Wakeling, Restored – Ending Violence Against Women (Speaker)

Kate Carr, NSPCC

Mari MacNeill, Christian Aid Wales

Martyn Jones, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Mohammad Asghar AM for South Wales East

Peggy Jackson, Church in Wales

Rebecca Evans AM for Mid and West Wales, Vice-Chair (chair for discussion period)

Rhiannon Hedge, NUS

Russell George AM for Montgomeryshire

Sally Thomas, United Reform Church

Shirley Sleight, Cardiff Reform Synagogue

Stanley Soffa, South Wales Jewish Representative Council

Tim Rowlands, Support staff for Darren Millar AM

Tina Reece, Welsh Women’s Aid

 

Summary of issues discussed: Women, Violence and Faith Communities

 

Meeting 2.

 

Meeting date: 15 October 2014

Confirmed Attendees:              

 

Alan Bayes, Interfaith Council for Wales

Aled Roberts AM    

Alex Glanville, Church in Wales

Amelia Abplanalp   

Arfon Jones, Bible Society

Brian Reardon        

Carole Slade 

Cath Davies 

Christine Moore, Welsh Religious Buildings Trust

Dafydd Owen        

Dafydd Thomas     

Darren Millar AM    

David Brownnutt    

David Smyth

Edward Holland     

Elfed Godding, Evangelical Alliance Wales

Gethin Russell-Jones, Rhiwbina Baptist Church

Huw Edwards        

Huw Priday  

Jan Williams, Churches Conservation and Development Officer

Janet Bone   

Janet Finch-Saunders AM  

Jenny Hill     

Jim Stewart, Evangelical Alliance Wales

John Winton, Churches Tourism Network Wales

Judith Leigh 

Karshan Vaghani, Hindu Council of Wales

Kath Hilsden, Church in Wales

Katrina Kolze         

Ken Skates AM, Deputy Minister

Kieran Turner        

Mia Rees     

Mike Hedges AM    

Mike Hill      

Mohammed Asghar AM    

Naran Patel, Hindu Council of Wales

Neil Poulton,           Presbyterian Church of Wales

Norman Doe, The Law School, Cardiff University

Peggy Jackson, Church in Wales

Praduman Halai, Hindu Council of Wales

Premila Adalja       

Radhika Kadaba, Hindu Council of Wales

Ryland Doyle

Sally Massey-Thomas, United Reformed Church

Sarah Perons

Sharon Lee, Housing Justice

Shirley Sleight, Cardiff Reform Synagogue

Simon Cameron, Diocese of St. Asaph

Siva Sivapalan        

Stella Price   

Stephen Price         

Sudha Bhatt, Hindu Council of Wales

Susan Fielding, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

Tad Deiniol, Orthodox Church

Vimla Patel, Hindu Council of Wales

William Graham AM

Wynford Bellin       

 

Summary of issues discussed: 'Religious buildings...do they matter?'


 

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

 

The group did not meet with any professional lobbyists, voluntary organisations or charities.

 


 


 

 


Annual Financial Statement

17.11.14

Cross Party Group on Faith

Chair: Darren Millar AM

Secretary: Jim Stewart, Evangelical Alliance Wales

Group’s Expenses.

 

Hire of the Norwegian Arts Centre for the meeting on 15 October 2014

£240.00

Costs of all goods.

 

No goods purchased.

£0.00

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

 

Evangelical Alliance paid for the hire of the Norwegian Arts Centre

£240.00

Any secretariat or other support.

 

No financial support received.

£0.00

Services provided to the Group such as hospitality.

 

Date

Description and name of provider

 

Cost

 

 

£0.00

Total cost

 

£0.00