Concise Minutes - Finance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 5 October 2017

Meeting time: 09.31 - 12.34
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4422


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Simon Thomas AM (Chair)

Neil Hamilton AM

Mike Hedges AM

Eluned Morgan AM

David Rees AM

Steffan Lewis AM

Nick Ramsay AM

Witnesses:

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Margaret Davies, Welsh Government

Andrew Jeffreys, Welsh Government

Suzy Davies AM, Commissioner

Manon Antoniazzi, Chief Executive & Clerk of the Assembly

Nia Morgan, Director of Finance

Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Georgina Owen (Deputy Clerk)

Martin Jennings (Researcher)

Ben Harris (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The  Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

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2       Paper(s) to note

2.1 The papers were noted.

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3       National Assembly for Wales Commission draft budget 2018-19

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Suzy Davies AM, Commissioner for Budget and Governance; Manon Antoniazzi, Chief Executive and Clerk to the Assembly; and Nia Morgan, Director of Finance on the National Assembly for Wales Commission draft budget 2018-19.

3.2 The Commission agreed to write to the Committee with further information on security improvements and to share the outcome of its capacity review.

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from items 5 and 7

4.1 The motion was agreed.

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5       National Assembly for Wales Commission budget 2018-19: Consideration of Evidence

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

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6       Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government; Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury; and Margaret Davies, Deputy Director, Strategic Budgeting on the Welsh Government’s draft budget 2018-19.

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7       Welsh Government draft budget 2018-19: Consideration of evidence

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.</AI7>

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