Concise Minutes - Finance Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Meeting time: 09.01 - 11.44
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:





Assembly Members:

Llyr Gruffydd AM (Chair)

Rhun ap Iorwerth AM

Neil Hamilton AM

Mike Hedges AM

Jane Hutt AM

Nick Ramsay AM

David Rees AM


Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Andrew Jeffreys, Welsh Government

Margaret Davies, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Georgina Owen (Deputy Clerk)

Martin Jennings (Researcher)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.



2       Paper(s) to note

2.1 The papers were noted.



2.1   PTN1 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance - Second Supplementary Budget 2018-19 - 12 November 2018



2.2   PTN2 - Letter from Paul Davies AM - Autism (Wales) Bill - 15 November 2018



3       Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20: Evidence session with the Cabinet Secretary for Finance

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance; Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury, Welsh Government; and Margaret Davies, Deputy Director, Strategic Budgeting, Welsh Government.



4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting and the meetings on 22 and 29 November 2018

4.1 The motion was agreed.



5       Welsh Government Draft Budget 2019-20: Consideration of evidence

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.





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