Concise Minutes - Finance Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 5 - Tŷ Hywel

Meeting date: Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Meeting time: 09.03 - 09.46
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Assembly Members:

Llyr Gruffydd AM (Chair)

Rhun ap Iorwerth AM

Alun Davies AM

Mike Hedges AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

Nick Ramsay AM


Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Ryan Bishop (Deputy Clerk)

Martin Jennings (Researcher)

Ben Harris (Legal Adviser)

Gareth Howells (Legal Adviser)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Neil Hamilton AM.



2       Welsh Government Second Supplementary Budget 2018-19: Consideration of draft report

2.1 The Committee agreed the report with minor changes.



3       Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Consideration of proposed amendments at Stage 3

3.1 The Committee considered and agreed:

·      the revised Explanatory Memorandum following Stage 2

·      the proposed amendments that it will table to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill at Stage 3.



4       Scoping paper: The Welsh Government’s capital funding sources

4.1 The Committee considered the scoping paper.



5       Scoping paper: Consideration of proposals to amend the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

5.1 The Committee considered the scoping paper.



6       Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Approach to scrutiny

6.1 The Committee agreed its approach.



7       Consideration of forward work programme

7.1 The Committee considered its forward work programme.





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