Meetings

Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 12/10/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Consideration of information from HMRC in relation to Welsh Rates of Income Tax

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee noted the Welsh Rates of Income Tax

HMRC Annual Report 2020 and Service Level Agreement.


Meeting: 12/10/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1)

Welsh Revenue Authority: annual accounts 2019 to 2020 - Technical briefing

Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority

Rebecca Godfrey, Chief Strategy Officer, Welsh Revenue Authority

Sam Cairns, Operating Officer, Welsh Revenue Authority

Adam Al-Nuaimi, Head of Data Analysis, Welsh Revenue Authority

 

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee received a technical briefing on the Welsh Revenue Authority’s Performance Report - 2019 to 2020 from Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive; Rebecca Godfrey, Chief Strategy Officer; Sam Cairns, Operating Officer; and Adam Al-Nuami, Head of Data Analysis.


Meeting: 05/10/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN 3 - Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd: Welsh Government's Tax Policy Work Plan for 2020-21 - 29 September 2020

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Meeting: 14/09/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN 8 - Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd: Update on Welsh Government's formal request to UK Government for devolution of further tax competence - 8 September 2020

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Meeting: 04/06/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN2 - Letter from the Welsh Revenue Authority - Annual Report and Accounts 2019-20 - 22 May 2020

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Meeting: 12/03/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN1 - Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd - Vacant Land Tax - 3 March 2020

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Meeting: 10/02/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Proposals for making changes to the Welsh Tax Acts - briefing from Welsh Government officials

Gareth McMahon, Welsh Government Lawyer

Andrew Hewitt, Welsh Treasury

Laura Fox, Welsh Treasury

 

CLA(5)-06-20 – Paper 22 - Paper from Welsh Government

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Minutes:

The Committee received a briefing from Welsh Government officials on proposals for making changes to Welsh tax legislation.


Meeting: 27/11/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Technical briefing: Welsh tax forecasts

Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury

Julian Revell, Head of Fiscal Analysis, Welsh Treasury

 

Paper 1 – Background paper

 

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Minutes:

4.1     The Committee received a technical briefing from Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury and Julian Revell, Head of Fiscal Analysis, Welsh Treasury on Welsh tax forecasts.


Meeting: 13/11/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

Technical briefing: Making changes to Welsh tax legislation

Gareth McMahon, Government Lawyer

Andrew Hewitt, Welsh Treasury

Laura Fox, Welsh Treasury

Minutes:

2.1     The Committee received a technical briefing from Gareth McMahon, Government Lawyer; Andrew Hewitt, Welsh Treasury; and Laura Fox, Welsh Treasury on proposed changes to Welsh tax legislation.


Meeting: 19/06/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Office of Budget Responsibility: Tax forecasting briefing

Robert Chote, Chairman Budget Responsibility Committee

Andy King, Budget Responsibility Committee

Shaun Butcher, Deputy Chief of Staff

Dr Paul Mathews, Senior Analyst

Marcus Hanson, Analyst

 

Paper 3 – Memorandum of Understanding between the Welsh Government and Office for Budget Responsibility

Paper 4 – Terms of Reference between the Welsh Government and Office for Budget Responsibility

Paper 5 – Financial Framework between the Welsh Government and Office for Budget Responsibility

 

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received a briefing from the Office of Budget Responsibility on tax forecasting.


Meeting: 05/06/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1)

Welsh Revenue Authority: Tax technical briefing

Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority

Adam Al-Nuami, Head of Data Analysis, Welsh Revenue Authority

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee received a private tax technical briefing from Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority; Adam Al-Nuami, Head of Data Analysis, Welsh Revenue Authority; and Dave Jones, Data Analysis, Welsh Revenue Authority.


Meeting: 05/06/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 PTN2 - Letter from Jim Harra, Second Permanent Secretary, HMRC – Welsh Rates of Income Tax: Welsh tax codes – 14 May 2019

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Meeting: 05/06/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 PTN3 - Letter from Minister for Finance and Trefnydd – Welsh Rates of Income Tax: Welsh tax codes – 22 May 2019

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Meeting: 23/05/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Welsh Government Consultation - Proposals to amend the Government of Wales Act 2006 (Budget Motion and Designated Bodies) Order 2018

Paper 2 – Letter from the MfFT – 9 May 2019

Paper 3 – Welsh Government – Consultation Document: Amending the Government of Wales Act 2006 (Budget Motions and Designated Bodies) Order 2018

 

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s consultation on proposals to amend the Government of Wales Act 2006 (Budget Motion and Designated Bodies) Order 2018.

 

2.2 The Committee agreed to respond to the consultation.


Meeting: 27/03/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN2 - Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales - Implementation of the Wales Act 2014

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Meeting: 21/03/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Implementation of Wales Act 2014: Consideration of draft report

Paper 6 - Implementation of Wales Act 2014: Draft report

Paper 7 - NAO Administration of Welsh Income Tax 2017-18 Report

Paper 8 - Letter to the Secretary of State for Wales: Implementation report

Paper 9 - Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales to Finance Committee: WAIR

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Minutes:

8.1 The Committee agreed the report, subject to minor amendments.

 


Meeting: 13/03/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd: Welsh Government's tax policy work plan for 2019

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Meeting: 23/01/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 3 (Wales Audit Office)

Adrian Crompton, Auditor General for Wales

Richard Harries, Director, Financial Audit, Wales Audit Office

Gareth Lucey, Audit Manager, Wales Audit Office

 

Paper 1 - Fiscal Devolution in Wales: devolved taxes and Welsh rates of income tax

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Adrian Crompton, Auditor General for Wales; Richard Harries, Director, Financial Audit, Wales Audit Office; and Gareth Lucey, Audit Manager, Wales Audit Office.


Meeting: 23/01/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 10)

Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

10.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 23/01/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 9)

9 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 4 (HMRC)

Jim Harra, Second Permanent Secretary, HMRC

Katy Peters, Deputy Director, Personal Taxes, Knowledge Analysis and Intelligence, and Head of Professions for Economics, HMRC

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Minutes:

9.1 The Committee took evidence from Jim Harra, Second Permanent Secretary, HMRC and Katy Peters, Deputy Director, Personal Taxes, Knowledge Analysis and Intelligence, and Head of Professions for Economics, HMRC.


Meeting: 23/01/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 The Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

Paper 3 - Summary Legal Briefing: The Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

 

Supporting documents:

The Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

Explanatory Memorandum

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Minutes:

7.1 The Committee noted the Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018.


Meeting: 23/01/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 09/01/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 2 (Welsh Revenue Authority)

Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority

Kathryn Bishop, Chair, Welsh Revenue Authority

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority and Kathryn Bishop, Chair, Welsh Revenue Authority.


Meeting: 09/01/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Consideration of Evidence

Paper 2 – The UK Government's Fourth Annual Report on the Implementation and Operation of Part 2 (Finance) of the Wales Act 2014

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 09/01/2019 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 1 (Minister for Finance and Trefnydd)

Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury

Liz Matthews, Income tax policy and delivery lead

 

Paper 1 – Fourth annual report by Welsh Ministers on the implementation and operation of Part 2 (Finance) of the Wales Act 2014

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd; Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury; Liz Matthews, Income tax policy and delivery lead, Welsh Government.

3.2 The Minister agreed to write to the Committee with the final costs of transitioning to Land Transaction Tax and Landfill Disposals Tax once confirmed.


Meeting: 05/12/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1.)

Visit to the Welsh Revenue Authority


Meeting: 29/11/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN3 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance - Vacant Land Tax - 20 November 2018

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Meeting: 17/10/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 10)

10 Welsh Affairs Committee Inquiry: Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales

Paper 5 – Draft response

Supporting documents:

  • FIN(5)-23-18 P5 - Draft response

Minutes:

10.1 The Committee agreed its response to the Welsh Affairs Committee inquiry on the Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales.


Meeting: 05/07/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 11)

11 Consideration of a legislative budget process

Paper 10 – Legislative budget process

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

11.1 The Committee noted the paper and considered the next steps.


Meeting: 13/06/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN3 - Letter from the Chair to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance - Celebrating 10 years of Fiscal Devolution - 25 May 2018

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Meeting: 13/06/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN2 - Letter from Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government to the Chair - Celebrating 10 years of Fiscal Devolution - 24 May 2018

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Meeting: 17/05/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN5 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance - The implementation of fiscal devolution in Wales: Welsh Government Response - 10 May 2018

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Meeting: 03/05/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1.)

1. Visit to the Welsh Revenue Authority

Paper 1 - Welsh Revenue Authority Visit

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Meeting: 21/03/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Legislative budget process - scoping paper

Paper 6 – Legislative budget process – scoping paper

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Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered a scoping paper on a legislative budget process and agreed to undertake an inquiry.


Meeting: 15/03/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 10)

10 Assembly Procedure for Section 116C Orders in Council

Paper 5 - Letter from the Llywydd to the Chair - Assembly Procedure for Section 116C Orders in Council - 1 March 2018

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Minutes:

10.1 The Committee considered a letter from the Business Committee regarding proposed changes to Standing Orders in relation to an Assembly Procedure for Section 116C Orders in Council and agreed to respond.


Meeting: 15/03/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 11)

11 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Consideration of draft report

Paper 6 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

11.1 The Committee agreed the draft report with minor changes.


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Legislative budget process

Daniel Greenberg - Barrister specialising in legislation

 

Paper 4 - Legislative Budget Process: Discussion Paper

 

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Minutes:

8.1 The Committee held an informal session with Daniel Greenberg, a barrister specialising in legislation.


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN1 - Letter from the Welsh Revenue Authority - Cross border land titles and WRA taxpayer repayments - 30 January 2018

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Meeting: 31/01/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 31/01/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair - Welsh Revenue Authority recruitment - 18 January 2018

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Meeting: 31/01/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 4 (HMRC)

Jim Harra, Second Permanent Secretary, HMRC

Sarah Walker, Deputy Director, Devolution, HMRC

 

Paper 2 – Letter from HMRC to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance – 6 December 2017

Paper 3 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to HMRC – 13 December 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Jim Harra, Second Permanent Secretary, HMRC; and Sarah Walker, Deputy Director, Devolution, HMRC on the devolution of fiscal powers to Wales.


Meeting: 17/01/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 17/01/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 3 (Welsh Revenue Authority)

Kathryn Bishop, Chair, Welsh Revenue Authority

Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Kathryn Bishop, Chair, Welsh Revenue Authority; and Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority on the preparations for the devolution of fiscal powers to Wales.

 

3.2 The Chief Executive agreed to provide the Committee with a note setting out what the WRA will do in the run-up to 1 April 2018 to ensure that the Land Registry work on cross border transactions is co-ordinated.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 2 (Welsh Government)

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury

Claire McDonald, Implementation Programme Manager, Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA)

 

Paper 3 - The third annual report by Welsh Ministers about the implementation and operation of Part 2 (Finance) of the Wales Act 2014

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance; Andrew Jeffreys, Director, Welsh Treasury; and Claire McDonald, Implementation Programme Manager, Welsh Revenue Authority on the preparations for the devolution of fiscal powers to Wales.

 

4.2 The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide a breakdown of the WRA workforce in terms of numbers, types of contracts and diversity.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Consideration of evidence

Paper 4 – The UK Government’s Third Annual Report on the Implementation and Operation of Part 2 (Finance) of the Wales Act 2014

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

 

6.2 The Committee noted that the Secretary of State for Wales had declined its invite to provide oral evidence on the UK Government’s Third Annual Report on the Implementation and Operation of Part 2 (Finance) of the Wales Act 2014.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Evidence session 1 (Wales Audit Office)

Mike Usher, Director and Sector Lead, Health and Central Government, Wales Audit Office

Richard Harries, Director, Financial Audit, Wales Audit Office

Matthew Coe, Audit Manager, Wales Audit Office

 

Paper 1 – Auditor General for Wales - Fiscal Devolution in Wales: An update on preparations for its implementation

Paper 2 – Welsh Government response to the report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Mike Usher, Director and Sector Lead, Health and Central Government; Richard Harries, Director, Financial Audit; and Matthew Coe, Audit Manager on the preparations for the devolution of fiscal powers to Wales.


Meeting: 13/12/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Briefing: Forecasts for Devolved Taxes

Robert Chote, Chairman of Office for Budget Responsibility

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Robert Chote, Chairman of Office for Budget Responsibility on forecasts for devolved taxes.


Meeting: 13/12/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 PTN1 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance - Welsh Revenue Authority Budgets for 2017/18 - 2019/20 - 4 December 2017

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Meeting: 13/12/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

Tax Statutory Instruments: Technical briefing

Liz Matthews, Welsh Revenue Authority Operations Project Manager

Gurvinder Bhakar, Lawyer, Treasury Team

Andrew Hewitt, Land Transactions Tax Project Manager

Sarah Govier, Devolved Tax Policy Project Manager

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received a technical briefing on Tax Statutory Instruments from the following Welsh Government officials: Liz Matthews, Welsh Revenue Authority Operations Project Manager; Gurvinder Bhakar, Lawyer, Treasury Team; Andrew Hewitt, Land Transactions Tax Project Manager; and Sarah Govier, Devolved Tax Policy Project Manager.


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7.)

Tax Statutory Instruments: Technical briefing

Liz Matthews, Welsh Revenue Authority Operations project manager

Gurvinder Bhakar, Lawyer, Treasury Team

Andrew Hewitt, Land Transactions Tax project manager

Sarah Govier, Devolved Tax policy project manager

Tom Taylor, Tax Administration project manager


Meeting: 27/09/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN1 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government - 21 September 2017

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Meeting: 29/06/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 11)

11 Scotland Visit: Consideration of meetings

Paper 7 – Summary of Key points

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Minutes:

11.1 The Committee noted the productive trip to Scotland and how useful the sessions had been.


Meeting: 15/06/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1)

1 Itinerary

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Meeting: 15/06/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Revenue Scotland

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Minutes:

5. The Committee met with Revenue Scotland.


Meeting: 15/06/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

First Minister's Questions

Minutes:

3. The Committee watched First Ministers Questions.


Meeting: 15/06/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Finance and Constitution Committee, Scottish Parliament

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2. The Committee met with the Finance and Constitution Committee.


Meeting: 15/06/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Scottish Fiscal Commission

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4. The Committee met with the Scottish Fiscal Committee.


Meeting: 29/03/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Wales Governance Centre Briefing: Assessing the Fiscal Framework Agreement

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee received a briefing from the Wales Governance Centre on the Fiscal Framework.


Meeting: 23/03/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Implementation of Fiscal provisions: Consideration of Evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 23/03/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Implementation of Fiscal Provisions in the Wales Act 2014: Ministerial evidence session

Mark Drakeford – Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Andrew Jeffreys – Director, Treasury, Welsh Government

Dyfed Alsop – Welsh Revenue Authority Implementation Director, Welsh Government

 

Paper 2 – The second annual report by Welsh Ministers about the implementation and operation of Part 2 (Finance) of the Wales Act 2014

 

Paper 3 – Evidence paper from Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government – 9 March 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Mark Drakeford AM and his officials Andrew Jeffreys and Dyfed Alsop on the Welsh Government report Implementation of Fiscal Provisions in the Wales Act 2014 (Part 2).

4.2 The Committee also took evidence on the Fiscal framework agreed with the UK Government in December 2016.


Meeting: 23/03/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Preparations for the implementation of fiscal devolution in Wales: Wales Audit Office Evidence Session

Huw Vaughan Thomas – Auditor General for Wales

Mike Usher –Director and Sector Lead, Health and Central Government, Wales Audit Office

Richard Harries - Director, Financial Audit, Wales Audit Office

 

Paper 1 - Wales Audit Office Report: Preparations for the implementation of fiscal devolution in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from the Auditor General for Wales, Huw Vaughan Thomas and his officials Mike Usher and Richard Harries on the Wales Audit Office report – Preparations for the implementation of fiscal devolution in Wales.


Meeting: 15/03/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales: Welsh tax forecast briefing

Robert Chote – Chairman, Office for Budget Responsibility

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee scrutinised Robert Chote on the tax forecasts for Wales by OBR.


Meeting: 08/02/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Technical Briefing: Welsh Revenue Authority

Dyfed Alsop – WRA Implementation Director, Welsh Government

Claire McDonald – WRA Implementation Programme Manager, Welsh Government

Jo Ryder – WRA People Project Manager, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee received a technical briefing on the Welsh Revenue Authority from Dyfed Alsop, WRA Implementation Director, Welsh Government; Claire McDonald, WRA Implementation Programme Manager, Welsh Government; and Jo Ryder, WRA People Project Manager, Welsh Government.


Meeting: 25/01/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales - Financial provisions of Wales Act 2014 - 28 December 2016

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1.1 The Committee agreed to write again to the Secretary of State for Wales.


Meeting: 11/01/2017 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Fiscal Framework: Evidence Session with the Cabinet Secretary

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Andrew Jeffreys, Treasury Director, Welsh Government

Ed Sherriff, Head of Fiscal Strategy, Welsh Government

 

Paper 1 - The agreement between the Welsh Government and the United Kingdom Government on the Welsh Government’s fiscal framework – December 2016

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Andrew Jeffreys and Ed Sherriff on the Fiscal Framework.


Meeting: 15/12/2016 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Wales Audit Office Report: Preparations for the implementation of fiscal devolution in Wales

Paper 1 - Wales Audit Office Report - Preparations for the implementation of fiscal devolution in Wales – December 2016

Paper 2 – Preparations for the implementation of fiscal devolution in Wales: Response from Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee noted the report and agreed to invite the Auditor General for Wales to provide oral evidence in the New Year.


Meeting: 23/11/2016 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government to the Presiding Officer - Appointment of the Chair of the Welsh Revenue Authority - 14 November 2016

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Minutes:

2.1.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 09/11/2016 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales

Paper 7 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government – 27 October 2016 – Devolution of fiscal powers to Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government and agreed to undertake a short inquiry on the implementation of the Wales Act 2014 in the New Year.