Meetings

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations

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: 06/01/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Letter from the Welsh Government (25 November 2019)

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Meeting: 21/10/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Letter from the Welsh Government (3 October 2019)


Meeting: 08/10/2018 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Update from the Welsh Government (20 September 2018)

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Meeting: 12/03/2018 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Committee Correspondence

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Meeting: 11/12/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Additional information from the Welsh Government (21 November 2017)

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Meeting: 25/09/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of the Welsh Government's response to the Committee's Report

PAC(5)-23-17 Paper 6 – Welsh Government’s response

PAC(5)-23-17 Paper 7 – Letter from Community Housing Cymru

PAC(5)-23-17 Paper 8 – Response from the Regulatory Board for Wales  

 

 

 

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Minutes:

8.1 Committee Members considered the Welsh Government’s response to the recommendations contained in the Committee report and noted the positive reaction from the housing sector.

8.2 Members agreed to have an update on progress in spring and November 2018.

 


Meeting: 10/07/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of the draft report

PAC(5)-20-17 Paper 4 – Draft Report

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Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the draft report and suggested a number of amendments. The Clerks will circulate a revised version showing the changes, by email.


Meeting: 26/06/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of draft report

PAC(5)-18-17 Paper 7 – Draft report

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7.1 Due to time constraints, this item was not reached but Members were asked to send any comments on their initial consideration of the Committee’s report to the Clerks who will reschedule the item for a future meeting.


Meeting: 08/05/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.

6.2 Members were in agreement that the Chair writes to the Welsh Government to seek a sensibly redacted version of the Statutory Inquiry report on Tai Cantref Housing Association and that if it is not forthcoming, that the Assembly’s Power to call (Section 37 of the Government of Wales Act 2006) is used to obtain the document.


Meeting: 08/05/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 13

Research Briefing

 

John Howells, Director of Housing and Regeneration, Welsh Government

Ian Williams - Deputy Director, Homes and Places, Welsh Government

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Minutes:

5.1 Members scrutinised John Howells, Director of Housing and Regeneration and Ian Williams, Deputy Director, Homes and Places, Welsh Government as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.


Meeting: 03/04/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of key issues

PAC(5)-12-17 Paper 5 - Key issues

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Minutes:

8.1 Members considered and discussed the key issues paper.


Meeting: 20/03/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3.)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Visit to Newport City Homes

Visit to Newport City Homes to observe homes and meet residents.

 


Meeting: 20/03/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2.)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Visit to Pobl project

Visit to Pobl Housing Association project at Loftus Garden Village, Newport to observe show home and meet residents.


Meeting: 13/03/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of evidence received

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 13/03/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 12

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-09-17 Paper 1 – Paper from the Welsh Government

 

John Howells – Director of Housing & Regeneration, Welsh Government

Ian Williams – Deputy Director, Sector Development, Welsh Government

 

 

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from John Howells, Director of Housing and Ian Williams, Deputy Director (Sector Development), Welsh Government as part of its inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.


Meeting: 27/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 9

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-07-17 Paper 4 – Consultation response from the Regulatory Board for Wales

 

Helen White – Chair, Regulatory Board for Wales

Mike Wiseman – Chair, Tenant Advisory Panel

 

 

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Helen White, Chair, Regulatory Board for Wales and Mike Wiseman, Former Chair, Tenant Advisory Panel and member of the Regulatory Advisory Group and Making it Work Group, as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.


Meeting: 27/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Correction from Welsh Local Government Association

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Meeting: 27/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of evidence received

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8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 27/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 11

PAC(5)-07-17 Paper 7 – Paper from Merthyr Valleys Homes

 

Michael Owen – Chief Executive, Merthyr Valleys Homes

Nicola Evans – Chair, Merthyr Valleys Homes

 

 

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Michael Owen, Chief Executive and Nicola Evans, Chair of Merthyr Valleys Homes as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.

 


Meeting: 27/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 10

PAC(5)-07-17 Paper 5 – Paper from Chief Executive, Tai Ceredigion

PAC(5)-07-17 Paper 6 – Paper from Chair, Tai Ceredigion

 

Steve Jones – Chief Executive, Tai Ceredigion

Derek Lassetter – Chair, Tai Ceredigion

 

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5.1 The Committee took evidence from Steve Jones, Chief Executive and Derek Lassetter, Chair of Tai Ceredigion as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.

 


Meeting: 13/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 8

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-06-17 Paper 1 – Consultation response from Newport City Homes

 

Ceri Doyle – CEO, Newport City Homes

Jane Mudd – Chair, Newport City Homes

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Ceri Doyle, CEO, and Jane Mudd, Chair, Newport City Homes as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.


Meeting: 13/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 13/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 7

Anne Hinchey – Chief Executive, Wales & West Housing Association

Sharon Lee – Chair, Wales & West Housing Association

 

 

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5.1 The Committee took evidence from Anne Hinchey, Chief Executive, and Sharon Lee Chair, Wales & West Housing Association as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.

 


Meeting: 13/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 6

Walis George – Chief Executive, Grŵp Cynefin

John Arthur Jones – Chair, Grŵp Cynefin

 

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4.1 The Committee took evidence from Walis George, Chief Executive, and John Arthur Jones, Chair, Grŵp Cynefin as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.


Meeting: 13/02/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 5

Research Briefing

 

Amanda Davies – Chief Executive, Pobl

Wendy Bourton – Chair, Pobl

 

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Amanda Davies Chief Executive and Wendy Bourton, Chair, Pobl as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.


Meeting: 30/01/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 30/01/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 4

PAC(5)-04-17 Paper 2 – Consultation response from Council of Mortgage Lenders

 

John Marr - Senior Policy Adviser, Council of Mortgage Lenders

Peter Hughes - Principality Building Society/ Council of Mortgage Lenders

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from John Marr, Senior Policy Adviser, Council of Mortgage Lenders and Peter Hughes, Principality Building Society/ Council of Mortgage Lenders as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.

 


Meeting: 30/01/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 3

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-04-17 Paper 1 – Consultation response from Community Housing Cymru

 

Stuart Ropke – Chief Executive, Community Housing Cymru

Clarissa Corbisiero-Peters – Deputy Chief Executive, Community Housing Cymru

 

 

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Stuart Ropke, Chief Executive, and Clarissa Corbisiero-Peters, Deputy Chief Executive, Community Housing as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.


Meeting: 30/01/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Summary of discussions at Stakeholder Event (5 December 2016)

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Meeting: 16/01/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 1

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-02-17 Paper 1 – Consultation response from Welsh Tenants

PAC(5)-02-17 Paper 2 – Consultation response from Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS Cymru)

 

Steve Clarke – Managing Director, Welsh Tenants

David Wilton – Director, Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS Cymru)

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence Steve Clarke, Managing Director, Welsh Tenants and David Wilton, Director, Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS Cymru) as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.


Meeting: 16/01/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 16/01/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Evidence Session 2

PAC(5)-02-17 Paper 3 – Consultation response from the Welsh Local Government Association
PAC(5)-02-17 Paper 4 – Consultation response from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Cymru

 

Jim McKirdle – Housing Policy Officer, Welsh Local Government Association

Neil Howell - Head of Housing & Business Support, Torfaen County Borough Council

Gavin Smart – Deputy Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) UK

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence Jim McKirdle, Housing Policy Officer, Welsh Local Government Association, Neil Howell, Head of Housing & Business Support, Torfaen County Borough Council and Gavin Smart, Deputy Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) UK as part of its inquiry into the Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations.

 


Meeting: 07/12/2016 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from the Chair of Public Accounts Committee to the Chair in relation to Tai Cantref Housing Association

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Minutes:

4.3.a. The Committee noted the correspondence from the Chair of Public Accounts Committee to the Chair in relation to Tai Cantref Housing Association.


Meeting: 07/12/2016 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from the Chair to the Chair of Public Accounts Committee in relation to Tai Cantref Housing Association

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4.2.a. The Committee noted the correspondence from the Chair to the Chair of Public Accounts Committee in relation to Tai Cantref Housing Association.


Meeting: 07/12/2016 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from Adam Price AM to the Chair of Public Accounts Committee in relation to Tai Cantref Housing Association

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Minutes:

4.1.a. The Committee noted the correspondence Adam Price AM to the Chair of Public Accounts Committee in relation to Tai Cantref Housing Association.


Meeting: 05/12/2016 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3.)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Closing remarks


Meeting: 05/12/2016 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2.)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Round table discussions


Meeting: 05/12/2016 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1.)

Inquiry into Regulatory oversight of Housing Associations: Welcome


Meeting: 21/11/2016 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into regulatory oversight of Housing Associations

PAC(5)-10-16 Paper 1- Consultation Letter

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Minutes:

3.1 Members noted that the written consultation opened today and closes on 5 January 2017.

3.2 Members noted the stakeholder event being held on 5 December with housing association tenants.

3.3 Members raised a number of points to be included in the questioning for the evidence sessions.


Meeting: 31/10/2016 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Housing Associations: Scoping paper on possible inquiry

PAC(5)-07-16 Paper 5 – Scoping paper

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Minutes:

5.1 The Members considered and discussed the scoping paper regarding a possible inquiry into housing associations.

5.2 Members agreed to undertake an inquiry subject to inclusion of additional terms of reference.