Meetings

Committees – Business Committee

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: 12/07/2022 - Business Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 07/06/2022 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee - request for a debate in Plenary

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed the Petitions Committee’s request for a debate on petition P-06-1277 Save A&E. Withybush General Hospital must retain 24 hour, 7 days a week, Consultant Led urgent care, to be scheduled on 29 June.

 

 


Meeting: 07/06/2022 - Business Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 24/05/2022 - Business Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 24/05/2022 - Business Committee (Item 6)

Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed the request to allow Members of the Committee to be excused from Plenary on Wednesday 15 June, in order to travel to Scotland to attend the inaugural meeting of the Interparliamentary Finance Committee Forum.

 

Business Committee agreed to return to a further discussion about its role in relation to considering requests for Members to be absent from Plenary due to committee business at a future meeting.

 


Meeting: 10/05/2022 - Business Committee (Item 6)

Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee - request for a debate in Plenary

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed the Petitions Committee’s request for a debate on petition P-06-1249 Provide a clinical pathway, medical care, and specialists for people with Tourette’s syndrome in Wales to be scheduled on 25 May. 

 


Meeting: 10/05/2022 - Business Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 26/04/2022 - Business Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 26/04/2022 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Letter from the Chair of the Special Purpose Committee on Senedd Reform

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed the request for Members of the Special Purpose Committee on Senedd Reform to be excused from Plenary from 15.30 on 27 April.

 


Meeting: 08/02/2022 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Letter from the Chair of the Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 01/02/2022 - Business Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 01/02/2022 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed to schedule a debate on petition P-05-949 Save Cowbridge Intermediate School for Girls on Wednesday 16 February 2022.

 


Meeting: 18/01/2022 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Memorandum of Understanding between the UK Government, the Welsh Government, the Senedd Cymru and Ofcom

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

 

Business Committee agreed to refer the Memorandum of Understanding to the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee and the Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee for consideration and comment.  Officials were asked to liaise with Welsh Government about the timetable for this work.

 


Meeting: 18/01/2022 - Business Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 14/12/2021 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Paper from the Chair of the Culture, Communication, Welsh Language, Sport and International Relations Committee

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed to give permission for Members of the Culture, Communication, Welsh Language, Sport and International Relations Committee to leave Plenary early on Wednesday 9 February 2022.

 


Meeting: 14/12/2021 - Business Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 30/11/2021 - Business Committee (Item 6)

Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee - Request for a debate in Plenary

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Managers requested that further information on the current status of decisions relating to the future of the building be provided before they reach a decision on whether to agree to schedule a debate.

 


Meeting: 30/11/2021 - Business Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 19/10/2021 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Committee Plenary Debate - Scrutiny of National Implementation of the Well Being of Future Generations Act (2015)

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed to schedule a joint committee debate by the Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee and the Equality and Social Justice Committee on scrutiny of national implementation of the Well-Being of Future Generations Act (2015).

 

The Trefnydd highlighted that the government statement referred to in the letter was additional to, and not instead of, a response to the report on this subject published by the Public Accounts Committee at the end of the Fifth Senedd.

 


Meeting: 05/10/2021 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Letter from the Chair of the Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport, and International Relations Committee

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee provisionally agreed the following requests from the committee for additional meeting slots:

 

·         Wednesday 20 October 2021;

·         Thursday 18 November 2021; and

·         Wednesday 15 December 2021.

Business Committee also agreed that committees should aim to make termly requests for additional meeting slots, where possible.

 


Meeting: 05/10/2021 - Business Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 05/10/2021 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Letter from the Chair of the Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee provisionally agreed the request for the Committee to meet on 21 October, subject to confirmation of the membership of the Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister.

 


Meeting: 05/10/2021 - Business Committee (Item 5)

Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed to schedule a debate on the petition ‘P-06-1208 New laws to protect rare red squirrels from habitat loss which causes population decline’.

 


Meeting: 21/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Committee timetable requests

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Minutes:

Business Committee considered timetable requests from a number of committees and the impact of the Official Opening on Senedd business, noted the letters from the Health and Social Care and Culture, Communication, Welsh Language, Sport and International Relations Committees, and agreed to the following actions:

 

·         Finance Committee – additional meetings on Friday 8 October AM, Monday 18 October AM, Friday 19 November AM and Wednesday 22 December AM;

·         Children, Young People, and Education Committee – additional meetings on Monday 18 October AM and either Monday 13 December AM or Friday 17 December AM and/or PM;

·         Llywydd’s committee – an additional meeting on Monday 11 October AM;

·         Equality and Social Justice Committee – an additional meeting on Wednesday 20 October AM;

·         Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee – an alternative meeting slot on Wednesday 20 October AM;

·         Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee – an alternative meeting slot on Monday 18 October PM or on Friday 22 October (AM and/or PM);

·         Standards Committee - flexibility to meet on Tuesday AM if required to consider a complaint; and

·         Petitions Committee - permanent move from a Monday AM slot to a Monday PM slot.


Meeting: 21/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 21/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee and the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed its response to the Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee to outline their approach to recommendations made by Public Accounts Committee of the Fifth Senedd.

 


Meeting: 21/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed to schedule the debate on the petition.

 


Meeting: 14/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 6)

Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee noted the letter and agreed to a continuation of the previous arrangements in relation to petitions being debated in plenary.

 


Meeting: 14/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 20/05/2021 - Business Committee (Item 6)

Establishment of an interim committee for the purposes of Standing Order 21

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

Business Committee noted that Legal Advice Notes will be prepared to help inform debates on 26 May on motions to approve made affirmative statutory instruments and agreed in principle to the establishment of an interim committee for the scrutiny of statutory instruments under Standing Order 21.

Business Committee agreed to establish an interim Statutory Instruments Committee with four members (including the Chair), with one member from the Labour Group, one from the Conservative group and one from the Plaid Cymru group, plus the Deputy Presiding Officer as Chair. Business Committee agreed to table the relevant motions for consideration in Plenary on 26 May.

 

 


Meeting: 20/05/2021 - Business Committee (Item 6)

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