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Forward work programme - Local Government and Housing Committee

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Meeting: 31/01/2023 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 2.)

2. Consideration of the terms of reference for the inquiry into local authority leisure and library services

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Meeting: 31/01/2023 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 3.)

3. Consideration of the terms of reference for the inquiry into the right to adequate housing

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Meeting: 19/01/2023 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 7)

7 Update on the forward work programme

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7.1. The Committee agreed its forward work programme for the spring and summer 2023 terms.


Meeting: 14/12/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 1)

1 Consideration of the forward work programme

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1.1.       The Committee discussed its forward work programme and agreed its priorities for spring and summer 2023.


Meeting: 27/10/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 7)

Technical briefing from Welsh Government officials in relation to the local government funding formula

Judith Cole, Deputy Director Local Government Finance Policy & Sustainability, Welsh Government

Emma Smith, Head of Local Government Finance Policy, Welsh Government

Tim Evans, Head of Local Government Funding, Welsh Government

James Koe, Senior Statistical Officer-Future Funding & Settlement Manager, Welsh Government

Leah Whitty, Finance Policy Officer (Revenues and Benefits), Welsh Local Government Association

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7.1. The Committee received a technical briefing from:

Judith Cole, Deputy Director Local Government Finance Policy & Sustainability, Welsh Government

Emma Smith, Head of Local Government Finance Policy, Welsh Government

Tim Evans, Head of Local Government Funding, Welsh Government

Leah Whitty, Finance Policy Officer (Revenues and Benefits), Welsh Local Government Association


Meeting: 27/10/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution in relation to modernising electoral administration

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3.1.a The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution in relation to modernising electoral administration.


Meeting: 29/09/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales in relation to complaint handling practices of local authorities in Wales

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4.5.a The Committee noted the letter from the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales in relation to complaint handling practices of local authorities in Wales.


Meeting: 29/09/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 4)

4 Joint letter from Community Housing Cymru, the Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru and Housing Leadership Cymru in relation to the Welsh Quality Housing Standard

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4.3.a The Committee noted the joint letter from Community Housing Cymru, the Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru and Housing Leadership Cymru in relation to the Welsh Quality Housing Standard.


Meeting: 29/09/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution in relation to local government electoral pilots

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4.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution in relation to local government electoral pilots.


Meeting: 13/07/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 7)

7 Consideration of the forward work programme for the autumn term 2022

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7.1. The Committee considered its forward work programme and agreed to pursue a number of matters in the autumn term.


Meeting: 18/05/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Consideration of the forward work programme

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6.1. The Committee considered and agreed its forward work programme until the end of the summer term, and for the first two meetings of the autumn term.


Meeting: 30/03/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 2)

2 Report from the Bevan Foundation in relation to the Wales Housing Crisis

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2.2.a The Committee noted the report from the Bevan Foundation in relation to the Wales Housing Crisis and agreed to write to the Minister for Climate Change on matters raised.


Meeting: 30/03/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 5)

5 Consideration of the forward work programme

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5.1. The Committee considered the forward work programme.


Meeting: 23/03/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 7)

7 Consideration of forward work programme

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7.1. The Committee considered its forward work programme.


Meeting: 23/03/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales in relation to complaints handled by Welsh Local Authorities

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2.1.a The Committee noted the letter from the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales in relation to complaints handled by Welsh Local Authorities.


Meeting: 09/03/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Chief Executive of Senedd Cymru to the Chair of the Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee in relation to the use of the acronym B.A.M.E by the Senedd Commission

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5.7.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chief Executive of Senedd Cymru to the Chair of the Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee in relation to the use of the acronym B.A.M.E by the Senedd Commission.


Meeting: 09/02/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 7)

7 Consideration of the forward work programme

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7.1. The Committee considered the forward work programme.


Meeting: 26/01/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 8)

8 Consideration of the forward work programme

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8.1. The Committee agreed to consider the forward work programme at its next meeting due to time constraints.


Meeting: 21/01/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Minister for Climate Change in relation to housing matters raised by the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA)

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3.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Climate Change in relation to housing matters raised by the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA).


Meeting: 12/01/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter to the Minister for Climate Change in relation to the private rented sector in Wales

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6.1.a The Committee noted the letter to the Minister for Climate Change in relation to the private rented sector in Wales.


Meeting: 12/01/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Report from the Bevan Foundation: "A snapshot of poverty in Winter 2021"

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6.5.a The Committee noted the report from the Bevan Foundation: "A snapshot of poverty in Winter 2021".


Meeting: 01/12/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from Jonathan Edwards MP in relation to Incomplete Housing Estates and Outsourcing of Building Control

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6.3.a The Committee noted the letter from Jonathan Edwards MP in relation to Incomplete Housing Estates and Outsourcing of Building Control.


Meeting: 03/11/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from Make UK in relation to manufacturing in Wales

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2.11.a The Committee noted the letter from Make UK in relation to manufacturing in Wales and agreed to respond to the letter.


Meeting: 03/11/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 2)

2 Briefing from the Electoral Commission on the UK Government Elections Bill

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2.4.a The Committee noted the briefing from the Electoral Commission on the UK Government Elections Bill.


Meeting: 06/10/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 4)

4 Strategic planning session

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4.1 The Committee undertook a strategic planning session.


Meeting: 22/09/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Equality and Social Justice Committee in relation to joint working between committees

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6.9.a The Committee noted the letter from the Equality and Social Justice Committee in relation to joint working between committees.


Meeting: 22/09/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Parliamentary briefing from the Electoral Commission in relation to the Elections Bill

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6.8.a The Committee noted the Parliamentary briefing from the Electoral Commission in relation to the Elections Bill.


Meeting: 22/09/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from Llyr Gruffydd MS to the Minister for Finance and Local Government in relation to local authority electoral boundaries

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6.7.a The Committee noted the letter from Llyr Gruffydd MS to the Minister for Finance and Local Government in relation to local authority electoral boundaries.


Meeting: 22/09/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Bevan Foundation in relation to poverty and inequality policy areas

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6.6.a The Committee noted the letter from the Bevan Foundation in relation to poverty and inequality policy areas.


Meeting: 22/09/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the NHBC in relation to the housing sector and "NHBC Accepts"

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6.5.a The Committee noted the letter from the NHBC in relation to the housing sector and "NHBC Accepts".


Meeting: 22/09/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Report by the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales "Homes Fit for the Future: The Retrofit Challenge"

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6.4.a The Committee noted the report by the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales "Homes Fit for the Future: The Retrofit Challenge".


Meeting: 22/09/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Welsh Language Commissioner in relation to the Committee's work

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6.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Welsh Language Commissioner in relation to the Committee's work.


Meeting: 15/07/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 7)

7 Consideration of early Committee activity

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7.1 The Committee considered and discussed the paper on its early business and agreed to launch a public consultation to gather views on its priorities over the summer recess.


Meeting: 15/07/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Consideration of the strategic approach to the Committee's remit

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6.1 The Committee considered and discussed the paper on its strategic approach and agreed to return to this in the autumn term.


Meeting: 15/07/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 5)

5 Consideration of the Committee's procedures and ways of working

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  • Paper 5

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5.1 The Committee considered and discussed the paper on its procedures and ways of working.


Meeting: 15/07/2021 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Auditor General for Wales in relation to the work of Audit Wales

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3.4a The Committee noted the letter from the Auditor General for Wales in relation to the work of Audit Wales.