Meetings

Welsh Government Second Supplementary Budget 2021-22

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.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 11/05/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN 3 - Letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government: Further information on issues raised during the session on the second supplementary budget - 23 March 2022

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 11/05/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN 4 - Welsh Government Second Supplementary Budget 2021-22: Welsh Government response to the Finance Committee's report - 26 April 2022

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 15/03/2022 - Plenary (Item 6)

Debate: The Second Supplementary Budget 2021-22

NDM7926 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 20.30, approves the Second Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2021-22 laid in the Table Office on Tuesday, 15 February 2022.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20, the Supplementary Budget comprises the following information:

(i)     the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act;

(ii)   the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

(iii)  a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

(iv)  a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion;

(v)   a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c); and

(vi)  details of any revisions to the information provided in accordance with Standing Orders 20.7 – 20.7B for the draft budget, as specified in the protocol agreed under the Standing Order 20.1A

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

 - a note explaining the main changes from previous plans.

Supporting Documents
Report of the Finance Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 15.56

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM7926 Lesley Griffiths (Wrexham)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 20.30, approves the Second Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2021-22 laid in the Table Office on Tuesday, 15 February 2022.

Footnote:

In accordance with the relevant provisions contained in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and Standing Order 20, the Supplementary Budget comprises the following information:

(i)     the written statement required under section 125(3) of the Government of Wales Act;

(ii)   the resources agreed by the Treasury for the Welsh block budget for the financial year covered by the motion;

(iii)  a reconciliation between the resources allocated to the Welsh block budget by the Treasury and the resources to be authorised for use in the motion;

(iv)  a reconciliation between the estimated amounts to be paid into the Welsh Consolidated Fund by the Secretary of State and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Fund in the motion;

(v)   a reconciliation between the resources to be authorised under section 125(1)(a) and (b) of the Act and the amounts to be authorised for payment out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund under section 125(1)(c); and

(vi)  details of any revisions to the information provided in accordance with Standing Orders 20.7 – 20.7B for the draft budget, as specified in the protocol agreed under the Standing Order 20.1A

The following additional information has been made available to Members:

 - a note explaining the main changes from previous plans.

Supporting Documents
Report of the Finance Committee

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

27

25

0

52

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 11/03/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 Welsh Government Second Supplementary Budget 2021-22: Consideration of draft report

Supporting documents:

FIN(6)-09-22 P1 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee agreed the draft report with minor changes.


Meeting: 02/03/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 5)

Welsh Government Second Supplementary Budget 2021-22: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence.


Meeting: 02/03/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 3)

3 Welsh Government Second Supplementary Budget 2021-22: Evidence session

Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Local Government

Sharon Bounds, Deputy Director Financial Controls, Welsh Government

Emma Watkins, Deputy Director, Budget and Government Business, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:

Welsh Government Second Supplementary Budget 2021-22

Research Service brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Local Government; Sharon Bounds, Deputy Director Financial Controls; and Emma Watkins, Deputy Director, Budget and Government Business on the Welsh Government Second Supplementary Budget 2021-22.

 

3.2 The Minister agreed to provide the Committee with the following information:

 

·         An update on the changes to Welsh Government funding for the financial year 2021-22 included in the UK Supplementary Estimates 2021-22 and the impact on the funding available for the remainder of the year.

·         An update on the healthcare service overspend that was written off in England and any Barnett consequentials received by the Welsh Government as a result.

·         An update on funding allocation for health care professionals in the voluntary sector, in particular, hospices and unpaid carers.

·         An update on the funding allocation for the new curriculum, in particular, the specific objectives of this funding.

·         An update on the funding allocation for upgrading school buildings in relation to the provision of free school meals.

·         An update on the formal evaluation commissioned by the Welsh Government on its business support schemes that were introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

·         An update on modelling work being undertaken in relation to the future public sector pay bill.


Meeting: 21/01/2022 - Finance Committee (Item 7)

7 Supplementary Budget 2021-22 requests from Directly Funded Bodies

Supporting documents:

FIN(6)-03-22 P3 - Cover paper

FIN(6)-03-22 P4 - Senedd Commission’s Budget 2021-22

FIN(6)-03-22 P5 - Public Services Ombudsman for Wales’ Supplementary Estimate 2021-22

FIN(6)-03-22 P6 - Audit Wales’ Supplementary Estimate 2021-22

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the supplementary budget requests from the Directly Funded Bodies.