Meetings

Inquiry into community assets

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: 01/12/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 5.3)

5.3 Response from the Minister for Finance and Local Government to the report on community assets

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Meeting: 24/11/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from Penarth Town Council in relation to community assets

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5.1.a The Committee noted the letter from Penarth Town Council in relation to community assets.


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

4 Further information from the Minister for Climate Change in relation to community assets

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4.6.a The Committee noted the further information from the Minister for Climate Change in relation to community assets.


Meeting: 29/09/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 7)

7 Consideration of the draft report on the inquiry into community assets

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7.1. The Committee considered the draft report and agreed a number of changes.


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

4 Paper from Dr Sarah Nason, Bangor University: Legislating to Empower Communities: Comparing Community Asset Acquisition Law in the UK

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4.7.a The Committee noted the Paper from Dr Sarah Nason, Bangor University: Legislating to Empower Communities: Comparing Community Asset Acquisition Law in the UK.


Meeting: 13/07/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 5)

5 Inquiry into community assets - consideration of the evidence received under item 2 and key issues

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5.1. The Committee discussed the evidence received and the key issues for the inquiry.


Meeting: 13/07/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into community assets - evidence session 4: Minister for Climate Change and the Minister for Finance and Local Government

Julie James MS, Minister for Climate Change

Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Local Government

Richard Baker, Deputy Director Land Division, Welsh Government

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

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Minutes:

2.1. The Committee took evidence from:

Julie James MS, Minister for Climate Change

Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Local Government

Richard Baker, Deputy Director Land Division, Welsh Government

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

 

2.2. During the evidence session the Minister for Finance and Local Government agreed to provide:

·         further information about the cross Government mapping exercise that looks at policies and programmes relating to communities

·         a copy of the research on social values from Cwmpas

·         further information relating to local authorities use of available funding to support communities.

 

2.3.      During the evidence session the Minister for Climate Change agreed to provide:

·         a note on the range of funds available for community assets

·         an electronic copy of their correspondence with Cwmpas

·         details of the Self Build Wales scheme

·         a technical note relating to the demolition of historic buildings in Cardiff.


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

7 Inquiry into community assets - evidence session 3

Tom Chance, Chief Executive, Community Land Trust Network

Chris Cowcher, Head of Policy and Communications, Plunkett Foundation

Tom Stainer, Chief Executive, CAMRA

Natalie Sargent, Development Manager – Wales, Coalfields Regeneration Trust

Richard Harries, Associate Director, Institute for Community Studies

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Minutes:

7.1. The Committee took evidence from:

Tom Chance, Chief Executive, Community Land Trust Network

Chris Cowcher, Head of Policy and Communications, Plunkett Foundation

Tom Stainer, Chief Executive, CAMRA

Natalie Sargent, Development Manager – Wales, Coalfields Regeneration Trust

Richard Harries, Associate Director, Institute for Community Studies


Meeting: 07/07/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 8)

Inquiry into community assets - consideration of the evidence received under items 5, 6 and 7

Minutes:

8.1. The Committee discussed the evidence received.


Meeting: 07/07/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 6)

6 Inquiry into community assets - evidence session 2

Eleri Williams, Policy Officer, Building Communities Trust

Jon Rae, Director of Resources, Welsh Local Government Association

Geoff Bacon, Head of Property Services, Swansea Council

Lyn Cadwallader, Chief Executive, One Voice Wales

Ben Lloyd, Head of Policy, Wales Council for Voluntary Action

John Rose, Director for Wales, National Lottery Community Fund

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Minutes:

6.1. The Committee took evidence from:

Eleri Williams, Policy Officer, Building Communities Trust

Jon Rae, Director of Resources, Welsh Local Government Association

Geoff Bacon, Head of Property Services, Swansea Council

Lyn Cadwallader, Chief Executive, One Voice Wales

Ben Lloyd, Head of Policy, Wales Council for Voluntary Action

John Rose, Director for Wales, National Lottery Community Fund


Meeting: 07/07/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 5)

5 Inquiry into community assets - evidence session 1

Casey Edwards, Community-led Housing Advisor, CWMPASS - Wales Co-operative Centre

Harry Thompson, Economic Policy Lead, Institute of Welsh Affairs

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5.1. The Committee took evidence from:

Casey Edwards, Community-led Housing Advisor, CWMPASS - Wales Co-operative Centre

Harry Thompson, Economic Policy Lead, Institute of Welsh Affairs


Meeting: 23/03/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 5)

5 Consideration of approach to work relating to community assets

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5.1. The Committee considered its approach to work relating to community assets.