Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Contact: Policy: Marc Wyn Jones  / Legislation: Helen Finlayson

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Introductions, apologies and substitutions


1.1 Apologies were received from Ken Skates, there was no substitute.

(09.30 - 10.15)


Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Evidence session 14

CELG(4)-11-13 – Paper 1

Welsh Government


Carl Sargeant, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

Alyn Williams, Head of Private Sector Housing Team

Huw McLean, Private Sector Housing Team


Supporting documents:


2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration. The Minister agreed to provide a note on the following:


-       Welsh Government guidance on DFG’s;

-       Guidance on whether means testing is being applied differently accross Local Authorities;

-       The data used in the calculation of the Housing element of General Capital Funding.


(10.25 - 11.30)


Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Minister for Housing and Regeneration

CELG(4)-11-13 – Paper 2


Carl Sargeant, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

John Howells, Director of Housing and Regeneration

Supporting documents:


3.1 The Committee scrutinised the Minister for Housing and Regeneration on his portfolio. The Minister agreed to provide the following:


-       When appropriate, an update on negotiations with the HM Treasury to leave the Housing Revenue Account Subsidy System;

-       Details on a replacement scheme to replace the proposed NewBuy Cymru Scheme;

-       Specific detail on the Housing Bill and more generally an update on other Legislative components within the portfolio of the Committee.



(11.30 - 11.35)


Papers to note


4.1 Papers were noted.


Inquiry into Home Adaptations - Additional information from the Older People's Commissioner for Wales

CELG(4)-11-13 – Paper 3


Supporting documents:


Correspondence following Committee meeting on 21 March

CELG(4)-11-13 – Paper 4 - Private correspondence



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