Agenda and minutes

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(09.15 - 09.30)

1.

Consultation on future care and support arrangements for Independent Living Fund recipients: consideration of draft letter

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee considered and agreed a draft letter to the Minister for Health and Social Services, subject to minor amendments.

(09.30)

2.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

2.1 There were no apologies.

 

(09.30 - 10.20)

3.

Inquiry into alcohol and substance misuse: evidence session 1

Andrew Misell, Alcohol Concern Cymru

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The witness responded to questions from Members.

(10.30 - 11.20)

4.

Inquiry into alcohol and substance misuse: evidence session 2

Dr Raman Sakhuja, Royal College of Psychiatrists

Minutes:

4.1 The witness responded to questions from Members.

4.2 The witness agreed to provide the Committee with additional information regarding statistics on the success rates (in terms of numbers of patients being rehabilitated) of treatments identified during the session (such as in-patient detox treatment).

 

(11.20 - 12.10)

5.

Inquiry into alcohol and substance misuse: evidence session 3

Harry Shapiro, DrugScope

Nathan David, Drugaid Cymru

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The witness responded to questions from Members.

(12.10)

6.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.0a The Committee noted the minutes of the meeting on 21 January 2015.

(12.10)

6.1

Inquiry into alcohol and substance misuse: Note from the reference group event held on 21 January 2015

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1a The Committee noted the note from the reference group event held on 21 January 2015.  

(12.10)

6.2

Inquiry into alcohol and substance misuse: summary of survey responses

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.2a The Committee noted the summary of survey responses.

(12.10)

6.3

Inquiry into alcohol and substance misuse: consultation responses

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.3a The Committee noted the consultation responses.

(12.10)

6.4

Consultation on future care and support arrangements for Independent Living Fund recipients: additional information from the Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.4a The Committee noted the additional information from the Welsh Government.

(12.10)

6.5

Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill: correspondence from the Finance Committee

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.5a The Committee noted the correspondence.

(12.10)

7.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

7.1 The motion was agreed.

(12.10 - 12.25)

8.

Inquiry into alcohol and substance misuse: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

8.2 The Committee agreed to write to universities in Wales to seek more information about:

  • what alcohol and substance misuse policies they have in place; and
  • the support available to people at university who may be affected by alcohol and substance misuse.

 

(12.25 - 12.30)

9.

Update on the European Commission's Work Programme 2015

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee considered the European Commission’s Work Programme 2015.

9.2 The Committee agreed to seek more information from the European Office regarding arrangements for sharing Committee reports with European institutions.