Agenda and minutes

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Contact: Bethan Davies 

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Items
Expected timing No. Item

(09:00)

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the Meeting.

 

1.2        Apologies were received from Ann Jones and Nick Ramsey.

 

1.3        The Chair welcomed Mohammad Asghar who was substitute for Nick Ramsey.

(09:00-09:05)

2.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

(09:05-10:30)

3.

Best Practice Budget Processes Inquiry: Evidence Session 5

FIN(4)-24-14 - Paper 1 - Evidence from the Minister for Finance and Government Business

Research Briefing

 

Jane Hutt AM, Minister for Finance and Government Business

Andrew Jeffreys, Director Treasury, Finance & Corporate Services

Matt Denham-Jones, Head of Budgetary Control & Reporting

Jeff Andrews, Specialist Policy Advisor

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee scrutinised the Minister for Finance and Government Business on the Best Practice Budget Process.

 

3.2 The Minister agreed to provide information on how she engages and uses academic experts to generate economic data. 

(10:40-11:10)

4.

Wales Audit Office: Fleet Report

FIN(4)-24-14 - Paper 2 - Baker Tilly Report

FIN(4)-24-14 - Paper 3 - Wales Audit Office Briefing on Baker Tilly Report

Research Briefing

 

Isobel Garner, Chair, Wales Audit Office Board

Mr Kevin Thomas, Director of Corporate Services, Wales Audit Office

Nicola Evans, Finance Manager,  Wales Audit Office

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee scrutinised the Wales Audit Office on its Fleet Report.

 

4.2 The Wales Audit Office agreed to provide information on its mechanisms for ensuring the scheme balances the need for cost reduction, efficiency and effectiveness, corporate social responsibility and environmental impacts.

 

 

(11.10 - 11.25)

5.

Wales Audit Office: Consideration of Fees Scheme

FIN(4)-24-14 - Paper 4 - Wales Audit Office Fee Scheme 2015

 

Isobel Garner, Chair, Wales Audit Office Board

Mr Kevin Thomas, Director of Corporate Services, Wales Audit Office

Nicola Evans, Finance Manager,  Wales Audit Office

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee scrutinised the Wales Audit Office on their fee scheme 2015.

(11:25)

6.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

Items 7, 8 & 9

Minutes:

6.1 The motion was agreed.

(11:25-11:55)

7.

Wales Audit Office: Procurement of Auditors

FIN(4)-24-14 - Paper 5 - Briefing Note for External Audit Services

 

Isobel Garner, Chair, Wales Audit Office Board

Mr Kevin Thomas, Director of Corporate Services, Wales Audit Office

Nicola Evans, Finance Manager,  Wales Audit Office

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee scrutinised the Wales Audit Office on the Procurement of Auditors.

(11:55-12:00)

8.

Wales Audit Office: Fleet Report - Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidenced received.

(12:00-12:05)

9.

Wales Audit Office: Consideration of Fees Scheme - Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

(12:05-12:35)

10.

Best Practice Budget Processes Inquiry: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

10.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.