Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Policy: Tom Jackson  Legislation: Sarah Beasley

Items
Note No. Item

(13:30 - 13:35)

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair sent his apologies for the beginning of the meeting. The Clerk requested nominations for a temporary Committee Chair under Standing Order 17.22. Jenny Rathbone nominated Jocelyn Davies, who was duly appointed until the arrival of the Chair.

 

1.2 The temporary Chair welcomed Members and members of the public to the meeting.

 

1.3 Apologies had been received from Julie Morgan who had declared an interest in the Welsh Government’s acquisition and action to dispose of the former River Lodge Hotel as her husband was First Minister during this period.

 

(13:35 - 16:00)

2.

The Welsh Government's acquisition and action to dispose of the former River Lodge Hotel, Llangollen

 

Welsh Government (13:35 – 14:00)

David Richards, Director of Governance

Arwel Thomas, Deputy Director, Corporate Governance and Assurance Division

 

Via Video Conference: Karen Sinclair, Former Assembly Member (14:00 – 14:40)

 

Ieuan Wyn Jones AM, Former Minister for Economy and Transport (14:40 – 15:20)

 

Andrew Davies, Former Minister for Enterprise, Innovation & Networks (15:20 – 16:00)

 

 

Minutes:

Welsh Government

 

2.1 The temporary Chair welcomed David Richards, Director of Governance; and Arwel Thomas, Deputy Director, Corporate Governance and Assurance Division.

 

2.2 The Committee scrutinised the witnesses.

 

Action points:

 

The Welsh Government was asked to provide:

 

·         Further information on the Welsh Government’s register of declarations of interest, including which declarations would be considered as potential risks;

 

Karen Sinclair (via Video Conference)

 

2.3 The Chair welcomed Karen Sinclair, former Assembly Member.

 

2.4 The Committee questioned the witness.

 

Ieuan Wyn Jones AM

 

2.5 The Chair welcomed Ieuan Wyn Jones AM, former Minister for Economy and Transport

 

2.6 The Committee questioned the witness.

 

Andrew Davies

 

2.7 The Chair welcomed Andrew Davies, former Minister for Enterprise, Innovation and Networks.

 

2.8 The Committee questioned the witness.

 

3.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee noted the minutes of the previous meeting.

4.

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

Items 5 and 6.

Minutes:

Items 5 and 6.

(16:00 - 16:20)

5.

Consideration of evidence on the Welsh Government's acquisition and action to dispose of the former River Lodge Hotel, Llangollen

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received on the Welsh Government’s acquisition and action to dispose of the former River Lodge Hotel, Llangollen.  

(16:20 - 17:30)

6.

Public Audit (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Consideration of draft report

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered its draft report on the Public Audit (Wales) Bill.

Transcript

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