Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 4 - Tŷ Hywel. View directions

Contact: Bethan Davies 

Media

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Transcript: Transcript for 16/11/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd

Items
Expected timing No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the virtual meeting of the Finance Committee.

 

1.2 Apologies were received from Mike Hedges MS and Rhianon Passmore MS.

(14:30)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes of the meeting held on 9 November 2020

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2.1

PTN 1 - Letter from the Minister for Housing and Local Government: Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill - Revised Regulatory Impact Assessment - 5 November 2020

(14:30 - 15:30)

3.

Inquiry into the implementation of the Wales Act 2014 and operation of the Fiscal Framework: Evidence session 7

David Phillips, Associate Director, Institute of Fiscal Studies

 

Supporting papers:

Research brief

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from David Phillips, Associate Director, Institute of Fiscal Studies on its inquiry into the implementation of the Wales Act 2014 and operation of the Fiscal Framework.

(15:40 - 16:25)

4.

Inquiry into the implementation of the Wales Act 2014 and operation of the Fiscal Framework: Evidence session 8

Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Wales Revenue Authority

Rebecca Godfrey, Chief Strategy Officer, Wales Revenue Authority

Sam Cairns, Chief Operating Officer, Wales Revenue Authority

 

Supporting paper:

Research Brief

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority; Rebecca Godfrey, Chief Strategy Officer, Welsh Revenue Authority; and Sam Cairns, Chief Operating Officer, Welsh Revenue Authority on its inquiry into the implementation of the Wales Act 2014 and operation of the Fiscal Framework.

(16:25)

5.

Motion to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting; the meeting on 23 November 2020, and item 1 at the meeting on 30 November

Minutes:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

(16:25-16:35)

6.

Inquiry into the implementation of the Wales Act 2014 and operation of the Fiscal Framework: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

(16:35 - 16:50)

7.

Annual scrutiny of the Wales Audit Office and the Auditor General for Wales: Consideration of draft report

Supporting papers:

FIN(5)-22-20 P1 – Draft report

FIN(5)-22-20 P2 - Letter from Audit Wales – Audit Wales Estimate 2021-22 – Clarification – 11 November 2020

FIN(5)-22-20 P3 - Letter from the RSM UK Audit LLP and report - Wales Audit Office: Audit findings report year ended 31st March 2020 – 9 November 2020

 

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed the draft report.

(16:50 - 17:10)

8.

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Consideration of draft report

Supporting papers:

FIN(5)-22-20 P4 – draft report

FIN(5)-22-20 P5 – Children, Young People and Education Committee - Consultation on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Audit Wales response

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee agreed the draft report with minor changes.

(17:10 - 17:25)

9.

Internal Market Bill: Consideration of draft report

Supporting papers:

FIN(5)-22-20 P6 - Draft report

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee agreed the draft report with minor changes.