Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Bethan Davies 

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Transcript: Transcript for 04/06/2020 - Finance Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(14.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

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

(14.00)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes of the meeting held on 21 May 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2.1

PTN1 - Letter from the Auditor General for Wales to the Chair of the Committee on Electoral Reform: Capacity of the Senedd - 15 May 2020

Supporting documents:

2.2

PTN2 - Letter from the Welsh Revenue Authority - Annual Report and Accounts 2019-20 - 22 May 2020

Supporting documents:

2.3

PTN3 - Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to the Auditor General and Future Generations Commissioner - Well-Being of Future Generations: Statutory Reports - 29 May 2020

Supporting documents:

(14.00-15.00)

3.

Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2020-21: Evidence session

Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Matthew Denham-Jones, Deputy Director Financial Controls

Margaret Davies, Deputy Director of Strategic Budgeting

 

Supporting papers:

Paper 1 - First Supplementary Budget 2020-21 Budget Motion

Paper 2 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd – 29 May 2020

Research Brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd; Matthew Denham-Jones, Deputy Director Financial Controls; and Margaret Davies, Deputy Director of Strategic Budgeting on the Welsh Government’s First Supplementary Budget 2020-21.

 

3.2 The Minister agreed to write to the Committee:

 

·         detailing how much overall additional COVID-19 funding each health board will receive in this supplementary budget;

·         providing the health department’s key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the £57 million spend to support the Test Trace Protect Strategy, in terms of the capital required to establish the programme and its operating costs;

·         on the outcome of her discussions with the Minister for Housing and Local Government regarding the funding for Armed Forces Liaison Officers.

(15.00)

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting and the meeting on 15 June 2020

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

(15.00-15.20)

5.

Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2020-21: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

(15.20-15.40)

6.

Consideration of the Committee's forward work programme

Supporting paper:

Paper 3 – Consideration of the Committee’s forward work programme

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered its forward work programme.

 

 

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