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Transcript: Transcript for 09/11/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed the Members to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies were received from Vikki Howells MS.

(09.30)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2a

Auditor General for Wales Report: The National Fraud Initiative in Wales 2018-20

PAC(5)-22-20 PTN1 - Auditor General for Wales Report: The National Fraud Initiative in Wales 2018-20

 

2b

A465 Section 2 Road Improvement: Additional information from the Welsh Government

PAC(5)-22-20 PTN2 - Additional information from the Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:

2c

Housing Adaptations: Update from the Welsh Government (22 October 2020)

Supporting documents:

2d

Rail Services: Letter from Transport for Wales and KeolisAmey Wales Cymru (22 October 2020)

Supporting documents:

2e

Inquiry into COVID-19 and its impact on matters relating to the Public Accounts Committee’s remit: Letter from the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (22 October 2020)

Supporting documents:

(09.45)

3.

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

Items 4, 5, 6 & 7

Minutes:

3.1 The motion was agreed.

(09.45 - 11.15)

4.

Inquiry into COVID-19 and its impact on matters relating to the Public Accounts Committee’s remit: Evidence session with the Welsh Government on health issues

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-22-20 Paper 1 – Letter from the Welsh Government (3 November 2020)

 

Dr Andrew Goodall - Director General HSS and NHS Chief Executive

Alan Brace - Director of Finance, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee questioned Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General HSS and NHS Chief Executive on the current position regarding Covid-19 and its impact on health issues.

4.2 Dr Goodall agreed to send further information on a number of issues raised.

(11.15 - 12.00)

5.

Scrutiny of Accounts 2019-20: Senedd Commission - Consideration of draft report

PAC(5)-22-20 Paper 2 – Draft report

PAC(5)-22-20 Paper 3 – Letter from the Chief Executive and Clerk of the Senedd (20 October 2020)

PAC(5)-22-20 Paper 3 – Letter from the Chief Executive and Clerk of the Senedd (4 November 2020)

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Members noted the two letters.

5.2 Subject to two minor revisions, the Report was agreed and arrangements will be made for it to be published in November 2020.

 

(12.00 - 12.15)

6.

Auditor General for Wales Report: Welsh Community Care Information System (WCCIS)

PAC(5)-22-20 Paper 4 - Auditor General for Wales Report: Welsh Community Care Information System (WCCIS)

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee noted the Report.

6.2 The Chair agreed to write to the Welsh Government seeking their views on a number of issues.

(12.15 - 12.30)

7.

Auditor General for Wales Report: Local Government financial management outputs

PAC(5)-22-20 Paper 5 - Auditor General for Wales Report: Financial Sustainability of Local Government as a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

PAC(5)-22-20 Paper 6 – Auditor General for Wales Report: Commercialisation in Local Government

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee noted the Reports.