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Transcript: Transcript for 08/02/2021 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd

Items
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(09.15)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed the Members to the Committee

(09.15 - 09.30)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2a

Auditor General for Wales Report: Doing it Differently, Doing it Right? Governance in the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis - Key themes, lessons and opportunities

PAC(5)-05-21 PTN1 - Auditor General for Wales Report: Doing it Differently, Doing it Right?  Governance in the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis - Key themes, lessons and opportunities

2b

Inquiry into COVID-19 and its impact on matters relating to the Public Accounts Committee’s remit: Letter from the Welsh Government (28 January 2021)

Supporting documents:

2c

Cardiff Airport: Letter from the Welsh Government (1 February 2021)

Supporting documents:

2d

Ensuring Value for Money from Rural Development Grants Made Without Competition: Letter from the Welsh Government (1 February 2021)

Supporting documents:

(09.30 - 10.30)

3.

Reflections on the Fifth Assembly/Senedd: Welsh Government - Economy, Skills and Natural Resources

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-05-21 Paper 1 – Welsh Government

 

Andrew Slade -  Director General,  Economy, Skills and Natural Resources Group

Sioned Evans - Director, Business and Regions, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee held a session with Andrew Slade, Director General – Economy, Skills and Natural Resources Group on his reflections from the Fifth Assembly/Senedd to help inform the Committee’s Legacy Report.

3.2 Andrew Slade agreed to send further information on a number of issues.

(10.40 - 11.40)

4.

Reflections on the Fifth Assembly/Senedd: Welsh Government - Education and Public Services

Research Briefing

 

Tracey Burke - Director General, Education and Public Services Group

Steve Davies – Director, Education Directorate

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee held a session with Tracey Burke, Director General – Education and Public Services Group on her reflections from the Fifth Assembly/Senedd to help inform the Committee’s Legacy Report.

4.2 Tracey Burke agreed to send further information on a number of issues.

 

(11.40 - 12.00)

5.

Scrutiny of Accounts 2019-20: Consideration of the Response from the Senedd Commission

PAC(5)-05-21 Paper 2 - Response from the Senedd Commission

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered and noted the Assembly Commission’s response to the Scrutiny of Accounts 2019-20.

5.2 It was agreed that the Legacy Report contains a recommendation for the successor Committee to continue discussing KPIs with the Senedd Commission during its annual scrutiny of the accounts.

(12.00)

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The motion was agreed.

(12.00 - 12.30)

7.

Reflections on the Fifth Assembly/Senedd: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the information received and what they wished to be reflected in the Legacy Report.