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Transcript: Transcript for 04/12/2017 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd

Expected timing No. Item

(14.45 - 15.15)


The Welsh Government's initial funding of the Circuit of Wales project: Correspondence with the Welsh Government

PAC(5)-31-17 Paper 1 – Letter from the Chair to the Welsh Government (20 October 2017)

PAC(5)-31-17 Paper 2 – Letter from the Welsh Government (17 November 2017)

PAC(5)-31-17 Paper 3 – Previous correspondence considered at the meeting on 2 October 2017



Supporting documents:


1.1       Members considered and discussed the correspondence from the Welsh Government and the Auditor General for Wales.  

1.2       Members agreed that the Chair will write to the Permanent Secretary with their concerns and also advise that they may wish to take oral evidence from her.



Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


2.1 The Chair welcomed the Members to Committee.

2.1 Apologies were received from Vikki Howells AM. There was no substitution.

(15.30 - 15.35)


Paper(s) to note

Supporting documents:


3.1 The papers were noted.

(15.35 - 16.30)


Hospital Catering and Patient Nutrition: Evidence Session with the Welsh Government

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-31-17 Paper 4 – Update from the Welsh Government


Dr Andrew Goodall - Director General/NHS Chief Executive

Frances Duffy - Director, Primary Care & Innovation, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:


4.1 The Committee scrutinised Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General/NHS Chief Executive and Frances Duffy, Director, Primary Care & Innovation, Welsh Government on the implementation of recommendations arising from the previous Committee’s and this Committee’s reports on hospital catering and patient nutrition.

4.2 Dr Goodall agreed to send further information regarding the timelines for the rollout of the new national system for social care (WCCIS) and the All Wales catering system.





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

Item 7


5.1 The motion was agreed.

(16.30 - 16.45)


Hospital Catering and Patient Nutrition: Consideration of evidence received


6.1 Members considered the evidence received and agreed to revisit when the Auditor General’s report on the NHS Wales Informatics Services which is scheduled to be published in January 2018.