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Transcript: Transcript for 07/12/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd

Items
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(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed the Members to the meeting.

(09.30 - 11.00)

2.

Scrutiny of Accounts 2019-20: Evidence session with the Welsh Government

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-26-20 Paper 1 – Welsh Government Consolidated Accounts 2019-20

 

Shan Morgan - Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government

Gawain Evans - Director of Finance, Welsh Government

Peter Kennedy – Human Resources Director, Welsh Government

Natalie Pearson - Head of Organisational Development and Engagement, Welsh Government

David Richards - Director of Governance and Ethics, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Members scrutinised the Permanent Secretary on the Welsh Governments’ Consolidated Accounts and Report 2019-20.

2.2 The Permanent Secretary agreed to send additional information on a number of issues.

(11.00 - 11.15)

3.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

3.1 The papers were noted.

3a

Auditor General for Wales Report: Covering teachers’ absence: Follow-up (12 November 2020)

PAC(5)-26-20 PTN1 - Auditor General for Wales Report: Covering teachers’ absence: Follow-up (12 November 2020)

3b

Medicines Management: Letter from the Welsh Government (16 November 2020)

Supporting documents:

3c

Auditor General for Wales Letter: Preparations for the end of Brexit transition (16 November 2020)

Supporting documents:

3d

Auditor General for Wales Report: Code of Audit Practice (30 October 2020)

PAC(5)-26-20 PTN4 - Auditor General for Wales Report: Code of Audit Practice (30 October 2020)

PAC(5)-26-20 PTN4A – Letter from the Auditor General for Wales (18 November 2020)

Supporting documents:

3e

Auditor General for Wales Report: Providing Free School Meals During Lockdown (24 November 2020)

PAC(5)-26-20 PTN5 - Auditor General for Wales Report: Providing Free School Meals During Lockdown (24 November 2020)

3f

Auditor General for Wales Report: NHS Wales Finances Data Tool (27 November 2020)

PAC(5)-26-20 PTN6 - Auditor General for Wales Report: NHS Wales Finances Data Tool (27 November 2020)

3g

Community Safety in Wales: Correspondence from the Welsh Government (November 2020)

Supporting documents:

(11.15)

4.

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

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

(11.15 - 12.30)

5.

Scrutiny of Accounts 2019-20: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.