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1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members and members of the public to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies for absence were received from Janet Finch-Saunders AM for items 5-8. David Melding AM substituted for Janet for item 8.

1.3        Janet Finch-Saunders AM declared an interest as a property owner.

(10.05 - 11.05)

2.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - evidence session 7

Dr Sharon Wright, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Urban Studies, School of Social and Political Sciences University of Glasgow

Dr Lisa Scullion, Reader in Social Policy, University of Salford

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Dr Sharon Wright, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Urban Studies, School of Social and Political Sciences University of Glasgow;

·         Dr Lisa Scullion, Reader in Social Policy, University of Salford

(11.15 - 12.15)

3.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - evidence session 8

Ed Evans, Director, Civil Engineering Contractors Association

Andrew Marchant, Chair, Wales Construction Federation Alliance

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Ed Evans, Director, Civil Engineering Contractors Association

·       Andrew Marchant, Chair, Wales Construction Federation Alliance

 

3.2 During the session the Wales Construction Federation Alliance agreed to provide the results of the FOI exercises undertaken in 2014 and 2016, which explored public bodies not adhering to Welsh Government ethical policies.

(13.00 - 14.00)

4.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - evidence session 9

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Sue Moffatt, Director, National Procurement Service

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

·         Sue Moffatt, Director, National Procurement Service

5.

Paper(s) to note

5.1

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1.a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill.

5.2

Letter from the Finance Committee in relation to the Welsh Government budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Finance Committee in relation to the Welsh Government budget 2018-19.

5.3

Additional information from Oxfam in relation to asset-based approaches to poverty reduction

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.3.a The Committee noted the letter from the Finance Committee in relation to the Welsh Government budget 2018-19.

5.4

Letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to fire safety in high rise blocks in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.4.a The Committee noted the letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to fire safety in high rise blocks in Wales.

5.5

Letter from the Equality and Human Rights Commission in relation to human rights in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.5.a The Committee noted the letter from the Equality and Human Rights Commission in relation to human rights in Wales.

5.6

Letter from the Llywydd in relation to Implementation of the Wales Act 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.6.a The Committee noted the letter from the Llywydd in relation to Implementation of the Wales Act 2017.

5.7

Letter from the Welsh Refugee Council in relation to refugees and asylum seekers in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.7.a The Committee noted the letter from the Llywydd in relation to Implementation of the Wales Act 2017.

6.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

(14.00 - 14.20)

7.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - consideration of evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4 and agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children on a number of matters raised.

(14.20 - 14.30)

8.

Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill - Order of Consideration - agreement in principle ahead of Stage 2 proceedings

Minutes:

8.1 Ahead of the Stage 1 debate on 5 October and the agreement of the general principles of the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill, the Committee agreed, in principle, to the following Order of Consideration for the purposes of Stage 2 proceedings in committee:

 

-     Sections 2 to 6

-     Schedule 1 (introduced by section 6)

-     Sections 7 to 12

-     Section 1 (Overview of the Bill)

-     Long title

 

 

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