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Transcript: Transcript for 21/11/2019 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30 - 11.00)

1.

Technical briefing on the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee received a technical briefing on the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill.

 

(11.00 - 11.30)

2.

Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill: consideration of approach to scrutiny

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.2 The Committee considered and agreed its approach to scrutiny of the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill.

 

(11.45)

3.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

3.1 As apologies were received from the Chair of the Committee, John Griffiths AM, the Clerk called for nominations for the election of a Temporary Chair. In accordance with Standing Order 17.22. Caroline Jones nominated Dawn Bowden, who was duly elected.

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

3.3 Apologies for absence were received from Leanne Wood AM.

 

 

(11.45 - 13.00)

4.

Fire safety in high-rise buildings follow up - Ministerial scrutiny session

Julie James AM, Minister for Housing and Local Government

Clare Severn, Head of the Building Safety Programme

Francois Samuel, Head of Building Regulations Policy

Steve Bryant, Assistant Fire and Rescue Advisor

Steve Pomeroy, Head of Fire & Rescue Services Branch

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Apologies were received from Julie James, the Minister for Housing and Local Government.

4.2 This session was postponed and re-arranged for Thursday 5 December.

 

(13.00 - 13.05)

5.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

5.1

Correspondence to the Llywydd regarding the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill timetable - 12 November 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1a The Committee noted the correspondence to the Llywydd regarding the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill timetable.

 

5.2

Correspondence to the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales regarding the Future Generations report - 14 November 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2a The Committee noted the correspondence to the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales regarding the Future Generations report.

 

(13.05)

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.

 

 

(13.05 - 13.20)

7.

Fire safety in high-rise buildings follow up - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 This item was postponed and re-arranged for Thursday 5 December.

 

 

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