Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 5 - Tŷ Hywel. View directions

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

Media

Senedd.TV: View the webcast

Transcript: Transcript for 16/07/2020 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(10.50-10.55)

1.

Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill: Order of Consideration - agreement in principle ahead of Stage 2 proceedings

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1.      The Committee agreed the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings of the Bill.

(10.55-11.00)

2.

Consideration of correspondence from Audit Wales regarding Section 118 of the Local Government & Elections (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee considered the correspondence from Audit Wales on Section 118 of the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill.

 

(11.00)

3.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

3.1 The Chair welcomed Members of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee to the meeting.

 

3.2 In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair stated that he had determined that the public were excluded from the Committee’s meeting in order to protect public health.

 

3.3 The Chair stated that if for any reason he dropped out of the meeting, the Committee agreed that Dawn Bowden MS would become Temporary Chair in accordance with Standing Order 17.22.

 

3.4 Apologies for absence were received from Caroline Jones MS.

(11.00-12.30)

4.

Inquiry into Covid-19 and its impact: evidence session on local government

Cllr Andrew Morgan, WLGA Leader

Cllr Emlyn Dole, WLGA Plaid Cymru Group Leader

Cllr Peter Fox, WLGA Conservative Group Leader

Cllr Hugh Evans, WLGA Independent Group Leader

Chris Llewelyn, Chief Executive, WLGA

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Cllr Andrew Morgan, WLGA Leader

·         Cllr Emlyn Dole, WLGA Plaid Cymru Group Leader

·         Cllr Peter Fox, WLGA Conservative Group Leader

·         Cllr Hugh Evans, WLGA Independent Group Leader

·         Chris Llewelyn, Chief Executive, WLGA

 

4.2 During the meeting, the witnesses agreed:

  • To provide more information on the lessons learned by local government during the recovery of the pandemic.
  • To share correspondence with the Welsh Government regarding economic stimulus during the pandemic.

 

(12.30)

5.

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

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee agreed the Motion.

(12.30-12.45)

6.

Inquiry into Covid-19 and its impact: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under Item 4.

 

 

You are in :

  1. Home
  2. Senedd Business

Partners & Help