Venue: Committee Room 4 - Tŷ Hywel. View directions

Contact: Helen Finlayson 

Note: Draft 


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In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair has determined that the public are excluded from the Committee's meeting in order to protect public health. This meeting will be broadcast live on

Informal pre-meeting (09.00-09.30)



Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest



COVID-19: Evidence session with the Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Health and Social Services

Julie Morgan MS, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General for Health and Social Services and the NHS Wales Chief Executive – Welsh Government

Albert Heaney, Deputy Director General, Health and Social Services Group – Welsh Government

Jean White, Chief Nursing Officer – Welsh Government

Break (10:30-10:45)



COVID-19: Evidence session with Public Health Wales

Dr Tracey Cooper, Chief Executive – Public Health Wales

Andrew Jones, Interim Executive Director of Public Health Services – Public Health Wales

Dr Giri Shankar, Professional Lead for Health Protection and Incident Director for the COVID-19 response – Public Health Wales

Dr Robin Howe, Professional Lead Consultant in Microbiology – Public Health Wales



Paper(s) to note



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

(11:45 – 12:05)


COVID-19: Consideration of evidence



Welsh Government Draft Budget 2021-22: Consideration of draft report