Agenda and minutes
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Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest
The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting
In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair stated that she had determined that the public were excluded from the Committee’s meeting in order to protect public health.
There were no apologies or declarations of interest.
The Welsh Government's response to the Covid-19 pandemic and recovery
Rt. Hon Mark Drakeford, MS - First Minister of Wales
Jeremy Miles MS - Counsel General and Minister for European Transition
Andrew Goodall - Chief Executive NHS Wales & Director General of Health & Social Services, Welsh Government
Tracey Burke – Director General, Education and Public Services, Welsh Government
Simon Brindle – Director, Brexit Strategy, Welsh Government
Andrew Slade – Director General, Economy, Skills & Natural Resources, Welsh Government
The Committee scrutinised the First Minister on the Welsh Government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and future recovery plans.
Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:
Item 4 and Item 5
The motion was agreed.
Discussion of previous evidence session
The Committee discussed the evidence from the previous sessions and agreed to write to the First Minister to seek further information about a number of outstanding issues.
Future meeting arrangements
The Committee agreed to hold an increased number of meetings
in the autumn term in order to facilitate ongoing scrutiny of the Welsh
Government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Committee agreed to
schedule two meetings of the full Committee with the First Minister, as well as
two meetings attended by a sub-group of the Committee’s membership with the
Counsel General in respect of his responsibilities to oversee Covid recovery