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Transcript: Transcript for 27/01/2020 - Committee on Senedd Electoral Reform

Items
Note No. Item

(09.15)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1     The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2     Apologies were received from Delyth Jewell AM; Dai Lloyd AM attended as a substitute.

(09.15–10.30)

2.

Electing a more diverse Assembly – evidence session with the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Lisa James, Deputy Director, Local Government Democracy, Welsh Government

Elaina Chamberlain, Head of Democracy, Diversity and Remuneration, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1   The Committee heard evidence from the Minister.

2.2   The Minister agreed to:

i.      write to the Committee to provide any further information following consideration of the transcript by the Minister for Housing and Local Government; and

ii.     provide a summary of issues raised during discussions with local government about enabling councillors to participate remotely in council business.

(10.30)

3.

Papers to note

3.1

Letter from the Llywydd – additional information following the meeting on 2 December 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1   The paper was noted.

(10.30)

4.

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

Minutes:

4.1   The motion was agreed.

(10.30–10.45)

5.

Electing a more diverse Assembly – consideration of the oral evidence from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Minutes:

5.1   The Committee considered the evidence received.

(10.45–11.00)

6.

Capacity of the Assembly – consideration of the evidence received at the stakeholder discussion event on 6 January 2020

Minutes:

6.1   The Committee considered and agreed to publish a written note of the issues raised during its stakeholder discussion event on the capacity of the Assembly.

 

 

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