Agenda and draft minutes

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Contact: Owain Roberts 

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Transcript: Transcript for 14/01/2022 - Finance Committee

Items
Note No. Item

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 www.senedd.tv

Private pre-meeting - Informal (09.15-09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the virtual meeting of the Finance Committee.

(09.30)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes of the meeting held on 22 December 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1. The papers were noted.

(09.30)

2.1

PTN 1 - Letter from the Minister for Education and Welsh Language: Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill - 22 December 2021

Supporting documents:

2.2

PTN 2 - Letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government: Second Supplementary Budget 2021-22 - 4 January 2022

Supporting documents:

(09.30-10.15)

3.

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23: Evidence session 2

Richard Hughes, Chairman, Office for Budget Responsibility

Andy King, Budget Responsibility Committee member, Office for Budget Responsibility

 

Supporting papers:

FIN(6)-01-22 P1 - Welsh taxes outlook (December 2021)

Research Service Brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Richard Hughes, Chairman, Office for Budget Responsibility; and Andy King, Budget Responsibility Committee member, Office for Budget Responsibility on the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget 2022-23.

Break (10.15-10.25)

(10.25-11.25)

4.

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23: Evidence session 3

David Phillips, Associate Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Dr Ed Poole, Senior Lecturer, Wales Governance Centre (Wales Fiscal Analysis)

Cian Siôn, Research Assistant, Wales Governance Centre (Wales Fiscal Analysis)

 

Supporting papers:

Research Service Brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Dr Ed Poole, Wales Fiscal Analysis; Cian Sion, Wales Fiscal Analysis; and David Phillips, Institute of Fiscal Studies on the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget 2022-23.

Break (11.25-11.35)

(11.35-12.35)

5.

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23: Evidence session 4

Huw Thomas, Director of Finance Hywel Dda University Health Board (Representative for the Welsh NHS Confederation)

Cllr Anthony Hunt, Leader, Torfaen County Borough Council (WLGA Spokesperson for Finance and Resources)

Dave Street, Director of Social Services, Caerphilly County Borough Council (Representative for the Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru)

 

Supporting documents:

FIN(6)-01-22 P2 – Welsh NHS Confederation

FIN(6)-01-22 P3 – Welsh Local Government Association

FIN(6)-01-22 P4 – Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru

Research Service Brief

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee took evidence from Huw Thomas, Director of Finance Hywel Dda University Health Board (Representative for the Welsh NHS Confederation); Cllr Anthony Hunt, Leader, Torfaen County Borough Council (WLGA Spokesperson for Finance and Resources); and Dave Street, Director of Social Services, Caerphilly County Borough Council (Representative for the Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru) on Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23.

(12.35)

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The motion was agreed.

(12.35-12.55)

7.

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence.

(12.55-13.10)

8.

Nomination of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales - Consideration of draft report

Supporting documents:

FIN(6)-01-22 P5 – Draft report

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee agreed the report.