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Transcript: Transcript for 09/06/2022 - Finance Committee

Items
Expected timing No. Item

Private pre-meeting - Informal (09:30-10:00)

(10.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

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

(10.00-11.30)

2.

Welsh Tax Acts etc. (Power to Modify) Bill: Stage 2 - Consideration of amendments

The Committee will dispose of the amendments in the following order: Sections 1-8; Long title.

 

Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Local Government

Andrew Hewitt, Head of Tax Legislation, Welsh Treasury

Lynsey Edwards, Legal Services, Welsh Government

Llyr Gruffydd MS, Plaid Cymru Spokesperson on Finance and Local Government

 

Supporting documents:

Marshalled List of Amendments (PDF, 169KB)

Groupings of Amendments (PDF, 93KB)

Welsh Tax Acts etc. (Power to Modify) Bill, as introduced (PDF, 103KB)

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF, 1.2MB)

Minutes:

Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Local Government, Member in charge

Andrew Hewitt, Head of Tax Legislation, Welsh Treasury

Lynsey Edwards, Legal Services, Welsh Government

 

Llyr Gruffydd MS, Plaid Cymru Spokesperson on Finance and Local Government

 

2.1 In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Amendment 7 (Llyr Gruffydd MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Peter Fox

Mike Hedges

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Rhianon Passmore

 

As there was an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote in accordance with Standing Order 6.20(ii).

 

Amendment 7 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 8 (Llyr Gruffydd MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Peter Fox

Mike Hedges

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Rhianon Passmore

 

As there was an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote in accordance with Standing Order 6.20(ii).

 

Amendment 8 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 9 (Llyr Gruffydd MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Peter Fox

Mike Hedges

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Rhianon Passmore

 

As there was an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote in accordance with Standing Order 6.20(ii).

 

Amendment 9 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 10 (Llyr Gruffydd MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Peter Fox

Mike Hedges

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Rhianon Passmore

 

As there was an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote in accordance with Standing Order 6.20(ii).

 

Amendment 10 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 12 (Peter Fox MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Peter Fox

Mike Hedges

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Rhianon Passmore

 

As there was an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote in accordance with Standing Order 6.20(ii).

 

Amendment 12 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 20 (Llyr Gruffydd MS) was not moved.

Amendment 21 (Llyr Gruffydd MS) was not moved.

 

Amendment 13 (Peter Fox MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Peter Fox

Mike Hedges

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Rhianon Passmore

 

As there was an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote in accordance with Standing Order 6.20(ii).

 

Amendment 13 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 1 (Rebecca Evans MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Mike Hedges

 

Peter Fox

Rhianon Passmore

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Amendment 1 was agreed.

 

As amendment 1 was agreed, amendment 14 fell.

Amendment 15 (Peter Fox MS) was not moved.

 

Amendment 16 (Peter Fox MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Peter Fox

Mike Hedges

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Rhianon Passmore

 

As there was an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote in accordance with Standing Order 6.20(ii).

 

Amendment 16 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 2 (Rebecca Evans MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Mike Hedges

 

Peter Fox

Rhianon Passmore

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Amendment 2 was agreed.

 

Amendment 11 (Llyr Gruffydd MS) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

Amendment 17 (Peter Fox MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Peter Fox

Mike Hedges

 

Peredur Owen Griffiths

Rhianon Passmore

 

As there was an equality of votes, the Chair used his casting vote in accordance with Standing Order 6.20(ii).

 

Amendment 17 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 3 (Rebecca Evans MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 4 (Rebecca Evans MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 18 (Peter Fox MS) was not moved.

Amendment 19 (Peter Fox MS) was not moved.

Amendment 5 (Rebecca Evans MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 6 (Rebecca Evans MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Mike Hedges

Peter Fox

Rhianon Passmore

Peredur Owen Griffiths

 

Amendment 6 was agreed.

 

(11.30)

3.

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

Minutes:

3.1 The motion was agreed.

(11.30-11.40)

4.

First Supplementary Budget 2022-23: Audit Wales

Supporting documents:

FIN(6)-13-22 P1 – Audit Wales Supplementary Estimate 2022-23 (Included in supplementary pack)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee noted the supplementary estimate of Audit Wales.

(11.40-11.50)

5.

Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill: Financial implications

Supporting documents:

Research Service Brief (Included in supplementary pack)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the Research Service Brief on the financial implications of the Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill.