Agenda and minutes

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Items
Expected timing No. Item

(09.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1.The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting of the Local Government and Housing Committee.

 

(09.00 - 10.15)

2.

Inquiry into the provision of sites for Gypsy, Roma and Travellers - evidence session 5: Minister for Social Justice

Jane Hutt MS, Minister for Social Justice

Chrishan Kamalan, Head of Race and Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Policy, Welsh Government

James Searle, Head of Crime and Justice Team, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1. The Committee received evidence from:

Jane Hutt MS, Minister for Social Justice

Chrishan Kamalan, Head of Race and Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Policy, Welsh Government

James Searle, Head of Crime and Justice Team, Welsh Government

 

2.2.  The Minister for Social Justice agreed to share with the Committee the letter she is sending to Council Leaders regarding the Anti-Racist Action Plan, and to provide further information on the Welsh Government’s partnership with the Fuel Bank Foundation.

 

(10.15)

3.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the following items: 4 and 8

Minutes:

3.1. The Committee agreed the motion.

 

(10.15 - 10.30)

4.

Inquiry into the provision of sites for Gypsy, Roma and Travellers - consideration of the evidence received under item 2

Minutes:

4.1. The Committee discussed the evidence received under item 2.

(10.40 - 11.30)

5.

Housing Ukrainian refugees - evidence session 1

Naomi Alleyne, Director, Social Services and Housing, Welsh Local Government Association

Gaynor Toft, Interim Head of Housing and Public Protection Services, Pembrokeshire County Council

Anne Hubbard, Manager, Wales Strategic Migration Partnership

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1. The Committee received evidence from:

Naomi Alleyne, Director, Social Services and Housing, Welsh Local Government Association

Gaynor Toft, Interim Head of Housing and Public Protection Services, Pembrokeshire County Council

Anne Hubbard, Manager, Wales Strategic Migration Partnership

(11.35 - 12.25)

6.

Housing Ukrainian refugees - evidence session 2

Reynette Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, Oasis

Natalie Zhivkova, Volunteering Policy Officer, Wales Council for Voluntary Action

The Reverend Aled Edwards, Chief Executive, Cytûn - Churches together in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1. The Committee received evidence from:

Reynette Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, Oasis

Natalie Zhivkova, Volunteering Policy Officer, Wales Council for Voluntary Action

The Reverend Aled Edwards, Chief Executive, Cytûn - Churches together in Wales

(12.20)

7.

Paper(s) to note

Supporting documents:

7.1

Letter from the Minister for Social Justice in relation to housing Ukrainian refugees

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1.1. The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Social Justice in relation to housing Ukrainian refugees.

(12.25 - 12.30)

8.

Housing Ukrainian refugees - consideration of the evidence received under items 5 and 6

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 5 and 6.