Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

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<news>The next Senedd election is scheduled for 6 May. In recognition of the need to ensure a level playing field for all candidates during the election period, all committee activity will cease with effect from 7 April (except very limited activity in relation to urgent subordinate legislation or the provisions of Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Act 2021). New committees are expected to be established before summer 2021 – information will be published on this website.

<news>The Committee has published its Fifth Senedd legacy report which looks back on work in the Fifth Senedd and looks ahead to the next Senedd</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=36962</link>

<news>The Committee has submitted its consultation response to the Welsh Government white paper “Safer Buildings in Wales”</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=19346</link>

<news>The Welsh Government responded to the Committee’s report on the impact of COVID-19 on the voluntary sector</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=28320</link>

<news>The Llywydd has written to all Committee Chairs in relation to the impact of the Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Bill on committee business</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=35328</link>


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The Committee was established on 28 June 2016 to examine legislation and hold the Welsh Government to account by scrutinising expenditure, administration and policy matters encompassing (but not restricted to): local government; housing, community regeneration, cohesion and safety; tackling poverty; equality of opportunity and human rights. On 13 November 2019, the Committee’s remit was amended to include the ability to: exercise the non-budgetary functions set out in Standing Order 18A.2 in relation to accountability and governance of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.