Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

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News

<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>

 

Current Work

 

 

Transcripts

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Work Completed by the Committee

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Remit

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.