Budget Scrutiny

In accordance with Standing Order 19, the Finance Committee must consider and report on any document laid before the Senedd by Welsh Ministers or the Senedd Commission containing proposals for the use of resources.


The Committee may also consider and report on any other matter relating to or affecting expenditure out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund.


As part its responsibilities, the committee scrutinises the following as part of the annual budget cycle:



Welsh Government budget



Senedd Commission budget


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Wales Audit Office and the Auditor General for Wales estimate of income and expenses



Public Services Ombudsman for Wales estimate of income and expenses


Statement of Principles that the Finance Committee of the Senedd expects Directly Funded Bodies to have regard to when making budget proposals – May 2019 (PDF, 226KB)

Business type: Amendment

Status: Complete

First published: 29/10/2015