Inquiry into COVID-19 and its impact on matters relating to the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee’s remit

The Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the Covid-19 outbreak in Wales. The inquiry will consider the impact of coronavirus, and the response to it, on the following areas:


  • Local government;
  • Housing;
  • Equalities;
  • Tackling poverty;
  • Human rights; and
  • Any other issues within the committee’s portfolio.


The Committee is keen to hear from anyone with an interest in this inquiry via the consultation below.


Evidence Gathering


The Committee will hold a number of evidence sessions to inform its work, which can be viewed in the table below.


Evidence session




Julie James MS, Minister for Housing and Local Government

5 May 2020


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Jane Hutt MS, Deputy Minister and Chief Whip

14 May 2020


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Business type:

Status: For consideration

First published: 29/04/2020

Decision due: Meeting Date by Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee





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