Review of Commissioners
The Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee (PAPAC) is gathering information about the funding of Commissioners in Wales. This follows the publication of the Equality and Social Justice (ESJ) Committee’s report Annual scrutiny of the Future Generations Commissioner: An update in April 2022.
The Chair of ESJ wrote to the Chair of PAPAC on 7 April 2022 further to their annual scrutiny session with the Future Generations Commissioner.
The Chair of PAPAC responded on 10 May 2022, to advise that the Committee had considered ESJ’s letter and noted recommendation 1 of its report at PAPAC’s meeting on 27 April 2022. In addition, the Committee noted their agreement to return to further scrutiny of the work of Welsh Commissioners as part of the Committee’s annual accounts scrutiny work.
The Chair wrote to the following to gather written evidence relating to the funding of Commissioner’s in Wales on 30 November 2022:
*** Children’s Commissioner for Wales;
*** Future Generations Commissioner for Wales;
*** Older People’s Commissioner for Wales;
*** Welsh Language Commissioner for Wales.
On 21 December 2022 the Chair wrote to the Welsh Government.
The written responses can be viewed here.
The Committee discussed the written responses in private at its meeting on 30 March 2023.
Business type: Committee Inquiry
Reason considered: Senedd Business;
First published: 30/11/2022
- Welsh Government response to PAPA Committee's report - 29 August 2023 PDF 914 KB
- Letter from Future Generations Commissioner for Wales to Chair of PAPA Committee - 24 August 2023 PDF 752 KB
- Letter from the Children's Commissioner for Wales to the Minister for Social Justice - 31 July 2023 PDF 619 KB
- Review of the Welsh Commmissioners - Report PDF 512 KB
- Letter from the Welsh Government on the review of Commissioners - 1 February 2023 PDF 336 KB
- Letter from the Older People's Commissioner for Wales - 21 February 2023 PDF 673 KB
- Letter from the Welsh Language Commissioner - 7 February 2023 PDF 271 KB
- Letter from the Future Generations Commissioner - 31 January 2023 PDF 424 KB
- Letter from the Children's Commissioner for Wales - 31 January 2023 PDF 907 KB
- Commissioners' responses to the Committee's letter PDF 2 MB
- Letter from the Committee Chair to the Welsh Government - 21 December 2022 PDF 144 KB
- Letter from the Committee Chair to the Commissioners - 30 November 2022 PDF 161 KB
- Letter from the Chair to the Chair of the Equality and Social Justice Committee - 10 May 2022 PDF 72 KB
- Letter from the Chair of the Equality and Social Justice Committee to the Chair of the Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee: 7 April 2022 PDF 310 KB