Agenda - Finance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 3 November 2016

Meeting time: 09.00
For further information contact:

Bethan Davies

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6372

SeneddFinance@assembly.wales


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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

                                                                                                                          

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2       Paper(s) to note

(09.00)                                                                                          (Pages 1 - 6)

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Additional evidence from the Law Society - Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill

                                                                                                   (Pages 7 - 10)

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Consultation responses: Dialogue - Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 11 - 16)

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Additional evidence from the Land Registry - Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 17 - 28)

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Additional evidence from CLA Cymru - Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 29 - 30)

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Additional evidence from the Scottish Government - Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 31 - 37)

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3       Wales Audit Office and the Auditor General for Wales estimate of income and expenses: Evidence session

(09.00-10.00)                                                                         (Pages 38 - 313)

 

Huw Vaughan Thomas – Auditor General for Wales

Isobel Garner - Chair, Wales Audit Office

Kevin Thomas – Director of Corporate Services

Steven O’Donoghue – Director of Finance

 

Paper 1 - Wales Audit Office - Estimate of income and expenses 2017-18

Paper 2 - The Wales Audit Office and Auditor General for Wales’ Annual Report and Accounts 2015-16

Paper 3 - Wales Audit Office- Final Audit Findings Report Year Ended 31 March 2016

Paper 4 - Wales Audit Office Annual Plan 2016-17 - Including additional information on our three-year strategy and priorities

Paper 5 - Wales Audit Office - Interim Report – An assessment of progress made against our 2016-17 Annual Plan during the period 1 April to 30 September 2016

 

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

(10.00)                                                                                                             

 

Items 5, 9 and 10.

 

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5       Wales Audit Office and the Auditor General for Wales estimate of income and expenses: Consideration of evidence

(10.00-10.15)                                                                                                  

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6       Welsh Government Draft Budget 2017-18: Evidence session 2

(10.15-11.15)                                                                       (Pages 314 - 353)

 

Natasha Davies, Policy Partner, Chwarae Teg

Anne Meikle, Head of WWF Cymru

 

Paper 6 - WWF Cymru – written evidence

Paper 7 - Chwarae Teg – written evidence

Paper 8 – Letter from the Future Generations Commissioner

 

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11.15-11.30 Break

 

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7       Welsh Government Draft Budget 2017-18: Evidence session 3

(11.30-12.45)                                                                       (Pages 354 - 384)

 

Vanessa Young, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation

Gary Doherty, Chief Executive, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (representing all NHS Wales Chief Executives)

Eifion Williams, Director of Finance, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board (representing NHS Wales Directors of Finance)

Steve Webster, Director of Finance /Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Cwm Taf University Health Board

 

Paper 9 - Welsh NHS Confederation – written evidence

 

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12.45 - 13.30 Lunch

 

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8       Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill: Ministerial evidence session

(13.30-15.00)                                                                       (Pages 385 - 403)

 

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Andrew Hewitt, Policy Manager, Welsh Government

Gareth McMahon, Government Lawyer, Welsh Government

 

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9       Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

(15.00-15.30)                                                                       (Pages 404 - 411)

 

Paper 10 – Key issues

 

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10   Welsh Government Draft Budget 2017-18: Consideration of evidence

(15.30-16.00)                                                                                                  

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