Concise Minutes - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 4 - Tŷ Hywel

Meeting date: Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Meeting time: 09.09 - 12.38
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4852


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

John Griffiths AM (Chair)

Gareth Bennett AM

Janet Finch-Saunders AM

David Melding AM (In place of Janet Finch-Saunders AM)

Siân Gwenllian AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Witnesses:

Sarah Jennings, Hywel Dda University Health Board

Sarah Aitken, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Sally Baxter, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Rob Smith, Bwrdd Iechyd Lleol Prifysgol Betsi Cadwaladr

David Cook, Welsh Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

John Gallanders, Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham

Sue Leonard, Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services

Sheila Hendrickson-Brown, Cardiff Third Sector Council

Judith Stone, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

Committee Staff:

Naomi Stocks (Clerk)

Chloe Davies (Deputy Clerk)

Jonathan Baxter (Researcher)

Osian Bowyer (Researcher)

Megan Jones (Researcher)

Jennifer Cottle (Legal Adviser)

Stephen Davies (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill - technical briefing

1.1 The Committee received a technical briefing on the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill.

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2       Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill - consideration of scope and approach

2.1 The Committee discussed and agreed the scope and approach to its consideration of the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill.

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3       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

3.1         The Chair welcomed Members and members of the public to the meeting.

3.2        Apologies for absence were received from Bethan Sayed AM, Rhianon Passmore AM, and Jack Sargeant AM.

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4       Inquiry into Public Services Boards: evidence session 4

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Rob Smith, Area Director – East, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

·         Sally Baxter, Acting Director of Strategy, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

·         Sarah Jennings, Director of Partnerships and Corporate Services, Hywel Dda University Health Board

·         Sarah Aitken, Director of Public Health, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

 

 

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5       Inquiry into Public Services Boards: evidence session 5

5.1     The Committee received evidence from:

·         Rob Smith, Area Director – East, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

·         Sally Baxter, Acting Director of Strategy, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

·         Sarah Jennings, Director of Partnerships and Corporate Services, Hywel Dda University Health Board

·         Sarah Aitken, Director of Public Health, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

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6       Paper(s) to note

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6.1   Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport in relation to pregnancy, maternity and work

6.1.a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport in relation to pregnancy, maternity and work.

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6.2   Letter from the Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care in relation to pregnancy, maternity and work

6.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Leader of the House and Chief Whip and the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care in relation to pregnancy, maternity and work.

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6.3   Inquiry into rough sleeping in Wales - Welsh Government response to the report

6.3. a The Committee noted the Welsh Government response to the report on the inquiry into rough sleeping in Wales.

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7       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

7.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

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8       Inquiry into Public Services Boards: consideration of the evidence received under items 4 and 5

8.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 4 and 5.

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