Agenda - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: 19 September 2018

Meeting time: 08.50
For further information contact:

Naomi Stocks

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddCommunities@assembly.wales


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Pre-meeting (08.50 – 09.00)

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

                                                                                                                          

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2       Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 8

(09.00 - 10.00)                                                                           (Pages 1 - 18)

 

Jim McKirdle, Housing Policy Officer, Welsh Local Government Association

Gareth Williams, Accommodation Agency Manager (Environmental Health, Temporary Accommodation, Social Lettings and Private Sector Development), Carmarthenshire County Council

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3       Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill - evidence session 9

(10.00 - 11.30)                                                                                                

·         Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

·         Emma Williams, Deputy Director, Housing Policy Division, Welsh Government

·         Helen Kellaway, Lawyer, Welsh Government

·         Huw Charles, Bill Manager, Welsh Government

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4       Papers to note

                                                                                                 (Pages 19 - 20)

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4.1   Letter from the Llywydd in relation to voting rights for prisoners

                                                                                                 (Pages 21 - 28)

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4.2   Letter from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration in relation to fire safety in high rise blocks in Wales

                                                                                                 (Pages 29 - 31)

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4.3   Letter from the First Minister to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales

                                                                                                 (Pages 32 - 34)

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4.4   Letter from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration in relation to rough sleeping in Wales

                                                                                                 (Pages 35 - 38)

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4.5   Joint letter with the Chairs of the Children, Young People and Education Committee and the Finance Committee to the Leader of the House and Chief Whip in relation to the draft budget 2019-20

                                                                                                 (Pages 39 - 40)

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4.6   Joint letter from stakeholders in relation to the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 41 - 42)

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4.7   Letter from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration in relation to the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 43 - 45)

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4.8   Letter from the Llywydd in relation to Senedd@ events

                                                                                                           (Page 46)

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4.9   Written submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur in relation to poverty

                                                                                                 (Pages 47 - 56)

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4.10Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport in relation to making the economy work for people on low incomes

                                                                                                 (Pages 57 - 62)

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

                                                                                                                          

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6       Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill: consideration of key issues

(11.30 - 12.30)                                                                       (Pages 63 - 119)

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7       Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales - consideration of Welsh Government response to the report

(12.30 - 12.35)                                                                     (Pages 120 - 145)

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