Concise Minutes - Public Accounts Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 24 June 2019

Meeting time: 13.23 - 16.38
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:





Assembly Members:

Nick Ramsay AM (Chair)

Mohammad Asghar (Oscar) AM

Gareth Bennett AM

Vikki Howells AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

Adam Price AM

Jenny Rathbone AM


Andrew Slade, Welsh Government

Sioned Evans, Welsh Government

Duncan Hamer, Welsh Government

Jonathan Hopkins, Welsh Government

Wales Audit Office:

Adrian Crompton – Auditor General for Wales

Matthew Mortlock

Dave Thomas

Committee Staff:

Fay Bowen (Clerk)

Claire Griffiths (Deputy Clerk)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the Committee.

1.2        The Chair welcomed Gareth Bennett AM to the Committee following his election on 25 June.



2       Welsh Government Financial Support for Business: Evidence Session with the Welsh Government

2.1 Members received evidence from Andrew Slade, Director General, Economy, Skills & Natural Resources Group; Sioned Evans, Director, Business and Regions and Duncan Hamer, Deputy Director, Business from Welsh Government as part of the inquiry into Welsh Government’s Financial Support for Business.

2.1 Andrew Slade agreed to send further information on a number of points raised during the evidence session.



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

3.1 The motion was agreed.



4       Welsh Government Financial Support for Business: Consideration of evidence received

4.1 Members considered the evidence received.



5       Primary care out-of-hours service: Consideration of draft report

5.1 Members considered the draft report and noted that a revised version would be brought to Committee on 8 July for further consideration.





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