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Meetings

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 19/09/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 9)

9 Consideration of letter from the Llywydd - Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019 and amending Standing Orders

Paper 7 – Letter from the Llywydd on the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019 and amending Standing Orders

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee considered the letter from the Llywydd on the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act and agreed the amendments to Standing Orders.


Meeting: 20/03/2019 - Plenary (Item 5)

Debate: Stage 4 of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

NDM7003 – Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.

'Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill'

Supporting Document
Presiding Officer’s Statement

Minutes:

The item started at 15.46

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM7003 – Llyr Gruffydd (North Wales)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill. The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

46

3

1

50

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 13/03/2019 - Plenary (Item 6)

Debate: Stage 3 of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 as agreed by the Assembly on 6 March 2019.

The amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

Group 1: Gender-neutral language 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 16, 21

Group 2: Appointment of Ombudsman 44, 45

Group 3: Investigation of a health related service: Costs recovery 30, 6, 8, 9

Group 4: Auditor General: Laying the certified accounts 49

Group 5: Drafting corrections 2, 7, 10, 12, 13

Group 6: Own initiative investigations 3, 4, 14, 15, 19

Group 7: Making complaints 5, 17, 18

Group 8: Nolan Principles 46

Group 9: Complaints-handling procedures 47, 11, 48

Group 10: Regulation making powers 20

Group 11: Review of Act 39, 40, 41, 42

Group 12: Functions of the Assembly 43

Group 13: Overview 1

Supporting documents
Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled List of Amendments
Groupings of Amendments

Minutes:

The item started at 16.06

Amendment 22 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 23 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 24 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 25 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 26 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 44 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 45 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 27 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 28 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 29 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 30 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 31 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 32 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 33 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 34 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 35 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 36 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 49:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

0

0

47

47

Amendment 49 was not agreed.

Amendment 37 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 2 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 3 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 4 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 5 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 38 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 6 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 7 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 8 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 9 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 10 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 46 was withdrawn

A vote was taken on amendment 47:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

36

47

Amendment 47 was not agreed.

Amendment 11 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 48:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

36

47

Amendment 48 was not agreed.

Amendment 12 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 13 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 14 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 15 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 16 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 17 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 18 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 19 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 20 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 39 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 40 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 41 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 42 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 43 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 21 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 1 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.

 

 


Meeting: 06/03/2019 - Plenary (Item 6)

Motion to vary the order of consideration of Stage 3 amendments to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

NDM6981 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) Section 2;

b) Schedule 1;

c) Sections 3-14;

d) Schedule 2;

e) Sections 15-30;

f) Schedule 3;

g) Sections 31-41;

h) Schedule 4;

i) Sections 42-74;

j) Schedule 5;

k) Sections 75-80;

l) Section 1;

m) Long title.

 

Minutes:

The item started at 15.34

NDM6981 Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) Section 2;

b) Schedule 1;

c) Sections 3-14;

d) Schedule 2;

e) Sections 15-30;

f) Schedule 3;

g) Sections 31-41;

h) Schedule 4;

i) Sections 42-74;

j) Schedule 5;

k) Sections 75-80;

l) Section 1;

m) Long title.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 20/02/2019 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 1)

1 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill - correspondence from Llyr Gruffydd AM

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.2a The Committee noted the correspondence from Llyr Gruffydd AM.


Meeting: 05/02/2019 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Timetable of consideration of stage 3 and 4 of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 16

Minutes:

Business Managers agreed to schedule the Stage 3 debate on Wednesday 13 March 2019 and the Stage 4 debate on Wednesday 20 March 2019, both during Assembly time.


Meeting: 31/01/2019 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 2)

2 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 proceedings

Llyr Gruffydd AM, Chair of the Finance Committee, Member in Charge

Bethan Davies, Clerk to the Finance Committee

Gareth Howells, Legal Adviser to the Finance Committee

 

Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Robert Thomas, Bill Manager, Welsh Government

Anna Hind, Lawyer, Welsh Government

 

Documents relevant to Stage 2 proceedings will be available on the Bill page.

 

The Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee agreed on 9 January 2019, under Standing Order 26.21, that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings will be:

-        Section 2;

-        Schedule 1;

-        Sections 3 to 13;

-        Schedule 2;

-        Sections 14 – 30;

-        Schedule 3;

-        Sections 31 – 42;

-        Schedule 4;

-        Sections 43 – 74;

-        Schedule 5;

-        Sections 75 – 80;

-        Section 1;

-        Long title.

 

Paper 1 – Marshalled List of Amendments

Paper 2 - Groupings of Amendments  

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 proceedings

 

·       Llyr Gruffydd AM, Chair of the Finance Committee, Member in Charge

·       Bethan Davies, Clerk to the Finance Committee

·       Gareth Howells, Legal Adviser to the Finance Committee

 

·       Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

·       Robert Thomas, Bill Manager, Welsh Government

·       Anna Hind, Lawyer, Welsh Government

 

2.1 Documents relevant to Stage 2 proceedings are available on the Bill page.

 

  In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

The Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee agreed on 9 January 2019, under Standing Order 26.21, that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings will be:

 

·       Sections 2

·       Schedule 1

·       Sections 3 – 13

·       Schedule 2

·       Sections 14 - 30

·       Schedule 3

·       Sections 31 – 42

·       Schedule 4

·       Sections 43 - 74

·       Schedule 5

·       Sections 75 – 80

·       Section 1

·       Long title

 

2.1 In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Amendment 212 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 213 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 214 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 215 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 171 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 141 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 142 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 143 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 144 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 145 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 216 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 146 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 217 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 147 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 148 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 2 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 3 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 4 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 172 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 5 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 6 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 7 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 8 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 9 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 10 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 11 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 12 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 13 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 14 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 15 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 16 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 17 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 18 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 173 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 19 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 20 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 21 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 22 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 23 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 174 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 149 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 227 (Leanne Wood AM) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

 

Amendment 228 (Leanne Wood AM) was not moved.

 

Amendment 24A (Mark Isherwood AM) was not moved.

 

Amendment 24B (Mark Isherwood AM) was not moved.

 

Amendment 24 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 25 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 26 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 27 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 28 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 175 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 29 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 30 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 31 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 32 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 33 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 34 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 35 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 36 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 37 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 38 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 176 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 177 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 39 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 178 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 179 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 180 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 40 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 41 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 42 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 43 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 44 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 45 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 46 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 47 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 181 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 48 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 49 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 50 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 51 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 52 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 53 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 182 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 54 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 226 (Mark Isherwood AM) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

 

Amendment 218 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 219 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 220 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 150 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 221 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 151 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 55 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 183 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 184 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 223 (Mark Isherwood AM) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

 

Amendment 224 (Mark Isherwood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Mohammad Asghar

Gareth Bennett

 

Mark Isherwood

John Griffiths

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Carwyn Jones

 

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

Amendment 224 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 185 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 56 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 57 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 58 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 59 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 60 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 61 (Llyr Gruffydd AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett

Mohammad Asghar

John Griffiths

Mark Isherwood

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Carwyn Jones

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

 

Amendment 61 was agreed.

 

Amendment 62 (Llyr Gruffydd AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett

Mohammad Asghar

John Griffiths

Mark Isherwood

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Carwyn Jones

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

 

Amendment 62 was agreed.

 

Amendment 63 (Llyr Gruffydd AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett

Mohammad Asghar

John Griffiths

Mark Isherwood

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Carwyn Jones

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

 

Amendment 63 was agreed.

 

Amendment 64 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 65 (Llyr Gruffydd AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett

Mohammad Asghar

John Griffiths

Mark Isherwood

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Carwyn Jones

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

 

Amendment 65 was agreed.

 

Amendment 186 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 66 (Llyr Gruffydd AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett

Mohammad Asghar

John Griffiths

Mark Isherwood

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Carwyn Jones

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

 

Amendment 66 was agreed.

 

Amendment 67 (Llyr Gruffydd AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett

Mohammad Asghar

John Griffiths

Mark Isherwood

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Carwyn Jones

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

 

Amendment 67 was agreed.

 

Amendment 68 (Llyr Gruffydd AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett

Mohammad Asghar

John Griffiths

Mark Isherwood

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Carwyn Jones

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

 

Amendment 68 was agreed.

 

Amendment 69 (Llyr Gruffydd AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett

Mohammad Asghar

John Griffiths

Mark Isherwood

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Carwyn Jones

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

 

Amendment 69 was agreed.

 

Amendment 70 (Llyr Gruffydd AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Gareth Bennett

Mohammad Asghar

John Griffiths

Mark Isherwood

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Carwyn Jones

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

 

Amendment 70 was agreed.

 

Amendment 71 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 72 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 73 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 74 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 187 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 75 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 76 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 77 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 78 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 79 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 80 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 81 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 188 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 82 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 189 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 83 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 84 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 85 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 86 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 87 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 190 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 191 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 88 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 192 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 193 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 194 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 195 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 89 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 90 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 91 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 196 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 197 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 198 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 92 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 93 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 94 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 95 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 96 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 97 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 98 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 99 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 199 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 100 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 200 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 101 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 102 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 103 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 104 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 201 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 105 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 202 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 203 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 106 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 204 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 107 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 108 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 109 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 205 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 206 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 225 (Mark Isherwood AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Mohammad Asghar

Gareth Bennett

 

Mark Isherwood

John Griffiths

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Carwyn Jones

 

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Leanne Wood

 

Amendment 225 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 110 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 111 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 112 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 113 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 114 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 115 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 116 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 117 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 208 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 118 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 119 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 120 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 121 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 122 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 123 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 209 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 124 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 125 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 126 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 127 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 229 (Leanne Wood AM) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

 

Amendment 230 (Leanne Wood AM) fell.

 

Amendment 222 (Rebecca Evans AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 210 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) fell.

 

Amendment 128 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 129 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 152 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 153 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 154 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 155 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 156 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 157 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 158 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 159 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 160 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 161 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 162 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 163 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 164 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 165 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 166 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 167 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 168 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 169 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 170 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 130 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 131 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 132 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 133 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 134 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 135 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 136 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 137 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 138 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 211 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 139 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 140 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 1 (Llyr Gruffydd AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 


Meeting: 09/01/2019 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 10)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Order of Consideration - agreement in principle ahead of Stage 2 proceedings

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

10.1.  The Committee agreed the order of consideration for the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill ahead of Stage 2 proceedings.


Meeting: 29/11/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 5)

5 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Consideration of proposed amendments at Stage 2

Paper 3 – Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Consideration of proposed amendments at Stage 2

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered and agreed the proposed amendments that it will table to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill at Stage 2.


Meeting: 15/11/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee to the Llywydd in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.6.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee to the Llywydd in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 07/11/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 10)

10 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Paper 4 – Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

10.1 The Committee authorised Llyr Gruffydd AM as the new Member in Charge of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill and agreed to write to the Business Committee with a revised timetable.


Meeting: 17/07/2018 - Plenary (Item 9)

Motion to approve the financial resolution in respect of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

NDM6770 Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

Supporting Documents

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill
Revised Explanatory Memorandum (July 2018)
Revised Explanatory Memorandum (version with tracked changes) (July 2018)

Minutes:

The item started at 18.39

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM6770 Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

45

0

1

46

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 23/05/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN2 - Letter from the Chair of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill - 15 May 2018

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 17/05/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 4)

4 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Proposals for amendments at Stage 2

Paper 1 – Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Amendments at Stage 2

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee considered proposals for amendments to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 03/05/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 16/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

8 Letter from Simon Thomas AM, Member in Charge of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-11-18 – Paper 20 - Letter from Simon Thomas AM, Member in Charge of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter form the Member in charge.


Meeting: 21/03/2018 - Plenary (Item 5)

Debate: The General Principles of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

NDM6696 Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.83:

Agrees to the general principles of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.

The Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 2 October 2017.

Supporting documents

Report of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee – 9 March 2018
Response of the Finance Committee – 20 March 2018

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee – 9 March 2018
Response of the Finance Committee – 20 March 2018

Minutes:

The item started at 15.38

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM6696 Simon Thomas (Mid and West Wales)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.83:

Agrees to the general principles of the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

47

0

1

48

The motion was agreed.


Meeting: 15/03/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 9)

9 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Consideration of Stage 1 Committee reports

Paper 4 - Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Consideration of Stage 1 Committee reports

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee considered the Stage 1 reports on the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill from the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee and the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee.


Meeting: 07/03/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 1)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: consideration of draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee considered and agreed its draft report, subject to minor changes.


Meeting: 05/03/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Draft Report

CLA(5)-08-18 – Paper 8  - Draft Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the draft report.


Meeting: 01/03/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: consideration of draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed to consider item 6 at its meeting on Wednesday 7 March 2018.


Meeting: 26/02/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Draft Report

CLA(5)-07-18 – Paper 17 – Draft Report

CLA(5)-07-18 – Paper 18 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, 15 January 2018

CLA(5)-07-18 – Paper 19 – Letter from Simon Thomas AM, 30 January 2018

CLA(5)-07-18 – Paper 20 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance,8 February 2018

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the draft report.


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN3 - Letter from the Chair to the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill - 30 January 2018

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN2 - Letter from the Chair to the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill - 8 February 2018

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee to the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.3.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee to the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 1)

1 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: consideration of draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee discussed the draft report.


Meeting: 08/02/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Additional information from the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.4.a The Committee noted the additional information from the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 25/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 25/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6)

6 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 12 - scrutiny of general principles

Simon Thomas AM, Member in Charge

Gareth Howells, Legal Services, Assembly Commission

Joanne McCarthy, Research Service, Assembly Commission

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Simon Thomas AM, Member in Charge

·         Gareth Howells, Legal Services, Assembly Commission

·         Joanne McCarthy, Research Service, Assembly Commission

 

6.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Member in Charge in relation to how the criteria on “Extended investigations” could be clarified.


Meeting: 25/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 11 - financial scrutiny

Simon Thomas AM, Member in Charge

Gareth Howells, Legal Services, Assembly Commission

Joanne McCarthy, Research Service, Assembly Commission

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Simon Thomas AM, Member in Charge

·         Gareth Howells, Legal Services, Assembly Commission

·         Joanne McCarthy, Research Service, Assembly Commission

 

5.2 The Member in Charge agreed to provide a note on his views on the Expert Adviser report.


Meeting: 25/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter from Simon Thomas AM in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1.a The Committee noted the letter from Simon Thomas AM in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 25/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Additional information from Citizens Advice Bureau in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.3.a The Committee noted the additional information from Citizens Advice Bureau in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 25/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 8)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: consideration of key issues

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the key issues ahead of drafting the report.


Meeting: 17/01/2018 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter to the Chair of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill - 10 January 2018

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 15/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

Consideration of evidence : Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Simon Thomas AM, Chair of the Finance Committee and Member in Charge of the Bill.


Meeting: 15/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Evidence Session 2

Simon Thomas AM, Chair of the Finance Committee and Member in Charge of the Bill

Gareth Howells, Assembly Commission

Joanne McCarthy, Assembly Commission

 

Minutes:

The Committee received evidence from Simon Thomas AM, Chair of the Finance Committee and Member in Charge of the Bill.


Meeting: 15/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 1

 

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

David Richards, Welsh Government

Nick Howard, Welsh Government

 

CLA(5)-02-18 –Legal Briefing

 

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill, as introduced (PDF, 337KB)

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF, 995KB)

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Additional information from Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.3.a The Committee noted the additional information from Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Additional information from the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1.a The Committee noted the additional information from the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Additional information from Hospice UK in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.4.a The Committee noted the additional information from Hospice UK in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Additional information from the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.2.a The Committee noted the additional information from the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman in relation to the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 8)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence received under items 5 and 6

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 5 and 6.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6)

6 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 10

Mark Drakeford, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

David Richards, Director of Governance, Welsh Government

Nick Howard, Lawyer, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Mark Drakeford, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

·         David Richards, Director of Governance, Welsh Government

·         Nick Howard, Lawyer, Welsh Government

 

6.2 During the session the Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide:

·         Further information on the his view in relation to Section 40;

·         His view on the technical drafting of provisions in relation to oral complaints.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 9

Daniel Hurford, Head of Policy, (Improvement and Governance), Welsh Local Government Association

Davina Fiore, Director of Governance and Legal Services, Cardiff Council

Liz Withers, Head of Policy and Campaigns, Wales, Citizens Advice Bureau

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Daniel Hurford, Head of Policy, (Improvement and Governance), Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)

·         Davina Fiore, Director of Governance and Legal Services, Cardiff Council

·         Liz Withers, Head of Policy and Campaigns, Wales, Citizens Advice Bureau

 

5.2        During the session, the WLGA agreed to provide a note on:

·         The provisions in the Bill for own-initiative investigations in relation to the implications of whistleblowing;

·         The telephone service provided by local authorities for oral complaints, and the proportion of oral complaints made to local authorities, if available;

·         Their view on the financial implications of investigations of complaints, in the context of a public/private pathway.

 

5.3 Following the session, the Committee agreed to request a note from Citizens Advice Bureau on the possible inclusion of Tribunals to Schedule 3 of the Bill, and reasons for highlighting this as a potential gap.

 


Meeting: 13/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

3 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 7

Sally Taber, Director, Independent Healthcare Sector Complaints Adjudication Service

Gerry Evans, Deputy Chief Executive, Social Care Wales

David Francis, Assistant Chief Inspector, Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales

Dr Kate Chamberlain, Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Sally Taber, Director, Independent Healthcare Sector Complaints Adjudication Service

·         Gerry Evans, Deputy Chief Executive, Social Care Wales

·         David Francis, Assistant Chief Inspector, Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales

·         Dr Kate Chamberlain, Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

 

3.2 During the session the Independent Healthcare Sector Complaints Adjudication Service and Healthcare Inspectorate Wales agreed to provide notes on the detail of the two private patient units in Wales.


Meeting: 13/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 2)

2 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 6

Catrin Edwards, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Hospice UK

Jonathan Ellis, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Hospice UK

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received from:

 

·       Catrin Edwards, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Hospice UK

 

2.2 -  During the session Catrin Edwards agreed to provide any information available on the record keeping of hospices in the instance when a patient is transferred to hospital at the end of life.


Meeting: 13/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 8)

8 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence received under items 2, 3, and 4

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4.


Meeting: 13/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 8

Kevin Thomas, Director of Corporate Services, Wales Audit Office

Martin Peters, Head of Law and Ethics, Wales Audit Office

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Kevin Thomas, Director of Corporate Services, Wales Audit Office

·       Martin Peters, Head of Law and Ethics, Wales Audit Office


Meeting: 07/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 8)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence received under items 2, 3, 4 and 5


Meeting: 07/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

3 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 3

Ruth Friel, Head of Patient Experience, Cwm Taf University Health Board

Shan Kennedy, Head of Investigation and Redress, Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board

Denise Williams, Senior External Reporting Manager, Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board

Angela Hughes, Acting Assistant Director of Patient Experience Cardiff and Vale UHB and Chair of the All Wales Listening and Learning from Feedback group

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Ruth Friel, Head of Patient Experience, Cwm Taf University Health Board

·         Shan Kennedy, Head of Investigation and Redress, Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board

·         Denise Williams, Senior External Reporting Manager, Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board

·         Angela Hughes, Acting Assistant Director of Patient Experience Cardiff and Vale UHB and Chair of the All Wales Listening and Learning from Feedback group


Meeting: 07/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 2)

2 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 2

Nick Bennett, Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

Katrin Shaw, Director of Policy Legal and Governance

Chris Vinestock, Director of Investigations and Chief Operating Officer

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Nick Bennett, Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

·         Katrin Shaw, Director of Policy Legal and Governance

·         Chris Vinestock, Director of Investigations and Chief Operating Officer


Meeting: 07/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 5

Disa Young, Head of External Affairs, Welsh Independent Healthcare Association

Jacky Jones, Deputy Chair of Welsh Independent Healthcare Association and Executive Director of BMI Werndale

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The committee received evidence from:

 

·         Disa Young, Head of External Affairs, Welsh Independent Healthcare Association

·         Jacky Jones, Deputy Chair of Welsh Independent Healthcare Association and Executive Director of BMI Werndale


Meeting: 07/12/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 4

Rosemary Agnew, Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

Marie Anderson, Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Rosemary Agnew, Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

·         Marie Anderson, Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman

 

4.2 During the session the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman agreed to provide:

·         A copy of the published paper on the savings to investigative resources as a result of own initiative investigations;

·         A copy of the report on “Mapping the administrative justice landscape”, published in 2014;

·         The decision making framework for own initiative investigations.

 

4.3 During the session the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman agreed to provide further information on the parliamentary set principles which provide the basis for the complaints handling procedures model.


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence received under item 2

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under item 2 and agreed to write to the Member in charge on matters raised.

 

 


Meeting: 29/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 2)

2 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: evidence session 1

Simon Thomas AM, Member in Charge

Gareth Howells, Legal Services, Assembly Commission

Joanne McCarthy, Research Service, Assembly Commission

 

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill, as introduced

Explanatory Memorandum

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Simon Thomas AM, Member in Charge

·       Gareth Howells, Legal Services, Assembly Commission

·       Joanne McCarthy, Research Service, Assembly Commission

 

 


Meeting: 25/10/2017 - Finance Committee (Item 7)

7 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Issues raised by the Auditor General for Wales

Paper 4 - Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Issues raised by the Auditor General for Wales

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed to write to the Auditor General for Wales responding to the issues raised.


Meeting: 25/10/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Technical briefing

Gareth Howells, Legal Services, Assembly Commission

Joanne McCarthy, Research Service, Assembly Commission

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received a technical briefing on the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill from the Assembly Commission.


Meeting: 05/10/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6)

6 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill: Consideration of approach to scrutiny (Subject to introduction)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed its terms of reference, and discussed its approach to scrutiny.


Meeting: 04/10/2017 - Plenary (Item 5)

Statement by the Chair of the Finance Committee: Introduction of a Committee proposed Bill – Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill

Minutes:

The item started at 15.24


 

 

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