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Agenda and minutes

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1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

1.1 Apologies were received from Jeff Cuthbert AM, Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM and Gwenda Thomas AM.

(09.30-10.15)

2.

Devolution of Business Rates to Wales - Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation

David Magor, Chief Executive, Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation

Janet Alexander, Professional Services Manager, Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Janet Alexander and David Magor answered questions from Members of the Committee. 

2.2 David Magor agreed to provide the Committee with a copy of the report on virtual high streets produced by the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation.

(10.30-11.15)

3.

Devolution of Business Rates to Wales - Federation of Small Businesses

Rachel Bowen, Policy Manager, Federation of Small Businesses Wales

Rhodri Evans, Senior Communications Adviser, Federation of Small Businesses Wales

Rhian Murphy, Managing Director, SlideFold UK Ltd.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Rachel Bowen, Rhodri Evans and Rhian Murphy answered questions from Members of the Committee

(11.15-12.15)

4.

Devolution of Business Rates to Wales - Welsh Government and CBI Wales

Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

Chris Sutton, Chair, CBI Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Chris Sutton answered questions from the Members of the Committee.

 

4.2 The Minister agreed to report back to the Committee when she has met with Local Authorities to discuss their distribution of the hardship relief fund.

 

4.3 The Minister agreed to share the data that is currently collected on the assessment and collection of business rates and whether there are any plans to collect further, more accurate, information in the future.

5.

Papers to note

5.1

Transport Planning and Funding

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.

5.2

Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.

6.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from remainder of the meeting and the beginning of the next meeting.

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting and the beginning of the next meeting.

(12.15-12.20)

7.

Fourth Assembly Committee Legacy

Minutes:

7.1 Members of the Committee agreed the draft letter to the Finance Committee

 

 

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