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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Naomi Stocks 

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Transcript: Transcript for 05/12/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

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

1.2 Apologies for absence were received from Siân Gwenllian AM, Jack Sargeant AM and Gareth Bennett AM .

(09.15 - 10.15)

2.

Inquiry into diversity in local government: evidence session 3

Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive, Chwarae Teg

Catherine Fookes, Director, Women's Equality Network (WEN) Wales

Uzo Iwobi OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Race Council Cymru

Paul Hossack, Senior Associate, Equality and Human Rights Commission

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive, Chwarae Teg

·       Catherine Fookes, Director, Women's Equality Network (WEN) Wales

·       Uzo Iwobi OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Race Council Cymru

·       Paul Hossack, Senior Associate, Equality and Human Rights Commission

(10.30 - 11.30)

3.

Inquiry into diversity in local government: evidence session 4

Mike Payne, Chair, Organisation Committee, Welsh Labour

Gareth Clubb, Chief Executive, Plaid Cymru

Councillor Bablin Molik, Councillor in Cardiff and Chair of the Cardiff and Vale local party, Welsh Liberal Democrats

Roger Pratt, Boundary Review Director, Welsh Conservatives

Tom Harrison, Regional Officer, UKIP Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Mike Payne, Chair, Organisation Committee, Welsh Labour

·       Gareth Clubb, Chief Executive, Plaid Cymru

·       Councillor Bablin Molik, Councillor in Cardiff and Chair of the Cardiff and Vale local party, Welsh Liberal Democrats

·       Roger Pratt, Boundary Review Director, Welsh Conservatives

·       Tom Harrison, Regional Officer, UKIP Wales

(11.30 - 12.30)

4.

Inquiry into diversity in local government: evidence session 5

Kathryn Allen, Vice-President, Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Service

Steve Davis, Service Manager, Principle Youth Officers Group

Julia Griffiths, Joint Acting Chief Executive, Youth Cymru

Chisomo (Chizi) Phiri, Women’s Officer, NUS Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Kathryn Allen, Vice-President, Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Service

·       Steve Davis, Service Manager, Principle Youth Officers Group

·       Julia Griffiths, Joint Acting Chief Executive, Youth Cymru

·       Chisomo (Chizi) Phiri, Women’s Officer, NUS Wales

5.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

5.1

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

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1a The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration in relation to the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

(12.30 - 12.45)

7.

Inquiry into diversity in local government: discussion of the evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4

Minutes:

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

 

 

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