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Finance Committee

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·         The Counsel General has responded to the Finance Committee’s report (PDF, 292KB) on further scrutiny of the financial implications of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill.

·         The Committee has published its report on the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Further scrutiny of the financial implications (PDF, 146KB)

·         Welsh Government has submitted its response (PDF, 115KB) to the Committee’s report and recommendations on the Scrutiny of the First Supplementary Budget 2019-20 on 19 August 2019.

·         The Committee has published its Report on the Financial Implications of the Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill (PDF, 468KB) – 2 August 2019

·         Consultation: Welsh Government Draft Budget Proposals 2020-21 – deadline: 25 September 2019

·         The Committee published its report on Scrutiny of Welsh Government First Supplementary Budget 2019-2020 (PDF, 1MB) on 5 July 2019.

·         The Committee published its report on Financial Implications of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill (PDF, 655KB) on 28 June 2019.


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The Committee was established on 22 June 2016 to carry out the functions of the responsible committee set out in Standing Orders 18.10, 18.11, 19 and 20 of the National Assembly for Wales.


Under Standing Orders 19 and 20, the committee’s responsibilities include considering any report or document laid before the Assembly concerning the use of resources, or expenditure from the Welsh Consolidated Fund. This includes undertaking budget scrutiny of the bodies directly funded from the Welsh Consolidated Fund.


Under Standing Orders 18.10 and 18.11, the committee’s responsibilities include oversight of the governance of the Wales Audit Office, as set out in the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013.


The committee also considers any proposals for, and the progress of the devolution of fiscal powers to Wales as part of its responsibilities.


The committee may also scrutinise legislation introduced to the Assembly.




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