Concise Minutes - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Meeting time: 09.16 - 11.51
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4399


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

John Griffiths AM (Chair)

Gareth Bennett AM

Siân Gwenllian AM

Bethan Jenkins AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Joyce Watson AM

Witnesses:

Meirion Davies, Mentrau Iaith

Angharad Mair, Tinopolis Cymru

Committee Staff:

Naomi Stocks (Clerk)

Chloe Davies (Deputy Clerk)

Megan Jones (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

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

1.2 Apologies for absence were received from Janet Finch-Saunders AM.

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2       Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - evidence session 10

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Angharad Mair, Executive Director, Tinopolis Cymru

·         Meirion Davies, Development Director, Menter Iaith Conwy, representing Mentrau Iaith

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3       Paper(s) to note

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3.6   Letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to fire safety in high rise blocks in Wales

3.1.a The Committee noted the letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to fire safety in high rise blocks in Wales.

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3.2   Written evidence from the Welsh Language Commissioner in relation to making the economy work for people on low incomes

3.2.a The Committee noted the written evidence from the Welsh Language Commissioner in relation to making the economy work for people on low incomes.

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting and from the meeting on 19 October 2017

4.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

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5       Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - consideration of evidence received under item 2

5.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under item 2 and agreed to write to Tinopolis Cymru to clarify a matter raised.

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6       Inquiry into poverty in Wales: Communities First - lessons learnt - consideration of draft report

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

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