Concise Minutes - Finance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Meeting time: 09.01 - 12.20
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5498


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Llyr Gruffydd AM (Chair)

Rhun ap Iorwerth AM

Alun Davies AM

Mike Hedges AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

Nick Ramsay AM

Witnesses:

Dyfed Alsop, Welsh Revenue Authority

Adam Al-Nuami, Welsh Revenue Authority

Dave Jones, Welsh Revenue Authority

Chris Moore, Welsh Local Goverment Association

Jon Rae, Welsh Local Government Association

Alan Bermingham, The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)

Tim Jones, Deloitte

Committee Staff:

Bethan Davies (Clerk)

Leanne Hatcher (Second Clerk)

Samantha Williams (Deputy Clerk)

Martin Jennings (Researcher)

Christian Tipples (Researcher)

 

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1       Welsh Revenue Authority: Tax technical briefing

1.1 The Committee received a private tax technical briefing from Dyfed Alsop, Chief Executive, Welsh Revenue Authority; Adam Al-Nuami, Head of Data Analysis, Welsh Revenue Authority; and Dave Jones, Data Analysis, Welsh Revenue Authority.

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2       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

2.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

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3       Paper(s) to note

3.1 The papers were noted.

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3.1   PTN1 - Letter from Minister for Finance and Trefnydd – Improving Public Transport White Paper - Draft Regulatory Impact Assessment – 29 April 2019

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3.2   PTN2 - Letter from Jim Harra, Second Permanent Secretary, HMRC – Welsh Rates of Income Tax: Welsh tax codes – 14 May 2019

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3.3   PTN3 - Letter from Minister for Finance and Trefnydd – Welsh Rates of Income Tax: Welsh tax codes – 22 May 2019

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3.4   PTN4 - Reply from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister on the Finance Committee's recommendations on the Legislation (Wales) Bill - 30 May 2019

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4       Inquiry into the Welsh Government’s capital funding sources: Evidence session 5

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Jon Rae, Director of Resources, Welsh Local Government Association; and Chris Moore, Director of Corporate Services, Carmarthenshire County Council on its inquiry into the Welsh Government’s capital funding sources.

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5       Inquiry into the Welsh Government’s capital funding sources: Evidence session 6

5.1 The Committee took evidence from Tim Jones, Director, Financial Advisory, Deloitte LLP; and Alan Bermingham, Policy Manager, Governments, Chartered Institute for Public Finance and Accountancy on its inquiry into the Welsh Government’s capital funding sources.

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6       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

6.1 The motion was agreed.

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7       Inquiry into the Welsh Government’s capital funding sources: Consideration of evidence

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

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8       Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Consideration of draft report

8.1 The Committee agreed the draft report with minor changes.

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