Agenda - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee


Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 16 June 2020

Meeting time: 13.30
For further information contact:

Naomi Stocks

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddCommunities@senedd.wales


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Informal pre-meeting

(13.30-14.00)

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In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair has determined that the public are excluded from the Committee's meeting in order to protect public health. This meeting will be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

(14.00)                                                                                                             

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2       Inquiry into Covid-19 and its impact: evidence session on equalities and human rights

(14.00-14.45)                                                                             (Pages 1 - 11)

Ruth Coombs, Head of Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales

Hannah Wharf, Principle External Affairs, Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales

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Break

(14.45-15.00)

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3       Inquiry into Covid-19 and its impact: evidence session on older people

(15.00-16.00)                                                                                                  

Heléna Herklots, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Victoria Lloyd, Chief Executive, Age Cymru

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (xi) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for Item 5 and 8 of today's meeting

(16.00)                                                                                                             

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5       Impact of Covid-19 on older people - consideration of evidence

(16.00-16.15)                                                                                                  

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6       Inquiry into Covid-19 and its impact: evidence session on black, Asian and minority ethnic groups

(16.15-17.00)                                                                           (Pages 12 - 34)

Patience Bentu, Administration and Policy Support Officer, Race Council Cymru

Rocio Cifuentes, Chief Executive, Ethnic Minorities and Youth Support Team (EYST) Wales

Ginger Wiegand, Research and Policy, All Wales BAME Engagement Programme, Ethnic Minorities and Youth Support Team (EYST) Wales

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7       Papers to note

(17.00-17.05)                                                                                    (Page 35)

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7.1   Correspondence from Jane Hutt MS, Deputy Minister and Chief Whip to Priti Patel MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department regarding COVID-19 and its impact on BAME Communities - 12 May 2020

                                                                                                 (Pages 36 - 37)

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7.2   Correspondence from Chris Philp MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Home Office and Ministry of Justice regarding the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 - 29 May 2020

                                                                                                 (Pages 38 - 39)

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7.3   Correspondence from Llyr Gruffydd MS, Chair of the Finance Committee regarding engagement and the plenary Debate on the Welsh Government's Spending Priorities 2021-22 - 1 June 2020

                                                                                                 (Pages 40 - 41)

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7.4   Correspondence from Nick Ramsay MS, Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to Adrian Crompton, Auditor General for Wales and Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner regarding Well-Being of Future Generations statutory reports - 29 May 2020

                                                                                                 (Pages 42 - 44)

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7.5   Correspondence from the Minister for Housing and Local Government regarding the committee meeting on 15 May 2020 - 10 June 2020

                                                                                                 (Pages 45 - 49)

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8       Inquiry into Covid-19 and its impact: further consideration of evidence

(17.05-17:15)                                                                                                  

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