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Topical matters and key issues of local importance - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 14/02/2020 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 3)

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Rt. Hon Mark Drakeford, AM - First Minister of Wales

 

Minutes:

Members asked the First Minister questions on topical matters.

 

The First Minister agreed to provide further information about a delay in issuing new bus passes to older people in Wales


Meeting: 25/10/2019 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 3)

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Rt. Hon Mark Drakeford, AM - First Minister of Wales

Minutes:

Members asked the First Minister questions on topical matters.

 

The First Minister agreed to provide:

·         a note on the discussions that his officials are having with Vertex Pharmaceuticals on the availability of the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi in Wales; and

·         confirmation as whether the Welsh Government has made an assessment of the impact of uncertainty in relation to investment by the Turkish Army Pension Fund on the future of the steel industry in Wales.


Meeting: 12/07/2019 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 3)

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Rt. Hon Mark Drakeford, AM - First Minister of Wales

 

Minutes:

Members asked the First Minister questions on topical matters.


Meeting: 05/04/2019 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 2)

2 Written Statement by the Welsh Government - Response to the High Court judgement

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.   To avoid a possible conflict of interest, the Chair sought nominations to elect a temporary Chair for item 2.1.

 

2.   David Rees was nominated by Mick Antoniw and was elected as temporary Chair in accordance with Standing Order 17.22.

 

3.   Ann Jones, AM excused herself from the meeting for item 2.1.

 

4.   The Committee asked the First Minister questions on his Written Statement.

 

 


Meeting: 05/04/2019 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 2)

Topical Matters

Minutes:

Given that a number of topical issues had been raised in earlier business, no questions were asked under this item


Meeting: 16/11/2018 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 3)

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, AM - First Minister of Wales

Jo Salway - Head of Cabinet Office

 

Minutes:

Members asked the First Minister questions on topical matters.

 

The First Minister agreed to write to the Home Office to ask them to reconsider visa applications for the young actors wishing to travel to Wales from India to film Jungle Cry.

 

The Chair thanked the First Minister and Jo Salway for attending the meeting.  She also thanked the First Minister for his engagement with the Committee and for supporting the Committee’s policy of holding meetings outside of Cardiff.


Meeting: 06/07/2018 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 3)

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, AM - First Minister of Wales

Minutes:

Members asked the First Minister questions on topical matters.

 


Meeting: 16/02/2018 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 3)

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, AM - First Minister of Wales

Minutes:

Members asked the First Minister questions on topical matters.


Meeting: 27/10/2017 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 3)

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Minutes:

Members asked the First Minister a number of questions on topical matters.


Meeting: 14/07/2017 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 3)

Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters

Minutes:

The Committee asked the First Minister a number of questions on topical matters.


Meeting: 17/02/2017 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 3)

3 Ministerial Scrutiny Session - Topical Matters and Key Issues of Local Importance

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee asked the First Minister a number of questions on topical matters and key issues of local importance.


Meeting: 18/11/2016 - Committee for the Scrutiny of the First Minister (Item 2)

Discussion on Topical Issues

Minutes:

2.2.1 The Committee asked the First Minster a number of questions about current issues.

 

2.2.2 The First Minister agreed to provide a note on the legal position in relation to the Severn Bridge tolls, particularly at the point where the bridge transfers to public ownership.

 


 

 

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