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1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

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

1.2.      Apologies for absence were received from Gwenda Thomas AM; John Griffiths AM, substituted for Gwenda Thomas in accordance with Standing Order 17.48.

1.3.      Alun Davies AM and Janet Finch-Saunders AM declared interests as landlords in the private rented sector. Rhodri Glyn Thomas AM declared an interest as a tenant in the private rented sector.

 

(09.15 - 10.00)

2.

Renting Homes (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 10 - Housing Law Practitioners Association

Justin Bates, Housing Law Pracitioners Association

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Justin Bates, Housing Law Practitioners Association 

(10.00 - 11.45)

3.

Renting Homes (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 11 - Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty

Lesley Griffiths AM, Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty

Simon White, Bill Manager, Welsh Government

Neil Buffin, Senior Lawyer, Legal Services, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Lesley Griffiths AM, Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty

·         Simon White, Bill Manager, Welsh Government

·         Neil Buffin, Senior Lawyer, Legal Services, Welsh Government

3.2 The Committee would like to understand the underlying assumptions on which the calculations for the figures in the Regulatory Impact Assessment are based. The Minister agreed to share this information. 

4.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1The Committee noted the papers.

5.

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

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee agreed the motion

(11.45 - 12.15)

6.

Renting Homes (Wales) Bill: discussion of evidence received in sessions 10 and 11 and consideration of main themes

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received during the morning’s session and also considered the main themes that have arisen during scrutiny of the Bill.

(12.15 - 12.30)

7.

Inquiry into Poverty in Wales Strand 1: consideration of draft report

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee did not reach this item. The Committee will consider the draft report after the half term recess.