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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.

 

(09.05 - 10.05)

2.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: Communities First - lessons learnt - evidence session 1

Tim Peppin, Director of Regeneration and Sustainable Development, Welsh Local Government Association

Tina McMahon, Senior Community Regeneration Manager, Caerphilly County Borough Council

Gareth Davies, Performance and Outcomes Manager, Torfaen County Borough Council

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Tim Peppin, Director of Regeneration and Sustainable Development, Welsh Local Government Association

·         Tina McMahon, Senior Community Regeneration Manager, Caerphilly County Borough Council

·         Gareth Davies, Performance and Outcomes Manager, Torfaen County Borough Council

 

2.2 During the session, the Caerphilly County Borough Council agreed to provide a copy of their detailed transition plans, when available.

(10.05 - 11.05)

3.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: Communities First - lessons learnt - evidence session 2

Dr Eva Elliott, Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences, Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD), School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Dr Eva Elliott, Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences, Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD), School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University

 

3.2 During the session, Dr Eva Elliott agreed to consult with relevant colleagues and provide information on suggested local and national indicators, to inform performance measuring.

(11.10 - 12.10)

4.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: Communities First - lessons learnt - evidence session 3

Russell Todd, Communities First Manager, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

Anna Nicholl, Director of Strategy and Sector Development, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

Dr Victoria Winckler, Director, Bevan Foundation

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Russell Todd, Communities First Manager, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

·         Anna Nicholl, Director of Strategy and Sector Development, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

·         Dr Victoria Winckler, Director, Bevan Foundation

 

4.2 -  During the session, the WCVA agreed to provide a copy of their recommendations on the future shape of the tackling poverty agenda, once available.

5.

Paper(s) to note

5.1

Note of visits in relation to Communities First - lessons learnt

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1.a The Committee noted the note of the visits in relation to Communities First - lessons learnt.

5.2

Correspondence with the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to Communities First - lessons learnt

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2.a The Committee noted the correspondence with the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to Communities First - lessons learnt.

5.3

Notes of group discussions with tenants in relation to the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill

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Minutes:

5.3.a The Committee noted the notes of group discussions with tenants in relation to the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill.

5.4

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.4.a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill.

5.5

Letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.5.a The Committee noted the letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to the Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill.

5.6

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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Minutes:

5.6.a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government in relation to Human Rights in Wales.

5.7

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government in relation to reforming local government

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Minutes:

5.7.a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government in relation to reforming local government.

5.8

Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee in relation to current petitions

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.8.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee in relation to current petitions.

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

(12.10 - 12.30)

7.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: Communities First - lessons learnt - consideration of evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4

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Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4.

 

 

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