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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 Bethan Jenkins AM.

(09.05 - 10.05)

2.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - evidence session 4

Alex Bevan, Economic Policy Officer, Wales TUC

Lynne Hackett, Head of Community UNISON Cymru

Nick Ireland, Divisional Officer, South Wales and West, USDAW

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·       Alex Bevan, Economic Policy Officer, Wales TUC

·       Lynne Hackett, Head of Community UNISON Cymru

·       Nick Ireland, Divisional Officer, South Wales and West, USDAW

 

(10.05 - 11.05)

3.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - evidence session 5

Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive, Chwarae Teg

Dr. Alison Parken, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive, Chwarae Teg

·         Dr. Alison Parken, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School

(11.10 - 12.10)

4.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - evidence session 6

Joshua Miles, Policy Manager, Federation of Small Businesses Wales

Helen Walbey, Director, Recycle Scooters

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Joshua Miles, Policy Manager, Federation of Small Businesses Wales

·         Helen Walbey, Director, Recycle Scooters

 

4.2 During the session Joshua Miles, Federation of Small Businesses Wales agreed to provide the field survey results for wages paid by SMEs.

5.

Paper(s) to note

5.1

Correspondence from the Specialist Engineers Contractors Group Wales (SEC Group) in relation to the inquiry into fire safety in high rise blocks in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1.a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Specialist Engineers Contractors Group Wales (SEC Group) in relation to the inquiry into fire safety in high rise blocks in Wales.

5.2

Letter from the Llywydd in relation to the Implementation of the Wales Act 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2.a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Llywydd in relation to the Implementation of the Wales Act 2017.

5.3

Letter from the Llywydd in relation to programming forthcoming legislation

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.3.a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Llywydd in relation to programming forthcoming legislation.

5.4

Letter from the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language in relation to Communities First - lessons learnt

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.4.a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language in relation to Communities First - lessons learnt.

5.5

Letter from the Minister for Skills and Science in relation to Communities First - lessons learnt

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.5.a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Minister for Skills and Science in relation to Communities First - lessons learnt.

5.6

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children in relation to Communities First - lessons learnt

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

5.7

Letter from the Chair of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee in relation to City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.7.a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Chair of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee in relation to City Deals and the Regional Economies of Wales.

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 - 12.20)

7.

Inquiry into poverty in Wales: making the economy work for people on low incomes - consideration of evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received.

(12.20 - 12.30)

8.

Consideration of Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the Legislative Consent Memorandum and agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children.

 

 

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