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Transcript: Transcript for 27/02/2020 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

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

1.2.      David Melding AM substituted for Mark Isherwood AM for items 2 – 5 in accordance with Standing Order 17.48.

1.3.      Caroline Jones AM and Huw Irranca-Davies AM declared relevant interests in accordance with Standing Order 17.24A.

(09.30 - 11.00)

2.

Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill: evidence session 1

Julie James AM, Minister for Housing and Local Government

Emma Williams, Deputy Director, Housing Policy Division, Welsh Government 

Rebecca Raikes, Lawyer, Welsh Government

Simon White, Head of Housing Strategy and Legislation, Welsh Government

 

Papers:

Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill

Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill - Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Julie James AM, Minister for Housing and Local Government

·         Emma Williams, Deputy Director, Housing Policy Division, Welsh Government 

·         Rebecca Raikes, Lawyer, Welsh Government

·         Simon White, Head of Housing Strategy and Legislation, Welsh Government

 

3.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

3.1

Additional information from the Electoral Reform Society in relation to the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1.a The Committee noted the additional information from the Electoral Reform Society in relation to the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill.

3.2

Additional information from the Welsh Local Government Association in relation to the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.2.a The Committee noted the additional information from the Welsh Local Government Association in relation to the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill.

3.3

Additional information from Cardiff Council in relation to the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.3.a The Committee noted the additional information from Cardiff Council in relation to the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill.

4.

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

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

(11.00 - 11.15)

5.

Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill: evidence session 1 - consideration of the evidence received

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under item 2.

(11.20 - 13.00)

6.

Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill - consideration of the draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the draft report and discussed a number of changes to be made.

 

 

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