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Transcript: Transcript for 29/01/2020 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        Under Standing Order 17.47, The Chair adjourned the meeting until 10.30 as the representative from the Prison Officer's Association was not present.

1.2        The Committee reconvened at 10.30.  The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting. 

1.3        The Chair noted that Helen Mary Jones AM had now left the Committee. The Chair thanked the Member for her contribution to the Committee’s work, and welcomed Rhun ap Iorweth AM as a new committee member.

(09.30-10.15)

2.

Provision of health and social care in the adult prison estate: Evidence session with the Prison Officers Association

Ricky McNeil, Prison Officer and POA Branch Official, HMP Berwyn

 

Research Brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1  The evidence session did not take place as the representative from the Prison Officer’s Association did not attend.

(10.15)

3.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from item 4 and 5 of today's meeting

Minutes:

3.1  The Committee agreed the Motion.

(10.15-10.30)

4.

Provision of health and social care in the adult prison estate: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

4.1  This item did not take place as the representative from the Prison Officer’s Association did not attend.

(10.30-10.45)

5.

Inquiry into hospital discharge processes: scope and approach

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1  The Committee considered and agreed the proposed scope and approach for the inquiry into hospital discharge processes.

(10.45-11.45)

6.

Provision of health and social care in the adult prison estate: Evidence session with the Minister for Health and Social Services

Vaughan Gething AM, Minister for Health and Social Services

Matt Downton, Head of Mental Health & Vulnerable Groups, Welsh Government

Alistair Davey, Deputy Director, Enabling People, Welsh Government

 

Paper 1 – Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The Committee received evidence from the Minister for Health and Social Services.

6.2  Welsh Government officials agreed to provide:

 

Ø  Spending figures from Health Boards on prison healthcare.

Ø  Additional information regarding the prison health and social care oversight group.

Ø  An update on the draft standards for mental health in prisons.

Ø  A copy of the HMPSS Strategy for management of older peoples in custody in the Welsh region.

(11.45)

7.

Papers to Note

7.1

Letter from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board with additional information following their general scrutiny session with the Public Accounts Committee on 3 October 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1  The Committee noted the letter.

7.2

Letter from the Welsh Language Commissioner regarding the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.2  The Committee noted the letter.

(11.45)

8.

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

Minutes:

8.1  The Committee agreed to the Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting.

(11.45-12.00)

9.

Provision of health and social care in the adult prison estate: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

9.1  The Committee discussed the Minister’s evidence and the key themes arising out of the inquiry for inclusion in its report.

(12.00-12.30)

10.

Welsh Government Draft Budget 2020-21: Consideration of draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

10.1  The Committee discussed the draft report and agreed the conclusions and recommendations, subject to some minor amendments to be agreed by email.

 

 

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