Local Government & Elections (Wales) Bill
Decision Maker: Audit Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To present an update on the Local Government & Elections Bill.
(a) That the briefing report be received;
(b) That the Committee notes the constitutional and other implications of the Act, and supports internal plans for their implementation as necessary; and
(c) That officers liaise with the Chairman to write to Welsh Government to express the Committee’s concerns on the requirement to appoint lay members as both Chair and Vice-Chair of the Governance & Audit Committee.
NB After the meeting the Chief Officer (Governance) confirmed that the Vice-Chair of the Committee could be an elected member. The Committee therefore agreed that resolution (c) did not need to be actioned.
Report author: Gareth Owens
Publication date: 09/02/2021
Date of decision: 27/01/2021
Decided at meeting: 27/01/2021 - Audit Committee