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Sessional Returns Session 1999-2000 - Contents


B. SELECT COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE, WORK, PUBLICATIONS ETC

35. Welsh Affairs

The Committee was nominated on 14 July 1997.
It had 11 Members and held 28 meetings.


Members
Meetings attended

Jones, Mr Martyn (Chairman)
28
Caton, Mr Martin
25
Edwards, Mr Huw
22
Lewis, Dr Julian
8
Livsey, Mr Richard
23
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
24
Morgan, Ms Julie
21
Paterson, Mr Owen
6
Ruane, Mr Chris
19
Smith, Mr John P (added, 10.4.00)
5
Thomas, Mr Gareth (discharged, 10.4.00)
1
Williams, Mrs Betty
22

Overall attendance:
66.2 %
Number of Members added:
1
Number of Members discharged:
1
Turnover of membership during the Session:
9 %

Staff
Clerk of the Committee: Ms Philippa Helme, Deputy Principal Clerk (Band 2)(until 31.12.99) Mr Frank Cranmer, Principal Clerk (Band 3) (from 1.1.00 until 30.5.00); Ms Philippa Helme, Deputy Principal Clerk (Band 2) (from 1.6.00 until 31.10.00); Mr Tom Healey, Senior Clerk ( Band A 2)(from 1.11.00).
Committee Assistant: Mr Paul Derrett, Higher Executive Officer (Band B2).
Secretary: Ms Carys Thomas, Secretary (Band D1)(temporary until 11.5.00 and permanent from 11.5.00).

Specialist Advisers during the Session
Ms Rachel Ashworth, Dr Denis Balsom, Mr Mark Clatworthy, Professor Stuart Cole, Professor Phillip Cooke, Mr Mark Drakeford, Mr Richard Edwards, Ms Jane Hutt, Professor Ross McKay, Professor Terry Marsden, Mr Brian Morgan and Mr Hywel Willlams.

Witnesses
Oral evidence was given during the Session by the following categories of witnesses:
     Number of appearances by:
          Cabinet Ministers
2
     Number of appearances by officials from, or representatives of
          Wales Office
4
          other departments
5
               comprising: Department for Education and Employment
2
               Department of Social Security
3
          public bodies and non-Ministerial departments
9
               comprising: Equal Opportunities Commission
2
               Commission for Racial Equality
3
               The Post Office
3
               Welsh Development Agency
1
          Members of Parliament
2A
          Assembly Secretaries
2
          Members of the National Assembly for Wales
1
          Officials from the National Assembly for Wales
4
     Appearances by other witnesses
46


A Includes appearances by the First Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales

Overseas Visits

Date
Destination
Members
Staff
Purpose
Cost
7-10.3.00
Dublin
8
2
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£7,092.13
11-18.6.00
Washington, Pittsburgh and Chicago
8
2
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£39,880 (estimated outturn)

Visits to European Institutions
None.

UK Visits

Date
Destination
Members
Staff
Purpose
Cost
 22.11.99
The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff
7
5F
Inquiry into European Structural Funds
£965.72
2.12.99
The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff
5
2
Meeting with the Panel of Committee Chairs of the National Assembly for Wales
£632.59
6-7.12.99
Llanfrothen, Bangor, Rhyl and Wrexham
6
4E
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£2,255.34
24-25.1.00
Swansea, Llanelli, Ammanford and Ystradgynlais
9
5E
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£2,987.93
21-22.2.00
Holyhead, Bangor, Blaenau Ffestiniog and Wrexham
8
3
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£2,735.67
16.3.00
The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff
8
3
Meeting with the Panel of Committee Chairs of the National Assembly for Wales
£1,203.44
27-28.3.00
Abergavenny, Blaenavon, Ebbw Vale, Blaenllechau, Aberbargoed, Caerphilly and Cardiff
6
3
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£1,792.17
3.4.00
The Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University
3
4A
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£369.20
17.4.00
The Council Chamber, Llandrindod Wells
8
5D
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£1,243.90
8.5.00
County Hall, Cwmbran
8
5D
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£1,095.61
15.5.00
The Council Chamber, Cardiff University
6
3B
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£575.45
22.5.00
The Council Chamber, Conwy
5
5AB
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£1,271.78
26.6.00
Machynlleth
7
4A
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£1,605.34
10.7.00
Rhualt, Rhyl and Colwyn Bay
4
3A
Inquiry into Social Exclusion in Wales
£900.12
16.10.00
The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff
6
2
Meeting with the Panel of Committee Chairs of the National Assembly for Wales
£379.19
30.11.00
The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff
7
2
Inquiries into Devolution in practice; Wales in the World: the role of the UK Government in promoting Wales abroad
£672.85
13.11.00
The National Assembly for Wales and the Wales Tourist Board, Cardiff
5
2
Inquiry into Wales in the World: the role of the UK Government in promoting Wales abroad
£519.49


A Includes 1 specialist adviser
B Includes 1 shorthand writer
C Includes 2 specialist advisers and 2 shorthand writers
D Includes 2 specialist advisers and 1 shorthand writers
E Includes 2 specialist advisers
F Includes 2 shorthand writers

Reports and Minutes of Evidence

Title
HC No. (1999-2000)
Date of publication
No. of pages
Sale price
Government reply
First Report: European Structural Funds
46
17.2.00
82
£11.50
Received 3.5.00: published as Fourth Special Report, Session 1999-2000
Second Report: The Transport Bill and its Impact on Wales
287
6.3.00
54
£9.70
Received 8.5.00: published as Fifth Special Report Session 1999-2000
Third Report: Social Exclusion in Wales
365 I
15.1.01
  
  
  
Minutes of Evidence and Appendices: Social Exclusion in Wales
365 II
15.1.01
  
  
  
First Special Report: Government and National Assembly for Wales Responses to the Fourth and Fifth Reports (Session 1998-99): Health Issues in Wales; and Paediatric Cardiac Services in Wales
116
20.12.99
7
£2.25
Not applicable
Second Special Report: Responses from the BBC, United Broadcasting and Entertainment, and the National Assembly for Wales to the Second Report (Session 1998-99): Broadcasting in Wales and the National Assembly
215
9.2.00
12
£3.40
Not applicable
Third Special Report: Responses of the Government, the National Assembly for Wales and the Audit Commission to the Sixth Report (Session 1998-99): Denbighshire County Council's Funding Legacy
426
18.4.00
9
£3.40
Not applicable
Fourth Special Report: Responses of the Government and the National Assembly for Wales to the First Report (Session 1999-2000): European Structural Funds
470
17.5.00
9
£3.40
Not applicable
Fifth Special Report: Responses of the Government and the National Assembly for Wales to the Second Report (Session 1999-2000): The Transport Bill and its Impact on Wales
497
23.5.00
9
£2.80
Not applicable
Sixth Special Report: Government Response to the Third Report (Session 1998-99): Social Exclusion in Wales
667
11.7.00
10
£3.40
Not applicable
Seventh Special Report: The Response of the National Assembly for Wales to the Third Report (Session 1998-99): Social Exclusion in Wales
900
1.11.00
13
£4.00
Not applicable
Minutes of Evidence: The First Year's Work of the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales
627-i
8.8.00
19
£3.50
Not applicable
Minutes of Evidence: Devolution in practice from the Assembly's perspective
938
Not yet published
  
  
  
Minutes of Evidence: The outcome of the Comprehensive Spending Review and other departmental matters
995
Not yet published
 
  
  

Minutes of Proceedings
The Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee for Session 1998-99 were published on 8.12.00 as HC 922, Session 1998-99. The Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee for Session 1999-2000 will be published as HC 801, Session 1999-2000.

Divisions
None.

Debates
The following Report was debated in Westminster Hall:

First Report, Session 1999-2000, European Structural Funds, 21.6.00

Oral Evidence
Oral evidence was taken at 12 of the Committee's meetings. On none of these occasions was evidence taken partly or wholly in private.

Inquiry
No. of oral evidence sessions
European Structural Funds
1†
Social Exclusion in Wales
9
First Year's work of the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales
1
Devolution in practice from the Assembly's perspective
1
Wales in the World: the role of the UK Government in promoting Wales abroad
1*
Comprehensive Spending Review and other Departmental matters
1
Total
14

†  The Committee took oral evidence on this inquiry in Session 1998-99; figures appear in the Return for that Session (HC1 (1998-99))
*  The Committee did not complete this inquiry in Session 1999-2000


 
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