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Committee Details

Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

Committee Details


  • The Committee will next meet on Thursday 21 November. The agenda has now been published.
  • The Committee last met on Wednesday 13 November. The meeting can be seen on
  • The Committee published its report: Benefits in Wales - options for better delivery (PDF, 1MB) on 24 October 2019.
  • The Committee published its report: Empty Properties (PDF, 2MB) on 10 October 2019.  
  • The Committee’s report (PDF, 686KB) on the Blue Badge Scheme in Wales was debated in Plenary on 16 October 2019.


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The Committee was established on 28 June 2016 to examine legislation and hold the Welsh Government to account by scrutinising expenditure, administration and policy matters encompassing (but not restricted to): local government; housing, community regeneration, cohesion and safety; tackling poverty; equality of opportunity and human rights. On 13 November 2019, the Committee’s remit was amended to include the ability to: exercise the non-budgetary functions set out in Standing Order 18A.2 in relation to accountability and governance of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.




Forward Work programme

  • The Forward Work Programme of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee sets out the work that the Committee intends to carry out over the course of the following term.


Current inquiries


Work completed by the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee



John Griffiths AMDawn Bowden AMHuw Irranca-Davies AMMark Isherwood AMCaroline Jones AMLeanne Wood AM



Contact information

Clerk: Naomi Stocks.

Postal address:
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1NA

Phone: 0300 200 6222




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