Concise Minutes - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 15 October 2018

Meeting time: 09.45 - 11.26
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5053


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

David Rees AM (Chair)

Michelle Brown AM

Vikki Howells AM

Jane Hutt AM

David Melding AM

Mark Reckless AM

Mike Hedges AM

Witnesses:

George Hollingbery MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy

Robin Healey, Wales Office

Leonie Lambert, Department for International Trade

Committee Staff:

Alun Davidson (Clerk)

Yan Thomas (Deputy Clerk)

Elisabeth Jones (Legal Adviser)

Gareth David Thomas (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1    The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2   Apologies were received from Steffan Lewis and Joyce Watson.

1.3   Mike Hedges attended the meeting as a substitute for Joyce Watson.

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2       The UK's trade policy after leaving the European Union - evidence session

2.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

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3       Papers to note

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3.1   Paper to note 1 - Correspondence from the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee regarding the inter-institutional relations agreement between the National Assembly for Wales and the Welsh Government - 8 October 2018

3.1 The paper was noted.

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3.2   Paper to note 2 - Correspondence from the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport regarding the scrutiny of regulations made under the Trade Bill - 8 October 2018

3.2 The paper was noted.

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3.3   Paper to note 3 - Road haulage permits post-Brexit, The Freight Transport Association - 9 October 2018

3.3 The paper was noted.

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

4.1 The motion was agreed.

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5       The UK's trade policy after leaving the European Union - consideration of evidence

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.

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6       Monitoring the EU negotiations

6.1 Members received a briefing on the EU negotiations.

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7       Forward work programme

7.1 Members considered the Committee’s forward work programme for next term.

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