Concise Minutes - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Meeting time: 09.30 - 12.10
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5090


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Mike Hedges AM (Chair)

Gareth Bennett AM

Andrew RT Davies AM

John Griffiths AM

Dai Lloyd AM

Joyce Watson AM

Witnesses:

Professor Steve Ormerod, Cardiff University

Fredric Windsor, Cardiff University

Gill Bell, Marine Conservation Society

Julian Kirby, Friends of the Earth

Committee Staff:

Marc Wyn Jones (Clerk)

Elizabeth Wilkinson (Second Clerk)

Lorna Scurlock (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

Apologies were received from Jayne Bryant AM.

 

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2       Inquiry into the impact of microplastic pollution in Welsh waterways: evidence session one

The Committee took oral evidence from Professor Ormerod and Fredric Morgan to inform its inquiry.

 

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3       Inquiry into the impact of microplastic pollution in Welsh waterways: evidence session two

The Committee took oral evidence from Gill Bell and Julian Kirby to inform its inquiry.

 

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4       Paper(s) to note

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4.1   Correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Temporary Chair of Finance Committee - draft Budget 2019-20

The Committee noted the correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Temporary Chair of Finance Committee in relation to the draft budget 2019-20.

 

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5       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for item 6

The Committee resolved to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting.

 

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6       Inquiry into the impact of microplastic pollution in Welsh waterways: consideration of oral evidence received under items two and three

The Committee discussed the evidence received during evidence session 1 and 2.

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7       Discussion of forward work programme

The Committee discussed the request from Tidal Electric Ltd to give a presentation on its renewable energy project at a future meeting. Members agreed not to agree to the request in this instance.

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