Concise Minutes - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 18 July 2019

Meeting time: 13. 15 - 14.15
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5529


------

Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Mike Hedges AM (Chair)

Andrew RT Davies AM

Llyr Gruffydd AM

Joyce Watson AM

Witnesses:

Lesley Griffiths AM, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs

Jackie Price, Welsh Government

Richard Lewis, Welsh Government

Tom Henderson, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Marc Wyn Jones (Clerk)

Elizabeth Wilkinson (Second Clerk)

Andrea Storer (Deputy Clerk)

Annette Millett (Secretariat)

Katy Orford (Researcher)

Katie Wyatt (Legal Adviser)

 

<AI1>

1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies were received from Neil Hamilton AM and Jenny Rathbone AM.

 

</AI1>

<AI2>

2       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from item 3,4, and 7 of today's meeting

2.1     The Committee resolved to exclude the public from items 3, 4 and 7 of today’s meeting.

 

</AI2>

<AI3>

3       Consideration of Forward Work Programme

3.1     The Committee agreed the Forward Work Programme which will be published on its website in the autumn term.

 

</AI3>

<AI4>

4       Environmental Principles and Governance post Brexit - consideration of draft letter to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs

4.1     The Committee agreed the draft letter subject to minor amendments.

 

</AI4>

<AI5>

5       Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Bill - evidence session with Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs

5.1     The Committee received evidence from Lesley Griffiths AM, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs; Jackie Price, Senior Responsible Officer, Welsh Government; Richard Lewis, Lawyer, Welsh Government; and Tom Henderson, Senior Bill Manager, Welsh Government.

 

</AI5>

<AI6>

6       Paper(s) to note

6.1 The Committee noted the papers.

</AI6>

<AI7>

6.1   Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs to the Chair -  Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Bill

</AI7>

<AI8>

6.2   Correspondence  from the Chair of the Finance Committee to the Chair - Welsh Government Draft Budget 2020-21

 

</AI8>

<AI9>

7       Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Bill - Consideration of evidence received from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs under item 5

7.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under item 5.

</AI9>

<TRAILER_SECTION>

</TRAILER_SECTION>

<LAYOUT_SECTION>

1.          FIELD_TITLE

FIELD_SUMMARY

</LAYOUT_SECTION>

<TITLE_ONLY_LAYOUT_SECTION>

2.          FIELD_TITLE

</TITLE_ONLY_LAYOUT_SECTION>

<HEADING_LAYOUT_SECTION>

FIELD_TITLE

</HEADING_LAYOUT_SECTION>

<TITLED_COMMENT_LAYOUT_SECTION>

FIELD_TITLE

FIELD_SUMMARY

</TITLED_COMMENT_LAYOUT_SECTION>

<COMMENT_LAYOUT_SECTION>

FIELD_SUMMARY

</COMMENT_LAYOUT_SECTION>

 

<SUBNUMBER_LAYOUT_SECTION>

2.1          FIELD_TITLE

FIELD_SUMMARY

</SUBNUMBER_LAYOUT_SECTION>

 

<TITLE_ONLY_SUBNUMBER_LAYOUT_SECTION>

2.2          FIELD_TITLE

</TITLE_ONLY_SUBNUMBER_LAYOUT_SECTION>