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P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 21/11/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 6)

P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

Minutes:

Members considered the evidence sessions held on 3 October and 7 November in relation to this petition and P-04-575 Call in all Opencast Mining Planning Applications, and agreed to produce a report on the Committee’s consideration of both petitions.

 


Meeting: 07/11/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 4)

4 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from Lesley Griffiths AM, Neil Hemington and Joanne Smith.

 

The Cabinet Secretary agreed to investigate further, comments attributed to the planning inspector during an appeal hearing over an application for an opencast mine at Varteg Hill, and write to the Committee.  

 

 


Meeting: 03/10/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 4)

4 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

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Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from the petitioner alongside representatives of petition P-04-575 Call in All Opencast Mining Planning Applications.


Meeting: 27/06/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition alongside P-04-575 Call in All Opencast Mining Planning Applications and agreed to ask both petitioners and the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs to give evidence to the Committee early in the Autumn term.

 

 


Meeting: 09/05/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment & Rural Affairs to request further detail on the proposals to limit new coal development being considered for consultation as part of the review of Planning Policy Wales later this year.

 

 

 

 


Meeting: 01/07/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to report on the petition to the Assembly with a view to holding a  Plenary debate on the matter.


Meeting: 11/03/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee reviewed the evidence session held on 18 February and agreed to:

1.   Invite Planning Inspectorate Wales in to give evidence on the issues raised in the petition and the consistency of approach amongst those involved in the process;

2.   Write to the Minister seeking his views on the petitioner’s further comments; and

3.   Write to the WLGA, seeking their views on how the process is managed across all local authorities.


Meeting: 18/02/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law: Evidence Session with the Minister for Housing and Regeneration

Carl Sargeant, Minister for Housing and Regeneration

 

Joanne Smith, Senior Planning Manager

 

Rosemary Thomas, Head of Planning

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Carl Sargeant AM, supported by Joanne Smith and Rosemary Thomas answered questions from the Committee.


Meeting: 11/11/2013 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to;

 

·         await the Minister’s attendance in February;

·         write to the Minister to seek clarification of the sort of questions he will be unable to address until the Varteg Hill application has been decided; and

·         consider inviting stakeholders to give evidence in the New Year.

 

The Committee also noted with sadness the death of the lead petitioner’s wife and agreed that the Chair should write to Dr Cox to express Members’ condolences.

 


Meeting: 04/06/2013 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members discussed the evidence session on 14 May and discussed the areas they wish to pursue with the Minister when he gives oral evidence. Members also agreed to;

 

·         write to the WLGA seeking their views on the status of MTAN;

·         write to the Minister for Housing and Regeneration asking for clear definitions of the ‘exceptional circumstances’ when the 500 meter buffer can be waived; and

·         invite the Planning Inspectorate to give oral evidence.

 


Meeting: 14/05/2013 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law: Evidence Session

Dr John Cox, Petitioner

 

Lynne Neagle, Assembly Member

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Minutes:

The petitioner and Lynne Neagle AM answered questions from the Committee.

 

The Chair thanked Elin Jones AM for her work on the Petitions Committee.

 


Meeting: 16/04/2013 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 P-04-472 Make the MTAN law

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to:

 

·         write to the Minister for Housing and Regeneration seeking his views on the petition; and

·         take oral evidence. 

 


 

 

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