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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Marc Wyn Jones 

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Transcript: Transcript for 06/12/2018 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

(09.00)

2.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from items 3, 6 and 7 of today's meeting and for the meeting on 12 December 2018 to consider the draft report on the UK Agriculture Bill

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee resolved to exclude the public from the meeting for items 3,6 and 7 of today’s meeting and for the meeting on 12 December 2018 to consider the draft report on the UK Agriculture Bill.

(09.00-09.30)

3.

Briefing on the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Agriculture Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee received an oral briefing on the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Agriculture Bill from the Legal and Research Service. 

(09.30-10.30)

4.

Consideration of the UK's Agriculture Bill: evidence session with the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

Lesley Griffiths, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs
Tim Render, Lead Director for the Environment and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government
Peter McDonald, Deputy Director, Land Management Reform Division, Welsh Government

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received evidence from Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs.

5.2 The Chair invited the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs to share any additional views with the Committee to inform its report on the UK Agriculture Bill.

5.3 The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs agreed to share the correspondence from the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP regarding the World Trade Organization (WTO) arrangements with the Committee as soon as it is received.

(10.30)

5.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee noted the papers under item 5.

5.1

Correspondence from the Chair to the Llywydd regarding the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Agriculture Bill

Supporting documents:

5.2

Correspondence from the Chair to the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs regarding the Public Goods scheme

Supporting documents:

5.3

Correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs to the Chair following the evidence session with the Cabinet Secretary at the Committee meeting on 8 November 2018

Supporting documents:

5.4

Correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs to the Chair regarding the Climate Change (Wales) Regulations 2018

Supporting documents:

(10.30-10.45)

6.

Forward work programme

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered and agreed the scoping paper on biodiversity restoration and agreed to undertake an inquiry in the spring term.

(10.45 - 11.15)

7.

Consideration of oral evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under item 4.

 

 

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