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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Contact: Marc Wyn Jones 

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Transcript: Transcript for 08/01/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

Note No. Item


Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies were received from Andrew RT Davies AM.



Fuel Poverty - evidence session 1

Heléna Herklots CBE - Older People's Commissioner for Wales

Prof Sally Holland - Children's Commissioner for Wales

Adam Smiley, Political Strategy Manager - Scope



Supporting documents:


2.1 The Committee received evidence from Heléna Herklots CBE, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales; Prof Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales, and Adam Smiley, Scope.



Fuel Poverty - evidence session 2

Dr Steffan Evans, Policy and Research Officer - Bevan Foundation

Lindsay Murray, Project Manager - Warm Wales

Adam Scorer, Chief Executive - National Energy Action



Supporting documents:


3.1 The Committee received evidence from Dr Steffan Evans, Bevan Foundation; Lindsay Murray, Warm Wales, and Adam Scorer, National Energy Action.


Paper(s) to note


4.1 The Committee noted the papers.


Welsh Government response to the Committee's report on The Welsh Government's proposed Sustainable Farming Scheme: restoring biodiversity

Supporting documents:


Letter to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs - follow up from scrutiny session on 20 November 2019

Supporting documents:


Letter to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs - follow up to the Welsh Government's response to the Committee's report on Environmental Principles and Governance post-Brexit

Supporting documents:


Letter to the Chair of Natural Resources Wales - invitation to attend an annual scrutiny session

Supporting documents:


Correspondence from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General and Brexit Minister - follow-up work on Brexit preparedness


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


5.1 The Committee resolved to exclude the public from item 6 of today’s meeting.


Consideration of evidence received under items 2 and 3


6.1 Members discussed the evidence received under items 2 and 3.



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