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Committee Details

Environment and Sustainability Committee


The Committee was established on 22 June 2011 with a remit to examine legislation and hold the Welsh Government to account by scrutinising expenditure, administration and policy matters encompassing: the maintenance, development and planning of Wales’s natural environment and energy resources.




Current Inquiries


Legislation currently under scrutiny


Work completed by the Environment and Sustainability Committee


Committee Sub Groups

These were dissolved in December 2013 on the conclusion of negotiations in Europe:


Other Work




  • The Committee held stakeholder workshops to discuss and seek feedback on their work during this Assembly. The Legacy Report will be launched on 16 March 2016.


·         The Environment (Wales) Bill was agreed by the Assembly on 2 February 2016


Dates for your diaries – you can view the Environment and Sustainability Committee’s calendar, download meeting dates in a variety of formats, or view the forward work programme webpage.


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Last updated: 2 December 2015


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Contact information

Clerk: Alun Davidson.

Postal address:
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1NA

Phone: 0300 200 6565

Email: SeneddEnv@Assembly.Wales



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