Terms of reference
To assess the Welsh Government’s progress in relation to low carbon housing and to consider what needs to be done to ensure the Welsh Government achieves its commitments to meet energy efficiency and emissions reductions targets. We will explore:
The Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee has a remit to scrutinise the Welsh Government’s delivery of policy and spending on climate change; energy; natural resources management; planning; animal welfare and agriculture. Our predecessor Committee of the Fourth Assembly carried out an inquiry into ‘A Smarter Energy Future for Wales’. It made a number of recommendations around housing and building regulations, including:
The Committee would like to return to these two recommendations in particular and carry out an inquiry with a view to informing policy development in this area.
Please tell us what you think about these issues by emailing us at SeneddCCERA@assembly.wales. We ask that all contributions reach us before 23 November 2017. After this date, the Committee will consider the responses and decide how to take the inquiry forward.
Providing Written Evidence
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Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:
Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee
National Assembly for Wales
Telephone: 0300 200 6565