Agenda - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee


Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 15 July 2021

Meeting time: 10.30
For further information contact:

Marc Wyn Jones

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddClimate@senedd.wales


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Private pre-meeting: Informal (10.00-10.30)

 

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In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair has determined that the public are excluded from the Committee's meeting in order to protect public health. This meeting will be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv.

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Public meeting (10.30-10.35)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

(10.30)                                                                                                             

 

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2       Remit of the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee

                                                                                                     (Pages 1 - 2)

Attached Documents:
Paper: Remit of the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee

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3       Paper(s) to note

 

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3.1   The Welsh Government's priorities for climate change, environment and infrastructure

                                                                                                     (Pages 3 - 4)

Attached Documents:
Correspondence in relation to the Welsh Government's priorities for climate change, environment and infrastructure from the Chair to the Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change

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3.2   Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Environment Bill

                                                                                                     (Pages 5 - 7)

Attached Documents:
Correspondence in relation to the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Environment Bill from the Chair to the Llywydd
Response from the Llywydd to the Chair's letter in relation to the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Environment Bill

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from items 5 and 6 of today's meeting

(10.35)                                                                                                             

 

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Private meeting (10.35-11.30)

 

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5       Discussion on early business and future work planning

                                                                                                   (Pages 8 - 13)

Attached Documents:
Paper: The Committee’s early business and strategic planning

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6       Consideration of the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Environment Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 14 - 78)

Attached Documents:
Research brief
Legal note

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Public meeting (11.30-12.30)

 

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7       Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Environment Bill: scrutiny of the Minister for Climate Change

(11.30-12.30)                                                                           (Pages 79 - 86)

Julie James MS, Minister for Climate Change

Bernadette Payne, Legal Services

Eifiona Williams, Head of Water

Howard Davies, Circular Economy Manager

Jayne Anstee, Waste Regulation Policy Manager

Olwen Spiller, Head of Environment Quality

Attached Documents:
Briefing paper

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8       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from item 9 of today's meeting

(12.30)                                                                                                             

 

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Private meeting (12.30-13.00)

 

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9       Consideration of evidence received under item 7 and discussion on next steps in relation to the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Environment Bill

                                                                                                                          

 

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