Concise Minutes - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Meeting time: 09.01 - 12.20
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5095


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Mike Hedges AM (Chair)

Gareth Bennett AM

John Griffiths AM

Llyr Gruffydd AM

Helen Mary Jones AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Joyce Watson AM

Witnesses:

Professor Richard Barnes, University of Hull

Griffin Carpenter, New Economics Foundation

Dr Bryce Stewart, University of York

Jim Evans, Welsh Fisherman’s Association

Jon Parker, CamNesa

Jeremy Percy, The New Under Ten Fishermen’s Association

Debbie Crockard, Greener UK

Sarah Denman, ClientEarth

Emily Williams, Wales Environment Link

Committee Staff:

Marc Wyn Jones (Clerk)

Elizabeth Wilkinson (Second Clerk)

Lowri Jones (Deputy Clerk)

Lorna Scurlock (Researcher)

Katie Wyatt (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2        The Committee extended its deepest condolences to Steffan Lewis AM’s family.

1.3        Apologies were received from Andrew RT Davies AM.

1.4        Jenny Rathbone AM attended as a substitute for Jayne Bryant AM.

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2       Consideration of the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Fisheries Bill: evidence session with academics

2.1 The Committee received evidence from Professor Richard Barnes, Griffin Carpenter and Dr Bryce Stewart.

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3       Consideration of the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Fisheries Bill: evidence session with representatives of the fishing industry

3.1 The Committee received evidence from Jim Evans, Jon Parker and Jeremy Percy.

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4       Consideration of the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Fisheries Bill: evidence session with environmental organisations

4.1 The Committee received evidence from Debbie Crockard, Sarah Denman and Emily Williams.

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5       Paper(s) to note

5. The Committee noted the papers under item 5.

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5.1   Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs to the Chair regarding the UK Fisheries Bill – Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum

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5.2   Correspondence from the Chair to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs regarding the UK Government's Draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill

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5.3   Correspondence from the Chair to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs regarding the consideration of the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Fisheries Bill

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6       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from item 7 of  today's meeting

6.1 The Committee resolved to exclude the public for item 7 of today’s meeting.

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7       Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Fisheries Bill: consideration of oral evidence

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received under items 2, 3 and 4.

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