Concise Minutes - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Meeting time: 09.20 - 12.29
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5334


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Mike Hedges AM (Chair)

Gareth Bennett AM

Andrew RT Davies AM

John Griffiths AM

Llyr Gruffydd AM

Dai Lloyd AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Joyce Watson AM

Witnesses:

Gwyn Howells, Hybu Cig Cymru

Andy Richardson, Food and Drink Wales Industry Board

Huw Thomas, Puffin Produce

Committee Staff:

Marc Wyn Jones (Clerk)

Elizabeth Wilkinson (Second Clerk)

Lowri Jones (Deputy Clerk)

Elfyn Henderson (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

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2       Rethinking food in Wales: food branding and food processing: evidence session with Gwyn Howells, Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales

2.1 The Committee received evidence from Gwyn Howells, Hybu Cig Cymru.

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3       Paper(s) to note

3. The Committee noted the papers under item 3.

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3.1   Correspondence from WWF Cymru to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs regarding environmental governance and principles

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3.2   Correspondence from the Chair of the Petitions Committee to the Chair regarding petition P-05-815 Control Rapidly Expanding Intensive Poultry Industry in Wales

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3.3   Correspondence from the Chair to the First Minister of Wales regarding the scrutiny of Legislative Consent Memorandums

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3.4   Further correspondence from the Chair to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs regarding environmental governance and principles

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from items 5, 6 and 8 of today's meeting

4.1 The Committee resolved to exclude the public for items 5, 6 and 8 of today’s meeting.

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5       Consideration of draft letter to Natural Resources Wales following the annual scrutiny session on 13 February 2019

5.1 The Committee agreed the letter.

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6       Consideration of the forward work programme

6.1 The Committee agreed to undertake further work on the Marine Protected Areas.

6.2 The Committee agreed to undertake preliminary work on Planning Policy (Wales).

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7       Rethinking food in Wales: food branding and food processing: evidence session with Andy Richardson, Food and Drink Wales Industry Board and Huw Thomas, Puffin Produce

7.1 The Committee received evidence from Andy Richardson and Huw Thomas.

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8       Rethinking food in Wales: food branding and food processing: consideration of oral evidence

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received under items 2 and 7.

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