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Meetings

Planning (Wales) Act 2015

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 19/05/2015 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 7.)

Stage 4 debate on the Planning (Wales) Bill

NDM5762 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Planning (Wales) Bill.

Supporting Documents
Planning (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum

 

 

Decision:

The item started at 17.27

 

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM5762 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

 

Approves the Planning (Wales) Bill.

 

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

39

0

10

49

The motion was agreed.


Meeting: 05/05/2015 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 4.)

Stage 3 Debate on the Planning (Wales) Bill

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, amendments will be disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate, arise in the Bill.

 

1. Statutory purpose

1, 58, 59, 60, 57.

2. Planning inspectorate for Wales

80.

3. National Development Framework

2, 3, 81, 4, 49, 5, 63, 64 ,65, 66, 67, 68.

4. Strategic Planning

69, 6, 7, 29, 30, 8, 9, 50, 51, 82, 52.

5. Community involvement

10, 71.

6. Local Development Plans

83, 11, 12.

7. Joint Planning Boards and National Parks

28, 34, 39, 16, 40, 41, 42, 48, 32, 33.

8. Welsh Language

70, 53, 61, 84, 27, 56.

9. Health Impact Assessments

72.

10. Developments of National Significance

73, 13, 74, 75, 35, 14, 36, 15, 37, 76, 62, 79.

11. Applications to Welsh Ministers

38, 46, 47.

12. Enforcement and appeal

54, 55.

13. Strategic Planning Panels

18, 31, 19, 43, 44, 45, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 77, 78.

 

Supporting Documents
Planning (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Marshalled List of Amendments

Grouping of Amendments

Decision:

The item started at 15.30

 

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 agreed by the Assembly on 28 April 2015.

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 58 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 80:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

30

41

Amendment 80 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

30

41

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 3 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 81:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 81 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 4:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

19

0

21

40

Amendment 4 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 49 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 5:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 5 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 63:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 63 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 64:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

29

41

Amendment 64 was not agreed.

 

As Amendment 64 was not agreed, Amendment 65 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 66:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 66 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 67:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 67 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 68:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

29

41

Amendment 68 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 69:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

24

41

Amendment 69 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 6:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 6 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 7:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 7 was not agreed.


A vote was taken on Amendment 29:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 29 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 30:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 30 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 8:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 8 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 9:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 9 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 50:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

19

0

21

40

Amendment 50 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 51:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 51 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 82:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 82 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 52:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 52 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 10:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 10 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 83:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 83 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 28 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 34 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 11:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 11 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 12:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 12 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 70:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 70 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 71:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

28

40

Amendment 71 was not agreed.

Amendment 72 was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 12.27.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 73:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

29

41

Amendment 73 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 13:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 13 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 74:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

29

40

Amendment 74 was not agreed.

 

As Amendment 73 was not agreed, Amendment 75 fell.

 

Amendment 35 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 14:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 14 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 36 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

As Amendment 36 was agreed, Amendment 15 fell.

 

Amendment 37 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 38 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 76:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 76 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 53:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

3

0

38

41

Amendment 53 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 61:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

0

31

40

Amendment 61 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 84:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 84 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 27 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 39 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 16:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

17

0

24

41

Amendment 16 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 40 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 41 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 42 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 54 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 55:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 55 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 56:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 56 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 59 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

As Amendment 73 was not agreed, Amendment 62 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 18:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 18 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 31:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 31 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 19:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 19 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 43:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

21

3

17

41

Amendment 43 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 44:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

21

3

17

41

Amendment 44 was agreed.

 

Amendment 45 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 20:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 20 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 21:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 21 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 22:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 22 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 23:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 23 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 24:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 24 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 25:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 25 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 26:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 26 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 60 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 46 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 47 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 77:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

21

41

Amendment 77 was not agreed.

 

As Amendment 77 was not agreed, Amendment 78 fell.

 

Amendment 48 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

As Amendment 73 was not agreed, Amendment 79 fell.

 

Amendment 57 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 32 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 33:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

29

3

9

41

Amendment 33 was agreed.

 

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.

 


Meeting: 28/04/2015 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 6.)

Order of consideration of amendments for the Planning (Wales) Bill

NDM5745 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Planning (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) sections 2 - 55

b) Schedules 1 - 7

c) section 1

d) Long title

 

Decision:

The item started at 15.25

 

NDM5745 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

 

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Planning (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

 

a) sections 2 - 55

b) Schedules 1 - 7

c) section 1

d) Long title

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 26/03/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 - Consideration of amendments

In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee will dispose of amendments to the Bill in the following order:

 

Sections 42-55

Schedules 1-7

Section 1

Long title

 

In attendance

Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Natural Resources

 

The papers for this item, including the Marshalled List of Amendments and the Groupings of amendments, can be found on the agenda for the meeting on 18 March.

 

Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Amendment 74 (William Powell) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 75 (William Powell) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 76 (William Powell) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 77 (William Powell) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 78 (William Powell)

In favour

Against

Abstain

William Powell

Jeff Cuthbert

 

 

Paul Davies

 

 

Russell George

 

 

Llyr Gruffydd

 

 

Julie Morgan

 

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

David Rees

 

 

Joyce Watson

 

1

8

0

Amendment 78 was not agreed

 

Amendment 115 (Russell George)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Jeff Cuthbert

 

Russell George

Llyr Gruffydd

 

 

Julie Morgan

 

 

William Powell

 

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

David Rees

 

 

Joyce Watson

 

2

7

0

Amendment 115 was not agreed

 

Amendment 191 (Llyr Gruffydd)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Jeff Cuthbert

 

Russell George

Julie Morgan

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Jenny Rathbone

 

Alun Ffred Jones

David Rees

 

William Powell

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 191 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 79 (William Powell)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Jeff Cuthbert

 

Russell George

Julie Morgan

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Jenny Rathbone

 

Alun Ffred Jones

David Rees

 

William Powell

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 79 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 80 (William Powell)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Jeff Cuthbert

 

Russell George

Julie Morgan

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Jenny Rathbone

 

Alun Ffred Jones

David Rees

 

William Powell

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 80 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 57 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 116 (Russell George)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Jeff Cuthbert

 

Russell George

Julie Morgan

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Jenny Rathbone

 

Alun Ffred Jones

David Rees

 

William Powell

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 116 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 41 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 192 (Llyr Gruffydd)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Jeff Cuthbert

 

Russell George

Julie Morgan

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Jenny Rathbone

 

Alun Ffred Jones

David Rees

 

William Powell

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 192 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 193 (Llyr Gruffydd)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Jeff Cuthbert

 

Russell George

Julie Morgan

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Jenny Rathbone

 

Alun Ffred Jones

David Rees

 

William Powell

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2


Meeting: 18/03/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 - Consideration of amendments

In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee will dispose of amendments to the Bill in the following order:

 

Sections 2- 55

Schedules 1-7

Section 1

Long title

 

In Attendance

Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Natural Resources

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Amendment 61 (William Powell)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Llyr Gruffydd

Mick Antoniw

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Russell George

 

William Powell

Mike Hedges

 

 

Julie Morgan

 

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

 

Joyce Watson

 

3

7

0

Amendment 61 was not agreed

 

Amendment 85 (Russell George) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

 

Amendment 128 (Llyr Gruffydd) was not moved.

 

Amendment 45 (Carl Sargeant) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 129 (Llyr Gruffydd)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Russell George

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Julie Morgan

 

William Powell

Jenny Rathbone

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 129 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 62 (William Powell)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Russell George

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Julie Morgan

 

William Powell

Jenny Rathbone

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 62 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 63 (William Powell)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Russell George

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Julie Morgan

 

William Powell

Jenny Rathbone

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 63 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 130 (Llyr Gruffydd)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Russell George

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Julie Morgan

 

William Powell

Jenny Rathbone

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 130 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 131 (Llyr Gruffydd)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Russell George

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Julie Morgan

 

William Powell

Jenny Rathbone

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 131 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 46 (Carl Sargeant)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Mick Antoniw

Llyr Gruffydd

 

Russell George

Alun Ffred Jones

 

Mike Hedges

 

 

Julie Morgan

 

 

William Powell

 

 

Jenny Rathbone

 

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

 

Joyce Watson

 

 

8

2

0

Amendment 46 was agreed

 

Amendment 64 (William Powell)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Russell George

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Julie Morgan

 

William Powell

Jenny Rathbone

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)). Therefore amendment 64 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 132 (Llyr Gruffydd)

In favour

Against

Abstain

Russell George

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Mike Hedges

 

Alun Ffred Jones

Julie Morgan

 

William Powell

Jenny Rathbone

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Joyce Watson

 

5

5

0  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2


Meeting: 12/03/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

7 Planning (Wales) Bill: Discussion of approach to Stage 2 scrutiny

E&S(4)-08-15 Paper 9

 

Supporting documents:

  • Paper 9

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the approach to Stage 2 scrutiny of the Planning (Wales) Bill.

 

 


Meeting: 12/03/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Planning (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from the Minister for Natural Resources

E&S(4)-08-15 Paper 7

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.

 

 


Meeting: 11/02/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill - Correspondence from the Chair of the Finance Committee

E&S(4)-05-15 Paper 3

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.

 

 


Meeting: 10/02/2015 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 12.)

Financial resolution in respect of the Planning (Wales) Bill

NDM5692 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Planning (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

 

Decision:

The item started at 18.22

 

NDM5692 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Planning (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 10/02/2015 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 11.)

Debate: the General Principles of the Planning (Wales) Bill

NDM5691 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

 

Agrees to the general principles of the Planning (Wales) Bill.

 

The Planning (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 6 October 2014;

 

The report of Environment and Sustainability Committee on the Planning (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 30 January 2015.

 

Supporting Documents

Planning (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Report of the Environment and Sustainability Committee

 

Decision:

The item started at 17.27

 

NDM5691 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

 

Agrees to the general principles of the Planning (Wales) Bill.

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 28/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Planning (Wales) Bill: Consideration of draft report

E&S(4)-03-15 Paper 1

Supporting documents:

  • Paper 1

Minutes:

The Committee considered the draft report subject to some changes.


Meeting: 22/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Planning (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from Cynghrair Cymunedau Cymraeg

E&S(4)-02-15 Paper 1

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Members noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 22/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Planning (Wales) Bill: Consideration of key issues

Supporting documents:

  • Planning Bill: Key issues and questions to consider
  • Planning Bill: Summary of Evidence
  • Planning Bill: Main provisions

Minutes:

Committee Members discussed the key issues.


Meeting: 21/01/2015 - Finance Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 10)

10 Consideration of Planning (Wales) Bill Letter

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 12 – Letter to the Chair of the Environment and Sustainability Committee

FIN(4)-01-15 Paper 13 – Letter to the Minister for Natural Resources

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

10.1   The Committee considered the letter.


Meeting: 19/01/2015 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

Draft Report Planning (Wales) Bill

CLA(4)-02-15 – Paper 11 - Draft Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee agreed to conduct this Agenda item in private.


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Additional evidence from Gwynedd Council

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 9

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the additional evidence. 


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from the Minister for Natural Resources - 9 January

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 3

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from the Minister for Natural Resources - 10 December

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 1

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from the Presiding Officer

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 4

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Additional evidence from the Home Builders Federation

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 8

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the additional evidence. 


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from National Parks Wales

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 7

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from the Minister for Natural Resources - 7 January

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 2

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

Planning (Wales) Bill: Discussion of evidence

Minutes:

Committee members discussed the evidence.


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Additional evidence from the Law Society

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 6

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the additional evidence.   


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from Wales Environment Link

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 5

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 14

Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Natural Resources

Neil Hemington, Chief planner

Dion Thomas, Senior Planning Bill manager

Sarah Dawson, Legal services

Supporting documents:

  • Research service brief

Minutes:

The Minister and officials responded to questions from members of the Committee.

 

The Minister agreed to provide:

 

·         further information on how training opportunities for strategic planning will be delivered;

·         examples of occasions when a planning application has been considered by both a national park authority and a local authority, with different conclusions;

·         further information on links to statutory transport planning and marine planning; and

·         a summary of the outcome of the consultation on Design in the Planning Process.

 


Meeting: 12/01/2015 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

Draft Report Planning (Wales) Bill

CLA(4)-01-15 – Paper 16 – Draft Report

CLA(4)-01-15 – Paper 17 – Legal Advice Note

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 11/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 9

Josh Miles, Policy Advisor, Federation of Small Businesses Wales

Ben Francis, Member, Federation of Small Businesses Wales

Mark Harris, Planning and Policy Advisor Wales, Home Builders Federation

David Morgan, Policy Manager, RICS Wales

John Pockett, Director, Confederation of Passenger Transport Wales

Matthew Williams, Policy and Research Officer, RenewableUK

 

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 1

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 2

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 3

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 4

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.

 

The Home Builders Federation and Sustrans agreed to provide the Committee with specific examples of where applications for town and village greens had been used to frustrate development.

 


Meeting: 11/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 12

Naomi Luhde-Thompson, Planning Advisor, Friends of the Earth

 

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 8

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.

 

Naomi Luhde-Thompson agreed to provide the Committee with further information on town and village greens, as well as a paper by Sasha White QC.


Meeting: 11/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 9)

Planning (Wales) Bill: Discussion of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the evidence.

 


Meeting: 11/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

7 Planning (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from the Minister for Natural Resources to the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 12

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 11/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

6 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 13

Nicola Hodgson, Case Officer, Open Spaces Society

Beverley Penney, Open Spaces Society

Elwyn Thomas, Chief Executive, Planning Aid Wales

Matt Hemsley, Policy and Media Adviser, Sustrans

Lindsey Curtis, Area Manager South West Wales, Sustrans

 

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 9

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 10

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 11

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 11/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 11

Colin Nosworthy, Communications and Assembly Liaison Officer, Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg

Tamsin Davies, Chair, Sustainable Communities Group, Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg

Emyr Lewis, Dyfodol i’r Iaith

Meirion Davies, Mentrau Iaith Cymru, representing Dyfodol i’r Iaith

 

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 6

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 7

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 11/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 10

Dyfan Sion, Director of Policy and Research, Welsh Language Commissioner

Huw Gapper, Senior Policy and Research Officer, Welsh Language Commissioner

 

E&S(4)-31-14 Paper 5



Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.

 

The Welsh Language Commissioner’s officials agreed to provide specific examples of where the Welsh language has had an impact on a planning decision.

 


Meeting: 03/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

6 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 8

Morag Ellis QC, Chair, Planning and Environment Bar Association

Huw Williams, Geldards LLP, representing The Law Society

Tim Morgan, Planning and Environmental Law Committee, The Law Society

Dr Victoria Jenkins, Swansea University, representing UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA)

Dr Haydn Davies, Joint Convenor, UKELA Wales Working Party

 

E&S(4)-30-14 Paper 5

E&S(4)-30-14 Paper 6

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 03/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 7

Roisin Willmott, Director, RTPI Cymru

Lyn Powell, Wales Planning Consultants Forum

Mark Roberts, Wales Planning Consultants Forum

 

E&S(4)-30-14 Paper 3

E&S(4)-30-14 Paper 4

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 03/12/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 6

Natural Resources Wales

Emyr Roberts, Chief executive

Sarah Wood, Team Leader, Terrestrial Spatial Planning, Energy and Infrastructure

Rhian Jardine, Head of sustainable communities

 

E&S(4)-30-14 Paper 2

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

 

Emyr Roberts agreed to provide the Committee with further information on the three trials in relation to area-based natural resources plans.

 


Meeting: 27/11/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 3

Aled Davies, Head of Regulatory Department, Gwynedd Council

Eifion Bowen, Head of Planning, Carmarthenshire Council

Marcus Goldsworthy, Operational Manager Development Control, Vale of Glamorgan Council

Jane Lee, Policy Officer, Welsh Local Government Association

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.

 


Meeting: 27/11/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 5

Lyn Cadwallader, Chief Executive, One Voice Wales

Mike Cuddy, Vice Chair, One Voice Wales and Leader of Penarth Town Council

Paul Egan, Deputy Chief Executive, One Voice Wales

 

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.

 


Meeting: 27/11/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

6 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence session 4

Martin Buckle, Member of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Jane Gibson, Director of Park Direction and Planning, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority

Jonathan Cawley, Director of Planning and Cultural Heritage, Snowdonia National Park Authority

 

E&S(4)-29-14 Paper 3

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.

 


Meeting: 27/11/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 2

Councillor Anthony Jones, Chair of Planning Committee, Carmarthenshire County Council

Councillor Andrew Morgan, Leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council and WLGA Spokesperson on Planning

Councillor John Wyn Williams, Cabinet Member for Planning, Gwy​nedd Council

Councillor Giles Howard, Cabinet Member, Monmouthshire County Council

 

E&S(4)-29-14 Paper 2

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from the Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 27/11/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 - Evidence Session 1

Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Natural Resources, Member in charge
Neil Hemington, Chief Planner

Dion Thomas, Senior Planning Bill Manager

Sarah Dawson, Legal Services

 

Planning (Wales) Bill

 

Explanatory memorandum

Supporting documents:

  • Research Service briefing: Summary of provisions
  • Research Service briefing: 27 November session

Minutes:

The Minister and officials responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

 


Meeting: 27/11/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

8 Consultation Responses - General principles of the Planning (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 26/11/2014 - Finance Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

Planning (Wales) Bill: Consideration of the evidence received

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 26/11/2014 - Finance Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Planning (Wales) Bill: Financial Implications of the Bill

FIN(4)-23-14 paper 1

Planning (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Research Brief

 

Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Natural Resources

Neil Hemington, Chief Planner, Welsh Government

Gemma Christian, Planning Manager, Welsh Government

Dion Thomas, Senior Planning Bill Manager, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee scrutinised the Minister for Natural Resources on the financial implications of the Planning (Wales) Bill.

 

3.2 The Minister agreed to provide the following to the Committee:

·         The document on the performance related activity of the 25 planning authorities.

·         The performance indicators for planning inspectorate Wales.

·         A list of the Local Planning Authorities who have already adopted Local Development Plans and the status of the remaining Local Authorities plans.

·         Provide the percentage of applications which are processed within the eight week standard planning application.


Meeting: 10/11/2014 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Evidence in relation to the Planning (Wales) Bill

(Indicative time 1.30pm)

 

Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Natural Resources

 

CLA(4)-27-14 – Research Service Briefing

CLA(4)-27-14 – Legal Advice Note

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Evidence was received from Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Natural Resources.


Meeting: 05/11/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Planning (Wales) Bill: Welsh language glossary

E&S(4)-26-14 Paper 2

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Committee Members noted the paper.


Meeting: 22/10/2014 - Finance Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

Planning (Wales) Bill: Financial Implication of the Bill

FIN(4)-19-14 paper 3

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the briefing paper on the Planning (Wales) Bill and agreed they would invite Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Natural Resources, to discuss the financial implications of the Bill.  

 


Meeting: 09/10/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 9)

9 Planning (Wales) Bill: Approach to scrutiny

E&S(4)-23-14 paper 14

Supporting documents:

  • E&S(4)-23-14 paper 14: Approach to scrutiny
  • Research service brief item 9 - Planning Bill

Minutes:

9.1 Committee members discussed the approach to scrutiny for the Planning (Wales) Bill.

 


 

 

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