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Meetings

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales

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.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 20/05/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

7 Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU: Update

CLA(5)-16-19 – Research Brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered an updated brief on legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU.


Meeting: 07/01/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 6)

6 Briefing from Legal Services on the UK Withdrawal from the EU (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill

Elisabeth Jones, Chief Legal Adviser

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 Members received a briefing on the UK Withdrawal from the EU (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill.


Meeting: 24/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 10)

Agricultural transition in Scotland

CLA(5)-22-18 – Paper 15 – Research Service Briefing

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the paper provided by the Research Service.


Meeting: 17/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee: Brexit Transition

CLA(5)-21-18 – Paper 31 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, 20 July 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee. The Committee and agreed to send the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee a copy of the draft Inter-Institutional Agreement that it is developing with the Welsh Government.


Meeting: 17/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter to the Leader of the House regarding European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 – regulations made under Schedule 4

CLA(5)-21-18 – Paper 26 – Letter to the Leader of the House, 11 July 2018

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter to the Leader of the House regarding Schedule 4 regulations and the response from the Leader of the House received earlier that day (circulated in hard copy).


Meeting: 17/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 11)

Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU: Update

CLA(5)-21-18- Paper 41 - Update

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the update.


Meeting: 17/09/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 9 - Correspondence from Julie James, Leader of the House to Mick Antoniw, Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee, regarding the operational matters relating to the scrutiny of regulations made under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 - 28 August 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.9 The paper was noted.

 


Meeting: 09/07/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Correspondence relating to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill and the Inter-Governmental Agreement

CLA(5)-20-18 – Paper 3 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, 5 July 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance.


Meeting: 09/07/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 2 – Correspondence from Mark Drakeford, Cabinet Secretary for Finance, to the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee regarding Section 16 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act – 5 July 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.2 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 02/07/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2 - Correspondence from Mick Antoniw, Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, regarding the intergovernmental agreement on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill - 21 June 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.2 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 25/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Correspondence relating to the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee's Inquiry into EU Law in Wales: Brexit Transition

CLA(5)-18-18 – Paper 9 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, 20 June 2018

CLA(5)-18-18 – Paper 10– Letter from the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU to the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, 20 June 2018

CLA(5)-18-18 – Paper 11 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, 19 June 2018

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The committee noted the correspondence relating to the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee’s inquiry into Brexit Transition.


Meeting: 25/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Update

CLA(5)-18-18 – Paper 15 – EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Update

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received an update on the Bill’s passage through the UK Parliament.


Meeting: 25/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Correspondence relating to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill and the Inter-Governmental Agreement

CLA(5)-18-18 – Paper 5 – Letter from the Chair to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, 19 June 2018

CLA(5)-18-18 – Paper 6 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair, 19 June 2018

CLA(5)-18-18 – Paper 7 – Response to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, 21 June 2018

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence in relation to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill and the Inter-Governmental Agreement, and said it looked forward to receiving further clarification from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance.


Meeting: 25/06/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 4 - Correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to Mick Antoniw, Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee, regarding the intergovernmental agreement on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill - 19 June 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.4 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 25/06/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 3 - Correspondence from Mick Antoniw, Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee, to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance regarding the intergovernmental agreement on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill - 19 June 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.3 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 25/06/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 7)

7 Briefing on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 Members received a briefing on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.


Meeting: 25/06/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 2 - Correspondence from the Llywydd to the First Minister regarding the EU (Withdrawal) Bill and environmental law - 14 June 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.2 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 18/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

Amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-17-18 – Paper 14 – Letter from the Llywydd to the First Minister, 14 June 2018

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Llywydd.


Meeting: 18/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Update

CLA(5)-17-18 – Paper 13 – EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Update

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the update.


Meeting: 11/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 10)

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Updates

CLA(5)-16-18 – Paper 23 – EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Update

CLA(5)-16-18 – Paper 24 – Welsh Government commitments in relation to EU Withdrawal

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the updates.


Meeting: 04/06/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 8)

8 Briefing on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 Members received a briefing on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.


Meeting: 14/05/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 6)

6 EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum - consideration of the draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed the report unanimously. One committee member asked for it to be noted that, in their view, on the basis of the evidence presented there was an opportunity to include an additional conclusion in the final report.

 


Meeting: 14/05/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Scrutiny of regulations made under the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-14-18 – Paper 3 – Letter from the Llywydd to the First Minister

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Llywydd.


Meeting: 30/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 13)

Consideration of evidence: EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 30/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 11)

11 The EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Evidence session 2 - Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

 

CLA(5)-13-18 – Research Service Briefing Latest Developments

CLA(5)-13-18 – Suggested questions

CLA(5)-13-18 – Legal Summary: House of Lords Report Stage amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-13-18 – Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum laid by the Welsh Government

 

CLA(5)-13-18 – Paper 15 - Letter from Mark Drakeford to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

CLA(5)-13-18 – Paper 16 - Letter from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to Mark Drakeford

CLA(5)-13-18 – Paper 17 -  Intergovernmental Agreement on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and the Establishment of Common Frameworks

 

 

House of Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report, 23 April 2018

https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/lbill/2017-2019/0079/18079-R-III.pdf

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (3), 23 April 2018

https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/lbill/2017-2019/0079/18079-supplementaryDPM3.pdf

House of Lords Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List], 25 April 2018

https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/lbill/2017-2019/0079/18079-R-III(a).pdf

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (4), 25 April 2018

https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/lbill/2017-2019/0079/18079-supplementaryDPM4.pdf

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received evidence form the Cabinet Secretary for Finance.


Meeting: 30/04/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 4 - Correspondence from the First Minister regarding scrutiny arrangements in the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - 25 April 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.4 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 30/04/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the UK Government

Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union

Chloe Smith MP, Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 30/04/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 5)

5 EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Discussion of developments

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 Members discussed recent developments relating to the European (Withdrawal) Bill.


Meeting: 23/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

Consideration of evidence: EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 23/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 The EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Evidence session - Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance;

Owen Davies, Welsh Government;

Simon Brindle, Welsh Government

 

CLA(5)-12-18 - Briefing

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance.


Meeting: 23/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Scrutiny of regulations made under the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-12-18 – Paper 8 - Letter to the First Minister: Scrutiny of regulations made under the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, 17 April 2018

CLA(5)-12-18 – Paper 9 - Letter to the Llywydd: Scrutiny of regulations made under the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, 17 April 2018

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 16/04/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2 - Correspondence from Mark Drakeford, Cabinet Secretary for Finance regarding the Committee scrutiny session on 5 March - 27 March

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.2 The paper was noted.

 


Meeting: 16/04/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1 - Correspondence from Lord Callanan, Department for Exiting the European Union regarding EU Withdrawal Bill - 22 March

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 16/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

8 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-11-18 – Paper 13 – Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales to the Llywydd, 16 March 2018

CLA(5)-11-18 – Paper 14 – Letter from the Llywydd to Secretary of State for Wales, 22 March 2018

CLA(5)-11-18 – Paper 15 - Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to the First Minister, 23 March 2018

CLA(5)-11-18 – Paper 16 – Letter Leader of the House and Chief Whip, 27 March 2018

CLA(5)-11-18 – Paper 17 – Letter from the First Minister to Secretary of State for Wales, 29 March 2018

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correpondence.


Meeting: 16/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 11)

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Latest Developments

CLA(5)-11-18 – Paper 24 – Research Service: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Latest Developments

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the latest developments paper provided by the Research Service.


Meeting: 16/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 10)

Consideration of evidence from the Secretary of State for Wales

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received from the Secretary of State.


Meeting: 16/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

8 IWA Event Note on the Impact of the EU Withdrawal Bill on the devolved legislatures and their respective powers

CLA(5)-11-18 – Paper 23 - IWA Event Note on the Impact of the EU Withdrawal Bill on the devolved legislatures and their respective powers

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the event note.


Meeting: 16/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 The EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Evidence session

The Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales

 

CLA(5)-11-18 - Briefing

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from the Secretary of State for Wales.


Meeting: 19/03/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales: Amendment to Clause 11 of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-10-18 – Paper 7 – Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales, 13 March 2018

CLA(5)-10-18 – Paper 8 – Analysis of common frameworks

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Secretary of State.


Meeting: 19/03/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Welsh Government Written Statement: UK Government's analysis of where they consider EU law to intersect with devolved competence

CLA(5)-10-18 – Paper 9 – Written statement

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the written statement.


Meeting: 19/03/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 Paper to note 1 - Correspondence from Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales regarding the EU Withdrawal Bill and common frameworks - 13 March 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 19/03/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 6)

6 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - briefing

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 Members received a briefing on latest developments of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.


Meeting: 05/03/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 9)

Scrutiny session with the Cabinet Secretary for Finance - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

9.1 Members considered evidence they had received.


Meeting: 26/02/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

CLA(5)-07-18 – Paper 15 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 26/02/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 5)

5 Paper to note 1 - Letter from Chair of Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee to the Secretary of State for Wales regarding the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - 16 February 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 12/02/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 1)

1 Paper to Note 1 - Letter from the First Minister to the Secretary of State for Wales regarding the EU Withdrawal Bill - 5 February 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1 The paper was noted


Meeting: 12/02/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 5)

5 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 Members received an update on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.


Meeting: 12/02/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

Progress on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-06-18 – Paper 4 - Progress on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the progress paper.


Meeting: 12/02/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Letter from the First Minister to the Secretary of State for Wales

CLA(5)-06-18 – Paper 2 - Letter from the First Minister to the Secretary of State for Wales

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/02/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales to the Llywydd

CLA(5)-06-18 – Paper 3 - Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales to the Llywydd, 16 January 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 22/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Interparliamentary Forum on Brexit 2nd meeting, 18 January 2018

CLA(5)-03-18 – Paper 9 - Interparliamentary Forum on Brexit 2nd meeting, 18 January 2018

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement from the Forum.


Meeting: 22/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Written statement by the Welsh Government: The EU (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-03-18 – Paper 6 - Written statement by the Welsh Government: The EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement.


Meeting: 22/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales to the Llywydd re: The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-03-18 – Paper 5 – Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales to the Llywydd

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Secretary of State.


Meeting: 22/01/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 Paper to note 2 - Letter from Secretary of State for Wales to the Llywydd regarding the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.2 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 15/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 10)

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Progress of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-02-18 – Paper 13 - EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Progress of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the paper.


Meeting: 15/01/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales - progress update

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Members received an update on the progress of the Bill.


Meeting: 08/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Progress of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-01-18 – Paper 13 - Progress of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the progress of the Bill.


Meeting: 08/01/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 6)

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

 6.1 Members considered evidence they had received.


Meeting: 08/01/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 4)

4 The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales - evidence session

Mark Drakeford, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Des Clifford, Welsh Government

Piers Bisson, Welsh Government

Simon Brindle, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 08/01/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from Lord Jay of Ewelme , Acting Chairman, House of Lords EU Committee regarding sectoral reports

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 14/12/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 3)

Committee visit to the Scottish Parliament and Government - discussion of findings and next steps

Minutes:

Members discussed the visit and agreed to keep in contact with counterpart committees in other UK legislatures.


Meeting: 11/12/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Progress of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-30-17 – Paper 9 - Research brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the research brief.


Meeting: 11/12/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Letter from Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - 4 December 2017

PTN 3 - Letter from Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - 4 December 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 11/12/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017: Letter from the Chair of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee to the Chair - 21 September 2017

PTN 1 - Letter from the Chair of PACAC to the Chair - 21 September 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 11/12/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from Llywydd to the Chair of the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee - 28 November 2017

PTN 2 - Letter from Llywydd to the Chair of PACAC - 28 November 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 11/12/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from Robin Walker MP regarding EU Withdrawal Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.4 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 11/12/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from the First Minister regarding Brexit sectoral reports

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.2 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 11/12/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance regarding UK policy frameworks deep dives

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.3 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 04/12/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee report Devolution and Exiting the EU and Clause 11 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Issues for Consideration

CLA(5)-29-17 – PTN 1 – House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee report Devolution and Exiting the EU and Clause 11 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Issues for Consideration

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the report.


Meeting: 27/11/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from the Llywydd regarding European Union (Withdrawal) Bill LCM

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 27/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Progress of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-28-17 – Paper 10 – Research Briefing

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the research briefing.


Meeting: 27/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017


Meeting: 27/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Private meeting note of meeting with House of Lords Constitution Committee and Scottish Parliament Finance and Constitution Committee

CLA(5)-28-17 – Paper 11 - Private meeting note of meeting with House of Lords Constitution Committee and Scottish Parliament Finance and Constitution Committee

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the note of the meeting.


Meeting: 27/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

CLA(5)-28-17 – Paper 6 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 27/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 A Stronger Voice for Wales: Letter from the First Minister

CLA(5)-28-17 – Paper 4  - Letter from the First Minister, 20 November 2017

CLA(5)-28-17 – Paper 5  - Letter from the Chair to the First Minister, 23 October 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 27/11/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales - evidence session

The First Minister, Carwyn Jones AM

Des Clifford, Welsh Government

Hugh Rawlings, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1        The witnesses responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 20/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter to the UK Government on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-27-17 – PTN2 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to the Secretary of State for Wales and the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union – 9 November 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to the Secretary of State for Wales and the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Exiting the European Union.

 

In accordance with Standing Order 17.47, the Chair adjourned the meeting to allow for nominations of a temporary Chair.


Meeting: 20/11/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 Paper to Note 2 - Letter from UK JCW to David Davies MP regarding the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.2        The paper was noted and the Committee agreed to return to the letter at a later date.


Meeting: 20/11/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 Paper to Note 1 - Letter from Llywydd to David Davis MP regarding the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1        The paper was noted.


Meeting: 20/11/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 4)

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales - evidence session

Mark Drakeford, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Shan Morgan, Permanent Secretary

 

Minutes:

4.1        The witnesses answered questions from Members.


Meeting: 06/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017

PTN 1 – Statement by the Welsh Government: Update on Brexit Negotiations - 24 October 2017

PTN 2 - Letter from the Llywydd to David Davis on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill - 24 October 2017

PTN 3a - Letter from Robin Walker to the Chair on the EU Withdrawal Bill – 24 October 2017

PTN3b – Letter from Chair of Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee to the UK Government – 31 July 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 06/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 06/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales - Evidence session with the UK Government

9:30

The Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales

Robin Walker MP, Under-Secretary of State in the Department for Exiting the European Union

Minutes:

The witnesses answered questions from Members.

 

The Committee agreed to write to the Secretary of State for Wales and the Minister to seek answers to questions not reached during the session.


Meeting: 26/10/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 8)

Update on issues relating to the UK's withdrawal from the European Union

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members received an update and asked questions on several issues.

 


Meeting: 16/10/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017

CLA(5)-23-17 – Paper 10 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

CLA(5)-23-17 – Paper 11 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, Annex 1

CLA(5)-23-17 – Paper 12 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, Annex 2

CLA(5)-23-17 – Paper 13 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to MPs

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 09/10/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017

Minutes:

The Committee considered its position in relation to the Bill.


Meeting: 09/10/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

Paper to Note

CLA(5)-23-17 - Paper 8 - Letter from the Llywydd to the Secretary of State for Wales – EU Withdrawal Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 09/10/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - consideration of evidence and future work

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee considered the evidence it had received and agreed to circulate a letter to MP’s along with suggested amendments to the Bill.


Meeting: 02/10/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 4)

4 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - consideration of evidence and future work

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee agreed the way in which it would like to proceed with its scrutiny of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.


Meeting: 02/10/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 5)

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

The Committee will meet informally with the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee for a discussion on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee met informally with the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee to discuss the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.


Meeting: 02/10/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 Papers to Note

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 1 – Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 2 – EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Suggested amendments, Greener UK Coalition

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 3 – Letter from the Llywydd: Senedd@Delyn

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the papers.


Meeting: 02/10/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017: Approach to scrutiny of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 5 - Legislative Consent Memorandum

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 – Approach to scrutiny of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 – Annex 1 - Legal advice note on the LCM

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 Annex 2 – Letter to House of Lords Procedure Committee, Great Repeal Bill white paper

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 – Annex 3 – Letter to External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, Great Repeal Bill white paper

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 – Annex 4 – Letter to Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, EU (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 Annex 5 – September 18 event

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 Annex 6 – Letter to Business Committee, 25 September

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 Annex 7 – Research service analysis of amendments tabled in the House of Commons

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 Annex 8 – Welsh and Scottish Government amendments

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 Annex 9 – Legislative process UK Parliament

CLA(5)-22-17 – Paper 6 Annex 10 – Programme motion for Committee stage

 

Supporting documents:

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Minutes:

The Committee considered its approach to consideration of the Bill.


Meeting: 02/10/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

The Committee will meet informally with the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee for a discussion on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.

 

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee met informally with the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, to consider their approaches to scrutiny of the Bill.


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 6 - Correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government regarding 'Brexit and Fair Movement of People'

The Welsh Government’s paper, ‘Brexit and Fair Movement of People’, can be accessed here: https://beta.gov.wales/sites/default/files/2017-09/Brexit%20and%20Fair%20Movement%20of%20People-%28EN%29main_WEB.pdf

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.6a The Committee noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 5 - Correspondence from Lord Jay of Ewelme regarding the report by the House of Lords EU Committee

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.5a The Committee noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 5)

The implications for Wales of the UK's withdrawal from the European Union - monitoring the negotiations.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received a briefing from the Research Service on the latest round of exit negotiations between the UK Government and the European Union, and noted the content of the paper.


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 3 - Correspondence from the Chair of the Constitutional Affairs Committee to the Secretary of State for Wales regarding the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.3a The Committee noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 9 - Correspondence from the First Minister regarding Welsh Government amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.9a The Committee noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 2)

2 The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales - evidence session

Mark Drakeford, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

Piers Bisson, Welsh Government

Hugh Rawlings, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Mark Drakeford, and his officials, Piers Bisson and Hugh Rawlings.


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2 - Correspondence from the Secretary of State for Wales regarding the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.2a The Committee noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

Approach to Scrutiny of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill


Meeting: 18/09/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 1.)

1. The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - private stakeholder event

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 20/07/2017 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 8)

Presentation on the implications of the Repeal Bill for the Committee’s Forward Work Programme

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee listened to the presentation and discussed the issues raised.


Meeting: 17/07/2017 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 6)

Briefing on the Repeal Bill and its implications for Wales

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee received a briefing on the Repeal Bill and its implications for Wales from officials.


Meeting: 17/07/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 10)

Briefing on the EU Withdrawal Bill

Minutes:

The Committee considered its approach in relation to future scrutiny of the EU Withdrawal Bill.


Meeting: 17/07/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Memorandum concerning the Delegated Powers in the Bill for the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee

CLA(5)-19-17 – Paper 12 - European Union (Withdrawal) Bill  Memorandum concerning the Delegated Powers in the Bill for the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The committee noted the memorandum.


Meeting: 08/05/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 14)

UK Government's White Paper on the 'Great Repeal Bill': Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The committee considered the evidence.


Meeting: 08/05/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

UK Government's White Paper on the 'Great Repeal Bill': Evidence session 1

Mick Antoniw AM, Counsel General for Wales

Jeff Godfrey, Welsh Government

Dianne Dunning, Welsh Government

 

UK Government’s White Paper on the ‘Great Repeal Bill’

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from the Counsel General.


Meeting: 03/04/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

Briefing by the Chief Legal Adviser to the Assembly on the 'Great Repeal Bill'

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee received a joint briefing with the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee on the ‘Great Repeal Bill’.


Meeting: 03/04/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 UK Government's White Paper on the 'Great Repeal Bill'

CLA(5)-11-17 – Paper 10 – The UK Government’s White Paper on the ‘Great Repeal Bill’

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.2a The Committee noted the White Paper.


Meeting: 20/03/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

Welsh Government White Paper - 'Securing Wales' Future': Evidence session 1

Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales

Hugh Rawlings, Director, Constitutional Affairs, Welsh Government

Desmond Clifford, Director of the Office of the First Minister, Welsh Government

 

Welsh Government White Paper: ‘Securing Wales’ Future’

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee took evidence from the First Minister, Carwyn Jones AM, in relation to the Welsh Government White Paper, ‘Securing Wales’ Future’.


Meeting: 06/02/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

9 Legal briefing: Supreme Court judgement on Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union and the Sewel Convention

CLA(5)-04-17 – Legal Services briefing

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee noted the legal briefing.


 

 

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