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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Marc Wyn Jones 

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Transcript: Transcript for 08/11/2018 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 Apologies were received from Andrew RT Davies.

 

1.2 The Chair welcomed Llyr Gruffydd to the meeting who replaces Dai Lloyd as a permanent member of the Committee. The Chair thanked Dai Lloyd for his contribution to the Committee’s work. 

2.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for items three and four

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee resolved to exclude the public from the meeting for items 3 and 4.

(10.30 - 10.45)

3.

Discussion of forward work programme

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee agreed to write to the Business Committee to request an extension to its reporting deadline on the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Agriculture Bill.

 

3.2 The Committee considered potential inquiries for the spring term. It agreed to undertake an inquiry into biodiversity as soon as its work programme permits. The Committee will consider a scope and approach paper in due course.

(10.45 - 11.15)

4.

Briefing on the Welsh Government's Draft Budget 2019-20

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received an oral briefing on the Welsh Government’s draft budget 2019-20 from officials from the Assembly’s Research Service.

(11.15 - 12.45)

5.

Scrutiny of the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment on the Welsh Government's draft budget 2019 - 20

Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

Hannah Blythyn AM, Minister for Environment

Tim Render, Lead Director for the Environment and Rural Affairs

Christianne Glossop, Chief Veterinary Officer

Dean Medcraft, Director of Finance and Operations

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee took oral evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Environment to inform its inquiry.

6.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

The Committee noted the papers under item 6.

6.1

Correspondence between the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Chair - Follow up information from scrutiny session held on 4 October

Supporting documents:

6.2

Correspondence between the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Chair - Consideration of the UK Government's Agricultural Bill

Supporting documents:

6.3

Correspondence from the Chair to the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs - Consideration of the UK Government's Agriculture Bill - Meeting Invitation

Supporting documents:

6.4

Correspondence between the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Chair - Carbon budgets and the decarbonisation programme

Supporting documents:

7.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for item eight

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee resolved to exclude the public from the meeting for item 8.

(12.45 - 13.00)

8.

Discussion of oral evidence

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under item 5.

 

 

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