Agenda - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Hybrid –Committee room 5 Ty Hywel and video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 25 November 2021

Meeting time: 09.30
For further information contact:

Robert Donovan

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddEconomy@senedd.wales


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In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair has determined that the public are excluded from the Committee's meeting in order to protect public health. This meeting will be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv

 

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Private pre-meeting (09.00-09.30)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

(09.30)                                                                                                             

 

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2       Paper(s) to note

(09.30)                                                                                                             

 

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2.1   Letter from Chair of Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee to the Minister for Finance and Local Government

                                                                                                             (Page 1)

Attached Documents:
The Agricultural Land Tribunal Wales: Annual Report 2020-21

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2.2   Letter from Chair Children, Young People and Education Committee

                                                                                                   (Pages 2 - 15)

Attached Documents:
Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23

 

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2.3   Letter from the Minister for Economy

                                                                                                           (Page 16)

Attached Documents:
Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill

 

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2.4   Letter from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd

                                                                                                 (Pages 17 - 19)

Attached Documents:
Additional information following the committee meeting on the 21 October 2021

 

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2.5   Letter from the Minister for Education and Welsh Language

                                                                                                           (Page 20)

Attached Documents:
Essay mills

 

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2.6   Letter from the Minister for Economy

                                                                                                 (Pages 21 - 23)

Attached Documents:
Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

 

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3       Review of The Water Resources (Control of Agricultural Pollution) (Wales) Regulations 2021 - Farming Unions

(09.30-10.30)                                                                           (Pages 24 - 68)

Gareth Parry, Senior Policy and Communications Officer, Farmers’ Union of Wales

Aled Jones, Deputy President, National Farmers' Union Wales

 

Attached Documents:
Research Brief
Evidence from Farmers’ Union of Wales
Evidence from National Farmers Union Cymru

 

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Break (10.30-10.45)

 

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4       Review of The Water Resources (Control of Agricultural Pollution) (Wales) Regulations 2021 - Environmental organisations

(10.45-11.45)                                                                           (Pages 69 - 74)

Rachel Sharp, Director, Wildlife Trusts Wales

Creighton Harvey, Independent Trustee, Afonydd Cymru

 

Attached Documents:
Evidence from Wales Environment Link

 

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Break (11.45-12.00)

 

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5       Priorities for the Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee - Environmental organisations

(12.00-13.00)                                                                           (Pages 75 - 83)

Rachel Sharp, Director, Wildlife Trusts Wales

Arfon Williams, Countryside Manager, RSPB Cymru

Rhys Evans, Nature Friendly Farming Network

 

Attached Documents:
Research Brief

 

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6       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting

(13.00)                                                                                                             

 

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7       Private

(13.00-13.30)                                                                                                  

Consideration of evidence following the meeting

 

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