Agenda - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Hybrid – Committee room 5 Ty Hywel

and video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 28 April 2022

Meeting time: 09.30
For further information contact:

Robert Donovan

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddEconomy@senedd.wales


Hybrid

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Private pre-meeting (09.15-09.30)

 

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Public Meeting (09.30-11.45)

 

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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 Minister for Education and Welsh Language

                                                                                                     (Pages 1 - 3)

Attached Documents:
Professional Qualifications Bill

 

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2.2   Letter from Minister for Climate Change

                                                                                                             (Page 4)

Attached Documents:
UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS)

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2.3   Letter from Minister for Economy

                                                                                                     (Pages 5 - 6)

Attached Documents:
Arrivals from Afghanistan - HGV drivers

 

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

                                                                                                     (Pages 7 - 9)

Attached Documents:
Inter-Ministerial Group for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

 

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2.5   Letters to the Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales & Trefnydd - Provisional Common Frameworks

                                                                                                 (Pages 10 - 28)

Attached Documents:
1. Agricultural Support
2. Animal Health Welfare
3. Fertilisers
4. Organics
5. Animal welfare (kept animals)

 

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2.6   Letter to the Minister for Climate Change - Provisional Common Frameworks

                                                                                                 (Pages 29 - 34)

Attached Documents:
Plant Health and Plant Varieties and Seeds

 

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2.7   Letter from the Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales & Trefnydd

                                                                                                 (Pages 35 - 37)

Attached Documents:
The Import of Animals and Animal Products and Approved Countries (Amendment) Regulations 2022

 

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2.8   Letter from the Chair to the Economy Minister

                                                                                                 (Pages 38 - 39)

Attached Documents:
HGV follow-up

 

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2.9   Letter from the Chair to Minister for Rural Affairs, North Wales & Trefnydd

                                                                                                           (Page 40)

Attached Documents:
Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (Amendment) Order 2022

 

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2.10Letter to Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd

                                                                                                           (Page 41)

Attached Documents:
Scrutiny of the Draft Joint Fisheries Statement

 

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2.11Letter from Minister for Economy

                                                                                                 (Pages 42 - 44)

Attached Documents:
Scrutiny of Draft Budget

 

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2.12Letter from the Chair of the Equality and Social Justice Committee

                                                                                                           (Page 45)

Attached Documents:
Annual scrutiny of the Future Generations Commissioner Report

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2.13Letter from the Minister for Economy

                                                                                                 (Pages 46 - 48)

Attached Documents:
Additional information following the meeting on 17 March

 

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2.14Report from Wales Tourism Alliance, UK Hospitality Cymru and Professional Association of Self Caterers UK

                                                                                                 (Pages 49 - 68)

Attached Documents:
Consultation on draft Non-Domestic Rating (Definition of Domestic Property) (Wales) Order 2022

 

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3       Bovine TB panel - Academics

(09.30-10.30)                                                                         (Pages 69 - 132)

Dr Gareth Enticott, Cardiff University

Professor Glyn Hewinson, Aberystwyth University

Professor James Wood OBE, Cambridge University

Attached Documents:
Research brief
Evidence from Farmers' Union Wales
Evidence from National Farmers' Union Cymru
Evidence from RSPCA Cymru

 

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Break (10.30-10.45)

 

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4       Bovine TB panel - Farming Unions

(10.45-11.45)                                                                                                  

Roger Lewis, National Farmers’ Union Cymru

Hazel Wright, Farmers’ Union Wales

 

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

(11.45)                                                                                                             

 

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6       Consider evidence from today's session

(11.45-11.55)                                                                                                  

 

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7       Research Briefing on forthcoming Agriculture Bill (private)

(11.55-12.25)                                                                                                  

 

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8       Research Briefing on Fisheries (private)

(12.25-12.55)                                                                                                  

 

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