Agenda - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee


Meeting Venue:

Hybrid: Committee room 4 Tŷ Hywel and video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 26 May 2022

Meeting time: 10.30
For further information contact:

Marc Wyn Jones

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddClimate@senedd.wales


Hybrid

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Private pre-meeting (10.30-10.45)

 

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Private briefing - Bus and rail transport in Wales: public engagement findings

 

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Public meeting

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

(10.45)                                                                                                             

 

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2       Bus and rail transport in Wales - evidence session 1

(10.45-11.50)                                                                             (Pages 1 - 71)

Mark Barry, Professor of Practice in Connectivity - School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University

Professor Graham Parkhurst, Director, Centre for Transport and Society - University of the West of England

Attached Documents:
Research brief - Inquiry into the future of bus and rail services
Paper - Bus and rail engagement findings
Paper - Stakeholder event on bus and rail services
Paper -  Mark Barry, Professor of Practice in Connectivity
Paper - Professor Graham Parkhurst

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Lunch break (11.50-12.20)

 

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Private pre-meeting (12.20-12.25)

 

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3       Bus and rail transport in Wales - evidence session 2

(12.25-13.30)                                                                           (Pages 72 - 81)

Silviya Barrett, Director of Policy and Research - Campaign for Better Transport

David Beer, Senior Manager Wales - Transport Focus Wales

Joe Rossiter, Policy & External Affairs Manager - Sustrans Cymru, representing Transform Cymru

Attached Documents:
Paper - Campaign for Better Transport
Paper - Transport Focus Wales
Paper - Transform Cymru

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Break (13.30-13.40)

 

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4       Bus and rail transport in Wales - evidence session 3

(13.40-14.45)                                                                           (Pages 82 - 92)

Bev Fowles, Vice Chairperson - Coach and Bus Association Cymru (CaBAC)  

Gemma Lelliott, Director for Wales - Community Transport Association (CTA)

Jane Reakes-Davies, Chair - Confederation of Passenger Transport Cymru (CPT)

Josh Miles, Director – Confederation of Passenger Transport Cymru (CPT)

Attached Documents:
Paper - Community Transport Association (CTA)
Paper - Confederation of Passenger Transport Cymru (CPT)

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5       Papers to note

(14.45)                                                                                                             

 

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5.1   Bus and rail transport in Wales

                                                                                               (Pages 93 - 112)

Attached Documents:
Paper - Tim Peppin - Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) - officer response
Paper - Professor Kiron Chatterjee

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5.2   Water quality and sewage discharges: storm overflows

                                                                                             (Pages 113 - 122)

Attached Documents:
Welsh Government response to the Committee's report on storm overflows in Wales

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5.3   Scrutiny of Natural Resources Wales

                                                                                             (Pages 123 - 124)

Attached Documents:
Welsh Government response to the Committee's annual report on Natural Resources Wales

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5.4   Single use plastics

                                                                                             (Pages 125 - 127)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Climate Change in relation to the exclusion to the UK Internal Market Act for single use plastics

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5.5   Common frameworks

                                                                                             (Pages 128 - 134)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Convener, Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee, The Scottish Parliament to the Chair in relation to environmental provisional common frameworks
Response from the Chair to the Convener, Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee, The Scottish Parliament
Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Climate Change in relation to the Committee’s report on provisional common frameworks for air quality, and for chemicals and pesticides
Letter from the Chair to the Chair, Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee, House of Lords in relation to the Committee’s report on provisional common frameworks for air quality, and for chemicals and pesticides
Letter from the Chair to the Interim Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, House of Commons in relation to the Committee’s report on provisional common frameworks for air quality, and for chemicals and pesticides

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5.6   Energy price crisis

                                                                                             (Pages 135 - 136)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Climate Change in relation to the energy price crisis

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5.7   Inter-Institutional Relations Agreement (IMG) for Housing, Local Government and Communities

                                                                                                         (Page 137)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government to the Chair in relation to the Inter-Institutional Relations Agreement (IMG) for Housing, Local Government and Communities meeting on 24 May

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5.8   Decarbonisation of housing - additional written evidence from stakeholders following the Committee's meeting on 28 April

                                                                                             (Pages 138 - 169)

Attached Documents:
Additional written evidence from Christopher Jofeh
Additional written evidence from Dr Ed Green, Welsh School of Architecture
Additional written evidence from Pobl Group
Additional written evidence from Linc Cymru
Additional written evidence from ClwydAlyn
Additional written evidence from Community Housing Cymru

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5.9   Marine environment management: debate on Committee's report

                                                                                             (Pages 170 - 182)

Attached Documents:
Letter from RSPB Cymru in relation to the plenary debate on the Committee's report on the Welsh Government's marine policies
Paper from Marine Conservation Society in relation to the plenary debate on the Committee's report on the Welsh Government's marine policies

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5.10The Queen's speech 2022 - proposed legislation

                                                                                             (Pages 183 - 184)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution to the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee in relation to the UK Government’s proposed legislation outlined in the Queen’s speech 2022

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6       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) and (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of today's meeting

(14.45)                                                                                                             

 

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Private meeting (14.45-15.00)

 

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7       Bus and rail transport in Wales - consideration of evidence heard under items 2,3 and 4

                                                                                                                          

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8       Consideration of the Committee's forward work programme

                                                                                             (Pages 185 - 190)

Attached Documents:
Paper - Forward work programme

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