Concise Minutes - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee

Meeting Venue:

Hybrid: Committee room 4 Tŷ Hywel

and video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: Wednesday, 13 July 2022

Meeting time: 09.30 - 11.45
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:






Members of the Senedd:

Llyr Gruffydd MS (Chair)

Janet Finch-Saunders MS

Huw Irranca-Davies MS

Delyth Jewell MS

Jenny Rathbone MS

Joyce Watson MS


Dr Chris Llewelyn, Welsh Local Government Association

Dr Tim Peppin, Welsh Local Government Association

Roger Waters, RCT County Borough Council

Committee Staff:

Marc Wyn Jones (Clerk)

Elizabeth Wilkinson (Second Clerk)

Andrew Minnis (Researcher)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

1.1  The Chair welcomed Members and witnesses to the meeting.



2       Bus and rail transport in Wales - evidence session 4

2.2 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA), and Cardiff Capital Region Transport Authority Officer Group.



3       Papers to note

3.1 The papers were noted.



3.1   Scrutiny of the Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change



3.2   Provisional Common Frameworks for Air Quality, and for Chemicals and Pesticides



3.3   Welsh Government Draft Budget 2023-24



3.4   Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Infrastructure Bank Bill



3.5   The First Minister's legislative statement: environmental governance Bill



3.6   The Official Controls (Plant Health) (Frequency of Checks) Regulations 2022



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

4.1 The motion was agreed.



5       Bus and rail transport in Wales - consideration of evidence received under item 2

5.1 Members considered the evidence heard under item 2.



6       Consideration of the Committee's Forward Work Programme

6.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its Forward Work Programme.





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