Agenda - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee


Meeting Venue:

Hybrid: Committee room 4 Tŷ Hywel

and video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 12 January 2023

Meeting time: 09.30
For further information contact:

Marc Wyn Jones

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddClimate@senedd.wales


Hybrid

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Private pre-meeting (09.15-09.30)

 

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Public meeting

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

(09.30)                                                                                                             

 

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2       Electric vehicle charging - evidence session 1

(09.30-10.45)                                                                             (Pages 1 - 43)

Dr Paul Bevan - Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) Cymru

Professor Liana Cipcigan - Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence, Cardiff University

Olly Craughan, UK Head of Sustainability - DPD Group

David Wong, Senior Innovation and Technology Manager - The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) EV Group

Attached Documents:
Research brief - EV charging infrastructure strategy and action plan
Paper - Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) Cymru
Paper - Professor Liana Cipcigan, Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence, Cardiff University
Paper - DPD Group

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Break (10.45-10.55)

 

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3       Electric vehicle charging - evidence session 2

(10.55-11.55)                                                                           (Pages 44 - 50)

Cllr Andrew Morgan – Leader of the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)

Goeff Ogden, Chief Transport Planning and Development Officer - Transport for Wales

Roisin Willmott, Director of Wales and Northern Ireland and Planning Aid England - Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)

Attached Documents:
Paper - Welsh Government and Transport for Wales

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Break (11.55-12.05)

 

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4       Electric vehicle charging - evidence session 3

(12.05-13.05)                                                                           (Pages 51 - 61)

Malcom Bebbington, Head of Future System Strategy - SP Energy Networks

Benjamin Godfrey, Director of Distribution System Operator - National Grid

Dr Neil Lewis, Manager - Carmarthenshire Energy, and also representing TrydaNi; Charge Place Wales Ltd, and the Community Energy Sector’s Car Club 

Attached Documents:
Paper - SP Energy Networks

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5       Papers to note

(13.05)                                                                                                             

 

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5.1   The future of bus and rail in Wales

                                                                                                 (Pages 62 - 76)

Attached Documents:
Response from the Welsh Government to the Committee's report on the future of bus and rail in Wales

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5.2   Storm overflows in Wales

                                                                                                 (Pages 77 - 80)

Attached Documents:
Briefing note from Natural Resources Wales in relation to a recommendation made by the Committee in its report on storm overflows published in March 2022

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5.3   Welsh Government Draft Budget 2023-24

                                                                                                 (Pages 81 - 84)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee to Committee Chairs in relation to the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2023-24

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5.4   Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23

                                                                                                 (Pages 85 - 92)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Minister for Climate Change to the Chair in relation to a recommendation made by the Committee in its report on Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2022-23

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5.5   Scrutiny of the financial implications of Bills - correspondence between the First Minister and the Chair of the Finance Committee

                                                                                                 (Pages 93 - 97)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the First Minister in response to the Chair of the Finance Committee's letter of 16 November in relation to scrutiny of the financial implications of Bills
Letter from the Chair of the Finance Committee in response to the First Minister’s letter of 7 December in relation to the scrutiny of the financial implications of Bills

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5.6   The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

                                                                                                           (Page 98)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee to the Llywydd in relation to The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill

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5.7   Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill

                                                                                               (Pages 99 - 101)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee to the Chair in relation to the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill

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5.8   Climate adaptation and carbon budgets

                                                                                             (Pages 102 - 103)

Attached Documents:
Response from the Minister for Climate Change to the Chair's letter of 18 November in relation to climate adaptation and carbon budgets

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5.9   Public Appointments

                                                                                             (Pages 104 - 105)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts And Public Administration Committee to Committee Chairs in relation to their inquiry into Public Appointments

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5.10Prioritising committee business

                                                                                             (Pages 106 - 107)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Llywydd to all Senedd Members in relation to prioritising committee business

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5.11Ministerial scrutiny sessions

                                                                                                         (Page 108)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Climate Change in relation to attendance at Committee meetings in person

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5.12The Plant Health and Trade in Animals and Related Products (Amendment) Regulations 2022

                                                                                             (Pages 109 - 110)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd to the Chair in relation to the Plant Health and Trade in Animals and Related Products (Amendment) Regulations 2022

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5.13Waste and Resources Common Framework

                                                                                                         (Page 111)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Minister for Climate Change to the Chair in relation to the Framework Outline Agreement and Concordat for the Waste and Resources Common Framework

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5.14Inter-institutional relations agreement

                                                                                             (Pages 112 - 113)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Minister for Climate Change to the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee in relation to  the Inter-Ministerial Group for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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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

(13.05)                                                                                                             

 

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Private meeting (13.05-13.25)

 

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7       Electric vehicle charging - consideration of evidence heard under items 2,3 and 4

 

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8       Consideration of the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Infrastructure Bank Bill

                                                                                             (Pages 114 - 124)

Attached Documents:
Legal advice note - UK Infrastructure Bank Bill
Draft report - Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum (No.3) for the UK Infrastructure Bank Bill

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