Concise Minutes - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee

Meeting Venue:

Hybrid – Committee room 1&2 Senedd

and video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: Wednesday, 8 March 2023

Meeting time: 09.30 - 11.06
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:






Members of the Senedd:

Darren Millar MS (Temporary Chair) (In place of Paul Davies MS)

Hefin David MS

Luke Fletcher MS

Vikki Howells MS

Samuel Kurtz MS

Sarah Murphy MS


Peter Fox MS

Gareth Rogers

Aled Evans, Legal Services

Samiwel Davies, Legal Services

Martin Jennings, Research Team Leader, Research Service

Committee Staff:

Rob Donovan, Clerk

Lara Date, Second Clerk

Evan Jones, Deputy Clerk

Ceri Thomas, Committee Support Officer

Masudah Ali, Legal Adviser

Jennifer Cottle, Legal Adviser

Katie Wyatt, Legal Adviser

Sara Moran, Researcher

Katy Orford, Researcher



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.



2       Papers to note

2.1 The Committee noted the papers.



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



3       Food (Wales) Bill - Evidence session 8

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from the panel.



4       Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill LCM

4.1 The Committee considered the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill Legislative Consent Memorandum.



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

5.1 The Motion to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting was agreed.



6       Consideration of evidence following the meeting

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.



7       Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill LCM

7.1 The Committee considered the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill Legislative Consent Memorandum and agreed to agree a report via correspondence.





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