Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd




Meeting date:

Monday, 3 November 2014




Meeting time:

14.30 - 16.05




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Concise Minutes:





Assembly Members:


David Melding AM (Chair)

Alun Davies AM

Suzy Davies AM

William Powell AM

Simon Thomas AM













Committee Staff:


P Gareth Williams (Clerk)

Ruth Hatton (Deputy Clerk)

Gwyn Griffiths (Legal Advisor)

Stephen Davies (Legal Advisor)

Matthew Richards (Legal Advisor)

Stephen Boyce (Researcher)

Alys Thomas (Researcher)





1    Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


There were no apologies or substitutions.




2    Instruments that raise no reporting issues under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3




2.1  CLA452 - The Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (Wales) (No.2) Regulations 2014




2.3  CLA454 - The Education (Pupil Referral Units) (Management Committees etc.) (Wales) Regulations 2014




2.4  CLA455 - The Official Feed and Food Controls (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014


The Committee noted the statutory instruments.



2.5  Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3




2.6  CLA453 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (Wales) (No.2) Order 2014


The Committee noted the statutory instrument and will report to the Assembly.



3    Papers to note

The Committee noted the correspondence.




4    Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:


The Committee agreed to conduct the remainder of the meeting in private.




4.1  Welsh Composite Instruments




4.2  Review of the Children's Commissioner for Wales




4.3  Mid Term Review




4.4  Draft Report  Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill




4.5  Draft Report Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill




4.6  Draft Report Financial Education and Inclusion (Wales) Bill