Concise Minutes - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Meeting time: 10.16 - 12.35
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/3955


Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Mark Reckless AM (Chair)

Jayne Bryant AM

Siân Gwenllian AM

Vikki Howells AM

Huw Irranca-Davies AM

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Simon Thomas AM

Witnesses:

Tim Glover, Blue Marine Foundation

Dr Sue Gubbay, Marine environment consultant

Steve Fletcher, UN Environment Programme

Lynda Warren, Aberystwyth University

Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs

Andrew Slade, Welsh Government

Kevin Austin, Welsh Government

Rhodri Asby, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Alun Davidson (Clerk)

Martha Da Gama Howells (Second Clerk)

Louise Andrewartha (Deputy Clerk)

Wendy Dodds (Researcher)

Elfyn Henderson (Researcher)

Katie Wyatt (Legal Adviser)

 

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Transcript

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1              No apologies were received.

 

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2       Inquiry into Marine Protected Areas in Wales: introduction from academics

2.1 The academics introduced themselves and then responded to questions from Members.

 

 

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3       Inquiry into the future of agricultural and rural development policy in Wales: scrutiny of the Welsh Government

3.1 The Cabinet Secretary and her officials responded to questions from Members.

 

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4       Paper(s) to note

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4.1   Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs on the use of snares in Wales

Members noted the letter.

 

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5       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for item 6

The motion was agreed

 

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6       Discussion of evidence

Members discussed the evidence they heard during the sessions.

 

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