Concise Minutes - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Meeting time: 09.32 - 11.30
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:

Private Meeting




Assembly Members:

Jayne Bryant AM

Siân Gwenllian AM

Vikki Howells AM

Huw Irranca-Davies AM

David Melding AM (Chair)

Jenny Rathbone AM

Simon Thomas AM


Committee Staff:

Marc Wyn Jones (Clerk)

Louise Andrewartha (Deputy Clerk)

Wendy Dodds (Researcher)

Elfyn Henderson (Researcher)



1       Inquiry into the Welsh Government's delivery of the Woodlands for Wales Strategy - summary of written evidence


In accordance with Standing Order 17.22, the Committee agreed to elect a temporary Chair. Members agreed that David Melding would chair this meeting and that the role of Chair of the Committee will rotate between the party groups represented on the Committee until a permanent Chair is appointed.


Members considered the evidence received in response to the consultation on the Welsh Government’s delivery of the Woodlands for Wales Strategy and agreed a schedule of oral witnesses.




2       Discussion of draft report on the inquiry into Bovine TB in Wales


Members considered and agreed the draft report and agreed to publish it in May.




3       Paper to note



3.1   Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee


Members considered the letter on the impact of the Great Repeal Bill and agreed to respond to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee. The Committee’s response will set out its initial thinking on this matter and the implications of Brexit, particularly in reference to the Committee’s recent report on the future of land management in Wales.