Concise Minutes - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Meeting time: 09.33 - 12.35
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4173


Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Vikki Howells AM

Huw Irranca-Davies AM

David Melding AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Simon Thomas AM

Witnesses:

Jonathan Cryer, RSPB Wales

Frances Winder, Woodlands Trust

Dr Alec Dauncey, Bangor University

Professor Elizabeth Robinson, Reading University

Committee Staff:

Marc Wyn Jones (Clerk)

Louise Andrewartha (Deputy Clerk)

Elfyn Henderson (Researcher)

 

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Transcript

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1       Informal private discussion

In accordance with Standing Order 17.22, Jenny Rathbone was appointed temporary Chair.

 

The Committee agreed to cancel its meeting on 8 June due to the General Election.

 

Members discussed their findings from the visits undertaken as part of the inquiry into forestry and woodland policy in Wales. The Committee also agreed to undertake further visits as part of this inquiry.

 

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2       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Apologies were received from Jayne Bryant AM and Siân Gwenllian AM.

 

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3       Inquiry into forestry and woodland policy in Wales - third sector evidence

The witnesses introduced themselves and responded to questions from Members.

 

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4       Inquiry into forestry and woodland policy in Wales - academic evidence

The witnesses introduced themselves and responded to questions from Members.

 

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5       Papers to note

Members noted the papers.

 

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5.1   Correspondence from Blaise Bullimore with additional information following his oral evidence session on 5 April 2017, as part of the inquiry into the management of Marine Protected Areas

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5.2   Additional information from Jim Evans, following his oral evidence session on 30 March 2017, as part of the inquiry into the management of Marine Protected Areas

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