Agenda - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: 26 October 2017

Meeting time: 09.00
For further information contact:

Marc Wyn Jones

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6363

SeneddCCERA@assembly.wales


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Private pre-meeting (09.00 - 09.15)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

                                                                                                                          

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2       Inquiry into rethinking food in Wales - oral evidence session on food procurement - Academics

(09.15 - 10.15)                                                                           (Pages 1 - 21)

Prof Roberta Sonnino - Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning, Director of Impact, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University

Dr Helen Coulson – Research Associate, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University

Attached Documents:
Research Brief
Paper - Prof Roberta Sonnino

 

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3       Inquiry into rethinking food in Wales - oral evidence session on food procurement - Hybu Cig Cymru and Food and Drink Wales Industry Board

(10.15 - 11.15)                                                                         (Pages 22 - 24)

Gwyn Howells - Chief Executive Officer, Hybu Cig Cymru

Andy Richardson – Chair, Food and Drink Wales Industry Board

Attached Documents:
Paper - Hybu Cig Cymru

 

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4       Inquiry into rethinking food in Wales - oral evidence session on food procurement - Food and Drink Federation - postponed

                                                                                                 (Pages 25 - 30)

Tim Rycroft – Corporate Affairs Director, Food and Drink Federation

Attached Documents:
Paper - Food and Drink Federation

 

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5       Paper(s) to note

(11.15 - 11.20)                                                                                                

 

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5.1   Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs regarding recommendation 21, which relates to public procurement of food, of the Committee's report, 'The future of land management in Wales'

                                                                                                 (Pages 31 - 32)

Attached Documents:
Letter from Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs

 

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5.2   Letter from the Confor Wales Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs regarding the Committee's report, 'Branching out: a new ambition for woodland policies'

                                                                                                           (Page 33)

Attached Documents:
Letter from Confor Wales Committee

 

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5.3   Letter from Confor National Manager for Wales, representing timber processing companies, to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs regarding the Committee's report, 'Branching out: a new ambition for woodland policies'

                                                                                                 (Pages 34 - 35)

Attached Documents:
Letter from Confor National Manager for Wales

 

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5.4   Letter from Director Wales, Coed Cadw, regarding the Committee's report, 'Branching out: a new ambition for woodland policies'

                                                                                                 (Pages 36 - 38)

Attached Documents:
Letter from Coed Cadw

 

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5.5   Letter from the Chair to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs regarding the Welsh Government's response to the Committee's report, 'Branching out: a new ambition for woodland policies'

                                                                                                 (Pages 39 - 62)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair

 

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5.6   Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs regarding the paper from the UK Assessment Panel of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas on the 'Future Landscapes: Delivering for Wales' report

                                                                                                 (Pages 63 - 64)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs

 

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5.7   Letter from the Chair to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs regarding the Welsh Government's response to the Committee's report, 'Turning the Tide? Report of the inquiry into the Welsh Government approach to Marine Protected Area management'

                                                                                                 (Pages 65 - 73)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair

 

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6       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

                                                                                                                          

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7       Inquiry into rethinking food in Wales - private discussion following oral evidence sessions and discussion of next steps

(11.20 - 11.30)                                                                                                

 

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8       Update on issues relating to the UK's withdrawal from the European Union

(11.30 - 11.55)                                                                         (Pages 74 - 94)

Attached Documents:
Research Brief – Brexit

 

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9       Update on the work of the Expert Reference Group on Climate Change

(11.55 - 12.00)                                                                         (Pages 95 - 97)

Attached Documents:
Private Paper

 

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10   Informal private briefing from EDF Energy on dredging and depositing of sediment relating to Hinkley Point C

(12.00 - 12.45)                                                                                                

 

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