Agenda - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: 19 March 2020

Meeting time: 08.50
For further information contact:

Marc Wyn Jones

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddCCERA@assembly.wales


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Pre-meeting (08.50 - 09.00) - Legal briefing on the LCM in relation to the UK Environment Bill - PRIVATE

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

(09.00)                                                                                                             

 

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2       Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill - overview and environmental governance

(09.00-10.00)                                                                             (Pages 1 - 52)

Ruth Chambers, Senior Parliamentary Affairs Associate - Greener UK (via video conference)

Annie Smith, Head of Nature Policy and Casework – Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Cymru representing Wales Environment Link (WEL)

William Wilson, Barrister - Director - Wyeside Consulting Ltd

 

Attached Documents:
Research brief
Legal note
Paper - Wales Environment Link

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3       Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill - waste and resource efficiency: environment

(10.00-11.00)                                                                           (Pages 53 - 64)

Gill Bell, Head of Conservation Wales - Marine Conservation Society

Libby Peake, Head of Resource Policy - Green Alliance (via video conference)

Chris Sherrington, Head of Environmental Policy & Economics - Eunomia

Attached Documents:
Paper - Wales Environment Link

 

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BREAK (11.00 - 11.15)

 

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4       Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill - waste and resource efficiency: business and local government

(11.15-12.15)                                                                                                  

Richard Brown, Head of Environment and Public Protection - Pembrokeshire County Council, representing the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)

Brian Mayne, Vice Chair - Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) Cymru and Director HJL Environmental, representing Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) Cymru

 

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5       Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill - Air Quality

(12.15-12.45)                                                                                                  

Richard Brown, Head of Environment and Public Protection - Pembrokeshire County Council, representing the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)

Joseph Carter Head of Devolved Nations - Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership, Healthy Air Cymru

Tom Price, Team Leader Pollution Control & Private Sector Housing -Swanesea Council, representing Wales Air Quality Forum

 

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BREAK (12.45-13.15)

 

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6       Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill - Water

(13.15-14.00)                                                                                                  

Professor Tony Harrington, Director of Environment – Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

Carl Pheasey, Director, Strategy and Policy - Ofwat

Mark Squire, Water Manager – Natural Resources Wales

 

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7       Paper(s) to note

                                                                                                                          

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7.1   Correspondence from the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee, Scottish Parliament - Engagement with COP 26

                                                                                                 (Pages 65 - 66)

Attached Documents:
Letter

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7.2   Written submission from The Consumer Council for Water on the Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 67 - 70)

Attached Documents:
Paper - The Consumer Council for Water

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7.3   Written submission from the National Trust on the Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 71 - 76)

Attached Documents:
Paper - National Trust

 

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7.4   Written submission from Wales Environmental Services Association on the Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 77 - 79)

Attached Documents:
Paper - Wales Environmental Services Association

 

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8       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting

                                                                                                                          

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PRIVATE 14.00-14.30

 

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9       Consideration of evidence received under items 2,3,4,5 and 6

                                                                                                                          

 

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