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6 Discussion of the draft report of the inquiry into Low Carbon Housing: the Challenge
Members agreed the draft report to be published in August 2018 with some amendments.
2 Inquiry into Low Carbon Housing: the challenge
Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs
Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Housing
Prys Davies, Decarbonisation and Energy Division
Lisa Dobbins, Head of Housing Decarbonisation, Homes & Places Division
Francois Samuel, Building Regulations, Planning Directorate
Kevin Hammet – Senior Housing Decarbonisation Officer
The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs and the Minister for Housing answered questions from Members.
The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide the Committee with more information on the Welsh Government’s Construction Alignment Group.
UK Committee on Climate Change: Building a Low Carbon Economy in Wales - Discussion with Lord Deben
Members received a presentation from Lord Deben on the advice from the UK Committee on Climate Change to the Welsh Government on meeting climate change mitigation targets.
Discussion of inquiry evidence
Members of the Committee discussed the issues raised during the meeting.
3 Inquiry into Low Carbon Housing: the Challenge - sixth evidence session
Mark Harris, Planning and Policy Officer, Homebuilders Federation Wales
Ifan Glyn, Director, Federation of Master Builders Cymru
Mark Harris from the Homebuilders Federation Wales and Ifan Glyn from the Federation of Master Builders answered questions from the Committee.
4 Inquiry into Low Carbon Housing: the Challenge - seventh evidence session
Donna Griffiths, Construction Industry Training Board Wales
Anthony Rees, Cyfle Building Skills
Owain Jones, Cyfle Building Skills
Donna Griffiths from the Construction Industry Training Board, Anthony Rees and Owain Jones from Cyfle Building Skills answered questions from the Committee.
Discussion of evidence
Members discussed the evidence presented during the meeting.
Inquiry into 'Low carbon housing: the challenge' - fifth evidence session
Alex Rathmell, Head of UK Market Development - National Energy Foundation
Alex Rathmell from the National Energy Foundation answered questions on his presentation to the Committee on the Energiesprong initiative in the UK.
2 Inquiry into 'Low carbon housing: the challenge' - fourth evidence session
James Williams, Director - Sero Homes Limited
Jon Bootland, Chief Executive - Passivhaus Trust
Jon Bootland from the Passivhaus Trust and James Williams from Sero Homes answered questions from the Committee.
3 Inquiry into 'Low carbon housing: the challenge’ - third evidence session
Dr Roisin Willmott OBE, Director of Wales and Northern Ireland, Royal Town Planning Institute Cymru
Andrew Sutton, Royal Society of Architects in Wales
Neville Rookes, Policy Officer (Environment), Welsh Local Government Association
Dr Roisin Willmott, Andrew Sutton and Neville Rookes answered questions from the Committee.
Discussion of the UK Committee on Climate Change 'Building a Low Carbon Economy for Wales'
4 Inquiry into 'Low carbon housing: the challenge’ - second evidence session
Hugh Russell, Community Housing Cymru
David Bolton, Melin Homes
David Weatherall, Energy Saving Trust
David Weatherall from the Energy Saving Trust, Hugh Russell from Community Housing Cymru and David Bolton from Melin Homes responded to questions from Members.
3 Inquiry into 'Low carbon housing: the challenge’ - first evidence session
Dr Joanne Patterson, Cardiff University
David Thorpe, University of Wales Trinity St David
Chris Jofeh, ARUP
Dr Joanne Patterson, from the Welsh School of Architecture, Chris Jofeh from ARUP and David Thorpe from Trinity St David responded to questions from Members
Visit to Swansea University, as part of inquiry into low carbon housing
Inquiry into 'low carbon housing: the challenge' - discussion of written evidence
Members discussed the written evidence and agreed to hold oral evidence sessions in the spring term.