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Common UK policy frameworks - Fifth Senedd

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Meeting: 30/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 7)

7 Common Frameworks

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Meeting: 28/09/2021 - Business Committee (Item 6)

Letter from the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

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  • Restricted enclosure 6

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Business Committee noted the letter.

 


Meeting: 01/03/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair regarding common frameworks - 22 February 2021

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3.1.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 25/02/2021 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from the Chair to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to UK Common Frameworks

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Meeting: 22/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Chair of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs regarding common frameworks - 10 February 2021

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3.2.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 04/02/2021 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from the Chair, External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to Common Frameworks

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Meeting: 04/02/2021 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Update on common frameworks

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7.1 The Committee received an update and considered its work in relation to UK Common Frameworks.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Consideration of common frameworks summary documents received

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8.1 Members considered and noted the documents received.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 12)

12 Common Frameworks - update

CLA(5)-04-21 – Paper 41 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, 28 January 2021

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The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee.


Meeting: 25/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Chairperson of the Committee of the Executive Office at the Northern Ireland Assembly to the Chair regarding Committee scrutiny of common frameworks - 14 January 2021

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4.2.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 18/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Nutrition Labelling Composition and Standards Provisional Common Framework - consideration of draft correspondence

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6.1 Members considered and agreed to the draft correspondence, subject to amendments.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 6: International Agreements, Common Frameworks and Devolution - a paper from Professor Michael Keating and Lindsey Garner-Knapp

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3.6.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 3: Correspondence from the Convener of the Health and Sport Committee to the Chair regarding Provisional UK Common Framework on Nutrition labelling, Composition and Standards - 22 December 2020

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3.3.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Minister for Housing and Local Government to the Chair of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee regarding the Hazardous Substances draft framework - 18 December 2020

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3.2.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Chairperson of the Committee for the Executive Office to the First Minister and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland regarding committee scrutiny of common frameworks - 16 December 2020

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3.1.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Consideration of Common Frameworks summary documents received

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Minutes:

6.1 Members considered and noted the summary documents received.


Meeting: 03/12/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Evidence session with academics - consideration of evidence

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5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 03/12/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Common UK policy frameworks - Evidence session with academics

Professor Kenneth Armstrong  - University of Cambridge

Professor Nicola McEwen - The University of Edinburgh

 

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2.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 26/11/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Correspondence from the Llywydd to the Chair in relation to environmental governance

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Meeting: 19/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 UK Common policy frameworks - Nutrition Labelling Composition and Standards Provisional Common Framework

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5.1 Members considered and agreed their approach.


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from Rt Hon Mark Drakeford MS First Minister of Wales in relation to the 34th summit of the British-Irish Council

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Meeting: 05/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Chair of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee to the Minister for Housing and Local Government regarding the draft Framework Outline Agreement for Hazardous Substances Planning - 26 October 2020

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Minutes:

3.2.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 UK-wide common policy frameworks: update

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Minutes:

7.1     Members noted the update.


Meeting: 24/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 4: Correspondence from the Minister for Housing and Local Government to all Committee Chairs regarding draft National Development Framework - 21 September 2020

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3.4.1  The paper was noted.


Meeting: 24/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1: Nutrition Framework Summary Report - 9 September 2020

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3.1.1  The paper was noted.


Meeting: 17/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs to the Chair of the Climate Change, Energy and Rural Affairs Committee regarding UK Emissions Trading Scheme - 15 July 2020

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Meeting: 04/05/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Correspondence between the Cabinet Office and the House of Lords Liaison Committee regarding Parliamentary scrutiny of common frameworks

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5.1 Members considered the correspondence.


Meeting: 16/03/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair regarding the scrutiny of common frameworks - 10 March 2020

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3.1.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 10/02/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Consideration of the Government's response to the Committee's report on common policy frameworks

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6.1 Members considered the response received.


Meeting: 10/02/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister to the Chair regarding the Committee's report - Common policy frameworks: Assembly Scrutiny

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3.1.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 02/12/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Paper to note 3: Response from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister to the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee regarding Wales’ changing constitution - 27 November 2019

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2.3.1  The paper was noted.

 


Meeting: 02/12/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Scrutiny of common frameworks - consideration of draft report

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4.1     Members considered the report.

4.2     Members agreed to publish the report subject to amendments.


Meeting: 02/12/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Paper to note 1: Written evidence provided by Dr Jack Simson Caird in relation to the scrutiny of UK-wide common policy frameworks and the scrutiny of international agreements

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2.1.1  The paper was noted.

 


Meeting: 04/11/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister to the Chair regarding Assembly scrutiny of UK-wide common policy frameworks - 23 October 2019

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5.1.1  The paper was noted.


Meeting: 21/10/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to the Chair regarding common frameworks - 14 October 2019

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4.2.1  The paper was noted.

 


Meeting: 14/10/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Round table discussion with academics on the scrutiny of UK-wide common policy frameworks

Dr Andrew Blick - King’s College London

Dr Jack Simson Caird - Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

Professor Jo Hunt – Cardiff University

Professor Michael Keating - University of Aberdeen

Professor Aileen McHarg - University of Durham

Professor Alan Page - University of Dundee

Akash Paun - Institute for Government

Professor Alison Young - Cambridge University

 

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2.1     Members discussed the scrutiny of UK-wide common policy frameworks with the panel.


Meeting: 23/09/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Scrutiny of common UK policy frameworks: draft scrutiny process

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8.1     Members considered the draft scrutiny process and agreed to undertake further work in this area.


Meeting: 19/09/2019 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Letter from Minister for Health and Social Services regarding UK Common Policy frameworks

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6.11  The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 19/09/2019 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Correspondence from the Minister for Housing and Local Government regarding common UK policy frameworks - 13 August 2019

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2.10a The Committee noted the Correspondence from the Minister for Housing and Local Government regarding common UK policy frameworks - 13 August 2019


Meeting: 19/09/2019 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Correspondence from the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip regarding common UK policy frameworks - 8 August 2019

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2.8a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip regarding common UK policy frameworks - 8 August 2019


Meeting: 19/09/2019 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Correspondence to the Minister for Housing and Local Government and the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip regarding common UK policy frameworks - 22 July 2019

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2.2a The Committee noted the correspondence to the Minister for Housing and Local Government and the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip regarding common UK policy frameworks - 22 July 2019


Meeting: 18/09/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Minister for Education - response to the Committee's letter on UK-wide common policy frameworks

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Meeting: 18/09/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter to the Minister for Education - UK-wide common policy frameworks

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Meeting: 16/09/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 5: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister to the Chair regarding UK-wide common policy frameworks - 6 September 2019

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Minutes:

3.5.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 16/09/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1: The European Union (Withdrawal) Act and Common Frameworks - 26 March 2019 to 25 June 2019

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3.1.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 18/07/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 10)

10 Implications of Brexit: UK-wide common policy frameworks

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10.1 The Committee agreed to write to relevant Ministers to request information.


Meeting: 17/07/2019 - Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Letter from Chair to Minister for Economy and Transport re Common Frameworks

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2.1.1 The letter was noted by the Committee


Meeting: 17/07/2019 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Implications of Brexit: UK-wide common policy frameworks

Paper 7 – Implications of Brexit: UK-wide common policy frameworks

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8.1        The Committee discussed its approach to the consideration of UK-wide common policy frameworks and agreed to write to the Minister for Health and Social Services for further details on a number of issues to inform any future scrutiny the Committee may wish to undertake.


Meeting: 08/07/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2 - Correspondence from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister to the Chair regarding intergovernmental relations and common frameworks - 3 July 2019

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3.2.1  The paper was noted.

 


Meeting: 17/06/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to the Convener of the Finance and Constitution Committee, Scottish Parliament, regarding scrutiny of intergovernmental relations and common frameworks - 11 June 2019

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3.2.1  The paper was noted.

 


Meeting: 17/06/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Common UK policy frameworks - consideration of evidence

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5.1     Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 17/06/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Common UK policy frameworks

Professor Jo Hunt, Cardiff University

Professor Michael Keating, University of Aberdeen

Akash Paun, Institute for Government

Hedydd Phylip, Cardiff University

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2.1     The witnesses responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 03/06/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Paper to note 5: Correspondence from Jeremy Miles AM to the Chair regarding revised frameworks analysis - 24 May 2019

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6.5.1  The paper was noted.

 


Meeting: 20/05/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Private briefing on common frameworks

Georgina Haarhoff, Welsh Government

Paul Harrington, Welsh Government

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3.1 The witnesses gave a technical briefing to Members on UK common frameworks.

3.2 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 29/04/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Brexit Minister to the Chair regarding UK Common Frameworks Analysis - 4 April 2019

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3.1.1   Members agreed to accept the Brexit Minister’s offer of a technical briefing on Common Frameworks from officials.

3.1.2   The paper was noted.


Meeting: 11/03/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 1 - Correspondence from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister to the Chair regarding UK common frameworks - 1 March 2019

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Minutes:

4.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 14/01/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Expert panel discussion on the development of common UK policy frameworks and legislating for Brexit - consideration of evidence

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5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 14/01/2019 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Expert panel discussion on the development of common UK policy frameworks and legislating for Brexit

Professor Jo Hunt, Cardiff University

Akash Paun, Institute for Government

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2.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 04/06/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Briefing on common frameworks

Dr Jo Hunt, Cardiff University

Hedydd Phylip, Cardiff University

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6.1 Members received a briefing on common frameworks.