Meetings

Update on European Issues

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 29/06/2015 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

European Briefing

 

Briefing from Gregg Jones via video-link

 

CLA(4)-18-15 – Paper 4

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Meeting: 05/02/2015 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

7 Consideration of European Commission Work Programme

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee discussed the Consideration of European Commission Work Programme


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Correspondence from the Minister for Natural Resources in relation to European Commission Reasoned Opinions

E&S(4)-01-15 Paper 11

 

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Minutes:

Members noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 13/11/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 10)

10 Update on European Issues: EU Key Legislative Dossiers

E&S(4)-27-14 Paper 16

 

Supporting documents:

  • Paper 16

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the approach set out in the paper.


Meeting: 13/11/2014 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

8 Letter from the Minister for Natural Resources regarding a European Commission Reasoned Opinion on Storage of Metallic Mercury Waste

E&S(4)-27-14 Paper 15

 

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Natural Resources.


Meeting: 04/12/2013 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 Briefing on European Issues

Gregg Jones, Head of National Assembly for Wales EU Office

Supporting documents:

  • CELG(4)-33-13 Paper 2

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed the briefing on European Issues.


Meeting: 04/12/2013 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 1)

Briefing on EU policy issues (Private Item)

CYP(4)-32-13 – Private Paper 1

 

Gregg Jones, Head of the Assembly’s EU Office

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 25

Minutes:

The Committee received a briefing on EU policies.


Meeting: 20/11/2013 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

Briefing on European Commission Work Programme 2014

CYP(4)-30-13 – Private (paper to note) 4

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 28

Meeting: 18/07/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 European Issues - Follow-up Session - Ministerial scrutiny

Jane Hutt AM, Minister for Finance

 

Peter Ryland, Deputy Director, Programme Performance and Finance, WEFO

 

Rob Halford, Head of Planning and Strategy, WEFO

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Minutes:

5.1 The Chair welcomed the Minister and her officials to the meeting. Members questioned the witnesses.


Meeting: 18/07/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

European Issues - Follow-up Session

David Hughes, Head of Office of the European Commission in Wales

Minutes:

3.1 The Chair welcomed the witness to the meeting. The witness gave a brief update on European issues and then Members questioned the witness.


Meeting: 18/07/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

European Issues - Follow-up Session (via video conference)

Nicholas Martyn, Deputy Director General for Policy, Performance and Compliance, DG Regional Policy

Minutes:

4.1 The Chair welcomed the witness to the meeting. Members questioned the witness.


Meeting: 16/05/2013 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 European Update

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Minutes:

2.2 Gregg Jones gave an update to Members on the latest European issues and answered Members’ questions.

 

Action Points

Gregg Jones agreed to provide further information on the following:

·         the 5% reduction in the funding allocation for Wales

·         the ability to access different funding streams at the same time

·         the EU Framework for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

·         the EU ports policy and its effect on Wales


Meeting: 30/01/2013 - Finance Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Creating greater synergies between EU, national and sub-national budgets - opinion paper - EU Committee of the Regions

FIN(4) 02-13 – Paper 1 – Creating greater synergies between EU, national and sub-national budgets

 

Rhodri Glyn Thomas AM, EU Committee of the Regions

Gregg Jones, Head of EU Office, National Assembly for Wales

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Minutes:

2.1 The Chair welcomed Rhodri Glyn Thomas AM, EU Committee of the regions; and Gregg Jones, Head of EU Office, National Assembly for Wales.   

 

2.2 Members questioned the witnesses.

 

Action points:

 

Rhodri Glyn Thomas agreed to provide:

 

·         An update on the Committee of the Regions’ consideration of his report on creating greater synergies between EU, national and sub-national budgets.

    


Meeting: 05/12/2012 - Health and Social Care Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 European update

HSC(4)-33-12 paper 2

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee noted the paper.


Meeting: 18/01/2012 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

7 Additional information on EU level action against child sex trafficking (identified in meeting on 1 December 2011)

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Meeting: 01/12/2011 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Update on European Issues

Gregg Jones – Research Service (via video conference)

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received an update on European issues affecting the Committee’s portfolio.

 

Action points:

 

·         The Research Service would provide clarification on the statistics for young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEETS) for 2010.

·         The Research Service would provide more information about pan-European joint working regarding issues in respect of child trafficking.

·         The Research Service would provide more information about best practice in Europe on the provision (including work-based learning) for engineering skills.