Meetings

Legislative Consent: Environment Bill 2020

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.

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Meeting: 01/02/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 10)

10 Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill - consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-04-21 – Paper 35 – Draft report

CLA(5)-04-21 – Paper 36 – Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 26 January 2021

CLA(5)-04-21 – Paper 37 – Letter to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 23 December 2020

CLA(5)-04-21 – Paper 38 – Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 28 August 2020

CLA(5)-04-21 – Paper 39 – Legal Advice Note

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs and agreed to consider a further draft of its report at a future meeting.


Meeting: 28/01/2021 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 8.)

8. Consideration of the Committee's draft report on the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill

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Meeting: 25/01/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 9)

9 Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill - consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-03-21 – Paper 47 – Draft report

CLA(5)-03-21 – Paper 48 – Letter to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 23 December 2020

CLA(5)-03-21 – Paper 49 – Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 28 August 2020

CLA(5)-03-21 – Paper 50 – Legal Advice Note

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Minutes:

The Committee noted that a response had not yet been received from the Minister to its letter of 23 December 2020 and, as such, agreed to seek an extension from the Business Committee to the current reporting deadline.


Meeting: 21/01/2021 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 4.1)

4.1 Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Environment Bill.

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Meeting: 14/01/2021 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 7.)

7. Legal briefing and consideration of the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Environment Bill

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Meeting: 14/01/2021 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 4.3)

4.3 Correspondence from the Chair to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs in relation to the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Environment Bill

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Meeting: 11/01/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 12)

12 Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill - consideration of key issues

Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum

 

CLA(5)-01-21 – Paper 81 – Legal advice note

CLA(5)-01-21 – Paper 82 – Letter to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 23 December 2020

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill and agreed to consider the Minister’s response to its letter at a future meeting.


Meeting: 14/12/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 13)

13 Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill

CLA(5)-37-20 – Paper 67 – Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum

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The Committee noted the Welsh Government’s Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill and agreed to consider key issues at a future meeting.


Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Welsh Government response to the Committee's report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Environment Bill

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Meeting: 14/09/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs: Response to the Committee's report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill

CLA(5)-25-20 – Paper 43 – Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 28 August 2020

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs and the response to its report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill.


Meeting: 13/07/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 10)

10 Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill - consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-22-20 – Paper 28 – Draft report

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Minutes:

The Committee considered and agreed, subject to minor amendments, its report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill. The Committee noted that the report would be laid by the reporting deadline of 17 July 2020.


Meeting: 29/06/2020 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Letter from the Chair of LJC Committee

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  • Restricted enclosure 51

Minutes:

The Business Committee agreed to extend the reporting deadline on the LCM to 17 July for the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs and Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committees.

 


Meeting: 29/06/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill - consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-20-20 – Paper 20 – Draft report

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The Committee considered the revised draft of its report and agreed to confirm final changes outside of the Committee. In addition, the Committee noted that the Chair had written to the Business Committee to request an extension to the reporting deadline, given the delays to the Environment Bill’s UK Parliamentary timetable.


Meeting: 25/06/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 8)

8 Consideration of the Committee's draft report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill

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8.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its draft report, subject to a minor amendment.

 


Meeting: 22/06/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 5)

5 Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill - consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-19-20 – Paper 12 – Draft report

CLA(5)-19-20 – Paper 13 – Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 14 May 2020 (Revised)

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The Committee considered its draft report and agreed to consider a further draft at the next meeting.


Meeting: 11/06/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs on the Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the UK Environment Bill

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Meeting: 01/06/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 8)

8 Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill - consideration of correspondence

CLA(5)-16-20 – Paper 13 – Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 14 May 2020

 

Legislative Consent Memorandum

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs and discussed matters to be included in the Committee’s report on the LCM for the Environment Bill.


Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 7.3)

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

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Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 7.4)

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

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Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 6.)

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

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

Carl Pheasey, Director, Strategy and Policy - Ofwat

Mark Squire, Water Manager – Natural Resources Wales

 


Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 5.)

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

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


Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 4.)

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

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

 


Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 3.)

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

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

 

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Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 2.)

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

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

 

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Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 7.2)

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

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Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 9.)

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