Meetings

Legislative Consent: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill

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Meeting: 08/03/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Chief Executive of the Competition and Markets Authority: Office for the Internal Market

CLA(5)-08-21 – Paper 28 – Letter from the Chief Executive of the Competition and Markets Authority, 2 March 2021

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Chief Executive of the Competition and Markets Authority.


Meeting: 22/02/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Wales: Sewel Convention

CLA(5)-06-21 – Paper 30 – Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales, 16 February 2021

CLA(5)-06-21 – Paper 31 – Letter to the Secretary of State for Wales, 21 January 2021

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Secretary of State for Wales.


Meeting: 08/02/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 12)

12 United Kingdom Internal Market Act - briefing

CLA(5)-05-21 – Paper 39 – Research Service briefing

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a briefing on the UK Internal Market Act.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 11)

11 United Kingdom Internal Market Act - briefing

CLA(5)-04-21 – Paper 40 – Research Service briefing

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Minutes:

The Committee agreed to defer the briefing to the next meeting.


Meeting: 25/01/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Welsh Government written statement: Legal challenge to the UK Internal Market Act 2020

CLA(5)-03-21 – Paper 44 – Written statement, 19 January 2021

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement by the Welsh Government.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 9)

9 Statement by the UK Government: Update on the UK Internal Market Bill

CLA(5)-01-21 – Paper 72 – Statement by the UK Government, 17 December 2020

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement by the UK Government in relation to the UK Internal Market Bill and in private session agreed to write to the Secretary of State for Wales.


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

14 UK Internal Market Bill - update

CLA(5)-37-20 – Paper 68 – Research Service briefing

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Minutes:

The Committee received an update on the progress of the UK Internal Market Bill.


Meeting: 10/12/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from Lord True, Minister of State at the Cabinet Office to the Chair regarding the UK Internal Market Bill - 9 December 2020

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Minutes:

5.2.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 08/12/2020 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Legislative Consent Motion on the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill

NDM7497 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill, in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the Senedd, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

A Legislative Consent Memorandum was laid in Table Office on 25 September 2020 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2019-21

Supporting Documents

Report of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Report of the Finance Committee

Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum

Minutes:

The item started at 16.39

The Deputy Presiding Officer suspended proceedings at 16.52 for five minutes due to technical difficulties in the Siambr. At 16.57 the meeting reconvened. At 17.02 the meeting was suspended for 25 minutes, and at 17.27 the meeting reconvened. At 17.30 the meeting was suspended again.

The Deputy Presiding Officer adjourned proceedings at 17.45.

The meeting resumed at 12.30 on Wednesday 9 December 2020.

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM7497 Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6, agrees that provisions in the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill, in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the Senedd, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

A Legislative Consent Memorandum was laid in Table Office on 25 September 2020 in accordance with Standing Order 29.2.

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2019-21

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

0

36

51

The motion was not agreed.

 


Meeting: 07/12/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 12)

12 Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill

CLA(5)-36-20 – Paper 37 – Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the Welsh Government’s Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill, and that the debate in respect of the Legislative Consent Memorandum would be held on plenary on 8 December 2020.


Meeting: 01/12/2020 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Legislative Consent Motion on the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Postponed until 8 December 2020

No motion tabled.

Minutes:

This item was postponed until 8 December 2020

 


Meeting: 30/11/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 11)

11 UK Internal Market Bill - update

CLA(5)-35-20 – Paper 28 – Research Service briefing

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a briefing on the progress of the UK Internal Market Bill.


Meeting: 23/11/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 10)

10 Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill - consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-34-20 – Paper 37 – Draft report

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the revised draft of its report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill, and agreed to finalise changes outside of Committee before laying by the required deadline.


Meeting: 19/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 UK Internal Market Bill: Legislative Consent - consideration of draft report

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Minutes:

4.1 Members considered and agreed to the draft report, subject to amendments.


Meeting: 16/11/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 10)

10 UK Internal Market Bill: Update on the Bill's progress in the House of Lords

CLA(5)-33-20 – Paper 51 – Research Service briefing

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received an update on the progress of the UK Internal Market Bill through the House of Lords.


Meeting: 16/11/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 12)

12 Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill: Consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-33-20 – Paper 53 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a revised draft of its report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill, and agreed to consider a final draft before laying the report by the required deadline.


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

UK Internal Market Bill - approach to reporting

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered and agreed their approach.


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

UK Internal Market Bill: Lord True - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 UK Internal Market Bill: Lord True, Minister of State at the Cabinet Office

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Lord True responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 09/11/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 11)

11 Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill: Consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-32-20 – Paper 49 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the first draft of its report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill. The Committee agreed to consider a revised draft of the report at its next meeting.


Meeting: 02/11/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 UK Internal Market Bill: Evidence session

Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd

Andrew Jeffreys, Director Treasury

Matthew Denham-Jones, Deputy Director Financial Controls

 

Supporting papers:

FIN(5)-20-20 (p8) Legal advice note

Research brief

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee took evidence from Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd; Andrew Jeffreys, Director Treasury; and Matthew Denham-Jones, Deputy Director Financial Controls on the UK Internal Market Bill.


Meeting: 02/11/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill: Evidence session

Jeremy Miles MS, Counsel General

Sophie Brighouse, Deputy Director, Policy, Welsh Government

Gareth McMahon, Senior Government Lawyer, Welsh Government

 

Legislative Consent Memorandum

 

CLA(5)-31-20 – Briefing

CLA(5)-31-20 – Paper 1 - Welsh Government briefing

CLA(5)-31-20 – Paper 2 – Legal Advice Note

CLA(5)-31-20 – Paper 3 – Research Service: Update on the Bill's progress in the House of Lords

CLA(5)-31-20 – Paper 4 – Research Service: Updated Bill summary

CLA(5)-31-20 – Paper 5 – Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales, 3 October 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from the Counsel General in relation to the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill.


Meeting: 02/11/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the UK Internal Market Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received during the session with the Counsel General and agreed to consider its draft report at a future meeting.


Meeting: 19/10/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 9)

9 UK Internal Market Bill: Briefing from Welsh Government

CLA(5)-30-20 – Paper 43 – Welsh Government briefing

CLA(5)-30-20 – Paper 44 – Written statement, 15 October 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the briefing from the Welsh Government in relation to the UK Internal Market Bill. In addition, the Committee noted that it would be taking evidence from the Counsel General on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Bill at its meeting on 2 November 2020, and that members of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee and the Finance Committee have been invited to join the meeting.


Meeting: 19/10/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Secretary of State for Wales: UK Internal Market Bill

CLA(5)-30-20 – Paper 40 – Letter from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Secretary of State for Wales, 12 October 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Secretary of State for Wales.


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Chair of the Legislation, Constitution and Justice Committee to the Chair regarding the UK Internal Market Bill - 7 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 3)

3 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Secretary of State for Wales to the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding the UK Internal Market Bill - 3 October 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1.1  The paper was noted.


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

UK Internal Market Bill

Professor Jo Hunt - Wales Governance Centre

Professor Dan Wincott - Wales Governance Centre

 

The Constitutional Implications of the UK Internal Market Proposals

Minutes:

6.1     The panel responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 12/10/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales: UK Internal Market Bill

CLA(5)-29-20 – Paper 43 – Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales, 3 October 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Secretary of State for Wales.


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 The UK Internal Market Bill - consideration of the Committee's approach

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1     Members considered and agreed their approach.