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Introductions, apologies and substitutions – Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee

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Meeting: 21/03/2024 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1.)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest


Meeting: 14/03/2024 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1.)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest


Meeting: 06/03/2024 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1.)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest


Meeting: 29/02/2024 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2        Luke Fletcher MS declared that he sits on sub groups of the Tata Steel UK Transition Board.

1.3        Apologies were received from Hefin David MS.


Meeting: 22/02/2024 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1         The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2         Samuel Kurtz MS declared he is a member of the British Veterinary Association.

1.3         Apologies were received from Paul Butterworth, Chief Executive Officer of Chambers Wales.


Meeting: 07/02/2024 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2        There were no declarations of interest.


Meeting: 31/01/2024 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1     The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2     Apologies were received from Vikki Howells MS and Buffy Williams MS. Alun Davies MS attended as a substitute.

1.3     There were no declarations of interest.


Meeting: 18/01/2024 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 2)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

2.1    The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

2.2    Apologies were received from Hefin David MS and Buffy Williams MS. Jack Sargeant MS and Alun Davies MS attended as substitutes.

2.3    There were no declarations of interest.


Meeting: 13/12/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 2)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

2.1    The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

2.2    Llyr Gruffydd MS attended as a substitute for Luke Fletcher MS for items 1,2,3 and 4. There were no declarations of interest.


Meeting: 30/11/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies were received from Buffy Williams MS and Hefin David MS. Mike Hedges MS attended as a substitute for Buffy Williams MS. There were no declarations of interest.


Meeting: 26/10/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1    The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2    Apologies were received from Buffy Williams MS. There were no declarations of interest.


Meeting: 11/10/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 2)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

2.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

2.2 Apologies were received from Buffy Williams MS. Carolyn Thomas MS attended as a substitute. There were no declarations of interest.


Meeting: 28/09/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting. There were no apologies or declarations of interest.


Meeting: 13/09/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1     The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting. There were no apologies and no declarations of interest.


Meeting: 21/06/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2 Samuel Kurtz MS declared that he was an honorary member of the British Veterinary Association.

1.3 Vaughan Gething MS declared that he was an honorary member of the British Veterinary Association


Meeting: 08/06/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 2)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

2.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

 

2.2 Sarah Murphy MS declared that she was a member of Unite Wales.


Meeting: 17/05/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.


Meeting: 04/05/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.


Meeting: 23/03/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2 Samuel Kurtz MS declared he was an honorary member of the British Veterinary Association.


Meeting: 16/03/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 3)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

3.1 Samuel Kurtz MS declared that he was an honorary member of the British Veterinary Association.


Meeting: 08/03/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.


Meeting: 01/03/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies had been received from Paul Davies MS.


Meeting: 16/02/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1        The Clerk welcomed everyone to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies had been received from Paul Davies MS, Chair, and Hefin David MS

1.3        The Committee elected Vikki Howells MS as temporary Chair for the duration of today’s meeting in accordance with Standing Order 17.22.

1.4        The Temporary Chair noted that the Chair has begun a period of medical leave as part of his cancer treatment, and sent the Committee’s best wishes to Paul and his family. It was noted that Members would elect a temporary Chair to cover the duration of Paul’s absence at the end of the meeting.

1.5        Samuel Kurtz MS declared he was an honorary member of the British Veterinary Association.


Meeting: 25/01/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  The Clerk welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Paul Davies, Chair, and Darren Millar attended as substitute.

1.3 The Committee elected Darren Millar as temporary Chair for the duration of the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 17.22.


Meeting: 19/01/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Vikki Howells sent her apologies.


Meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Hefin David sent his apologies, and Jack Sargeant attended as substitute.


Meeting: 07/12/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 There were no apologies or declarations of interest.


Meeting: 24/11/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 There were no apologies or substitutions.


Meeting: 16/11/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 There were no apologies.

1.3 Samuel Kurtz MS declared he was a director of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs. Llyr Gruffydd declared he was an honorary member of the British Veterinary Association. Sarah Murphy declared she was a member of the Woodland Trust. Huw Irranca-Davies declared he was an honorary member of the British Veterinary Association and one of the Vice-Presidents of Ramblers Cymru.


Meeting: 09/11/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Hefin David MS, there was no substitute.

1.3 Samuel Kurtz MS declared he was a director of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs and Chair of the cross-party group on shooting and conservation.


Meeting: 27/10/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 There were no apologies.

1.3 Samuel Kurtz MS declared he was a director of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs


Meeting: 20/10/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Hefin David MS, there was no substitute.

1.3 Samuel Kurtz MS declared he was a director of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs.

 

 


Meeting: 12/10/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

Sam Kurtz declared an interest as a Director of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs. 


Meeting: 05/10/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 There were no apologies or substitutions.

1.3 Samuel Kurtz MS declared he was a director of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs.

 


Meeting: 29/09/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 There were no apologies or substitutions.

1.3 Samuel Kurtz MS declared he was a director of the charity Wales Young Farmers Club and chairman of Pembrokeshire YFC.


Meeting: 13/07/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1     The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting

1.2     Apologies were received by Sarah Murphy MS

1.3     There were no substitutes

1.4     Samuel Kurtz declared he was a member of Pembrokeshire YFC and director of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs.


Meeting: 15/06/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting

1.2 There were no apologies or substitutions

1.3 Samuel Kurtz MS declared he was a director of the charity Wales Young Farmers Club and chairman of Pembrokeshire YFC

 


Meeting: 26/05/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting

1.2 There were no apologies or substitutions

Sam Kurtz MS declared he is a director of the charity Wales YFC, which has been in receipt of Welsh Government funding.  Sarah Murphy MS declared she is a member of the Bevan Foundation, and also trade unions. Hefin David MS declared he is a member of the Bevan Foundation. Vikki Howells MS declared she is a member of the Bevan Foundation.


Meeting: 11/05/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting

1.2 There were no apologies or substitutions

Sam Kurtz MS declared an interest as chairman of Pembrokeshire young farmers clubs and a director of Wales YFC


Meeting: 28/04/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  Hefin David MS sent his apologies

1.2 There were no substitutions

Samuel Kurtz MS declared an interest as a director of a charity, Wales young farmers clubs, and as chairman of Pembrokeshire young farmers clubs.


Meeting: 17/03/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  There were no apologies or substitutions

Sam Kurtz declared interests as chair of Pembrokeshire young farmers and director of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs as a charitable trust


Meeting: 03/03/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  There were no apologies or substitutions

Sarah Murphy declared interests as a member of Unite the Union and also of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers. Sam Kurtz declared interests as chair of Pembrokeshire young farmers and director of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs as a charitable trust.


Meeting: 14/02/2022 - Equality and Social Justice Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting of the Equality and Social Justice Committee.

 

The Chair stated that if for any reason she dropped out of the meeting, the Committee agreed that Sarah Murphy MS would become Temporary Chair in accordance with Standing Order 17.22.

 

Apologies were received from Altaf Hussain. Tom Giffard was in attendance as a substitute.

 

During private session the Chair accepted a request from Ken Skates to declare an interest: a family member's work involves Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs).

 


Meeting: 03/02/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting

1.2 There were no apologies or substitutions

Samuel  Kurtz declared he was a Member of the Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, director of the charity that has been in receipt of Welsh Government funds previously.


Meeting: 20/01/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  There were no apologies or substitutions

In accordance with Standing Order 17.24A, Sam Kurtz MS, and Paul Davies MS, made declarations of relevant interests


Meeting: 09/12/2021 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting

1.2 There were no apologies or substitutions

Sarah Murphy declared she was a member of Unite the Union


Meeting: 25/11/2021 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  There were no apologies or substitutions

Samuel Kurtz MS declared an interest as a director of the charity Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs


Meeting: 11/11/2021 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  There were no apologies or substitutions

1.2  Paul Davies MS and Sam Kurz MS both declared a relevant interest with regard to post-Brexit border controls as they both have a port trading with the Republic of Ireland within their constituencies.


Meeting: 21/10/2021 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  Apologies were received from Hefin David MS and Luke Fletcher MS

1.2 Carolyn Thomas substituted for Hefin David MS and Cefin Campbell substituted for Luke Fletcher MS

1.3 Samuel Kurtz declared he was a member of Pembrokeshire Young Farmers Club and Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

Paul Davies declared an interest to item 2 on the agenda, a letter from the Minister for Economy about border control force referring to the possibility of locating a post in his constituency.


Meeting: 30/09/2021 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  Apologies were received by Sarah Murphy MS

1.2 Carolyn Thomas MS substituted for Sarah Murphy MS

Samuel Kurtz MS declared an interest as a director of the charity Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs


Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 There were no apologies, substitutions or declarations of interest


Meeting: 15/07/2021 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 1)

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1  Apologies were received by Samuel Kurtz MS

There were no substitutions or declarations of interest