Meetings

Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee

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: 28/04/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 6.10)

6.10 Biodiversity: Protecting and enhancing the natural environment

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Meeting: 03/03/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 6)

6 Sixth Senedd priorities

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Meeting: 03/02/2022 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 4)

4 Nature and climate emergencies

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Meeting: 09/12/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 9)

9 Consideration of the Committee's draft report on priorities for the Sixth Senedd

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9.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its draft report.


Meeting: 25/11/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 3)

3 Sea bottom trawling and Marine Protected Areas

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Meeting: 11/11/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 3)

3 Flooding in Rhondda Cynon Taf

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Meeting: 11/11/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 3)

3 Marine environment management

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Meeting: 11/11/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 3)

3 Environmental governance

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Meeting: 11/11/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 3)

3 Nature targets

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Meeting: 11/11/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 2)

2 Climate adaptation

Baroness Brown of Cambridge, Chair of the Adaptation Committee - UK Climate Change Committee

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2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Baroness Brown of Cambridge from the UK Climate Change Committee.


Meeting: 20/10/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 4)

4 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Wales

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Meeting: 20/10/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 4)

4 Manufacturing in Wales

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

7 Welsh Water

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

7 Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

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Meeting: 30/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 2)

2 Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 5 - climate change

The Rt Hon Lord Deben, Chair – Climate Change Committee

Sophie Howe - Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

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2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Rt Hon Lord Deben, Climate Change Committee, and Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.


Meeting: 30/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 9)

Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee: consideration of evidence heard under items 2,3,4 and 5

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9.1 Members considered the evidence heard during evidence sessions 2,3, 4 and 5.


Meeting: 30/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 5)

5 Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 8 - environment and biodiversity: green recovery

Jerry Langford, Public Affairs Manager – Woodland Trust

Katie-Jo Luxton, Director – Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Cymru

Claire Shrewsbury, Director of Insights and Innovation – WRAP Cymru

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5.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of the Woodland Trust; Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Cymru, and WRAP Cymru.


Meeting: 30/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 4)

4 Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 7 - environment and biodiversity: governance and targets

Professor Richard Cowell, School of Geography and Planning - Cardiff University

Ruth Jenkins, Head of Natural Resources – Natural Resources Wales

Annie Smith, Head of Nature Policy and Casework - Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Cymru, representing Wales Environment Link

Clare Trotman, Acting Head of Conservation (Wales) - Marine Conservation Society, representing Wales Environment Link

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4.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of the School of Geography and Planning - Cardiff University; Natural Resources Wales; Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Cymru, and Marine Conservation Society.


Meeting: 30/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 3)

3 Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 6 - climate change and flooding

Haf Elgar, Director - Friends of the Earth (FOE) Cymru

Anne Meikle, Director – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Cymru

Jeremy Parr, Head of Flood & Incident Risk Management – Natural Resources Wales

Clive Walmsley, Specialist Advisor on Climate Change and Decarbonisation – Natural Resources Wales

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3.1 The Committee heard evidence from representatives of Friends of the Earth (FOE) Cymru; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Cymru, and Natural Resources Wales.


Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 9)

9 Homes fit for the Future: The Retrofit Challenge.

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Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 10)

Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Consideration of evidence heard under items 2,3, 7 and 8

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10.1 Members considered the evidence heard during evidence sessions 2,3, 7 and 8.


Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 9)

9 Water supply to households in north Pembrokeshire

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Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 9)

9 National Parks and the Climate Emergency

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Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 3)

3 Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 2 - Transport

Chris Ashley, Head of Policy - Environment and Regulation – Road Haulage Association

Mark Simmonds, Director of Policy and External Affairs- British Ports Association

Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager, Wales, Midlands & South West - Logistics UK

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3.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Road Haulage Association, British Ports Association, and Logistics UK.


Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 9)

9 Working with the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee - National Farmers' Union (NFU) Cymru

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Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 9)

9 The risk of UK heatwaves - British Red Cross

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Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 9)

9 Working with the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee - National House Building Council

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Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 9)

9 Biodiversity - Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

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Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 2)

2 Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 1 - Transport

Christine Boston, Director – Sustrans Cymru

Josh Miles, Director – Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Cymru

Scott Pearson, Managing Director Newport Transport and Chairman Coach and Bus Association Cymru (CaBAC)

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2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Sustrans Cymru, the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Cymru, and the Coach Bus Association Cymru (CaBAC).


Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 8)

8 Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 4 - Infrastructure

Ed Evans, Director – Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales

Ian Christie, Managing Director of Water, Asset Planning & Capital Delivery – Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

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8.1 The Committee received evidence from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales, and Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water.


Meeting: 16/09/2021 - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee (Item 7)

7 Priorities for the Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure Committee: Evidence session 3 - Planning

James Davies, Chief Executive – Planning Aid Wales

Neil Harris, Senior Lecturer, School of Geography and Planning – Cardiff University

Victoria Robinson, Chair - Planning Officer’s Society Wales (POSW)

Dr Roisin Willmott, Director of Wales and Northern Ireland and Planning Aid England – Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Cymru

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7.1 The Committee heard evidence from Planning Aid Wales, the School of Geography and Planning – Cardiff University, the Planning Officer’s Society Wales (POSW), and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Cymru.